Holden Dealer Team

The Holden Dealer Team (aka HDT) was Holden’s semi-official racing team from 1969 until 1987, primarily contesting Australian Touring Car events but also rallying, rallycross and sports sedans during the 1970s. From 1980 the Holden Dealer Team, by then under the ownership of Peter Brock, diversified into producing modified Commodores and other Holden cars for selected dealers via HDT Special Vehicles Pty Ltd.

Holden ceased its association with Brock's businesses in February 1987, and for the remainder of that year the race team became known as HDT Racing, which name was later dissolved when Brock secured a contract with BMW Australia to operate a BMW M3 race team (formerly JPS Team BMW) in 1988. Further into 1988, Brock sold off his HDT Special Vehicles road car business, which has nevertheless under various ownership continued to modify Holden vehicles to this current day.

Read more about Holden Dealer Team:  The Firth Years, John Sheppard Takes Over, The Brock Era, Advantage Racing, Peter Brock's HDT Special Vehicles P/L, New Generation, Championships

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