GOOD vibrations rattled past on an early January Saturday night cruise, with 320 classic cars heading through Portarlington, Indented Head, Clifton Springs and St Leonards.
Hundreds of locals and campers lined the route and returned to Drysdale reserve for a superb meal and entertainment provided by the Drysdale Cricket Club.
According to Mark Filbay of Autopro Drysdale, participants said it was the best car-cruise they’d ever been on.
The cruise was part of the The Autopro Drysdale Car Show on the Sunday.
Sunday saw over 600 classic cars, hotrods, motorbikes and vintage machinery show up to compete for trophies and prizes.
A huge crowd enjoyed a giant exhibition of vehicles featuring a wide range of makes and models from the very early to the more contemporary.
Admission was free and a band played throughout the day.
The kids enjoyed the jumping castle and the cricket club provided barbecue and bar facilities.
“We had some exciting rescue displays by the SES and support from the Drysdale Fire Brigade, it was a great family day had by all, and we look forward to an even bigger event next year,” Mr Filbay said.
Now in its fourth year, he said interest in the event kept growing, with more than 200 cars last year, a huge rise from the event in its infancy when a few cars gathered in the Autopro car park in Murradoc Road.
The major sponsor was Autopro Drysdale with support from Bendigo Bank, Darbys Paints, Dimos Mechanical repairs, Drysdale Motors, Faggs Mitre 10, Pearce Geotech Pty/Ltd and Shannons Insurance.
Next year’s show will be held on Saturday January 7 2017 (cruise night) and Sunday January 8 (classic car show).
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