The Great Race Festival Off Track Events & Transport Information

Wednesday 3 October
B-Rock Super Wednesday

Transporter & Driver Parade

Time: 11.30am

Where: William Street to Kings Parade (Russell St)

Cheer on your favourite teams as the Supercars Transporters and drivers make a spectacular entrance when they roar in Bathurst with the impressive B-Double Transporter and Driver Parade. See these giant machines up close as they convoy into town and make their way along William Street.

Driver Signing

Session 1: 12.15pm

Session 2: 1.15pm

Where: Kings Parade

Meet the stars of the Supercars Championship at the official off-track driver’s signing session. Includes unveiling of the 2017 Winners Plaque, jumping castles, face painting, the B-Rock BBQ and more.

Saturday 7 October
Saturday Street Fair

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Where: Kings Parade


The annual Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair has something for everyone. Wander through the food and market stalls and enjoy great entertainment by local artists. There are plenty of activities for the kids including unforgettable $2 rides. There’s no better way to spend your Saturday than being part of this fun filled fair.

The new LEGO Play Zone will allow fans to stretch their imagination and compete in fun and exciting challenges, featuring products from the LEGO Speed Champions sets.

This includes pit crew challenges where teams will build a LEGO car and run it down a race track, competitions on distance ramps and a creative play that will feature a Cityscape Build, where fans will be able to add to a LEGO cityscape piece-by-piece.

Colouring in Competition
Once again the ever popular Colouring in Competition for primary school aged children is back! Five lucky winners will win

5 x Double Trackside passes to the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
5 x Double passes to watch the start of the Sunday race at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 from the podium
5 x Supercars Merchandise Packs

Entries must be returned to Council by Tuesday 26 September and the winner will be announced on Friday 28 September.

Download your copy here

Happy Colouring!

Window Display Competition
Bathurst businesses are invited to participate in the 2018 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Window Display Competition taking place 24 September – 7 October. Dress your windows/shopfront in a race theme to be in with a chance to win some amazing prizes.
Bathurst Regional Council will supply a starter pack with posters, balloons and bunting to initiate window dressing ideas. To register contact Council’s Events team on 6333 6111 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday 17 September 2018.
To be eligible businesses need to have their displays finished and available for people to view from Monday 24 September – Sunday 7 October. These displays must not be pulled down if the business is to remain eligible for a prize. Winners announced on Tuesday 2 October.

Fantastic prizes will be up for grabs for stores that participate:

1st Prize – Major Winner
$2,500 advertising package with 2BS/B-Rock and the Western Advocate & 2 x 4-day passes to Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
2nd Prize – Runner up
$1,500 advertising package with 2BS/B-Rock and the Western Advocate
3rd Prize – People’s Choice
2 x 3-day passes to Newcastle 500

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