Round 6 of the NGK Victorian Motorkhana Championship, hosted by the Bendigo Car Club, at the Huntly Livestock Exchange. Details: Brian on 0400 945 325 or 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. Details: See Piston Steel Shakedown on Facebook or contact Bruce 0458 065 411.
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.
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 11am2.30pm. 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.
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
RODDERS FUN DAY
Marsh Rodders Fun Day, at Heathcote Park Raceway. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-5pm. Entry $20 for spectators, under14 free. Details: 0407 532 295 or heathcoteraceway.com.au
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. Details: letsgocruisin.com.au
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, BBQ and drinks. New, old and current members welcome. Details: Colin Thomas 0407 090 826 or email email@example.com
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
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). Details: Adrian Bennett 5873 4267 or John Crawford 5873 5450.
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. Details: Tony Galea on 0412 360 992, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fefcholdenvic.org.au
The all Toyota Winterfest is a Show & Shine for all Toyota and Lexus vehicles, at Caribbean Gardens, 1280 Ferntree Gully Rd, Scoresby from 9am-1pm. Park entry $2.50, show entry by gold coin donation to TCCAV. Details: 0413 001 666, facebook.com/tccav or email@example.com
HAMILTON SWAP MEET
South West Street Rodders’ Swap Meet at Hamilton Showgrounds Sheep Pavilion. All types of items for sale. Set up available on Saturday 2-6pm. Doors open to sellers 6.30am on Sunday and 7am for the public. For more information phone: 0428 289 502.
CAR & BIKE SHOW
Flukes Hot Rod Club’s indoor car and bike show, Mechanica. Held across the Father’s Day weekend at the Ballarat Exhibition Centre, 501 Dowling St, Wendouree. Open to any vehicle of interest. Details: Anthony 0457 870 222, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or flukes.com.au
UNIQUE WEDDING CARS
The Wedding Car Association’s annual spring display of wedding cars, at Southbank Promenade from 9am-5pm. More than 35 classic cars of all ages, sizes and makes on display, including Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Mustang and Ford GT’s. Free Details: weddingcars.org.au
ENGINES & MACHINERY
The Wedderburn Historical Engine and Machinery Society’s Engine rally, at Racecourse Rd, Wedderburn. Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. Old engines, machinery, tractors and cars. Free on site camping for exhibitors. Fully catered. Trade and craft stalls welcome. Many farm demonstrations, Clydesdale horses and quilts. Admission $5 a day, under-16 free, exhibitors free. Details: 5494 3206 or 5494 3251.
Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Swap Meet, at Shepparton Showgrounds, High St, Shepparton. More than 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motorcycle parts, collectables and bric-abrac. Gates open 7.30am for the public. Details: 5829 9432.
RSL HOT ROD SHOW
Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL Annual Hot Rod & Car & Bike Show, at 289 Centre Dandenong Rd, Cheltenham, 10am-4pm. See 50s, 60s and 70s chrome bumpers plus hot rods, Mustangs, Thunderbirds, Falcon GTs, motorbikes and customs. Entry $10. Details: 0418 585 587 or 0419 509 651.
Spend a weekend on the banks of Lake Nagambie for the Cranksters Cruise. Meet and greet on Friday, Gollys grand tour on Saturday, big birthday bash on Saturday night, then the huge Chrome Bumper Show and Shine on Sunday, with Angry Anderson and Wilbur Wilde performing live. Details: Golly on 0429959185 or Oggie on 0407948017.
SEPTEMBER 20 -21
Round Seven of Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals. Super 6 Touring Cars, Sports Sedans, V8 Touring Cars, Superkarts, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Radical Australian Cup, Formula 3 Championship and Sports Racers. $35 weekend Pass, $30 Sunday only pass, under-16 free. Gates open 830am, track action 9am-5pm both days. Details and advanced tickets: piarc.com.au and thenationals.com.au
The Glenlyon & District Collectors & Restorers Society’s annual swap meet, at the Glenlyon Reserve. Gates open at 6am for stallholders, 8am for public. Stallholder sites 6m x 4m at $20 each. Entry: Adults $5, children free. No glass and no alcohol please. Camping available for exhibitors. Details: Adam 0407 560 989.
Melbourne Leisurefest brings together all the big names in caravans, camping, fishing, RVs, 4x4 vehicles and adventure clothing, equipment and accessories. At the Sandown Racecourse, Princes Highway, Springvale. Open 10am -5pm Thursday to Saturday, and 10am-4pm Sunday. Admission: Adults $15, concession $10, children under-15 free (only accompanied by an adult). Details: melbourne leisurefest.com.au
The Studebaker Car Club’s annual Studebaker Concours D’elegance and Show & Shine will be held on the Rye Foreshore, directly opposite the Rye Hotel, from 10am-4.30pm. All visitors welcome. No entry fee.
OCTOBER 5 SHOW AND SHINE EUROA
The Australian National Show and Shine, on the beautiful banks of Seven Creeks, Clifton St, Euroa, 8am-3.30pm. Open to all Veteran, Vintage, Classic, Custom and Modified, Special Cars and Bikes. Total of 44 trophy categories. Plus trade, produce and food stalls, all in a picnic atmosphere and park ambience. Entry $5 a display vehicle. Details: John Mason 0418 599 183 or australiannationalshowand shine.com.au
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