Your Hero Growing up

Everyone I thought I would ask you a question that shouldn’t be too hard for you to answer.

My question to you all is who is or was your hero growing up? What did they do or what made you want to do the same as they did.

My Hero growing up and still is to this day is Craig Lowndes, the reason Craig Lowndes is my hero is because of how much he has achieved in Motorsport when he started racing in the Australian Touring Car Championship in 1996 only aged 22 winning his first Championship in that year. Then winning a second Championship only two years later in 1998 he then went back to back winning another Championship in 1999 making it a career total of 3 Championships won in 4 years. He has also won the Bathurst 1000 a total of 6 times to date and the Bathurst 12 hour twice. Lowndes didn’t win his second Bathurst 1000 until 10 years after his first one and that was in 2006 and he then went on to win three in a row.
At the time of me posting this he has just done his 650th start in a Supercars race and he is the only person to have done that so far. I reckon if he continues until the end of next year he will get to 700 race starts. But I’m think if he continues until the end of 2021 he will hopefully get to his race car number which is 888.

Craig Lowdnes is very much loved by the fans and he will take out his own time to have a chat with you to see how you are going and he will give you a signature if you asked him nicely. I went to the Adelaide 500 earlier this year and I asked him nicely if I could have a quick photo and he said sure you can see the photo of me and him below.

Check out the vintage Craig Lowndes footage below

Thanks for reading and I hoped you enjoyed reading about my Hero I would like to hear about your favourite hero hear and why they are you hero
Until next time
Kieran