The 2024 Heritage Touring Cars calendar will see the Legends of Bathurst compete around the country, heading to Phillip Island, Morgan Park and Sydney Motorsport Park, with two non-championship rounds held at the Sydney Classic and The Bend Classic.

A competitor’s best rounds will count towards the Championship for the Peter Brock trophy. Events will be subject to promoter confirmation.

Round 1VHRR Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motorsport at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island Victoria, March 7 – 10, including the 2024 season launch dinner

Round 2HRCC Autumn Historic Warwick at Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick QLD, April 27 – 28

Round 3 HSRCA Sydney Classic, Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW, June 8 – 9

Round 4 2024 Winton Festival of Speed, Winton Motor Raceway, August 2 – 4

Non-Championship – Invitation only appearance at the 2024 Repco Bathurst 1000 Heritage Revival, Mount Panorama, October 10 – 12

2024 Heritage Touring Car Series

Heritage Touring Cars at 2016 Phillip Island Classic

Image thanks to Brent Murray – At Speed Images 

The Phillip Island Classic, Phillip Island, VIC

The Event

The Phillip Island Classic is the largest historic motorsport event in Australia, and is recognised as one of the best events of its type in the world. With over 500 entries each year, the event showcases an impressive range of vehicles and eras, with the racing being loud, raw and exciting.

The Circuit

The Phillip Island circuit is situated in a spectacular coastal location approximately 130km south of Melbourne.  Made famous in the 1960s as the precursor of the annual Bathurst touring car race, the circuit contains a challenging mix of fast flowing curves, long straights and tight sections over undulating countryside.

Click here to go to the Phillip Island Circuit website.

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Heritage Touring Cars 2019 Calendar

Image: Ian Welsh of Shifting Focus

Historic Warwick, Morgan Park, QLD

Historic Warwick

The Historic Warwick event is hosted by the Historic Racing Car Club of Queensland (HRCC), and provides a great range of historic motor racing categories for fans to enjoy. With local driving events dating back to the 1950s, motorsport has featured for over 60 years at Warwick, so it is a fitting location for a friendly, country style historic racing event.

Morgan Park

Situated just outside the town of Warwick, the Morgan Park circuit is tight and challenging, with a spectacular high speed sweeper at the back of the circuit which demands full attention and commitment to achieve a solid lap time. The left hand turn under the bridge is a great spot for spectators to watch the action, with many touring cars lifting a wheel as they negotiate the fast, blind curve.

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2019 Sydney Master Blast Featuring Muscle Car Masters

Sydney Classic, Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW

The Sydney Classic

The Sydney Classic is hosted by the Historic Sports and Racing Car Association of NSW (HSRCA) and marks the midpoint of their historic motor racing season. It’s the club’s first run on Sydney’s iconic Sydney Motorsport Park (Eastern Creek) circuit each season, and usually attracts a good entry from the full selection of historic motor racing categories, as well as one or two feature categories, such as the Heritage Touring Cars series, MG Racing Australia and historic sports sedans.

Sydney Motorsport Park

Recently upgraded, the Sydney Motorsport Park is a fast and exciting circuit, originally designed for motorbike racing. There are several spots for spectators to enjoy the action, with views from the pit facility roof providing a great vista of the circuit.

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Past Events

The Heritage Touring Cars series competes at many events around Australia with the goal of sharing our passion for the golden age of Australian touring car racing with as many fellow fans as possible. Each year, the calendar changes slightly and we compete somewhere new.

To get an idea for the events and circuits at which we’ve competed in the past, and will likely return to in the future, scroll on!

Baskerville Historics 2018 Scotty B Photography

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Baskerville Historics, Baskerville, Tasmania

The Baskerville Historics

Started by the MG Car Club in 2010, the Baskerville Historics have grown to become Tasmania’s second biggest motorsport event, sitting just behind the Supercars. The Baskerville Historics are run by the Hobart Sporting Car Club and the MG Car Club of Tasmania and offer events for cars and bikes as well as rallycross demonstrations and more.

Baskerville Raceway

Situated in Old Beach, Tasmania, Baskerville Raceway has been operating since 1958. The 2.01 kilometre circuit has hosted the full gamut of Australian motorsport competition, including the Australian Sports Car Championship, Australian Formula 2 Championship, Australian Road Racing Championship, Australian Superbike Championship and more. It’s a fun countryside circuit, and we’re looking forward to letting the Legends of Bathurst loose on Tasmanian tarmac.


Image thanks to Brent Murray – At Speed Images

Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour, Mount Panorama, NSW

The Event

Held over the Easter weekend, the Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour is a celebration of motorsport featuring cars from the classic era to modern machinery. It’s been going from strength to strength each year. And with many of the cars of the Heritage Touring Cars made famous thanks to their deeds on The Mountain, we’re thrilled to be along for the ride and sure to put on a great show.

It’s motorsport on The Mountain! Need we say more?

The Circuit

Located in Bathurst, New South Wales, Mount Panorama is home to some of Australia’s biggest events, such as the Bathurst 1000 and Bathurst 12-Hour. It’s been the setting many of motorsport’s most memorable moments, and the cars of the Heritage Touring Car series played a huge role in its legend.

One of the world’s great race tracks, Mount Panorama’s reputation and role in the history of Australian motorsport speaks for itself. The 6.213 kilometer circuit is set around the mountain, funnily enough, and its 23 corners wind through a 174 metre elevation change. It’s this elevation change, and the classic corners that curve through it, that earn the track its place in the pantheon of great race circuits around the world.

When it’s not being used as a race track it’s a public road, so you can drive it! Just remember to obey the 60 kilometer an hour speed limit, and be safe.

HTC at The Bend Motorsport Park

The Bend Classic, SA

The Bend

Located in the town of Tailem Bend on the Murray River in South Australia, The Bend Motorsport Park is Australia’s newest motorsport facility.

Opened on the 13th of January, 2018, the modern circuit is built to an exceedingly high standards and adheres to FIA Grade 2 specifications. It features the 7.7 kilometre GT Circuit, as well as the shorter 4.9 kilometre International Circuit, 3.4 kilometre West Circuit and 3.9 kilometre East Circuit.

The Shannons Nationals will be the first national motorsport event to compete at The Bend, and we’re looking forward to putting muscle to Australia’s freshest tarmac.


Images thanks to Brett Ensinger

Historic Sandown, Sandown Raceway, VIC

Historic Sandown

Historic Sandown is another great event organised by the Victorian Historic Racing Register (VHRR), held each November at the famous Sandown Raceway, just outside the centre of Melbourne. Being so close to the heart of the city, it is a very accessible event for fans and their families.

Sandown Raceway

Like Lakeside, Sandown is another circuit that featured Heritage Touring Cars in their original period. With the two long straights connected by a series of challenging bends, Sandown is not for the feint hearted, with armco and concrete barriers only inches away from the track. The cars skate and scrabble for grip as they come through the final turns leading onto the main straight, where they truly open up in front of the impressive grandstand, prior to braking hard and late for the sharp left hander that is turn 1.

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Heritage Touring Cars at the 2017 Lakeside Classic

Image: Ian Welsh of Shifting Focus

QRO Lakeside Classic, Lakeside Park, QLD

The Event

The Lakeside Touring Car classic is a mecca for tin top racing fans. The Heritage Touring Cars series’ Group C and Group A classic Australian racing cars are joined by the Queensland Touring Car Championship, Trams Ams, Classic Sports Sedans and Group N Historic Touring Cars to duke it out around the classic Lakeside Park circuit.

The Circuit

Lakeside Park, formerly known as Lakeside International Raceway, is a classic Australian circuit set along the shores of Lake Kurwongbah, 30 kilometers north of Brisbane in Queensland. Since 1966 it’s been hosting Australian touring cars, GT races, the Australian Superbike Championship and much more, and has been the setting for many historic moments in Australian motorsport.

Sydney Classic Speed Festival, Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW

The Event

Sydney Classic Speed Festival will provide a fresh approach to a historic race meeting, featuring new race formats, new categories including alter model cars, a pro-am race featuring current V8 Supercar or other high profile drivers and entertainment including retro and club displays and Sydney’s newest concours event.

All categories will enjoy more than 60 minutes of track time (3 races) plus qualifying and an option of private practice on Friday.

The Circuit

Recently upgraded, the Sydney Motorsport Park is a fast and exciting circuit, originally designed for motorbike racing. There are several spots for spectators to enjoy the action, with views from the pit facility roof providing a great vista of the circuit.

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Muscle Car Masters, Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW

Muscle Car Masters

Muscle Car Masters is the mecca for fans of Australian historic and heritage touring car racing. The on track activity is supported by impressive car club displays, and merchandising areas where fans have the opportunity to come to face with motorsport heroes of the past.

Sydney Motorsport Park

Recently upgraded, the Sydney Motorsport Park is a fast and exciting circuit, originally designed for motorbike racing. There are several spots for spectators to enjoy the action, with views from the pit facility roof providing a great vista of the circuit.

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