1980 Shamateur III

The Shamateur III, organised by the Light Car Club of Australia, was a club event held on 30 August. Directed by Frank Grant, this was an event for novice crews (grade 4). While grade 3 crews were permitted to enter, they weren’t eligible for outright placings.

The winners were Roberts/Morey in a Hillman Hunter with Abnett/York second in a Ford and Warneke/Melick third in a Gnomemobile (see photo). The winners of grade 3 were Stuart Lister/Helen McGinty. If grade 3 competitors had been included in outright results, Roberts/Morey would still have finished a commendable second.

gnomemobile by John Etkins
Martin Warneke in his "gnomemobile" at a Ballan Autocross. Photo by John Etkins

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