Category: SCCA Event
Economy Run - Mornington

December 4, 2022

Economy Run: 4th December (BYO lunch). Destination: Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens

Do you know how thirsty your Studebaker is?
Have you performed a tune and need to test the result?
Need to estimate how much to budget for fuel for the national meet?
Well you’re in luck, the car club will be undergoing an economy run.

10:00 Fuel up at the 7-Eleven fuel station at corner of Ferntree Gully Road and Springvale Road. Odometer read to be noted.

10:30 Convey commences to take the longer journey to Mornington. Simulating high speeds and some stop/go conditions including some mild roadworks.

  • Springvale Road, Head South to M1 freeway and enter ramp for Dandenong/Berwick.
  • Take the South Gippsland Fwy (M420) exit heading to Hastings.
  • Keep right (towards Hasings) to continue along South Gippsland Fwy, which will become Western Port Hwy (M780).
  • Turn right on to Bungower Road. Take it all the way to the end.
  • Turn left at Nepean Hwy.
  • Coles Express is on the left just after Pentecost Road.
    • Alternate fuel station:
      • Keep left and drive past Coles Express. Turn left onto Tyabb Road.
      • 7-eleven is a short distance on the left.

After re-fuelling, obtain a receipt and record your odometer.
From Shell

  • Return on to Nepean Hwy, continuing to head southwest.
  • Turn left onto Tyabb Road and pass the 7-eleven.
  • Now equal with 7-eleven location, everyone can continue along Tyabb Road and turn right at the round-a-bout (shopping centre is on the left).
  • Take the first side street on the left.
  • Turn left at the directional signage to reach the rose garden.
  • Rose garden has sealed parking area. Head to rotunda (reserved for the club from 11:30 until 1:30) to have BYO lunch.

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