Awards night … for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Sprint Championship

Words: Gavin Newman, Club Captain – Motorsport Photos: Peter Dannock The Club’s Motorsport crew got together in February to celebrate a busy 2019 championship season. The event was held at The Emerald Hotel in South Melbourne and the evening commenced with stand up finger food i
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Another season kicks off at Phillip Island

Words: John Reid Photos: Suz Gallus Photography 2020 Essendon Mazda MX-5 Sprint Championship – Round 1 ~ Phillip Island – 18.1.20 Saturday dawned cool and dry, with some smoke haze. The WRX Club track day event started with the customary drivers’ briefing, when it was anno
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First track day of the year!

Story: Randy Stagno Navarra Certainly for me excitement levels are high. Seems forever since I’ve done a track day. Plus Phillip Island is a great circuit and one of my favourites, I couldn’t wait for the working week to end so I could head down to the Island. Saturday dawned and it l
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Winton 6 Hour 2014: On the podium … again!

Story: Robert Downes A significant event on the Club’s motor sport calendar is the AROCA six-hour regularity event at Winton in October each year. We were blessed with warm weather all weekend with a full field of more than 40 teams featuring over 20 makes of cars and over 60 models.
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Winton 6 Hour 2013 – first again!

Story: Noel Heritage While technically not a “race” (those who compete may differ slightly), one of the key highlights of our motor sport calendar every year is the AROCA 6 Hour at Winton Motor Raceway near Benalla in Central Victoria. This is a weekend-long motor sport overdose with
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Father & Son bonding … at 180km/h!

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Story: Murray Seymour Not long after submitting my online MX-5 Club membership registration request and answering positively to the question regarding any interest in motor sport, I received a phone call from (then) Club Captain – Motor Sport, Robert Downes. He suggested I come
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Winton 6 Hour – MX-5s win!

Story: Tim Emery After seven years of trying, this year’s Winton 6 Hour was won by a Mazda MX-5 Club of Victoria & Tasmania team, the “Flyin’ Miatas”.   Three teams from the Club competed in the event, bringing home a first for Team Flyin’ Miatas, a fifth for City Mazda Motorsport
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Not bad for hairdressers’ cars!

2012 Winton 6-Hour ~ 14/10/12 Story: Tim Emery After seven years of trying, the 2012 Winton 6 Hour was won by a Mazda MX-5 Club of Victoria & Tasmania team – the “Flyin’ Miatas”. Three teams from the Club competed in the event, bringing home a first for Team Flyin’ Miatas, a fifth
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High-octane ballet at the Island

2011-12 Championship | Round 1 Phillip Island Sprints ~ 30 June, 2012 We had so much rain in Melbourne over the past few weeks leading up to our first Club Sprint of the new MX-5 Club Motor Sport Championship – it would definitely be all rained out by Saturday for Phillip Island, givi
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Smooth equals fast …

Racecraft Training & 2011-12 Championship | Round 7 Training – Winton ~ 3 March, 2012 | Winton Sprints ~ 4 March, 2012 Story: Gary Prescott With floods engulfing northern Victoria, Saturday was looking ominous as rain fell all Friday night in Benalla. Arrival at Winton on Sa
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