Supercars Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 2017

Bathurst 2017 was a last-minute decision for me. I had been deciding to go and then pulling back on it even until the final days leading up to race day, but simply couldn’t justify missing out on the biggest event in Australia’s annual motorsport calendar. The threat of inclement weather impacting the race was big news throughout the week, but little did anybody know how testing it would really be. As a spectator, trekking up and back down Mount Panorama is tough even on the best of days, but enduring the cold winds, muddy ground and rain soaking through to my skin was well made up for by seeing the cars dance their way around the track to a classic nail-biting finish to the Great Race.