With an incredible lineup of classes, makes, and models, the 2023 Bathurst 6 Hour is set to deliver a high-octane racing experience appealing to fans who love high-performance street cars that have been modified for racing. No motorsport enthusiast wants to miss any event at Bathurst and this is no exception!
The 2023 Bathurst 6 Hour lineup
With 14 different brands and more than 25 models represented in the 2023 Bathurst 6 Hour lineup, you can expect a thrilling race filled with exciting battles, unforgettable moments and intense competition. The diverse range of cars and drivers will undoubtedly make this year’s event a must-watch for any motorsport enthusiast.
Class X: The Fastest Contenders
Class X is anticipated to feature the most formidable competition, with 12 cars from BMW and HSV leading the pack. These high-end machines are expected to be the primary contenders for overall victory, ensuring a thrilling contest at the front of the field.
Class A: A Mix of Power and Performance
Class A is split into two subcategories, A1 (Forced Induction) and A2 (Normally aspirated), and boasts a remarkable 27 entries. A1 features a diverse mix of Mitsubishi Lancer Evos, Mercedes AMG A45s, Subarus, and Audi TTRSs, while A2 showcases a race-record 7 Ford Mustang entries, Mercedes W204 C63, Holden HSV R8 Clubsport, Lexus RC F and HSV GTS.
Class B and Class C: A Range of Brands and Styles
Class B and Class C are poised to deliver thrilling contests with various vehicles and marques. A diverse mix of BMW, Holden, and Subaru entries comprise Class B, while Class C shines with 11 ‘hot hatches’ representing esteemed brands like Renault, HSV, Mini Cooper, VW, and Mazda.
Class D and Class E: A Showdown of Icons
Class D appears to be shaping up as a showdown between the Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ brigade and Mazda’s RX8, offering fans a chance to witness iconic cars going head-to-head. Meanwhile, a pair of Mazda 3 entries complete the field in Class E, adding even more variety to the already impressive lineup.