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TO­DAY-SUN­DAY

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.

TO­MOR­ROW

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.

TO­MOR­ROW-SUN­DAY

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

SUN­DAY

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.

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. Ph: 0423 449 125.

JAN­UARY 29

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

free.

JAN­UARY 30

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.

FE­BRU­ARY 5

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.

FE­BRU­ARY 5-6

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.

FE­BRU­ARY 6

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.

FE­BRU­ARY 12

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

FE­BRU­ARY 13

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.

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