PORSCHE Report OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF THE PORSCHE CLUB OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Volume 38 Number 1, Jauary - March 2013
Porsche 356 Special Issue
Show and Shine All the action from Mallala Goolwa club run Motorkhana
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Club Run, Goolwa
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Show and Shine
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My name is Phillip Kellett and it is my great pleasure to be given the opportunity to head this accomplished publication. It’s funny how things happened really as I can vaguely remember suggesting to Roger that, you know, in the fullness of time perhaps I could take charge and give him a well earned break. At first I only saw a trickle as Roger fought to hang on, but like an avalanche the instructions, photographs, articles and contacts came tumbling into my world. I must admit it was a little daunting at first but with terrific support from Roger, the Committee, a host of supportive club members and my understanding wife to get me through it has now all come together quite nicely. Having said that I know I have big shoes to fill as the magazine is currently as good as I have ever seen it with the standard well and truly set by Roger and David and Barbara before him. I am also fortunate in having Mike Rogers as Advertising Manager and I know he will do exceptionally well for us in this role. We have a great magazine for you and if you are a Porsche 356 fan you will be particularly pleased with this issue. David Wiffen and Bob Taylor have quite industriously tracked down and reviewed some very special cars with their owners and I’m sure you will be delighted with the results. We have even managed to find a story from a 1954 issue of Wheels magazine covering the new Porsche 356 which you might find interesting, or amusing, you decide. They don’t write them like they used to, which is probably a good thing. Additionally there are some terrific shots from our Show and Shine event as well as several fine reports covering the usual club events held in 5
the first quarter with a few other bits and pieces thrown in to keep you interested as well. I hope you approve. As many of our members know 2013 is the 50th year of the ‘911’! This significant milestone is being celebrated all over the world and your club will be celebrating too, with a special weekend planned for the 25th - 27th October, right here in Adelaide. Initial plans are to start with a ‘Black Tie’ event on the Friday night and then have a full day with the cars on the Sunday with a parade of fifty 911’s driving through the city. We plan to start this parade in North Adelaide, passing through the city, stopping at the Porsche Centre and then heading out to the hills, finishing at Harndorf. Of course we will want all members to be involved in the event, so mark it in your diaries. – 911 50th year celebration - 25th to 27th October 2013. Contact Bob Weekes if you have any questions or would like to put your name down for being one of the 911’s involved on the Sunday. You can contact Bob on email, email@example.com or phone him on 0422 542 123. I am a big believer that this magazine needs to be first and foremost about the cars and members of this great club. We will continue to highlight the people and events that make this club so welcoming, active and fun. I encourage you all to get involved and support the club activities. Whether that involves tearing around Mallala like Lowndes or just breaking bread with friends or anything in between you can be assured of a warm welcome and a good time. In the short time I have been looking after the magazine I have had valuable feedback from several people on new ideas for future issues. If you have anything that you would particularly like to see in the magazine, drop me a line, or pull me aside if you see me at an event and share your ideas. It’s your magazine, it should be filled with content you want to see.
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Volume 39 Number 1, Jauary - March 2013
Porsche 356 Special Issue
Yours in Porsches Phillip Kellett
Show and Shine All the action from Mallala Goolwa club run Motorkhana
cover photo: Bob Taylor
I know what you’re thinking, where’s Roger? Well Roger is taking a well earned break from Editing and Advertising as his workload has increased considerably in recent times. To be honest how he managed to successfully juggle positions of Editor, Advertising Manager, Secretary and Motorkhana Director all at the same time is beyond me, and apparently he has a job and a wife to look after as well. The man is insane but the club thanks him dearly for his contribution.
Congratulatons Norm and Oliver!
Hillclimb Final Results
106 - 108 Richmond Road, Keswick SA 5035 ABOVE: Jonathon Borelli and Jodie Borelli used Gary Dann’s 911 997 Carrera S for their wedding pictures in Rymill Park Adelaide. This black and white was one of the photographer’s pictures. Photographer: Phone: “Photos at your place by Raegan”. (08) 8297 1300 BELOW: Rob Black is spotted by Peter Mayer (see reflection) during the ASP Rally. Email: email@example.com
Motorkhana Final Results 6
president’s report It has been a busy period with club runs, dinners, sprints, motorkhana’s and a hill climb. There is only one sprint remaining in the drivers’ championship for this year. Things are tight at the top and if there’s any indication it’s between Rob Harrison and Roger Patterson, however watch out for the dark horse!! A lot of members are off to Rennsport at Eastern Creek in May in various classes from competition to socializing. I’m sure it’s going to be a great weekend! Report next issue. This year is the 50th anniversary of the 911. Our master of ceremonies for display events, Bob Weekes, will be organizing a run from the City to Hahndorf with a display at the Hahndorf Primary school oval. What we need is a 911 from every year, all models included. Mark the date in your social calendar now and contact Bob if you can help with your particular vehicle. Remember while the boys talk cars the girls can check out the local German shops! It was great to see several new Hill climbers at (a wet) Winter Cup 1. Roger Patterson had the GT 3 going well with all those “aids”. Three hundred horse power without them was a bit of a handful! Ryan Reynolds had the Boxster singing and took out first place.
club committee 2012/13
Again several new competitors competed at the last motorkhana; even I competed in Rogers’s alzimers tests! I may even take a liking to the event in the future, if I can remember what day it’s on!
Norm Goodall President 0429 696 644 firstname.lastname@example.org..au
By the time you all read this we are coming up to the AGM. Now is the time to think about what you want out of the club and what you can contribute to this great club to make it better. If you want to complain about it put your hand up to change it. It’s very hard to please all members some of the time let alone all of the time! We are all volunteers trying to do the best for the club.
Kym Obst Vice President and 0438 800 961 email@example.com
Roger Paterson Motorkhana Director Mobile: 0414 993 930 firstname.lastname@example.org
Club clothing. It’s been one of those positions nobody has wanted to do. Well I’ve found an establishment in the hills that will do the job. It means the club doesn’t have to keep stock on hand and you can have the club logo embroidered on any garment you want at a very reasonable cost. Check out the e-mails.
Ray Conley Treasurer and Membership 0419 668 800 email@example.com Ray Pryor and Joy O’Connor Social Secretaries. Ray 0409 948 889 firstname.lastname@example.org Joy 0408 856 486 email@example.com
Once again, please think about the AGM and what you may be able to contribute to this great club. New ideas are always welcome. Drive safely while enjoying the world’s greatest marque.
Doug McPherson Website 0419 704 247 firstname.lastname@example.org
Norm Goodall President PS: All Porsches’ were meant to be driven hard! So come and try it safely at Malalla in regularity class.
Sharon Curyer General committee 0417 866 452 email@example.com
WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS! David Wiffen Sprint Director 0488 756 888 firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope you enjoy being a member of the PCSA and look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon. Inside the back cover is a draft calendar for 2013. Check the website for updates. Here is some information you might find handy:
Geoff Crowe Competition Results 0418 895 660 email@example.com
Cut-off dates, racing, rules, CAMS requirements and other information is found on our website: www.pcsa.asn.au
ABOVE: Jonathon Borelli and Jodie Borelli used Gary Dann’s 911 997 Carrera S for their w This black and white was one of the photographer’s pictures. Photographer: “Photos at yo
If you wish to register your car as an historic vehicle, it needs to be at least 30 years old and in near-original condition. For additional information, please contact Peter Brunnthaler or Peter Kowalenko. Contact details below committee
BELOW: Rob Black is spotted by Peter Mayer (see reflection) during the ASP Rally.
Vic Moore CAMS Representative firstname.lastname@example.org
New members January – March 2013
Peter Viret Francis Elekwachi Ivan Whittington Mark Rundle Michael Rogers Tony Marshall Aaron Thompson James Law Johan Overbeeke Bruce Tomlinson Rob Tonkin Ken Mooney
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911 C4S Cab Cayenne diesel 911SC GT3 Cup Cayenne S 996 944 Boxster S 911T 944S2 911S 911 SC
Peter Brunnthaler Historic Register/ Licencing 0410 614 911 email@example.com
Peter Kowalenko Historic Register/ Licencing 0429 390 911 firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Racing, Great Cars, Great Porsche Spirit Thumbs Up for inaugural Porsche Rennsport Australia Festival
Porsche fans in Australia have given the country’s inaugural Rennsport Festival a resounding vote of approval.
American Le Mans Series LMP2 Porsche RS Spyder, the ex-Vern Schuppan Porsche 956C from the Japanese Sportscar
Porsches old and new, from road and track, local and abroad together with famous faces and enthusiasts of the German marque filled Sydney Motorsport Park on the May 25-26 weekend in a celebration of all things Porsche.
Championship of the mid ‘80s, the Le Mans class-winning 996 RSR from 2002 and the ex-Alan Hamilton 1968 911 TR – the car that, as Alan Hamilton relayed on the weekend, “came within 10 yards” of winning the 1969 Australian Touring Car Championship.
The superb on-track action from twin one-hour Porsche Carrera Cup Australia enduros and triple header Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge presented by Pirelli races was complemented with a showcase of stunning and priceless Porsches both on display and on track. In all, more than 240 Porsches took to the circuit in the weekend’s 37 track events with another 120 immaculately presented in the Porschestrasse display, Concours d’Elegance and Show’n’Shine. Together with privately owned vehicles driven to Rennsport the total number of Porsches at Sydney Motorsport Park was estimated at more than 500, with a crowd of approximately 4,000 over the two days. In Carrera Cup action it was Elite Class driver Max Twigg and V8 enduro specialist Luke Youlden that took round three honours while up-and-comer Richard Muscat took a clean sweep of victories in the GT3 Cup Challenge presented by Pirelli. Historic race cars drawing special attention on and off the circuit were the 1981 Le Mans-winning Porsche 936, 2005/6 8
A Porsche new car showroom display, Porsche Kids Driving School, Porsche Panamera NSW Police Car and skidpan and 4WD off-road activities with the Porsche Sports Driving School ensured there was never a dull moment for Porsche aficionados. “The feedback from Porsche competitors, Porsche car club members and the general public to the inaugural Rennsport Ferstival in Australia has been overwhelmingly positive,” says Porsche Cars Australian Managing Director, Michael Winkler.
“You measure the success of special events such as this not only by what happens on track but by the number of smiles and feeling of camaraderie in the garages.” The milestone event was celebrated on the Saturday evening with a gala dinner for 220 special guests, acknowledging past and present Porsche legends in Australia including: Porsche distributor Alan Hamilton, tarmac racing Porsche king Jim Richards, the most successful Carrera Cup racer in the world Craig Baird, and director of Porsche’s Historic Racing Department Klaus Bischof. “People are already asking me when the next Rennsport will be,” says Winkler. “The honest answer is ‘I don’t know right now’ but we are certain to have another, even bigger and better judging by the success of our first attempt.”
photos: Bob Taylor
Clipsal 500 - 2013 28th Feb â€“ 3rd March 2013 The Clipsal 500 event held over 4 days had a lot more to offer than just the V8 Supercars. Our versatile Porsches were certainly a big part of the mix over the weekend and provided plenty of action for the punters. Hope you enjoy the below images from the event capturing some of the action from Porsche Carrera Cup Australia and the Australian GT championship.
Story & Photos Ray Pryor
Goolwa Club Run Sunday 20th January 2013 dawned a beautiful day to drive our wonderful Porsche’s through the hills and down to Hindmarsh Island. One by one as the cars and their occupants arrived at the Victoria Hotel we realized that many other Porsche Club members felt the same way. Eventually we gathered up 26 cars, the most I had seen for a Sunday morning run. It was a delight to see many new members join us. As we set off we noticed that other car and motor bike clubs had the same idea. Our drive took us through Cherry Gardens, Mylor, Echunga, Meadows and on to Strathalbyn where we had a short break. At this point a couple more cars joined us including our President, it seemed every local that passed by knew Norm, a very popular man. Below: More fins than shark bay
The group then proceeded to Hindmarsh Island completing our journey at The Landing Café, pretty much filling up their car park. In all we had 53 Club members and their partners sitting for lunch. The view from the Café over looked the Murray and the entrance to the Marina, magnificent, with the occasional fly by of a Tiger Moth or Warplane as an added bonus. The staff were very accommodating with the large gathering, as the numbers had grown from 25 the previous week to over 50 on the day. It seems everyone enjoyed their meal although the near capacity of the Café did cause some delays, perhaps understandable considering the circumstances. Towards the end of the meal new members were introduced and encouraged to give us a description of their Porsche.
Some members were fortunate enough to have short drive home, living on the island. The rest, had a slow and enjoyable trip back, happy that they could spend some time with their partner and their Porsche, after a good meal, a wine and most of all good company.
Our President in good company
Convertible makes for happy campers
The Landing Cafe
Plenty of smiles here
Ray, Bob and Lorrainne
We’re just happy to be here
Porsche’s at rest PORSCHE
Knight Rider on steroids
Below: I just want one
Meet and greet
story: Kym Obst photos: Wynston Ide
Show and Shine and Prep Day 24th February 2013
Car preparation day It was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning. The club provided a sausage sizzle and Russell Barnes provided some Nippy’s orange juice to wash the sausages and bread down. Lee and Pam Fulton, kindly supplied their driveway as the venue. We were fortunate enough to have the UK’s leading car preparation expert, Professor Bob Weekes show us how to prepare our cars. Now this was both a good and a bad thing. Prof Bob’s 930 Turbo won the top award for the UK so he knows a thing or two about how to prepare a concourse level car. Most of us thought that if you washed and maybe polished the bits you could see standing up; all was good. Prof Bob started there, but this was only 14
about 30% of his preparation for a Shown and Shine, let alone a Concourse event! This was the bad thing……we had a lot more work to do than we thought! After washing the car and detailing the inside it was off with a wheel to clean both the inside and outside, not a speck of dirt was to be seen. Some say, they have seen Prof Bob invest a day per wheel to get it to the standard he likes and is required to be a concourse winner at the highest level. Prof Bob showed us how to clean the wheels, the brakes and all the parts that can be seen through the wheel using Lee’s (and Pam’s) beautiful 993 coupe. Having cleaned the wheel, Prof Bob then cleaned the rest of the parts now exposed, finishing up with painting the brake disc etc.
Lee Fulton, (more on this dark horse later) had already been having private tuition with the Professor re cleaning wheels and various other items to get the jump on the pack. Lee had prepared three of his wheels etc under Prof Bob’s tuition before the day. As I was cooking the sausage sizzle I was able to observe the goings on. I noticed that all this EXTRA work to prepare your car was being closely followed by all present, but especially young Jim Pierson, Russell Barnes, Peter Young and Lee Fulton, more on these guys later! Show and Shine day The Show and Shine day arrived, the weather and the venue were great. Some cars were driven to Middlebrooke Winery via the club run
whilst others were driven directly. It was obvious to previous attendees that the preparation level of members’ cars this year was of a much higher standard. The prep day had obviously paid dividends with the standard of the cars to be judged significantly higher than last year. Not only was the preparation of the cars much higher but also the presentation of the cars on the day. For example, young Jim Pierson & Darren Boswell had of their car wheels sitting on shiny checker plate to get some additional attention in the past winners section.
Boxster/Cayman. 1st Ray Pryor, Boxster Spyder. 2nd Kym Obst Boxster S
The winners on the day were as follows;
Some back ground to the winners:-
Past winners. 1st Jim Pierson, 997. 2nd Darren Boswell, 944 Cab
911 Water Cooled. 1st Russell Barnes, 996 Cab. 2nd Peter Young, 996. 911 Air Cooled. 1st Lee Fulton, 993. 2nd John Balson,911sc Best wheels 2013. Kym Obst Boxster S Best in Show. Lee Fulton, 993.
Both Darren and Jim Pierson have become multiple winners in both Porsche and other
Show and Shine days. Their cars and Karl Glaab’s beautiful SC looked fabulous with most members being quite happy to not have to compete against the previous winners cars. Boxster/Cayman Prof Bob’s car came in first in this section and very deservedly so. However he disqualified his car as he was the organiser. I disagree with his action here as all the cars were judged by people independent of the organisers. Prof Bob’s Cayman R was superbly turned out on the day and was judged 1st in this section and deserved to win. This would of course have taken me off the winners list. I need to confess, that due to work commitments, (& general laziness) my car was prepared by Prof Bob and it has never looked so good.
911 Water Cooled Both Russell Barnes & Peter Young, who both applied what they learnt at the preparation day to great effect, hotly contested this trophy. The judges went over these two cars twice and still could not separate them and the final decision was made based on the kilometres travelled with Russell’s car having the higher number of kilometres. Both cars were very well prepared and a credit to their owners. 911 Air Cooled Two popular winners in this section with Lee’s 993 looking immaculate and John Balson’s car always popular with the crowd with its stunning enhancements. By the way this car is for sale if you are interested, as John now has purchased a 997 GT3 RS. Best Wheels 2013 – Kym Obst’s Boxster (Thanks again Prof Bob). Best in Show Lee Fulton, 993. Lee had spent many days preparing his black 993 and deserved the Best in Show trophy. His presentation on the day with the Porsche flag with various Porsche items was also new. Well done Lee. As always, events like these do not happen without a lot of work and I would like to thank the organisers on behalf of the club members. Thanks go to Joy O’Connor & Ray Prior for organising the run and the day with Bob and Lorraine Weekes. Thanks also to Professor Bob for running the car preparation day. I think your students did very well!
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Mallala Supersprint 4 17th February 2013 It was encouraging to see such a variety of Porsche models mixing it up on the track last February. Whether you were driving a master blaster from the past or one of the latest incarnations out of Germany, you were assured of having a great time.
If you have ever thought about what it would be like to see what your car can do under controlled conditions I would encourage you to get it out of the shed and give it a go. Not everybody is gunning for the crown, and thatâ€™s OK. If you just want to see what your car can do without the pressure of competition our club can cater for you, but if you want to give
it your all, we can cover that too. Feel free to give David Wiffen, (0488 756888) a call if you have any concerns or would just like more information and he will put you on the right path to a great day out. Alternatively, there is plenty of information on the Porsche Club web site to get you started. So what are you waiting for?
Marty Ewer 18
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Mallala PCSA SUPERSPRINT Super Sprint Round ROUND 3 4 17-Feb-13 Results Very Hot/Windy Mallala Conditions: Conditions: Very Hot/Windy RogerPoints Paterson Place CarNum Driver Car Lap1 Lap2 Lap3 Lap4 Lap5 Lap6 Lap7 Lap8 Lap9 Average Handicap Difference Ryan Reynolds Boxter 1.2672 1.2657 1.2645 1.2683 1.2667 1.2655 1.2756 1.2738 1.2669 1.2682 1.2722 -0.0040 100 1 Place46CarNum Driver Car Lap1 Lap2 Lap3 Lap4 Lap5 Lap6 Lap7 Lap8 Lap9 Average Handicap Difference Points 78 Hamish McKendrick 944 T Boxter 1.2578 1.2672 1.2550 1.2657 1.2504 1.2645 1.2415 1.2683 1.2454 1.2667 1.2510 1.2655 1.2465 1.2756 1.2363 1.2738 1.2391 1.2669 1.2470 1.2682 1.2349 1.2722 88 2 0.0121-0.0040 46 Ryan Reynolds 100 1 20 Tim 78 Schulz 1.3026 1.2578 1.3193 1.2550 1.3013 1.2504 1.3158 1.2415 1.3004 1.2454 nt 1.2510 1.3208 1.2465 1.3241 1.2363 1.30.93 1.2391 1.3120 1.2470 1.2995 1.2349 76 3 0.0125 0.0121 Hamish McKendrick914/6 944 T 88 2 65 Norm 911 SC914/6 1.2492 1.3026 1.2477 1.3193 1.2437 1.3013 1.2426 1.3158 1.2431 1.3004 1.2442 1.2585 1.2470 1.3241 1.23881.30.93 1.2461 1.3120 1.2238 1.2995 67 4 0.0223 0.0125 20Goodall Tim Schulz nt 1.3208 76 3 6 Jason Palmer 996 RSR 1.1752 1.1695 1.1701 1.1759 1.1789 1.1811 1.1673 1.1678 1.1672 1.1726 1.1500 0.0226 58 5 65 Norm Goodall 911 SC 1.2492 1.2477 1.2437 1.2426 1.2431 1.2442 1.2585 1.2470 1.2388 1.2461 1.2238 67 4 0.0223 2 Roger6 Paterson 997 GT3 1.1762 1.1530 50 6 1.1810 1.1736 1.1806 1.1733 1.1781 1.1780 1.1683 1.1737 1.1790 0.0232 Jason Palmer 996 RSR 1.1752 1.1695 1.1701 1.1759 1.1789 1.1811 1.1673 1.1678 1.1672 1.1726 1.1500 0.0226 58 5 15 Keith 2Wong 996 Race 1.1288 1.1232 1.1232 1.1185 1.1227 1.1460 1.1201 1.1179 1.1255 1.1762 1.1000 1.1530 43 7 0.0255 0.0232 Roger Paterson 997 GT3 1.1288 1.1810 50 6 1.1736 1.1806 1.1733 1.1781 1.1780 1.1683 1.1737 1.1790 3 Ewer15Marty 997 GT3 1.1737 1.1797 1.1760 1.1810 1.1829 1.1750 1.1839 1.1822 1.1769 1.1790 1.1532 0.0258 36 8 Keith Wong 996 Race 1.1288 1.1288 1.1232 1.1232 1.1185 1.1227 1.1460 1.1201 1.1179 1.1255 1.1000 43 7 0.0255 39 Doug3McPherson 964 C2 997 GT3 1.2819 1.1737 1.2850 1.1797 1.2791 1.1760 1.2846 1.1810 1.2872 1.1829 1.2817 1.1750 1.2807 1.1839 1.2824 1.1822 1.2804 1.1769 1.2826 1.1790 1.2550 1.1532 0.0276 0.0258 30 9 Ewer Marty 36 8 58 Robert Harrison Carerra 89 1.2789 1.2802 1.2474 25 10 1.2828 1.2824 1.2804 1.2830 1.2812 1.2795 1.2820 1.2714 0.0328 39 Doug McPherson 964 C2 1.2819 1.2850 1.2791 1.2846 1.2872 1.2817 1.2807 1.2824 1.2804 1.2826 1.2550 0.0276 30 9 53 Amelia Eime Harrison 996 GT3 1.2248 1.2269 1.2789 1.2468 1.2309 1.2326 1.2396 1.2451 1.2379 1.2353 1.2802 1.1884 1.2474 20 11 0.0469 0.0328 58 Robert Carerra 891.2329 1.2828 25 10 1.2824 1.2804 1.2830 1.2812 1.2795 1.2820 1.2714 54 Tim 53 O'Daley 996 Cup 1.2231 1.2212 1.2097 1.2338 1.2120 1.2039 1.2221 1.2173 1.2051 1.2165 1.1500 15 12 0.0665 Amelia Eime 996 GT3 1.2329 1.2248 1.2269 1.2468 1.2309 1.2326 1.2396 1.2451 1.2379 1.2353 1.1884 20 11 0.0469 45 Peter 997 GT3RS 1.2310 1.2212 1.2128 1.2097 1.2214 1.2338 1.2201 1.2120 1.2156 1.2039 1.2193 1.2221 1.2247 1.2173 1.2226 1.2051 1.2215 1.2165 1.1500 1.1500 11 13 0.0715 0.0665 54Mayer Tim O'Daley 996 Cup 1.2262 1.2231 15 12 84 Steve Thiele 997 GT3 1.2603 1.1800 7 14 1.2805 1.2672 1.2584 1.2570 1.2616 1.2503 1.2505 1.2593 1.2576 0.0803 45 Peter Mayer 997 GT3RS 1.2262 1.2310 1.2128 1.2214 1.2201 1.2156 1.2193 1.2247 1.2226 1.2215 1.1500 11 13 0.0715 37 Alexander Jaksic 997 GT3 1.3111 1.2961 1.2887 1.2878 1.2959 1.2863 1.2833 1.2999 1.2983 1.2603 1.1800 1.1800 3 15 0.1183 0.0803 84 Steve Thiele 997 GT3 1.3353 1.2805 7 14 1.2672 1.2584 1.2570 1.2616 1.2503 1.2505 1.2593 1.2576 RED=New Handicap 37 Alexander Jaksic 997 GT3 1.3353 1.3111 1.2961 1.2887 1.2878 1.2959 1.2863 1.2833 1.2999 1.2983 1.1800 3 15 0.1183
OTHER MARQUES 42 68 27 36
OTHER MARQUES 1.7580 Matt Selley EVO 9 1.1916 2.3243 dnf Michael O'Donnnell Commodore 1.1956 1.2640 1.2048 1.1979 1.1962 1.2277 1.1986 1.2076 1.2037 1.2107 1.7580 42 Matt Selley EVO 9 1.1916 2.3243 dnf Jim 68 Myhill 1.2089 1.1956 1.2102 1.2640 1.2128 1.2048 1.2035 1.1979 1.2045 1.1962 1.2045 1.2277 1.2103 1.2076 1.2127 1.2037 1.2084 1.2107 1.2081 1.1986 Michael O'Donnnell Magna Commodore Rick27 Powell Honda CRX 1.3691 1.2089 1.3550 1.2102 1.5867 1.2128dnf 1.2035 1.2045 1.2045 1.4369 Jim Myhill Magna 1.2081 1.2103 1.2127 1.2084 36 Rick Powell Honda CRX 1.3691 1.3550 1.5867 dnf 1.4369
Story: Tim Schulz Photos: Ray Pryor & Joan Amos
Mallala Supersprint 5 10th March 2013 Jason Palmer and his 993 RSR
I had been struggling with a thousand domestic reasons not to drive in the next available Supersprint but this time the need for speed took pole position. Just to complicate matters I decided to get a trailer and haul my car to the track, ensuring a more comfortable drive, (no ear muffs) and room to take a chair, fridge and some cool snacks. Given the day was hot,
Marty was hot before he got in the car 20
(some say very hot!), a roomy air conditioned van turned out to be a good choice. Mind you getting the car on the trailer was not a lot of fun. Always something you don’t expect. The ramps were to short, or the car too low. That sickening crunch of metal on metal under my seat as I drove up sent all sorts of images through my mind. I stopped and hopped out, anxiously looking for any tell tale oil leaks. Nothing. No blood on the ground. Nothing swinging from the chassis, just a bit of paint on the edge of the trailer floor. The car sounded and looked normal. I wanted to race so with a “can do” Aussie approach I solved the loading and unloading problem by finding a patch of undulating ground that was around 15cm higher and within reach of the ramps. Next time I will get some planks to extend the length of the ramping. So car off, scrutiny and briefing over and a last minute adjustment of tyre pressures and I was good to go. 24 cars turned up which meant 3
groups of 8. Good for getting through the day quickly and possibly having an extra session but not enough intermediate time to watch the other cars. So if you’re thinking about joining the fun, please do. Given the way the guys organise the car grouping, skill level is not an issue and there is no better way to appreciate these fantastic cars. Where else can you drive them safely flat out and also share the fun! My little 1970 black and orange beast is a handful and that’s why I drive it. You don’t see 914’s around much sa a quick explanation. I think it was the first mid-engine mass production sports car in the world. Big in Europe and America the 914/6 was all Porsche 911 running gear, motor included. Think the early 911 RS ducktail for performance. The 914/6GT was built to win Le Mans, and it did. Fate saw the bean counters and public never really get behind it and kept buying the 911 so it quickly faded into history. But drive an early 911 and then drive this balanced machine and you can
Blackie, Ray and the McLaren
Tim Schulz and friend changes. Remembering to always go to neutral before selecting the next gear up or down. In preparing the car I changed the original shift to a highly engineered selector and bearings setup with rigid guides connecting to the gearbox. A worthwhile investment to remove any slackness which minimises missed or jammed gear changes in these early cars. Still possible but not so likely and bloody frightening when it happens. At the start/finish line we grid up and are released in pairs. If possible I like going second to watch and hang onto the guy in front. For me it is a way of immediately measuring driver performance especially whilst learning the track. The green flag falls and we are away! Lots of engine howl as it redlines before each change and a heavy foot on the brake at the last second before corner entry. “Balance and poise” I say to myself.
only shake your head in frustration. What if they actually developed the 914/6! So it took nearly 30 years for them to see the light and get it right. Now all hail the Boxster and Caymen! Out on the track, wedged into the seat and contained in the quite of the helmet, memories of past track days, supersprints and adrenalin run amuck. Get some heat in the tyres and brake pads, feel the steering and note the gear
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Turn 1 can give a thrill if the entry to turn 2 is not lined up on exit, (ABS was not even a thought when they built this car). Brake to softly, nothing. Too hard, lockup and a spin in front of the stands. The worst form of embarrassment. Turn 2 is loooong and about as confusing as a turn can be. Any number of alternative routes but too fast in and you will find yourself exploring the infield. Too slow and you might as well have your lunch whilst waiting to exit. Never a dull moment though. I just love that rumble strip of kerb on the right as you finish the exit. If your teeth stay in and the engine doesn’t drop out your good for another lap. The short straight down to turn 3 is a let-it-rip blast to forget about the stuff up in turn 2 and get back some time. Late brake and wide entry into 3. Look out for the telegraph pole they told me. “When you see it put your foot flat to the floor”. Let’s be clear here, it’s the second pole, NOT the first. Fortunately you are out of sight of the pits and stands on this one. Mind you, I have seen the odd sneaky photographer lurking in wait. Keep in mind the back straight is actually “bent”. A big sweeper with an obvious apex. In a late model Porsche or any other of the hot hardware on these track days, (including my mild mannered antique), there is enough of a bend to generate plenty of G force to carry you and the car into the dust bowl and berm if you don’t resist. The body tends to react with a
clench of the buttocks and a dose of adrenaline. Popping the eyes in time to take stock of the braking markers on the right as turn 4 looks like the road just ran out! This is a neat hairpin corner. A 180 degree turn – almost - and you can count every one of those degrees as you hold that lock on the wheel. I have proved it possible to make it into a 360. I think Saturday must have been booze free because I was thinking. I checked the rear view mirror and kept going before anyone appeared to notice! Talk about a good handling car. Dead level all the while and no flat spot on the tyres. Immediately after turn 4 is another reasonable sized left hander, (turn 5). Once again it is a rip, snort and blast to a)get back the damn time lost on the hairpin, or b) get back even more time after “acing” the hairpin and, “I am on an all time quickest lap here!” Turn 6 is a sort of straightforward right hander that winds into the esses. Call it a mini maze bounded by wide kerbs seemingly all the way. Some smarty painted obvious colourful hatching at odd places on these kerbs. What seemed random at first and second pass made meaning on the third lap. If you aim for each of them you just might come out onto the start/finish straight from the best spot. It is a pity that that spot is in the middle of a hollow because I am sure the unsettling feeling this can cause the driver has convinced a few over the years to can the whole lap and just rest the car in the nearest opposing wall. So here we are. Finish line, waved flag in view, spectators to the left and we can do it all again! LIFE DOESN’T GET BETTER THAN A PORSCHE TRACK DAY
Thanks to the firies
As long as I can beat Dad
David mans the flags
Norm Goodall in the office
Phil Jaquillard ready to run
Porsche, I think not. But still very nice
You should be worried
This is serious
The usual suspects
The stands were packed
That wasnâ€™t half bad
Takes some organising
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Mallala PCSA SUPERSPRINT Super Sprint Round ROUND 3 4 17-Feb-13 Results Very Hot/Windy Mallala Conditions: Conditions: Very Hot/Windy Place CarNum Driver Car Lap1 Lap2 Lap3 Lap4 Lap5 Lap6 Lap7 Lap8 Lap9 Average Handicap Difference Points Ryan Reynolds Driver Boxter 1.2720 Lap2 1.2651 Lap3 1.2745 Lap4 1.2703 Lap5 1.2653 Lap6 1.2668 Lap7 1.2928 Lap8 1.2634 Lap9 1.2715 1.2645 100 Points 1 Place46CarNum 0.0070 Car 1.2734 Lap1 Average Handicap Difference 997 GT3 1.1733 1.2734 1.1746 1.2720 1.1733 1.2651 1.1753 1.2745 1.1740 1.2703 1.1691 1.2653 1.1729 1.2668 1.1767 1.2928 1.1732 1.2634 1.1736 1.2715 1.1532 1.2645 0.0204 0.0070 88 100 2 46Marty Ryan Reynolds Boxter 13 Ewer 39 Doug3McPherson 964 C2997 GT3 1.2674 1.1733 1.2784 1.1746 1.2740 1.1733 1.2835 1.1753 1.2848 1.1740 1.2695 1.1691 1.2831 1.1729 1.2810 1.1767 1.2713 1.1732 1.2770 1.1736 1.2550 1.1532 0.0220 0.0204 78 3 Ewer Marty 88 2 56 Tim39 Pryzibilla 1.3000 1.2674 1.3005 1.2784 1.2962 1.2740 1.2879 1.2835 1.2848 1.2848 1.2828 1.2695 1.2927 1.2831 1.3164 1.2810 1.2877 1.2713 1.2943 1.2770 1.2700 1.2550 68 4 0.0243 0.0220 Doug McPherson 1984 Carerra 964 C2 78 3 997 GT3 1.1780 1.2943 1.1530 1.2700 60 5 1.1728 1.3000 1.1768 1.3005 1.1858 1.2962 1.1669 1.2879 1.1774 1.2848 1.1749 1.2828 1.1835 1.2927 1.1786 1.3164 1.1856 1.2877 0.0250 0.0243 56 Paterson Tim Pryzibilla 1984 Carerra 68 42 Roger 20 Tim Schulz 914/6 997 GT3 1.3072 1.1728 1.3018 1.1768 1.3014 1.1858 1.2987 1.1669 1.3038 1.1774 1.3031 1.1749 1.2996 1.1835 1.3052 1.1786 1.2977 1.1856 1.3021 1.1780 1.2750 1.1530 52 6 0.0271 0.0250 2 Roger Paterson 60 5 32 Phil20 Jacquillard 996 GT3 1.2050 1.3072 1.2027 1.3018 1.2123 1.3014 1.2150 1.2987 1.2082 1.3038 1.2075 1.3031 1.2018 1.2996 1.2100 1.3052 1.2042 1.2977 1.2074 1.3021 1.1801 1.2750 45 7 0.0273 0.0271 Tim Schulz 914/6 52 6 50 Adam 1987 Carerra 1.2897 1.2027 1.2936 1.2123 1.2885 1.2150 1.2841 1.2082 1.2878 1.2075 1.2881 1.2018 1.2848 1.2100 1.2786 1.2042 1.2876 1.2074 1.2600 1.1801 39 8 0.0276 0.0273 32 Trimmer Phil Jacquillard 996 GT3 1.2935 1.2050 45 7 65 Norm 911 SC1987 Carerra 1.2461 1.2935 1.2590 1.2897 1.2653 1.2936 1.2654 1.2885 1.2513 1.2841 1.2491 1.2878 1.2578 1.2881 1.2510 1.2848 1.2458 1.2786 1.2545 1.2876 1.2238 1.2600 33 9 0.0307 0.0276 50Goodall Adam Trimmer 39 8 996 RSR 1.1763 1.2590 1.1740 1.2653 1.1795 1.2654 1.1813 1.2513 1.1817 1.2491 1.1960 1.2578 1.1787 1.2510 1.1897 1.2458 1.1816 1.2545 1.1500 1.2238 0.0316 0.0307 28 10 65 Palmer Norm Goodall 911 SC 1.1775 1.2461 33 96 Jason 58 Robert Harrison Carerra996 89 RSR 1.2843 1.1775 1.2928 1.1740 1.2930 1.1816 1.2474 1.1500 23 11 1.2863 1.1763 1.2974 1.1795 1.3034 1.1813 1.2980 1.1817 1.3006 1.1960 1.2938 1.1787 1.2805 1.1897 0.0456 0.0316 6 Jason Palmer 28 10 55 David 997 Carerra S 891.2886 1.2843 1.2978 1.2863 1.3003 1.2928 1.2658 1.2974 1.2504 1.3034 1.2941 1.2980 1.2595 1.3006 1.2808 1.2938 1.2696 1.2805 1.2785 1.2930 1.2200 1.2474 19 12 0.0585 0.0456 58 Allen Robert Harrison Carerra 23 11 84 Steve 997 GT3 1.2415 1.2785 1.1800 1.2200 14 13 1.2513 1.2413 1.2978 1.2342 1.3003 1.2493 1.2658 1.2429 1.2504 1.2370 1.2941 1.2412 1.2595 1.2405 1.2808 1.2356 1.2696 0.0615 0.0585 55 Thiele David Allen 997 Carerra S 1.2886 19 12 71 Ray84 Bessell 996 997 GT3 1.3116 1.2513 1.3081 1.2413 1.3074 1.2342 1.3307 1.2493 1.3245 1.2429 1.3187 1.2370 1.3147 1.2412 1.3118 1.2405 1.3140 1.2356 1.3157 1.2415 1.2450 1.1800 10 14 0.0707 0.0615 Steve Thiele 14 13 70 Tony 1997 Boxter 1.4478 1.3157 1.3000 1.2450 7 15 1.3874 1.3116 1.3641 1.3081 2.1328 1.3074 1.3622 1.3307 1.3598 1.3245 1.3661 1.3187 1.3581 1.3147 1.3497 1.3118 1.3504 1.3140 0.1478 0.0707 71Scammell Ray Bessell 996 10 14 75 William Scammell 1997 Boxter 1.3906 1.3874 1.4047 1.3641dnf 2.1328 1.3898 1.3622 1.3845 1.3598 1.5095 1.3661 1.3861 1.3581 1.3939 1.3497 1.3700 1.3504 1.4036 1.4478 1.3000 1.3000 0 16 1.0000 0.1478 70 Tony Scammell 1997 Boxter 7 15 RED=New Handicap 75 William Scammell 1997 Boxter 1.3906 1.4047 dnf 1.3898 1.3845 1.5095 1.3861 1.3939 1.3700 1.4036 1.3000 0 16 1.0000 RED=New Handicap OTHER MARQUES
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OTHER MARQUES Rob Black McLaren MP 4 1.1818 1.1833 1.1820 1.1737 1.1735 1.1859 1.1786 1.1826 1.1800 1.1802 Michael O'Donnnell Commodore 1.2615 1.2575 1.1833 1.2104 1.1820 1.2522 1.1737 1.2141 1.1735 1.2079 1.1859 1.2059 1.1786 1.2041 1.1826 1.2129 1.1800 1.2252 1.1802 5 Rob Black McLaren MP 4 1.1818 Alistair Dow 1.1895 1.2615 1.2216 1.2575dnf 1.2104 1.1833 1.2522 1.2498 1.2141dnf 1.2079 1.2059 1.2041 1.2129 1.2111 1.2252 68 Michael O'Donnnell Puma Commodore Kier97 Wilson GTR Puma 1.2151 1.1895 1.5042 1.2216dnf 1.4067 1.3753 1.2111 Alistair Dow dnf 1.1833dnf 1.2498 dnf Juris44Kuznecovs Lotus GTR 1.2427 1.2151 1.2412 1.5042 1.2505 1.2345 1.2380 1.2430 1.2393 1.2421 1.2453 1.2418 1.3753 Kier Wilson dnf 1.4067 dnf Matt85 Frith BluebirdLotus 1.2150 1.2427 1.2970 1.2412 1.2742 1.2505dnf 1.2345 1.2380 1.2430 1.2393 1.2421 1.2453 1.2621 1.2418 Juris Kuznecovs 61 Matt Frith
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Story: Tim Pryzibilla Photos: Roger Paterson
First time first gear fun
MOTORKHANA MALLALA 4th November 2012
Who would have thought only using first gear in a Porsche for a day would be fun? The club event that was held at Mallala on March 24th was my first attempt at Motorkhana and I can say now that it certainly won’t be my last. The MOTORKHANA Name
Roger Paterson (12) Andrew Burgess (3) Steve Thiele (5) Adam Trimmer (2) Norm Goodall (6) Timothy Pryzibilla (11) Ryan Reynolds (1) Ray Pryor (8) Rob Harrison (9) Phillip Kellett (10) David Wiffen (13)
March 24th Mallala skidpan Triple Loop 1
Triple Loop 2
Long Corridor 1
Long Corridor 2
45.00 47.19 46.61 45.94 47.78 47.20 50.20 46.60 46.16 48.80 57.11
44.00 46.83 45.44 45.56 47.41 48.78 60.20 46.70 45.89 53.44 54.20
33.94 35.28 35.50 34.59 36.44 36.66 36.20 47.47 35.47 37.92 47.17
31.95 33.91 34.16 34.31 36.67 35.41 39.22 35.17 34.47 48.10 41.64
32.78 33.9 33.59 34.28 34.28 34.39 32.78 44.41 53.97 38.10 43.97
37.56 32.91 33.25 33.84 33.97 34.28 33.25 34.41 53.97 36.72 53.97
35.51 35.37 38.6 39.66 39.94 48.52 40.26 38.47 38.28 43.11 49.59
35.64 36.92 37.72 40.72 38.77 40.38 38.88 38.42 38.42 43.84 47.62
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13
Wrong Direction x2 – Slowest time +10secs
Wrong Direction x1 +10 secs
44.88 57.52 67.11
44.75 52.52 67.11
34.47 37.22 48.60
34.59 36.47 38.60
Fastest time of the day
4:56.39 5:02.32 5:04.91 5:08.90 5:15.25 5:25.60 5:30.99 5:31.66 5:46.63 5:50.03 6:35.28
Fastest time of the day
Hit Cone x1- 5 secs Hit Cone x2- 10 secs
Other Marques Garry Dodd (7) Alan Driver (4) Rob (15)
skid pan at Mallala is an excellent venue and provides plenty of room for negotiating Roger’s selection of motorkhana patterns.
30.22 33.36 53.97
30.94 32.69 53.97
35.17 39.20 51.86
38.64 39.22 42.22
4:53.66 5:28.19 7:03.48
1 2 3
1 8 14
After a very basic scrutineering from Steve Thiele, we registered and Roger handed out the pattern selection for the day. It was at this point I received a few chuckles from Adam Trimmer when I asked him how to read the patterns! (Definitely a case of trying to over think the patterns on my behalf) The day started with a training run where we were all encouraged by Roger to test out our handbrake turns in earnest. A quick tip on taping up the handbrake button (thanks Adam) to disengage the ratchet system and I was off. Unfortunately the tape wasn’t strong enough and it still engaged, causing me to stall at the first cone halfway through my slide as it didn’t release. Anyway, I fired the old banga up again and completed the pattern with no further issues. Nerves out the way, the competition patterns were next. It was at this point that I recalled a conversation saying that there are two ways to approach a motorkhana pattern – those that take the sensible, methodical approach to negotiating the cones and then those that try and use their right foot and horsepower to achieve the same result. I definitely fall into the latter category and well and truly overcooked many an entry and then found myself relying on sheer grunt to get myself out of the cones and around the pattern
in a respectable time. But oh so much fun. I should point out that that there is no pressure to drop clutches and fry Dunlop’s at every opportunity. I just can’t help myself that’s all. David Wiffen conducted himself in a very restrained manner (I don’t think he broke traction once throughout the day) in his immaculate 964 and had just as much fun as anyone. Roger was the man to beat on the day (as far as Porsches’ go) in his Lapis blue GT3, setting some very quick times during the day that had the rest of us in awe of man and machine. Although he must have been feeling the heat from Norm and his SC, at one point cheekily readjusting Norm’s braking distance in the ‘garage’, while Norm was out doing his best to 25
reel in the more modern machinery. As an owner of an ’84 Carrera it was good to see four of them out for the day, although Adam Trimmer may have to think about changing the colour of his 911. It wasn’t until he was settling himself in the driver’s seat that he realised that he had in fact got into Phil Kellett’s similarly coloured white 911 Carrera. I believe the ensuing comments were “hang on a minute, something’s different”. I must send out a big thanks to Roger Paterson, Norm Goodall, Ray Pryor and Andrew Burgess for their efforts throughout the day, ensuring that the day ran smoothly and that final results were available upon completion of the day.
Overall, the day was a lot of fun. It really is up to you as to how you approach the day; competitive or social, but regardless it is worth the drive out to Mallala for the day to put your respective machines through some slow speed thrills. If you have thought about doing Motorkhana, think no more. The cars’ require no modifications as per super sprints and it really is an enjoyable day out for driver and spectator. See you there!
PCSA 2012-2013 Championship Points Jan-March Month Type
22-Jul 12-Aug 9-Sep 23-Sep 21-Oct 4-Nov Feb-13 Mar-10 Mar-24 Apr-21 Jun-06 Sp # 1 MK # 1 HC # 1 Sp # 2 MK # 2 Sp # 3 Sp # 4 Sp # 5 MK # 3 HC # 2 Sp # 6 POS. ENTRANT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 TOTAL 1 Roger Paterson 997 GT 3 89 100 15 25 100 50 60 100 539 2 Ryan Reynolds 98 Boxter 76 50 100 100 100 29 455 3 Robert Harrison 911 3.2 100 47 75 100 80 48 25 23 16 514 4 Steve Thiele 996 Cab/GT3 79 67 89 11 14 69 329 5 Norm Goodall 911 SC 26 38 43 64 67 33 47 318 6 Marty Ewer 997 GT3 70 36 70 36 88 300 7 Doug McPherson 964 21 10 30 38 36 30 78 243 8 Andrew Burgess Spyder 83 13 83 179 9 Randal Bonner 944 T 88 79 167 10 Tim Schulz 914/6 Gt 36 76 52 164 11 Jason Palmer 993 RSR race 48 20 58 28 154 12 Phil Jaquillard 996 GT 3 31 55 45 131 13 Tim Pyyzibillz 84 Carerra 68 38 106 14 Kym Obst Boxster S 62 42 104 15 Ray Pryor Spyder 57 0 20 22 99 16 Adam Trimmer 1987 Carerra 39 57 96 17 Hamish McKendrick 944 Turbo 88 88 18 Amelia Eime 996 GT 3 29 31 20 80 19 Bob Weekes Cayman R 69 6 75 20 Tim O'Daly 996 Cup 38 10 15 63 21 Tony Keynes Boxster S 62 62 22 Phil Kellet 22 29 10 61 23 Rob Ephgrave 911 SC 58 58 24 Kevin Weeks 911 RSR Rally 0 25 Keith Wong 73 911 55 55 26 Daryl Curyer 996 4S 50 50 27 Ray Bessell 996 17 21 7 45 28 Keith Wong 996 race 43 43 29 Richard Daw Boxster 42 42 30 Peter Mayer GT 3 RS 26 7 33 31 David Allen 997 Crerra S 19 19 32 Jon VanLeuven 911 SC 17 17 33 Mark Coupe 16 16 34 David Wiffrn 964 Cab 5 6 5 16 35 Greg Foord 944 S2 15 15 36 Andrew Semba 98 996 13 13 37 Chris Pazios 997 s 13 13 38 Sandy Nagy 930 11 11 39 Graham Schulz 96 993 10 10 40 Jim Pierson 996 0 7 7 41 Tony Scammell 1997 Boxter 7 7
Story: David Wiffen Photos: Ken Roscow
356’s in the SA Porsche Club When the idea of a special article on 356’s was first suggested for the magazine it was good to see so many members’ eyes light up with interest. Even the most hardened GT3 ‘Sprinters’ when talking about the early 356’s seem to have a tear in their eye, as they are pulling on their $600 helmets at Mallala. Yet one or two of our 356 members seemed a little shy at first when we talked to them and dare I say it, even slow in letting someone else get close to their secret passion. But once Bob had focused that big lens at their pride and joy the camera shutter started to chatter they became much more relaxed as I asked them about ‘the day they bought their 356’. Then,the wraps were off. Interestingly enough, although there were some real differences in age, colour, length of ownership and style, the long period that the car had been in the family was the common theme. The ownership is ‘inter-generational’. Fathers passed them onto their sons, children learned to drive in them and members of the family were taken to the church in them to be married. Some of the youngsters had been brave enough to suggest that the 356 should be ‘passed on’ to them. That is, if the member ended up, God forbid, ‘unable to drive it any more’, as it was so delicately put. A coded message for something else, I suspect!
Alright, I jest about the driving lessons, but the passions that came out were really powerful ones and I hope this comes out in the following reports. Many thanks to the owners for making themselves and their cars available and to Bob for successfully capturing these vehicles essence in film, (or electrons if you must).
Story: David Wiffen Photos: Bob Taylor
Daryl Siggs and his 356
Those members who have driven out of Adelaide down the long Port road in Hind Marsh will have seen the garage called, “The Car Nut” on the left with its bright yellow walls. Easy to pick out and with such an unusual name, who could miss it! Well, inside in the relatively cool shade of the workshop is Daryl Siggs, the proud owner with his Champagne yellow 356 S. The car is neatly parked at the back of the workshop with the usual collection of car batteries, oil cans and other traditional garage materials gathered around it.
to miss such an opportunity being in this perfect location. True, it was clear that the interior of the garage was not over restored, but this just added authenticity to its appeal.
The lovely patina of this 1962 version stands out in the dark of the work shop . Daryl maintains that the unique smell of the interior of his Porsche is enough to keep him ‘calm and mellow’. He does not even need to take the car out on the road. Readers of previous Porsche Reports, as well as those involved with the Climb to the Eagle, would instantly recognise this champagne yellow 356 and Daryl as a regular participant. Those stickers on the windscreen are evidence of his long involvement in that August event. Daryl talked about other rally events too such as the Grand Prix Targa rally in 1995.
It had the perfect feel too, for a car that was built in 1962 – over fifty years ago. The DNA of the later Porsches shone out from the car.
The constant rumble of the traffic outside as we talked was a reminder of the busy location of “The Car Nut garage”. Inside all was calm as Bob took more and more photographs, moving his lights quickly around the workshop, keen not
So the next time you drive along Port Road and pass the bright walls of The Car Nut, think of Daryl and his Champagne Yellow 356. It just might be inside at the back of the workshop, the metal still ticking away in the heat after a run. Somebody ought to bottle that ‘atmosphere’ too,----they could make a fortune selling it at the next club gathering.
Story & Photos: Warren Edwards
Warren Edwards 356 T6 B Cabriolet 18th November 2012
In 2003 I started the search for a 356 cabriolet. Having had a coupe since 2001, Cheryl and I longed for the “wind in the hair” experience. A quick search of the local market showed very little (there’s more available now than 10 years ago), with just an “A” cabriolet that needed work at a dealer in Melbourne and another nearing completion in New Zealand. My search then headed to the US. Being a member of the US 356 Registry, I started looking at cars for sale at dealers in California. Having found something I thought was suitable, I asked if anyone could view and review the car for me. I had three people offer to help and all three came back with the same response – KEEP AWAY. So the search continued. A couple of months later, one of the people who viewed that car emailed me an advert for a 1962 T6 B cabriolet that was for sale in their local 356 magazine. Though he didn’t know the car, the ad listed all the work that had been done as well as the people who had worked on it and they were some of the most respected people in the 356 game. The car was advertised as a two owner, 1962 T6 B Cabriolet. It listed all of the history, the work that had been done, a couple of pictures,
current condition etc. At this point I spoke with local Porsche 356 collector Kevin Pedder who, when I read the advert to him, simple said, “buy it”. A lot of emails, phone calls and finally a money transfer and the car was on its way from Camano Island in Washington State to California to share a container with another 356 heading to Melbourne. It arrived with everything: The letter that the original owners wrote to the Porsche factory to order the car and the original invoice in triplicate. There are pictures of the car being picked up from the factory in November 1961 as well as pictures of the original owners with the car on the coast of Spain where they drove it before shipping it back to the US. Oh, and the shipping document for that trip. As well as
a photo album documenting the discovery of the car by the second owner and all of the work they had done, and finally, 15 boxes of spares that included the original tool kit, date stamped rims and the original factory hard top (which had never been on the car). We’ve had the car in Adelaide for nearly 9 years now and in that time have done 3 Classic Adelaide Rallies, the Mt Buller Hill Climb, the Great Ocean Road Escape, driven to Melbourne for the annual 356 Parade 5 times, as well as countless Sunday morning runs and club runs. No, it’s not perfect. I’ve never wanted a “show” car but she still brings a smile to my face every time she starts up and she still shares a garage with our first Porsche, a 1961 T5 B coupe.
Story: David Wiffen Photos: Bob Taylor
Ken Roscow’s Silver 356 SC
It was a perfect April morning to be in Belair at Ken’s house. The sun was shining, warm, not too hot and we were sitting outside, drinking our ‘short blacks‘ looking out over Adelaide. A local flock of Rainbow Lorikeets ignored us, too busy fighting over seeds in the ‘feeder’ alongside us in the trees. The 356 was parked outside, down below us in the driveway, ready for the photo shoot. Ken talked about California where he and his family had lived in 1995 and where this Porsche had come from. It struck a ‘film’ memory for me .The narrow twists and turns driving through the foothills up through Belair to Ken’s house had been exciting. Regular driving up here would test anyone’s driving skills and would seem to be just like being on the West Coast of the US. Ken has owned this car for 17years. He still had his 75 Carrera and a Mustang too, even more examples of California influences. He has done a number of South Australian car runs too, including the ‘Bay to Birdwood’ and it was clear that these vehicles were very much part of the family. Ken must have had some other Porsche skills too as he talked about driving home from
Also he remembered teaching his daughter to drive in the 356,including having to deal with her stalled on a rail way crossing at one stage! Now that would have been an interesting occasion.
Mallala after an event with a broken clutch cable. He had to match car speed, gear changes and traffic lights with the pleasures of Adelaide traffic and still get home in one piece.
Soon we had finished our coffee and we were off down the road to the Belair Park Country Club to take some photographs. The club grounds were a perfect backdrop for the silver 356 with some great locations for photographs. I imagined Steve McQueen nearby with his silver Porsches too and repeating those car chase scenes from the film Bullitt. Driving in San Francisco and then Belair, it must have been car heaven!
Story: David Wiffen Photos: Bob Taylor
Gino Polese 356 S
Although it was a Friday afternoon in late April the unwrapping of Gino’s 356 was like opening a present on Christmas day. Gino unrolled the dust cover and there was an immaculate silver 356. Once it was out in the sun we could see the colour-zinnmetallic in Porsche terms. It is as attractive as a glass of champagne. Gino talked more about the car as we drove round to Bob’s secret photo location (for Bob it was perfectly in ‘period’). The car was built in October 1962, co-incidently the same birth month and year as the owners‘) - imported from California in 2005, a left hand drive painted black with dragster flames. It has clearly come a long way since then with many changes being made inside and out. Gino started the restoration in 2005, and worked continuously on it whenever he had time, till 2007. His professional skill and reputation as an auto painter has been rewarded with the car sporting a fantastic finish. His high standard of work certainly shows out in these photographs. Mark Poole of course did the engine restoration. Jason did the upholstery and Richard and Angela at Priority Porsche did the wiring. While Bob took his photographs, Gino talked about the 356 out on the Classic Adelaide Targa last year and its involvement in a recent family wedding . He let slip he is under the strict instructions from his daughters Channelle and Cassandra to “keep it in the family”! I feel that Gino too wants to keep it, for a long time. It is a prize winning 356 and in a beautiful colour. The car is immaculate and a credit to its owner.
Story: Micheleine Hannaford
Vale Brian Hannaford The various cars that he has owned over the years have been; 1926 Essex Super Six Tourer. Purchased 1952. 1934 De Soto. 1949 Holden 48-215 (FX). Later there was also an FJ in which our sons learnt to drive. 1952 Morris Minor. 1957 Volkswagen. 1959 Ford Zodiac. This was a rare imported car, 5 speed if I remember correctly. We entered it in the Bay to Birdwood Classic event in 1997 I think. Of the MGs the first was a TC in 1956 when he joined the MG Car Club. MG TF (year?) 1972 MG BL (my car actually). 1963 MG Midget, which he raced and also trailered to car events in SA, NSW, and WA. Also in the garage he had a Veteran 1918 Dodge Brothers Tourer in which we participated in many rallies and historic events, as well as in the Bay to Birdwood Vintage and Veteran. The car is now in a private museum in Norfolk, UK.
Sadly in recent months Brian Hannaford passed on. His wife Micheleine has kindly provided us with details of his exploits and contribution to the motoring community. While I did not know him Brian sounds like he was a very giving, active and accomplished man and I am sure he is missed by all who knew him, especially Micheleine. Mrs Hannaford has several Porsche 356 centric items that she would like to offer for sale to anybody interested in giving them a good home. They are, two fleecy lined coats, one small, one XXL. Also a bag with the register badge printed on the outside, two wine glasses with the badge etched in white on them and a diecast Minichamps 356C coupe, 1963-65. If anybody is interested in any of these items please contact myself at, phillip. email@example.com and I will put you in contact with Mrs Hannaford. All reasonable offers considered as she is primarily interested in them going to somebody who will appreciate them. Words by Mrs Micheleine Hannaford: I would like to offer some background information on my husband Brian Hannaford and his racing interests. I have also including a list of some of the cars that he and I have owned. In the late 50s, Brian participated in trials at Lanac Park, (Mt. Compass) with the MG Car Club and raced at the Port Wakefield Circuit after he got his competition licence. He also raced at Philip Island in the early 60s. Later Regularity and Hill Climbs became his preferred sports events. 39
Then of course came the Porsche 356B. Again we participated in the Bay to Birdwood but this time in the Classic events. Being among the top 10 finalists in the Concours d’Elegance in 1999 and 2003 was a great thrill for us. The Porsche was restored to original specifications in 1996. I can’t find the date when Brian purchased it, but it was soon after. But with it he also achieved 1st. place Porsche Club of SA Concours 2002 for 356 Closed Coupe section; Thomson Motor Trophy 2003 SCC, most outstanding performance in a Classic Car. Brian’s memberships have been with the MG Car Club; Sporting Car Club, (General, Classic and Veteran sections) having also been Past President, Secretary and Treasurer of the SCC; Porsche Club, and an Associate Member of the Bentley Drivers Club. During the Grand Prix, Brian helped to coordinate the MGs that toured the circuit with the F1 drivers onboard. The SCC organised most of the volunteers for these events. He also participated in the “Climb to the Eagle” before the start of the GPs.
When we built our house the garage was an important part of the planning. We had up to 5 cars and a large car trailer in it and were also able to incorporate a pit in the floor. When Brian retired he was in his element that allowed him to tinker, polish, service and “play cars” on-site and prepare the cars for the many rallies that we participated in, in various parts of the state. But, I think that acquiring the Porsche 356B was the icing on the cake for him. I hope that this gives you an idea of Brian’s interest, indeed passion for his cars and his great interest in the motor sport in which he participated, and the many long-time friendships that were forged as a result.
Story: Ray Prior Photos: Joy Oâ€™Conner
Dinner at the British Hotel 8th February 2013 Once again, it was great to see so many new members coming to our organized social events, along with the regulars. The evening was very popular. So popular that unfortunately we had to refuse some bookings as the British had limited us to 43 guests. So, sorry to the folks who missed out.
Quite a few enjoyed steaks, something the British is well known for. Atlantic Salmon was also a delight. We had a small mishap with five meals arriving late but Management made it right with a kind gesture of refunding their monies.
After meals had been digested, members relaxed and mingled around, which was great to see. The name badges certainly assisted with remembering names. Quite few comments on how it takes the pressure off the older folk. Ray & Joy would like to thank everyone for the great turnout.
Richard and Shelley Hayden, Lorainne Weekes, Carol and Peter Young and Ray Pryor
Bob Weekes and Doug McPherson
John Bolston, Adrian Creedon and Lee Fuller 43 PORSCHE REPORT
Darren Boswell and Helen Treney
Ivan and Heidi Whittington
Sharyn and Mike Kelly
Margie and Andy Jordon
PCSA Roll of Honour Past Presidents 1974/75 1975/76 1976/77 1977/78 1978/79 1979/80 1980/81 1981/82 1982/83 1983/84 1984/85 1985/86 1986/87 1987/88 1988/89 1989/90 1990/91 1991/92 1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1997/98 1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
D. Christison D. Christison D. Christison P. Dennis B. Clements1 B. Clements T. Klaveniek T. Lynas T. Lynas T. Lynas T. Lynas J. Nicholls B. Lynas P. Rosenzweig T. John T. John T. John T. John T. John D. Eckert D. Eckert P. Dixon P. Dixon P. Dixon P. Dixon P. Kowalenko P. Kowalenko P. Brunnthaler P. Brunnthaler M. Rooke J. Palmer J. Palmer S. Elshaw S. Elshaw A. Sparks A.Sparks N.Goodall N.Goodall
Motorkhana Champion 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
M. Ewer M. Ewer D. Gilbert P. Kowalenko R. Paterson D.Gilbert M. Almond R. Paterson
Lady Competitor of the Year
2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
1990/91 1991/92 1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1998 to 2004 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11
J. Palmer J. Palmer J. Palmer & M. Ewer A. Sparks & M. Ewer G. Keene A. Plate N. Goodall & O. Sheahan R. Paterson
Sprint Champion 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
J. Palmer M. Rooke J. Palmer P. Jaquillard O. Sheahan A. Eime N. Goodall M. Ewer
Club Driving Champion 1985/86 1986/87 1987/88 1988/89 1989/90 1990/91 1991/92 1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1997/98 1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
T. Lynas T. Lynas D. Wallis T. John R. Catford T. Gentile T. John R. Catford T. Matthews R. Paterson R. Geue P. Dixon D. Gilbert M. Ewer M. Ewer M. Ewer D. Gilbert M. Ewer M. Ewer J. Palmer M. Ewer M. Ewer A. Sparks G. Keene R.Paterson N. Goodall R. Paterson
S. Gentile P. Klaveniek J. Nicholls L. Scammell L. Scammell L. Scammell A. Sparks Not awarded M. Ruediger M. Ruediger A. Sparks A. Sparks A. Eime A. Eime A. Eime
Club Person of the Year 1987/88 1988/89 1989/90 1990/91 1991/92 1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996/97 1997/98 1998/99 1999/00 2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09
T. Nicholls K. Herbst T. John T. John D. Wallbridge L. McDonnell L. Scammell L. Scammell P. Dixon B. Smith P. Kowalenko H. Kowalenko D. Callow J-A. Brunnthaler M. Rooke K. Somerville C. Johnston G. Cook N. Goodall R. Ruediger J. Sheahan R. Weekes A. Seaman H. Kowalenko B. Gare K. Obst R. Pryor
Honorary Life Members
Trevor John 44
Kaz Herbst REPORT
Porsche Club SA Calendar 2013
Other events of potential interest
Date 25th-26th May
Event Porsche Rennsport
Location Sydney Raceway
VWC Bitumen Khanacross
Adelaide Hills Tarmac Rally
Adelaide Hills & Sthn Vales
Winter Cup 2
End of Porsche Club Drivers Championship year 5th July
Winter Cup 3
SA Circuit Racing Champs
Targa Dinner 18th August Motorkhana 1
VWC Bitumen Khanacross
1st September 6th Sept
SA Hillclimb Championships
Club Run Collingrove
Collingrove 22nd Sept
911 50th Dinner
Club run and Display 50 911's
Hahndorf School oval
Climb to the Eagle
SA Circuit Racing Champs
Legends of the Lakes Hillclimb
Mt Gambier 7th-8th Dec
Bathurst 12 hr Reg Support Event
1st December 45
Published on Mar 31, 2013