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SEPTEM­BER 5

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.

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, kids un­der 16 free. De­tails: flukesme­chan­ica@gmail.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

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 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.

RSL CRUISE-IN

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.

CAR SHOW

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.

CAR TORQUE

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.

SEPTEM­BER 11

CRUISE NIGHT

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

SEPTEM­BER 11-13

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY

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.

SEPTEM­BER 12

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

SEPTEM­BER 12-13

HIS­TOR­I­CAL MA­CHIN­ERY

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.

SEPTEM­BER 13

CON­COURS D’EL­E­GANCE

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: rene­gadeshrcc@gmail.com

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

BREAK­FAST CLUB

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

SEPTEM­BER 18-20

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

CRANKSTERS CRUISE

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.

SEPTEM­BER 19-20

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.

SHAN­NONS NA­TION­ALS

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.

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