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On the 10th anniversary of Peter Brock's death, Bathurst 1000 winner Will Davison has revealed he also honoured another fallen driver at Mount Panorama on Sunday.

The 56th Bathurst 1000 was dominated with tributes to record nine-time winner Brock, who died in 2006.

However, Davison revealed he had also provided a touching tribute to driver Mark Porter who tragically died at Bathurst 10 years ago, one month after Brock.

Porter lost his life in a horrific crash on top of the mountain competing in the development series in 2006.

His widow Adrienne found it too traumatic to return to Mount Panorama this weekend - so Davison took Porter's 12-year-old son Flynn under his wing at Bathurst.

An emotional Davison said Flynn had barely left his side in the garage after accepting an invitation to watch the Great Race.

"He got really emotional this morning," Davison said.

"So this win is pretty special to be honest."

It seems Flynn will always remember his first trip to a Supercars event.

"It was his first time. He absolutely loved it," Davison said.

"He came on the drive to the track with me this morning.

"Between every stint he was running up to me and sat by my side - it was special."

All cars in the second tier development category, the Dunlop Series, featured remembrance stickers for Porter at Bathurst.

Davison also did Porter proud, holding on to claim his first Bathurst triumph since 2009.

Holden's Jamie Whincup crossed the line first but had already copped a post-race time penalty that relegated him to 11th on the timesheets.

It ensured a dog fight between Davison and Shane van Gisbergen for the Bathurst title.

Davison held on to win by 0.14 of a second - the closest competitive finish in the race's 56 year history.

It was a huge win by one of the Supercars' smallest teams.

Davison's co-driver Jonathon Webb is also the team boss.

While Porter was honoured, Brock's anniversary attracted a four-day attendance of 204,512 - the second biggest ever Bathurst 1000 crowd.

Bathurst champions of the last decade paid tribute to Brock in a pre-race parade driving some of the late great's most famous race cars.

The crowd also gave a standing ovation on lap five, honouring Brock's famous 05 racing number.

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