Kicking off on August 12th, Monterey Car Week encapsulates all that is good and great about the collectable car hobby. From obscure coach built vintage tourers to contemporary supercar exotica, there is something to catch the eye of every classic gearhead at this world renowned event. Apart from what many consider to be the pre-eminent […]
Gearshifter was at the 2022 Phillip island Festival of Motorsport! Held at the Phillip Island GP circuit, 125 kms southeast of Melbourne, the event is a fantastic celebration of motor racing from all eras and categories. From vintage open wheelers to modern touring cars, the Festival of Motorsport has something to satisfy every gearhead’s passion. […]
The City of Geelong once again hosted the Geelong Revival classic motorsport event over the March 4/5/6 weekend and Gearshifter was there! Held along the Geelong foreshore, the event mixes static displays of various classic and vintage cars with a quarter mile sprint. As always there was an eclectic range of automobiles on show, from […]
For classic car and bike enthusiasts the world over an automotive swap meet is a must do highlight event. Whether searching for that elusive spare part or piece of automobilia, or simply browsing with no particular purpose, a swap meet makes for a great sociable day out amongst like minded collectors. Overall, swap meets are […]
Gearshifter was at the 2021 All Ford Day in Geelong last Sunday! The event celebrated its 30th year as one of Australia’s largest single make displays. Over 1000 Ford vehicles graced three Eastern Park ovals, representing just about every make and model from both the domestic and overseas markets.
According to the Wikipedia entry for the small town of Eddington, located in Central Victoria, there are, within its boundaries ‘ two former hotels, a former general store, former police station and lockup, former primary school and former garage.’ With a current population of around 96, and its glory years evidently well past, it is […]
One of the oldest forms of motorsport, hillclimbing pits a driver against the clock in a literal uphill battle to be the fastest to the top. In 1937 members of the Light Car Club of Australia established the Rob Roy hillclimb event at Christmas Hills, 30 kilometres north east of Melbourne, Victoria. At the time […]