Graham Moore

Graham Moore

4/1/1944

Graham Moore made his debut at Bathurst in 1965 in a Mini Cooper S. Since then he has made 25 more starts at Bathurst. Only five drivers have made more. A crowd pleaser during the 1970s, he was responsible for the appearance of the Williams Renault Team at the 1997 AMP Bathurst 1000 where he drove one of the Lagunas with Alan Jones. He also competed in the Spa 24 Hour race on four occasions.

Graham Moore from Sydney, Australia, began his career at 18 racing in an Appendix J Holden at Warwick Farm before making his debut at Bathurst in 1965 in a Mini Cooper S alongside Ray Kalidi.

A crowd pleaser during the 1970s, he  thrilled the fans in the Norman G Booth Holden XU1 Torana around Amaroo Park taking on and defeating the Holden Dealer Team and Factory Ford teams on a regular basis.

He also competed in the Spa 24 Hour race on four occasions. Always sharing the driving with Michel Delcourt, in 1987 they teamed up with Alex Guyaux to race a Holden Commodore VL to a class 5th. After skipping 1988 they were back in 1989, the pair joined by Roger Visconti in a Carrera Motorsport Porsche 911 Carrera (DNF). Their final two appearance came in 1991 in an Opel Omega 3000 shared with Wolfgang Haugg (DNF) and in 1992 when the same driver line up raced a Porsche Carrera RS to 14th overall.

Throughout his career Moore has driven more than a dozen different makes and models of cars including Mini Cooper S, Falcons, a works Charger with Doug Chivas, Mazda Rx7, Commodores and GT Falcons.

He was responsible for the appearance of the Williams Renault Team at the 1997 AMP Bathurst 1000 where he drove one of the Lagunas with Alan Jones.

Moore’s last foray at Bathurst was in the 24-hour races in 2002 and 2003 where he competed in a Future Touring spec Holden Commodore to win his class and finish 10th outright.

While his on track exploits are well known Moore was also very influential behind the scenes by providing the support for drivers like Wayne Gardner, who had his first touring car race at Bathurst in 1992 with Graham, and Belgium driver Michel Delcourt.

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