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Australian Gold Star Race

Mallala, 10 Oct 1966

ResultsLapsTime/Speed
1 John Harvey (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT14 [FL-1-65(I)] - Ford twin cam
#76 R.C.Phillips
47 64:07.9
2 Mike Champion (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT2 [FJ-12-62] - Ford
#3 Competition Cars (see note 1)
47 65:14.0
3 Jack Hunnam (ANF2/1.1) 1.1-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6443] - Ford
#10 Jack Hunnam Motors
47 65:30.1
4 Stan Keen (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6549] - Ford twin cam
#19 Stan Keen
44
5 Dean Rainsford (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Junior [6313] - Ford
#41 Tudor Accessories
43
6 Jimmy W Orr (ANF2/1.1) Austin Special
#84 Jimmy Orr
38
7 Helene Bittner (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Rebelle - Ford
#90 Helene Bittner
36
R Deane Clough (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6442] - Ford
#23 Auto-Conversions
31 electrical
R Mel McEwin (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6446] - Ford twin cam
#16 Mel McEwin
25 gearbox
R Garrie Cooper (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk IIB [MB6550] - Ford twin cam
#2 Elfin Sports Cars
21 differential

All cars are 2.5-litre Tasman unless noted.

Qualifying
1 Garrie Cooper (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk IIB [MB6550] - Ford twin cam 1m 19.1s
2 Mel McEwin (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6446] - Ford twin cam 1m 19.3s
3 John Harvey (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT14 [FL-1-65(I)] - Ford twin cam 1m 19.4s
4 Deane Clough (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6442] - Ford 1m 21.3s
5 Mike Champion (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Brabham BT2 [FJ-12-62] - Ford 1m 22.7s
6 Jack Hunnam (ANF2/1.1) 1.1-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6443] - Ford 1m 23.0s
7 Stan Keen (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Mono Mk I [M6549] - Ford twin cam 1m 24.5s
8 Dean Rainsford (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Elfin Junior [6313] - Ford 1m 25.7s
9 Jimmy W Orr (ANF2/1.1) Austin Special 1m 29.5s
10 Helene Bittner (ANF1.5) 1.5-litre Rebelle - Ford 1m 34.4s

Notes on the cars:

  1. Brabham BT2 [FJ-12-62] (Mike Champion): Sold via Brabham's Australian agent Alec Mildren Pty Ltd to David Walker, and raced by Walker in 1963, 1964 and early 1965. Raced by Ralph Sach in 1965 then a Mildren entry with a 1500cc Ford twin cam for Frank Gardner and Kevin Bartlett during the 1965/66 season. To Competition Cars (Aust) for Mike Champion in the 1966 and 1967 Gold Star seasons, then to Brian Page for 1968. Entered by Graham Collier for Jack Bono in 1969. Through Australian owners Chris Farrell 1971, James Crawford 1973, Greg Kinlin 1977 and Graham Healey 1984 to Bryan Miller 1984 who restored it to Alec Mildren late 1965 spec with Ford twin-cam and raced extensively. To Colin Haste (Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia) 1998 and raced extensively in Australian Formula Junior Association events.

Sources

The identification of individual cars in these results is based on the material presented elsewhere in this site and may in some cases contradict the organisers' original results.

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