Event Report – Bendigo, July 2023


Class – FA1

1st Rick Townsend
2nd Brian Steele
3rd Andrew Davies

Fastest Time (Red Box): 59.88 Rick Townsend.
No. of competitors: 4

Class – F3T

1st Andrew Davies
2nd Brian Steele
3rd Gary Davidson

Fastest Time (Red Box): 62.99 Andrew Davies.
No. of competitors: 10

Class – Q500

1st Jim Orenshaw
2nd Tom Allen
3rd John Schmidli

Fastest Time (Red Box): 93.46 Jim Orenshaw.
No. of competitors: 12

Season Championship


Brian Steele remains in the top position, with Barry Murphy moving down a spot into 3rd, being displaced by Andrew Davies.

1st – Brian Steele
2nd – Andrew Davies
3rd – Barry Murphy


Brian Steele and Andrew Davies continue swapping the top 2 positions, with Brian now being in the top spot. Jim Orenshaw has now moved up a position into the 3rd place.

1st – Andrew Davies
2nd – Brian Steele
3rd – Jim Orenshaw


There was no change in the top 3 positions after this event.

1st – John Schmidli
2nd – Jim Orenshaw
3rd – Tom Wetherill

Next Race – Mt Wallice (Q500 ONLY).

We head off to a new field for us to Mt Wallice (187 Brisbane Ranges Rd) on August 20.

Next Full 3 Class Race – Cohuna

We’ll be back at the home of pylon racing, Cohuna, on Sept 16 – 17


Report  – John Schmidli
Photos – John Schmidli,

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