Event Report – Warrnambool 2018

It was a rather smaller than usual group of us that turned up at Warrnambool for a weekend of pylon racing. The Saturday was a stunning sunny day with light winds. With the smaller number of participants and a great group of the local club members helping out, we got through 5 rounds of each class by the end of the day.

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Unfortunately, Sunday was not to be as kind to us. With only 3 rounds of each class left, Q500 started the day’s racing and during the first race, the wind picked up resulting in some damage to planes on landing. This and the fact that the NATs were only a couple of weeks later, meant that the plug was pulled on racing for Sunday.

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Class – FA1

1st Leigh Hocken
2nd Tom Wetherill
3rd Glenn Matthews

Fastest Time: 56.66 – Leigh Hocken
No. of competitors: 5


Class – F400

1st Brian Steele
2nd Glenn Matthews
3rd Andrew Davies

Fastest Time: 66.25 – Glenn matthews
No. of competitors: 6

Class – Q500

1st Tom Wetherill
2nd Jim Orenshaw
3rd Gary Davidson

Fastest Time: 94.21 – Tom Wetherill
No. of competitors: 6

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Season Championship

We now only have AMPRA left for this current season championship.


Brian Steele is in 1st place and Leigh Hocken continues his surge to the top being on equal points but in 2nd place due to events attended being less. Glenn Matthews has now dropped to 3rd place.

1st – Brian Steele
2nd – Leigh Hocken
3rd – Glenn Matthews


No change at the top 3 positions for F400

1st – Brian Steele
2nd – Andrew Davies
3rd – Glenn Matthews


Again, no change for the Q500 championship standings.

1st – Jim Orenshaw
2nd – John Schmidli
3rd – Gary Whitbourn

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Next Race

The next event is at AMPRA on June 9-11 at Munro

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Event Report and Photos  – John Schmidli

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