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3-4 June HD-HR Holden Nationals Canberra, ACT hdhrholden.info
Bigger than Ben Hur – historic cars and bikes over a two-day festival. Definitely a must-see.
The Antique Car Club of Albury Wodonga are holding their 50th Anniversary Rally from the 18th till the 22nd May in 2017. As part of the celebrations they will be holding a five day rally in and around Albury which combines the 2017 Council of Heritage Motor Clubs N.S.W.
Annual Rally (limited to 200 Cars) and the National Motoring Heritage Day (Albury-Wodonga) Display combining some 400 cars on the display day.
Contact: heritagemotoringcouncil. org.au
A show and shine for all things automotive. The Wheels of Wamboin features a huge variety from all marques in a truly country atmosphere just a short drive from Canberra. Located at the Wamboin Community Hall Bingley Way Wamboin from 9.00 am ‘til 1.00 pm.
Display entry is a gold coin donation and swap tables (provided) are $5 (remember to bring your cash as there is no EFTPOS available).
Contact: Peter.evans@ wamboincommunity.asn.au
The Shoalhaven Historic Vehicle Club are pleased to advise that the National Motoring Heritage Day at Berry is on again this year.
So come along and enjoy a wonderful day at the Berry Showground with displays of vintage, historic and classic cars, motorcycles and machines.
Contact: 0425 223 590
The Heritage Day Car Show will see displays of Vintage, Historic and Classic Cars from Local and Regional Car Clubs. Lots of Vintage cars will be on display from the 1911 Model T Ford to the immaculate Jaguar E Type coupes alongside nostalgic 1930s to 1950s Buicks, Chryslers, Chevs, Fords, Austin 7s, all the British Classics, Holdens of all ages from 1948 to mid-1980’s, plus just about everything in-between.
Contact: theentrance.org.au/ whats-on/events/18-centralcoast- heritage-day-car-show
Taree Rescue Squad presents Weekend on Wheels in conjunction with the Manning Valley Cruzers on the 27th and 28th May 2017. This is a major fundraiser for the Taree Rescue Squad and all cars, bikes, hot rods, dragsters, street machines are welcome. Emergence service display, Big Dog, entertainment, food and live bands. $3 per person, $6 family.
Classics by the Coast for 2017 is being held on Sunday the 28th May at Bell Park and is run by the All Classic Motor Club of Central Queensland Inc. There will be on display a wide range of classic and vintage vehicles, hot rods, commercial vehicles and motor cycles for the public’s viewing pleasure. Monies raised for local charity and community groups. We encourage all
our visitors to get in the spirit of the event, put on your style clothes, be it the era of your vehicle, vintage, pin up, rock-a-billy or punk and come along for a great day out.
Largest regional rally in SA for cars up to and including 1985. Breakfast assembly, Cavalcade tours three towns watched by thousands and finishes on the Kadina Oval for huge display, rock n roll finale and stalls. Commences 10am. Major Cornish Festival attraction.
At Faulkners Green at St Marys Community Hall Car Park. Please have cars and bikes assembled by 9.30am.
A classic country atmosphere car show with free entry. This year the main street will be closed for the show. Market and craft stalls, trade stalls and kids entertainment. $250 cash prize just for voting in Peoples Choice. BBQ and lots of great cars to see.
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Wintersun 2.0 is being held at the Murwillumbah Showgrounds on the 2nd to 4th June 2017 and is an automotive, music, art, culture and food festival for the Tweed and features a chrome bumper and special interest car and bike show. Kustom Kulture Art and Lifestyle Show open Saturday and Sunday with sculpture, carving, tattoo flash, pinstriping, fine art, photography, carving and pin striping demonstrations throughout the weekend.
Presentations Sunday will include “Top 10” Car show trophy presentation, Art prize presentation, Art Auction and Miss Wintersun Pin Up Contest.
Contact: sydneymotorsportpark.com. au
The 2017 Swap will be on Sunday June 4. Open to the public from 7am. 185 sites catering for car and motorcycle parts, antiques and bric-a-brac. We try to have something for everyone. Entry is $3 adults with accompanied kids free.
All sites are $20 with entry for 2 adults.
This event is presented by the Hastings Auto Restorers Society Inc. Car Club. This swap meet supports the Cancer Care Unit at the Port Macquarie Base Hospital.
Contact: portmacquarieswapmeet. com.au
The 2017 Hay Mini Nationals will be held on the 9th – 12th of June. Australia’s most prestigious Mini show and shine with new class for Modern Mini (1983 – 2000).
Scrutiny and documentation will be available Friday night and Saturday afternoon. A massive range of merchandise (pre order and available during the event). There will be a huge celebration on Saturday night including Hay Heroes will be run under stadium lights, Hay Heroes Juniors, grab a
flag novelty event, bon fire, fireworks, food, music and party in the giant marquee..
Contact: haymininationals. com.au
The Cortina Mark One Owners Club of Australia Inc. (CMOOC) announces the Second Australian Cortina Nationals to be held over the 2017 Queens Birthday long weekend in Albury. The First Australian Cortina Nationals was held in 2012 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mk1 Cortina. The event was a huge success with over 220 examples of Cortina’s of all marks attending the three day event. The Second Australian Cortina Nationals will be held over the three days of the long weekend of the 2017 Queens Birthday (9th to 11th of June 2017) with the Lake Hume Resort being the hub of the event.
Contact: cortinamk1ownersclub.com. au
SS Owners Club NSW Inc will be hosting the 2017 Cruise for Cerebral Palsy from Bunnings in North Penrith, 2169 Castlereagh Road, Penrith to Penrith Paceway. The event is open to all makes and models. All vehicles participating in the cruise must be street legal and all road laws are to be followed. A show n shine will be held at Penrith paceway with trophies to be awarded.
Entertainment, food and drinks will be available at Penrith Paceway. Pre paid entry fee $25 non refundable per vehicle . Entry fee on the day $30 per vehicle.
Outbacks Steak House will be cooking up a storm with delicious steak, chicken and sausage sandwiches from noon till 3pm. Coffee van onsite, games with great prizes, gold coins required to participate. Over $2,000 of prizes to be raffled off.
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Everything old is new again this June long weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park with the new Sydney Classic Speed Festival. The Golden Era of ‘60s and ‘70s racing, its fantastic cars and fabulous drivers, and the fierce competition they procured are back in a brand new racing weekend for motorsport fans young and young-at-heart will enjoy.
Contact: SydneyMotorsportPark.com. au
Cars bikes and caravans, run by the Great Lakes Historic Auto Club. John Wright Park, Tuncurry. Featured marque is Morgan.
Walla Sportsground, Queen’s Birthday holiday.
The HD-HR Holden Nationals is the annual gathering of all HD-HR Holden enthusiasts Australia wide. It is the highlight of the HD-HR year and it’s where you will find the most HD-HR’s gathered together at the same place at the same time.
In 2017 we make our way to Canberra. The Nationals always comprises a cruise around the hosting town and other attractions in the region which gives the locals a chance to see these wonderful cars on the road and hopefully bring back some memories for those lucky enough to have had one of these cars in their youth. It also includes a public Show and Shine event and official dinners and presentations.
The Queensland Hot Rod Show stepped up big time in 2016, with extra floor space, lots of support and a really good vibe. In 2017, the Show will be back again, but will be moving from its traditional May time-slot, to June. Show manager Katrina Martin stated that the date change is prompted by a large truck show which takes up the Convention Centre at Southbank for much of May.
The Muscle Car Masters Show n Shine is on Sunday at the Elizabeth Street Shopping Centre at Acacia Ridge. From the past to the last 1948 to 2017. Come and look at a stunning display of early model Holdens, HSV’s, race and speciality cars. Gold coin donation to the public. Judging and trophies for the best cars in over 60 categories, both stock and modified. Driver appearances. Supporting the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
The Beaudesert Motoring Enthusiasts Club are holding a Swap Meet and Static Vehicle Display on Sunday 4th June 2017 at the Beaudesert Racecourse from 6am. Veteran, vintage, classic cars and parts for sale along with tractors and parts, bike parts and a wide variety of antique, vintage and old bits and pieces. Find your next project or parts for your current project.
Contact: 0414 066 121
There are some exciting changes in the works for Cooly Rocks On 2017. First and foremost this year’s event will be a free event!
We have listened to your comments and feedback and are currently working hard to enhance the entertainment with no ticketed events by the festival. Everyone’s favourite events will be back including the Poodle Parade, Retro Markets, Dance Championships, Miss Cooly Rocks On and the signature Street Parade. Car cruises and Show ‘n Shines will continue to be the highlight of the weekend’s activities, and will occur across the Saturday and Sunday.
It’s that time again, five days of the coolest Retro Car Festival on the planet, celebrating the Hot Rod and Classic Car Lifestyle. The festival that delivers it all.
With entry open to Hot Rods, pre-1983 cars, motorcycles and vintage caravans, you’ll be dazzled by the eye-candy, amazed by the craftsmanship; inspired to create. Dance to the rockin’ sounds of ‘the Dirty Dukes’, ‘Old 45’, Billy Guy and more. Five days of cruising the Sunshine Coast and the nearby Hinterland, show ‘n shines, driving events, dining, dancing, street parties, trophy’s, a Mega Car Show in the Main Street and Esplanade of Queensland’s beautiful City of Caloundra, and finishing with the infamous Sunday Evening Dinner Dance.
Willowbank Raceway’s Winternationals achieves a golden milestone in 2017 when Australian drag racing fans will celebrate the 50th running of the classic event.
The occasion is a double celebration for Willowbank Raceway as it is the 30th time the Winternationals as been held at the track.
From the amazing flame-throwing Top Fuelers through to Junior Dragsters, every bracket that competes for national championship honours will be represented at the Winternationals, with more than 400 cars and motorcycles from all over the country expected to be on track over four big days of racing.
The Beaudesert Motoring Enthusiasts Club has been selected as hosts for the 2017 RACQ QHMC Southern Queensland Rally.
We are very excited to be hosting this event and look forward to welcoming everyone to Beaudesert and the Scenic Rim Regional Council area. Three days of runs, displays, activities.
In its 39th Year, the Charters Towers Motor Show & Swap Meet is a must-do on the North Queensland Car Scene. Two days (Saturday and Sunday) of static car displays and driving events, as well as the Swap Meet and market stalls. Friday night will kick off with a Meet N Greet with Friday itself a set-up day. This year our feature car is the 1967 XR Falcon known as “ZERO’D” by Mick Fabar. Mick’s hotrod is green in all sense of the word, with the team sourcing environmentally friendly and sustainable components, as well as the Falcon running on commercially available Bio-Diesel which makes for one, tough, zero-emission vehicle.
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Atherton and Surrounds School Chaplaincy presents the 6th Annual Atherton Car, Bike and Swap Meet on Saturday 17th June 2017 at the Atherton High School in Maunds Road. Fun for the whole family and classic and bike enthusiasts. Stock cars, classic street cars, motor cycles, rock band, great food, kids train on rain hail or shine. Entry adults $5, high school and under free. Store holders $20.
Contact: Don (07) 4095 4470/4095 3804
Caboolture Regional Car Club Inc. are hosting their Annual Swap Meet in association with their Show N Shine event on the 17th June, 2017. UBD MAP REF: 47:Q11. Show n shine open to all classics, customs, utes, street machines, muscle cars, cruisers, hot rods and bikes - all welcome. Mega trophies on offer for the Show n Shine. Registrations before 9am, presentations from 1pm. Entry via gate 10, Old Gympie Road.
There’s something for everyone at the Moreton Bay Motor Show. Wander through hundreds of marquee displays at The Show Room, shop till
you drop at the Trackside Markets, pull up a chair at the Motor Talks Pavilion and browse through the extraordinary displays at the Car Show & Shine. The Vintage Show and Shine is set to operate within the Moreton Bay Motor show from 9am – 3pm Sunday 18th June and we are looking for amazing vintage vehicles to join the show. Vehicles must be pre 1986 models.
Contact: moretonbaymotorshow.com. au
Bundy Volks are proud to be able to invite you to the second Benaraby Bug In at Benaraby Raceway . Open to all air and water cooled. old and new VWs. A VW festival aimed at giving wanna be drag racers and have a go heroes the chance of taking their much loved VWs up the strip! There’s also a Show ‘N’ Shine with prizes to be won, full camping facilites and music. Friday night test and tune, Saturday run what you brung and drag racing, Sunday show n shine and cruise, trade and swap meet.
Info Shane Chung on 0478 138 835.
Contact: Shane 0478 138 835
Top End Rumble is to be a pre ’65 run and the the official start is the 13th June 2017 at the Katherine Showgrounds. Our fantastic “as far as the eye can see” 300km rod run will start straight after breakfast on the 14th and take us to our venue in Darwin, The Sage Club Tropical Resort, where 10 days of exploring, adventure, cars and fun will begin. A gate separates the caravan park from the resort so those with caravans are right there at the venue also. We are a participating part of the Darwin Supercar weekend. The days are free for you to use as you please discovering the Top End and surrounds, the evenings we will gather together and fill with rodding fun, displays, cruise night, movies and dancing, grasskhana, rocker cover racing.
The annual Western Australian Hot Rod and Street Machine Spectacular will showcase hot rods, street machines, modified bikes, trucks, competition, exhibition and other custom vehicles on display. There is also a huge range of retail products and souvenirs available. Door prizes, live music, DJ’s and show girls will all make your visit to the WA Hot Rod Show a memorable one.
Contact: wahotrodshow. com.au
The Albany Classic Motor Event is run through the heart of Albany’s CBD, overlooking the ANZAC Peace Park and Princess Royal Harbour. This spectacle of historic motor sport presents a wide variety of cars from vintage wire wheels, post-vintage and classics as well as open wheel racers and big cube muscle cars. The Classic event is made up of several aspects including: The Round the Houses motor event within the Albany central business district, Classic Festival and family entertainment Contact: albanyclassic.com
Join us for a quick run up the highway to the Shepparton Motor Museum. Meet some of the crew, score a free raffle ticket to win a Pontiac with every $10 museum entry and just come along for a good day out.
Contact: uniquecarsmag@ bauertrader.com.au
For cars and bikes, run by the BMC Leyland Car Club at Caribbean Gardens, Melb.
The club is also looking for someone interested in starting chapters in Qld and NSW.
Contact: bmcleylandcc@ iinet.net.au
Mopar Sunday 2017 will now be held July 23rd 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 and Shine’. We would love to have as many Mopars parked together for the ‘Show n Shine’. So park your chariot (show quality or not) with the others adjacent to the start line on the grassed area.
The 2017 Original Gold Coast Swap will be held on Sunday 23rd July at the Mudgeerada Showgrounds.
Veteran, vintage, classic cars and parts, automobilia, memorabilia, model cars, antiques, collectables, Australiana.
Saturday only - set up Friday after 11.00am. Camping available The Club has been in existence for more than 50 years to cater for car enthusiasts on the Sunshine Coast. This is our 29th event.
The 8th Annual Gold Coast Car Show kicks off Saturday 12 August 3pm-8pm and Sunday 13 August 7am-3pm. Hundreds of cars, motorbikes and trucks will converge on the grounds for a great day to inspire, admire and excite car enthusiasts and spectators of all ages.Public admission Saturday evening $10, kids under 12 free. Show car entry Saturday $10 includes passengers and judging.
Special trophies awarded on this night for retro vehicles - kombis, bugs, panel vans and hot rods.
Contact: 0439 170 882
Its on again! It was Huge for our 1st one, well over 100 stalls, our 2nd Swap Meet will be event bigger. Kustoms of Australia 2nd Annual Swap Meet will be held again at the Yatala Drive-In which is located at 100 Stapylton- Jacobs Well Rd, Stapylton Queensland, only 30 minutes drive south of Brisbane or 30 minutes drive north from Surfers Paradise.
Over 1900 Veteran & Classic vehicles from over 150 clubs on display and on parade, including cars, motorbikes, scooters and military vehicles, police vehicles, ambulances & fire engines.
And it’s on rain, hail or shine.
There’s plenty to see and do indoors. All at Sydney Motorsport Park. Run by the Council of Motor Clubs (NSW).
Contact: sydneymotorsportpark.com. au
Killer Rides #2 live show will be held August 12/13 inside the Illawarra Indoor Hockey Centre at Unanderra (south of Wollongong).
Previously known as the Hot Car Titles, Killer Rides Live will showcase a selection of show cars, tough street cars and competition cars - all with one common theme, they are all killer rides. As entry into the show is by invitation only, you can rest assured that the cars on display aren’t the cars you’ll see on a regular basis. There will also be a huge array of traders offering show specials along with a fully stocked canteen for when you feel like a bite to eat or a drink - without breaking the budget.
Run by the Newcastle District Vintage Cars club – claims 1000-plus sites.
Contact: 0457 083 789
Round 3 of the CAMS Australian Off Road Championship and Round 3 of the CAMS Victorian Off Road Championship.
Fantastic spectator locations and camping available. For more information checkout Facebook Rainbow-Desert- Enduro.
Gazzanats Darwin is being held on the 19th August 2017 at the Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin and kicks off a day of non stop action.
Burnout competitions, super skids, show n shine, go to whoa, cruise the track, dash 4 cash, race your mates drop flag and drift demos. No BYO, no glass at event, bar open on site.
Contact: @ GazzanatsDarwinNT
This is their 47th swap meet.
Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Road, Southside, Gympie, Qld.
Contact: gympiehistor icautoclub.com.au
The 41st. National Chevrolet Festival will be held in Warwick, the ‘Horsepower Capital’ of SE Queensland from 22nd - 25th September 2017. Proudly brought to you by the Queensland Chevrolet Car Club Inc and the 55-56-57 Shoebox Club of Queensland Inc.
Contact: 0417 791 595
The MR2 Nationals is a bi-annual event to brings together MR2s and their owners from all over Australia for one huge weekend of motoring pleasure. The MR2 Nationals 2017 in Adelaide, S.A. follows the first one in Goulburn 2003, Canberra in 2007, Bathurst 2009, Bright 2011, Hobart 2013 and Brisbane in 2015. This year’s event includes cruises, dinners and presentations.
Big celebration of 50 years of Torana at sunny Maitland.
This run is open to all vehicles over 15 years of age (as of the start of the run.)
It is a gathering of a group of like-minded motoring enthusiasts that want to enjoy their toys. It is not a competition, rather a leisurely drive/ride through some of West and Central Gippsland’s most picturesque countryside. It is a 2 day run from Berwick to Maffra and return.
Contact: gippslandvehiclecollection. org.au
Join us at The Entrance on the Central Coast NSW for ChromeFest which is now in its 10th exciting year next year. Chromefest is a 3 day event.
The All Ford Day Show is being held on the 5th November 2017 at Bassendean Oval and entry will be from the east via Old Perth Road only. The show is open to only Ford Motor vehicles running Ford mechanicals. Entrants drive in from Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Albany, Bunbury and other country areas just to put their cars on show for the West Aussie public to enjoy.