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FE­BRU­ARY 24-29

CAR­A­VAN SU­PER­SHOW

The 2016 Vic­to­rian Car­a­van, Camp­ing & Tour­ing Su­per­show, fea­tur­ing more car­a­vans, camp­ing gear and out­doors ac­ces­sories in one place than ever be­fore. A great op­por­tu­nity to search for prod­ucts, gear and tourism in­for­ma­tion for your next Aussie hol­i­day. Tick­ets on sale now through the Su­per­show web­site, in­clud­ing dis­counted two and three-day passes: car­a­van­show.com.au

FE­BRU­ARY 26

BAIRNS­DALE SPEED­WAY

An ac­tion packed night with State Ti­tle Lim­ited Sports­man, the Leg­end Cars, VSC Sprint­cars, Stan­dard Sa­lons and VSC Ju­niors. En­try: Adults $15, pen­sion­ers $12, ages 12 -16 $8, un­der 12-free. Gates open at 2pm, rac­ing at 6pm. De­tails: 5155 2609 or 0458 617 910 on race day.

FE­BRU­ARY 28

TRI­UMPH CONCOURS

An­nual Concours, con­ducted by Vic­to­ria’s three Tri­umph Car Clubs, in the grounds of Xavier Col­lege, Bark­ers Rd, Kew, from 8.30am-3pm, with pre­sen­ta­tions at 1.30pm. Cars en­ter­ing Concours judg­ing $15. Road class and other Tri­umphs on dis­play, $20. Clas­sic cars from other clubs wel­come at no cost. De­tails: Chris Sall­mann csall­mann@big­pond.com

CAR & BIKE SHOW

Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed Clas­sic Car & Bike Show, Swap Meet and Car Boot Sale, at Apex Park, Queen St, Al­tona, from 9.30am-3.30pm. Show cars en­try $15, pub­lic en­try by gold coin do­na­tion. Tro­phies pre­sented on the day. BBQ sausage siz­zle. De­tails: Ken 0418 102 643 or Gra­ham 0403 972 523.

HEATHCOTE RACE­WAY

Test and tune plus burnouts. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing and skids from 11am-4pm. Cost: $60 to race/skid, spectators $20, un­der-14 free. De­tails Heathcote Park on Face­book.

MARCH 5

JEEP GO TOP­LESS DAY

The Dou­ble Black Of­froad 4x4 Club’s Jeep “Go Top­less Day” start­ing at 10am in a cam­paign to raise aware­ness and funds for the Aus­tralian Food Al­lergy Foun­da­tion. All par­tic­i­pat­ing Jeeps will have their doors and/ or roofs off, driv­ing in con­voy from Moorab­bin and fin­ish­ing at Al­bert Park by noon. Prizes/ raf­fles. De­tails: Dou­ble Black Of­froad on 9553 0744.

SHOW & SHINE

The Greazy Fingerz Kus­tom Car Club’s Show & Shine, open to cars of all makes, mod­els and years in­clud­ing bikes and 4x4s. At Beech­worth Pri­mary School, Junc­tion Rd. Gates open for en­trants from 10am and 11am for spectators. En­try: $5 for car en­trants, gold coin do­na­tion for spectators. De­tails: An­thony Cranston 0437 492 271.

ALL HOLDEN CAR SHOW

The 12th An­nual Geelong All Holden Day Show ‘n’ Shine Car Show. More than 100 tro­phies to be awarded on the day. Car en­trants $20, dis­play only ve­hi­cles $10. En­try: Adults $5, un­der-12 free, at the Geelong Show­grounds, 79 Break­wa­ter Rd, East Geelong, 9.0am4.30pm. De­tails: 0414 856 967 or fx-hz­car­club.com

MARCH 6

ITAL­IAN AUTO ICONS

The third Ital­ian Auto Icons car dis­play fea­tures more than 60 rare, clas­sic, re­cent and cur­rent mod­els from the six iconic Ital­ian mar­ques plus a dis­play of Ital­ian bikes and scoot­ers. Free en­try, open from 10am-3pm in a closed off sec­tion of Ly­gon St, Carl­ton be­tween Fara­day and El­gin streets. De­tails: 0481 208 054.

BIG BREAK­FAST

Con­fed­er­ates Rod & Cus­tom Club’s Big Break­fast, open to all hot rods and chrome bumpers. Join them for a big break­fast at Co­como’s Restau­rant, Stud Park Shop­ping Cen­tre, Rowville from 9am. De­tails: Bill 0407 802 257, or Tony 0417 341 001.

FORDS BY THE LAKE

The All Ford Club of South West Vic­to­ria’s Fords by the Lake event, at Lake Per­tobe, War­rnam­bool, from 10am un­til 2pm. En­try for dis­play ve­hi­cles $5, gen­eral en­try gold coin do­na­tion. De­tails: Jayde 0408 643 150 or all­ford­club.com

CLAS­SIC CAR DAY

Tro­phies in­clude: King of Show, Best of Pre-85 Aussie, Amer­i­can or Euro, Best Clas­sic, Best Holden, Best Hot Rod, and many more. At Bi­cen­ten­nial Park, Scotch Pa­rade, Chelsea (Mel­way: 93, D12), from 10am3pm. En­try: $20 for cars (from 8.30am). De­tails: Tony: 0412 581 691.

CRUIS­ERS ON THE BAY

North­ern Clas­sic’s char­ity car show, Cruis­ers on the Bay, at Sea­works, 82 Nelson Place, Wil­liamstown, from 10am-3pm. All clas­sic cars, hot rods and bikes pre-1985 in­vited. Clas­sic cars and bikes $15, pub­lic en­try $5, un­der-16 free. De­tails: Nez De­maj 0407 460 600 or nezgta@op­tus­net.com.au

CARS AND COFFEE

At Ju­bilee Lake Dayles­ford from 10am-1.30pm. All car and bike clubs wel­come, along with any cars of in­ter­est. En­try by gold coin do­na­tion.

SHOW & SHINE

The Ro­tary Club of Leon­gatha’s Show & Shine, swap meet and mar­ket, at the Leon­gatha Velo­drome, Roug­head St, Leon­gatha. Show & Shine from 9am-1.30pm with 22 cat­e­gories. En­try: Dis­play ve­hi­cle and driver $10, pas­sen­gers $6. Swap gates open at 6am. Swap and mar­ket stalls $20. Pub­lic en­try: Adults $6, fam­ily $15. De­tails: John 0416 193 990 or Jim 0418 559 119.

SHOW & SHINE PIC­NIC

Sun Coun­try His­toric Ve­hi­cle and Ma­chin­ery Club’s Pic­nic on the Lake Show & Shine, on the Yar­ra­wonga fore­shore 10am3pm. Tro­phies for vet­eran, vin­tage, post-vin­tage, his­toric car, clas­sic car, trucks, mo­tor­cy­cles and ma­chin­ery. De­tails: sun­coun­trycar­club@gmail.com

MARCH 12

CAR & BIKE DIS­PLAY

Sum­mer Clas­sic Car and Bike Dis­play, at the Akoonah Park Mens Shed, Ber­wick, 8.30am1pm. En­ter via Gate 5 Car­dinia St. Free en­try, gold coin do­na­tion ap­pre­ci­ated. Egg and ba­con rolls, coffee, drinks and dough­nuts on sale on site. De­tails: Nick 0417 500 198.

CRUISE TO THE IS­LAND

Cruise from Tooradin at 8.45am to the Phillip Is­land Clas­sic Car Fes­ti­val of Speed fea­tur­ing his­toric ve­hi­cles and a full grid of F5000s. Reg­is­ter to join the cruise and re­ceive dis­counted en­try, free pro­gram and track­side park­ing. Open to all street rods and pre-75 chrome bumper and mus­cle cars. De­tails at lets­gocruisin.com.au

MARCH 12-14

STEAM­FEST

Mel­bourne Trac­tion En­gine Club’s Steam­fest, fea­tur­ing trac­tion en­gines, trac­tors, oil en­gines, work­ing steam mu­seum, vin­tage cars, minia­ture steam train and work­ing horses, at 1200 Fern­tree Gully Rd, Scoresby. En­try: Adults $15, chil­dren $5. For more de­tails go to: mel­bournesteam.com.au

MARCH 13

CAR & BIKE SHOW

The 16th Hor­sham Car and Bike Show, May Park, Sun­day of Labour Day long week­end. Open to any­thing and ev­ery­thing with wheels, rusty or shiny, re­stored show stop­pers, sur­vivors, utes, clas­sics, Amer­i­can, im­ports and mus­cle cars. En­try $10, gold coin for spectators. De­tails: Si­mon 0429941241 or hor­sham carand­bikeshow.com.au

CHRYSLERS BY THE BAY

A Show & Shine open to all Chrysler, Valiant, Dodge, Desoto, Ply­mouth, AMC and af­fil­i­ated ve­hi­cles, at Geelong Gram­mar School, Fore­shore Rd Co­rio. Dis­play ve­hi­cles $20 en­try, pub­lic en­try by gold coin do­na­tion. De­tails: Paul 0417 315 352.

BREAK­FAST CLUB

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. More than 120 ve­hi­cles on dis­play last month. At War­ragul CBD, 810am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au

MARCH 19-20

NAGAM­BIE SPEED­WAY

Nagam­bie Speed­way’s 2015/16 Crash & Bash Vic­to­rian Ti­tle will be two days of full con­tact rac­ing, with driv­ers com­pet­ing for the chance to dis­play #1 on their car for a year. Sup­port races in­clude: Crash n Bash ladies, Nagam­bie Opens, Lim­ited Stan­dards, Nagam­bie Dirt Karts and the Mel­bourne Go Karts. Rac­ing starts 11am at Nagam­bie Speed­way on Nagam­bie-Heathcote Rd. Camp­ing per­mit­ted from the Fri­day night. De­tails: Kerry O’Brien 0413 643 924.

BUSHROD­DERS PIC­NIC

The Yea Bushrod­ders Pic­nic in­cludes garage tours, a twi­light mar­ket and cruis­ing main street in Yea on Satur­day, with a Show & Shine fea­tur­ing on Sun­day at the Yea Race­course Re­serve on Race­course Rd. Free en­try, goodie bags for pre-en­trants, tro­phies, trade and mar­ket stalls. De­tails: En­tries; Tracy 5784 2217, trade stalls; Don 0418 359 945.

MARCH 20

SHOW & SHINE

The Wer­ribee and District Col­lectable Ve­hi­cle Club’s an­nual Show & Shine, at the rear of the Wyndham Civic Cen­tre, 45 Princes High­way, Wer­ribee (Mel­way: 206 B7), from 9am-3pm. En­try: $15 a dis­play ve­hi­cle, bikes $10, adults $2, un­der-16 free. Var­i­ous prize cat­e­gories. De­tails: Len Schutt 9397 8181 or 0409 435 646.

BRI­TISH SHOW & SHINE

The BMC-Ley­land Car Club’s in­au­gu­ral Show & Shine, fea­tur­ing all Bri­tish ve­hi­cles, at Caribbean Gar­dens, 9am-3pm. Reg­is­tra­tion $5. Free tea and coffee. Raf­fle with plenty of prizes. De­tails: Gary Turner 5977 5686.

MOR­WELL SWAP MEET

Gipp­s­land His­tor­i­cal Au­to­mo­bile Club’s an­nual swap meet at Ton­ers Lane, Mor­well. Gates open 6am. Ad­mis­sion $5. No book­ing re­quired. Food and drink sales by club only, un­less by prior ar­range­ment. De­tails: Bill 0407 839 039.

MSCA SU­PER SPRINT

The Mar­que Sports Car As­so­ci­a­tion’s sprint at the iconic Phillip Is­land race­track. Round 2 of the MSCA Su­per Sprint is open to all CAMS level 2 speed li­cense hold­ers. De­tails: eep­url.com/bQaw0P

DROUIN SPEED­WAY

The Boost 2 Drive Cup Se­ries for Ju­nior Stan­dard Sa­loons, Open and Ladies Stan­dard Sa­loons, SDAV Hot Rods, VSC Open Sedans, and VSC Vin­tage. At Drouin Speed­way, 140 Main Jin­di­vick Rd, Drouin West. Rac­ing starts at 11am. En­try: Adults $15, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 12-16 $10, fam­ily (2 adults + 2 chil­dren) $40. De­tails: 0422 289 133.

SHOW & SHINE

The 10th An­nual Swap Meet Show & Shine, or­gan­ised by the Lions Club of Koroit & War­rnam­bool and the District Drag Rac­ing As­so­ci­a­tion. At Vic­to­ria Park, Koroit from 7am. Ad­mis­sion $5 show en­try, free for cars and utes, vin­tage trucks, mo­tor­cy­cles and RV’s. Swap site fee (6m x 9m) $15, Car boot fee $10. De­tails: Bruce 0435 366 451 or ko­roitlion­ss­wap­meet@live.com.au

MARCH 25

ROSEDALE SPEED­WAY

Ladies Stan­dard Sa­loons Vic State Ti­tle, Wing­less Sprints, VSC Sprint­cars, Stan­dard Sa­loons, Ju­nior Stan­dard Sa­loons, and Un­lim­ited Sedans, at Rosedale Speed­way, Ev­er­green Rd. Gates open 1pm, rac­ing from 5pm. En­try: Adults $20, pen­sion­ers $12, chil­dren 13-16 $10, fam­ily (2 adults + 2 chil­dren) $50. De­tails: 0473 255 064.

CAR DIS­PLAY

The Thun­der­bird Own­ers Club car dis­play at the Mel­bourne Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre is part of the Good Fri­day Ap­peal and will in­clude: Amer­i­can, Euro­pean and Aus­tralian clas­sic cars along with mus­cle cars, mil­i­tary ve­hi­cles, trans­port ve­hi­cles and heavy haulers, hot rods and mo­tor­bikes. De­tails: Ross Patterson on 0418 318 967.

MARCH 26

TRAC­TOR PULL

The Aus­tralian Trac­tor Pull cham­pi­onships at Quam­bat­ook. Ac­tion starts at 1.30pm and con­tin­ues un­der lights un­til 10pm. Wit­ness the awe­some power of the highly mod­i­fied trac­tors and trucks com­pet­ing for the ti­tle. Coun­try mar­ket plus farm and vin­tage events through­out the day. De­tails: 0427 346 634 or qtpa.quam­bat­ook.com.au

MARCH 27

VAN NA­TION­ALS

The 41st Aus­tralian Van Na­tion­als, at Moe Race Club, Water­loo Rd. Panel­vans, clas­sics, cus­toms, rods and street ma­chines Show & Shine 10am-4pm, $10 a car and driver, $25 a car judged in­clud­ing driver, $5 a per­son. More than 45 tro­phies to be won. De­tails: van­ning.org.au

SWAP MEET

Wim­mera Mallee His­tor­i­cal Ve­hi­cle So­ci­ety’s 32nd An­nual Swap Meet & Col­lecta­bles Mar­ket, at the Hor­sham Show­grounds, McPherson St. Fea­tur­ing car, mo­tor­cy­cle, trac­tor and sta­tionery en­gine parts and col­lecta­bles. Gates open at 6am. Site $20 each, ad­mis­sion $5. De­tails: 5398 1979 or vi­cel­lis@net­con­nect.com.au

MARCH 28

SWAP MEET

The Broad­ford Foot­ball Net­ball Club’s an­nual Swap Meet, fea­tur­ing trade sites, old wares, col­lecta­bles, vin­tage cars, an­tiques, rare mo­tor­bike parts, and steam dis­plays. At the Har­ley Ham­mond Re­serve, Broad­ford. Gates open 7am. Pub­lic en­try $6. De­tails: Paul Dun­bar 0458 126 877 or sec­re­tarybfnc@live.com

APRIL 3

MO­TOR SHOW

The Ro­tary Club of Shep­par­ton Mo­tor Show and Mar­ket Day at the Shep­par­ton Show­grounds. Tro­phy cat­e­gories in­clude best club pre­sen­ta­tion. En­try: Show ve­hi­cle in­clud­ing driver $5, pub­lic $2 a per­son.

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