STARS OF KARTING Round 3 of Australia’s elite karting series, the CIK Stars of Karting presented by Castrol EDGE. At the Port Melbourne Karting Complex, corner Cook St and Todd Rd. Qualifying and heats from 9am tomorrow, finals on Sunday. Admission for spectators is free. Heated canteen overlooking circuit. Details: starsofkarting.com.au or ph: 0403 531 914
HILLCLIMB Round 1 of Gippsland Car Club Winter Cup starts with a multi-club 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 tomorrow. Details: gippslandcarclub.com.au
CRUISE BACK IN TIME Thunderbirds Rod and Custom Club and the Gippsland Latrobe Valley group of the Chev Car Club are getting together to encourage car enthusiasts to cruise back in time for breakfast at Old Gippstown Heritage Park in Moe on Sunday, then third Sunday of each month from 8.30-11am. All models are welcome up to the last of the chromebumper era. Those with cars attending for breakfast will be entitled to enter the park for photos and viewing. Bring the car and the family to enjoy breakfast with other enthusiasts.
EARLY MORNING RUN Alfa Romeo Owners Club run, starting at Krispy Kreme, Narre Warren, at 9am and touring Dandenongs with lunch. Bookings 0417 365 929
MUSTANGS ON SHOW Victorian branch of the Mustang Owners Club of Australia will have cars on display from 10am-2.30pm at Kingston Heath Reserve, Centre Dandenong Rd, Cheltenham East. Inquiries, ph: Adam Richmond, 0423 449 125
THE FRIDGE SWAP MEET Ballarat Road Rodders present their swap meet for 2011 in the multi-storey carpark, corner Dana and Doveton streets, Ballarat. 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. Inquiries, 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 ref 161 19D. Inquiries: Matt 0421 349 628. SWAP MEET Cruizers Rod and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
NYORA SPEEDBOWL Grundy Ave, Nyora ( Melway 612 S9). Racing from 11am. Southern 2000 for sedans 50-lapper (incorporating the Bob Hickson Memorial Trophy). Australian wingless ASCF juniors. Ladies sedans depending on numbers. Inquiries: 0429 847 888 or 0488 773 267.
MOTORKHANA Round 4 of the KYB Vic Motorkhana championship at Geelong Motor Sport Complex Avalon. Organised by the Peugeot Car Club of Vic. Details: David 0418 440 758.
ALFA ROMEO SPRINT CHALLENGE Round 4 RDA/EBC Brakes Alfa Romeo Sprint Challenge at Phillip Island. Bookings 0433 116 647
MODEL CAR, TOY AND TRAIN SWAP MEET
Melbourne’s model car, toy and train swap meet from 9am-2pm at the Scout Hall, Mahoneys Reserve, Mahoneys Rd, Forest Hill. This event is Melbourne’s only Sunday model swap meet. More than 60 stalls and a free valuation service on old models and toys. Adults $2, children (under 12) $1. Inquiries: Martin on 9701 1068 or 0412 096 832.
KARTING SUN CENTRE TITLES At Ultima Rd, Swan Hill, kart track, one of the most exciting in the country with its Thunderbowl NASCAR-style highbanked corner. Inquiries: karting.net.au or 0427 579 279.
SEVENTIES VEHICLES Opening of the new Motor Museum theme display of ’70s 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 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 admission $5, children under 15 free. Gold coin donation to grounds. Plenty of free parking and long-vehicle parking. Refreshments available. Inquiries, maps and information: gippslandvehiclecollection.org.au, email admin@gippslandvehicle collection.org.au or ph: 5147 3223 or 0412 387 102
CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET At Calder Park, Calder Highway, Keilor. Automotive swap meet and car show for all types of display vehicles. Undercover selling sites (must be booked). Outdoor sites available on the day. Undercover $20, outdoor $15. Lookers swap meet $6, combined swap meet and car show $10. Gates open for vendors at 7am and for display cars and spectators at 8am. Site bookings and inquiries: 9890 0524. Details: allmakesswapmeet.com.au
COBRAM SWAP MEET Rotary Club of Cobram’s fifth 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-13s free. Swappers 6am, All Wheels Show and public 7am. Inquiries: Adrian 5873 4267 or John 5873 5450. Accommodation: cobrambarooga.org.au or cobrambaroogaholidays.com
Round 3 of the CIK Stars of Karting is on this weekend at the Port Melbourne Karting Complex.
Grunt and glamour:
Expect to see superbly restored classics at the Calder Car Show and Swap Meet on July 17