Bathurst Legends 1972 v1.04

Bathurst Legends 1972 for GTR2

Credits :

Original Mod created by
Converted to GTL by Rizmal
Physics tweaked by John (a.k.a) Speedracer_GTL
GTR2 Version by Samurai7

Championship Infos from Wiki :

The 1972 Hardie-Ferodo 500 was an endurance motor race open to Group E Series Production Touring Cars. The race was held on 1 October 1972 at the Mount Panorama Circuit just outside Bathurst in New South Wales, Australia. Cars competed in four classes defined by Capacity Price Units, where the engine capacity, expressed in litres (to three decimal places), was multiplied by the purchase price in Australian dollars to arrive at a CP value for each vehicle. It was the 13th running of the Bathurst 500 race and the last to be held over the original distance of 500 miles. It was also the last to allow drivers to compete for the full distance without a relief driver. The race was the third round of the 1972 Australian Manufacturers’ Championship.

The race was memorable as the first time rain had significantly affected the race. It was won by Peter Brock driving a Holden Dealer Team prepared Holden Torana, the first of Brock’s record nine victories. Brock finished a lap ahead of Queensland racer John French driving a Ford XY Falcon GT-HO Phase III, this despite Brock being penalised one minute at his last pit stop for starting his car while the HDT crew were still re-fueling (under the ARDC’s race regulations of the day, car engines had to be switched off during pit stops and could only be restarted once the re-fueling had been completed). A further lap behind was the Chrysler Valiant Charger of Doug Chivas. It was the only time the big three manufacturers of Australia in the 1960s and 1970s all had representatives in the top three finishers.

Pole sitter and winner of the previous two Bathurst 500’s, Allan Moffat, had a race he would rather forget. After dicing for the lead with Brock in the early laps, Moffat spun his Works Phase III Falcon at Sulman Park on top of The Mountain in the wet conditions. Although he would fight his way back, he would twice be penalised one minute for restarting his car during pit stops before the re-fueling had been completed. Later in the race the Falcon would also encounter brake problems and Moffat dropped back to finish the race in 9th place, 8 laps down on Brock.

1969 Hardie-Ferodo 500 winner Colin Bond’s race ended early when he rolled his Holden Dealer Team Torana on lap 3 while in 4th place. 1967 winner Fred Gibson also rolled his Works GTHO Falcon at McPhillamy Park in the early wet conditions after being forced offline when lapping a slower car. The Falcon spun into the bank and rolled onto its roof on lap 22.

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Mod Infos :

I just converted it from GTL to GTR2 with some help from Ron123, john, Dark side, Ikszde and fisheracing. I put Alpine 110 tyres on the Torana, and 65 Vette tyres on the Falcon and Charger (as was sugested by gazman) to make it feel closser to rFactor version.

You can find original tyres in GTL version of the mod.

1) Engines boosted to compensate for GTL’s drivetrain drag.
2) Tyres borrowed from the Capri RS2600 & adjusted for diameter & width.
3) HDC tweaked – various things, weight & inertia mainly.
4) Extra final drive ratios borrowed from BL72 v1.3.


5) Emaps & cpits by 6string ; Thank you – very nice.
6) Biks & Icons for race cars by bcfcdave.
7) TICTOC – graphics updates

Thank you to the following for helping with suggestions & advice. Plus encouragement.


These files are complete for now, and please bear in mind no permissions have been sought or granted by Ausmodders, & to be perfectly honest, I don’t think permission will be given going by their response to someone asking the question in regard to GTR2 on their web site.

GTR2 updates by SiGi for (14.12.2014) :

– improved needle sizes (analogue gauges)
– improved hood-view on Holden
– added required files to run the car without GTL-GTR2 Mod
– updated ReadMe


Size: 65 MB
Version: 1.04
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