Bathurst 1000

  • Track name: Mount Panorama

  • Circuit Length: 6.213 km
    Complete race distance: 1000km
    Times the race has been held here: 59
    First GP: 1963 won by Harry Firth/Bob Jane
    Total number of race laps: 161
    Qualifying lap record: Jamie Whincup – 2:04. 9079 – 2015
  • Race Lap record: 2:07.1226 by Jamie Whincup– 2015
    Race Record: 6:11:27.9315 – Mark Winterbottom/Steven Richards – 2013
  • Most poles: Peter Brock – 6
    largest winning margin: 6 laps – 1979
  • Smallest winning margin: .1434 – 2016
  • Turns: 23
    2016 winner: Jamie Whincup
  • Most wins – Driver Peter Brock – 9
  • Most wins – Team: Holden Dealer Team – 9
    most podiums: Craig Lowndes – 13
  • Average Speed: 178 km/h
    Top Speed: 300 km/h
    Fastest Point: Conrod Straight
    Slowest Point: Forest Elbow
  • Weather: Warm.
    Chance of rain: 58%
  • – On 5 occasions the outright race winner was not officially recognised until 1965. Prior to that official results reflected four or five class races occurring simultaneously rather than a single race. The first car across the finish line has been retrospectively referred to as outright race winner since then.
    – In 1981 the race was stopped before full race distance (120 laps)
    – in 1987 the first and second position finishers were disqualified post race.
    – In 1997 the first position finisher was disqualified post race.
    – In 2014 the race was stopped for over an hour due to the track surface breaking up and requiring repair. Stoppage time is included in final race time.
    – In 2016 the first position finisher was assessed a post-race time penalty for violating driving standards.