Questions with...

Questions with: Shane Attwell

We saw Shane Attwell and his spectacular GTHO in the 2014 Sydney to London. Let’s hear what his plans are for COT16.

What car will you be running in the 2016 COT?
It’s a 1972 replica GTHO Falcon.

Shane Atwell, GTHO Falcon, Lewana. pic by JBC Photography

Who will be in your team?
Brendan Ansbury will co-drive. Brendan owns Ktec Autohaus and has looked after my circuit race and street Porsches for years. Ktec mechanic Tim Mills will be our crew.

If you’re new to the COT, what has attracted you to the event?
The fact that it ran historic rally cars and the location.

Shane Atwell, GT Falcon Lewana

Who are your sponsors or supporters?
Ktec Autohaus in Osborne Park, WA; AMS Racing in Balcatta, WA – and mainly my wallet.

What is/was your favourite rally car?
My GTHO Falcon and a mates 67 Mustang – I just looove V8s!

What is your most memorable rallying moment?
The across Australia stages of last year’s Sydney to London Classic Marathon

Shane Attwell, day 4 of the 2014 Sydney to London

What will you be doing to get ready for the 2016 COT?
Spending money on the car! Basically it needs a total rebuild after the Sydney to London as it was trashed after 14000kms.

Where are you, and what are you doing as you answer these questions?
In Perth fixing a boat.​

Thanks Shane… looking forward to seeing some pics of the rebuild and to seeing the mighty GTHO in Alice Springs! 

She Attwell on the Sydney to London