After intensively testing out the waters with RABBLE.club Sandown 500, Foxtel have announced that they are going to be taking the upcoming Bathurst 1000 to 4K airing and it will be ad-free!
The 4K channel will launch on October 3 and it will be available to all customers who have the Foxtel Platinum HD or Foxtel Sports HD subscriptions, and it will only work on an iQ4 box. The channel code for the 4K viewing is 444.
The Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 begins on Sunday, October 7 with the Top Ten Shootout replay to determine who will begin in pole position, followed by over 161 laps of the Great Race in 4K!
Bathurst 1000 and the Top Ten Shootouts will also be available on Fox Sports channel 506. Fox Sports 506 will also be the dedicated Bathurst channel from October 1, with plenty of racing action and shows to warm up the wheels in the countdown to the big event. Shows consist of Bathurst Legends, Supercars Trackside, Pit Lane Live & Supercars Life, as well as classic Bathurst races.
Moving on from Bathurst, the 4K channel 444 will also be airing live in 4K definition the Gillette ODI Series cricket match on November 4 with Australia v South Africa, as well as other sporting events over the next 12 months and beyond!
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“It’s fitting that we will ring in a new era in Australian television with an event as big as the action at Mount Panorama.”