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Extraordinary Kiwis - Greg Murphy

Television (Full Length) – 2005

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This episode of the Prime profile series follows a day in the life of driver Greg Murphy. The motorsport idol cycles to work — the Adelaide first round of the 2005 V8 Supercar series. There he adjusts to a new team after his 2004 Bathurst 1000 victory (the fourth time he's won the touring car race seen as the pinnacle of Australian motorsport). The down-to-earth Holden pinup charms sponsors and fans; discusses being an honorary Aussie; defends motor-racing as a sport; and when Murphy's gear-box blows it underlines his appreciation of success borne from struggle.

It's a relationship, it's probably like being married. You get yourself into a relationship with a driver, you learn their idiosyncrasies; he has to learn our idiosyncrasies ...
– Mark Roworth, Greg Murphy's race team manager

Key Cast & Crew

Liz MacLean

Producer

Jim Greenhough

Director

Tony Turner

Camera, Editor, Producer

David MacDonald

Sound

Jason Latta

Sound Mix

Richard Williams

Camera

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