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Windy Action at Raceway Opening

Competitors battled windy conditions during a Horsham Motor Sports Club meeting at Blue Ribbon Raceway circuit at Kalkee. Despite the weather, motorcyclists provided the feature entertainment of the day, the club’s season opener.

B Solo rider Anthony Butchman of Melbourne, missing from racing for most of last season with a pin in his leg, rode strongly to be top point scorer in his section. He led for three laps in the final but crashed in the final lap.

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Laang Driver Wins in Melbourne

Laang Driver Wins In Melbourne
Warrnambool Standard, January 1971?

Laang driver Henry Fenton won the  Gordon Rentoul Memorial Trophy final at Brooklyn Speedway on  Saturday night, beating a field of Victoria’s top cars and drivers.

Fenton drove a perfect race in his EH Holden saloon car to take the trophy. The field consisted of top representatives of nearly 20 speedways throughout Victoria.

Fenton won his way into the Brooklyn final when he won the Laang speedway heat recently. He is also a regular driver at Warrnambool’s Premier Speedway.

Premier Speedway’s representatives, Ian and George Anderson, were unplaced in the final.

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