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VINTAGE ENGINE RALLY
Mt Alexander Vintage Engine Club’s 17th Annual Rally at Guildford, near Castlemaine. Tractors, classic cars, stationary engines, farm machinery and memorabilia on display, 10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-3pm Sunday. Admission $5, children $1. Details: Laurie 5474 2550
CLASSIC RACING CARS
North Eastern Car Club’s 60th Anniversary weekend. Dinner on Saturday, display of classic racing cars and sports cars on Sunday at the old Tarrawingee race circuit, 11km east of Wangaratta, 10am-3pm. Memorabilia, old racing films, barbecue lunch and a track walk. All welcome. Details: Jeff Whitten 5722 1250 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Family show and shine, 9am-4pm at Westgate Indoor Sports Centre, Altona North (Melways 54 G1), featuring street machines, hotrods, elite cars, muscle cars, custom bikes, original rides, American classics. Car clubs welcome. Entry $30 indoor/ $20 outdoor, bikes $15, public $5, kids free. Details: 0419 350 400 or at: www.showcarsmelbourne.com.au
At Dunkeld for pre-60 to pre-78 classic scramble bikes. All riders welcome. One-day club membership is available. The event is fully catered for by the Dunkeld Adventure group. Gold coin admittance. Details: 0417 515 220.
Display for cars 25 years or older by the Federation of Veteran, Vintage and Classic Car Clubs, with the Dandenong Valley Historic Car Club. Entry is free. BYO picnic lunch or barbecue food available. From 10am at Pakenham Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Pakenham. (Melways 317 G9). Details: Ian 0419 312 304 or Gary 0418 140 844.
ROCK& RODS FESTIVAL
Eastbourne Primary School, Allambi Ave, Rosebud West (Melways 169 K5) 10am-5pm. Three great rock‘n’roll bands, hot rod and classic car display, trade displays. Entry $10, display car drivers free, under 12 free. Details: Peter 0408 583 727 or www.rosebudrocknrods.weebly.com
LANCEFIELD SWAP MEET
Swap Meet and Car Show ‘n’ Shine, from 7:30am at Lancefield Park, Chauncey St, Lancefield. 400-plus outdoor sites (6m x 6m) at $15 per site. Buyers and Show ‘n’ Shine entry $6. Judging from 11am. Details: Pam (03) 5429 2249.
The Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register’s Breakfast Club. Bring your sporting, classic or special vehicle, browse with other enthusiasts and grab a coffee or breakfast. Warragul CBD 8am-10am. Details: www.sportingregister.org.au
Family show and shine, 9am-4pm at Westgate Indoor Sports Centre, Altona North (Melways 54 G1), featuring street machines, hotrods, elite cars, muscle cars, custom bikes, original rides, American classics, car clubs welcome. Entry $30 indoor, $20 outdoor, bikes $15, public $5, kids free. Details: 0419 350 400 or www.showcarsmelbourne.com.au
Test and Tune plus Burnout practice and 4-wheel drive swamp challenge. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-4pm. $60 to compete, $20 for spectators, kids under 14 free. Details: 0416 072 478 www.heathcoteraceway.com.au
FE-FC SHOW& SHINE
Victorian State Title, open to all owners and/or enthusiasts of stock and modified FE and FC Holdens. At Moorabbin Airport (Melways 87 G5). Visitors/spectators free. Plenty of parking. Visit the air museum. Details: Tony Galea on 0412 360 992 or email email@example.com
MELTON SWAP MEET
At Tabcorp Park on the Western Highway (Melways 337 D12). For all vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus new and used performance equipment and automotive memorabilia. Selling sites available from 6.30am, $25 including two admissions. Details: Graham Rose 9585 6567 or gandproseevents.com
RACV CLASSIC SHOWCASE
Flemington Racecourse members carpark. Open to vehicles designed in England and Europe. MG Car Club concours, Mercedes Benz Club concours, Austin Healey Club display, 100 years of Morris, and 50 years of Lamborghini, Hillman Imp and Rover P6. Display vehicles $15, spectators $12, children free. Details 9890 0524 or www.asn.au
Wingless Sprints Gippsland Challenge. Men’s, women’s and junior standard saloons, 1200 juniors, VSC open saloons, vintage super modifieds. Entry: Adults $15, family $40, pensioners $10, children 12-16 years $10, under 12 free. Gates open 8.30am, racing from 11am. Details: 0422 289 133.
Gippsland Car Club’s multiclub hillclimb at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yallourn. CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence required for competition; scrutineering from 8am. Practice session on Saturday, April 20, from noon-4pm. Details: www.gippslandcarclub.com.au
FORD COUPE DISPLAY
Ford Coupe Club annual display day at the Caribbean Gardens market from 10am-4pm, adjacent to the bird aviary. All 1972 to 1978 XA, XB, XC Ford Hardtops welcome. Details: Roger 0407 407 400.
SUNBEAM, HILLMAN& HUMBER
Sunbeam and Talbot Car Club, with Rootes Group Car Club, display of the Marque at Federation Square 11am2.30pm. From 1948 to 1974 Sunbeam Talbots, Alpines, and Tigers, Hillman Imps, Minx and Hunters, plus Humbers. Public welcome. Details: 0418 995 372.
A Mod race, plus old hot rodders speedway racing. Racing all classes, plus 2 car clubs on display. Gates open 10.30am, racing starts noon. Adults $15, pensioners $10, kids 13-18 $5, 12 & under free. Details: 0419 341 207 or www.daylesfordspeedway.com
CLASSIC CAR DISPLAY
At Cruden Farm, home of the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch. Classic and special interest vehicles welcome. Music, wine tasting, devonshire teas, food, a circus workshop and animal farm. Cost $15 per car. Benefits Mental Health Foundation of Australia. Details: Graeme Redman 0408 566 932.
Old Cranks Motor Club events. Saturday 4.30pm-6pm ‘‘Back In Time’’ cruise. Sunday car (25 years or older) and vintage engine display in Ford St, Beechworth. Old Cranks barbecue, tea, coffee and soft drinks available all day. Admission free.
CAR& VINTAGE BIKE SHOW
Keilor Rotary Club’s Car and Vintage Bike Show, 9am-1-30pm, Keilor Hotel, Cnr Old Calder Highway and Arabin St, Keilor. Display cars $20 (includes driver and passenger), bikes $10, spectators $5. Gates open 7.30am for display cars. Details: Joe Raimondo 0403 372 415 or www.rotarykeilor.org.au
SWAP MEET& SHOW& SHINE
Renegades Hot Rod and Custom Club’s Swap Meet and Show ’n’ Shine for cars and bikes. At Werribee Racecourse (Melways 205 C6). Sellers, entry from 7am Ballan Rd $20 per site. Buyers, entry from 8am, Bulban Rd, $5 each, children free. ASRF-sanctioned event. Details: Ph: 0411 327 515 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gippsland Zone Div 11 Hot Rod Title, Vintage Sedans, Men’s, Ladies & Juniors Standard Saloons, 1200 Juniors, VSC Open Saloons. Entry: Adults $15, family $40, pensioners $10, children 12-16 years $10, under 12 years free. Gates open 8.30am, racing from 11am. Details: 0422 289 133.
PENINSULA CRUISE NIGHT
Cruise on the new Peninsula Link freeway to the Cruise Night at the Peninsula Homemaker Centre, Bungower Rd, Mornington. All pre ’75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome, from 5pm. Entrant’s prizes, Sober Mule Cafe, 500 plus paved car spaces. Details: www.letsgocruisin.com.au
GEELONG SWAP MEET
Western District Historic Vehicle Club’s Geelong Bay City Swap Meet, at the Geelong Showgrounds from 7am (Melway ref 452 E10). Area for display and sale of Special Interest Vehicles. Adults $5, children free, outdoor sites (10m x 6m) $5 plus $5 admission charge. Details: 0417 546 089.
The Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register’s Breakfast Club. 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 8am-10am. Details: www.sportingregister.org.au
SWAP MEET AND MARKET
Wedderburn Historical Engine and Machinery Society, Engine Park, Racecourse Rd, Wedderburn. Bring along your unwanted engine parts or anything else you don’t need any longer. Details: 5494 3593 or 5494 3152.
CAVALCADE OF TRANSPORT
The RACV Cavalcade of Transport, at Kings Park (showgrounds), Seymour. A tribute to Australia’s motoring heritage. Entry by gold coin donation. Undercover Sunday market with local products and craft stalls. Free bus to Seymour Railway Heritage Centre. Details: 9890 0524 or www.aomc.asn.au
VINTAGE MACHINERY RALLY
Gisborne Vintage Machinery Society’s annual rally at the Gisborne Steam Park, 9.30am-4pm. Vintage tractor pull, working steam exhibits, stationary engines and machinery, displays, model boats, planes and trains, vintage and classic cars, truck and tractors. Adults $5, children under 14 free. Details: Trevor 9744 1591.
Australia’s largest and most popular allhistoric motor race meeting. A weekend of racing featuring more than 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes, plus Shannons classic car and bike club displays. At Winton Raceway. Entry Saturday $20, Sunday $30, competition paddock $5, children 14 under and free. Details: www.historicwinton.org
Organised by the Federation of Veteran, Vintage & Classic Vehicle Clubs of Victoria and VicRoads. Restored historic vehicles to meet at BP Calder Park at 8.30am to run along the Calder Freeway and highway to Bendigo Showgrounds, where the vehicles will be on display along with stationary engines, tractors and collectables. Public entry by gold coin donation. Details: www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/centenary
Mornington Peninsula Historical Vehicles Club, Annual Swap Meet, rear car park, Karingal Shopping Centre, Frankston-Cranbourne Rd, Karingal (Mel. Ref. 103 C5). Sites from $10, buyer entry $3, sellers from 7am, buyers 8amnoon. Details: Len Butcher 5979 1232 or Wayne McPherson 9787 3268.
Red rocket: See classic racing cars on display at Wangaratta this Sunday.