Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Classes Galore in Historic Motoring Weekend at Morgan Park

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Classes Galore in Historic Motoring Weekend at Morgan Park

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MOTORSPORT: More than 200 competitors will line up at Morgan Park to compete in the 26 different races at the Autumn Historic Warwick Motor Racing at Morgan Park this weekend.

The Touring Car Triple Treat plus the spectacular historic racing and sports cars of all types and styles from 1938 to 1992.

Racers from around Australia will gather at Morgan Park for the two events, which features 26 races, eight regularity trials.

The Bathurst Legends are back for the Queensland round of their national championship, with the original Bathurst cars of Group C (1973-84) and International Group A (1985-92) on track after big weekends at Australian Grand Prix and Easter Bathurst so the drivers have their cars tuned and their driving eyes on for a competitive weekend.

You'll see Bob Holden (1966 Bathurst winner in a Mini Cooper S) racing again in his 1988 Bathurst Corolla against two more of his former mounts, the giant killing Ford Escorts.

This group also includes the Holden and Ford battle with Commodores, Falcons and Sierras, plus Mazda RX7, Supra, Starion and Volvo Turbo.

The always popular Group N Historic Touring Cars have a huge 40 car field and promise to turn on some exciting racing, with Toranas and Monaros against Falcons and Mustangs, Escorts and Cortinas against Minis and BMWs, Capris against Mazda Rotary's- there will be something for everyone.

And new for Warwick, the American muscle cars of the sixties and seventies, Australian TransAm, will be here in force with their spectacular tail-sliding cars reminiscent of the Moffat, Jane, Beechey and Geoghegan era. Camaro, Mustang, Firebird, 'Cuda... a spectacle in themselves.

See Ferraris battle with Porsches, Datsun, TVR, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar and a very special Turner in the Historic Sports Car (Group S) races.

Formula Fords, Formula Vees and Formula Juniors are a feature for the open wheel fans with close exciting racing and huge variety of cars. …

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