Motorsport greats Colin Bond, John Harvey, Jim Richards and Peter Janson, will be reliving memories of their racing days and paying tribute to Holden at the 2017 Motorclassica in Melbourne.
Held only days out from when Holden wraps up local manufacturing on October 20, the racing legends will appear on stage to be interviewed. They’ll be be joined by Alan Moffat, who’s known for his early racing days with Ford, then at Holden later in his career.
“To give life to the Holden story and context around what it meant to represent the brand on the track and to the public, who better than the heroes that raced them,” Motorclassica Event Director Paul Mathers said.
“Our guests have a myriad of memories and some stories that can only be told now, with the benefit of time and distance, that I am sure will make these sessions one of the absolute highlights of this year’s Motorclassica and a fitting tribute to Holden,” he said.
Supporting the drivers will be a display of important and iconic Holden models from the past to the present, along with some impressive concept cars. It will include the very first Holden prototype, a 1948 FX 48/215, making the trip from its home at the National Museum of Australia, and for the first time, a line-up of Commodores spanning five generations.
Part of Motorclassica is the annual Australian International Concours d’Elegance, featuring 150 vehicles inside the stunning Royal Exhibition Building. A further 200 cars will be displayed outside for the Club Sandwich, and on the final day, more than 30 cars and motorcycles will go under the hammer at the Motorclassica auction.
Tickets are on sale now for the 13-15th October event.
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