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APRIL 18

ROSEDALE SPEED­WAY

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.

CAR DIS­PLAY

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.

APRIL 19

EASTER MO­TOR­FEST

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.

VAN NA­TION­ALS

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

TRAC­TOR PULL

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

BAIRNS­DALE SPEED­WAY

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.

APRIL 19-20

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY

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

APRIL 20

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

DAYLES­FORD SPEED­WAY

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 dayles­ford­speed­way2@live.com.au

BAIRNS­DALE DRAG­WAY

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 bairns­dale­drag­way@ya­hoo.com

APRIL 26-27

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.

APRIL 27

VHRR HILL­CLIMB

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 CEN­TRAL

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: mat78au@ya­hoo.com.au

MAY 3-4

BEECH­WORTH EVENTS

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.

MAY 4

IN­TER­CLUB HILL­CLIMB

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 rene­gadeshrcc@gmail.com

HANG­ING ROCK

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 gt0596@gmail.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

MAY 10-11

DAYLES­FORD SPEED­WAY

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 dayles­ford­speed­way2@live.com.au

MAY 11

CLAS­SIC SCRAM­BLE

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

MAY 18

VIN­TAGE MA­CHIN­ERY

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.

SWAP MEET

Lock­ing­ton Lions Club Swap Meet and Mar­ket Day, at Lock­ing­ton Park, Lock­ing­ton Vic­to­ria, from 7am-1pm, $10 a site. De­tails: Bob MacDon­ald 5486 5440.

MAY 23

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 his­toricwin­ton@hot­mail.com

MAY 24

CALDER PARK

State Cham­pi­onships Round 2, fea­tur­ing Nitro Funny Car ac­tion plus Su­per­charged Out­laws, Su­per Comp and more, Spec­ta­tors $25.

MAY 31-JUNE1

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 neil.athorn@bendigob­ank.com.au

JUNE 1

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.

JUNE 22

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

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