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 of Morgan Three-Wheeler; Bugatti (with 90 years celebrations of Australian Grand Prix victories 1929, 1930 and 1931).
100 Years of Alvis, Armstrong Siddeley, Bentley, Citroen, Essex, Salmson
90 Years of Borgward, M Type MG
80 Years of Alta, Ford Anglia, Peterbilt Trucks
70 Years of Austin 7 Club Inc, Rover P4
60 Years of Austin 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.
• 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
• Racing Motor Mower Display
• 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 Australian 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.
eCommunity Press has six double passes to give away.
If you would like to be in the running to see the 43rd Historic Winton for free, send your name and address to:
PO Box 22R