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 a family. For more details contact: 0473 255 064.
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, 9am-3pm. All French car lovers welcome, and non-club members also 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/ two people) includes entry into festival and the Show & Shine. Details: tallangattafifties.com.au or email Tallangatta50scars@hotmail.com
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
The Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed Motoring Group meet at 280 Queens St, Altona (old EPA building) to show their cars and talk the torque, 10am to 3pm. Bring and show your classic, custom car or motorbike. Sausage sizzle on the day. Details: 9398 2383.
CARS AND COFFEE
Bring your classic, vintage, exotic or muscle cars and bikes along to Lake Daylesford Boat House Cafe carpark, 8-10.30am or longer, the first Sunday of each month. Entry by gold coin donation. Car clubs and public welcome. Details: 0400 482 427.
Test & tune plus burnout practice at Heathcote Park Raceway. Gates open at 8.30am, racing 11am-4pm. Entry: $60 to race, $20 spectators, under-14 free. Details: heathcote raceway.com.au
FESTIVAL OF MOTORING
At the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) on Melbourne Cup Day, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pegasus Rod & Custom Club Swap Meet and Show & Shine for pre-1978s on Cup Day at the Eastfield Trotting Track, Eastfield Rd, Croydon (Melway: 50J7). Sellers entry from 6am from eastern side, cost $25/site. Public entry from 8am, cost $5 each. Show & Shine vehicles (cost $5 each) 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, cost $30. 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
FALCON GT DISPLAY
The Falcon GT Club’s display of vehicles at Morley Ford Echuca, 10am-2pm. All model Falcon GT’s and Ford Muscle and Classic Cars welcome. Details: falcongtclubof victoria.com.au
CAR & BIKE SHOW
Akoonah Park Mens Shed Berwick, Springtime Car and Bike Show, at Akoonah Park. Enter via Gate 5 in Cardinia St (Melway: 111 H10). Gates open 8.30am-1pm. Entry by gold coin donation. Details: 0417 500 198.
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.
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 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 ’50s, ’60s 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 in Dandenong at 9.15am or meet at Moe McDonald’s at 10.30am to cruise to Erica oval to display your Monaro. All Monaros welcome. Details: Marlene 0422 920 406 or monaroclubvic.com.au
SHOW & SHINE
For cars bikes and utes, from 9.30am at the Mamre Hotel, 1454 Princes Highway, Pirron Yallock. Entrants $5, public by gold coin donation. All day BBQ and free music. Free camping available. Details: Peter 0408 494 139.
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 breakfast. All welcome at Warragul CBD, 8-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
Eliminator Cup for Standard Saloons. Ladies and Juniors Standard Saloons. VSC Unlimited/Open Sedans. VSC Vintage. Racing starts 11am, 140 Main Jindivick Rd, Drouin West. Entry: Adults $15, pensioners $10, children 12-16 $10, family $40. Details: 0422 289 133.
Friday: All Performance Challenge — Test & Tune. Gates open 3.30pm, racing 6-10pm. Entry: $60 to race, $20 spectators, under-14 free. Saturday: All Performance Challenge. Gates open 8am, racing 11am-9pm. Entry: $140 to race, $25 spectators, under-14 free. DYO classes for all types of cars and bikes. Details: heathcoteraceway.com.au
EXTREME HILL CLIMB
Wildwood Rock Extreme Hillclimb and Extreme Enduro for bikes, at Wildwood, just 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. Spectator entry: Adult $20 or two-day pass $30, under-16 $10 or two-day pass $15, under-10 free. Details: wildwoodrockextreme.com
Maffra and District Car Club’s Noel Burley Memorial Twilight Hillclimb (Round 8). Racing from 1-8.30pm, at the Boisdale Hillclimb Track, 239 Boisdale/ Newry Rd (opposite Locks Rd intersection), Boisdale. Free entry for all spectators, kiosk open throughout the event, playground for the kids.
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 aged pensioners $10 ($15 for the weekend). Details: Kerry O’Brien 0413 643 924.
SHOW & SHINE
Cool Country Classics Trentham is holding its annual Show & Shine at the Historic Trentham Railway Station, Victoria St, for vehicles over 25 years old. Gates open at 10am, with presentations at 1.30pm. Entry by gold coin donation. Details: Bill Franzke 5424 1390 or John Gray 5424 1166.
ACES BY THE BAY
Smokin’ Aces Rod, Muscle & Custom Club’s “Aces By The Bay” annual Show & Shine on the pier at Seaworks Maritime Precinct, Ann St, Williamstown. Trophies for Rod, Muscle, Custom, Classic & Challenge Choice. Steel bumper cars only. Rock & Roll music, dancing, food and trade stands. Entry: Cars 8.30am on, $20, public 10am-4pm, adult $5, under-16 free. Details: smokinacesclub.com
FESTIVAL OF CARS
The 8th annual running of this family day out in the grounds of 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. Public admission $20, 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@example.com
A stunning display of more than 250 Jaguars from pre-war classics to the latest model XE. From 10am-2.30pm, Wesley College, 620 High Street Rd, Glen Waverley. Entry: $10, $15 a family. Details: Trevor Wilkinson: 0438 345219 or jagvic.org.au
Lions Club of Trafalgar’s annual Swap Meet, at the Trafalgar Recreation Precinct between 6am-1pm. Anything automotive plus more. Sellers $10, buyers $3, under-16 free. Show cars with two occupants free. Details: 5633 2318.
ROB ROY HILLCLIMB
The 24th Annual Rob Roy Classic and Historic Hillclimb featuring a range of classic Australian Specials. More than 100 classic and historic cars will be competing against the clock as they race up the hill. All are welcome to come for lunch, stroll among the cars, see the action up close and have a great day out at the Rob Roy Hillclimb (Melway: 264 A9). Details: Wayne Rushton 94392507 or mgcc.com.au
Savour some of France’s finest cars this Sunday at Como North Oval in South Yarra.
Hot Rods lead the field on Cup Day at the Eastfield Trotting Track.