Events & Shows

Old Timers | EVENT-SCAATS 2018

Sydney’s historic vehicles park up at Penrith – Words by Warren Caves, with images by Torque it Up Our transport history is a hugely important part of our very existence. From the late 1800s to the 1960s, Australia was said to ride on a sheep’s back, a saying that referenced the role Australia’s wool industry had in the prosperity of ...

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Western Star Show and Shine | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Toowoomba Showgrounds hosted the second annual Western Star Trucks Show and Shine event, with support from Penske Commercial Vehicles’ selling dealer, Pengelly Truck and Trailers.   Entrants were judged across various categories with the ‘Truck of the Show’ award presented to North Queensland Truck and Machinery Movements’ ‘Phatcat’ 4800.   Supporting the event were Shell V‐Power Racing drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin, and ...

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HARD YAKKA | EVENT- Penrith Working Truck Show 2018

Warren Caves takes a weekend off to visit the Penrith Working Truck Show – Photography by Torque it Up  Having started out in our bi-centennial year of 1988, the Penrith Working Truck Show this year celebrates its 31st event and retains its reputation for remaining a highly popular date on the truck show calendar. This year, as always, there was ...

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40 Years of DAKAR | EVENT

The toughest test of man and machine continues to fascinate drivers across the globe. It’s the rally that unites competitors from across the globe, all keen to conquer the challenges of off-road racing in virtually all forms of motorised options, from bikes to quads, buggies to utes, and of course heavy trucks. The DAKAR event owes its heritage to the ...

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Fire and Flintstones

Warren Caves reports on the appeal of vintage and classic icons of trucking history While new truck shows are full to bursting point with technology and innovation, there’s nothing like the appeal of the older generation to whet the appetite of both young and old alike. Trucks from bygone eras in transport all have a story to tell, and their ...

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