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: 0408 033 839 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Test and Tune plus burnout practice. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-4pm, $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under-14 free. Fully catered. Details: heathcoteraceway.com.au or 0416 072 478.
Confederates Rod & Custom Club’s Big Breakfast. All Hot Rods and Chrome Bumpers welcome to join in, at the Lunch Hour Cafe, 65 Whiteside Rd, Clayton from 9am. ASRF sanctioned. Details: Bill 0407 802 257 or Tony 0417 341 001.
MENS SHED GROUP
The Hobsons Bay Mens Shed Motoring Group’s meeting at The Shed, 280 Queen St, Altona (Old EPA Building), 10am-3pm to show their cars and talk the torque. Public welcome (free), bring and show your classic car, custom or motorbike. Sausage sizzle on the day.
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. Entrants’ prizes, Sober Mule Café, 500 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. $50 entree fee (includes CAMS day license). Public entry gold coin donation. Details: 0418 813 725 or midstatemopars.com
Test and Tune plus burnout practice Friday and Sunday. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-4pm, $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under-14 free. Fully catered. Ford Forum Nationals on Saturday. Gates open 8am, racing 11am-7pm, and an outlaw class for non-Ford cars. Spectators $25. Details: 0416 072 478 or heathcote raceway.com.au
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: email@example.com
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.
STANDARD & TRIUMPH
Club Standard and Triumph’s National Rally at Hay NSW. All vehicles built by the Standard Motor Company from 1903 onwards are welcome, along with their owners and families. Vehicles will include a full range of Standards and Vanguards, Triumphs, Mayflowers, Renowns and the TR varieties. Street parade, show and shine and a presentation night. Details: Neil Fox 0411 317 958.
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
The classic scramble club’s classic scramble for pre-60 to pre-78 scramble bikes at Harrow. Event is open to AASA and MA senior licence holders and entry is on the day. One of the best natural terrain tracks in Victoria. Catering on site and camping available at the Johnny Mullagh Reserve, Harrow. For more information: classicscramble.org.au or 0417 515 220.
Gippsland Car Club’s Multiclub Hillclimb at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yallourn. Scrutineering 8am and timed runs at 10am. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence is the minimum requirement for competition. Practise session for competitors on Saturday from noon-4pm. Details, regulations and entry forms: gippslandcarclub.com.au
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
FALCON GT CRUISE
The Falcon GT Club of Victoria’s cruise followed by lunch at the new Lancefield Hotel. Meet at Ford Broadmeadows at 11am. New members welcome. Details: falcongtclubofvictoria.com.au
Whether it is the winding roads of Australia’s coastline or remote travels in the outback, Explore Australia Expo is about getting off the beaten tracks and safely exploring our own wondrous backyard. More than 200 exhibitors of products, services and destinations for 4WD, camping, fishing and adventure, at the Melbourne showgrounds. Details: exploreaustraliaexpo.com.au
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 Wharf, 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. For more information go to: mr2club.com.au/vic
MSCA SUPER SPRINT
The MSCA’s combined club Supersprint, at Sandown Park Raceway. Open to all with a CAMS level 2 speed license. Marque of the Round is Fiat, with a parade lap and display for all Fiat Car Club members. For information and entry go to msca.net.au or to ask questions join their group at facebook.com/groups/MSCAV
Southern 2000 (Bob Hickson Memorial), Ladies Sedans, 1200 Juniors, Standard Saloon Juniors. At Nyora Raceway, Grundy Ave, Nyora, Gippsland. For more information go to: nyoraraceway.com.au or on Facebook.
WARRAGUL SWAP MEET
Cruizers Rod & Custom Club’s 20th Warragul Swap Meet, at Warragul Showgrounds, Howitt St, Warragul. Public entry $5, Children under-15 free. Indoor sites $20, outdoor sites $10. For more information phone: Pat 5622 1938 or Jon 5944 3895.
At Cheynes Bridge. Two loops of the Great Divide Mountain Range using open fire trail to tight twisty bush tracks all of which are fully arrowed. All you need is a bike in good condition with current registration (Full or Rec) and a licence. Entry fee $100 a rider including MV Rec Licence and Insurance. For more information phone: Bull 0408 451 325 or Macka 0417 387 677.
Rotary Club of Cobram’s 8th Cobram Swap Meet, plus Shannons All Wheels Show, and Honda HRT Motorcycle simulator challenge. At Cobram Showgrounds. Undercover sites $20, outdoor sites $15 (includes 2 adult entry passes a site). Admission: $5 from 7am (16 years and under free). For more information phone: Adrian Bennett 5873 4267 or John Crawford 5873 5450.
Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Swap Meet, at Shepparton Showgrounds, High St (Midland Highway), Shepparton. More than 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motor cycle parts, collectables and bric-a-brac. Gates open 7.30am for the public. For more information: 5829 9432.
Dimboola Swap Meet and Show & Shine hosted by the Little Desert Rodders, Rockers and Collectors Club, at the Dimboola recreational reserve on the banks of the Wimmera river. Gates open at 7am. Sites $15 for Show & Shine. Entry $15. Trophies for most categories. All welcome. For more information go to: dimboolaswapmeet.com.au
It’s muscle car mania all this weekend at the Royal Exhibition Building.