tom WALKINSHAW 1946 - 2010
Tom Walkinshaw is known to many as a
tremendous competitor, a man very passionate about motor racing who achieved
much success as a driver and team owner in his lifetime.
In the late 1980’s, Walkinshaw created
HSV (Holden Special Vehicles), Holden’s performance partner, which has gone on
to become Australia’s most successful performance car brand. Tom’s relationship
with Holden also spawned the very successful Holden Racing Team; drivers have
included Peter Brock, Mark Skaife and Craig Lowndes.
In 2007 Walkinshaw expanded his road
car operations with Walkinshaw Performance, which catered to the modified
vehicle markets by offering more potent supercharged versions of HSVs and
Commodores. A name synonymous with success
both on and off the track, Walkinshaw delivers inspired and exciting high performance road cars.