A long time member of the LCCT has been inducted into the Tasmanian Motor Sport Hall of Fame.
Mr BRIAN DUNSTAN
Brian exemplifies the values, commitment and dedication in the true tradition of sportsmanship, having been involved with the City South Football club, fishing clubs, plus several other organisations, all the while maintaining his commitment to C.A.M.S. covering 50 odd years and includes all aspects of the sport through competition, administration and the much appreciated mentoring which continues today.
His involvement with CAMS and motor sport commenced in 1956, and for many years competed as a navigator in the Tasmanian Club and Rally Championship also driving in hill climbs and races.
He is a long-time committee member of our club, the Light Car Club of Tasmania Brian was part of the establishment of the famous Longford circuit; he was the Chairman of the LMRA Motor Racing Committee for over 10 years.
Also serving as a Board member of the Tasmanian Motor Racing Company, the original company which organised and conducted national and local racing.
In addition to all his commitments he acted in almost every aspect of motor sport, from flag marshal to Senior Steward at major national and international events. He became a CAMS National Councillor for Tasmania from 1963 continuing until 1971, he was elected President of CAMS, serving in this hectic position for 4 years.
Presented with the CAMS Award of Merit for his outstanding services to motor sport in 1976, Brian continued his commitment to CAMS serving as the CAMS National Councillor for Tasmania from 1979-1993, 1997 and 2003. He then becomes the Alternate Delegate for Tasmania to the Board of CAMS.
Never one to let his love of our sport wane, he continues to serve the sport by providing much needed leadership and freely sharing of his valuable experience and knowledge to all motor sport members.
After 50 odd years dedication to our sport Brian has been recognised for his service, encouragement and assistance to all levels of motor sport.
The Light Car Club of Tasmania is proud to have Brian as a member of our club and thank him for everything he has done for motor sport in Tasmania and indeed Australia, if we – the motor
sport community – people such as Brian in our sport, it may well have fallen into the history books many years ago.
Thank you Brian and congratulations on this honour, you really deserve it.