1960's - BIRKSHIRE PARK SPEEDWAY
Birkshire Park in the Sydney suburb of Penrith has been used as a guard dog training centre in the past. It is widely believed that fender benders were born at this track. The cars had very few rules and were very entertaining, Two rules that were in place were, no head on crashing and avoid contact with the drivers side door.
BIRKSHIRE PARK SPEEDWAY
Photo's of unknown drivers at Birkshire Park Speedway from the Allan Baker collection
Kevin Tracey recall: When we were competing at Berkshire, we would leave our cars at the track, but take home the radiator and distributor, Police closed down the racing after a fight broke out between competitors after a meeting, one person was stabbed with a bar-b-q fork.