The annual Brockwell Memorial Run is not exactly a car show, but it’s a run or rally as the name suggests and a tribute to the late Maurice Brockwell who was a collector of fine motor vehicles and an active member in the Perth motoring community for a long time.
The run entails entrants meeting up at the at the Cannington Civic Centre car park for starting, then proceeding up the coast finally ending at the Motor Museum, Whiteman Park.
Though the event was open to virtually anyone with a car who wished to enter the run, most of the cars I noticed were ‘classic vehicles’ which was great to see. Many gawkers checking the iron here, including me! I managed to take these photos of the participating cars before they took off.
Proceeds of the event go towards supporting the Motor Museum of WA
Date: Sunday 13 November 2011
1948 Buick Eight
1930 Chrysler Series 66 Sedan. 6 cylinder sidevalve producing 75HP. 3 speed manual transmission. Hydraulic brakes on all 4 wheels.
Holden 48-215 (FX)
1974 Lotus Europa Special
1968 Morris Traveller
LX Torana SL/R 5000
1959 Studebaker Lark
1953 Ford Customline
1938 Plymouth Super Deluxe
Rolls Royce Phantom V
1963 Cadillac Deville Convertible
Studebaker Lark VIII
1965 Chevy Impala coupe
Lancia Lambda (2nd series?)
1950 Studebaker Champion
1931 Ford ‘Vicky’
FX & FJ Holdens
1967 VC Valiant V8
Rover 3500 P6 Series 2
VG Valiant hardtop
Standard Super 10
Studebaker Hawk Gran Turismo
Studebaker Lark Station Wagon
VK Valiant 6 cylinder
1935 Ford Coupe
Humber Super Snipe
Torana LX SL/R 5000
1985 Chevrolet El Camino SS Ute
1934 Rolls Royce
Toyota Celica Liftback
Chevrolet Chevelle SS396 Hardtop Coupe
1955 Cadillac Coupe DeVille
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Car Park Specials:
Vintage Bentley Tourer (exact model & year unknown)
The Austin Motor Vehicle Club of WA held its ‘All Austin Day’ at Stirling Square Guildford on the 2 October 2011. There was a good turnout of Austin motor vehicles from very early models to the later Leyland varity.
The event location was shared with the Holden Car Club Display Day, which was clever thinking on part of the organisers of both clubs, as this seemed to attract quite a bit of interest in the event as a whole. Certainly members of both clubs were taking a keen interest in each other cars.
The Stirling Square location was a good a selection of venue, although not particularly central, it does provide plenty of easy parking for spectators and facilities such as toilets and food is close by. It’s also a highly visible location, no doubt many people passing by stopped to see both car displays.
Overall, an excellent display.
1927 Austin A7
1959 Austin A95. Owned by Trevor Worth. The car was originally purchased from Winterbottom Motor Company in Perth for £1427 (Pounds)
1970 Austin 1800 Mark II Ute.
1937 Austin 14/6 Goodwood Saloon. Owners John and Joy Roach.
1956 Austin A90 Westminster Saloon. Has 2.6 litre ‘C’ series 6 cylinder engine. Owned by Fred Singleton.
Austin Princess 1800HL. The car that had to have a boot.
1957 Nash Metropolitan Coupe. Made for the North American market. Owned by Barry Wright.
1952 Austin A125 Sheerline. 6 cylinder OHV
1952 Austin A30
Austin Lancer Series 1. Aussie made Austin with 98% local content.
Austin 1800 Mark 1. Front wheel drive, 1800cc 4 cylinder ‘B’ series engine. Hydrolastic fluid suspension.
Austin Six Saloon
1937 Austin 10 Cambridge
1951 Austin A40 Devon
Several Austin Healey’s were at the display, including this 3000 MkIII
- Austin Motor Vehicle Club of WA
- All Austin Day 2011 Complete Album of Photos (Brakehorsepower on Facebook)