Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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) 

Tue, Nov 21 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Wed, Nov 22 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels. 

Thu, Nov 23 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Sat, Nov 25 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, 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, Nov 25 - 6th Annual Sumospeed Toy Drive, 12 - 5:00 pm, Gran Rodeo - Virginia Beach, 1909 Landstown Centre Way, Ste. 130, Virginia Beach. We are once again, for the 6th year straight, doing our annual toy drive! This year we are posting at up at Gran Rodeo - Virginia Beach so everyone can come drop off some toys, grab a great meal, and hang out with other car enthusiasts in the area! All donations will go to benefit local children in the area to ensure they have a great holiday season where they may not otherwise. Please bring new, in package, non gift wrapped toys to donate. We look forward to seeing everyone for our event season closer and excited to see what this community can do!

Sun, Nov 26 - Sunday Cruise-in, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 4:00 pm, Farm Fresh, 230 E Little Creek Rd in Norfolk. *Please note the start/end time change-moved up to 4 pm. Weekly cruise-in at the Farm Fresh near Wards Corner on Little Creek Road in Norfolk. All makes and models are welcome! This is a free event! Please be respectful- no burnouts, excessive revving or littering. Those who do not comply will not be allowed to come back. This is a fun family-oriented event, so come out and have a great time!

Mon, Nov 27 - Weekly Sonic Meet, Hosted by Eat Sleep Car Meet Norfolk, 7:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Don't have a car? No problem we still would love to have you! The more people we have the better the outcome! Do you have an Xbox or PlayStation? We race in Forza Horizon 3! REPRESENT THE MOVEMENT. Rules for the event: (Reason for these rules - We treat this group professionally and want to positively reflect our sponsors and the people who back us) No revving, No burnouts, No loud music, Please leave the meet cleaner than you found it, we want to keep the location, We do NOT condone street racing, We do NOT condone illegal activity, We do NOT condone hate towards any individual based on race, religion, culture or any other demographic, We do NOT condone any actions made by members in their personal social media whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, ETC.  If any of these rules/laws are violated you will be asked to leave group and will not be approved to represent the group in any way. Proudly supported by: Meek Nation

Sat, Dec 2 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., 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 ($3 per car), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf Café & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking (no parking in spots for the Massage Lux Spa). Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot promptly by 9 am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/ 

Sat, Dec 9 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 9 - 11:00 am, 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, Dec 9 - Santa Claus Parade of Cars at Military Circle, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Military Circle Mall, 880 N Military Hwy., Norfolk. Hosted by 757 Auto Events and East Coast Family Organization. We have been asked to help organize a Parade for the coming of Santa Claus at Military Circle Mall. We are teaming with the East Coast Family Organization to invite families and selected vehicles to be in the parade. Decorate your vehicle, and help us spread some Christmas Cheer!! This event is free and open to everyone. The Mall will be accepting toy donations, or we will take cash contributions to help with the Holiday Toy Drive. Family friendly! NO STUNTIN OR EXPLICIT AUDIO DEMOS! Come out for complementary donuts and juice as we organize cars to participate in the parade. https://www.facebook.com/events/167647417155014/

Sat, Dec 9 - All Aspects Motorsports Open House, 12 - 6:00 pm, 136 Tilden Ave., Chesapeake. This holiday season here at All Aspects, we are holding an Open House and Charity event for the United In Grace Organization that assists in cancer research and provides hope to children at CHKD! Donations like unwrapped toys, gift cards for the kids and their families as well as cash donations will be accepted. We will be doing $50 Dyno Runs with $30 each being donated to the organization. There are only 25 spots avaliable so please give us a call at the shop to reserve your spot! Everyone is welcome to come down, hangout, watch cars on the dyno and socialize!

Sat, Dec 16 - (3rd Sat) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, The Coffeehouse, 8 - 10:00 am, 5251 John Tyler Hwy., Williamsburg. C&C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles.  Come on out and share a cup of coffee with the enthusiast you met last month, or plan to make new friends to compare your mods with next month! http://www.carsandcoffeewilliamsburg.com/ 

Sat, Dec 16 - GenRight 4x4 Breakfast, Hotrodders Cafe, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and 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, Dec 2 - 17th Annual Toys For Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Smithfield Auto and Truck Center, 928 S. Church Street, Smithfield. Come join us for our 17th Annual Toys for Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show on December 2, 2017. There will be live entertainment, door prizes, food, and vendors. Also on display will be Rusty Wallace's #2 Miller Genuine Draft Race Car. Pre-registration by November 25 is $20.00. Registration day of show is $25.00. Awards will be at 2:30. There will be 45 awards that include "Best In" categories, Top 25, and Best Christmas Decorations. Also, Santa will be arriving around noon by Nightingale.


Sun, Dec 10 - Sounds of the Season Toy Drive, hosted by 757 Auto Events, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sound Wave Customs, 2700 Avenger Drive, Suite 111, Virginia Beach. Our 6th annual toy drive returns to Sound Wave Customs with a static car show hosted by Santa Claus! 50-50 Raffle. All cash will be turned into toys and donated for children in need. Pre-register for show or Bass Off $15; Day of admission show or Bass Off $15 with toy, $20 without toy. We will have food and drinks included with registration, or purchase a wristband @ $3.00 for spectators. Reindeer games for GIFT CARDS, PRIZES, and MORE. Costume contests for holiday themes (People and Cars)! https://www.facebook.com/events/1776375219320989/?active_tab=about |  http://toydrive.bigcartel.com/


Sat-Sun, Jan 6-7 - Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show, Hampton Roads convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr., Hampton. The biggest indoor car show in Virginia is back! The Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Show will return to the Hampton Roads Convention Center, January 2018. The show is the area's biggest celebration of classic cars and 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s culture. Only the best lineup of hand-selected classics, muscle cars, restored cars, classic trucks, pro street cars, custom bikes from the Mid-Atlantic and South East will be there! Regional and national celebrities come together for this show every year! There will be music, kid's activities, and fun for everyone! You can't miss it! Want to have your car in the show? Register at: VACarShow.com



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

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. http://www.nasaracing.net/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

TBA



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 Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.  http://www.tidewatersportscarclub.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

TBA



Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region 
Part of the Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of 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): 

TBA



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS 

Larry King Law's Langley Speedway
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): 

TBA


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).  http://www.vamotorspeedway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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. http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Thu-Sun, Nov 23-26 / Turkey Trot  BIG $$$ Top ET Race

Sat, Dec 2 / Test-n-Tune

Sat Dec 9 / Test-n-Tune


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, the speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  www.southsidespeedway.net

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA April 2018


Richmond Dragway
1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA  23150
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): 

Sat, Nov 25  / Open TNT events (open to ALL CARS, ALL CLASSES) for 1/8 and 1/4 mile TNT action. Gates open each day at 10 am, TNT from 11-4 pm, tech closes at 3 pm and staging lanes close at 3:45 pm.  General admission is $12 per person and a $25 car and driver fee for TNT regardless of class.


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.  www.rir.com 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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 will include meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar.  http://www.dominionraceway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Wed, Nov 22 / DR Street Racers Association, 5 pm, Presented by Modified DMV / Side by side racing like it used to be; no prep, no time . just bragging rights. The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a "Heads Up" Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5pm and the first race is at 6 pm.

Wed, Nov 29 / DR Street Racers Association, 5 pm, Presented by Modified DMV / Side by side racing like it used to be; no prep, no time . just bragging rights. The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a "Heads Up" Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5pm and the first race is at 6 pm.


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, Dec 1 / Holiday Laps for Charity, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (full course) / https://www.facebook.com/events/130077244315578/

Sat-Sun, Dec 2-3 / Chumpcar World Series Double 8-Hour race, north course / https://www.chumpcar.com/events.php



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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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) 

Tue, Nov 14 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Wed, Nov 15 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels. 

Thu, Nov 16 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Sat, Nov 18 - (3rd Sat) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, The Coffeehouse, 8 - 10:00 am, 5251 John Tyler Hwy., Williamsburg. C&C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles.  Come on out and share a cup of coffee with the enthusiast you met last month, or plan to make new friends to compare your mods with next month! http://www.carsandcoffeewilliamsburg.com/ 

Sat, Nov 18 - GenRight 4x4 Breakfast, Hotrodders Cafe, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!

Sun, Nov 19 - Sunday Cruise-in, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 4:00 pm, Farm Fresh, 230 E Little Creek Rd in Norfolk. *Please note the start/end time change-moved up to 4 pm. Weekly cruise-in at the Farm Fresh near Wards Corner on Little Creek Road in Norfolk. All makes and models are welcome! This is a free event! Please be respectful- no burnouts, excessive revving or littering. Those who do not comply will not be allowed to come back. This is a fun family-oriented event, so come out and have a great time!

Mon, Nov 20 - Weekly Sonic Meet, Hosted by Eat Sleep Car Meet Norfolk, 7:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Don't have a car? No problem we still would love to have you! The more people we have the better the outcome! Do you have an Xbox or PlayStation? We race in Forza Horizon 3! REPRESENT THE MOVEMENT. Rules for the event: (Reason for these rules - We treat this group professionally and want to positively reflect our sponsors and the people who back us) No revving, No burnouts, No loud music, Please leave the meet cleaner than you found it, we want to keep the location, We do NOT condone street racing, We do NOT condone illegal activity, We do NOT condone hate towards any individual based on race, religion, culture or any other demographic, We do NOT condone any actions made by members in their personal social media whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, ETC.  If any of these rules/laws are violated you will be asked to leave group and will not be approved to represent the group in any way. Proudly supported by: Meek Nation

Sat, Nov 25 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, 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, Dec 2 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., 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 ($3 per car), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf Café & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking (no parking in spots for the Massage Lux Spa). Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot promptly by 9 am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/ 

Sat, Dec 9 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 9 - 11:00 am, 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. 



UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC. 
(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events) 

Fri-Sun, Nov 17-19 - 3rd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center. Open to all makes and models. Vehicles must be delivered to the convention center with less than 1/4 tank of gas, no exceptions! Vehicles must be parked in the convention center thru Sunday 6 pm. Registration: please go to http://cvautoshow.com/ to view prices for pre-registration and day of registration fees. Prices range from $20 - $55. For more information call Jeanette Robinson at 757-222-2932.


Sat, Dec 2 - 17th Annual Toys For Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Smithfield Auto and Truck Center, 928 S. Church Street, Smithfield. Come join us for our 17th Annual Toys for Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show on December 2, 2017. There will be live entertainment, door prizes, food, and vendors. Also on display will be Rusty Wallace's #2 Miller Genuine Draft Race Car. Pre-registration by November 25 is $20.00. Registration day of show is $25.00. Awards will be at 2:30. There will be 45 awards that include "Best In" categories, Top 25, and Best Christmas Decorations. Also, Santa will be arriving around noon by Nightingale.


Sun, Dec 10 - Sounds of the Season Toy Drive, hosted by 757 Auto Events, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sound Wave Customs, 2700 Avenger Drive, Suite 111, Virginia Beach. Our 6th annual toy drive returns to Sound Wave Customs with a static car show hosted by Santa Claus! 50-50 Raffle. All cash will be turned into toys and donated for children in need. Pre-register for show or Bass Off $15; Day of admission show or Bass Off $15 with toy, $20 without toy. We will have food and drinks included with registration, or purchase a wristband @ $3.00 for spectators. Reindeer games for GIFT CARDS, PRIZES, and MORE. Costume contests for holiday themes (People and Cars)! https://www.facebook.com/events/1776375219320989/?active_tab=about |  http://toydrive.bigcartel.com/


Sat-Sun, Jan 6-7 - Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show, Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr., Hampton. The biggest indoor car show in Virginia is back! The Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Show will return to the Hampton Roads Convention Center, January 2018. The show is the area's biggest celebration of classic cars and 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s culture. Only the best lineup of hand-selected classics, muscle cars, restored cars, classic trucks, pro street cars, custom bikes from the Mid-Atlantic and South East will be there! Regional and national celebrities come together for this show every year! There will be music, kid's activities, and fun for everyone! You can't miss it! Want to have your car in the show? Register at: VACarShow.com



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

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. http://www.nasaracing.net/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

TBA


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 Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.  http://www.tidewatersportscarclub.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sun, Nov 19 / Autocross #9 / Pungo Airfield 


Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region 
Part of the Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of 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): 

TBA



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS 

Larry King Law's Langley Speedway
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): 

TBA


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).  http://www.vamotorspeedway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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. http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Sat, Nov 18 / Test-n-Tune

Sun, Nov 19 / Virginia Motorsports Club Charity Autocross #9 / http://www.vmsc.org/ 

Thu-Sun, Nov 23-26 / Turkey Trot  BIG $$$ Top ET Race

Sat, Dec 2 / Test-n-Tune

Sat Dec 9 / Test-n-Tune


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 will include meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar.  http://www.dominionraceway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Wed, Nov 15 / DR Street Racers Association, 5 pm, Presented by Modified DMV. Side by side racing like it used to be; no prep, no time . just bragging rights. The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a "Heads Up" Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5pm and the first race is at 6 pm.

Fri, Nov 17 / DR Street Racers Association, 5 pm, Presented by Modified DMV. Side by side racing like it used to be; no prep, no time . just bragging rights. The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a "Heads Up" Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5pm and the first race is at 6 pm.

Sat, Nov 18 / High Performance DR Education on Road Course. HPDRE is our in-house track day program. It is the next step on the "ladder of speed" after our Track Attack & TrackCross events. HPDRE is all about the high speed driving of street, track, or race prepared cars on our 2 mile, 12 turn road course. Not only will you learn to master the complexities of our track, you will gain valuable driving technique and build skills that can only make you a safer driver on the street. http:msreg.com/hpdre2/

Sat, Nov 18 / Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. Our goal is to provide the novice to the most knowledgeable race fan with an authentic racing experience they will never forget. When you Race with Rusty.its personal. 
http://www.racewithrusty.com/event/dominion-raceway-3/

Wed, Nov 22 / DR Street Racers Association, 5 pm, Presented by Modified DMV / Side by side racing like it used to be; no prep, no time . just bragging rights. The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a "Heads Up" Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5pm and the first race is at 6 pm.

Wed, Nov 29 / DR Street Racers Association, 5 pm, Presented by Modified DMV / Side by side racing like it used to be; no prep, no time . just bragging rights. The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a "Heads Up" Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5pm and the first race is at 6 pm.


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.  www.rir.com 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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, Nov 17-19 / Carolinas Region PCA HPDE (full course) / www.carolinas-pca.com

Sat-Sun, Nov 18-19 / Teen Driving Solutions (pad & patriot course) / www.teendrivingsolutions.org

Fri, Dec 1 / Holiday Laps for Charity, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (full course) / https://www.facebook.com/events/130077244315578/

Sat-Sun, Dec 2-3 / Chumpcar World Series Double 8-Hour race, north course / https://www.chumpcar.com/events.php



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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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, Nov 1 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels. 

Thu, Nov 2 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Sat, Nov 4 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., 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 ($3 per car), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf Café & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking (no parking in spots for the Massage Lux Spa). Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot promptly by 9 am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/ 

Sat, Nov 4 - Hampton Chapter Can Food Drive, Hosted by Flawless Empire Auto Club, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sears (Hampton, VA), 100 Newmarket Fair Mall, Hampton. All of the donations will go to needy people in our community. Come out and support, every can helps and is greatly appreciated.

Sun, Nov 5 - Sunday Cruise-in, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 4:00 pm, Farm Fresh, 230 E Little Creek Rd in Norfolk. *Please note the start/end time change-moved up to 4 pm. Weekly cruise-in at the Farm Fresh near Wards Corner on Little Creek Road in Norfolk. All makes and models are welcome! This is a free event! Please be respectful- no burnouts, excessive revving or littering. Those who do not comply will not be allowed to come back. This is a fun family-oriented event, so come out and have a great time!

Mon, Nov 6 - Weekly Sonic Meet, Hosted by Eat Sleep Car Meet Norfolk, 7:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Don't have a car? No problem we still would love to have you! The more people we have the better the outcome! Do you have an Xbox or PlayStation? We race in Forza Horizon 3! REPRESENT THE MOVEMENT. Rules for the event: (Reason for these rules - We treat this group professionally and want to positively reflect our sponsors and the people who back us) No revving, No burnouts, No loud music, Please leave the meet cleaner than you found it, we want to keep the location, We do NOT condone street racing, We do NOT condone illegal activity, We do NOT condone hate towards any individual based on race, religion, culture or any other demographic, We do NOT condone any actions made by members in their personal social media whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, ETC.  If any of these rules/laws are violated you will be asked to leave group and will not be approved to represent the group in any way. Proudly supported by: Meek Nation

Tue, Nov 7 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Wed, Nov 8 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels. 

Thu, Nov 9 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Fri-Sun, Nov 10-12 - Fall Slide Jam and Competition, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us for 3 days of non-stop sliding at Virginia's premier indoor RC drift track! All 1/10th RWD and AWD drift vehicles are welcome. Event Schedule is as follows: Fri, Nov 10th - Track opens at 3 pm, Open practice until 8 pm (Track closing time might be extended on Friday); Sat, Nov 11th - Track opens at 10 am, Open practice from 10 am until 3 pm, Body competition judging at 3:15 pm, Tandem brackets start at 4 pm, Awards ceremony at conclusion of tandem competition, Then open track for non-stop sliding; Sun, Nov 12th - Track open from 12-5 pm for tandem trains, grudge matches, and non-stop drifting. Entry fee for the track is $10 per day. Or $20 for a 3 day weekend pass if purchased on Friday. No extra fees to enter any of the drifting events. No extra entry charge for monthly members. 

Sat, Nov 11 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 9 - 11:00 am, 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. 

Fri, Nov 11 - Night Moves 2017 Meets & Food Drive, Hosted by Sumospeed, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 7 - 10:00 pm, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Sumospeed presents season 3 of Night Moves meets at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex, this month sponsored by Rent A Lift. There will be an entry cover of $5.00 for the meet; this helps us cover rental of the property, bathrooms, and other features of the event. We'll have Dj El Capone playing music, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA on site each month with some RC drift action and of course Sumospeed with event merchandise for you to purchase. Chops Creative will be there yet again for our official Night Moves coverage this season. The same rules apply as last season: No revving, No speeding or burnouts in the parking lot, No excessively loud music or bass, Clean up after yourselves - we are all adults, No alcohol, If you have any questions or concerns about the above conditions, VBPD will be on hand to address them. We look forward to seeing you out this year! Spread the word!

Sat, Nov 18 - (3rd Sat) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, The Coffeehouse, 8 - 10:00 am, 5251 John Tyler Hwy., Williamsburg. C&C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles.  Come on out and share a cup of coffee with the enthusiast you met last month, or plan to make new friends to compare your mods with next month! http://www.carsandcoffeewilliamsburg.com/ 

Sat, Nov 18 - GenRight 4x4 Breakfast, Hotrodders Cafe, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!

Sat, Nov 25 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, 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.



UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC. 
(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events) 

Sun, Nov 5 - RAIN DATE: ALL VW Show & Shine plus Open House at the Bug House, Hosted by Volkswagen Club Of Tidewater (VCOT81), 9:00 am - 2:30 pm, 5024 Southern Blvd., Virginia Beach. ALL VW Show & Shine plus Open House @ the Bug House to benefit Toys for Tots! Drive it, Push it, Tow it - as long as it is a VW please bring it to the Show. All VW Enthusiasts welcome to help out a GREAT Charity! Sorry, NO Pre-Registration. $20 Registration or $15 Registration plus a NEW Toy (spectators FREE). Registration: 9 am - 12:30 pm; Awards: 2:30 pm. Dash Magnets & 50/50 Drawing (tickets 2/$1 or $10 Head-to-Toe). Not a VW owner ? Please do not let that stop you from supporting a GREAT Charity ! Let's work together and help children have a nice Christmas during these tough economic times. Please help out Toys For Tots by bringing any NEW Toy or CASH Donation ! Don't miss your opportunity to help raise money and vote for your favorite 5 Volkswagens! More Info: Ty Ryan 757-761-3568 / luv_things@verizon.net or Michelle Crawford 757-404-3846 / flatbug1@cox.net


Sat, Nov 11 - Great Bridge Cruisers 2017 Inaugural Car Show, Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, 8:30 am - 11:00 am, 333 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake. Car Show is coming to GBPC! If you have an antique, classic, muscle, modern, or original car/truck you would like to display at our car show November 11th, please contact Pastor Ralph: ralphh@gbpres.org.  Continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 am. Join us! Sign up online. For more information: 757-547-4706 |www.gbpres.org/event/car-show/?instance_id=2794


Sat, Nov 11 - Mustang Club of Tidewater Joy Fund Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Cavalier Ford, 4021 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Open to all makes and models. Registration: $20 plus 2 cans of food. Proceeds benefit Virginian Pilot's Joy Fund Charity. Contact Doug Sample at 1-757-880-1660.


Sat, Nov 11 - Shop With a Cop Car Truck & Bike Show and Annual Restaurant Challenge, hosted by Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, 10:00 am - 3;00 pm, 5630 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester. Two events, one great cause. The Shop With A Cop Car Truck & Motorcycle show and 5th annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge returns to the former site of Page Middle School. Come out and support this outstanding cause!  Once again there will be the annual cook-off! Registration from 9 am - 12 pm. $15 pre-registration/$20 Day of show. Email: middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@cox.net  |  www.mpccofgloucester.org  For more information on the 5th annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge contact Jake Forehand at LocalCycleEvents.com 


Fri-Sun, Nov 17-19 - 3rd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center. Open to all makes and models. Vehicles must be delivered to the convention center with less than 1/4 tank of gas, no exceptions! Vehicles must be parked in the convention center thru Sunday 6 pm. Registration: please go to http://cvautoshow.com/ to view prices for pre-registration and day of registration fees. Prices range from $20 - $55. For more information call Jeanette Robinson at 757-222-2932.


Sat, Dec 2 - 17th Annual Toys For Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Smithfield Auto and Truck Center, 928 S. Church Street, Smithfield. Come join us for our 17th Annual Toys for Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show on December 2, 2017. There will be live entertainment, door prizes, food, and vendors. Also on display will be Rusty Wallace's #2 Miller Genuine Draft Race Car. Pre-registration by November 25 is $20.00. Registration day of show is $25.00. Awards will be at 2:30. There will be 45 awards that include "Best In" categories, Top 25, and Best Christmas Decorations. Also, Santa will be arriving around noon by Nightingale.


Sun, Dec 10 - Sounds of the Season Toy Drive, hosted by 757 Auto Events, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sound Wave Customs, 2700 Avenger Drive, Suite 111, Virginia Beach. Our 6th annual toy drive returns to Sound Wave Customs with a static car show hosted by Santa Claus! 50-50 Raffle. All cash will be turned into toys and donated for children in need. Pre-register for show or Bass Off $15; Day of admission show or Bass Off $15 with toy, $20 without toy. We will have food and drinks included with registration, or purchase a wristband @ $3.00 for spectators. Reindeer games for GIFT CARDS, PRIZES, and MORE. Costume contests for holiday themes (People and Cars)! https://www.facebook.com/events/1776375219320989/?active_tab=about |  http://toydrive.bigcartel.com/



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

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. http://www.nasaracing.net/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sat-Sun, Nov 11-12 - FALL FINALE [on new pavement!]: HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Touring Laps / Summit Point Raceway (2.0mi main circuit)



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 Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.  http://www.tidewatersportscarclub.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sun, Nov 19 / Autocross #9 / Pungo Airfield 



Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region 
Part of the Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of 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, Nov 5 / Fall Back Solo (Autox) / Pungo Airfield



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS 

Larry King Law's Langley Speedway
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): 

TBA


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).  http://www.vamotorspeedway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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. http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Sat, Nov 4 / Brown Racing Fall Shakedown, CCRA Stock & Super Stock

Sun, Nov 5 / CCRA Stock & Super Stock, Test-n-Tune

Fri-Sun, Nov 10-12 / Fall ET Challenge (5k Top / 2k Mod)

Sat, Nov 18 / Test-n-Tune

Thu-Sun, Nov 23-26 / Turkey Trot  BIG $$$ Top ET Race


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 will include meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar.  http://www.dominionraceway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Wed, Nov 1 / DR Street Racers Association, 6 - 10:00 pm, The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current Registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a “Heads Up” Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5 and the first race is at 6 pm.

Fri, Nov 3 / DR Street Racers Association, 6 - 10:00 pm, The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current Registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a “Heads Up” Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5 and the first race is at 6 pm.

Sat, Nov 4 / Inaugural Dominion Raceway Swap Meet, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sun, Nov 12 / DR Track Attack, Road Course, 8 - 11:00 am / Track Attack is a safe, constructive, and fun experience that only costs $99 for a Friday evening, where you get three sessions on our 2 mile, 12 turn road course. No helmet is required and almost any street-legal car, truck, or SUV can be used - rain or shine! It's a great starting point before signing up for a faster road course offering like TrackCross or HPDRE. Registration is limited to 20 cars per event, so please sign up ASAP. 


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.  www.rir.com 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Sat, Nov 11 / Tire Rack Street Survival, Hosted by Blue Ridge BMW CCA, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm / https://www.motorsportreg.com/index.cfm/event/register.trss/


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): 

Sun, Nov 19 / Virginia Motorsports Club Autocross #9 / http://www.vmsc.org/ 

Sat-Sun, Nov 4-5 / Audi Club HPDE (full course) / www.audiclubna.org

Sat-Sun, Nov 11-12 / Track Club USA, and Team Shelby (full course) / www.trackclubusa.com

Fri-Sun, Nov 17-19 / Carolinas Region PCA HPDE (full course) / www.carolinas-pca.com

Sat-Sun, Nov 18-19 / Teen Driving Solutions (pad & patriot course) / www.teendrivingsolutions.org

Fri, Dec 1 / Holiday Laps for Charity, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (full course) / https://www.facebook.com/events/130077244315578/



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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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, Oct 25 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels. 

Thu, Oct 26 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Thu, Oct 26 - LAST Cruise-In Night at Western Branch Dairy Queen, 5:00 pm, 4024 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Happening every Thursday night through October. Family friendly event has classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars and modern sports cars. Come earlier for best parking and stay as late as you wish. We end our DQ Cruise-In's on Halloween Night with a Trunk-R-Treat for the kids and grownups. Contact Ray Hinman at 757-672-9081. 

Fri, Oct 27 - LAST Cruz Thru and Fish Fry, Shorty's Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Come join Shorty's every Friday thru October and check out some of the coolest Hot Rods, Street Cars, Trucks and Bikes in the area. GREAT food, Fresh Fish Fry, and classic Ice Cream treats, along with GREAT people. www.ShortysDinerVA.com. 757-603-6674 

Sat, Oct 28 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, 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, Oct 28 - Final Cruise-In Trunk or Treat Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3 - 7:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. Come on out for this charity driven event. Sponsored by the Virginia Chevy Lovers, Custom Classic Corvette Club, Beachcombers Corvette Club, and the Independent Fire Company. Enjoy some time with old friends and see some real nice cars. 

Sat, Oct 28 - LAST Suffolk Hardee's Cruise-In, 5 to 8:00 pm, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday night from March through October. All vehicles are welcome. Come out and bring your family, Let's talk cars, see old friends and stroll down memory lane. There will be many classic cars & trucks, newer model classics and others. Hope to see you there. 

Sun, Oct 29 - Sunday Cruise-in, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 4:00 pm, Farm Fresh, 230 E Little Creek Rd in Norfolk. *Please note the start/end time change-moved up to 4 pm. Weekly cruise-in at the Farm Fresh near Wards Corner on Little Creek Road in Norfolk. All makes and models are welcome! This is a free event! Please be respectful- no burnouts, excessive revving or littering. Those who do not comply will not be allowed to come back. This is a fun family-oriented event, so come out and have a great time!

Mon, Oct 30 - Weekly Sonic Meet, Hosted by Eat Sleep Car Meet Norfolk, 7:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Don't have a car? No problem we still would love to have you! The more people we have the better the outcome! Do you have an Xbox or PlayStation? We race in Forza Horizon 3! REPRESENT THE MOVEMENT. Rules for the event: (Reason for these rules - We treat this group professionally and want to positively reflect our sponsors and the people who back us) No revving, No burnouts, No loud music, Please leave the meet cleaner than you found it, we want to keep the location, We do NOT condone street racing, We do NOT condone illegal activity, We do NOT condone hate towards any individual based on race, religion, culture or any other demographic, We do NOT condone any actions made by members in their personal social media whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, ETC.  If any of these rules/laws are violated you will be asked to leave group and will not be approved to represent the group in any way. Proudly supported by: Meek Nation

Wed, Nov 1 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels. 

Thu, Nov 2 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!

Sat, Nov 4 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., 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 ($3 per car), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf Café & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking (no parking in spots for the Massage Lux Spa). Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot promptly by 9 am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/ 

Sat, Nov 4 - Hampton Chapter Can Food Drive, Hosted by Flawless Empire Auto Club, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sears (Hampton, VA), 100 Newmarket Fair Mall, Hampton. All of the donations will go to needy people in our community. Come out and support, every can helps and is greatly appreciated.

Sat, Nov 11 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 9 - 11:00 am, 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, Nov 18 - (3rd Sat) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, The Coffeehouse, 8 - 10:00 am, 5251 John Tyler Hwy., Williamsburg. C&C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles.  Come on out and share a cup of coffee with the enthusiast you met last month, or plan to make new friends to compare your mods with next month! http://www.carsandcoffeewilliamsburg.com/ 

Sat, Nov 18 - GenRight 4X4 Night, 5 - 8:00 pm, Hotrodders Cafe, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and 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) 

Fri, Oct 27 - Night Moves 2017 Meets and Trunk or Treat, 6 - 10:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Sumospeed presents season 3 of Night Moves meets at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex, this month we are happy to offer a special feature, a trunk or treat with American Do It Yourself Garage. There is an entry cover of $5 for the meet. For the October free entry criteria, American DIYG has agreed to allow any vehicles that will be setting up a trunk or treat display to enter free in October. We're not talking your open trunk with a bowl of candy. Get creative! We want to see full blown displays. Costumes, decorations, the works! Invite your family and friends with children to attend as this will be a safe environment for them to trick or treat, a few days early, and check out the area's awesome vehicles! Cars that set up displays will also be parked up at the front of the event so that adds a perk as well! THOSE SETTING UP HALLOWEEN DISPLAYS SHOULD ARRIVE AT 5 PM. We can't wait to see what you all come up with! The same rules apply as last season: No revving, No speeding or burnouts in the parking lot, No excessively loud music or bass, Clean up after yourselves, we are all adults, No alcohol, If you have any questions or concerns about the above conditions, VBPD will be on hand to address them. 
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Sat, Oct 28 - 25th Annual Beachcombers Car Show, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. OPEN TO ALL MAKES & MODEL CARS & TRUCKS. MUSIC! 50/50 RAFFLE! AUCTION! Registration: 9-11 am; Awards: 2-2:30 pm. TOP 20 Participants Choice Awards/Specialty Trophies. PRE-REGISTRATION (thru 10/25): $20 / DAY OF SHOW: $25. Please bring non-perishable food or donations for the food bank. Weather permitting. Event subject to change without notice. Rain Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017. For information, contact George Smith at 757-717-7149 or blucorvett@aol.com


Sat, Oct 28 - 4th Annual Continental Automotive Charity Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 615 Bland Blvd., Newport News. Great Cars!, Great Food!, Great Music!, Great People! Tons of giveaways. Come joins us for the 4th annual Charity Car Show presented by Continental Automotive. Registration Opens at 9 am! Free to the public ( Canned Food Donations Appreciated); Cars: 15$ Pre-Registration / $20 Registration Day of the Show. Late Model / Classic / Motorcycle Classes + People's Choice. Trophies for each best in class + Top 20. Tons of Raffle Prizes! Contact: Justin.Shank@Continental-Corporation.com | 757-875-7339


Sat, Oct 28 - Third Annual 2017 European Cars of Williamsburg AutoFest, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Williamsburg Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Road, Williamsburg. Join us at our Third Annual 2017 ECW AutoFest. now at the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport! We will be welcoming all types of vehicles as this is a fundraising show. Early Registration is $20.00 per car and will go up to $25.00 on the day of the show. This year, we are benefiting the VCU Health Pauley Heart Center, which focuses on saving and improving the lives of people with heart disease, and the Heritage Humane Society, which serves as the compassionate steward of companion animals that are in transition from stray/surrender to forever homes. www.pauleyheart.vcu.edu / www.heritagehumanesociety.org | www.eurocarswmbg.com/car-show-registration.htm 


Sat, Oct 28 - Costumes and Customs 4 Creatures in the Bleachers, Hosted by Altered Suspension, 1 - 10:00 pm, Azalea Little League, 1130 Pine Ridge Rd., Norfolk. This is our annual Halloween car, truck, and bike show. Like past years this is a benefit car show to help out the azalea athletic association. This is a family and kid friendly show with tons for everyone to do. If you've come to the past shows you know how we throw down. This year is going to be better than ever. Here's a list of events for the evening: MECA sanctioned 2x points stereo competition, HCW wrestling is bringing their ring and doing a show, LED/neon lights competition, Airbags/hydros competition, Haunted house, Hay rides, Costume contest, Car and truck limbo contest, Club games all day, DJ, Free cotton candy, Raffles, Give-aways, Fire trucks from the city of Norfolk, classic fire trucks, vendors, Food. Blue horseshoe tattoo will be doing tattoos during the show. Goodie bags for the first 100 registrants, custom made trophies for the 18 best in show awards, Over 100 awards in total, and much, much more. Registration for the show is $20, Bass off is separate fee. Free to spectators.


Sat, Oct 28 - Horsepower On Main Street, sponsored by Team Shelby South Atlantic Region-Hampton Roads, 3 - 9:00 pm, Downtown Smithfield. Come out for a ghoulishly good time at "Horsepower On Main Street" car show! This will be an "All Makes & Models" event to remember. We will have candy for the trick or treaters and bounce house as well. Don't worry about food either as the shops on Main Street offer an array of different food and snacks. Also don't miss your chance to have your cars picture taken with Team Shelby Girl & Shocker Racing model Bex Russ Model! We will have Tremond McCollum videotaping the entire event, and Mark Evans will be taking pictures of all the amazing rides. We will also be raffling off some really cool items. Registration is $20 day of event, and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Carroll Shelby Foundation and a local charity to be named at a later time. For more information, questions about the event, or to be a vendor / sponsor please email Teamshelbyva@gmail.com.


Sat, Oct 28 - Restoration Reunion & Legends at the Park, Virginia Motorsports Park, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg. Nostalgia Drag Racing for Bracket Racers, Nostalgia Drag & Muscle Car Custom Car Show hosted by the Southern Knights Cruisers, Pro Stick Gear Jammers wheel standing action, Supercharged AA/Gassers of America, Southern Slingshots, South East Outlaw PRO STOCK, East Coast Pro Street, Exhibition Runs by anyone, Test & Tune, and more! Check out all the action and bring back those special memories of racing in the past. Celebrity appearances and great oldies music by "DJ Wolfman". All Cars Must be 25 Years of age or older. http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/


Sun, Oct 29 - ALL VW Show & Shine plus Open House at the Bug House, Hosted by Volkswagen Club Of Tidewater (VCOT81), 9:00 am - 2:30 pm, 5024 Southern Blvd., Virginia Beach. ALL VW Show & Shine plus Open House @ the Bug House to benefit Toys for Tots! Drive it, Push it, Tow it - as long as it is a VW please bring it to the Show. All VW Enthusiasts welcome to help out a GREAT Charity! Sorry, NO Pre-Registration. $20 Registration or $15 Registration plus a NEW Toy (spectators FREE). Registration: 9 am - 12:30 pm; Awards: 2:30 pm. Dash Magnets & 50/50 Drawing (tickets 2/$1 or $10 Head-to-Toe). Not a VW owner ? Please do not let that stop you from supporting a GREAT Charity ! Let's work together and help children have a nice Christmas during these tough economic times. Please help out Toys For Tots by bringing any NEW Toy or CASH Donation ! Don't miss your opportunity to help raise money and vote for your favorite 5 Volkswagens! More Info: Ty Ryan 757-761-3568 / luv_things@verizon.net or Michelle Crawford 757-404-3846 / flatbug1@cox.net


Sat, Nov 11 - Great Bridge Cruisers 2017 Inaugural Car Show, Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, 8:30 am - 11:00 am, 333 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake. Car Show is coming to GBPC! If you have an antique, classic, muscle, modern, or original car/truck you would like to display at our car show November 11th, please contact Pastor Ralph: ralphh@gbpres.org.  Continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 am. Join us! Sign up online. For more information: 757-547-4706 |www.gbpres.org/event/car-show/?instance_id=2794


Sat, Nov 11 - Mustang Club of Tidewater Joy Fund Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Cavalier Ford, 4021 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Open to all makes and models. Registration: $20 plus 2 cans of food. Proceeds benefit Virginian Pilot's Joy Fund Charity. Contact Doug Sample at 1-757-880-1660.


Sat, Nov 11 - Shop With a Cop Car Truck & Bike Show and Annual Restaurant Challenge, hosted by Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, 10:00 am - 3;00 pm, 5630 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester. Two events, one great cause. The Shop With A Cop Car Truck & Motorcycle show and 5th annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge returns to the former site of Page Middle School. Come out and support this outstanding cause!  Once again there will be the annual cook-off! Registration from 9 am - 12 pm. $15 pre-registration/$20 Day of show. Email: middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@cox.net  |  www.mpccofgloucester.org  For more information on the 5th annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge contact Jake Forehand at LocalCycleEvents.com 


Fri-Sun, Nov 17-19 - 3rd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center. Open to all makes and models. Vehicles must be delivered to the convention center with less than 1/4 tank of gas, no exceptions! Vehicles must be parked in the convention center thru Sunday 6 pm. Registration: please go to http://cvautoshow.com/ to view prices for pre-registration and day of registration fees. Prices range from $20 - $55. For more information call Jeanette Robinson at 757-222-2932.


Sat, Dec 2 - 17th Annual Toys For Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Smithfield Auto and Truck Center, 928 S. Church Street, Smithfield. Come join us for our 17th Annual Toys for Tots Car, Truck, & Motorcycle Show on December 2, 2017. There will be live entertainment, door prizes, food, and vendors. Also on display will be Rusty Wallace's #2 Miller Genuine Draft Race Car. Pre-registration by November 25 is $20.00. Registration day of show is $25.00. Awards will be at 2:30. There will be 45 awards that include "Best In" categories, Top 25, and Best Christmas Decorations. Also, Santa will be arriving around noon by Nightingale.



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

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. http://www.nasaracing.net/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sat-Sun, Nov 11-12 - FALL FINALE [on new pavement!]: HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Touring Laps / Summit Point Raceway (2.0mi main circuit)



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 Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.  http://www.tidewatersportscarclub.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sat, Oct 28 / Fall HPDE at NCCAR/ North Carolina Center for Automotive Research, 310 Technology Dr., Garysburg, NC

Sun, Oct 29 / Gripfest 13 / NCCAR

Sun, Nov 19 / Autocross #9 / Pungo Airfield 



Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region 
Part of the Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of 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, Nov 5 / Fall Back Solo (Autox) / Pungo Airfield



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS 

Larry King Law's Langley Speedway
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): 

Sat, Oct 28 / Papa John's & Evans Auto Center 11th Annual Day of Destruction, 1 - 8:00 pm


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).  http://www.vamotorspeedway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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. http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Sat, Oct 28 / 5th annual Restoration Reunion, Legends Show

Sat, Nov 4 / Brown Racing Fall Shakedown, CCRA Stock & Super Stock

Sun, Nov 5 / CCRA Stock & Super Stock, Test-n-Tune

Fri-Sun, Nov 10-12 / Fall ET Challenge (5k Top / 2k Mod)

Sat, Nov 18 / Test-n-Tune

Thu-Sun, Nov 23-26 / Turkey Trot  BIG $$$ Top ET Race


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 will include meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar.  http://www.dominionraceway.com/ 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

Wed, Oct 25 / DR Street Racers Association, 6 - 10:00 pm, The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current Registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a “Heads Up” Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5 and the first race is at 6 pm. 

Fri, Oct 27 / DR Track Attack, Road Course, 5 - 9:00 pm / Track Attack is a safe, constructive, and fun experience that only costs $99 for a Friday evening, where you get three sessions on our 2 mile, 12 turn road course. No helmet is required and almost any street-legal car, truck, or SUV can be used - rain or shine! It's a great starting point before signing up for a faster road course offering like TrackCross or HPDRE. Registration is limited to 20 cars per event, so please sign up ASAP. 

Fri, Oct 27 / DR Street Racers Association, 6 - 10:00 pm, The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current Registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a “Heads Up” Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5 and the first race is at 6 pm.

Sat-Sun, Oct 28-29 / Hooked On Driving (HOD), the first true, trusted national brand of performance driving programs / https://www.hookedondriving.com/home

Wed, Nov 1 / DR Street Racers Association, 6 - 10:00 pm, The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current Registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a “Heads Up” Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5 and the first race is at 6 pm.

Fri, Nov 3 / DR Street Racers Association, 6 - 10:00 pm, The DR Street Racers Association is open to any car with a valid inspection, current Registration and DOT tires ONLY. Start on a “Heads Up” Sportsman Tree and then brag about who was first to the line. $20 to race and only $5 to watch! Gates open at 5 and the first race is at 6 pm.

Sat, Nov 4 / Inaugural Dominion Raceway Swap Meet, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


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.  www.rir.com 

Schedule (Date / Event): 

TBA


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): 

Sun, Oct 29 / BRR Virginia Motorsports Club Autocross Challenge / http://www.vmsc.org/ 

Sun-Mon, Oct 29-30 / PRE Trackdays / www.ridePRE.com

Sun, Nov 19 / Virginia Motorsports Club Autocross #9 / http://www.vmsc.org/ 

Sat-Sun, Nov 4-5 / Audi Club HPDE (full course) / www.audiclubna.org

Sat-Sun, Nov 11-12 / Track Club USA, and Team Shelby (full course) / www.trackclubusa.com

Fri-Sun, Nov 17-19 / Carolinas Region PCA HPDE (full course) / www.carolinas-pca.com

Sat-Sun, Nov 18-19 / Teen Driving Solutions (pad & patriot course) / www.teendrivingsolutions.org

Fri, Dec 1 / Holiday Laps for Charity, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (full course) / https://www.facebook.com/events/130077244315578/



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