Speed Week 2020


Speed Week 2020


30th Annual Speed Week

Lake Gairdner South Australia

Monday 23rd March to Friday 27th March 2020

The DLRA conducts its annual Speed Week at Lake Gairdner in South Australia. It's straight line speed on "the big white dyno", as fast as you can go on a salt lake in the remote Australian outback. There is no setting like it anywhere in the world, it is a truly unique event in a spectacular location. There is an amazing range of cars, motorcycles and trucks dating from the turn of the century to modern day.
Spectators are welcome, but you need to be pretty much self sufficient.


For 2020 the DLRA will also be hosting the 2nd World Speed Trials Australia, inviting cars and bikes to make attempts on World and National Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme FIM records.



We are currently pursuing Sponsors for this event, if you or your organisation are looking for a great event to support please read the Sponsors Information



06/11/2019   There was a lake inspection last weekend at the Working Bee. The salt is looking very good. Next inspection will be 2 weeks before Speed Week. Thanks to all the boys and girls for the work they did over the weekend,
01/10/2019   Volunteer nominations are NOW OPEN! It's mandatory for each entrant to do at least one job, but there are plenty of jobs, so anyone is welcome to help. (There are some jobs that require certain skills). So here's your chance to be a part of the action!
01/10/2019   Pre-Entries for Speed Week are NOW OPEN!


To enter Speed Week

1 Join, or renew, your membership
• You must be a DLRA member to enter Speed Week
• There is a once off joining fee to be a member of the club, this includes subscription for that year.
• Existing members will be receive a renewal notice to pay their annual subscription.
2 Complete your entry on-line (or download a form)

• Entry Form Clearly filled out & signed by Owner & Drivers / Riders.
• Secondary Drivers / Riders to fill out and sign Secondary Drivers / Riders Form

• If you are competing with same vehicle in another class, fill out the Additional Class entry form (to qualify for an entry discount)
• Double Check your Computer Codes for engine and class on your Entry Form .
• Medical Forms completely filled out, boxes checked, signed & dated.
• Entry form is not complete until payment has cleared
• Nominate for your VOLUNTEER DUTY (Your entry form is not compete without nominating for at least one job)
• it is mandatory for all entrants to complete a Fuel Storage Register and attach the relevant Safety Data Sheets to their entry.

then when you get to the salt, set up in the pits, and then


Head to Registration

• Registration Van opens Friday afternoon and then 7.00am till 6.00pm each day.

• All Entrants (no substitutes) must present at Registration to pick up your Entrant Pack containing a copy of your entry, a tech inspection sheet, program, wrist bands. Highly recommended for crew to attend as well.
• New vehicles issued with DLRA Log Book.
• New Entrants (Rookies) Issued with DLRA License.
• Listen to the Entrant and Rookie Orientation presentation.
• No Alcoholic Beverages in Registration area during business hours.

4 Go to Technical Inspection
• Tech Inspection opens Friday Afternoon
• You must take your DLRA Vehicle Log Book
• All Drivers / Riders with their personal safety gear must present at Tech Inspection. Remember to check the compliance labels and dates on your gear.
Tender vehicles must be presented at the same time for inspection, fitted with all safety equipment.
• Return Inspection Sheet(s) to Registration to get your Inspection Sticker, no sticker - no race
• No Alcoholic Beverages in Inspection area during business hours
4 Attend the Entrants Briefing
• All Entrants must attend the Entrants briefing held at the Tech Inspection Area in the pits at 4.00pm. on the Sunday afternoon. After the briefing there will be a drive of the track. Rookies or first time entrants will also have to attend a separate briefing




Entries for the 30th Annual 2020 Speed Week are NOW OPEN. As entries are received they will be added to this list.

  • Pre-Entries will close on the 9th February, late entries incur a late entry fee after that date.
  • Record Speeds shown in GREEN are the highest speed attained for that class from all previous years
    or have never had a vehicle register a speed for that class and are considered Open.
  • Speeds shown to 3 decimal places, speeds to be confirmed by Timer.
  • P.B. (Personal Best) is for that entrant, in that class.
  • VR* - those entrants marked with an "*" have nominated for the Volunteers Register (Note: All entrants are expected to nominate for at least one shift doing something. Failing to do a job at Speed Week means your results will not be published.)
  • Not Active - these entrants have not paid their 2020 DLRA subscription fee yet. Their results will not be recorded in the official results until such time that the fees are paid. Members can pay their fees at the Registration Caravan in the pits.


Member # Name Rookie Not
VR * Vehicle # Vehicle
Vehicle Engine
Colour Class PB Record
178 Ronnie Stayt     V 178 MOTORCYCLE 2002 ZX12R Kawasaki 1350 211 M-BF 452 Green 1350 M-BF 166.728 166.728
251 Chris Hanlon     V 251 CAR OR TRUCK 2019 Lakester B 104 GL 333 Silver/Black B/GL - 251.397
251 Chris Hanlon     V 9251 CAR OR TRUCK 2019 Lakester B 104 FL 326 Silver/Black B/FL - 241.172
641 Jason Pointing R   V 641 CAR OR TRUCK 2019 Lakester B 104 GL 333 Silver/Black B/GL - 251.397
641 Jason Pointing R   V 9641 CAR OR TRUCK 2019 Lakester B 104 FL 326 Silver/Black B/FL - 241.172
747 Tom Rabold     V 747 CAR OR TRUCK F86 Bellytank F 108 FL 326 ? F/FL - Open
891 Paul Cox     V 891 MOTORCYCLE 2007 Honda 175 204 SC-G 431 Red/Black 175 SC-G - Open
965 Skip Telford     V 965 CAR OR TRUCK 1966 VW G 212 BGCC 309 Blue G/BGCC - 122.440
1200 Dion Higgins     V 1200 MOTORCYCLE 2013 Higgins 3000 215 T-PBF 561 Blue/White 3000 T-PBF - Open
1203 Rebecca Robinson     V 1203 MOTORCYCLE 2011 Suzuki 1000 210 MPS-G 463 Black/Pink 1000 MPS-G 166.282 201.975
1265 Shannon Neyland R   V 1265 MOTORCYCLE 2013 Higgins 3000 215 T-PF 563 Blue/White 3000 T-PF - Open
1380 Steven Tatt     V 1380 MOTORCYCLE 1981 Honda CBX 1350 211 M-CG 513 Silver 1350 M-CG 96.785 91.296
1408 Jon Guidera     V 1408 MOTORCYCLE 2011 Suzuki 750 209 M-G 455 Blue 750 M-G 150.653 163.368
1557 Michael Blackall     V 1557 MOTORCYCLE 2004 Suzuki 750 209 P-P 425 Blue/White 750 P-P 151.388 176.694
1610 Justin Moore R   V 1610 MOTORCYCLE 1986 Yamaha 175 204 P-PC 500 Blue 175 P-PC - Open
1629 Jeffery Flynn R   V 1629 MOTORCYCLE 2012 Sky Team Ace 175 204 APS-PG 416 Blue/White/Silver 175 APS-PG - Open
1630 Robert Mason R   V 1630 MOTORCYCLE 1981 Honda 250 205 M-CG 513 Red 250 M-CG - Open
1633 Russell Harding R   V 1633 MOTORCYCLE 1981 Yamaha 250 205 M-F 454 Silver 250 M-F - 79.731
1642 Brad Forgeard R   V 1642 MOTORCYCLE 1996 Kawasaki 750 209 M-G 455 Black 750 M-G - 163.368
1644 Jay Graham R   V 1644 MOTORCYCLE 2007 Kawasaki 1650 212 MPS-F 462 Pink/Black 1650 MPS-F - 210.773

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