A report on 1975 Australian Touring Car Championship

CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title open to Group C Touring Cars.

- 1975 Australian Touring Car Championship

2 related topics with Alpha

Overall

Holden Dealer Team

1 links

Holden's semi-official racing team from 1969 until 1986, primarily contesting Australian Touring Car events but also rallying, rallycross and sports sedans during the 1970s.

Holden's semi-official racing team from 1969 until 1986, primarily contesting Australian Touring Car events but also rallying, rallycross and sports sedans during the 1970s.

Replica of the 1976 Bathurst HDT Bond/Harvey Torana L34
The LH Torana Sports Sedan, pictured in 2015.
The 1979 Bathurst 1000 winning Torana
Brock at Symmons Plains 1982
The 1984 Bathurst 1000 winning Brock/Perkins Holden VK Commodore
Holden VL Commodore as raced in 1987
1980 VC Commodore HDT sedan in Firethorn Red.
A slightly modified 1982 VH Commodore SS Group 3 sedan in Maranello Red.
A slightly modified 1985 VK Commodore SS Group A sedan in Formula Blue. This model is nicknamed Blue Meanie by enthusiasts.
A 5.6L 1987 HDT Director in Maranello Red. The launch of this car in 1987, based on the VL Commodore, saw Holden sever ties with the HDT.
A HDT VC Retro ute.
2008 HDT VE SS Group III – VH Retro sedan

The L34 option was homologated for racing in 1975 which cured the V8's oil surge problems and Bond went on to win the 1975 Australian Touring Car Championship whilst also competing in rally events for HDT in a LH Torana SL/R 5000 L34.

Allan-Chris Grice at Amaroo Park Raceway

Allan Grice

1 links

Australian former racing driver and politician, most famous for twice winning the prestigious Bathurst 1000 (1986 and 1990), and as a privateer driver of a Holden in the Australian Touring Car Championship.

Australian former racing driver and politician, most famous for twice winning the prestigious Bathurst 1000 (1986 and 1990), and as a privateer driver of a Holden in the Australian Touring Car Championship.

Allan-Chris Grice at Amaroo Park Raceway
The winning Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV from the 1990 Tooheys 1000
Grice drove a Holden LX Torana SS A9X for Craven Mild Racing from 1977 to 1980. (Car pictured in 2015)

In 1975, Allan Grice put up his strongest challenge for the Australian Touring Car Championship.