Skip to main content

bathurst

  • 0
    Official: Actor Eric Bana returning to Bathurst 12 enduro race
    1390485660

    Eric Bana joins the field of the 2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour race next month, driving for the Australian FXD Workwear team. Bana's done the race twice before, coming in tenth overall in 2009 in his Love the Beast Mitsubishi Lancer RS Evo X, posting a DNF in the same car in 2010. This year ...

  • 0
    Video: Gran Turismo 6 headed to Bathurst 1000
    1381240860

    "Anything you can do, I can do better." That seems to be what Gran Turismo 6 developer Polyphony Digital is saying with its fifth concept movie, which stars Australia's legendary Mount Panorama Circuit, home of the Bathurst 1000. While arch-nemesis Forza Motorsport 5 is sponsoring a car for the ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch the Australian GT Championship take on Bathurst
    1361735880

    The Australian GT Championship is one of the more entertaining race series going. Racers compete head to head in hardware plucked from our supercar dreams. Drivers campaign bruisers like the Ferrari 458 Italia, Porsche 911 GT3-R, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Audi R8 and even the ...

  • 0
    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour race a feast of water, wrecks and yellow flags
    1360704600

    For the last two years, Audi has won what's called "The ultimate Aussie endurance race," the Bathurst 12-Hour event at Mt. Panorama, reverentially known as "The Mountain." It did so with factory-backed versions of the R8 LMS Ultra and factory-backed drivers sent over for the sole purpose of ...

  • 0
    Video: Final lap of Bathurst race is definitely worth watching
    1318373880

    Australian V8 Supercar races are coming to the U.S. in 2013, and here's another look at what you might be able to expect at the end of six hours of racing. This time, rookie veteran Garth Tander, who shared race duties with rookie Nick Percat, in a ragged Holden has to hold off veteran Craig ...

  • 0
    Video: NASCAR great Darrell Waltrip gets the ride of his life in V8 Supercar at Bathurst, Australia
    1318273080

    Darrell Waltrip is no stranger to going fast. After all, he's got three Winston Cups to his name and 84 race wins at the pinnacle of stock car racing. But you see, he's used to driving. On ovals. So when they flew him Down Under as part of Speed's coverage of the Bathurst 1000 – one of the ...

  • 0
    Video: Ford FPV Boss 335 GT makes us wish we were Australian
    1302366240

    Ford claims that the 2011 Boss 335 GT packs the most-powerful V8 ever offered in an Australian sedan. And after seeing four-time Australian Touring Car champ Allan Moffat at the wheel, we're inclined to believe them. The Boss 335 GT squeezes 450 horsepower from a supercharged, DOHC 5.0-liter V8 ...

  • 0
    Jenson Button becomes first to run Bathurst in an F1 car [w/video]
    1301061480

    Jenson Button has become the first person to ever run an F1 car around Australia's legendary Mount Panorama Bathurst circuit. In an event organized by Vodafone, Button and Australian V8 Supercar driver Craig Lowndes traded laps in a 2008 McLaren MP4-23 car. Button went out first and ran five ...

  • 0
    Motorsports mainstay Tom Walkinshaw dead at 64 [w/video]
    1292284860

    Tom Wilkinshaw, a former racer and Formula One team owner, passed away this weekend after a long fight with cancer at the age of 64. Wilkinshaw began making a name for himself in the racing world when he took the 1969 Formula Ford title, though he didn't stop at the open-wheel leagues. After ...

  • 0
    Video: Opening lap crash at 2010 Bathurst race
    1286910000

    Fabien Coulthard crashes out of the Bathurst 1000 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Australian Supercar Bathurst 1000 has grown a reputation for being an all-out slugfest between two camps: those loyal to the Holden banner and those who eat, sleep and breathe Ford blue. While ...

  • 0
    Eric Bana confirmed for Bathurst 12 Hour
    1264201020

    Ask the typical gearhead what race they most want to attend and you'll probably here something about the 24 Hours of Le Mans (with a couple of mental patients no doubt pining for the 24 Hours of LeMons). Awesome race, great movie, viva la France and all that, but let's be honest. Le Mans has ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Australian racing fans limited to just 24 beers per day
    1254954600

    Bathurst 1000 fan enjoying a coldie during The Great Race
    You know what's not aces? When you're just trying to drink a little amber fluid and watch the Bathurst 1000 and the man treats you like a total bogan. What business is it of his how many coldies you drink when it's time to hit the turps? ...

  • 0
    VIDEO: One-make Lotus Elise racing is crowded, thrilling
    1243018680

    Click above to see the video of Dean Evans going from 16th to 1st in one lap
    It is the lap every driving simulator player dreams of putting together – except this one was real. It actually happened way back in 2005 (but has just come to our attention now and was too good to pass up), when ...

  • 0
    Actor Eric Bana to compete in Bathurst 12 Hour enduro
    1233687660

    There's a rich tradition of Hollywood actors dabbling – some more seriously or successfully than others – in motor sports. Great names like Steve McQueen and the late Paul Newman instantly come to mind, but Eric Bana is aspiring to fill their considerable racing shoes. The star of ...

  • 0
    Toyota Aurion attempting to tackle Holden and Ford in Australia... again
    1161127680

    Toyota is attempting to breach the large car market in Australia, again. Although past attempts were not exactly stellar, it thinks now it may have what it will take to succeed with the Aurion. This large front-wheel drive sedan effectively replaces the lamentable Avalon in the only market segment ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle