THE 2021 Bathurst 1000 will be one of many firsts; the first time the race has been run in December and now the first time the race has started after midday.
Supercars has locked in the schedule for the 2021 Repco Bathurst 1000, confirming this year's Great Race will start at 12.15pm on Sunday, December 5 at the culmination of a blockbuster six-day festival of motorsport at Mount Panorama.
Support categories will hit the track on Tuesday November 30, with action running through until the end of the Repco Bathurst 1000, the final event of this year's Repco Supercars Championship.
Supercars will hold their opening practice session on Thursday, December 2 and Armor All Qualifying will commence at 4.35pm on the Friday.
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The fan favourite Top Ten Shootout will begin at 5.05pm on the Saturday to set the grid for the Great Race the following day.
For the first time, the event will feature nine support categories with races to be held on every day of the event.
This year's event will also be the season finale of the 2021 Dunlop Series, which will feature two 100km races on Friday and Saturday respectively before a new Series' winner is crowned.
The Repco Bathurst 1000 will be the 31st and final race of the 2021 Repco Supercars Championship.
Supercars will run six one-hour practice sessions; three of them will be for Additional Drivers only.
Tickets for the Repco Bathurst 1000 are on sale now. The Great Race will be screened to millions of fans around the world through Foxtel, Kayo and the Seven Network.
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