Barry Mulholland (14 June 1940 - 28 April 2006) was an Australian racing driver.
While a skilled racing driver, Mulholland was more infamously known as Bruce McPhee's 'contractual obligation' co-driver. In endurance production touring cars McPhee raced in during the 1960s which required two drivers, Mulholland would drive one lap at approximate mid-distance before handing the car back to McPhee. Mulholland holds the record for fewest completed laps to win a Bathurst 500 when he co-drove with McPhee to win the 1968 Bathurst 500. (Current rules limit driving to 3 hours, 30 minutes of consecutive driving, and a maximum distance a driver may run, and since 1987, a driver must complete between 52-109 laps each, with no driver completing more than two-thirds distance, 109 laps currently, of the race.) Mulholland later owned the car that won the race in 1968, and died aged 65.
- Normoyle, Steve (Ed.) The Great Race 2006 (Chevron Publishing, 2006) p. 62
|Winner of the Bathurst 500
(with Bruce McPhee)
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