The Great Race Festival Off-Track Events

 The Great Race Festival
The Great Race Festival Off Track Events bring the excitement of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 from Mount Panorama to Bathurst.

Road Closures

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B-Rock Super Wednesday

Wednesday 9 October
Driver and Transporter Parade
Time: 11.30am
Where: William Street (between Durham Street and Russell Street)

Cheer on your favourite teams as the Supercars Transporters and drivers make a spectacular entrance when they roar in to Bathurst with the impressive B-Double Transporter and Driver Parade. See these giant machines up close as they convoy into town and make their way along William Street.

Driver Signing
Session 1: 12.15pm
Session 2: 1.15pm
Where: Kings Parade

Meet the stars of the Supercars Championship at the official off-track drivers signing session. Including activities, food and drink, the Driver Signing has something for everybody.  All Supercars drivers participating in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 will be separated in two signing sessions.

Legendary Moments Dinner - SOLD OUT

Thursday 10 October
Where: Rydges Mount Panorama
Time: 6.30pm
Price: $80

Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to listen to legends of the Great Race: Greg Murphy and Steven Richards as they relive some of their historical and most memorable moments on Mount Panorama. Be taken on a drive down memory lane, while listening to firsthand accounts of the diver's experiences with the mighty mount.

Saturday Street Fair

Saturday 12 October
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Kings Parade

The annual Saturday Street Fair has something for everyone. Wander through the food and market stalls and enjoy great entertainment by local artists. There are plenty of activities for the kids including unforgettable rides. There’s no better way to spend your Saturday than being part of this fun filled fair.

Colouring in Competition

Entries have now closed for the Supercheap Auto Bathrust 1000 Colouring in Competition. Winners will be notified by Friday 4 October. 

Five lucky winners will receive:

  • 1 x Double Trackside pass to the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
  • 1 x Double pass to watch the start of the Sunday race at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 from the podium
  • 1 x Supercars Merchandise Pack

Window Display Competition

Registrations Run: Monday 9 - Friday 27 September
Packs Delivered: Monday 30 September  - Tuesday 1 October
Competition Runs: Friday 4 - Sunday 13 October
Judging & Winners Announces: Tuesday 8 October 
People's Choice winner announced:  Thursday 17 October

It's time to bring that race spirt to town. Local businesses are invited to participate in the 2019 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Window Display Competition. Dress your window or shopfront in a race theme to be in the chance to win amazing prizes.  

Our winners for the 2019 Window Display are:

1st place: St Catherine's Aged Care

2nd place: Milestone's Early Learning Centre

1st Prize - Major Winner
  • $2,500 Advertising package with 2BS B-Rock Radio & the Western Advocate
  • 2 x 4 Day pass to the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
2nd Prize - Runner Up
  • $1,500 Advertising package with 2BS B-Rock Radio & Western Advocate
  • 2 x 4 Day pass to the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
People's Choice
  • 4 x 3 Day pass to Coates Hire Newcastle 500
  • 4 x Supercars Merchandise Packs

To register send through your business details to or call 6333 6111. Registrations close Monday 23 September.