Albany Classic 31-6-’15

This year Rubin and eldest son Benny prepared a old Fiat 131 only 3weeks (look under “Projects Italian”)before this event, Both wanted to do this Iconic race around the houses, only Western Australia has these events now, outlawed by do gooders everywhere else in Australia! The Saturday saw the Hillclimb in Albany with Benny first up in an unknown car just finished the day before with no seat time, he was very mature in his approach to this and drove very well to be up there in the results and no problems! Rubin was in the afternoon session and drove like he always does with maximum attack, what happen to learn the car and just ease into it Rubin?

Sunday the main event “Around the Houses” was a fantastic collection of many Iconic names in cars through the years, Fiat was well represented with Steve Boyle in a 1972 NZ touring-car Fiat 125T, Gordon Mitchel in a replica Abarth Prototipo 2000 (X1/9 body) and Rubin and Benny in their Fiat 131 2000TC

Rubin and Benny took it to the Mustangs and Lotus engine escorts/cortinas and enjoyed every minute, posting some very respectable times, however a posted time of 66seconds in a regularity race when rubin should have been at around 69seconds was not good!

Comments are closed.

  • AEM Shannons 1 day Classic 2011
  • Vito and his wife Susan competed in the AEM Shannons 1 Day Classic Rally using Vito’s DTM 2.5ltr E30M3.




  • AEM Superkhana series 2011
  • Rubin has competed in several of the AEM Superkhanas held at the Midvale venue. He competes in a fun mode (lots of sideways action) rather than for a competitive time.




  • Classic Challenge 2011
  • Rubin in the S14 powered E30, and Vito in his E30M3 competed in the AEM Classic Challenge.




  • Classic Challenge 2009
  • Vito competed in this event in his E30M3.




  • Fabcar Classic 1 Day Rally 2009
  • Vito and Chris running in the AEM Fabcar Classic 1 Day Rally on 15 November 2009.




  • AEM Superkhana series 2009
  • Vito and Rubin competing in the AEM Superkhana series when they are available.




  • Classic Challenge 2008
  • For this year both Rubin and Vito managed to compete in their respective cars.




  • Classic Challenge 2006
  • Once again we had Rubin and Vito taking part in their own cars. Rubin in his backup M5 due to a problem with his M3, and Vito in his M3.




  • Classic Challenge 2005
  • Rubin and Vito took part on the this event, each in their own cars and navigated by their wives. Rubin in the M5 and Vito in the M6.




  • Classic Rally 2001
  • Rubin and Vito competed in this event with Rubin driving and Vito handling the navigation. The car was Rubin’s E30 326 powered by a S50 3.0 complete with 6 speed gearbox.