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TO­MOR­ROW BAIRNS­DALE SPEEDWAY Classes will be V8 dirt mod­i­fieds, com­pact speed­cars, stan­dard saloon fea­ture, ladies’ stan­dard saloons and limited sports­man. Gates open at 3pm, rac­ing from 6pm. $15 adults, $10 pen­sion­ers, 12-16 $8, un­der-12 free.

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

SUN­DAY HEATH­COTE PARK RACE­WAY Test and tune. Open from 8.30am, rac­ing from 11am-4pm. $60 to drag, $50 burnout, $20 to watch. In­quiries: 0416 072 478.

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. $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, nine and un­der free. Gates open at 9am, rac­ing from 11am. Ph: 0437 534 823.

DAYLES­FORD SPEEDWAY Cor­po­rate Cup, bash cars and all rac­ing classes. Adults $12, pen­sion­ers $5, chil­dren 13-18 $5, 12 and un­der free. Can­teen and bar fa­cil­i­ties. Gates open 10.30am, rac­ing from noon. Ph: Kylie, 0419 341 207

FE­BRU­ARY 1 PENIN­SULA CRUISE NIGHT At Penin­sula Life­style Cen­tre, be­hind Bun­nings at cnr of Ne­pean High­way and Bun­gower Rd, Morn­ing­ton. All pre’75 street rods, pick-ups, mus­cle cars and chrome-bumper clas­sics wel­come from 5pm. De­tails: www.lets­gocruisin.com.au

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.

EN­DURO CROSS This en­duro cross event will have rid­ers ne­go­ti­at­ing ob­sta­cles in a tight mo­tocross arena with a $5000 prize for the pro class win­ner. The event will be run at the Broad­mead­ows mo­tocross Track, 434 Mahoney’s Road Camp­bell­field, be­hind Pipeworks. Gates open at 11am, or go to www.en­durox.com.au/

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

SHOW AND SHINE Gee­long Street Rod­ders with Queen­scliff /Point Lons­dale Lions present their an­nual show and shine at Princess Park, Queen­scliff. Hot rods, clas­sic ve­hi­cles and mo­tor cy­cles on dis­play. Live mu­sic. Open from 10am2pm. $2, un­der-12 free. Ph: 0409 955 348.

SHOW AND SHINE Valiant Charger Club of Vic­to­ria marks the brand’s 40th an­niver­sary at Caribbean Gar­dens, Scoresby. Charger own­ers, and own­ers of other Chrysler prod­ucts, are in­vited to bring their ve­hi­cles. Show runs 10am-3pm. En­try from Fern­tree Gully Rd or Stud Rd. Ph: 9758 0620.

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 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: 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 per per­son 16 years and over. $5 site charge for sell­ers. No site reser­va­tion nec­es­sary. Ph: 0417 302 241.

SMALL FORD SUN­DAY Open to all small Ford ve­hi­cles from Anglia’s to Es­corts to Fo­cuses. $10 to dis­play your car, gold coin do­na­tion for view­ing pub­lic at Bun­doora Park, ar­eas 7-9. More than a dozen tro­phy cat­e­gories. Show runs 9am-3pm. Go to www.rsocvic.com

FE­BRU­ARY 7

BMWMEETING The BMW Car Club of Vic­to­ria’s monthly meet­ing is at the Ho­tel Bruce County, 445 Black­burn Rd, Mt Waver­ley, at 8pm. For all events, driver train­ing and track days, see www.bmwccv.com.au

FE­BRU­ARY 12

BAIRNS­DALE MO­TOR EXPO Hun­dreds of old and new cars, bikes, trucks, boats and sta­tion­ary en­gines on dis­play. 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

DROUIN SPEEDWAY Ju­nior stan­dard saloon ti­tle, vin­tage mod­i­fieds, div 11 hot rods, stan­dard saloon men’s, stan­dard saloon ladies, open in­de­pen­dents, ASCF saloons. Adults $15, fam­ily $40, con­ces­sion $10, chil­dren 10-16 years $10, nine years and un­der free. Gates open at 9am, rac­ing from 11am. Ph: 0437 534 823. FE­BRU­ARY 13 24TH PIC­NIC AT HANG­ING ROCK Largest sin­gle-day dis­play of clas­sic, vin­tage, vet­eran and mod­i­fied ve­hi­cles in Vic­to­ria. Thou­sands of cars on dis­play and en­ter­tain­ment for chil­dren of all ages. At pic­turesque Hang­ing Rock Re­serve near Wood­end. $20 per car. Bring a pic­nic lunch or buy food and re­fresh­ments on site. Dis­play ve­hi­cle en­try from 7.30am, gen­eral park­ing ar­eas open at 8am. No pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Go to www.pic­ni­cathang­in­grock.com.au for more de­tails.

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 the 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 in­cludes auto parts, mem­o­ra­bilia and bric-a-brac at Yarra Glen Race­course. Gates open at 7am for sell­ers, 8am for buy­ers. Ph: 9432 6948.

FE­BRU­ARY 19

DYNO DAY Spinal Mus­cu­lar At­ro­phy As­so­ci­a­tion of Aus­tralia is hold­ing a char­ity dyno day at Pow­erUp Per­for­mance, 49 Le­van­swell Rd, Moorab­bin, from 9am4pm. Dyno book­ings es­sen­tial. Ph: 9545 3633 or visit www.smaaus­tralia.org.au FE­BRU­ARY 20 BALLAN VIN­TAGE MA­CHIN­ERY At Ballan Race­course. Trac­tor pull, vin­tage mo­tor­cy­cles, vin­tage cars, re­stored trucks, model planes, fer­ret rac­ing, draught horses. Adults $6. Ph: Ray 5368 1177.

FE­BUARY 27

SHOW 'N' SHINE Wer­ribee and District Col­lectable Ve­hi­cle Club an­nual show ’n ’ shine at Weerama Fes­ti­val, Moss­fiel Re­serve, Heaths Rd, Hop­pers Cross­ing (Mel­way 206 F 2). Show cars $10, gen­eral ad­mis­sion $2, chil­dren un­der-16 free. Mar­ket stalls, trade and craft dis­plays, jump­ing cas­tle and cater­ing. Ph: 0409 796 372.

FPV OPEN DAY The Camp­bell­field head­quar­ters, at 33 Glen­bar­rry Rd, will open its doors to Blue Oval fans for FPV’s an­nual open day from 9am-3pm. Dis­plays of past and present FPV mod­els and other as­sorted Ford per­for­mance mod­els. Pub­lic will also have ac­cess to the pro­duc­tion fa­cil­ity. FPR V8 Su­per­car driv­ers will at­tend to sign mer­chan­dise. Go to fpv.com.au

KI­WA­NIS ALL FORD DAY See more than 1000 Ford show cars on dis­play, with more than 30 Ford car clubs rep­re­sented, as well as pri­vate show cars, judg­ing and tro­phies. Al­lan Mof­fat and Jim Richards will be there. Also, sou­venirs, mer­chan­dise sales, trade dis­plays, kids’ rides, au­to­graph ses­sions and food vans. Dis­play cars from 7am-3pm, gen­eral pub­lic 10am2pm. Deakin Uni­ver­sity, Waurn Ponds, Gee­long. See www.all­ford­day.org.au

CAR FES­TI­VAL Au­to­bella, Mel­bourne’s premier Ital­ian car fes­ti­val, will be held at Como Park, South Yarra. All Ital­ian cars wel­come. Food stalls and cof­fee. New this year will be best pe­riod-dressed en­trant. Go to www.fi­at­club­vic.org or phone 0414 867 280.

CARS AND BIKES Sev­enth an­nual Sum­mer Clas­sic Car & Bike Show at D.S. Aitken Re­serve, Craigieburn, from 11am-4pm. Part of the Craigieburn Fes­ti­val. Meet at Craigieburn Health Ser­vices, 350 Craigieburn Rd West, for reg­is­tra­tions from 10am. All pro­ceeds do­nated to Help­ing Hands-MS Re­search and 1st Cragieburn Scout Group. Ph: 0408 330 650.

MARCH 5-6 MEL­BOURNE MOTORMANIA This hot rod and cus­tom car show at the Dock­lands is ex­pected to draw 200 ve­hi­cles — from 1920 Model T buck­ets to wild 1960s Cadil­lacs. On Sun­day, the Born in the USA clas­sic Amer­i­can car show will fea­ture Lin­coln, Thun­der­bird, Mus­tangs, Corvette and Buick and more. Free en­try. Ph: 0412 045 556.

MARCH 6 FORDS BY THE LAKE Show ’n’ shine hosted by the All Ford Club of South West Vic­to­ria. Cus­toms, clas­sics, rods, street ma­chines and mus­cle cars. Open to all Fords. Prizes, lucky draws, sausage siz­zle and trade dis­plays. Lake Per­tobe, War­rnam­bool, 10am-2pm. Ph: 5562 0138 or email all­ford­club@hot­mail.com

SHOW ’N’ SHINE The Sun Coun­try His­toric Ve­hi­cle & Ma­chin­ery Club will hold a pic­nic on the lake and show ’n’ shine from 10am4pm at Lake Mul­wala, Yar­ra­wonga. Open to all pre-1985 ve­hi­cles, 13 tro­phy cat­e­gories. Car en­try $4. Ph: 5743 1515 or email sun­coun­trycar­club@gmail.com

MARCH 12-13 BURNOUT COM­PE­TI­TION Ro­tary Club of Drouin’s Lard­ner Park Mo­tor­fest presents east­ern Vic­to­ria’s No.1 burnout com­pe­ti­tion. Satur­day 10am-10pm, Sun­day 10am-3pm. Adults $25, un­der-18 $15, un­der-5 free, fam­i­lies $60 per day. Events in­clude burnouts, show ’n’ shine, Go to Whoa and Stam­pede. To reg­is­ter, phone 0419 312 472. Gen­eral in­quiries, phone 0408 305 435.

MARCH 13 WAR­RAGUL Gipp­s­land Car BREAK­FAST Club Sport­ing Reg­is­ter in­vites on the sec­ond ev­ery­one Sun­day to the of break­fast each month. club Bring chat with your fel­low spe­cial en­thu­si­asts ve­hi­cle, browse and grab or a cup War­ragul of cof­fee CBD, or 8am-10am. bite of break­fast. MARCH www.sport­in­greg­is­ter.word18-20press.com

FES­TI­VAL A 30-minute OF race MOTORSPORT for the world’s fastest 1980s is sports the fea­ture cars from event the of 1970s the 2011 and Phillip Is­land Clas­sic Fes­ti­val of Motorsport, which is again ex­pected to at­tract 500 his­toric sports, rac­ing and tour­ing cars. More de­tails can be found at www.vhrr.com

MARCH 17-20 VET­ERAN CAR CLUB One and two-cylin­der rally at Co­bram. More than 60 pre-1919 mo­tor ve­hi­cles, bikes and bug­gies will be based in Co­bram at the RACV Re­sort. De­tails at www.vet­er­an­car­club.org.au or from rally di­rec­tor Fiona Lane on 0419 893 983.

MAY 1 SWAP MEET Rene­gades Hot Rod and Cus­tom Club swap meet, hot rods, cus­tom cars and bike show, Wer­ribee Race­course. Tro­phy pre­sen­ta­tions from noon. Sell­ers’ en­try from 7am, Ballan Rd, $20 per site. Buy­ers’ en­try from 8am, Bul­ban Rd, $5 per per­son.

FE-FC HOLDEN MEET Moorab­bin Air­port hosts the FE-FC Car Club of Vic­to­ria’s Show ’n’ Shine from 10am-4pm. En­try is $15 for cars to be judged, or $10 a car. No vis­i­tor charge. En­tries close April 22. Also guided tours of the air musuem.

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