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