Gallery: Dick Johnson’s best one-liners
Dick Johnson, five-time Australian Touring Car Champion (’81, ’82, ’84, ’88, ’89), three time Bathurst 1000 winner (’81,’ 89, ’94), Ford folk hero, and all ’round Australian racing royalty.Dick sprung into the national consciousness after the unforgettable “rock” incident whilst leading the Bathurst 1000 in 1980.Not only was Dick quick on the track, he was also famous for his his quick wit and hilarious one liners, often captured on Channel 7′s pioneering race cam. Here are just a few:
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