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Offline cbertozz

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Historic Championships "Nationals"
« on: July 21, 2019, 00:46 »
Is anyone here planning to head over to race in the Nationals in WA?

I'm looking for a return passage for my Jota after the event. Currently I've tentatively got something organised with the QLD clubs but NSW doesn't appear to be compete at all unless there are some lone individuals planning their own trip independently.


Anyone?
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Offline Vince

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2019, 03:53 »
Haven't heard Boo, but I never do. Is this a one-off event held annually in different states?

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2019, 15:16 »
Haven't heard Boo, but I never do. Is this a one-off event held annually in different states?

Yes it rotates around I believe - never done it before. Someone else probably knows better.

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Offline breganzane

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2019, 23:41 »
Yes it's a one meeting event which determines the Australian Historic Champion of each class for the year.  It has always been thus, and yes it's shared around between states / circuits.
Basically you've got 3 big historic meetings in Oz per year ;
- In January the Island Classic, at Phillip Island obviously.
- In March what is now called the International Festival of Speed (was called, and is still often referred to as the Barry Sheene) at Sydney Motorsports Park (was called and is still often referred to as Eastern Creek).  :)
- In November the National Championships, at a different track every year.
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Offline Vince

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2019, 00:06 »
I did not know that obviously knew of 2 but not the 3rd.

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2019, 09:57 »
We'll be racing the 500.

It's just about ready now. Dyno this week; hopefully some track time also and then we go racing!!


Offline cbertozz

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2019, 22:22 »
New frame and motor Mike? Certainly a lot of work going into it.
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Offline motoddrob

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2019, 01:16 »
Bike looking great Mike. New frame by Clyde Carstair??
Hoping to make it up for the Nationals on the Motodd but being a long w/e I may not be able to get out of work. We'll see
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Offline maurice turner

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2019, 05:04 »
Cr/m frame looks similar to a stock frame?????
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Offline Vince

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2019, 05:10 »
Heard that done before thiner walled members for weight reduction there was a bloke in goulboure making frames like that they look std

Offline martymoose

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2019, 07:09 »
If brett was here he would tell you to just ride it back.....
You know you want to!
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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2019, 07:10 »
Yes it's a one meeting event which determines the Australian Historic Champion of each class for the year.  It has always been thus, and yes it's shared around between states / circuits.
Basically you've got 3 big historic meetings in Oz per year ;
- In January the Island Classic, at Phillip Island obviously.
- In March what is now called the International Festival of Speed (was called, and is still often referred to as the Barry Sheene) at Sydney Motorsports Park (was called and is still often referred to as Eastern Creek).  :)
- In November the National Championships, at a different track every year.

March is no longer the 'International' Steve.. new committee reckons it is too expensive, too big, too hard.. was The Barry Sheene etc.. then IFOS, now just FOS.. rumour has it that they will be featuring local talent only, with some old stagers being dusted off to put on a show. No idea what bikes or how they will do it as they reckon there will be no appearance fees.. also down to 3 day event as well, so basically a fancy Club event. Should be interesting to see how it pans out..

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Re: Historic Championships "Nationals"
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2019, 14:17 »
Bike looking great Mike. New frame by Clyde Carstair??
Hoping to make it up for the Nationals on the Motodd but being a long w/e I may not be able to get out of work. We'll see

That's right Robb - new Chrome Moly frame modeled on the original but with tweaks to the geometry, motor position, swing arm etc. Much lighter.

Hope you can make it to the races as we haven't caught up for a while...