SWAP MEET At Whittlesea agricultural showgrounds, Yea Rd, Whittlesea, Saturday, December 7. Sites available outside $25, inside $35. Public entry $5 from 7.30am. Includes donation of $1 to RCH car display supporting Royal Children’s Hospital cancer ward, $10 donation includes driver only. Car for sale $15. Catering on grounds. Details: 0419 128 969.
TWILIGHT HILL CLIMB Gippsland Car Club’s multiclub twilight hill climb at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yallourn. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence is required for competition. Scrutineering 10am until 12.15pm. Practice begins at 10am. Timed competitive runs from 1pm until dusk. Entry forms and regulations: gippslandcarclub.com.au
HEATHCOTE PARK Heathcote Park raceway, Mopar Nationals Drag Racing and Show & Shine. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-5pm. Admission $20, kids under-14 free. Details: Facebook at Mopar Nationals or heathcoteraceway.com.au
MOTOCROSS Under lights. Bacchus Marsh Motocross Club’s annual twilight motocross open race meet, at Cummings Rd, Maddingley. Racing 2.45-11pm. Juniors and senior classes, open to all riders. FMX show, live DJ. Spectators welcome. Adults $10, children $5 and family $30. Details: 0408 107 017 or bmmxc.org
ROSEDALE SPEEDWAY Allstar Sprintcars, ladies and men’s standard saloons, compact speedcars, at Rosedale Speedway. Gates open at 2pm, racing from 5.30pm. Family $50, adults $20, kids 12-16 $10. Details: 0408 051 344.
CAR SHOW Make-A-Wish car show and family day at Essendon Fields (Melway 16-B8). All proceeds go to Make-A-Wish. Display cars from 8am, $15. General admission from 9am by gold coin donation. Classics, customs and hot rods. Details. Brian 0417 361 019.
ANNUAL MRA TOY RUN Supported by the Victorian Motorcycle Council. Once again, Calder Park is the destination this year for a funfilled day to support the Salvation Army. Riders dress up their bikes, trikes and scooters with Christmas decorations and ride to the destination to give toys and food for the kids at Christmas. Salvation Army trucks will be waiting to receive the generous gifts from the bikers. Details: toyrun.org.au
GEELONG TOY RUN The 21st annual Harley Owners Group toy run leaves Richie Boulevard, Eastern Beach, Geelong (Melway 452 D3) for Queenscliff at 10.30am. Hosted by the Geelong Harley Owners Group, entry is free and all bikes are welcome. Details: Craig 0400 587 684 or go to the
CHARITY TOY RIDE Motorcycle and scooter riders will gather at Alexandra Ave near the Swan St bridge for an 11.30am departure. No entry fee. Just roll up for a 6km ride to Father Bob’s HQ in Albert Park. Gifts can include new toys, tinned food or cash. Bike show with music, cafes and the beach. Details: youtube.com/watch ?v=ZoJvui8viW4
DROUIN SPEEDWAY Family Christmas meeting. Eliminator Cup — open standard saloons, Vic mini sprints, Div II hot rods, ladies and juniors standard, open sedans/sports sedans, junior 1200s, plus a visit from Santa. Adults $15, family $40, pensioners $10, children 12-16 years $10, under-12 years free. Gates open 8.30am, racing starts 11am. Details: 0422 289 133.
GEELONG SWAP MEET At Beckley Park, Corio (Melway 432 G 4), for all makes and models of vintage, veteran and classic vehicles plus, new and used performance equipment and all types of automotive memorabilia. Early bird public entry before 8am is $10, after 8am $5. Details: Graham 9585 6567.
BREAKFAST CLUB The Gippsland Sporting and Classic Car Register’s breakfast club is 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. All welcome. Warragul CBD 8-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
CRUISE NIGHT Cruise Night on Monday, 6pm. Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Rd entrance. Hot rods, chrome bumpers welcome. $5 entry. Sausage sizzle, gate prize. Details: Ray 0400 932 444 or geelongstreetrodders.com
HEATHCOTE PARK Test and tune plus burnout practice. Gates open 8.30am, Racing 11am-4pm. $60 to race, $20 for spectators, kids under 14 free. Fully catered. Details: 0416 072 478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
STEEL BUMPERED XMAS A Steel bumpered Christmas display, where all steelbumpered, pre-1980 classics, customs and hot rods are invited to a pre-Christmas display at Factory 2 / 167 Princes Highway, Hallam. No entry fee. From 10am to 3pm. Details: Steve 8790 2713.
HEATHCOTE PARK Boxing Day challenge. Gates open 8.30am, qualifying from 11am, racing until 9.30pm. Competition racing and burnouts $25 for spectators, kids under-14 free. Fully catered. Details: 0416 072478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
PICNIC IN THE PARK At Mornington Park, Mornington. Join the Confederates Rod and Custom Club for the first cruise of 2014. Entry is free and the event is open to all rods, customs and classics. Gates open at 9am. Parking in the park for the first 400 cars only. Details: (AH) Jim 5997 5300 or Shane 9893 5484.
SHOW & SHINE Sun Country Motorcycle Show & Shine (vintage to modern) at Yarrawonga foreshore 10am2pm (register from 8am). Exhibitors $2, public gold coin donation, 10 years and under, free. Victorian Police Historical Society motorcycle and vehicle display, and test your skill on the Honda HRT motorcycle simulator. Details: Barry 5873 4267 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RIDE TO REMEMBER The 6th annual Grampians Ride to Remember, in Ararat and the Grampians, open to all licensed motorcycle enthusiasts. Conducted under police escort. Starts from the Ararat Performing Arts Centre, Barkly St, Ararat, at 9.30am and travels a stunning rural 200km circuit, returning for a relaxing barbecue in the Alexandra Gardens in Ararat. Registration is $30 for riders and pillions, including the barbecue lunch, commemorative 2014 ride badge and complimentary bottled water following the event. Hosted by the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon. For more information phone 5356 2351.
Get into gear at the swap meet and car display tomorrow at the Whittlesea Showgrounds.
The Annual MRA toy run is on again this Sunday.