Su­per Mac se­ries

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Pick­er­ing, who last raced it in the late 1990s. Hap­pily the Monza lives on in Ade­laide. Ja­son Waye pur­chased the Monza sans en­gine late last year and is plan­ning on restor­ing it to com­pete in the emerg­ing His­toric Sports Sedan class – Group U. “I’m cur­rently re­search­ing the Monza’s racing his­tory,” Ja­son told AMC. “I’m check­ing pho­tos and in­for­ma­tion be­fore I de­cide what spec­i­fi­ca­tion to take it back to. I’d like to re­store it back to its GT ver­sion where it had the wildest and fat­test IMSA bodykit on it. I’m told that the 19-inch BBS wheels it wore at that time came from Dick John­son’s Green­sTuf Fal­con. Sadly they are no longer with the car.” Waye has re­cently made con­tact with John White, who en­light­ened him with de­tails of his 13-year own­er­ship of the Monza. How­ever, he is ea­ger to learn more about the his­tory of his ‘Aussie Monza’ from those read­ers who may have seen it race. He can be reached on sales@mus­cle­garage.com.au The

His­toric Sports Sedan scene in Queens­land has taken a step for­ward for 2017 with a two-event ‘se­ries’ or­gan­ised by the state’s His­toric Racing Car Club.

The HRCC (Queens­land) has sched­uled races for the Group U His­toric Sports Sedans at its two Mor­gan Park meet­ings – Au­tumn His­torics (May 6-7) and His­toric Queens­land (July 1-2) where the in­au­gu­ral ‘John McCor­mack Tro­phy’ will be up for grabs.

The races are open to CAMS log-booked Group U cars plus other in­vited Sports Sedans that are the right vin­tage and fit. Po­ten­tial com­peti­tors should con­tact Benn Gre­gory on 0418 746 673 or via info@ hrcc.org.au

Mean­time in South Aus­tralia, the Mal­lala His­torics meet­ing over April 21-22 is set to fea­ture track time for Group U ma­chines, in­clud­ing the ex-Bryan Thom­son Mercedes-Chev that re­cently landed back in its home coun­try af­ter many years in New Zealand.

In other event news, the re­branded and re­worked Syd­ney Clas­sic Speed Fes­ti­val is sched­uled for Syd­ney Mo­tor­sport Park for June 11 and 12. It will fea­tured Her­itage Tour­ing Cars and F5000 ma­chines.

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