For the first time since March 2020, the Castlemaine Hot Rod Centre hosted their Castlemaine Coffee Cruise on November 15 and boy, did it feel good to dust off the hot rods and finally cruise the Goldfields once again. I for one was itching to get out and play cars and from the turnout this event attracted, so were a lot of others.
In March it was announced that the April and May cruise dates were cancelled due to lockdown restrictions, then in early June another announcement was made that a Coffee Cruise would be held to coincide with the Auto Model Show, scheduled for July 12.
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