Issue 117

Muscle News

Supercars resumes and the original Holden Dealer Team Monaro is sold

Muscle Maniac

Oran Park’s night racing blueprint for Supercars, and the new Brock doco

Premature Emasculation

In the battle for Bathurst supremacy, Holden pensioned off the Monaro GTS 350 a year too soon

Out of Africa

The Monaros that ventured across to the Dark Continent, where they were given a makeover to be reborn as Chevrolet SSs, or Sport-Koepees

Muscle Man: Digby Cooke

He wasn’t a household name but Colin Bond and Allan Moffat knew well who he was at Bathurst in 1969 - because Digby Cooke outqualifi ed both of them

Back in the Day

Looking back at Hume Weir, that quirky little circuit in a quarry

Finding XR GT Gold

The last Falcon XR GT to start the Bathurst 500 survives to this day - and is now back in the hands of its original driver

Punter Pics

A Tassie-based AMC reader’s snaps from Symmons Plains’ 1980 ATCC opener

Pretty effective

This Torana XU-1 wasn’t pretty, but it was pretty effective. Ron Gillard tells some hilarious tales from his time with the car, including taking on the HDT XU-1 V8 prototype at Bathurst

My Muscle Car

AMC readers showing off their pride and joy