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  1. " Oldfart " - We need your Anorak knowledge as...

    " Oldfart " - We need your Anorak knowledge as often entry lists have Initials and not names or " nicknames ".

    Have added a couple more names of drivers to one of the post above.
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    Paritutu and a big Hill [ Mountain ].

    Had seen this image a while ago - a Big Hill or is it a Mountain.

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    A recent image from John Larry Lawton - a lot of spectators on the " Hill " or Mountain.

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  3. Yes the " vBulletin " TRS personal message system...

    Yes the " vBulletin " TRS personal message system can only have 50 messages - a total of both sent and received.
    - I know Steve Holmes has the problems his inbox is always full.

    Trevor - if your...
  4. Kerepehi Grass Track February 1967..more of the small cars

    Mini's and the Elf ..

    *** The Mini at the back of the group is Ross Hollings - just found out from Ross as he has a copy of the photo in his archives.
    Ross owned Mini-max at one stage and owned...
  5. Kerepehi Grass Track February 1967..

    The John [ Larry ] Lawton photos.

    A brave person standing inside the corner was close to all the action.

    Saloons mainly Mini's [ an Elf in a later sequence there for Bruce D " SpGeti " ]
    ...
  6. Ryal Bush 1956 - Southland Centennial Races. and 1957 Southland International Race

    Programme Covers for the two Ryal Bush events - these were recently acquired by a TRS member [ not me though ].

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    Would like to see the inside pages where no doubt there was some non - PC...
  7. Kerepehi Grass Track February 1967..

    Have come across a series of photos from John [ Larry ] Lawton of the February 1967 meeting.
    They belong on here.

    This gentleman was racing there, that day, well known for his VW exploits ..
    ...
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    Even worse in Australia where models cars with...

    Even worse in Australia where models cars with cigarette sponsorship - you have to by the " Marlboro " or other logo separately - sometimes they are in the box under the car to apply yourself - Just...
  9. Ryal Bush 1956 - Southland Centennial Races.

    Ryal Bush 1956 - Southland Centennial Races.

    The event entry list the Main Race ;

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    Cars at the start of the Centennial Race

    The unusual bodied Connaught on the front row;
  10. Other North Island Events - except Auckland -[ Ardmore Muriwai Seagrove Pukekohe ]

    " " Have put a lot of other North Island Tracks, Levin, Matamata, Napier, Ohakea the Mount Maunganui Street Circuit that preceded Baypark, and Paritutu, New Plymouth on the " Dunedin 1984 " thread...
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    Paritutu 1965 ..

    This was one of gthe Anglias at the 1965 Paritutu meeting - it had a big argument
    - " Dave Juries Anglia -after he was forced to swerve when Hogans Allardette [ C M Morrie Hogan ] was pushed...
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    Paritutu .. John Larry Lawton has just...

    Paritutu ..

    John Larry Lawton has just published some photos from the 1965 Labour Day event - old negatives he has rediscovered.

    1960's the days of street races - in regional towns.
    Ahuriri [...
  13. NZ TT 1931 on Race reports part two 1938 - 1950 - edited

    1938 - 1939 - 1940.

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    1941, 1946 - 1947.

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    The last events
  14. NZ TT 1931 on Race reports - edited

    These reports appeared in an article - with credit to the New Zealand Motorcyclist - from Graeme " Spyda " Staples archives.
    Have edited them in to 2 or 3 years to scan here

    1931 - 32

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  15. NZ TT 1931 on

    S Moses was very successful in 4 years 1931 to 1934, 3 wins and a second as noted in this brief newspaper cutting

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    Having difficulty with extracting the images from the National Library...
  16. NZ TT Programme Cover 1934

    Spanning a few decades.

    the 1934 Programme Cover;
    as mentioned on another thread a scan of a copy of a copy !!

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    The NZ TT Organisers - the Club and later the Auto - Cycle Union, had...
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    Levin photos..

    " Some great Levin photos on this thread
    http://www.theroaringseason.com/show...ander+turnbull "

    Thanks again Bry3500 - yes great photos and many I had not seen before, some [ a few ] I had -...
  18. Levin 1958 The AH 100S

    David McKinney comments ;
    " Angus Hyslop's D-type Jag between Roy Billington's Elfo Special (left) and Graham Pierce's 100S Austin-Healey "

    The Pierce 100S is the Seabrook Fowlds, ex Ross Jensen...
  19. Levin 1958 The AH 100S

    David McKinney comments ;
    " Angus Hyslop's D-type Jag between Roy Billington's Elfo Special (left) and Graham Pierce's 100S Austin-Healey "

    The Pierce 100S is the Seabrook Fowlds, ex Ross Jensen...
  20. The NZ National Library Photo Collection - Levin images

    Bry3500 .. Had not seen this thread before, but have seen a lot of the images - copied elsewhere, for example the Buckler D Type and AH 100S trio in the paddock, Ivy Stephenson in her car with NSCC...
  21. NZ TT a couple of photos from the 1950 event and the Programme Cover

    NZ TT 1950..2nd January 1950. New Year public holiday, New Zealand they had the 1st and the day after off, and still do. Not so across the Ditch ..

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    Camping out at Onetangi for those that...
  22. NZ Tourist Trophy Races Waiheke Island 1931 - 1950 some later images.

    More from the NZ Herald archives and the " Barnstormers " website post.

    S Moses - winner in 1934, 3rd win in four years.

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    Images from1949

    Senior TT
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  23. NZ TT

    Milan, thanks for those images with the results.

    Also interesting in reading the Len Perry article is the mention of " Billings Store " at Devils Bend.

    Used to shop there for my grandmother in...
  24. New Zealand Tourist Trophy and other NZ Motorcycle Races

    The New Zealand Tourist Trophy Race - for Motorcycles was first run in June 1931 on Waiheke Island.
    The roads used were a 6 and 3/4 mile circuit starting in Ostend and running through Onetangi back...
  25. Happy to start a new thread ; " I'd lean...

    Happy to start a new thread ;

    " I'd lean towards a Motorcycle Road Racing thread and see how it evolves ".


    Trevor you note,
    " "low res piccies requirement here" Please explain. ".

    If you...
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