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Quick Quiz: So you think you know everything about the Bathurst 1000?

17 September, 2015

With the 2015 Bathurst 1000 almost upon us, we thought it would be appropriate to dig into the history books to find some of the most curious facts and figures from Australasia’s most decorated endurance race. Check out our challenging Bathurst 1000 quiz below and test the extent of your knowledge, and make sure that you’re the sharpest tool in the shed come race day next month!

The Jowett Jupiter turns 70

John Ball has always enjoyed tinkering with old boats and cars. He’s old enough to think having gearbox parts on newspaper on the floor of his bedroom, while the relevant car sat waiting on nail boxes, was a normal part of growing up. His passion has always tended towards old British bangers. He reckons he’s fortunate not to have got caught up in the American muscle scene.
John’s love affair with this Jupiter started in December 2015 when, with some time on his hands during a Christchurch trip, he searched online for ‘cars, before 1970 and in Christchurch’.

A passion for classics and customs

In the highly competitive field of New Zealand classic and custom restorations, reputations are won or lost on the ability to maintain consistently high standards of workmanship. A company managing to achieve this is D A Panel beating Ltd, of Rangiora near Christchurch. Is your classic or custom car restoration stalled, or in need of a refresh, or perhaps you are looking for experts to rebuild that recent import project out of Europe or the ‘States?