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Video: Open-Wheel Highlights from Sydney Retro Racefest

Sydney Retro Racefest 2016 Coverage

Settle in for 25 minutes of historic open-wheeler action with this excellent coverage of Sydney Retro Racefest from our coverage partners Blend Line TV.

The video features the trophy races and some behind-the-scenes highlights from Formula Ford, Groups M & O Racing & Sports, Formula Vee, Q & R Racing & Sports and Formula 5000 on Sydney Retro Racefest’s raceday Sunday. It’s packed with great racing highlighted by the erudite and exciting commentary of Daniel Beckinsale and John Young.

This episode was originally broadcast on Aurora on Monday, the 4th of July at 8:30PM and will run again on Tuesday the 5th of July at 3PM and then Friday the 8th of July at 8PM.

Heritage Touring Cars, Group S and Group N races will be broadcast next week at the same times, and the telecast will be made available on YouTube at the same time. Tune in to Aurora at 8:30PM on Monday the 11th of July, 3PM on Tuesday the 12th of July and 8PM on Friday the 15th of July and keep an eye right here as we’ll be bringing you the coverage as soon as it’s available.


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.29

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.29

Image: Peter Schell

Start your 2015 in style with Ed Holly’s first M & O Newsletter for the year, now available to download from the club website.

This edition wraps up 2014’s historic motorsport news with a mammoth report from Travis Engen about their 2014 Tasman Tour, recaps of the 2014 WA All Historics, Historic Sandown and our recent Tasman Trophy meeting, a wander through the pits, news and a whole lot more.

It’s packed with photos aplenty and wonderful stories, and makes for a brilliant read. Download it from the link below, and enjoy!

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.29 [PDF]

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.28

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.27

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.26

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.25

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.24

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.23


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.27

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.27

Image: Peter Schell

The latest edition of Ed Holly’s magnificent M & O newsletter went out to members late last week, which means it’s time to share it right here on the club website!

This edition kicks off by paying respect to Sir Jack Brabham, before recapping the Sydney Retro Speedfest and taking a look back at the many adventures of Australian 1960s racing cars at Mallala, Historic Winton and Morgan Park. We then hear from Kim Shearn, who’s racing in the UK and Europe, learn from Damon Hancock’s experience with his Brabham BT23C fire, look forwards to future events, catch up with all the news in the world of Australian 1960s racing cars and a whole lot more.

Enjoy it by downloading it from the link below:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.27 [PDF]

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.26

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.25

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.24

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.23

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.22


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.24

mo-newsletter

Image: Peter Schell

The spring issue of Ed Holly’s magnificent M & O newsletter has gone out to members, and is now available for download on the club website.

This issue kicks off with a look at historic motorsport around the country and overseas, including our recent Wakefield Park event, August’s Winton Long Circuit, the Goodwood Revival and a historic look at Catalina Park, Katoomba c.1950. From there we head over to Europe once again to hear from our friends adventuring through Europe, catch up on all the news in the world of ’60s historic racing cars and the people who race them, and a whole lot more.

It’s another great edition, well worth a read, and you can download it by clicking the handy link below, or right clicking and selecting ‘Save As’, and enjoy!

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.24 [PDF]

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.23

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.22

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.21

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.20

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.19


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.23

1960s Racing

Photo by Peter Schell

The latest edition of Ed Holly’s magnificent M & O newsletter has gone out to members, and is now available for download on the club website.

This edition gets started with a smörgåsbord of historic motorsport, recapping our recent event at Sydney Motorsport Park, Lakeside, the 37th Annual Austin 7 Club’s Historic Winton, Mallala Easter Historics and the Morgan Park Historics in July. From there it heads to Europe to hear from the WA contingent adventuring in the UK, catches up on all the news in 1960s historic racing cars, and a whole lot more.

It’s another bumper edition, and well worth the read!

Download it by clicking the handy link below, or right clicking and selecting ‘Save As’, and enjoy!

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.23 [PDF]

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.22

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.21

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.20

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.19

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.18


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.22

M & O Drivers at Wakefield Park

The first of Ed Holly’s magnificent M & O newsletters for 2013 has gone out to members, and is now up for download on the club website!

Ed kicks this edition off with a bang, pondering what makes M & O machines so compelling, before recapping our recent Wakefield Park Summer Historics, the Phillip Island Classic and New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing, and catching up with all the pit gossip and more in the world of 1960s racing cars.

Download it by clicking the handy link below, or right clicking and selecting ‘Save As’, and enjoy!

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.22 [PDF]

Photo by Ed Holly.

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.21

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.20

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.19

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.18

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.17


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.20

1960s Historic Racing Cars

Ed Holly’s tremendous M&O newsletter has returned with its Spring edition for 2012, and is now available for download from the club website!

As always, it’s absolutely packed with historic racing action and all the adventures of Australian 1960s racing cars and their drivers. This edition checks in on the historic motorsport at Wakefield Park, Morgan Park and Historic Winton before catching up with everything Tasman Revival and the events the team have been travelling to in its promotion. And that’s just the start!

It’s packed with stories both fun and informative and plenty of stunning photos, and is well worth a read. Download it by clicking the handy link below, or right clicking and selecting ‘Save As’, and enjoy!

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.20 [PDF]

Thanks to Ed Holly for putting it together, and to the many contributors that create such a great read!

Photo by Peter Schell

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.19

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.18

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.17

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.16

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.14 


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.17

M&O Newsletter

It is the season for merriment and giving, and Ed Holly is off to a great start, giving us his final M & O newsletter for 2011. It has gone out to members and is now available for download from the club website.

This edition is as action-packed and entertaining as ever. It looks back on our recent Eastern Creek All Historic Summer event, Historic Sandown, the 34th Queensland Historic and the 2011 Goodwood Revival Glover Trophy Race along with Tech Tips, Pit Gossip, a report from our intrepid M & O travellers, a look forward to the 2012 Tasman Revival and a whole lot more!

It is also packed with photos from the talented eyes of Peter Schell, Steve Koen, Paul Lewis and Jim Jones, to name just a few.

Well worth a look, download it below:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.17 [PDF]

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.16

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.15

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.14 


On-board Historics at Wakefield Park

Group Q Historic Wakefield Park

Let’s hop into a few historic racing cars for a new perspective on September’s All Historic Spring event at Wakefield Park.

These on-board videos get you in the hot seat of a 1969 Brabham BT28 for a few laps of a Group M and O race, as well as a 1984 Tiga SC84 for a little Q & R action. It was more than a little nippy and slippery that weekend, so well done to everyone for putting on some quick and clean racing in tricky conditions!

Thanks to Jeff and Joel brown for letting me film their adventures!

As always, drop me an email at seth@hsrca.com, or head to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/hsrca if you have anything that you would like to share on the club website.


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.16

M & O Racing

The 16th edition of Ed Holly’s comprehensive and always entertaining M and O Racing newsletter is up on the website and ready for download.

This edition features our adventures at Wakefield Park in September, the Winton Festival of Speed, a superb story of the international escapades of an intrepid band of Formula Junior adventurers, and much more. It’s well worth a look and is packed with wonderful writing and fun photos.

Click this link to download it, and enjoy.

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.16 [PDF]

Thanks to Ed Holly for putting it together, and Kitty Chisholm for the photo.

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.15

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.14 

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.13


Historic Hot Laps: On-Board a 1968 Brabham BT21C

We’re less than a month away from our Wakefield Park Spring Historics event, so it’s time to kick back into gear and get ready for some historic racing!

What better way to do so than to jump on board for a classic dice with Ed Holly in his lovely 1968 Brabham BT21C. Enjoy this footage from race four for M & O sports and racing cars at June’s Eastern Creek Winter Historics event, and click this link for more on-board historics.

We’ll be updating the site frequently over the coming weeks to make sure that you have all the information that you need to get out and have fun racing, watching the action on the track, strolling through the pits & paddock, and enjoying good friends at Wakefield Park, so come back often and keep in touch. Hit the following links for our coverage of the event thus far:

Wakefield Park Spring Historics September 2011 Entry Pack

CAMS Racing License Discount for Autumn Historics at Wakefield Park

Of Aussie Specials and the Fulfilment of Dreams

The Aussie Specials of September’s Wakefield Park Historics

 


Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.15

60s Historic Racing Cars

Ed Holly’s entertaining and informative M & O Newsletter has returned for its 15th edition; the second of 2011, and is available for download on the website.

Fans of historic motorsport have been busy over the last three months, and this edition covers everything that historic racing cars from the ’60s, and their drivers, got up to at Morgan Park, Mallala, Winton, Lakeside, and our own All Historic Eastern Creek.

As always, the newsletter is full of great writing, crammed with fun photography, and bursting with beautiful racing cars from 1961 to 1969. Click this link to download it, and enjoy.

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.15 [PDF]

Thanks to Ed Holly for putting it together, and Peter Schell for the photo.

Previous 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newletters:

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.14 

Australian 1960s Racing Cars (M and O) Newsletter No.13


Get Set for the HSRCA’s Eastern Creek All Historic Winter

This event has now concluded, please head to our ‘Entry Forms‘ page for up-to-date information.

Historic motorsport. We all love it, and it’s time to get out and do it! The HSRCA and friends are heading out to Eastern Creek in two weeks to spend a quality weekend with our historic sports and racing cars, and good friends both old and new. So let’s wrap-up all of the important information that will get you on track for getting out on the track.

As always, our events are a treat for competitors, spectators and all motorsport fans alike, so we encourage you to come along and take in the sights, sounds, sensations and socialising of historic motorsport.

Pricing for entry is as follows:

Saturday:

  • Adult $10
  • Concession $5

Sunday:

  • Adult $20
  • Concession $10

Two Day Pass:

  • Adult $25
  • Concession $15

Children under 14 free

Eastern Creek All Historic Winter Programme of Events [PDF]

Race Fuels is offering a discount to those who wish to order and pay for their fuel in advance. They are also allowing entrants to register for quick and easy payment for fuel over the course of the weekend, however there is no discount offered with this particular service. Pre-order form and payment must be lodged by June 17, 2011.

Download the provisional entry list for the HSRCA’s Eastern Creek All Historic Winter here [PDF]

For more information about the Eastern Creek circuit, including lap records, accommodation, and some travel tips hit this link to head to our circuits page.

 

 


Australian 1960s Racing Cars ( M and O) Newsletter No.14

Ed Holly’s excellent M and O racing newsletter has received its first edition for 2011, and is available for download on our website.

This issue covers a massive amount of historic motorsport, with everything from our February Wakefield Park event, the Phillip Island Classic, and the New Zealand component of the Tasman Revival featuring.

For some beautiful racing cars from the 1960s, entertaining writing, and fantastic photography, hit this link to download the Australian 1960s M and O Newsletter for April, 2011.

Australian 1960s Racing Cars ( M and O) Newsletter No.14 [PDF]

 


M & O Racing Newsletter

Welcome to the last M & O Racing newsletter of 2010. What a great end to the year for the single seater brigade with 87 1960’s racing cars entered for the biennial Tasman Revival at Eastern Creek.

For all the latest news about M & O Racing, and some great photos and coverage of the 2010 Lotus Sydney Tasman Revival, please hit this link and download Ed Holly’s December newsletter.

Group M 1961 to 1965

Group O 1966 to 1969

M & O Racing December 2010 Newsletter [PDF]


Lotus Sydney Tasman Revival Feature Race Winners

Good times were had with great friends. Beautiful historic racing machinery danced, and sometimes pirouetted, with brave and talented drivers in the rain. Lap records were broken. Here are the results for Sunday’s feature races at the 2010 Lotus Sydney Tasman Revival.

Detailed results and timing can be found on our results page, and on this link to the Natsoft website. The HSRCA lap records for Eastern Creek International Raceway can be found here.

Thank you to Peter Schell for his fantastic photography.  Please hit this link to view the full gallery of his photography from the 2010 Lotus Sydney Tasman Revival, including photos of the feature event winners.

Lotus Sydney Tasman Revival – Sunday 28th November 2010, Feature Races

Event 34 – Regularity – Peter Finlay and Ian Forsyth Trophies

Heidi Jackel – 1970 Valiant VG Pacer

Jake Williams – 1974 Holden HQ

Event 35 – Frank Gardner Trophy for Group L Sports

Peter Giddings – 1953 Masserati 250F

Event 35 – Alec Mildren Trophy for Group L Racing

Dick Willis – 1959 Mildren Cooper T51

Event 35 – RACA Trophy for Sa Sports Cars

Peter Jackson – 1959 Austin Healey 3000

Event 35 – Jack Myers Trophy for Na Touring Cars

Allan Bryson – 1952 Austin A30

Event 35 – The VSCCA Trophy for Group K

Peter Greenfield – 1935 Alfa Romeo 8C-36

Event 36 – The Ron Tauranac Trophy for Group Q Racing

John Gale – 1972 Surtees TS9 F1

Event 36 – Trophy Race for Group R Racing

Guido Belgiorno-Nettis – 1985 Ferrari 156/85 Turbo

Event 37 – RACA Trophy Race for Group Sb Sports Cars

Tony Dains – 1970 Triumph TR6

Event 37 – Trophy Race for Group Sc Sports Cars

Stephen Borness – 1976 Porsche 911 Carrera

Event 37 – Trophy Race for Group T Sports Cars

Jason Lea – 1968 Datsun 2000

Event 38 – John Leffler Shield for Formula Ford

Fa – John Tarran – 1970 Lotus 61M

Fb – Geoff  Walters – 1981 Elwyn 003

Event 41 – The Jack Brabham Trophy for Group M Racing Cars

Ed Holly – 1963 Brabham BT6

Event 41 – Leo Geoghegan Trophy for Group O Racing cars

John Smith 1968 Lotus 49/R8

Event 42 – The Repco Matich Trohpy for Group M Sports Cars

Stewart Mahony – 1965 Bolwell MK 4

Event 42 – The Spencer Martin Trophy for Group O Sports

Murray Sinclair – 1969 Chevron B16

Event 42 – The Bib Stillwell Trophy for Group Q Sports Cars

Scott Whittaker – 1972 Milano GT 2

Event 42 Trophy Race for Group R Sports Cars

Jamie Larner – 1979 Ralt RT2

Event 43 – The Kevin Bartlett Trophy for F 5000

Stan Redmond – 1976 Lola T332C

Event 44 Trophy Race for Formula Junior

David Methley – 1960 Lotus 18 FJ

Event 44 – Trophy Race for Formula 3

Tom Tweedie – 1965 Lola T60 F2

Event 45 – Trophy Race for Formula Vee

David Cutts – 1984 Spectre FVee

Event 46 – The Ian Geoghegan Trophy for Nb Touring Cars

Victor Waterhouse – 1964 Jaguar 3.8 MK. 2

Event 46 – The Brian Foley Trophy for Nc Touring Cars

Vince Macri – 1972 Holden Torana GTR X


M & O Racing Newsletter

Welcome to the final M & O Racing newsletter before the main event of the last 2 years – the 3rd running of the Tasman Revival meeting at Eastern Creek International Raceway.

For all the latest news about M & O Racing, please hit this link and download Ed Holly’s October newsletter.

Group M 1961 to 1965

Group O 1966 to 1969

M & O Newsletter No12 Oct10