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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: 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.

HEATHCOTE RACE­WAY

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.

BIG BREAK­FAST

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.

JUNE 3

PENIN­SULA CRUISE

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

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

HEATHCOTE RACE­WAY

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: wmp­m­jeparit@hot­mail.com.au

JUNE 7-9

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.

JUNE 8

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

CLAS­SIC SCRAM­BLE

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.

MULTICLUB HILL­CLIMB

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

BREAK­FAST CLUB

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

JUNE 20-22

EX­PLORE AUS­TRALIA

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

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 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

JUNE 29

NY­ORA RACE­WAY

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.

JULY 13

ALPINE RIDE

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.

AU­GUST 10

SWAP MEET

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.

SEPTEM­BER 14

SHEP­PAR­TON SWAP

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.

OC­TO­BER 11

SWAP MEET

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.

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