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Results – Leyburn Sprints 15th & 16th August 2015

Leyburn Sprints 15th & 16th August 2015 – Results.

The 20th annual Leyburn Sprints, had a field of 240 drivers, a diverse line-up of classic, historic and performance cars ranging in vintage from 1935 to 2014. More than 140 cars also entered the Shannons Show ‘n’ Shine, this year also had the Retro Caravan Show Off this drew, big interest from spectators.

New South Wales driver Dean Amos broke the track record Amos, put his 1997 Gould-Judd V8 open-wheeler around the houses in 42.954 seconds eclipsing Warwick Hutchinson in his Rotary Powered open-wheeler, they both dueled throughout the weekend but Hutchinson ended up 2nd outright. The highlight of the weekend was north Queensland drive Michael Von-Rapard in his Dallara F392 coming in at 3rd outright blitzing Dean Tighe in his V8 Dallara.

Dean Amos Gould GR37 Leyburn Sptints 2015 - Photo by Trapnell Creations copy

Dean Amos Gould GR37 – Photo by Trapnell Creations

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Posted by on August 25th, 2015 No Comments

Results – AutObarn Gympie Noosa Hillclimb 25th & 26th July 2015

AutObarn Gympie Noosa Hillclimb Results 25th & 26th July 2015.

This Hillclimb was once again proudly sponsored by the AutObarn store at Gympie. Thanks must also go to the organizing committee of the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club for a well organized event.

There were quite a few incidents over the 2 days with 2 cars having major damage on Saturday and another 3 cars having more damage on Sunday, but the best thing was that all drivers were not hurt and all cars can be fixed.

With 4 runs on Saturday and 4 on Sunday the entrants had 8 official runs over the weekend this was another extremely well organized event, congratulations must go to the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club for a great event.

Michael von-Rapard in his extremely quick Dallara won the event outright with a time of 52.44 sec. Well done Michael & Harold.

Pit Area at Noosa Hillclimb - Photo By Steve Johns

Pit Area at Noosa Hillclimb – Photo By Steve Johns

With 130 cars taking part in this event there was only 4 Rotary Hillclimb Racing Cars competing in this  Hillclimb,David Jackson (Mazda RX7), Lou Szekely (Mazda RX7), Kirt Fitzgerald (Mazda RX8) and Warwick Hutchinson’s (RPV02 13B Turbo) their best times are listed below.

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Posted by on August 6th, 2015 No Comments