TO­DAY

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HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY Heath­cote will host a drag rac­ing test ‘n’ tune. Gates open 4pm, rac­ing from 6-10.30pm. Com­peti­tors $60, spec­ta­tors $20. Ph: 0416 072 748

TO­MOR­ROW

MO­TOR SHOW Wat­so­nia Mo­tor Show, Wat­so­nia Rd, Wat­so­nia (Mel 20, E4. Free fam­ily day in­cludes Speedstar Bearcat, 1951 Ford util­ity, WB States­man and WB Capri, Ze­phyrs, Volk­swa­gens, Hold­ens, T-model Fords, hot rods and vin­tage ve­hi­cles. De­tails, Linda Car­roll, ph: 0417 383 410.

NY­ORA SPEEDWAY Ny­ora opens its ac­tion-packed sea­son from 6pm with VSC sprint cars, speed cars, stan­dard saloons, stan­dard saloon ju­niors and VSC open sedans (aka Ny­ora Out­laws). Ph: 0429 847 888 or 0488 773 267.

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY All per­for­mance chal­lenge drag and burnout com­pe­ti­tion is on at Heath­cote Race­way. Gates open at 8.30am, rac­ing from 11am un­til 9.30pm. All in­quiries 0416 072 748.

SUN­DAY

DIS­PLAY DAY AND CRUISE The inaugural all Ford dis­play day and cruise, Nagam­bie Lakes Re­gatta Cen­tre, Lod­dings Lane off Heath­cote Rd, cater­ing , kids en­ter­tain­ment, lo­cal pro­duce and wines. Tro­phies Club dis­plays wel­comed. Vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic stock, mod­i­fieds, com­mer­cials and rods. De­tails, ph: 9890 0524, www.all­makes swap­meet.com.au

CAR AND BIKE SHOW Cars, bikes, live band, bar­be­cue, raf­fle prizes and kids en­ter­tain­ment. Pro­ceeds to HeartKids Vic. 10am-4pm, Penola Col­lege, 29 Gib­son St, Broad­mead­ows. Adults $5 (kids un­der-12 free), $10 pre­ar­ranged car and bike en­try. For info or to book your ve­hi­cle, ph: Luisa, 0409 383 354 or Adam Michielin, 0437 233 477.

NIS­SANS AND DAT­SUNS Nis­san Dat­sun Sports Own­ers Club an­nual con­cours, Water­front, Dock­lands, from 9.30-3pm.

MAF­FRA MO­TOR SHOW Gipp­s­land Ve­hi­cle Col­lec­tion opens its new mo­tor mu­seum dis­play of emer­gency and en­force­ment ve­hi­cles, 10am-3pm, 1A Sale Rd. Maf­fra. Bring your car club, bike club or your ve­hi­cle to cre­ate dis­play for the day on huge lawns. Gates open at 7am, break­fast 8am. Dis­counted mu­seum ad­mis­sion $5, un­der-15s free. Go to www.gipp­s­land­ve­hi­clecol­lec­tion.org.au or ph: 5147 3223 or 0412 387 102 for fur­ther de­tails.

KEILOR OFF-ROAD

1⁄10th- Keilor Elec­tric Off-Road Car As­so­ci­a­tion 2011 Keilor Cup for scale elec­tric re­mote con­trol off-road bug­gies, Keilor Park Recre­ation Re­serve, Sta­dium Drive, Keilor. Rac­ing starts at 8am. Food and drink avail­able. De­tails at www.keilorrc.org.au

DROUIN SPEEDWAY The 1200 Ju­niors Out and About Se­ries is the fea­ture event at Drouin Speedway, with sup­port from stan­dard saloon men’s, ladies and ju­niors plus dirt karts. Fam­ily $40, adults $15, pen­sion­ers $10, kids 10-16 years $10, un­der-10s free. Gates open at 9am, rac­ing from 11am. Ph: 0437 534 823.

BREAK­FAST CLUB Gipp­s­land Car Club Sport­ing Reg­is­ter in­vites you to bring your spe­cial ve­hi­cle, browse or chat with fel­low en­thu­si­asts and grab a cup of cof­fee or bite of break­fast. All wel­come. War­ragul CBD 8am-10.30am. www.sport­in­greg­is­ter.word­press.com

HOLDEN DIS­PLAY DAY EH Holden Car Club of Vic­to­ria dis­play day from 9.30am at Sir Wil­liam Fry Park, Ne­pean High­way, op­po­site South­land shop­ping cen­tre. Un­fin­ished projects, mild, wild, beau­ti­fully re­stored, daily driv­ers. For more info see www.ehholden.com.au or ehccv@ehholden.com.au

DECA SPRINT Multi-club tar­mac sprint hosted by Shepparton District Car Club at DECA, Wan­ganui Rd, Shepparton. A CAMS L2S li­cence is re­quired. Scru­ti­neer­ing from 7.30am. Time runs from 9.30am. De­tails, Char­lie, ph: 0419 503 994 or sd­car­club@gmail.com

ALFA ROMEO CLUB Alfa Romeo Own­ers Club holds its an­nual con­cours and wash ’n’ shine at Como Park Re­serve North. This year it in­cludes a cen­te­nary dis­play of the mar­que. Gates open at 8.30am. En­try and reg­is­tra­tion be­fore 10am. De­tails at www.al­fa­club­vic.org.au.

NOVEM­BER 19-21

BENDIGO LEISUREFEST Bendigo RV & Camp­ing Leisurefest, Bendigo Race­course, Heinz St, Ep­som. Ev­ery­thing for car­a­van­ning, camp­ing, four-wheel driv­ing and off-road tour­ing. Fam­ily friendly, with chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties on Satur­day and Sun­day. Free park­ing. Adults $10, con­ces­sion $8, kids (un­der15) free. www.leisurefest.com.au

NOVEM­BER 20

60TH AN­NIVER­SARY Bendigo Car Club cel­e­brates its 60th an­niver­sary with a get-to­gether and sup­per at the Maiden Gully clu­b­rooms. All past and present mem­bers of the Light Car Club of Aus­tralia (Bendigo branch) and the Bendigo Car Club wel­come. More in­for­ma­tion, Craig, ph: 0427 511 158 or email en­quiries@bendigo­car­club.com.au

SPRING HORSE­POWER CHAL­LENGE At Calder Park and fea­tur­ing Mau­rice Fa­bi­etti (’05 Holden Monaro CV8Z), Gary Phillips (53 Stude­baker), Ben Bray (’05 Holden Monaro CV8Z0, Peter Kapiris (’59 Dodge Saratoga) and Matt Abel (’57 Chevro­let Belair) rac­ing in the Aus­tralian Eighth-mile Doorslam­mer Cham­pi­onship round. Qual­i­fy­ing from 8.30am, elim­i­na­tion rac­ing from 3pm. Adults $40, chil­dren 14-17 years $20, fam­ily $100, 14 years and un­der free.

MOAMARACING At Heart­land Race­way, Moama. Su­per sedans and win­g­less sprints. Sup­port class Marsh mod­i­fieds and open sedans. Gates open at 4pm, hot laps at 6.30pm, rac­ing from 7pm (sub­ject to sun). www.heart­landrace­way.com

NOVEM­BER 20, 21

NAGAM­BIE SPEEDWAY Crash ‘n’ bash sedans , limited sedans mod­i­fieds, open saloons, dirt karts, ju­niors and ladies, Heath­cote Rd, Nagam­bie. Cater­ing at track. Rac­ing starts at 11am both days. Adults $15, two days $25; age pen­sion­ers and chil­dren 13-16 $10, two days $15; fam­ily ticket $40, two days $60. De­tails, Bob Dick­son, ph: 5821 6150.

NOVEM­BER 21

LIONS SWAP MEET Trafal­gar swap meet run by Trafal­gar Lions Club. Au­to­mo­tive and gen­eral. Gates open at 6am. Sell­ers $10, buy­ers $3. Show car with two peo­ple ad­mit­ted free. No food sell­ers needed. Trafal­gar Rec. Re­serve. Fol­low signs. De­tails, ph: 5633 2318.

CRU­DEN FARM CLAS­SIC CAR SHOW Dis­play your car and en­joy the com­pany of other car en­thu­si­asts while pic­nick­ing in the beau­ti­ful gar­dens of Cru­den Farm at Lang­war­rin. An­nual fundrais­ing event for Mental Health Foun­da­tion and Alzheimers Aus­tralia. De­tails, Graeme, ph: 0408 566 932.

DAY OF THE VOLK­SWA­GEN Cel­e­brate 35 years of the Volk­swa­gen Golf in Aus­tralia, Yarra Val­ley Race­course, Arm­strong Grove, Yarra Glen (Mel ref: 133 J7), gates open at 9am. En­try: show ‘n’ shine en­try plus up to two adults $25; Volk­swa­gen park­ing plus up to two adults $20. Ex­tra adults $10, chil­dren un­der 12 free. De­tails, www.vw­club.com.au

MO­TOR­CY­CLE FES­TI­VAL Com­bined Ital­ian mo­tor­cy­cle clubs of Vic­to­ria hold their an­nual Fes­ti­val of Ital­ian Mo­tor­cy­cles and Con­cours d’El­e­gance from 10am-2pm in Rus­sell St carpark, Hard­ing St, Coburg, Mel­way 29 H1. Ad­mis­sion free.

MOR­RIS MI­NOR CLUB Mor­ris Mi­nor Car Club of Vic­to­ria is run­ning the Day of the Mor­ris Mi­nor at Caribbean Gar­dens, 1280 Fern­tree Gully Rd, Scoresby. More than 100 Mor­ris Mi­nors. Prizes and stalls of Mor­ris Mi­nor mer­chan­dise. De­tails, 0403 194 021.

NOVEM­BER 20-21

TRUCK SHOW Ro­tary Club of Castle­maine’s an­nual truck and mu­sic show at Camp­bells Creek Sports Ground. Satur­day fea­tures rig of the day and beaut ute con­test. Street con­voy from 9.30am on Sun­day, rig of the show and truck pull. Rock and coun­try mu­sic all week­end. En­try $10, un­der-12s free. Ph: 0407 490 602 or email rtim­mins@mment.com.au

POWER­BOAT RAC­ING Round six of the 2010 Aus­tralian Off­shore Su­per­boat Cham­pi­onship, San­dring­ham Off­shore Su­per­boat Race (fi­nal round for this sea­son), Dry Pit Area, San­dring­ham Yacht Club, Jetty Rd, San­dring­ham. Novem­ber 20, pole po­si­tion shootout, 2-3pm. Novem­ber 21, race starts at 11.30am. Free en­ter­tain­ment for whole fam­ily.

NOVEM­BER 26-28

SPRING­NATS The 18th stag­ing of the Spring­nats at Shepparton Show­grounds. Events in­clude Go to Whoa, mo­torkana, show ‘n’ shine, dyno chal­lenge, cruise track and burnout ti­tle. Ph: 0417 511 557 or go to www.aut­ofest.com

POWER FES­TI­VAL Lake Mul­wala Power Fes­ti­val, mar­ket stalls, trade dis­plays, vin­tage wooden boat and crazy mo­tor­bike jumps and dis­plays. These are the fastest au­to­mo­tive-pow­ered race boats in the world, reach­ing 270km/h. Four in­ter­na­tional teams com­pet­ing, along with 100 other class race boats. Cost, $5 a day and $10 fam­ily. De­tails, ph: 1800 062 260 or go to www.lakemul­walapower.com.au, www.gp­worlds.vi­capba.com.au

NOVEM­BER 28

ROB ROY HILL­CLIMB The 19th an­nual His­toric and Clas­sic Hill­climb for el­i­gi­ble cars, con­ducted by the MG Car Club at Rob Roy Hill­climb, Clin­tons Rd, Christ­mas Hills. There will be a large dis­play of his­toric bikes and demon­stra­tion runs by some for the first time since 1993. Of­fi­cial timed runs from 9.30am Sun­day. En­try forms at www.ro­broy­hill­climb.com.au, and en­tries close on Novem­ber 22. Spec­ta­tor en­try $10 a per­son or $15 a car full. Ph: 9722 9000.

CHRIST­MAS CRUISE An­nual South­ern Hot Rod Club Christ­mas Cruise, Mel­bourne Gun Club, Vic­to­ria Rd Li­ly­dale. Gates open at 9am. A great coun­try at­mos­phere with shaded park­ing, food, mu­sic, kids ac­tiv­i­ties, tro­phies, prizes and raf­fles. Visit from Santa and Kevin Water­rat. En­trants $15 a car in­clud­ing fam­ily, gen­eral ad­mis­sion $5 sin­gle, $15 fam­ily.

JAGUAR DIS­PLAY DAY Jaguar Car Club of Vic­to­ria’s an­nual con­cours and dis­play day on the oval, Wes­ley Col­lege, 620 High Street Rd, Glen Waver­ley. The event marks the 75th an­niver­sary of Jaguar pro­duc­tion with a time­line of mod­els. More than 250 ve­hi­cles are ex­pected, from the lat­est XF to the ear­li­est pre-war cars. En­try $5 or $10 for fam­i­lies. All wel­come. Ph: 0409 021 897 or visit www.jagvic.org.au

PORSCHE PA­RADE Aus­tralian Porsche 356 Reg­is­ter holds its 25th an­nual 356 pa­rade and na­tional con­cours at Como Park north, Alexan­der Ave, South Yarra. More than 100 Porsche 356 cars, in­clud­ing all model types and some his­toric cars. En­try free, all wel­come. More info from Frazer, ph: 0400 356 669.

HIS­TORIC DIS­PLAY DAY His­toric Com­mer­cial Ve­hi­cle Club is run­ning its an­nual dis­play of com­mer­cial and ser­vice ve­hi­cles in the pit carpark at Sandown Race­course from 9am-3pm. Free exhibitor en­try. Adults $10, fed­er­a­tion and AOMC mem­bers $5, con­ces­sion $5, kids free. Ph: 0400 025 525 or 9434 7827 or go to www.hcvc.com.au

DE­CEM­BER 4

GIPP­S­LAND HILL­CLIMB A multi-club twi­light hill­climb will be held by the Gipp­s­land Car Club at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yal­lourn. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ li­cence is re­quired. Scru­ti­neer­ing from 11am and timed runs start at 1pm. Go to www.gipp­s­land­car­club.com.au

WHIT­TLE­SEA SWAP MEET At Whit­tle­sea Show­grounds, Yea Rd. Car show/dis­play, clubs wel­come. Money raised goes to Royal Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal can­cer ward. Peo­ple’s choice, gold coin do­na­tion to vote. Pub­lic en­try from 7.30am, $5, un­der-16 free. Sites avail­able $22 out­door. De­tails, ph: 0419 128 969. MEL­TON BOATS Mel­ton V8 Jet Boats at MacPher­son Park, Coburns Rd, Mel­ton, Mel. map 330F9. Non-stop ac­tion for all the fam­ily. Spec­ta­tors see su­per­boats nav­i­gate around this tight pur­pose-built track reach­ing 120km/h in 2.5 sec. Gates open at 11am. Adults $25, Child 5-15 $8, fam­ily $60. De­tails, www.melton­mo­tor­sports.com.au or ph: 9747 7300. MOTO-TRI­ALS The Beta Rac­ing Moto-Tri­als Ex­trav­a­ganza at the Mel­bourne Mo­toTri­als Cen­tre, Simp­sons Rd, Clay­ton South (Mel­way 79 C10 en­ter via Ryans Rd). Ma­jor at­trac­tion is Bri­tish tri­als su­per­star Alexz Wigg. Six ex­cit­ing com­pe­ti­tions in­clud­ing Clas­sic, Twin­shock, Women and Gi­ant Splatt wall. $2000 in prize­money. Starts 9am. en­try by gold coin do­na­tion. Event will be catered. In­quiries to Rob Murdoch, ph: 9553 4246 or visit oak­leighmcc.com

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