"Point Pass Speedway”

1961 - 1968

  “The place, where the champions used to race"

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  1. Below is a copy of a program of the meeting conducted on, Saturday, 27th February 1965.

On the front page of every program, the Officials for the meeting were always shown.

These people, volunteered their time for the love of the sport and their club.

The photo is a copy of one side of the program which also shows the events that were held. 25 in total.


  1. A photo of a discussion taking place amongst some local TQ & Go-kart drivers and Mechanics on a Practice Day.

They include:

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One of the "Patrons" of the Club & Chief Steward Spen Elliott, about to push start  go-kart 707
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TQ drivers Jim Reese, sitting on the front left hand wheel - partly obscured
Brian Latz, leaning on the roll cage of E6, green car

 

Rodney Pfitzner - standing behind E6 and the owner of E9

 

** Note the Safety Harness that Rodney is wearing

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Go-kart drivers Robert Elliott, seated in go-kart 707
Des Schulz, standing at the rear, of E6,  far right

 

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Mechanics for Brian Latz - E6, Green TQ Des Baumann, leaning on E6 with left leg on the rear left hand wheel
Brenton Reimann, left, looking at go-kart 707

 

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The Zephyr Ute in the background was a regular Push Car, courtesy of Rodney Pfitzner, TQ E9.

  1. During the early days of racing at Point Pass, some members of the Eudunda Car Club used to go to various shows within the area and put on a static display to promote the Speedway.

Below are some photos of their displays:

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Jim Reese, (E7) Murray Both (E1) and Jeff Holdings Go-Kart at the Saddleworth Show.

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Clarrie Launer's TQ (E5) and Jeff Holding's Go-Kart (52) at the Eudunda Show.

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Clarrie Launer's TQ at the Eudunda Show.


  1. Most Drivers had some form of uniform to wear due to the first event on the program being the "Best Turned out Car & Crew".

The uniforms were made from various types of material and they usually had some badges on them.

Below is 2 photos of Jeff Holding's Satin Jacket being modelled of what he wore.

 

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Left Pocket: RDA of SA

 (Racing Drivers' Association of SA) badge.

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On the right, Jeff had 2 badges.

Right Pocket: Eudunda & District Car Club

Right Sleeve: Crystal Brook Auto Sports Club.


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