This page is dedicated to Auckland drivers competing in
their respective classes, at National Championship meetings around the country or when Auckland registered drivers achieve something
at another track,
or just general promotional stuff (eg Santa Parades, displays
etc) which our cars are involved
and details will be added as information becomes
November 2, 2005:
Many Auckland cars
visited Huntly Speedway on October 29, 2005 for their meeting as no other
tracks were running. The Modifieds put on a startling performance with 11A
Jamie Fox shattering the track record. Foxy blistered off a
flying lap in 13.869 seconds, shattering the 14 second plus existing
record which was previously held by Murray Gordge.
The Auckland Alleycats raced
at Huntly's 6 Way Stockcar Teams Meeting, finishing fifth overall.
The Team was made up of the
14A CJ Chesnutt
89A Tony Gavin
Several Waikaraka Park
Registered Cars took part in the Annual Onehunga Santa Parade held in Onehunga
on November 26, 2005. The cars included a few Ministox, Stockcars and Historic
They were good to see and the
cars received a good reception from the public who were out shopping in Onehunga
on the Saturday morning.
December 10 &
Quite a contingent of Auckland cars
travelled down to Huntly Speedway to contest the North Island Stockcar Champs in
Stockcars 71A Dean Mulholland and 10A Craig Collins
qualified and made it into the Top 26, no mean feat as there were 97 cars
present. Craig finished 18= overall, and Dean finished 21st.
The Grand Slam event was the event for the second 26 cars,
with quite a few Auckland cars qualifying for this event, those cars being 98A
(usually 99A) Grant Littlewood, 81A Rodney Smyth, 74A Craig Chatfield, 93A Kelly
Layton, 441A Andrew Weir, and 117A Rose Halfpenny.
Racing was hard and fast in both the main event and the
Grand Slam, 441A Andrew Weir was in Stirring mode in the Grand Slam and was
amongst the action all night, it was great to watch. At the end of the night,
there was a runoff for first place, between 74A Craig Chatfield and 509S, Chris
Knight. Craig finished second in the runoff.
93A, Kelly Layton also had a
good night, Kelz was racing consistently and finished third equal, with Hawkes
Bay's 86B, Marty Cooke.
Congratulations to Craig and Kelly on your respective
placings, and well done! Click
this link here to check out a selection of images of Auckland cars at the North Island Championships,
including presentation photos.