The road to Winton was still closed – and not likely to re-open today.
A fifteen hundred odd km detour – back to Emerald and up to the old gold town of Charters Towers. This is a grand old town – full of beautiful old buildings.
Whilst the roads were open – they have had good rainfall recently
The Belyando River at Belyando Crossing
Well – our stay in Longreach has been extended as the road North West to Winton is flooded.
This gave us the opportunity to visit the Stockmans Hall of Fame
Jan made a new friend – all 1000kg of him
The day before – I also visited the Qantas Founders Museum
1978 Corvette – in the 25th Aniv colour scheme
Brisbane weather was at its best on Sunday which guaranteed a large turn-out at Lakeside Park Raceway.
Thunderbirds – Are Go……..
A big block Corvette with side-pipes – LOUD…
A ’66 Shelby GT 350H
’66 Big Block Corvette
Final briefing session
With a weather front on its way, the race was on to finish before Saturday night. It was a 4am wake-up on a sunny but foggy morning.
The start line
How did they go? Did they even finish?
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Not a good sign to be displaying where old 2-strokes are in attendance….
After last weekends rain – it was good to get out in the great winter weather the SE QLD has on offer
Robert and I dusted of the BMW and went down to the 2016 McLeans Bridge classic car show. This year it was held within the rifle range complex at Belmont. A great venue with plenty of space to see the cars.
A toss up between a British racing green E-Type Jaguar
and a Porsche Carrera 2.7 RS touring
Porsche Carrera 2.7 RS – probably the most valuable at the show
A flock of Flacks
The Anzac day long weekend saw a gathering of the Flack family to several locations around the Sunshine Coast in Queensland
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