Bathurst 6 Hour entry list reaches 62 cars

The 2019 Bathurst 6 Hour

A 62-car field is set to contest next month’s Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, organisers have announced.

The now final entry list comprises 15 different makes of car and 35 models across eight classes, including a new one for ‘Ultimate Performance’ cars.

That is Class X, which was introduced for the 2020 race before that was cancelled due to the pandemic, and features seven BMWs plus an HSV GTS.

Among those eight entries are two M3s from the Beric Lynton BM Service team which took out the 2019 Bathurst 6 Hour, and the Sherrin Racing M4 which David Russell will share with 2018 race winner Grant Sherrin.

Russell, who has joined Erebus Motorsport for this year’s Bathurst 1000, is not the only Supercars driver in the class which should provide the outright victor, however.

Shane van Gisbergen will make his debut alongside Shane Smollen and Rob Rubis in an M4, while Tim Slade Joins Bradley Carr in an M3.

Class A1 (Extreme Performance, Forced Induction) includes Mitsubishi Lancers and Mercedes-AMG A45s, while the Ford Mustang will appear for the first time in the Bathurst 6 Hour in Class A2 (Extreme Performance, Normally Aspirated).

“Given the events of the last 12 months, we’re thrilled with the size, depth and quality of this year’s Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour field,” said event director Ken Collier said.

“Just 15 endurance races in the long history of racing at Mount Panorama have ever seen more than 60 cars – including the Bathurst 6 Hour in 2017 – so this year’s race is one for the record books.

“It’s particularly great to see the depth of the field throughout each class, as well as the number of new cars that have been built especially for people to tackle the race.

“The depth of driving talent throughout the field and the level of competition points towards an immensely competitive race this Easter.”

More than 150 steerers are set to race, given the extent of three-driver entries, with the complete list to be announced closer to the event.

The Bathurst 6 Hour race itself will be broadcast live on 7mate, with coverage on the screens of Seven, including of supports such as the Supercheap Auto TCR Australia Series, on April 3 and 4.

Practice for all categories kicks off on Friday, April 2.

Entry list

Num Cls Team/Sponsor Car make Car model
1 X Bruce Lynton BM Service BMW M3
8 X Car Mods Australia BMW M3
21 X Secure Wealth BMW M4
27 X Sherrin Rentals BMW M4
34 X Tropical Fruit Company BMW M3
41 X Wake Up Holden HSV GTS
97 X Prestige Connex BMW M4
99 X Bruce Lynton BM Service BMW M3
4 A1 Property Investment Store BMW M4
6 A1 Oneworld Charters Mercedes-Benz A45
9 A1 Parramatta Vehicle Services Mitsubishi Lancer EVO
15 A1 Race For A Cure – Yellow Mitsubishi Lancer EVO RS
17 A1 Bloomfield Capital Racing BMW M1
19 A1 Shockwave Signs Mitsubishi Lancer EVO RS
33 A1 Ranger Lifting/Rigging/Safety Ford Falcon GT-F
42 A1 Airtag / Sheargold Group Mercedes- Benz A45
45 A1 RAM Motorsport / GWR Mercedes-Benz AMG
50 A1 Harding Performance Volkswagen Golf R
52 A1 Mark Eddy Audi TTRS
55 A1 Prime Finance / Fifth Gear Motoring / Performance Parts Express Mitsubishi Lancer EVO RS
59 A1 TBA BMW 1M
66 A1 Nova Employment / FullGas Racing Subaru WRX STi
67 A1 JMG / Total Parts Plus Ford GTF
77 A1 MX5 Mania / Max Winter Automotive Mitsubishi EVO 9
7 A2 Local Legends Ford Mustang GT
16 A2 Boss Surveillance Systems Mercedes-Benz AMG C63
18 A2 Gramur Stainless Holden HSV GTS
23 A2 US Customs Holden HSV GTS
25 A2 Greentech Gold Coast Ford Mustang GT
28 A2 Hall Finance& Insurance,  LJ Hooker Caboolture Ford Mustang GT
29 A2 Forrest / Razztech Motorsports Holden HSV R8 Clubsport
30 A2 Perseverance Drilling Holden HSV VE
44 A2 Nolan Finishes Holden HSV R8 Clubsport
49 A2 Racer Industries Ford Mustang
53 A2 Muscat Trailers, Wollongong Auto Parts, Easts Holiday Parks Holden CSV Monaro
64 A2 Cachet Homes Holden HSV Clubsport R8
95 A2 Miedecke Motor Group Ford Mustang GT
48 B1 ASAP Marketing Pty Ltd BMW 135i
82 B1 Spinifex Recruiting BMW 335i
89 B1 Pinnacle Automotive BMW 135i
40 B2 Commodore Shop Cardiff Holden Commodore SSV
73 B2 Race Academy International Holden SSV Lowndes
3 C Racer.Industries Holden HSV Astra VXR
5 C Cee3 BMW M3
13 C Osborne Motorsport Renault Megane
31 C Osborne Motorsport Renault Megane
47 C On Track Motorsport BMW 130i
51 C Air & Allied Sales Pacific, Plant Doctor, KCK Lubricants, David Ling Insurance Services, Trans Communications Holden HSV Astra VXR
84 C AC Store / CP Dental VW Scirocco
TBA C Grand Prix Mazda Caboolture Mazda MPS3
11 D 11Racing Subaru BRZ
14 D Tegra Australia – Solo Works Toyota 86 GTS
20 D Gold Coast Embroidery – ozEtees VW Scirocco
24 D SS Auto Memorabilia Toyota 86 GTS
36 D Brown Davis Racing Products Toyota Celica
71 D Bargwana Motorsport VW Golf GTi
78 D Disc Brakes Australia KIA Proceed
86 D TBA Toyota 86 GTS
2 E Madaz Motorsport Mazda 3 SP25
35 E Road To Bathurst Mazda 3-SP25
43 E Team Group Suzuki Racing Team Suzuki Swift Sport RS416
46 E Team Group Suzuki Racing Team Suzuki Swift Sport RS416

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