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Motor Cycle Races.

The following handicaps have been declared by Mr D Spencer for the Five-mile Motor Cycle Race, to be contested at the L.Q.W sports on Saturday. N Chefalo's name appears twice in one heat, as he has been given the privilege to ride either of the machines with which he has entered. The first and second in each heat will start in the final :-

First heat C. Pond, Krown, 2 ¾ h.p, 40sec , F Skov, Mlnerva, h.p., 1 min 15sec , G A Jackes, Sarolea, 2 ¾ h.p., 1 min 50sec , A Larson, De Dion, 2½ h.p., 1 min 55sec, H. Joyce, Singer, 2 h.p. , 2 min 20sec.

Second heat N Chefalo, Minerva, 3½ h.p., scratch , H. Henderson, Local, 3½ h.p., scratch , F. W. Rickards, Minerva, 3½ h.p., scratch ,: J Campbell, Local, 2 ¾ h.p., 25sec , J Holcroft, Advance, 2 ¾ h.p., 40 sec , N.. Chefalo, Griffon, 2 ¾ h.p , 40sec.

The Brisbane Courier (Qld.) Wed 1 Aug 1906


First heat : R. Cummings, 2 horse-power, Minerva, 75sec, 1 ; J. Campbell, 2¾ horsepower, Local, 10sec., 2 ; J. Bauman, 2¾ h.p., Local, 10sec. 3. Time, 5min. 8sec.

Second heat : D. Spencer, 2¾ horse-power. Griffin, 65sec, 1 ; J. Holcroft, 2¾ horse-power, Holly, 30sec, 2. Time, 4min. 20sec.

Final heat : D. Spencer 1, J. Holcroft 2, J. Campbell 3. Won by a lap.

The Brisbane Courier. Mon 27 Apr 1908
Ambulance Sports Carnival, Brisbane Cricket Ground

Source: Trove NLA

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