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HEATH­COTE RACEWAY Test and tune. Gates open at 3.30pm, rac­ing from 6.30-10.30pm. $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors. For de­tails con­tact Rus­sell on 0416 072 478.


ALFA ROMEO OWN­ERS CLUB Monthly Club meet­ing of the Alfa Romeo Own­ers Club, Wa­ter Rat Ho­tel, cnr Park and Mo­ray streets, South Mel­bourne, 8pm start. Guest speaker Les Smith, chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of RDA/EBC Brakes. MOPARS MO­TORKHANA At the Bendigo Live­stock Ex­change, Bendigo. Gates open at 8am, rac­ing from 10am. Gold coin do­na­tion for pub­lic view­ing. Rac­ing open to all Mopars ve­hi­cles. For in­for­ma­tion ph: 0427 508 490 or go to mid­state­ HEATH­COTE RACEWAY Ford fo­rums na­tion­als. Gates open at 8.30am, rac­ing from 11am-6.30pm. $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors. Show and shine judged at 2pm. For de­tails con­tact Rus­sell on 0416 072 478.


ALEXANDRA TRUCK, UTE AND ROD SHOW The streets of Alexandra will be hum­ming with high-pow­ered ve­hi­cles this Queen’s Birth­day Long Week­end when the Truck, Ute and Rod Show is held in the town’s main street. To­mor­row af­ter­noon the Alexandra to Eil­don ‘‘Rod Run’’ takes place through some of the most pic­turesque coun­try­side in the re­gion. The main event is the Truck, Ute and Rod Show on the Sun­day, fea­tur­ing gi­ant in­ter­state rigs, tim­ber trucks and an in­cred­i­ble ar­ray of hot rods and utes. There’ll be food and drink stalls, trade stalls and a sideshow al­ley for young­sters. For more in­for­ma­tion: go to alexan­dra­truck­ KART­ING NORTH­WEST TI­TLES At Mil­dura Raceway, ad­ja­cent to Mil­dura Air­port. One of the longestrun­ning ti­tles in Aus­tralian Kart­ing. De­tails at kart­ or con­tact 0409 856 339.


EXEDY VIC RALLY CHAM­PI­ONSHIP Round 2 of the Bega Val­ley Rally from Eden Fish­er­man’s Club. Crews will battle it out over 175km on the for­est roads sur­round­ing Eden. Watch­ing free and guides from vi­ ALFA ROMEO SPRINT CHAL­LENGE Round three of the RDA/EBC Brakes Alfa Romeo Sprint Chal­lenge at Sandown. Book­ings 0433 116 647. BREAK­FAST CLUB SPE­CIAL VE­HI­CLES The Gipp­s­land Car Club Sport­ing Reg­is­ter’s Break­fast Club is 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. Go to sport­in­greg­is­ter.word­ MIDS­TATE MOPARS SHOW AND SHINE Pre­sented by the Cen­tral Vic­to­rian Chrysler Club and held around the Bendigo Town Hall, Cen­tral Bendigo, 8am-3.30pm. Free en­try for the gen­eral pub­lic. For in­for­ma­tion: 0427 508 490 or mid­state­ CLAS­SIC SCRAM­BLE At Har­row (Mel­way 619 K 11). Look for signs on the Eden­hope-Col­eraine Rd. Pre-‘60s to pre-‘75 clas­sic scram­ble bikes and side­cars on the best track in the west. Rac­ing starts at 10am. Gold coin en­try to aid lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties. Cater­ing on site. Con­tact 0417 515 220 or email pe­trell@op­tus­ KEILOR ELEC­TRIC OFF-ROAD CAR AS­SO­CI­A­TION 1/10th scale elec­tric re­mote con­trol off-road buggy rac­ing at Keilor Park Re­cre­ation Re­serve, Sta­dium Drive, Keilor. Reg­is­tra­tion from 9.30am, rac­ing from 10am. In­for­ma­tion: HEATH­COTE RACEWAY Test and tune plus burnout prac­tice. Gates open at 8.30am, rac­ing from 11am-4pm. $60 to race, $50 for burnouts, $20 for spec­ta­tors. For de­tails, con­tact Rus­sell on 0416 072 478. LEON­GATHA MO­TOR­CY­CLE CLUB 35th An­nual Knox’s Hill­climb. Ac­tion be­gins at 9am. Spec­ta­tor en­try is by gold coin do­na­tion. Full cater­ing avail­able on site. Fur­ther info and di­rec­tions on the club web­site leon­gath­amo­tor­cy­cle­

JUNE 18-19

CIK STARS OF KART­ING SE­RIES Round three of Aus­tralia’s elite kart­ing se­ries, the CIK Stars of Kart­ing, pre­sented by Cas­trol EDGE. At the Port Mel­bourne kart­ing com­plex, cnr Cook St and Todd Rd. Qual­i­fy­ing and heat races will be held from 9am Satur­day with the fi­nals be­ing con­tested on Sun­day. Ad­mis­sion for spec­ta­tors is free. Heated can­teen fa­cil­ity over­look­ing the en­tire cir­cuit. De­tails: star­sofkart­ or call 0403 531 914.


HILL­CLIMB Round one of the Gipp­s­land Car Club Win­ter Cup starts with a mul­ti­club hill­climb at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz, Drive, Yal­lourn. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ li­cence is re­quired. Scru­ti­neer­ing from 8am. Timed runs from 10am. Prac­tice session on Satur­day. De­tails: gipp­s­land­car­ CRUISE BACK IN TIME Thun­der­birds Rod and Cus­tom Club of Vic­to­ria and the Gipp­s­land La­trobe Val­ley group of the Chev Car Club of Vic­to­ria are get­ting to­gether to en­cour­age car en­thu­si­asts to cruise back in time for break­fast at Old Gipp­stown Her­itage Park in Moe, then the third Sun­day morn­ing of each month. Times: 8.30am-11am. All mod­els are wel­come up to the last of the chrome-bumper era. Those with cars at­tend­ing for break­fast will be en­ti­tled to en­ter the park for some great pho­tos and view­ing. Bring the car and the fam­ily to en­joy a hardy break­fast and a good chat with other car en­thu­si­asts. This event will help the Old Gipp­stown Her­itage Park. EARLY MORN­ING RUN With Alfa Romeo Own­ers Club. Start at Krispy Kreme, Narre War­ren, at 9am. Tour­ing Dan­de­nongs. Lunch. Book­ings 0417 365 929 MUS­TANGS ON SHOW The Vic­to­rian branch of the Mus­tang Own­ers Club of Aus­tralia will have its cars on dis­play at a gather­ing from 10am-2.30pm at Kingston Heath Re­serve, Cen­tre Dandenong Rd, Chel­tenham East. For de­tails con­tact Adam Rich­mond on 0423 449 125.


THE FRIDGE SWAP MEET Bal­larat Road Rod­ders present their swap meet for 2011 in the multi-storey carpark, cnr Dana and Dove­ton streets, Bal­larat. Now run­ning for more than 35 years and known as the ‘‘Cold­est Swap Meet in Aus­tralia’’. Opens at 6am for sell­ers $20 (no book­ings, no food ven­dors, height re­stric­tions) and 7am for buy­ers $5. Hot rods and driv­ers free, with VIP dis­play area pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion: Damien 0434 330 436 10am-4pm only or David 5339 3673 9am-5pm Mon-Fri. TRACY’S SPEED­WAY RE­UNION From 10am-5pm. Mel­bourne Air­port Club, 300-309 Mel­rose Drive, Tul­la­ma­rine. Map ref­er­ence 161 19D. Any in­quiries, ring Matt 0421 349 628. SWAP MEET Cruiz­ers Rod & Cus­tom Club War­ragul swap meet, War­ragul Show­grounds, Howitt St, War­ragul (Mel­way 337 Q10). En­try $3, kids free. In­door sites $20. Out­door sites $10. 7am for sell­ers and buy­ers. For more in­for­ma­tion: Pat 5622 1938 or Jon 5944 3895. Email car­olfletcher@hot­


ALFA ROMEO SPRINT CHAL­LENGE Round four RDA/EBC Brakes Alfa Romeo Sprint Chal­lenge at Philip Is­land. Book­ings 0433 116 647.


MODEL CAR, TOY AND TRAIN SWAP MEET Mel­bourne’s model car, toy and train swap meet will be held from 9am-2pm, at the scout hall, Ma­honeys Re­serve, Ma­honeys Rd, For­est Hill. This huge event is Mel­bourne’s only Sun­day model swap meet. More than stalls and a free val­u­a­tion ser­vice on your old mod­els and toys. Adults $2, chil­dren $1 (un­der 12). For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call Martin on 9701 1068 or 0412 096 832.


SUN CEN­TRE KART­ING TI­TLES At Ul­tima Rd, Swan Hill kart track, one of the most ex­cit­ing in the coun­try with its unique Thun­der­bowl NAS­CAR style high-banked cor­ner. De­tails at kart­ or call 0427 579 279 SEVEN­TIES VE­HI­CLES MO­TOR SHOW AT MAF­FRA Open­ing of the new Mo­tor Mu­seum theme dis­play of 1970s ve­hi­cles from 10am-3pm at 1A Sale Rd. Maf­fra. Bring your car club, bike club or your ve­hi­cle to help cre­ate a ‘‘dis­play for the day’’ on the huge lawns. Gates open at 8am, break­fast avail­able from 8.30am. Dis­play ve­hi­cles to be parked be­fore 10am. One free mu­seum en­try ticket for driv­ers of dis­play ve­hi­cles be­fore 10am. Dis­counted mu­seum en­try $5, chil­dren (un­der 15) free. Gold coin do­na­tion to grounds. Plenty of free park­ing and long-ve­hi­cle park­ing. Re­fresh­ments avail­able. For in­quiries, maps and in­for­ma­tion visit gipp­s­land­ve­hi­clecol­lec­, send an email to ad­min@gipp­s­land ve­hi­clecol­lec­, or ph: 5147 3223 or 0412 387 102


CO­BRAM SWAP MEET Ro­tary Club of Co­bram’s 5th Co­bram Swap Meet, plus Fast Eddy’s Dyno Chal­lenge and Shan­nons/MM Elec­tri­cal All Wheels Show at Co­bram Show­grounds. Parts, col­lecta­bles, an­tiques and mar­ket stalls. Out­door sites $10, in­door undercover sites $20. Ad­mis­sion $5, un­der-13 years free. Swap­pers 6am, All Wheels show and pub­lic 7am. For in­for­ma­tion call Adrian on 5873 4267 or John on 5873 5450 Ac­com­mo­da­tion: co­bramba­ or co­bram­ba­rooga­hol­i­

Old flames: Get ac­quainted with some re­vamped hot rods at the Alexandra Truck, Ute and Rod Show to­mor­row and Sun­day. De­tails at left.

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