Author Archives: Kevin Noel

Participating Vehicles

  The Bay to Birdwood has reached its capacity of 1750 vehicles. Entries are now closed. Congratulations to all participants. Here’s to a great day!

The 2017 Bay to Birdwood Classic has reached capacity. Entries are closed.

The Bay to Birdwood has reached its capacity – entries are now closed. Congratulations to all participants. Here’s to a great day!      

2016 Preservation Trophy

For the first time the Bay to Birdwood included a new judging category and trophy for the best original and unrestored (preserved) vehicle. The winner of this was Natalie Halstead with her late husband’s motorbike a 1958 Sunbeam. Brenton tragically died in June in an accident while restoring a vehicle for the Bay to Birdwood.  

2016 Concours d’Elegance Winner

A highlight of the finish was the Concours d’Elegance. This year entrants went to great lengths to impress the judges with their vehicle, personal attire and overall presentation. The highly coveted trophy for the 2016 Bay to Birdwood Concours d’Elegance was presented to Ryan Turner and his family who won with their 1926 Pontiac, a vehicle […]

The Bay to Birdwood Welcomes a New Chairman

The Bay to Birdwood is excited to announce the appointment of a new chairman, Michael Neale.  Michael has grown up in the motor industry with his family owning Paradise Motors Mazda for the last 60 years. He possesses a passion for motor cars that see’s him driving his MGB in the Bay to Birdwood Classic and […]

2016 Bay to Birdwood entrant list

The 2016 event was for all veteran, vintage and early classic vehicles built up until 1960. We have a full list of entrants entered in last year’s event. Please click on the link: 2016 Entrants for Web to 12 Sep.

Feature vehicle Fridays on Facebook

Join us on Facebook every Friday for our Feature Vehicle Fridays. This week’s feature vehicle belongs to Carmella, who will be driving her Chevrolet Camaro in this year’s Classic. Carmella wrote to us earlier this week: My love affair with the 1969 Camaro has only recently developed. I think anyone who owns and drives a […]

Volunteers needed!

The Bay to Birdwood is an iconic South Australian event run by a team of volunteers. Currently there are a number of opportunities in the following areas: Start event Finish event Positions on the Organising Committee For more information please email Pauline Renner here.

New look for old partner

The Flinders Foundation (formerly the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation) values partnerships like the Bay to Birdwood and the generosity of entrants. Funds raised go towards hospital equipment and vital research within the Southern Adelaide. The foundation works tirelessly to support a team of more than 3,500 medical staff and 400 medical researchers. The primary aim […]

Bay to Birdwood welcomes a new partner

Motel Mount Gambier is proud to be supporting the Bay to Birdwood, and for those travelling from interstate or the South East, it is the perfect location for a stop over. The motel and its staff are recognised for friendly and courteous service and it is conveniently located close to Mount Gambier’s tourist attractions, airport […]