Another from the vault - and a clip from what turn out (eventually) to be Peter Brock's ninth and last Bathurst win. Coming home third on the day, the "winning" and "second place" Eggenberger Texaco Ford Sierra's were firstly cleared of having illegal fuel by the Tuesday after the race, but found to have illegally modified wheel arches and associated body work to allow them to run larger tyres on their cars. It took until June 1988, but Brock was declared the winner - but in this sequence in the rain in the closing laps of the race, we are reminded just how good the man was. Absolutely superlative car control, mixed with the happy-go-lucky mind of the man. Pure Brock magic!
Peter Brock Bathurst 1979, Last Lap in the A9X.
The legendary last lap of the 1979 Bathurst enduro. Peter Brock takes the
race win by a massive six lap lead, setting a new lap record on this final
lap. Enjoy this great sporting moment...
Peter Brock: The last studio interview In Pit Lane
I had thought this was already up on YouTube but it appears not. So in
response to those who want to see it once again here is our special
interview show with Brocky recorded on the eve of him leaving for The
Goodwood Revival. Less than 2 weeks later he was gone, killed in a crash
while competing in the Targa West Tarmac Rally in Western Australia.
To this day it's hard to watch this without feeling so sad, and also
wondering just what Brock would be doing now. It'd be something pretty
exciting I would imagine.
Sorry about the quality but it was encoded as a podcast back when podcasts
were really small.
Bathurst 1972 Hardie Ferodo 500
Here is an old Bathurst 1972 500 special. This is the race that started
the Peter Brock legend and the first Torana win in the mighty 6 cylinder
GTR XU-1. It was later called Bathurst 1000 when they changed to
ATCC 1993 1994 1995 crash log
Aussie Touring Car crash log, seasons 1993 and a few clips from 1994 and
1995. Taken from old satelite TV footage I have converted from VHS. All the
big names are here, and includes the birth of V8 Supercars after GroupA,
back to Ford vs Holden, awesome! Peter Brock, Larry Perkins, Dick Johnson,
Alan Jones, Colin Bond, John Bowe, Mark Skaife, Jim Richards, Glenn Seton,
Win Percy, Tony Longhurst, Tomas Mezera, Wayne Gardner, Mark Gibbs, Paul
Tribute to Peter Brock
I have seen many great tributes to Peter Brock and have been meaning for
some time to put together one of my own, and here it is finally. Yes, my
blood runs blue, I am a die hard Ford fan, but Peter did what no other
driver has ever been able to do - he brought together Holden and Ford fans,
united in grief at his loss. Please feel free to rate and comment but
derogatory comments will be deleted immediately so don't bother.
Background music is "Is this the end" by Creed and no I don't own the
copyright to the music or any pictures, but they have been used simply to
honour this truly great individual.
1979 Bathurst Peter Brock's Hardies Hero Lap (Super100mph)
Rare footage from our 1979 pre-race build up footage which was the end of
an era, Peter Brock's last year at Bathurst with the A9X two door Torana,
he was simply uncatchable! Plus a tribute to Ivan Stibbard ARDC who
garnered an impeccable reputation as the chief administrator of Australia's
greatest motor race, the Bathurst 1000 with a rare interview with none
other than . http://www.speedcafe.com/2014/01/21/vale-ivan-stibbard/
Motor racing is an international language.