Historic Winton 2017 Media Releases




MEDIA RELEASE                                 www.historicwinton.org                                      21 November 2016

 

Friday 26, Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 May 2017

41st 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 - Honouring the Past – Australia’s largest and most popular all-historic motor race meeting presents two big days of non-stop racing. 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.

 

Festivities commence on Friday 26 May with the Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour, followed by the Historic race event and heritage display will be held on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2017.

 

CELEBRATIONS AT 2017 HISTORIC WINTON INCLUDE

110 years       Douglas and Excelsior motorbikes

 90 years        Volvo, Ford Model A, Austin 16

 80 years        Lancia Aprilia, Vauxhall 10-4, Austin 18, Rob Roy Hill Climb

70 years         Ford Pilot, Austin Princess, Austin Sheerline, Peugeot 203, Standard Vanguard, Austin A40,                    Jowett Javelin, Lambretta

 60 years        Jaguar XK150, Fiat 500 Nuova, Lotus Elite, Lotus Seven, Nissan  Skyline, Wolseley 1500,                                     Toyota Corona, Vauxhall Victor, Wahgunyah Speedway

 50 years        Aston Martin DBS, Chrysler VE Valiant, Fiat 125, Ford Falcon GT, Holden Torana, Simca 1100

 

Historic Winton displays:

  • Shannons Classic Car Park featuring car and bike clubs plus special interest vehicles
  • Heritage Display featuring vintage tractors, steam engines, vintage caravans, vintage speed boats, model planes, vintage speedway cars and bikes, micro cars, cycle cars, pedal cars, push bikes, dragsters, veteran and vintage cars / motorcycles.
  • 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 26 May 2017  - Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour

Be part of the Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour assembling 9am on Friday 26 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.   For details, please contact the Benalla Visitor Information Centre on 03 5762 1749.

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NEW PR contact: Leanne Cutler, Siren Marketing, M: 0400 790 060 E: leanne@sirenmarketing.com.au

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