Group N is a major crowd attraction, with cars that truly represent the Golden era of Motor racing, and has been at the forefront of the Muscle Car Masters now the Master Blast since the conception of the of the race in 2005.. The appeal to many spectators is the combination of competitive racing and a car display at the same time, particularly as the Group N field at Sydney MasterBlast is 50 cars strong!
Group Nb is for series production type touring cars manufactured prior to 31st December 1964, of which 100 of the particular model must have been produced (also known as Appendix J). This group is open to cars which were built and established a competition history either in Australia or overseas, provided the make and model was homologated with the FIA.
Group Nc is for touring cars of a make and model which competed in Australia between 1st January 1965 and 31st December 1972 in either the Australian Touring Car Championship or in races specifically for the 3rd Category Group C Improved Touring Cars as an example Mustang’s, Camaro’s, XU1 Torana’s, Mazda RX2, Ford Capris, Escorts, Mini’s to name a few.
This weekend will see Round 5 of the 2019 PAYNTER DIXON Historic Touring Cars NSW Championship, and with a full field of cars from the 60’s and 70’s you can be sure the racing will be entertaining and diverse throughout the field. The Historic Touring Car Association of NSW was the first club for Group N racing in Australia, and for over 39 years the HTCA NSW has nurtured and participated in Historic Touring Car racing.
The second club to share line honours is the Historic Group N Association NSW (Inc.), whose group also includs the iconic Mini’s vs Mustangs battles, plus Holdens, Fords, BMWs Mazdas, Chevs and Datsuns.
Find them on the Skidpan at Sydney MasterBlast, and prepare for some fierce battles on the track!