1974 Australian Touring Car Championship

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1974 Australian Touring Car Championship
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Round 1 Symmons Plains

Length 2.41Km

Race 40 Laps

Date 04/03/1974

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Bob Jane
Holden Torana XU1
65.9
2. Peter Brock
Holden Torana XU1
66.0
2 3. Allan Moffat
Ford Falcon XB GT
66.1
4. Graham Parsons
Holden Torana XU1
69.1
3 5. Tim Smith
Holden Torana XU1
69.2
6. Graeme Blanchard
Holden Torana XU1
69.6
4 7. Richard Purtell
Holden Torana XU1
70.6
8. Ken Loughran
Holden Torana XU1
71.8
5 9. Roger Mahoney
Ford Escort GT
74.1
10. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
74.8
6 11. Tony Watts
Morris Cooper S
74.8
12. John Gifford
Morris Cooper S
?

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Peter Brock Holden Torana XU1 40 13
2 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XB GT 39 9
3 Tim Smith Holden Torana XU1 39 6
4 Graham Parsons Holden Torana XU1 39 4
5 Bob Jane Holden Torana XU1 38 2
6 Richard Purtell Holden Torana XU1 38 1
7 Graeme Blanchard Holden Torana XU1 37 0
8 Roger Mahoney Ford Escort GT 1600 36 9
9 Mel Mollison Mazda RX3 36 6
10 Tony Watts Mini Cooper S 33 4
11 John Gifford Mini Cooper S 33 3
DNF Ken Loughran Holden Torana XU1 ? 0
Open
Under 2 Litre

Round 2 Calder

Length 1.61Km

Race 50 Laps

Date 17/03/1974

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Peter Brock
Holden Torana XU1
49.0
2. Bob Jane
Holden Torana XU1
49.1
2 3. Bob Morris
Holden Torana XU1
49.2
4. Allan Moffat
Ford Falcon XB GT
49.5
3 5. Murray Carter
Ford Falcon XA GT
49.9
6. Tony Niovanni
Holden Torana XU1
50.2
4 7. Neil West
Holden Torana XU1
?
8. Rod McRae
Holden Torana XU1
50.4
5 9. Lawrie Nelson
Valiant Charger R/T E49
?
10. Don Holland
Holden Torana XU1
?
6 11. Graeme Blanchard
Holden Torana XU1
51.2
12. John Stoopman
Holden Torana XU1
?
7 13. Allan Taylor
Holden Torana XU1
?
14. Graham Parsons
Holden Torana XU1
52.3
8 15. Robert Bride
Holden Torana XU1
?
16. Bob Holden
Ford Escort GT
53.4
9 17. Barry Seton
Ford Escort TC
53.4
18. Christine Cole
Alfa Romeo GTV
?
10 19. John French
Alfa Romeo GTV
54.5
20. Ray Harrison
Alfa Romeo GTV
54.6
11 21. Brian Ovenden
Valiant Charger R/T E49
?
22. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
55.7

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Peter Brock Holden Torana XU1 50 13
2 Bob Morris Holden Torana XU1 50 9
3 Murray Carter Ford Falcon GT 50 6
4 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon GT 49 4
5 Tony Niovanni Holden Torana XU1 48 2
6 Rod McRae Holden Torana XU1 48 1
7 Graeme Blanchard Holden Torana XU1 48 0
8 Don Holland Holden Torana XU1 48 0
9 Bob Holden Ford Escort GT 47 9
10 John French Alfa Romeo GTV 47 6
11 Graham Parsons Holden Torana XU1 47 0
12 Barry Seton Ford Escort TC 46 4
13 Ray Harrison Alfa Romeo GTV 45 3
14 Mel Mollison Mazda RX3 44 2
DNF Lawrie Nelson Valiant Changer R/T E49 45 0
DNF Bob Jane Holden Torana XU1 35 0
DNF Neil West Holden Torana XU1 ? 0
Open
Under 2 Litre

Round 3 Sandown

Length 3.54Km

Race 25 Laps

Date 07/04/1974

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Allan Moffat
Ford Falcon XB GT
1:25.2
2. Pater Brock
Holden Torana XU1
1:26.2
2 3. Murray Carter
Ford Falcon XA GT
1:29.0
4. Roger Bonhomme/
Matt Phillip
Holden Torana GTR
1:29.8
3 5. Bob Morris
Holden Torana XU1
1:30.4
6. Tony Niovanni
Holden Torana XU1
1:31.0
4 7. Graeme Blanchard
Holden Torana XU1
1:32.4
8. Bob Holden
Ford Escort GT
1:33.5
5 9. Rod McRae
Holden Torana XU1
1:34.0
10. Barry Seton
Ford Escort TC
1:34.2
6 11. Ray Harrison
Alfa Romeo GTV
1:35.2
12. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
1:36.5
7 13. Allan Taylor
Holden Torana XU1
1:38.5
14. George Garth
Holden Torana XU1
1:39.7
8 15. Lawrie Nelson
Valiant Charger R/T E49
1:40.1
16. John Stoopman
Holden Torana XU1
1:40.7
9 17. Russ McRae
Holden Torana XU1
1:41.0
18. Gordon Dickson
Honda Civic
1:45.7
10 19. Robert Bride
Holden Torana XU1
1:46.3
20. Roger Mahoney
Ford Escort GT
1:48.2
11 21. Graham Parsons
Holden Torana XU1
1:48.6
22. Geoff Wade
Ford Escort TC
1:49.3
12 23. Ray Harrison
Mazda R100
1:54.0
DNS
24. Cam Richardson
Holden Torana XU1
1:55.0

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XB GT 25 13
2 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XA GT 25 9
3 Peter Brock Holden Torana XU1 25 6
4 Bob Morris Holden Torana XU1 25 4
5 Tony Niovanni Holden Torana XU1 24 2
6 Rod McRae Holden Torana XU1 23 1
7 Cam Richardson Holden Torana XU1 23 0
8 Bob Holden Ford Escort GT 1600 23 9
9 Ray Harrison Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 23 6
10 Mel Mollison Mazda RX3 23 4
11 Russ McRae Holden Torana XU1 23 0
12 Allan Taylor Holden Torana XU1 23 0
13 Lawrie Nelson Valiant Charger R/T E49 23 0
14 Graham Parsons Holden Torana XU1 23 0
15 George Garth Holden Torana XU1 22 0
16 Robert Bride Holden Torana XU1 22 0
17 Matt Phillip Holden Torana GTR 22 3
18 Roger Mahoney Ford Escort GT 21 2
19 Geoff Wade Ford Escort TC 20 1
20 Barry Seton Ford Escort TC 20 0
21 Graeme Blanchard Holden Torana XU1 23 0
DNF John Stoopman Holden Torana XU1 7 0
DNF Gordon Dickson Honda Civic 3 2
Open
Under 2 Litre

Round 4 Amaroo Park

Length 1.93Km

Race 41 Laps

Date 14/04/1974

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Allan Moffat
Ford falcon XB GT
56.4
DNS
2. Peter Brock
Holden Torana XU1
57.1
2 3. Bob Morris
Holden Torana XU1
57.3
4. Colin Bond
Holden Torana XU1
57.8
3 5. John Goss
Ford Falcon XB GT
58.0
6. Don Holland
Holden Torana XU1
58.7
4 7. Fred Gibson
Ford Falcon XB GT
58.9
DNS
8. Bob Forbes
Holden Torana XU1
58.9
5 9. Jim Hunter
Holden Torana XU1
59.1
10. Murray Carter
Ford Falcon XA GT
1:00.6
6 11. Phil Waters
Ford Falcon XY GTHO
1:00.7
12. Bob Holden
Ford Escort TC
1:01.0
7 13. Ron Dickson
Holden Monaro
1:01.5
14. Barry Seton
Ford Escort TC
1:01.6
8 15. John French
Alfa Romeo GTV
1:01.7
16. George Garth
Holden Torana XU1
1:02.1
9 17. Alan Cant
Ford Escort TC
1:02.1
18. Geoff Wade
Ford Escort TC
1:03.1
10 19. Ray Gulson
Alfa Romeo GTV
1:03.7
20. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
1:04.1
11 21. Kevin Kennedy
Holden Torana XU1
1:03.2
20. Allan Moffat
Ford Falcon XB GT
DNP

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Peter Brock Holden Torana XU1 41 13
2 Bob Morris Holden Torana XU1 41 9
3 Colin Bond Holden Torana XU1 41 6
4 Don Holland Holden Torana XU1 41 4
5 Jim Hunter Holden Torana XU1 41 2
6 Bob Forbes Holden Torana XU1 41 1
7 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XAGT 41 0
8 John Goss Ford Falcon XBGT 41 0
9 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 40 0
10 Bob Holden Ford Escort TC 39 9
11 Barry Seton Ford Escort TC 39 6
12 Alan Cant Ford Escort TC 38 4
13 Mel Mollison Mazda RX3 38 3
14 Kevin Kennedy Holden Torana XU1 38 0
15 Ray Gulson Alfa Romeo GTV 38 2
DNF Phil Waters Ford Falcon GTHO 28 0
DNF Ron Dickson Holden Morano 20 0
DNF George Garth Holden Torana XU1 16 0
DNF Geoff Wade Ford Escort TC 12 0
DNF John French Alfa Romeo GTV 7 0
Open
Under 2 Litre

Round 5 Oran Park

Length 1.6 Km

Race 39 Laps

28/04/1974

Over 2 Litre Race

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Allan Moffat
Ford Falcon XB GT
54.2
2. Peter Brock
Holden Torana XU1
54.5
2 3. Bob Morris
Holden Torana XU1
55.2
4. Allan Grice
Holden Torana SL/R 5000
55.5
3 5. Don Holland
Holden Torana XU1
56.2
6. Murray Carter
Ford Falcon XA GT
57.4
4 7. Graeme Adams
Holden Torana XU1
57.5
8. Fred Gibson
Ford Falcon XB GT
57.6
5 9. Ron Dickson
Holden Monaro
58.3
10. S Taylor
Holden Torana XU1
58.3
6 11. G Ryan
Holden Torana XU1
58.4
12. Rod McRae
Holden Torana XU1
58.5
7 13. John Millyard
Holden Torana XU1
59.0
14. M Leslight
Holden Torana XU1
1:00.2
8 15. Campbell Richardson
Holden Torana XU1
1:01.2
16. Jim Hunter
Holden Torana XU1
1:01.9
9 17. Kevin Kennedy
Holden Torana XU1
1:03.9

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 39 13
2 Peter Brock Holden Torana XU1 39 9
3 Bob Morris Holden Torana XU1 39 6
4 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XAGT 39 4
5 Don Holland Holden Torana XU1 38 2
6 Fred Gibson Ford Falcon XBGT 38 1
7 Graeme Adams Holden Torana XU1 38 0
8 Jim Hunter Holden Torana XU1 38 0
9 John Millyard Holden Torana XU1 36 0
10 Campbell Richardson Holden Torana XU1 36 0
11 Ron Dickson Holden Monaro 36 0
12 Rod McRae Holden Torana XU1 36 0
13 Kevin Kennedy Holden Torana XU1 35 0
14 Allan Grice Holden Torana SL/R 5000 29 0
DNF Milton Leslight Holden Torana XU1 ? 0
DNF Graham Ryan Holden Torana XU1 ? 0
DNF Scotty Taylor Holden Torana XU1 ? 0

Under 3 Litre Race

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Geoff Wade
Ford Escort TC
56.8
2. Bob Holden
Ford Escort TC
58.3
2 3. Roger Bonhomme
Holden Torana GTR
59.5
4. Bernie Haehnle
Mazda RX3
59.5
3 5. Barry Seton
Ford Escort TC
59.5
6. Gary Cooke
Mazda RX3
59.9
4 7. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
59.9
8. Roger Mahoney
Ford Escort TC
1:00.6
5 9. Ray Gulson
Alfa Romeo GTV
1:01.4
10. W Walsh
Honda Civic
1:02.1
6 11. Geoff Perry
Mazda RX3
1:03.4
12. Allan Cant
Ford Escort TC
1:04.0
7 13. Dave Clement
Morris Cooper S
1:05.4
14. Don Smith
Ford Escort TC
1:06.3
8 15. D Geyer
Toyota Corona
1:07.9
16. Geoff Spence
Mazda RX3
DNP

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Ray Gulson Alfa Romeo Alfetta 39 9
2 Bob Holden Ford Escort Gt 1600 39 6
3 Bernie Haenhle Mazda RX3 39 4
4 Roger Bonhomme Holden Torana GTR 39 3
5 Allan Cant Ford Escort 39 2
6 Mel Mollison Mazda RX3 38 1
7 Gary Cooke Mazda RX3 38 0
8 Geoff Perry Mazda RX3 38 0
9 Dave Clement Mini Cooper S 37 0
DNF Don Smith Ford Escort TC ? 0
DNF Roger Mahoney Ford Escort TC ? 0
DNF Barry Seton Ford Escort TC ? 0
DNF Geoff Wade Ford Escort TC ? 0


Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 6 Surfers Paradise

Length 3.2 Km

Race 25 Laps

Date 19/05/1974

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Peter Brock
Holden Torana Sl/R 5000
1:21.6
2. Bob Morris
Holden Torana XU1
1:22.3
2 3. Dick Johnson
Holden Torana XU1
1:22.4
4. Allan Grice
Holden Torana SL/R 5000
1:23.9
3 5. Graeme Adams
Holden Torana XU1
1:25.0
6. Charlie O'Brien
Holden Torana XU1
1:25.4
DNS
4 7. Murray Carter
Ford Falcon XA GT
1:26.7
8. Bob Forbes
Holden Torana XU1
1:26.7
5 9. Phil Waters
Ford Falcon XY GTHO
1:27.9
10. J Darby
Holden Torana XU1
1:28.0
6 11. Bob Holden
Ford Escort TC
1:28.4
12. Alan Taylor
Holden Torana XU1
1:28.5
7 13. John English
Ford Escort TC
1:28.7
14. Lynden Arnel
Ford Escort TC
1:28.8
8 15. Ron Dickson
Holden Monaro HQ
1:29.1
16. Barry Nixon-Smith
Holden Torana XU1
1:29.2
9 17. John Wharton
Mazda RX3
1:29.2
18. Geoff Wade
Ford Escort TC
1:29.5
DNS
10 19. John French
Alfa Romeo GTV
1:30.3
20. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
1:31.0
11 21. Tom Heffernan
Holden Torana GT/R
1:31.3
22. Ray Gulson
Alfa Romeo GTV
1:31.9
12 23. Dick Worthington
Mazda RX2
1:32.6
DNS
24. Phil Brude
Morris Cooper S
1:34.2
13 25. Keith Henry
Morris Cooper S
1:34.7
26. B Power
Datsun 1200
1:34.9
14 27. Keith Shaw
Honda Civic
1:35.3
29. Peter Lefrancke
Toyota Corolla
1:39.1
15 30. Murray Coote
Datsun 1200
1:47.0
DNS

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Peter Brock Holden Torana SLR5000 25 13
2 Bob Morris Holden Torana XU1 25 9
3 Dick Johnson Holden Torana XU1 25 6
4 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XA GT 25 4
5 Graham Adams Holden Torana XU1 24 2
6 Bob Forbes Holden Torana XU1 24 1
7 Phil Waters Ford Falcon GTHO 24 0
8 Ray Gulson Alfa GTV 24 9
9 John Wharton Mazda RX3 23 0
10 John English Ford Escort TC 23 6
11 Mel Mollison Madza RX3 23 4
12 Lynden Arnel Ford Escort TC 23 3
13 Tom Heffernan Holden Torana GTR 23 2
14 Phil Brude Morris Cooper S 22 1
15 Keith Henry Morris Cooper S 22 0
16 Keith Shaw Honda Civic 21 0
17 Peter Lefrancke Toyota Corolla 21 0
DNF Bob Holden Ford Escort TC 23 0
DNF Allan Grice Holden Torana SL/R 5000 12 0
DNF Ron Dickson Holden Monaro HQ 9 0
DNF John French Alfa Romeo GTV 6 0
Open
Under 2 Litre

Round 7 Adelaide

Length 2.4Km

Race 35 Laps

Date 09/06/1974

Grid

ROW DRIVER DRIVER DRIVER
1 1. Peter Brock
Holden Torana SL/R 5000
62.7
2. John Lewis
Holden Torana XU1
63.5
3. Bob Morris
Holden Torana XU1
63.5
2 4. Murray Carter
Ford Falcon XA GT
64.1
5. Tony Niovanni
Holden Torana XU1
65.0
6. John Stoopman
Holden Torana XU1
65.1
3 7. Rod McRae
Holden Torana XU1
65.2
8. Graeme Blanchard
Holden Torana XU1
66.0
9. Tony Farrell
Mazda RX3
66.1
4 10. Robert Bride
Holden Torana XU1
66.8
11. N Edwards
Holden Torana XU1
67.1
12. Bob Holden
Ford Escort TC
68.1
5 13. Mel Mollison
Mazda RX3
68.7
14. Ray Gulson
Alfa Romeo GTV
68.9
15. Ray Harrison
alfa Romeo GTV
69.3
6 16. Geoff Wade
Ford Escort TC
69.4
DNS
17. Brian Ovenden
Valiant Charger R/T E49
70.8
18. Roger Mahoney
Ford Escort TC
71.1

Race

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Peter Brock Holden Torana SLR5000 35 13
2 Bob Morris Holden Torana XU1 35 9
3 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XAGT 35 6
4 Tony Niovanni holden Torana XU1 34 4
5 Rod McRae Holden Torana XU1 34 2
6 Graeme Blanchard Holden Torana XU1 34 1
7 Tony Farrell Mazda RX3 34 0
8 John Lewis Holden Torana XU1 35 0
9 John Stoopman Holden Torana XU1 33 0
10 Dennis Martin Holden Torana XU1 33 0
11 Ray Gulson Alfa Romeo GTV 32 9
12 Robert Bride Holden Torana XU1 32 0
13 Bob Holden Ford Escort TC 32 6
14 Brian Ovenden Valiant Charger R/T E49 32 0
15 Mel Mollison Mazda RX3 32 4
16 Roger Manoney Ford Escort TC 30 3
DNF Ray Harrison Alfa Romeo GTV 10 0
Open
Under 2 Litre

Drivers Championship

Place Driver Rd1 SYM Rd2 CAL Rd3 SAN Rd4 AMA Rd5 ORA Rd6 SUR Rd7 ADE Points
1 Peter Brock 13 13 6 13 9 13 13 80
2 Bob Morris DNE 9 4 9 6 9 9 46
3 Allan Moffat 9 4 13 0 13 DNE DNE 39
4 Bob Holden DNE 4 9 9 6 DNF 6 34
=6 Murray Carter DNE 6 9 0 4 4 6 29
=6 Ray Gulson DNE DNE DNE 2 9 9 9 29
7 Mel Mollison 6 2 4 3 1 4 4 24
8 Roger Mahoney 9 DNE 3 DNE DNF DNE 3 15
9 Barry Seton DNE 6 1 6 DNF DNE DNE 13
=11 John French DNE 9 DNE DNF DNE DNF DNE 9
=11 Ray Harrison DNE 3 6 DNE DNE DNE DNF 9
12 Tony Niovanni DNE 2 2 DNE DNE DNE 4 8
=18 Tim Smith 6 DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 6
=18 Colin Bond DNE DNE DNE 6 DNE DNE DNE 6
=18 Don Holland DNE 0 DNE 4 2 DNE DNE 6
=18 Alan Cant DNE DNE DNE 4 2 DNE DNE 6
=18 Dick Johnson DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 6 DNE 6
=18 John English DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 6 DNE 6
=22 Graham Parsons 4 0 0 DNE DNE DNE DNE 4
=22 Tony Watts 4 DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 4
=22 Rod McRae DNE 1 1 DNE 0 DNE 2 4
=22 Bernie Haehnle DNE DNE DNE DNE 4 DNE DNE 4
=26 John Gifford 3 DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 3
=26 Matt Philip DNE DNE 3 DNE DNE DNE DNE 3
=26 Roger Bonhomme DNE DNE DNE DNE 3 DNE DNE 3
=26 Lyndon Arnel DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 3 DNE 3
=31 Bob Jane 2 DNF DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 2
=31 Geoff Wade DNE DNE 2 DNF DNF DNS DNS 2
=31 Jim Hunter DNE DNE DNE 2 0 DNE DNE 2
=31 Bob Forbes DNE DNE DNE 1 DNE 1 DNE 2
=31 Graham Adams DNE DNE DNE DNE 0 2 DNE 2
=31 Tom Heffernan DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 2 DNE 2
=35 Richard Purtell 1 DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 1
=35 Fred Gibson DNE DNE DNE DNS 1 DNE DNE 1
=35 Phil Brude DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE 1 DNE 1
=35 Graeme Blanchard 0 0 0 DNE DNE DNE 1 ?
Place Driver Rd 01 Rd 02 Rd 03 Rd 04 Rd 05 Rd 06 Rd 07 Points

Legend

Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish, inc. non-classified finish
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
White Did not enter (DNE)

1974 Manufacturers Championship

References

  • Australian Touring Car Championship 25 Fabulous years (R&T Publishing) © 1986 Pages 148 - 156
  • Australian Competition Yearbook 1975 Edition (book 4) (K.G.Murray Publishing Company Pty Ltd) Pages 102 - 119
  • Racing Car News, Champions (Racing Car News Pty Ltd) © 1975

External links

Championship Years

Australian Touring Car Championship
Appendix J
19601961196219631964
Improved Production
19651966196719681969197019711972
Group C
197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984
Group A
19851986198719881989199019911992
V8 Supercars
199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Past Touring Car Champions