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BOXING DAY BASH Daylesford Speedway demo derby and heavies racing. A Mod, B Mod, street stocks, V8 street stocks, ladies, juniors and mechanics. Adults $12, kids 13-17 and pensioners $5. Inquiries, ph: 0419 341 207.
HEATHCOTE RACEWAY Gates open at 8.30am, racing from 11am until late. Drag racing, cars, motorbikes, burnout competition, jet car demonstrations and car meltdown; $120 to race, burnout $60. Spectators $25, kids under 14 free. Inquiries, ph: 0416 072 478.
BAIRNSDALE SPEEDWAY Super sedans, VSC sprintcars, mini sprints, division 2 hot rods, Ltd sportsman, standard saloons. Adults $15, families $40. Gates open at 2pm, racing starts at 6pm. Canteen.
AVALON SPEEDWAY Supporting the sprintcars on Sunday night will be the modified production sedans as they contest their annual Christmas Cup event. Public gates open at 3pm and the racing action begins at 7pm. Adults $25, concession $20, kids 12-16 $10, 5-11 $5, under 5 free. Ph: 0418 160 985.
NYORA RACEWAY The track in Grundy Ave, Nyora, (Melway 612 S9) opens its season with Allstar Sprintcars with up to 25 cars, V8 dirt modifieds, VSC mini sprints, Geoff Moule Memorial and VSC open sedans (aka Nyora Outlaws). 5pm start. Tractor-pull tractors on display. Inquiries, ph: 0429 847 888. JANUARY 1
PORTLAND SPEEDWAY Caravan racing mayhem, production sedans tri-series 1000, ltd sportsman feature, standard saloons, juniors and burnouts. Racing from 6pm, pit gate open at 2pm, spectator gates 5pm. Inquiries, ph: 0417 114 933.
PENINSULA CRUISE NIGHT Cruise night is on, rain, hail or shine, at Peninsula Lifestyle Centre, behind Bunnings, cnr of Nepean Highway and Bungower Rd, Mornington. All pre-75 street rods, pickups, muscle cars and chrome-bumper classics welcome from 5pm. Prizes, Sober Mule Cafe, 500 car spaces. Details at www.letsgocruisin.com.au
NATIONAL RALLY Vauxhall Owners Club of Australia hosts the 36th national rally at Churchill, with entrants from all around Australia. The rally involves daily outings. The main event on January 8 is a show ’n’ shine day at the Mid-Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell, from 10am3pm. Inquiries, ph: 0417 119 790.
SURFSIDE CAMPOUT ROD RUN South West Street Rodders’ annual surfside campout rod run at Port Fairy’s Southcombe Park. Inquiries, ph: 0428 289 502.
PHILLIP ISLAND SWAP MEET Automotive and collectables. The day before the Korrumburra swap meet and same weekend as the island’s kustom cars show. Free seller sites, $3 pp entry fee. Sellers 6am, buyers 8am. Turn left at the second roundabout in Cowes, then left after Mitre 10 into Cowes market grounds. Inquiries, ph: 0422 749 964.
HOT ROD SHOW& UTE MUSTER Huge hot rod show, ute muster and country bands including the Sunny Cowgirls at Red Hill Country Music Festival at Red Hill Showgrounds. Free entry for drivers of display vehicles. Trophies include the Ian Shaw Memorial Award and People’s Choice. Gates open at 8am, show starts 9am. Details at www.redhillcmf.org.au
CHAT OVER BREAKFAST Gippsland Car Club Sporting Register breakfast club. Bring your special vehicle, browse or chat and have a cup of coffee. Warragul CBD 8am-10am. www.sportingregister.wordpress.com
PORT FAIRY SHOW ’N’ SHINE South West Street Rodder annual show ’n’ shine at Port Fairy’s Southcombe Park oval. Live band. All hot rods classics, muscle cars and bikes welcome. From 10am-2pm. Entry $4, U16 free. Inquiries, ph: 0428 289 502.
DROUIN SPEEDWAY Third heat and final of the Eliminator Cup for standard saloons, limited sportsman, vintage supers, 3-litre series, wingless sprints, dirt karts. Adults $15, family $40, pensioners $10, children 10-16 years $10, nine years and under free. Gates open at 9am, racing from 11am. Ph: 0437 534 823.
KORUMBURRA SWAP MEET
GHAC South Gippsland branch including annual swap meet at Korumburra showgrounds. Gates open at 6am. No pre-booked sites. Food available. $10 per site includes one person. Buyers $5. Inquiries, ph: 5657 3371, 5657 3294 or 0427 341 497.
NAGAMBIE SPEEDWAY Modifieds, ltd standards, HQ Holdens, dirt karts, open saloons, ladies and juniors. Racing starts at 11am. Full catering at track. Adults $15, family $40, concession $10. kids 13-16 $10. Inquiries, ph: 5821 6150.
PAKENHAM SWAP MEET At Pakenham Racecourse (Mel 317 G9), catering for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles as well as automotive memorabilia. Undercover selling sites $35 (must be booked), all outdoor areas $25 available at gate from 7am. Admission before 8am $10, after 8am $5. Plenty of free parking. Inquiries, Graham Rose, ph: 9585 6567 or 0428 394 249.
POKER CRUISE For pre-‘75 and special-interest cars only. Collect the first card for Texas Holdem Poker hand at one of the two registration locations from 8.30-9.30am. Leave Hoppers Stoppers, Nevada Court, Hoppers Crossing, or Speed Parts, Vesper Drive, Narre Warren, cruising to Sea Works on the Ann St Pier in Williamstown. Sea Works gates open at 10am. Park on the water’s edge overlooking CBD. Live entertainment, barbecue and tavern, kids’ activities, trade stands, prizes and giveaways. Craft market, cafes and pubs a short stroll away. Poker hand flop at 1pm, $500 entrants quick draw at 3pm. Details at www.letsgocruisin.com.au
MODEL SWAP MEET Model car, toy and train swap meet from 9am-2pm at the Scout hall, Mahoneys Reserve, Mahoneys Rd, Forest Hill. Local, country and interstate enthusiasts, collectors and stallholders attend. More than 60 stalls and a free valuation service will be provided. Adults $2, children $1 (under 12). Inquiries, ph: Martin, 9701 1068 or 0412 096 832.
DRAG RACING Calder Park True Blue drag racing features the Australian Eighth-mile Doorslammer Championship. Qualifying on Saturday from noon to 10pm. Racing on Sunday from 10am to 5.30pm. Single day pass, adults, $40; pensioners and children 14-17 years, $20; family $100; children 14 years and under free. Tickets now available. Ph: 9091 0800 or visit www.calderpark.com.au
CARS AND BIKES Custom car and bike show, Tabcorp Park trotting track, 2 Ferris Rd. Melton. Live band, chilli cook-off, kids’ activities, trade stands and outdoor screen showing Australia v England ODI. $10 for entrants, gold coin for spectators.
MUSTANG OWNERS CLUB Display and general gathering, 10am2.30pm at Bayswater Park, cnr Mountain Highway and Bayswater Rd, Bayswater. Inquiries, ph: 0423 449 125.