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Her­itage Tour­ing Cars group crowned its cham­pi­ons at the His­toric Sandown meet­ing in Novem­ber. The two over­all cat­e­gory cham­pi­ons were Carey McMa­hon (Group A; Nis­san GTR) and Chris Bow­den (Group C; Mazda RX7).

The full run­down of Group A class win­ners were: McMa­hon, over 3000cc; Peter Jones (BMW M3), 2001-3000cc; and David Pater­son (Corolla), up to 2000cc. Mean­time, the Group C class win­ners were: Bow­den, over 3000cc; Peter Woods (Volvo 242GT), 2001-3000cc; and Greg Keam (Es­cort), 1601-2000cc. Un­til

now, few peo­ple be­yond the kid­dies on Ge­orge Fury’s school bus have been driven by “the Tal­malmo farmer”. What? You didn’t know the 1984 James Hardie 1000 pole­sit­ter and twice Aus­tralian Rally Cham­pion drove the lo­cal school bus? Shame on you.

Fury’s many fans have been snap­ping up tick­ets to Gib­son Mo­tor­sport’s unique ‘Dream Ride’ ex­pe­ri­ence at Mel­bourne’s Sandown Race­way on Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 12, 2016.

Just 40 fans in to­tal will sit along­side the leg­endary rally and cir­cuit rac­ing cham­pion in an orig­i­nal Group C Nis­san Blue­bird Turbo. The day will also in­clude lunch and the op­por­tu­nity to meet Ge­orge, his for­mer team man­ager and AMC colum­nist, Fred Gib­son, and a Q&A ses­sion hosted by the V8 Sleuth him­self – Aaron Noonan.

For more in­for­ma­tion and book­ings, visit www.gib­son­mo­tor­sport.com.au

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