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Famous Racecar Drivers from Australia

Updated June 14, 2019 18.7k views83 items

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.

This historic racecar drivers from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian racecar drivers of note?" and "Who are the most famous racecar drivers from Australia?" These prominent racecar drivers of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian racecar drivers.

Use this list of renowned Australian racecar drivers to discover some new racecar drivers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    BirthplaceVictoria, Australia

    Adam Macrow (born 23 November 1978, in Victoria) is a professional race car driver now living...  more
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    Alan Gurr

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Alan Gurr (born 3 February 1982) is an Australian retired V8 Supercars driver. Gurr was a...  more
  • Alan Jones3

    Alan Jones

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Alan Stanley Jones, (born 2 November 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian former...  more
  • Allan Grice4

    BirthplaceMaitland, Australia

    Allan Maxwell Grice (born 21 October 1942), known to motor-racing fans as "Gricey", is an...  more
  • Allan Moffat5

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Allan George Moffat OBE (born 10 November 1939 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) is an...  more
  • 6

    Andrew Thompson

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceAustralia

    Andrew Thompson (born 3 November 1987 in Byron Bay, New South Wales), is an Australian racing...  more
  • 7
    Arthur Abrahams (born 6 November 1955) is a retired Australian race car driver. He won the...  more
  • Bob Jane8

    Bob Jane

    Age: 91
    Robert Frederick Jane (18 December 1929 – 28 September 2018) was an Australian race car driver...  more
  • Bob Morris9

    Bob Morris

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Robert Morris (born 4 October 1948) is an Australian former racing driver. Morris was one of...  more
  • Brad Jones10

    Brad Jones

    Age: 60

    BirthplaceAustralia

    Bradley Jones also known as Brad (born 2 April 1960) is a retired Australian racing driver....  more
  • Brendon Cook11

    BirthplaceBelmont, Australia

    Brendon John Cook (born 27 December 1970) is a former race driver who raced mainly in...  more
  • 12

    Brian McGuire

    Dec. at 32 (1945-1977)

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Brian McGuire (13 December 1945 – 29 August 1977) was a racing driver and constructor from...  more
  • 13

    Bruce McPhee

    Dec. at 82 (1927-2009)
    Bruce Alexander McPhee (11 February 1927 – 22 September 2009) was an Australian motor racing...  more
  • Cameron McConville14

    Cameron McConville

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Cameron 'Cam' McConville (born 22 January 1974) is an Australian racing driver and motorsport...  more
  • 15

    Charlie O'Brien

    Age: 65
    Charles Lindsay O'Brien (born 26 March 1955) is a former Australian race car driver. From 1976...  more
  • 16

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Chris Alajajian (31 October 1986) is an Australian race car driver....  more
  • Chris Wootton17

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Christopher James Wootton (born 11 December 1988 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales) is an...  more
  • Christian Jones18

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Christian Jones (born 27 September 1979) is an Australian racing driver; he is the adopted son...  more
  • Colin Bond19

    Colin Bond

    Age: 78
    Colin John Bond (born 24 February 1942) is a retired Australian racing driver. Bond reached...  more
  • Craig Lowndes20

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Craig Andrew Lowndes OAM (born 21 June 1974) is an Australian racing driver in the Supercars...  more
  • Daniel Ricciardo21

    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Daniel Joseph Ricciardo ( "Ricardo"; born 1 July 1989) is an Australian racing driver who is...  more
  • Daryl Beattie22

    Daryl Beattie

    Age: 50

    BirthplaceCharleville, Australia

    Daryl Beattie (born 26 September 1970 in Charleville, Queensland, Australia) is a former Grand...  more
  • David Brabham23

    BirthplaceWimbledon, London, United Kingdom

    David Brabham (born 5 September 1965) is an Australian professional racing driver and one of...  more
  • David Walker24

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    David Walker (born 10 June 1941 in Sydney) is an Australian former racing driver who drove for...  more
  • 25

    Dean Canto

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Dean Justin Canto (born 24 September 1980) is a multiple-championship winning Australian motor...  more