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OC­TO­BER 23-24

CALDER PARK

Fri­day: Drag Week kicks off. See Aus­tralia’s fastest cars start their Drag Week rac­ing. Gates open 4pm, rac­ing 6-10,30pm. Adults $25, un­der-15 free. Satur­day: Mel­bourne Jam­boree. Gates open 9am, rac­ing 4-9pm. De­tails: calder­park­dra­grac­ing.com.au

OC­TO­BER 23-25

MO­TOR­CLAS­SICA

At the iconic Royal Ex­hi­bi­tion Build­ing, Mel­bourne, with more than 500 rare and ex­otic, his­toric, vin­tage vet­eran clas­sic and col­lectable cars and mo­tor­cy­cles on dis­play. Fea­tur­ing the 50 Years of The Su­per­car Ex­hi­bi­tion with one of the great­est dis­plays of Su­per­cars ever seen in Aus­tralia. Tick­ets avail­able from the web­site or at the royal ex­hi­bi­tion build­ing. De­tails: mo­tor­clas­sica.com.au

OC­TO­BER 24-25

HOLDEN MU­SEUM

The Trafal­gar Holden Mu­seum is cel­e­brat­ing its first birth­day this week­end, and all car clubs and the gen­eral pub­lic are wel­come to visit and view the dis­play fea­tur­ing some spe­cial at­trac­tions on show for the oc­ca­sion. At 74 Water­loo Rd, Trafal­gar. De­tails: 5633 2462 or trafal­gar­hold­en­mu­seum.com.au

OC­TO­BER 25

BOR­DER BIKE FEST

The Bor­der Bike Fest and mo­tor­bike Show & Shine, at Gate­way Lakes on the Lin­coln Cause­way Wodonga, with more than 200 mod­ern, vin­tage and vet­eran bikes on show. Bike reg­is­tra­tions 8am, show open to the pub­lic 10am. En­try $5, un­der-12 free (with adult). De­tails: Michael Ge­or­giou 0408 691 224 or go to mo­tor­bikeshowand­shine.com

TAL­BOT SWAP MEET

Vin­tage, clas­sic, hot rod, street ma­chine, com­mer­cials and mo­tor­bikes, plus car sales and Show & Shine. At the Tal­bot Foot­ball Ground, hosted by the Mary­bor­ough Dis­trict His­toric Ve­hi­cle Club and Tal­bot To­day & To­mor­row. Ad­mis­sion $5. Gates open 7am. Site fees $15, in­door sites $25. Camp over OK. De­tails: Greg 0427 090 172.

MUS­TANG ROUND UP

The Mus­tang Own­ers Club an­nual Mus­tang Round Up and State Con­cours, at the Aus­tralian Na­tional Avi­a­tion Mu­seum, 1 Sec­ond Ave, Moorab­bin Air­port. With more than 450 cars on dis­play. Gates open from 10am-3pm. En­try: $5 adults, un­der-16 free. De­tails: Adam Rich­mond 0423 449 125 or vic.mus­tang.org.au

HEATH­COTE RACE­WAY

Test and tune plus burnout prac­tice, gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-4pm. Cost: $60 to race, $20 spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. De­tails: Heath­cote Park Race­way on Face­book.

VIN­TAGE TRAC­TOR PULL

At the Ararat Show, start­ing at 10.30am on the Ararat Show Grounds, Blake St, Ararat. De­tails: 0417 321 458.

SHOW & SHINE

Hold­ens of Age Car Club’s all makes and model Show & Shine, at the Halls Gap Recre­ation Re­serve, Halls Gap. Gates open 9.30am, en­try for car dis­play $10, pub­lic gate en­try by gold coin. Pub­lic vot­ing for tro­phies in all cat­e­gories. Cater­ing and chil­dren’s en­ter­tain­ment. De­tails: Daryl 0417 533 813.

SHOW & SHINE

Pre­sented by the Swan Hill Lions Club at River­side Park, Swan Hill. Cars, bikes, trucks, ski boats and party boat dis­play. En­trant fee $15 (en­try 7-10am). Pub­lic en­try by gold coin do­na­tion, 10am-2pm, when the car raf­fle is drawn. De­tails: Neville 0407 322 107 or swan­hill­showand­shine.com.au

CAR & BIKE SHOW

The Hazel­wood Car & Bike Show, hosted by the Pis­tons Car Club, at Gaskin Park Churchill. Show & Shine with tro­phies and prizes. Free kids ac­tiv­i­ties, cater­ing avail­able. Gates open 8am for en­trants and 10am for pub­lic. Adults $5, fam­i­lies $10, en­trants $10 a ve­hi­cle. De­tails: Daryl 0428 444 100.

OC­TO­BER 25-26

HEATH­COTE PARK

Test & tune plus burnout prac­tice on Sun­day. Gates open at 8.30am and rac­ing 11am-4pm. All wel­come, $60 to race, $20 spec­ta­tors, un­der-14 free. Street Ma­chine Drag Chal­lenge on Mon­day, with 60 of Aus­tralia’s fastest reg­is­tered street cars bat­tling it out for day four of five in the Drag Week for­mat. Rac­ing 11am-5pm, Heath­cote Park Race­way. De­tails: heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

OC­TO­BER 27

CALDER PARK

Drag Week fi­nals. Aus­tralia’s fastest cars end­ing their Drag Week chal­lenge to de­cide on the Drag Tour Champ. Gates open 11am, rac­ing noon-4.30pm. Adults $25, un­der-15 free. De­tails: calder­park­dra­grac­ing.com.au

OC­TO­BER 28

CAR AND BIKE SHOW

The Wandin Cus­tom Car and Bike Show, at the Wandin east Recre­ation Re­serve (Mel­way: EL 121 K9). Gates open at 5-9pm, show ve­hi­cles $5 en­try, pub­lic en­try by gold coin do­na­tion. Wandin CFA BBQ Wood­fired pizza, li­censed bar, plus food and drink stalls. De­tails: Sindy Red­den-Vi­tale 0423 354 217.

OC­TO­BER 31

ROSEDALE SPEEDWAY

Un­lim­ited Sedans, Divi 2 Hot Rods, Com­pact Speed­cars, Wing­less Sprints, Stan­dard Sa­loons, and Ju­nior Stan­dard Sa­loons, at Ev­er­green Rd, Rosedale. Rac­ing starts 5pm. En­try: $20 adult, $12 pen­sion­ers, $10 chil­dren, $50 fam­ily. De­tails: 0473 255 064.

NOVEM­BER 1

FRENCH CAR FES­TI­VAL

All French car en­thu­si­asts are wel­come for a com­pre­hen­sive dis­play of the finest makes and mod­els France has pro­duced. At Como North Oval, Wil­liams Rd, South Yarra, from 9am3pm. All French car lovers and non-club mem­bers wel­come. Car en­try fee $5. De­tails: John Wy­ers 0423 930 999 or Ted Cross 0400 592 208.

SHOW & SHINE

Tal­lan­gatta Fifties Fes­ti­val and Show & Shine for vin­tage and clas­sic cars and bikes. Show off your pride and joy while en­joy­ing the Tal­lan­gatta Fifties Fes­ti­val. A $15 en­try fee (car plus two peo­ple) in­cludes en­try into both the fes­ti­val and the Show & Shine. De­tails: tal­lan­gattafifties.com.au or email Tal­lan­gatta 50 scars @hot­mail.com

SU­PER SPRINT

The MSCA’s sprint at Win­ton Race­way in­cludes a Mo­torkhana as a spe­cial end of year event. Open to all CAMS level 2 speed li­cense hold­ers. De­tails: eep­url.com/bB2WSP

CAR TORQUE

The Hob­sons Bay Men’s Shed Mo­tor­ing Group will meet at 280 Queens St, Al­tona to show their cars and talk the torque, 10am-3pm. Bring and show your clas­sic, cus­tom car or mo­tor­bike. Sausage siz­zle on the day. De­tails: 9398 2383.

NOVEM­BER 3

FES­TI­VAL OF MO­TOR­ING

At the Mu­seum of Aus­tralian Democ­racy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) on Mel­bourne Cup Day, from 10am-4pm. Drive your spe­cial ve­hi­cle there or just at­tend to ad­mire the dis­play of old and new tour­ing, sports and rac­ing cars. His­toric mo­tor­ing and mo­tor­sport films on show in the mu­seum’s theatre. De­tails: John Emery 0408 570 217 or email johnke­mery@big­pond.com

SWAP MEET

Pe­ga­sus Rod & Cus­tom Club Swap Meet and Show & Shine for pre-1978s on Cup Day at the East­field Trot­ting Track, East­field Rd, Croy­don. Sell­ers en­try from 6am, cost $25/site. Pub­lic en­try from 8am, cost $5. Show & Shine ve­hi­cles ($5 each oc­cu­pant) en­ter from the west side. De­tails: Pe­ga­sus Rod & Cus­tom Club on Face­book.

CUP DAY CRUISE

Let’s Go Cruisin’s reg­u­lar cruise night is ex­tended to in­clude a Cup-themed lunch and af­ter­noon of fun, in­clud­ing Fash­ions on the Field, Cup Cal­cut­tas, sweeps and prize give­aways. Start­ing at Ben­ito’s Restau­rant, Ne­pean High­way, Morn­ing­ton from noon, at $30 a per­son. Nor­mal cruise night fol­lows on from 5.30pm at the Penin­sula Home­maker Cen­tre, Bun­gower Rd, Morn­ing­ton. Open to all pre-75 street rods, mus­cle cars and chrome bumper clas­sics. De­tails lets­gocruisin.com.au

NOVEM­BER 7

FAL­CON GT DIS­PLAY

The Fal­con GT Club’s dis­play of ve­hi­cles at Morley Ford Echuca, be­tween 10am-2pm. All model Fal­con GT’s and Ford Mus­cle and Clas­sic Cars wel­come. De­tails: fal­con­gt­clubofvic­to­ria.com.au

CAR & BIKE SHOW

Akoonah Park Mens Shed Ber­wick, Spring­time Car and Bike Show, at Akoonah Park. En­ter via Gate 5 Car­dinia St, Ber­wick (Mel­way: 111 H10). Gates open 8.30am-1pm. En­try by gold coin do­na­tion. De­tails: 0417 500 198.

NOVEM­BER 7-8

HIS­TORIC SANDOWN

Two days of non-stop ac­tion fea­tur­ing 400 rac­ing, sports and tour­ing cars from yes­ter­year. See the “big banger” sports cars and F5000s in ac­tion as the Aussies chal­lenge the in­ter­na­tion­als. Meet “greats” in­clud­ing Vern Schup­pan, win­ner of the 1983 Le Mans 24hour race. Hun­dreds of clas­sic cars on dis­play. Tick­ets $35 (Satur­day), $45 (Sun­day), $70 (week­end pass). Pen­sioner con­ces­sion avail­able. De­tails 0402 224 133.

NOVEM­BER 8

JA­PANESE VE­HI­CLES

The Gipp­s­land Ve­hi­cle Col­lec­tion’s Ja­panese ve­hi­cles dis­play day launch, with the ex­hibit run­ning un­til the end of Fe­bru­ary. Rare and oth­er­wise spe­cial Ja­panese ve­hi­cles from across the spec­trum of vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic and mod­ern cat­e­gories on show. Ad­mis­sion to the grounds on dis­play day is by gold coin do­na­tion, with an $8 en­try fee to the Mo­tor Mu­seum, un­der-15 free.

SWAP MEET

Swap meet and car, truck and mo­tor­bike show, or­gan­ised by the lo­cal Lions Club and Ma­sonic Lodge. At the Rom­sey Recre­ation Re­serve, cor­ner Main Rd and Park Lane. Swap stall­hold­ers $15, show ve­hi­cles and driver $10, pas­sen­gers and pub­lic $5. De­tails: Ged 0417 356 896.

ALL AMER­I­CAN GM DAY

A mag­nif­i­cent dis­play of Buicks, Cadil­lacs, Chevro­lets, Ca­maros, Corvettes, Oldsmo­biles and Pon­ti­acs, from vet­eran and vin­tage years through to the fifties, six­ties and more re­cent years. Hosted by Nu­nawad­ing Lions Club. En­try: Show cars $10 from 8am, pub­lic $5, from 10am. At the Man­hat­tan Ho­tel carpark, Heatherdale Rd, Ring­wood. De­tails: 9873 2405.

ERICA MONARO DAY

The 11th Cruise to Erica, start­ing at Dan­de­nong 9.15am or meet at Moe McDon­ald’s 10.30am to cruise to Erica oval to dis­play your Monaro. All Monaros wel­come. De­tails: Mar­lene 0422 920 406 or monaro­club­vic.com.au

NOVEM­BER 14

EX­TREME HILL CLIMB

Wild­wood Rock Ex­treme Hill­climb and Ex­treme En­duro for bikes, at Wild­wood, 15 min­utes from Mel­bourne Air­port. Satur­day: Ex­treme Hill Climb, 11am start, with rid­ers rac­ing the clock and each other on a hill that tests ev­ery rider to the limit. Sun­day: Ex­treme En­duro, 9am pro­logue and 11am main event. En­try: Adult $20 or two- day pass $30, un­der 16 $10 or two-day pass $15. De­tails: wild­woodrock­ex­treme.com

NOVEM­BER 14-15

NAGAM­BIE SPEEDWAY

Nagam­bie hosts the Crash & Bash 69 Lap­dog Leg Rum­ble. Sup­port from Crash & Bash Ladies, Nagam­bie Opens, Lim­ited Stan­dards and Nagam­bie Dirt Karts. Rac­ing from 11am both days. Adults $20 ($30 for the week­end), chil­dren 12-16 and pen­sion­ers $10 ($15 for the week­end). De­tails: Kerry O’Brien 0413 643 924.

NOVEM­BER 22

FES­TI­VAL OF CARS

The 8th an­nual run­ning of this fam­ily day at Cru­den Farm, Cran­bourne-Frankston Rd, Lang­war­rin. An ex­cep­tional dis­play of cars from yes­ter­day, to­day and to­mor­row, in­clud­ing a range of elec­tric cars, from 11am-3pm. Dis­play your his­toric or spe­cial in­ter­est ve­hi­cle for an en­try price of $20 a car, in­clud­ing oc­cu­pants. Gen­eral pub­lic ad­mis­sion $20 a head with un­der-16 free. All pro­ceeds go to the Men­tal Health Foundation com­mu­nity aware­ness pro­grams. Sup­ported by the RACV. Dis­play cars en­try from McClel­land Drive, pub­lic en­try from Cran­haven Rd. De­tails: Reg­is­ter with Graeme Red­man on 0408 566 932 or email red­man­graeme@gmail.com

JAGUAR DIS­PLAY DAY

A stun­ning dis­play of more than 250 Jaguars from pre-war clas­sics to the lat­est model XE. From 10am-2.30pm, at Wes­ley Col­lege, 620 High Street Rd, Glen Waverley. En­try: $10 a per­son, $15 a fam­ily. De­tails: Trevor Wilkin­son: 0438 345219 or jagvic.org.au

TRAFAL­GAR SWAP MEET

Lions Club of Trafal­gar’s An­nual Swap Meet, at the Trafal­gar Recre­ation Precinct be­tween 6am-1pm. Any­thing au­to­mo­tive plus much more. Sell­ers $10, buy­ers $3, un­der-16 free. Show cars with two oc­cu­pants ad­mit­ted free. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact: 5633 2318.

AMER­I­CAN BREED 2015

All Amer­i­can two and four­door cars and rods wel­come, at the Man­hat­tan Ho­tel, cor­ner Heatherdale and Can­ter­bury roads, Ring­wood (Mel­way: 63 D1). $5 do­na­tion for dis­play cars (8am), $5 do­na­tion pub­lic (10am), un­der-15 free. De­tails: Ian 0412 087 387 or en­quiries@60samcc.com

NOVEM­BER 28-29

VIN­TAGE RALLY

At the Glen­lyon Re­serve, Glen­lyon. Gates open at 7am for ex­hibitors, 9am for pub­lic at­ten­dance. En­try: Adults $5, chil­dren free. Rally also fea­tures Cly­des­dale horses work­ing dis­play and rides plus a free jump­ing cas­tle. Camp­ing avail­able for stall­hold­ers. Setup avail­able from mid­day Fri­day.

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