Calendar archive – 2013

Following is the list of social and motor sport events conducted by the Mazda MX-5 Club of Victoria & Tasmania during 2013:

DateHostEvent / venue
19/01/2013CentralTwilight in the Trees ... a no-frills evening run of around 80 minutes through the Dandenong Ranges from Tecoma via Monbulk, finishing at McCafé in Ferntree Gully
19/01/2013Southern TasmaniaTwilight run ... Lower Longly and Margate, returning to Hobart for fish and chips on the wharf
20/01/2013Northern TasmaniaPost-Christmas blow-out ... start at Deloraine train park, lunch at Forth Hotel
20/01/2013Western VictoriaBackroads run ... from Ballarat to Haddon via Cape Clear
02/02/2013Southern TasmaniaTwilight run ... eastern shore via Richmond, returning to Hobart for fish and chips on the wharf
02/02/2013MotorkhanaMotorkhana practice, Werribee (FFCC/TCCA) ... on dirt (subject to weather). Afternoon event. New participants welcome (tuition available) - CAMS licence required
03/02/2013Eastern VictoriaLeongatha lunch run ... even more great Gippsland roads, starting in Trafalgar and finishing with lunch in Leongatha
09/02/2013Motor SportRacecraft/driver training, Winton (AROCA)
10/02/2013Motor Sport2012-13 Motor Sport Championship - Rd 6: Sprints, Winton (AROCA)
16/02/2013North-Eastern Victoria[2-day run] Snowy Mountains run ... our annual Snowy Mountains Run on some of the best roads in the country through places such as Khancoban, Cabramurra and Adaminaby, staying overnight in Jindabyne
23/02/2013Western VictoriaTwilight run ... Ballarat to Sebastopol to Wallinduc, Cobden, Curdie Vale (BYO picnic), Port Campbell, Weeaproinah, Lavers Hill, Gelibrand, Colac and back to Ballarat
24/02/2013Northern TasmaniaA day at the beach ... start at Tranquility Gardens, lunch at Beauty Point
24/02/2013Southern TasmaniaSouthport via Cygnet ...
24/02/2013MotorkhanaVMC Rd 1: “Theo Wintels Memorial Motorkhana”, Werribee (TCCA/FFCC) ... on dirt
24/02/2013CentralKinglake run ... A drive through the Kinglake national park and Whittlesea surrounds
03/03/2013CentralTodds' Tour ... goin’ fishin’ at Buxton Trout Farm
03/03/2013Southern TasmaniaThe March Little Bit Naughty run ... "Wine South's" open winery weekend
08/03/2013Club[4-day run] Grampians Discovery – Bienniel Victoria/South Australia Clubs’ get-together ... a relaxing weekend with your fellow MX-5 enthusiasts from Victoria/Tasmania and South Australia in western Victoria
10/03/2013Western VictoriaHalls Gap run ... a run to join the Victorian and South Aussies for lunch and a run around the area
17/03/2013Northern TasmaniaSt Patrick’s Targa ... start at Deloraine train park, lunch in Penguin
17/03/2013North-Eastern VictoriaMt Buffalo run ... one of our favourites, from Yackandandah through the Kiewa Valley and Bright to Mt Buffalo. BYO picnic lunch
24/03/2013Southern TasmaniaThe March Little Bit Nice run ... we are going to Oatlands via Levendale to travel the Pugin Trail and visit three important churches along the way
24/03/2013MotorkhanaVMC Rd 2: Pakenham (PAC) ... on dirt
14/04/2013Eastern VictoriaBryant Park/Baw Baw/Icy Creek run ... a 200km run from Moe through Icy Creek to lunch at Mt Baw Baw, including some “drive through” laps of Bryant Park hillclimb track
16/04/2013ClubTassie Tour 2013 nine-day run around the holiday isle
20/04/2013Southern TasmaniaTwilight run ... twilight run followed by dinner at Marti Zuccos. Meet at Eastlands car park at 2.15pm (near the bottle shop). Travelling with the visiting group of Victorian members who are touring Tassie
21/04/2013Southern TasmaniaSwansea run ... to Swansea and returning to travel with the visiting Vics
20/04/2013Motor Sport2012-13 Motor Sport Championship - Rd 7: Sprints, Phillip Island (AROCA)
27-28/04/2013MotorkhanaAutocross / VMC Rd 3: Deniliquin (DSCC) ... on dirt
28/04/2013Western Victoria4th Anniversary run ... Ballarat to Macedon and back
28/04/2013Northern TasmaniaThe Long Way Around ... a run through the northern Tassie heartland, with lunch at Elizabeth Town
03/05/2013Motor SportAnnual Motor Sport Meeting ... City Mazda, 7pm
05/05/2013CentralANZAC run ... an ANZAC-inspired observation run for driver and observer
05/05/2013North-Eastern VictoriaAndrew & Marge’s Scavenger Hunt ...
12/05/2013Motor Sport2012-13 Motor Sport Championship - Rd 8: Sprints, Sandown (AROCA)
12/05/2013MotorkhanaVMC Rd 4: Sandown Racecourse (NCC) ... on bitumen
16/05/2013CentralNew Members' Night ... all members new and "old" are welcome to come along and swap lies. Shannons showroom, Cheltenham
19/05/2013Southern TasmaniaPicnic at Ross ... run to Ross for the annual car club get together
19/05/2013Northern TasmaniaPicnic at Ross ... come and show off your pride and joy at the “Picnic at Ross” – a very special Tasmanian motoring event
26/05/2013Eastern VictoriaMoe / Rawson run ... a short (124km) run from Moe to Rawson and back
02/06/2013Eastern VictoriaTechnical Day – suspension ...
14/06/2013Eastern VictoriaSocial night ... dinner at 'Out of India' in Morwell followed by 10-pin bowling
16/06/2013CentralPeninsula revisited ... a pleasant morning touring the Mornington Peninsula
16/06/2013Western VictoriaUp the Castle run ... Ballarat via Maldon to Castlemaine
16/06/2013Southern TasmaniaAusmas in Tassie ... Christmas lunch at Home Hill Winery
16/06/2013Motor Sport2012-13 Motor Sport Championship - Rd 9: Sprints, Broadford (AROCA)
23/06/2013Eastern VictoriaLicola run ... a run from Traralgon through the Avon wilderness, gateway to the Victorian high country
23/06/2013North-Eastern VictoriaHappy Valley run ... Wangaratta to Milawa, Dederang and Happy Valley to lunch in Bright
23/06/2013Northern TasmaniaAlana & Trev’s Magical Mystery Tour ... Launceston to Legana and back to the Blue Barn Café
23/06/2013MotorkhanaVMC Rd 5: Sandown Racecourse ... on bitumen
06/07/2013Motor Sport - Sprints2013-14 City Mazda Sprints Championship - Rd 1: Phillip Island (AROCA)
13/07/2013Southern TasmaniaMike & Liz's dinner ... Eastlands to Richmond, Tea Tree and Sorell before dinner at Mike & Liz's place, and a look at Mike's Rolls Royce.
14/07/2013Western VictoriaSunday roast run ... Ballarat to Linton and back
20/07/2013Motor Sport - MotorkhanaVMC Rd 6: Huntly Saleyards ... on bitumen (Bendigo Car Club)
21/07/2013Northern TasmaniaCarl & Kelly's Roland Circuits ... Every curve through Mole Creek, Mt Roland, Paradise and Paloona
21/07/2013Motor Sport - Sprints2013-14 City Mazda Sprints Championship - Rd 2: Broadford (AROCA)
28/07/2013CentralRun to the Awards lunch ...
28/07/2013Club2012-13 annual Awards lunch ... social and motor sport awards presentation at Mazda Australia, Mount Waverley
04/08/2013North-Eastern Victoria"No Idea" run ... Yackandandah to who knows where?
04/08/2013Motor Sport - Sprints2013-14 City Mazda Sprints Championship - Rd 3: Winton (AROCA)
11/08/2013Motor Sport - Sprintsnon-Championship event - Sandown (AROCA)
17/08/2013Motor Sport - Sprintsnon-Championship event - Sandown (WRX Club)
18/08/2013CentralTrafalgar run ... A spirited run from Yarra Junction to Trafalgar through some favourite West Gippsland roads
18/08/2013Eastern VictoriaSocial day ... Morning at the Maffra Car Museum, lunch at the Tinamba Pub, then spending the afternoon spectating at the Maffra Hillclimb Track.
18/08/2013Southern TasmaniaTasman Peninsula Loop run ... Eastlands to Nubeena via Sorell for a picnic lunch
18/08/2013Northern TasmaniaA to B run ... Anvers to Boat Harbour: Latrobe via Devonport, Ulverstone and Burnie and home via Wynyard, Somerset and Wivenhoe
18/08/2013Motor Sport - MotorkhanaVMC Rd 7: Sandown Racecourse ... on bitumen (PCC)
24-25/08/2013Western VictoriaOvernight run to Eildon and Bonnie Doon ...
08/09/2013CentralCombined social run with the Alfa Club (AROCA) ...
08/09/2013North-EasternVictoriaMitta Mitta run ...
08/09/2013Southern TasmaniaSpring Clean Grand Rally ...
15/09/2013Northern TasmaniaDriver training day, Symmons Plains Raceway ...
15/09/2013Motor Sport - MotorkhanaVMC Rd 8: Mt Gambier, SA ... on bitumen (South Eastern Car Club)
21/09/2013Motor Sport - Sprints2013-14 City Mazda Sprints Championship - Rd 4: Calder (WRX Club)
22/09/2013Western VictoriaTurtons Track run ...
05-06/10/2013Eastern VictoriaOvernighter to Bright ... Traralgon through Bairnsdale and Omea to Bright, then up Mt Buffalo and home through Myrtleford, Mansfield, Healesville and Melbourne
05-06/10/2013Motor Sport - MotorkhanaAustralian Motorkhana Championship - Mt Gambier, SA - on bitumen (South Eastern Car Club)
06/10/2013CentralAnnual dawn run on the Great Ocean Road ...
12-13/10/2013Southern TasmaniaOvernight run to St Helens ...
18-20/10/2013NSW ClubThree-day weekend on NSW south coast ...
19-20/10/2013Northern TasmaniaAnnual East Coast overnighter ...
19-20/10/2013Motor Sport2013 Winton 6 Hour - non-Championship event - Regularity event, Winton (AROCA)
20/10/2013North-Eastern VictoriaJingellic run ...
20/10/2013Motor Sport - MotorkhanaVMC Rd 9: Pakenham ... on grass (Victorian Mini Club and Pakenham Auto Club)
26/10/2013CentralBen & Alex's High Country run ...
26/10/2013Southern Tasmania"Get Your Tops Off" for breast cancer ... Show & shine on the lawns of Parliament House, Hobart
30/10/2013CentralTodds' mid-week "two spurs" run ...
02-03/11/2013Motor Sport - Sprints2013-14 City Mazda Sprints Championship - Rd 5 / 2013 NSW-Victoria Interstate Challenge: Wakefield Park, Goulburn, NSW (NSW MX-5 Club)
03/11/2013Western VictoriaSpringfest 2013 - Lake Wendouree ...
09-10/11/2013NSW ClubOvernighter with the Canberra Chapter ...
10/11/13Southern TasmaniaDerwent Valley run ...
17/11/2013CentralAnnual CFA run ...
17/11/13Northern TasmaniaHi ho, hi ho, off to market we go ... Sunday markets run
17/11/2013Motor Sport - Sprints2013-14 City Mazda Sprints Championship - Rd 6: Phillip Island (AROCA)
22-24/11/13Western VictoriaSummit to Sea run ... with NE Victoria Chapter
23-24/11/2013North-Eastern VictoriaSummit to Sea run ...
24/11/2013Motor Sport - MotorkhanaVMC Rd 10: Werribee, on dirt
08/12/2013North-Eastern VictoriaChristmas run ...
14/12/2013Southern TasmaniaChristmas run ... TBC
15/12/2013CentralPirates and Wenches Christmas run ...
15/12/2013Western VictoriaChristmas run ...
19/12/2013Eastern VictoriaChristmas break-up in Traralgon ...
27/12/2013CentralHealesville loop run ...