Page 1: Hill
Climbs-Lap Dashes-Speed Trials etc.
Page 2: Circuit &
Page 3: Driver's History photos.
4: Race programme entry list.
Page 5: Magazine
Page 6: Oops of
It was during 1958 we first saw
a Buckle Coupe hit the motor racing scene.
Bill Buckle in the
grey & white Buckle hit the NSW and Victorian hill
climb scene and held the
class record at most of them.
Buckles raced in hill
climb events at Templestowe, Bathurst,
Bumble Hill, Wollongong, Foleys Hill, Hepburn Springs, Rob Roy,
Park, Lakeview, Inverell, Dapto, Nowra, Kiama,
Newcastle, Tamworth, Inverell.
Also competed at Lakeview,
Mangalore, Camperdown and Castlereagh Drag Strips,
and Albert Park Speed Trials,
Amaroo Park dirt circuit,
Tamworth Gymkhana, Liverpool Speedway Lap Dash.
16 out of the 20 Buckles
built, competed in motor sport.
Participating driver's at these venues
Bill Buckle, Leo Tutt, Peter
Brown, Bob Rollinghoff, Norm McDonald, Bob Boston, Danny
John Russell, Bill Cole, Barry Read, Peter Williamson, Bob
Williamson, Bob Booth, Ron Wardrop,
John Bissett, Brian Lawler,
Dick Newell, Clive Kane, Geoff Keene, John, Peter &
Samantha Caffin, Brett
Sowerby, Betty Lawler, Brian Drissan, Norm
Crowfoot, Bob Lumby, Tony Dalton, Ted Annand,
Some of the outstanding results
Hill Climb GT and Sports car class records in
Wollongong 31.00 sec. Foley's Hill 29.03 sec. Silverdale
Templestowe 62.08 sec. Hepburn Springs 34.7 sec. Rob
Roy 29.42 sec.
Nowra FTD 34.53 sec.
TSCC Gymkhana Champion 1961,62,63
Bathurst Hill Climb GT Class
Win, by 300ths of a second in 1959
John Bissett and Clive
Climb: equalled their fastest time. Dead heat.
14.855 for the standing 1/4 mile. 14/7/63
Castlereagh Drags: 14.44
for the standing 1/4 mile. 1965
13.90 for the standing 1/4 mile. 1963
Silverdale Hill Climb:
Bruce was the first driver to break
40 seconds in a closed
car and joined the "UNDER 40s CLUB"
Some of our young ladies raced
Entrants list of competitors in
speed trials,hill climbs ect.
#89 Samantha Caffin
1994 #163 John
1996 #63 Samantha
93-882 199? #131
ALBERT PARK Speed
#63 John Caffin
93- ? >1963 Bill
Buckle CAMS record holder GT class
93-894 March 1963 #23 Ron
#68 Bill Buckle
93-900 1960 #8 Bill