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Fox Sports gears up for Bathurst 1000 with pop-up channel

The pop-up channel will feature several new entertainment programs

Russell Ingall, Jess Yates and Mark Skaife

Fox Sports’ dedicated 24/7 Bathurst 1000 channel on Foxtel will return on October 2.

Fox Sports 506 will become the home of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, with every session live, continuous and in HD. Fans can also get instant access via Foxtel Now, and be signed up and streaming all the action live.

The pop-up channel will feature several new entertainment programs, a number of old favourites, plus classic races throughout the week.

Jess Yates and Russell Ingall countdown Bathurst’s most unforgettable moments on the all-new Bathurst Top 10 Shootout, at 7.30pm EST on October 2.

Bathurst Legends returns at 8.30pm to delve into the folklore of The Great Race and some of the most memorable stories to have emerged from the mountain.

Fox Sports will pay tribute to some of the biggest names to have conquered the mountain in Bathurst Heroes & Legends, premiering on October 3 at 7.30pm. Neil Crompton will be joined by Allan Moffat, Jim Richards, Fred Gibson, Colin Bond and Mike Raymond for the 60-minute program that will examine some of the finest achievements of these legendary drivers.

Inside Supercars returns at 6.30pm on October 4, with Mark Skaife, Greg Rust, Greg Murphy, Crompton and Yates on hand to preview the action ahead.

Attention turns to the track from October 5, with Skaife and Crompton calling each session, while Ingall and Yates analyse the action and all the big talking points across the weekend.

Fox Sports’ Race Centre promises to be the ultimate companion to the TV broadcast. Available via foxsports.com.au and the Fox Sports App, the Race Centre will offer fans unrivalled access to team radios , live timing and racing stats, car telemetry for all 26 Supercars and an up-to-the minute blog of key events during each race.

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