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HOLDEN CRUISE Cruise to Halls Gap via Wood­end, Mary­bor­ough and Ararat. Leaves 8.30am from the BP servo, Calder Park, Calder Hwy. Chrome-bumper Hold­ens wel­come to join in with GM HD-HR Cruise Club. In­quiries: Roger on 0407 342 216 or hdhrcruise­club.com


RACV CLAS­SIC SHOW­CASE Largest dis­play of Bri­tish and Euro­pean ve­hi­cles in Vic­to­ria fea­tur­ing Ford Zephyrs and Con­suls, Jaguar E-types, Saabs and Austin Healey and Mercedes-Benz con­cours. Prizes, trade stands, re­fresh­ments and en­ter­tain­ment for chil­dren. Opens at 9am for dis­play cars and 10am for spec­ta­tors. Flem­ing­ton Race­course mem­bers’ car park. $15 for dis­play cars and $12 for spec­ta­tors. De­tails: 9890 0524 or aomc.asn.au

MO­TOR SHOW Ro­tary Club of Shep­par­ton mo­tor show at Shep­par­ton Show­grounds. Show ve­hi­cle en­try $5. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion $2, chil­dren un­der 12 free. Vintage and vet­eran, clas­sic and cus­tom, new ve­hi­cles, trade dis­plays and mar­ket stalls. De­tails: 0408 312 559 or email bud­dyliq@big­pond.com.au

HOT RODS AND ROCK­A­BILLY Yarra Val­ley Hot Rod and Rock­a­billy Rum­ble. Live bands, food and drink stalls, trade stands, 9am-5pm. Adults $5, fam­ily $15. Yarra Val­ley Archery Park, Don Rd, Launch­ing Place. In­quiries: 5967 3323.

ALL HOLDEN STREET CAR SHOW At Greaves Re­serve, Ben­net St, Dandenong. Competition en­try $25, show en­try $15, in­clud­ing two adults. Reg­is­ter on­line for dis­count. Pub­lic $5 and un­der 16 free. From 7am for dis­play cars and 9am for pub­lic, fin­ish­ing 2pm. Ph: 0428 123 124 or ro­taryen­deav­ourhills.org.au/carshow

BIKES BY THE BAY Wil­liamstown Mo­tor­cy­cle Club holds its an­nual Bikes by the Bay show at the Sea­works site, 82 Nel­son Place, Wil­liamstown. Fea­tures clas­sic and vintage competition ve­hi­cles and in­cor­po­rates the Fes­ti­val of Ital­ian Mo­tor­cy­cling. En­try by gold coin do­na­tion. In­quiries: info@wmcc.org.au

SHOW ’N’ SHINE Alfa Romeo Own­ers Club (Vic) is the fea­tured mar­que at the Great Mace­don Ranges His­toric Dis­play in Gis­borne. De­tails at al­fa­club­vic.org.au


BMWCAR CLUB Monthly meet­ing at 8pm, Ho­tel Bruce County, 445 Black­burn Rd, Mt Waver­ley. New mem­bers wel­come. For all events, driver train­ing and track days see bmwccv.com.au


PENIN­SULA CRUISE NIGHT Rain, hail or shine, the cruise night is on at the Penin­sula Life­style Cen­tre, cnr Ne­pean Hwy and Bun­gower Rd, Morn­ing­ton. All pre-1975 street rods, pick-ups, mus­cle cars and chrome­bumper clas­sics wel­come from 5pm. De­tails at lets­gocruisin.com.au


HOR­SHAM SWAP MEET Wim­mera Mallee His­toric Ve­hi­cle So­ci­ety holds its an­nual swap meet at Hor­sham Show­grounds. De­tails: 5347 0246.

RED­LINE RACEWAY, BAL­LARAT Vic­to­rian Mod­i­fied Pro­duc­tions ti­tle with VSC sprint cars, For­mula V8s and mi­cro sprints. All night meet­ings start at 5pm. Gates open at 2pm. Adults $25, pen­sion­ers $20, chil­dren (8-16) $5, fam­ily $60. De­tails: 0404 892 424.


RODS AT ROCHFORD With Ea­gles Rod and Cus­tom Club. Two bands, food, craft mar­ket, trade stands. Rochford Es­tate Win­ery, Ma­roon­dah Hwy, Cold­stream, from 10am. $10 per ve­hi­cle. Open to all hot rods, cus­toms and chrome-bumper cruis­ers. In­quiries: 0407 498 400.

ROB ROY CLUB CHAL­LENGE First round of the two-round se­ries con­ducted by the MG Car Club at Rob Roy Hill­climb, Clin­tons Rd, Christ­mas Hills. Timed runs from 9.30am. En­try forms on the MG Car Club web­site un­der Rob Roy. En­tries close on April 6. Spec­ta­tor en­try $10 a per­son or $15 a car. In­quiries: 9722 9000.

DROUIN SPEED­WAY Ladies’ stan­dard sa­loons Vic­to­rian ti­tle, SDAV hot rods, open in­de­pen­dents, men’s stan­dard sa­loons, ju­nior stan­dard sa­loons, ASCF sa­loons. Adults $15, fam­ily $40, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 10-16 years $10. Gates open at 9am, rac­ing from 11am. De­tails: 0437 534 823.

SWAP DAY La­trobe Val­ley branch of GHAC swap day. Open to all cat­e­gories, in­clud­ing auto, mo­tor­cy­cle, sta­tion­ary en­gines, farm ma­chin­ery and an­tiques. Any­thing me­chan­i­cal, col­lectable or craft. Sites open at 6am at Ton­ers Lane, Mor­well. De­tails: 5127 4397 or 5134 5364.

AMER­I­CAN MO­TOR SHOW More than 1000 Amer­i­can cars on show, from vintage to mus­cle cars. Prizes, trade stands, re­fresh­ments, rock ’n’ roll and kids’ en­ter­tain­ment. Opens 9am for dis­play cars and 10am for spec­ta­tors. Ad­mis­sion $15 for dis­play cars and $12 for spec­ta­tors. Flem­ing­ton Race­course mem­bers’ car park. De­tails: 9890 0524 or go to aomc.asn.au.

DROUIN SWAP MEET Ro­tary Club of Drouin swap meet, show ’n’ shine and mar­ket stalls at Lard­ner Park, 155 Burnt Store Rd, Lard­ner. Sell­ers from 6am, pub­lic from 8am. Closes 1pm. Adults $5, site charge for sell­ers $5. Ph: 0417 302 241.

MG­CAR CLUB GEE­LONG An­nual clas­sic car dis­play at Steam­packet Gar­dens, Gee­long Water­front. About 150 MGs on dis­play from 11am-3pm. Free. In­quiries: 5241 1547 or 0417 572 090.

PAK­EN­HAM PIC­NIC Staged by the Fed­er­a­tion of Vet­eran, Vintage and Clas­sic Car Clubs, with Dandenong Val­ley His­toric Car Club. Free. Dis­play of cars 25 years and older. Restora­tion, trade, hobby and craft dis­plays. In­cludes cel­e­bra­tion of 100 years of Chevro­let. BYO pic­nic lunch or bar­be­cue avail­able. From 10am at Pak­en­ham Race­course. In­quiries: 0419 312 304.

BREAK­FAST CLUB Gipp­s­land Car Club Sport­ing Reg­is­ter’s break­fast club. Bring your spe­cial ve­hi­cle, browse or chat with en­thu­si­asts. War­ragul CBD, 8am-10am.


CLUB NIGHT Alfa Romeo Own­ers Club (Vic) night at Wa­ter Rat Ho­tel, cnr Park and Mo­ray streets, South Mel­bourne, at 8pm. Din­ner from 6.30pm. al­fa­club­vic.org.au

APRIL 16-17

EN­GINE CLUB RALLY Mt Alexan­der Vintage En­gine Club rally at John Pow­ell Re­serve at Guild­ford, near Castle­maine. Sta­tion­ary en­gines, trac­tors, farm ma­chin­ery and work­ing dis­plays. Food and en­ter­tain­ment. Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Adults $3, kids $1. Stall­holder sites avail­able. In­quiries: 5474 2453 or 5476 2481.

PHILLIP IS­LAND The first of four rounds of the Vic­to­rian State Cir­cuit Rac­ing Cham­pi­onships starts at Phillip Is­land and in­cludes For­mula Ford 1600 Vic­to­rian cham­pi­onship and For­mula Ford Fi­esta Tro­phy se­ries. Qual­i­fy­ing and rac­ing from 9am each day. Ad­mis­sion $20, ac­com­pa­nied kids un­der 16 free. De­tails at piarc.com.au and vic­stat­er­ace­series.com


LIONS CLUB SWAP MEET Fea­tur­ing 450 sites of car, truck and mo­tor­cy­cle parts at Wan­garatta Show­grounds. Mem­o­ra­bilia, man­u­als, tools, bric-a-brac and craft. Big break­fast from 6.30am. Gates open 6am. Ad­mis­sion $5, chil­dren 16 and un­der free. Site book­ings: Fabian 5721 8673, 5721 9026 (AH). In­quiries: Ron 5722 3996.


Nagam­bie Speed­way cel­e­brates its 40th an­niver­sary with mod­i­fieds, lim­ited stan­dards, dirt karts, and ladies’ and ju­niors’ cat­e­gories. Gates open at 8.30am, rac­ing from 10.30am. Adults $15, pen­sion­ers and chil­dren 13-16 $10, fam­ily $40, un­der 13 free.

SWAP, SHOW ’N’ SHINE The 15th an­nual Lance­field swap meet and car show ’n’ shine at Lance­field Park, Chauncey St. Out­door sites 6m x 6mavail­able for $15. Open 7.30am. Buy­ers and show ’n’ shine en­try fee $5.Judg­ing from 11am. Stall­holder en­try from 2pm Satur­day for set-up. In­quiries: Gary or Pam 5429 2249.

HIS­TORIC MYRNIONG CAR SPRINT Vintage and his­toric rac­ing cars, sports cars and sedans from 1920-1975. Rac­ing starts 9.15am. Cater­ing by Myrniong hall com­mit­tee. The 850m course is 1km north­west of Myrniong, near the West­ern Fwy, 50 min­utes from Mel­bourne. Adults $5. In­quiries: 9827 8124.

AMER­I­CAN CLAS­SICS Thun­der­bird Own­ers Club and Bridge Builders Youth Or­gan­i­sa­tion’s resched­uled third an­nual Amer­i­can Clas­sic Car Show at Li­ly­dale Show­grounds, Ma­roon­dah Hwy. En­ter via Mar­ket St. Gates open at 8.30am for car en­trants, $15 a car. Pub­lic from 10am, $3. Un­der 15s free with an adult. In­quiries: 9736 2742 or 0439 479 356.

APRIL 18-25

NA­TIONAL MOKE MUSTER World’s largest gather­ing of mokes at Wagga Wagga, NSW. De­tails: moke.org.au or 0408 287 355.

APRIL 20-24

FES­TI­VAL OF MO­TOR­ING Bal­larat Fes­ti­val of Mo­tor­ing com­mem­o­rates the run­ning of the Vic­to­ria Tro­phy For­mula One race in Fe­bru­ary 1961 at Bal­larat Air­field. Events in­clude his­toric mo­tor show, re­union din­ner, show ’n’ shine, pa­rade laps and timed sprints. En­try de­tails: bal­larat­fes­ti­val­of­mo­tor­ing.com.au


SANDOWN SPRINT Round one of the CAMS Vic­to­rian Su­per Sprint Cham­pi­onship takes place on Easter Sun­day at Sandown. Run by the Fiat Car Club, en­tries are open to all com­peti­tors with a level 2S li­cence and are mem­bers of a CAMS-af­fil­i­ated club. De­tails: Mark 0427 455 402 or vssc.org.au


RED­LINE RACEWAY, BAL­LARAT Su­per rods, street stock, King of the Mount speed cars and For­mula V8s. All night meet­ings start at 5pm. Gates open at 2pm for pub­lic. Adults $25, pen­sion­ers $20, chil­dren (8-16) $5, fam­ily $60. In­quiries: 0404 892 424


KENDA RALLY Kenda Rally is one of Aus­tralia’s long­est-run­ning trail­bike ral­lies. This year’s event in the Ru­bi­con Val­ley, near Eil­don, has been capped at 500 rid­ers. En­try fee $75. De­tails: admcc.com.au

CAR SHOW AND MAR­KET Keilor Ro­tary Club car show and craft mar­ket, 9am-1.30pm, Keilor Ho­tel, cnr Old Calder Hwy and Ara­bin St. En­try $20, spec­ta­tors $5. Gates open at 7.30am for dis­play cars. De­tails, ro­tarykeilor.org.au or 8413 0408 or 0418 349 465.

VIC­TO­RIAN FRENCH CAR FES­TI­VAL More than 200 Peu­geots, Re­naults, Citroens, Alpines, Simcas and other French cars. En­try $5 per car or $10 per col­lec­tion. Spec­ta­tors free. Bring a pic­nic lunch or buy food and drink. Pre­sen­ta­tions start at 2.30pm. Buchanan Oval, Ma­cleay Park, Bel­more Rd, Bal­wyn. In­quiries: pccv.org or 0427 203 206.

SWAP MEET Rene­gades Hot Rod and Cus­tom Club swap meet at Wer­ribee Race­course from noon. Sell­ers en­ter from 7am, Bal­lan Rd, $20 per site. Buy­ers en­ter 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. En­tries close April 22. Also air mu­seum guided tours.

MAY 22

PAK­EN­HAM SWAP MEET All makes and mod­els of vintage, vet­eran and clas­sic ve­hi­cles, new and used per­for­mance equip­ment, tools and equip­ment and mem­o­ra­bilia. Sell­ing sites are avail­able from 7am for $25. . Early-bird en­try be­fore 8am is $10, af­ter $5. De­tails: 9585 6567.

GIPP­S­LAND HILL­CLIMB Mul­ti­club hill­climb at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yal­lourn. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ li­cence re­quired. Scru­ti­neer­ing from 8am. Timed runs start 10am.De­tails: gipp­s­land­car­club.com.au

MAY 27-29

HIS­TORIC WINTON Aus­tralia’s largest and most pop­u­lar all­his­toric mo­tor race meet­ing presents a week­end of non-stop rac­ing with more than 400 his­toric rac­ing cars and mo­tor­bikes from the 1920s to the 1980s. De­tails: David Lidger­wood, 5764 4291 or Noel Wil­cox , ph: 5428 2689, email noel­wilcox@rock­et­mail.com


Vic­to­rian Su­perkart Clu­bis con­duct­ing the 2011 su­perkart ju­nior state cham­pi­onship over four meet­ings from July 9-Novem­ber 12. Rac­ing at Phillip Is­land and Sandown.

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