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Article Date: 3 April 2013

On Sunday 14 April, more than 1,000 vehicles (for judging and display) and up to 9,000 auto enthusiasts are expected to hit Willowbank Raceway for the third Shannons Queensland Autospectacular.

A partnership between the Buick Car Club and Willowbank Raceway, the event continues to grow to the delight of car lovers, with 2013 set to host a wide range of activities for fans of all ages.

On offer will be not only judged and display cars and bikes, a large swap area including free parts pick-up service and timed quarter-mile test and tune drags; but also the Australian Rocker Cover Championship, helicopter joy flights; a car sales corrall, Drift City 1/10 scale drift car display, dyno and audio competitions, a wheel-changing challenge and a historic speed car display. Add to that the Shannons Big Rig and a vibrant drag racing display including on-track demonstration by competitors, and you have a great value family day out.

Gates open to the public at 7.00am, general entry is just $10 with children aged 14 and under gaining free admission. Additional fees may apply for participation in certain parts of the event – please visit http://www.queenslandautospectacular.com.au for full information. Proceeds from the Shannons Queensland Autospectacular benefit AngelFlight, the Ipswich Hospice and the Flinders District Scouts.

Willowbank Raceway Managing Director Steve Bettes said the Shannons Queensland Autospectacular was the perfect place for auto enthusiasts to get their fix.

“The Shannons Queensland Autospectacular is a great event and we are proud to host it here at Willowbank Raceway,” said Bettes.

“Unlike other venues in South East Queensland, our Raceway is able to provide near unlimited space for this great event and its supporters across 15 hectares complete with a free parking area.

“There are tonnes of activities for a great value fun-filled family day, with tickets for spectators just $10 for adults with children 14 and under enjoying free entry.

“The list of things to see and do is exhaustive, so I am sure we will see plenty of families and car enthusiasts rushing around to take it all in on the 14th of April.”

The gates for the Shannons Queensland Auto Spectacular will open to the public at 7.00am. For more information and full schedules, including how to participate in the event including in displays, competitions, car corrall and so on, please visit www.willowbankraceway.com.au or http://www.queenslandautospectacular.com.au

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