Peter Brock

Peter Brock's Death

Born (Birthday) February 26, 1945

Death Date September 8, 2006

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Gidgegannup, Australia

Place of Burial Arthurs Creek Cemetery, Arthurs Creek, Australia

Profession Race Car Driver

The race car driver Peter Brock died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of Australia’s most famous motor racing drivers, he was a 9-time Bathurst 1000 winner, and a 9-time Sandown 500 winner.

He was a Private in the Australian Army during the mid-60’s.

He went by a variety of nicknames, including The King of the Mountain, Peter Perfect, Brocky, and The Bradman of Bathurst.

Personal Life

He had a 28-year relationship with Bev McIntosh.

His nickname The Bradman of Bathurst was inspired by record-breaking cricketer Donald Bradman.

How did Peter Brock die?

On 8 September 2006, while driving in the Targa West ’06 rally, Brock was 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the finish of the second stage of the race at Gidgegannup, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Perth, Western Australia, when he skidded off a downhill left-hand bend on Clenton Road for over 50 metres (160 ft; 55 yd) in …