Join Us for a Fun Weekend of Historic Racing at the Wakefield Park Spring Festival

The historic sports and racing cars of the HSRCA are set to return to Goulburn this 2nd and 3rd of September, when they head to Wakefield Park for the Spring Festival.

The HSRCA and Wakefield Park will bring Australian motorsport history to life over the weekend-long event, when a storied and exciting field of sports, touring and racing cars from the ‘50s to the ‘90s takes to the countryside circuit.

Competing cars will include everything from classic Australian touring cars and sports cars, to the beautiful rear-engined race cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s, as well as the big-engined cars of that era like the famous Matich SR3 and the Nola Chev, which set a new lap record for its class in April.

Part of an ongoing initiative to make historic motorsport as inclusive and open as possible, the event will see the return of a super sprint category. This category will see more modern cars hit the track, allowing drivers of cars up to the late ‘90s to enter.

In September, a group who meet under the banner of the Rusty Nuts will participate in regularity trials, mostly driving the popular sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s.

2017 Wakefield Park Spring Festival

Kicking off on Saturday morning with qualifying and following on with a day and a half of races, the field will keep Wakefield Park singing all weekend long as drivers enjoy a packed schedule of motorsport. The circuit is one of New South Wales’ best for spectators, featuring an open layout with views around the full circuit and vantage points that get you up close to the action and allow you to see a races unfold.

Historic motorsport is one of the most welcoming forms of motorsport around. The drivers are there to have fun, enjoy good company and friendly competition, and share their passion for historic cars. This creates a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere, made all the better by the song of race engines in the air.

2017 Wakefield Park Spring Festival

Spectator entry includes access to the pits and paddock, so take the time to chat with the drivers, get up close to the cars and learn about the cars and the exploits of drivers. Other entertainment at the track will include a jumping castle and face painting for kids, a car club display and more.

With the Spring Festival, the HSRCA will put on a fun, welcoming and exciting celebration of Australia’s motorsport history. Come along for a few hours and enjoy the people, the cars and the racing.

Head to Wakefield Park from Saturday the 2nd of September to Sunday the 3rd. Spectator tickets will be available at the gate each day. Kids under 16 get in free, adult tickets are $20 for a day or $30 for a weekend pass and concession tickets are $15 or $25 for the weekend.

  • Admission: adults $20, Concession $15, children under 16 free
  • Activities for children, e.g. jumping castles and face painting
  • Cafe on site with real coffee
  • Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 9am to 3pm
  • Watch the racing, inspect the cars, meet the drivers

2017 Wakefield Park Spring Festival

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