A handful of cars from the 1991 inaugural event are still around and racing. The value of these cars has obviously increased, but their current or indeed original owners still believe that, as racing cars, their rightful place is on the track. Examples from the single-seaters include Graeme Hamilton with his New Zealand-built ACE III special and a 1972 Elden Mk8 Formula Ford now piloted by Hayden Cox.
In the sports car ranks, 22 cars fronted on day one of the event in 1991 – a field that comprised a good number of Lotus 7s, four Austin-Healeys and two locally made Mistrals. Today these numbers are down, with many of the survivors competing within the Vintage Car Club line-up.
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