The Great Race Festival Off-Track Events


Wednesday 4 October 2017

B-Rock Super Wednesday

Supercar Transporter & Driver Parade

Time: 11.30am

Location: William Street to Kings Parade (Russell St)

Fans can cheer on the Supercar Champions and Transporters as they roll into town along William Street.

Driver Signing

Location: Kings Parade (Russell St)

Session 1: 12.15pm

Session 2: 1.15pm

Meet the stars of the Supercars Championship at the official off track driver’s autograph signing session. There will be jumping castles, face painting, the B-Rock BBQ and more.

Thursday 5 October 2017

Legendary Moments Dinner

Location: Rydges Mount Panorama (Level 7), Conrod Straight, Mount Panorama

Time: 6.30pm arrival for 7.00pm start

Cost: $75pp

Tickets on sale Friday 18 August from BMEC Box Office or online.

Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to listen to legends of the Great Race 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 driver's experiences with the mighty mount. As you sit back and enjoy a two course meal your breath will be taken away by the spectacular views, from Rydges top level, overlooking Mount Panorama in all its glory during the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

Friday 6 October 2017

RCG Race Ball

Location: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre

Time: 6.30pm for 7.00pm

Cost: $95pp

Join us for a night of entertainment including a beautiful 3 course meal, live entertainment and a charity auction. Proceeds raised go to the 2BS Lions Christmas Miracle Appeal and The Wig Library at Daffodil Cottage and Look Good Feel Better. Tickets are $95 per person. Enquiries and further info call Debbie on 0407 489 634.

Saturday 7 October 2017

Saturday Street Fair

Where: Kings Parade (Russell Street)

When: 10.00am – 4.00pm


The annual Great Race Festival 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 $2 rides. There’s no better way to spend your Saturday than being part of this fun filled fair.

In celebration of the release of Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3, the Cars Pit Stop will be the ultimate racing destination for families of all ages at the Saturday Street Fair this year.

With activities for all ages, younger fans will be able to see the new-look Lightning McQueen. Plus, Mack the Transporter will be on show, creating the perfect backdrop for a family selfie!


Colouring in Competition

Once again the ever popular Colouring in Competition for primary school aged children is back! Five lucky winners will get the chance to ride in a Supercar Transporter Truck with 1 parent/guardian during the B-Rock Super Wednesday Transporter Parade on Wednesday 4 October, and will also receive an exciting merchandise pack from Supercars.

Entries must be returned to Council by Monday 25 September and the winner will be announced on Tuesday 3 October.

Download your copy here. Happy Colouring!

Window Display Competition

Bathurst businesses are invited to participate in the 2017 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Window Display Competition taking place 22 September – 8 October. Dress your windows/shopfront in a race theme to be in with a chance to win some amazing prizes.

Bathurst Regional Council will supply a starter pack with posters, balloons and bunting to initiate window dressing ideas. To register contact Council’s Events team on 6333 6111 or by no later than Tuesday 19 September 2017.

To be eligible businesses need to have their displays finished and available for people to view from 22 September – 8 October. These displays must not be pulled down if the business is to remain eligible for a prize. Winners announced on Tuesday 3 October.

Fantastic prizes will be up for grabs for stores that participate:

1st Prize – Major Winner

$5000 advertising package with 2BS/B-Rock and the Western Advocate & 2 x 4-day passes to Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

2nd Prize – Runner up

$2000 advertising package with 2BS/B-Rock and the Western Advocate

3rd Prize – People’s Choice

2 x 3-day passes to Newcastle 500

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