JULY 31-AUGUST 2
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. Same price spectators. Details: heathcoteraceway.com.au
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.
Rain or shine, cruise on Peninsula Link to the Cruise Night at the Peninsula Homemaker Centre, Bungower Rd, Mornington. Take the Bungower Rd offramp 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
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 vhrr.com
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. Under-17 years free. For more information contact: Adrian 5873 4267 or John 5873 5450.
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, if the weather is fine. All welcome. At the Warragul CBD rom 8-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
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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
The Gippsland Car Club’s Multiclub Hillclimb, Winter Cup Series Round 2, at Bryant Park, Bill Schultz Drive, Newborough. Scrutineering starts 8am and timed runs from 10am. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence is the minimum requirement to compete. Details including entry forms and supplementary regulations at: gippslandcarclub.com.au
Test and Tune plus burnout practice, gates open 8.30am, racing 11am-4pm. Entry: $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under-14 free. Details: Heathcote Park Raceway on Facebook.
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, collectibles and memorabilia, plus the piping hot pies. Entry: $5, swap meet tables $10 (must be prebooked). For more information contact: Ken McLean 9734 7525 or send an email to 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. 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 entry forms and further 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 0408 436 800 or email email@example.com
Test and tune plus burnout practice, gates open 8.30am, racing 11am- 4pm. Entry: $60 to race, $20 for spectators, under-14 free. Details: Heathcote Park Raceway on Facebook.
CAR AND BIKE SHOW
Akoonah Park Mens Shed, Springtime Car and Bike Show, at Akoonah Park, Berwick. Entrance via Gate 5 Cardinia St Berwick (Melway: 111. H10). Gates open 8.30am-1.30pm. Sausage sizzle and drinks. Entry by gold coin donation. Details: 0417 500 198.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or flukes.com.au
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 steam powered saw bench operating and a hot riveting demonstrations. Open 9am. Entry $5 a person 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.
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. Old-time farm activities including chaff cutting, shearing and a horses 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 motor cycle parts, collectibles and bric-a-brac. Gates open 7.30am for the public. Details: Kris Healey on 0438 294 351.
CAR & BIKE SHOW
Renegades Hot Rod and Custom Club’s Car and Bike Show, Corner Grieve Parade and Dohertys Rd, Altona North (Melways: 54 G1). Indoor and outdoor venue. Display vehicles $15, enter between 8-10am. General admission 10am2.30pm, cost $5. No pets. ASRF sanctioned event. Details: 0411 327 515, Facebook: Renegades HRCC, email: email@example.com
WINGS & WHEELS
Saturday: Display of classic cars and a classic car rally, at Maryborough Station Domain. Entry: $5 a person. Sunday: Wings & Wheels, at Maryborough Aerodrome, with Aircraft demonstrations and displays, plus the Historic Maryborough Car Sprint from 1am-4pm, featuring racing cars 1920-1970, sports cars to 1975, touring cars to 1970, period sports and replica specials to 1975, classic production sports cars, historic motor bikes and sidecars, and a display of classic cars. Entry $10 adults. Details: David Lowe 9827 8124.
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. Details: piarc.com.au or thenationals.com.au
METCALFE SWAP MEET
The Metcalfe Community Association’s Swap Meet, at the Metcalfe Recreation Reserve (near Kyneton). Stall $20, $5 entry from 8am. Plus tractor pull and woodchop on the Sunday. Details: Marg 0416 024 698.
RSL HOT ROD SHOW
Cheltenham-Moorabbin RSL Hot Rod Show, 289 Centre Dandenong Rd, Cheltenham. Car entry $10, public free. All chrome bumpers welcome. Food and entertainment plus trophies. Details: Les 0418 585 587 or Chris 0419 509 651.
The 55-56-57 Chevrolet Club of Victoria’s 11th Chevrolet Convention, at Echuca. Friday afternoon: Registration, bench session and free BBQ. Saturday: Poker Run, lunch and dinner dance. Sunday: Breakfast and a chrome bumper Show & Shine for all makes at the Echuca Aquatic Reserve. Details: Greg 0408 454 082 or Tony 04195 06 200.
ANNUAL SWAP MEET
Glenlyon & District Collectors and Restorers Society’s Annual Swap Meet, at the Glenlyon Reserve. Trading hours 8am1pm. Stallholders must trade until 1pm. Stallholder site $20. Gates open at 6am for stallholders, 8am for the public. Admission: Adults $5. Setup available from midday Friday.
CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET
The Last of the Chrome Bumpers, at the Cora Lynn Country Car Show & Swap Meet, Lardner Park, from 8am. Vintage Caravans, Hot Rod and Custom cars, Classic and Vintage cars and Classic Trucks on display, plus some chrome Super Trucks, Vintage Traction engines and farm machinery and tractor pull display vehicles. Details: Dennis Jones 0409 861 088 or Gary Fisher 0421 520 504.
Chrome bumpers and hot rods combine over breakfast this Sunday with the Confederates Rod & Custom Club.