For only its third show, this Show N Shine event has outdone itself seeing the Werribee Civic Centre car park and surrounding grounds filled to capacity. Raising funds for cancer and supported by the Cruzin Knights car club, it holds its own among the primary events listed on our car show calendar. With perfect weather and energetic eagerness, Read More →
This time of year sees the weather turn decidedly chilly for those of us still out perusing the car show circuit and the turnout today at the Keilor car and vintage bike show proved that nothing will deter an enthusiast from what they enjoy most. The Rotary club of Keilor once again put on a spectacular event behind the Keilor hotel filling all areas quickly and by mid-morning new arrivals were lucky to find themselves a spot. The variety on show to the public was vast from all manner of Australian and American makes and models to European and Japanese rides including a great array of bikes to boot.
The popularity of this event grows every year thanks to the professionalism and expertise of the Rotary club and detailed judging done by those who are in the know. The layout lends itself well to a family friendly atmosphere with multiple areas filled with polished and pristine rides discovered around every corner. It’s great to see the regulars turn up each year while new faces and rides come to see what all the fuss is about guaranteeing their return next time too. Congratulations to those who were lucky enough to take home their respective category trophies and a big pat on the back for the organisers.
This event could well be celebrated as the grand finale of the car and bike show circuit for the season with winter around the corner and most of us set to head for hibernation, be it in the shed or catching up with family till September. Don’t fret though as we can always find something automotive related on in this state so keep an eye out for my “what’s on this weekend” listing and you’ll still get your fix somewhere!
Keep on cruising,
Where do you go when you want to check out wild rides, tough cars, cool cruisers and customized trucks all in one event while checking out a burnout comp supported by a rock band as background music? You couldn’t go wrong with the American and British MCC bike, car and truck show! This event has everything going for it in its new location at the spacious Calderpark Thunderdome. Bikes lined up for what seemed an endless line of chrome, leather and steel while supported by a wide array of hot rods, classic, custom and street/ strip cars while a small but impressive gathering of custom trucks weren’t going to be outshone either!
The new venue allowed the organisers to host for the first time, a burnout comp demonstrating to those unfamiliar with this growing sport how it’s done! The entrants were mainly of the four wheel variety but a couple of Harley riders showed us that two wheels can tear up the pad just as menacingly as their counterparts. All contestants had a couple of goes at the pad across the day allowing judges to decide who walked away with the hard earned cash at the end of it. A wide variety of trophies were also given out to many of the static display entrants too.
The band belted out the classics across the grounds while punters enjoyed the trade stands, food and Beveridge vans and of course the pit lane automotive spectacle. As mentioned before, with its new venue, this is one event that has plenty of room to expand and with the proficient implementation of this show executed by the American and British MCC, it’ll know doubt be a much bigger event next year!
I’ll certainly be there and I hope to see you too.
Keep on cruisin’