RACE WEEK WEATHER: FINE, MILD

EARLY INDICATIONS point to stunning weather for the 2019 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour weekend.

After a week of mild, sunny spring weather, those fine conditions are currently expected to continue through the Easter long weekend in the New South Wales Central West.

A top of 25 degrees is forecast for Thursday as teams, drivers, officials and campers arrive at Mount Panorama.

A top of 24 is expected on Good Friday when cars hit the track for the first time, with the same maximum and mostly sunny conditions forecast for both Saturday and Sunday.

MERCEDES UPGRADE FOR GWR TRIO

GWR Australia drivers Michael Auld, Richard Bloomfield and Brian Walden will this weekend line up for their fourth Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour together… and this year, they’ve swapped their trusty Aussie V8 for a sophisticated example of Germany’s finest engineering.

Auld, Bloomfield and Walden have contested every 6 Hour production car race to be held so far, driving a Holden VE Commodore SS in Class B2 (High Performance Naturally Aspirated). They have achieved two class wins, and a best result of 13th outright in 2016.

PREVIEW: BATHURST 6 HOUR RACE WEEK UNDERWAY

BATHURST’S newest Easter tradition continues this week as the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour race week gets underway in the stunning Central West region of New South Wales.

The fourth running of the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour Production Car event will bring more than 300 competitors, drivers, teams, families, supporters and race fans into the region - with a total of over 18,000 expected to attend the April 19-21 event.

In just thee years the race has established itself as a regular classic on the local endurance racing calendar.

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