ASP 340

Type ASP 340
Subtype Model A alias “Potts lightweight”
Build Year 1971
Number Constructed 1
Chassis Number(s) 22
Engine Mitsubishi Galant 1400
Drivetrain N/A
Suspension N/A
Chassis RHS space frame
Purpose Short chassis 320 B race car
Original Owner(s) D Potts
Pics

340 A at Collingrove, S.A.
Current Status converted to road car by Col Reiily now owned and raced by Paul Richards

Type ASP 340
Subtype Model B
Build Year 1972
Number Constructed 2
Chassis Number(s) 23 – 24
Engine J Doig : Toyota Celica 1600
D Wallace : Ford 1500
Drivetrain N/A
Suspension N/A
Chassis RHS space frame
Purpose newly designed dedicated race chassis
Original Owner(s) J Doig : #23, still raced, some 900 races and still going.
D Wallace : #24, registered for road use
Pics

Chassis 24 (as built)

Chassis 23 in road
configuration (as built)

Jim Doig and “23” at
Mallala Raceway

Jim Doig and “23” at
Mallala Raceway
Current Status Chassis 23 is regularly campaigned by an extremely dedicated Jim Doig. Jim’s skill and the car’s performance and reliability have allowed him to regularly embarrass competitors with much higher budgets!

Type ASP 340
Subtype Model C
Build Year 1972 – 1973
Number Constructed 6
Chassis Number(s) 29 – 34
Engine #29 Alby Middleton : Datsun A12-1298

#30 David Mc Bean : Toyota 3K
#31 David Walsh: Toyota 3K
#32 Ken Durward : Datsun 1200
#33 John Blanden: Datsun A12- 1298
#34 Jim Bidstrup : Toyota 3K

Drivetrain Toyota Corolla / Datsun 1200 4 speed
Suspension Front double wishbone, rear lower A frame upper 2 link
Chassis RHS space frame, 19x19x1.2 ERW tubes nickel bronze welded
lightweight dedicated race chassis
Original Owner(s) Alby Middleton: #29, in paddock somewhere in Brisbane

D Mc Bean : #30 now owned by Guy Chick, Adelaide
D Walsh: #31 now owned by Bob Collison
K Durward : 32 under rebuild, new RHS chassis
J Blandon : #33 now owned by Dave Barram Qld.
J Bidstrup : #34 being rebuilt by Bruce Dalziel Qld.

Pictures

31 with Dave Walsh, Collingrove

34 waiting rebuild by Bruce


30 At Alpha Street workshop

30 now owned by Guy Chick

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