44th Historic Winton - A Big Success for Historic Motorsport Enthusiasts

23/5/21

Historic Winton, Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla, Victoria Australia

Presented by the Austin 7 Club Inc in association with the HMRAV

44th Historic Winton Car of the Meet: 1927 Alvis 12/50The 44th Historic Winton was annual motorsport heaven for historic race competitors and spectators over the sunny weekend at Winton Motor Raceway on 22nd and 23rd May 2021.

More than 200 car and 100 motorcycle competitors had the time of their lives racing at the event, after last year’s cancellation due to COVID 19 lockdown.

Spectators social distanced comfortably about the short track in the fresh country air and sunshine.

Two of the awards from the meet were:

 Car of the Meet (overall best presented car) was won by Andrew Green for his 1927 Alvis 12/50. This car participated in the Regularity contest where drivers nominate the time the race will take.  The driver closest to their nominated time wins. 

The Firth Motors Family Trophy goes a family that has made a significant contribution to Historic Winton and motorsport in general.  The 2021 award went to the Davison Family who’s three generations have raced at Historic Winton across its 45 years and have a 70 year family history in motorsport.

ClaireGrieg DavisonFamily Organiser and President of the Austin 7 Club, Len Kerwood said that he was delighted that the event went to plan despite organising it in 10 weeks instead of 10 months.

“Competitors were thrilled to be back at Historic Winton and the buzz in the atmosphere was fantastic as people we so incredibly glad to be back,” Len said.

“We thank all competitors, more than 200 volunteers, Winton Motor Raceway and the people and businesses of Benalla for making it a truly memorable weekend for all.”

 PHOTO CREDITS: 

1927 Alvis by Colin Rosewarne

Claire Grieg of the Davison Family by Andrew "Daysy" Day


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Winton Motor Raceway, near Benalla, Victoria