PORT HEDLAND (WA)
1980 - PIPPINGARRA SPEEDWAY
1980 - BILL FRANCIS
Bill and Lesley Temperton feature
1980 - Bill Francis in the number 77 Monaro on his way to another win at Pippingarra. Photo: Kevin Cotterell.
1980's - RICK SULLIVAN
Rick who was originally from Northampton WA, moved to Carnarvon were he took up motocross racing, After moving to Port Hedland in the early 1980's, friends convinced Rick he should take up racing speedway solo bikes, The North West of West Australia had many tracks and they all programmed solo and sidecar racing.
Rick took to speedway racing on his two valve Jawa very well and even appeared at Claremont Speedway, His major acheivment was winning the North West Solo Championship.