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JULY 2016


9 July Rockin Jimmys Car Show and Rock ’n’ Roll Event

Rockin Jimmy’s Car Show and Rock ’n’ Roll Event is being held on the 9th July 2016 from 8am - 2pm on East Street, Jimboomba.

Bring your ride, bring the club, bring the family too.

There will be food, fun and dancing for everyone.

Entrants and stall holders from 6am, public from 8am.


9 July Murwillumbah Swap Meet

The Murwillumbah Swap Meet is being held on Saturday 9th July 2016 at the Murwillumbah Showground. Public entry from 7.30am, catering on grounds. Admission $3 adults, under 16 free. Free entry for display cars.

Camping available Friday and Saturday night.

Contact: 0427 725 507.

10 July Independants Day

Linnwood House, Guildford.

This event is open to all US made vehicles by the independent motor companies outside of the big three: Ford, GM and Chrysler. Display vehicles from the Studebaker Car Club, Packard Car Club, Willys, Overland, Knight Register and The Hudson-AMC Car Club.

Entrants from 10am.

10 July RACQ Motorfest

The RACQ Motorfest is being held on Sunday 10th July 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Lancaster Road, Ascot from 10am.

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of BMW and 50th Anniversary of Corolla.

In 2016, all the family favourites will return, including roving entertainment, fresh produce and craft markets, kids’ rides and food stalls.

At just $2 per person, with children under 3 free, it’s one of Brisbane’s most inexpensive days out, with funds raised supporting RACQ’s rescue helicopters.


16 July All Ford Show

The Cure 4 Cancer All Ford Car Show is being held on Saturday 16th July 2016 at the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct.

Come and support the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. $15 per car to be judged, $10 per car display only. Public gold coin donation entry fee. Car entrants setup from 7am, public welcome from 9am.

Contact: Brett 0408 643 904.

24 July RR & Bentley at Ormiston

The annual Rolls-Roysce and Bentley show at Ormiston House (by the bay in Brisbane) is open from 10am to 3pm.

Contact: Frank 0418 775 963

30 July Nambour Swap

The Nambour Swap is presented by the Sunshine Coast Antique Car Club and being held on Saturday 30th July, 2016 at the Nambour Showgrounds.

Open sites $15 includes entry for 1 person. Covered Sites $25 includes entry for 1 person. Public admission $5. Camping available for swappers. Limited Showground parking $5, other parking available nearby. This is a one day only event and is well attended by buyers, service providers and suppliers of parts (both new & used).

Stall holders are allowed to start setting up from 2pm Friday.


31 July Cyclones Show n Shine

The annual Show ’n’ Shine event will be held on Sunday 31st July 2016 at Strand Park, Townsville. All makes of vehicles are welcome and there are a lot of trophies to be presented.

The public has free entry to view all the cars and enjoy the activities. Trade displays by sponsors are most welcome. Registration is only $20 per vehicle. Cars in no later than 9am, trophy presentation at 2pm.

Visit: Facebook

31 July Mopar Sunday

Mopar Sunday is on again and will feature a Show ’n’ Shine, Dyno shootout, drag racing and swap meet.

Once you have paid your spectator entry fee, its free to have you car displayed and judged in the Show ’n’ Shine.

Gates open at 7am.

Swap-meet starts behind main grand stands – middle track. Racing 8am - 3.30pm Visit:


8-10 July Back to Brunswick

The Back to Brunswick Hot Rod Run is on 8-10th July 2016 in Brunswick Heads on the NSW north coast. This years guest is Troy Ladd from Hollywood Hotrods.

On Friday meet in the park at 11.30am opposite Hotel Brunswick and cruise to lunch. Registration open from 4pm - 6pm at the Hotel Brunswick, 4 Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads.

Saturday kicks off with an observation run at Hotel Brunswick at 10am with registration. After the observation run it will be back to the pub for wining, dining and an auction from 7pm with live music.

The Sunday Show ’n’ Shine will commence from 9am with the trophy presentation at 1pm at the Hotel Brunswick..

Contact: Rod 0418 762 576 or Pete 0437 844 786.

8-10 July Hunter Region All British Display Day

The Hunter Region All British Display Day is hosted by the Jaguar Drivers Club Hunter Region on the 30th July in 2016.

Display from 10am. Spread a picnic lunch or buy from the onsite food vendors. All Clubs welcome to attend with their variety of vehicles.


17 July Coffs Harbour Swap

Coffs Harbour Veteran and Vintage Car Club Annual Swap Meet is being held on Sunday 17th July 2016.

Includes car and bike parts (new and used), collectables, bric-a-brac, memorabilia, tools and books.

Gates open 6am. Public entry $3 with children under 15 free.

Contact: Gary Wedd 0407 234 991 or Graham on (02) 6658 8581.

17 July Breakfast with the Cars

Breakfast with the Cars is being held on Sunday 17th July at the Canley Heights RSL Club in Wakeley.

Another great reason to get your machine out of the shed and meet your motoring mates. Classic and vintage car clubs welcome.

Breakfast available within club after 9am. Trophies presented on the day.

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24 July- 1 August Volkswagen Spectacular

The Volkswagen Spectacular will take place this year on the 24th July - 1st August at the Valla Beach Tourist Park.

If you love Volkswagens or are just looking for an enjoyable weekend, head to the beautiful Nambucca Valley and see the action.

The event draws Volkswagen enthusiasts from all over the country and they arrive driving Golfs, split window Kombis, Karman Ghias, Type 3 Notchbacks and Fastbacks, T4s, and of course the original car of the people – the Beetle.

Visit: volkswagenspectacular. com

30 July All British Day

The Hunter Region All British Display Day is hosted by the Jaguar Drivers Club Hunter Region on the 30th July in 2016. Display from 10am.

Spread a picnic lunch or buy from the onsite food vendors.

All Clubs welcome.


31 July Annual All Ford Day

The Combined Ford Clubs of N.S.W. Inc. invite you to join the celebration of Fords finest to be held at the Sydney Dragway, Eastern Creek, NSW. Ford only vehicles welcome, buses to drag cars and everything in between. Display vehicles gate opens 7am to 9am. $20 per display vehicle, payable upon entry. General spectator parking and viewing from 9am. Spectator entry only $5 per adult. Free entry for children 12 and under.



10 July Never Been Kissed Unrestored Masterpieces

The Gippsland Vehicle Collection are holding a Never Been Kissed - Unrestored Masterpieces display day and theme from July to October 2016 at their museum. Many other fantastic vehicles also on display. Display for the day from 9am at 1a Sale Road, Maffra. Display vehicles from 8am with free entry for display vehicle drivers. Gold coin donation for the public.

Trophies and refreshments available.

Visit: gippslandvehiclecollection.

10 July Mid Winter Cruise

When we first hosted this cruise in the middle of July 11 years ago, we had no idea if anyone would turn up. We now know that provided it’s not a completely miserable wet winter’s day, up to 200 cars have rolled up in past years. So we’ve planned another Mid Winter cruise for 2016 with fingers crossed for a dry sunny day!

This year’s cruise for pre ’75 rods, muscle cars, chrome bumper classics and pickups takes us into our own backyard, the coastal roads and Mornington Peninsula.


16-17 July Motorex

in 2016 will be held in Melbourne and runs from 16th-17th July at the Melbourne Showgrounds in Ascot Vale. Open times Saturday 10am – 7pm, Sunday 10am – 6pm.

Meguiar’s MotorEx is the most prestigious motoring enthusiast event of its kind in Australia. Each year Meguiar’s MotorEx attracts hundreds of Australia’s best cars, which travel from all over the country to create an amazing visual spectacle of colour, chrome and style.



16-17 July Desert Nationals

The Desert Nationals run over two days in July and feature Summit Sportsman Series with brackets for Competition, Super Stock, Super Compact, Comp

Bike, Top Sportsman, Supercharged Outlaws, Super Sedan, Modified, Mod Bike, Super Street, Super Gas and Junior Dragster.


17 July Darwin to the Doo

Darwin cars and bikes can meet at the Qantas hangar in Parap and then leaving at 8.30am sharp to travel to Taminmin Library, Challoner Circuit in Humpty Doo.

Catering on site, gold coin donation at gate, $10 for vendors with gates open to vendors at 7am.

Contact: (08) 8988 1200



6-7 August All Holden Day Swap Meet

Holden Day Swap Meet runs over two days in conjunction with All Holden Day and in 2016 will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August.

It is NSW’s largest Holden Swap Meet with all those hard to find parts and spares in the one place. Get in early for the bargains. All sites are outdoors. The AHD Swap Meet will be on regardless of the weather and only a flood will cause this day to be changed to a later date.


Visit: allholdenday.

7 August Fords in the Park

Fords in the Park is being held on Sunday 7 August 2016 at the M Centre in Minchinbury from 9am.

Show & shine, category trophies, kids entertainment, trade stalls, auctions, prizes and refreshments.

Entrants setup 7.30-9am, public from 9am-3pm. Show car entry $25, spectators gold coin donation.


12-20 August Kidney Kar Rally

Our 28th annual Kidney Kar Rally will have teams travelling a memorable 4,000-kilometre route, passing through beautiful and extraordinary Australian countryside. It will be an eight-day adventure never forgotten.

Entrants are coming from across Australia and will be rallying in all types of vehicles, not just rally class. Any registered road vehicle can take part. The rally caters to everyone, regardless of age or driving experience.

While there’s camaraderie between participants, the Rally is competitive and organised by individuals who have rallied competitively for most of their lives.

Contact: arkida@hotkey.

21 August Berkshire Park Motor Show

The Berkshire Park Rural Fire Brigade will again be hosting the Berkshire Park Motor Show on Sunday, 21st August 2016. The event, which is the major fundraiser for the volunteer brigade, will be held on the Berkshire Park Oval, Sixth Rd, Berkshire Park.

Open to any and all vehicles - street machines, hot rods, custom cars and bikes, drag cars, race cars and trucks.

All are welcome. The show features a show’n’shine car show, stalls, children’s rides and sausage sizzle.

Visit: Berkshire Park Rural Fire Brigade on Facebook

21 August Motormania

Sapphire City Motorsports Club proudly presents Motormania 2016 on Sunday 21st August at The Pioneer Village, Inverell.

BBQ all day, breakfast and coffee, kids entertainment, music so bring the whole family. Gates open 6am. $2 vehicle and gate entry.

Proceeds go to Inverell Pioneer Village and Graman Sports Ground.

Contact: 0408 688 426.

21-27 August Buick Nationals

We hope you look forward to catching up with old Buick friends and making some new ones as much as we all do. Planning is well underway for the next Nationals to be held from 21st to 27th August in the Illawarra Region.

The committee have shelved the Pre Tour in favour of holding a week long National event followed by a weeklong Post Tour. Our Post Tour will take us to the ACT where the weather might be a little crisper.

Again, so much to see in our Nation’s Capital that we hardly know where to begin but our plans to WOW you there are well underway too.



6-7 August Winton Festival of Speed

The Festival of Speed features retro touring car racing, celebrating classic eras of Australian motorsport.

One of the highlights of the program will be the Group S Rose City Sports Car Trophy which will be conducted on the Sunday of this two day event and will feature Austin Healey, Porsche, De Tomaso, MG, Alfa Romeo etc. Group S has been a major participant in the Winton Festival of Speed since its inception and we are looking forward to another exciting display of these fabulous sports cars.

There will also be collector and automotive trade stands.


12-14 August GreazeFest

The GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival is the ‘must-do’ event for kustom kulture devotees in the Southern Hemisphere. Held in Melbourne the GreazeFest is a crankin’ weekend of cool cars, rockabilly music and fashion, vintage bikes, lowrider cycles, low brow art, pinstripers, tattoos, markets and more. Sandown raceway.


28 August German Autofest

597 St Kilda Rd Melbourne.

For pre-1990 German cars. Includes any current marques Porsche, Mercedes, VW, BMW, Audi, Opel as well as any defunct marques NSU, Auto Union, Borgwards etc.

The aim of the event is to showcase the variety of classic German car models so bring yours along!

Contact: GermanAutofest@


31 July to 6 August Aussie Muscle Car Run

For the first time, some of Australia’s most iconic cars will hit the open roads of Queensland in an event not to be missed by any Aussie Muscle Car owner.

The Leukaemia Foundation is offering owners of these great vehicles (replicas accepted) the opportunity to enjoy a 7 day Aussie Muscle Car Run from Sunday 31 July to Saturday 6 August 2016.

This run will take entrants on approximately 2125 kilometres of bitumen roads around a sweep of Queensland to enjoy the hospitality, scenery, mixing with like-minded enthusiasts and of course, the sheer pleasure of the drive.

It is not a competition event; it is a week-long cruise.

Entrants will also have the opportunity to participate in various controlled motorsport events, including events at Ironbark Dragway and the Noosa Hill Climb!

Visit: aussiemusclecarrun. com

21 August Maleny Classics

The Maleny Classics Annual Show n Shine is being held on Sunday 21st August at the Maleny District Sports & Recreation Club and is open to all pre 1980 vehicles.

Poker Run from Mapleton to Witta kicking off at 9am.

Limited spaces so booking essential - $5 per car with entries closing August 15th.

Show n shine entrants $10 per vehicle with nine trophy categories up for grabs.

Open to classic and custom cars and vintage caravans.

Contact: Debs 0417 626 167.

27 August Twin Valleys Show n Shine

Twin Valleys Motorcycles Club and Callide Valley Auto Club present their 2016 Show n Shine at Twin Valleys Motorcycles Club, Valentines Plains Road, Biloela on August 27 2016.

Showcasing street and custom bikes, street cars, hot rods, classics and drag cars.

All day BBQ, Saturday morning cruise and district kicking off at 9am. Judging 1pm, band on Saturday

night, $10 to enter your ride.

Peoples Choice prize $500, trophies for all sections.

Contact: Geoff 0409 343 389, Peter 0419 388 055 or Matt 0419 756 752.


14 August Shannons Classics on the Park

Shannons Classics on the Park is a free display of classic cars on Langley Park on Sunday 14th August 2016. All Classic car owners and car clubs are invited to display their cars.

You are invited to be part of this motoring spectacular and display your classic car on Langley Park and then enjoy the action of the Targa City Sprint in the morning along Riverside Drive and the full-on thrills and excitement of City of Perth Special Stage in the afternoon. The registration form is available online now.



20-21 August Big Boys Toys

Big Boys Toys Expo Canberra is a highly interactive event, the ultimate playground for big boys (and girls of course) to see, touch, experience and buy all the toys, tools, gizmos, gadgets, sports and hobbies they’ve always dreamed of.

Visit: bigboystoyscanberra.


21 August WIllunga Swap Meet

The Willunga Swap Meet is organised by the Lions Club of Willunga & Districts to be held at the Lions Reserve, Binney Road, Willunga. Car, tractor & motorcycle parts, toys, automobilia and tools.

Traders from 7am, buyers 8am-1pm. Admission $5 per person, under 14 free.