lex davo

Who What Where and When?…its Lex Davison in his Alfa Romeo P3 ‘50003’…the where is a little more interesting?…

My writer/historian friend Stephen Dalton thinks its Fishermans Bend, Victoria at the 13 March 1949 meeting…the background looks bucolic to me so it may be Ballarat Airfield in 1950? All correspondence will be entered into.

The shot itself is by George Thomas, i tripped over it…ripper shot which catches the essence of these airfield circuits.

I will get around to writing about this wonderful Alfa in due course, on the basis that it is Fishermans Bend Davo won the 12 lap, 25 mile scratch race from Charlie Dean in Maybach 1, those of you who have read my Stan Jones article will be familiar with this car, Arthur Wylie in a Ford V8 Spl was 3rd.

Credits…

George Thomas, Stephen Dalton, ‘Australian Motor Sports’ 14 April 1949

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Comments
  1. Martin says:

    Hi Mark, It’s definitely not Fishermans Bend, says he with such confidence? May be Ballarat but it is many years since I flew out of there, probably 55 years, scary!!!

    • markbisset says:

      Thanks Martin, its an interesting question innit! So far no-one, and it probably needs a former competitor, to give us clear direction on the shot…and i love the shot! mark

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