The Colonel Arthur Waite Trophy

Col. Arthur Waite trophyCOL. ARTHUR WAITE was Patron of the Austin Seven Club until his death in 1991. He won the first Australian Grand Prix in 1928 and kindly provided the Club with trophies for Vintage & Post Vintage racing and a perpetual trophy for the the first Austin 7 in handicap groups J and K.

Born in Adelaide South Australia, Col. Waite was responsible for much of the racing development of the Austin Seven and was a director of the Austin Motor Company (later BMC) from 1930 to 1964.

Grant Cowie won the trophy in 2015 driving a rare racing car from the Austin Factory stable.

 

1983 John Marriot Austin 7 Special
1984 John Marriot Austin 7 Special
1985 Max Foster Austin 7 Special
1986 Philip Wheeler Austin 7 Special
1987 Tony Johns Austin 7 Special
1988 Ian Brock Austin 7 Special
1989 Ken Innes-Irons Austin 7 Special
1990 Tony Johns Austin 7 Special
1991 Graeme Burnham Austin 7 Special
1992 John Heagney Austin 7 Special
1993 Max Foster Austin 7 Special
1994 Tony Johns Austin 7 Special
1995 Philip Wheeler Austin 7 Special
1996 Peter Matthews Austin 7 Special
1997 Graeme Clark Austin 7 Special
1998 Basil Van Dongen Austin 7 Special
1999 Tony Johns Austin 7 Special
2000 Basil Van Dongen Austin 7 Special
2001 Graeme Clark Austin 7 Special
2002 Basil Van Dongen Austin 7 Special
2003 Graeme Clark Austin 7 Special
2004 Basil Van Dongen Austin 7 Special
2005 Graeme Clark Austin 7 Special
2006 Grant Cowie The Duck Racer
2007 John Heagney Austin 7 Special
2008 Grant Cowie The Duck Racer
2009 Grant Cowie The Duck Racer
2010 Grant Cowie The Duck Racer
2011 Paul Boatwright Austin 7 Special
2012 Peter Mathews Austin 7 Special
2013 Not Awarded
2014 Ian Motley Austin 7 Special
2015 Grant Cowie The Duck Racer

Contact

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Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla, Victoria