Greg Murphy, NZ

Date of Birth August 23, 1972
Hometown Napier, New Zealand
Current Racing Team Holden Rally Team
Futura Trailer Tandem Axle

Driver Bio


Four time winner Bathurst 1000, Greg Murphy is one of New Zealand’s most celebrated race car drivers. Involved in racing since the age of 8, Murph completed his first Bathurst in 1994 at age 22. For the following two years he was picked up by Brad Jones Racing and Holden Racing Team, winning his first Bathurst title in 1994 while paired with Craig Lowndes.

In 1996 he took the title with Steven Richards under Gibson Motor Sport. Joining new Kmart Racing in 2001, winning Bathusrt with team mate Rick Kelly in 2003 and 2004 consecutively.

 

Career Highlights

Bathurst 1000 Stats ATCC/V8 Supercar Championship Series Stats
Debut: 1994 (Toyota Carina with James Kaye) Debut: 1999 Eastern Creek (Rd 1)
Starts: 17 Event Starts: 157
Poles: 1 (2003) Race Starts: 362
Wins: 4 (1996, 1999, 2003, 2004) Race Wins: 28
Podium Finishes: 35
Poles: 12
Top 10 Race Results: 185
2009 Best Qual: 2nd, Symmons Plains
2009 Best Result: 4th, Bathurst (with Mark Skaife)
Championship Results Other Career Highlights
1997, Holden Racing Team, Holden Commodore VS: 4th Bathurst 1000 – 1996/99, 03/04: Winner
1998, Holden Racing Team, Holden Commodore VT (1 round): 30th Bathurst 24-Hour – 2003: Winner
1999, Wynns/Gibson Motorsport, Holden Commodore VT: 6th Sandown 500 – 1996, 1997: Winner
2000, Kmart/Gibson Motorsport, Holden Commodore VT: 6th V8 International, Pukekohe NZ – 2001/02/03/05: Winner
2001, Kmart Racing, Holden Commodore VX: 4th V8 Supercar Series – 2002, 2003: Runner-up
2002, Kmart Racing, Holden Commodore VX: 2nd Bathurst 1000 – 2008: Runner-up
2003, Kmart Racing, Holden Commodore VX/VY: 2nd Le Mans 24 Hour (GT2 Class) – 1996: 2nd
2004, Kmart Racing, Holden Commodore VY: 4th NZ Formula Holden/Formula Brabham – 1994/95: Winner
2005, Supercheap Auto/PWR Racing, Holden Commodore VZ: 11th NZ Gold Star Drivers’ Championship – 1994: Winner
2006, Supercheap Auto/PWR Racing, Holden Commodore VZ: 24th Australian Drivers’ Championship – 1994: Runner-up
2007, Tasman Motorsport, Holden Commodore VE: 13th
2008, Tasman/Sprint Gas Racing, Holden Commodore VE: 16th
2009, Tasman/Sprint Gas Racing, Holden Commodore VE: 21st
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