4+ TRUCKIN’ THINGS TO DO
AS THE number of days left in 2017 seemingly all too quickly disappear, there’s still quite a few truckin’ events you can get to around the country.
And while this year’s dates are disappearing, the number of events lining up to kick off early in 2018 is already growing, so there’s plenty to see and do… ■ Bathurst Truck Show
It’s being held on Saturday November 18 2017 at the Bathurst Showgrounds and is sponsored by Gilbert and Roach Kenworth, of Huntingwood.
There’s a full weekend of things happening as the annual Bathurst Swap Meet, Car and Bike Show is being held on Sunday November 19 at the same venue. Go to bathursttruckshow.com.au for more. ■ i98 FM Illawarra Convoy If you go to the Bathurst Truck Show to see the trucks, you’ll have plenty of time to run the 280 kilometres across to the Croome Road Sporting Complex at Albion Park on the south coast for the 2017 i98 FM Illawarra Convoy.
It is being held on Sunday November 19.
Go to their Facebook page for all the details. ■ Rotary Castlemaine Truck Show 2017
Presented by the Rotary Club of Castlemaine, Victoria, the 28th Annual Castlemaine Truck Show is being held over the weekend
of November 25 and 26.
For all the details check them out online. ■ Hilltops Heritage Rally
Presented by the Young and District Antique Engine and Tractor Club over the weekend of December 2 and 3 at Carrington Park, Young, south-west of Sydney, New South Wales.
It’ll feature trucks, tractors, machinery, stationery engines, cars, bikes and much more. Search ‘Hilltops Heritage Rally’ for details.
Apart from the unmissable December holidays and New Year’s Day celebrations, here’s a growing list of ‘date-claimers’ to help you plan your 2018:
■ January 13 and 14 are the dates for the Geelong Classic Truck and Machinery Show at the Geelong Showgrounds
■ February 17 and 18 at Broadford in Victoria for the Highway 31 “Spirit of the Hume” truck display and celebratory dinner dance
■ March 17 at the Woolshed at Jondaryan (Qld) for the Oil Patch Reunion 2018
■ March 17 and 18 are the dates for the 2018 Mack Muster at the Kyabram Showgrounds
■ April 14 and 15 is the ‘Crawlin’ the Hume 2018’ run from Campbellfield to Albury
■ April 21 and 22 are the dates for the ‘Climbing the New England Route 15’ Vintage Truck and Machinery Show at the Glen Innes Showgrounds
If ‘your’ event isn’t here, there are contact details below you can use to let us know so we in turn can tell our readers.
Just how many 1988 Mack Bicentennials will be at Kyabram in March 2018? BIG RIG: Get your rig out and ready for all the upcoming shows.