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2023Competition ReportsNews

The Last Hurrah

Apart from major historic events, November’s Island Magic meeting has established itself as the most popular meeting of the year. Aside from three Cortinas and a Mini, muscle dominated the 33-car entry – twenty V8s, two Chargers, two Toranas and three Mazda RX2s, with six from interstate.

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Stop-Start Sandown Historics

Victoria’s sunny spring smiled on the Island all weekend, to make the Just Cars historic touring car big banger battles all the more enjoyable. New race formats based on elapsed time rather than laps were in place at this Round 5 of the Victorian State Series, this time run by the Victorian Mini Club.

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Sunshine Statie

Victoria’s sunny spring smiled on the Island all weekend, to make the Just Cars historic touring car big banger battles all the more enjoyable. New race formats based on elapsed time rather than laps were in place at this Round 5 of the Victorian State Series, this time run by the Victorian Mini Club.

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Tilley Triple Trounce

Nearly 40 cars lobbed for some long track action across two days of the Winton Festival of Speed (5-6 August 2023), with the 50K JUST CARS Historic Touring Car Cup the big feature on Sunday. After a substantial dump of rain late on Friday the weekend dawned with brilliant sunshine that lasted the whole meeting.

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Grand Prix Greats!

Australian Historic Touring Cars have raced in Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix support events no fewer than seven times: four in the Adelaide parklands, and three at Albert Park in Melbourne – but the story goes back much further…

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Mallala Maestro

Before The Bend there was Mallala Motor Motorsport Park and the little circuit 60 clicks north of Adelaide is still going strong some 62 years after its birth. Devilishly hard on brakes, the former RAAF training base promotes close racing and seven JUST CARS Victorian Historic Tourers journeyed across the border.

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The story of a FJ – a Frickin’ Ji-normous effort!

There were tears shed when Phil Barrow’s Famous Family FJ seriously smacked the wall at Phillip Island in early March. Could it be fixed? In a year, six months? Try six weeks, at home after work. Just one man and a helluva wife… There was another race meeting to be contested! A breathless Phil Barrow recounts the story…

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