TEN-time Bathurst winner Peter Brock will be among four successful motorsport and business identities appointed to the board of directors of motor racing events company PROCAR Australia. PROCAR Chairman and founder Ross Palmer said today the...
TEN-time Bathurst winner Peter Brock will be among four successful motorsport and business identities appointed to the board of directors of motor racing events company PROCAR Australia.
PROCAR Chairman and founder Ross Palmer said today the new directors -- Brock, Peter Boylan, Roy Leaver and Ian Palmer-- would be officially elected at a board meeting in Brisbane on 5 February.
Mr Palmer said the directors would bring invaluable experience and expertise to PROCAR at a time of significant growth.
"Over the coming season, PROCAR is aiming to develop new international events, progress our ground-breaking Formula Green environmental concept, boost our output of television programming and build on the successes of the Bathurst 24-Hour, PROCAR Champ Series and our four racing categories," Mr Palmer said.
In tackling these projects the PROCAR board will be enhanced with directors of the highest calibre, who will contribute business acumen, added credibility and grass-roots perspectives as competitors."
The PROCAR Australia directors are --
ROSS PALMER (Chairman) -- Founder of US-listed Palmer Tube Mills and, later, PROCAR Australia. Internationally experienced racing driver in various cars.
PETER BOYLAN -- Managing Director of Sydney-based Quirk's Refrigeration, Australia's biggest privately-owned refrigeration company. Driver of a BMW M3 in the Australian GT Performance Championship.
PETER BROCK -- Principal of Team Brock running two Holden Monaros in the Australian Nations Cup Championship. Winner of record 10 Bathurst endurance races, including Bathurst 24-Hour. Multiple Australian Touring Car Champion.
ROY LEAVER -- Queensland property developer with Project and Land. Driver of Ford Falcon XR8 in Poolrite Equipment V8 BRutes Series.
IAN PALMER -- Queensland property developer with Naluky Homes Pty Ltd. Driver of Brabham Honda Judd V8 in Australian Nations Cup Championship.