2012 AGP Exhibition

Hilton Melbourne South Wharf

Launch evening party - 5 March

Hilton Melbourne South Wharf invited members of the historic racing community, car club representatives & supporters of this exhibition to join them for a launch evening on Monday 5 March.

Historic Racing Australia supported this evening by arranging for Spencer Martin to officially open the exhibition.

Bill Hemming (Elfin Heritage Centre) supported the function by loaning his Elfin 400 for display. This car having being driven by Spencer in 1967 to multiple lap records at circuits such as Hume Weir & Calder Park. Spencer was delighted to be re-united with the car, and settled into the driver's seat well! (he is pictured here with Bill Hemming).

Brett Ramsey and his crew from Channel 31's In Pit Lane show accepted HRA's invitation to conduct the interview. The interview will be available through their site shortly for download - www.inpitlane.com

Below: The display of vehicles spread outside for the evening with the appearance of an ex. Spencer Martin Hlden Monaro GTS (not shown), and the pre-war MG VA, and in the foreground, the boat-tailed Minerva.


Below: HRA founder, Charles Rogers at the lectern, officially announcing the unveiling of the Poster Art for the RACV 80 Years' Great Ocean Road Celebration Tour. The art work was unveiled by artist, Mike Harbar (third from left)& Vice-President of the Vintage Sports Car Club of Victoria, David Smallacombe (second from left).




Updated: 8 March, 2012


© Charles Rogers 2006-09