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Historic Winton - Part 2

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Historic cars are in the right location at Winton
27 & 28 May 2017

Winton is a small country town about about 250 km north of Melbourne.

We get there on Route 31 - the highway between Melbourne and Sydney. It's best to leave about 8 o'clock, bcause the traffic will be heavy - going out past the Melbourne International Airport, transport warehouses, industrial estates, factories and whole new suburbs.

And after about 2 hours (driving at no more than 110 km/h) the motorist arrives at the foothills of the Blue Mountain Range that separates Victoria from New South Wales and the Winton Turnoff is near.

Key to images

Left to right

Row 1.
1. Car 80 Dodge Special - Andrew Box
2. Car 28 1937 Hudson Terraplane - Special Bruce Wells
3. Car 99 Richard O'Keefe - Photon Lotus4.
4. Car 58 Shane Bowden - 1958 Prad Special
and 18 Graeme Louk -Cooper MG.

Row 2.
1. Car 82 David Hardman - 1959 Stanguellini
2. Car 44 Hugh Gartley - 1973 Cheetah Mk 4
3. Car 80 Colin Sullivan - 1969 Elfin Streamliner
4. Car 18 Graeme Louk - 19459 Cooper MG

Row 3.
1. Car 43 Robert Pinkerton - Peugeot Bellchamp Spl
2. Car 30 Charlie Mitchell - TS Special
3. * Amilcar (blue)
4. 71(?)  Rob Harcourt - 1928 Lancia Meadows Special.
Bill Hunter

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