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Pinepac Group A Car # 2: "The Black Car"

This second car came from Smith as a bare shell which we suspect may have come from the US as a "Jig" car as it appeared to never have had any accessories on it.

Although this car was painted by us in Pinepac yellow it was always known as the "Black car" as that was the original mat black shell colour.

This car was constructed from scratch by Pinepac Racing at our Whenuapai shop. So no it was not the Johnson Mustang.

In 1986 in both cars went to Brisbane prior to Bathurst to have some preparation work done by Ron Richards Brisbane Engine Centre ( he was one of Dick Johnson's mechanics)

They also both competed at Surfers Paradise prior to Bathurst with the "Black Car" driven by John English because Wayne had come down with a bad case of food poisoning.

John English retired with an overheating problem.

The above Info from Bruce Anderson


This car is currently owned by Brian Marshall, from Queensland Australia.

Picture: Picture Pamela Marshall - copyright Digital Realism