WHAT’S ON

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SUN­DAY

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.

MON­DAY

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.

JAN­UARY 4

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

JAN­UARY 6-12

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.

JAN­UARY 7,8,9,

SURF­SIDE CAM­POUT ROD RUN South West Street Rod­ders’ an­nual surf­side cam­pout rod run at Port Fairy’s South­combe Park. In­quiries, ph: 0428 289 502.

JAN­UARY 8

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.

JAN­UARY 9

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.

JAN­UARY 16

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.

JAN­UARY 22-23

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

JAN­UARY 26

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.

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