Bob Ballantyne, a midget fan and car owner/ restorer from New Zealand
has sent these nice pics over for Vintagespeedway... Thanks Bob.
Tracey's Speedway, Maribyrnong, out of Melbourne, Australia. It's March 2nd 1963 and Bob Tattersall ( 2nd from right ) wins the 1963 Australian Speedcar Derby from American Jimmy Davies ( 2nd from left) and Ray Fechner 3rd.( far left ). Promoter Fred Tracey in centre of photo.
Frank ' Satan ' Brewer in the V860 # NZ3 midget. Bob Ballantyne thinks this may be the last midget Frank raced. Frank had a bad accident in his last race. Bob is now restoring this car.
John Stanley won the first Bob Tattersall Memorial race in NZ in this car.
Tracey's again, March 23rd 1963 and Sydney driver Jeff Freeman has just taken out the 50 lap Golden Fleece Grand Prix in the Mackay Offy. Car owner Don Mackay next to Jeff with dignitaries from H.C.Sleigh ( Golden Fleece ) making the presentation.
Jack Hollingsworth in car # 1. I have no ID on the driver of # 17 ???.
Thank you to Garry Baker & Bob Ottaway for some IDs.