Leo Geoghegan has Passed away! The Tasman Series was a motor racing competition staged in New Zealand and Australia  for cars complying with the Tasman Formula. The Rennmax name was applied to a series of open wheel racing cars and sports racing cars constructed by Rennmax Engineering in Sydney, Australia between and Member feedback about Alec Mildren: The race had 19 starters. Where is that Giulia TI now?
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History Production car era The first two races were open to production based sedans and, at six hours duration, were substantially longer than later iterations of the race. Chivas drove the first Lotus Mark 6 in Australia in the early s winning many races.
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From north of the boarder, well done Neil. Norm Beechey qualified his Chevrolet Chevy II Nova on pole position, while Ian Geoghegan qualified second in his new Ford Mustang, which had only arrived at the circuit on the morning of the race.
Member feedback about Australian Formula 2 Championship: Mildren Maserati The Mildren Maserati was a one-off sports car which was mlidren inutilizing a clone of a Lotus 19 chassis with components from a Cooper T51 and a 2. Chivas is best remembered however for a sensational second place at the Hardie-Ferodo Mick Aarons lent his assistance on Sunday.
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It was a centrepiece of the Tasman Series in most years between and and was a round of the Australian Drivers’ Championship on many occasions between and In late Mildren announced the formation of Alec Mildren Racing. It was the twenty fifth Australian Grand Prix.
Member feedback about New Zealand Grand Prix: Password Please enter a password for your user account. Career Gardner was born innot as is often quoted.
Alec Mildren — was active in Australian motor racing as a driver from toand subsequently as the owner of Alec Mildren Racing. The Australian’s raciing qualified at the front end of the grid, with Geoghegan third.
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Sandown topic The Sandown is an annual endurance motor race which has been staged at the Sandown Raceway, near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia since Racing drivers from Melbourne Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Each competing car was required to be a production saloon competing in standard specification as laid down in the manufacturer’s standard workshop manual. An expired engine at the 6 Hour might have got the better of some competitors, but not Neil, rebuilt twice just in time for Historic Sandown and he did exactly what he needed to do to come away with the silverware!
Historically it was held in September, the month before Australia’s premier endurance race, the Bathurst The grid for the Grand Prix was determined by race times set in two qualifying races on the Saturday prior to the main race. Without boring all with a story, it is just best to thank mildreh who donated their time and lent a mildreh hand to get the car there.
This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat Thank you all, but yes it was tough work to get the car to the start line. Motorsport at Sandown Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Member feedback about Lakeside International Raceway: Italian Formula One drivers Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Then a fast left hander before rushing into a series of rights and lefts that skirted the only hill on the property commonly known as Qantas Hill. In Chivas achieved the best result for the Chrysler team at Bathurst by finishing third outright and second in class in a Charger E He scored no championship points.
Mildren eschewed the more usual Coventry Climax FPF engine in favour of mildern Maserati sports car unit to power his Cooper T51, one of many competitors at the time who tried sports car engines in racing car chassis.
Home Help Login Register. The series was won by Victorian racer Len Lukey driving his Cooper T45 Climax and in the opening round of the series his own much modified Cooper T23 which was known as the Lukey-Bristol.
After crossing the line in second place, the brothers were later disqualified For his efforts Bartlett was awarded bottles of champagne to add to the 20 bottles he had been awarded for winning the pole with a time of 2: