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Historic Winton – Cancelled
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020$25
Historic Winton Cancelled for 2020
A message from Event Secretary, Peta Lee and Austin 7 Club President, Len Kerwood
Australia’s longest-running and dearly loved historic motorsport event, Historic Winton has been cancelled for 2020.
“It is with heartfelt disappointment that the Austin 7 Club and it’s Historic Winton Subcommittee must cancel Historic Winton for 2020 due to COVID-19 Coronavirus control,” organiser, Len Kerwood, President of the Austin 7 Club said.
“The Austin 7 Club is taking this action, as all other major event organisers are doing, since we wish to do our bit the health and wellbeing of all of our stakeholders.”
COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation and our governments are cancelling major events into the foreseeable future with further measures possibly afoot.
“Already the preparations for Historic Winton have become difficult in some quarters,” Len said.
“This means that the 44th Historic Winton will now be held next year on 28th to 30th May, 2021 instead.
“Importantly, we thank the HMRAV, competitors, clubs, spectators, partners and sponsors, volunteers, Benalla Rural City Council, Winton Motor Raceway and all of our stakeholders for this usual extraordinary support to date.”
Here are some important actions for stakeholders to know:
- Clubs – that were committed to celebrating anniversaries with displays will be invited to exhibit in 2021.
- Tickets – all who have purchased tickets for Historic Winton and camping online will receive a full refund including booking fees.
- Drivers – will be refunded their fees. Where necessary, Event Secretary Peta Lee will be in touch to organise this over the next week or so.
- The Benalla Historic Vehicle Tour (29th May) – This event is also cancelled.