The 2018 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 is Getting Close


Auto Bathurst 1000If you love car racing, then you already know that the 2018 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 is getting close. Actually, it’s only 67 days away since the Bathurst 1000 dates 2018 are on Thursday, Oct. 4th to Sunday, Oct. 7th. Now, if you don’t love car racing, you should definitely start and this is the event you should start loving the sport with. Why you ask? Well, keep reading to find out.

For starters, the Bathurst 1000 is a 1000 km race that is is one of the most unique auto races on the planet. Reason being, it is a held at Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. Hence, how it now has its name. What makes the race so unique is that it takes place on the streets of the city. In fact, there are people who live along the race route that cannot even leave their homes, or reach their homes if they’re away from them, when the race is going on. This isn’t a big deal really because they have front row access to some of the fastest cars on the planet as those taking part can reach speeds upwards of 160 km/h or 100 m/h.

In addition to being held on the city streets, what also makes the race so unique and one to watch is the competition. It’s held a championship event for Supercars and is one of the biggest races in Australian motorsports. Starting in 1960, 58 Bathurst 1000 winners have been crowned, most notably Peter Brock who is an Australian who won it an impressive nine times. That’s correct, he won it nine times and when he died in 2006 to honor him, race organizers named the trophy they awarded to the winner of the race the Peter Brock Trophy.

Now, if you’re thinking that you want to take in and experience this race, there are many ways to do it starting with attending the event in person. The Bathurst 1000 tickets are pretty affordable to purchase, ranging from $40 to $305 US dollars. You can sit in the stands, walk amongst the crowd in the infield, or even go trackside. What does get expensive though is traveling to the event itself. That’s why a lot of people stay right on side and take part in Bathurst 1000 Camping. Unlike regular camping, roughing it at the event is not all that bad since there are pretty comfortable accommodations, including motorhomes, fifth wheels and tent camping. Not to mention plenty of bathroom facilities and places to shower.

If you’re thinking that the price tag is still pretty steep to see the Bathurst 1000 in person, no problem due to the fact that there are various ways to watch it without being on site. One of those ways is to tune in on the TV. A lot of cable sports channels carry the race, letting you take in the action from the comfort of your couch. However, if you don’t subscribe to cable, don’t worry, you can supercars live stream the 1000 on a tablet, smartphone, iphone, or a computer. All you have to do is find a website that carries it. Most websites are free to stream and to learn how you can watch it, just type in a search like, “how to watch v8 supercars without foxtel,” or something similar like, “live stream the Bathurst 1000,” and go from there.

In the end, the Bathurst 1000 is one of the premiere races in the world and there are numerous ways you can get in on the action and become a fan of this event, even if you don’t love car racing.

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