Bathurst is a richly photographed account of the most heart-stopping wins, worst tragedies and biggest disputes in the remarkable history of Australian motor racing's holy grail. Renowned racing journalist Gordon Lomas captures it all – from the perennial Holden and Ford rivalry, to the triumphs of legends such as Peter Brock, Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup, to the 75-year anniversary celebrations at Mount Panorama.
About the Author
Dirk Klynsmith is an award-winning motorsports photographer who has covered Formula 1, World Rally Championship and V8 Supercars. Dirk started his career in his school days and honed his skills during his time in the army as a unit photographer. Dirk's passion for motorsport is only surpassed by his love of photography.
Gordon Lomas is a freelance writer specialising in motorsport and motoring. He worked for News Limited for twenty-six years under various newspaper mastheads. During his career he has covered some of the world's leading motor races, including the Le Mans 24-hour Classic, the Indy 500, the CART series and F1. He first reported on Australian touring-car racing in the Group A days, saw the transition to the V8 Holden and Ford formula, and has regularly covered the V8 Supercar Championship since its inception in 1997. He is the author of V8 Supercars: The whole story.
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 24th July 2013
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.4 x 21.4 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 27.4
Edition Number: 1