Australian motor racing driver Peter Brock Kids often remains in the limelight after the documentary Brock: Over the Top captivated viewers’ attention over his family issues.
Peter Geoffrey Brock, famed by his nickname Peter Perfect, The King Of The Mountain or Brocky, made a remarkable benchmark in motor racing, creating numerous records and collecting accolades.
Kriv Stenders, the director of the new documentary Brock: Over The Top, says the film is an honest appraisal and gives a “360-degree view” of the nine-times Bathurst winner’s early life and motor racing career.
The motor racer raced other manufacturers’ vehicles, including BMW, Peugeot, Ford, Porsche, and Volvo.
However, he primarily associated with Holden for 40 years and his business activities included the Holden Dealer Team (HDT) that produced Brock’s racing machines.
Peter was inducted into the V8 Supercars Hall of Fame in 2001 after winning the Bathurst 1000 endurance race nine times, the Sandown 500 touring car race nine times, the Australian Touring Car Championship three times, and the Bathurst 24 Hour once.
Besides racing, in 1965, he was drafted into the Australian Army and spent two years of National Service stationed at the Blamey Barracks near Wagga Wagga in New South Wales.
Peter Brock Kids: Meet Son Robert Brock And Daughter Alexandra Summers
Peter has two kids, Son Robert Brock, And his Daughter Alexandra Summers with Heather Russell.
His daughter, Alexandra Summers, is an artistic and compassionate woman, a mum and a wife.
Almost four years after her dad died, Alex, this week spoke about her roller-coaster life and very public grieving process, a prolonged legal battle, her marriage to Elliot Summers, and the birth of her daughter Amelia.
Besides his acting career, he owns a race track. He was forming ‘The Peter Brock Foundation, a philanthropic organization funded by corporate sponsors and donations from the public.
Peter Brock, his son, Robert, is looking for the “right place” to spread his portion of his Father’s ashes.
Peter Brock Family: How Did He Die?
The 79 years old motor racer was born to Geoff and Ruth Brock (née Laidlay) in Richmond, Victoria, Australia, on February 26, 2022.
Following his split, he met Michelle Downes,1973 Miss Australia pageant winner and Channel Seven weather presenter, and, after walking down the aisle with her in 2006.
After separation from the Australian beauty, he entered into a relationship with Beverly “Bev” McIntosh, the wife of a member of his motor racing team.
According to sources, Bamford’s estranged husband Ron McCurdy, who had once been a close friend of Brock’s, assaulted Brock during a chance meeting outside the Peter Brock Foundation’s office.
On September 8, 2006, Peter was 3 kilometers from the finish of the race’s second stage at Gidgegannup, about 40 km from Perth, while driving in the Targa West ’06 rally.
Peter’s skidded off a downhill left-hand bend on Clenton Road for over 50 meters in his 2001 Daytona Sportscar and hit a tree sideways in the driver’s door.
Much Is Peter Brock’s Networth in 2024?
As of 2024, Peter brock had accumulated more than $68 million, according to Idolnetworth.
Due to his extraordinary success on the racing track, Peter became the Australian racing driver with the highest profile as he undertook several media commitments.
Brock raced some “wild and woolly” creations during his early career, including the famous blue 6-cylinder Holden-powered Austin A30. Brock rose to public attention in touring car racing.
The supreme racer retired from full-time driving following the 1997 Australian Touring Car season. After his nominal ‘retirement,’ he made two returns to Bathurst.