The VSAQ wish to advise after an early morning track & grounds inspection the Club day set down for today,Saturday the 17th June at the Redcliffe Harness Racing Club has been CANCELLED. We apologise for the late notice and thank everyone for their entries and support of the day.
A Working Bee is planned for this Sunday 4th June at the Vsaq Clubrooms.
Members and Volunteers are welcome to come along and help clean the Clubrooms and tidy the Grounds.
A lunch will be provided for those who attend. We will start at 9am. See you there..
29 Market St Newmarket
The members of the Vintage Speedcar Assn Qld would like to pass on our Deepest Symphathy to Arthur Sollitt and the Sollitt family after todays very sad new off the passing of Shane.
Shane Sollitt loved his speedway and could be seen every saturday night up on his tower at Archerfield filming the nights action for everyone to enjoy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
The funeral for John Walpole will be held on
Monday the 27th March at 10.30am
St Ignatius Catholic Church
30 Kensington Terrace Toowong.
John Walpole, Life Member of the Vintage Speedcar Assn Qld and long time servent to the sport of speedway has sadly passed away. Condolances to the Walpole family from all Members of the Vintage Speedcar Assn Qld.
Funeral details will be posted when available.
THIS VERY ORIGINAL ‘JOHN CHURCH’ GARDNER MITSUBISHI IS A FANTASTIC AND RELIABLE CLUB CAR WHICH HAS RUN AT MORE THAN A DOZEN VENUES IN SOUTH EAST QLD SINCE RESTORATION IN 2002/3.
THE CAR IS REGISTERED WITH THE VSAQ.
FOR A DETAILED HISTORY AND TECH SPEC SHEET CONTACT
FOR RELUCANT SALE WITH TRAILER. $14.000
VINTAGE SPEEDCAR ASSN QLD MEMBERS PARTICIPATING IN DEMONSTRATION RUNS AT GATTON ARE REQUIRED TO USE ONE WAY RACE COMMUNICATORS. THIS RULE HAS BEEN INTRODUCED BY GATTON PROMOTER IAN JONES AND TAKES EFFECT IMMEDIATLY .YOU MUST HAVE A COMMUNICATOR AT THE UPCOMING FEBRUARY 11TH MEETING AND ALL MEETINGS ONWARDS.
PLEASE BE AWARE THIS WILL BE CHECKED BEFORE YOU GO ONTO THE TRACK.
NO COMMUNICATOR …NO RUN.
THE VSAQ HAS PURCHASED A QUANTITY OF ONE WAY COMMUNICATORS FOR MEMBERS TO PURCHASE AT A COST OF $169.00.. A PAYMENT PLAN IS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO WOULD PREFER TO PAY ONE OFF OVER TIME.
Barry Lane has advised he has done a limited re print of his book Wheel to Wheel and copies are now available.
Barry can be contacted on 0413 927 764 or email@example.com.
Please be advised Barry Lane’s book Wheel to Wheel has SOLD OUT.
A Re Print is currently under consideration. For those still wanting a copy of Wheel to Wheel feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org and we will keep you informed regarding the Re Print outcome.
Ekka Event Update Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August 2016
Saturday’s demonstration run is still set down for 12.30–12.45.
Sunday’s first demonstration is set down for 11.00–11.30 am.
The legends parade will commence at 11am and will involve 2 laps of the track and then interviews infront of the John McDonald stand. Once the interviews are completed, cars will be on track for their demonstration run until 11.30am.
The Speedway Legends are
The second demonstration run on Sunday will commence at 3pm –3.30pm.
Cars Nominated for Saturday the 13th August
Q15. Barrie Watt Duggan Barrie Watt
Q3 Barrie Watt Holden… Allan Timms
Q53 John Hally Datsun… John Hally
NSW63 Geoff Clark Volvo. . Ray Priddey
Q5 Bill Goode Offenhauser… .Barry Wixted
SA45 BP Galant… Jack Carter
Q14 Keith Hutton Chevy II.. Ken Stanaway
Q8 Stan Burrow VW… Brian Spann.
USA1. Shannons Offenhauser…JohnnLennon.
Cars nominated for Sunday 14th august
Q53 John Hally Datsun John Hally
Q50 Terry Wanless Renault Fregate Allan Timms
Q15 Barrie Watt Duggan Barrie Watt
NSW63 Geoff Clark Volvo Ray Priddey
Q14 Keith Hutton Chevy II Ken Stanaway
Q8 Stan Burrow VW Brian Spann
SA45 BP Galant Jack Carter
Q5 Bill Goode Offenhauser Barry Wixted
Q99 Edmunds Offenhauser Peter Clough
USA76 Leroy Warriner Offenhauser Gordon Clough
USA1 Shannons Offenhauser John Lennon.
See you there Speedway Fans….
To all Vsaq members
The Vsaq members newsletter has an event set down for the Sunday the 7th August 2016 at the Indian Motorbike Museum for Speedway Bikes. Unfortunatly we have had to POSPONE this event to a date to be fixed.
The Vintage Speedcar Assn Qld would like to pass on our sincere sympathies to the Holden family following the passing Of Jim Holden. Jim was a long time member and supporter of the Vsaq.
The 2016 Brisbane “Ekka” Show is fast approaching. The Vintage Speedcar Assn Qld has been invited to do a static display and a controled ontrack demonstration on Saturday the 13th August and Sunday the 14th August.
Saturday we will have a display of club cars from 9am–4pm. A demonstration run will take place at approx 1pm.
Sunday we will have a display of club cars from 9am–4pm. Demonstration runs will take place on sunday .
The first demonstration will be on track at approx 1pm.
A second demonstration will be on track at approx 3.15pm.
In between the two demonstrations will be a parade of Speedway Legends including
Bill Goode, Blair Shepherd, BobMorgan, Gus Mclure, Max Newton, Barrie Watt
John Titman, Bert Kingston, Kevin Torpie.
On Sunday the 16th October the Vintage Speedcar Assn Qld will have an Open Day at our Club in Newmarket,
Come along and check out the display of cars and memorabilia. You might also run into a few drivers !!!!!!!
Finally on Wednesday the 26th October we will have a static display in Brisbanes King George Square. The display will run between 10am–2pm..20 Cars and 3 Speedway Bikes will be on display..
The 2016 Nostalgia Day set down for Saturday the 2nd April at Archerfield Speedway has been cancelled.