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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.

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