Preview: Perth International Historic Challenge

The WA Sporting Car Club on 9th – 11th November 2012 will hold the inaugural Perth International Historic Challenge at Barbagallo Raceway to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 Australian International Grand Prix.

The WASCC prides itself on its rich history of motor racing in WA and that its the oldest motor sports promoter in Australia which has been promoting events since 1927.

The 1962 Australian International Grand Prix was held at the Caversham circuit,an old Air Force and military base on the 18th November 1962 and was won by Bruce Mclaren in a Cooper Climax.

The Managment Committee of the WASCC have invited Jan Mclaren to Perth and she will be attending as the events Patron.Jan will be bringing the original trophy presented to Bruce in 1962 with her.WAcaversham

Racing categories for the 3 days of competition includes Historic Touring Cars,Tasman Racing Cars,Formula Junior with invited Formula 3 and Vees.There will also be a regularity Trial Event.

A multi million dollar upgrade of Barbagallo Raceway was completed earlier this year and the new facilities will allow the WASCC to house many competitors in the new infield garages and pit area with precedence going to the overseas and interstate competitors.

For further information and entry forms please contact the WASCC office via email or via phone +61 89 306 8022

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