Historic Winton Now 17th - 19th May (Date Changed)

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Historic Winton Now 17th - 19th May (Date Changed)

Post by Jules Pearce on Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:58 pm

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NEW DATES: Friday 17, Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May 2019
43rd 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 runs for three big days of non-stop action one week earlier in 2019 from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2019.  This iconic city meets country event will feature all the grandeur and pace of yesteryear at the spectacular rural location of Winton Motor Raceway.
 
Over 400 historic racing cars, motorbikes and sidecars from the 1920s to the 1980s battle it out for line honours as spectators revel in the races, competition paddock, trader market and huge heritage display of veteran and vintage vehicles.
 
The long weekend of historic motoring will commence on Friday 17th May with the RACV Benalla Historic Vehicle Tour and at Winton Motor Raceway, practice events will be held with entry at no charge, if the public would like to pop in for a look.
 
Get ready to be amazed at the list of veteran, vintage and classic car anniversaries this time round.  More than 2,000 display vehicles are expected to surround the race track on the weekend.  The display area is huge, so spectators are provided with a free courtesy busy that stops at the various display points around the site.
 
THE 2019 ANNIVERSARY AND SPECIAL FEATURE LIST INCLUDES:
 
110 Years ofMorgan Three-Wheeler
Bugatti (with 90 years celebrations of Australian Grand Prix victories 1929, 1930 and 1931).
100 Years ofAlvis, Armstrong Siddeley, Bentley, Citroen, Essex, Salmson
90 Years ofBorgward, M Type MG
80 Years ofAlta, Ford Anglia, Peterbilt Trucks
70 Years ofAustin 7 Club Inc
60 Years ofAustin Healey 3000, Datsun Sports, Jaguar Mk 2, Mercedes Benz Fintails, Mini, Triumph Herald
Opening of the Hume Weir and Barjarg circuits
50 Years of Formula Ford, Triumph TR6, Canstel Clubman.
Special Features·         Shannon’s Classic Car Park featuring car and bike clubs plus special interest vehicles
·         The Mini Dash – Celebrating 60 Years of Mini.  See Na and Nb Mini neck and neck in the ultimate Mini race on Saturday 18th May, 1.30pm.
·         Postie Bike and Vintage Scooter displays
·         Motor Mower Races
·         Young Blokes with Old Bangers display
·         Sunday 19 May – Sunday Market Place behind Turn 2
·         Meet the racers! Spectator access to the Competition Paddock with fabulous, old racing machines on open display.
·         Heritage Displays featuring the South Aussie Crew’s Aussie Specials, vintage speedway cars 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.
 
 
Raceway entry fees:  Fri Free, Sat $30, Sun $40, weekend $60, children 17 and under free, competition paddock $5.
Camping at the track: $25/head per night. Camping enquiries: Winton Motor Raceway 03 5760 7100.
 
Friday 17th May 2019  - Benalla Historic Vehicle Tour, proudly sponsored by RACV
Be part of the Benalla Historic Vehicle Tour assembling from 8.30am on Friday 17th May at the Benalla Gliding Club, 35 Samaria Road. No gravel roads.  Red plate vehicles welcome.  The tour concludes with a 'Shine & Show' display.   Entry essential: $10. More information: Benalla Visitor Information Centre on 03 5762 1749.
Facebook & Twitter @Historic Winton   PR contact: Leanne Cutler, Siren Marketing, M: 0400 790 060
E: leanne@sirenmarketing.com.au   T: 03 9583 



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