September meeting started with a poker run leaving from Maccas G/Vale winding through the local area and ending up at the Mountain View Hotel. Colin Chapman (ASRF Director) and wife Brenda were up from Brisbane to bring us up to date with ASRF business. Barry presented them with club shirts and a club plaque. Congratulations to Mark and Liz who won the poker run. That was then followed up with lunch. A good day had by all !
There was a good turn out of people and cars for the 2017 Independence Day Cruise. We all meet at the DFO car park, and after a good social get together we headed into town, did a couple of laps then headed to Zarraffa`s for coffee etc. A good nite had by all concerned, already looking forward to next year.
Thanks to : F.N.Q. Restoration Club, American Car Club, Cairns Historic Vehicle Club, Fat Bastards Car Club and the Top of the State Car Club for combining to making it a great day.
WINNER of the day was Gerard Binder winning both The Wheel, and The Spark Plug, representing Top of the State. Kristie Partingtion won The Brakes, for the American Car Club. Julian Henry won The Ball Through the Tyre, for the Top of the State Car Club. Fat Bastards won Best Participation of members and took home the Trophy.
Unfortunately The weather wasn’t good, but we made the best of it. Meet and great on Friday nite, a cruise on Saturday, then mardi gra that nite. Sunday morning the car show. As you can see George was a winner! Life Membership was given to Damian and Liberty Eggins, for being in the club for 20 years . They also received a mounted club plaque.
became the general meeting place.