1964 Alpine Trial

The 1964 Alpine Trial,  organised by the Light Car Club of Australia, was held on November 21

1964 VTC Round 7 – LCCA Alpine Trial to Kilfoyle

Fords locked out the first four placing in the annual Alpine Trial with Frank Kilfoyle and Roger Abrahams victorious in their Falcon. It was Kilf’s second Alpine win, the first being as a navigator in 1959.
Ford Cortinas filled the next three places in the hands of the Vaughan brothers, Firth/Hoinville and Woodfull/Wilton.
Holden were relegated to fifth and ninth with brake problems, while the Holden of Watson/McAuliffe retired with rea axle flange failure.

Results and entry list

There were 24 starters and 12 finishers.

1Frank KilfoyleRoger AbrahamsFalcon
2Ian VaughanRoger VaughanCortina 1500
3Harry FirthGraham HoinvilleCortina GT
4Bruce WoodfullGeoff SproatCortina GT
5Leo SquiresJack WiltonHolden
9Mal McPhersonNicholasHolden


From the Melbourne start the route took crews through Warbuton, Jamiieson, Mansefield and Whitfield into the north east with sections around Myrtleford and Bright before heading over Hotham to Omeo. A loop took crews south to Deptford and Bruthen before returning to Omeo. The route then heading over Sassafras Gap to near Corryong, back through Mitta Mitta and Tawonga Gap to Myrtleford, then back towards the finish through Whitfiled, Lima, Strathbogies, Terip Terip, Caveat, Yea, Murrindindi and St Fillans.

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