Arlington is a great little track way down on the south coast , it runs all formats of domestic oval motor sport.
Classic hot rods visit once a year , its a mid week meeting and a long travel for half of those who turn in for the event.
This years participants , 45 Craig Boyd , 445 Graham Boyd , 116 Adrian Taber , 353 Steve Spooner, 119 Dan Buckley, 421 Chris Aldridge , 555 Gavin Taber, 42 Dean Kitchen 12 Trevor Harris and 121 Charlie Schembri .
The tight concrete oval provides some tricky passing situations and in heat one has they got away over the opening laps ,555 became a casualty on the outside of 119 in turn one. Trevor Harris having made the trip down from Scotland went out with clutch issues .
Craig Boyd got off to a flying start with 421 Aldridge in close proximity for a few laps , before leaving him behind to march on to victory.
Heat two and a reverse grid put 445 Graham Boyd up front with Dean Kitchen who missed heat one due to a brake issue joining in at the rear . Graham got off to a good star and led most of the distance ; 353 Steve Spooner dropped out and 119 Dan Buckley was up to second when 45 Craig came through on the inside passing the leader in the next corner . With less than a hand full to go 119 Buckley was spun out on turn one by a charging 555 Taber . Craig bagged win number two.
The final and both a40’s on the front row , Craig broke away and Graham was going well till he spun on turn four , with Dean Kitchen doing the same on the next lap’ both recovering and joining the traffic. Craig went on to make it a hat trick of wins