Cars 1960 to 1969

Racing & Sports Cars 1961 to 1965
Car No. 7, 1960 Lotus 20/22 – Group ‘M’ Owner- W.A. Racing Museum, Driver – Neil McCrudden
Car No. 10, 1965 Befa Ford – Group ‘M’ Owner- W.A. Racing Museum, Driver – James McDonald
Car No.34 1962 McEntee FJ – Group ‘M’ Owner – WA Racing Museum, Driver – Available for Lease
Koala Car No.39, 1963 Koala Motor Racing Developments Formula Junior – Group M Owner/Driver – Mike Rowe Built by John Joyce as a 24yr old in his grandparent’s garage in Toowoomba. The Koala was seen by Colin Chapman, racing at Lakeside QLD. Joyce was immediately offered a job at Lotus UK based on the Koalas build quality and design. In 5 years at Lotus, Joyce became Chief Development Engineer. Returned to Australia in 1968 and formed Bowin Race Cars. Bowin built 56 cars including F5000, F2 and FF. Bowin FF’s dominated the Australian FF Championship from 1970-1983 winning the championship in 1972, 74, 76 & 78. The Koala was the genesis for all this. The Koala has raced throughout Australia, Europe and the UK, including an invite to Goodwood.
40 Elfin
Car No.40 1962 Elfin Catalina – Group ‘M’ Owner / Driver – Bruce Edgar
Car No.44 1963 Rennmax BN1 – Group ‘M’ Owner / Driver – Kevin Taylor
Car No. 51, 196x Lotus 23b- Group ‘M’ Owner/Driver – Murray Charnley
Car No.65, 1965 Alton AR2 – Group ‘M’ Owner/Driver – Henry Oosterbaan
Racing & Sports Cars 1966 to 1969
Car No. 5, 1969 Macon F2 – Group ‘O’ Owner – W.A. Racing Museum, Driver – Neil McCrudden
The only factory produced Macon F2 car in the world, this car was purposely built for & imported by W.A.’s Craig McAllister in 1969. Macon was a Formula Ford manufacturer in the U.K. Having lead a full & sucessfull racing life in Western Australia it was rescued by Bob Biltoft in 1981 from being cut up to build a sports car. Read on…….. (Click Here)
Car No. 15,
1967 McLaren M4A/C – Group ‘O’ Owner \ Driver – Leo Wybrott
Car No. 21,
1967 Alexis F2 – Group ‘O’ Owner – W.A. Racing Museum,
Driver – Colin McKee
Car No. 32, 1967 GWG/Ford ANF2 – Group ‘O’ Owner/Driver – Rod Quinn
The GWG is an Australian built special by racing enthusiast Graham Gilbert of Victoria. The GWG used the Brabham BT18/21 as a basis design. This car ran on Victorian tracks of the late 60’s before being shipped to Tasmania & back again in 1980. This car came to W.A. in 2005 where it has been quite successfully campaigned since. It is believed that the GWG was the first car in Australia to run the Ford Crossflow ”Kent engine configuration . For a full history on the GWG Read on……..(Click Here)
Car No.67, 1967 Brabham BT21 F3 Group ‘O’ Owner/Driver – Kevin Taylor Imported for the USA by Kevin in 2007 this car originated from the U.K. where in the hands of Harry Stiller won the 1967 British Formula 3 championship.