Leigh Fielder #113

Roadstar Racing

Langwarrin, Victoria


This is what it was all about, Leigh has just set a new World Record of MPH with a top one way speed of .

Leigh was one of 3 Aussies who made up the Aussie AsSalt, "Thunder from Down Under team", going to Bonneville for the 50th Annual Speed Trials in August 1998. These photos taken on 29th June 1998 were taken in Leigh's garage, just two days prior to being loaded into a container bound for the States.


Year Vehicle Class MPH Record
1996 85 Pontiac Transam A/GALT 211.50 Open
2000 85 Pontiac Transam A/GALT 238.331 211.50
2004 85 Pontiac Transam C/GALT 218.512 198.50

MPH shown in RED is highest speed recorded for that class up and including that year.
Records shown 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.


1996 and first time at Lake Gairdner.
Pit Crew; ? and Bruce Borlase

Engine builder extrodinaire - George Haddad

Leigh Fielder

Rod Hadfield, John Lynch and Leigh

Bonnet fitted showing off the new paint work.

A motoring variation on the boxing kangaroo.

Motor is 5XX cu.in. Pontiac



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