End of an Era is a film presented by Australian racing legend Peter Brock, it covers a little of the history of the infamous Bathurst race held at Mount Panorama but its main focus is on the extraordinary performance of Brock and co-driver Jim Richards at the 1979 race – the two men won the race by 6 laps, a record that stands to this day.
Many of the cars you see racing in this film were designed in Australia and never exported further than New Zealand, so it’s fascinating window into the world of vintage southern hemisphere racing for North Americans and Europeans. For a full listing of the cars racing in this film you can click here.
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