A 100 cars descended on Brisbane's Mount Coot-tha ahead of Saturday's much anticipated Cootha Classic motorsport festival, ABC Brisban's resident rev-head Lachlan Mackintosh caught up with event director James Payne and driver Ian Bone to get the run down on what the event was all about. Have a listen.
When an iconic motorsport race returns to Brisbane's Mount Coot-tha for the first time in five years, untold stories of Queensland's rich motorsport history are unearthed. Alan 'Hammer' Bloore is just one of them. Click to watch.
Brisbane's entertainment calendar is set to ignite later year with the announcement one of Queensland's most historic motorsport events is being revived in September.
The event will see over 100 of the country's rarest and most expensive premium and classic vehicles ignite the city's famous mountain and will also ensure plenty of action off the track with boutique food and drink stalls, interactive displays, live entertainment and fireworks. The race will also be streamed live online.
Following the initial media announcement of the return of the Cootha Classic, BG Consulting's dedicated PR program delivered 42 news mentions across broadcast, print and online reaching more than 5 million people.
The festival will coincide with Father's Day weekend and the opening day of Brisbane Festival. If you're interested in event sponsorship, exhibiting at the event or entering into one of the race categories, visit the Cootha Classic website.