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10 of the best: Peter Brock

Submitted by on September 9, 2011

95025Peter Brock, otherwise known as “Peter Perfect”, “The King of the Mountain” or simply “Brocky” was one of Australia’s best-known, most loved and most successful drivers. 83742Brock is most often associated with Holden, although he raced for other manufacturers including BMW, Ford, Volvo, Porsche and Peugeot during his career72963He won the Bathurst 1000 nine times, the Sandown 500 nine times, the Australian Touring Car Championship three times and also raced at Le Mans in 1984.8770174029He was amazing with the fans and he had a unique ability to connect with people and make them feel special.79701

82004A true legend.84701These images continue our series of photo specials showcasing the stunning images from Autopics.com.au. The Autopics.com.au collection is based on the archives of Peter D’Abbs, Lance J. Ruting and David Blanch, and is part of a massive collection of over 750,000 motor racing photographs, many of which are available for purchase on their website.73042Buy Prints of these photographs from just $6.

93710Images: Autopics.com.au©

Video: Brocky starring in the wet at Bathurst in 1987

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