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WOODSIDE SPEED TRIA6 Motor officials Say Beach Favorable A motor authority- writing on the light car speed trials recently conducted at Woodside beach says: "Many thousands of visitors toured to the Ninety Mile each. 1?O miles from Melbourne, last weekend to witness Victoria's first serious ef fort to run a motor speed carnival o": the lines of America's famous annual 'Daytona Beach' racing festival. Un fortunately, although the day was fin . a strong southerly wind prevented thla tide from receding sufficiently to clear the surveyed four miles cours? alo:;g the beach. So as not to disappoint the big crowd of visitors,- the young English Iracing motorist. P. Whitshead. at sam, risk to himself and machine, mad-I an exhibition run and ret-ordrd 118.': m.p.h. for the flying 4mile, desp:te hi" having to dash through the lip of :f wave, which tore anwny the alloy cobl ing fins on one of 'the front wheel brakes, ripl~ed off the oil filler cap and partly flooded the engine. cranknca' The conditionis were hopeless, and the ioffcials of the Victorian Light Car Club were reluctantly compelled tc call off all scheduled attempts by sev eral of Australia's best racing drivers and motor cyclists, to establish new Australian motor speed records. ~Whitehead's onre-way run at 11S.S pm.p.h. demonstrated that, given fa vorable beach and weather conditions, the Ninety Mile Beach has definite .possibilities for properly organised motor record breaking attempts, as the beach, after the tide has receded, is hard enough to carry a three-tot motor truck, without any marked in d:ntation of the sand."