2016 George Old Car Show - Driven by Oakhurst Insurance
The 2016 George Old Car Show driven by Oakhurst Insurance was the 20th old car show hosted by the Southern Cape Old Car Club. This year the main sponsor was the Oakhurst Insurance Company. The other big sponsors were Protea Hotels, George Municipality, the House of Classic and Sports Cars and SAB. Many other sponsors were on board as well to make the 2016 George Old Car Show the success it was.
The special exhibition in the arena area was dedicated to American Cars and a variety of specially selected American cars were positioned in this area. In addition there was a host of vintage and veteran tractors as well as motorcycles. In several classrooms a display of about 5000 model cars were exhibited. To round off the show the usual variety of food stalls and flea market as well as moto related stalls offered a variety of goods for sale.
There were 1050 cars, tractors, motorcycles and stationary engines on display. This includes about 80 new cars and motorcycles as well.
The total attendance figures were 12150 which was about 1400 more than 2015.
The 2016 George Old Car Show can be regarded as a record show in all aspects and as a result of the success an amount of R80 000 was donated to local charities.
The dates for the 2017 George Old Car Show is 11 & 12 February 2017.