When the organizers were preparing the fest that took place in Canberra, they were aiming for a nicely rounded 100 vehicles, so it was nice to see that number was exceeded. In case you were wondering, the previous record, which comes from Summernats 2013, was set by putting 68 cars to work, so, even though the rides weren't going anywhere while melting their tires, this was a major step forward.
Muscle cars? Of course, there were plenty of them lending a V8 hand under the hot sun, but the line-up included plenty of utes, vans and even an ice cream truck - just like with the ice cream machine that took place in the Gumball Rally, this sort of vehicle appears to have a special appeal. In fact, the scene was flooded with custom vehicles that had received tons and tons of work, so the sheer sight of them was enough to bring joy to the attenders.
Car aficionados Down Under are partying as you are reading thisThe extreme burnout trick was pulled in the first of the four days scheduled for this year's edition of the event, which means that while you are sitting comfortably and reading this, the Aussies are petrol-partying again.
In case you want to get a good taste of their adventure, the clip below serves as a good roasted rubber taster.