SPECIAL LOWNDES EXHIBITION FOR BATHURST

Open to public from 12 Hour weekend onwards …

STORY: AARON NOONAN
IMAGE: AN1 IMAGES (DIRK KLYNSMITH)

AUSSIE motorsport superstar Craig Lowndes and his career so far will form a special exhibition this year at the National Motor Racing Museum at Mount Panorama, Bathurst.

The seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner, who retired from full-time Supercars racing at the end of last year, will be honoured by a dedicated display of cars and memorabilia from his career.

Items from Lowndes’ career – including trophies, race suits and helmets – will be on display with the exhibition a special attraction to the Museum and open to the public from the Bathurst 12 Hour weekend onwards.

V8 Sleuth understands the cars to feature in the display will be a cross section of his career with V8 Supercars, naturally, to play a prominent role.

There’s also expected to be a few nice surprises on what other cars and memorabilia will be display with all to be revealed soon.

Lowndes will compete in this year’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour in a Mercedes-Benz AMG GT3 with Vodafone backing.

The two-time 12 Hour winner will share with Triple Eight teammates Jamie Whincup and Shane van Gisbergen in an entry run by Triple Eight and Scott Taylor Motorsport.

V8 Sleuth strives to both preserve and celebrate Australian motorsport’s rich history, from tracking and tracing the race-by-race histories and changing ownership of individual cars, to capturing and retelling the stories of the people who made our sport what it is today.