Street party for 2009 Classic Adelaide
- 29th July 2009, 9:25am
Ferraris, Porsches, Jaguars and many other exotic models in an expected field of around 200 entries will line up along The Parade in inner-suburban Norwood on Saturday night 21 November.
Their appearance at the Norwood Street Party will be in addition to the traditional Friday night Gouger Street Party in Adelaideâ€™s restaurant precinct and is expected to attract a similar-size crowd of around 30,000.
The 13th annual Classic Adelaide be will be run on 18-22 November, featuring competitive and non-competitive classes for historic, classic and sports cars of all ages. Entries for Australian competitors close on 30 October.
The Norwood Street Party will enhance Classic Adelaideâ€™s mix of daytime motorsport and nighttime social events, which makes it popular with entrants from overseas and around Australia.
â€œWeâ€™re delighted to have been invited by the City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters Council to bring our beautiful cars to the Norwood Street Party. Iâ€™m sure the public will enjoy another opportunity to see them up-close and I know our entrants will love putting them on display,â€ event Chairman David Edwards said.
â€œWith our competitorsâ€™ welcome party, many private events, Gouger Street, Norwood and the awards dinner, there is now something for rally visitors to enjoy every night in Adelaide
â€œOur four daily loop courses into different parts of the Adelaide region not only provide a driving challenge along magnificent, scenic closed roads, but also return to our Hilton Adelaide hotel headquarters in plenty of time prepare for the nightâ€™s festivities.
â€œItâ€™s a wonderful experience for driving enthusiasts of all abilities and cars of all types. Classic Adelaideâ€™s combination of sporting and social events makes it world-renowned.â€
Norwood Mayor Councillor Robert Bria said Classic Adelaide would add a spectacular attraction to the street party.
â€œThe Norwood Street Party and Classic Adelaide will be a great combination for the public. The open-air atmosphere of dining, wining and admiring some magnificent cars promises a great evening for thousands of Adelaidians,â€ Cr Bria said.
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