Jack Brabham and Stirling Moss teamed up to form arguably the most star-studded combination in the history of the Bathurst 1000.
The Formula 1 greats drove a Holden LH Torana SL/R 5000 L34 in the endurance classic in 1976. But the Mount Panorama Circuit wasn’t kind to Brabham and Moss.
As Allan Moffat and Peter Brock raced each other into Hell Corner, followed by Colin Bond, Bob Morris and the rest of the field, Brabham was left stranded on the grid with 50-odd cars on the charge behind him.
It was almost inevitable that the Torana, adorned by a unique blue with gold ‘stitching’ paint scheme in honour of major sponsor Blues Union jeans, would be hit. Sure enough, the John Dellaca/ Terry Wade Triumph Dolomite slammed into the back of Brabham’s stricken Holden.
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