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MOTOR racing champion driver Peter Brock has been killed in a racing accident in Western Australia.
The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) said in a statement the accident occurred at about 1.50pm (AEST).
Sixty-one-year-old Brock's co-driver, believed to Mick Hone, has been taken to hospital in a stable condition. CAMS said it would conduct a full investigation into the incident.
TV footage shows Brock's badly damaged silver Daytona Coupe at the base of a tree beside a road in bushland, a blue tarpaulin covering the windscreen."