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2012 Historic Leyburn Sprints Report.

Leyburn Sprints 18th & 19th August 2012.

The 17th annual Sprints, commemorating the 1949 Australian Grand Prix, a field of 199 drivers, a diverse line-up of classic, historic and performance cars ranging in vintage from 1926 to 2012. Also running at the same time was the Shannon’s Show ‘n’ Shine with almost 100 entries and perfect weather combined to attract a potentially record crowd.

The Leyburn Sprints is one of the longest continuously-running historic motorsport events in the country and again it was very well supported this year by spectators, competitors and sponsors. “Although we haven’t completed a final count, the two-day attendance is likely to be more than 10,000 and we all feel this was probably the best crowd we’ve ever had,” Sprints organising committee President Ann Collins said. (more…)

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