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|Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:02 pm Post subject: COA Motoring Quiz No: 19
|Q1. The Goggomobil Dart was developed in Australia by Sydney company Buckle Motors Pty Ltd and produced from 1959 to 1961. The cars featured an Australian designed fiberglass two seater open sports car body without doors.
Weighing in at only 345 kg the Goggomobil was powered by a rear mounted twin cylinder two stroke motor available in both 300 cc and 400 cc variants.
How many cars were produced from 1958 to 1961.
A. There were around 700 examples produced by the time production stopped in September 1961.
Q2. The Oran Park Raceway motor racing circuit at Narellan in south-western Sydney was established by the Singer Car Club, with its opening meeting held on the weekend of 17-18 February 1962.
This racetrack, now one of a growing number of racetracks that have closed across NSW held its final V8 Supercars race in which year ?
Q3. The Southern NSW Highlands township of Mittagong was the regular scene of major trffic hold-ups on busy long weekends until the Hume Highway by-pass was opened. In what year was this By-pass officially opened.