Fox Sports Bathurst channel returns

Fox Sports will be the home of the Great Race once again

Fox Sports has confirmed its dedicated Bathurst channel will return in the lead up to the Great Race in October.

The broadcaster has confirmed that Fox Sports channel 506 will will become the home of The Great Race throughout race week from October 2-8.

Alongside its live coverage from Mount Panorama, the channel will show a newly created series of special programs and highlights from classic races.

The special programming includes a show where Supercars host Jess Yates and pundit Russell Ingall countdown Bathurst’s most unforgettable moments.

Fans can also have their say on what features on the show via a social media poll on Fox Sports’ Facebook page in the lead up to the premiere.

The Bathurst Legends series returns with this year’s episode concentrating on the emotionally charged 2006 edition of the race.

The channel will also pay tribute to legends of the Great Race with a special Bathurst Heroes and Legends program.

Supercars commentator Neil Crompton will be joined by Allan Moffat, Jim Richards, Fred Gibson, Colin Bond and Mike Raymond for a 60-minute feature.

Bathurst Channel Broadcast Schedule

All times AEST on FOX SPORTS 506

Monday October 2

12:00am — The Bathurst Channel switches on
7:30pm — Bathurst Top 10 Shootout with Jess Yates and Russell Ingall
8:30pm — Bathurst Legends: 2006

Tuesday October 3

7:30pm — Bathurst Heroes & Legends

Wednesday October 4 

6:30pm — Inside Supercars

Thursday October 5

7:15am — Coverage of Practice Day at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

Friday October 6 

7:30am — Coverage of Qualifying Day at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
6:30pm — Pit Lane LIVE

Saturday October 7

8:00am — Coverage of Top 10 Shootout Day at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

Sunday October 8

7:15am — Coverage of Race Day at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

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