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Old 8 Jan 2013, 11:12 (Ref:3186388)   #1
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Historic Sports Sedans racing at Mallala Easter Historic meeting

Ive been going to the SA Historic Racing general meetings and they are excited to run a category for Historic Sports Sedans at the Mallala Historic meeting at the end of March!
We had very productive meetings and even surprised myself at the level of interest.
Ive had two people at the meeting ask me to find them cars for the event!

These are a few points that we discussed and came up with,

- It is limited to 24cars

- Historic log books are not required, infact no log books are required at this stage (will explain later)
(to try and promote the category were not pushing for log booked vehicles, we have a preference for vehicles up to 1986 to keep within the guidelines of the GroupU rules)

- The events will be run as "spirited demonstrations" and will only require a 2LS license.
(If it was run as a "race" we can only except log booked vehicles. As it is a historic event and correct log booked vehicles will be hard to find, we can accept many more vehicles as a "spirited demonstration" and basically compete in a similar fashion. Cars will be sent out of pit lane from fastest to slowest, form up on the out lap behind the pace car "hopefully Clem Smiths Charger Sports Sedan". The pace car will pull off coming onto the front straight, then we are released to circulate!)

Obviously in years to come we would like to make it for log booked GroupU cars, but lets get some cars on the track and get the interest going.

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Starting to get some numbers for the Mallala event,

Here are some numbers of people who have shown big interest in the event-

1- Simon Pfitzner, Datsun Stanza (Ex- Barry Bray)
2- Barry Bray, Nissan Gazelle
3- Damien Johnson, LJ Torana
4- Nathan Mills, Ford Escort (Ex- Mic Monteroso)
5- Dick Ward, Fiat Abarth
6- Graham Boulter, FJ Holden
7- 105angria, 6cyl Triumph powered Anglia
8- Steve Rooke, 64 Mini Cooper
9- Mark Trenoweth, XJS Jag (Ex- John McCormick)
10- Alistair, Datsun 1000
11- Troy Ryan, V8 Hillman Imp
12- Serge Deluca, Rotary Anglia
13- Garry Roberts, LJ Torana
14- Norm Lee, LJ Torana
15- Ian Baird, Austin A30


Some other cars that I am aware of but havent heard back from yet-
- Anglia (ex- Cos Monteroso)
- Anglia (ex- Mic Monteroso)
- FJ/FX Sports Sedan
- EH Holden

Put the word out and lets get a full grid!

Entry forums will be out next week!

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