The fifth annual Petty Auto Fest was held at the Maritime Motorsports Hall Of Fame. It was well attended even with the inclement Weather. Seventy vehicles from as far away as Amherst (NS), Fredericton, Minto and Saint John filled the parking lot. The day included a great pig roast – the work of Derek and Lois Brewer, with the receipts benefitting the Petitcodiac & District Figure Skating Club – music by the Border Town Band, a tour of the Museum, and a live auction.
Ten awards were made with winners decided by a spectator vote…
Antique Car – 1916 McLaughlin; owner Jim Wood , Hopewell Cape NB
Antique Truck – 1976 GMC Sprint; owner Dave Beers, Pointe-Du-Chene NB
Antique Truck – 1965 Ford F100 ½ ton; owner Terry Buck, Moncton NB
Antique Wagon – 1966 Chevelle Station Wagon; owner Paul Tissington, New Maryland, NB
Best Display – 1969 Dodge Monaco 500 Convertible with A&W waitress display; owner Wayne McLaughlin, Moncton NB
Drag Car – 1968 Dart street drag car; owner Gary Bowes, Petitcodiac NB
Snowmobile – 1969 Olympic 18 Hp. Ski Doo; owner Tony Gauvin, Dieppe NB
Stock Car – 1956 Chev. #29; owner Allan O’Blenis, Boundary Creek NB
Street Rod – 1948 Nash; owner Robert & Claudette Long, Sackville, NB
Tractor – 1946 Allis Charmers farm tractor; owner Bud Blacklock, Steeves Mountain
The winner of the toolbox draw was Doug Wilson of Moncton, NB.