Wellsford Roaring Lions Truck Show 2018

By: Jason Taylor, Photography by: Jason Taylor


A classic lineup Wellsford Roaring Lions Truck Show 2018 A classic lineup
The day usually gotten a bit better when one of Ace Towing s trucks turns up The day usually gets a bit better when one of Ace Towing’s trucks turns up The day usually gotten a bit better when one of Ace Towing s trucks turns up
The Ian Spedding trucks received second prize for Best Fleet The Ian Spedding trucks received second prize for Best Fleet The Ian Spedding trucks received second prize for Best Fleet
Paul Lucich from Fulton Hogan won the Best Under 3 Years award Paul Lucich from Fulton Hogan won the Best Under 3 Years award Paul Lucich from Fulton Hogan won the Best Under 3 Years award
RCL s new Mack Trident was recently delivered RCL's new Mack Trident was recently delivered RCL s new Mack Trident was recently delivered
Mason Contractors were winners of Best Fleet Mason Contractors were winners of Best Fleet Mason Contractors were winners of Best Fleet
Magoo from MC Sons received the sought after People s Choice and Best American awards Magoo from MC Sons received the sought after People's Choice and Best American awards Magoo from MC Sons received the sought after People s Choice and Best American awards
Geoff Heywood from Aysha Logging took out Best Stock Logger Geoff Heywood from Aysha Logging took out Best Stock Logger Geoff Heywood from Aysha Logging took out Best Stock Logger
Ferndale Farms winner of Best Classic award Ferndale Farms winner of Best Classic award Ferndale Farms winner of Best Classic award
Dale McRae s Kenworth won Best Tipper Dale McRae's Kenworth won Best Tipper Dale McRae s Kenworth won Best Tipper

Deals on Wheels captures all the action at the Wellsford Roaring Lions Truck show held at the Centennial Park Showgrounds in Wellsford

Well timed to miss the wind and rain of ex-cyclone Gita, the sun of the previous few days dried out the grounds nicely with a steady flow of people and families turning up to see the 57 trucks on display.

Entry was a gold coin donation and the proceeds raised went to support the Warkworth and Wellsford Hospice. The region has a few well-known local fleets, with Mason Contractors’ transporter and its ‘loads’ being popular with both the kids and not-so-little ones. Included it the other rigs that turned up was one that came all the way from Nelson. Auckland and Whangarei also had a presence at the show.

Craig Walker Building Removals from Kumeu chose the event to showcase their new International Lonestar and it proved to be popular, with many attendees posing for photographs beside it.

Luke -Joyce -from -Craig -Walker -Building -Removals -walked -away -with -Truck -of -the -Show -and -Best -Tractor -Unit-

Another new truck that arrived just before the truck show was West Auckland-based Roading and Construction’s Mack Trident, which will soon be hauling a purpose-built transporter.

The Wellsford Volunteer Fire Brigade were present and the Lions food tent was busy all day preparing complimentary lunches for the drivers and raising funds by selling food to the crowd. Local band ‘Whiskey in the Jar’, trade stalls, and classic cars added to the entertainment, which saw $10,000 raised forthe charity. 

Wellsfor Truck Show Winners

AWARD WINNER TRUCK
Truck of the Show Luke Joyce—Craig Walker Building Removals Lonestar International
People’s Choice   Magoo—MC & Sons Kenworth T909
Best Fleet Mason Contractors  
Best European Adam—Yelavich Transport Volvo FH16
Best Japanese Alex—Davidson Contracting Fuso
Best American Magoo—MC & Sons Kenworth T909

For a full list of winners, search Wellsford Truck-Show on Facebook

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