Geoghegan at the wheel of his Lotus 39 Repco at Warwick Farm 1968.
During the late 1960s and 1970s, the names of Leo and Ian (aka Pete) Geoghegan became known thoughout almost every household in Australia. In the case of brother Leo, a string of successes in Lotus open-wheelers, back-to-back Australian F2 championships and an Australian Drivers Championship gave him not only Australian, but international notoriety as one of Australia’s leading hot shoes. This month our South Pacific Editor Patrick Quinn speaks with Geoghegan about his very diverse motor sport career and how he got Jim Clark to mow his mother’s lawn!
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