The Armstrong Siddeley Car Club

Competition results: Concours d'Elegance - 2013 Bendigo

Tuesday, 1st January 2013 at Bendigo VIC.

Competition categoryOwner/DriverCarPositionResulting timeNotes
VintageJohn Graham1925 14HP Mendip1
Station/Utility CoupeGreg LeeStation Coupe1
16/18HPJohn Colebrook1947 Armstrong Siddeley Lancaster1C164026
Sapphire Mk1Graham Carson1C340014
Sapphire Mk2Selwyn Allen1955 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Mk 21C345129
Sapphire 234/236Ian Handley1956 Armstrong Siddeley 2361C230253
Star SapphireJohn Link1330838
Best OverallGraham Carson1952 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Mk 11C340014
Longest Distance Travelled to RallyTony Carter1953 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Mk 11C340412 Tony and Tina Carter and Sid Armstrong travelled in the Presidential Carriage from Quirindi to Bendigo. Their 650 mile drive in the 1953 346 Sapphire MK1 4-light synchromesh Armstrong Siddeley earnt them the Longest Distance Travelled to the Rally trophy.
Hardluck & PerserveranceLex Marshall1Overheating problems capped off by collapsed heater pipe connections at the rear of the cylinder head made sure that Lex and Ruth Marshall received the Hard Luck Trophy for 2013.
Best Restoration First Time PresentedPeter Hills1957 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Limousine1L347232
People's ChoiceShawn O'BrienSapphire 346 MKII1C346106
Most Miles in YearTony Carter1953 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Mk 11C340412
Against All OddsNot Contested1950 Armstrong Siddeley Hurricane1
Club Person of the YearSandy Cameron1Sandy Cameron was nominated by members of the Club for his work in sourcing replacement parts through suppliers in the car industry, particularly the 16/18/236 bearing project. The nomination was supported by the Club President in the additional knowledge of the extensive work he undertook as Acting Treasurer and as Branch Chairman, Victoria, planning the Early Gold Rush Rally at Bendigo and the Southern Tour of Tasmania.
Ron Beer Memorial TrophyGraham Carson1952 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire Mk 11C340014
President's AwardHugh McMinn1Awarded to Hugh McMinn in recognition for his work on the Southern Sphinx as editor.

Awarded to John Purcell for his work in distributing the Southern Sphinx and other Club material and notices.

Awarded to Peter Hills in recognition of his research and development of the Australian Club website and also allowing access to his comprehensive collection of Armstrong Siddeley memorabilia.

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