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052 Historic Winton 25 to 27 May 2012

Submitted by John_Cook on Thu, 16/02/2012 - 6:27pm


Ulysses Club : Melbourne

Here's an outline of what's happening at our next Historic Winton, which may be of interest to your members

with kindest regards Jo Pocklington - publicity Historic Winton - ph 03 55939277


Fri 25, Sat 26 & Sun 27 May 2012

36th Historic Winton, Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla, Vic, Australia

Conducted by the Austin 7 Club with assistance from the

Historic Motorcycle Racing Association Vic.


Friday 25 May 2012

As part of 2012 Historic Winton weekend activities, invitations are extended to join in the

Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour assembling 9am on Friday 25 May at the Benalla

Art Gallery. Red plate vehicles welcome. The tour concludes with a 'Shine & Show' display outside

the Benalla Civic Centre from 3-5pm. Further information, please phone David Lidgerwood on

03 5764 4291 or email Proudly supported by the RACV,

Benalla Rural City Council and The Austin 7 Club, organisers of Historic Winton.

Historic Winton, Australia’s largest and most popular all-historic motor race meeting, presents a weekend of non-stop racing featuring over 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s.

Celebrations in 2012 include plenty of birthdays:

·110 years of Cadillac.

  • 90 years of Austin Seven, Lancia Lambda, Austin 12/4.
  • 85 years of A Model Ford.
  • 80 years of Austin 10 and Hillman Minx.
  • 75 years of Volvo, Cadillac LaSalle.
  • 60 years for the Austin Healey 100, Renault 8, Austin Champ.
  • 50 years of Ford Cortina, AC Cobra, Austin Freeway, Triumph Spitfire, Morris 1100, Lotus Elan, MGB, Chrysler Valiant.


Historic Winton highlights are:

  • The ever-expanding Shannons Classic Car Park featuring car and bike club displays, including Pre-War sporting Rileys.
  • Spectator access to the Competition Paddock where all the fabulous old racing machines are on open display.
  • If you have a classic or special-interest car or bike, you’re welcome to join the spectator car park display on the Saturday or Sunday.


Raceway entry fees: Sat $20, Sun $30, competition paddock $5, children 14 and under n/c.

Public enquiries: Noel Wilcox ph 03 5428 2689 email

Sunday 27 May 2012

Invitations are extended to join in a special display on Sunday 27th May incorporating:

  • Historic Commercial and Military Vehicles- the older the better - free entry for commercial or military vehicles 50 years and older.
  • U Bute Aussie Utegathering for pre-1975 vehicles - with a giveaway pack for the first 200 utility entrants, and great trophies awarded to Aussie Utes of special interest.



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