Top Five of 2011: Touring Cars
In this interview John reveals his favourite race cars, his toughest rival and why he supports electric car racing.
As the race went on it went from the sad to the mad. The rain returned in a huge way at the 143rdlap, leaving many drivers stranded out at the back of the long circuit sailing around on slicks.
Allan Moffat’s immortal 1969 Trans Am Mustang is one of the greats of Australian motorsport. The car won 101 of 151 races it contested, and today it continues to thrill crowds as part of the incredible Bowden Car Collection.
Known to motor racing fans simply as Gricey, this two-time Bathurst 1000 winner (1986, 1990) was a hard charging, blisteringly quick, no nonsense racer.
The final race of the debut round for the Touring Car Masters on the Gold Coast, and again the concrete canyon would both bring happiness and heartache, biting hard before the first turn for some and great success for others.