Warrnambool's Sprintcar Classic was an annual destination for the petrol-headed Bryant brothers, so when one half of the car-loving duo passed away last month, the other promised he'd keep the tradition going.
Since they were children, brothers Daniel and Tim 'Bold City' Bryant travelled from Adelaide to Warrnambool with their father to watch the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic.
As adults, the two would use the opportunity to show off their vintage muscle cars, making sure it was the one event each year they got together for.
But when Tim took his life in November, Daniel and his brother's best friend Matt decided to keep the tradition going, turning January's pilgrimage into a fundraiser for Beyond Blue.
The group has raised $2760 so far.
"He'd want us to keep going," Daniel said.
"As we got older it became that one event we always made sure we got together for and spent time together.
"For my brother, it was always about that trip together and that excuse to get away. Speedway has always been a part of our lives, but as we grew up and we went different ways it was more important to spend time together and it was always a time to kick back and enjoy each other's company as a group."
The Bold City Cruise will take off from Adelaide to Mount Gambier on Thursday, January 20 before arriving in Warrnambool the next day.
"We'll do three nights there but we're trying to also organise a bit of a car show in Port Fairy as part of the fundraiser," he said.
"I've got a 1969 Rambler Ambassador wagon and that's what we started going to the trip in - we had to cruise in style to the classic instead of comfort.
"We've also arranged for a friend to bring over his old Holden HR and my dad is bringing his '39 Ford. My dad also knows a few people in a hotrod club in Port Fairy and they'll help us organise the club show on Sunday."
Anyone interested in donating to the Bold City Cruise can do so here.
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