John Bowe

John Bowe (‘JB’) is an Australian Motor Sport Champion – and an Australian living with depression.

His racing career began in 1871 and spans 5 decades, and his list of achievements and awards is formidable! Of particular note, JB is the only driver in Australian motorsport history to win six National Championships in 4 separate categories.

In 2007, after 225 race starts and 22 seasons as a professional driver, he retired from full-time motor racing and then realised he had been battling depression.

Now he has shared his story in the hope that it will inspire others to seek help. 

John speaks about his experience in the following ABC article by Scott Robinson:

John Bowe, Australian motor racing star, on his long battle with depression.