John Stanley, a Queensland resident in the 1960s and an avid motor sport photographer with his SLR Practika has been kind enough to share these fabulous photos from those heady days of the Tasman series and Australian open wheel and sedan racing from Lakeside in Qld and Warwick Farm in NSW........many of these magnificent photos have never been published before....from all of us..............thank you John.
The great Jim Clark at Warwick Farm in 1968.
Clark won the 1968 Australian Grand Prix at Sandown Park in Victoria in his Lotus 49T.
Above and Right : Graham Hill at Warwick Farm.
Hill won the 1966 Australian Grand Prix at Lakeside in Queensland in a BRM.
Jochen Rindt at Lakeside 1969
Warwick Farm 1968.
Harvey won the 1971 and 1972 Australian Sports Car Championships in a McLaren M6.
John Stanley holds the Copyright on all photos on this page.
Frank Gardner at Lakeside
Above on the right, and below,
Pedro Rodriguez - ( spelt Rodriguz on the car !) Warwick Farm 1968.
Piers Courage - Lakeside 1969
Jack Brabham.( now Sir Jack ).
Brabham won the 1963 Australian Grand Prix at Warwick Farm and the 1964 Australian Grand Prix at Sandown Park in a Brabham.
Aussie great - Frank Matich in the Brabham - Climax. Matich won the 1970 and 1971 Australian Grands Prix at Warwick Farm in a McLaren in 1970 and a Matich A50 in 1971.
Frank in a later car.
He also won the 1964 Australian Sports Car Championship at Longford 1964 in the Lotus 19, the 1966 ATT at Longford in an Elfin, the 1967 ATT at Surfers in a Matich SR3, the 1968 ATT at Mallala in a Matich SR4 and the 1969 pointscore in a Matich SR4.
Wheelspin off the line at Surfers Paradise Raceway, Queensland.
Max Stewart in the Mildren # 6, Niel Allen, centre and John Harvey near the fence.
A fabulous John Stanley study of Graham Hill in the 4WD Ferguson in the wet.
At Surfers Paradise, Qld.
Kevin Bartlett at the Farm.
A magic photo of Jim Clark and his Lotus.
Now, on to Page 2,
The John Stanley Collection of Touring cars.
Another great shot of KB.
Above and right : New Zealander, Chris Amon at Lakeside. Amon won the 1969 Australian Grand Prix at Lakeside Qld.
in a Ferrrari
A study of a pensive world champion driver, Scotland's Jackie Stewart.
A study in concentration with Ivan Tighe of Queensland.