For the HOLDEN COMMODORE VF (2016) edition of this Special Event, see Bathurst 1000: Holden
For the FORD FALCON FG X (2016) edition of this Special Event, see Bathurst 1000: Ford
Race and win the supercars
and up to 140 Icon Gold
— In-game description.
Choose your team. 620 miles, 6 hours, 161 laps... Jump in either a HOLDEN or FORD Supercar, and join the Great Race across Mount Panorama
— In-game description.

Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 was a special event in Real Racing 3. It gave the players a chance to win the FORD FALCON FG X (2016) and HOLDEN COMMODORE VF (2016), and was added in the Bathurst Update (v4.6.2). Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 opened October 4, 2016 00:00 UTC.[1]

Both the FORD FALCON FG X (2016) and the HOLDEN COMMODORE VF (2016) have been added to Supercars Championship '16 and Supercars: Holden vs Ford series in the Elite group.

FAQ and Tips

Before starting the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 special event, please view Tips and FAQ for Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

Teams and Differences

Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000- HOLDEN Bathurst 1000- Ford
Manufacturer HOLDEN COMMODORE VF (2016) Manufacturer FORD FALCON FG X (2016)
PR 46.1 PR 46.0
192 mph

308 kph

190 mph

305 kph

3.60 s 3.54 s
148.0 ft

45.1 m

147.0 ft

44.8 m

1.36 g 1.34 g

While the event is mostly the same between each team, there are a few differences (excepting obvious differences such as the car used):

Speech from various characters differs when referencing the car used, as well as the car in competition. Most of the time, a straight swap between the two vehicle names is employed.

Norm's speech after Stage 02 Goal 2 quotes Lowndes achievement for Holden and Mostert's achievement for FORD

Stage 04 Goal 2 is to tailgate Will Davison [Holden] or Cameron Waters [FORD]

Norm's speech after Stage 06 Goal 1 quotes Craig Lowndes [Holden] and Chaz Mostert [FORD]

Norm's speech after Stage 06 Goal 2 quotes Lowndes [Holden] and Mostert [FORD]

Norm's speech after Stage 06 Goal 6 quotes Lowndes [Holden] and Mostert [FORD]

Final Quote

Congratulations, you've won both the HOLDEN COMMODORE VF and the FORD FALCON FG X! A new bonus series is available for you now!
— In-game description.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The way FM display the date isn't very clear, they use a rounding factor. The days and hours remaining, to start, is changing at mid day or on the half hour. The closing date and time displayed is a cautious closing date and time.

    The best time to start is late in the day local time, as the next stage opens at midnight local time.

    If the event is started 11PM Tue Oct 4th (local time), the event can be completed 6x24 hours later, 11PM Mon Oct 10th. Allowing almost two full days to complete the last stage.

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