Thursday, September 24, 2020

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA

 


UPDATED LISTING OF LOCAL MEETS/CRUISE-INS, UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, CLUB & MOTORSPORT EVENTS, AND REGIONAL AUTO RACING


WEEKLY/MONTHLY CAR MEETS/CRUISE-INS

(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)


Wed, Sep 23 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Sep 23 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin through Oct 28th. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Sep 23 - Corvette Takeover Round 3, 6:30 - 10:00 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Calling all Corvette owners! Come meet up with the members of "Beachcombers Corvette Owners of Virginia" and enjoy 10% off your beer. We will also have Cheese It Up Food Truck on site. 


Wed, Sep 23 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.


Wed, Sep 23 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!


Fri, Sep 25 - Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 4 - 8:00 pm, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Suffolk BBQ at the Suffolk Executive Airport will be doing these on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 4-8 pm, weather permitting. So, come on out if the weather's good, we'll be there. BBQ at the airport will be open, covered patio, large menu beer and wine selection also. Come check it out. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Looking forward to seeing you there.


Fri, Sep 25 - Friday Night Hardee's Cruise-Ins, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's at 7007 George Washington Hwy (Route 17), Gloucester. We will be having Friday Night Cruise-ins from 4-8 pm. At this time, the restaurant is open for take-out orders only. Come on out and see some cool cars and hang out with other car folks.


Sat, Sep 26 - Cars and coffee, 7 - 9:00 am, Hosted by Tidewater Mopar Club TMC, Heritage Amish Bake Shoppe, next to the Old VB Farmer's Market, 3600 Dam Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. The Bakery may or mayn't have Coffee so it is advised to bring your own.


Sat, Sep 26 - 2019 River Oak C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, Hosted by the men of River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. Join the monthly gathering happening the 4th Saturday every month at River Oak Church. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Nothing fancy; talk cars, show off your ride and meet others that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotic, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs, tuners, off-road, whatever! We start early, (8 am), and we end early, (9:30 am), before the heat of the day, so you have plenty of your Saturday left to do other shows, polish off your honey-do list, or do whatever you do in the summertime when the weather is hot.


Sat, Sep 26 - Rides and Coffee Virginia Beach, 8 - 11:00 am, Detail Garage, 4239 Holland Rd., Suite #772, Virginia Beach. Our Famous Rides & Coffee event takes place the last Saturday of every month! Always show up early for a good spot and be prepared to kick off your weekend like a Boss! So, who's ready to represent in beautiful VA weather with the baddest Car care supplier in North America? LIVE DEMOS - Raffles - SALES! - Coffee - Donuts. TAG EVERYONE: Car Clubs, Bike Clubs, Truck Clubs are ALWAYS WELCOME!


Sat, Sep 26 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, 9 - 11:00 am, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your vehicle (Cars, motorcycle, or bicycle) out to Uno's in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9-11 am. Proceeds from all your food and beverage purchases bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know. Meetup starts at 9 am. Suggestions, ideas and all cars are welcome! Please, no burnouts or loud music. Coffee and tea will be provided free of charge.


Sat, Sep 26 - Yorktown cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. Bring out your rides of all sorts. We welcome cars, trucks, and bikes, whatever you have. Family friendly and very laid back. Come check out some sweet rides and show off your hard work and passion.


Sat, Sep 26 - Dirty2Clean Car Wash, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Advance Auto Parts, 2500 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Hosted by Eclectic Auto Club and Ladies of Eclectic Social Club. Club Awards: Most Rep Trophy, Highest Donation Trophy. For info contact eclecticclub757@gmail.com


Sat, Sep 26 - Pints & Pistons #7, 12 - 5:00 pm, Hosted by Sumospeed, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N., Chesapeake. After a bit of a Covid restriction hiccup in August, we're back for Pints & Pistons in September! McGrath's Burgers will be on hand serving lunch and Alec Proctor Photography will be covering the event so come out hungry with clean cars! Patrons will be permitted to carry their beers into the lot for this event but please be mindful of your waste after you finish your drinks! Please remember to social distance and bring your mask. Please do not park in any fire lanes or block entry/exit paths. see everyone next weekend!


Sat, Sep 26 - TRAACA Meet Up, 4:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Tidewater Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America is dedicated to the preservation of our automotive history, from the earliest 'horseless carriages' to vehicles just turning 25. If you are new to the area, just getting into the hobby, or simply love old cars, check us out. http://www.traaca.com/index.htm


Sat, Sep 26 - 2020 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday Weekly gathering of car enthusiasts at Hardee's in Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. If it's cold, we hangout inside.


Sat, Sep 26 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Sat, Sep 26 - 2020 Classic Cruiser Cruise-Ins, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Classic Cruiser’s cruise-ins will take place every Saturday night thru October 17. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. Please observe social distancing guidelines as required for your safety and those of others. For more information about the cruise-ins, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Paul James at 804-694-6065 or pjs68camaro@yahoo.com 


Sat, Sep 26 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hosted by Barney’s Auto Repair, at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery parking lot, 81 Patch Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton. Weather Permitting. Moving the start time back to 6 pm. We will do this every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer, as long as the weather allows. All makes and models welcome. Hot rods, classics, exotics, cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Come out and enjoy some great craft beer over at Oozlefinch and checkout some cars. As always, no revving, burnouts, loud music, etc. Family friendly environment. Please use the parking spots, and dispose of all trash in the dumpster.


Sat, Sep 26 - Lucid Nights September, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Head Turners Car Club and Lucid Alliance Auto Club, K-Mart, 210 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Free Entry. Collecting donation of water and gatorade for Local Fire/EMS. Respect the Spot. B/U location, 2053 Executive Dr.


Sun, Sep 27 - Sunday Slides, 12 - 5:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Sunday afternoon for indoor RC Drifting. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Sun, Sep 27 - Sonic Cruise-In, 3 - 6:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 13450 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton. Cruise-In 2nd and 4th Sundays. Come out to network and fellowship! The event is FREE! Sonic will have 20% off on all food and drinks there will also be a 50/50 raffle as well! Hope to see everyone there with big smiling faces and having a great time.


Wed, Sep 30 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Sep 30 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin through Oct 28th. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Sep 30 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.


Wed, Sep 30 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!


Sat, Oct 3 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 10:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. Sponsored by American Do It Yourself Garage of Virginia Beach - find them on Facebook. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($5 per car.), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Enter Parking lot at 19th & Parks Avenue. Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Bathrooms onsite! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early!  https://www.facebook.noclick_com/groups/115284668486129/


Sat, Oct 3 - [RESCHED] FIRST Landstown Commons Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night through October 2020 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!


Sun, Oct 4 - Classic Car/Truck/Motorcycle/Tractor Cruise in, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hosted by Farmer’s Table, 13416 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield. We welcome all Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors! It’s Brain freeze season! For outdoor dining, Tailgate, or curbside call 757-357-1717. View our menu on the website and order online at www.farmerstableofsmithfield.com


Tue, Oct 6 - Jeep Takeover at The Garage for Topless Tuesday, 5:30 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Jeep take-over is back! FIRST 10 Jeeps will receive $5 off their bill! Every Jeep will have the opportunity to be entered into our contest to park inside The Garage Brewery at the next event! Food truck rotating every week. Check our website for more info! Rain or Shine. We won't judge you if you aren't.... Topless ;)


Sat, Oct 10 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, 9 - 11:00 am, Village Square Shopping Center, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. This is an informal cruise-in for enthusiast of all makes, models and years, cars and trucks the second Saturday each month from to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.


Sun, Oct 11 - Wicked Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wicked Stitching, 6701 Ruritan Blvd., Suffolk. Come on out for a good time talking cars with great people and enjoy our complimentary coffee and doughnuts. This will take place on the second Sunday of every month. So, mark your calendar!


Sat, Oct 17 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Great Bridge, 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bride United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Dr., Chesapeake. Cars & Coffee Great Bridge is normally held on the third Saturday of every month at Great Bridge United Methodist Church. 2020 dates are September 19, October 17 and November 21. Come out to share a love of cars and comraderie.


Sat, Oct 17 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 9 - 11:30 am, The Tipsy Beans Café ( www.tipsybeanscafe.com ), 1430 High Street, Williamsburg. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. After many discussions and proper approvals received we wish to announce we will be moving our monthly event to High Street here in Williamsburg. Thank you for your support of Cars & Coffee Williamsburg! Motor on and be safe!


Sat, Oct 17 - GenRight 4x4 Meet-up, 10:00 am, Hotrodders Cafe, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. A great event to come and hang out with some local jeepers/off-roaders and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh, and the food is always good!



UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.

(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events)


Sat, Sep 26 - 2nd Annual Strong Cars Strong Hearts Car Show, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Advance Auto Parts, 2401 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth. Registration Fee $15.00, 8 to 10:00 am. Awards to follow for Best in Class for Classic CARS, TRUCKS, BIKES, MUSCLE CARS, HOT RODS AND IMPORTS. We will have FOOD TRUCKS, MUSIC, RAFFLES AND 50/50. With ALL DONATIONS and PROCEEDS going to the AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. Thank You. Contact Barbie Cooper 757-237-7194, or barbie.cooper@advance-auto.com



Sat, Sep 26 - Annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes. Come celebrate the Guinea Jubilee at the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show; Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more. We will also have raffle items, 50/50 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 am. Fees, Registration: $20. Event is free for spectators. Proceeds benefit the Guinea Heritage Association. Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions, contact: middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@gmail.com  Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.com



Sat, Oct 10 - 2nd Annual Warwick Moose Lodge Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, 1711 Warwick Moose Lane, Newport News. Open to all classes of Cars, Trucks and Bikes. There will be food and drinks. DJ Music and Judged Class Trophies. Registration $20 day of the show. For more information contact Michelle Dore at (757)469-7799,  lodge1711@mooseunits.org  Also check out the TSRA web site www.tsra-va.com



Sat, Oct 10 - York County Customs 3rd Annual Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 1000 Old York Hampton Hwy., Yorktown. Come on out and enjoy hot rods, motorcycles, and race cars! We had an amazing turn out last year with over 115 automobiles that were entered in the show and we would love to feature yours as well! If you do not own a custom vehicle or hot rod, don't fret! We would still LOVE to see you come out and enjoy free hotdogs, drinks, music, door prices, and browse the entered automobiles! Pre-registration is $20 and will end on 10/03/20. Day of registration is $25 If you have any questions you may contact us at 757-303-8006, yccmobile1@gmail.com



Sun, Oct 11 - [POSTPONED] Light the Night Car and Light Show - Fighting Leukemia, 5 - 9:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join 757 Auto Events, Detail Medics of Chesapeake, Energized Elite, ClearShine Virginia, and Landstown Commons for an evening of fun, competition, wild builds, and lights! NO BASS OFF AT THIS LOCATION... NO OPEN DOOR DEMOS ALLOWED... This is a Memorial Show to honor Gavin Rhodes, who is passed in 2019 while fighting his battle against Leukemia. Gavin loved the car scene and he loved his truck! 



Sat, Oct 17 - Mustang Club of Tidewater Fall Honor & Remember Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come and celebrate the beginning of fall with us at our annual car show sponsored by The Simple Greek. All makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles are welcome. Cost is $20+2 cans of food. 



Sat, Oct 17 - Sixth Annual 2020 ECW AutoFest, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, European Cars of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Airport, 100 Marclay Rd., Williamsburg. Our Sixth Annual Fundraiser Car Show benefiting a local charity! More details to come. It’s probably going to be thrown together last minute if everything is going well in our community with Covid and will serve as a much needed outlet and time to get together for car enthusiasts and all family and friends after this rough time in our lives. Formal advertising and such will be kept to a minimum, so we will rely on YOU to spread the word! There might not be as many trophies, prizes, etc. but it will be nice to get everyone together! Everyone’s safety is our first and foremost priority. We hope to be able to get everyone together— in the meantime everyone stay safe and healthy! For any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out. Helen - helen@ecwsales.com



Sun, Oct 18 - [RESCHED] 2nd Annual George E Smith Memorial Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join us as we celebrate the memory of a local car enthusiast who passed away December 28, 2018. George was a vital part of the Landstown Cruise-Ins, and we are proud to remember him with an annual event. George also served on the board of the Beachcomber Corvette Club served as the president if the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads. This will be an all years, makes, and models event with awards. Portion of proceeds will benefit a charity that George believed in, the Southeastern Food Bank. We will be accepting all non-perishable food items for the food bank. Landstown Commons Shopping Center is providing us with dash plaques for the event. They are free with registration, while they last!



Sat, Oct 31 - [RESCHED - AGAIN] 16th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisin' thru the Decades, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by Virginia Chevy Lovers and 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. ALL MAKES AND MODELS WELCOME!! ALL YEARS INVITED!! Virginia Chevy Lovers in conjunction with 757 Auto Events presents the 16th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisin' thru the Decades car show to benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Classics and Late Models will compete separately! Best of Awards and Outstanding Build Awards. Club, Business, and Individual sponsorship available! Sponsorships are available as well as vendor spots. Please contact a member or message the page for more information. Details developing!!



CLUB RACING/AUTOCROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY


SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series

Richmond International Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave., Richmond

Drifting was born in the mountains of Japan where skill and style were blended into an aggressive show of speed and car control.

http://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com

Schedule (Date / Event):


Sun, Sep 27 / Soukoukai Practice Drift Event, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. Exciting Driving! **It is required that drivers have done one Novice Clinic or Skid Pad Session with us before driving a Practice Day** Drivers will be broken down into 3 groups; Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced. Driver's will be bumped up or down depending on skill level shown during the morning sessions. This is an open-practice format. Maximum seat time and aggressive style driving. Drift Games will be held at Lunch. The Tanso Solo-Entry Challenge will be 100% focused on you displaying your progression! https://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com/rules-1  Most importantly, prepare to have fun, and drive so much you'll be exhausted! Get ready to learn!


Sun, Oct 4 / Drift Clinic: Full Circuit, Mini-Circuits, Skid Pads, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. Drivers will hone in their skills while having an instructor guide them through basic Drift Training. Bring a pad & paper; you're going back to school! One on one instructor time provides NOVICES a chance to fire away questions at our instructors/advanced drivers! No question is a bad question, so ask away! Get taught the basics and fundamentals of Drifting and drift car up-keep! Utilizing our main SPIRIT CIRCUIT, AND our Skid Pad Sessions layout, we bring to you the MOST seat time of any of our events! 1 full circuit, 2 mini-circuits, 3 figure 8 pads and 3 donuts pads plus advanced instruction will help YOU learn to DRIFT! ALL SKILL LEVELS WELCOME! We will tailor our teaching to your driving skill level!



Apex Track Events

We give classroom training to new high-performance drivers then put trained instructors in the car with students to reinforce and build upon that knowledge

https://www.motorsportreg.com/orgs/apex-track-events

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 


TBD



Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region

Part of the SCCA's Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Our Region includes all the cities in the Hampton Roads area as well as several surrounding cities. We primarily host two types of events: Solo (Auto Cross) and Road Rally.

www.odr-scca.org

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 


Sun, Oct 4 / Solo Autocross #4 / Pungo


Sun, Oct 25 / Solo Autocross #5 / Pungo



Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC)

Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, TSCC has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas. Our autocross season runs from March through November with championship series events typically taking place on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We usually host a novice autocross school early in the season on the Saturday before our Sunday event. This is a great opportunity for new participants to get involved with autocross. We also host higher speed time trials at regional tracks such as North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.

www.tidewatersportscarclub.com

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): TBA 2020


Sun, Oct 18 / TSCC Autocross points Event / TBD



National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic

Founded in 2000, we are an autosport events company servicing the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Our goal is to provide a variety of legal, organized, safety-minded road-racing and education-based high-performance driving experiences for as many sports car enthusiasts as possible.

www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):  


Fri-Sun, Oct 3-4 / ! OktoberFast ! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun) / VIR (Full Course)  http://nasaracing.net/october-3-4-2020-vir/


Sat-Sun, Oct 31-Nov 1 / ! 11th Annual FALL FINALE ! FALL FINALE is HPDE/TT-only, no racing, HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun) / Summit Point Motorsports Park, Main Circuit



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS


Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 70th Anniversary Year

3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton

America's Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.

http://www.langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Wed, Sep 23 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Sat, Sep 26 / New Winners Race, Full Purse Payout, No Track Points, Eligible Drivers = "haven't won in 2020": Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | UCars | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts | Enduros


Wed, Sep 30 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Sat, Oct 3 / Weekly Race Night: Twin Late Models | Twin Super Streets | Super Trucks | Legends | Bandoleros | Virginia Racers | Enduros


Sat, Oct 10 / Weekly Race Night: Twin Modifieds | Grand Stocks | Pro Six | UCars | Karts | Enduros




Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway

4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA

A ½-mile clay surface with 14-degree banking in both corners and 4 degrees on the front and back stretch. Divisions: Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Limited Stock Car, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, World of Outlaws Late Models, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, and mud bogs. Virginia Motor Speedway runs on select Saturday nights April through the first week of October, Closed on RIR NASCAR weekends (check website for schedule of events).

www.vamotorspeedway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): [Weekly Schedule of Events - Competitor Gates Open 3 pm, Spectator Gates Open 5 pm, Drivers Meeting 5:45 pm, Hot Lap Qualifying 6:30 pm, Driver Registration / Pit Pass Window Closes 6:30 pm, Racing 8 pm


OFFICIAL COVID-19 UPDATE

As many of you have already read in the newspaper and on Facebook, there will be No racing in 2020. After reading Executive Order 65, Bill Sawyer has decided he will not operate and run the track without fans, and with the current restrictions, we do not anticipate the chance to race any time soon. For that reason, we will not open for the 2020 season and will step back and get ready for an even bigger and better 2021 racing season. Stay safe and healthy.



Southside Speedway

12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA

"The Toughest Short Track in the South," Chesterfield County's favorite family-friendly venue! Locally owned and operated, Southside Speedway has been a fixture in Chesterfield County since 1959. With a paved 1/3-mile oval track located on Genito Road, and featuring races from six different divisions including Late Models, Modifieds, Grand Stocks, UCARs, Legends and Bandoleros. The speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

www.southsidespeedway.net

Schedule (Date / Event): 


In light of the Governor’s eased restrictions for racetracks effective 29 May, Southside Speedway would like to convey to our drivers that we will continue to monitor the situation into June. Under the current guidelines we cannot operate with fans in attendance:  “No spectators or members of the public are permitted to attend the event. This includes owners, family (unless the guardian of a minor child), as well as outside vendors. Only individuals essential to the operation of the event are permitted to attend.”

Due to this regulation, we are making the decision to remain closed, for now. Thank you for your continued patience in these difficult times.



Richmond Dragway

1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA

Richmond Dragway is a 1/4-mile International Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag racing facility in Sandston, VA. The site features 130 acres with a full-service concession stand, VP Fuel Station, and a 3 story Timing and Scoring tower.

www.richmonddragway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


COVID 19 Update - After much review of the guidelines to reopen Motorsports Facilities from the Commonwealth of Virginia (https://www.governor.virginia.gov/…/Virginia-Forward-Phase-…) many restless nights and much prayer, I have decided that for the immediate future, Richmond Dragway will not reopen during this restrictive phase of reopening. Clearly, the restrictions in place are designed to facilitate major events (with TV and outside revenues) to continue to operate (i.e. NASCAR) and that is more than acceptable. There were a number of deciding factors in this decision including health & safety, financial considerations, and general principle.



Richmond International Raceway (RIR)

600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

Known as America's Premier Short Track, RIR offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series, under the lights on a ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout traditionally produces exciting side-by-side racing, yet drivers reach high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what "Racing Perfection" truly is.

http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com

Schedule (Date / Event):  


Sat-Sun, Sep 19-20 / NASCAR Racing Experience. You can drive a NASCAR race car or take a NASCAR Ride Along at NASCAR Racing Experience at Richmond Raceway.  https://www.nascarracingexperience.com/richmond-international-raceway/


Sun, Sep 27 / SPIRIT.jp Soukoukai Practice Drift Event, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. 


Sun, Oct 4 / SPIRIT.jp Drift Clinic: Full Circuit, Mini-Circuits, Skid Pads, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm.


Sat-Sun, Oct 10-11 / Virginia Motor Sport Club (VMSC) Autocross. http://www.vmsc.org/


Sat-Sun, Oct 17-18 / Racing with Rusty - Get behind the wheel of the fastest NASCAR style racing experience in the country! http://www.racewithrusty.com/


Sat, Oct 17 / Richmond Touch A Truck - Come out and enjoy the 15th Annual Touch a Truck. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing rules, the 15th annual Touch a truck will be drive thru only. https://www.jlrichmond.org/home/support/touch-a-truck/



Dominion Raceway & Entertainment

Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA

Representing a new model for Motorsports facilities and Entertainment venues. Dominion Raceway & Entertainment is a multipurpose facility located on "America's Main Street", I-95. Located between Washington DC and Richmond VA the complex includes: a two-mile road course, a 4/10ths mile paved NASCAR oval, 1/8th mile drag strip, festival concert venue and more. Our 36,600 square foot building includes meeting space, hospitality and a full-service kitchen and bar.

www.dominionraceway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Fri, Sep 25 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Sep 25 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Sep 26 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 5:00 pm


Sat, Sep 26 / Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 7 - 11:00 pm


Fri, Oct 2 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Oct 2 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Oct 3 / 5 pm Green Flag Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 5 - 9:00 pm


Sun, Oct 4 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 4:00 pm


Fri-Sun, Oct 9-11 / Xtreme Xperience - Drive A Supercar On A Racetrack In Virginia! https://www.thextremexperience.com/tracks/dominion-raceway


Fri, Oct 9 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Oct 9 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Oct 10 / 5 pm Green Flag Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 5 - 9:00 pm


Sun, Oct 11 / 3 pm Green Flag Sunday "Big One 200", 3 - 10:00 pm



Virginia Motorsports Park

Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA

Built in 1994, a state of the art multi-million dollar facility encompassing 500 acres featuring: Drag Strip, Mud Bog Pit, Truck and Tractor Pull Arena, Motocross facility, and a BMX Track.

www.virginiamotorsports.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Fri-Sun, Sep 25-27 / Monster Truck Throwdown


Thu-Sun, Oct 1-4 / NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Regional Event


Fri-Sun, Oct 9-11 / Mid Atlantic Challenge (MAC) Team Finals


Fri-Sun, Oct 16-18 / Chesterfield Auto Parts East Coast Chevy Show


Thu-Sun, Oct 22-25 / PDRA Pro Line Racing Brian Olson Memorial World Finals



Virginia International Raceway (VIR)

1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton, VA

Chosen as one of Car & Driver's Top 6 tracks in the nation, Virginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road racing facility, located on the Dan River between Danville and South Boston, Virginia. VIR hosts a wide range of professional and amateur auto and motorcycle racing and track events and is well established as "America's Motorsport Resort."

http://virnow.com/

Schedule (Date / Event):


Fri-Sun, Sep 25-27 / Heacock Classic Gold Cup


Fri-Sun, Oct 3-4 / NASA Mid-Atlantic !OktoberFast! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun)  http://nasaracing.net/october-3-4-2020-vir/




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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA

 


UPDATED LISTING OF LOCAL MEETS/CRUISE-INS, UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, CLUB & MOTORSPORT EVENTS, AND REGIONAL AUTO RACING


WEEKLY/MONTHLY CAR MEETS/CRUISE-INS

(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)

Wed, Sep 16 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Wed, Sep 16 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.

Wed, Sep 16 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.

Wed, Sep 16 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!

Fri, Sep 18 - Friday Night Hardee's Cruise-Ins, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's at 7007 George Washington Hwy (Route 17), Gloucester. We will be having Friday Night Cruise-ins from 4-8 pm. At this time, the restaurant is open for take-out orders only. Come on out and see some cool cars and hang out with other car folks.

Sat, Sep 19 - Cars and coffee, 7 - 9:00 am, Hosted by Tidewater Mopar Club TMC, Heritage Amish Bake Shoppe, next to the Old VB Farmer's Market, 3600 Dam Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. The Bakery may or mayn't have Coffee so it is advised to bring your own.

Sat, Sep 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Great Bridge, 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bride United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Dr., Chesapeake. Cars & Coffee Great Bridge is normally held on the third Saturday of every month at Great Bridge United Methodist Church. 2020 dates are September 19, October 17 and November 21. Come out to share a love of cars and comraderie.

Sat, Sep 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 9 - 11:30 am, The Tipsy Beans Café ( www.tipsybeanscafe.com ), 1430 High Street, Williamsburg. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. After many discussions and proper approvals received we wish to announce we will be moving our monthly event to High Street here in Williamsburg. Thank you for your support of Cars & Coffee Williamsburg! Motor on and be safe!

Sat, Sep 19 - GenRight 4x4 Meet-up, 10:00 am, Hotrodders Cafe, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. A great event to come and hang out with some local jeepers/off-roaders and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh, and the food is always good!

Sat, Sep 19 - 2020 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday Weekly gathering of car enthusiasts at Hardee's in Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. If it's cold, we hangout inside.

Sat, Sep 19 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Sat, Sep 19 - 2020 Classic Cruiser Cruise-Ins, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Classic Cruiser’s cruise-ins will take place every Saturday night thru October 17. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. Please observe social distancing guidelines as required for your safety and those of others. For more information about the cruise-ins, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Paul James at 804-694-6065 or pjs68camaro@yahoo.com 

Sat, Sep 19 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hosted by Barney’s Auto Repair, at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery parking lot, 81 Patch Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton. Weather Permitting. Moving the start time back to 6 pm. We will do this every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer, as long as the weather allows. All makes and models welcome. Hot rods, classics, exotics, cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Come out and enjoy some great craft beer over at Oozlefinch and checkout some cars. As always, no revving, burnouts, loud music, etc. Family friendly environment. Please use the parking spots, and dispose of all trash in the dumpster.

Sun, Sep 20 - Sunday Slides, 12 - 5:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Sunday afternoon for indoor RC Drifting. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Tue, Sep 22 - Jeep Takeover at The Garage for Topless Tuesday, 5:30 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Jeep take-over is back! FIRST 10 Jeeps will receive $5 off their bill! Every Jeep will have the opportunity to be entered into our contest to park inside The Garage Brewery at the next event! Food truck rotating every week. Check our website for more info! Rain or Shine. We won't judge you if you aren't.... Topless ;)

Wed, Sep 23 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Wed, Sep 23 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.

Wed, Sep 23 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.

Wed, Sep 23 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!

Fri, Sep 25 - Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 4 - 8:00 pm, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Suffolk BBQ at the Suffolk Executive Airport will be doing these on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 4-8 pm, weather permitting. So, come on out if the weather's good, we'll be there. BBQ at the airport will be open, covered patio, large menu beer and wine selection also. Come check it out. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Sat, Sep 26 - 2019 River Oak C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, Hosted by the men of River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. Join the monthly gathering happening the 4th Saturday every month at River Oak Church. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Nothing fancy; talk cars, show off your ride and meet others that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotic, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs, tuners, off-road, whatever! We start early, (8 am), and we end early, (9:30 am), before the heat of the day, so you have plenty of your Saturday left to do other shows, polish off your honey-do list, or do whatever you do in the summertime when the weather is hot.

Sat, Sep 26 - Rides and Coffee Virginia Beach, 8 - 11:00 am, Detail Garage, 4239 Holland Rd., Suite #772, Virginia Beach. Our Famous Rides & Coffee event takes place the last Saturday of every month! Always show up early for a good spot and be prepared to kick off your weekend like a Boss! So, who's ready to represent in beautiful VA weather with the baddest Car care supplier in North America? LIVE DEMOS - Raffles - SALES! - Coffee - Donuts. TAG EVERYONE: Car Clubs, Bike Clubs, Truck Clubs are ALWAYS WELCOME!

Sat, Sep 26 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, 9 - 11:00 am, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your vehicle (Cars, motorcycle, or bicycle) out to Uno's in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9-11 am. Proceeds from all your food and beverage purchases bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know. Meetup starts at 9 am. Suggestions, ideas and all cars are welcome! Please, no burnouts or loud music. Coffee and tea will be provided free of charge.

Sat, Sep 26 - Yorktown cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. Bring out your rides of all sorts. We welcome cars, trucks, and bikes, whatever you have. Family friendly and very laid back. Come check out some sweet rides and show off your hard work and passion.

Sat, Sep 26 - TRAACA Meet Up, 4:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Tidewater Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America is dedicated to the preservation of our automotive history, from the earliest 'horseless carriages' to vehicles just turning 25. If you are new to the area, just getting into the hobby, or simply love old cars, check us out. http://www.traaca.com/index.htm

Sat, Sep 26 - Lucid Nights September, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Head Turners Car Club and Lucid Alliance Auto Club, K-Mart, 210 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Free Entry. Collecting donation of water and gatorade for Local Fire/EMS. Respect the Spot. B/U location, 2053 Executive Dr.

Sat, Oct 3 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 10:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. Sponsored by American Do It Yourself Garage of Virginia Beach - find them on Facebook. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($5 per car.), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Enter Parking lot at 19th & Parks Avenue. Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Bathrooms onsite! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early!  https://www.facebook.noclick_com/groups/115284668486129/

Sat, Oct 3 - [RESCHED] FIRST Landstown Commons Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night through October 2020 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!

Sun, Oct 4 - Classic Car/Truck/Motorcycle/Tractor Cruise in, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hosted by Farmer’s Table, 13416 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield. We welcome all Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors! It’s Brain freeze season! For outdoor dining, Tailgate, or curbside call 757-357-1717. View our menu on the website and order online at www.farmerstableofsmithfield.com

Sat, Oct 10 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, 9 - 11:00 am, Village Square Shopping Center, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. This is an informal cruise-in for enthusiast of all makes, models and years, cars and trucks the second Saturday each month from to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.

Sun, Oct 11 - Wicked Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wicked Stitching, 6701 Ruritan Blvd., Suffolk. Come on out for a good time talking cars with great people and enjoy our complimentary coffee and doughnuts. This will take place on the second Sunday of every month. So, mark your calendar!


UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.

(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events)

Sat, Sep 19 - [CANX] 47th Annual TRAACA “Wings & Wheels Car Show”, 8:00 am — 3:00 pm, at the Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. 


Sun, Sep 20 - Alzheimer's Association Benefit Show & Shine, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Williamsburg Antique Mall, 500 Lightfoot Road Williamsburg. Automobiles on a journey to support the Alzheimer's Association Show & Shine Car Show, Open to all makes, models, years - cars, trucks & motorcycles. Donations accepted to benefit the The Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter. DJ, raffle, & restaurant on site. Spectators Welcome. please follow social distancing rules for safety! Stay a couple of hours or more! Sponsored by the Williamsburg Antique Mall and the Historic Virginia Peninsula Region (HVPR) - Antique Automobile Club of America. Info Wes Taylor www.antiqueswilliamsburg.com 757-776-0094 or Al Crane - HVPR cranejra@aol.com  


Sat, Sep 26 - 2nd Annual Strong Cars Strong Hearts Car Show, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Advance Auto Parts, 2401 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth. Registration Fee $15.00, 8 to 10:00 am. Awards to follow for Best in Class for Classic CARS, TRUCKS, BIKES, MUSCLE CARS, HOT RODS AND IMPORTS. We will have FOOD TRUCKS, MUSIC, RAFFLES AND 50/50. With ALL DONATIONS and PROCEEDS going to the AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION. Thank You. Contact Barbie Cooper 757-237-7194, or barbie.cooper@advance-auto.com


Sat, Sep 26 - Annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes. Come celebrate the Guinea Jubilee at the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show; Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more. We will also have raffle items, 50/50 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 am. Fees, Registration: $20. Event is free for spectators. Proceeds benefit the Guinea Heritage Association. Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions, contact: middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@gmail.com  Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.com


Sat, Oct 10 - 2nd Annual Warwick Moose Lodge Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, 1711 Warwick Moose Lane, Newport News. Open to all classes of Cars, Trucks and Bikes. There will be food and drinks. DJ Music and Judged Class Trophies. Registration $20 day of the show. For more information contact Michelle Dore at (757)469-7799,  lodge1711@mooseunits.org  Also check out the TSRA web site www.tsra-va.com


Sat, Oct 10 - York County Customs 3rd Annual Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 1000 Old York Hampton Hwy., Yorktown. Come on out and enjoy hot rods, motorcycles, and race cars! We had an amazing turn out last year with over 115 automobiles that were entered in the show and we would love to feature yours as well! If you do not own a custom vehicle or hot rod, don't fret! We would still LOVE to see you come out and enjoy free hotdogs, drinks, music, door prices, and browse the entered automobiles! Pre-registration is $20 and will end on 10/03/20. Day of registration is $25 If you have any questions you may contact us at 757-303-8006, yccmobile1@gmail.com


Sun, Oct 11 - [POSTPONED] Light the Night Car and Light Show - Fighting Leukemia, 5 - 9:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join 757 Auto Events, Detail Medics of Chesapeake, Energized Elite, ClearShine Virginia, and Landstown Commons for an evening of fun, competition, wild builds, and lights! NO BASS OFF AT THIS LOCATION... NO OPEN DOOR DEMOS ALLOWED... This is a Memorial Show to honor Gavin Rhodes, who is passed in 2019 while fighting his battle against Leukemia. Gavin loved the car scene and he loved his truck! 


Sat, Oct 17 - Mustang Club of Tidewater Fall Honor & Remember Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come and celebrate the beginning of fall with us at our annual car show sponsored by The Simple Greek. All makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles are welcome. Cost is $20+2 cans of food. 


Sun, Oct 18 - [RESCHED] 2nd Annual George E Smith Memorial Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join us as we celebrate the memory of a local car enthusiast who passed away December 28, 2018. George was a vital part of the Landstown Cruise-Ins, and we are proud to remember him with an annual event. George also served on the board of the Beachcomber Corvette Club served as the president if the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads. This will be an all years, makes, and models event with awards. Portion of proceeds will benefit a charity that George believed in, the Southeastern Food Bank. We will be accepting all non-perishable food items for the food bank. Landstown Commons Shopping Center is providing us with dash plaques for the event. They are free with registration, while they last!


Sat, Oct 31 - [RESCHED - AGAIN] 16th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisin' thru the Decades, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by Virginia Chevy Lovers and 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. ALL MAKES AND MODELS WELCOME!! ALL YEARS INVITED!! Virginia Chevy Lovers in conjunction with 757 Auto Events presents the 16th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisin' thru the Decades car show to benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Classics and Late Models will compete separately! Best of Awards and Outstanding Build Awards. Club, Business, and Individual sponsorship available! Sponsorships are available as well as vendor spots. Please contact a member or message the page for more information. Details developing!!



CLUB RACING/AUTOCROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY


SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series

Richmond International Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave., Richmond

Drifting was born in the mountains of Japan where skill and style were blended into an aggressive show of speed and car control.

http://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com

Schedule (Date / Event):

Sun, Sep 20 / TWIN DRIFT Challenge Drift Competition, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Welcome to SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series' Twin-Drift Challenge. 32 drivers, 16 teams. This event consists of Teams of 2. These 2 drivers will do their best try to impress the judges with their driving skill to mirror each other perfectly; TWIN DRIFT! Teams of 2 Drivers will qualify into a TOP 16 Team Bracket and teams will go head to head in a bracket style format to knock each other off and advance to the next round! Which PAIR of Drivers will take home the title of TWIN-DRIFT CHAMPION!

Sun, Sep 27 / Soukoukai Practice Drift Event, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. Exciting Driving! **It is required that drivers have done one Novice Clinic or Skid Pad Session with us before driving a Practice Day** Drivers will be broken down into 3 groups; Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced. Driver's will be bumped up or down depending on skill level shown during the morning sessions. This is an open-practice format. Maximum seat time and aggressive style driving. Drift Games will be held at Lunch. The Tanso Solo-Entry Challenge will be 100% focused on you displaying your progression! https://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com/rules-1  Most importantly, prepare to have fun, and drive so much you'll be exhausted! Get ready to learn!


Apex Track Events

We give classroom training to new high-performance drivers then put trained instructors in the car with students to reinforce and build upon that knowledge

https://www.motorsportreg.com/orgs/apex-track-events

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

TBD


Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region

Part of the SCCA's Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Our Region includes all the cities in the Hampton Roads area as well as several surrounding cities. We primarily host two types of events: Solo (Auto Cross) and Road Rally.

www.odr-scca.org

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sun, Oct 4 / Solo Autocross #4 / Pungo

Sun, Oct 25 / Solo Autocross #5 / Pungo


Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC)

Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, TSCC has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas. Our autocross season runs from March through November with championship series events typically taking place on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We usually host a novice autocross school early in the season on the Saturday before our Sunday event. This is a great opportunity for new participants to get involved with autocross. We also host higher speed time trials at regional tracks such as North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.

www.tidewatersportscarclub.com

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): TBA 2020

Sun, Oct 18 / TSCC Autocross points Event / TBD


National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic

Founded in 2000, we are an autosport events company servicing the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Our goal is to provide a variety of legal, organized, safety-minded road-racing and education-based high-performance driving experiences for as many sports car enthusiasts as possible.

www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):  

Fri-Sun, Oct 3-4 / ! OktoberFast ! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun) / VIR (Full Course)  http://nasaracing.net/october-3-4-2020-vir/



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS


Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 70th Anniversary Year

3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton

America's Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.

http://www.langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Wed, Sep 16 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm

Sat, Sep 19 / Weekly Race Night: Twin Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | Pro Six | UCares | Karts | Twin Virginia Racers | Enduros

Wed, Sep 23 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm

Sat, Sep 26 / New Winners Race, Full Purse Payout, No Track Points, Eligible Drivers = "haven't won in 2020": Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | UCars | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts | Enduros


Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway

4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA

A ½-mile clay surface with 14-degree banking in both corners and 4 degrees on the front and back stretch. Divisions: Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Limited Stock Car, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, World of Outlaws Late Models, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, and mud bogs. Virginia Motor Speedway runs on select Saturday nights April through the first week of October, Closed on RIR NASCAR weekends (check website for schedule of events).

www.vamotorspeedway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): [Weekly Schedule of Events - Competitor Gates Open 3 pm, Spectator Gates Open 5 pm, Drivers Meeting 5:45 pm, Hot Lap Qualifying 6:30 pm, Driver Registration / Pit Pass Window Closes 6:30 pm, Racing 8 pm

OFFICIAL COVID-19 UPDATE

As many of you have already read in the newspaper and on Facebook, there will be No racing in 2020. After reading Executive Order 65, Bill Sawyer has decided he will not operate and run the track without fans, and with the current restrictions, we do not anticipate the chance to race any time soon. For that reason, we will not open for the 2020 season and will step back and get ready for an even bigger and better 2021 racing season. Stay safe and healthy.


Southside Speedway

12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA

"The Toughest Short Track in the South," Chesterfield County's favorite family-friendly venue! Locally owned and operated, Southside Speedway has been a fixture in Chesterfield County since 1959. With a paved 1/3-mile oval track located on Genito Road, and featuring races from six different divisions including Late Models, Modifieds, Grand Stocks, UCARs, Legends and Bandoleros. The speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

www.southsidespeedway.net

Schedule (Date / Event): 

In light of the Governor’s eased restrictions for racetracks effective 29 May, Southside Speedway would like to convey to our drivers that we will continue to monitor the situation into June. Under the current guidelines we cannot operate with fans in attendance:  “No spectators or members of the public are permitted to attend the event. This includes owners, family (unless the guardian of a minor child), as well as outside vendors. Only individuals essential to the operation of the event are permitted to attend.”

Due to this regulation, we are making the decision to remain closed, for now. Thank you for your continued patience in these difficult times.


Richmond Dragway

1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA

Richmond Dragway is a 1/4-mile International Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag racing facility in Sandston, VA. The site features 130 acres with a full-service concession stand, VP Fuel Station, and a 3 story Timing and Scoring tower.

www.richmonddragway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 

COVID 19 Update - After much review of the guidelines to reopen Motorsports Facilities from the Commonwealth of Virginia (https://www.governor.virginia.gov/…/Virginia-Forward-Phase-…) many restless nights and much prayer, I have decided that for the immediate future, Richmond Dragway will not reopen during this restrictive phase of reopening. Clearly, the restrictions in place are designed to facilitate major events (with TV and outside revenues) to continue to operate (i.e. NASCAR) and that is more than acceptable. There were a number of deciding factors in this decision including health & safety, financial considerations, and general principle.


Richmond International Raceway (RIR)

600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

Known as America's Premier Short Track, RIR offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series, under the lights on a ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout traditionally produces exciting side-by-side racing, yet drivers reach high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what "Racing Perfection" truly is.

http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com

Schedule (Date / Event):  

Sat-Sun, Sep 19-20 / NASCAR Racing Experience. You can drive a NASCAR race car or take a NASCAR Ride Along at NASCAR Racing Experience at Richmond Raceway.  https://www.nascarracingexperience.com/richmond-international-raceway/

Sun, Sep 20 / SPIRIT.jp TWIN DRIFT Challenge Drift Competition, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.


Dominion Raceway & Entertainment

Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA

Representing a new model for Motorsports facilities and Entertainment venues. Dominion Raceway & Entertainment is a multipurpose facility located on "America's Main Street", I-95. Located between Washington DC and Richmond VA the complex includes: a two-mile road course, a 4/10ths mile paved NASCAR oval, 1/8th mile drag strip, festival concert venue and more. Our 36,600 square foot building includes meeting space, hospitality and a full-service kitchen and bar.

www.dominionraceway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Fri, Sep 18 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm

Fri, Sep 18 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm

Sat, Sep 19 / Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 7 - 11:00 pm

Fri, Sep 25 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm

Fri, Sep 25 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm

Sat, Sep 26 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 5:00 pm

Sat, Sep 26 / Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 7 - 11:00 pm

Fri, Oct 2 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm

Fri, Oct 2 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm

Sat, Oct 3 / 5 pm Green Flag Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 5 - 9:00 pm

Sun, Oct 4 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 4:00 pm

Fri-Sun, Oct 9-11 / Xtreme Xperience - Drive A Supercar On A Racetrack In Virginia! https://www.thextremexperience.com/tracks/dominion-raceway


Virginia Motorsports Park

Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA

Built in 1994, a state of the art multi-million dollar facility encompassing 500 acres featuring: Drag Strip, Mud Bog Pit, Truck and Tractor Pull Arena, Motocross facility, and a BMX Track.

www.virginiamotorsports.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Wed-Sat, Sep 16-19 / COMP Cams Shakedown Nationals XVIII, presented by FuelTech

Fri-Sun, Sep 25-27 / Monster Truck Throwdown

Thu-Sun, Oct 1-4 / NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Regional Event

Fri-Sun, Oct 9-11 / Mid Atlantic Challenge (MAC) Team Finals

Fri-Sun, Oct 16-18 / Chesterfield Auto Parts East Coast Chevy Show


Virginia International Raceway (VIR)

1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton, VA

Chosen as one of Car & Driver's Top 6 tracks in the nation, Virginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road racing facility, located on the Dan River between Danville and South Boston, Virginia. VIR hosts a wide range of professional and amateur auto and motorcycle racing and track events and is well established as "America's Motorsport Resort."

http://virnow.com/

Schedule (Date / Event):

Fri-Sun, Sep 25-27 / Heacock Classic Gold Cup

Fri-Sun, Oct 3-4 / NASA Mid-Atlantic !OktoberFast! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun)  http://nasaracing.net/october-3-4-2020-vir/



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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA

 



UPDATED LISTING OF LOCAL MEETS/CRUISE-INS, UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, CLUB & MOTORSPORT EVENTS, AND REGIONAL AUTO RACING


WEEKLY/MONTHLY CAR MEETS/CRUISE-INS

(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)


Wed, Sep 9 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Sep 9 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Sep 9 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.


Wed, Sep 9 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!


Fri, Sep 11 - Friday Night Hardee's Cruise-Ins, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's at 7007 George Washington Hwy (Route 17), Gloucester. We will be having Friday Night Cruise-ins from 4-8 pm. At this time, the restaurant is open for take-out orders only. Come on out and see some cool cars and hang out with other car folks.


Fri, Sep 11 - Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 4 - 8:00 pm, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Suffolk BBQ at the Suffolk Executive Airport will be doing these on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 4-8 pm, weather permitting. So, come on out if the weather's good, we'll be there. BBQ at the airport will be open, covered patio, large menu beer and wine selection also. Come check it out. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Looking forward to seeing you there.


Sat, Sep 12 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, 9 - 11:00 am, Village Square Shopping Center, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. This is an informal cruise-in for enthusiast of all makes, models and years, cars and trucks the second Saturday each month from to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.


Sat, Sep 12 - 2020 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday Weekly gathering of car enthusiasts at Hardee's in Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. If it's cold, we hangout inside.


Sat, Sep 12 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Sat, Sep 12 - 2020 Classic Cruiser Cruise-Ins, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Classic Cruiser’s cruise-ins will take place every Saturday night thru October 17. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. Please observe social distancing guidelines as required for your safety and those of others. For more information about the cruise-ins, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Paul James at 804-694-6065 or pjs68camaro@yahoo.com 


Sat, Sep 12 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hosted by Barney’s Auto Repair, at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery parking lot, 81 Patch Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton. Weather Permitting. Moving the start time back to 6 pm. We will do this every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer, as long as the weather allows. All makes and models welcome. Hot rods, classics, exotics, cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Come out and enjoy some great craft beer over at Oozlefinch and checkout some cars. As always, no revving, burnouts, loud music, etc. Family friendly environment. Please use the parking spots, and dispose of all trash in the dumpster.


Sun, Sep 13 - Dyno day, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, AD Performance, 228 Patterson Ave., Hampton. Dynojet, 2 pulls $65. Raffle for throttle power booster/custom exhaust! Grand prize best baseline HP! (757) 224-0857


Sun, Sep 13 - Wicked Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wicked Stitching, 6701 Ruritan Blvd., Suffolk. Come on out for a good time talking cars with great people and enjoy our complimentary coffee and doughnuts. This will take place on the second Sunday of every month. So, mark your calendar!


Sun, Sep 13 - Sunday Slides, 12 - 5:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Sunday afternoon for indoor RC Drifting. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Sep 16 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Sep 16 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Sep 16 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.


Wed, Sep 16 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!


Sat, Sep 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Great Bridge, 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bride United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Dr., Chesapeake. Cars & Coffee Great Bridge is normally held on the third Saturday of every month at Great Bridge United Methodist Church. 2020 dates are September 19, October 17 and November 21. Come out to share a love of cars and comraderie.


Sat, Sep 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 8 - 10:00 am, London Company Coffee & Tea, 1222 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. It will be at the London Company Coffee & Tea next to the Food Lion on the corner of Monticello and Richmond Roads in Williamsburg among the Midtown Row stores. Their coffee is outstanding and there is a great selection of iced concoctions as well!


Sat, Sep 19 - GenRight 4x4 Meet-up, 10:00 am, Hotrodders Cafe, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. A great event to come and hang out with some local jeepers/off-roaders and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh, and the food is always good!


Tue, Sep 22 - Jeep Takeover at The Garage for Topless Tuesday, 5:30 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Jeep take-over is back! FIRST 10 Jeeps will receive $5 off their bill! Every Jeep will have the opportunity to be entered into our contest to park inside The Garage Brewery at the next event! Food truck rotating every week. Check our website for more info! Rain or Shine. We won't judge you if you aren't.... Topless ;)


Sat, Sep 26 - 2019 River Oak C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, Hosted by the men of River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. Join the monthly gathering happening the 4th Saturday every month at River Oak Church. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Nothing fancy; talk cars, show off your ride and meet others that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotic, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs, tuners, off-road, whatever! We start early, (8 am), and we end early, (9:30 am), before the heat of the day, so you have plenty of your Saturday left to do other shows, polish off your honey-do list, or do whatever you do in the summertime when the weather is hot.


Sat, Sep 26 - Rides and Coffee Virginia Beach, 8 - 11:00 am, Detail Garage, 4239 Holland Rd., Suite #772, Virginia Beach. Our Famous Rides & Coffee event takes place the last Saturday of every month! Always show up early for a good spot and be prepared to kick off your weekend like a Boss! So, who's ready to represent in beautiful VA weather with the baddest Car care supplier in North America? LIVE DEMOS - Raffles - SALES! - Coffee - Donuts. TAG EVERYONE: Car Clubs, Bike Clubs, Truck Clubs are ALWAYS WELCOME!


Sat, Sep 26 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, 9 - 11:00 am, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your vehicle (Cars, motorcycle, or bicycle) out to Uno's in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9-11 am. Proceeds from all your food and beverage purchases bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know. Meetup starts at 9 am. Suggestions, ideas and all cars are welcome! Please, no burnouts or loud music. Coffee and tea will be provided free of charge.


Sat, Sep 26 - Yorktown cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. Bring out your rides of all sorts. We welcome cars, trucks, and bikes, whatever you have. Family friendly and very laid back. Come check out some sweet rides and show off your hard work and passion.


Sat, Sep 26 - TRAACA Meet Up, 4:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Tidewater Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America is dedicated to the preservation of our automotive history, from the earliest 'horseless carriages' to vehicles just turning 25. If you are new to the area, just getting into the hobby, or simply love old cars, check us out. http://www.traaca.com/index.htm


Sat, Sep 26 - Lucid Nights September, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Head Turners Car Club and Lucid Alliance Auto Club, K-Mart, 210 W. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Free Entry. Collecting donation of water and gatorade for Local Fire/EMS. Respect the Spot. B/U location, 2053 Executive Dr.


Sat, Oct 3 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 10:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. Sponsored by American Do It Yourself Garage of Virginia Beach - find them on Facebook. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($5 per car.), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Enter Parking lot at 19th & Parks Avenue. Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Bathrooms onsite! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early!  https://www.facebook.noclick_com/groups/115284668486129/


Sat, Oct 3 - [RESCHED] FIRST Landstown Commons Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night through October 2020 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!


Sun, Oct 4 - Classic Car/Truck/Motorcycle/Tractor Cruise in, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hosted by Farmer’s Table, 13416 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield. We welcome all Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors! It’s Brain freeze season! For outdoor dining, Tailgate, or curbside call 757-357-1717. View our menu on the website and order online at www.farmerstableofsmithfield.com




UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.

(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events)


Sat, Sep 12 - Iron Chariots 4th Annual Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8506 Bell Ave., Ivor. Iron Chariots Car Show is a festive Downtown family event. ALL vehicles invited. Old and Late models welcome. All funds go towards Church Mission Ministries. Trophies will be awarded for the “TOP 25 Iron Chariots!”. Plus, Trophies will be awarded to Iron Chariots voted as “Best in Show, Best Paint, Best Interior & Best in Progress.” Join us Rain or Shine for Food, Music, Craft Show, 50/50 Raffle, Iron Chariots, Fun and More! Contact/ Text Allen Montgomery @ (757) 287-8150, Collis Bryant @ (757) 334-6268 or Pastor Don Roberts @ (757) 404-6361 for Car Show Information, Vendor Spaces, or T-shirt Sponsorship Opportunities! http://ivorbaptistchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Car-Show-Flier-2.pdf



Sun, Sep 13 - [CANX] Newport News Sheriff's Office Car & Bike Show Benefit, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, John B. Todd Stadium, Newport News.



Sat, Sep 19 - [CANX] 47th Annual TRAACA “Wings & Wheels Car Show”, 8:00 am — 3:00 pm, at the Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. 



Sat, Sep 19 - Mustang Club of Tidewater Fall Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come and celebrate the beginning of fall with us at our annual car show sponsored by The Simple Greek. All makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles are welcome. Cost is $20+2 cans of food. 



Sun, Sep 20 - Alzheimer's Association Benefit Show & Shine, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Williamsburg Antique Mall, 500 Lightfoot Road Williamsburg. Automobiles on a journey to support the Alzheimer's Association Show & Shine Car Show, Open to all makes, models, years - cars, trucks & motorcycles. Donations accepted to benefit the The Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter. DJ, raffle, & restaurant on site. Spectators Welcome. please follow social distancing rules for safety! Stay a couple of hours or more! Sponsored by the Williamsburg Antique Mall and the Historic Virginia Peninsula Region (HVPR) - Antique Automobile Club of America. Info Wes Taylor www.antiqueswilliamsburg.com 757-776-0094 or Al Crane - HVPR cranejra@aol.com  



Sat, Sep 26 - Annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes. Come celebrate the Guinea Jubilee at the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show; Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more. We will also have raffle items, 50/50 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 am. Fees, Registration: $20. Event is free for spectators. Proceeds benefit the Guinea Heritage Association. Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions, contact: middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@gmail.com  Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.com



Sun, Oct 11 - [POSTPONED] Light the Night Car and Light Show - Fighting Leukemia, 5 - 9:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join 757 Auto Events, Detail Medics of Chesapeake, Energized Elite, ClearShine Virginia, and Landstown Commons for an evening of fun, competition, wild builds, and lights! NO BASS OFF AT THIS LOCATION... NO OPEN DOOR DEMOS ALLOWED... This is a Memorial Show to honor Gavin Rhodes, who is passed in 2019 while fighting his battle against Leukemia. Gavin loved the car scene and he loved his truck! 



Sat, Oct 17 - [RESCHED] 2nd Annual George E Smith Memorial Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join us as we celebrate the memory of a local car enthusiast who passed away December 28, 2018. George was a vital part of the Landstown Cruise-Ins, and we are proud to remember him with an annual event. George also served on the board of the Beachcomber Corvette Club served as the president if the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads. This will be an all years, makes, and models event with awards. Portion of proceeds will benefit a charity that George believed in, the Southeastern Food Bank. We will be accepting all non-perishable food items for the food bank. Landstown Commons Shopping Center is providing us with dash plaques for the event. They are free with registration, while they last!



Sat, Oct 31 - [RESCHED - AGAIN] 16th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisin' thru the Decades, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by Virginia Chevy Lovers and 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. ALL MAKES AND MODELS WELCOME!! ALL YEARS INVITED!! Virginia Chevy Lovers in conjunction with 757 Auto Events presents the 16th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisin' thru the Decades car show to benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Classics and Late Models will compete separately! Best of Awards and Outstanding Build Awards. Club, Business, and Individual sponsorship available! Sponsorships are available as well as vendor spots. Please contact a member or message the page for more information. Details developing!!




CLUB RACING/AUTOCROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY


SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series

Richmond International Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave., Richmond

Drifting was born in the mountains of Japan where skill and style were blended into an aggressive show of speed and car control.

http://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com

Schedule (Date / Event):


Sun, Sep 20 / TWIN DRIFT Challenge Drift Competition, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Welcome to SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series' Twin-Drift Challenge. 32 drivers, 16 teams. This event consists of Teams of 2. These 2 drivers will do their best try to impress the judges with their driving skill to mirror each other perfectly; TWIN DRIFT! Teams of 2 Drivers will qualify into a TOP 16 Team Bracket and teams will go head to head in a bracket style format to knock each other off and advance to the next round! Which PAIR of Drivers will take home the title of TWIN-DRIFT CHAMPION!



Apex Track Events

We give classroom training to new high-performance drivers then put trained instructors in the car with students to reinforce and build upon that knowledge

https://www.motorsportreg.com/orgs/apex-track-events

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 


Sat-Sun, Sep 12-13 / Rumble at the Roval / Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC - Join our friends SCMC and TCUSA for a weekend of open-track fun. The "on track" portion of this event will be the  "Full Course Roval" configuration for both days which is a 2.28-mile track layout. You must be a member of one of these two clubs to participate in the on-track portion.  You do not have to be a member to spectate or enter the car show/parade laps. Member Price for on track:  $525.00*  E-mail Tony at tony@svtcobraclub.com for questions or concerns



Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region

Part of the SCCA's Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Our Region includes all the cities in the Hampton Roads area as well as several surrounding cities. We primarily host two types of events: Solo (Auto Cross) and Road Rally.

www.odr-scca.org

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 


Sun, Oct 4 / Solo Autocross #4 / Pungo


Sun, Oct 25 / Solo Autocross #5 / Pungo



Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC)

Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, TSCC has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas. Our autocross season runs from March through November with championship series events typically taking place on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We usually host a novice autocross school early in the season on the Saturday before our Sunday event. This is a great opportunity for new participants to get involved with autocross. We also host higher speed time trials at regional tracks such as North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.

www.tidewatersportscarclub.com

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): TBA 2020


Sun, Sep 13 / TSCC Autocross points Event / Virginia Motorsports Park


Sun, Oct 18 / TSCC Autocross points Event / TBD



National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic

Founded in 2000, we are an autosport events company servicing the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Our goal is to provide a variety of legal, organized, safety-minded road-racing and education-based high-performance driving experiences for as many sports car enthusiasts as possible.

www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):  


Sat-Sun, Sep 12-13 / ! Unkefer Dash ! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun) / VIR (Full Course)  http://nasaracing.net/september-12-13-2020-vir/


Fri-Sun, Oct 3-4 / ! OktoberFast ! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun) / VIR (Full Course)  http://nasaracing.net/october-3-4-2020-vir/




REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS


Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 70th Anniversary Year

3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton

America's Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.

http://www.langley-speedway.com/

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Wed, Sep 9 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Sat, Sep 12 / Weekly Race Night: Twin Late Models | UCars | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts | Enduros


Wed, Sep 16 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Sat, Sep 19 / Weekly Race Night: Twin Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | Pro Six | UCares | Karts | Twin Virginia Racers | Enduros


Sat, Sep 26 / New Winners Race, Full Purse Payout, No Track Points, Eligible Drivers = "haven't won in 2020": Modifieds | Super Streets | Super Trucks | UCars | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts | Enduros



Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway

4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA

A ½-mile clay surface with 14-degree banking in both corners and 4 degrees on the front and back stretch. Divisions: Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Limited Stock Car, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, World of Outlaws Late Models, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, and mud bogs. Virginia Motor Speedway runs on select Saturday nights April through the first week of October, Closed on RIR NASCAR weekends (check website for schedule of events).

www.vamotorspeedway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): [Weekly Schedule of Events - Competitor Gates Open 3 pm, Spectator Gates Open 5 pm, Drivers Meeting 5:45 pm, Hot Lap Qualifying 6:30 pm, Driver Registration / Pit Pass Window Closes 6:30 pm, Racing 8 pm


OFFICIAL COVID-19 UPDATE

As many of you have already read in the newspaper and on Facebook, there will be No racing in 2020. After reading Executive Order 65, Bill Sawyer has decided he will not operate and run the track without fans, and with the current restrictions, we do not anticipate the chance to race any time soon. For that reason, we will not open for the 2020 season and will step back and get ready for an even bigger and better 2021 racing season. Stay safe and healthy.



Southside Speedway

12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA

"The Toughest Short Track in the South," Chesterfield County's favorite family-friendly venue! Locally owned and operated, Southside Speedway has been a fixture in Chesterfield County since 1959. With a paved 1/3-mile oval track located on Genito Road, and featuring races from six different divisions including Late Models, Modifieds, Grand Stocks, UCARs, Legends and Bandoleros. The speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

www.southsidespeedway.net

Schedule (Date / Event): 


In light of the Governor’s eased restrictions for racetracks effective 29 May, Southside Speedway would like to convey to our drivers that we will continue to monitor the situation into June. Under the current guidelines we cannot operate with fans in attendance:  “No spectators or members of the public are permitted to attend the event. This includes owners, family (unless the guardian of a minor child), as well as outside vendors. Only individuals essential to the operation of the event are permitted to attend.”

Due to this regulation, we are making the decision to remain closed, for now. Thank you for your continued patience in these difficult times.



Richmond Dragway

1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA

Richmond Dragway is a 1/4-mile International Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag racing facility in Sandston, VA. The site features 130 acres with a full-service concession stand, VP Fuel Station, and a 3 story Timing and Scoring tower.

www.richmonddragway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


COVID 19 Update - After much review of the guidelines to reopen Motorsports Facilities from the Commonwealth of Virginia (https://www.governor.virginia.gov/…/Virginia-Forward-Phase-…) many restless nights and much prayer, I have decided that for the immediate future, Richmond Dragway will not reopen during this restrictive phase of reopening. Clearly, the restrictions in place are designed to facilitate major events (with TV and outside revenues) to continue to operate (i.e. NASCAR) and that is more than acceptable. There were a number of deciding factors in this decision including health & safety, financial considerations, and general principle.



Richmond International Raceway (RIR)

600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

Known as America's Premier Short Track, RIR offers great night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts two NASCAR Doubleheader weekends, featuring the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series, under the lights on a ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout traditionally produces exciting side-by-side racing, yet drivers reach high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what "Racing Perfection" truly is.

http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com

Schedule (Date / Event):  


Fri, Sep 11 / Go Bowling 250. Watch as NASCAR's rising stars finish out their regular season and prepare for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs in the Go Bowling 250. http://www.richmondraceway.com/Tickets/Calendar-of-Events/Row/Events/Fall-NXS-2020.aspx


Sat, Sep 12 / Federated Auto Parts 400. Sparks will fly as the NASCAR Cup Series returns to Richmond for the second race of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff. http://www.richmondraceway.com/Tickets/Calendar-of-Events/Row/Events/Fall-MENCS-2020.aspx


Sat-Sun, Sep 19-20 / NASCAR Racing Experience. You can drive a NASCAR race car or take a NASCAR Ride Along at NASCAR Racing Experience at Richmond Raceway.  https://www.nascarracingexperience.com/richmond-international-raceway/


Sun, Sep 20 / SPIRIT.jp TWIN DRIFT Challenge Drift Competition, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.



Dominion Raceway & Entertainment

Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA

Representing a new model for Motorsports facilities and Entertainment venues. Dominion Raceway & Entertainment is a multipurpose facility located on "America's Main Street", I-95. Located between Washington DC and Richmond VA the complex includes: a two-mile road course, a 4/10ths mile paved NASCAR oval, 1/8th mile drag strip, festival concert venue and more. Our 36,600 square foot building includes meeting space, hospitality and a full-service kitchen and bar.

www.dominionraceway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Wed, Sep 9 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Sep 11 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Sep 12 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 5:00 pm


Sat, Sep 12 / Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 7 - 11:00 pm


Fri, Sep 18 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Sep 18 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Sep 19 / Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 7 - 11:00 pm


Fri, Sep 25 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Sep 25 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Sep 26 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 5:00 pm


Sat, Sep 26 / Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 7 - 11:00 pm


Fri-Sun, Oct 9-11 / Xtreme Xperience - Drive A Supercar On A Racetrack In Virginia! https://www.thextremexperience.com/tracks/dominion-raceway



Virginia Motorsports Park

Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA

Built in 1994, a state of the art multi-million dollar facility encompassing 500 acres featuring: Drag Strip, Mud Bog Pit, Truck and Tractor Pull Arena, Motocross facility, and a BMX Track.

www.virginiamotorsports.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Thu-Fri, Sep 10-11 / Demon Performance Modern Street HEMI Shootout 


Sat, Sep 12 / Brown's Racing presents Battle in the DMV, gates open at 9:00 am.  


Wed-Sat, Sep 16-19 / COMP Cams Shakedown Nationals XVIII, presented by FuelTech


Fri-Sun, Sep 25-27 / Monster Truck Throwdown



Virginia International Raceway (VIR)

1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton, VA

Chosen as one of Car & Driver's Top 6 tracks in the nation, Virginia International Raceway is a multi-purpose road racing facility, located on the Dan River between Danville and South Boston, Virginia. VIR hosts a wide range of professional and amateur auto and motorcycle racing and track events and is well established as "America's Motorsport Resort."

http://virnow.com/

Schedule (Date / Event):


Fri-Sun, Sep 25-27 / Heacock Classic Gold Cup


Fri-Sun, Oct 3-4 / NASA Mid-Atlantic !OktoberFast! Instructor Clinic (Fri-Sat), OG Racing Hyperdrive (Sat), HPDE 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sat-Sun), Instructors (Sat-Sun), Time Trial (Sat-Sun), Racing (Sat-Sun)  http://nasaracing.net/october-3-4-2020-vir/




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