Post by administrator on Apr 29, 2012 23:16:02 GMT 1
The vintage show in Brisbane, Queensland,was a social day at the home of Judy and Barry Wixted, " Wixteds Wonderland", 25th March, 2012.
The day gave everyone a chance to view "Wixteds Wonderland". Their was a vast collection of antique memorabilia. The Wixteds are the owners of, amongst other things, the 1964 ex-Jimmy Davies (USA) and Bill Goode Offenhauser midget. Also the A.J Foyt VW number USA 1 can that in 1975 he brought to Australia and NZ along with Mel Kenyon in his VW.
Australian Speedcar champions Blair Shepherd and Bob Morgan were there along with Bill Goode and Jack Porritt. All photos by Julie and Steve Magro.
This is 1964 #23 Offy brought to Australia and driven by American Jimmy Davies. Soon after bought by Bill Goode Qld #5. Now owned by Barry and Judy Wixted
Post by administrator on Apr 29, 2012 23:24:52 GMT 1
The classic VW driven by A.J Foyt IN 1975 at Liverpool Speedway, Brisbane Ekka and (I think) Western Springs in NZ. A real trend-setter, the car was among the first of a new breed that dominated the midgets until the mid-80s.