67 Muscle Man
Not Des West (or Luke West!), but Phil West – an accomplished Aussie wheelman who seemingly gave it away too soon. Or did he? You don’t win races at Bathurst in an F1 car without talent. Theme song: ‘You don’t know me’ by Willy Nelson (or Cindy Walker or Ray Charles).
Monaro pioneer and open-wheel ace Phil West seemingly had the racing world at his feet. Then he disappeared from the local scene for good. AMC tracked him down to find out why.