ISLAND MAGIC SILVER 2017 - November 25 & 26 November
SALOON CAR NATIONALS
Island Magic 2017 at the end of the month marks 27 years of Magic for the iconic race meeting with the Saloon Car Nationals 2017 being the featured event with 100 less cars than 2016 Improved Production Cars, but never the less a classy field of 30 of our best Holden and Falcon 6 Cylinders cars fair welling local production of both.
We also have the now traditional 13th running of CUE / INDUSTRIE Victorian Tourist Trophy 1 Hour Endurance Race with 33 Exotic Sports cars, including 20 Porsches, 5 Audis, 3 Aston Martins, 2 Lamborghinis and various, Lotus, Ginetta etc.
The 50K Plate for Sports Sedans backed by Ramada Resort Phillip Island, for the 11th consecutive year, brings 30 of these boisterous sedans to the circuit to play.
Ramada Resort also provides entertainment for race fans with Document Check in the resort Cafe on Friday night from 5.30pm onwards where the public can mix with the drivers, teams and officials. The iconic 50K Plate again concludes the Victorian Sports Sedan Championship for 2017 with the added bonus of some traditional Trans-Am style, Mustangs, Firebirds and Camaros travelling from Queensland.
The Phillip Island Formula Ford Trophy this year features a strong contingent of interstate cars joining multiple Victorian Champion Brendan Jones in his Formula Ford 1600 and newcomer’s stepping up from Formula Vee including Blaine Grills, 2016 Formula Vee Champion James Dean.
30 Formula Vees from Australia wide return after their great fields commencing with 2014 Nationals, followed by good entries in 2015 and 2016. Victoria heads the list with 16, WA a fantastic 8 and NSW, SA and Tassie 6 combined.
Historic Touring Cars enter a new era with Hornet Press sponsorship ceasing with sale of the business but a new chapter commencing with Phillip Islands Magic Manor at Amaz’ N Things taking over as new sponsor to the 27 of these nostalgic touring cars which includes a full field of Mustangs, Camaros, Torana XU1s, Mini Coopers, Cortinas, and Valiant Chargers.
Improved Production fans will be well catered for with the 26 cars returning after their massive 2016 Nationals showing.
Don’t miss out as Island Magic is a great way for both competitors and spectators to finish up a year’s racing at Australia’s most picturesque and challenging race circuit.
PIARC President Geoff Bull emphasized the clubs commitment to affordable family motorsport events with no change to admission to great motorsport and heritage at a budget friendly $30.00 for a weekend pass and all accompanied kids under 16 are admitted free. Free parking & trackside viewing from your own car being a feature.
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