JULY 11 CRUISE NIGHT
Yarra Valley Chrome Bumpers, for cars older than 25 years. Meet 8pm at Bunnings carpark, Maroondah Highway, Chirnside Park. Followed at 9.30pm by a short cruise to the BP outbound on EastLink. Plenty of parking, lighting and food. No alcohol please. Gold coin donation. Details: yarra valleychromebumpers.com.au
JULY 12-13 DRIFT CHAMPIONSHIPS
The VicDrift championship Round 3, at Calder Park Raceway. See drivers battle it out, drifting door on door. Passenger rides also available. Practice day Saturday. Competition day Sunday. Gates open 9am. Spectators $20, children under-12 free. Details: vicdrift.com/ or facebook.com/vicdrift
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. Details: Bull 0408 451 325 or Macka 0417 387 677.
Gippsland Car Club’s Round 2 of the Multiclub Winter Cup at Bryant Park, Bill Schultz Drive, Yallourn. Scrutineering starts 8am and timed runs at 10am. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence is the minimum requirement to compete. Practice session Saturday, July 12 from noon-4pm. Entry forms and supplementary regulations at: 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, 8am-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
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: 0416 072478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
Lloyd Martin memorial classic scramble at Lismore, on the Hamilton Highway, 170km west of Melbourne. The classic scramble club’s annual event is for pre-60 to pre-78 scramble bikes. Entry is on the day and either AASA or MA senior licences are acceptable. Details: 0417 515 220 or classicscramble.org.au
JULY 19 MOTORKHANA
Round 6 of the NGK Victorian Motorkhana Championship, hosted by the Bendigo Car Club, at the Huntly Livestock Exchange. For more information: Brian on 0400 945 325, or for supplementary regulations go to: bendigocarclub.com.au
CHARITY CAR CRUISE
Piston Steel Shakedown cruise, heading from Manhattan Hotel to Lilydale Lake. Open to all Cars and Bikes. Supporting Animal Aid. Departs 2pm. Christmas in July theme, with Santa in attendance. For more information: See Piston Steel Shakedown on Facebook or contact Bruce 0458 065 411.
JULY 19-20 SANDOWN RACEWAY
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. Children under-16 free.
JULY 20 FALCON GT CRUISE
The Falcon GT Club of Victoria’s Cruise to the Toolangi Tavern for lunch. Meet 11am at Etheridge Ford, 495 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood. New members welcome to attend. Details: falcongtclubofvictoria.com.au
PORSCHE 911 DISPLAY
About 30 of Victoria’s most desirable early Porsche 911 models will be on display at Federation Square from 11am-2.30pm. Featuring cars built from 1965 to 1973, many of them original and restored Australian delivered Coupes and Targa models. Details: Clyde Boyer 0419 595 813.
JULY 27 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: 0416 072 478 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
AUGUST 8 ALFA ROMEO WORKSHOP
Alfa Romeo 105 series workshop night, from 6.30pm. Models include, Giulia, Spider, Giulia GT, GTV’s and Montreal. Gold coin donation, barbecue and drinks. Details: Colin Thomas 0407 090 826 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
AUGUST 9-10 WINTON RACEWAY
Winton Festival of Speed, featuring classic touring cars from the 1950s to the early 2000s, including Group N Mustangs, Camaros, Falcon GTHOs and Toranas, Group C and A Ford Sierras and Nissan Skylines, and 5 litre V8 touring cars from the early days of the V8 Supercars. Plus Shannons display for classic and collector cars on Sunday. Entry: Saturday $30, Sunday $35. Details: Ian Ross on 0412 351 403 or visit wintonraceway.com.au
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 (under-16 free). For more information: Adrian Bennett 5873 4267 or John Crawford 5873 5450.
AUGUST 16 HOLDEN SWAP MEET
FE FC Holden Car Club’s annual auction and swap meet, at the Boronia Progress Hall, 134 Boronia Rd, Boronia (Melway: 64 K9). Doors open 5pm, auction starts 7pm. Entry $5, swap meet stalls $10. Rare, interesting and useful Holden parts, collectibles and memorabilia on auction. For more information: Tony Galea on 0412 360 992 email email@example.com or go to fefcholdenvic.org.au