Photo Gallery of the Taranaki Historic Speedway Ass. Inc.

Midget cars and drivers of the 50's and 60's (called speedcars in Australia)         Return to Home    This page is a "work in process"

Most of these old midgets ran at Waiwakaiho at various times.

John Arthur  below was an early competitor and first president of the                                     Theo Dodunski and his crew with first midget.
New Plymouth Speedway Club at Waiwakaiho.Theo Dodunski

John Arthur                                                          

                                                                                                                                                               Car 39 below was built in Palmerston North in 1946 and was restored in 2017 in New Plymouth 

LexWilsonBelow is all time favourite and regular visitor from Auckland, Roly Crowther                                   number 2 V8-60

Barry Handlin                                          

Hunter           Shock

Number 38 at left is another very welcome visitor to Waiwakaiho in New Plymouth. He was from Auckland. Trevor Hunter.

The car at right 91 was originally built in Auckland then rebuilt (after crashes) by Theo Dodunski and Sherlock Holmes. Currently fully restored back in New Plymouth after running in Auckland fro several years then short spells in Adelaide and Brisbane.