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WILLOWBANK HEATS UP FOR 20TH JAMBOREE

Article Date: 17 August 2010

Willowbank Raceway will host the 20th annual running of the world’s largest Sport Compact Drag Racing event – the Jamboree - this weekend, Saturday and Sunday August 21 and 22.

Over two big days, a high-octane weekend of Sport Compact Drag Racing is planned, including a Show N Shine, Club Displays, Babes on Stage, Dance Shows, Car Audio Sound Off and Displays, Trader Displays and of course plenty of drag racing.

Two teams all the way from Puerto Rico as well as one from New Zealand will join local drag racers, in a coup for the event as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Sport Compact Group and Jamboree Managing Director Ray Box said the Jamboree was set to have something for everyone with an action-packed schedule from start to finish.

“We are so excited at Sport Compact Group to be heading into our 20th consecutive running of the Jamboree event,” said Box.

“Each year this event just gets bigger and better and we now have to cap entries so we can accommodate everyone over the weekend.

“Our visiting international teams represent the absolute best cars and teams in the world today and will be here to test the metal of the best Australian Cars, with over 200 of them arriving from every State and Territory.

“The Jamboree is the epicenter of Custom Car Culture in Australia, the ‘must attend’ event each year for Australia’s wildest and most expensive rides.

“With more than 120 Custom Cars set to feature across the weekend, including Queen Street’s 24 karat Gold Plated BMW M3 which is worth a cool million bucks, there won’t be a dull moment.

“Our Bikini Competitions are infamous and attract thousands of fans each year, there’s also a Babe Competition, Motorcycle Stunt Riders in a specially built Arena, Audio Sound-Offs, Trade Displays, a Technology Centre, Hydraulic Race Simulators and so much more.

“An of course there will be plenty of racing from 10 categories including 999 Automotive Street Compact, Torque Calibration Solutions All Motor, Gas Motorsport Street 289, Haltech Modified Compact, Soniq Extreme, PPG Modified 10.5, Turbosmart Pro Compact, McKern and Associates Pro Turbo, Players Racing Sports Bike and Rapid Magazine Outlaw Sport Bike”

Saturday will see qualifying from 9.30am to 7.30pm, before racing takes place on Sunday from 10.30am to 5.00pm. Please see below for a full event schedule. Tickets start from just $30 with children 13 and under free.

20TH ANNUAL JAMBOREE EVENT INFORMATION:

Dates:
August 21 and 22, 2010

Schedule:

Saturday – August 21
- 7.00am – 2.00pm – Drag Racing Registration
- 7.00am – 9.30am – Show N Shine Registration
- 8.30am – Spectator Gates Open
- 8.30am – 12noon – Babe Comp Registration
- 9.30am – 7.30pm – Drag Racing Qualifying
- 10.00am – 3.00pm – Show N Shine
- 11.00am – Main Stage – Dance Action
- 11.15am – Babe Comp Round 1
- 2.00pm – Main Stage – Dance Action
- 2.15pm – Babe Comp Final
- 3.00pm – Show N Shine Presentation
- 7.30pm – End of Qualifying

Sunday – August 22
- 7.00am – Competitor Gates Open
- 8.30am – Spectator Gates Open
- 8.30am – 12noon – Bikini Comp Registration
- 9.30am – 3.00pm – Club Display Show N Shine
- 10.30am – 5.00pm – Drag Racing – Eliminations
- 11.00am – Main Stage – Dance Action
- 11.15am – Bikini Comp Round 1
- 1.30pm – Main Stage – Dance Action
- 1.45pm – Bikini comp Final
- 4.30pm – Drag Racing – Finals
- 5.30pm – Drag Racing Presentation

Ticketing:
- NOTE: Full Time Student ID will be required at gate to use a student ticket.
- NOTE: Two Day Admission Tickets are NOT available for on-day purchase. They can only be purchased online prior to August 13th.
- One Day Adult General Admission $35
- One Day Student General Admission $30
- Children 13 and under free.

 

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