Historic Winton — Australia’s longest running, all-historic motor race meeting, is seeking classic vintage cars and motorbikes for a display in next year’s event.
Organisers are looking for a specific set of classic cars, to be used as a back-up or emergency during the three-day event.
Non-stop racing is coming to Winton next year on May 26 and 27, and will feature more than 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from the 1920s to the ’80s, plus a display of veteran and vintage vehicles.
The long weekend of historic motoring will start the day before on May 25, with the Benalla and District Classic Car and Motorbike Tour.
Historic Winton’s organisers are now calling for emergency heritage vehicles for the display, as well cars and motorbikes with significant anniversaries.
Clubs or individuals wishing to participate can receive complimentary tickets by contacting organiser Noel Wilcox on [email protected]
rocketmail.com or 54282689.
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 vehicle.s
Heritage Displays featuring Model T Ford, Veteran Car Club, Vintage Drivers Club, Ford Model A, vintage speedway cars and bikes, micro cars, cycle cars, pedal cars, push bikes, dragsters, veteran and vintage cars and motorcycles, vintage buses, work vehicles, caravans, speed boats and more.
Spectator access to the Competition Paddock with fabulous, old racing machines on open display.
2018 anniversary and special feature list includes:
110 years: Ford Model T including Speedsters.
90 years: Morris Minor 1928 to 1934.
80 years: Ford Prefect, Peugeot 202, Volkswagen Beetle.
70 years: Austin A90 Atlantic, Jaguar XK120, Porsche 356.
60 years: Austin A40 Farina, Austin Healey Sprite, Chevrolet Impala.
50 years: Holden Monaro, Ford Falcon XT, Peugeot 504.