Are the days coming that we see a Kia Stinger GT lined up on the front row of the grid at Bathurst next October ?
To help get you in the mood for today's 'Great Race', here's a short video history of the Bathurst 1000 narrated by screen legend, Russell Crowe.
Dick Johnson's battles on the track with arch-rival Peter Brock and to a lesser-extent with Kevin Bartlett were legendary. Dick went on to win 'The Great Race' 3 times as well as 5 Australian Touring Car Titles.
Peter Brock won many races at many different circuits, but he always saved his best for Bathurst.
The town of Bathurst is a regional agriculutural town after all. Every year, Drivers at The Great Race are prepared for anything. The Drivers know that other than their rivals, the twisting 6.213km mountain circuit, oil and flying parts of crashed cars there are other obstacles.
Ahead of this Sunday's 'Great Race', here's a short beginner's history of the Bathurst 1000. During our 1800Approved blogs this week, we'll take a look at some of more famous (and infamous!) moments at the iconic Touring Car Event.
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