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FE­BRU­ARY 8

CARS BIKES & TAT­TOOS Motör­head Krooz­ers Car Club presents their 2nd an­nual Car Bike and Tat­too Show, at Por­tar­ling­ton Cricket Ground on the Bel­lar­ine Penin­sula, from 10am-6pm. Kids en­ter­tain­ment, trade stalls, tro­phies and a live band. Open to all clas­sic cars and bikes. De­tails: 0438 133 365.

AU­TOS BIKES & TAT­TOOS The An­nual Car, Bike, Truck and Tat­too Show, at 199 Princes Hwy, Long­warry North. Gates open at 11am. Food and drink stalls and fea­tur­ing two live bands. De­tails: vvm­cvvic.org

FE­BRU­ARY 8-9

BAIRNS­DALE DRAG­WAY At Bairns­dale Mo­tor Expo, 150 Aero­drome Rd, Bairns­dale, Car show, trade stalls, kids ac­tiv­i­ties. Satur­day con­trolled cruis­ing Main St, Bairns­dale. Sun­day East Gipp­s­land re­gional burnout com­pe­ti­tion and show & shine. De­tails: 0413 472 956 or bairns­dale­drag­way@ya­hoo.com PER­FOR­MANCE SHOWDOWN Mel­bourne Per­for­mance Showdown, at Mel­bourne Show­ground. Heads Up Go to Whoa, Burnout and Au­tokana Ac­tion Showcar and Street­car Masters, Dyno Shootout and full ca­ter­ing all week­end. Fam­ily friendly and al­co­hol free. Come and be part of his­tory at the inau­gu­ral Mel­bourne event. De­tails: aut­ofest.com.au

FE­BRU­ARY 9

COME & TRY DAY The MSCA is run­ning a com­bined club Su­persprint and Come and Try Day at Sandown Race­way. Come and try day for track novices, no li­cense re­quired and only $135. Su­persprint open to all with a CAMS level 2 speed li­cense. Also fea­tur­ing Tri­umph Sports Car dis­play. De­tails: msca.net.au

DROUIN SPEED­WAY Vic Mini Sprints, Ace of Spades Vin­tage Sedans, Vin­tage Su­per Mod­i­fieds, Open Stan­dard Sa­loon Track Cham­pi­onship, Ju­niors Stan­dard, Open Sedans, Ju­nior 1200s. En­try: Adult $15, fam­ily $40, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 12-16 years $10, un­der12 free. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing from 11am. De­tails: 0422 289 133.

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY At Heath­cote Park, gates open 8.30am, drag rac­ing and burnouts 11am-4pm $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors, kids un­der14 free. Fully catered. De­tails: 0416 072478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

BREAKFAST CLUB The 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. All wel­come. War­ragul CBD 8-10am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au

FE­BRU­ARY 14

CRUISE NIGHT Yarra Val­ley Chrome Bumpers cruise night. Open to all cars older than 25 years. Bun­ning’s carpark, Ma­roon­dah High­way, Chirn­side Park at 9pm. Gold coin do­na­tion for the Li­ly­dale CFA. A short cruise at 10.30pm to the BP out­bound on EastLink, plenty of park­ing, light­ing and food. De­tails: 0418 339 460.

FE­BRU­ARY 15

ROSEDALE SPEED­WAY Wing­less Sprints, Std Sa­loon Men and Ju­niors Divi 2 hotrods, VSC Vic sports sedans. Gates open at 2pm, rac­ing from 5.30pm. Fam­ily en­try $50, adults $20, aged 12-16 years $10, un­der 12 years free. De­tails: Wendi 0408 051 344.

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY Hot Rod and Mus­cle Car Spec­tac­u­lar. Cars have to be 25 years old to com­pete. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-8pm. Spec­ta­tors $20, kids un­der 14 free. De­tails: 0416 072 478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

SWAP MEET Chopped Rod and Cus­tom Swap Meet, 7am-5pm at New­stead Race­course. De­tails: 0400 103 590 or chopped.com.au/swap­meet

SOUTH­COAST RACE­WAY Burnout com­pe­ti­tion, Burnout Masters, Show & Shine and Su­per Skid. At South­coast Race­way, Port­land. Gates open 9am to the pub­lic. De­tails: garymy­ers.com.au

BE­GO­NIA RALLY The Vin­tage & Clas­sic Car Club Bal­larat’s An­nual Rally at Mor­shead Park, Rubicon St, Dela­combe (sub­urb of Bal­larat). Show & shine for pub­lic view­ing 9.30am-12.30pm. De­tails Trevor Mad­den 0428 503 922.

FE­BRU­ARY 16

ALL FORD DAY GEE­LONG The largest dis­play of Ford ve­hi­cles any­where in Aus­tralia. More than 1000 Ford ve­hi­cles on dis­play, 30 car clubs rep­re­sented and 48 tro­phies to be won. Celebrity driv­ers in­clud­ing Allan Mof­fat, John Bowe, Mur­ray Carter, Jim Keogh and Fletch (Clas­sic Restos). Au­to­graph ses­sions, auto and trade dis­plays. Food and en­ter­tain­ment. At Deakin Univer­sity, Waurn Ponds Cam­pus, Gee­long. De­tails: 0477 111 312, all­ford­day.org or auad­min@all­ford­day.org

GREAT VIN­TAGE RALLY Old Ballan Race­course. Vin­tage trac­tor pull, sta­tionery engines fea­tur­ing Ron­ald­son Tip­pett, BSA mo­tor­cy­cle club, trucks fea­tur­ing Dodge, model air­craft dis­plays, and sheep shear­ing. En­try: Adults $7, chil­dren free. De­tails: Ray 5368 1177 or postyray@big­pond.net.au

AMER­I­CAN CAR DIS­PLAY All Amer­i­can Car Dis­play and Swap Meet, at Gem­brook Sports Ground (Mel­way: 312 D8). Clas­sic, vin­tage and vet­eran cars, hot rods, cus­toms, pick-ups and sta­tion wag­ons, (Aussie Fal­cons, Hold­ens and Chrysler Valiants up to 1975). En­try $5 adults, un­der 12 free. De­tails: Don Borg 0417 103 163.

SWAP MEET Pak­en­ham Race­course (Mel­way: 317 G9) for all makes and mod­els in­clud­ing new and used equip­ment plus au­to­mo­tive mem­o­ra­bilia. Sell­ing sites $25 in­cludes two peo­ple. Early bird pub­lic en­try be­fore 8am $10, af­ter 8am $5. De­tails: Gra­ham 95856567 or gand­pros­eevents.com

FE­BRU­ARY 21-23

SUM­MER SU­PER­BIKES World su­per­bike cham­pi­onship at Phillip Is­land. Eight man­u­fac­tur­ers will line up: MV Agusta and Buell join­ing Ja­panese brands Kawasaki, Suzuki, Honda, the Ger­man BMW and Ital­ian Du­cati and Aprilia. Book at 1300 728 007 or worldsbk.com.au

MARCH 1

MG SWAP MEET For MG’s only, at the MG Car Club clu­b­rooms and carpark, Unit 53, 41-49 Nor­cal Rd, Nu­nawad­ing (Mel­way: 48 G10). Parts and ac­ces­sories for all MG mod­els. Sites avail­able at $15 a site, setup from 7am, buy­ers from 8am. Free. De­tails Aubrey 9521 6617, or Ian 0411 180 242.

CALDER DRAG RAC­ING John Tav­erna Clas­sic, see the coun­try’s tough­est Pro Stock cars shoot it out to find out who’s the fastest. Sup­ported by a host of su­per­charged, ni­trous, turbo and as­pi­rated ve­hi­cles all rac­ing for the first round of the Vic Cham­pi­onships. Calder Park Race­way, rac­ing from 9am-10pm.

MARCH 1-2

KART­ING

Oak­leigh Go Kart Race Club hosts the first round of the Vic­to­rian Kart­ing Se­ries in the lead up to the Vic­to­rian Open. Great rac­ing with 200 driv­ers ex­pected to com­pete. At the Oak­leigh Go Kart Race Track, Deals Rd, Oak­leigh. Free en­try. Can­teen avail­able. De­tails: ogkrc.com.au or vka.asn.au

MARCH 2

RI­LEY DIS­PLAY DAY The Ri­ley Mo­tor Club’s dis­play day, at The Bri­ars Park, 450 Ne­pean High­way, Mt Martha, from 10.30am-3pm. Free en­try. All Ri­ley en­thu­si­asts wel­come. De­tails: Mar­garet 5623 4509.

ROB ROY HILL­CLIMB Round 2 of the 2014 Vic­to­rian Hill­climb Cham­pi­onship, con­ducted by the MG Car Club, at Rob Roy Hill­climb, Clin­tons Rd, Christ­mas Hills. Of­fi­cial timed runs from 9am. Spec­ta­tor en­try $10 a per­son or $15 a car full. De­tails: Com­pe­ti­tion, Ken Price 4367 7223, Event, Wayne Rush­ton 9439 2507. En­try forms at ro­broy­hill­climb.com.au

CLAS­SIC CAR DAY At Bonbeach Sports Re­serve, Oval 5, Bondi Rd, Bonbeach, 10am-3pm. Fea­tur­ing Fletch from Clas­sic Restos. En­try $20 for cars (from 8.30am) and gold coin do­na­tion for pub­lic. Ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren, food and drinks. Pro­ceeds to the Is­abella and Mar­cus Pae­di­atric Brain­stem Tu­mour Fund. For more in­for­ma­tion: Tony 0412 581 691.

RENAULT ROUNDUP The Renault Car Club of Vic­to­ria in­vites all Renault own­ers to dis­play their Re­naults at its an­nual gath­er­ing at Wa­ter­front City, Dock­lands (eastern end of New Quay Prom­e­nade, en­ter via Doe­pel Way). Dis­play cars are re­quired to ar­rive be­tween 9-9.30am. Dis­play com­mences at 10am. Spec­ta­tors wel­come and there is no dis­play or ad­mis­sion fee.

MARCH 6-11

CAR­A­VAN SU­PERSHOW Vic­to­rian Car­a­van, Camp­ing & Tour­ing Su­pershow, at Caulfield Race­course, Sta­tion St, Caulfield. An amaz­ing range of car­a­vans, campers, tents and camp­ing gear, plus en­ter­tain­ment for the whole fam­ily. From 10am-5pm daily (10am-4pm Tues­day). En­try: Adult $20, con­ces­sion card $16, chil­dren un­der-15 free when ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Park­ing is free all day. For more in­for­ma­tion go to: car­a­van­show.com.au

MARCH 7-9

VIC KART­ING OPEN Oak­leigh Go Kart Race Club hosts the Vic­to­rian Open. With 300 driv­ers ex­pected to com­pete, it will be OGKRC’s big­gest event for the year. At the Oak­leigh Go Kart Race Track, Deals Rd, Oak­leigh. Free en­try for spec­ta­tors. Can­teen avail­able. De­tails: ogkrc.com.au or vka.asn.au

MARCH 8-9

LARD­NER MO­TOR­FEST Ro­tary Club of Drouin and the Gipp­s­land Tuff Streeters host the Lard­ner Park Mo­tor­fest, from 10am Satur­day and from 9am Sun­day. Burn Outs, Go To Whoa, Stam­pede and Show & Shine. At Lard­ner Park, 155 Burnt Store Rd, Lard­ner. All pro­ceeds go to Ro­tary sup­ported char­i­ties. De­tails: mo­tor­fest.com.au

MARCH 9

SWAP MEET Vin­tage Driv­ers Club Swap Meet, in­clud­ing auto parts, mem­o­ra­bilia and bric-a-brac at Yarra Glen Race­course. Gates open 7am for sell­ers, 8am for buy­ers For more in­for­ma­tion: 9432 6948.

MARCH 14-16

RICH RIVER ROD RUN Echuca-Moama bian­nual Rich River Rod Run with more than 300 en­trants. On Satur­day en­trants will cruise to De­niliquin for a pub­lic dis­play in War­ing Gar­dens from 11.30am. Show & shine on Sun­day from 10am at Moama Sports and Recre­ational Re­serve. En­try $5 adults, chil­dren un­der 12 free. De­tails: Travis 0407 265 426 or richriver­rod­club.org.au

MARCH 15-16

VIN­TAGE EN­GINE RALLY Kyabram Vin­tage En­gine Rally, and the 2nd In­ter­na­tional Mack truck Muster. Two full days of fam­ily fun at the Kyabram Show­grounds. NHMA Rally guide­lines ap­ply. On-site camp­ing for rally ex­hibitors. De­tails: Rally, Robin 0407 531 420, Mack Muster, Dave 0428 692 753.

Be there for the big time burnouts at Heath­cote this Sun­day.

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