The 2023 Repco Bathurst 1000 kicks into gear for 2023, with three full days of action from Mount Panorama available to watch on Seven, 7Plus, and Foxtel / Kayo Sports. SEN will have an audio broadcast.
On the 60th anniversary of the Great Race, practice laps will lead up to the major race and celebrations on Sunday.
Channel Seven and 7Plus
Seven’s broadcast of the final day at Mount Panorama starts from 7.30am AEDT Sunday.
On Seven, also celebrating a milestone this year is Sunrise’s Mark Beretta, who will suit up for his 25th Bathurst 1000 coverage alongside 7SPORT’s Mel McLaughlin, to bring Aussies every moment from the mountain over the three days.
Joining them will be Erebus Motorsport driver Jack Perkins, who will provide commentary in between competing in the Bathurst 1000 alongside co-driver Will Brown, while Emma Freedman will bring viewers all the excitement from the mountain and the campgrounds, and Mark Larkham reports live from pit lane along Chris Stubbs, Chad Neylon and Riana Crehan.
Supercars icons Mark Skaife and Neil Crompton will lead the commentary of the Supercars Championship’s premier event, while Bathurst 1000 winner Greg Murphy will also join Seven for special insights.
Seven has also partnered with Komo Technologies and Repco to deliver a cross-platform digital experience hub to connect broadcast audiences across the Repco Bathurst 1000 weekend, and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Great Race, with customised and personalised mobile engagement.
Kayo Sports has introduced five live streams for the qualifying rounds, shootout, and the main race.
• Heli-Cam: a live helicopter camera brings a birds-eye view across the entire weekend
• Live Timing: Keeping track of the fastest laps, sectors and timing from all teams
• Gazoo Dipper: A live feed from the third corner of the Esses
• Camaro Channel (Race Day): A channel that will rotate across Camaro drivers throughout race day, including in key place battles
• Mustang Channel (Race Day): A channel will rotate across Mustang drivers throughout race day, including in key place battles
Fox Motorsport commentary will be led by six-time Bathurst victor, Mark Skaife, flanked by Fox Motorsport host, Jessica Yates.
The coverage begins on SEN 1170am (Sydney) with The Jimmy Smith Show broadcasting live trackside from BBQ Galore’s Steakhouse on both Thursday and Friday from 12pm to 3pm. Located at the fastest corner of the track, The steakhouse will feature some of the country’s best pitmasters cooking with Smokers, Pizza Ovens and the everyday gas grill.
The action heats up on Saturday with a live broadcast from 4pm to 6pm, setting the stage for the big race on Sunday. SEN will provide coverage from 10am to 6pm, with the trio of Jimmy Smith, Aaron Noonan, and Paul Dumbrell at the helm.