Motoring

People at the heart of Teretonga Park

VOLUNTEERS are the heartbeat and life blood of many organisations. Established in 1957, the Southland Sports Car Club base, Teretonga Park just outside Invercargill, hosts six race meetings annually, including local clubmans series the Evolution...

1970 Triumph 2500 Rally Car

Vehicle: 1970 Triumph 2500 Rally Car Engine: 2500cc Transmission: Four-speed manual Colour: Sky blue Name: Dave Loudon From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? March 2016. To build it into a classic rally car What is the vehicle's history?...

1966 Ford Mustang

Vehicle: 1966 Ford Mustang Engine: 289 cubic inch Transmission: Auto Colour: Red Name: Tony Forde From: Invercargill When did you buy it? 1993 What is the vehicle's history? One owner in the United States, the second owner in New Zealand Have you...

Veteran driver notches up 40 years

A VETERAN of Southland motorsport will mark 40 years of rally competition when the 2017 Catlins Coast Rally takes place next month. Dave Jenkins, of Gropers Bush near Riverton, will not be competing this year,...

1920 Indian Scout movie bike

Information from: Southland Motorcycle Club member and Burt Munro Challenge beach race organiser Stephen Winteringham Motorcycle: Burt Munro-modified 1920 Indian Scout movie bike Engine: Combination of Indian and hand-built motor parts Colour: Steel – aged by salt...

Life members for sports car club

TWO life memberships were awarded at the Southland Sports Car Club annual meeting last week. After a long involvement with the club, spanning about 120 years combined, Barry Keen and York Wills were made life...

1967 XR Ford Falcon

Vehicle: 1967 XR Ford Falcon Engine: 347 Windsor Colour: Dark green Transmission: Four-speed top-loader; nine-inch differential Name: Mark Wilson From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? Twenty-four years ago. Because it was bad. What is the vehicle's history? "The...

Cameron Morison takes club championship

Cameron Morison took out the top prize at the Southland Sports Car Club's (SSCC) end-of-season prizegiving at Teretonga Park on Monday, July 3, winning the SSCC Champions Trophy. Morison, already a two-time National Clubsport Champion,...

1971 XY Falcon

Vehicle: 1971 XY Falcon Engine: 302 Cleveland Transmission: C4 Colour: Pink and purple Name: Lana Padget From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I purchased it in January 2016. I bought it to totally strip it down and...

Motorbike parade for 50th

IT'S less than three months until two days of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Burt Munro's epic Bonneville world land-speed record. On August 26, 1967, Munro, aged 68 and riding a 47-year-old Indian...
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