Joondalup seeks EOIs to organize Vintage Car Speed ​​Classic

A VINTAGE Car Speed ​​Classic could be seen on a future calendar of events for the town of Joondalup.

The council recently agreed to invite expressions of interest from event management groups to organize an event based on a ‘house tour’ format.

According to one report, this style of racing was established in the 1930s and became popular among regional towns, but now races are only held in Albany and Northam.

Both of these events are organized by the Vintage Sports Car Club of WA with the support of the relevant local government and “many hours of volunteer work”. They also offer community activities and market stalls.

The proposed event follows a request from Mayor Albert Jacob to look into the possibility of staging a major event based on the Joondalup Speed ​​Classic held in 1998.

Joondalup Speed ​​Classic event could be revisited

It was a series of classic car races through the streets of the city centre, which attracted over 4,000 spectators, including car enthusiasts from across Australia.

It was also managed by an external event company with support from the City.

The council’s report said that if the city employed event staff, they would need a group specializing in motor vehicle events, including safety, track layout and sports association accreditations. automobile.

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