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Repco is the largest reseller and supplier in the automotive parts and accessories aftermarket in Australia and New Zealand with almost 400 stores across both countries.

The Repco brand stands for quality, expertise and knowledge.

We have a passion and dedication to all things automotive - whether for your car itself, or something attached to it like a boat, we've got it covered.

Extensive Product Range

Repco has a huge range of all things automotive - whether for your car itself, or something attached to it like a boat - not to mention over 175,000 parts available.
Repco benefits from preferred supplier relationships, great buying power and the ability to provide a huge range of products and services.

Click here to find out more about our product range.

More information on Repco and its related companies is available at the Exego Group website.

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Corporate History 
Repco's Motorsport Involvement


Repco's Heritage

Founded in 1922 and originally focused on the manufacture of automotive parts, Repco has been synonymous with the automotive parts aftermarket for more than 80 years.

Our Corporate History

Parts Racks 

Replacement Parts Logo

1922
Repco founded as an automotive grinding business

Mid-1920's
Opened first replacements parts trade supply store

1932
First country branch opened in Hamilton, Victoria.
Repco first began advertising

 Original Repco Logo

Repco Logo 1935-51

Historic_Store_Exterior 

Repco Logo 1954-71

 

  Repco Logo 1971-87

 Repco 1970 Historic Store Exterior

Repco Logo 1987-97

Repco Logo 1997-2009

Repco Store Exterior 1990 

Current Repco Store Exterior

Repco Logo 2009

1937
"Repco Ltd." and becomes a public company
Repco made history by elevating Maud Terdich to the position of company secretary - the first ever female secretary of an Australian public company

1938
Repco's first annual general meeting

1930's
Grows replacement parts business through the Depression

1944
Superannuation scheme introduced for employees

1950's
Grows automotive manufacturing business

1959
Repco purchases a string of parts distributors in NSW and Queensland

1960
Repco moves into South Australia and Northern Territory

1960's
Boom times for Repco with 14 factories in 1960 increasing to 38 factories in 1970

1969
Repco opened its first stores in Western Australia

1981
Acquires first New Zealand store
New parent company for all of the Repco companies was registered - Repco Corporation Limited.

1985
Ariadne acquired a controlling interest in Repco

1988
Pacific Dunlop purchases the Repco business from Ariadne

1996
Opens first Australian dual format store

2000
Pacific Automotive formalised as a division of Pacific Dunlop

2001
Management buy-out of the Pacific Automotive division of Pacfic Dunlop. Business renamed Automotive Parts Group

2002
Celebrates 80th Anniversary

2003
Lists on Stock Exchange

2007
Acquired by CCMP (now known as Unitas Capital) and delisted from Stock Exchange

2009
Repco Group rebranded as Exego Group, and CCMP rebranded as Unitas Capital

 


Our Motorsport Involvement

 Dean_Maybach_1947

1947 
Repco assists in the build of Charlie Dean's "Maybach 1"

1954
Maybach 3 wins New Zealand Grand Prix.

 Repco_Special_1959

1959
Jack Brabham wins his first Formula One Championship.
Driving a Cooper Climax with Repco providing support and parts such as clutches and universal joints.
Repco launches its first fully designed and built futuristic sports model car; The "Repco Special".

 Jack Brabham Racing 60s

1961/65
Formula 1 cars badged Repco Brabham.

1963/64
Jack Brabham and Repco win both Australian Grands Prix in a "Repco Brabham" using a Repco modified Climax engine.

 Repco_Engine_Developments

1964
Repco commences design on a new 2.5 litre V8 racing engine for Tasman series.

1965
The BT19 was constructed in England. It was powered by the Repco Brabham V8 engine.

 BT19_Sandown_1966

1966 - WHAT A YEAR!
First 620 BT19 engine used at South African Grand Prix.
Repco Brabham Engine Company is formed. During the year the facilities at Richmond are relocated to another Repco site at Maidstone
Jack Brabham wins the French, British, Dutch and German Grands Prix and World Formula One Driver's Championship in the BT19.
Repco and Brabham have their most successful year to date.
Brabham wins French Grand Prix to be the first winner of a Formula One Grand Prix in a car bearing its driver's name.
Denis Hulme gets two 3rds in the French and British Grands Prix.

 1969-Matich

1967
Denis Hulme wins world F1 driver Championship in Repco Brabham.

1969
Frank Matich wins the Australian Sports car Championship in the Repco sponsored Matich SR4. With 13 wins from 19 starts.
The F5000 engine was developed at Repco Engine Development Company.

 Motorsport--Jack-Brabham

1970/74
Success with Repco Brabham F5000 engines.

1979
Jack Brabham knighted by  Queen Elizabeth. The first person to recieve knighthood for services to motorsport.
Repco sponsors the Repco Reliability Trial won by the late Peter Brock.

 2005-V8-Supercars

1996
Repco sponsors triple Australian Nascar Champion Rob Paine.
Brabham drives the BT19 down George St Sydney at lunchtime. The stunt causes an enormous sensation.

2000
Repco sponsors the winning Bathurst team of Jason Bargwanna and Garth Tander.

BT19_Stamp

BT19_Tribute

2002
Australia Post honors Sir Jack Brabham with the release of a stamp featuring the BT19.

2006
Repco sponsors the Historic Garage at the Grand Prix in Albert Park.
The BT19 takes the Queen's baton on a leg of the commonwealth games relay around the grand prix circuit.

2007
Repco Brabham takes prime position in the National Sports Museum

 2008-rally

2008
Repco becomes the naming rights sponsor of Repco Rally Australia and New Zealand.