Thanks to all who took part in yesterday’s concours and display at the Classic Showcase. We had almost 30 cars, all looking great, and the weather was perfect. What’s more, we now have a new concours champion, with a very impressive car. A report and photos of the event will appear in the June issue … Read more
The club concours is being held on Sunday 21 April in conjunction with the RACV Classic Showcase, at Flemington racecourse. The club has requested extra space this year because we are expecting a large fleet of Peugeots to grace the lawns of the members’ car park. You can download the site plan at http://www.aomc.asn.au/B&Eshow13.htm. The … Read more
Looking for a co-driver/navigator to participate in the Redex Rerun in a rebuilt 403 and share costs. Picking up car from Bombala NSW. Please call Philip Thompson, (Melbourne) – 03 9849 0953 (home), Mobile 0412 548 112
The funeral for Barry Petersen will be held on Thursday April 18 at 2pm at Tobin Bros, 604 The Esplanade , Mt Martha. There will be a private cremation.
Long-term club members will be sad to hear that Barry Petersen has died, after a long illness. Barry was very active in the club in the 1960s and 70s and served terms as secretary and president. He was also instrumental in helping to form the Peugeot Car Club of NSW in 1973. Barry was an … Read more
If you are planning to do the Trentham-Kyneton run on Sunday, remember to contact Richard Abey by Friday and let him know you’ll be there. Details in April Torque.
Now, a news release from Peugeot that will bring back memories of the brilliant Ari Vatanen setting new records at Pikes Peak in the 405T16. But this time it’s Sebastien Loeb at the wheel of a 208. In keeping with its competitive nature, Peugeot will be taking part in the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb … Read more
I went and checked out Brian Canny’s 403 and it is still available, at a nominal charge, for anyone who wants to take part in the Redex Rerun. This car has done Redex and Ampol reruns, the 1995 Mobil 1 Round Australia rally, the 2001 bash with George Fury, plus BP rallies and state championship … Read more