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MAY 9

CRUISE NIGHT

Yarra Val­ley Chrome Bumpers, for cars older than 25 years, at 8pm, Bun­nings carpark, Ma­roon­dah Hwy, Chirn­side Park, for a 9.30pm short cruise to the BP out­bound on EastLink. Plenty of park­ing, light­ing and food. En­try by gold coin do­na­tion. No al­co­hol.

MAY 10

GEE­LONG SWAP MEET

Western District His­toric Ve­hi­cle Club of Gee­long’s an­nual Bay City Swap Meet, at the Gee­long Show­grounds, Break­wa­ter Rd, East Gee­long (Mel­way: 452 E10). Gates open at 7am. Sites from $5 and en­try $5. De­tails Fred Har­ris 0417 546 809.

CAR CRUISE

Pis­ton Steel Shake­down Car Cruise, sup­port­ing An­i­mal Aid. Open to all cars and bikes. Meet at The Man­hat­tan Ho­tel, cor­ner Heatherdale and Can­ter­bury roads at 1pm, de­part­ing at 2pm, head­ing to Bel­grave South. Ac­tiv­i­ties for old and young alike. De­tails 0458 065 411.

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. De­tails: 0419 341 207 or daylesford speed­way2@live.com.au

MAY 11

CLAS­SIC SCRAM­BLE

The great Port Camp­bell clas­sic scram­ble for pre-60 to pre-78 clas­sic scram­ble bikes, at Mel­way: X926 F9. AASA li­cence re­quired, which can be pur­chased at the sign in. Port Camp­bell Ho­tel per­pet­ual tro­phy race fea­ture event. Gold coin ad­mis­sion. De­tails: 0417 515 220 or clas­sic­scram­ble.org.au

BREAK­FAST CLUB

The Gipp­s­land Sport­ing and 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. War­ragul CBD, 8-10am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au

MAY 17

SWAP MEET & MAR­KET

Wed­der­burn His­tor­i­cal En­gine and Ma­chin­ery So­ci­ety, at Race­course Rd, Wed­der­burn. Bring along your un­wanted bits and pieces, as they may be some­one else’s trea­sures. Starts at 7am. Sites $10, en­try $2. Full cater­ing. De­tails: P Lock­hart 5494 3593 or G Maxwell 5494 3206.

MAY 17-18

CALDER PARK DRIFT­ING

The Road­king Chas­sis VicDrift cham­pi­onship Round 2, at Calder Park Race­way. See top driv­ers bat­tle it out for the ti­tle. Watch cars drift­ing door on door and throw­ing out awe­some runs all weekend. Pas­sen­ger rides also avail­able. Prac­tice on Satur­day, com­pe­ti­tion on Sun­day. Gates open at 9am. Spec­ta­tors $20, un­der-12 free. De­tails: vicdrift.com or face­book.com/vicdrift

MAY 18 CHRYSLERS & CADIL­LACS

The Chrysler Re­stor­ers Car Club and the Cadil­lac LaSalle Club com­bined Show & Shine plus cruise to Gem­brook His­toric Rail­way Sta­tion/Puff­ing Billy. See a large range of clas­sic Chrysler, Dodge and Cadil­lac cars dis­played at the His­toric Gem­brook Rail­way Sta­tion, Gem­brook (Mel­way: 312 K10) from noon on­wards. De­tails 0404 043 770.

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, kids free. For more de­tails: Noel 5429 6316.

SWAP MEET

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

HEATHCOTE RACE­WAY

Test and Tune plus burnout prac­tice at Heathcote Park Race­way. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-4pm, $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. Fully catered. De­tails: 0416 072 478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

HIS­TORIC VE­HI­CLES

Caval­cade of his­toric ve­hi­cles and pic­nic with the clas­sics to cel­e­brate Na­tional Mo­tor­ing Her­itage Day. At Yarra Glen race­course where there will be a dis­play of vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic and his­toric ve­hi­cles. Cruise from your favourite start­ing point, or just bring your ve­hi­cle along. Gates open at the race­course for dis­play ve­hi­cles 9am, and for the pub­lic from 10am. En­try by gold coin. De­tails: 9890 0524 or aomc.asn.au

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 24-25

HIS­TORIC WIN­TON

Aus­tralia’s largest all-his­toric mo­tor race meet­ing fea­tur­ing more than 400 his­toric rac­ing cars and mo­tor­bikes from the 1920s to the 1980s. At Win­ton Mo­tor Race­way, Be­nalla. In­cludes Shan­nons Clas­sic Car Park fea­tur­ing car and bike club dis­plays. Race­way en­try: Satur­day $25, Sun­day $35, weekend pass $50., De­tails: Noel Wil­cox 5428 2689, noel­wilcox@rock­et­mail.com or his­toricwin­ton.org

PHILLIP IS­LAND

Shan­nons Na­tion­als at Phillip Is­land. Great South­ern 4 Hour Aus­tralian Man­u­fac­tur­ers Cham­pi­onship (for pro­duc­tion Cars), Aus­tralian GT Cham­pi­onship, Rad­i­cal Aus­tralia Cup and Porsche Car­rera Cup PRO/AM will all fea­ture at the 2014 Shan­nons Aus­tralian Mo­tor Rac­ing Na­tion­als Round 3 at Phillip Is­land Grand Prix Cir­cuit. Weekend pass $35, un­der-16 free. De­tails: pi­arc.com.au or thena­tion­als.com.au

MAY 30-JUNE 1

MUS­CLE CAR EXPO

Aus­tralian and Amer­i­can Ga­so­lene Mus­cle Car Expo, at Royal Ex­hi­bi­tion Build­ing, Ni­chol­son St, Carl­ton. Fea­tur­ing the Mad Max collection, barn finds and sur­vivor cars. En­try: Adults $25, chil­dren $10, fam­ily $60, con­ces­sion $20. De­tails: gasole­ne­expo.com.au

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

DROUIN SPEED­WAY

VSC Sedans Rum­ble (Opens, Stan­dards, Divi 2, Sports, GOS), Open Stan­dard Sa­loons, Ladies & Ju­niors Stan­dard, Ju­nior 1200s. En­try: Adult $15, fam­ily $40, aged and in­valid pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 12-16 years $10, un­der-12 free. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing starts 11am. De­tails: 0422 289 133.

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 7

MOPAR MO­TORKHANA

At Bendigo Live­stock Ex­change. Gates open at 8am, scru­ti­neer­ing from 8.30am, driv­ers brief at 9am. Max­i­mum 50 driv­ers. $50 en­tree fee (in­cludes CAMS day li­cense). Pub­lic en­try gold coin do­na­tion. De­tails: 0418 813 725 or mid­state­mopars.com

JUNE 7-8

AN­NUAL VIN­TAGE RALLY

Wim­mera Mallee Pioneer Mu­seum’s weekend of vin­tage trac­tors, en­gines, steam, trucks and me­mora­bilia. In­cludes horse works, chainsaw and wood­work­ing demon­stra­tions, car club dis­plays, work­ing ma­chin­ery, kids ac­tiv­i­ties, craft and trad­ing ta­bles, food court, horse and coach rides, sheep shear­ing and joy flights. At Dimboola Rd, Jeparit, gates open 9.30am. De­tails: Sharon 0429 183 234 or Peter 0428 592 446 or email: wmp­m­jeparit@hot­mail.com.au

JUNE 8

BENDIGO SHOW & SHINE

Mids­tate Mopars Show & Shine, 8am on­wards, in the Bendigo Town Hall precinct. Swap sites and trade stalls. De­tails: 5446 7450, 0418 813 725.

See some clas­sic scram­ble ac­tion this Sun­day at Port Camp­bell.

Catch up with the chrome bumper crowd tonight at Chirn­side Park.

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