CAR AND BIKE SHOW
Akoonah Park Mens Shed, Springtime Car and Bike Show, at Akoonah Park, Berwick. Entrance via Gate 5 Cardinia St Berwick, Melways Ref: 111. H10. Gates open 8.30am to 1.30pm. Sausage sizzle and drinks. Entry by gold coin donation. Details: 0417 500 198.
CAR & BIKE FESTIVAL
The Malmsbury Fire Brigade’s festival of fabulous cars and motorbikes. The Shannons Malmsbury Classic Show and Shine will be raising money to help the brigade purchase a second fire truck. Enter your beloved machine or just come along and enjoy the show. Details and entry form at: motobean.com.au/cfamalmsburyclassic/
GO KART LEGENDS
The Go Kart Legends Nationals at the Stony Creek Go Kart track, South Gippsland Hwy, 2 Kms east of Meeniyan. Classes include: Era 4 (80s) Era 5 (90s) Clubby, J’s, and the big and very fast karts, 125 Open Performance. These racing karts have been restored back to near new condition. The drivers include International, National and State Champions, and the drivers and their karts have not raced since the 90s. Racing starts at 10am.
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, kids under 16 free. Details: email@example.com or flukes.com.au
DRIFTING GRAND PRIX
The Australian Drifting Grand Prix returns to the Calder Park Thunder Dome, promising door-to-door, tyre-smoking action. Huge line up of on and off track entertainment, with Show & Shine, RC Drift Competition and Burnout displays. Tickets at the Gate; Saturday $15, Sunday $25, Weekend $35, under 12 Free. Details: australiandriftinggp.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 to the public at 9am. Entry $5 per person or $10 per 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.
A Father’s Day Cruise-In at the Dandenong RSL, hosted by the Eagles Rod & Custom Club. An open invitation to anything with wheels. Secure parking in the RSL Members Car Park from 10am. Entry $5 per vehicle. A relaxed, easy day with special appeal for Dad. Excellent value meals, great facilities, and a comfortable environment in all weather.
The 8th annual Father’s Day Custom and Classic Car Show at Old Gippstown. Display vehicles $15, entry from 7am. General admission $5 adults, $10 families, entry from 10am. Man cave stalls, live music, kid’s activities, food stalls, BBQ and sausage sizzle, hot coffee and licenced bar. 211 Lloyd St, Moe. Details: 5127 3082.
The Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed Motoring Group will meet at 280 Queens St Altona (old EPA building) to show their cars and talk the torque, from 10am until 3pm. Public welcome (free) bring and show your classic car, custom or motorbike. Sausage sizzle. Details: 9398 2383.
CLASSIC CARS & BIKES
Acland St traders’ 2nd Annual “Greatest Show on Wheels” featuring over 200 cars and bikes. A free Father’s Day event, with Acland St and surrounds transformed into a traffic free showcase of classic cars, hot rods, street machines and over 20 movie cars including Mad Max and Batman. At Acland St and Shakespeare Grove, Luna Park car park, St Kilda, from 11am until 5pm. Details: Facebook: Acland St Village, or event: Show cars melbourne.
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. Drinks and BBQ catered for by the Lilydale CFA. No alcohol please. Details: 0418 339 460 or yarravalleychromebumpers.com
Heathcote Park Raceway, Friday: Test and Tune, gates open 3.30pm, racing 6pm until 10.30pm $60 to race, $20 for spectators, kids under 14 free. Saturday: King of the Street, see some of the fastest street cars in Victoria do battle. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am till 6pm. Spectators $20, kids under 14 free. Sunday: Test and Tune plus Burnout practice. Gates open 8.30am, racing 11am until 4pm $60 to race, $20 for spectators, kids under 14 free. Details: Heathcote Park Raceway on Facebook.
PHILLIP ISLAND SPRINT
Round 7 of the Marque Sports Car Association (MSCA) Super Sprint, at Phillip Island racetrack. Open to all CAMS level 2 Speed license holders. Details and entry: eepurl.com/bwmbNj or follow on facebook.com/groups/mscav
Wedderburn Historical Engine and Machinery Society’s 25th Annual Rally, at Engine Park, Racecourse Rd Wedderburn Vic. 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 per day, U16 Free. Details: Peter 5494 3261 or Trevor 5494 3152.
Rolls-Royce & Bentley Concours d’Elegance 2015, conducted by the Rolls Royce Owners’ Club of Australia, at Wesley College, 620 High Street Road, Glen Waverley (Melways ref 62A12) from 10am to 3pm. About 100 display vehicles are expected, ranging from over 100 years old to latest models. Displays, food and product vendors. Public welcome. Entry fee $10 per car.
SHEPPARTON SWAP MEET
Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Swap Meet, at the Shepparton Showgrounds, High St (Midland Hwy) Shepparton. Over 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motor cycle parts, collectables 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 Road, Altona North (Melways Ref: 54 G1). Indoor and outdoor venue. Display Vehicles $15, enter between 8am and 10am. General admission 10am to 2.30pm, $5. No pets please. ASRF Sanctioned Event. Details: 0411 327 515, Facebook: Renegades HRCC, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AMERICAN CAR SHOW
The show for all American Classics, at Flemington Racecourse (a rescheduled event). Trophies, music, kids entertainment, automobilia. Club displays are welcome. Food available. Details 9890 0524 or aomc.asn.au
The Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register’s Breakfast Club, on the second Sunday of each month. Up to 100 cars on display, if the weather is fine. All welcome. Warragul CBD from 8am-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
FORD COUPE CLUB
The Ford Coupe Club of Australia’s Hardtop Anniversary in Echuca. Enjoy three days of activities for XAXC Coupe owners including a Show & Shine on the Sunday. Details: Roger 0407 407 400 or fordcoupeclub.org
Nagambie cruise with the Cranksters. Meet and greet on Friday, with drive-in that night. Oggies cruise on Saturday, with a dinner that night. Sunday features a massive car show at the regatta centre, with hot rods, street machines, classics, vintage and chrome bumpers welcome. Live bands, Elvis competition and lots more. Details: Gollie 0409 656 596.
WINGS & WHEELS
Saturday: Display of classic cars and a classic car rally, at Maryborough Station Domain. Entry: $5 per person. Sunday: Wings & Wheels, at Maryborough Aerodrome, with Aircraft demonstrations and displays, plus the Historic Maryborough Car Sprint from 10am to 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, children free. Details: 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, Australian V8 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
METCALFE SWAP MEET
The Metcalfe Community Association’s Swap Meet, at the Metcalfe Recreation Reserve (near Kyneton). Set up Friday 18th afternoon. $20 a stall, $5 entry from 8am. Plus tractor pull and woodchop on the Sunday. Food and facilities on site. Details: Marg 0416 024 698.
Head to Ballarat over the weekend for a stunning display of Hot Rods and custom cars and bikes at Flukes Car Show Mechanica.
Expect door-to-door, tyre-smoking action this weekend at the Australian Drifting Grand Prix.