Despite Covid interrupting events across most of the Eastern Seaboard the Road Transport Hall of Fame was fortunately able to hold the 2021 Shell Rimula National Road Transport Wall of Fame event in Alice Springs welcoming more than 70 new inductees , recognising and championing the achievements of the road transport community across Australia.
After a year’s absence, the 2021 National Road Transport Hall of Fame Reunion marked a return of the annual event to acknowledge the dedication and commitment of individuals within Australia’s transport industry.
Held on Saturday 28 August at the Road Transport Hall of Fame in Alice Springs, the rebadged reunion now known as The Australian Festival of Transport, celebrated more than 70 of Australia’s trucking heroes for their lifelong commitment to the road transport community.
Nick Lubransky, marketing manager transport lubricants, Viva Energy Australia which is the Shell brand licensee in Australia), said, that the road transport community is an incredibly important part of our country, as has been seen during the pandemic.
“Viva Energy is proud to be able to continue supporting the individuals in this community through our partnership with the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame,” said Nick Lubransky
“This year marked the 20th year of Wall of Fame inductions, and Shell Rimula is proud to be partnering again this year to celebrate Australia’s transport community and recognising influential members of the industry,” he said.
“We are excited to acknowledge such an important community and recognising those individuals that have shown a lifelong commitment to the transport industry. Congratulations to all inductees, and to Ross Fraser, who was recognised as an icon of Australia’s road transport community this year,” Lubransky added.
“For 20 years, Shell Rimula and the Road Transport Hall of Fame has supported this special occasion, and we are thrilled to continue this partnership and welcome all 2021 inductees.”
This year also marks the celebration of the 120th year of Shell in Australia.
Since 1901 Shell has been there supporting Australian Industry to move goods and people around this big country. Shell and Viva Energy Australia show ongoing support to the road transport community through a national network of truck friendly service stations and by safely and reliably delivering the fuels, Shell Card and lubricant solutions that road transport operators need to keep Australia moving.
To find more information on the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame, please go to: https://www.shell.com.au/motorists/oils-lubricants/shell-rimula-wall-of-fame.html A full list of the 2021 Shell Rimula Hall of Fame Inductees is available at this website.