the bend classic


The Bend Classic returns on September 4 & 5 2021.


Featuring a two day Super Sprint competition, historic displays, track cruises, hot laps + more off track entertainment! There's plenty of ways to get involved with your own classic, rare or unique machine!

Race categories: 

  • Classic Formula 1 & Open Wheel

  • Open Sports & Racing

  • Vintage Racing

  • Classic Production

  • Historic Sports Sedans

  • Modern Sports & Exotic 

​Come celebrate classic, iconic and modern racing culture with us at The Bend Classic!


Kids 14 and under Free



Spectator Tickets

From $10 Per Person (Per Day)

Come celebrate classic, iconic and modern racing culture with us at The Bend Classic!

Kids 14 and under Free

Park N View:
$10 upgrade (Per car) available at the gate


Classic Cruise + Display

$25 Per car Sat 4/9 or Sun 5/9

The Display + Cruise will be open to all marques of cars from classic, modern, imported and Aussie machines! If it's interesting we want to see it!


Cruise The Bend's 7.77km GT Circuit in front of the crowd and enjoy parking your pride and joy in the Classic display! - Passengers Welcome. 

Clubs are welcome to establish their own display - contact us here 



Relax in the Apex Bar and Restaurant during the race without missing any of the action. Located on Level 1 in the heart of the main pit building.


Book a table looking directly over pit straight and the starting grid and enjoy the industrial chic interior, with our modern Australian menu and SA beer, wine and gins to pair.

Open for both Lunch and Dinner. 

Father's Day lunch special: "Roast & Red" (Available Sunday only).


V8 Mustang Hot Laps

Why not go for a hot lap with one of our racing drivers in a track prepared V8 Mustang? Hot lap sessions will be held during competition breaks and are available both Sat and Sun! 

Purchase via motorsport reception in the Welcome Centre during the event. [No pre-bookings]

** Limited sessions ** 


Rock N Roll Revival

For those fans of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s they can get on down to the sounds of rock n roll in this fan favourite. Both Sat and Sun.

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Magnificent Machines

A display of vintage machinery of all shapes and sizes that helped build the nation. Enjoy a wide variety of vintage stationary gas engines, tractors, vehicles, farm and business machinery, boats, motorbikes and more.

Father's Day Special! Cruise + Display + Lunch

$49 vehicle and driver

$5 Passenger pass
$30 for Passenger lunch add on

Available Sunday 5/9 only

Great idea for Father's day lunch or just a fun day out! Join the Display + Cruise and Lunch! Open to all marques of cars from classic, modern, imported and Aussie machines!

Cruise The Bend's 7.77km GT Circuit in front of the crowd and enjoy parking your pride and joy in the Classic display! - Passengers Welcome. 


CompetitoR ENTRY

From $525 Per Entry (2 Days)

The Bend Classic's competition event consists of a timed Supersprint where participants race against the clock on the West Circuit with the outright best time winning (multiple categories). 



$75 per driver

Taking place on our irrigated skidpan, the Autotest offers participants the opportunity to demonstrate their skills of car control, vehicle agility and judgement. 

Sunday only



The Bend Classic attracts visitors from many different backgrounds from all around the country! From die-hard motorsports enthusiasts to family day trippers. 


Exhibits feature stalls from the biggest motoring companies, vintage clothing/collectibles, local wine makers and everything in between! Exhibit your business with the annual Bend Classic and be a part of South Australia's motorsport history!


Media RegistRation

Register your interest for media coverage of The Adelaide Classic Motoring Festival, including Mallala 60th Anniversary and The Bend Classic please email us via the link below

frequently asked questions

COVID Safe Plan

The Bend Classic will be run in accordance with a SA Government COVID Safe Industry Plan.

The 2021 event precinct has been designed to allow for COVID-Safe enjoyment and patrons must physically distance at all times.

Please do not come to the event if you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with a Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 case. We all play a part in keeping each other safe.

When attending the event please:

  • Be courteous when queuing for entry/exit or food and beverage – follow the markers

  • Keep 1.5 metres from other spectators or guests

  • Use designated spectator seating and/or waiting areas

  • Use the separate entry and exit points

  • Do not bring cash, this is a cashless event

  • Use the sanitiser stations available to you at key entry and exit points; Hand hygiene is critical

  • Wash hands properly and regularly

  • We will remind you during the day with signage, Big Screen messages and by our roaming team members

  • There are separate parking zones for spectator zones.

Public Access

Spectator tickets must be purchased online through the link above. Tickets will be available for online purchase on the day of the event. Gates will open and close to the public at the following times across the weekend:

  • Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th of September, 2021 - 9.00am to 4:00pm

Car Parking and Entry

A dedicated car park will be available at the event, please follow signage and direction of event staff.



There are no ATMs at the event.

Food and Beverage

Patrons may bring in limited quantities of food and drink for personal consumption.

Patrons can purchase food and beverages from the Welcome Centre and Apex Bar x Dining. Liquor licensing laws prevent patrons from bringing their own alcohol into the venue. No glass is permitted.

Personal Chairs

Ticketholders attending the event are able to bring their own folding / camp type chair. 


The Bend Motorsport Park merchandise is available in the Welcome Centre, also available in our online shop.

Terms & Conditions

Ticket to the event are sold in accordance with our standard Ticket terms and Conditions, including Refund Policy.

"Guess that race car" Instagram promotion:  The Bend Motorsport Park Pty Ltd. as the promotor of The Bend Classic reserves the right to decide the winner of each round of the promotion at its sole discretion. The time stamp of the first comment with the correct guess will determine the winner each round. Standard Ticket terms and Conditions  will apply, no correspondents will be entered into.

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