Bill Shevill in the Ron Ward Vee Twin - Windsor # 3 and ( right) Bill wins The Golden Helmet - Sydney Showground Speedway 1956.
The Bill Shevill Vintage Classic Meeting - Illabo Motorsport Park - Illabo NSW - 21.10.17
Illabo photos courtesy of Keith Nicholls
John Green - Bill Shevill - Gordon Benny at a dinner in the evening at the Returned Services Club in Junee.
Guest of Honour for the weekend meeting - Bill Shevill of Taree with Gordon Benny of Sydney
A big thank you to Keith Nicholls for his fabulous photos from the meeting.
Bill Shevill is interviewed by John Macrae.
After 61 years Bill gets some 'seat time' in an Offenhauser powered midget.
Before Bill's near fatal accident at the Sydney Showground Speedway in 1956 he was offered a full time drive in Empire Speedway's ex Dick Brown USA 5 Offenhauser - he never got to try it out as he retired after the accident.
Bill Shevill seated in Gordon Benny's ex Vic Yerardi Offenhauser USA # 4 - Kerry Phelan on the mike with John Macrae behind Kerry.
Down from Sydney for the meeting - Col Mulhall of Southern Fasteners in the ex Trevor Scott Holden Vic # 46
Clarke Wheeler in his ex Bob Morgan Vintage Compact ( TQ) Q99.
Gordon Benny lifts the left front in the Yerardi Offy # 4.
Classic Sprint Cars , Mods & Rods were all part of the Bill Shevill Classic meeting.
Peter Fitzpatrick in the ex Kevin Welfare Holden.
Guy Fluke from Moruya NSW in an ex Ron Ward Vee Twin # 3 similar to the car Bill Shevill raced in the 1950s.
Two Campbells ( not related) - Grahame in VW # Vic 59 and John in Toyota # 2.
Cyril Robinson in the ex Allan Marshall Jeep # 26 and Peter Fitzpatrick in
Holden # 51 hard at it.
For a comprehensive coverage on Bill Shevill's career go to the link on my 'Just Midgets' website link below.