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John Cockayne 2016 Speedway Car Fundraiser in memory of Denise Cockayne


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I made a promise to my wife Denise to restore this Speedway car, have some fun and use it to fundraise for the Unicorn Foundation.

Please head to the store on this website to purchase a raffle ticket ($5 each or 5 for $20) to be in the draw to win this fantastic prize!

Prize: 1980 Ford Cortina VSC Unlimited Sedan with Current VSC registration Redline 21. Prize includes Hoosier racing tyres on wheels (some are bead lock wheels), spare power steering rack and many other parts.

Two seater car with 250ci crossflow 500 Holley, roller rockers, extractors, 4 speed Hilux diff drive ration 5.75:1 crank to sheels using 3rd gear. Reco brakes, m/cyl, good rear mounted radiator, twin thermos fans, 60l fuel tank, quick steer, quick release steering sheel, Kirkey drivers seat, full fibre glass panels. 147kw at rear wheels on Geelong Carburetors Dyno.

Previously owned by Paul Farrell Speed car Champion (registered #5 Nyora Mid West Imports) and can be found on

winning a feature race at Nyora 2009 with a big wing on the roof. Steve Bell (Jettco) #69 raced it at Alexandra 2014 100 lap race but unfortunately it didn’t finish.

After Denise’s death my friends helped restore and race at Alexandra 3 hour 2015 where we qualified 43rd and finished strongly in 20th. Suspension has been improved since then along with other minor aspects and the car has had a few runs at Redline to check it is ok. All is now good and friends are trying to convince me to keep it but I made a promise!