Alfa Romeo racer Bottas has dabbled with categories beyond F1 in recent times, with the Finn contesting a variety of rallies in World Rally Championship machinery since 2019.

He also conducted a private test of the spec Extreme E car alongside double Formula E title winner Jean-Eric Vergne and nine-time WRC champion Sebastien Loeb.

Bottas also participated in the 2023 Race of Champions in January alongside compatriot and two-time F1 champion Mika Hakkinen.

Now, he will demonstrate the V8 Holden Commodore - as shared by the victorious duo of Will Davison and Jonathon Webb at Bathurst in 2016 - at the Victoria Park motorsport showcase on 26 March.

Also of note for his run, Bottas will be guided by seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner and triple Supercars champion Craig Lowndes.

In turn, the Australian will then have a go in F1 machinery as he is listed to drive a 1986 Benetton B186, which won the Mexican GP courtesy of Gerhard Berger.

Ten-time GP winner Bottas is also set to drive the European Touring Car Championship-winning Group A Alfa Romeo GTV touring car as previously raced by 1980 F1 champion Alan Jones.

Bottas will also meet fans and participate in a Q&A hosted by GP Racing columnist Mark Gallagher.

Meanwhile ex-F1 driver Stefan Johansson will demo a 1985 Ferrari 156/85.

Stefan Johansson, Ferrari 156/85

Photo by: Motorsport Images

Further Festival highlights include:

1989 Leyton House CG891, as designed by Adrien Newey2022 Triple Eight Holden Commodore ZB, the final Holden to a win a Supercars race1979 BMW M1 Procar, run by ex-McLaren boss Ron Dennis’ Project 4 operation1971 McLaren M8E CanAm car, marking the 60th anniversary of McLaren1992 Brabham BT60B, the final F1 car to wear the Brabham name1988 Arrows A10B, as designed by Ross BrawnArrows AX3, three-seater F1 car2020 Hyundai Kona EV rally car, as driven by Hayden Paddon

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