Local Car Hobby events for Tidewater Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic Region; including Clubs, Cruise-Ins, Meets, Shows, Driver's Ed, Auto-Cross/Solo, Clubs, etc.
Wednesday, September 6, 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, Sep 6 - Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm (until sundown), Main Street parking lot, 115 S. Main Street, Franklin. Every Wed thru September 6th. This is a family friendly environment for everyone. Free to all participants and spectators. Free entry to win $3000 in prize money. We will have 3 classes of vehicles at registration. Under 1972 cars and trucks; 1972 and newer cars and trucks; Motorcycle (2 and 3 wheeled vehicles). One ticket per vehicle/per class given each week for a chance to win the Grand Finale Prize Money. Free hot dogs at Fred’s restaurant with participating vehicle. 50/50 Raffle drawings. New this year: drawing to win a 2012 Mustang convertible! We want to encourage all car and motorcycle enthusiasts to join us in beautiful downtown Franklin. Looking forward to seeing you there. Like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FranklinCruiseIn.
Wed, Sep 6 - Wednesday Night Madness, HobbyTown USA Virginia BeachVA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. $5. Drive a race car on a computerized 1/32 scale slot car track.
Wed, Sep 6 - Wacky Wednesday/Last Points Race, Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway. TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT! Oval Drag Racing is back in Hampton VA - Wacky Wednesday Returns to Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway! The racing is set to start at 7 pm and gates will open at 6 pm! Make sure to bring your friends and enjoy a great night out in Hampton Roads!
Thu, Sep 7 - 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, Sep 8 - 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
Fri, Sep 8 - 2nd Friday Cruise in, Duke Automotive, 5 - 8:00 pm, 2016 N Main St., Suffolk. 2nd Friday from June till Oct. Open to ALL MAKES of Cars & Trucks considered Classics, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Antiques, or sports cars are welcomed. $0 Cost - just come have fun! Food provided to participants. ***$250 Gift Card Drawing Prize*** Each participant gets entered at each Cruise In to win a Duke $250 gift card drawn at the Oct Cruise In, the more you attend the more chances to win! SHINE ONLY - don’t want those beauties getting soaked. Call by 3 pm if weather looks iffy. Check out www.dukeauto.com/2ndFridaysCruiseInor Contact Eley at 757.539.8777
Fri, Sep 8 - Let’s Talk Cars cruise-in, 6:00 pm to 30 minutes after dusk, Main Street Shopping Center, 6882 Main St, Gloucester Courthouse. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents Let’s Talk Cars cruise-ins on Friday Nights from April 21 to October 13, 2017. Donations of $1.00 or more are asked to help with MPCC support of local organizations and charities. The cruise-in is open to all makes, models, and years. Weekly Cruiser of the Week trophies will be awarded!
Fri, Sep 8 - 757 Back To School Street Meet, 9:00 pm, 200 County Street, Portsmouth. This is the third 757 Street Meet, this meet will be dedicated towards giving back to the community for allowing us to do these meets. We’re are asking for school supply donations, if you don’t want to donate school supplies were asking for $5.00 to collect and give to Portsmouth Public Schools. THIS IS NOT A REGULAR CHARGE!!! Just for back to school to give back to our community. Of course, no revving we cracked down more at the last meet and this meet we will be more strict. Let’s fill up the garage!
Sat, Sep 9 - RESCHEDULED (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, Sep 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, Sep 9 - Franklin Cruise-In Grand Finale, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (until sundown), Main Street parking lot, 115 S. Main Street, Franklin. Join us at this family friendly environment for everyone September 9th as we celebrate our year ending Grand Finale where we give away $3000 in prizes, Raffle off the Mustang convertible, draw for $1000’s of dollars in prizes, and fill the streets with cool rides. Free to all participants and spectators. We will have 3 classes of vehicles at registration. Under 1972 cars and trucks; 1972 and newer cars and trucks; Motorcycle (2 and 3 wheeled vehicles). One ticket per vehicle/per class given each week for a chance to win the Grand Finale Prize Money. Free hot dogs at Fred’s restaurant with participating vehicle. 50/50 Raffle drawings. We want to encourage all car and motorcycle enthusiasts to join us in beautiful downtown Franklin. Looking forward to seeing you there. Like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FranklinCruiseIn.
Sat, Sep 9 - Cruise-In night at Landstown Commons, 4 - 8:00 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, Sep 9 - 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.
Sat, Sep 9 - The Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in, Coastal Community Church, 5 to 9:00 pm, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. Takes place every Saturday night beginning April 22 thru October 14. 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. For more information about our club, go to http://www.ccccva.com or Classic Cruisers Car Club on Facebook, or you can contact Allen Hunt 757-868-6900, email@example.com or Blair Armbrister 757-877-4911, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sun, Sep 10 - Summer 17 Car Meet, 2 - 5:00 pm, 1440 Air Rail Ave., Virginia Beach. RoyalCrew757 is hosting their Summer 17’ Virginia Beach car meet, Join us every other Sunday 2-5 pm! New location was found, just be respectful to the property and not try to get the Meet shutdown and let’s see how big of turnouts we can get! Drinks and food, try to bring something small if you want to eat or $2 if you wanna eat, just to help out, and music and photographers!
Sun, Sep 10 - Sunday Funday, Hosted by Cardinal Car Club, 12:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 969 Providence Rd., Chesapeake. Come join us for the Sunday hangout, we will be chillin at sonic. This is a family event, so feel free to bring the family. If you have any questions feel free to message us anytime. If weather changes we will keep you updated!!
Sun, Sep 10 - Sunday Night Cruise in, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 5 - 7:00 pm, Farm Fresh, 230 E Little Creek Rd., Norfolk. Weekly cruise-in at the Farm Fresh, 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!
Wed, Sep 13 - Wednesday Night Madness, HobbyTown USA Virginia BeachVA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. $5. Drive a race car on a computerized 1/32 scale slot car track.
Thu, Sep 14 - 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, Sep 15 - Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In, Sentara St Luke’s Healthcare, 6 to 9:00 pm, 20209 Sentara Way (off US 258, Brewers Neck Road), Carrollton. Dates are the first and third Fridays from April through October. Folks usually start arriving around 5:30 pm. Proceeds support Smithfield Lions charity efforts. For further info watch our Facebook page. All years/types of vehicles welcome. Get your cars ready and come on out. Hope to see you out there.
Sat, Sep 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, Sep 16 - GenRight 4X4 Breakfast, Hotrodders Cafe, 10:00 am, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out to talk Jeeps.
Sat, Sep 16 - Night Moves 2017 Meets, 7 - 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 with Xtreme Detailing LLC. There is an entry cover of $5 for the meet. This helps us cover rental of the property, bathrooms, and other features of the event. We’ll again have Dj El Capone playing music each night, 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.
Sun, Sep 17 - Annual Summer Picnic, Hosted by Volkswagen Club Of Tidewater (VCOT81), 12 - 3:00 pm, Great Neck Park, 2513 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach. ** All VW Enthusiasts WELCOME ** Consider yourself invited to VCOT’s Annual Summer Picnic. Rain or Shine. VCOT will provide: hamburgers, hotdogs, smoked sausages, buns, cheese, chips, drinks, ketchup, mustard, salt & pepper, plates and napkins. Now that you know what VCOT is bringing…can everyone please bring a covered dish, dessert, extra sides, fruit or something not mentioned to help make this a GREAT picnic. Please make sure your covered dish has something in it….lol. Any Questions? Call or Text Mic Crawford 757-404-3846. Things to bring: chairs (just in case) & food. Hope to see you there!
Sat, Sep 23 - (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, Sep 23 - 7th Annual Charity Poker Run/Wheeling at Starr Motors, Hosted by Hampton Roads Jeep Club - HRJC, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Please check out our MEETUP page also for this event at https://www.meetup.com/Hampton-Roads-Jeep-Club/events/240676329/ HRJC Poker Run charity event in support of the Samaritan House. Each vehicle will be charged $25 and be given 1 poker hand. $20 for each additional hand; opportunities to purchase additional hands at end. *If you plan to only wheel at Starr Motors and NOT participate in the Poker Run itself, you still must pay the $25 fee. Then you can draw all 5 cards at Starr.
Sat, Sep 30 - Cars and Coffee Special Edition, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Our special edition to celebrate the 5th Saturday of the month. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Show off your vehicle and stick around for some great food. Proceeds from your bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know.
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC. (scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events)
Sat, Sep 9 - 7th Annual A.O.H. Car Show, Bishop Sullivan Catholic HS, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, 552 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. This is a fund-raiser event for the Ancient Order of Hibernians, St Patrick Div1 in Tidewater VA. This event is open to all makes and models. Show car entry starts at 7:30 am. Early registration until 1 Sep is $20, or $25 day of the event. Participant and audience voting for trophy-awards in all classes, participant dash-plaques for all show cars. All vehicles and motorcycles welcome. DJ-Music provided, 50/50 Raffle, food by local vendor, and drinks for sale at the event. www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-aoh-car-show-tickets-33784883496?aff=es2
Sat, Sep 9 - 21st Annual Cadillac & LaSalle Club Car Show, Hosted by Suttle Motors, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 12525 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. Join us here at Suttle Motors for the 21st Annual Cadillac & LaSalle Club, Hampton Roads Region Car Show! We will have fun activities for children such as a bounce house, face painting, spin the wheel, and more! Prizes and raffles will be given out all day long. Food will be provided by Uncle Roscoe’s BBQ. For those of you who don’t know, his BBQ is AMAZING. Bubbas Snowballs of Hampton will also be serving ice cold snowballs. https://www.facebook.com/bubbasno/ to check them out! This year we are featuring for the first time a cruise in open to all years, all makes, and all models. If you have a great car, truck, wagon, bike, even a tractor that you want to show off, we want to see it! Fire extinguisher is REQUIRED! Rain or shine - Registration closes at noon day of show! Dash plaques will be handed out to the 1st 50 cars registered and the show will be participant judged with trophies for the top 3! We will also be choosing a best in show and dealer’s choice award! For more information and registration forms contact James Gregg 757-489-8968 or visit http://hamptonroadsvaclc.org/. Feel free to message Suttle Motors as well.
Sat, Sep 9 - Mathews Market Days Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hunter Middle School, 387 Church Street, Mathews. Open to all cars/trucks/motorcycles. Donation only to register/show vehicle. Judged show. Awards include best in show, 1,2 & 3 top, Sherriff’s, & Mayor’s Choice. DJ, 50/50, & raffle. Free shuttle to Market Days Show craft, food vendors & activities. Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD). Sponsored by Classic Cruisers Car Club and Middle Peninsula Car Club. Spectators Welcome and free. Info: www.ccccva.com, Paul James email@example.com, 804-725-5456
Sun, Sep 10 - Car & Bike Show Benefit, Hosted by Newport News Sheriff’s Office, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, John B. Todd Stadium, Newport News. Enjoy looking at vintage vehicles, tricked out cars & motorcycles of all kinds at Todd Stadium. Vote for your favorite; take a chance on the raffles and bid on auction items; pay a dollar to smash a car. Proceeds help keep Project Lifesaver free in Newport News. Registration fee: $20.00 and two cans of food for the food bank. Free for spectators. Donations appreciated! Get info & download the flyer/registration form: http://bit.ly/2vu9DLy or call 757-926-3991.
Sat, Sep 16 - Suffolk Rod & Muscle Cars 5th Annual Charity Car Show, Duke Collision Center, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3730 Pruden Blvd, Suffolk. Registration: 8-12 Day of show $20. Awards at 3 pm. Participant Top 20 Judging. Sponsor and Best of Awards. This event benefits the Lions Charity foundation of District 24D. This is a CCCHR member club. Come on out and have a good time.
Sat, Sep 16 - Mopar Madness, Virginia Motorsports Park, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg. All Mopar Car Show, Drag Racing, Swap Meet, Car Corral, and More! Gates Open @ 8 am; Car Show Registration 8 am - 1 pm; Mopar Test & Tune @ 10 am; Time Runs @ 12noon; True Street @ 1 pm; Funny Car & Exhibition @ 1, 3, 5 pm; Car Show Awards @ 3 pm. www.VirginiaMotorsports.com
Sat, Sep 16 - VB Walmart Supercenter/CHKD Charity Car Show, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 4821 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. Join 757 Auto Events as we team with Walmart VB Super Center for a charity car show! Proceeds to benefit The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters through Walmart VB Super Center collection efforts. Come out for cars, trucks, food, fun, and friends. Concessions will be available from onsite and will benefit the charity collection. Look forward to grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, funnel cakes, deep fried Oreos, and cotton candy. We will have a 50-50 raffle. Carnival games and family fun center. Free Coloring Contest for all ages with awards. Get in on the Low Car/Truck Limbo to see, “how low can you go!” Free entry with your paid admission (Limbo riders will have to sign a waiver before competition). Pre-Paid entry fee save $5; on spot fee $15 for cars and trucks; $10 for bikes and motorcycles. Vendors welcome, must pre-pay $30. Proceeds will be combined with Wal-Mart’s collection for the VB Supercenter store’s CHKD 757 Wal-Mart Challenge. Help boost this stores collection efforts!
Sat, Sep 23 - 15th Annual Shine and Show before the Snow Car Show, Hosted by Elizabeth Lodge no.34 A. F. & A. M., 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Norfolk Masonic Temple, 7001 Granby St., Norfolk. Come join us for our annual Shine and Show before the Snow Car Show. As always, admission is free for spectators and a very modest registration fee for anyone entering car or motorcycle. This event is being held in conjunction with the Junk in the Trunk Craft Show. Registration forms for the Car Show and The Junk In the Trunk Craft Sale! Just print them out, fill them out, and send them to the address on the forms along with the registration fee. www.facebook.com/events/1903084893279484/
Sat, Sep 30 - 2nd Annual Kappa Sigma Car Show, WHRO LOT - ODU, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 5200 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk. Come out to the 2nd Annual Kappa Sigma Car Show and enjoy great food and awesome cars, all while raising money for The Navy SEAL Foundation. The event is completely free for spectators and is only $20 if you wish to enter your vehicle. All makes and models are welcome. See you there! www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-kappa-sigma-car-show-tickets-36361395914?aff=es2
Sat, Sep 30 - Southeast Virginia (SE VA) Street Rod 25th Annual Charity Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Charlie Daniels Performance Group, 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield. Event is open to pre-1980 Cars and Trucks. Pre-registration before September 22nd is $15. Registration day of show is $20. Free to the Public - Food Vendors, Dash Plaques, Door Prizes, Raffles, Event T-shirt sales and Children’s games. Event Proceeds to benefit a local Charity Organization. For more information: Bill Treadwell - 757-650-3667, Web Site: www.sevastreetrods.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Sep 30 - Charity Car Show to Benefit CHKD, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Walmart Suffolk, 6259 College Dr., Suffolk. Join 757 Auto Events as we team with Walmart Suffolk - College Drive for a charity car show! Proceeds to benefit The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters through Walmart’s collection efforts. Come out for cars, trucks, food, fun, and friends. Concessions will be available and will benefit the charity collection. Look forward to grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, funnel cakes, deep fried Oreos, and cotton candy. Proceeds will be combined with Walmart’s collection for the Suffolk store’s CHKD 757 Wal-Mart Challenge. Help boost this stores collection efforts! Get in on the Low Car/Truck Limbo to see, “how low can you go!” Free entry with your paid admission. Limbo riders will have to sign a waiver before competition. We will have a 50-50 raffle in effect. Carnival games and family fun center. Free Coloring Contest for all ages with awards. Street Syndicate will be our guest judges for this event.
Sat, Sep 30 - Middle Peninsula Car Club (MPCC) Guinea Jubilee Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2146 Mark Pine Rd., Hayes, VA. MPCC Guinea Jubilee Car Show will be held in conjunction with the Guinea Jubilee Festival www.guineajubilee.com. The show is held behind the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Department building. Registration from 9 - 11 am. Cars must be on show field by 11 am due to the festival parade. $15 pre-registration/$20 Day of show. Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.org Email: email@example.com
Sat, Oct 7 - Mustang Club of Tidewater 2nd Annual Fall Cool Down Car Show, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Road, VA Beach. Proceeds to go CHKD and Virginia Pilot Joy Fund. Open to all makes and models. Registration: $20 plus 2 cans of food. Contact Doug Sample at 757-880-1660 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat, Oct 7 - Portsmouth Tuner Fest - Fall Session, Portsmouth Pavilion, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 16 Crawford Cir., Portsmouth. Join us at Portsmouth Tuner Fest for an eclectic variety of modified, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles! Foreign and domestic. Amazing location, fabulous event, memorable experiences, and we are only missing you! Preregistration gets you an event shirt and secures your spot. Preferred lot limited to the first 100 cars/trucks, $20 per vehicle (Load in 10-11 am. Car must stay parked for the entire show, No early departure.) Standard lot saves $5 and is a great experience! Top 40 and 20 Special Class Awards. www.facebook.com/events/1810150455980501/
Sat, Oct 7 - Virginia Diner Rail Car Rally, 8:45 am - 2:00 pm, 322 W. Main Street, Wakefield. Join the Virginia Diner on October 7th, 2017 for our Rail Car Rally, Car, Truck, and Motorcycle show. Pre-register and pay $15 or $20 day of show. Check-in / Registration day of start at 8:45 am, judging at 11:30. Gift certificates, and prizes for all registries and 1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophies for each category. Also arrive by 9:30 am to join the Wakefield Foundation Parade. There will be 50/50, raffle’s, Food, Music, Money Machine. All proceeds to benefit Wakefield Foundation community center
Sun, Oct 8 - LCpl. Cody Childers All Wheels car show at Landstown Commons, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Car and Bike show with proceeds going to Marines Care. The Car Club Council of Hampton Roads are sponsoring the event. So let’s support a good cause and our brother.
Sun, Oct 8 - 2nd Annual Kappa Sigma Car Show, WHRO LOT - ODU, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 5200 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk. Come out to the 2nd Annual Kappa Sigma Car Show and enjoy great food and awesome cars, all while raising money for The Navy SEAL Foundation. The event is completely free for spectators and is only $20 if you wish to enter your vehicle. All makes and models are welcome. See you there! www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-kappa-sigma-car-show-tickets-36361395914?aff=es2
Sat, Oct 14 - SEVMC All FORD Makes/Models Car Show, Beach Ford, 9:00 am - 2;00 pm, 2717 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. All proceeds will go to Vetshouse Incorporated: a local charity helping homeless veterans in Hampton Roads. It is not a shelter, but a 12 month program providing contemporary living quarters in a group environment, assistance in job hunting, transportation, personal skills and development guidance. $20 if registered by September 15th; $25 if registered after September 15th and day of the show. Register at email@example.com
Sat, Oct 14 - 8th annual Air and Auto Classic, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, sponsored by First Settlers Region PCA, Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach.(1341 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Open to all vehicles. “If your proud of it, bring it.” Come out and enjoy live music, vintage aircraft, and some friendly car show competition. Registration opens on July 1,2017. Proceeds benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern VA and Horizons Hampton Roads. Regular Registration is $25 and Rock Star is $50 (Park on flight line, tee shirt, dash plaque) Point of Contact Jim McCormack (757) 719-1660, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. | Web Site: www.fsrpca.org
Sat, Oct 14 - All Makes and Models Charity Car Show, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia and 757 Auto Events, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Priority Ford Norfolk, 7520 N Military Hwy., Norfolk. CHARITY CAR SHOW to benefit Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. We are returning to Priority Ford in Norfolk for a day filled with food, fun, cars/trucks, and a great cause! Registration includes food and drinks provided by Priority Ford Norfolk. Limited number of event shirts will be available (First come, first served!) Registration: $20 Cash + 2 Cans of food -or- $25. 50 Trophies to be Awarded: 25 People’s Choice, 25 Judged. Low Car Limbo, Kid’s Coloring Contest, 50/50 Raffle. www.facebook.com/events/190588451428043/
Sat, Oct 14 - Xtreme Detailing Auto Life Show, hosted by Campos Custom’s, doors open at 1:00 pm, Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk. Automotive Lifestyle: Music, Cars, Xtreme Sports, BASS off, Models, Dance and more. For tickets log onto to ticketmaster.com | www.autolifeshow.com
Fri-Sun, Oct 20-22 - 2017 15th Virginia Fall Classic. This is a three day event, starting on Friday Night, October 20th “Trunk or Treat” at Ferguson Enterprises on Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA. Saturday, October 21st is the Car Show at Newport News Park, Newport News, VA. Sunday, October 22nd is a Cruise to a location to be determined. Our featured guest this year is Dan Short of FantomWorks. He will be selecting Best In Show on Saturday! All proceeds go to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point. Throughout the 14 years of the VFC, we have raised $450,000 for the KIDS! Please join us for an exciting weekend and we thank you for your support! Email: email@example.com | Web Site: www.vafallclassic.org/
Sat, Oct 21 - Exmore Town Park Auto Show part III, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm, Main St., Exmore. Dash plaques, goodie bags, trophies, music, food truck, prizes. Registration starts at 8:30 -9:45 am show time is 8:30 - 2:45 pm contact 757-442-4843 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Oct 21 - Portsmouth Pavilion Truck Show, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 16 Crawford Cir., Portsmouth. Join us at Portsmouth Pavilion for an open event in an amazing location. Bring the family out for the day with 757 Auto Events at the Portsmouth Pavilion for an unforgettable car show, an All Truck, SUV, And Jeep event, foreign and domestic. Preregistration gets you an event shirt and secures your spot. Preferred lot limited to the first 60 cars/trucks, $20 per vehicle (Load in 10-11AM. Truck must stay parked for the entire show, No early departure.) Standard lot saves $5 and is a great experience! Top 50 and 15 Special Class Awards. www.facebook.com/events/110261232978450/
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: $25. Please bring non-perishable food or donations for the food bank. Weather permitting. Event subject to change without notice. Rain Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017. For information, contact George Smith at 757-717-7149 or email@example.com
Sat, Oct 28 - 4th Annual Continental Automotive Charity Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 615 Bland Blvd., Newport News. Great Cars!, Great Food!, Great Music!, Great People! Tons of giveaways. Come joins us for the 4th annual Charity Car Show presented by Continental Automotive. Registration Opens at 9 am! Free to the public ( Canned Food Donations Appreciated); Cars: 15$ 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.
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Michelle Crawford 757-404-3846 / email@example.com
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
Apexfest 3 High Performance Driver Education Event at NCCAR
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, Sep 9-10 / FULL AUTO: HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, OG Racing HyperDriveT / Summit Point Motorsports Park Main Circuit
Sat-Sun, Oct 7-8 / OKTOBERFAST: OG Racing HyperDrive™, HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing / VIRginia International Raceway (full course)
Thu-Sun, Oct 19-22 / EASTERN STATES CHAMPIONSHIPS / Sebring International Raceway (3.7mi 12hr course)
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, Sep 24 / Autocross #7 / Pungo Airfield
Sun, Oct 15 / Autocross #8 / Pungo Airfield
Sat, Oct 28 / Fall HPDE at NCCAR/ North Carolina Center for Automotive Research, 310 Technology Dr., Garysburg, NC
Sun, Oct 29 / Gripfest 13 / NCCAR
Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region
The Old Dominion Region (Number 63) is 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, Oct 1 / October Solo (Autox) / Pungo Airfield
Sun, Nov 05 / Fall Back Solo (Autox) / Pungo Airfield
Porsche Club of America (PCA) - First Settlers Region (Zone 2)
The First Settlers Region of the Porsche Club of America desires the comfort of good friends and good conversation, and we praise to a fault the world’s finest automobile. We race each other, show our prized possessions, conduct rallies, autocrosses and tours. The Club sponsors driver education, restoration and technical sessions. We know our Porsche, or Porsches if we’re lucky, inside and out. Our Newsletter, Horizontally Opposed, which tells our stories and provides an insider view to everything Porsche. www.fsrpca.org
Events (Date / Event / Location):
Sat-Sun, Sep 16-17 / HPDE / Virginia International Raceway
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/
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):
Fri, Sep 15 / FASTRAK WORLD CHALLENGE: FASTRAK Pro Late Models will compete in the 40 lap $5000 to win World Challenge for FASTRAK members only. Plus practice, qualifying and heats for Southeast Dirt Modified Series (SEDMS) $3000 to win 40 lap event. There will be an extended practice session for non-FASTRAK Members in preparation for Saturday’s $20,000 to win World Championship.
Sat, Sep 16 / FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment/Southeast Modified Championship: FASTRAK Pro Late Models will compete in the 60 lap $20,000 to win World Championship that is an open event (FASTRAK rules apply). Also see the Southeast Dirt Modified Series (SEDMS) 40 lap event, culminating in a $3,000 to Win $300 to Start season finale for the Southeast Dirt Modified Series.
Virginia Motorsports Park
Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803
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):
Fri-Sat, Sep 15-16 / Demon performance Modern Street Hemi Shootout
Sat, Sep 16 / 30th annual Mopar Madness - Modern Street Hemi Shootout, 8:00 am
Fri, Sep 22 / Street Wars Finale! Test-n-Tune
Sat-Sun, Sep 23-24 / ET Points Both Days! Points Finale! PLUS Southern Outlaw T/S!
Fri, Sep 29 / Test-n-Tune
Sat, Sep 30 / East Coast Truckin Nationals
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment
Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA 22580
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, Sep 6 / Oval Track Open Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for tomorrow’s race.
Wed, Sep 6 / 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.
Thu, Sep 7 / W.O. Grubb Friends & Family Night, Oval Track, Gates 4 pm, Green Flag 7 pm / 150 LM, 35 DS, 25 UCAR
Fri, Sep 8 / 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 6pm.
Wed, Sep 13 / 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 6pm.
Fri, Sep 15 / Oval Track Open Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for tomorrow’s race.
Fri, Sep 15 / DR Track Attack, Road Course, 5 - 9:00 pm / For $99 on a Friday evening, you get three sessions on our 2 mile, 12 turn road course.
Sat, Sep 16 / Car Buying Made Easy 200 presented by Carvana, Oval Track, Gates 4 pm, Green Flag 7 pm / 50/50 LM, 35 DS, 25 UCAR, 25 LEG, 15 BANDO
Wed, Sep 20 / 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, Sep 22 / Oval Track Open Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for tomorrow’s race.
Fri, Sep 22 / 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, Sep 23 / TrackCross #1: This is a half-day fast autocross on a twisty section of road course (Turns 2 thru 8) with no cones and no work assignments - rain or shine. It is perfect for those who enjoyed our Track Attack and want to try the next step: wide open track as fast as they can safely drive it against the clock in short bursts. An entry is just $79. Registration is limited to approx 50 cars (two long 25ish-car heats) so everyone gets plenty of runs.
Sat, Sep 23 / First Time Winners Race, Oval Track, Gates 4 pm, Green Flag 7 pm / 75/25 LM, 35 DR, 25 LEG
Sun, Sep 24 / High Performance DR Education on Road Course. 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. We run four groups determined by driver experience. Each group gets four 30min track sessions per da
Richmond International Raceway (RIR)
600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222
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):
Fri, Sep 8 / NASCAR Xfinity Series: Virginia 529 College Savings 250
Sat, Sep 9 / The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Federated Auto Parts 400
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/