K. N. A.'s Kapløp Paa Gjersjøen
K.N.A.'s Gjersjøløp of 1931 was held February 15 at Gjersjøen in Oppegård municipality outside of Oslo. The race started at 1 o' clock and it consisted of 7 heats all together. 3 heats with cars and 4 heats with motorcycles. The track was 3.2 km long, and the cars ran 5 laps, while the motorcycles only ran 3.
First heat featured "Sports & turistvogner", containing 5 cars: Eugen Bjørnstad racing his Fiat, Per Holm racing a REO, Gade Sørensen racing a Ford, Albert Hovde racing a Marmon, and Birger Valbø racing a Ford. Leif Mathisen planned to race in this heat as well, but had to pass as he ran spike-front tires on his car, and didn't manage to change them fast enough when it was decided that entrants couldn't race with spike-tires up front.
After some motorcycle-heats, car were competing in the fifth heat again. In this heat Ole Finstad ran his fenderless 1928 Ford Model A Roadster amongst Arvid Johansein's fully fendered 1930 Ford Model A Roadster and five other cars.
Klasse 1. (Below 1100 ccm):
1. Carl Fredrik Lühr's Sencehal
Klasse 2. (1100 - 1500 ccm):
1. Eugen Bjørnstad's Fiat 525 S
2. Arvid Johansen's 1930 Ford Model A Roadster
3. Bjarne Aarsten's Hudson
4. Ole Finstad's 1928 Ford Model A Roadster
5. Finn Hansen's Chrysler
6. Aage G. Sørensen's Ford Model A
K.N.A.'s Gjersjøløp of 1932 was moved to Mjøsa by Lillehammer due to unstable ice in the Oslo area. It was held March 6, and on short notice the sports committee was able to create a 10 km long track. 10 laps were raced around the track. Extra trains were set up by NSB to bring visitors from Oslo to Lillehammer for the race. The disappointment was big when only about 100 met up at the train station in Oslo. About 3000 visitors came to the race in total. Right before the race started, the press stand collapsed.
K. N. A.'s Kapløp Paa Gjersjøen 1922
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