Race fans parched in Oz

Because of the traditionally high number of arrests for public order offences at the legendary Bathurst 1000 event, the local authorities in this part of New South Wales (Australia) have imposed an alcohol limit. Each adult visitor is permitted to consume no more than 24 'stubbies' of full-strength beer or 36 of Lite. Alternatively, they can down four litres of wine. Drinking beer or wine in combination is strictly prohibited. 500 officials will be on hand to ensure a peaceful weekend at the Mount Panorama venue. When you look at these figures, though, you wonder what the average consumption has been in previous years.

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