Bathurst ’72 vi­sion

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long yearned to see footage of the race widely con­sid­ered the great­est bat­tle of the mus­cle car era – the Easter Mon­day 1972 ATCC dust-up be­tween Allan Mof­fat and ‘Pete’ Geoghe­gan. With no TV cov­er­age of that Bathurst bat­tle, we hoped am­a­teur vi­sion of it would turn up. And so it has, thanks to au­topics. which is of­fer­ing a new DVD with clas­sic tour­ing car and Tas­man Se­ries en­coun­ters shot from be­hind the spec­ta­tor fences.

The vi­sion shot at Mur­ray’s Cor­ner on April 3 head­lines the com­pile that also in­cludes Catalina Park (1964), War­wick Farm (’64, ’65, ’71 & ’73), Oran Park (’70 & ’71 ATCC) and Ama­roo Park (’70).

Some footage was shot by Au­topics’ own David Blanch. David would throw the fam­ily’s Su­per 8 cam­era in his bag when head­ing to race meets. He stresses that the 60 min­utes of vi­sion is “am­a­teur in qual­ity”, but pro­vides a spec­ta­tor’s eye view.

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