Bathurst telecast receives Logie nomination

The Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 has again been nominated for a Logie

The drama-filled 2016 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 has been nominated for this year’s Logie Television awards.

Produced by Supercars’ television unit, the telecast of last year’s Great Race has been nominated in the ‘Most Outstanding Sports Coverage’ category for Network Ten.

The other nominees include the 2016 NRL Grand Final (Wide World Of Sports, Nine Network), 2016 AFL Grand Final (Channel Seven), the KFC Big Bash League (Network Ten)and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Channel Seven).

First introduced in 1977 at the Logie Awards, the Bathurst 1000 telecast has won on eight occasions for the following years of the race 2009, ’07, ’05, ’04, ’03, ’99, ’84 and ’78.

It has also been nominated for race telecasts in 2014, ’11,’08, ’06, ’01, ’00 and ’97.

Across the years the Logie for Sports Coverage has been awarded to both the Seven and Ten networks.

The Logies will be presented on Sunday 23 April at the Crown Entertainment Complex’s Palladium Room in Melbourne.

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