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27 September Bay to Birdwood 2015

This year’s Motorfest Classic 2015 promises a fun program of events for eligible cars, bikes, vans, trucks and buses made between 1956 and 31 Dec 1978.

Hosted by SA vehicle clubs it shows visitors the sights of Adelaide and highlights like a Murray River cruise, fun runs through famous wine regions like the Adelaide Hills, Barossa and down south through the Fleurieu.

Phone: 08 8568 4000. Spots are filling fast so visit www.



3-4 October Dorrigo Mt Swap Meet

Dorrigo Showgrounds, run by Dorrigo RSL Sub Branch.

Set up from 2pm Saturday 3rd till 7am Sunday 4th. Opens 8am Sunday, sites free with $5 admission per adult. Family pass (2 adults, 2 children) $15; under-12s free. Camping sites $20p/n incl. power and hot showers. Catering on-site Sunday, provided by Ladies Auxiliary.

“People’s Choice” prize for the most popular display vehicle.

Contact Bob Denner 0429 406 535

8-11 October V8 Supercars, Bathurst

The biggest local motorsport event in Australia. Tickets at; for camping contact V8SC (07) 5630 0364 or email: camping@v8supercars.

31 October Queen of Hearts Charity Car Show Car Show The Queen of Hearts Community Foundation needs the help of some car-folk with raising money to prevent Child Abuse.

Call Michelle: 0423 709 630


4 October Drag Racing Nationals 50th Anniversary

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first Australian Hot Rod Federation Drag Racing Nationals.

The first Nationals were held under sanction of the AHRF by the VHRA at Riverside Dragway, Lorimar Street Fisherman’s Bend, Melbourne on 2-3 October, 1965.

Come along and meet all the personalities who helped set the pace of drag racing Down Under. At The Excelsior Hotel, 82 Mahoneys Rd, Thomastown, Melbourne, 10am-4pm.

Contact The Excelsior Hotel 03 9460 3666 to book tables and accommodation or 0418 599 183. Visit www.

4 October National Show ‘n’ Shine

Seven Creeks Park, Euroa. As stall sites are limited, it is a case of “first in, best dressed” and so we invite you to apply for this year’s show. All stall holders must have a certificate of currency for insurance. All stall holders must provide their own power. Site fees are $50 per 3m X 3m area. Food and coffee stalls $75. A massive family show ‘n’ shine with every make, model and variety of classic under the sun. Don’t miss it!

Contact John Mason 03 5795 3662 or 0418 599 183. www. ustraliannationalshowandshine.

16-18 October Jaguar XJC Muster

Celebrating 40 years of the Jaguar XJC, Echuca and the beautiful Murray River are calling all Big Cat lovers to attend the three days of enthusiasm with a display at the Aquatic Reserve.

Contact Phil: 0409 034 619.


18 October Ballarat 4th Annual All GM Day

Ballarat Turf Club (Dowling Forest) 240 Kennedys Road, Miners Rest. Open to all GM vehicles; trophies awarded. Opens 8.00am for display cars; public from 10:00am. Trade stalls, food/drink available, free kids activities.

Proceeds to the Ballarat Hospital’s Children’s Ward. Contact Scott: 0419 106 264.

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18 October Take Your Tops Off, Shannons Charity Show

All convertible and Targa top owners are being called upon to help raise money for ‘Take Your Tops Off’ at the Stamford Hotel in Rowville - it’s all for the national Breast Cancer Foundation. Pin your pink ribbon to your favourite piece of auto-related apparel; contact Belinda for entry and info at 0417 490 949.

Email: belinda_douglas@

24-30 October Gippsland Vehicle Collection All-American

At the end of October the Gippsland Vehicle Collection in the old Maffra Shed will finish its all-American vehicle display.

Admission is by gold coin donation to the grounds, with an $8 entry fee to the Motor Museum, under 15s are free. Food and drinks will be available, and display vehicles are welcome from 8am onwards every Sunday until October 31. Contact: (03) 5147 3223, secretary after hours: 0409 667 096. Visit: www. gippslandvehiclecollection.


18 October 1st Waneroo Scouts Car

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Over 20 trophies to win-so many beauties on display. Open to all makes and models. Show ‘n’ shine entrants: $10/car; $5/bike.

Race Corner: drag cars and bikes display. Scout Corner: jam-packed with scouting attractions to make you wonder why you haven’t signed up already - get ready to laugh and have fun. Charity run, food vendors, stall holders and displays, boats, camper trailers.

Keeping it affordable, keeping it real. All proceeds go to 1st Wanneroo Scout Group to help send our kids to Jamboree in 2016. Contact 0400 041 127; Email: toni.brown@

24-30 October Aussie muscle-car run

Perth, Busselton, Albany, Collie, Beverley, New Norcia, Mandurah, Perth; In aid of leukaemia foundation. Takes entrants over 1885km of bitumen roads in a broad sweep of southern WA, mix with like-minded enthusiasts and enjoy the drive.

Not a competition event.

Contact: rsenesi@leukaemia. Visit: www.

31 October Harvey Dickson’s 14th Annual Rodeo

Cars, trucks, utes, bikes & caravans: a rain, hail or shine event, with prizes. Driver & passengers of participating vehicles admitted free. Bush camping. Rock Arena, 5km out of Boyup Brook on the Arthur River Rd. (E of Bunbury) Contact 08 9447 2566;


3 October Petrolhead Picnic, Mt Gambier

South East Street Machines host the Petrolhead Picnic at Mt G, awarding trophies to the top 5 coolest rides. Car and bikes will be on display and entry is free for entrants; patrons are asked for a gold coin donation. BBQ food will be cooked by 5GTR FM radio station, cool drinks and coffee are also available. Post-show a cruise for display vehicles kicks off and an entrants afterparty. Contact David: 0408 272 790. Email: southeaststreetmachines@ Visit: www. southeaststreetmachines. com/

4 October Steel City Supercharged Shootout

Over 20 supercharged monsters burning fuel, rubber and nostrils as Aussie and USA jet cars do battle. Difilippo Racing’s two jet cars will be some of the main attractions plus massive support categories like super sedans, street machines, modifieds, and modified bike and junior dragster fields! Qualifying: 11am; racing: 4pm, jet cars: 5, 7 and 9pm. Includes a grand finale fireworks display. Contact Mandy Harding: 0417 806 928. Email:


18 October Strathalbyn Swap Meet

Milne Road, Strathalbyn. Opens 5.30am – sellers; 6.30am – buyers. Catering for all classic vehicle enthusiasts.

Automobilia, spare parts, books, collectibles. Sellers $15 p/ site with entry for two people, extra adult $5, children free.

Undercover sites ($35). Pre-paid bookings required. Camping site $5 extra. Gates open for campers 2pm to 9pm Saturday. Food and drinks catered for.

Contact Dean 08 8552 1042 Email:


4 October Rock & Rodz, 2015

Rock & Rodz is on again in Longford, Tasmania, with $12 admission (kids under-16: free) and a full day’s entertainment with live music, the best pre-1970 cars on the Apple Isle and 1950s and 60s paraphernalia to take you back. Open to and pre-1970s hot rods, customs, vintage or classics, and motorcycles. All profits donated to Camp Quality.

Contact Dave: 0407 972 752; email: rockandrodztas@gmail. com. Visit: www.facebook. com/RockandRodz



1 November Ballarat Festival of Motoring

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) hosts on Tuesday 3 November, 10am-4pm.

Drive your special vehicle and escape to Ballarat or just come to admire the vehicles on show.

Prizes awarded for specific categories. The festival is a family-friendly event with touring, sports and racing cars old and new to check out, plus historic motoring films showing in the museum theatre during the day.

The only pause will be for the running of the Melbourne Cup!

Contact John Emery: or 0408 570 217. Visit: whats-on/ballarat-festival-ofmotoring- 2015-at-m-a-d-e/

6-8 November Bright’s 25th Rod Run

2015 is the 25th Bright event welcoming Street Rods, Classic & Custom vehicles – second weekend in November.

With the usual Show ‘n’ shine Sunday, pin-up comp hosted by Kat Creasy, swap meet run by Bright Vehicle Preservation Soc, live bands, fantastic Poker Run conducted by the Do Dahs, Bright will go off. The big ticket item is the street parade. There’ll even be a drive-in cinema and carnival. Visit www. for details.

27-29 November Geelong Revival

Be apart of over 300 classic and exotic cars and bikes to race in National Sprints along Geelong’s fabulous Waterfront. Saturday is for late-model stuff, while Sunday is for the classic and vintage heroes of eras gone by. The Geelong’s waterfront precinct will come alive for this action packed motoring festival not to be missed! Take pole position for the historical quarter-mile sprints, and over 600 classic and exotic cars and motorcycles on display or sprinting down Ritchie Boulevard at full fat! Contact: phone: 03 5273 4777 ext 415; email: info@ Visit: http://www.geelongrevival.


1 November Buckets by the Beach

Open to all ASRF vehicles, come check out the coolest customs, the wildest hot rods and some

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lovely street machines near the beach of Dee Why from 8am till 2pm at the James Meeham Reserve. Contact Rob: 0414 662 975, email: nbhotrods@hotmail. com. Visit: http://www. northernbeacheshotrods.

29 November All Ford Family Day 2015

The Combined Ford Clubs of N.S.W. Inc. at Eastern Creek.

Ford only vehicles from buses to drag cars and everything in between. $20 per display vehicle.

No primered, damaged or rust buckets. Opens 9am – entry $5; children 12 and under free. A NO ALCOHOL family event. Kids activities including pony rides, face painting. The best original Fords and amazingly restored and modified examples. Group bookings contact: Ray 0408 251 149; general enquiries: Godfrey 0402 060 424, Andrew 0405 777 888 or Eddie 0407 702 676. Email: cfcnsw@ Visit www.


1 November All Ford Day WA

The largest single marque Car Show in W.A. has moved to a new home for 2015: Kingsway Football Oval with the Kingsway Sporting Complex in Madeley. Sunday Nov 1, open to spectators between 10am-3.30pm. Entry: $20 family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children); adults $10; children $5. Great value family day out with proceeds to charity. Visit www. or our Facebook page


16-18 November National Capri & Classic Small Ford Muster 2015

Hosted by the ACT Smalll Ford Club, get entered before OCtober 2nd and get set for a weekend celebrating everything about the Blue Ovals pint-sized legends.

Saturday and Sunday include a whole lotta cruising, and the Sunday’s Molonglo Beach show ‘n’ shine is open to the public.

Wake the pollies nice and early and tell them Unique Cars sent you. Contact Kathleen: 02 6258 9951 (after hours), mobile: 0411 417 640; email: capriandsmallfordmuster@ Visit: www.


27-28 November Adelaide Auto Expo 2015

Aussie Classic & Muscle Car Cruise is on the Friday night from 5pm.

Zippel Cruise on Saturday night with over 400 USA-built cars and hot rods, Shannon’s Adelaide Hot Rod Show features cool custom 50s cars, rods and associated traders, Jubilee Pavilion show ‘n’ shine, Extreme Auto Expo showcases the best “Street Machines” and custom bikes from SA and interstate: the SA round of Meguiars Showcar Superstars.

Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre.

It’s only $25 for adults and kids under 13 are free! Contact Geoff: 0410 356 356. Visit: www.

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