Bathurst is back. CAN. NOT. WAIT.
It’s coming. V8 Supercars on Seven’s coverage of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, October 5-7.
Seven is back at The Mountain to celebrate 50 years of “The Great Race”.
22 hours of live coverage across 3 days.
For the first time a 2 hour Friday night prime-time programme live on 7mate.
72 in-car cameras for V8s + new broadcast innovations.
125 cameras in-car, on-track, in concrete kerbs and walls, in the air and in the pits for coverage of The Great Race: the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.
Including in-car cameras in other races across the weekend, Seven will have a total of 162 cameras at Mount Panorama.
42 cameras on-track. 4 cameras in the pits. 1 helicopter camera. 1 „fly-cam‟ covering 450 metres of pit lane. 72 in-car cameras in 12 V8 Supercars and a further 37 in-car cameras in cars competing in other races across the 1000 weekend. 5 electronic field production cameras.
V8 Supercar drivers carrying in-car cameras:
Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell
Garth Tander and Nick Percat
Mark Winterbottom and Steven Richards
Will Davison and John McIntyre
Jason Bright and Andrew Jones
James Moffat and Alex Davison
Jonathon Webb and Scott McLaughlin
Michael Caruso and Greg Ritter
Greg Murphy and Owen Kelly
David Reynolds and Dean Canto
Russell Ingall and Christian Klien
Craig Lowndes and Warren Luff
36 kilometres of television production cable and fibre, enough to lap the circuit six times.
On-screen information will see 3D CADCAM take viewers inside the cars and a computer-generated graphics system will track cars around the circuit.
New host studio situated at Turn 1 with full view of the Pit Complex and start line for “The Great Race”.
Tech Centre Garage is a full working display of a team set-up, including a full racing car from Supercheap Auto Racing, a drive train and a pit boom. Pit reporter Mark Larkham will be based there, and in his regular Dick Smith Tech Centre, to explain the inner workings of a V8 Supercar.
Coverage being broadcast in over 140 countries across Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, the Middle East, throughout Asia, the United States, and across Europe and North Africa.
Matthew White, Neil Crompton and Mark Skaife will anchor Seven‟s coverage along with Aaron Noonan in the commentary booth. Mark Beretta and Mark Larkham will follow the drama in the pits and Neil Kearney joins our Bathurst team for the first time to capture the colour and personalities involved in the 50th Year of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.
Seven‟s coverage is led by Seven‟s Head of Sport, Saul Shtein, General Manager of V8 Supercars Television, Scott Young, Senior Producer of V8 Supercars Television, Simon Fordham and Senior Director of V8 Supercars Television, Nathan Prendergast.
V8 Supercars on Seven and 7mate: Broadcast Times
The Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
Friday, 5 October 1:00-4:00pm Seven
6.30 – 8.30pm 7mate
Saturday, 6 October 12:00-6.00pm Seven
Sunday, 7 October 7:00am-6:00pm Seven
Times for Friday & Saturday are Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Times for Sunday are Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time.
Check local guides for broadcast information.