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2012

  DLRA Annual General Meeting Sunday 17th June 2012
White Rose Receiptions
725 High Street Thornbury, VICTORIA
11:00am start. There will be lunch provided at $10.00 a head.
20/05/2012

Speed Week 2012

Rain Date Speed Week CANCELLED 20/05/2012
Just had a phone call from Carol.
”I have just had a phone call from Peter Noy and it is official that we have had to call off our Lake Gairdner event proposed for the 28th May - 1st June, the guys inspecting the lake have found too many inconsistencies in the lakes surface and are unable to get enough good salt to run an event.”
The inspection team went out again this morning and could not find enough good salt for even a shortened track. The rain that came through yesterday was still laying on the salt.
As has now be discovered, the problem with this time of the year there is not enough sun or wind to dry up or push around any water. From this experience it would be very unlikely that this time of the year would be considered again.
Just to repeat Speed Week 2012 has been cancelled.

 

2011

19/03/2011 Event cancelled after heavy rain had fallen in the 4 days leading up to the event.
22/11/2011 Update Volunteer Tasks (16), update 2012 page for new information/instructions for accomodation, alcohol testing, press advice
15/11/2011 Updated Entry Form, (change phone numbers)
08/11/2011 Update index for next Test and Tune and add link to Volunteer Schedule
08/11/2011 Update navigation to all pages
07/11/2011 Volunteer Schedule goes online for 2012
03/04/2011 Update Merchandise Page
25/03/2011 Update 2011 Speed Week page
20/01/2011 Update Volunteer Tasks, Update Land Speed Records page

2010

17/10/2010 Added 200MPH Achievers list to 200mph page.
01-15/10/2010 Updated all the profile pages (~220) for 2009 and 2010 competitors results.
09/10/2010 Move the resources section to under Lake Gairdner
07/10/2010 2011 Speed Week logo published
07/10/2010 Announce the 2010 Salt Round Up
29/09/2010 Update 2011 Speed week page with new "new" section
10/09/2010 New format Forum introduced
01/09/2010 2011 Volunteer Schedule Online
  Add profile pages for new members 815 - 949
29/08/2010 New Merchandising pages online
29/08/2010 2011 Entry Form Online
29/08/2010 Update 2011 Speed Week page
11/04/2010 Results updated, Changes to 933 Car and Bike records updated
06/04/2010 Results updated, Changes to 928
04/04/2010 Results updated, Changes to 213, 936, records identified, photos added, captions added
02/04/2010 Results updated, records identified, photos added, captions added
01/04/2010 Results updated, Changes to 770, records identified, photos added, captions added
29/03/2010 Results updated, Changes to 155, 277, 306, 780, 867
22/03/2010 Results updated, Changes to 249, 250, 271, 594, 642
21/03/2010 Results updated, Changes to 140, 444, 873, 915
19/03/2010 Results updated, Changes to 859
18/03/2010 Results updated, Changes to 234, 371, 733
17/03/2010 Results updated, Changes to 404, 484, 572, 832, 922
16/03/2010 Results and photos for Speed Week published on new 2010 page. Additional pages created for photos from each day and links to these pages created across site.
01/03/2010 Last update to pre-entrants list on 2010 page.
28/02/2010 Last update to the Job Schedule
26/02/2010 Update to 2010 page for new Canteen and Saltbush camp Details.
25/02/2010 More updates to the Job Schedule
23/02/2010 Update to 2010 page for Entrants details
More updates to the Job Schedule
20/02/2010 Update track layout page for 2 track system
19/02/2010 Update Lake Gairdner pages 1, 2, 3 for new information and formatting.
Update 2010 page for links to how to get there.
18/02/2010 Update to Job Schedules
16/02/2010 Update to Job Schedules
15/02/2010

Update to merchandise page, wrond description for event t-shirt
Start updating profile pages 1-280 done

14/02/2010 Update alphabetical and numeric Members lists
11/02/2010 Update to Tracks around the World page
08/02/2010 Add Pre-Entry list to 2010 page
02/02/2010

Add requirements for all non-competition vehicles to be registered to the 2010 page
Add note about tarps under vehicles on the salt

01/02/2010 Update Task Schedule for all nominations from the Victorian meeting
Update Task Schedule for all emails received
31/01/2020

New Merchandise page is now a secure page
Create profile pages up to member 1000
Update Mailing List and contacts

12/01/2010 Update Task Schedule for all nominations received by email
Add logo to 2010 page and index page

2009

14/12/2009 New Merchandise page goes live
Update Mailing List and contacts
Update index page with links to 2010 page and task schedule
14/10/2009 Update Task Schedule for all nominations received by email
11/10/2009 Update links pages
11/09/2009 Update task pages for Jobs Schedule
11/05/2009 Create task pages for Jobs Schedule
18/03/2009 Add photos to the 2009 DLRA SPEED WEEK page.
17/03/2009 Add photos to the 2009 DLRA SPEED WEEK page.
16/03/2009 Add photos to the 2009 DLRA SPEED WEEK page.
15/03/2009 First report and photos from the 2009 DLRA SPEED WEEK posted. General site update with new features including scrolling menu and new page footer to all documents.
03/03/2009 Update Entry Form page
23/02/2009 The 2009 SPEED TRIALS is now confirmed. There will be drivers meeting 4:30 Sunday afternoon Mar 8th and at the general meeting on Tuesday night Mar 10th. Even if you are not racing, teams and spectators need to attend the drivers meeting.
14/02/2009 The DLRA has now been granted a permit to run Speed Week 2009. The lake inspection will now take place 21-22 February and if the lake surface and the ramp onto the lake are satisfactory and we get no major rain before race week we will have a meeting. Look for a lake inspection report and final confirmation of Speed Week 2009 here from the 23 February 2009.
13/02/2009 DLRA to attend meeting in Port Augusta. Any news from this meeting will be posted on the forum in the Australian News section.
08/02/2009 Victorian DLRA members meeting held at Aussie Desert Cooler. The committee reported that all preparations for the 2009 Speed Week are now in place apart from securing a crew of first aiders to replace the guys from Wyallah. There is one last opportunity to obtain the permit necessary to run the meeting and this will occur on the 13th.
02/02/2009 Time for an update. I understand the membership feels left in the dark about what is happening with the permit to use the lake. I have tried to keep everyone updated as best I can through the forum. You must understand that these negotiations involve much more that just DLRA using Lake Gairdner. They are more about keeping the lake in pristine condition forever, so we and others can enjoy the lake not only for Land Speed Racing but also for the awesome natural beauty there. This lake and surrounding area holds a huge amount of significance to the local indigenous people and they are adamant it will not be destroyed.
Today, Feb 2, I received a phone call from the Native Title Claimants Solicitor advising me of a meeting in Port Augusta on Feb 13, which I am invited to. He said attitudes are changing positively, (for us and his clients), so I am hoping for a good outcome. Be aware that we still cannot have Speed Week until we obtain the permit. The committee is continuing preparations for speed week and I suggest anyone wanting to attend Speed Week exercise some patience while we try to sort out the permit. I will post more information as it becomes available and more discussion will undoubtedly take place at the meeting next Sunday in Melbourne, so those members that can attend, I will see you there.
Rob Carroll President DLRA #12
10/01/2009 First Meeting in Port Augusta with Indigenous Representatives
01/01/2009 The 2009 SPEED TRIALS is not yet confirmed, before The South Australian Department of Environment and Heritage will issue a permit for SPEED WEEK an Indigenous Land Use Agreement must be in place.
03/12/2008 The South Australian Department of Environment and Heritage (DEH) has given its conditional approval for the 2009 event. The condition is that there is agreement to the event from the relevant indigenous stakeholders. Ideally this would be in the form of an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA).
DEH and representatives of the DLRA have been trying to get these indigenous stakeholders to a meeting for some time without any success. The DLRA committee has decided it is now at the stage where if we are to run an event next year this needs to happen now.
A letter to the Minister was drafted by the committee and all members and supporters encouraged to send to the Minister.

2008

10/03/2008Update to postponement, go to the 2008 event page.
09/02/2008The 2008 Speed Week has been indefinately postponed! MORE INFORMATION.
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2007

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2006

13/06/2006Major Update; 2006 Speed Trials page, Car Records page, motorcycle records page, Numerical and Alphabetical Members lists for new members (556). Added 78 new profile pages (Now 371)
01/06/2006April edition (Issue 28) of DLRA Newsletter online, posted to forum and distributed by mailing list
30/05/2006Changes to Motorcycle rules
26/03/2006Site maintainance, verify code, update all pages for new navigation bar
24/03/2006Photos from Chris Hanlon added 2006 Speed Trials page
23/03/2006Results posted for 2006 Speed Trials
21/03/2006Photos from Terry Prince and Gavin Manning added 2006 Speed Trials page
20/03/2006Photos from Max Ellery added 2006 Speed Trials page
19/03/2006Photos from Don Noble added 2006 Speed Trials page
18/03/2006Photos from Alex added 2006 Speed Trials page
17/03/2006Photos from Justin Clarke added 2006 Speed Trials page
16/03/2006Photos from Don Hudson added 2006 Speed Trials page
15/03/2006Photos from Phil Stelling added 2006 Speed Trials page
14/03/2006Photos from "Wacka" added 2006 Speed Trials page
09/03/2006Preliminary list of entrants added 2006 Speed Trials
07/03/2006Latest News added 2006 Speed Trials page confirming event
06/03/2006Latest News added 2006 Speed Trials page about conditions
20/02/2006Racing Teams page created
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2005

18/12/2005Update Numerical Members lists for new members (496). Add 32 new profile pages (Now 294)
16/12/20052006 Speed Week logo posted to 2006 event page
08/12/2005Update Mt. Ive page
04/12/2005Update features, LSR History, History of Land Speed Racing Records, Bonneville History
13/11/2005Create Timing Plaques page
27/05/2005Updated Alphabetical and Numerical Members lists
24/10/2005Update menu
27/05/200516 new driver profiles added, now 256 profiles online
25/05/2005Add records for each year to Speed Trials pages
11/05/2005Updated Alphabetical and Numerical Members lists
11/05/2005Updated Merchandise Page
11/05/2005Add link to Mt. Ive Homestead page in menu
27/04/2005April edition (Issue 25) of DLRA Newsletter online and set via mailing list
22/04/2005President's Report added to 2005 Speed Week Page
19/04/2005Results are posted on 2005 Speed Week Page
14/04/2005Rod's Ramblings added to 2005 Speed Week Page
09/04/2005Link to 150 photos from Eric Norton from Car Freak on 2005 Speed Week Pages
06/04/2005Add Don Hudson photos to 2005 Speed Week Pages
04/04/200540 new driver profiles added, now 240 profiles online
30/03/2005Add John Spencer photos to 2005 Speed Week Pages
23/03/2005Add Don Noble photos to 2005 Speed Week Pages
22/03/2005Add John Burley photos to 2005 Speed Week Pages
20/03/2005First photos from Ryan Pierse are posted to 2005 Speed Week Pages
10/03/2005Update to 2005 Speed Week Page, no fuel at Iron Knob
01/02/2005Add new track layout plans to track layout page.
31/01/2005Add Operational Plan page and PDF with links from track layout and Speedweek pages
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2004

21/12/2004Add shockwave files featured on the Melbourne Age website
21/12/2004Major site update. New page format, new menu system. All pages updated
01/12/2004The October Newsletter is now available for download
28/11/20042005 Speed Week Logo posted
01/06/200496 new profile pages added (now 200), members list updated, links added to profiles pages from members lists, drivers page and some yearly events pages.
21/04/20042004 Speed Trials Reports Posted
04/04/20042004 Speed Trials Results Posted
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2003

05/10/200316 new profile pages added (now 104), members list updated, links added to profiles pages from members lists, drivers page and some yearly events pages.
01/09/2003The July Newsletter is now available for download
11/09/20032004 Speed Trials logo added to 2004 page.
20/05/2003The DLRA Rulebook is now available for download
17/06/2003The new Landspeed Books page is launched.
11/06/2003The DLRA Links page updated
06/06/2003The members (only) email page updated
19/05/2003The April Newsletter is now available for download
23/04/20032003 Speed Trials Bruce Ericksen Photos
06/04/20032003 Speed Trials Will Chapman, Chris Fraser Photos
31/03/20032003 Speed TrialsAndrew Parish Photos
19/03/20032003 Speed TrialsResults Posted
07/03/2003150 MPH Club page added
02/03/2003200 MPH Club page added
27/02/2003DLRA Bulletin Board Online
26/02/2003Lake Gairdner page updated, second page created.
26/02/2003Update 2003 Speed Trials Page
22/02/2003Move to http://www.dlra.org.au domain name
28/01/20032003 Speed Week Logo posted
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2002

20/07/2002Update DLRA Links Page
01/06/2002Update 2003 Speed Trials Page
29/03/2002Edit Bike Records
29/03/2002Edit Car Records
29/03/2002Edit drivers page
29/03/2002Edit pages for 2002 Speed Trials
29/03/2002Create site for 2002 Speed Trials
23-25/03/2002Create 28 profile pages
18/03/2002Edit page for 2003 Speed Trials
18/03/2002Create Profiles site
11/01/2002Update all pages for new menu
11/01/2002Entry Form
11/01/20022002 Page
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2001

11/11/2001Bob Prior #205
11/03/20012001 Speed Trials coverage
25/02/2001Add Track Layout page.
25/02/2001Program PDF now online for subscribers.
21/02/2001Pre-Race Newsletter PDF now online for subscribers.
21/02/2001Update Club Rules
17/02/2001Club Rules
17/02/2001SCTA Rule Book contents page
17/02/2001Technical Inspection
17/02/2001Checklist
17/02/2001Getting Started
17/02/2001What to take
17/02/2001Rules Page replaces classes in the menu
12/02/2001Racers Profile - Bob Ellis #202
12/02/2001Introduction of State Delegates
07/02/2001Newsletters now online for Subscribers
07/02/2001Add Speedweek2001 logo to 2001 page.
04/02/2001Update Car Class page with descriptions
04/02/2001Pre Race Meeting 2001
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2000

13/11/2000Racers Profile - John Pudney #173
11/08/2000update car records, world car records, 2001event pages, reformat for other years.
26/07/2000update members pages
24/07/2000Lake Gairdner Speed Records table - major reformat and update.
24/07/2000Honour Roll of office bearers created - "under construction"
24/07/2000Contacts page - update for new office bearers
23/07/2000Drivers table updated
15/07/2000Assalt on the Salt - 1985
14/07/2000Updated Navigation Bar, What's New, Newsletter and Contents pages created.
10/07/2000A Brief History page created.
02/07/2000General Meeting at Rod Hadfield's
25/04/2000Merchandise Page.
23/03/20002000 Speed Trails
20/02/2000Pre Race Inspection Day
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