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The Bathurst 1000

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Rainbow over Bathurst, NSW

Need an affordable car rental in Bathurst? VroomVroomVroom can help you compare car rental from Avis, Hertz, Thrifty and Budget. You can choose to collect from the city centre or from Bathurst Airport.

Approximately three hours drive from Sydney, Bathurst is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. It is also known as the Gold Country as it was the place where the first gold was discovered.

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Explore Bathurst and the rest of Central Tablelands

Bathurst is located on the banks of the Macquarie River in the Central Tablelands Region of New South Wales. It is approximately 200 km by car from the west of Sydney. This place is home to the Wiradjuri people and is the site of Australia's oldest inland European settlement. 

Mount Panorama is located 3 km  away from the CBD and effectively within the city limits.  This place is quite popular among car racing enthusiasts because of its motor racing circuit. There are other amazing places to visit in Bathurst so check out our travel guide below. 


 Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit

Address:  Mountain Straight. Bathurst NSW 2795

The Mount Panorama Racing Circuit is 6.213 kilometers in length, about 874 meters above sea level and a scenic drive. It was opened in 1938 to the public and became the home of motor racing in Australia. It started its career as a dusty country track but now, Mount Panorama Racing Circuit is included at the world's top 3 motor racing circuits.
Mount Panorama is also the home of Australia's oldest rifle range that also provides facilities for other sports such as archery and clay pigeon shooting, the Panorama Motorcycle Club, and the BathurstLightCarClub. There is also a flora reserve located at the top of the mountain.

Abercrombie Caves 

Address: Trunkey Creek, Trunkey Creek NSW 2795

The Abercrombie Caves is about an hour's drive from Bathurst on the Trunkey CreekinGoulburn Road. It is a perfect place for bird watching and photography. On-site units and a cottage are available. There are also hot showers, laundry facilities, and a kiosk in the area.

Aside from the many caves, Abercrombie Caves features the largest and most famous natural arch located in the southern hemisphere. It includes the historic gold miners dance platform that is more than 120 years old and it is still used today! Tours are available if you want to explore the area further.
The Grove Creek that runs through the heart of Abercrombie Caves is also a must see. And a few kilometers away, it falls over a cliff face about 70 meters below.

Auto Bathurst 1000 NSW

The 2015 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 is set: Who will reign victorious for the ultimate motorsport endurance race?

For the 56th time, Australia's “The Great Race” will take place at the Mount Panorama Racing Circuit from October 8-11, 2015. Be there to witness which manufacturer will prevail triumphant and which team will conquer the epic Mountain to seal their place in history. At the end of six hours, only one pair will stand out and get fully noticed by diehard fans from the podium and will be able to hold up the Peter Brock Trophy as champions.

This year, the stage is scheduled for another gripping 1000km endurance race through Mount Panorama as a total of 27 V8 Supercars, composed of the 25 fulltime participants in the 2015 championship, with the inclusion of two wildcard entries for brothers Aaren and Drew Russell, and the all-female crew of Renee Gracie and IndyCar racer Simona de Silvestro, take on the roughest and hardest race track in Australia.

'Girl Power'

Recognized as the best circuit in Australia, large crowds of people head to Mount Panorama each year for this four day momentous motorsport celebration just to watch one of the most dangerous yet thrilling motorsport championships in the world!

The 2015 Great Race just gets more exciting as Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro teams up with Australian fast-rising star Renee Gracie in an all-female team to race the Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercars. The Silvestro-Gracio tandem is the first all-women pairing to trounce Mount Panorama since Melinda Price and Kerryn Brewer, who finished 11th place in 1998. The last female driver who tried in the Bathurst 1000 was Leanne Tander in 2009. She teamed up with David Wall and finished 18th place in the race.

About Bathurst 1000

Every year, the Bathurst 1000 creates unbelievable battles as drivers try to rout The Mountain. The 1,000-kilometre touring car race is a round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series and is popularly known as the one of the greatest events on the Australian sporting calendar. Deemed also as an indisputably complex engineering exercise, the team needs to be completely comfortable with the car set-up as the race continues and only ends after six hours of racing. Through the years, the Bathurst 1000 has widened to include leading car makers such as Ford, Holden, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo.

To fully appreciate the exciting mood on and off the track with terrific entertainment, make sure to book your car hire at the Mount Panorama with VroomVroomVroom as early as now since prices are expected to increase as the legendary event draws closer. Advance booking will definitely help you save some bucks as you can avail cheaper and lower rates. With our zero cancellation fee policy, you will never have to worry if you change your plans and will have to cancel your reservation at the very last minute.

So what are you waiting for? Join the 2015 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and relish the noise, the power and the heart-stirring air across four electrifying, non-stop days of racing action. Furthermore, don't miss out the chance to check the great race trackside off your bucket list and simply celebrate the fun of another epic part in Australian motorsport history.

At VroomVroomVroom, we guarantee your satisfaction. Contact us and we will surely satisfy your car hire needs for the Bathurst 1000 weekend, or anywhere around the world!

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