Winter 2014 - Australian Formula Junior Association

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FJ PITSTOP
Newsletter & Advertiser
Executive Committee
President
Secretary
Vic. Rep.
NSW Rep.
SA Rep.
Qld. Rep.
WA Rep
Registrar
Editor
Roger Ealand
David Reid
Kim Shearn
Tony Simmons
Mike Shearer
Don Thallon
Neil McCrudden
Noel Bryen
Don Thallon
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Edition No. 66
Winter 2014
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EDITORIAL
Since our last newsletter we’ve had AFJA Championship Rounds at Mallala
SA Easter, Eastern Creek May, Winton May, and Morgan Park July. This
brings us to the half way mark for 2014. Reports for most are attached.
Willing correspondents are few and far between – normal for a Club like this I
guess.
My comments on Race Groupings led to welcome communiqué from Geoff Kelly and Grant Burford and I
enclose copies for your interest. Do we have any further thoughts on this? At Morgan Park recently we
were advised by the Race Committee that they were grouping FF, FV and FJ together and each Group was
to be segregated and competitors seeded for qualifying. A good idea I thought but unfortunately, the grid
marshalls did not have the gridding order and two FV snuck in near the head of the formation (either did not
have or did not read the Sup. Regs.), with considerable performance variation in these three groups.
Qualifying order is important to give everyone a fair go with as little interference as possible. Races
generally look after themselves as per qualifying times.
“A Duty of Care” should be practiced and emphasised at all times, especially by the Clerks of Course. This
applies to mixed grids more essentially. Not only should we look after oneself and one’s car, but also to our
fellow competitor. Over aggressive driving (overtaking manoeuvres) and not using mirrors, can and does
lead to serious injury. Remember our cars are now over 50 years old and not built to modern safety
standards. Our bodies likewise!
Don Thallon
July 2014
PS: You will notice a lack of action photos in this issue. Please send me your photos for inclusion next issue.
Most of you receive Ed Holly’s superlative M&O Newsletter which contains reports and racing photos of the
meetings we attended. If you don’t, I am sure Ed will help if you email him at: [email protected]
Disclaimer
The statements and opinions expressed in all FJ Pitstop Newsletters are not necessarily those of the Editor or the Association.
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TORQUE AROUND THE PITS
John Bowe has been talking to Bill Hemming about John’s father’s admiration of Formula Juniors and
Elfins in Particular. He ended up owning a Catalina 1500 and loved it. It may well be that Bill can arrange
an outing for John in his "most travelled junior in the world" at one of our meetings.
We still dream of john and Jim Richards in an 18 on the circuit together.
We have had a concerted effort to trace 29 cars and owners, who are on our register, but have had no contact
with us and we have lost a handle on what is the status of the cars. We can report a major success! 23 cars
have been resolved, so Noel Bryen has been able to successfully update our records.
Great news on the Lynx front. Lynx of course one of our iconic FJ Australian success stories? We all
feared when the English Lynx raid a couple of years ago when four Lynx FJs went overseas in one fell
swoop, that there would be very little Lynx representation here! Not so! We know that Bill Norman is well
on the way restoring chassis 116. Now excitingly David Kent has bought the last of the run of chassis from
1962, Chassis no 117.
Many of you will know David Kent. He has driven Ian Bailey's Lynx with great success and enjoyment. He
is also known as one of the best historic race car restorers in Australia, especially open wheelers. It is good
news that a restorer of this enthusiasm and ability has decided to take this project on. He will be an asset to
our Association, and to our grids, and the car will be magnificent.
Grant Craft, while waiting the arrival of his first baby, has taken the opportunity to refresh his other baby,
the very special Brabham BT2. He has it stripped to the bones, to check the chassis and put the correct body
panels on the car. The question is, will the car be even faster after its birthday?
Peter Larner has been able to secure the remains of the Beasy (Sabre) Formula Junior. It is of course
important that these one off Australian cars are saved, and add some interesting variety and colour to our
grids. Peter is almost the perfect person to take on this project, which I have no doubt will take some time to
complete.
Jonathan Williamson, has arrived back from his very adventurous Land Rover trip from Singapore to
London through 27 countries (some of the most disturbed countries in the world) and 52,000 Kms. A
wonderful achievement. He will settle into life in Brisbane and work, and turn his mind back to things
Lotus and FJ. Welcome back.
AFJA CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 rev 1
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
#10
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
SEP
SEP
OCT
NOV
NOV
7-09
18-20
03-04
24-25
12-13
20-21
27-28
25-26
08-09
29-30
Phillip Island
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Mallala
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Eastern Creek
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Winton Short Track
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Morgan Park
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Lakeside – FJ stand alone?
Wakefield Park – FJ stand alone?
Barbagello
Sandown
Eastern Creek
IF we can get FJ only races, each such race will carry double points, regardless of which of
the above rounds.
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PRESIDENT’S REPORT
As we all know now, the acceptance of the FIA regulations has been approved and
CAMS will recognize cars with HTPs to race in Australia. Cars that will fall into this
category will still need the approval from the race organizers, who have the right to
accept any entries they wish. It would seem unlikely that organizers would reject
entries, when entries are underwhelming at most meetings at present.
This is very good news for us and gives us the opportunity to grow our membership and
grids. Probably has more effect for us than any other group. It hopefully will also have
the effect of halting or slowing the migration of cars to overseas buyers.
It is important to note that not everyone, even in our Association, are in agreement with this decision. The
decision process was an interesting study in human nature. When the discussion process started there was a
strong anti change lobby, predicting we would be over run by replicas and this change would undermine the high
standard that CoDs have set in this country. The more thoughtful the discussions became, it could be understood
that there were enough safeguards in place to allow Australia to accept the international classification embodied
in the HTP.
CODs will still remain the premier classification for a car’s identity, as it recognizes the car’s original racing
history, but there are many other cars that are identical in every other way, maybe missed out in period on 1,100
cc engine. These cars can now reduce capacity to FJ specs and gain HTPs to recognize the change. In no way
does it pretend to be something it isn't.
On the subject of replicas, it will be extremely difficult to gain HTPs for a replica. It will have to be correct in
every particular, materials, dimensions, specifications, and will have to pass the closest of inspections. We do
have one car in our Association, a Lotus 18, that was built out of period, on an original jig to the exact specs as a
genuine 18. This would have the only chance of getting papers as a replica that I know of that could affect us,
and would have to run with an R before the number. Good luck to him I say.
This outcome is exactly what our association proposed and agitated for, so it up to us to make the most of the
opportunity it offers us. I look forward to the challenge.
Roger
Roger with his impressive winner’s trophy from sponsors of the FJ race at COTA (Circuit of the
Americas) in Austin Texas last October 2013
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LATEST NEWS
Who said Formula Junior drivers weren't of breeding age? Congratulations to Grant Craft and partner on the
birth of their brand new baby seen here not enjoying the oversteer in the Sharp Holden! He wants to be in
the Brabham, which is so much nicer to drive!
As for names, well the first name is Charlie, and then it is a toss up between, Charles Fangio Craft, and
Charles Stirling Craft! Either sound perfect!
Suave Peter
Peter Boel collecting his trophy for winning the Lionel Ayers Trophy for Group O, Sports/Racing Cars
(driving his Lotus Flintstone 23B)
Also modelling the new AFJA Cap (see Regalia for price list).
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SOME THOUGHTS ON MIXED GRIDS
Hi Don,
Whilst not a FJ owner I am a keener observer of the class and cars. I'm involved in group R sports (Tiga
sports 2000) and also historic f/vee. However the reason for the email is due to the comment in your
editorial in the latest FJ Newsletter mentioning that maybe FJ could race with F/vee and the slower f/fords.
From a f/vee perspective this sounds great. We have also just bought an early f/ford, a 1972 March. The
thought of using this car with the f/juniors is much more appealing than racing at the rear of the f/ford grid
dodging some of the Ayrton Sennas at the front of the pack. I'm sure this idea would bring a number of Fa
fords back onto the track as I believe many have been parked in garages as the newer Fc cars fill the
category. I can understand the resistance some FJ members may have but lap times and performance are
very similar and the pilots of the early f/fords may not be as hungry for victory as some of the drivers of the
more modern cars, if I get my meaning. I'll continue to watch the FJ Newsletter for any further
advancements in this area.
Regards
Geoff Kelly
VHRR Group V rep
03 87744154
G'day Geoff
Thanks for your comments.
We have a problem with FJ in Aus in so far as we do not have, & unlikely to achieve, the numbers we need
to set a grid of our own, so we must combine with other groups. Which groups? Preferably, groups that
have similar performance, handling & with competitors who are not training to be F1 drivers. Fa & FV &
FJ, as I see it, may be a good compromise. Of course, I'd rather see all you guys buy a FJ & join us in the
best International Historic Formula of all time!
Please see if you can muster up some support for this amalgamation. If you agree, I will include your note
in the next newsletter.
Regards
Don Thallon
Hi Don,
Please feel free to include my comments. Being new to the f/ford scene I can see some people saying 'who
the hell is Geoff Kelly making comments about historic f/ford?' But in the scheme of things I have been
involved in group S for over 20 years racing my TR2 and the last couple of years in group R with the Tiga
so I reckon I've got half an idea what all this stuff is about. If we are to survive and prosper I believe we
need to group cars of a like performance/lap time (i.e. the old divisional racing) rather than strict historic
groups where 3 or 4 cars leave the rest of the grid a half a lap behind. Like cars with like performance
equals close racing - good for competitors and the paying public. This will equal fuller grids and more races
per meeting. I think the only ones that don't like this concept are those that are currently winning their races
by a big margin!! Grant Burford (NSW) f/ford rep is also keen on the idea and suggested same to Roger
Ealand in recent times. He is a good contact re this subject – [email protected] - I'll spread the
word.
Good Luck
Regards
Geoff Kelly
PS. I would imagine the extra enticement for Fa drivers would be cross entries between the combined
FJ/FV/Fa race and the normal F/F race. Surely this would get the interest of the Fa drivers and still placate
the f/ford committee who would be worried about losing numbers in their races. Time to put the bottle of
Shiraz away and go to bed.
Regards
Geoff Kelly
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Dear Roger,
I trust all is under control health wise with you and hope to see you at an event soon. Your effervescence is
certainly missed by many.
The current AFJA newsletter is a beauty and it’s great to Mr Thallon attempting to organise how events are
structured, so that safety can be self-regulated by inviting other drivers that comply with AFJAs standards in
this area.
As we have discussed before selected older FJ derived Fa cars could provide a good grid filler at some
events like EC and PI where they can take up to 60 starters, (and you would well know there will probably
never be enough Aust FJs running to fill a grid at this type of event) it’s even more important when you
purchase your own FJ races which has be a great idea recently, as it makes sense to divide the cost by a
larger number of competitors so it’s a win win and it becomes cheaper to compete and thus swells the
numbers overall in both groups ………… Food for thought.
However I feel that if categories are going to be mixed as suggested and that includes M&O its time for
AFJA to start identifying their cars with an FJ after the car number (but only on the sides not the nose),
there are already CAMS standards with regard to scrip size etc. and its maybe a way around their reluctance
to accept FJ as a class.
Over the years and particularly at large evens like the Tasman FJ just disappear into the mulga from a
spectators point of view and this above idea could highlight who they represent and who they are competing
against.
Another point I should make is the standard of numbering that exists on FJ is not good with all different
background sizes and numbering some are even handmade, very few comply with the CAMS rules and as a
group I would have thought that it was your responsibility to ensure that cars comply i.e. be self-regulating
as a group.
On this issue FF have their own numbering and background sizes which are approved by CAMS and maybe
worth looking at as they are smaller than all the other standard sizes available.
All the best,
Grant Burford
15.4.2014
EU REPORT FROM THE MUCH TRAVELLED KIM SHEARN
Arrived in UK to dodgy weather mid-May in time for the Brands Hatch meeting - Round 2 of the Lurani Series in which I am
competing this year. It holds races in UK, France, Czech Republic (Brno), Germany, Belgium (Spa, of course - but not a Lurani
round) Holland (Zandvoort). Spain (Jerez) and Portugal. Even Marie could see the benefits of tolerating some motor sport so she
could visit the above locations.
No hassles with shipping this year as the car remained in the 'ol dart to receive a new gearbox and to be prepared for this season.
Thanks to Iain Rowley and Martin for the installation and Bob Hicks for building up and "dogging" the box for us after it was
machined by Peter Knoefel in Germany- great job!
Qualy at Brands was slow as I was very tentative with the new gearbox and car was running rough. Forgot to change old mixed
plugs that were only in that engine over winter to fill the holes. No worries, when race 1 started, even though we were a lowly
20th of 34 on the grid. Very wet race and got a good start and had a race long tussle with John Delane, former Lurani champion
and finally managed to get past him to take class honors in the race. Race 2 on Sunday was a different proposition. The car
developed miss and eventually stopped on about lap 4 altogether. Later, found a loose plug lead and thought it was the cause, but
it was not to be.
Headed off to Paris to pick up a mate from Melbourne, Ross Fisher, who is spending a few weeks with me including the next race
meeting at Dijon. The weather is now fantastic and Joyce, the trusty Motorhome is running really well - an amazing unit - it has
never let us down and tows the race car and trailer well. My French adopted "Dad", Patrick Morin arrived at Dijon also so we had
a few laughs over dinner on Friday night after a crappy qually session. The persistent fault turned out to be stripped wire
emanating from the distributor so it got changed along with the coil and plugs, once again.
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You would think we were now ready to have red hot go, but not to be. When re-timing the engine, the mechanic, who will remain
nameless, timed it off the full advance mark, not TDC so I raced with 70 degrees of advance, not 35 as prescribed!!! Bugger. I was
really lucky not to blow up the engine but only managed a few laps before it overheated stupendously and I pulled off. Problem
corrected for race 2, thanks to Dan Setford and his trusty timing light though the head gasket, which must have been tested to the
limit, was a source of concern. I managed 10 terrific laps in race 2 beating my previous best time by 1.5 seconds. I was faster in
the Lotus 18 than I had been previously in our 20/22! I had a good time playing with a couple of Lotus 22's and somehow was
able to get past one and hold off the other. Luckily, (for me, anyway) the race was red flagged on the lap I stopped, with yes, a
blown head gasket so I was credited with a class win in that race. Overall, another spectacular mid-field finish! Funny how a
good "dice" with other cars is all that seems to matter when you are out there during the race.
By now, Ross had put new batteries in his hearing aids and was able to read maps (Go figure?), so we set off for Chateau Savigny
just South of Beaune to see the amazing collection of over 100 jet fighter planes and probably the world’s most complete
collection of Abarth race cars imaginable. Then it was the Schlumph museum in Mullhouse (Best car museum in the world?)
along with the incredible train museum not far away, also in Mullhouse.
Next stop was Stuttgart for the Benz and Porsche museums and factories. The Le Mans 24 hour race was on that weekend and
Porsche opened up their facility and put on a French flavoured weekend at the museum, free of charge. They had multiple big TV
screens with live feeds for 24 hours. In a wonderful atmosphere we watched the start and finish of the race, though the groans
from Porsche fans were palpable. A great weekend with many happy memories - even Ross enjoyed it.
We have been touring since and have stayed at some really good camp sites and one not so good as well. Currently in Lausanne,
camped beside Lake Geneva (beautiful) and making our way to Munich so Ross can return home to sit on various boards (why he
doesn't sit on a chair is beyond me). I then make my way to Brno for the next Lurani round, before coming home to collect Marie
and returning for the second half of the season.
As is now commonplace, Duncan Rabagliati (FJ Supremo) organises these meetings to make it so easy to participate and at far
lower cost than most of the other classes - in fact, two competitors from other groups have spoken with me about joining the ranks
of Formula Junior due to the much lower cost, the ability to compete in an FIA Championship, great companionship and racing,
along with a varied calendar of events. FJ Racing also takes place regularly in the UK, with full grids, for those who don't want to
travel as much as we do, thus reducing the costs even further. It is possible, for those with the means and the time, to race every
weekend from April through to October over here.
You should try it - it presents a life experience, great camaraderie, lots of memories and, with careful planning, is not much more
expensive that God forsaken Bali. The World tour starts in about 18 months and that will see Formula Junior racing arriving and
competing on 5 continents over two seasons - what a fantastic idea ... now if only Marie will allow me .. we'll see, I guess,
meanwhile,
Cheers and A Bientot,
Kim Shearn
AFJA
22.6.14
Early arrival in the rain at Brands Hatch – 24 May 2014
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INACTIVE LIST – Results of Roger’s Sleuth Work
Hi Noel.
Here are the results of my sleuth work! Of the 29 owners who we didn't have active responses from (our
inactive members’ list) this work has resolved some 22 cars, with some very positive news on restorations
too.
So this should be useful to update our register of cars, and increase our active competitor potential list too.
I wonder if you have Photos of most of the cars for our records, or do we need to chase some up?
Roger
Brian Beasy - Deceased. Son may sell car to Peter Larner.
Ray Dingle - Lynx ready to go, 1500cc, no intention of using it.
Chris Doube - Lotus 20b restores and ready to go. No intention to sell or bring it out .
Rob Hands - sold Lotus 18, MRD nearly ready to go.
John Holmes - Lotus 27 chassis plate only, son crashed bodywork, no sign of movement. The Mason, some doubt on
who owns it, no movement.
Damian Tange - Cheeta ready to go, perfect restoration, might lend it to a driver, no chance of using it himself.
Graham Russell - Schasum very nearly ready to go. Restoration almost complete, bodywork being painted, will be out
mid year.
Pat Ryan - Brabham and Cameron MKIII both ready to go, might get them out one day with us.
Ian Barker - Deceased. Rob (possibly son) has the Elfin, has no plans for restoration, use or selling the car.
Chris Doube - Lotus 20 fully restored, ready to go. Not interested in selling or racing it.
John Napier-Wynch - Slowly restoring the Higgs, has given Neil McCrudden first choice to buy.
Jim Madden - No clear answer on what is happening to his Cooper.
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Jim Sherringham - Lotus 20b. Active car, Driven by Maurice Blackwood
Geoff Graham - Lotus 20b. Almost finished rebuild. Geoff won't race it, but will get it on the track for testing
shortly.
John Burch - Elfin. Sold car to Peter Johnson
Lyn Archer - Elfin. Has died. Genuine FJ, will be caught up in the estate.
Geoff Dean - Elfin. Finished restoration, unlikely to race it.
Rod Harvey - Elfin. Car now owned by Bathurst a Council Museum, genuine David McKay/Greg Cusack car.
Mark Poole - Elfin. Thinking of campaigning the car, was a good driver in his day. Was first Elfin FJ.
Glen Stewart-Richardson - Cooper T59. Sold overseas.
 Jim Madden has decided to retire and has the Cooper for sale – see our classified section. Jeanette says these
are the best (prettiest) looking FJs on the track.
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BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE (LYNX'S IN BARNS)!
Bill Norman
Esteemed historic car restorer, David Kent is joining us in Formula Junior.
Late in May, David located the last Lynx ever made by the Sydney engineering works. It is Chassis No.117,
found quietly rusting under a house in Sydney. According to former owner Ian Thorn, the car hadn't moved
for more than thirty years. It comes with original Lynx magnesium uprights, steering box and fuel tank, but
the body is not complete.
David is excited by the restoration project and his high engineering standards will ensure a beautiful car
when it eventually reappears.
There is now potential for a least three Lynx lowline cars to be on the grid at once in Australia – Ian Bailey's
chassis 112 which is running strongly on track with a new engine, Bill Norman's chassis 116 which is now
on its wheels ready for its engine, and now chassis 117 which is sure to go ahead.
What a change from six months ago, when it seemed that we were losing all our Australian Lynx's to the
UK!
There are yet other Lynx cars here: chassis 114, with proven FJ history in period, is in northern NSW and
was formerly raced by Dick Willis; chassis 111 was converted to a Renault engine sports car and is for sale
in Perth. Over in New Zealand still, is chassis 115, recently sold to Scotsman Vernon Williamson, who
plans to use it for Antipodean racing.
Incidentally, Dick Willis still has a Lynx, leaf sprung chassis 103. Dick loves to be different and he has
returned the chassis to its original MGTC engine! In the good old days when things were not so prim and
proper, Lynx racing cars were powered by everything from supercharged Vincents to a Borgward
Hansa..........different times indeed!
Footnote: Bill raced this car at Morgan Park in July (by invitation with CoD pending). Shows great
potential. He doesn’t let the grass grow under his feet. Ed
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ROOKIE MAX IS HAVING A BALL
My initial thoughts of the Formula Junior and the gentlemen involved with these delightful cars.
For some time, I had been looking for another car to race, a Bugeye Sprite had been it for a dozen years, the last six years or so,
my mate Peter Zampelis and myself had my car at the head of the Sa under 1000cc and occasionally the under 1300cc field. A
couple of years ago at Winton, again grouped with the Lb, I had a fantastic time dicing with Norm in the Stanguellini, Eddie
Woods and Colin Sullivan in the Streamliners. After squeezing every bit out of the Sprite, the inevitable happened and they
rounded me up, but I did not mind, to be around and follow this era of cars is what I like. I knew then that a "real" race car from
the late 50's early 60's was what I wanted.
Formula Junior looks good. I had followed the travels of the guys when they took their cars to Europe, South Africa, New
Zealand, etc. and watched them at our local tracks. Camping next to them on occasions, I realised that they not only have a great
time racing these fantastic little cars, but as a group, there was a lot of pleasure to be had in a class like this.
However, I soon learnt that to become part of this elite group, had bit to learn. I had to swear more often, much more! Stories
of who cut you off and took your line became huge almost epic, and after being embellished with the aforesaid colourful language
and repeated endlessly, these stories, at post race drinks introduced me to a whole new world..... a world like Bill's where
frustration and problems abound, or Roger's world, where charm and colourful anecdotes shine, then there is the style and skill of
our "Giles" like Secretary, whose "late braking manoeuvres" are something else !!! ...... and I'm racing a front engined FJ,
protected somewhat from the rigours and devious world of the rear engined brigade.
That said, the Gemini II has been a delight. With almost the same wheel base and track as the Sprite, handling is not dissimilar,
however it goes like a Sprite on steroids. With its lightweight, Cosworth Ford power and good brakes, it is a whole new ball game,
and I'm certain that I have a lot to learn to get the best out of car.
Lately, I have been a follower of the FJ fraternity in Europe and North America, Sarah Matrike's work on Facebook is fantastic,
the Front engined following is terrific and I'm somewhat envious of the fields they get. My understanding of the AFJA and the
guys running it is similar, great blokes and always ready to help. I look forward to a full FJ only field where the Gemini can get
out amongst its younger rear engined mates representing a great era in motor racing.
For me, Historic racing has always had 3 elements, and I try to keep these front and centre at each meeting ...................... 1st...
it’s the cars, 2nd...the blokes, 3rd... the races. Putting it back in the trailer, same shape, same colour, and sounding roughly the
same, is a great feeling ........
I have been impressed with the general awareness of the Gemini. At each meeting the car attracts attention from many people
who know a lot about the car, its appearance at Goodwood and New Zealand etc. To this end I would be pleased to hear from
anyone who can put me in touch with any other Gemini II owners, especially Ford powered. I have spoken to the previous owners
and other drivers of the Gemini and they all remark what an enjoyable car it is to drive, and I can only concur.
I Hope to get the pleasure and satisfaction out of preparing and racing the Gemini as the other members of the AFJA obviously
get from owning their Formula Juniors.
Max Pegram
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FJ Gemini # 1041.
Max is heading our 2014 Points Score
Max and Maree at Mallala with their full equippé
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POINTS SCORE TO ROUND #5 – David Reid
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NZ FORMULA JUNIOR TOUR UPDATE
Hi Guys,
See below and attached from Nigel. Perhaps your members may be keen to do some racing on Nigel’s tour after the
Festival ? If so please let Nigel know asap.
I know that Tony said he will be coming to the ‘Gulf Oil Howden Ganley F5000 Festival’ (see attached advert) in
January 2015; and Neil McCrudden will bring a container of cars (types TBA).
I am trying to get a feel for how many FJ cars will be at the Festival and whether there will be enough cars for FJ only
grids both weekends. At this stage, I am thinking of a FJ only grid for the 1st weekend and if numbers are down for
the 2nd weekend, we will probably combine the FJs with ‘Tasman’ cars; but, it would be nice to know how many and
who will be coming.
Any chance you could canvass your membership for me to seek a registration of interest ?
With thanks and regards,
Jim
Evening everyone
I have been in discussions with the management at the Highlands Circuit in Cromwell, Central Otago. In a response
to advances Highlands will look to establish a Historic/Classic event at Highland circuit the weekend following the
Teretonga Circuit (Southern Festival of Speed), that is if we can get a sufficient numbers of Formula Junior and F3
cars together. Formula Junior will be the feature cars.
We have interest from six Formula Junior in going to the South Island. There are the three resident South island cars
and Terry Colliers BMC in Wellington. Ten in Total.
This may be a one off opportunity so if you can give me your expressions of interest in trying the new Highlands
circuit please let me know ASAP. A further six cars and we can organise a second 40’ container to head south.
Alternately you can trailer the cars down. If this is successful then the circuit will be on the Books for the 60th
anniversary.
I’m working to get the usual freight subsidy from Toll and are working on subsidised freight from Tranz Rail for the
rail portion along with reduced rates for the Teretonga/Cromwell round trip portion.
Neil McCrudden and the other Western Australians are bringing a Container of cars and are wanting to head to the
South Island Circuit. There is some interest from the UK in bring more cars.
Kind regards
Nigel Russell
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2015 New Zealand Summer of Formula Junior
Six weeks of racing over six consecutive weekends
The New Zealand Formula Junior Register (NZFJR) as in previous years will be co-ordinating grids of Formula
Juniors at a number of the 2015 NZ Historic and Classic events.
In the past years that NZFJR have supported these events, the Formula Junior numbers have been such that
Formula Junior only grids have been available.
Events
16th-18th Jan
NZ Festival of Motor Racing - Celebrating Howden Ganley,
Hampton Downs Circuit, North Waikato, North Island.
23rd-25th Jan
NZ Festival of Motor Racing Celebrating Howden Ganley,
Hampton Downs Circuit, North Waikato, North Island.
30th - 1st Feb
Skope Classic,
Canterbury Car Club. (CCC)
Ruapuna Circuit Christchurch, South Island.
ENZED Classic,
Classic Motor Racing Club. (CMRC)
The Levels Circuit, Timaru, South Island.
Evolution Motorsport Classic SpeedFest,
Southland Sports Car Club. (SSCC)
Teretonga Motor Racing Circuit, Invercargill, South Island.
Highland Motor Racing Circuit.
Cromwell, Central Otago, South Island.
Event TBC
6th-8th Feb
13th-15th Feb
20th-22nd Feb
Formula Junior/F3 Only Grid TBC.
Formula Junior/F3 included in Formula Libre grid TBC.
The six weeks of racing over six consecutive weeks begins with the NZ Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton
Downs Circuit, just South of Auckland.
An opportunity is available for further on shipment of the containers to the South Island to compete in four
South Island events. Alternately, for International competitors interested in attending the South island events
only, the Shipping Containers can be sent direct from their home country into Lyttleton Port, (Christchurch)
South Island, compete at the South Island circuit events and then have the containers shipped from Bluff Port
(Invercargill), South Island back to the home country.
The South Island events have a number of 1950 Grand Prix Specials regularly competing and a grid will be
available for these types of cars at the South Island events. Mixed containers of 1950’s GP and FJ may be an
option.The NZFJR will co-ordinate South Island event entry and transportation of containers of cars with in New
Zealand, from Auckland railhead to the South Island and between the South Island circuits, with final departure
from a South Island Port.
Financial Assistance with shipping containers (based on six plus Formula junior cars) around the South Island
circuits should be available as in previous years. TBC.
Those competitors wishing to express interest in participate in the ENZED Classic, Skope Classic, Evolution
Motor Sport Speedfest and Highlands events taking place in the South Island; please contact the New Zealand
Formula Junior Register (NZFJR) Chairman, Nigel Russell. [email protected]
13
14
ROUND #2 – MALLALA, South Australia – April 19-20
The All Historic Mallala is always held on the Easter weekend. Seven groups contested a 34 race
programme. Our FJs were divided into Group L for pre 1961 and Group M for the later years.
Unfortunately our entries were very poor. Entered for Group M were Murray Bryden (DNS), Kim Shearn
(retired in qualifying), Don Thallon (broke the clutch in R1) and Micheal Shearer, our local FJ Rep, who
shared his Cooper BMC T59 with wife Jo, who ran in Regularity. Michael only completed the last two
races, but never the less, did a Bradbury, as the only man left standing.
Group L saw Max Pegram in his neat Gemini Mk2 and John Medley, Nota and Norm Falkner, Stanguellini.
Max Pegram was the fastest of the FJ with outright 2nd twice and 3rd once.
Mallala was the home of RAAF No. 6 Service Flight Training School during WW2. Pilots trained on twin
engined Avro Anson to become bomber pilots – base closed in 1960. The AGP was held here in 1961 and
th site purchased by current owner, Clem Smith in 1976. A party was held on Sautrday night to honour his
87th birthday – at the track in his private museum. Famous Flag Waver, Glen Dix, made everyone welcome
at the dinner and during the weekend’s racing
15
ROUND #3 – EASTERN CREEK, Sydney – May 3-4
No reports received. Here are a couple of Result Sheets.
Event R6
Scheduled Start 13:45
Page 1
Issue 1
Start Sat May 03
14:11
Elapsed Time
4:56
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Pos Car Driver
Competitor/Team
Vehicle
Cap
CL Laps
Race.Time Fastest...Lap
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
DNF
28
1
38
17
12
117
43
25
126
68
11
81
30
63
5
70
111
128
10
89
67
27
91
8
20
29
Damon Hancock (NSW)
Richard Carter (NSW)
Keith Simpson (VIC)
Ed Holly (NSW)
Stephen Weller (NSW)
Keith Berryman (NSW)
Rod Carroll (NSW)
Herb Neal (NSW)
Grant Craft (NSW)
Philip Jewell (NSW)
Peter Strauss (VIC)
John Macey (NSW)
Norman Falkiner (VIC)
Noel Bryen (NSW)
Peter Boel (QLD)
Tony Simmons (NSW)
Ryan Sorensen (NSW)
Andrew Fellowes (QLD)
Maurice Blackwood (NSW)
John Medley (NSW)
Robert Buckley (QLD)
Kevin Davis (NSW)
John Ashwell (NSW)
Geoff Fry (NSW)
Alan Telfer (QLD)
Wayne Wilson (NSW)
T.H.R.
R CARTER
PENRITE OIL CO.
E HOLLY
S WELLER
K BERRYMAN
TYREPLUS
H NEAL
G CRAFT
EKJ RACING
P STRAUSS
J MACEY
N FALKINER
N BRYEN
P BOEL
T SIMMONS
R SORENSEN
A FELLOWES
J SHERRINGHAM
J MEDLEY
R BUCKLEY
K DAVIS
J ASHWELL
G FRY
A TELFER
W WILSON
Brabham BT23C
Elfin Mono
Brabham BT16
Brabham BT21C
Elfin 600
Matich SR3
Lola T140
Neal Ford II
Brabham BT2
McKee MK8 / 12
Brabham BT11
Brabham BT-18
Elfin Mono
Rennmax BNI-FJ
Lolo MK5A
Brabham BT6
Rennmax BN2
Lotus 27
Lotus 20
Nota Formula Junior
Golford Special Form
Rennmax BN1
Brabham BT 21C
Jolus Formula Junior
Lotus 20B
Brabham BT29
1594
1600
1598
1600
1600
4700
5000
1600
1098
5000
3.0
1590
1500
1100
1098
1100
1600
1098
1100
1100
1045
1598
1600
1098
1200
1600
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
FJ
O
O
O
O
FJ
FJ
FJ
O
FJ
FJ
FJ
FJ
O
O
FJ
FJ
O
Qualifying R13
Scheduled Start 16:26
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4:56.3044
4:56.6396
5:11.3504
5:14.8848
5:14.9954
5:25.6270
5:26.4348
5:37.9966
5:38.8920
5:45.0503
5:46.0316
5:46.4554
5:46.7594
5:47.7879
5:48.4211
5:57.3455
5:58.9206
6:25.4360
6:26.5799
6:26.9346
6:29.0565
6:31.9274
6:56.1274
6:57.5553
7:07.5573
3
2
2
3
3
2
2
3
3
2
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
2
3
1:36.3972*
1:36.7184
1:41.7099
1:41.9093
1:41.2973
1:46.1158
1:44.3812
1:48.9517
1:49.4126
1:47.7206
1:51.7270
1:51.7867
1:51.5764
1:52.1658
1:52.0093
1:53.5729
1:53.5252
2:02.4770
2:02.2941
2:05.8017
2:05.8473
2:02.3507
2:01.0367
2:15.5052
2:17.2369
Page 1
Issue 1
Start Sat May 03
16:53
Elapsed Time
5:07
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Pos Car Driver
Competitor/Team
Vehicle
Cap
CL
Laps
Fastest...Lap
Gap
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
28
38
17
81
126
30
68
63
5
11
111
70
27
89
10
67
8
20
91
Damon Hancock (NSW)
Keith Simpson (VIC)
Ed Holly (NSW)
John Macey (NSW)
Grant Craft (NSW)
Norman Falkiner (VIC)
Philip Jewell (NSW)
Noel Bryen (NSW)
Peter Boel (QLD)
Peter Strauss (VIC)
Ryan Sorensen (NSW)
Tony Simmons (NSW)
Kevin Davis (NSW)
John Medley (NSW)
Maurice Blackwood (NSW)
Robert Buckley (QLD)
Geoff Fry (NSW)
Alan Telfer (QLD)
John Ashwell (NSW)
T.H.R.
PENRITE OIL CO.
E HOLLY
J MACEY
G CRAFT
N FALKINER
EKJ RACING
N BRYEN
P BOEL
P STRAUSS
R SORENSEN
T SIMMONS
K DAVIS
J MEDLEY
J SHERRINGHAM
R BUCKLEY
G FRY
A TELFER
J ASHWELL
Brabham BT23C
Brabham BT16
Brabham BT21C
Brabham BT-18
Brabham BT2
Elfin Mono
McKee MK8 / 12
Rennmax BNI-FJ
Lolo MK5A
Brabham BT11
Rennmax BN2
Brabham BT6
Rennmax BN1
Nota Formula Junior
Lotus 20
Golford Special Form
Jolus Formula Junior
Lotus 20B
Brabham BT 21C
1594
1598
1600
1590
1098
1500
5000
1100
1098
3.0
1600
1100
1598
1100
1100
1045
1098
1200
1600
O
O
O
O
FJ
O
O
FJ
FJ
O
O
FJ
O
FJ
FJ
FJ
FJ
FJ
O
Event R23
Scheduled Start 13:18
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
1
2
2
1
2
1
2
1
2
2
2
1
1:39.1127*
1:40.8027
1:42.1562
1:46.2481
1:48.0073
1:48.1099
1:48.9140
1:49.7574
1:50.1049
1:52.2635
1:52.9456
1:53.1625
2:02.6231
2:03.2455
2:04.1104
2:05.1690
2:14.1078
2:57.3984
0:01.6900
0:03.0435
0:07.1354
0:08.8946
0:08.9972
0:09.8013
0:10.6447
0:10.9922
0:13.1508
0:13.8329
0:14.0498
0:23.5104
0:24.1328
0:24.9977
0:26.0563
0:34.9951
1:18.2857
Page 1
Issue 1
Start Sun May 04
14:08
Elapsed Time
5:04
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Pos Car Driver
Competitor/Team
Vehicle
Cap
CL Laps
Race.Time Fastest...Lap
1
1
2
12
3
38
4
17
5
117
6
25
7
30
8
11
9
5
10 111
11
24
12
70
13
10
14
67
DNF
8
Richard Carter (NSW)
Stephen Weller (NSW)
Keith Simpson (VIC)
Ed Holly (NSW)
Keith Berryman (NSW)
Herb Neal (NSW)
Norman Falkiner (VIC)
Peter Strauss (VIC)
Peter Boel (QLD)
Ryan Sorensen (NSW)
Geoff Varey (NSW)
Tony Simmons (NSW)
Maurice Blackwood (NSW)
Robert Buckley (QLD)
Geoff Fry (NSW)
R CARTER
S WELLER
PENRITE OIL CO.
E HOLLY
K BERRYMAN
H NEAL
N FALKINER
P STRAUSS
P BOEL
R SORENSEN
G VAREY
T SIMMONS
J SHERRINGHAM
R BUCKLEY
G FRY
Elfin Mono
Elfin 600
Brabham BT16
Brabham BT21C
Matich SR3
Neal Ford II
Elfin Mono
Brabham BT11
Lolo MK5A
Rennmax BN2
Gryphon 2
Brabham BT6
Lotus 20
Golford Special Form
Jolus Formula Junior
16
1600
1600
1598
1600
4700
1600
1500
3.0
1098
1600
1498
1100
1100
1045
1098
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
FJ
O
O
FJ
FJ
FJ
FJ
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
5:04.4325
5:05.2929
5:08.3992
5:09.8429
5:27.1772
5:27.2894
5:29.8001
5:46.2629
5:46.6035
5:47.3252
5:54.6334
5:54.7516
6:17.7442
6:55.9376
2:29.7175
3
2
2
3
3
3
3
2
2
3
3
3
2
2
1
1:39.4468
1:39.2981*
1:40.6817
1:40.8288
1:44.5086
1:47.5340
1:46.8289
1:53.5801
1:51.2486
1:52.1728
1:54.4837
1:53.7403
2:01.7378
2:04.9473
2:29.7175
ROUND #4 – HISTORIC WINTON, Victoria – May 24-25
As usual The Austin 7 Club organise and promote this meeting in northern Victoria on the original short
circuit; very suited to the older and to the more nimble historic cars. Great for our FJ cars. This year we had
great sunny weather on Saturday and Sunday.
FJ were mixed with Groups M & O (3 FJs) and Group L (2 FJs). Not what you’d call an exciting field, big
speed differentials, but I think we all found someone to race with.
Results:
Groups M & O Sports & Racing - Race 3
Event R37
8 Laps
Scheduled Start 14:25
Page 1
Issue 1
Start Sun May 25
14:25
Elapsed Time
8:26
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Pos Car Competitor/Team
Driver
Vehicle
Cap
CL Laps
Race.Time Fastest...Lap
1
53
2
83
3
84
4
76
5
96
6
92
7
70
8
66
9
126
10
32
11
87
12
11
13
63
14
7
15
9
16
62
17
60
DNF 38
Laurie Bennett
Jim McConville
Paul Orr
Frank Hook
Dale Harvey
Don Thallon
Tony Simmons
Trevor Booth
Peter Turnbull
Tony Burrage
Peter Barclay
Peter Strauss
Bill Hemming
James Calder
Ian Henderson
Laurie Bennett
Robert McConville
Paul Orr
P Larner
Dale Harvey (NSW)
Don Thallon (QLD)
Tony Simmons (NSW)
Trevor Booth (NSW)
Peter Turnbull (TAS)
Tony Burrage
Peter Barclay (NSW)
Peter Strauss
Bill Hemming
James Calder
Ian Henderson
John Evans
Geoff Fry (NSW)
Keith Simpson
Geoff Fry
Margaret Dymond
Elfin 600B
Brabbam BT29
Austin Special
Cooper T76
Proton F2
Ford FJ MRC 22
Brabham BT6 F.Jr
Nota Sunbeam
Turnham Ford
Rennmax 23B
Repco Brabham BT 15
Brabbam BT11
Elfin Mallala
Lotus Super Seven
Ford FJ MRC 22
Lotus Super7
Jolus Formula Junior
Brabham BT16
1600
1598
1275
1100
1598
1100
1100
1500
1600
1598
997
2500
1600
1500
1100
1098
1600
OR
OR
OR
MR
OR
MR
MR
OS
OS
MS
MR
MR
MS
MS
MR
OS
MR
OR
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
8:26.0422
8:28.3227
8:59.4311
9:22.4304
9:27.5279
9:29.8399
9:30.8848
8:27.8856
8:34.3378
8:40.3998
8:42.9223
8:59.3375
9:06.7206
9:07.2098
9:09.6889
9:10.0228
9:42.5526
2
2
2
4
4
3
8
4
3
5
7
3
7
2
2
2
5
1:01.8325*
1:01.9502
1:06.1506
1:08.9100
1:08.7044
1:09.5040
1:09.2981
1:10.6941
1:11.4866
1:12.3368
1:10.7261
1:08.7269
1:15.7005
1:15.0934
1:15.8886
1:15.0035
1:20.8235
Groups Lb Sports & Racing - Mark Dymond Trophy
Event R38
8 Laps
Scheduled Start 14:43
Page 1
Issue 1
Start Sun May 25
14:44
Elapsed Time
9:49
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Pos Car Competitor/Team
Driver
Vehicle
Cap
CL Laps
Race.Time Fastest...Lap
1
8
2
27
3
24
4
15
5
28
6
58
7
99
8
55
9
79
10
63
11
68
12
47
13
49
14
89
15
87
16
80
17
92
18
18
19
7
20
50
21
82
22
76
23 112
24
26
25
44
DNF 51
DNF 14
DNF 56
Bob Schapel
Margaret Dymond
Graeme Marks
Max Pegram
Brian Simpson
Shane Bowden
Dick O'Keefe
Warwick McBean
Grant Craft
Bruce Richardson
Chris Farrell
Russell Budge
Ian Edgar
John Medley
Terry White
Colin Sullivan
Graeme Wright
Bill Hemming
Mike Gosbell
Paul Armstrong
Norman Falkiner
A J Morton
Peter Lubrano
Richard Townley
Andrew Woodall
Mal Reid
Ralph Pauperis
James Elphick
Bob Schapel (SA)
Samantha Dymond
Graeme Marks
Max Pegram
Brian Simpson
Shane Bowden
Dick O'Keefe
Warwick McBean (NSW)
Mick Arnold (TAS)
Robert Lesslie
Mathew White
Russell Budge
Ian Edgar
John Medley (NSW)
Terry White
Colin Sullivan
Tim Wright
Eddie Woods
Mike Gosbell (NSW)
Paul Armstrong (NSW)
Norman Falkiner
Alan Morton (QLD)
Peter Lubrano (NSW)
Richard Townley
Andrew Woodall (NSW)
Mal Reid (NSW)
Ralph Pauperis
James Elphick (NSW)
MG TC Special
Lola Mk1
Mac-Healey
Gemini f.j. Mk2 Form
Cooper JAP MK9
Prad 5 Testa Rossa
Photon Special Lotus
Lolus Sports
Sharp Holden
Nota Minx
MG TC
Zephsca Ausca
MG TC Special
Nota Formula junior
MG TC S/C
Elfin Streamliner
Regah MG Special
Elfin Streamliner
Milano MG
Nalla Open Wheeler
Stanevellini FJ
Alba 650
MG TC
MG TC Patterson-Bryd
The Slotus Special
Prad Mk3
MG TC Milano
Gazelle Ford 10 Spec
17
1366
1220
2916
1100
1100
2262
998
2260
2550
1494
1360
2553
1350
1100
1308
1600
1800
1098
1495
2450
1100
650
1366
1366
1175
2447
1400
1172
LBR
LBS
LBR
LBR
LBR
LBS
LBS
LBS
LBR
LBS
LBR
LBS
LBR
LBR
LBR
LBS
LBS
LBS
LBS
LBR
LBR
LBR
LBS
LBR
LBS
LBR
LBS
LBR
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
7
7
7
4
2
2
9:49.8281
9:51.4237
9:52.2936
9:59.0576
9:59.3085
10:06.5190
10:06.9926
10:07.9583
10:12.1275
10:24.7469
10:26.5852
10:30.5558
10:32.9468
10:34.4674
10:41.5796
10:42.4800
10:42.9640
10:45.0125
10:55.5616
10:56.8908
10:57.4634
10:57.6890
10:04.6833
10:15.1924
10:32.5248
5:08.7968
2:48.4081
2:57.7055
2
4
5
5
5
6
6
6
6
3
5
4
4
5
7
7
7
6
3
7
2
3
2
2
3
4
2
2
1:12.5733
1:12.6396
1:12.5342
1:13.3857
1:12.1284*
1:14.7209
1:14.5086
1:14.4591
1:14.9642
1:16.3152
1:16.5250
1:15.9893
1:16.2663
1:15.3909
1:17.9788
1:17.8049
1:16.8519
1:18.0595
1:19.4861
1:19.4780
1:18.5764
1:19.4792
1:23.5986
1:24.2874
1:26.9531
1:14.5013
1:18.7137
1:22.8139
ROUND #5 – MORGAN PARK, Warwick Qld – July 12-13
The combination of FF, FJ and FV worked well – 14 FF, 11 FJ (and F3) and 5FV – quite a respectable field
with good racing throughout.
Races on Saturday pm and Sunday am were combined as above. Sunday pm saw our Feature Race for FJ
and FV only, over 8 laps.
This race meeting was well patronised with over 250 entrants. Weather was typical Warwick winter – days
warm and sunny and nights cold with frost and ice (-5ºC). So setting up in the paddock in the sun was
perfect. Several of our intrepid competitors camped at the track. David Reid apparently has an electric
blanket in his swag, so didn’t need to venture into town to meet the locals!
EVENT 27
Location MORGAN PARK - CIRCUIT K Date 13 July 2014 13:16
Length 3.0000 Km
Best lap time
Top speed
pos start no.
1 92
2 63
3 5
4 23
5 3
6 70
7 69
8 38
9 31
10 67
11 28
12 38
13 60
14 6
dnf 87
01:29.717
in lap
6
120.379 Km/h
By competitor NOEL BRYEN
competitor
laps
total time
diff
best time
DON THALLON
8
12:06.971
01:29.855
NOEL BRYEN
8
12:08.537 01.566
01:29.717
PETER BOEL
8
12:31.301 24.330
01:32.037
BILL HEMMING
8
12:55.490 48.519
01:34.622
BILL NORMAN
8
12:55.992 49.021
01:34.640
TONY SIMMONS
8
12:58.241 51.270
01:33.362
JEFF BROWN
8
12:58.919 51.948
01:32.620
GEOFF STONE
8
13:30.859 01:23.888 01:38.601
BERNIE CASHIN
8
13:30.929 01:23.958 01:38.661
ROBERT BUCKLEY 8
13:41.522 01:34.551 01:40.411
GRAEME CLARKE 7
12:07.873 1 lap
01:37.911
DOUG ANGUS
7
12:12.631 1 lap
01:41.409
GOEFF FRY
7
12:44.595 1 lap
01:45.314
JOHN TORR
7
14:03.465 1 lap
01:58.662
PETER BARCLAY 4
06:41.862
01:32.881
best lap
2
6
4
4
3
8
8
7
7
8
5
5
6
7
3
best speed
120.194 Km/h
120.379 Km/h
117.344 Km/h
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CARS FOR SALE
FOR SALE 1961 LOTUS 20J959 FJ2R
Originally owned by Lionel Ayers from Qld
Full restoration completed (like new) by current owner
Disc front brakes, 1100 cc Ford engine
Race ready opportunity. $85.000 price reduced.
Contact Murray Bryden – BH 03 9357 9969
FOR SALE 1961 GARD BMC FORMULA JUNIOR
Car designed / built by Jamie Gard in WA for1962 AGP
1100cc BMC engine, VW g/box, Drum brakes
Recent restoration completed in SA
Sale Price $30,000 Full details - contact Peter Bail (08) 8362 555
FOR SALE 1962 ELFIN 625 FJ2R FORMULA JUNIOR
Original Elfin Works car (Frank Matich) excellent history
Current 1500cc Ford wet sump, 4 speed CR VW gearbox.
Front Disc’s, CAMS log book, C of D, 1100cc engine spares
Sale Price $70,000
Contact Doug Anderson 0408 910 981
SALE 1962 ELFIN 629 EX RON TONKIN
Recent full restoration using 1500cc Ford dry sump engine
4 speed CR VW gearbox, front disc brakes. CAMS Log Book, C of
D plus spares Sale Price $55,000 Contact Doug Anderson 0408 910
981
For Sale The Manx Renault
Originally built as a Lynx Slimline Formula Junior Chassis FJ111
and finished off by Bert Bartrop. Lots of history as a FJ, AFN2 and
a driving school car. Modified into a Group Q Sports Car in 1972
with a 1595cc Renault engine and transmission. Cams Logbook and
C of D with FJ confirmation. Dick Willis also inspected the car and
prepared a report for Kelvin Prior’s Lynx Register. I have used the
car since 2008. Lots of fun but I have another FJ and this keeps
distracting me. Car gives the ability to use as is, or remove original
chassis and restore to Lynx FJ 111 and still have a regularity Sports
Car $18,000 and I will help with freight arrangements, if required.
Please phone Geoff Findlay on 0416193142
WANTED
I need a good non Richardson Head, that I can fit on my 1000cc
Gremlin FJ. If you have a good Head that is surplus to your
requirements, please give me a call, or email me to discuss.
Geoff Findlay – 0416 153 142.
geoffr[email protected]
COOPER T56 MARK II 1960/61 FORMULA JUNIOR: Ex-Bob
Gerard 1961 UK/Europe team car, drivers John Taylor and
Paddy Gaston, chassis number GR-12-1961, with fully
documented history. Race-ready with 1100 BMC-A engine by
Mike Dyer, big valve 12G head, factory spec FJ earn, 45DCOE9
Weber, Renault-Needham close ratio gearbox, CAMS Log Book
and C of D. Significant spares include one new full-race 1100
short race engine, plus one complete 1275 engine with
45DC0E13 carburettor (both by Mike Dyer), two spare Renault
gearboxes, FJ cam, original ʻ60s era wheels, custom built lightweight
single axle tilt trailer, full body moulds, and much, much
more. After 28 years in our family my offer is an attractive total
package deal of $85,000 firm for absolutely everything in my
workshop to do with the Cooper, wishing this unique classic stays in
Australia. Sadly my racing days are over.
Call Jim Madden on 02-9949 1697
PLEASE ADVISE THE EDITOR WITH ALL ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS
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RACING CAR TRANSPORTERS
FOR SALE 2003 Ford Transit Van LWB diesel 5 speed manual high roof
Race car transporter in excellent condition complete with winch, single bed,
and new awning, Dec 2014 Rego (concessional). Will take Formula Junior
plus other small race cars. Price $12,000.
For further details phone Mike Gosbell
Home 02 66518141 Mobile 0428 518 141
FOR SALE Car Trailer Single axle, 1600 mm internal x 3675 in length.
Open trailer with nose cone, in good condition. Cheap NSW rego (no
inspections needed) to Jan 2015. Price $1,750
Phone Mike Gosbell Home 02 66518141 Mobile 0428 518 141.
FOR SALE Mercedes Benz Sprinter Van – mid wheel base – 318cdi
Built 10/06. 148,000km, 5 speed auto, cruise control, turbo diesel.
Best tow vehicle/transporter in the business (we have tried them all).
Best offer around $20,000.
This is not an ex ambulance and is one owner
Full details – Don 0418 729 372 – E: [email protected]
ENCLOSED TRAILER FOR SALE – electric winch, brakes and custom
made storage wells, suit sports or racing car. This trailer will transport your
racing car and all your tools and race equipment.
Accept best offer over $3,500.
Full details – E: [email protected] or phone Don 0418 729 372
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NOTICE BOARD
FOR SALE VIA SECRETARY DAVID REID
Jim Clark Cap (Peter Boel)
Pair of Car Stickers
Business Card advertising for 4 Issues
$30 + $5 P&P
$ 5 + $1 P&P
$50
Specialising in Cosworth, BDA, BDG,
Twin Cam & Formula Junior
engine building.
Full range of engine parts
Telephone Peter or Jamie Larner
Phone: (03) 9439 8986
Fax: (03) 9431 2419
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.larnerengines.com.au
Send your ads at Business Card Size to the Secretary
with $50 to cover 4 issues of the Newsletter.
A Small donation to keep the promotion of the AFJA rolling.
We can accommodate full page ads at very cheap rates.
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