2015 Bathurst 1000 Tips, Predictions and Betting Guide
It’s that time of the year when the eyes of every Motorsport fan in Australia turn to the small New South Wales Mountain town of Bathurst for one of the most gruelling V8 Super car races of the year.
The 1000 Km, 161-lap race has created legends of the sport. None more so than the late Peter Brock who won the even nine times before his tragic death. Winning the Bathurst 1000 is seen as the pinnacle of many careers, but from a betting point of view it rarely throws up any surprises. The best want to win it and the best usually do.
So here is are look at the favourites to take out this years title along with a few other side bets that could end up making you King of The Mountain. Sign up with Sportsbet today and receive up $100 in bonus bets.
In the eyes of most bookies there are only four real possible winners of this years Bathurst 1000 with Jamie Whincup sitting as the $4.50 favourite at Sportsbet. The Holden driver won the race back in 2012 and certainly has the pedigree to do it again, but it hasn’t been the best season for the reigning V8 Champ. Whincup currently sits 8th in the overall standings after finishing 15th and 14th in his previous two outings.
Craig Lowndes will be the sentimental favourite as he chases his 6th title. Lowndes last wont at Bathurst back in 2010, but the veteran driver has had a solid season and currently sits fourth in the overall standings. Sportsbet have him at $7.00 for the win, which is well worth a go with your free bonus bet.
For me though it is hard to look past Chaz Mostert making it back to back wins at the mountain. The 2014 winner has been in excellent form this season and sits a close 2nd in the Championship race behind Mark Winterbottom. He has finished 2nd, 1st and 3rd in his last three outings and at $5.50 he has to be in with a shot.
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There is the chance to bet on a simple top three finish. So if you can’t decide on which driver will finish at the front of the pack you can simply hedge your bets. Of course the odds take a tumble but why not look at Craig Lowndes to break in to that front group at $2.50.
If you really can’t decide on who will make the winners podium why not have a dig at who will be the first driver to retire. It’s a grueling race and if I know anything about cars it’s that Volvo’s tend not to last the distance. You can get odds of $11.50 for David Wall and his Volvo to do just that.
Whatever the outcome it promises to be another exciting weekend at the famous Bathurst track and if you are planning to have a punt remember this one thing, Place an Outright bet on the Bathurst 1000 and if your car starts the race but fails to finish, CASH BACK up to $100, thanks to Sportsbet