With the 2019 Supercars championship virtually a lock already, the likes of DJR Team Penske's Scott McLaughlin and Red Bull Racing's Shane van Gisbergen - both winless at Mt Panorama - are going for broke, while a strong field of top contenders will be going for the Peter Brock trophy equally as hard.
Without the traditional pre-Bathurst enduro on the calendar this year, expect a bit more weirdness, too, as teams shake out their enduro nerves in the white heat of battle around the most fearsome track in Australia.
And this year has seen the emergence of a brace of amazing new warpaint amongst the 26 starters - which includes a pair of IndyCar stars who are racing a Holden.
Click through the gallery for more, and stay tuned to WhichCar all weekend for updates live from Mt Panorama!
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