John Bowe

1984-04-16 (age 37)


Championship Driver Team Event Location Prime Article type Date
800 articles
Clear all filters
John Bowe
Article type

Latest news on John Bowe


Perkins and Bowe honoured on Queen's Birthday

Larry Perkins and John Bowe were among a number of motorsport personalities to feature in the Queen's Birthday honours in Australia.

Australian racing legends celebrated in children's books

Legends and stars of the Australian motorsport scene will be celebrated in a brand new series of children's books.

The mystery behind DJR’s 1990 Bathurst defeat

A failed captain’s call, a defiant driver and a touch of sabotage played a part in turning a potential 1990 Bathurst 1000 victory for Dick Johnson Racing into a defeat.

Aussie legend John Bowe diagnosed with cancer

Australian touring car legend John Bowe has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

S5000 to run at Newcastle Supercars round

The new-spec S5000 will make its public debut at the Newcastle Supercars round next week, with Greg Murphy and John Bowe set to sample the V8-powered open-wheeler.

Bowe inducted into Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame

Touring Car legend John Bowe has been announced as the second advanced inductee into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame for 2018.

Secret Adelaide F1 demo video released

The video filmed during a daring late-night demonstration run of Formula 1 cars through the city streets of Adelaide has been officially launched.

Feature: Q&A with Supercars legend John Bowe

Two Bathurst 1000 wins, an ATCC title, and a professional career that lasted the best part of 30 years. But, as John Bowe told Andrew van Leeuwen in a revealing Q&A, it hasn’t been all good times – including a serious battle with mental health.

Price to become first female in Australian GT

Melinda Price is set to become the first female driver to compete in the Australian GT Championship, after inking a deal with new squad Heretic Autosport.

Johnson to race Mustang at Bathurst

Steven Johnson will be back behind the wheel of John Bowe’s Mustang ‘Sally’ at Bathurst next weekend.

Crompton confirms return, Johnson switches to a Falcon

Neil Crompton has returned that he will make his racing return in a Ford Mustang next month, while Steven Johnson will switch to a Ford Falcon for the same race meeting.

Bowe/Johnson look to reunite famous names

Two of Australia’s most iconic motor racing names, Johnson and Bowe, could be competing together again in the near future.

Bowe to make shock Holden switch

Ford legend John Bowe will make a shock switch to a Holden Torana for next weekend’s Touring Car Masters round at Winton.

Fast Facts for this weekend's Tasmania SuperSprint

This weekend Symmons Plains will host more one round of the V8 Supercars Championship.

Godzilla storms to thrilling Bathurst victory

Katsumasa Chiyo, Wolfgang Riep and Florian Strauss completed 269 laps and 1,671km today to deliver a famous victory to the Nissan.

World of racing talent ready for Bathurst 12 Hour

Racing talent from across the globe will descend on Mount Panorama, Bathurst for the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour next week.

Australian GT defies national trend and heads for another record season in 2015

Australian GT is looking for another strong year of growth in 2015.

Australian GT: Reigning champion Quinn comes up trumps in race one

The second 40-minute race gets underway at 8:00am on Sunday (July 6) with the third and final 40-minute race set for 2:10pm, both again featuring the compulsory pit stop mid-race.

Bryce Menzies wins the Baja 500

Las Vegas driver finishes course in eight hours, 51 minutes in Ford F-150

The Australian GT Championship faces a test of endurance at Phillip Island

Phillip Island sees the first full entry from New Zealand joining the series.

Percat receives insight from Pukekohe King

Percat has enjoyed excellent practice and qualifying form, finishing in the top ten on several occasions.

Fast Facts for this weekend's ITM 500 Auckland

Holden drivers have won 23 of the 25 V8 Supercars Championship races held at Pukekohe since 2001 with Ford's only victories taken by Marcos Ambrose and Will Davison.

Fast facts for this weekend's Tyrepower Tasmania 400

This year is the 45th anniversary of the first Australian Touring Car Championship event held at Symmons Plains in 1969.

Bathurst 12 Hours: Ferrari wins in final sprint

After victory in the GTD class at the Daytona 24 Hours, today Ferrari took an overall win in the Bathurst 12 Hours.

Records smashed at Bathurst 12 Hour Fast Friday

Maro Engel's time of 2m04.4533s the fastest ever time recorded by a closed-roof car at the epic 6.213km circuit.

McLaren set for Bathurst debut as drivers list confirmed

After several aborted starts, the famous McLaren brand will finally return to the Mountain in a competitive form during the 2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.

Bathurst 12 Hour 2014 pole award to honor Allan Simonsen

The great Allan Simonsen will be remembered for his incredible speed with the Pole Trophy in his honor at the 2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.

Australian GT: Talbot impressive, Koutsoumidis stunning at QR‏

Melbourne Performance Centre Audi regulars Rod Salmon and Dean Koutsoumidis were joined by new co-drivers for Queensland Raceway and for both teams, the experience was another step forward despite little prior knowledge of either partner.

Australian GT: Outstanding weekend for Equity-One in Queensland‏

Equity-One Motorsport’s Dean Koutsoumidis was the undeniable star of the Queensland Raceway round of the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, after recording his best result in the category, in the process, jumping to third outright in series points.

Fast facts for this weekend's Townsville 400

The distance of this year's races has been reduced to 70 laps each day, making an overall event length of 400.4-kilometres across the two races.

Start your engines - Volvo to join V8 Supercars Championship

Volvo will be first luxury car brand to join V8 Supercars with factory team. Garry Rogers Motorsport with Polestar joins forces with Volvo to race two S60 V8 Supercars from 2014 Championship onwards.

Dick Johnson announces new V8 Supercar manufacturer - video

Australian motor racing legend Dick Johnson has set tongues wagging by announcing a new car for his famed V8 Supercar operation.

This Week in Racing History (March 3-9)

People in this week in racing history include: Joe Leonard, Wendell Scott, Tommy Milton, John Bowe, Jack Brabham, Keiji Matsumoto, David Coulthard

Maranello meets the mountain’s madness in a challenging 6 hours on Mount Panorama

Mika Salo brushed the wall on the climb up the mountain, with Peter Edwards taking the hot seat.

Maranello Motorsport prepare to go for glory at Mount Panorama

Qualifying at the daunting Mount Panorama circuit had commenced with the Il Bello Rosso Ferrari 458 entering the circuit mid field, and with Simonsen at the wheel.

Mercedes and Ferrari on Bathurst 12H front row

The Maranello Motorsport Ferrari will be forced to carry an extra 50kg of weight in the race tomorrow as a penalty.

Cammo Ferrari tops competitive Practice day at Bathurst

The increased competition of this years’ field was in evidence with the top ten cars covered by just 1.7 seconds across Friday's three sessions.

Motorsport Services six car assault on Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

The Liqui Moly Bathurst 12h 2013 is a special race that many drivers from touring cars worldwide want to take the win. Motorsport Services is ready for the challenge.

Maranello Motorsport confirm Salo for Bathurst 12 Hour

Ferrari sports car ace will take on the challenge of the 12 hours of Bathurst. The former F1 driver is well known in Australia, and has contested the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 event.

End of an era opens door to bright future

Adelaide will have the honor of hosting the first race weekend for the new V8 Supercars in March 2013.

Gold Coast 600 race 1 report

Armor All Gold Coast 600 press release

Bathurst 12H: Lowndes teams with Audi

CRAIG LOWNDES TEAMS WITH AUDI FOR ARMOR ALL BATHURST 12 HOUR REIGNING BATHURST 1000 CHAMPION Craig Lowndes will headline a two-car team entered for the 2011 Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour by Audi Race Experience Team Joest. Two 2010 specification ...

Bathurst 12H: Event newsletter

BATHURST WINNING BMW RETURNS IN THREE-CAR GWS MOTORSPORT ATTACK THE BATTLE FOR PRODUCTION CAR honours within the 2011 Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour is gathering strength following conformation of a three-car BMW team entered this week by ...

Sydney: James Courtney race 2 report

COURTNEY WINS CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER SEASON-LONG BATTLE Jim Beam Racing Ford Falcon driver James Courtney today won his first V8 Supercar Championship title by finishing 14th in the final race of the series in Sydney. The 30-year-old claimed the ...

Bathurst 12H: Event newsletter

PORSCHE CHAMPIONS GET BATHURST V8 WINNER FOR ARMOR ALL 12 HOUR ATTACK A DUO OF CHAMPION PORSCHE DRIVERS will team up with an established Bathurst V8 Supercar race winner to chase success at Mount Panorama in the 2011 Armor All Bathurst 12 ...

TOURING: Chris Delfsma Easter Creek preview

Expectations are high for Chris Delfsma at this weekend's fourth round of the Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series at Eastern Creek on September 11-12. The Hazelbrook realtor has been working overtime to hone his skills and further develop his ...

TOURING: Chris Delfsma Winton preview

THE WAIT FOR ROOKIE IS OVER Trackwise this year, it has been a quiet one for Hazelbrook realtor Chris Delfsma, but that is all about to change this weekend at Winton Raceway in rural Victorian when he takes part in the third round of the Shannons ...

Bathurst 12: Chris Delfsma event summary

The JMG Maintenance and Frabrication/Century 21 Ford Falcon FG Typhoon F6 that Chris Delfsma, Jeremy Gray and Andrew Miedecke raced in the Armour All Bathurst 24 Hour and failed just minutes from the finish. While his swansong from Production ...

Winton: Karl Reindler event summary

Fastest lap but no luck for Reindler Karl Reindler emerged from Sunday's Race 12 of the V8 Supercar Championship Series with the fastest lap, but was left wondering what might have been after falling foul of an ill-timed Safety Car. The Fair ...