HOW LONG IS pit straight at Mt Panorama?

HOW LONG IS pit straight at Mt Panorama?

It is 174 metres from the bottom of the circuit (Pit Straight) to the top of Skyline, “as the crow flies”. Race direction (during major events) is anti-clockwise. Mount Panorama is unique in its rural setting.

How long is Mount Panorama circuit?


Length 6.213km
Direction Anti-Clockwise
Average Speed 178km/h
Top Speed 300km/h
Fastest Point Conrod Straight

How far is a lap of Mount Panorama?

6.213 km
The track is a 6.213 km (3.861 mi) long street circuit, which is used as a public road when no racing events are being run, with many residences which can only be accessed from the circuit.

How far is it around Mt Panorama?

The overall length of the Mt Panorama circuit is 6.213km, reaching a maximum height of 862m above sea level.

Who holds the fastest lap at Bathurst?

Waters clocked a 2:03.559s to score pole in 2020, which is the incumbent qualifying lap record. The fastest ever lap is McLaughlin’s 2:03.481s set in Practice 5 in 2019.

What is the quickest time around Bathurst?

The current official lap record is held by Christopher Mies, who set a time of 1:59.2910 during the 2018 Challenge Bathurst on 16 November 2018, driving a GT3-spec Audi R8 Ultra. Faster laps have been recorded at Mount Panorama but not during a race so do not qualify as records.

Can you walk around Mount Panorama?

Mount Panorama is a public road, and as such can be treated like any other road in NSW. The public is more than welcome to ride or walk around the Mount, though we do ask that you exercise caution as there are no footpaths for most of the track.

Can you drive Bathurst track?

Challenge Bathurst is an exclusive opportunity to drive your own street car or track racing car on the famous Mount Panorama Racing Circuit. With the most exhilarating 6.2km of bitumen on the planet open for your speeding enjoyment, you won’t want to miss your chance to see what motor sport legends rave about.

Why is there no f1 at Bathurst?

It’s too narrow, there isn’t enough run-off, it’s too steep and various other problems. Even then the circuit is quite far for a sizeable size of spectators to visit.

How many drivers have died at Bathurst?

Sixteen competitors have died during racing associated with Mount Panorama, including 1967 World Drivers’ Champion Denny Hulme who died after suffering a fatal heart attack while at the wheel of his car.

How much is a V8 Supercar worth?

The new regulations will be introduced in 2022 and are designed to reduce entry and ongoing costs to teams. It is estimated a current Gen2-specification Supercar is worth around $600,000 including engine.

What is the name of the track in Bathurst?

Mount Panorama Circuit is a motor racing track located in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. It is situated on Mount Panorama (Wahluu) and is best known as the home of the Bathurst 1000 motor race held each October, and the Bathurst 12 Hour event held each February.

What is the history of Bathurst’s Mount Panorama?

The hill upon which the Mount Panorama track lies is also known by its traditional name Wahluu, which means “young man’s initiation place”. The area’s racing history dates back to the 1900s. A man by the name of Dr. Machattie persuaded two local builders to drive from Melbourne to Bathurst- a 793 km (493 mi) drive in his steam-powered Thomson.

Is Mount Panorama a public road?

Despite its world wide fame as a racing circuit, Mount Panorama remains in its entirety public roads, used to access the numerous homes, farms and other properties which sit alongside it.

What is the history of Mount Panorama Circuit?

Construction of the Mount Panorama circuit commenced in mid-1936. The first race meeting, for motorcycles, was held on 16 April 1938 and the first race, the 1938 Junior Tourist Trophy, was won by 20 year old Queenslander Les Sherrin riding a Norton.