1980 Swann Series visits Oran Park

Phil Aynsley


In the late ‘70s and early ‘80s the Swann Series were the major international race meetings held in Australia. Here are some shots from the 1980 Oran Park round.

1980 Swann Series - Oran Park
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Ron Haslam
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Ron Haslam
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Ron Haslam's Honda
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Ron Haslam’s Honda
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - The Mick Hone Suzuki
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – The Mick Hone Suzuki
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Wayne Gardner on the CB1100R
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Wayne Gardner on the CB1100R
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Graeme Crosby on the Suzuki XR69
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Graeme Crosby on the Suzuki XR69

 

1980 Swann Series - Oran Park
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - More battle damage
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – More battle damage
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Battle damage
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - A damaged CB1100R Honda
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – A damaged CB1100R Honda
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Ron Haslam
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Ron Haslam
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Ron Haslam
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Ron Haslam on the Honda
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Andrew Johnson
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Andrew Johnson on the TZ750
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Dave Aldana
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Dave Aldana
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Dave Aldana
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Dave Aldana – Kawasaki
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Graeme Crosby
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Graeme Crosby on the Suzuki XR69
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Wayne Gardner
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Wayne Gardner Honda CBR1100R
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Steve Trinder, Graeme Crosby, Greg Pretty
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Front to rear: Steve Trinder, Graeme Crosby, Greg Pretty
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Ron Boulden, Gary Coleman, Graham Muir, Dennis Neill, Ron Haslam, Andrew Johnson
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Front to rear: Ron Boulden, Gary Coleman, Graham Muir, Dennis Neill, Ron Haslam, Andrew Johnson
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Greg Pretty, Graeme Crosby, Wayne Gardner
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Front to rear: Greg Pretty, Graeme Crosby, Wayne Gardner
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Graeme Crosby, Steve Trinder, Ron Haslam, Greg Pretty
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Front to rear: Graeme Crosby, Steve Trinder, Ron Haslam, Greg Pretty
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Ron Haslam, Graeme Crosby, Steve Trinder
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Front to rear: Ron Haslam, Graeme Crosby, Steve Trinder
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Ron Boulden
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Ron Boulden
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Steve Trinder
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Steve Trinder
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Len Willing
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Len Willing hits the wall at BP
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Crosby
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Crosby gets a greeting from Santa as Len Willing walks back to the pits
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Crosby
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Crosby on the winner’s parade
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Trinder and Sayle
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Trinder and Sayle (second and third) on the parade lap

The Bell Helmets 100 production race was one of the support events. Here is Dennis Neill / Honda CB1100R and his team mate.

1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Bell Helmets 100 production race
1980 Swann Series - Oran Park - Hugh Farquhar
1980 Swann Series – Oran Park – Hugh Farquhar

Even club racers got a look in – Hugh Farquhar on the Ducati 750SS.