Bendigo Retro Racing is the next generation of the long-standing Gary O’Brien Racing. As the Bendigo Retro brand develops in the classic and muscle car restoration markets, so does the brand in the motor sport arena as Gary and his crew take their racing to the next level with a custom built 1974 Holden LH Torana SL/R 5000 soon to debut in the Touring Car Masters, on the back of the end of season 2013 retirement of the team’s 2011 Class Champion 1971 Holden HQ GTS after nine seasons of national circuit racing.


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Vehicle Profile: 1974 Holden LH Torana SL/R 5000

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Fabrication/Fitout: Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars

Wheels & Tyres: Simmons Wheels - Hoosier Racing Tires (series control)

Sponsors/Partners: Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars, Bendigo Accident Repair Centre, Cutting Edge Automotive, Littles Competition Engines, Perrows Automotive Paints, Panels & Performance, Unique Cars Magazine, Rare Spares, PPG, Wurth

Stay tuned for all the latest as our fully custom built next-generation Holden Torana gets set to hit the track with the Touring Car Masters to help return Australian muscle to the top spot on the podium.

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Driver Profile: A star is yet to rise...

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Vehicle Profile: 1971 Holden HQ GTS

Engine: Holden 308

Power: 46ohp

Gearbox: T10

Top Speed: 260km/h

Fabrication/Fitout: Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars

Wheels & Tyres: Superlites - Hoosier Racing Tires (series control)

Sponsors/Partners: Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars, Bendigo Accident Repair Centre, Cutting Edge Automotive, Littles Competition Engines, Perrows Automotive Paints, Panels & Performance, Unique Cars Magazine, Rare Spares, PPG, Wurth

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Driver Profile: Gary O'Brien

Born: December 8, 1957

Lives: Kangaroo Flat (Bendigo), Victoria

Occupation: Director, Bendigo Retro Muscle Cars / Bendigo Accident Repair Centre

Hobbies: vehicle restoration, motor racing, classic cruising, networking with enthusiasts

Motor sport Debut: 1987 Winton Motor Raceway - 1978 Holden VB Commodore

Touring Car Masters debut: 2007 Sandown Raceway - 1971 Holden HQ GTS

Racing highlights: 2011 Touring Car Masters Class B Champion (won 4 rounds in Class)
2010 Touring Car Masters Sportsman of the Year
Multiple round podiums including 2nd in Class at Bathurst 2012