The 23rd Shepparton Springnats, at the newly refurbished Shepparton Showgrounds. Details and entry forms: autofest.com.au
Gippsland Challenge Series Round 1: Wingless Sprints, Unlimited Sedans, Standard Saloons, Moe Recycler’s Standard Saloons Juniors, AutoBarn Bayswater “Skirts in the Dirt” Feature & SSA 1200 Juniors. At Nyora Raceway, Grundy Ave, Nyora. Details: on Facebook or at nyoraraceway.com.au
TORRUMBARRY UTE SHOW
The Torrumbarry Community Club’s Ute Show starts with utes arriving from 11am on the grounds of the Torrumbarry Hotel. Utes of all shapes and sizes are welcome, with nine categories to enter. These include: Best in Show, Best Tradies Ute, Best Chick’s Ute, Best Custom, Best B&S Ute, Best Street Ute, Best Classic Ute, Best 4WD Ute and Best Lights. Entrants and visitors can also vote for the “People’s Choice” award. Entries close at 4pm on the day. Details: Facebook or Michelle Johns 0447 659 416 or torrum email@example.com
The Victorian Classic and Vintage Speedway Club presents the Geelong Speedway Revival, featuring vintage speedway cars and motorcycles, followed by the Beasley Family Memorial for modern speedcars. Entry: Adults $10, under-12 free. Pits open for display 2-3.30pm. On track action starts at 4pm. Details: 5229 8778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At the Glenlyon Reserve, Glenlyon. Gates open at 7am for exhibitors, 9am for public. Entry: Adults $5, children free. Rally also features a clydesdale horses working display and rides plus a free jumping castle. Camping available for stallholders. Setup available from midday Friday.
Phillip Island Auto Racing Club presents the 25th Anniversary Island Magic featuring; Sports Car 1 Hour Enduro, Victorian Sports Sedan Championship, Formula Ford and Formula Ford 1600, Historic Touring Cars, Formula Vees, Porsche 944 Challenge plus Improved Production Cars, Saloon Cars and Excels. Non-stop action 9am-5pm both days. Weekend pass $30, Sunday only $25, under-16 free all weekend. Details: piarc.com.au
The Mercedes Benz Club’s annual display day on the Southbank Promenade, from 9am-3pm. A glistening line up of SL sports cars, plus the world’s first production car, the 1886 Patent motor Wagen (replica) and the 1894 Benz Velo (Velocipede). Also featured will be the classic and modern gull wing models plus multi concours winners from interstate, local and Motorclassica.
CLASSIC CARS & BIKES
The MFB Charity Running Club’s Classic Car and Motorbike Day, from 9.30am2.30pm, at the MFB Burnley Complex, 450 Burnley St, Richmond. BBQ, live band, jumping castle, fire trucks and classic cars and motorbikes. Entry: Public by gold coin donation, classic vehicles $10. Details: Bob Lanigan 0427 863 123.
ALFA ROMEO SHOW
Alfa Romeo Club’s Annual Show at Wesley College, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, starting at 9.30am. Free entry. Great Italian car show with superb food and kids entertainment. Free parking on the oval. Details: alfaclubvic.org.au/spettacolo The annual Show & Shine conducted by the Ford Coupe Club of Australia, at Caribbean Gardens, Scoresby, from 9am. All 1972-78 Falcon hardtops are welcome to attend. Potential new members are encouraged. Details: Roger 0407 407 400.
Test & Tune Sunday. Competition competitors get to test on full race prep track, plus all street cars and bikes. See who’s the fastest, everyone welcome. Gates open 8am, racing 10am-4pm. Adults $25, under-15 free. Details: calderparkdragracing.com.au
SHOW & SHINE
The Classic Vehicle Club’s annual Show & Shine. If it has got wheels, drive it to the J.J Clancy Reserve, Kilmore, from 8am. Trophies and prizes on offer. Details: Ken 0466 061 764.
Cruise on Peninsula Link rain or shine to the Peninsula 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. Entrant’s prizes drawn at 7pm, Sober Mule Café. More than 400 paved car spaces. Details: letsgocruisin.com.au
Gippsland Car Club’s Multiclub Hillclimb, Twilight Meeting, at Bryant Park, Bill Schultz Drive, Newborough. Untimed practice from 9am-noon, official runs from 1-7pm. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ licence is the minimum requirement to compete. Details and entry forms: gippslandcarclub.com.au
Akoonah Park Mens Shed Berwick, Saturday morning breakfast cruise. Entrance via Gate 5 Cardinia St, Berwick. Gates open 8.30am-1pm. Enjoy breakfast cooked by the guys from Mens Shed. Free. Details: Nick 0417 500 198.
Show & Shine for all classic Japanese cars and bikes, up to and including 1990 build year, at Como Park South Yarra, from 9.30am- 2pm. Up to 500 cars expected. Details and entry: Ash Miniken email@example.com or classicjapan.org.au
Confederates Rod & Custom Club invites all Hot Rods and Chrome Bumpers to join them for a big breakfast, at Cocomo’s Restaurant, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Rowville, from 9am (rain, hail or shine). ASRF sanctioned. Note new venue. Details: Bill 0407 802 257 or Tony 0417 341 001.
CARS BIKES & TRUCKS
Classic and Vintage cars, bikes, and trucks of all ages. Competitions and prizes for exhibitors and public. At the Steam Engine Club Park, Webb Crescent, Gisborne. A full family fun day, with food and drinks available.
MOTORCYCLE SWAP MEET
The 8th motorcycle-only swap meet to be held by the club, in the clubrooms at The Llanelly Public Hall Reserve, between Newbridge and Tarnagulla, via St Arnaud Rd. Site fee $10 including entry for one. Donation entry $5. No dogs please. Details: Rex Jones 5441 4473 or 0407 683 376.
CARS AND COFFEE
Bring your Classic, Vintage, Exotic or Muscle cars and bikes along to Lake Daylesford Boat House Cafe carpark, from 8-10.30am, on the first Sunday of each month. Entry by gold coin donation. Car clubs welcome. Details: Peter 0400 482 427.
The Northern Gal Viva Car Show. A family get together of chrome, classic, muscle and custom cars and bikes, from 11am onwards, at Viva Fitness Centre, corner High St and Mahoneys Rd, Reservoir. Details: See Northern Gal on Facebook.
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. All welcome. At Warragul CBD, 8-10am. Details: sportingregister.org.au
The Toy Run for Father Bob, in the O’Donnell Gardens next to Luna Park, St Kilda from 9am-3pm. At 11am decorated motorcycles, scooters, sidecars and trikes will parade along the beach to Port Melbourne and back. All welcome. You don’t have to be a rider to enjoy this colourful Christmas tradition. For more information contact: Damien on 0419 846 855.
Fast Friday Street Meet. See who’s the fastest Street Outlaw, everyone welcome. Gates open 4pm, racing 6-10.30pm. Adults $25, under-15 free. Details: calderparkdragracing.com.au
CUSTOM CARS & COFFEE
At Sandown racecourse, a chance to showcase your vehicle and enjoy a cup of coffee. Entry via Princess Highway from 9am-noon. Free for all, spectators most welcome. For more information contact: Brandon on 0438 022 288 or email carsandcoffeeaus.com
All-star Sprintcars, V8 Dirt Modifieds — “Grand in the Hand”, Mini Sprints Gold Cup, Unlimited Sedans & 1200 Juniors. At Nyora Raceway, Grundy Ave, Nyora. Details: Facebook or go to nyoraraceway.com.au
Rowe Memorial ANDRA championship round, plus an ANDRA points round for all sportsman competitors racing the National Series. Will be a big interstate racer turnout with some of the country’s fastest aspirated, supercharged and turbocharged vehicles all racing each other. Action starts at 9am, eliminations from 4pm. For more details go to: calderparkdragracing.com.au
The Australian Nationals, presenting the best of the best of ANDRA Drag Racing with all racing categories present. Nitro, alcohol, supercharged and turbo charged action at Calder with some of Australia’s biggest teams competing for the prestigious ANDRA Gold Christmas Tree. Qualifying on Saturday from 9am-8pm, eliminations on Sunday from 10am. Details: calderparkdragracing.com.au
RIDE TO REMEMBER
Registrations are now open for the annual Grampians Ride To Remember. The 174km ride starts from Ararat and travels through the Grampians National Park to Willaura and back via Moyston to Ararat for a BBQ in the Alexandra Gardens. Registrations: $30 for riders and pillions including a barbecue lunch. Details: “Events” tab at remember.org.au
Crash ‘N’ Bash, VSC Open Ladies Sedans, Wingless Sprints, Unlimited Sedans & Standard Saloons. At Nyora Raceway, Grundy Avenue. Details: Facebook or at nyoraraceway.com.au
Annual Concours, conducted by Victoria’s three Triumph Car Clubs, in the grounds of Xavier College, Barkers Rd, Kew, from 8.30am-3pm, presentations at 1.30pm. Cars entering concours judging $15. Road class and other Triumphs on display, $20. Classic cars from other clubs are welcome. Details: Chris firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mercedes Benz Club promises a glistening display of the marque at Southbank this Sunday.
Exciting dirt track action is on offer this Saturday at Nyora Raceway.