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JULY 27

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY

Test and Tune plus burnout prac­tice, gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-4pm, $60 to race, $20 spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. Fully catered. De­tails: 0416 072 478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

GM SOR­RENTO CRUISE

GM HDHR Cruise Club’s Fish ‘n’ Chip cruise to Sor­rento. Meet for cof­fee at the BP out­bound on EastLink at 10am. Red and grey motor Hold­ens wel­come to cruise with the club. De­tails: 040 734 2216.

AU­GUST 2

ROD­DERS FUN DAY

Marsh Rod­ders Fun Day, at Heath­cote Park Race­way. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-5pm. En­try $20 spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. De­tails: 0407 532 295 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

AU­GUST 3

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY

Test and Tune plus burnout prac­tice, gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-4pm, $60 to race, $20 spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. De­tails: 0416 072 478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

AU­GUST 5

CRUISE NIGHT

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. En­trant prizes, Sober Mule Café, 500-plus paved car spa­ces. De­tails: lets­gocruisin.com.au

AU­GUST 8

ALFA ROMEO WORK­SHOP

Alfa Romeo 105 series work­shop night, from 6.30pm. Owning, pur­chas­ing and rac­ing a 105 Alfa Romeo. Mod­els in­clude, Giulia, Spi­der, Giulia GT, GTV’s and Montreal. Gold coin do­na­tion, bar­be­cue and drinks. New, old and cur­rent mem­bers wel­come. De­tails: Colin Thomas 0407 090 826 or email dr­tool@big­pond.com.au

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). De­tails: Adrian Ben­nett 5873 4267 or John Craw­ford 5873 5450.

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. War­ragul CBD, 8-10am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au

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. 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 tonyg@fe­f­cholden.org.au or go to fe­f­chold­en­vic.org.au

AU­GUST 17

TOY­OTA WIN­TER­FEST

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. For more in­for­ma­tion: phone 0413 001 666, go to face­book.com/tccav or email adamlaws1974@big­pond.com

AU­GUST 24

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. Full cater­ing pro­vided. De­tails: 0428 289 502.

AU­GUST 27

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY

Test and Tune plus burnout prac­tice, gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-4pm, $60 to race, $20 spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. De­tails: 0416 072 478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

SEPTEM­BER 6-7

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 flukesme­chan­ica@gmail.com or go to flukes.com.au

SEPTEM­BER 7

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 GTs. Free. De­tails at wed­ding­cars.org.au

SEPTEM­BER 13-14

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, chil­dren un­der-16 free and ex­hibitors free. De­tails: Ge­off 5494 3206 or Trevor 5494 3251.

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 mo­tor­cy­cle parts, col­lecta­bles and bric-a-brac. Gates open 7.30am for the pub­lic. De­tails: 5829 9432.

RSL HOT ROD SHOW

Chel­tenham Moorab­bin RSL An­nual Hot Rod & Car & Bike Show, 289 Cen­tre Dan­de­nong Rd, Chel­tenham, 10am-4pm. All wel­come. See ’50s, ’60s and ’70s chrome bumpers plus hot rods, Mus­tangs Thun­der­birds Fal­con GTs, mo­tor­bikes and cus­toms. Full bar and lunch fa­cil­i­ties in­side RSL. En­try $10. De­tails: Les 0418 585 587 or Chris 0419 509 651.

SEPTEM­BER 19-21

CRANKSTERS CRUISE

Spend a week­end on the banks of Lake Nagam­bie for the Cranksters Cruise. Meet and greet on Fri­day, Gollys grand tour on Satur­day, a big birth­day bash on Satur­day night, then the huge Chrome Bumper Show & Shine on Sun­day, with An­gry An­der­son and Wil­bur Wilde per­form­ing live. De­tails: Golly on 0429 959 185 or Og­gie on 0407 948 017.

SEPTEM­BER 20 -21

PHILLIP IS­LAND

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. Week­end pass $35 , $30 Sun­day-only pass, un­der-16 free. Gates open 8.30am, track ac­tion 9am-5pm both days. De­tails and ad­vanced tick­ets: pi­arc.com.au and thena­tion­als.com.au

SEPTEM­BER 21

TOPS OFF FOR CANCER

The Gipp­s­land Ve­hi­cle Col­lec­tion’s event is a chance to see a great dis­play of top­less ve­hi­cles, and sup­port cancer re­search at the same time. At the Maffra Shed, 1a Sale Rd, Maffra, 10am-2pm. Any­one with a vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic, hot rod or mod­ern soft-top ve­hi­cle, be it a car, side­car, trike or mo­tor­bike, is in­vited to get their top off and bring it along for the dis­play. De­tails: Ian Kennedy 5147 2118 or Sue Lawrence 0428 456 614.

SEPTEM­BER 27

SWAP MEET

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.

OC­TO­BER 2-5

LEISUREFEST

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, un­der-15 free (only ac­com­pa­nied by an adult). De­tails: mel­bourne leisurefest.com.au

OC­TO­BER 3-5

GOLDEN DRAGON RALLY

The 17th An­nual Golden Dragon Rally, run by Cen­tral Vic­to­ria Ulysses Branch, at the re­serve in the his­toric town­ship of Tar­nag­ulla. Food and bar by Lions Club. Bands Fri­day and Satur­day nights. Per­ma­nent show­ers and toi­lets on site. Pre­paid $15, or at the gate $20. En­tries to CLUB, PO BOX 736, Bendigo Cen­tral PO, Vic, 3552. De­tails: Reg 5439 3611 or Tony 0409 411 557.

OC­TO­BER 4

STUDEBAKER DIS­PLAY

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 & SHINE EUROA

The Aus­tralian Na­tional Show & 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 aus­tralian na­tion­al­showand­shine.com.au

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. De­tails: dim­boolaswap­meet.com.au

OC­TO­BER 18

CHAR­ITY CAR SHOW

Pis­ton Steel Shake­down’s char­ity car show sup­port­ing An­i­mal Aid and Ron­ald McDon­ald House. Car show open to all clas­sic cars. Show cars $10. More than 300 cars on dis­play. At the Mas­ters, McDon­ald’s carpark, Fern­tree Gully Rd, Knox­field, 10am-5pm. De­tails: 0458 06 5411.

Head to Heath­cote Race­way this Sun­day for some big-time burnouts

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