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    Edwards Special - Ohakea 1953

    Entries for the 4th Ohakea Trophy race in 1953 - Jack Edwards was there.
    Would seem as the race was in March 1953 that the car was built / re-built in late 1952.
    Note that Jack Kennedy in his Austin 7 Special raced in 1952 as well.

    " 4th Ohakea Trophy
    Date: 14th March 1953
    Venue: Ohakea Airfield
    25 laps of 3.22 kms (80.46kms)
    Starting Order: (Handicap Race) Bern, Edwards and Aitken started and the rest followed at indicated times behind him.

    “Wally Bern 0m
    Jack Edwards 0m
    Jock Aitken 0m *
    Peter McInally 0m
    Bruce Lawrence 0m 50s
    C Taylor 0m 50s
    Dave Long 0m 50s
    Don Tilsley 1m 15s
    Boxer Fanselow 1m 15s *
    Noel Ching 1m 40s
    Allan Freeman 1m 40s
    Tom Clark 2m 05s
    D Hutton 2m 30s *
    Herb Gilroy 2m 30s
    Keith Roper 2m 55s
    Rob Bagnall 2m 55s
    Fordy Farland 3m 45s *
    Halsey Logan 5m 25s
    Johnny Mansel 5m 50s
    Bessie Christie 6m 15s
    Harry Chatteris 6m 15s *
    Peter Harrison 7m 05s *
    Ron Frost 7m 05s
    Hec McLean 7m 05s
    Peter Ward 7m 05s
    Bill Lee 7m 05s
    Arnold Stafford 7m 05s
    Vic Shuter 8m 20s
    George Palmer 8m 20s
    Alistair McBeath 8m 20s *
    Des McDonagh 8m 45s *
    Frank Shuter 9m 10s
    Les Moore 9m 35s *
    George Smith 10m 00s
    Bob Gibbons 10m 50s
    Ron Roycroft 11m 40s
    * Did not start

    The race was a shorter distance yet the same number of laps as 1954 Event
    Last edited by Roger Dowding; 11-29-2020 at 12:42 AM.

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