Bob Morris (racing driver)

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Firth Jane Moffat Murphy Whincup. Tuckey claimed Holden declined to challenge the result because a privately entered Holden team had won in such a memorable, emotional finish. This section does not cite any sources.

Bob Morris (racing driver)

Winner of the Bathurst with John Fitzpatrick. Parr's, though, was far from a high-performance firm, concentrating mostly on haulage. At that year's Opening Meeting he took a highly creditable third place, and won a Campbell circuit handicap race later in the year.

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Fitzpatrick later set the record straight when he revealed that a leaking oil seal which was the cause of the smoke was making the clutch slip badly. Australian Touring Car Championship.

This despite him being severely near-sighted. Bob Gerard's achievements were honoured by the owners of the Mallory Park track, in his native Leicestershire, when they named the circuit's most prominent bend Gerard's.

At the same run Gerard's wife Joan also demonstrated the old Riley Sprite. His family's business was Parr's Ltd.

This made it much harder to accelerate the car to the top of the mountain, especially out of The Cutting which is one of the slowest and steepest corners on the circuit. Bathurst Australian Touring Car Champ. Many believed that Fitzpatrick had nursed home the Torana after it had suffered a broken axle, and indeed this was reported as the reason for the car almost failing to finish. In the final laps of the race John Fitzpatrick nursed home the ailing Morris Torana which was trailing smoke.

Bob Morris (racing driver)

Partnered with car owner Barry Jones, the pair failed to finish after suffering repeated gearbox problems throughout the race, including replacing the gearbox in the early laps. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia's notability guideline for biographies.

Never a serious racer and admittedly uncomfortable in the car, Browne spotted Morris in the pits and after talking to him offered to step aside to allow the winner to race. Then in he won his first Touring Car Championship round at Amaroo.

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Morris got his early start in racing through his father Ray Morris who was racing at the time in early sports sedan racing with a modified Ford Falcon. Despite this, Bond's co-driver John Harvey believes that he and Bond did indeed win the race, despite the official result still showing Morris and Fitzpatrick as race winners. Bob Morris stayed semi-involved with the sport and at the James Hardie at Bathurst was the driver of the races first ever Pace car. The following year he went one better, taking second, again to a Maserati, this time driven by Swiss ace Toulo de Graffenried. Morris would have balance issues that affected his ability to race, reporting hoon drivers nsw but the talent was always there.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Morris and Hindhaugh won their class. Bill O'Brien Allan Moffat. He also later changed the car's outward appearance, switching the old-fashioned upright radiator to one with a far more raked cowl, lowering the bonnet line to accommodate this. Bob Gerard was born into a family well acquainted with mechanical transport.

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