Terry Hamilton #59

Terry Hamilton #59

Team Name:

Hamilton Racing

Class:

Open

Car No:

59

Owner:

Terry Hamilton

Team Manager:

Robynne (the boss)

Team Mechanic:

Lou, Frank, Me and Fred

Make & Model:

Holden VS Commodore (Self Built)

Chasis Type:

Full floor plan (V8 Supercar Proto Type)

Weight:

1400kg

Clutch:

Tilton 3 Plate

Transmission:

Hollinger 5 speed H pattern

Suspension:

Hand made (ohlins Dampers (front), Koni (rear))

Brakes:

AP

Tyres:

Dunlop 17″ Slicks

Engine:

18 deg sbc

Max Power:

620+

Max Torque:

500+

Fuel:

98 pump fuel

Engine Builder/Tuner:

Lou (Dandy Engines)/Rob Benson

Oil:

Valvoline

Drivers Name:

Terry Hamilton

First Race:

Too long ago to remember

Biggest Scare:

Motocross sidecar crash at Aus 199? and Sandown Sports Sedan crash off the line

Funniest Moment in Racing:

Late mate “Nuffa” putting labels on pedals in race car so I knew which ones were which

Hardest Rival:

Everyone on the track at the time

Biggest Racing Influence:

Lou (Dandy Engines)

Short/Long Term Goals:

Win 50k plate

Favourite Food:

T bone steak

Favourite Drink:

VB (what else is there)

Most Respected Driver:

Peter Brock

Other Interests:

Anything that runs on petrol

Best aspect of racing a Sports Sedan:

It gets your attention, knowing that when you hit the rev limiter in top gear you’re going 300km/h+

Achievements:

Many motocross race wins and now enjoying circuit racing in Sports Sedans after stepping up from HQ racing

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