SYDNEY, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Police in Australia have set what they describe as "very generous limits" for an upcoming auto race weekend -- no more than a case of beer a day for adults.
The Bathurst 1000 is scheduled for the weekend of Oct. 9 through Oct. 12.
"These restrictions are very generous," Chief Superintendent Steve Cullen of the New South Wales Police said in a news release. "Anyone who needs to drink more than 24 cans of beer in a day to have a good time is not welcome."
Racing fans who do not like full-strength beer have other choices. They can bring in 36 cans of beer with alcohol content of 3.5 percent or less, a case of pre-mixed cocktails or up to 4 liters (about 8 quarts) of wine.
They cannot mix and match their drinks, and no glass containers are allowed.
"This is a sporting event unlike any other with 30,000 people living in campsites around the (Mount) Panorama circuit for up to a week prior to the actual race," Cullen said.