It's unique! It's fun! It's exciting!
The Albany Classic "Around the Houses" is run through the heart of Albany’s central business district, overlooking Peace Park and Princess Royal Harbour.
In 2021 they celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the current day event and eighty-fifth anniversary of the original "Around the Houses" race in Australia which was held in Albany in 1936. Tehy will also pay tribute to the Holden.
This spectacle of historic motor sport presents a wide variety of cars from vintage wire wheels, post-vintage and classics as well as open wheel racers and big cube muscle cars. This event is part of the Western Australian Regularity Championship. It is organised locally by the Albany Classic Motorsport Club with the Vintage Sports Car Club of Western Australia (VSCCWA).
An army of volunteers carry out this transformation overnight on the Saturday. On the Sunday see 150 vintage and classic cars competing on this temporary street circuit. Alongside the action of the cars is a family festival with bands, children's entertainment, competitions, food and other stalls along with displays of vintage cars and street machines.
All tickets $5 - Seniors and students AUD5, Adults AUD15, families AUD35, children under 12 free.