Siddins takes out Shannons Classic GT

Jon and Gina Siddins have comprehensively won the Shannons Classic GT competition in their 1970 Datsun 240Z.

They started the final day over five minutes and nine seconds clear of Keith and Mary Callinan in a 1977 Ford Escort RS1800, but the Queenslander retired early in the day with mechanical problems.

This put Barry Faux and Therezia Mihajlovic in a 1985 Mazda RX-7 into second place, a position they maintained until the end.

The final podium place went to Cameron and Tania Wearing in a 1981 Triumph TR7 V8.

Mick Downey and been third overnight, but went off the road on the third stage of the final day.

Fourth went to Kim Barwick and Damien Grimwood in a Commodore, while Mark Hammond and Lisa Dunkerton took fifth in a Jaguar XJS.

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