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  Peter Brock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brock was born in the Victorian country town of Hurstbridge.
Brock and the Holden Dealer Team became involved, with full factory approval and assistance, in producing a number of high-performance modifications to the Commodores from 1980 to 1988.
Peter Brock died at the age of 61 in a racing accident.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Brock   (930 words)

  
 Isaac Brock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brock was assigned to Canada in 1802, and became responsible for defending the territory from the United States during the War of 1812.
Brock was born in Saint Peter Port on the Channel Island of Guernsey, as the eighth son of a moderately wealthy family.
Brock himself was injured in the fighting, when he was hit by a spent musket ball in the throat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isaac_Brock   (4520 words)

  
 HRT - Peter Brock
Speaking at a media conference in Melbourne today, Brock said that after thirty years at the top of motor racing, it was time to step aside and encourage the next generation of drivers.
Peter Brock is easily the most recognised and most successful driver in domestic motor racing, having won the Country's best known motor sport event the Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama a record 9 times.
Brock's career began in the late 1960's at 22 years of age at the Winton circuit in North East Victoria, driving a most unlikely looking car - an Austin A30 body shell, into which a Holden 6 cylinder engine, gearbox and differential was fitted.
www.hsv.com.au /racing/brock_retire.htm   (770 words)

  
 Peter Brock --- The Ultimate Resource --- Australia's Favourite Motorsport Legend.
Brock charges hard to be in front at the first corner of the 76 Hardie-Ferodo classic.
Behind them was 1975 winner Peter Brock, delayed earlier in the race twice when he ran out of fuel and again by a broken axle, was storming through in the really "fit" big car left.
Unfortunately for Peter, his team ownership was short lived and he sold the team in its entirety to principle sponsor, Bill Patterson.
www.brock05.com /76suspense.php   (1414 words)

  
 Serbian apologist Peter Brock
Brock asserted that the Western media identified children aboard a Sarajevo bus hit by sniper fire in August 1992 as Muslim.
Brock charged the media with ignoring "allegations" (by whom he does not say) that Muslim troops provoked the fusillade by firing "tanks" at the Serbs first.
Brock has declared that he is "not connected" to any "Yugoslav group." He maintains that his work for the SUC is "no compromise" of ethics.
www.glypx.com /BalkanWitness/Brock.htm   (1435 words)

  
 Mobil Products
Peter continues to be constructive in spreading the road safety message and remains active as a spokesperson for his many loyal sponsors including Holden, Mobil and Armor All who have supported him throughout his motor racing career.
At the Sydney Olympics Peter was an official member of the team in the capacity of Athlete Liaison Officer providing encouragement, motivation and inspiration to the athletes, a position he continued in the Athens Olympic Games in August 2004.
Peter's continued popularity and massive appeal was witnessed in 2002 with the overwhelming positive reaction to his return to Mt Panorama in the 05 Team Brock vehicle at the Bathurst 1000.
www.mobil.com /Australia-English/LCW/Audiences/Brock.asp   (451 words)

  
 Brock Campus Ministries
Peter Schuurman has been at Brock for over five years now as the Christian Reformed Ecumenical Chaplain Before coming to Brock, Peter taught sociology and psychology at Sheridan College, after having completed an M.A. in sociology at Queen's University.
Peter works with the other chaplains in Campus ministries, as well as with the Brock Christian Fellowship and the Christian reformed Churches of the Niagara Region.
Speaking Engagements - Peter is willing to speak to communities interested in hearing a Scripture meditation, or hosting a discussion on topics such as reformed witness in the university, sociology and Christianity, God and evil, technology and culture, solitude and spirituality, Peter Berger, Michel Foucault, Generation X, Postmodernity and Ecclesiastes for the New Millenium.
www.brocku.ca /campusministries/reformed.html   (297 words)

  
 PETER BROCK: Media Cleansing: Dirty Reporting - Journalism and Tragedy in Yugoslavia | Serbianna.com
Peter Brock has written a book meticulously correcting such past media lies and exaggerations.
"...Peter Brock is the first to undertake a full scale investigation: the repulsive, even odious task of charting transgressions by correspondents covering the three-sided 1992-1995 Bosnian conflict as well as the Slovenia and Croatia wars that preceded it plus the Kosovo fighting that followed.
"Peter Brock's devastating portrayal of the role played by western journalists in distorting the truth about what was really happening during the break up of Yugoslavia is a major accomplishment.
www.serbianna.com /books/ads/brock.shtml   (464 words)

  
 ENOUGH ROPE with Andrew Denton - episode 86: Peter Brock (18/07/2005)
PETER BROCK: They did, but I must tell you that the only portion of crystal in that was a sliver of crystal, not unlike what you have in a wristwatch.
PETER BROCK: Yes, I think most people that are absolutely committed to getting the most out of their lives, do certainly go through an evaluation process every now and then.
PETER BROCK: Well, yes, but I'd hopefully like to be able to encourage people to do that work themselves and I could see myself necessarily doing a lot of this stuff personally.
www.abc.net.au /tv/enoughrope/transcripts/s1417325.htm   (3802 words)

  
 Graphics Management Books: Media Cleansing: Peter Brock
Five years in exhaustive preparation and writing, Media Cleansing: Dirty Reporting, is the blockbuster book by American journalist Peter Brock that exposes the shocking record of the Western media's war reporting in the breakup of Yugoslavia and their collusion that deceived the world during the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Brock's career as a newspaper journalist for more than 30 years is highlighted by 17 professional awards - including being named a finalist for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize competition in Public Service.
Peter Brock's book should be the basis for both Congressional and independent media enquiries.
www.gmbooks.com /Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=gmb&Product_Code=815MC&Category_Code=800   (1174 words)

  
 Peter Brock and the Daytona Coupe
Peter knew that the solution could only be found in reducing aerodynamic drag.
Peter realized he could exploit the Appendix J loophole to maximum advantage by creating an entirely new coupe body on the existing 289 roadster’s chassis.
Plywood bucks, built on an existing Cobra roadster chassis by Brock and Ohlsen, were taken to Cal Metal Shaping in downtown Los Angeles for construction of the large hand formed aluminum panels from which the body would be constructed.
www.secondstrike.com /Coupe/Brock.htm   (2309 words)

  
 Peter Brock - Hall of Fame - History - The Official Website of V8 Supercars Australia
Brock claimed his first Bathurst win in 1972 and went on to rack up a record total of nine wins for Holden at Mount Panorama and another nine victories in the Sandown 500 Endurance race.
In addition to his three national titles, Peter Brock still holds the record for the most starts, the most round wins, the most pole positions and the most podium finishes in championship history.
The name 'Brock' is as recognisable as Brabham or Bradman, a household name whose success and popularity with generation of fans makes him an Australian sporting icon.
www.v8supercar.com.au /fame/brock.asp?ind=N   (200 words)

  
 Coachbult.com - Peter Brock
Brock’s original design of the new Corvette was a coupe and he did most of the work on it before being redirected to work on the Cadet, a potential $1000 Chevy to fight the VW Beetle and Renault Dauphine.
As the owner of Brock Racing Enterprises (BRE), Pete Brock's first success was at the wheel of the 1300cc Japanese Hino Coupe, which beat the field at the 1966 Times-Mirror event in front of a 100,000 strong crowd at Riverside Raceway.
Brock still argued the coupe needed a rear wing for the European tracks but Shelby, Miles and Remington said the car was good enough and needed no more improvements.
www.coachbuilt.com /des/b/brock/brock.htm   (5792 words)

  
 Peter Brock - Saxton Speaker Bureau - Speaker Details
Brock continues to be constructive in spreading the road safety message and remains active as an ambassador for his many loyal sponsors who have supported him throughout his motor racing career and in 1998 accepted an invitation to join the Board of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation.
Retirement means little spare time for Peter who has also launched the Peter Brock Foundation, a project providing support to a wide range of community programmes with particular emphasis on the aspiring, yet less fortunate youth.
Peter describes this experience as a major highlight in his career as he lived with the Australian Team in the Olympic Village providing support, encouragement, motivation and inspiration to the athletes in their challenge to maximise performance.
www.saxton.com.au /default.asp?sd8=330   (300 words)

  
 Peter Brock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Peter Brock is one of Australia's best racing car driver.
Peter was born on the 26th of February 1946.
Peter's first Bathurst race was in 1969 with the Holden Team.
teachit.acreekps.vic.edu.au /cyberfair2001/PeterBrock.htm   (400 words)

  
 Australian Peter Brock signed limited edition pictures.
Peter Brock also known as Peter Perfect and The King of the Mountain is the most famous of all Australian Supercar drivers, he drove for Holden for most of his 30 years of competative motorsport.
Peter Brock drove in competition for 30 years, he became the most popular touring car driver of all time.
Peter Brock and his 9 Bathurst winning cars, these are 5 inch x 7 inch (13 x 18cm) photos.
www.sportart.com.au /brock.htm   (325 words)

  
 Brock splits with wife - Motorsport - Sport - smh.com.au
Nine-time Bathurst 1000 winner Peter Brock has split with his wife Beverley after 28 years of marriage.
Brock, 60, announced the separation today blaming the heavy demands of his life in the public eye.
After he retired from motor racing he and Bev established the Peter Brock Foundation, providing support to a wide range of community programs with a particular emphasis on less fortunate young people.
www.smh.com.au /news/Motorsport/Brock-splits-with-wife/2005/05/02/1114886302370.html   (331 words)

  
 Calvin Brock on Klitschko-Peter | TheSweetScience.com Boxing
Although Peter has looked very dangerous stopping Taurus Sykes, Gilbert Martinez, Yanqui Diaz and Jeremy Williams in his last four fights, it is not easy to forget just how ordinary he looked in winning dull decisions over Jovo Pudar and Charles Shufford in the two bouts leading up to that knockout streak.
Presuming Brock gets past Vitali when and if they ever meet, one might wonder if he would be able to fight Peter, with whom he shares so much more than a vocation.
He and Peter are inherently decent, very religious, and known for living exemplary lives outside of the ring.
thesweetscience.com /boxing-article/2647/calvin-brock-klitschko-peter   (1468 words)

  
 HRT - Holden Racing Team - Peter Brock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
At the conclusion of the Primus 1000 Classic at Bathurst on Sunday October 19, Peter Brock will retire from the front line of racing.
Brock's decision to retire was certainly not performance related.
Sharing the #05 Mobil Holden Racing Team Commodore with Brock at Sandown and Bathurst will be Mark Skaife, which will give the 52 year old his best possible chance of securing memorable 10th wins at both events.
www.hsv.com.au /racing/brock.htm   (259 words)

  
 Interview with Peter Brock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Peter Brock is an amazing man. A dead-set legend racing car driver – without a doubt one of Australia's most recognisable sporting stars – he's a vegan, a loving family man...
I don't know much about cars, racing or otherwise, I just know that you put petrol in the little hole in the side and the aerial must be up to properly receive my favourite radio station, Triple J. But I do know that Peter Brock is a true champion.
Of course there are less than satisfactory situations in all areas – it's all to do with a lack of respect for life in general – for example, even the poisoning of ants or mice.
www.animal-lib.org.au /interviews/brocky   (878 words)

  
 PETER BROCK FAMED DRIVER FOR WALTER MITTY EVENT IN CHARLOTTE - FerrariChat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Peter Brock will be at Olthoff Racing on HWY 150 between Moresville and Salisbury Saturday January 22nd for a Walter Mitty event.
As I understand it, the Peter Brock we will meet this coming Saturday is the original designer of the Shelby Daytona Coupe and more recently introduced the Superformance Brock Coupe.
The other Peter Brock is indeed the famed Australian driver.
www.ferrarichat.com /forum/showthread.php?t=45683   (370 words)

  
 Collaboration of Architects and Craftspeople in Berkeley, CA - Peter Brock Architect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Collaboration of Architects and Craftspeople in Berkeley, CA - Peter Brock Architect
Peter Brock, Architect is a collaboration of Architects and craftspeople in Berkeley, California.
For over 20 years we have been making buildings and objects to meet the needs of our clients across a wide spectrum of project scale, geographic setting and stylistic context.
www.peter-brock.com   (106 words)

  
 Peter Brock :: ABC Perth
Peter Brock is a nine time winner of the gruelling Bathurst 1000 motor race.
Peter well remembers his first Bathurst win in a Holden Torana XU1 in 1972.
Peter denies ever considering a switch from driving Holdens.
www.abc.net.au /perth/stories/s1211146.htm   (318 words)

  
 Sir Jason Winters | In the Media | Herbal Tea | Peter Brock
Peter’s a bit of a fuel man. He’s had 30 years sitting in Holden's smelling fumes.
Peter Perfect must sign 500 shirts and caps a day at Bathurst.
Peter Brock is gunning for his 10th Bathurst victory tomorrow.
www.healthvitalitynaturally.com /sjwmedia.html   (2367 words)

  
 Chat transcript: car racing legend Peter Brock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Peter is talking about Holden's current star driver, Craig Lowndes, who is defecting to Ford.
Host amicus_9msn: Peter, we will go right to the questions from our chat guests as there is much interest in what is happening, as you can imagine.
I went to a launch a few years ago at Liverpool and the organiser (a solicitor at Fairfield I think) was going to let me know when the next one was and I haven't heard a thing since.
sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au /sixtyminutes/stories/2001_04_08/story_319.asp?MSID=edc18def4e4c4b5ca25aa9639f14c870   (2703 words)

  
 Motorsport.com: News channel
Australian motor racing great Peter Brock is hoping some Olympic inspiration will help drive him to conquer the Betta Electrical Sandown 500 in Melbourne this weekend and ultimately an unprecedented tenth Bathurst 1000 crown.
Brock is now back in the driver's seat having accepted an offer to drive his re-introduced and legendary 05 Holden Commodore at Sandown and Bathurst at the request of Holden Racing Team owner Mark Skaife.
The still superfit Brock, who has won Sandown in the past and Bathurst a record nine times, refused to concede he wasn't a chance of winning either event.
www.motorsport.com /news/article.asp?ID=167114&FS=Other+series   (464 words)

  
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 Peter Brock's Visit
Peter Brock stopped by for a visit with Woodsy at Gearhead City in Central Illinois
After Peter Brock picked up his Cobra Daytona Coupe in Atlanta, he drove to Olthoff Racing in
Peter was impressed at how well the 351W pulled our Coupe compared to the
gearheadcity.com /brock3.htm   (157 words)

  
 Hot Holdens
He resisted the attraction to drive in Europe early in his racing carrer to carve out a spectacularly successful career in the one country he wished to call home, Australia.
Peter Brock was born on the 26th of February in Hurstbridge, Victoria.
His first race car was a Austin A30 in which he had his first race in 1967.
groups.msn.com /HotHoldens/peterbrock.msnw   (202 words)

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