Ge­or­ge Old Car Show to fo­cus on ra­re cars

George Herald - Auto Dealer - - News - TISHA S­TEYN

The launch for the 23rd Ge­or­ge Old Car Show took pla­ce on F­ri­day 2 No­vem­ber. The show is dri­ven by Oak­hurst In­su­ran­ce Com­pa­ny and will ta­ke pla­ce on 9 and 10 Fe­bru­a­ry 2019. The Ge­or­ge Mu­ni­ci­pa­li­ty al­so con­fir­med its con­ti­nu­ed sup­port.

“Ge­or­ge ma­yor Mel­vin Naik be­lie­ves the show is ma­king a ma­jor con­tri­bu­ti­on to the ci­ty of Ge­or­ge and the­re­fo­re pled­ged a much lar­ger do­na­ti­on,” said Ja­pie Bey­ers, the me­dia spo­kes­man for the Sout­hern Ca­pe Old Car Club com­mit­tee that or­ga­ni­ses the show.

EXCEPTIONAL CARS

The fo­cus in the main a­re­na will be on ra­re and exo­tic cars, such as dr Wal­do S­cri­ban­te’s 1971 Porsche 914, of which on­ly se­ven we­re ma­nu­fac­tu­red.

“We want to fo­cus on ra­re col­lec­tors’ i­tems which are not re­a­di­ly a­vai­la­ble to e­ver­y­bo­dy. We be­lie­ve that the­se cars will lend spe­ci­al sta­tus to the show.”

The show will be the last to ta­ke pla­ce at PW Bo­tha Col­le­ge in York S­treet.

VE­TE­RAN TOUR

The Ve­te­ran Tour will ta­ke pla­ce on the eve of the show on 8 Fe­bru­a­ry. “The Ve­te­ran Tour, sup­por­ted by Ai­ro­clas­si­cs, will de­part from Klaar­stroom on F­ri­day mor­ning,” said tour or­ga­ni­ser P­hi­lip Kuschke. “We ex­pect so­me 20 cars to ta­ke pla­ce. Two or three of the­se will be sin­gle cy­lin­der cars ma­nu­fac­tu­red be­fo­re 1905 and will fit in ni­ce­ly with the fo­cus on ra­re and ex­clu­si­ve cars.”

RE­GIS­TRA­TI­ON

On­ly vehi­cles ma­nu­fac­tu­red be­fo­re 1975 which ha­ve been re­gis­te­red in ad­van­ce, may be exhi­bi­ted at the show. Re­gis­tra­ti­on has o­pe­ned and can be do­ne on the web­si­te, www.scocc.co.za, or con­tact Klaus Oel­l­rich on 076 764 0897 for mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on.

Stal­l­hol­ders may do­wn­lo­ad an ap­pli­ca­ti­on form from the web­si­te or con­tact Mi­ke van der S­teen on 083 280 3653.

The start of the 2018 car show.

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