JAX Tyres & Auto Gosford franchisee, Peter Bonvino, and his brother-in-law, Nathan Metcalfe, are revving up to play their part in a nationwide effort to raise $2 million in support of the Cancer Council’s fight against cancer, with their entry into this spring’s Shitbox Rally.
Nathan and Peter, AKA ‘Sons of AnaCamry’, will attempt to complete the daunting 2,500km journey from Port Douglas to Adelaide, across some of Australia’s most unforgiving roads and through towns including Einasleigh, Winton, Windorah, Birdsville, Marree, and Rawnsley Park.
With the rules of the competition stating that all competing cars must be purchased for $1,500 or less, Nathan and Peter’s 2001 Toyota Camry wagon was taken off the hands of a Brazilian backpacker on his way to the airport for $1,400, back in February 2023.
All donations to the Sons of AnaCamry of $100 or more, will allow the donor to have the name of a loved-one lost to cancer inscribed on the car, providing a boost to Nathan and Peter on their fundraising journey.
When it comes to a strategy for success, Sons of AnaCamry co-driver, Nathan Metcalfe, says: “Being part of the JAX Tyres & Auto team, Peter knows his way around a car, and with me working as a paramedic for NSW Ambulance, we’d like to think we’ll be well prepared for whatever the rally decides to throw at us.”