1965 Alpine Rallye

The Alpine Trial, organised by the Light Car Club of Australia, was held on the weekend on November 27.

1965 LCCA Alpine Rallye

The 1965 Alpine was directed by Bruce Ford and Bob Forsyth, and with sponsorship from Philip Morris, it was renamed the Alpine Rallye. The event was won by Frank Kilfoyle and Roger Abrahams in a Falcon.

Described as extremely fast, long and rugged, the Alpine was very hard on cars, especially tyres and brakes. Watson’s Holden placed second after being slowed with suspension damage the other Holden of Mal McPherson retired with brake failure.

Results and entry list

1Frank KilfoyleRoger AbrahamFalcon24
2Bob WatsonJim McAuliffeHolden27
3Ken HarperMike FlanaganFalcon39
4Bob HoldenLindsay AdcockMini Cooper S
5=Tony TheilerRobin SharpleyFalcon
5=Mike FitzgeraldJohn ColtmanVW 1500


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