There’s now only 100 days to the biggest event on the global motoring calendar. Look, let’s not beat around the bush (an amazing pun when you read on), it’s not F1 in Melbourne, Top Gear in Sydney, Le Mans in Le Mans, Goodwood in Goodwood, Historic Winton in Victoria or even the Leyburn Sprints around Shane Webcke’s Royal Hotel.
And happy birthday Shane! He had his 150th last year. Well not Shane himself, although after 20 years playing as a front rower in first grade rugby league, he does look a bit the worse for wear. No, it was in 1863 that Jimmy Murray built the Royal and opened for business. Like many of us Jim liked to sample the merchandise and died six months later from cirrhosis of the liver. Anyway, just mention John, Phil or the motoring section to get a big discount off the 800 gram Webcke rump with your choice of sauce. Normal retail is $80.
And it’s not the second birthday of the Shepparton Motor Museum. Although you have to be there tomorrow for the huge motor show to celebrate. Despite our Federal government hating the fruit bowl of Australia and the $350 million the industry generates there every year, you’ll love it.
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