1959 - HEDDON GRETA SPEEDWAY
Originally a horse racing track, speedway racing commenced at the venue in 1959, the track was a 1/3rd mile kidney shaped circuit, but was shortened to the popular 1/4 mile oval shape with lighting erected in 1971, The venue would close in 2002 to make way for a housing development.
1960's - HEDDON GRETTA LONG TRACK SPEEDWAY
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Photo: Mark Burrell.
1968 - AUSTRALIAN TQ SHORT CIRCUIT TITLE
Mark Burrell photo feature
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1968 - HEDDON GRETA SPEEDWAY
Gary Compton pictorial feature
1968 - Sidecars on the circuit Photo: Gary Compton.
Gary Compton recalls: I took these photos on my Kodak instamatic back in 1968 when i was still at High School in Maitland.
1971 - HEDDON GRETTA SPEEDWAY
In 1971 the Heddon Greta long track went through some major changes, no longer was it a 1/3mile motorcycle and tq track only, The track was shortened to a 1/4 mile banked oval, Lighting was erected to cater for night racing with production sedans and supermodifieds added to the programme. The speedway re-opened on the 3rd of December 1971.
1971 - DARRELL COLES TQ's
1971 - Darrell Coles in his number 72 TQ at Heddon Gretta Speedway. Photo: Tony Coles.
???? - ALLAN BIRKETT Supermodified's
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Allan Birkett with his Y block Ford powered Supermodified. Photo: Ken Rodgie collection.
Allan Birkett's Supermodified ready for battle. Photo: Ken Rodgie collection.
1972 - DARRELL COLES TQ's
1972 - TQ Action on the raceway with number 72 Darrell Coles and number 6 John Ferry. Photo: Tony Coles.
1970's - PRODUCTION SEDAN SLIDESHOW
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Photo's: Tony Wilson collection.
1975 - HOT RODS AT HEDDON GRETA
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1975 - GARY CALLEJA Supermodified's
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Gary Calleja in his Chrysler Hemi powered Supermodified at Heddon Greta Speedway.
Alan Streader recalls: I raced at Heddon Greta in a compact speedcar, there were a lot of bike events on the day and the programme got through 128 races.
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2013 - HEDDON GRETA SPEEDWAY WALKABOUT SLIDESHOW
Nothing remains of the racetrack, but the locals still display there motor racing past, note the sidecars are racing clockwise and the chair is on the opposite side, this was the case in the early days of sidecar racing.