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1945-02-26 - 2006-09-08 (age 61)

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Australian racing legends celebrated in children's books

Legends and stars of the Australian motorsport scene will be celebrated in a brand new series of children's books.

McLaughlin won't compare himself to Peter Brock

Scott McLaughlin says there is "no comparison" between himself and the late Peter Brock, despite the young Kiwi passing the Aussie legend's wins tally over the weekend.

McLaughlin closing in on Brock's win tally

Scott McLaughlin could eclipse Peter Brock's tally of race wins as soon as this weekend's Sydney Motorsport Park Supercars round, although new tyre rules mean it won't be easy.

Lowndes wants to match Brock's Bathurst wins

Craig Lowndes has set his sights on chasing down Peter Brock's record nine Bathurst 1000 wins.

Peter Brock Holden fetches $2.1 million at auction

A Bathurst-winning Peter Brock Holden Commodore has sold at auction for $2.1 million.

Peter Brock’s Dakar car destroyed in fire

A garage fire in Australia has destroyed the unfinished rally car that was supposed to take Peter Brock to the Dakar Rally in the late 2000s.

TV show honours Brock legacy, says his car collector

Peter Brock would be ‘chuffed’ with the miniseries about his life that will hit Australian TV screens this weekend, according to great mate and renowned car collector Peter Champion.

Q&A with Brock TV star Matt Le Nevez

Matt Le Nevez is one of the brightest stars in Australia, and from Sunday he'll be playing Peter Brock in a dedicated TV miniseries. What's it like re-living the life of the King of the Mountain? Le Nevez chatted to Andrew van Leeuwen.

Researching Brock “overwhelming”, says star actor

Matt Le Nevez, the star Aussie actor who will play Peter Brock in an upcoming telemovie, says researching the iconic racer was an overwhelming experience.

The day the Mountain mourned Peter Brock

At the Bathurst 1000 in 2006, Mount Panorama mourned the loss of Peter Brock, and celebrated a fitting and hugely emotional victory for Craig Lowndes. A decade on, and on the 10-year anniversary of Brock’s death, we take a look back.

Peter Brock’s life to be celebrated at Bathurst

This year’s Bathurst 1000 will pay tribute to the life of Australian motorsport legend Peter Brock.

Rallycross to make Aussie comeback

Rallycross is set to return to the Australian motorsport landscape, with a six-round series for 2016 to be officially launched mid-May.

Fast Facts for this weekend's Tasmania SuperSprint

This weekend Symmons Plains will host more one round of the V8 Supercars Championship.

Mostert’s Bathurst win is the best thing to happen to V8 Supercars in quite some time

Chaz Mostert is one of the biggest surprises to come out of Bathurst in recent years.

Courtney/Murphy eye Holden milestone at Bathurst

The HRT team could reach a very special milestone in the Bathurst 1000.

Why the Bathurst 1000 is 'The Great Race'

It's almost that time of year again ... Time for the most prestigious race in all of Australia.

Colin McRae: It's been seven years already?

My brother Eddie pointed this out to me today and I was thrown aback at the realization that it's already been seven years since we lost Colin McRae.

Fast facts for this weekend's Tyrepower Tasmania 400

This year is the 45th anniversary of the first Australian Touring Car Championship event held at Symmons Plains in 1969.

Castrol wins Bathurst again with Ford Performance Racing’s Winterbottom and Richards

The victory also marks the first in the 11 year history of the Castrol-backed Ford Performance Racing outfit.

Fast Facts for this weekend's Bathurst 1000

Nissan returns, Craig Lowndes to rack up important milestones, first time for Mercedes-Benz to line up on the Bathurst 1000 grid - these and other fast facts inside.

Start your engines - Volvo to join V8 Supercars Championship

Volvo will be first luxury car brand to join V8 Supercars with factory team. Garry Rogers Motorsport with Polestar joins forces with Volvo to race two S60 V8 Supercars from 2014 Championship onwards.

Fast facts for this weekend's Chill Perth 360

With seven race winners from nine races so far, the 2013 V8 Supercars Championship can instantly be labeled the most competitive on record to this point.

Peugeot back on the mountain back after 21 years

Memories return to those who remember the era of Peter Brock and Peugeot as the French marque returns to the Bathurst 12 hours.

Peter Brock honored with RRDC's 2013 Phil Hill Award

The Phil Hill Award has been presented annually since 1993 to the person who the Road Racing Drivers Club feels has rendered outstanding service to road racing.

TeamVodafone 2010 season review

TeamVodafone most decorated team for 2010 Despite narrowly missing out on this year's Drivers Championship, It was all smiles for TeamVodafone who took out five awards at the V8 Supercars 2010 Gala Awards in Sydney last night. The team were ...

Lowndes and Skaife claim another Bathurst 1000 title

Team Vodafone drivers Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife added another Bathurst 1000 title to their resumes after finishing ahead of the sister car piloted by Jamie Whincup and Steve Owen, with Toll Holden Racing Team's Garth Tander and Cameron ...

AUS Utes: Series Gold Coast preview

V8 Utes buffed up and set to shine at the Armor All Gold Coast 600 With only two rounds remaining in the 2010 Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series - protected by Armor All, the V8 Utes head to the sunny Gold Coast for the first time since 2007 for next ...

Moffat and Bond to recreate history at Gold Coast

ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S GREATEST SPORTING MOMENTS RECREATED ON THE GOLD COAST One of the greatest moments in Australian sporting history will be recreated at next week's Armor All Gold Coast 600 on the streets of Surfers Paradise. Australian ...

Winton: IRWIN Racing preview

IRWIN RACING TO HAVE SAME SET-UP AS THE GIZ AT WINTON IRWIN Racing will start this weekend's V8 Supercar event at Winton Raceway with the same car set-up as Shane Van Gisbergen's Falcon. Stone Brothers Racing (SBR) wants to closely monitor the ...

HSR: Classic Motorsports MITTY Road Atlanta Saturday notes

Classic Motorsports MITTY Presented by Mazda Notes and Quotes -- Saturday, May 1, 2010 If you love racing, Road Atlanta was the place to be Saturday for the 34th annual Classic Motorsports Mitty presented by Mazda. Twelve sprint race and one ...

HSR: Classic Motorsports MITTY Road Atlanta Friday notes

Brock Racing Enterprises (BRE) Celebrates Reunion at the Classic Motorsports MITTY Presented by Mazda Race It was a walk down memory lane at Road Atlanta Thursday evening when Peter Brock, owner and originator of Brock Racing Enterprises, the ...

HSR Road Atlanta "Mitty" preview

Historic Sportscar Racing at The MITTY: Do They Really Race Those Cars? The 34th Classic Motorsports Mitty, presented by Mazda, at Road Atlanta April 29-May 2 will feature hundreds of vintage racing cars, including dozens that have won some of ...

AUS Utes: Charlie O'Brien enters series

Charlie O'Brien to race Series Winning V8 Ute Touring car veteran Charlie O'Brien is making a return to motorsport in the 2010 Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series -- protected by Armor All. O'Brien hadn't raced since the 2005 Melbourne Grand Prix in a ...

Targa Tasmania: HDT preview

HDT bringing excitement to Targa Tasmania The name HDT is synonymous with motorsport in Australia, and this year is celebrating its 30-year Anniversary of the road car company, HDT Special Vehicles. Constantly striving for innovation, HDT, under ...

History Sportscar Racing Series news 2010-04-01

The MITTY Returns to Road Atlanta to Celebrate its 34th Year The oldest historic car race on the East Coast returns to Road Atlanta, April 29-May 2 with the Classic Motorsports MITTY presented by Mazda. Legendary auto figure Peter Brock is the ...

Historic Sportscar Racing Series news 2010-03-09

Historic Sportscar Racing Has Stellar Season Opener at Sebring Historic Sportscar Racing's (HSR) season-opener at Sebring International Raceway (SIR) got off to a great start with nearly 200 vintage and classic cars featured in nine classes, ...

This Week in Racing History (February 21-27)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 21 F1 and Can-Am racer Peter Gethin born (1940). February 22 When Richard Petty's Plymouth quits on the last lap of the Daytona 500, his teammate Pete Hamilton takes the ...

Whincup set for back to back titles

Team Vodafone pilot Jamie Whincup needs only 19 points to secure back to back championships at the Sydney Telstra 500 this weekend. The current champion can finish as far back as 28th in the first of two street races around the Olympic Park precinct ...

Surfers Paradise: Legends of SuperGP summary

LEGENDS OF THE SUPERGP A Pirtek Australian Legends show to remember was put together last weekend at the Nikon SuperGP for over 200,000 fans with only 3 days notice following the A1GP car no show. Event organisers in conjunction with QLD Minister ...

Surfers Paradise: Australian Legends Sunday notes

LEGENDS A MASSIVE HIT WITH SURFERS PARADISE CROWD The Pirtek Australian Legends category was a massive hit with crowds at this year's Nikon SuperGP, providing a blast from the past for race fans spanning the generations. Today's entertaining ...

Surfers Paradise: Australian legends hit the streets

LEGENDS HIT THE STREETS SURFERS IN THE NIKON SUPERGP Australian motorsport legends and some of the country's most prized and expensive pieces of sporting memorabilia hit the streets of Surfers Paradise today for the first day of racing in the ...

Surfers Paradise: Bowden's Own Premium Car Care to supply historic cars

Sunshine Coast Local Fills In For Missing A1GP Cars Queensland Minister for Sport, Phil Reeves, has headed a task force to create what will be an amazing celebration of Australian Motorsport at the Gold Coast Nikon SuperGP this weekend following ...

Surfers Paradise: Series pre-race news 2009-10-19

BRISBANE, V8 SUPERCAR DRIVERS REVVED UP FOR NIKON SUPERGP Ten local V8 Supercar heroes made the trip to Brisbane today to meet the fans ahead of this Thursday's October 22 kick off for the Nikon SuperGP, and their message was clear: they're revved ...

SuperGP newsletter 2009-10-18

AUSTRALIAN LEGENDS ON GOLD COAST STREETS THE show must go on -- and what a hell of a show it will be! Not content on letting an A1GP-no show spoil the party at next week's Nikon SuperGP on the Gold Coast, Queensland Minister for Sport, Phil ...

Holden Racing team sweeps Bathurst 1000

Holden Racing Team drivers Garth Tander and Will Davison put an end to the dominance of Triple 8's stranglehold on the Peter Brock Trophy by claiming the lion's first win at the Mountain since 2005. For three long years Craig Lowndes and Jamie ...

Utes: Series Bathurst Sunday notes

Crambrook Excluded from V8 Ute Bathurst Round Championship Contender Layton "Leadfoot" Crambrook who was only leading the Series yesterday, was excluded from Round 7 of the 2009 Yokohama V8 Ute Racing Series -- protected by Armor All for a ...

This Week in Racing History (July 5-11)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com July 5 Bob Scott dies in a crash during the AAA Championship race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina, USA (1954). July 6 Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 500 to ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Aussie's oval challenge

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Aussie's Oval Challenge There are those who might have questioned Marcos Ambrose's intelligence when he left his native state of Tasmania and Australia behind to pursue a career in the Sprint Cup after ...

Symmons Plains: Jack Daniel's Racing preview

RICK KELLY BECOMES YOUNGEST DRIVER TO START 100 EVENTS IN TASMANIA Jack Daniel's Racing driver Rick Kelly will forge his name into the history books when he starts his 100th V8 Supercar event at the Falken Tasmania Challenge at Symmons Plains ...

This Week in Racing History (February 22-28)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com February 22 The inaugural NASCAR Daytona 500 stockcar race is won by Lee Petty when he edges out Johnny Beauchamp by only 2 feet (1959). February 23 The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 4WD ...

2008 Australian Motorsport Awards notes

WHINCUP CAPS STELLAR SEASON AT AUSTRALIAN MOTOR SPORT AWARDS Team Vodafone driver Jamie Whincup has capped one of the biggest weeks of his life by accepting the Australian Touring Car Championship trophy in his home city at the Australian ...