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by DON NOBLE
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: NZ Landspeed
Replies: 0
Views: 930

NZ Landspeed

Hello all .
This group started late last year .
http://www.landspeed.org.nz/
Regards
Don Noble
by DON NOBLE
Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: reconsider please
Replies: 45
Views: 18182

Re: reconsider please

Well there used to be a "STREET CLASS" I think it was called . The max speed allowed was 125 MPH . Safety requirements were a helmet , seatbelt and long sleeves and trousers and covered footwear ( and same safety requirements at the test and tune drags at Willowbank Qld ) . Vehicles were inspected t...
by DON NOBLE
Mon May 19, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Australian Land Speed Racing History
Topic: NORMAN " WIZARD " SMITH .
Replies: 36
Views: 30122

Re: NORMAN " WIZARD " SMITH .

Look what I have found . A Napier Lion engine of the type used by Wizard Smith . Its in a museum which is in the hands of a community trust about 80 Kms from here . Its just waiting for some one to come along and restore . http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z83/DGNOBLE/DSC00201.jpg [/ururl=http://s1...
by DON NOBLE
Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Queensland Timing Association
Topic: QLD MEETING FOR ALL DLRA MEMBERS & VISITORS
Replies: 21
Views: 8697

Re: QLD MEETING FOR ALL DLRA MEMBERS & VISITORS

Rob wrote:I'm loving the flyer Bob, very professional!
Yep Rob .. pretty good for a New Zealander :lol:
by DON NOBLE
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: 2013 Speed Week
Replies: 56
Views: 25488

Re: 2013 Speed Week

Thanks for putting up the results , much appreciated by those not at the lake .
by DON NOBLE
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: For those about to race we salute you.
Replies: 18
Views: 7566

Re: For those about to race we salute you.

Yes and me too wont be there , and even after I was kindly offered a drive in Steve Bridge,s F/GT Datsun 260Z . I saw a pic of the car on facebook today , they were going thru Broken Hill . Bugga really wish I could,ve come over ...
by DON NOBLE
Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: DLRA Members
Topic: Are we RACERS or Politicians
Replies: 32
Views: 12216

Re: Are we RACERS or Politicians

Some one tell Cled to read the previous comments or print a copy for him , just so he knows the opinions some have of his decision . My opinion about having a meeting is , to have a meeting when people are not being distracted by the fact that the race meeting is happening now , but to have the A.G....
by DON NOBLE
Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: Australian Land Speed Racing History
Topic: NORMAN " WIZARD " SMITH .
Replies: 36
Views: 30122

Re: NORMAN " WIZARD " SMITH .

I have just bought ($18) a 2nd hand copy of " The Real Story Of Wizard Smith " published 1976 , found in book shop about an hour nth of Auckland . Been a good read so far .
Will post any interesting stuff..
by DON NOBLE
Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: DLRA at Bonneville 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 17377

Re: DLRA at Bonneville 2012

Hey MR Ellis , has speed week wetted you appetite enough to take the Falcoon over ....
by DON NOBLE
Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: DLRA at Bonneville 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 17377

Re: DLRA at Bonneville 2012

I know these guys arent Aussies , but they fairly close .
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/motoring/news ... d=10828009
by DON NOBLE
Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: DLRA at Bonneville 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 17377

Re: DLRA at Bonneville 2012

Evy did her return run for the record this morning . She is now the record holder for A-BG 1000 class @ an average speed of 192.9 mph .
by DON NOBLE
Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: DLRA at Bonneville 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 17377

Re: DLRA at Bonneville 2012

EVY Scholz on the 1000cc turbo bike , naked ( no fairing ) , did a 211.398 MPH today .
Evys getting faster each ride . Me thinks she,s grown a great big set of testicles since she,s been at this speed week .. ONYA EVY ...
by DON NOBLE
Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: DLRA at Bonneville 2012
Replies: 38
Views: 17377

Re: DLRA at Bonneville 2012

Just got this from Evy,s facebook . Dont think she will mind . After some trials and tribulations we got here last nite... with 2.5 days to go... but as they say; better late than never....was just like coming home... ;-)) After tech @7am 'caus Grayem was there early and he's just a champ I got in t...