Kudardup duo rally for cancer aid
Kudardup mother-daughter duo Christine and Amy Bairstow are hard at work preparing their old car for a second tilt at the Mystery Box Rally in August.
Dubbed as ‘eclectic cars driving a mystery route’,the journey will take the Bairstows from Cape Leeuwin to Cape Byron to raise money for cancer research for a second year.
The team is named Babs, an homage to Christine’s mum. Both her parents died of cancer. They will be driving the Babsmobile, a decorated 1988 Holden Commodore VN.
“It had always been on my bucket list to do a driving rally,” Amy said.
“This popped up and it was the ideal time because my mum’s mum was sick at the time with cancer, so we decided it would be a great idea to do it in her name because it very much tapped into her adventurous spirit.
“It is a great confidence boost and great opportunity to spend time with people who have a great sense of humour.”
Ms Bairstow said the car would have a more beachy theme to it this year to represent the cape to cape journey they are embarking on.
The duo will host a sausage sizzle and raffle at Margaret River Home Timber and Hardware from 8.30am tomorrow with their car on display to raise funds for the Cancer Council.
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