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Speedweek for Motormarques

The Geelong Speed Trials for 2016 were held on Richie Boulevard, bordering Corio Bay, Where the event has been held for 50 years from 1956 until 2016.

Each year the event has attracted a collection of rare and historic competition vehicles to race against the clock over the quarter mile sprint.

It has always included an impressive display of unique, rare. and sometimes priceless automobiles and motor cycles from all aspects and all eras of motor sport.

Geelong's Speedweek trials was one of the rare occasions in Australia where you could see such an array of awe inspiring vehicles in action, hear and smell their engines at full chat while experiencing the time-honoured but carnival atmosphere of classic sprinting.

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Friday, 16 February 2007 15:24

Macedon Ranges Grand Tour 2007

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The Macedon Ranges Grand Tour has been run on the second Saturday in February for the last four years. It attracts some of the most elegant classic cars in Victoria.Participating vehicles start the Tour in the charming old town of Gisborne, an hour or so north of the Melbourne GPO.The starter flags the 120 or so cars off at 9.00 am. Their route takes them through old goldmining ditricts to their destination at Mount Macedon.