Australian Tourist Trophy

Australian Tourist Trophies
The Australian Tourist Trophy is a Confederation of Australian Motor Sport-sanctioned national motor racing title, contested between 1956 and 1979 by Sports Cars and, since 2007, by GT cars.wikipedia
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2017 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

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From 2017, the Australian Tourist Trophy has been awarded to the winners of the annual Bathurst 12 Hour event.
For the first time, the winners of the race were awarded the Australian Tourist Trophy.

1956 Australian Tourist Trophy

1956Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the first in a sequence of annual Australian Tourist Trophy races, each of these being recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian Championship for sports cars.

Group A Sports Cars

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The Australian Tourist Trophy is a Confederation of Australian Motor Sport-sanctioned national motor racing title, contested between 1956 and 1979 by Sports Cars and, since 2007, by GT cars.
Group A cars contested Australia’s premier sports car event, the Australian Tourist Trophy, each year from 1965 to 1968 and were then granted their own national series in 1969 with the introduction of the Australian Sports Car Championship.

David McKay (journalist)

David McKay
In 1958 McKay won the Australian Tourist Trophy at Bathurst in an Aston Martin DB3S.

1958 Australian Tourist Trophy

1958Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the second in a sequence of annual Australian Tourist Trophy races, each of which was recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian Championship for sports cars.

1959 Australian Tourist Trophy

1959Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the third in a sequence of annual Australian Tourist Trophy races, each of these being recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian Championship for sports cars.

Mallala Motor Sport Park

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The Australian Tourist Trophy was held there in 1962 and 1968 and the single race Australian Touring Car Championship was staged in 1963, as were annual rounds of the same championship after it changed to a series format in 1969.

1962 Australian Tourist Trophy

1962Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the sixth annual Australian Tourist Trophy race, and was recognized by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian championship for sports cars.

1961 Australian Tourist Trophy

1961Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the fifth in a sequence of annual Australian Tourist Trophy races, and was recognized by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian championship for sports cars.

1960 Australian Tourist Trophy

1960
It was the fourth in a sequence of annual Australian Tourist Trophy races, with each of these being recognized by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian Championship for sports cars.

Bib Stillwell

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He also placed fifth in the 1956 Australian Tourist Trophy against international opposition.

1963 Australian Tourist Trophy

1963Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the seventh annual Australian Tourist Trophy race, and it was recognized by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the Australian championship for sports cars.

1964 Australian Tourist Trophy

1964Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the eighth annual Australian Tourist Trophy race.

Longford Circuit

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It was also the venue for the single race 1962 Australian Touring Car Championship (at 7.242 km (4.501 mi), Longford is the longest circuit ever used in the ATCC), the Australian Tourist Trophy in 1960, 1964 & 1966 and a round of the Australian Drivers' Championship each year from 1958 to 1965.

1965 Australian Tourist Trophy

1965Australian Tourist Trophy
It was the ninth annual Australian Tourist Trophy race.

Bathurst 12 Hour

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The trophy is currently awarded to the outright winners of the Bathurst 12 Hour.
In the race itself, Maranello Motorsport repeated their 2014 triumph, with Finnish driver Toni Vilander teaming up with Lowndes and Jamie Whincup to receive the Australian Tourist Trophy, which became the perpetual trophy for the outright winner.

1976 Australian Tourist Trophy

1976
The race, which was the fourteenth Australian Tourist Trophy, was won by Stuart Kostera of Western Australia, driving an Elfin MS7.

1975 Australian Tourist Trophy

1975
It was the thirteenth Australian Tourist Trophy and the first to be awarded since 1968.

1978 Australian Tourist Trophy

1978
The race, which was the sixteenth Australian Tourist Trophy, was won by Greg Doidge driving an Elfin 360.