Muscle cars to cross four states in 2017
Publish Date: 9/2/2017
Preparations for the sixth annual Aussie Muscle Car Run are underway with plans to travel through four states in the seven day adventure.
Departing from Eastern Creek in Sydney, the AMCR teams will
spend seven days travelling 1910 kilometres across NSW, into the ACT, over to Victoria
and then on to Adelaide, taking in scenery and special experiences along the
Simon Matthias, Leukaemia Foundation General Manager SA/NT said this year’s event would provide registrants with a great mix of muscle car cruising, history, and motorsport.
The event involves teams of two in cars from the golden era of Bathurst – between 1963 and 1977 on a leisure car cruise through some of the country’s most iconic scenery.
Each year the run includes key stops and fun filled motorsport events at some of Australia’s best known race ways. Last year the event visited Phillip Island and teams have also hit the Bathurst track in previous years.
“We are really looking forward to the run again in 2017 - there’s something for everyone in this year’s event. The Aussie Muscle Car Run has become a popular key campaign on the Foundation’s fundraising calendar and has now raised $2 million,” he said.
“The people who take part are some of the greatest groups of people you’ll ever meet, all with a shared passion for these hot cars and for raising money for a great cause.”
The official route and itinerary is still being finalised but below is the proposed itinerary for 2017:
Day 1: Sunday 29 October
Eastern Creek to Canberra - 2017 Aussie Muscle Car Masters @ Sydney Motorsport Park
Day 2: Monday 30 October
Canberra - Tour of Australian War Memorial
Day 3: Tuesday 31 October
Canberra to Benalla - Snowy Mountains Cruise
Day 4: Wednesday 1 November
Benalla - Winton Motor Raceway
Day 5: Thursday 2 November
Benalla to Geelong - Ford Proving Ground
Day 6: Friday 3 November
Geelong to Mount Gambier
Day 7: Saturday 4 November
Mount Gambier to Adelaide - Presentation Dinner
Registrations will open on February 28 and we encourage you to join the Aussie Muscle Car Run for a memorable adventure with likeminded people who are passionate about raising money to support rural families in need.
Go to www.aussiemusclecarrun.com for more information.