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									             City to Cape Rally Revs Up
             REV-HEADS rejoice — the inaugural                             Sponsored by RACV and organised by the
             RACV city to cape rally is gearing up with                    Association of Motoring Clubs, the Sunday,
             the aim of becoming the biggest and best                      28 October rally involves 300 veteran,
             annual event of its kind in Victoria.                         vintage and classic vehicles.
                                                                           The event is the brainchild of RACV
                                                                           Motoring Interests Coordinator, Brian Kelly,
                                                                           who “borrowed” the concept from the Bay to
                                                                           Birdwood Rally in South Australia.
                                                                           “It’s a fantastic day for vehicle owners and                   1917 Indian motorcycle instead, that was
                                                                           fans alike, attracting 2000 vehicles and a                     back in 1969.”
                                                                           crowd of 5000 to the family day at Birdwood                    Having spent three years restoring his latest
                                                                           alone,” Mr Kelly said.                                         labour of love, the AX Renault, Mr Lethborg
                                                                           “Even more people line the roads to watch                      is looking forward to showing it off on the
                                                                           the convoy pass by and there’s a great                         city to cape rally.
                                                                           festival atmosphere. We’re hoping the annual                   “We attend one rally a month but the city
                                                                           city to cape will become just as popular,                      to cape will be different as it brings all the
                                                                           promoting our motoring heritage to an even                     different classes of vehicles together. The
                                                                           wider audience.”                                               public response is always good; adults
                                                                           Enthusiasts can admire the marvellous                          always ask, ‘how much is it worth?’ while
                                                                           machines at Kings Domain prior to 9.30am                       the kids always want to know, `how fast
                                                                           departure, en route or by attending the rally                  does it go’?”.
                                                                           family day at RACV Cape Schanck Resort on                      Fellow aficionado, Roland Deery, 66, (left)
                                                                           the spectacular Mornington Peninsula.                          who will be driving his extremely rare 1927
                                                                           Praying for fine weather on the big day is                     Marmon E75 in the city to cape, got into the
                                                                           devout rally fan, Alan Lethborg, 72, who with                  veteran car scene 35 years ago.
                                                                           wife Margaret, (above) will be driving in his                  “I needed a hobby, It took me six years to
                                                                           pristine open-top 1909 AX Renault.                             fully restore the E75 and it will be the last
                                                                           “We both wear deerstalkers but not for                         restoration I ever do — just ask my wife!”
                                                                           show; they keep our ears warm,” he said.                                                Enquiries: 9890 0467
                                                                           “When I was younger I always wanted to                                More information: www.aomc.asn.au
                                                                           own a Model T Ford but I ended up with a                                                     - by Denis Brown

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14           Peninsula Visitor . . . Spring 2007

								
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