1950 Spring Trial

The Spring Trial, organised by the Light Car Club, was held on August 13th.

This was intended as a fairly straightforward event. The inexperienced directors, Bert Chalmers and Geoff Floyd, were overwhelmed when 80 entries were received. Wet weather made the event more challenging than expected.

Peter Damman, navigated by J. Place, was the winner in a Citroen. Geoff Lord in an Austin scored the same points but presumably the tie was resolved by reference to times on a sub-event.

A report appeared in Australian Motor Sports.

From The Herald

Results and entry list

1Peter DammanJ. PlaceCitroen980
2Geoff LordD. VincentAustin980
3Don ThomsonJavelin975
5D. KnightMorris965
6=D. AndersonFord955
6=Frank SinclairMG955
8Peter MantonAustin935
9=Ern AbbottMorris930
9=P. WilsonAustin930
9=Pam HoldenMG930


Start at Caulfield Racecourse at 8 am. Route went via Keysborough, Devon Meadows, Grantville, Turners, Ranceby, Drouin South, Yallock, Tynong, finish at Pine Grove.


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