Studebaker Car Club Of New South Wales

 

 

SCCNSW Club Event


24~26th June 2016

SCCNSW Concours - Ettalong.

 


Many thanks to Scott, John G, Steve W, SCCN, Kerri, Phil H and Steve K for the photo's.

Also thnk you to Peter L for photo's and the report.

 

Concours, First Place.

'Ask The Man Who Owns One"

Joe with his 1923 Packard Roadster.

Check our the silverware.

 


Sunday 26th June - Concours Day, Ettalong Beach Resort.

 

Ettalong Beach Resort is a new venue for the SCCNSW to have a Concours and it was on the recommendation of our Treasurer who had stayed there earlier.


The date was fixed a few months out but nobody after the trip to New Zealand was keen for a full concours, but at the annual general meeting a hand did go up to take charge.

With luck on our side the Gosford Classic car Museum had just opened and that became the Saturday run.

The weather in the month before was wet and windy but our weekend was perfect, somebody on the committee organised that.

The Resort managed by Mantra and the club being the Diggers at Ettalong Beach.
Plenty of room for our Friday and Saturday dinners.

The food and accommodation were excellent.

Many of the Newcastle members were there Saturday night and it was a great social evening.
 

The Diggers club had adverts in the foyer telling locals of the Sunday Studebaker Club Concours, I'm glad I washed the Hawk before I came up.

At the Gosford Museum there are close to 300 cars on display with a value of over $70 million.
 

Two Studes on display only, more than a dozen Ramblers and many Red Ferraris all vehicles could be purchase for a price.
 

During the week a red Torana GTR-XU1 had sold for $200,000. I wish I'd purchased one new on 1973 an kept it.
 

The best cars were in the car park and they belonged to the Stude members.
 

Joe's 1923 Roadster was there and it was the first time I had see it since completion.

As members, we visited Joe's place on many club runs to see the progress over the years.

Concours day saw 25 cars on display and may locals looking and asking questions, most of them liked the convertibles, Harry and Colin's red car and Joe and John's roadsters.
 

There seemed to be less stress than normal with Phil and Helen in charge of the goings on with anyone asked to do something just doing it.  There looked to be a Trophy for just about every car.

Gary Kingcott had a big display of club memorabilia for sale and when I was talking to him he was selling the mini cars from Wagga to locals like the half yearly Xmas sales.
 

A big effort from Gary because he also purchased the trophies and printed the certificates.
 

The Results of the Concours would be on our website but Joe and Joan Devries took people's choice and top Car, no surprises there.

Jan Grant was given a late (Club Champion's) award for all the fantastic decorations she made for the awards night at Wagga last year.
 

It was great to see Laurie and Colleen from Albury make the trip.
 

One of our new members with a 1962 Lark also managed to bring his newly acquired 1955 President Hardtop along as well.
 

At the end of the presentation we were told the Resort wants to have our club back for some big annual show they put on, I'm sure the committee will look at that.
 

Scott, our President, wished us all a safe journey home and Harry invited us all to the Newcastle Concours later in the year.
 

It was a fun weekend away with good weather and good people, a great mix.
 

Peter Leyden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Saturday 25th June - Visit to Gosford Classic Motor Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More photo's to come......

 


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