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JULY 25

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 sport­ing@jagvic.org.au or jagvic.org.au

HILL CLIMB

Round 7 of the 2015 Vic­to­rian Hill­climb Cham­pi­onship at Strath Creek Rd, Broad­ford, pre­sented by the Phillip Is­land Auto Rac­ing Club. Great view­ing. Gates open at 7am, ac­tion 9.20am-4.30pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Food and re­fresh­ments avail­able or bring a pic­nic lunch. De­tails: pi­arc.com.au or david.bel­lenger@op­tus­net.com.au

PHILLIP IS­LAND

Round 5 of the MSCA Sprint event at the fa­mous Phillip Is­land track, Back Beach Rd, Phillip Is­land. Open to all CAMS level 2 speed li­cense hold­ers. De­tails: face­book.com/groups/mscav

TWI­LIGHT HILL­CLIMB

Maf­fra & Dis­trict Car Club’s Round 5 of the Hill­climb Se­ries, a VCAS Twi­light Hill­climb, with rac­ing start­ing at 1pm at 239 Boisdale /Newry Rd, Boisdale. Free en­try for all spec­ta­tors. Kiosk and play­ground on site. De­tails: madcc.com

JULY 26

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. De­tails: Bill Bal­lard 9762 9974 or sf­bill1@big­pond.com

FAL­CON GT CRUISE

The Fal­con GT Club’s win­ter cruise and lunch, at the Tool Shed Bar, Noo­jee. Meet at the Croy­don Ho­tel, 47 Ma­roon­dah High­way, Croy­don at 10.30am for an 11am de­par­ture to ar­rive at the Out­post Re­treat for a 12.30 lunch. Mas­sive open fire place and hearty meals. All Fal­con GT own­ers welcome. Club mem­ber­ship avail­able on the day. De­tails: Clint Sharp 0412 930 856 or Dar­rell Mitchell 0418 188 641.

JULY 31-AU­GUST 2

HEATH­COTE PARK

Fri­day: Test and tune, gates open 3.30pm, rac­ing 6-10.30pm, $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. Satur­day: Marsh Rod­ders Day, gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-5.30pm. Pre-en­ter Marsh Rod­ders, spec­ta­tors $20, un­der-14 free. Sun­day: Test and tune plus burnout prac­tice, $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. De­tails: heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

AU­GUST 2

BIG BREAK­FAST

Con­fed­er­ates Rod & Cus­tom Club in­vites all Hot Rods and Chrome Bumpers to join them for a Big Break­fast at the Eat­ing House, Shop 17 / 1100 Welling­ton Rd, Rowville from 8am. ASRF sanc­tioned. De­tails: Bill 0407 802 257 or Tony 0417 341 001.

AU­GUST 4

CRUISE NIGHT

Rain or shine, cruise on Penin­sula Link 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 5.30pm. Prizes for en­trants drawn at 6.30pm, Sober Mule Café. De­tails lets­gocruisin.com.au

AU­GUST 8-9

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: 0412351403 or vhrr.com

AU­GUST 9

CO­BRAM SWAP MEET

The Ro­tary Club of Co­bram’s 9th Co­bram Swap Meet & Shan­nons All Wheels Show. Fea­tur­ing parts, col­lectibles 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. De­tails: Adrian 5873 4267 or John 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. Up to 100 cars on dis­play. At War­ragul CBD, 8-10am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au

AU­GUST 15-16

PHILLIP IS­LAND

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

AU­GUST 22

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, from 5pm, with the auc­tion at 7pm. Rare, in­ter­est­ing and use­ful Holden parts, col­lectibles and mem­o­ra­bilia, plus the pip­ing hot pies. En­try: $5, swap meet ta­bles $10 (pre-booked). De­tails: Ken McLean 9734 7525 or ke­nam­clean@gmail.com

AU­GUST 30

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. De­tails: 0428 289 502.

ROB ROY HILL CLIMB

The In­ter­club Chal­lenge, Round 2 at Rob Roy Hill Climb. This is a chal­lenge where the em­pha­sis is on com­pe­ti­tion be­tween the var­i­ous clubs com­pet­ing. Clubs are en­cour­aged to check the web­site for in­for­ma­tion. De­tails: ro­broy­hill­climb.com.au

COM­MU­NITY CAR SHOW

North­ern Clas­sic Cruis­ers’ com­mu­nity car show, at Har­rop En­gi­neer­ing, 96 Bell St, Pre­ston from noon-4pm. All clas­sic cars, hot rods and bikes, pre-’1985 in­vited. Clas­sic cars and bikes $5, public en­try $5, chil­dren un­der-16 free. A fam­ily friendly car show. No hooning, al­co­hol or lit­ter­ing please. De­tails: Nez De­maj 0407 460 600 or nezgta@op­tus­net.com.au

STATE WAGON TI­TLES

The Vic­to­rian State Wagon Ti­tles, at Caribbean Gar­dens, Fern­tree Gully Rd, Scoresby, from 9.30am-2.30pm. Cel­e­brat­ing all that is wag­ons, from old to new, from stan­dard to mod­i­fied and in-be­tween. Car en­try $5. More than 20 tro­phies on of­fer. De­tails: Scott on 0408 436 800 or email scott.a.mid­dle­ton@big­pond.com

SEPTEM­BER 5-6

FLUKES CAR SHOW

Held across the Fa­ther’s Day week­end, the Flukes Car Show Me­chan­ica is an in­door car and bike show at the Bal­larat Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre, 501 Dowl­ing St, Wen­douree. En­try: Public $10 each, un­der-16 free. De­tails: flukes.com.au or flukesme­chan­ica@gmail.com

SEPTEM­BER 6

VINTAGE MA­CHIN­ERY

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 hot riv­et­ing demon­stra­tions. Open to the public at 9am. En­try $5 or $10 a fam­ily. De­tails: 0438 593 292.

NY­ORA SWAP MEET

The Ny­ora Recre­ation Re­serve’s an­nual swap meet, on Fa­ther’s Day at the re­serve, 41 Grundy Ave, Ny­ora. Gates open 6am for sellers and buy­ers. En­try $4, un­der-15 free, sites $10. Break­fast pro­vided by Ny­ora Football & Net­ball Club. De­tails: 0412 487 880.

SEPTEM­BER 9

RSL HOT ROD SHOW

Chel­tenham-Moorab­bin RSL Hot Rod Show, 289 Cen­tre Dan­de­nong Rd, Chel­tenham. Car en­try $10, public free. All chrome bumpers welcome. De­tails: Les 0418 585 587 or Chris 0419 509 651.

SEPTEM­BER 12-13

HIS­TOR­I­CAL MA­CHIN­ERY

Wed­der­burn His­tor­i­cal En­gine and Ma­chin­ery So­ci­ety’s 25th An­nual Rally, at En­gine Park, Race­course Rd, Wed­der­burn. Trac­tor Trek on Satur­day at 10am. En­gines, cars and trac­tors on dis­play. Starts at 9am both days. En­try $5 a day. De­tails: Peter 5494 3261 or Trevor 5494 3152.

Win­ton hosts the Jaguar Car Club’s an­nual track day this Sun­day.

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