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Vehicles from the National Museum of Australia

  • 17 Aug 2019
  • 10:00 - 15:00
  • Wakefield Park Raceway, NSW

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Updated 15 August 2019

If your interested in a group ride, meet 0900 at the Red Rooster Queanbeyan car park.
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See some of the vehicles from the National Museum of Australia in action at Wakefield Park Raceway, Goulburn.

You need to buy a ticket ($20) online from the NMA here https://www.nma.gov.au/whats-on/chequered-past or at the gate.

It’s also your chance to get up close to rarely displayed iconic vehicles, including:

  • Brabham BT23A-1 Repco V8, 1967, built and raced by Formula One legend, Jack Brabham
  • The Sundowner Bean 14hp car, 1925, driven by Francis Birtles on his record-breaking journey from London to Melbourne in 1927
  • Model-T Ford truck, 1924–26, used to promote Aeroplane Jelly from 1978 to 1988
  • Australian Six, 1918, prototype demonstrator model designed by American Louis Chevrolet and Australian entrepreneur Frederick Gordon
  • 5CV ‘Type C’ torpedo Citroen, 1923, the first car driven around Australia by Nevill Westwood
  • The ‘Canberra’ car, Crossley Landaulette, 1926, a rare coach-built vehicle imported to Australia that was used by the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) during their 1927 royal tour
  • Model 48/215 Holden FX sedan, 1949, delivered on the eve of 24 February 1949, the day before these Holdens were released for sale to the general public
  • Wolseley 1500 saloon, 1959, driven and meticulously looked after by one owner for over 50 years
  • Bentley ‘S’ Series 3, 1964, one of four luxurious Bentleys purchased by the Australian government in 1964 for ceremonial and VIP use. The Bentley was assigned to Sir Robert Menzies on his retirement in 1966, until his death in 1978.
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