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The 1964 Round Australia Trial, officially the Ampol Trial was the tenth running of the Round Australia Trial. The rally took place between the 14th and the 28th of June 1964. The event covered 11,260 kilometres around Australia. It was won by Harry Firth and Graham Hoinville, driving a Ford Cortina GT.

1964 Round Australia Trial
Ampol Trial
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Host countryAustralia Australia
Rally baseSydney
Dates run14 – 28 June 1964
Stages16
Stage surfaceTarmac and Gravel
Overall distance11,260 km (7,000 miles)
Results
Overall winnerAustralia Harry Firth
Australia Graham Hoinville
Australia Ford Motor Company of Australia
Crews147 at start, 101 at finish

ResultsEdit

Pos No Entrant Drivers Car Penalties (Points)
1 50   Ford Motor Company of Australia   Harry Firth
  Graham Hoinville
Ford Cortina GT 21
2 60   Lanock Motors   Barry Ferguson
  Tony Denham
Volkswagen 1500 S 25
3 106   Pat Cullens Garage   Greg Garard
  John Garard
Holden EH 179 Manual 25
4 40   Lanock Motors   Doug Stewart
  Barry Lloyd
Volkswagen 1500 S 28
5 91   Pat Cullens Garage   Lionel Williams
  Steve Halloran
  Terry Gould
Holden EH 179 Manual 31
6 122   Kain and Shelton   Tom Quill
  Roger Abrahams
Ford Falcon XL 170ci 43
7 39   Enterprise Auto Service   Barry Arentz
  Geoff Stock
Ford Cortina GT 51
8 109   Bruce Collier   Bruce Collier
  John Bryson
Holden EH 179 Manual 55
9 117   A.J. Thiel   Tony Thiel
  Garry Chapman
Ford Falcon XM 170ci 57
10 112   B.S. Stillwell and Co. Pty. Ltd.   Malcolm McPherson
  Ian Home
Holden EH 179 Manual 71
11 115   L.L. Fiebig   Lance Fiebig
  Gilbert Ahrens
Holden EH 179 Manual 88
12 103   Ron Marshall   Ron Marshall
  Ian Butcher
Holden EH 179 Manual 95
13 41   W.F. Hartigan   William Hartigan
  Martin Hartigan
Volvo 122S 95
14 44   Goodwin Motors   Harold Goodwin
  Terry Robinson
  Tom Edwards
Volvo 122S 97
15 70   Victorian VW Agents   Ray Christie
  David Dunlop
Volkswagen 1500 S 106
16 121   Ford Motor Company of Australia   Ken Harper
  Frank Kilfoyle
  Bob Forsyth
Ford Falcon XM 170ci 109
17 108   Pat Cullens Garage   Pat Cullen
  Mark Markwell
Holden EH 179 Manual 122
18 64   Continental and General Distributors   Ron Green
  David Johnson
Peugeot 404 123
19 114   Kevin Bell   Kevin Bell
  Ron Wilcock
  Lionel Long
Holden EH 179 Manual 134
20 61   Graham Ward   Graham Ward
  Bruce McPhee
Volvo 122S 143
21 104   Seike Motors   Maurie Seike
  Keith Hughes
  Robert Beasley
Chrysler Valiant AP5 162
22 113   South Sydney Junior Rugby League Club   Jim Johnson
  David Harris
Holden EH 179 Manual 163
23 7   Tom Bentley   Tom Bentley
  Dean Ryan
  Bob Johnson
Volkswagen 1200 171
24 55   Alan Crabbe Motors   Alan Crabbe
  Des Pike
Peugeot 404 177
25 13   Peter Warren Motors   Don Garard
  Jim Roberts
Volkswagen 1200 178
26 80   Ray Heffernan   Ray Heffernan
  Des Turner
Fiat 770 224
27 47   Laurie Boyle   Laurie Boyle
  Graham Jones
  Robert Schaefer
Hillman Super Minx 231
28 140   Cronulla Tool & Engineering Co.   John Priddle
  Lindsay Adcock
Ford Zephyr Mark II 245
29 63   Toyota Motor Company Limited   Geoff Russell
  Ron Burns
Toyota Crown 247
30 75   Hemco Safety Belts   Stewart Hughes
  Alan Mottram
Ford Anglia 254
31 142   Bill Burns   Bill Burns
  Brian Lawler
  Bruce Kaye
Fiat 2300 258
32 93   Milo Team Murray   Jack 'Crackerjack' Murray, Jnr.
  Peter Barnes
Chrysler Valiant AP5 262
33 45   G.L. Crown   Gerry Crown
  Nigel Collier
Ford Cortina GT 264
34 17   Dalex Motors   Alan Leahey
  Don Hyam
Volkswagen 1200 274
35 62   Bruce Hodgson   Bruce Hodgson
  Ralph Baulch
Ford Cortina GT 276
36 59   Continental and General Distributors   Bob Holden
  Monty Love
Peugeot 404 290
37 33   J.A. Witter   Jack Witter
  Ron Maloney
Volkswagen 1200 296
38 126   NSW Banana Board   Russ Hammond
  Jim Palmer
Chrysler Valiant AP5 Safari Wagon 296
39 19   Motokov   Ron Bird
  Jim Horman
Škoda Octavia 327
40 54   Continental and General Distributors   Jack 'Gelignite' Murray
  Roy Denny
Peugeot 404 333
41 1   VW Motors Pty Ltd   Leigh Moore
  Pat Lawless
Volkswagen 1200 347
42 136   B.G. Sloane   Keith Dosser
  John Weare
  Graham Robinson
Holden EK 347
43 128   Eric Vigar   Eric Vigar
  Neil Morrison
  Graham Stafford
Ford 1958 Customline 363
44 37   Regal Motors   Brian Hilton
  David Duncan
Morris 1100 371
45 116   Bob Gudgeon   Bob Gudgeon
  Henry Jenkins
Holden EH 179 Manual 377
46 20   Team Travelodge   Ken Tubman
  Alan Greenway
Morris 1100 385
47 16   Light Motors   Adrian Callery
  John Lock
Volkswagen 1200 393
48 35   Western Australian VW Agents   George Reynolds
  Ivan Tighe
Volkswagen 1200 398
49 48   Commercial Motor Vehicles Pty Ltd   Lance Grosser
  P. McCarthur
Hillman Super Minx 416
50 52   Henry Dalton   Henry Dalton
  Neils Hansen
Hillman Super Minx 417
51 150   Fred & Mary Murray   Fred Murray
  Mary Murray
  Keith Thallon
Ford Falcon XM 144ci 426
52 111   A.A. Anderson   'Duck' Anderson
  Tony Anthony
Chrysler Valiant AP5 440
53 152   Canberra Speed Shop   Jack Byrne
  Ray Gulson
Morris Cooper 446
54 86   Wes Nalder   Wes Nalder
  Trevor Stanley
Hillman Imp 451
55 151   R.W. Haycock   Bill Haycock
  Garry Welsh
  Noel Bottle
Ford Falcon XM Pursuit 455
56 4   C.J. Bond   Colin Bond
  George Shepheard
  Andy Frankel
Volkswagen 1200 460
57 51   Toyota Motor Company Limited   Doug Hughes
  Ross Farmer
Toyota Crown 462
58 8   Joe Freedman   Joe Freedman
  Hayden Cadwallader
Volkswagen 1200 474
59 53   David Tweedle   David Tweedle
  Marshall McCarroll
  Jim Smith
Standard Vanguard 477
60 74   Yorkshire Insurance   Jacqueline Price
  Neville Price
Ford Anglia 480
61 29   Mrs Maureen Adams   Maureen Adams
  Yvonne Johnson
Volkswagen 1200 483
62 67   Sports Car World   Ron Phillips
  Ian Smith
Porsche 356 484
63 153   Preston Motors   Bob Watson
  Tom Myers
Holden EH 179 Manual 504
64 5   Lanock Motors   Yvonne McKeahnie
  Gayle Sach
Volkswagen 1200 512
65 94   John Newmarch   John Newmarch
  Tim Bonython
Chrysler Valiant AP5 540
66 43   Toyota Motor Company Limited   Shihomi Hosoya
  Masaharu Terao
Toyota Crown 542
67 98   Don Faulkner Motors   Evan Thomas
  Les Barren
Holden EH 179 Manual 549
68 146   W. Huezenroder   W. Huezenroder
  Jimmy Sweet
  Stewart McLeod
Holden EK 552
69 68   Wal Truscott and Company   John Hiscock
  Wal Truscott
  Bill Roche
Humber Vogue Sports 584
70 30   Geoff Hood   Geoff Hood
  Pat Crea
Volkswagen 1200 589
71 65   Bill McLaughlin   Bill McLaughlin
  Alan Clarke
Ford Cortina GT 592
72 139   Ford Motor Company of Australia   George Hughes
  Peter Coffey
  Doug Rutherford
Ford Falcon XM 144ci 619
73 36   Keith Gamble   Keith Gamble
  John Old
Datsun 1200 649
74 34   Motokov   Syd Fischer
  Bill Coe
Škoda Octavia 682
75 58   Ross and Hurst's Ampol Service Station   Ron Turnley
  Brian Cross
  Alan Lockyer
Ford Cortina GT 702
76 46   Toyota Motor Company Limited   Kevin Lott
  Michael Flanagan
Toyota Crown 709
77 131   K.A. Dean   Ken Dean
  Edmond McGee
Holden EK Station Sedan 729
78 6   Arthur Treloar   Arthur Treloar
  Richard Barker
Volkswagen 1200 797
79 28   Bert Ruddy   Bert Ruddy
  Eric Johnson
Volkswagen 1200 814
80 69   Reg Lunn   Reg Lunn
  Rex Lunn
  Jeff King
Ford Cortina GT 842
81 105   John Steward   John Steward
  Andrew Richards
  Peter Richards
Chrysler Valiant SV1 851
82 76   Tony Fuller   John Stephens
  Tony Fuller
Morris 850 865
83 57   Claude Ruwolt   Claude Ruwolt
  Richard Ruwolt
Peugeot 404 884
84 87   S.H. Badger   Sidney Badger
  Edward Cram
Morris 850 896
85 132   Mal Longmore Ampol Garage   Bruce Darke
  Ron Willis
Holden FC 951
86 10   Ken Ogie   Ken Ogie
  Trevor Smith
Volkswagen 1200 930
87 143   D.C. Shooks   Desmond Shooks
  James Ubrihien
Holden FC 1,076
88 9   Motokov   Gerry Merrett
  Peter Buckley
Škoda Octavia 1,084
89 27   Wilkinson Datsun   Bruce Wilkinson
  Peter Wilson
Datsun 1200 1,112
90 135   Enterprise Auto Service   Martin Arentz
  Ron Williams
Ford Falcon XM 144ci 1,159
91 141   Neil Harrod   Neil Harrod
  Les Ring
Holden FB Station Sedan 1,185
92 95   Sunrise Eggs   Blanche Brown
  Vince Brown
  Cathy Price
Rolls-Royce Phantom I 1,333
93 125   R.A. Walker   Bob Walker
  Majorie Walker
Dodge Phoenix 1,367
94 11   Mac's Car Sales   Joan McAulay
  Lorna Gamble
Datsun 1200 1,594
95 31   Dorothy Sibley   Dorothy Sibley
  John Sibley
Volkswagen 1200 1,692
96 116   Jack Baker   Jack Baker
  Ern Hines
  Jack Guest
Chevrolet 1938 Master 1,841
97 133   Harvey Lane   Harvey Lane
  Jim Thompson
  Stan Viles
Holden FB 2,693
98 107   Judy MacDonald   Judy MacDonald
  Scott MacDonald
Vauxhall 1938 Wyvern 2,821
99 3   Goblin-BVC Vacuum Cleaners   Tony Cornell
  John Harris
Volkswagen 1200 3,296
100 88   Warren West   Warren West
  Peter Harden
Renault Dauphine 3,950
101 78   Lightburn & Company Limited   Ted Polgreen
  Ray Chapman
Lightburn Zeta 6,185
Source:[1] [2] [3] [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bill Tuckey & Thomas B. Floyd, From Redex To Repco: Gregory's 25 Years of Around Australia Trials, 1979, pages 100-108
  2. ^ "Canberra Crew Will Be First Away In Record Car Trial". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2 June 1964.
  3. ^ "Appeals Delay Some Car Trial Results". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2 July 1964.
  4. ^ Hal Moloney, Long Distance Trials in Australia by Car, Plane & Motor Cycle, 2018, pages 206-209