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Oran Park 1964

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Yeah cool gif Rusty,I was lucky enough to grow up not far from it,I went a few times with mates but the one I remember now is the second last V8 Supercars race before it was bulldozed.:( Skaifey came from second last to beat Lowndsy in the final race. I think it was the only track in Aus no matter where you sat you could see about 98% of the track!...
What a damn shame;Liverpool Speedway -Gone,Castlereagh Dragway-Gone,Oran Park-Gone,Amaroo Park-Gone..:(

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Surfers Paradise gone. You could see most of the track there too. I remember going there as a kid to see the "last of the big bangers" with Brock in his VK. Awesome day that I will never forget.

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Nathan did his first track day at Oran Park with the EH about three days before they started tearing it up.
He had never been to Oran park and he had never done a track day so there was no way we going to miss it.
David

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Now that's a cool clip Rusty,geez I miss those days.I tried looking for my mates Dads car in that clip,I'm sure he would have been there because he won a few of them,he would have had the Altered "Terifying T",Blown Hemi.He got caught in a top end fire in his Funny Car"The Big Banger" at Surfers after that,the on board extinguisher failed and he had to reach into the flames to manually pull the lever.He burnt his hands practically to the bone it wasn't good for a long time.He blames himself though because he never used to wear fire proof gloves he couldn't stand them and couldn't get a proper feel for the steering wheel!...

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The noise shut the drag strip down, and maybe a paper bag in a car park or two! By the time I moved here it was over but not bulldozed. I drive past regularly.

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Damn shame all these old racing venues are gone,lots of good old memories though is all we have left!...
Here's a few of the cars Bob had when I was growing up with his son I used to go to Castlereagh Dragway regularly with them and I still surf with Jeff today.Bob is still great friends with Jim Reed and Graham Cowin and families these days,He still has a bit to do with Drag racing with them but more of a scrutineering consultant!...

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Sorry my mistake it was the"Terifying T" that caught fire which almost ended his drag racing days,he then raced the "Big Banger"!...

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