30th Valla Rod Run

2006 was the 30th anniversary of the Valla Rod Run and one of the best runs ever.


The club celebrated with:

  • CO2 drag racing.  

  • Two great nights with top bands.

  • Raft racing.

  • A bit of Texas hold-em poker.

  • Valla FM radio.    

  • Two rod cruises out of the park.

  • A big welcome spit.    

  • A champagne breakfast.

  • The Valla GP and Go Whoa action.    

  • Lucky entrants draws daily.

 

A 30th celebration spectacular with mega fireworks.
A horse racing event that included "Fashions in the field" for the ladies.


Someone won a body courtesy of Rod Bods.


Friday rage theme night, where people came in the best outfit from any of the past 29 Valla runs.


Crusin d Park" - with the unique trophy courtesy of Rick Pacey, Rod Bods and Tony Parker.

30th Valla Top Ten and All Event Winners

1. Neil Baker 32 - Ford Coupe
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2. Steve Bonner - 34 Ford Tudor
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3. Leigh Charters - 32 Ford Coupe
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4. Tony Haraldson - 34 Ford Roadster
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5. Neil Baker - 32 Ford Coupe
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6. Robin Kirby - 32 Dodge Roadster
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7. Pat Lamb - 41 Wileys Coupe
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8. Ian Ward - 34 Ford Coupe
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9. Glenn Watts - 31 Ford Coupe
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10. Warren Wilke - 32 Ford Roadster
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Best Engineered - Grahame Bevis - 28 For
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Longest Distance - Shane Wimmun - 33 For
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Top Cruiser - Karen Hall - 28 Ford Roads
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Top Cruiser Trophy
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Top Fuel Eliminator - Heath Greentree
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Top Rookie - Thomas Boon - 33 Dodge Coup
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Valla 2006 Raft Racce - The Erect Member
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Valla Grand Prix - Skidmarks Team
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Valla 2006 Statistics
Pre 48 rods registered and attended the run - 364
Rookies - 102
Pre 48 rods at the Turtle Wax show and shine - 398
Rods at the Bowling Club cruise - 195
Rods at the Pub With No Beer cruise - 221

Manufacturers Statistics
Fords - 271
Chevs - 51
Dodges - 16
Plymouths - 6
Willys - 4

 

Body Style Statistics
Roadsters - 65
Coupes - 79
Sedans - 50
Pickups - 45
Tourers - 40
Tudor - 37
Buckets - 13
Vickys - 2

Major Sponsors 
Shannons Classic Insurance
Australian Street Rodding
Rod Bods
Loan Wolf
Selleys
Valla Resort
Cheapa Auto Parts

Sponsors

Cruzin Magazine
Tyrepower - Tweed Heads
Pauls Automotives Pty Ltd
Rickshaws Rod & Custom Club
Coffs Chrome Platers
Meguiars
Valla Beach Bakery
Valvoline

Plus the 82 run sponsors listed in the 2006 Valla program.

Support from our sponsors is a major contributing factor to the success of Valla runs and is greatly appreciated by entrants and the Drag-Ens Hot Rod Club.

30th Valla Run Highlights

Valla 2006 - At The Races 2
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine
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Valla 2006 - Welcome Spit
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Valla 2006 - Welcome Spit 2
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine P
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 8
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 5
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 7
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 6
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 4
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 3
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Valla 2006 - Turtle Wax Show and Shine 2
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Valla 2006 - Set Up
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Valla 2006 - Set Up 2
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Valla 2006 - Pancake Breakfast
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Valla 2006 - Pancake Breakfast 2
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Valla 2006 - GP and Go Whoa + CO2 Drags.
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Valla 2006 - GP and Go Whoa + CO2 Drags
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Valla 2006 - GP and Go Whoa + CO2 Drags
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Valla 2006 - GP and Go Whoa + CO2 Drags
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Valla 2006 - Cruizin d Park
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Valla 2006 - At The Races
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Valla 2006 - Celebration Sizzle
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Valla 2006 - Celebration Games
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Valla 2006 - At The Races 4
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Valla 2006 - At The Races 3
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Valla 2006 - 30th Celebration Fireworks.
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Valla 2006 - 30th Celebration Fireworks
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