MIDGETS - EVOLUTION
The Ray Revell - A Model - Q1
In the eyes of many - Ray Revell - Australia's greatest Speedcar driver.
1948 'World's' Speedcar Champion.
5 times Australian Speedcar Champion.
3 times NSW Speedcar Champion.
Twice Queensland Speedcar Champion.
Winner of many Feature races.
Thank you to Garry Baker & Howard Revell for some input and photos.
In retirement - Ray Revell (left) with son Howard.
Howard, a champion in his own right.
The end of a fabulous career for Q1 after 27 years in competion.
Tony Burke's fatal crash at Westmead Speedway in # 6, 25.7.1965
The famous Peter Cunneen even had a drive of # 6.
Tony Burke and #6 at the Sydney Shiowground.
Tony Burke takes on old Q1 and runs it as #6 with a grey Holden engine.
Speedcar Rookie, Miss Edna Wells in #6 takes on Irish woman driver Fay Taylour at the Sydney Sportsground Speedway - 1954 - in a series of Match races.
Rookie Wells wins over Taylour, in the Peers V860 # 12.
Bill Annabel lost his life in
# 6 at the Sydney Sportsground Speedway in an accident with Werner Greve- 23.10.1953
Long time midget campaigner ,
Lew Murphy drove # 6
1950 - Lionel Levy (rear) drives
# 6 - Jack Parker in Brewer #48 and Bert Martin in Barnes # 5
Andy McGavin in action in #6 at Windsor RSL Speedway.
Ray Revell's brother in law, Andy McGavin in # 6
Andy McGavin drives
# Q1 at Windsor RSL Speedway - late 1940s
Ray drives Q1 in a different paint scheme at Windsor prior to his trip to the USA - circa 1949.
Cumberland Oval Parramatta - Ray in Q1 outside Kev Gallaher in 22.
Ray and the
A Model Ford Q1.
Ray runs car as # 18 with 'Rocket Power '
1938 - Arthur Wylie of Victoria - first owner / driver of the car as # 8.
1938 - The birth of what was to become one of Australia's most famous Speedcars - Q1.
Arthur was from Victoria - not NZ.