Bathurst Regional Council has introduced a shortlist of three expressions of curiosity for the potential fifth occasion on the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit.
A complete of six EOIs had been obtained final month for what’s the final vacant slot allowed for a full monitor closure as per New South Wales laws.
The three shortlisted events are:
Australian Racing Group & CAMS
Mountain Motor Sports activities
As such, the events which have been rejected are:
Ontic Sports activities Pty Ltd
24 Hours of Lemons Australia Pty Ltd
Council’s announcement implies that a spherical for the now TCR-based World Touring Automotive Cup which might be held at the side of TCR Australia, as reported by Speedcafe.com, remains to be in play.
Supercars CEO Sean Seamer, in the meantime, has dominated out a return to holding a dash occasion in Bathurst, though he wouldn’t affirm rumours of plans to run a Goodwood Competition of Pace-style occasion.
“What we need to attempt to do is one thing totally different,” he informed Speedcafe.com.
“What I can let you know is gained’t be a dash race on the market and it gained’t be one other 1000 or endurance race.”
Mountain Motor Sports activities runs occasions below AASA sanctioning, together with the Australian Tarmac Rally Championship.
Out of the operating is a 24-hour race which Creventic, promoter of the worldwide 24H Sequence and numerous different endurance occasion, was searching for to run, as reported by Speedcafe.com.
Ontic promotes the Australian Manufacturing Automotive Sequence, whereas 24 Hours of Lemons Australia had been searching for to run an occasion for grassroots members.
Bathurst Mayor Graeme Hanger OAM mentioned that the three shortlisted events would now have to offer additional details about their plans.
“Council will now search extra data from every of the shortlisted events to additional assess the suitability of their submission and is unable to remark additional till this course of is full,” he said.
Council had beforehand forecast August because the time when it could make its remaining determination.
Mount Panorama presently hosts two Supercars-promoted occasions within the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and Bathurst 12 Hour, and two promoted by Yeehah Occasions within the Bathurst 6 Hour and Problem Bathurst.