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
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
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
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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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