Registrations Now Open for Western Star Show n Shine!

14 September 2018

Registrations are now open for the Western Star Trucks 2018 Show n Shine!

Western Star enthusiasts can register their trucks for the event, which will be held at the Toowoomba Showgrounds on November 17, by visiting

Commencing in the afternoon, the Show n Shine will run into the evening with fun events for the whole family including a live band, food and beverage vendors, entertainment for children, and a meet and greet with DJR Team Penske drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin.

As with last year’s inaugural event, the 2018 Show n Shine will again feature a host of prizes across several categories including:

  • Best Western Star under 5 years
  • Best Western Star under 10 years (5-10 years)
  • Best Western Star over 10 years
  • Best Western Star fleet
  • Best Western Star – rigid
  • Best White truck (heritage)

“The Show n Shine allows us to give back to loyal Western Star customers and reaffirm Penske’s commitment to connecting with them directly,” said Kevin Dennis, managing director of Penske Commercial Vehicles.

“Last year’s inaugural Show n Shine was very well received by the Western Star faithful with a hugely positive response, and we are building on that to make this year’s even bigger and better.

“We are also consciously broadening the event to attract the larger Toowoomba community and create an engaging twilight atmosphere that everyone can enjoy.

“And I’m sure those trucks with special light arrangements will look spectacular as the sun sets!”