October 7, 2005 In Australian motorsport history, one of the all-time crowd favourites was the late Ian ‘Pete’ Geoghegan sliding his famous 1967 Ford Mustang GTA around Australian racing circuits, tail well out, right foot buried, and rarely more than three wheels on the ground – and at all angles! Between 1967 and 1971, Geoghegan posted an amazing 75 wins and 20 second places out of 118 starts in the famous Mustang, winning three consecutive Australian Touring Car Championships in 1967, 1968 and 1969 in the process. This title hat-trick in the same car remains an unequalled feat and makes the Mustang arguably the most successful Touring Car in Australian history. Now Geoghegan’s fabulous Mustang, which has recently been fully-restored to its former glory, is being auctioned by Shannons at the Australian International Motor Show auction in Sydney on October 23.
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