VIC: PHILLIP ISLAND CLASSIC FESTIVAL OF MOTORSPORT – Sat 10 and Sun 11 March 2018
March 10 - March 11
PHILLIP ISLAND GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT
The Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motorsport is the largest historic meet in the Southern hemisphere, attracting some of the most awe-inspiring cars from around the world.
2018 will be a momentous year to Celebrate 50 years of Formula 5000 racing with 5 racing legends in attendance.
Alfredo (Alfie) Constanzo retired Italian born Australian racing driver who competed in four Australian Grand Prix and won four Australian Drivers’ Championships, equalling the record set by Bib Stillwell.
Kevin Bartlett – often known as ‘KB’ is a former Australian open wheel and touring racing driver who won the Australian Drivers’ Championship in 1968 and in 1969, as well as the Bathurst 1000 in 1974.
Alan Hamilton – Twice Australian Sports Car Drivers’ Champion, Porsche Importer and Team Owner and four times winner of the Gold Star Championship with Alfie Constanzo.
Tasmanian, John McCormack became one of the leading Formula 5000 racers in the 1970’s winning the Australian Drivers’ Championship three times. John won the New Zealand Grand Prix in 1973/74
Ken Smith MBE from New Zealand won the New Zealand Grand Prix in 1976, 1990 and in 2004 and raced Formula Ford, Formula 5000, Formula Pacific, Formula Mondial and Toyota Racing Series. Ken has competed over 59 consecutive seasons on the motor racing circuit. He has won the Gold Star Drivers Award five times, Formula 5000 Revival three times, the Penang Grand Prix three times, the Selanger twice and the Malaysian Grand Prix once.