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43rd Historic Winton

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 town and 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, Sunday 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 can be viewed 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.

110 Years 1909 Morgan Three-Wheeler
Bugatti (with 90 years celebrations of Australian Grand Prix victories 1929, 1930 and 1931).
100 Years 1919 Alvis, Armstrong Siddeley, Bentley, Citroen, Essex, Salmson
90 Years 1929 Borgward, M Type MG
80 Years 1939 Alta, Ford Anglia
60 Years 1959 Austin Healey 3000, Datsun Sports, Jaguar Mk 2, Mercedes Benz Fintails, Mini, Triumph Herald
Opening of the Hume Weir and Barjarg circuits
Special Features
Shannon’s Classic Car Park featuring car and bike clubs plus special interest vehicles
South Aussie Crew’s Aussie Specials
Postie Bike and Vintage Scooter displays
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 at sites around the track featuring 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.