Watch A Lotus Elise Squeeze Through Every Possible Tiny Gap At Bathurst

The good thing about the Lotus Elise is that they're small. Delightfully small. So small that you can just cram your way to the front as Dean Evans does in this clip. Evans starts somewhere near the back, but does that matter? Nope. » 2/25/15 7:39am 2/25/15 7:39am

Your Ridiculously Awesome Bathurst 12 Hour Wallpaper Is Here 

The ridiculously long supercar race down under may be over, but you can still feel the excitement of the Bathurst 12 Hour by pretending that you've got some Mercedes, Bentley, Ferrari, Aston Martin, and McLaren (amongst others) coming towards you at epic speeds! » 2/14/15 8:20pm 2/14/15 8:20pm

2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour Preview

The 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race starts today tomorrow at 2:15PM ET and it looks like it will be a properly entertaining race. You'll get to see GT3 Spec cars race on the same track as Fiat 500 Abarths, an E46 M3-GTR, and Ford Focuses with V8s at one of the most beautiful tracks in the world. But the best… » 2/07/14 11:54am 2/07/14 11:54am

The 2013 Bathurst 1000: Your Megaguide

They call it the great race. One thousand kilometers, six hours, of racing the craziest racing track in the world. Twenty nine V8 powered beasts enter, but only one can leave triumphant. It's Australia's greatest motor race, the greatest touring car race of all, and it begins tomorrow. Get ready with our car-by-car… » 10/11/13 7:55pm 10/11/13 7:55pm

What's The Best Party In All Of Motorsports?

This weekend is the venerated Kentucky Derby, in which three-year old horses gallop about the track and people drink mint juleps and wear silly hats. » 5/04/13 1:07pm 5/04/13 1:07pm

Bathurst Gets Scanned For Gran Turismo 6

We've heard rumors that Australia's epic Mount Panorama Circuit (a.k.a. Bathurst) was getting scanned for Gran Turismo 6, and now there's evidence of the scanning crew in action. » 3/14/12 10:00am 3/14/12 10:00am

Speed to broadcast TV program you actually want to watch

Questionable programming decisions have made Speed the television network equivalent of bacon-flavored tampons. So it's news when they make a great choice like broadcasting the Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercars race on October 8th. » 9/28/11 10:00am 9/28/11 10:00am

How not to remove a Lamborghini from a wall

The driver of this Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 spun out at Mt. Panorama during the big Bathurst Motorsports Festival last weekend and hit the wall. The damage wasn't too bad. And then these fellas showed up to tow it away. » 4/29/11 9:30am 4/29/11 9:30am

Rocket around Bathurst on Jenson Button's nose cone

Jenson Button's run around Australia's famed Bathurst track last week was captured from every angle — including the nose cone of his McLaren-Mercedes F1 car. It's like a scouting mission for getting Mount Panorama in Gran Turismo 6. » 3/31/11 4:30pm 3/31/11 4:30pm

Jenson Button owns Australia's Bathurst in an F1 car

Earlier today, Jenson Button tackled Australia's famed Bathurst course in a McLaren-Mercedes Formula 1 car — the first time an F1 car had run the mountainous route. Button promptly shaved 18 seconds off its record time. » 3/22/11 12:30pm 3/22/11 12:30pm

Tom Walkinshaw Was Great With A Jag

Here's the late, great Tom Walkinshaw flinging his Jaguar V12 XJS around Mt. Panorama in qualifying for the James Hardie 1000. Being out at the limit around Bathurst is one of the reasons the Scot was so loved in Australia. » 12/13/10 1:30pm 12/13/10 1:30pm

Chaparrals In Nevada, Toranas In New South Wales: Stardust Grand Prix…

Scroggs just keeps finding us the great vintage racing videos! How about the final race in Can Am's first season, followed by the Hardie-Ferodo 1000 at Bathurst? » 12/12/09 6:00pm 12/12/09 6:00pm

Kangaroo Leaps Into Australian Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercar Championship,…


Apparently that's not an unusual thing — but it's certainly unusual to us to see a kangaroo take a flying leap into the midst of the Bathurst 1000 V8 supercar championship race this past weekend. Little Skippy went a-hoppin' and a-leapin' onto the racetrack and somehow managed to neither cause himself or any racecar… » 10/09/07 10:30am 10/09/07 10:30am

Bathurst Kangaroo!

In Australia, there are many wonderous things — utes, sheilas, The Great Barrier Reef, Paul Hogan and road trains — not to mention a rather abundant diversity of marsupials. Some of these marsupials are kangaroos. Sometimes, kangaroos end up where they're not supposed to be, such as on the track at Bathurst during… » 7/10/07 6:45pm 7/10/07 6:45pm

All Manner of Vintage Iron Showin' Up at Bathurst

Oh, to be in Australia April 13th through 16th. More specifically, to be at Mount Panorama for the Bathurst International Motor Festival. Featuring static displays and hot laps by some of the most renowed cars in Australian motorsports history, from a 1935 Sulman Singer GP car to a '92 Nissan Skyline GT-R with all… » 3/17/06 8:04pm 3/17/06 8:04pm