Ern Randel - a successful Sydney sidecar rider at most of the big tracks during the 1940s and 1950s. Presented here is a small collection from Ern's personal photo album - supplied by Ern's son Trevor.
Left and below.:
Ern's Aerial engined outfit.
( Love the trailer ! )
Ern with passenger Bernie at Cumberland Oval - Paramatta - 1949 - 500 cc Red Hunter Aerial
Ern with passenger Bluey Horsfall Cumberland Oval - Red Hunter Aerial 1000cc
Ern and Bernie at Cumberland - 500cc Aerial outfit.
Ern and Bernie de mount after an accident at Cumberland Oval - 1955
Ern and Bernie ( Aerial ) trail Jack Crowhurst ( Vincent) at Cumberland Oval.
Ern and passenger on the
Burdis /Levy Vincent 1958
Ern and Bernie - Sydney Showground Speedway 1960 - on Ern Steward's Horley J.A.P.
1971 - Ern rides Bob Pankhurst's 1947 Manx Norton at Oran Park Raceway - Sydney
Ern had a drive in Stock Cars in 1953 at the Windsor RSL Speedway - car # 53.
Ern tries out a Bob Tattersall Offy midget in front of the garage where he was employed in 1963.
Thanks Trevor for sharing some of your Dad's history in photos with us on 'Just Sidecars'.
Supplied in June 2013 by Trevor - some extra pics from Ern's career....
Ern's son Trevor carries on the Speedway tradition with Compact Speedcars.
Ern and Cyril Morante with new small wheel outfit.
Driving # 53 Stock Car at Westmead Speedway.
Ern and Bluey Horsfall at Cumberland Oval on road outfit.
Ern and Cyril Morante at Londonderry.
Ern and Cyril at Heddon Greta.
Ern and Cyril on small wheel outfit.
Ern and Don Bramich # 252 at Salty Creek - 1959
Ern and Reg Cooper -Taree.