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Classic Carlectables 2013 Delivery

Holden L34 Torana #5 Brock/Sampson 1975 Bathurst Winner
1975 saw Peter Brock gone from Holden Dealer Team. He continued racing as a privateer with backing from Bridgestone and Melbourne preparation wizards Norm Gown and Bruce Hindhaugh.
He partnered with Brian Sampson for 1975 bathurst race. The L34 Torana qualified fast enough for 3rd on the starting grid, behind Bond and Moffat.
For the race, Brock was instructed to take it easy for the early stages of the race to conserve the car, and it worked. Brock took the flag for his first win as a privateer and his secon outright Bathurst win.
Holden VH Commodore 1982 Bathurst 2nd Place Allan Grice & Alan Browne
For the 1982 Bathurst 1000 all eyes were on Peter Brock, but a realisticvictory was the Allan Grice / Alan Browne Re-Car Racing VH Commmodore. They managed pole position in qualifying and made thebest start off the line race day. But allan with uneven brake pressure, spun on lap 11 at Murrays Corner. Without incident, he got back in the race, but Brock had gained a huge lead. They maintained the pace and after 162 laps gained second place. A very welcome result at the time.
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