Holden VC Commodore 1981 ATCC Runner up Peter Brock
The 1981 Australian Touring Car Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing title for drivers of Group C Touring Cars. The Championship, which was the 22nd running of Australian Touring Car Championship, began at Symmons Plains Raceway (Launceston) and concluded at Lakeside International Raceway (Lakeside) after 8 rounds.
Championship points were awarded on 9-6-4-2-3-1 basis to the first six place getters at each round. Bonus points were awarded on 4-3-2-1 basis to the top four place getters also at each round. Only the best seven rounds results could be retained by each driver. Peter Brock, in his Holden Dealer Team VC Commodore, achieved a total of three round wins during the 1981 ATCC which included Round 2 Calder Park Raceway (Calder), Round 5 at Wanneroo Park (Perth) and Round 6 at Adelaide International Raceway (Adelaide). Brock was also to gain 2nd placing at 4 of the other 5 rounds.
He was narrowly beaten by Dick Johnson for the 1981 ATCC title who amassed 5 round wins and two second places overall.
Scheduled production 2000