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.
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
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.
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. Details: Noel 5429 6316.
Lockington Lions Club Swap Meet and Market Day, at Lockington Park, Lockington, from 7am-1pm, $10 a site. Details: Bob MacDonald 5486 5440.
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. Details: 0416 072 478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
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. Gold coin entry. Details: 9890 0524 or aomc.asn.au
North Eastern Car Club’s Sunday Scatter, covering about 120km of all-bitumen roads around Wangaratta. Involves basic, untimed navigation and recording of information along the route. Starting 9am at the NECC clubrooms at Tarrawingee. Suitable for classic and modern cars and those on club plates. Entry $20, includes sausage sizzle. No special licences required. For more details email: email@example.com
VSC unlimited sedans, 1200 Juniors, Go-Karts, Standard Saloons, Div2 Hot Rods, Mini Sprints, VSC Ladies Sedans, Standard Saloon Juniors. At Nyora Raceway, Grundy Ave, Nyora, Gippsland. Details: nyoraraceway.com.au
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
State Championships Round 2, featuring Nitro Funny Car action plus Supercharged Outlaws, Super Comp and more. Spectators $25.
Exotic GT racing cars from around the world will battle it out at Phillip Island for the Australian GT Championship. A field of 26 exotics including Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet, Aston Martin, Audi and Porsche will feature in the 101lap battle of endurance. Gates open at 8am. Details: australiangt.com.au
Australia’s largest all-historic motor race meeting featuring more than 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from the 1920s-1980s. At Winton Motor Raceway, Benalla. Includes Shannons Classic Car Park featuring car and bike club displays. Raceway entry: Sat $25, Sun $35, weekend pass $50, competition paddock $5, under16 free. Details: Noel Wilcox 5428 2689, historicwinton.org, email@example.com
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, daily admission also available, under16 free. Details: piarc.com.au or thenationals.com.au
Independent registered cars battle it out to take home the title of the “55 Lap Gold Rush”. Racing starts from 11am both days. Camping and canteen facilities available. Adults $20 ($30 for weekend), $10 child/aged pensioner ($15 W/E), family $50 ($65 W/E). Located Nagambie-Heathcote Rd, Nagambie. Details: Kerry O’Brien 0413 643 924.
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
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.
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 at 11am. Details: 0422 289 133.
ANNUAL SWAP MEET
Mornington Peninsula Historical Vehicles Club, Annual Swap Meet, at rear car park 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.
Cruise on the Peninsula Link freeway to the Cruise Night at the Peninsula Homemaker Centre, Bungower Rd Mornington. Take the Bungower Rd off-ramp then right towards Mornington. All pre-75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Muscle Cars and Chrome Bumper Classics welcome from 5pm. Entrant’s prizes, Sober Mule Café, 500-plus paved car spaces. Details: letsgocruisin.com.au
At Bendigo Livestock Exchange. Gates open at 8am, scrutineering from 8.30am, drivers brief at 9am. Maximum 50 drivers. Entry fee of $50 includes CAMS day license. Public entry gold coin donation. Details: 0418 813 725 or midstatemopars.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
LAKES ENTRANCE CRUISE
Long weekend event run by the Eastern Valley Street Rodders. Saturday: Registration, car display and market at the Foreshore Rotunda from 9am, followed by Golf Club Pie Night, with auctions and band. Sunday: Cruise To Paynesville departing Apex Park at 10am, with market, raffle draw and trophy presentation in Paynesville. Details: Bourkey 0437 997 774.
BENDIGO SHOW & SHINE
Mid-State Mopars Show & Shine, from 8am onwards, in the Bendigo town hall precinct. Swap sites and trade stalls. Details: 5446 7450, 0418 813 725 or midstatemopars.com
Slide into the action this weekend at the VicDrift Championships at Calder Park Raceway.
Catch some classic Cadillacs and Chryslers this Sunday at historic Gembrook railway station.