From the moment he could turn a steering wheel,
Peter Geoffrey Brock was destined for stardom.
Renowned as one of the most gifted drivers of his generation, Brock
carved out a career in Australian Touring Car Racing that is unlikely to
After cutting his teeth in a home built Austin Sports Sedan, Brock was
offered a drive with the Holden Dealer Team in 1969 and the 24 year old
made the most of a golden opportunity.
His success rate was astonishing.... Brock claimed his first Bathurst
win in 1972 and went on to rack up a record total of nine wins for
Holden at Mount Panorama and another nine victories in the Sandown 500
His success in the Australian Touring Car Championship is equally
impressive. In addition to his three national titles, Peter Brock still
holds the record for the most starts, the most round wins, the most pole
positions and the most podium finishes in championship history.
The name 'Brock' is as recognisable as Brabham or Bradman, a household
name whose success and popularity with generation of fans makes him an
Australian sporting icon.