Ed Ordynski

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The Holden VR Commodore in which Ed Ordynski and Ross Runnalls won the 1995 Mobil 1 Trial

Ed Ordynski (born 21 July 1957) is an Australian former rally driver. He served as Chairman of the Australian Rally Commission (ARCom)in 2007.[1]

Ordynski is best known for his exploits driving Mitsubishi cars. Driving a Galant VR-4, he won the Australian Rally Championship in 1990. He also won the Group N category that year, and went on to win that category three more times (1993, 1994, 1995), driving a Lancer Evolution.[1][2]

Ordynski won the 1995 Mobil 1 Round Australia Trial driving a Holden VR Commodore [3] entered by the Mobil Bridgestone Rally Team.[4] He also drove 5.0 Litre Touring Cars in 1995, recording a tenth place in the 1995 Sandown 500,[5] and a retirement in the 1995 Tooheys 1000 at Bathurst in a Holden VP Commodore.[6]

Away from rallying and motorsport, Ed Ordynski was a high school teacher.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Club Patron - Ed Ordynski". MG Car Club of South Australia. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Whitten, Jeff (22 September 2006). "EXCLUSIVE: The Ed Ordynski interview". RallySport Magazine. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  3. ^ The lion roars again, Mobil 1 Round Australia Trial, Australian Motor Racing Year 1995, pages 266 to 268
  4. ^ Entry List, Official Spectator Guide, Round Australia '95 Mobil 1 Trial
  5. ^ Sandown 500, Australian Motor Racing Year 1995, page 277
  6. ^ 1995 Tooheys 1000, Australian Motor Racing Year 1995, page 281


Preceded by
Greg Carr
Winner of the Australian Rally Championship
1990
Succeeded by
Robb Herridge