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JAN­UARY 1 CAR TORQUE

The Hob­sons Bay Men’s Shed Mo­tor­ing Group will meet at 280 Queen St, Al­tona from 10am to 3pm to show their cars and talk the torque. The pub­lic are free to show clas­sic and cus­tom cars and mo­tor­bikes, traders also wel­come. There will be a sausage siz­zle, too. De­tails: 9398 2383.

JAN­UARY 3 PENIN­SULA CRUISE

Cruise on the Penin­sula Link free­way, rain or shine, to the Penin­sula Cruise Night at the Penin­sula Home­maker Cen­tre, Bun­gower Rd, Morn­ing­ton. All pre ’75 street rods, pick ups, mus­cle cars and chrome bumper clas­sics wel­come from 5.30pm. En­trant’s prizes drawn at 7pm, meals avail­able at new Sober Mule, 300-plus paved car spa­ces. De­tails: lets­gocruisin.com.au

JAN­UARY 8 BREAK­FAST CLUB

The Gipp­s­land Sport­ing & Clas­sic Car Reg­is­ter hosts a Break­fast Club on the sec­ond Sun­day of each month. Bring your sport­ing, clas­sic or spe­cial ve­hi­cle, browse or chat with fel­low en­thu­si­asts. At War­ragul CBD, 8-10am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au

KORUMBURRA SWAP MEET

GHAC South Gipp­s­land Branch Inc are hold­ing the 34th An­nual Swap Meet at the Korumburra Show­grounds, South Gipp­s­land High­way, Korumburra. Sites are $15 and in­cludes ad­mis­sion for one per­son, no book­ing re­quired. Gen­eral pub­lic $5. Fully catered, food avail­able from 6am. No dogs please. De­tails: Max 0408 512 347, Ian 0472 696 984 or Lyn 0402 250 156 after hours.

JAN­UARY 15 CAR & BIKE SHOW

Proudly sup­ported by Shan­nons, the All Ja­panese Car and Bike Show will be held at the Bal­larat Show­grounds Arena, Creswick Rd, Bal­larat from 9.30am-2.30pm. En­try by do­na­tion and all pro­ceeds go to Drag­ons Abreast Bal­larat. Pub­lic en­try via mar­ket. De­tails: David 0419 268 325 or email shan­nons­bal­larat@hot­mail.com

DROUIN SPEED­WAY

Head to Drouin Speed­way, 140 Main Jin­di­vick Rd, Drouin West, for a demo derby, mini sprints gold cup, elim­i­na­tion cup for stan­dard sa­loons, divi two rods, ju­nior and ladies stan­dard sa­loons and VSC sedans (un­lim­it­eds and sports sedans). Rac­ing starts at 11am. Can­teen avail­able. En­try $15, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren $10 (12-16), fam­ily $40 De­tails: 0422 289 133.

BER­RI­GAN SHOW N’ SHINE

Show & shine, swap meet and farm­ers’ mar­ket will be held at Ber­ri­gan Sport Club, Stewart Street. Cars, bikes, vin­tage trucks, postie bikes. The event is fully catered on-site with bar­be­cue, Chi­nese restau­rant, li­cenced a/c club­house, over 30 tro­phies on the day and mon­ster raf­fle. Now tak­ing book­ings for sites. En­try/ reg­is­tra­tion $5. De­tails: Budgie 0427 315 249.

JAN­UARY 21 TRAC­TOR PULL & TRUCK SHOW

If trucks, mod­i­fied trac­tors or burnout cars are your thing, head to Rut­ter Re­serve, South Gipp­s­land High­way, Tooradin, for a trac­tor pull and truck show. Kids mini trac­tors will also make an ap­pear­ance. There will be full cater­ing and bar fa­cil­i­ties avail­able, no BYO, no glass. Adults $25, kids 10-16 years $10, un­der-10 free, fam­ily (two adults, two kids) $60, se­nior pen­sion card hold­ers $15. EFT­POS avail­able for ticket pur­chase only. Gates open at 10am. No dogs. De­tails: toorad­in­trac­tor­pullers.com.au

JAN­UARY 22 CAR & BIKE SHOW

The 2nd An­nual North­ern Show & Shine is open to all vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic, modern cars and bikes, with 52 tro­phies up for grabs. There are in­di­vid­ual cat­e­gories for Holden, Ford, Chrysler, Amer­i­can, Ja­panese, Euro­pean and Bri­tish cars. Open to all brands of clas­sic and modern Amer­i­can, Bri­tish, Euro­pean and Ja­panese mo­tor­cy­cles. For full list of cat­e­gories and en­try form re­fer to the web­site. En­try for cars is $15 and $10 for bikes. Gates open 8am, judg­ing will start at 10.30am. There will be a live band, ac­tiv­i­ties for kids, plus a bar­be­cue and drinks avail­able. Cole Re­serve, Cum­ber­land Rd, Pas­coe Vale. De­tails: stan­drewscc.com.au or Facebook.

HIS­TORIC HILL CLIMB

The His­toric Rob Roy Hill Climb Cham­pi­onship will be held at 375 Clin­tons Rd, Christ­mas Hills. The event will fea­ture more than 80 of Vic­to­ria’s top com­peti­tors as they take on the sec­ond-old­est pur­pose-built hill climb track in the world. Full cater­ing is pro­vided on site. Com­pe­ti­tion starts at 9.30am, with tro­phy pre­sen­ta­tions at about 4.30pm. Ad­mis­sion $10 or $15 for full car. De­tails: ro­broy­hill­climb.com.au or Wayne 0412 339 934.

PAK­EN­HAM SWAP MEET

Pak­en­ham Foot­ball Ground, Old Princes High­way, will cater for all makes and mod­els of vin­tage, vet­eran and clas­sic ve­hi­cles plus all types of au­to­mo­tive mem­o­ra­bilia, in­clud­ing col­lecta­bles. Sell­ing sites are $25, which in­cludes ad­mis­sion for two peo­ple and will be avail­able at the gate from 6.30am, no book­ings re­quired. A free area will also be set aside for a clas­sic ve­hi­cle dis­play and free park­ing. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is $5 adults, and un­der-14 free. From 8am-1pm. Or­gan­ised by for­mer Na­tional Drag Rac­ing iden­tity Gra­ham Rose. De­tails: 9585 6567 or 0428 394 249.

JAN­UARY 29 SHOW & SHINE

The Won­thaggi Foot­ball/ Net­ball Club’s Aus­tralia Day week­end Show & Shine and Swap Meet will be held at the Recre­ation Re­serve, Korumburra Rd, Won­thaggi, from 8am for the pub­lic and gates open at 6am for cars and stall­hold­ers. En­try $5 a car, $5 for adults, un­der-15 free. De­tails: Tracey 0417 240 082.

FE­BRU­ARY 4 BER­WICK SWAP MEET

Head to Akoonah Park, Princes High­way, Ber­wick for a swap meet. Gates open 5am for sell­ers and 6am buy­ers; seller sites only $10 (en­try not in­cluded). Ad­mis­sion for sell­ers and buy­ers $5 per per­son; un­der-14 free. Free off-street park­ing. De­tails: Roger 0407 568 488 or Ian 0419 312 304.

Gipp­s­land Break­fast Club will be held on Jan­uary 8. Bring your sport­ing, clas­sic or spe­cial ve­hi­cle, and browse or chat with fel­low en­thu­si­asts.

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