One of the largest and most prestigious motoring enthusiast events in Australia. See hundreds of spectacular street machines, classics, racing cars, custom bikes, muscle cars as well as hi-tech tuners and top brands from the automotive aftermarket world. At the Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale. Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am- 6pm. Details and tickets: motorex.com.au
Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship, at Sandown International Raceway. Sports cars, Improved Production, Formula Ford, MG and invited British sports cars, Saloon Cars, HQ Holdens, Porsche 944s, Formula Vee and Historic Touring Cars. Racing starts 9am on Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $15 Saturday, $25 Sunday, $30 for a weekend pass. Tickets at the gate. Includes access to the pit paddock area and grandstand. Children under-16 free.