The 41st Winton Historic is upon us… And it looks awesome!

By: James Robinson, Unique Cars magazine

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The 41st Winton Historic The 41st Winton Historic

If you’re a petrol head then this event is an absolute must

Historic Winton will celebrate its 41st birthday this year and it’s going to be a quite the shindig thanks to a plethora of excellent vintage race cars and bikes.

The event, which is being presented by the Austin 7 Club and the Historic Motorcycle Racing Association of Victoria, will have an eclectic mix of cars and bikes from the early 20s all the way up to the 80s.

In addition, this year Historic Winton will play host to the birthday celebrations of a number of manufacturers, models and notorieties of the automotive world. There’s something for everyone – check out this selection:

  • 90 years of Volvo, the Ford Model A, Austin 16 and Austin Swallow
  • 80 years of the Lancia Aprilia, Vauxhall 10– 4, Austin 18 and Rob Roy Hill Climb
  • 70 years if the Ford Pilot, Austin Princess, Austin Sheerline, Peugeot 203, Standard Vanguard, Austin A40, Jowett Javelin and Lambretta.
  • 60 years of the Jaguar XK150, Fiat 500 Nuova, Lotus Elite, Lotus Seven, Nissan Skyline, Wolseley 1500, Toyota Corona, Vauxhall Victor and the Wahgunyah Speedway
  • 50 years of the Aston Martin DBS, Chrysler VE Valiant, Fiat 125, Ford Falcon GT, Holden Torana and Simca 1100

The event will also have a number of excellent displays including the Shannons Classic Car Park, Heritage Display and Competition Paddock.

Winton Historic will take place on the weekend of May 27-28 and anyone wanting more info can check out the website.  


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