As many of my fellow Hoons know, the Bathurst 1000 is less than two weeks away. The biggest race on the Australian continent – the race that stops a nation – is ramping up, and one of my favorite drivers, Mark Winterbottom is helping set the stage with this beautiful video tour of the mighty Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst. He couldn’t have picked a better car do it in, either. This is a gorgeous Mustang, even if the steering wheel is on the wrong side!
The great thing about the Mount Panorama circuit is that it’s a public road, and Frosty does a great job of showing how ordinary and unassuming the track is most of the year. Oh sure – it’s hard to look past the red and white curbs, and the sponsor signs are everywhere, but with a 60kph speed limit and two-way traffic, this road looks like, well, a road. Have a look at the video below and see if you don’t agree. I’m excited for the race; I’m looking forward to an epic battle between Ford, Holden, Nissan, Volvo, and AMG (although I want to see the blue oval on top again).
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