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Peter Macleod is a former racing driver from Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. He is perhaps most known for winning the "James Hardie 1000" in 1987 and the "Australian Endurance Championship" in 1983. He drove his signature "Slick 50 Mazda RX-7" in black and yellow though most of his career peak. Macleod continues to drive at charity events and festivals. To see him in such racing shows this year, get Peter Macleod tickets.
Unlike most people in race car driving, Peter Macleod did not start off his career at a young age. He was 32 by the time he kicked off in 1980. But he made it far fairly quickly. He almost immediately made it to tour car racing-not many racers make this leap in only their third season. Soon, he became the country's top racing driver who had entered the competitions privately. He had no factory, no company supporting him or sponsoring him. Still he was one of the fastest teams with a "Mazda RX-7", usually just behind Allan Moffat, who had sponsors and company support. He finally made the podium in 1981 at Oran Park 250 when he placed third. He was applauded for keeping a good pace from the get go and for keeping his consistency on the track. His signature moves have even further improved. Witness his racing techniques by getting Peter Macleod tickets.
Soon he won at the "Australian Endurance Championship" as well. Even though he had begun the championship at number 12, he more than made up for it in the final rounds. This put him above most competent racers. He continued to deliver in most of the championships that followed. He won third place at the "Surfers Paradise"; he was seventh at the "James Hardie 1000". He placed sixth at "Adelaide International Raceway" for the "Humes Guardrail 300". Thus, by his fourth season, Peter Macleod has bagged his touring-car championship.
There was a minor setback in 1985 when there was a change in rules. At the "Australian Touring Car Championship", with the Group A regulations, Macleod's RX-7 was no longer a competitive car. He had to give it up in favor of a "Holden Commodore" for the remaining season. Still, the Commodore teams were competent only for Group C at best, even with those teams that were factory backed. The change in regulations was challenging, and Macleod had to work hard to run the car in; a model which was made from a former road car. Finally, by the "James Hardie 1000" in 1985, the car began to work as MacLeod wanted it to. Peter Macleod tickets sold to see how the racer would break in with his new car. And so along with Bailey, his co-driver, he managed to keep their car amongst the top ten, even cracking the top 5 from time to time. There was one other Commodore on track with them which belonged to Peter Brock. But while it seemed the car was finally at one with Macleod, come lap 126, the gearbox gave up and broke costing them the championship.
Later on, he got upgraded to the "Holden VK Commodore SS Group A" for the next season. But this season was not in his favor either. He only raced for 2 rounds at the "ATCC" and failed to deliver at the "Endurance Championship". Moreover, the most unfortunate event came at the "Castrol 500" where he crashed his car heavily into McPhillamy Park at the 48th lap. The cars had crashed and rolled, but fortunately, no one was seriously hurt. But in 1986, a similar situation occurred at the Bathurst with Mike Burgmann, Peter Macleod's friend, who ended up losing his life in the accident. It was this unfortunate event that led to the addition of the Caltex Chase, which was designed to make the cars lower their speed.
After his retirement, Peter Macleod has become involved in retrieving and restoring Citroens, which is a Maserati-engined car made in the 70s. He imports the engines and restores the prized car. This is not just a matter of hobby-his work is recognized internationally. Many fans of classic cars demand his work for their own. To this date, he has made about 30 of such remodeled cars and put them on display for various events. Peter Macleod tickets are sold for his many car exhibitions as well. Moreover, recently, he has returned to tour-car racing with his sons as well.