1976 Winter Trial

The Winter Trial was held on June 19.

TAUCC Series Round 5 – 1976 MUCC Winter Trial

The 1976 Winter Trial was directed by Simon Crane for the Melbourne University Car Club. It was convincingly won by a new up and coming driver, Hugh Bell, navigated on this rare occasion by Simon Brown. Another up and coming driver finished equal second – Geoff Portman, navigated by his brother Allan.

Bell and Brown win 1976 MUCC Winter Trial
Hugh Bell and Simon Brown on their way to a win in the 76 Winter Trial

Results and entry list

1Hugh BellSimon BrownDatsun 16003CCRMIT
2=Geoff PortmanAllan PortmanDatsun 16008
2=Haydn WestRoss RunnallsToyota Corolla8MUCC
4Barry JohnstonGeorge DavidsonDatsun 160015MUCC
5=Colin DeanJerry JustusDatsun 160017CCRMIT
5=MarshallWrightFord Escort17CCRMIT
7Ian WardR. WardFord Escort23SCOTCC
8David McKenzieGlen McAlieceHonda Civic26MUCC
9Ken McDonaldDave PrattFord Cortina29SCOTCC
10Chris RandellPaul HambletonMitsubishi Lancer42SCOTCC