Photos: Bathurst 1000

On Sunday, I went to the V8 Supercars Bathurst 1000 at Mt Panorama. Despite living in Sydney for nearly four years and being a crazy V8 Supercars nut, until this year, I had yet to make my way to the mountain for the great race. To just go for the Sunday race, a special train leaves Sydney just after 5am and returns just before 11pm, making for a very long day.

The race itself was an awesome event to attend. I found the atmosphere different to the previous V8 events that I have been to in both Sydney and Auckland, the fans were more passionate but also more friendly. Also despite the 100,000 odd people on the mountain there are so many places around the circuit to watch the race from. Additionally, the view from the top of the mountain is good on TV, but even better in real life.

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Photos: Top Gear Festival Sydney On Track Events

Over the weekend was the Top Gear Festival at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek.

This is the first set of photos I’m going to post, it is of some of the on track events, the other posts will cover the static displays, and the racing.

The highlight of the weekend was the F1 vs V8 vs Moto GP, which I have also embeded two videos of.

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