Bahamas Speed Week
BAHAMAS SPEED WEEK REVIVAL 30 Nov - 4 Dec 2011
The original Nassau Speed Weeks took place from 1954 to 1966 andfeatured many of the great racing drivers of the period. Following a gruellingrace season they took the opportunity to combine racing and relaxation inthe sun.
Iconic race cars such as the Ferrari GTO, Maserati Birdcage, ChevroletGrand Sport, Chaparral, AC Cobra and Ford GT40 were driven by starsincluding Roger Penske, Dan Gurney, Bruce McLaren, Mario Andretti, PedroRodriguez, Mark Donohue, Phil Hill, A. J. Foyt and Stirling Moss.The First Speed Week Revival will cover five days and include a RevivalIsland Tour, Street Course Demonstration, Drag Racing, Concoursd’Elegance, Road Show, Fashion Show and Charity Ball.
The Bahamas Speed Week Revival will take place on it’s traditional datefrom 30th November to 4th December 2011. The intention is to invite fiftyRace Cars of the type which graced the original events supported by aCavalcade of Ferraris, old and new, to create a magnificent spectacle asthey visit the Island’s beauty spots including a tour of New Providence anda drive on the most beautiful roads all of which border the sea !
Invitations will be extended to original drivers and car owners as well aslatter day celebrity residents of Nassau to join the event and in particularattend the Gala Dinner with it’s Auction of Promises for Bahamian Charities.Finally a cavalcade of all the cars on a street course specially devised forthe Revival through downtown Nassau, around one of the islands newMarina complexes followed by a Time Trial on a street circuit between WestBay Street and Arawak Cay on Nassau Harbour Front.
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