We catch up with Muscle Car run organiser Peter Callo as the teams head home to tally funds raised

The muscle car enthusiasts from Perth and Adelaide who joined forces last week to raise much needed funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service have arrived home to tally the funds.

Event organiser, Peter Callo, said, since returning home from Collie on Monday evening, he believed the total figure was closer to $70,000 for the charity.

Mr Callo said the state team were waiting for the South Australian team and the Collie team to calculate their fundraising for an exact figure.

The South Australia and West Australian teams, which had made the long trip to meet at Esperance, arrived Wednesday November 1.

The stay in Esperance was short and sweet, with both teams departing for Collie the following morning, November 2.

Mr Callo said the rest of the trip went very well, after having spent the weekend at the Collie Motorplex.

Mr Callo said there was a ‘reasonable turnout’ at the weekend, with more than 25 cars turned out to race around the track and 50 to 60 cars competing in the ‘show and shine’.

“The weekend was very good at Collie, we also had a few raffles going on as well,” he said.

“We came across some people who had used the Royal Flying Doctor Services themselves and people actually stopped us and were talking to us along the way and were very generous with their donations.”

To donate to the Royal Flying Doctor Service, visit www.flyingdoctor.org.au/support-us/donate/