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The Longford Revival Festival celebrates an important chapter in Tasmania’s history and a vital part of the history of Longford and its surrounding regions.

It is a celebration of the car races that took place from 1953 to 1968 in the town, but it is most importantly a celebration of the people that made it happen  - their spirit that made Tasmania the focus of our nation, indeed, of many around the world.

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The Revival Festival intends to keep the memories alive - of the cars, the people and the era.

But it is a festival for our times. Memories mixed with the new vitality of Northern Tasmania.  Showcasing fine food and wine, the new industries of the north since the hey-days of Longford in the fifties and sixties.
The Longford Revival Festival promises three fun filled days. Wine from the  Tamar Valley, fine gourmet food, live 60s music, the greatest automotive collection ever put together in this state, and memories from the golden days of one of Tasmania’s oldest, and most famous towns.

It is a chance to see history, to touch history, in a totally modern facility on the great Flying Mile, part of the famous Longford track. One hundred magnificent machines from Australia and overseas, with performances daily.

If you loved the sixties, or want to tell your kids, or their kids, about that magic time, come to the Longford Revival Festival from April 1 to 3.

Dress sixties style to impress and win fabulous prizes as well.

Event Director - Karina Crawford,
ph. 03 6221 8855

Event Manager - Hayley Stanway,
ph. 03 6221 8811

Entry list for the Flying Mile Speed Demonstration Show
Replica 1965 AC Cobra
BMH Comic Book Special
1964 EH Holden
1967 Ford Falcon GT (replica of the car he raced at Longford)
1961 Jaguar
1997 Nissan R33 GTR
1967 XR GT Falcon
Jaguar E Type 3.8 FHC 1962 (Fri/Sat) Ferrari 246 Dino GTB (Sun)
1960 MGA 1600 BRG (an original car that raced at Longford)
MGA Twin Cam Cooper (an original car that raced at Longford, driven by Harry Cape)
Porsche 2.8 RSR
1960 Jaguar MK2
1953 Holden FJ (an original car that raced at Longford, driven by Bruce Rae)
1969 Ford Mustang
1963 Elfin Clubman
1968 Lotus S3 Elan
Replica 1964 Ford Cortina Race Car
1956 FE Holden
1962 Manx Norton 500cc/1962 Triumph 750 Sidecar Outfit
1963 Triumph TR4 (an original car that raced at Longford)
Austin Healey 100 Le Mans
2004 Porsche 911 GT3 RS
1977 Ferrari 308 GT4
1973 Chrysler Valiant Charger E48 6 pack
Holden Torana LJ GTR Turbo
2003 Suzuki Hyabusa GSX 1300R
1962 CB72 Honda
1967 Honda Side Car
1953 Morgan +4
1959 Morris Minor (an original car that raced at Longford)
1968 Morris Cooper S
1977 Torana Hatch Back
1954 AC ACE Sportscar
1953 Austin Healey 100
1965 Toyota Crown S
2008 Ferrari F430
1967 Mini Cooper S (an original car that raced at Longford)
1958 Holden FC
2008 FPV GT
1966 Holden FX
1947 Ford V8 Special
1964 Cobra Racing
Porsche 935 Moby Dick (1978)
Porsche 962 Rothmans (1987)
Porsche 718 RS 60 Spyder (1960)
Porsche 908/02 Spyder (1969)
Porsche 911 SC (1980)
Porsche Carrera GT (1980)
Coca Cola Mustang

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