Home' The Monaro Post : The Monaro Post - October 18, 2017 Contents SPORT
50 Wednesday October 18, 2017
Junior drivers training Motorkhana this Sunday
This coming Sunday, Cooma Car Club is conducting its
second annual junior driver training-motorkhana day at the
Longhouse, Polo Flat, Cooma.
The training day is primarily for drivers aged 14-17 years,
who have not previously held a CAMS licence and would like
to learn car control in a controlled and safe environment, and
with a possible view to entering motorsport at a grass roots
The event is being conducted in conjunction with CAMS
(Confederation of Australian Motor Sports), and is Day One of
CMHACs 2017 Junior Development Program.
The participants will first learn some practical car
maintenance prior to hands on experience (vehicle
familiarization) on one of the club cars.
This will be followed by a motorkhana event with instructor,
manoeuvring a car through tight tests as quickly as possible
where participants will learn car control by experiencing how a
car responds at low speeds.
Entry fee is $30, for which attendees will receive a CAMS
L2SJ licence, allowing them to enter the Junior Development
Program Hillclimb at Mt Gladstone on the morning of Saturday
November 25, and any similar events in the next 12 months.
Date/Time: Sunday 22 October 2017 from 8am
Location: The Longhouse, Polo Flat, Cooma NSW
The CAMS L2SJ licence can be applied for on the day at
the motorkhana. All comers welcome. Participants may
supply their own vehicles, which are required to meet basic
safety standards, or may use one of two club cars that will be
made available. More detail, Entry Forms and Supplementary
Regulations are available at: http://www.coomacarclub.com.
Poker Run a warm-up to Bombala Bike Show
Bad weather cancelled the first
attempt, but the Poker Run held on
Saturday as part of a ‘Bombala Bike
Show Warm Up’ was blessed with
sunshine and calm conditions this
A group of 25 riders joined the
Bike Show Committee for the run,
which took them from Bombala
down to Candelo, Pambula,
Wolumla and Bemboka before
finishing up again in Bombala.
Of course the riders collected
poker cards along the way, with
locals, Clinton Badewitz and Tony
Roberts winning the cash prizes for
the Best Hands.
All agreed it was definitely a
great warm up for the Bombala
Bike Show, with the November
19 event set to attract a huge
crowd once again with bikes of all
makes and models on display, live
entertainment, a burn out comp,
stalls and much much more.
And of course one of the highlights
of the event will be the drawing of
the incredible Triumph Thunderbird
Storm that the Bombala Bike Show
will be raffling this year!
This is a truly impressive prize,
and to add to the excitement of
the raffle, there are just 500 tickets
available. That’s right, you have a 1
in 500 chance of taking home this
You don’t come across odds like
that everyday, and there will even
be $1000 towards on-road costs
thrown into the prize!
Tickets are $100 each, and
can be purchased through the
Bombala Bike Show facebook
thebombalabikeshow, just look
for the link. You can also email
the Bike Show Committee on
Bombala Bike Show Committee President, Darren
Cotterill presented Clinton Badewitz with the $150
cash prize for the best poker hand.
The ride took participants from Bombala down to Candelo, Pambula,
Wolumla and Bemboka before finishing up again in Bombala.
A group of 25 riders enjoyed the ‘Bombala Bike Show
Warm Up’ Poker Run which departed the Bombala
Bakery on Saturday in perfect conditions.
On Saturday October 14, 20 shooters from Bega,
Bermagui, Bombala, Canberra, The Forest and Cooma gun
clubs contested the monthly, Down the Line (DT L) shoot.
The weather was fine and sunny, making shooting very
The program consisted of 20 target Point Score graded
cash divide, 50 Target Point Score Championship and event
3 was 30 target Continental. Results are as follows:
Event 1: 20 Point Score graded cash divide (60 points
AA: A Niesar 59/60, P. Craig 58/60 J. Barron 56/60,
A: S. Platts & S. McIntyre 56/60, M. Diss 53/60
B: D. Blewitt 59/60, D. McInnes 57/60, G. Beht 56/60
C: G. Adamopoulos 48/60, R. Perkins 47/60, M. Craig
Event 2: 50 Point Score Championship:
Overall: M. Diss 155/162
AA 1st: A. Niesar 151/159, AA 2nd: J. Barron 148/159
A 1st: S. Platts 133/150, A 2nd: S. McIntyre 124/150
B 1st:D. Blewitt 154/162, B 2nd: D. McInnes 136/150
C 1st: M. Craig 124/150, C 2nd: R. Perkins 123/150
Event 3: 30 target continental
AA 1st: A. Niesar 30/30, AA 2nd: J. Barron 28/30
A 1 st: S. McIntyre 29/30, A 2nd: S. Platts 27/30
B 1st P. Ewart 29/30, B 2nd D. McInnes 28/30
C 1st G. Adampoulos 28/30, C 2nd R. Perkins 26/30
Overall High Gun: A. Niesar 231/240
The next shoot for the Cooma Gun Club will be held on
Sunday October 29 starting at 10am consisting of 100
target Ball Trap Championship, and the next DTL shoot is
on Saturday November 12 starting at 10am, with the AGM
to be held at the completion of the shoot.
Any enquiries phone James Barron on 64543015 or Peter
Ewart on 64543174.
Twenty enjoy Cooma Gun Club shoot
Links Archive The Monaro Post - October 11, 2017 The Monaro Post - October 25, 2017 Navigation Previous Page Next Page