1984 Akademos Rally

The Akademos, organised by the Melbourne University Car Club, was held on 26 May.

1984 VRC Round 4 – MUCC Akademos

Akademos was won by Peter “Pud” Thompson and Simon Scott in a Datsun 1600. Second were Humphrey Enter and John Wardell in a Triumph 2000 and third Ian Thorp and Helen Wylie in a Datsun 1600.

The event started with 5 stages in the “non traditional” Akademos Kangaroo Swamp area to the south of Sale before some afternoon stages near Briagalong. Seven night stages were held in the traditional Akedemos area north of Bairnsdale.

Humphrey Enter in his potent Triumph 2000

Results and entry list

1Peter “Pud” ThompsonSimon ScottDatsun 16002:11:17
2Humphrey EnterJohn WardellTriumph V82:12:001
3Ian ThorpHelen WylieDatsun 16002:17:102
4David BrownNeville DebneyMitsubishi Galant2:21:1131
5Mike WelshKen PriceMitsubishi Lancer2:21:314
6Peter ThompsonDavid JamesDatsun 16002:22:3852
7Graeme GamboldPeter GrossmanDatsun 16002:23:1763
8Glen BaileyChris RandellDatsun 16002:24:0274
9Darren TurnbullGary VollmerToyota Corolla2:24:5785
10Leslie DowellSean KellyMazda RX32:25:0896
11Bruce DillonJohn DowlingDatsun 16002:25:47107
12Greg WillcocksMick GidleyDatsun 180B SSS2:28:268
13Trevor LyddiethJames StewartToyota Corlla2:29:489
14Paul FriskGarth BradburyVolvo 1422″33″1510

Official results summary


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