COVERAGE GUIDE: HI-TEC OILS BATHURST 6 HOUR

THERE will be plenty of ways to catch the 2018 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour over the Easter long weekend. Here's how:

TV COVERAGE (Australia):

If you're in Australia, the event will be shown live on TV for the first time, on Fox Sports 505, with coverage starting 11:15am AET (that's standard time, daylight saving ends Sunday morning).

With coverage produced by noted motorsport production house AVE, the race will be broadcast live with coverage right the way around Mount Panorama.

ENDURO CUP CHAMPION COMPLETES CGR PERFORMANCE SQUAD

Front-running national series race team, CGR Performance has confirmed reigning Virgin Australia Supercars Pirtek Enduro Cup Champion Steve Owen as the final piece of the puzzle in their driver line-up for the 2018 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour.

Owen, who won the mini-series encompassing the Sandown 500, Bathurst 1000 and Gold Coast 600 with Chaz Mostert last year, will team up with experienced endurance racer Danny Stutterd in the CXC Global/Hi-Tec Oils Mitsubishi Evo IX, joining the Dylan Thomas/Tim Slade combination already confirmed in the team’s Evo X.

INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE BOOST FOR B6HR

FOLLOWING confirmation of flag-to-flag coverage on FOX Sports Australia for the first time, the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour will also take a step forward in its international coverage this year.

The event is pleased to confirm that Radio Show Ltd, the company behind the iconic RadioLeMans.com brand, will stream the race to an international market for the first time.

Suzuki team set for Bathurst 6 Hour challenge

Newly formed SORTHARE Suzuki Racing Team will race a Suzuki Swift Sport at the 2018 Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, with the same combination from the 2017 B6HR with Michael Hopp, Peter Sortwell and Steven Pittman.

After purchasing the Suzuki Swift Sport at the 2017 Australian Production Car Series (APCS) Phillip Island 4 Hour from GMC Motorsport Services (GMC Racing), Michael Hopp and Peter Sortwell formed SORTHARE Suzuki Racing Team with the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour and selected APCS rounds in mind.

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