Flying over the Snowies

WORDS & PHOTOS GLENN TORRENS

Geelo The Snowy Mountains 1000 runway sprint will again be held at Cooma Airport in the NSW Snowy Mountains on Saturday, November 28th. This year is the fourth running of the event that is ng Re promoted as ‘Australia’s Fastest Runway Sprint’.

The ‘Australia’s fastest’ title is presently held by South Australia’s Keir Wilson in his present-gen Nissan GTR with a scorching 16.725/321km/h run for the standing 1000m. vival Although the fast end of the field is filled with late-model big-buck turbos, the event attracts plenty of club-race, classics and street machines.

Although entries for the event are closed – the event filled within days of opening, with much of the grid made up of returning participants – the event is an ideal cruise destination for classic- and fast-car enthusiasts and car clubs from all over southern and south-coast NSW, who are there to see participant cars from all over Australia.