If you’re a car fan then the mere sight of the magnificent Maserati MC Stradle is enough to set your heart racing!
But this week, the Ballymena and Antrim Times, in conjunction with the folks behind Ballymena Car fest and Truck Show 2015 are really putting the pedal to the metal with a fantastic competition for two free passes to the event PLUS a chance to take a ride in the supercar.
All you have to do is answer the following simple question: - How much has carfest raised for Macmillan Cancer Support to date? 1.£20,000; 2.£60,000; 3.£106,000.
Youtr entries should come clearly marked as ‘Car Fest Competition’ to our offices at 22-24 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AL to arrive no later than 12 noon on Friday, June 5. Alternatively, you can send your answer via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember to include a mobile telephone number, your name and street address.
The name of the winner will be published in the June 8 edition of the Ballymena Times.
Even if you are not lucky enough to scoop this super prize then there is still a great value for money day of motoring magic and fantastic entertainment on offer at the Car Fest and Truck Show which takes place on June 13 at Ballee. The petrolheads behind Ulster’s premier car and truck show have teamed up with McBurney Transport, a family firm with deep roots in the Mid-Antrim community which is celebrating no less than 50 years on the road this year to make this year’s event biger and better than ever.
Over the years, the show has raised no less than £106,000 has been raised for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Common sense advice is to make your plans to attend right away because if previous shows are anything to go by, the turn-out from the Northrn Ireland public will be massive!
You can be sure that the creme de le creme of cars and trucks will be on display.
Visitors to this year’s festival will also be treated to the biggest ever ‘Live Action Arena’ in the show’s history with three massive live acts performing - Mattie Griffin Stunt Rider, Savage Skills and the return of high flyers Broke FMX, sponsored by Greers of Antrim and Evans Waterless Coolant.
See all the latest makes and models of new cars in the car dealers’ village along with all the various trade stands and craft complex.
But it’s nst just about horsepower!
There will be a chance to marvel at the awesome physical strength of the competitors in ‘4 Nations Strongman’ tournament which leads to a place on the Strongman’s Champions League, sponsored by The Country Garage.
Also making a guest appearance will be UK’s strongest man Eddie Hall.
Or why not be flash, donate the cash and be driven around the roads of Ballymena in a world super car for a donation to the show’s charity MacMillan Cancer Support?
A live stage will be bursting with live bands, dancers and acts to entertain visitors all day, including James Duke from BBC’s The Voice & Country star Boxcar Brian.
There will also be a large entertainment area just for younger visitors.
General Public Gates - 11.00am to 4.30pm; Adults £6 – Children 11 and under go free and car parking is also free.For information, news, tickets and bookings visit the web site:- www.ballymenacarfest.com