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GALLERY: Legendary cars on track at Bathurst 1000

A FLEET of iconic cars from Bathurst 1000 history have returned to action at Mount Panorama in honour of the 60th anniversary of the first ‘Great Race’ at the circuit.

Peter Brock and Allan Moffat’s 1986 Holden Commodore VK, Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell’s 2012-winning Holden Commodore VE II nicknamed ‘Kate’, Jim Richards’ Nissan Skyline GTS-R HR31, Larry Perkins and Gregg Hansford’s recently-restored 1993-winning Holden Commodore VP, Craig Lowndes and Whincup’s 2006-winning Ford Falcon BA and Dick Johnson and Perkins’ 1985 Ford Mustang all turned laps during a demonstration run on Saturday afternoon.

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Perkins, Lowndes and Whincup all drove their Bathurst-winning machinery, while Jett Johnson drove his grandfather’s Mustang, James Brock piloted the Holden Dealer Team machine, and Steve Richards drove the Skyline.

The cars are part of a pair of trackside displays of historic machinery commemorating milestones for this weekend’s edition of the ‘Great Race’.

Another demonstration run will take place on Sunday morning prior to the 2023 edition of the Bathurst 1000.

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