Friday 25, Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May 2018
42nd Historic Winton, Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla, Victoria Australia
Conducted by the Austin 7 Club Inc A0003290N with the assistance of the HMRAV
Historic Winton – Australia’s longest running, all-historic motor race meeting presents two big days of non-stop racing on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May. Once again, the event will feature over 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s plus a huge heritage display of veteran and vintage vehicles.
The long weekend of historic motoring will commence on Friday 25 May with the Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour, which is always great fun for all who participate, as well as spectators.
Sound your sirens. Ring your bells. Organisers are a heritage emergency vehicle display as well cars and motorbikes with significant anniversaries. More than 2,000 display vehicles are expected to surround the Winton Motor Raceway track on the weekend.
THE 2018 ANNIVERSARY AND SPECIAL FEATURE LIST INCLUDES:
110 Years Ford Model T including Speedsters, Norton Motorcycles
90 Years Morris Minor 1928 – 1934, First Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island.
80 Years Ford Prefect, Humber Super Snipe, AJS Matchless Silver Streak, Peugeot 202, Standard Eight, Volkswagen Beetle, Wolseley 14/60, 1938 Australian Grand Prix at Mt Panorama.
75 Years Harley Davidson WLA
70 Years Austin A70 Hampshire and Hereford, Austin A90 Atlantic, Citroen 2CV, Jaguar XK120,
Morris Minor 1948-1971, Porsche 356, Singer SM 1500, Sunbeam Talbot 90, Vauxhall Velox,
Vauxhall Wyvern, Wolseley 6/80, Aston Martin DB1, Holden 48-215 (FX), Land Rover, Harley Davidson Panhead, Harley Davidson Hummer, BSA Bantam.
60 Years Austin A40 Farina, Austin Healey Sprite, Chevrolet Impala, Morris Major, Austin Lancer, Rover P5, Wolseley 15/60, Formula Junior.
50 Years Holden HK, Holden Kingswood, Holden Monaro, Ford Falcon XT, AMC Javelin, Renault 6, Peugeot 504, Volvo 164, Sydney to London Marathon, 750 Norton Commando Mark-1 Fastback.
Special Feature Emergency Vehicle display – veteran, vintage and classic police cars, fire engines, ambulances and any other emergency vehicles are welcome.
Historic Winton displays:
• Shannons Classic Car Park featuring car and bike clubs plus special interest vehicles
• Heritage Displays featuring Model T Ford, Veteran Car Club, Vintage Drivers Club, Ford Model A, vintage speedway cars (including Midgets) and bikes, micro cars, cycle cars, pedal cars, push bikes, dragsters, veteran and vintage cars / motorcycles, vintage buses, work vehicles, caravans, speed boats and more.
• Spectator access to the Competition Paddock with fabulous, old racing machines on open display.
Raceway entry fees: Sat $30, Sun $35, weekend $60, children 16 and under n/c, competition paddock $5. Camping at the track: $25/head per night. Camping enquiries: Winton Motor Raceway 03 5760 7100.
Friday 25 May 2018 – Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour
Be part of the Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour assembling 9am on Friday 25 May in front of the Benalla Art Gallery, situated in the Benalla Botanical Gardens. No gravel roads. Red plate vehicles welcome. The tour concludes with a ‘Shine & Show’ display. More information: Benalla Visitor Information Centre on 03 5762 1749.
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