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JAN­UARY 15 CAR & BIKE SHOW

The All Ja­panese Car and Bike Show will be held at the Bal­larat Showgrounds Arena, Creswick Rd, Bal­larat from 9.30am2.30pm. En­try by do­na­tion and all pro­ceeds go to Dragons Abreast Bal­larat. Public en­try via mar­ket. De­tails: David 0419 268 325 or email shan­nons­bal­larat@hot­mail.com

DROUIN SPEED­WAY

Head to Drouin Speed­way, 140 Main Jin­di­vick Rd, Drouin West, for a demo derby, mini sprints gold cup, elim­i­na­tion cup for stan­dard sa­loons, divi two rods, ju­nior and ladies stan­dard sa­loons and VSC sedans (un­lim­it­eds and sports sedans). Rac­ing starts at 11am. Can­teen avail­able. En­try $15, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren $10 (12-16), fam­ily $40 De­tails: 0422 289 133.

BER­RI­GAN SHOW N’ SHINE

Show n’ shine swap meet and farm­ers mar­ket will be held at Ber­ri­gan Sport Club, Ste­wart Street. Cars, bikes, vin­tage trucks, postie bikes. The event is fully catered on-site with bar­be­cue, Now tak­ing book­ings for sites. En­try/reg­is­tra­tion $5. De­tails: Budgie 0427 315 249.

JAN­UARY 20-22 HOT ROD & COOL RIDES SHOW

The 52nd Vic­to­rian Hot Rod & Cool Rides Show is Aus­tralia’s long­est run­ning hot rod event and re­turns to the Royal Ex­hi­bi­tion Build­ing with over 150 of Aus­tralia’s best hot rods, street machines, cus­toms and mo­tor cy­cles com­pet­ing for over $50,000 in tro­phies and prizes. King­pin Kuz­tums will host the Kus­tom Car and Rock­a­billy Party on Sun­day Jan­uary 22. De­tails: Ron Smith 0408 688 699.

JAN­UARY 21 TRAC­TOR PULL & TRUCK SHOW

If trucks, mod­i­fied trac­tors or burnout cars are your thing, head to Rut­ter Re­serve, South Gipp­s­land High­way, Tooradin, for a trac­tor pull and truck show. Kids mini trac­tors will also make an ap­pear­ance. There will be full cater­ing and bar fa­cil­i­ties avail­able, no BYO, no glass. Adults $25, kids 10-16 years $10, un­der-10 free, fam­ily (two adults and two kids) $60, se­nior pen­sion card hold­ers $15. EFTPOS avail­able for ticket pur­chase only. Gates open at 10am. No dogs. De­tails: toorad­in­trac­tor­pullers.com.au

JAN­UARY 22 CAR & BIKE SHOW

The 2nd An­nual North­ern Show & Shine is open to all vet­eran, vin­tage, clas­sic, mod­ern cars and bikes, with 52 tro­phies up for grabs. There are in­di­vid­ual cat­e­gories for

Holden, Ford, Chrysler, Amer­i­can, Ja­panese, Euro­pean and Bri­tish cars. Open to all brands of clas­sic and mod­ern Amer­i­can, Bri­tish, Euro­pean and Ja­panese mo­tor­cy­cles. For full list of cat­e­gories and en­try form re­fer to the web­site. En­try for cars is $15 and $10 for bikes. Gates open from 8am, judg­ing will start at 10.30am. There will be a live band, ac­tiv­i­ties for kids, with bar­be­cue and drinks avail­able. The show will be held at Cole Re­serve, Cum­ber­land Rd, Pas­coe Vale. De­tails: stan­drewscc.com.au or Face­book.

ROB ROY HILLCLMB

Round 2 of the Vic­to­rian Hill­climb Cham­pi­onship will be held at Rob Roy. The event will fea­ture over 80 of the state’s top

com­peti­tors as they take to the sec­ond old­est pur­pose built hill climb track in the world at Clin­tons Road Smiths Gully /Christ­mas Hills. All are wel­come to come, stroll among the cars, talk to the driv­ers and see the ac­tion close up. Full cater­ing is pro­vided on site. Com­pe­ti­tion com­mences 9.30am with tro­phy pre­sen­ta­tions at around 4.30pm. Ad­mis­sion $10 per sin­gle per­son or $15 for full car. De­tails: Wayne 0412 339 934 or ro­broy­hill­climb­com.au

PAKENHAM SWAP MEET

Pakenham Foot­ball Ground, Old Princes High­way, will cater for all makes and mod­els of vin­tage, vet­eran and clas­sic ve­hi­cles plus all types of au­to­mo­tive mem­o­ra­bilia,

in­clud­ing col­lecta­bles. Sell­ing sites are $25, which in­cludes ad­mis­sion for two peo­ple and will be avail­able at the gate from 6.30am, no book­ings re­quired. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is $5 adults, and chil­dren un­der14 free. From 8am-1pm. De­tails: 9585 6567 or

0428 394 249.

JAN­UARY 29 SHOW & SHINE

The Won­thaggi Foot­ball/ Net­ball Club’s Aus­tralia Day week­end show & shine and swap meet will be held at the Recre­ation Re­serve, Ko­rum­burra Rd, Won­thaggi, from 8am for the public and gates open at 6am for cars and stall­hold­ers. En­try $5 a car, $5 for adults, un­der-15 free. De­tails: Tracey 0417 240 082.

FE­BRU­ARY 4 BER­WICK SWAP MEET

Head to Akoonah Park, Princes High­way, Ber­wick for a swap meet. Gates open 5am for sell­ers and 6am buy­ers; seller sites only $10 (en­try not in­cluded). Ad­mis­sion for sell­ers and buy­ers $5 per per­son; chil­dren un­der-14 free. De­tails: Roger 0407 568 488 or Ian 0419 312 304.

FE­BRU­ARY 5 GRAMPIANS RIDE

Registrations are now open for the an­nual Grampians Ride to Re­mem­ber. The 196km ride is open to all li­censed mo­tor­cy­cle en­thu­si­asts, with pro­ceeds sup­port­ing the Ja­son Bond Pe­ri­op­er­a­tive Unit at East Grampians Health Ser­vice (Ararat Hos­pi­tal). Cost is $30 a rider/pil­lion. De­parts at 9am from the Ararat Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre precinct. Early birds reg­is­ter by Fe­bru­ary 1 and be in the draw to win six bot­tles of shi­raz. De­tails: reg­is­ter on­line via try­book­ing.com/NPTU or re­mem­ber.org.au or Diane 0419 316 920.

SHOW & SHINE

The Charger Club of Vic­to­ria is hold­ing its an­nual show & shine at Caribbean Gar­dens from 9.30am, with tro­phy pre­sen­ta­tion at 2pm. Open to all Chrysler and Mopar ve­hi­cles. De­tails: Des 0409 936 545.

Head to Drouin Speed­way on Jan­uary 15 for a day of rac­ing — demo derby, mini sprints and more.

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