Recreation Events: Winton Motor RacewayThe first full championship meeting at Winton was held on 9 December, 1962: the Victorian Formula Junior Championship,
In 1978 The Benalla Auto Club hosted the Rose City 10,000 which saw Formula One World Champion, the late James Hunt, race at Winton in a Formula 5000. Hunt’s travelling expenses to the event were paid by the BAC, and he claimed a dominant victory.
Winton Motor Raceway also hosted the first race meetings of legend drivers such as Peter Brock, Alan Jones and Allan Moffat.
In 1985 Winton hosted its first ever round of the Group A Shell Australian Touring Car Championship, which was also the first Touring Car round to be televised by the Seven Network.
Benalla Auto Club’s round of the Shell Australian Touring Car Championship Series was a very popular one on the motorsport calendar. Each year the race drew record crowds to the north east of Victoria.
Contact DetailsMr Chris Lewis-Williams
Ph: 03 5766 4235
Site AddressHead Office
41 Fox Street
Winton, Victoria 3673
Operating Days & TimesContact Info
Phone: (03) 5760 7100
FeesBenefits of Membership
Members of the Benalla Auto Club receive many benefits which are valuable for competitors, spectators and officials.
BAC member benefits include:
Free admission to all Winton Raceway/Wakefield Park-promoted events at both circuits, including the V8 Supercars.
10% discount for competitors entering any Winton Raceway/Wakefield Park promoted race meeting (excluding Winton Sprints).
10% discount for drivers entering Test and Tune days at Winton or Wakefield Park, and Speed off the Streets days at Wakefield Park.
Access to exclusive “members only” days.
Discounts to other club events where specified, including social events.
Voting rights at all Benalla Auto Club general meetings.
Weekly email newsletter and bi-monthly Pitstop Magazine.
Wheelchair Access ProvidedYes
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