WHEN it comes to dedicated race fans it's hard to top Wayne Galeriath.
The Sydney man not only travels to Bathurst each year for the Great Race, but on Wednesday he stood in a line for almost six hours to meet his racing idols.
Mr Galeriath arrived at the gates of the Supercars driver signing sessions at 6.30am and admits it was a pretty chilly wait those first couple of hours.
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"There was still frost, but I just love meeting the drivers," he said.
Pretty soon he wasn't alone with hundreds of people lined up a couple of hours before the first signing session even started.
"I'm keen to see [Craig] Lowndes ... he's friendly and he talks like Peter Brock and will have a general chat with you," he said.
Mr Galeriath has been coming to the Bathurst 1000 almost every year since 1993, but admits he's never been to the top of Mount Panorama during Race Week.
"I never get up the top of the Mount, there's always so much going on at the bottom," he said.
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