Tony van Tiel


Tony races an XA Falcon coupe that he built himself between 1988 and 1998. Tony was the winner of Class B in the 2010/11 season.
 
Tony van Tiel's Falcon XA GT
 
Make Ford
Model Falcon XA GT Coupe
Year 1972
Race Number 35
Engine Capacity  5800cc 351ci
Gearbox 4 speed stock top loader
Rear Axle Ford 9 inch LSD, with Watts link
Front Brakes 6 pot Wilwood calipers
Rear Brakes 4 pot JFZ calipers
Modifications CHI 3V heads Dry sump system Rose jointed and adjustable front suspension. Watts link rear.
Car History Have owned car since 1988, rebuilt myself as race car 1998. Raced Auckland and Northern Muscle Car series.
Driver History 1st race 1998 W & W Whenuapai. Only ever raced this car. Five year break 2004 to 2009. Best result 2010/2011 Grp B winner.
Sponsors Flightline Aircraft maintenance, component overhaul & Aircraft & Helicopter sales. We also do crack testing & shot peening, good rates to muscle car members.
Website Flightline Aviation
Thanks to  Jane my wife. Don McCracken, Leeston Laming, Darion McCarthy & Mark McGuire.