Santa Pod Raceway

Spring Nationals Results

April 17th-19th 1976

Class

Winner

Time/Speed

Runner Up

Time/Speed

Pro Fuel

Clive Skilton (Revolution3)

6.37/208

Owen Hayward (Houndog 8)

6.30/205

Senior Dragster

John Gibbons (Alkymist)

?

Tony Anderson

?

Middle Dragster

John Whitmore (Drag-n-fly)

8.78/144

?

?

Funny Car

Dave Stone (Stardust)

8.36/160

Liam Churchill (Euro Sting)

Broke

Pro Comp

Jim Read (Le Patron)

7.81/181

Pat Cuss (Ratcatcher)

?

Senior Comp

Gary Page (Panic)

?

?

?

Middle Comp

Sue Coles (Helzapoppin)

?

?

?

Pro Stock

Glen Jarvis (Wild Rose)

?

Wiffy Smith (Insurance In Promotion)

?

Top Bike

Pete Smith (Pure Hell)

9.55/?

Tony Weedon (American Triumph)

?

Pro Street Bike

Chris Russell (Piper Honda)

10.95/?

Les Ames (Time Traveller)

?

Pro Comp (Day2)

Jim Read beats Pat Cuss 3/3 in match races

Senior Dragster (Day2)

John Gibbons (Alkymist)

9.69/141

Tony Anderson

10.18/130

Middle Dragster (Day2)

John Whitmore (Drag-n-fly)

8.63/146

Ken Penfold (Patience)

11.40/114

Senior Comp Altered Gary Page (Panic) 9.35/141 Vic Hammond (Mr Big) ?
Middle Altered Jason Smith (Fire Injun) ? Bob Messent (Stripteaser) ?
Top Bike (Day2) Mick Butler (Super Cyclops) 9.24/? Brian Chapman (Mighty Mouse) ?
Pro Street Bike (Day2) Chris Russell (Piper Honda) 10.96/? Les Ames (Time Traveller) ?

Pro Fuel Qualifing

1. Peter Crane 6.21
2. Allan Herridge 6.31
3. Clive Skilton 6.36
4. Owen Hayward 6.57
5. Don Garlits 6.89
6. Ronnie Picardo 7.36
7. Gerry Andrews ?
8. Tony Froome ?

Pro Fuel Elimination Ladder

Round One

     

Semi Final

     

Final

Peter Crane 5.97/218

Don Garlits 8.12/144

Peter Crane 6.03/215

Clive Skilton 6.67/175

Clive Skilton 6.37/206

Gerry Andrews 7.86/143

Clive Skilton 6.37/208 (Winner)

Owen Hayward 6.30/205

Allan Herridge 6.29/215

Allan Herridge (Broke)

Ronnie Picardo 7.88/150

Owen Hayward 6.71/217

Owen Hayward 6.76/200

Tony Froome (Broke)

Results taken from Drag Racing News May 1976

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