ROB ROY HILLCLIMB
Interclub challenge series, conducted by the MG Car Club at Rob Roy Hillclimb, Clintons Rd, Christmas Hills. Entry verification and scrutineering from 8-9.30 am and official timed runs from 10.15am. Entry $90. Details: Ken Price 0418 311 040 or robroyhillclimb.com.au
Test and tune plus burnout practice. Gates open at 8.30am, racing from 11am-4pm; $60 to race, $20 for spectators, kids under 14 free. Fully catered. Details: 0416 072 478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
CHRYSLER RESTORERS CLUB
Meeting at the VDC club rooms, unit 8, 41-49 Norcal Rd, Nunawading (Melway 48 G10) on the third Friday of every month (except January) at 8pm. New members and visitors welcome.
CALDER PARK RACEWAY
Legal off-street drags at Calder Park raceway. Gates open at 10am, spectators from noon, scrutineering 11.30am, racing (competition car/bike and street car/bike mixed) from noon6pm. Gates close at 6pm.
Victorian state circuit racing championship featuring historic touring cars, improved production, sports cars, Formula Ford, MG plus invited British sports cars, HQ Holden, Porsche 944s, Formula Vee and sports racers. Racing starts at 9am Saturday and Sunday. Admission $15 Saturday, $25 Sunday, $30 for weekend pass. Tickets at the gate. Children under 16 free. Details: 0417 373 165 or sportssedan.com.au
Round 2 of the Victorian Classic Motocross at Undera Recreational Reserve. More than 50 riders will travel just past Shepparton to the Undera track with motorcycles from the ’60s through to the ’80s in natural terrain motocross racing. Starts at 10am. Gold coin entry. Details: John Dalla-Costa, 0409 402 891 or 5821 3977.
WERRIBEE SWAP MEET
At Werribee Racecourse (Mel 205 F9), for vintage, veteran and classic vehicles, plus performance equipment, tools, automotive memorabilia and a show and shine, plus a vehicles-forsale area. No bookings required. Selling sites $25 including entry for two available at the gate from 7am. Earlybird entry before 8am $10, after 8am $5.Details: Graham Rose 9585 6567 or gandproseevents.com
RENAULT SPORT DRIVE DAY
Meet at 755 Princes Highway, Berwick, at 7am for coffee and chat, depart 7.30am to drive through South Gippsland, stopping at Korumburra for morning tea, then on to Phillip Island for go-karting (optional). Details: Ian 0422 751 043,
Gippsland Car Club’s round 2 of the Winter Cup Hillclimb at Bryant Park. Competition starts at 10am, scrutineering and practice at 8am. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence is required for competition. Details: gippslandcarclub.com.au
HEATHCOTE PARK RACEWAY
Test and tune plus burnout practice. Gates open at 8.30am, racing from 11am-4pm. $60 to race, $20 for spectators. Fully catered. Details: 0416 072 478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
PENINSULA CRUISE NIGHT
Cruise night is on, rain, hail or shine at the Peninsula Homemaker Centre, behind Bunnings, cnr Nepean Highway and Bungower Rd Mornington. All pre’75 street rods, pick-ups, muscle cars and chrome bumper-classics welcome from 5pm. Details: letsgocruisin.com.au
FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Historic touring cars at the Winton Festival of Speed, featuring the cream of touring cars from the ’50s to the ’90s, including Mustangs, Camaros, GTHOs and Toranas. Racing will feature rolling starts and pit stops, backed by a 25-event program including sports cars and open-wheel race cars, plus a big Shannons display for classic and collector cars. Details: 0412 351 403.
Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register’s Breakfast Club, on the second Sunday of each month. Bring your sporting, classic or special vehicle. Browse or chat with fellow enthusiasts and grab a cup of coffee or bite of breakfast. Warragul CBD 8-10am. sportingregister.wordpress.com
Swap meet and all-wheels show, at Cobram Showgrounds. Undercover indoor sites $20, outdoor sites 10 x 6m $15 (includes entry for 2 adults). Show sections include veteran, vintage, modern, classic, muscle, rod, custom, utes, trucks, motorcycles and tractors. Details: Adrian Bennett 5873 4267.
HOLDEN BIRTHDAY BASH
Owners of 1972 HQ SS Holdens are invited to celebrate this model’s 40th birthday. Register at the RSL Hall, High St, Avoca, at 9.30am on Saturday 18th. All Holden and other make car enthusiasts are welcome to join in the weekend activities. Details: Hayden 0427 004 624.
NATIONAL 4x4 SHOW
National 4x4 and Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds. More than 50,000 sqmof exhibits and interactive features and more than 150 exhibitors. A 4000-seat Action Arena featuring the TJM Austruck Extreme 4x4 competition, DPChip Extreme Show, Devil’s Taxi Monster Truck and much more. Adults, $17, seniors $12, concession $12, kids under 15 free. Details and tickets: 4x4show.com.au
CHARLTON ROD RUN
Family-friendly weekend including a mystery run, show and shine and a large fire with lots to eat and drink on Saturday night. Weekend pass: family 2 adults 2 kids under-18 $150, adults $50, kids 6-18 $25. Sunday entry for show and shine: vehicle entry $10. Details: Deano 0434 125 682 or firstname.lastname@example.org
HAMILTON SWAP MEET
At Hamilton Showgrounds sheep pavilion. All types of items for sale. Book and pay by August 13 to be sure of a indoor site. Sites are 6m x 4m$10. Set up on Saturday, August 25, between 2-6pm. Swap meet opens for sellers at 6am and for the public at 7am. Details: 0428 289 502.
CRANBOURNE SWAP MEET
At Cranbourne Racecourse (Mel 133 J6), for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles, plus automotive memorabilia and new and used tools and equipment. Display vehicles and vehicles for sale. Selling sites $25 available at the gate from 7am. Details: Graham Rose 9585 6567 or gandproseevents.com
HOLDEN CLUB’S 40th
At Sandown to celebrate Holden Sporting Car Club’s 40th year in motorsport. All past and present members of Torana Club, Holden Motor Sports Club and Holden Sporting Car Club are welcome. Free event with plenty of track time and motorkhana demonstrations, guest speakers, and rare cars on display. Details: Bruce 0499 272 774 (after 5pm) or email email@example.com
HOLDEN ANNUAL AUCTION
FE/FC Holden Car Club of Victoria’s annual auction, swap meet and pie night at Boronia Progress Hall, 134 Boronia Rd, Boronia. Melway Ref 64 K9. Rare, interesting and useful Holden parts, collectables and memorabilia from 1948 to 1978. Doors open at 5pm for viewing and buying items. Auction starts at 7pm. Entry cost $5, or $10 to sell items. Details: Ken McLean 9734 7525 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FATHER’S DAY CAR SHOW
At Old Gippstown, Moe. Gates open at 7am for car entrants, 10am for general public. Car clubs attending from all over Gippsland and Melbourne. Last year more than 350 cars were on show. Entry: family $15 including 2 adults, adults $5, children gold coin. All car enthusiasts and car clubs with all makes and models welcome.
OLD ENGINES AND MACHINERY
Wedderburn Historical Engine and Machinery Society rally at Engine Park, Racecourse Rd, Wedderburn, from 9am Saturday and Sunday. Old engines, vehicles, farm machinery and items of yesteryear on display, plus market and trade stalls. Camping available. Exhibitors free entry. Adults $5. Details: Peter Lockhart 5494 3593 or Geoff Maxwell 5494 3206.
Uphill battle: Head for the historic Rob Roy Hillclimb this Sunday.
Smokin’ streetcar: Test your wheels in legal drag racing at Heathcote on Sunday.