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Peter Brock

by in P-T 16/01/2014

Peter Brock

Peter Brock signing autographs at the Bathurst 1000 in 2005Peter Brock signing autographs at the Bathurst 1000 in 2005

name: Peter Brock

nationality: Australian

birth place: Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Victoria

death place: Gidgegannup, WA, Australia

Peter Geoffrey Brock, AM (26 February 1945 – 8 September 2006) otherwise known as “Peter Perfect”, “The King of the Mountain” or simply as “Brocky” was one of Australia’s best-known and most successful motor racing drivers. Brock was most often associated with Holden for almost 40 years, although he raced vehicles of other manufacturers including BMW, Ford, Volvo, Porsche and Peugeot. He won the Bathurst 1000 endurance race nine times, the Sandown 500 touring car race nine times, the Australian Touring Car Championship three times, the Bathurst 24 Hour once and was inducted into the V8 Supercar Hall of Fame in 2001. Brock’s business activities included the Holden Dealer Team (HDT) that produced Brock’s racing machines as well as a number of modified high-performance road versions of his racing cars.

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