1969 Chevelle SS 396: I caught this Chevelle on the outer perimeter of the Go Pink for Princess car show.
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)
Yes, it’s a funny name for a car show but the name actually spells C.A.R.S (Classic & Awesome Rides Show).
The show was organised by the Monaro Car Club of WA and held at the Trinity Playing Fields, Waterford on 23 October 2011. Interestingly, it was open to any car club to display their vehicles at this show, and there was a good line up of Fords, Dodges, Holden and Chevy’s from other clubs at this event. It was generally dominated by American and Aussie muscle cars with an emphasis on Holdens and Chevy’s though I did see a VW Beetle.
The show was reasonably centrally located… in Waterford, albeit biased to South of the River, with plenty of easy parking on side streets and inside the venue also. Food and drink was available with a host of vendors selling related items and lots of toilets if you needed to go.
I’d consider this, one of the better organised car shows of the year, even with $10 admission fee, this was well worth attending and excellent value. I found the venue to be quite pleasant with grassed lawns and shady trees, with the cars well laid out for easy inspection and photography.
Check out the list of car clubs at end of this post that made the event.
I’ll definately be back next year for the 2012 show!
Check the full album of photo’s of this event on Brakehorsepower Classic Parked Cars Facebook page.
And now…the photo’s you’ve been waiting for:
Dodge Challenger R/T
Lincoln Continental Mark V
1959 ‘Tank’ Ford Fairlane 500
1966 Chevrolet Caprice with 396 Turbo Jet V8
1950 Mercury Coupe
‘GMHTOY’ Holden Torana owned by Gary Tishler. Colour is Ice Violet Pearl.
1969 Holden HT Premier with 186 6 cylinder motor
1971 Holden HQ GTS
Holden HZ Sandman
1957 Chevrolet 2 Door Pillarless
1972 Chevelle SS
2002 Holden HSV Y series Maloo Ute. Generation III 5.7 V8 @ 384HP.
1956 Chevy Bel Air Coupe
1957 Chevy Bel Air
Holden EJ Panel Van
1988 Chevy Silverado pick up truck
Holden HQ GTS 2 Door
Holden HK Monaro 327
1970 Holden HG Brougham. Built in Adelaide in July 1970 and sold by Shacks Holden Fremantle. Current mileage is only 118,500 and still the has original paintwork, upholstery and unrestored engine.
1975 Holden Torana SLR5000 LH Model
Holden EJ Premier
‘Crewzin’ 1971 Custom Dodge Phoenix. Features Candy Cherry Black paint work, 383ci big block V8, 727 Touqueflyte transmission, with 2500 high stall converter, 9 inch diff, windowless doors (what if it rains?), moulder rear bumper and custom scoop.
1956 Pink & Black Chevrolet Bel Air