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List of notable or famous racecar drivers from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top racecar drivers born in Australia and even some popular racecar drivers who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian racecar drivers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These racecar drivers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known racecar driver from Australia is included when available.

Everything from Peter Brock to Paul Morris is included on this list.

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Adam Macrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 39 Adam Macrow is a professional race car driver now living in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Starting in Karts in 1985 winning two National titles and ten Victorian titles. 1995 he moved to ...more

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Alan Gurr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 36 Alan Gurr is a retired Australian racing driver. Gurr was a young karting star who graduated through the ranks to V8 Supercars and was the teammate of Jason Bright at Britek Motorsport in 2007. ...more

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Alan Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 71 Alan Stanley Jones MBE is an Australian former Formula One driver. He was the first driver to win a Formula One World Championship with the Williams team, becoming the 1980 World Drivers' ...more

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Allan Grice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 75 Allan Maxwell Grice OAM, known to motor-racing fans as Gricey, is an Australian former racing driver and politician, most famous for twice winning the prestigious Bathurst 1000, and as a ...more

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Allan Moffat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 78 Allan George Moffat, OBE is an Australian racing driver known for his four wins in the Australian Touring Car Championship, six wins in the Sandown 500 and his four wins in the Bathurst ...more

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Andrew Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Andrew Thompson age 30 Andrew Thompson, is an Australian racing driver currently competing as a Co-Driver for Stone Brothers Racing in the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship.

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Arthur Abrahams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 62 Arthur Abrahams is a retired Australian race car driver. He won the 1987 Australian Formula 2 Championship driving a Cheetah Mk8. He used the victory as a springboard to compete in International ...more

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Bob Jane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 89 Robert Frederick "Bob" Jane is an Australian former race car driver and prominent businessman. A four-time winner of the Armstrong 500, the race that became the prestigious Bathurst ...more

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Bob Morris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 69 Robert Morris is an Australian former racing driver. Morris was one of the leading touring car drivers during the 1970s and continued racing until 1984. Morris won Australia's premier Touring ...more

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Brad Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 58 Bradley Jones also known as Brad is a retired Australian racing driver. Jones now acts as team co-principal with his brother Kim in the V8 Supercar racing team, Brad Jones Racing. Although he is ...more

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Brendon Cook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 47 Brendon John Cook, born 27 December 1970 in Belmont, Newcastle, Australia, is best known as a race driver, racing mainly in Australia, but also in Europe.

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Brian McGuire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Died at 32 (1945-1977) Brian McGuire was a racing driver and constructor from Australia.

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Bruce McPhee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Died at 82 (1927-2009) Bruce Alexander McPhee was a former Australian motor racing driver. He is most famous for winning the 1968 Hardie-Ferodo 500, defeating both the Holden and Ford factory teams.

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Cameron McConville is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Cameron McConville age 44 Cameron 'Cam' McConville is an Australian racing driver and motorsport media personality. While retired from full-time competition McConville still races occasionally and is an in-demand ...more

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Charlie O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Charlie O'Brien age 63 Charles Lindsay O'Brien is a former Australian race car driver. From 1976 to 2003, he held the record for being the youngest winner of an Australian Touring Car Championship round.

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Chris Alajajian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 31 Chris Alajajian is an Australian race car driver. In 2004 he won the Australian Production Car Championship, becoming the youngest ever driver to win an Australian championship. In the same year ...more

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Chris Wootton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 29 Christopher James Wootton is an Australian racing driver. With racing in his blood, Chris commenced his motor sporting career in karting in December 2004, at the Gold Coast Christmas race ...more

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Christian Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 38 Christian Jones is an Australian racing driver; he is the adopted son of 1980 Formula One World Champion Alan Jones. Winning several Karting championships in his early teens, Christian moved to ...more

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Colin Bond is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 76 Colin John Bond is a retired Australian racing driver. Bond reached the highest levels in Australian motorsport in 1969 when he was recruited by Harry Firth to the newly formed Holden Dealer ...more

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Craig Lowndes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Craig Lowndes age 43 Craig Lowndes OAM is an Australian professional racing driver. He is a three-time V8 Supercar champion, a four-time Barry Sheene Medalist, and a five-time winner of Australia's most prestigious ...more

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Daniel Ricciardo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 28 Daniel Ricciardo is an Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One for Infiniti Red Bull Racing. He won the British Formula Three Championship in 2009. After Mark Webber ...more

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Daryl Beattie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Daryl Beattie age 47 Daryl Beattie is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.

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David Brabham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 52 David Brabham is an Australian professional racing driver and one of the most successful and experienced specialists in sports car racing. He has won three international Sports Car series and is ...more

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David Walker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 76 David Walker is an Australian former racing driver who drove for Lotus in the 1971 and 1972 Formula One World Championships.

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Dean Canto is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 37 Dean Justin Canto is a multiple-championship winning Australian motor racing driver. Best noted as a V8 Supercar driver, Canto was the inaugural winner of the second-tier V8 Supercar development ...more

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Dick Johnson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 72 Richard "Dick" Johnson is the owner of the V8 Supercar team Dick Johnson Racing and a former racing driver. As a driver, he was a five-time Australian Touring Car Champion and a ...more

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Frank Gardner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Died at 78 (1931-2009) Frank Gardner OAM was a racing driver from Australia. Born in Sydney, he was best known as a Touring car racing and Sports car racing driver but he was also a top flight open wheeler driver. He ...more

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Frank Matich is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 83 Frank Matich, was an Australian racing car driver. A highly successful motor racing competitor in the 1960s and 70s, Matich built his own range of Matich sports cars and open wheel cars, mainly ...more

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Gary Brabham is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Gary Brabham age 57 Gary Brabham is a former professional racing driver from Australia and a British Formula 3000 champion. He is the son of three time World Formula One Champion Sir Jack Brabham, and the brother ...more

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Geoff Brabham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 66 Geoff Brabham is an Australian racing driver. Brabham spent the majority of his racing career in the United States.

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Glenn Ridge is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 62 Glenn Daryl Ridge is an Australian television presenter and owner and managing director of the Q Media Group, a production company which produces television specials and documentaries.

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Glenn Seton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Glenn Seton age 52 Glenn Seton is an Australian racing driver. He won the Australian Touring Car Championship in 1993 and 1997 while driving for his own team. Although he never won the Bathurst 1000 like his ...more

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Grant Denyer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
age 40 Grant Denyer is an Australian television presenter and former motor racing driver.

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Gregg Hansford is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Gregg Hansford Died at 43 (1952-1995) Gregory John "Gregg" Hansford was an Australian motorcycle and touring car racer.

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Ian Dyk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Ian Dyk age 32 Ian Dyk, is an Australian race driver. Starting in Motocross in 1991, he started karting in 1996 and has progressed to Formula Ford, Formula Three, Porsche Carrera Cup and A1 Grand Prix. He is ...more

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Ian Geoghegan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Ian Geoghegan Died at 63 (1940-2003) Ian "Pete" Geoghegan, was an Australian race car driver, known for a quick wit and natural driving skills. Sometimes referred to as "Pete" Geoghegan, he was one of the iconic ...more

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Jack Brabham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Died at 88 (1926-2014) Sir John Arthur "Jack" Brabham, AO, OBE was an Australian racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960, and 1966. He was a founder of the Brabham racing team and race car ...more

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Jack Perkins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Died at 6 (1986-1992) Jack 'Perko' Perkins is an Australian V8 Supercar driver for Charlie Schwerkolt Racing in the International V8 Supercars Championship. He is the son of retired Australian race driver and former ...more

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James Courtney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
James Courtney age 37 James Courtney is an Australian racing driver who competes in the V8 Supercar Championship. He won the 2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series driving for the Dick Johnson Racing Ford team. ...more

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Jamie Whincup is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Jamie Whincup age 35 Jamie Whincup is an Australian auto racing driver who competes in the V8 Supercar Championship Series, driving for Red Bull Racing Australia. He is a six-time V8 Supercar champion and four-time ...more

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Jason Bargwanna is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Jason Bargwanna age 45 Jason Bargwanna is an Australian motor racing driver. Best known as a V8 Supercar competitor, Bargwanna raced in the series for 15 years, the pinnacle of which was winning, with Garth Tander, ...more

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Jason Bright is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Jason Bright age 45 Jason Bright is an Australian professional racing driver who competes in the International V8 Supercars Championship as lead driver of Brad Jones Racing.

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John Bowe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
John Bowe age 63 John Bowe is an Australian racing driver, presently racing a 1969 Ford Mustang in the historic series, Touring Car Masters. Bowe is a multiple Australian Champion, having twice won the ...more

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John Goss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
John Goss age 74 John Goss is an Australian retired motor racing driver who was a star in his home country during the 1960s, 1970's and 1980's. He is the only driver to have won Australia's two most prestigious ...more

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John Harvey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
John Harvey age 80 John Francis Harvey is a retired Australian racing driver. He was a top Speedcar driver for many years in the 1950s and 1960s, winning many championship races including the NSW Championship for ...more

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John Martin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
John Martin age 33 John Martin is an Australian professional racing driver. Martin has been racing in European based open-wheel series since 2006. In that time Martin has had a wide experience of open-wheel racing ...more

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Karl Reindler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Karl Reindler age 32 Karl Reindler is a racing driver from Perth, Western Australia. Reindler use to competes in the International V8 Supercars Championship for Kelly Racing now Nissan Motorsport. Reindler won the ...more

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Ken Kavanagh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Ken Kavanagh age 94 Thomas Kenrick Kavanagh, better known as Ken Kavanagh is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and racecar driver from Australia. He became the first Australian to win a motorcycle Grand ...more

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Kevin Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Kevin Bartlett age 77 Kevin Bartlett, often known by his nickname "KB", is an Australian former open wheel and touring car racing driver who won the Australian Drivers' Championship in 1968 and 1969, as ...more

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Larry Perkins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia
Larry Perkins age 68 Larry Clifton Perkins is a former racing driver and V8 Supercar team owner from Australia.