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APRIL 18-25

NA­TIONAL MOKE MUSTER The world’s largest gather­ing of mokes takes place at Wagga Wagga, NSW. In­quiries: 0408 287 355 or go to moke.org.au

APRIL 20-24

FES­TI­VAL OF MO­TOR­ING The 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 and shine, pa­rade laps and timed sprints. In­for­ma­tion and en­try de­tails: bal­larat.vic.gov.au

APRIL 22

HSV OWN­ERS CLUB VIC­TO­RIA More than 60 ex­am­ples of fac­tory Holden per­for­mance cars, in­clud­ing HSV and early Brock HDT clas­sics from 1980 to the present, will be on dis­play as part of the HSV Own­ers Club of Vic­to­ria’s Royal Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal Good Fri­day Show and Shine. Over the past 10 years, the club has raised more than $20,000 for the hos­pi­tal. The cars on dis­play will be com­pet­ing for the Graeme Monk Me­mo­rial Tro­phy. South­bank Boule­vard 9am-4pm. En­try is free, but a do­na­tion to the Royal Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal Good Fri­day Ap­peal would be ap­pre­ci­ated.

ROSEDALE SPEED­WAY Fi­nal meet­ing for 2010-2011 sea­son. Ex­pect to see wing­less and mini sprints, VSC sprint­cars, Divi­sion 2 hot rods, Marsh mod­i­fieds sedans and men’s, women’s and ju­niors’ stan­dard sa­loons. Rac­ing starts 4pm. Fam­ily $40, adults $15, chil­dren (12-16) $10. In­quiries: 0408 051 344.

AVALON RACEWAY Gee­long’s Avalon Raceway is set to wave good­bye to ar­guably the tough­est sea­son in its his­tory this Fri­day night when the Easter Sprint­car Trail will bring 56 Sprint­cars to the Lara venue. De­fend­ing Easter Sprint­car Trail champ Steven Lines leads the Sprint­car field, while the Su­per Rods, Fire­works and a De­mo­li­tion Derby are all on the Good Fri­day pro­gram. De­tails: Jeff Drew, 0418 160 985; Gavin White, gwxp@speed­way.net.au

GOOD FRI­DAY POKER RUN The 15th An­nual Good Fri­day Poker Run be­gins at 11.30am sharp at 3 Ach­e­son Place, Coburg. En­joy the ac­tion of hun­dreds of bikes from across Aus­tralia. $20 en­try in­cludes BBQ lunch, a band and a great af­ter party. Clubs are by prior ar­range­ment. Call Ted on 0418 175 659 for more in­for­ma­tion.

APRIL 22-24

BATHURST MO­TOR FES­TI­VAL Ex­pect to see a range of di­verse rac­ing and reg­u­lar­ity cat­e­gories, in­clud­ing the Aussie Rac­ing Cars, Com­modore Cup, NSW Pro­duc­tion Sports Cars, For­mula Ford 1600 and Saloon Cars, plus two reg­u­lar­ity classes from the Porsche Club of NSW and the NSW Road Rac­ing Club at this year’s event at Mt Panorama. En­try by ‘‘bank note’’ do­na­tion ($5 or more), with pro­ceeds go­ing di­rectly to the Cancer Coun­cil of New South Wales. In­quiries: bathurst­mo­tor­fes­ti­val.com.au

HEATH­COTE PARK RACEWAY Easter may­hem starts Fri­day and con­tin­ues through the week­end. Gates open Fri­day. In­cludes test and tune, burnouts, drag rac­ing, go to whoa, bike wheelie rac­ing, buggy rac­ing, jet cars and demo derby/band on Satur­day night. Camp­ing avail­able. In­quiries: Rus­sell, 0416 072 478 or en­ter on­line at heath­coter­ace­way.com

APRIL 23

CORVETTES REV’N EASTER 2011 Corvettes of Mel­bourne, in Con­junc­tion with Vic Vettes (Chevro­let Car Club of Vic­to­ria), is host­ing the 23rd Na­tional Corvette Con­ven­tion in Mel­bourne. More than 150 cars will be on dis­play at the Dock­lands from 10am-3pm. In­quiries: corvette­sofmel­bourne.com

LEGAL OFF-STREET DRAG RAC­ING Race your street-legal car in a safe and con­trolled en­vi­ron­ment at Calder Park. Gates open 4pm for street cars, bikes and drag-race com­peti­tors. Scru­ti­neer­ing 4pm-8pm. Rac­ing starts 6pm. En­try fees: street cars and bikes drag race $80 (in­cludes driver and one crew), competition drag race ve­hi­cle $130 (in­cludes driver and three crew). En­tries capped at 200, and can be made on­line. Gates open 5pm for spec­ta­tors. $25 for ev­ery­one over 18, un­der 18s free, fam­ily $40 (two adults, one or more chil­dren). No con­ces­sions. In­quiries: 9091 0800 or calder­park.com.au

QUAM­BAT­OOK CHAM­PI­ONSHIPS Aus­tralian Trac­tor Pull Cham­pi­onships fea­ture mod­i­fied trac­tors and trucks, also farm and vintage. At­trac­tions in­clude joy flights, coun­try mar­ket, kids’ amuse­ments, and mo­tor­bike freestyle high-fly­ing tricks dis­play. Full on­site cater­ing. From 1.30pm-10pm. In­quiries: 0428 366 754. MO­TORKHANA - SALES YARD DASH The Bendigo Car Club’s Sales Yard dash at the Huntly Live­stock Ex­change. Mo­torkhana is a grass­roots mo­tor­sport with com­peti­tors driv­ing ev­ery­day ve­hi­cles through to pur­pose-built spe­cials re­sem­bling a mo­tor with wheels. Spec­ta­tor en­try is by gold coin do­na­tion with pro­ceeds go­ing to the Bendigo Air Cadets. Com­peti­tor in­for­ma­tion avail­able at www.bendigo­car­club.com.au or phone 0427 511 158. Com­peti­tor reg­is­tra­tion, ve­hi­cle safety checks and scrutiny at the com­plex from 8am. Competition from 9.45am un­til mid-af­ter­noon.

BAIRNS­DALE SPEED­WAY A big night of rac­ing to con­clude the sea­son for the Bairns­dale Speed­way. VSC Sprint­cars fi­nal round of the Bairns­dale Se­ries, Aus­tralian Wing­less Sprints, Divi­sion 2 Hot Rods Mad Mile round, Mini Sprints, Stan­dard Sa­loons and Lim­ited Sports­man will all be com­pet­ing. Rac­ing starts at 5.30pm. Fam­ily (two adults, two chil­dren) $40, adults $15, pen­sion­ers $10, 12-16 year olds $8, un­der 12s free. Can­teen. Track: phone 0458 617 910

APRIL 23-24

DAYLES­FORD SPEED­WAY All classes rac­ing Easter Satur­day, with the Easter Cup the fol­low­ing day. Rac­ing starts noon. Can­teen and bar avail­able. Adults $12, pen­sion­ers and chil­dren (13-18) $5, chil­dren un­der 12 free. Basin Rd, Dayles­ford. In­quiries: Kylie, 0419 341 207 or dayles­ford­speed­way2@live.com.au 20TH AUS­TRALIAN STREET ROD NA­TION­ALS At the Gee­long Show­grounds this Easter. Open to the pub­lic 10am-5pm. Over 1000 street rods and cus­toms on dis­play, trade stands, driv­ing events, amuse­ment rides and other ac­tiv­i­ties to en­ter­tain the crowds. More: Greg Mor­ris­sey 0409 955 348.

APRIL 24

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 who are mem­bers of a CAMS-af­fil­i­ated. body. In­quiries: Mark, 0427 455 402 or vssc.org.au

BREAK­FAST AT CO­COMO’S Open in­vi­ta­tion get-to­gether hosted by the EA­GLES Rod and Cus­tom Club. Cruise over to Rowville with your part­ner to en­joy an in­ex­pen­sive waiter ser­vice break­fast in com­fort­able restau­rant sur­round­ings. Plenty of easy park­ing avail­able for your hot rod, cus­tom, or chrome-bumpered cruiser. From 8.30am on the fourth Sun­day ev­ery month, rain, hail or shine. Co­como’s Restau­rant, Stud Park Shop­ping Cen­tre, Stud Rd, Rowville.

APRIL 30

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

April 30 - May 1

DRIVE BACK IN TIME Beech­worth Old Cranks Mo­tor Club host the 2011 Drive Back In Time event Satur­day, April 30 and Sun­day, May 1. Satur­day has a points in­ter­est car run, $10 a car, BBQ in­cluded. Satur­day night din­ner and rock ‘n’ roll band at the Ni­cholas Ho­tel, ph 57 281 051. Sun­day large car truck and old en­gine dis­play, spec­ta­tor ad­mit­tance free. Old cranks BBQ, tea cof­fee and soft drink also avail­able. In­for­ma­tion: Ron, 0427 282 285

MAY 1

KENDA RALLY Kenda Rally is one of Aus­tralia’s long­est-run­ning trail bike ral­lies. This year’s event in the Ru­bi­con Val­ley near Eil­don has been capped at 500 rid­ers to en­sure a pro­fes­sional and well-run event with no bot­tle­necks. En­try: $75. De­tails: admcc.com.au

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

VIC­TO­RIAN FRENCH CAR FES­TI­VAL More than 200 Peu­geots, Re­naults, Citroens, Alpines, Simcas and other ex­am­ples of French auto his­tory. En­try $5 a car or $10 a col­lec­tion. Spec­ta­tors free. Bring a pic­nic lunch or buy food and drinks on­site. Judg­ing fin­ishes 1.30pm, pre­sen­ta­tions 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’ en­try from 7am, Bal­lan Rd, $20 a site. Buy­ers’ en­try from 8am, Bul­ban Rd. $5 a 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.

DROUIN SPEED­WAY Ju­niors Stan­dard Saloon Fea­ture: SDAV Hot Rods, Com­pact Speed­cars, Men’s and Ladies Stan­dard Sa­loons, ASCF Sa­loons, Open In­de­pen­dents. Adults $15, fam­ily $40, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 10-16 $10, nine years and un­der free. Gates open 9am. Rac­ing from 11am. Phone 0437 534 823 MAY 6

LEGAL OFF-STREET DRAG RAC­ING Head to Calder Park for street-legal rac­ing. Gates open 3pm for street car and bike and competition drag-race com­peti­tors. Scru­ti­neer­ing 5.30pm8pm. Rac­ing from 6pm-10pm. En­try: Street cars and bikes drag race $80 (in­cludes driver and one crew), competition drag-race ve­hi­cle $130 (in­cludes driver and three crew). En­tries capped at 200, and can be made on­line. Gates open 6pm for spec­ta­tors. En­try $25 for ev­ery­one over 18, un­der 18s free, fam­ily $40 (two adults, one or more chil­dren). No con­ces­sions. In­quiries: 9091 0800 or calder­park.com.au

MAY 7

RED­LINE RACEWAY, BAL­LARAT Red­line Track Cham­pi­onship day/night meet­ing. All classes and in­cludes AMCA Na­tion­als, wing­less sprints and SDAV. Starts 3pm. Adults $25, pen­sion­ers $20, chil­dren (8-16) $5, fam­ily $60. In­quiries: 0404 892 424.

MAY 8

BREAK­FAST CLUB The Gipp­s­land Car Club Sport­ing Reg­is­ter of­fers an in­vi­ta­tion to the 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 bite of break­fast. You never know what will turn up. All wel­come. War­ragul CBD 8am -10am. www.sport­in­greg­is­ter.word­press.com

MAY 15

VINTAGE MA­CHIN­ERY RALLY Fea­tures vintage trac­tor pull, sta­tion­ary en­gines, farm ma­chin­ery and steam ex­hibits. Also vintage and clas­sic cars, trucks and trac­tors, chil­dren’s rides and lo­cal hobby dis­plays. From 10am in Gis­borne. Stall­hold­ers wel­come. Adults $5, chil­dren $1. In­quiries: 5429 3161.

CAV­AL­CADE OF TRANS­PORT Cruise there will to Yarra be a great Glen race­course pic­nic and dis­play where of ve­hi­cles. vet­eran, Gates vintage, open clas­sic at the and race­course his­toric for dis­play ve­hi­cles 10am and for the pub­lic from 10.30am. Cater­ing, free shut­tle bus to nearby craft mar­ket, kids en­ter­tain­ment. En­try by gold coin. Pro­ceeds do­nated to the lo­cal CFA. Proudly spon­sored by Lum­leys in­surance and or­gan­ised by the As­so­ci­a­tion of Mo­tor­ing Clubs. More de­tails: www.aomc.asn.au In­quiries: 9890 0524

DROUIN SPEED­WAY Drouin Speed­way hosts a day of Dirt Kart rac­ing run by Yarra Val­ley Speed­way Kart Club. Adults $15, fam­ily $40, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 10-16 years $10, nine years and un­der free. Can­teen avail­able. Gates open 9am. Rac­ing be­gins 11am. Phone: Sue, 0403 289 756

MAY 21

SWAP DAY AND MAR­KET Wed­der­burn En­gine Club event to be held at En­gine Park, Race­course Rd, Wed­der­burn. Starts 7am. En­try: $2. Sites: $10. In­quiries: 5494 3593.

JUNE 5

DROUIN SPEED­WAY Fi­nal meet­ing of the 2010-2011 Sea­son. Men’s, Ladies’ and Ju­niors’ Stan­dard Sa­loons, Open In­de­pen­dents, ASCF Sa­loons, Street Stocks, Dirt Karts. Adults $15, fam­ily $40, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 10 - 16 years $10, nine years and un­der free. Gates open 9am. Rac­ing from 11am. Phone: 0437 534 823

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