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HOT ROD SHOW The 46th annual Victorian Hot Rod Show cranks up at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton from noon today. More than 300 vehicles will be displayed. Family entry $40, adults $20, under-13s $10. Continues from 10am-10pm tomorrow and 10am-6pm Sunday.
RUSHWORTH SPEEDWAY SDAV hot rods, super sedan track series, GV open saloon division 1 & 2, women and juniors, GV Ltd sedans. Gates open at noon, racing from 4pm. Adults $20, family $50, conc. and children 12-16 $10. Ph: 0409 386 805.
ELECTRIC CARS Keilor Electric Off-Road Car Association presents the 2011 Keilor Stock ShootOut. Keilor Park Recreation Reserve, Stadium Drive, Keilor. Racing starts at 2pm tomorrow, 8am on Sunday. Information: www.keilorrc.org.au
DRAG RACING Calder Park True Blue drag racing features Australian Eighth-mile Doorslammer Championship. Qualifying tomorrow from noon-10pm. Racing on Sunday from 10am-5.30pm. Single day pass, adults, $40; pensioners and 14-17 years, $20; family $100. Ph: 9091 0800 or visit www.calderpark.com.au
BREAKFAST AT COCOMO’S Monthly open invitation get-together hosted by Eagles Rod & Custom Club at Cocomo’s Restaurant, Stud Park Shopping Centre. Heaps of parking for your hot rod, custom, or chrome bumpered cruiser. For those who want to cruise, convoy will leave at 10.30am for the Hot Rod Show at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton.
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. Ph: 0423 449 125.
HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP Gippsland Car Club conducts round one of 2011 Victorian Hillclimb Championship at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yallourn. Twilight event. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ needed for competition. Practice will be held in the morning before the event. www.gippslandcarclub.com.au
BAIRNSDALE SPEEDWAY Classes include V8 dirt modifieds, compact speedcars, standard saloon feature, women’s standard saloons and limited sportsman. Gates open at 3pm, racing from 6pm. Family $40, adult $15, pensioner $10, 12-16 $8, under-12
GRAMPIANS RIDE TO REMEMBER
Organised by Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation’s Ararat branch. Ph: Dianne Radford, 5356 2351.
CARS OF THE WORLD More than 300 cars from all eras at Rochford Wines to promote Blind Citizens Australia. Entertainment includes Royals rock ’n’ roll band. Trophies awarded to best cars on display. Entry $25 a car. Ph: 0407 246 533 or go to www.carsoftheworld.com.au
SWAP MEET AND CAR SHOW Seymour Showgrounds, Tallarook St. Entry from 7.30am for sellers and 8.30am for buyers. Bring your veteran, vintage classic, rod or custom. Trophies, kids’ entertainment, music and food. Club displays encouraged. Ph: 9890 0524.
DROUIN SPEEDWAY Riley Memorial for men’s standard saloons, also women’s and junior standard saloons, dirt karts, div. 2 hot rods, open independents, ASCF saloons, crash ’n’ bash. Adults $15, family $40, pensioners $10, 10-16 $10, 9 and under free. Gates open at 9am, racing from 11am. Ph: 0437 534 823.
BERWICK SWAP MEET At Akoonah Park, Berwick. Site fee $5. Entry $5 for buyers and sellers. Gates open at 5am. Free off-street parking. Ph: 0407 568 488.
HERITAGE FESTIVAL Third annual heritage festival and vintage/classic tractor pull at Colac Showgrounds. Children’s activities, craft and historical memorabilia displays, demonstrations of traditional skills, working horses, donkeys and dogs, tractors, engines, vehicles and machinery. Ph: 5231 2946.
MGCONCOURS Annual display of all models of MGs from 1930 to present day, including rare pre-war racing and touring cars. Special appearance of 1936 MG that has just completed the tough Peking to Paris Endurance Race. Lower terrace of Birrarung Marr off Batman Ave. 10am3pm. $10 a car to display, free entry to the public. Ph: Doug Morrissey 0407 536 070.
SCOUTS LUNCH All current and former members of International Scout Owners Club (Vic division) are invited to a lunch at noon at Tanti Hotel, Mornington, to celebrate the club’s 20th anniversary. Bookings essential. Ph: 5189 1221.
EPPING SWAP MEET Epping Recreation Reserve, High St. Enter via Park St. Adults $5 from 7.30am kids under 16 free. Sites $22. Set up from 7am. Ph: 0419 128 969.
DROUIN SWAP MEET Rotary Club of Drouin swap meet, show ’n’ shine and market stalls at Drouin Recreation Reserve (football ground), Sinclair St. Sellers from 6am; public from 8am. Closes 1pm. $5 a person 16 years and over. $5 site charge for sellers. No site reservation necessary. Ph: 0417 302 241.
QUEENSCLIFF SHOW ’N’ SHINE The Geelong Street Rodders and the Queenscliff/Point Lonsdale Lions Club will stage their annual event at Lower Princes Park Queenscliff. Hot rods, classic vehicles and motor cycles on display from 10am-2pm. Entry $2, under-12s free. Ph: 0409 955 348.
BAIRNSDALE MOTOR EXPO Hundreds of old and new cars, bikes, trucks, boats and stationary engines on display. Trade stands, dynamometers operating. Meet Kim Krebs, Australia’s fastest female motorcycle rider. Food stalls, market, swap stalls, children’s rides, live entertainment, raffles, auctions and helicopter rides. Adults $5, under-14 free, family $10. At Bairnsdale Racecourse. Ph: Colin 0418 146 126 or go to www.bairnsdalemotorexpo.com
WHITTLESEA TRUCK& UTE SHOW Eleven classes for trucks and 14 classes for utes plus rig of the day and ute of the show. Ticket includes entry to Whittlesea Country Music Festival with Shannon Noll and Beccy Cole. Whittlesea Showgrounds. Entry $25 a vehicle and driver to the competition and $35 a passenger. Gates open at 7am, judging at 11am. www.whittleseacountrymusicfestival.com.au
WARRAGUL BREAKFAST Gippsland Car Club Sporting Register breakfast club on second Sunday of each month. Bring your special vehicle, browse or chat with fellow enthusiasts and grab a cup of coffee or breakfast. Warragul CBD, 8am-10am. www.sportingregister.wordpress.com
YARRA GLEN SWAP MEET Vintage Drivers Club swap meet including auto parts, memorabilia and bric-a-brac at Yarra Glen Racecourse. Gates open at 7am for sellers, 8am for buyers. Ph: 9432 6948.