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#1 les

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 11:48 PM

News Update:

Plans that in motion for the 20th Shepparton Valvoline Springnats.

Shannons Show Hall to remain open later on the Saturday night with reduced price entry.

DB Drag Racing Sound Comp Victoria State Finals will be onsite.

Side show alley is making a return to entertain the kids, big and little.

Maybe you will see the return of the famous" bikini car wash" now that's a blast from the past.

Remember you can now fill your entry out as well as pay online at our website without the need of printing and posting your entry in, just head to www.autofest.com.au then click onto the entry form tab fill in your details and press send, done your in how simple is that.

Burnout action from some of the country's best including the first time on Victorian Soil see that Crazy Camaro "Killa B" as well as Adelaide's own Marcus Schwirse in his all new Monster VE Ute in Full Flight when they hit the Springnats HUGH pad, we just hope they leave some of the pad unharmed for the rest of us to play on!

There's also some heavy hitters never before seen at Springnats heading to Shepparton from SA and NSW both in the Show and Go areas.

Add to this all of the usual Autofest Track Action, Dyno Comp, Heads up Go To Whoa, Burnout Comp and the list goes on and on, all we can say is come and join with us to be part of the 20th Shepparton Valvoline Springnats anniversary celebrations.

Get your entry in NOW at www.autofest.com.au or you can PM us or email admin.autofest@bigpond.com to have one sent to you.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:15 AM

Press Release 15/11/2012

With just over one week before the staging of the 20th Anniversary Shepparton Valvoline Springnats we are proud to announce the following inclusions that will be part of making the 2012 event one of the best yet.

We kick of the weekend with a Display within the Maude Street Mall on Friday 23rd November from 12 midday till 2pm with some of the Heavy Hitters that will be seen in Action over the course of the weekend including the unveiling of Two Mechanical Monsters, one belonging to Mr Steve Nogas in his Camaro known as KillaB and the other is South Australia's own Mr Marcus Schwirse in his all new Holden VE Ute know as BLOWN and both have 1. never before been seen in this Region and 2. for the first time ever these Weapons will unleash around 3000Horsepower onto the Tarmac right here in Shepparton. Joining them also will be Legend John"Junior"Taverna, World Burnout Champs, Peter and Debbie Gray, Adam "Numnutz" Slorach as well as Shepparton's own Mr Perry Meka along with a couple of other surprises and the Valvoline Girls, so plan to spend your lunch time down at the Mall and make sure you come up and say high and grab an autograph at the same time.

Then it's down to the Shepparton Showgrounds where visitors will witness one of the best line ups of participating cars for quite a number of years with many travelling from near and far to be part of our 20th Springnats celebrations for the first time. With most of the Burnout "Big Guns" already entered, this year's Burnout Comp will be the Toughest ever held in Shepparton add to this the Shannons Showcar and Streetcar Masters Displays, that are also filling quickly and including cars on display that are also taking part for their first time at Shepparton.

Team Extreme are making a welcome return causing Mechanical Mayhem at their best as are those Crazy Drift guys from 2011 but we are also adding a couple of other demos for the crowd that includes the Just Car Insurance Double Drifting Duo’s Display where Pro-Series teams Insane Drifters & JAK Motorworks will be unleashing their sliding manoeuvres on the tarmac, showing how the pro drivers slide. These two drift teams compete nationally in the Australian Drifting GP and have been sliding for over 10years meaning that they’ll put on some great synchronised sliding. Make sure you check out the two teams sliding around Springnats this year and add to this the 51.Fifty Motor Bike Stunt Team from Queensland with their wild On Track Antics and the World Burnout Champs, Peter and Debbie Gray with their Side By Side Burnout Demos, this has got to be one of the biggest Horsepower Displays seen in this part of the Country Ever!

Valvoline as well as other Industry leaders will be onsite over the entire weekend to show you the latest in technology and product within their range and trade exhibits are also up so visitors as well as competitors just may hook themselves a bargain just in time for Christmas.

Model Holy Storm together with local photographer Dale Wright are giving Springnats Competitors to opportunity to have their car photographed with Holy over the weekend as well.

We have received support from Police and Council to reinstate the Sunday morning Supercruise so be up early and get your position on the Cruise route from 9.00am. The Supercruise leaves the Showgrounds along Archer Street the right into Wilmot Road, right into Wyndham Street, past the Lake foreshore and right into High Street to return to the Showground.

The GV Hotel and Jack Daniels are on board with us again and are offering a 10% on all drinks and meals over the Springnats. weekend.

Also onsite will be Tyres 2 You that are offering competitors tyre changing services along with tyre sales, Highway tyres will also be offering their new range of coloured tyres.

As part of the Springnats 20th Anniversary we have invited some of the stand out cars that have appeared at the Shepparton event over the past 20 years and the Mc Intosh centre will become known as the Legends Hall for the 2012 event.

We are looking after the younger ones with more rides and attractions than ever including the ever popular dodgem cars jumping castles and more.

We are still receiving enquiry's in regards to whether or not it is too late to enter for the weekend and answer is Yes you can still enter up until close of Scrutineering 2.00pm Saturday 24th November or online at our website www.autofest.com.au

Hope to see you all there to enjoy the fun and excitement that is the

Shepparton Valvoline Springnats!

If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact via email at springnats.autofest@bigpond.com or on 0417 511557.

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