Unlike last year’s “Weekend on Water”, Weekend on Wheels 2016 was an absolutely beautiful day, with a cloudless sky and bright sunshine all day.
An excellent turn out, with at least 150 cars in attendance plus half a dozen or so trucks and around 20 motorcycles. There were approximately six or so cars from our own club, including Greg Lee with his 1913 Rover, Mitch and Shae Taylor with the 1925 Ford Model T, Allan Walters with his 1929 Chrysler 75 and Ray and Lyn Lapham with their 1980 Holden VC Commodore and also their Holden Monaro. Apologies there were others but I didn’t clock the names.
Allan Walters won an award for his Chrysler at the end of the day, despite stating at the beginning of the day “I don’t win awards at car shows!” — I think perhaps a fine is in order aye Allan?
Greg Lee looked very suave dressed in his best, with his grey suit and waistcoat, complete with a very regal top hat. Ray Lapham bought a bright yellow Holden Monaro and told Lyn about it afterwards… was that such a good idea Ray?
Also present was a very tidy looking Peugeot 404 – Ian Dyball, you’re not missing one are you? There was the usual display by the Taree Volunteer Rescue Squad, including a demonstration of how they extract people from wrecked cars after a crash. The police had a highway patrol car on display, and there was the usual side show alley as well as a small display of drag cars.
All in all it was a very enjoyable day – looking forward to next year.