Yarra Valley Chrome Bumpers’ Cruise Night, for any pre-1990 cars. Meet 7pm at Bunnings Maroondah Highway, Chirnside Park, then cruise to the BP EastLink at 9pm. Gold coin donation entry. Drinks and BBQ catered for by the Lilydale CFA. No alcohol please. Details: 0418 339 460 or yarravalley chromebumpers.com
Ford Australia Forum’s Cortina Central Winter Cruise Day. Meeting 11.30am at the BP servo Princes Freeway near Avalon Airport on the southbound side heading towards Geelong. Departing 12.30pm for the Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry, 13-35 Mackey St, North Geelong. Details: Matt 0411 677 469 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ALFA ROMEO TOUR
Alfa Romeo Owners Club Grand Tour starting 9am from Nunawading. Come for the morning drive, the whole day or weekend. Ending in Warburton with overnight stay for Christmas in July. New members and Alfa owners welcome. Details: alfaclubvic.org.au
NISSAN DISPLAY DAY
The Nissan Datsun Sports Owners Club’s annual Christmas in July display, jointly with Classic Skylines Australia and Datsun Sports Roadster Club, at Caribbean Gardens from 10am. All Nissan, Datsun and Prince vehicles are welcome. Details: 0439 658 779 or email@example.com
Open to pre-’75 rods, muscle cars, chrome bumper classics and pick-ups. Cruise includes a visit to the RAAF Museum at Point Cook, then into Werribee for lunch. Three start locations. Register between 9-9:30am at the Power Centre Cranbourne Rd, Frankston. Register at the BP Service Centre Southbound on EastLink from 9.30-10am. Register at McDonald’s at the Sanctuary Lakes Shopping Centre Point Cook Rd from 10-10.30am. Entry Cost: $10/car. Details: letsgocruisin.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 breakfast. Up to 100 cars on display. All welcome. At Warragul CBD 8-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
The Classic Scramble Club’s Lloyd Martin memorial scramble for pre-’60 to pre-’78 classic scramble bikes, at the CSC track Lismore. Open to AASA licence holders and MA senior licence holders. AASA licences can be bought at the sign in. Catering and camping on-site. Details: 0416 132 150 or classicscramble.org.au
WERRIBEE SWAP MEET
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JULY 12-OCT 31
A celebration of all things American, at the Gippsland Vehicle Collection, 1 MaffraSale Rd, Maffra. Rare and special American vehicles from across the spectrum of veteran, vintage, classic and modern categories on show. Vehicles of all kinds are welcome to join the display in the grounds of the Gippsland Vehicle Collection for the July 12 display day launch from 8am onwards. Admission to the grounds on the display day is by gold coin donation, with an $8 entry fee to the Motor Museum, under-15 free. Details: 5147 3223.
SPORTS SEDAN RACES
The Australian Sports Sedan Association’s Round 3 of the 2015 Victorian State Circuit Racing Championships, Sandown International Raceway. Featuring: Sports Cars, Improved Production, Historic Touring Cars, MG + Invited British Sports Cars, Saloon Cars, Hyundai Excel, Porsche 944’s, Formula Vee, HQ Holden and Formula Ford. Racing starts at 9am on both days. Admission: $20 Saturday, $25 Sunday, $35 for a weekend pass, under-16 free. Details: sportssedan.com.au
The Maffra-Sale Motorcycle Club’s 2015 Great Divide Trail Ride. Bikes must be registered. Details: maffrasalemotorcycleclub.net.au
Test and tune plus burnout practice. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-4pm. Cost $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under14 free. Details: Heathcote Park Raceway on Facebook.
JAGUAR TRACK DAY
The Jaguar Car Club of Victoria’s annual Winton sporting event, at Winton Motor Raceway, with Jaguar sporting heritage and other marques on track. Gates open at 7am for entrants. Details: Gavin Moore on email firstname.lastname@example.org or jagvic.org.au
Phillip Island Auto Racing Club presents Round 7 of the 2015 Victorian Hillclimb Championship, at Strath Creek Rd, Broadford. Great viewing. Gates open at 7am, action 9.20am-4.30pm. Free entry. Details: piarc.com.au or email email@example.com
Round 5 of the MSCA Sprint event at the famous Phillip Island track, Back Beach Rd. Open to all CAMS level 2 Speed license holders. Details: facebook.com/groups/mscav
FORD FLATHEADS MEET
Exclusively for early Ford side- valve vehicles, the Ford Flathead Festival, at Caribbean Gardens, 1280 Ferntree Gully Rd, Scoresby, from 10am-2pm (Henry Ford’s birthday). All side-valve powered Fords such as Model Ts, Model As, early Ford V8s, Anglias and Prefects are welcome to attend. No entry fee other than the normal admission fee to Caribbean Gardens: adults $2.50, under 13 and aged pensioners $1. Details: Bill Ballard 9762 9974 or firstname.lastname@example.org
JULY 31-AUG 2
Friday: Test and tune, gates open 3.30pm, racing 6-10.30pm Cost $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under-14 free. Saturday: Marsh Rodders Day, gates open 8.30am, racing 11am5.30pm. Pre-enter Marsh Rodders, spectators $20, under14 free. Sunday: Test and tune plus burnout practice, $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under-14 free. Details: heathcoteraceway.com.au
FESTIVAL OF SPEED
At Winton, organised by the Victorian Historic Racing Register. Featuring the cream of touring cars, from Mustangs and Camaros to GTHOs and Toranas, plus sports cars including Corvettes and Shelbys, and open wheel race cars. More than 200 entries expected, including a full field of HQs. The paddock will feature a big Shannons display of classic and collector cars. Details and entries: 0412 351 403 or go to vhrr.com
COBRAM SWAP MEET
The Rotary Club of Cobram’s 9th Cobram Swap Meet & Shannons All Wheels Show. Featuring parts, collectables and market stalls. Outdoor sites $15, undercover sites $20, including two entry passes. At Cobram Showgrounds, admission $5, swappers 6am, All Wheels Show and the public, 7am. Under-17 years free. Details: Adrian Bennett 5873 4267 or John Crawford 5873 5450.
August Access is a non-public, introductory level of race meeting, specifically providing racing for new racers and experienced drivers who wish to race at a grassroots level. Presented by the Phillip Island Auto Racing Club, it is racing for the sake of racing. There is no pressure to perform for spectators as there are none. Details: piarc.com.au
AUCTION & PIE NIGHT
The FE-FC Holden Car Club’s 18th annual auction and pie night, at the Boronia Progress Hall, 134 Boronia Rd, Boronia (Melway: 64 K9), from 5pm, with the auction starting at 7pm. Rare, interesting and useful Holden parts, collectables and memorabilia, plus the piping hot pies. Entry: $5, swap meet tables $10 (must be pre-booked). Details: Ken McLean 9734 7525 or email@example.com
HAMILTON SWAP MEET
The South West Street Rodders’ Hamilton Swap Meet, at the Hamilton Showgrounds sheep pavilion. This swap meet is undercover and offers all types of items for sale. Swap meet opens to the public at 7am. For more information: 0428 289 502.
The Bellarine Vintage Machinery Group’s vintage machinery display, at the Drysdale railway station on Father’s Day. Vintage stationary engines, tractors, steam engines, classic cars and trucks on display. Plus a steampowered saw bench operating and a hot riveting demonstrations. Open to the public at 9am. Entry $5 a person or $10 a family. For more information contact: 0438 593 292.
RSL HOT ROD SHOW
Cheltenham-Moorabbin RSL Hot Rod Show, 289 Centre Dandenong Rd, Cheltenham. Car entry $10, general public entry free. All chrome bumpers welcome on the day. Food and entertainment plus trophies. Details: Les 0418 585 587 or Chris 0419 509 651.
Wedderburn Historical Engine and Machinery Society’s 25th Annual Rally, at Engine Park, Racecourse Rd, Wedderburn Vic. Tractor Trek on Saturday from 10am. Engines, cars and tractors on display. Old-time farm activities including chaff cutting, shearing and a horse and wagon team. Special quilt displays. Fully catered. Free entry for exhibitors. Starts at 9am both days. Entry $5 a day, under-16 free. Details: Peter 5494 3261 or Trevor 5494 3152.
Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Swap Meet, at the Shepparton showgrounds, High St (Midland Highway). 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: Kris Healey on 0438 294 351.
Phillip Island Auto Racing Club’s 2015 Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals, Round 6 at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Featuring: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, Australian Sports Sedan Series, Australian Super 6 Touring Car Series, AustralianV8 Touring Car Series and Australian Superkart Championships, Radical Australia Cup, Australian Sports Racers, Australian Formula 3 Championships and the new IROC Historic Porsches. Weekend pass $35, kids under-16 free. Details: piarc.com.au or thenationals.com.au
Join Cortina collectors on a cruise to the Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry this Sunday.