Almost 30 000 people have enjoyed the second installment of the WPS Bathurst International Motor Festival, which culminated in today’s action packed endurance race as a fitting finale to the Easter weekend.
The WPS 12-Hour Showroom Enduro lived up to all expectations, as the top manufacturers and some of Australia’s leading drivers competed at Bathurst’s famous Mt Panorama racing circuit.
An enthralling tussle that lasted the entirety of the 12-hour acid test saw the Craig Baird/Paul Morris/Garry Holt BMW 335i entry collect the chequered flag.
The team’s overall race strategy proved superior as they finished ahead of the top Subaru WRX Sti being campaigned by rally champions Chris Atkinson, Cody Crocker and Dean Herridge.
Further back in third was the Mitsubishi EVO of Rick Bates/Bob Hughes and Peter Gazzard, ensuring three separate manufacturers were represented on the podium.
“It’s always nice to bring the car home to the finish line …