Southern Classic Car Racing – Part 2
Classic Racing Cars from all around the world were competing at the Timaru International Motor Raceway at Levels today drawing a good crowd of motor racing enthusiasts.
(05) Steve Rae, from Waikuku, in a 1987 BMW E30
Brent Finlay (212), from Timaru, corners his 1971 Datsun 1200 Coupe
(666) Barry Dorking, from Dunedin, in a 1978 Ford Escort RP 2000
Steve Rae’s 1987 BMW E30
David Wood (167) in his 1978 Triumph Dolomite, 4400 cc
Ross Hamilton (22), from Oamaru, in his 1978 Ford Escort Mk 2
(167) David Wood’s Triumph Dolomite
This well-equipped group is from Tauranga
Ewen MacPherson, from Invercargill, in his 1964 Ford Anglia 105 E
Matt Gould, from Timaru, finds a good vantage point
Matt and Ian Gould, of Timaru.
Sonia Clare and Jeff from Rangiora enjoy the sun
Lisa and Jason Hardie, with Skylar (2), and Mark and Illara Shaw with Indi (5 months)
Unique line-up of five Gemini racers from 1959-60
L-R: Graham Barron (England), Michael Sexton (Auckland), Crispian Besley ( UK), Max Pegram (Melbourne) and Colin McKay (Scotland) with a rare line-up of 1959-60 Gemini racers.
Graham Barron, from Preston, England, with his 1959 Gemini Mk 2, and the line-up of Geminis
Andy McElrea, from Australia, with his 1988 Van Dieman RF 88
Roger Herrick, from Auckland, in his 1960 Lola Mk 2 FJ
(79) Tim Miles, from Australia, drives his 1986 Van Dieman RF 86
Ron Wilkin (72), from Tuakau, in his 1972 Elden Mk 10
Hayden Cox (178), from Christchurch, in his 1971 Elden PH8 FF
Bruce Tinnelly of Timaru, brings his 1970 Holden Monaro HT350 out for a spin
Pit coordinator, Wendy Sullivan, checks the cars in
Muscle cars rearing to go !
Getting a helping hand
(336) Michael O’Day, from Christchurch, brings out his BMW E36 M3
The safety car
Michael Johnston, from Ashburton, in his Datsun 240Z Scarab leads a tight field of Classic Muscle Cars
Muscle Car mayhem !
(302) the 1963 Ford Zephyr of Bruce Goodwin, from Kimbolton.
Bruce Goodwin’s 1963 Zephyr, 5000 cc
Michael Johnson’s Datsun Scarab
Centre: Mike Small, from Timaru, stirs the dust in his Ford Mustang
(28c) Anton Stevens, from Australia leads his 1972 Holden XU-1 out of the S-bend
Greg Donaldson, from Ashburton, in his 1981 Holden Commodore
Greg Donaldson, from Ashburton
Dougal MacGibbon, from Nelson, in a 1989 Nissan Skyline GTR, 2600 cc
(165) Michael Eden’s Falcon GTHO, from Wanganui
This 1992 Porshe 964 Carrera, belonging to Wayne Graves, from Christchurch, is finished for the day