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2018 Apr 11- 17th NationalRally Victoria

National Rally Victoria

National Rally Victoria

2018 Apr 11- 17th

The 2018 Rally will be conducted jointly by the Victorian and ACT Clubs and the emphasis throughout will be on
driving our cars.

Rally Overview & Application below for download

April 29

MBCQ Drivers’ Skill Day 2018

Russell Ewart, Stuart Rose, and Darren Stewart have been instrumental in organising The MBCQ Drivers’ Skills Day, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Sunshine Coast, for the benefit of those members who have the competitive spirit. This is an opportunity for members together with the staff and clients of Mercedes-Benz Sunshine Coast to display their driving talents in front of an appreciative audience at the Maleny Showgrounds [UBD Sunshine Coast Map74 D19]. Come along for a day of fun and frivolity.

BYO morning tea and picnic lunch with picnic chairs and tables.

Arrive: 9:30am at the front gate of Maleny Showgrounds (details below)

For registration of contestants contact Russell Ewart on 55631300 or by email

May 9th

Sel Outridge Park (Mid-Week Run)

Sel Outridge Park in Redland Bay is well shaded under the protection of trees lining the boundary of the playground and the sporting field. The play equipment has a large shade structure for extra protection.         

10:30am: Meet at cnr of Esplanade and Peel Street, Redland Bay [UBD Map 226 N15].

BYO Morning tea and picnic lunch with tables and chairs

RSVP your interest by Sunday 6th May with Geoff Greensill Ph: 3263 3672 or

May 20th

David Hack Classic Meet Toowoomba

David Hack Classic Meet Toowoomba

20th May Toowoomba City Aerodrome (Spitfire St)

Flyer link below

May 26

Warwick and Stanthorpe Weekend

This is an opportunity for club members to experience both the wonders of steam train travel and the viticulture industry of Queensland – all in one weekend.

The steam train: The Southern Downs Steam Railway Association Inc (SDSR) is a volunteer, not-for-profit tourist heritage steam railway. Formed in 1996, the SDSR has been operating on Queensland Rail main lines in the heart of the picturesque Southern Darling Downs and Granite Belt Regions of Southern Queensland since 2009.The lines run on include:-Southern Line - South to Stanthorpe & Wallangarra, and North to Hendon, Clifton & Toowoomba and South Western Line - West to Inglewood, Goondiwindi, and Toobeah. With a focus on people "experiencing the magic of steam on the Southern Downs", SDSR offers train journeys to meet most tastes. From short family journeys to Hendon and Clifton, to the full day out retracing the Sydney Mail run to Wallangarra, SDSR's journeys are all different, unique, and steeped with a touch of magic.

Stanthorpe: 1000 metres elevation, the air seems fresher, the sky more blue. Discover a landscape of dramatic beauty and diversity with four distinct seasons. The Granite Belt is crossed by the New England Highway that runs for more than 62 kms past apple orchards, vineyards and vast fields of strawberries, from Dalveen to the north of the bustling town of Stanthorpe, to Ballandean and beyond in the south.

Maximum No: 44


Saturday 26th May - Goupong Park, Scotty’s Garage (Flagstone Creek), and Warwick

Approx. Distance: 185km                                            Approx. Travel Time: 2.5 hours (excluding stops)

Meet at Goupong Park, Namatjira Drive, Collingwood Park [UBD Map 216 A12] for a 10:00am departure. Depart west on the Ipswich Motorway and continue onto the Warrego Hwy and take the Gatton exit. Continue through Gatton onto the Gatton/Helidon Road for approx. 15km and look for the green sign indicating Flagstone Creek Rd to the left. Continue on Flagstone Creek Road for approx. 17km (from the corner) and you will arrive at Scotty’s Garage for lunch.

Lunch (60 mins) at Scotty’s Garage - lunch at members’ expense. (Please note: I need to notify Scotty’s Garage (one week in advance) of numbers for lunch so please contact Geoff Greensill if you intend joining us for lunch at Scotty’s Garage)

The adventure begins: After lunch, head west on Flagstone Creek Rd towards Rossells Rd (3.7km). Turn left onto Upper Flagstone Creek Rd (6.7km). Turn left onto New England Hwy/A3. We will be taking the scenic backroads to Warwick via Greenmount, Nobby, Clifton, Ellinthorpe, Allora and Hendon. We will meet local member,Terry Philip, at Scotty’s Garage who will lead us to Warwick.

Approximate arrival time of 2pm at your destination in Warwick – McNevin’s Motel, 1 Glen Road, Warwick (Ph: 4661 5588)   

3:30pm – Cheese (supplied) and BYO drinks – by the pool

Train and Dinner – 5:00pm – bus return between the motel and the steam train.

Sunday 27th May – Stanthorpe wineries

Morning – 9:00am: bus trip to Stanthorpe visiting wineries and other producers

Lunch – at Mason Winery including wine and other product tastings

Dinner 6.30pm – Rose’s Chinese Restaurant

Monday 28th May

Return to Brisbane or extend your stay in Warwick and visit the many tourist attractions.

Accommodation will be at McNevin’s Motel (4 star), 1 Glen Road, Warwick. - $546/couple which includes 2 nights’ accommodation (breakfast is not included), return train trip to Clifton including dinner on Saturday night, Sunday lunch and dinner, and bus transfers.

Deadline for payment is Friday 27th April.  For bookings and payment (including payment for a single) contact Geoff Greensill on 32633672, direct deposit into the club’s Suncorp Account: BSB 484 799, A/C No. 200009415 with the reference membership number/name/war, or use the form below.

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