Car enthusiasts to rev up at Levels


Performance cars will converge on Levels Raceway next month when the Timaru Falcon and Fairlane Car Club hosts a track day.
Club spokesman Neville Smith said the event was scheduled for Saturday, October 1.
‘‘It is open to all Australian, American, English and European vehicles.
‘‘Entries have to be in by September 17, but late entries will be accepted for a extra fee,’’ Mr Smith said.
Scrutineering is between 8am and 9am at the track, with racing starting about 9.30am.
The driving events would be a standing quarter-mile drag race and timed laps around the track, Mr Smith said.
A meal and prizegiving would be held at the Tornado Rod and Custom Club clubrooms in Shaw St, Timaru, from 5.45pm on the day.
The Timaru Falcon and Fairlane Car Club was formed in 1989 by John Windle and Neville Smith, who were members of the Christchurch Falcon and Fairlane Car Club.
They lived in Timaru and decided to form a Timaru club.
The call went out and the club hired the Timaru International Motor Raceway for timed driving events. Clubs from other parts of the South Island were invited to participate.
In 1990, the Christchurch Falcon and Fairlane Car Club hosted the first national event and the southern clubs, Southland, Dunedin and Timaru, have taken turns hosting the event since then. The Timaru club hosted the event in 1996, 2003 and 2011. – Entry to the track day on October 1 costs $110 per driver. Entry forms can be downloaded Nike releaseMens Flynit Trainers