TORANA RACING WALLPAPERS

TORANA RACING WALLPAPERS

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Colin Bond drove home with 60 points racing with the L34, while Alan Grice earned 39 points. Select cars to compare from your search results or vehicle pages Ok. The car also had some of the fastest laps overall driven by Peter Brock and Colin Bond. By Matt Wilson Photos The XU-1 had a significant impact in this race placing the Torana in great shape for the Bathurst. However, Alan Moffat had a new co-driver in Colin Bond. Some great old footage.

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However, in 3 litre to 6 litre class it was obvious who had the advantage. It won three championships in three years, was on pole position at all of its Bathurst outings and scored two Bathurst wins — the latter by a never-to-be-repeated margin. Allan Grice was one of the first drivers to race the new SLR s.

It was clear by the end of Holden was torzna moving in the right direction. And it meant that the A9X could be a far superior track warrior — and a better road car — than the L34 LH. Either way it was a big win for Brock and Torana.

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Moffat raving already becoming a professional monster on the track. Re-live the first victory for Peter Brock at the mountain. Holden stroker-powered LC Torana.

Supercharged cube Holden Torana A9X tribute. The GTs and other cars that were simply faster and safer. See more Torana history here. Matt’s Holden powered LH Torana is his first build, which took two years to complete. This year the race classes were no longer based on price and capacity, but engine capacity alone.

A couple of the best Torana drivers were Dick Johnson who finished seventh with 16 total points and Colin Bond who is notable in his own right. More fibreglass appeared in the shape of a reverse bonnet scoop, designed to push air into the fat Holley from the windscreen pressure rorana. However, Alan Moffat had a new co-driver in Colin Bond.

Colin Bond drove home with 60 points racing with the L34, while Alan Grice earned 39 points. My Garage 0 Compare Cars. Out of the raccing championship series, 15 of the 48 drivers were Toranas. Peter Brock is one of the most eacing Australian race car drivers of all time.

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Toorana everyone else was under laps. Select cars to compare from your search results or vehicle pages. Chivas skipped a pit stop for gas and ended up running out of fuel. To Save a search to find the cars you like quickly you must first login. By Matt Wilson Photos Select cars to compare from your search results or vehicle pages Ok.

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Quite the accomplishment for the Torana. The new hatchback range spanned a six-cylinder base-model through to a V8-powered SS, which in 5. At the Mount Panorama, after coming off of an incredibly practice time, Peter Brock blew a piston and had to pull out of the race. Brock and Brian Sampson led Bathurst by six laps before their L34 expired, but as a privateer, Brock went one better in and won the event. Peter Brock and other racers were racimg turning to it as the new race king.

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To Save cars from torqna search results or vehicle pages you must first login. Bob Morris and Colin Bond were very strong Torana drivers as well. Such domination was unprecedented and never repeated. The new Toranas beat a 2:

TORANA RACING WALLPAPER

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The new Toranas beat a 2: Unfortunately, by the L34 was on its way out with a newer performance car called the A9X on its way in. The first race version, the L34, was developed for competition with roller rockers, a larger exhaust system, bigger brakes from the Kingswood , uprated suspension, flat-top pistons, larger valves, modified porting, and a lightened flywheel. While everyone else was under laps. During this timeframe the Torana XU-1 really became a challenger in the performance car market and on the track.

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By Mark Arblaster 20 Apr In his younger years he first got enamoured with racing by watching Spencer Martin, who just toranx happened to win the Mount Panorama with a Vauxhall Viva which is the car that the original Torana was derived from.

The Hardie-Ferodo in was a pivotal race for the Holden Tarano. By Matt Wilson Photos The lack of distinction in regulation of production cars at this point allowed Holden to modify the XU-1 in more ways than one.

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Blown Torana LX hatch – flashback. Bob Morris and Colin Bond were very strong Torana drivers as well. The car was fast and durable. Performance cars were becoming more serious and muscle cars became more prominent.

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During this timeframe the Torana XU-1 really became a challenger in the performance car market and on the track. Some great old footage. The Moffat and Bond team was one of the biggest highlights of with the debut of the A9X.

Peter Brock and other racers were quickly turning to it as the new race king. Such domination was unprecedented and never repeated. Unfortunately, by the L34 was on its way out with a newer performance car called the A9X on its way in. Moffat was already becoming a professional monster on the track. The first race version, the L34, was developed for competition with roller rockers, a larger exhaust system, bigger brakes from the Kingswooduprated suspension, flat-top otrana, larger valves, modified porting, and a lightened flywheel.

It really was a great era for V8 Touring Car racing. This was a defining year for the Falcons, because after this year the Falcon XC hardtops no longer raced. The GTR XU-1 put on an impressive show and actually took 11 of the top 14 places in the class standings.

But the hatch had one major advantage over the four-door in that it could accommodate wider eacing tyres, and hence its subsequent favour for tackling Mount Panorama. The popular image of this car is as a hatch, however 95 toraana sedans. Between andthe team won six of seven Bathursts, two championships and an incredible seven consecutive Sandowns. Peter Brock repeatedly claimed it was the greatest race car of his year career.

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And the car slashed more than five minutes off the race record. Peter Brock is one of the most iconic Australian race car drivers of all time. The race cars featured a stronger rear axle with a 2. Racng RTS specifications developed raicng the guidance of chassis engineer Peter Hanenberger included changes to sway bars, shocks, springs and bushes. To Save a search to find the cars you like quickly you must first login Ok.

It was time to retire the Torana and move forward. Supercharged cube Holden Torana A9X tribute. Blown cube Holden LJ Torana. rzcing

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To Save a search to find the cars you like quickly you must first login. But more significantly, the suspension pivot points were altered to allow proper caster and camber optimisation for radial tyres. The modifications included alloy wheels, new suspension, brake calipers, ventilated disc brakes and others to improve speed and drivability. Either way it was a big win for Brock and Torana.

While everyone else was under laps.