Vintage Car Club's Autospectacular show a hit

By Peter de Graaf

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Adrian Garrett's 1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, winner of the People's Choice Award at the Far North Vintage Car Club's Autospectacular at Taipa. Photo/Peter Jackson
Adrian Garrett's 1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, winner of the People's Choice Award at the Far North Vintage Car Club's Autospectacular at Taipa. Photo/Peter Jackson

The People's Choice Award at the 12th Far North Vintage Car Club's Autospectacular has been won by Kerikeri man Adrian Garrett for his 1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

It is the second time Mr Garrett has taken out the award, which is based on show visitors' votes.

The Autospectacular was held on a spectacularly sunny day at the Eastern Rugby Football Club grounds in Taipa with a wide variety of show vehicles, motorcycles and commercials attending.

The winners were ...

People's Choice: 1 Adrian Garrett, 1907 Rolls-Royce; 2 John Crisp, 1930 Model A Ford; 3 Vince Heatley, 1925 McLaughlin, and Peter Johnstone, 1972 Ford Falcon.

Motorcycles: 1 Dan Henderson, 2011 Harley Davidson; 2 Graham McMillan, 1963 Matchless; 3 "Radar", 2013 Harley Davidson.

Commercials: 1 Wayne Frost, 1971 Leyland Mammoth, and John Perich, 1954 Ford Thames.

- Northern Advocate

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