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AUTUMN HISTORIC WARWICK race meeting PRESS RELEASE 
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Sir Jack Brabham’s F2 Car to Race at Morgan Park This Weekend! Triple F1 World Champion, (Sir) Jack Brabham, famously won his third title in 1966 becoming the only man to win as Driver and Constructor. Less well known is that Jack also won the Formula Two Championship in the same year, something that would be unheard of in modern racing. This weekend one of the cars used by Jack to win that F2 season will be racing at Warwick, in the annual AUTUMN HISTORIC WARWICK Race Meeting, promoted and organised by the Historic Racing Car Club of Queensland at the wonderful Morgan Park Raceway. Owner/Driver Peter Williams is bringing the fully restored Brabham BT21A up from Melbourne for this event, where he’ll challenge locals, Bill Norman from Crows Nest in his Ralt RT4 and Chris Fry (Toowoomba) in the Cheetah F2, and from Northern NSW Robert Foster and Barry Wise both driving Marchs. They’ll be joined by Dan McCarthy from Brisbane in his Elfin Formula 2, celebrating 60 Years of the Australian Elfin marque. The Sports Car Races will feature (from South Australia) Mark Goldsmith’s Elfin 400 V8 and Tom Tweedie’s legendary Ansett Elfin MS7, winner of the Australian Sports Car Championship in 1975 and miriad races since. On track at the same time but in a separate race will be a big field of Historic Formula Fords, celebrating the major milestone of 50 Years of Formula Ford, for most of those years the world’s premier stepping stone category, and foundation of the careers of almost all the famous drivers from F1, Sports Cars and Australia’s Supercars. One of two Historic Race Meetings held each year at Morgan Park, Autumn Historic Warwick features all Historic Categories including open wheel Racing Cars, Sports Cars, the crowd favourite Historic Touring Cars, and the wild world of Sports Sedans. All competitors will enjoy a Qualifying session and four Races over the weekend, making 44 on track events in a crowded schedule of exciting racing. Feature Races will include the Bill Campbell Memorial Trophy Race for Group Nc Touring Cars, and the capacity field Jack Lacey Trophy for combined Group Nb and Nc fields. These and the other five Historic Touring Car Races will have spectators on their feet with action aplenty. Touring car anniversaries celebrated at this meeting are 55 Years of Mustang and 60 Years of Mini, both represented in good numbers across several classes.   With competition cars from 1948 to 1992, there will be plenty of nostalgia to go with the excitement. Come and relive the golden years of Motor Racing this weekend. Admission $20/day, $30/2 days, Concessions $15/$20, U/15’s free, and FREE PIT ACCESS.
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