Good Friday meeting. Divi 2 Hotrods, VSC Victorian State title, Wingless Sprints, Std Saloon Mens, Formula 500s, Mini Sprints, Limited Sportsmans. Racing from 4pm. Details: 0408 051 344.
Family Fun day and car display, from 11am, at Derrinallum Reserve, Hamilton Highway, Derrinallum. Kids activities and lots of fun. Come for a cruise into the Western District. Details: 0402 803 731.
The Bendigo Car Club’s Easter Motorfest. Bring your special interest vehicle along to the Bendigo Livestock Exchange for this static vehicle display featuring a wide range vehicles, from modern to vintage and classic. Event incorporates the running of the annual Saleyards Dash. All motoring clubs welcome. Details: David Dixon 0416 219 195.
The 39th Australian Van Nationals, at Irymple Community Leisure Centre, Koorlong Ave, Irymple, Mildura. A family friendly event with Panel Vans and Street Machines on show. Gates open at 10am, $5 donation over 16 years. Details: 0431 559 636 or uteznvanz.com.au
Easter Saturday sees the 38th running of the Australian Tractor Pull Championships at Quambatook, Victoria. A full field of modified vehicles, farm and vintage tractors will be competing for the many titles. From 1.30-10pm. Details: 0427 346 634 or austractorpull.com.au
The Formula 500’s Easter Special, the Australian Wingless Gippsland Series, a feature for Standard Saloons, the Mini Sprints plus the Limited Sportsman. Gates open at 2pm and racing starts at 5.30pm. Entry: Adults $15, pensioners $12, ages 12-16 years $8, under-12 free, family (2A + 2C) $45.
Rev Head Rubberfest Drag racing on Saturday at Heathcote Park Raceway, gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-9pm. On Sunday it’s Heathcote Park Raceway mayhem, with Burnouts Go to Whoa. Gates open 8.30am, action from 10am-6pm. Details: heathcoteraceway.com.au
MUSTANG SHELBY SHOW
Mustang Owners Club presents the Mustang & Shelby Nationals car show on Easter Sunday. More than 400 cars expected on display throughout the day (weather permitting) ranging from the 1964 ½-model to the current day model. Gates open from 10am-3pm. At Deakin University Gheringhap St campus carpark (Entry via Smythe St). Cost: Adults $5, under-16 free. Details: John Chapman 0407 844 379 or vic.mustang.org.au
Easter Sunday, all classes racing, plus Formula V8s. Racing starts at noon. Adults $15, kids 13-17 $5, aged pensioners $10, under-12 free. Canteen and bar facilities provided. Basin Rd, Daylesford. Details: 0419 341 207 or email@example.com
Bairnsdale Easter Burnout Challenge. Burnout competition, Go to Whoa, Show & Shine. Gates open 7am for competitors, public 9am. At 150 Aerodrome Rd, Bairnsdale. Adult spectators $20, under-14 free. Competitor entry $90. Details: 0413 472 956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
TRACTORS & MACHINERY
Annual Vintage Tractor and Machinery Rally, at the Lockington and District Living Heritage Complex, from 10am-4pm. Entry just $5. Large display of working vintage tractors, engines, trucks, motorcycles, cars and farm machinery. For more information: Fenton Phillips 0428 882 215 or Joe Chappel 5486 2226. Plus Quilt Show at the Lockington Community Centre.
Rob Roy Triple Cup, featuring classic and historic cars, conducted by the Victorian Historic Racing Register, at Rob Roy Hillclimb, Clintons Rd, Christmas Hills. Official timed runs from 10am. Spectator entry $10 a person or $15 a car full. Details Ken Price 0418 311 040 or Paul Schilling 0409 862 949. Entry forms at vhrr.com.au
Cortina enthusiasts meet up day. All model Cortinas welcome. Meet at 11am at Calder Park Raceway car park outside the main gate, then short cruise up the highway to BP servo for lunch, chat and pictures of the cars. No fees apply. Details: Visit Cortina Central on Ford Australia Forums or email: email@example.com
A Back In Time cruise night on the Saturday from 4.30-6pm, along Camp and Ford streets, Beechworth. Spectators bring a chair. Plus a Drive Back In Time, car and old engine display on the Sunday in Ford St. Cars must be 25 years or older to enter. Old Cranks BBQ food, tea, coffee and soft drinks available all day. Spectator admission is free.
Round 1 of the 2014 Interclub Hillclimb Challenge, 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. Details: Ken Price 0418 311 040. Entry forms at: robroyhillclimb.com.au
SHOW N SHINE
Renegades Hot Rod and Custom Club’s Swap Meet and Show & Shine, show cars plus bikes, at Werribee Racecourse (Melway: 205 E9). Buyers entry from 8am via Bulban Rd, $5 a person. Sellers entry from 7am via Ballan Rd, $20 a site. Trophies presented at noon. ASRF sanctioned event. Details: 0411 327 515 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual Picnic at Hanging Rock car display, featuring vintage, veteran, classic, modified and restored vehicles including cars, trucks and motorcycles along with Rods 25 years and older. Entry $20 a car, $5 for motorcycles and pedestrians. Parking areas for classic vehicles open at 7.30am, general parking from 8am. For more details go to: picnicathangingrock.com.au
CAR & BIKE SHOW
Keilor Rotary Club’s Car & Vintage Bike Show, from 9am-1.30pm at the Keilor Hotel, corner Old Calder Highway and Arabin St, Keilor. Display cars $20 (includes driver and passenger), bikes $10, spectators $5. Gates open at 7.30am for display cars. Details: Joe Raimondo 0418 349 465 or rotarykeilor.org.au
FALCON GT GATHERING
The Falcon GT Club of Australia’s 1st annual concourse event at Caribbean Gardens, Scoresby, 10am-2pm. Trophies for all classes of members’ genuine Falcon GTs. Details: Email Darrell on email@example.com
COUNTRY CAR SHOW
Seymour Country Car Show and Swap Meet, at Kings Park, Tallarook St, Seymour. Swap sites available undercover and outdoors. Car show open to all classic vehicles, trophies, country catering. Entry from 7.30am for sellers, 8.30am for buyers and display cars. For more information: 9890 0524 or visit seymourswapmeet.com.au
Mother’s Day Massacre, all classes racing both days, plus caravan race and demo derby Sunday. Racing starts at noon. Adults $15, kids 13-17 $5, aged pensioners $10, under-12 free. Canteen, coffee van and bar facilities provided. Basin Rd, Daylesford. For more information: 0419 341 207 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The great Port Campbell classic scramble for pre-60 to pre-78 classic scramble bikes (Melway: X926 F9). AASA licence required, which can be bought at the sign-in. Port Campbell Hotel perpetual trophy race feature event. Gold coin admission. For more information: 0417 515 220 or classicscramble.org.au
The Gisborne Vintage Machinery Society’s annual rally, featuring vintage tractor pull, stationary engines and steam exhibits, plus vintage and classic cars, trucks and tractors. Gisborne Steam Park, Webb Crescent, New Gisborne, from 9.30am-3pm. Adults $10, concession $8, children free. Details: Noel 5429 6316.
Lockington Lions Club Swap Meet and Market Day, at Lockington Park, Lockington Victoria, from 7am-1pm, $10 a site. Details: Bob MacDonald 5486 5440.
CLASSIC CARS & BIKES
Benalla and District Classic Car and Motorbike Tour, in conjunction with Historic Winton weekend activities. Join the tour by assembling at 9am at the Benalla Art Gallery. Red plate vehicles welcome. Tour concludes with a Shine & Show and Meet & Greet at Benalla Performing Arts Centre. Details: Graeme McDonald 0417 306 332 or email@example.com
State Championships Round 2, featuring Nitro Funny Car action plus Supercharged Outlaws, Super Comp and more, Spectators $25.
TRACTORS & MACHINERY
At Bendigo Showgrounds, celebrating 75 years of Farmall tractors, and 100 years of traction engines on Victorian roads. All tractors 25 years and older welcome. Plus displays of historic vehicles and vintage machinery, a tractor trek at 10am Saturday, and a grand parade on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. Details: Neil 0408 033 839 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNUAL SWAP MEET
Mornington Peninsula Historical Vehicles Club, Annual Swap Meet, at rear carpark Karingal Shopping Centre, Frankston-Cranbourne Rd, Karingal (Melway: 103 C5). Sites from $10, buyer entry $3. Sellers enter from 7am, buyers from 8am-noon. Details: Len Butcher 0427 376 530 or Wayne McPherson 9787 3268.
MR2 SHOW & SHINE
The 30th anniversary of the Toyota MR2 will be celebrated by the MR2 Owners Club of Australia holding a breakfast meet and Show & Shine at North Warf, Melbourne. All MR2 owners, whether club members or not, are invited to get their MR2s to the event. To enter, just turn up on the day. Details: mr2club.com.au/vic
Mustangs will be mustering in big numbers on Easter Sunday at Deakin University Geelong