Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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
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Wed, Jul 31 - Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle. CUSTOM GOLF CART RAFFLE—to be given away at Grand Finale!
Wed, Jul 31 - Slot Car Racing, 6 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 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.
Wed, Jul 31 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Please join us for a weekly cruise-in, every Wednesday night from 7-9pm at Doumar's in Norfolk. Please note they are open during these hours to enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! *Most of all, please be on your absolute best behavior at their facility, as they have been kind enough to allow us to hold this event there. This means- be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. We want to continue to be welcome there, and these are some extremely nice folks. Those who do not follow the rules will be asked to not come back.*
Thu, Aug 1 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 7:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 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, Aug 2 - CANCELLED: Friday Night Cruz Thru, 5 - 8:00 pm, Shorty's Diner (UFN)
Fri, Aug 2 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Cruise In, 5:30 pm, White Marsh Shopping Center, 4834 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Hayes. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers will hold a weekly cruise in begins at 5:30 pm until dusk (weather permitting). All years, makes and models welcome. Cruiser of the week award presented 30 minutes before dusk. Check our Facebook page @MPCCcruzin for updates. If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri, Aug 2 - Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In, 6 - 8:00 pm, Sentara St. Luke's, Carrollton. The 11th Annual Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In will be through October 18 on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Big Daddy's Pitmaster BBQ will be our food vendor this year and DJ Tom Norris will be back spinning the tunes. So come on out and enjoy some good music, good food, and see some really cool cars. Don't forget to check us out at www.Facebook.com/Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In. In addition, we are looking for car clubs and/or motorcycles clubs that would like to be a featured club at one of our Cruz-Ins. Please contact Tim Marinelli at (757)371-6061 if your club would be interested.
Sat, Aug 3 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, 7 - 10:00 am, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. Sponsored by American Do It Yourself Garage of Virginia Beach - find them on Facebook. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($5 per car.), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Enter Parking lot at 19th & Parks Avenue. Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Bathrooms onsite! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early! https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/
Sat, Aug 3 - Landstown Commons Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night from April through October 2019 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!
Sat, Aug 3 - 2019 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. Every Saturday through Oct 26, 2019.
Sat, Aug 3 - Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in, 5 - 9:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. The 2019 Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in will take place every Saturday night beginning April 13 thru October 19. 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 the cruise-in, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Blair Armbrister at 757-291-4911 or email@example.com.
Sat, Aug 3 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hosted by Barney’s Auto Repair, at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery parking lot, 81 Patch Rd, Fort Monroe, Hampton. Weekly Saturday Night Cruise In at Fort Monroe. All makes and models welcome. Hot rods, classics, exotics, cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Come out and enjoy some great craft beer over at Oozlefinch and checkout some cars. As always, a family friendly environment. Large lot, plenty of parking.
Sun, Aug 4 - Weekly Meet, 1 - 3:30 pm, Hosted by Day Grooves, Hardee's, 7007 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester Courthouse. Weekly car meet. All vehicles welcome! Next to Hardee's in Gloucester Courthouse.
Sun, Aug 4 - Cruise-In every Sunday, 4 - 7:00 pm, Hosted by Fatboy's Grill & Steamshack, 15042 Carrollton Boulevard, Carrollton. Come on out every Sunday to see some of the coolest cars around! Bring your own car or truck, Ford, GM, MOPAR, any year, make, or model!
Mon, Aug 5 - Sonic Meet Monday's, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Eat Sleep Meek, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Spring is almost here the weather is starting to get warmer, and Sonic is almost finished with their construction, come join us for some sonic and back into a parking spot!
Tue, Aug 6 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 7:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 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!
Tue, Aug 6 - Cruise In, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Which Wich "Superior Sandwiches", 1011 University Blvd., Harbor View, Suffolk. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. 10% discount to Rod drivers.
Wed, Aug 7 - Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle. CUSTOM GOLF CART RAFFLE—to be given away at Grand Finale!
Wed, Aug 7 - Slot Car Racing, 6 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 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.
Wed, Aug 7 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Please join us for a weekly cruise-in, every Wednesday night from 7-9pm at Doumar's in Norfolk. Please note they are open during these hours to enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! *Most of all, please be on your absolute best behavior at their facility, as they have been kind enough to allow us to hold this event there. This means- be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. We want to continue to be welcome there, and these are some extremely nice folks. Those who do not follow the rules will be asked to not come back.*
Fri, Aug 9 - Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 4 - 8:00 pm, Suffolk Executive Airport, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Suffolk BBQ at the Suffolk Executive Airport is having cruise-ins on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 4-8 pm. BBQ at the airport will be open, covered patio, large menu beer and wine selection also. Come check it out. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Fri, Aug 9 - Friday Night Lights, 8:00 pm, Best Buy, 4107 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. NEW LOCATION! Friday Night Lights! Come hang out and show off your cars! Disclosure: All we ask is for no burnouts or excessive revving, if you are caught doing any of this we will ask you to leave. We are trying to have fun and just hang out so let’s not ruin it!
Sat, Aug 17 - Cars & Coffee Great Bridge (3rd Saturday), 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bridge United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Drive, Chesapeake. Cars & Coffee in Great Bridge is a gathering of car enthusiasts the third Saturday each month from 8-10 am to talk cars and share a cup of coffee at Great Bridge United Methodist Church. We hope you’ll join us!
Sat, Aug 17 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 8 - 10:00 am, London Company Coffee & Tea, 1222 Richmond Road, Williamsburg. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. We are delighted to announce a new venue for our monthly gatherings. It will be at the London Company Coffee & Tea next to the Food Lion on the corner of Monticello and Richmond Roads in Williamsburg among the Midtown Row stores. Their coffee is outstanding and there is a great selection of iced concoctions as well!
Sat, Aug 17 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, 9 - 11:00 am, Village Square Shopping Center, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. This is an informal cruise-in for enthusiast of all makes, models and years, cars and trucks the second Saturday each month from to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.
Sat, Aug 17 - GenRight 4x4 Night, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hotrodders Cafe, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. A great event to come and hang out with some local jeepers/off-roaders and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!
Sat, Aug 24 - 2019 River Oak C4 Cruise-In, 8 - 9:30 am, Hosted by the men of River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Blvd., Chesapeake. Join the monthly gathering happening the 4th Saturday every month at River Oak Church. Owners and lookers welcome, it’s all free – free to show, free to look, free to eat, (donuts & coffee). Nothing fancy; talk cars, show off your ride and meet other’s that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotic, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs, tuners, off-road, whatever! We start early, (8 am), and we end early, (9:30 am), before the heat of the day, so you have plenty of your Saturday left to do other shows, polish off your honey-do list, or do whatever you do in the summertime when the weather is hot.
Sat, Aug 24 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, 9 - 11:00 am, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your vehicle (Cars, motorcycle, or bicycle) out to Uno's in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9-11 am. Proceeds from all your food and beverage purchases bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know. Meetup starts at 9 am. Suggestions, ideas and all cars are welcome! Please, no burnouts or loud music. Coffee and tea will be provided free of charge.
Sat, Aug 24 - Monthly Meetup: Cars & Coffee, 9 - 11:00 am, Glazed Doughnuts, 24 Wine St., Hampton. Join us every 4th Saturday from 9-11 am for Cars & Coffee. All cars (vehicles) & car clubs welcome. Glazed Donuts Website: glazedhampton.com No loud music, no revving, no burnouts, be respectful. Meet fellow car enthusiast and have a great time.
Sat, Aug 24 - Yorktown Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. Yorktown Cars and Coffee for July will be Saturday the 27th. We will have Firehouse coffee out serving up some local brew, Modded performance Tuning and Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson sponsoring the event. As always, this event is open to all vehicles, people, and pets. Come out and show off your ride, and meet some like-minded people.
Sat, Aug 31 - Rides and Coffee Virginia Beach, 8 - 11:00 am, Detail Garage, 4239 Holland Rd., Suite #772, Virginia Beach. Our Famous Rides & Coffee event takes place the last Saturday of every month! Always show up early for a good spot and be prepared to kick off your weekend like a Boss! So who's ready to represent in beautiful VA weather with the baddest Car care supplier in North America? LIVE DEMOS - Raffles - SALES! - Coffee - Donuts. TAG EVERYONE: Car Clubs, Bike Clubs, Truck Clubs are ALWAYS WELCOME!
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
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Sat, Aug 3 - Coast Guard Birthday Celebration & Charity Car Show, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, Coast Guard Station Portsmouth, 4000 Coast Guard Blvd., Portsmouth. Join 757 Auto Events as we host a Family Fun Day at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth! Proceeds benefit the Technical Training Scholarship fund for 2019. Open class judged car show will be hosted as we celebrate the Coast Guard's Birthday with friends and family! YOUR REGISTRATION WILL INCLUDE A VOUCHER FOR A FREE MEAL from one of the participating food trucks! Pre-registration $16; Day Of Registration $20. Coast Guard will have activities for the kids and grown ups! Stay tuned for details! YOU WILL NEED TO BE ADDED TO A LIST FOR PASSAGE AT THE GATE. THIS APPLIES TO PASSENGERS AND SPECTATORS ALSO. MILITARY DECALS MAY HELP, BUT PLAN TO ADD YOUR NAMES TO THE LIST BY EMAIL THROUGH Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org web: https://757autoevents.bigcartel.com/product/coast-guard-birthday-celebration-and-charity-car-show
Sat, Aug 3 - Stance-Con Virginia 2019 Presented By Grounded Suspension Supply, 1 – 6:00 pm, Hosted by Stance-Con, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach. Spread the word! Stance-Con makes its way to Virginia Beach for our first east coast show. Featuring 150,000 sq ft of all indoor showcase space, the best local and out of state cars and vendors this is an event you do not want to miss! Event activities include: •Cornhole Tournament- $100 cash prize to the winning team! •Beer Pong Tournament- $100 cash prize to the winning team! •RC Drift Track. Spectator tickets: New to this year we’re offering more ways to save your hard earned cash! •Early Bird: $10 (200 total available online only) •Pre-Sale: $15 (Available until the day before the event) •General Admission: $20 at the door day of the event •Children 12 and under FREE. http://www.stancecon.com/
Sat, Aug 10 - Sumospeed Night Moves, 5 - 10:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Welcome back to Sumospeed Night Moves! For 2019 we are changing things up a bit. We have reduced the number of meets we are doing from 9 to 5, but increasing the length of each meet. This month will be our Back to school drive. We do ask that all those attending please respect each other, the venue, our staff, and the officers on site by refraining from excessive revving, burnouts, racing, speeding, and other activities that could jeopardize these events or our good standing with the venue. Pricing remains as it has been, at $5 per car for the paved lots, free for gravel.
Sat, Aug 24 - Reaching Beyond The Fence Car Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Langley Christian Church, 175 Fox Hill Road, Hampton. Reaching Beyond The Fence is hosting our second annual car show to help raise funds for the next fiscal year and school supplies for those kids in need within our community for the upcoming school year. Registration will begin at 8:00 with Awards to participants being passed out at 3 p.m. . We will have door prizes that will be giving away be a raffle to participants and spectators. All participants will be parked on the grass under the trees and the spectators will be parked in the parking lot. A food tent will be set up during the show. If you need or would like more information please contact Jim Weeks at 479-329-8186 or via email at email@example.com Web Site: www.reachingbeyondthefence.org/
Sat, Aug 24 - 7th Annual Import Warz featuring King of the South Car Show Tour/C3 Car Club Auto Takeover, 12 - 4:00 pm, Hosted by BackStage Entertainment, Virginia Beach Sportsplex, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. C3 and BSE have teamed up to bring you the largest car event of the summer! Register now! We are calling out all the clubs in the 7 cities and surrounding areas for this one! The King of the South Car Show Tour was created to give everyone the opportunity to see everyday vehicles completely customized to the personality and visions of their owners. This show is not just a car show of exotic vehicles. This show will be a safe and secure special event for all communities and automotive enthusiast to enjoy. KOTS/IW car shows host well over 3,000 people throughout the event every year most aging from 12 to over 65 with travelers coming from all over the southern and eastern states.
Sun, Sep 1 - Light Up Landstown Car and Light Show - CrossBuilt Benefit, 4:30 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Join 757 Auto Events, ClearShine - Virginia, and US FlagRunners - VA Chapter for an evening of fun, competition, wild builds, and lights! Proceeds to benefit the Cross family. George is a long time supporter of the automotive and motorcycle scene, but he recently had a serious Motorcycle Accident leaving him out of work and unable to walk for 3 months... We are gonna have a show for the family, and we hope they can come and visit us! Registration: $20 for Car and Light show, $5 for "Street Meet" (non-judged), Vendors $30 for 10 X 10 Space and Display Vehicle, Non Profits $15 for 10 X 10 Space. 50-50 Raffle, Silent Auction.
Mon, Sep 2 - Coastal Community Church 4th Annual Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. 4th Annual Coastal Church Car and Bike show to benefit the Coastal Community Church Youth Build out. Registration 9 until 11 am, Goodie Bags to first 100. Contact person, Vince Filippone 757-952-7373, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.ccccva.com/
Sat, Sep 7 - Special Olympics 1st Annual Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Center, 51 Battle Rd., Hampton. Come out and support the Special Olympics located at Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Center in Hampton. $15 pre-Registration by Sept. 1; $20 day of the show. Craft Vendors, Live Band and food. Sponsored by Tidewater Street Rod Association. Contact Jane Hobbs 1510 Morgan Dr. Hampton, VA 23663. Phone 757-869-3528, e-mail email@example.com for further information.
Sat, Sep 7 - Mathews Market Days car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Thomas Hunter school complex in Mathews Court House area, 387 Church St., Mathews. All proceeds will be donated to CHKD.(Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughters). The show will be a rain or shine event, no rain date. The show will be open to all vehicle's makes and models, motorcycles regardless of year. Awards are planned for the top 15 cars with a best in show winner and best motorcycle also best rat rod. Donations will go to CHKD A $10.00 entry fee for all vehicle's will be donated. or more info please contact Paul James (804-725-5456) or my cell @(804-694-6065). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.ccccva.com
Sun, Sep 15 - Isle of Wight County Fair Car Show, Joel C. Bradshaw Fairgrounds in Heritage Park, 21311 Courthouse Hwy., Windsor. Come join us in TRULY celebrating 25 years of the Isle of Wight County Fair! Email: email@example.com http://www.thefairiscoming.com/
Sat/Sun, Sep 21/22 - Fall Fest Car Show & Cruise In, Mt Pleasant Christian School, 1613 Mount Pleasant Rd., Chesapeake. Fall Fest Car Show & Cruise In !(1979 & PRIOR) Door Prizes, Best in Show Truck, Best in Show Car, People's Choice, and more! Pre-registration is $20 1st vehicle, and $15 for the 2nd! After September 15 & on show day, $25 1st vehicle & $15 for the 2nd! Lots of fun for the whole family! Carnival rides, bake off, craft show, food vendors, & more! Come out for the show! Send a PM with your email address & we can send you registration information! MPCSFallFestival2019@gmail.com
Sat, Sep 21 - Honor and Remember / Joy Fund Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by the Mustang Club of Tidewater, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Registration cost is $20 and 2 cans of food. This is open to all makes and models of cars, motorcycles, and bicycles. The judging will be by the participants and we will be handing out trophies to the top 25 vote getters. There will be other awards including spectators choice. We are also looking for vendors to sell their products of almost any kind. If you know of any have them contact me please. Jeff Brownlee (757) 676-5145, firstname.lastname@example.org. Our charity is Honor and Remember We hope to see you there. www.honorandremember.org
Sat, Sep 21 - York County Customs 2nd Annual Car Show, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, York County Customs, 1000 Old York-Hampton Highway, Yorktown. York County Customs is holding their 2nd annual car show for street rods, race cars, and motorcycles. There will be free food, drinks, door prizes, live music, and most importantly fun for all ages! Email: email@example.com
Sat, Sep 21 - Smithfield Ruritan Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Windsor Castle Park, 301 Jericho Rd., Smithfield. NEW LOCATION: The 18th Annual Smithfield Ruritan Car Show will be held at Windsor Castle Park from 10 am - 3 pm. Open to all vehicles. Top 20 and "Best of" Awards. Separate awards for bikes. Registration from 9 - 11 am. Judging from 10 am - 1 pm. Awards at 2 pm. Registration for bikes is $15.00; cars is $20.00. Proceeds will benefit local charities. This is a rain or shine event.
Sat, Sep 21 - Sumospeed Beach Bash Sponsored By Fortune Auto, 12 – 6:00 pm, 6800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC. We are excited to announce our first annual Sumospeed Beach Bash at the Soundside Event Site! This event will feature a car show, music, raffles, vendors, and food trucks. Set in the beautiful Outer Banks in North Carolina, this will be a unique event you will not want to miss! Stay tuned for more information as we put this event together, we can't wait to see everyone there! https://registration.sumospeed.com/tickets
Sat, Sep 28 - Tidewater Region AACA 46th Annual Meet/Custom Car Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events and ClearShine Virginia, Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. TWO shows in one featuring more than 300 fine Antique, Classic, Modified and Special Interest Automobiles! PRESERVING THE PAST: 'As-Built' antique and special interest vehicles 1994 and older with AACA-style judging. RODS AND MODS: Modified/custom vehicles 1994 and older with divisional judging. Dash Plaques for the first 300 vehicles! Multiple Class and Special Category Trophies. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL DISPLAYED VEHICLES! Spectator admission is free, however parking at the airport is $15.00 for vehicles with one occupant of $20 for vehicles with multiple occupants and includes free access to the Aviation Museum (Normally $15.00 per adult) An opportunity to view a large display of fine vintage and modified automobiles, plus an automotive parts flea market and food concessions. http://www.traaca.com/
Sat, Sep 28 - Suffolk Rods and Muscle Cars 7th Annual Charity Car Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Nasmond Suffolk Academy, 3373 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. ALL PAVED PARKING, SHADE TREES, MUSIC, FOOD, VENDORS AND INDOOR PLUMBING!!! Unique one of a kind specialty awards! Open to all Makes/Models/Years. The Lions Club Van will be onsite providing free health screenings including blood pressure, sight, hearing ,blood sugar and more! Bring your old glasses and hearing aids to donate to the Lions Charity. Registration: 8-11 Day of Show. Voting ends @ 12:00 noon. Awards at 2 pm. Entry $20.00 per vehicle. Vendors 10x10 space $10.00 Participant Judged Top 20, Sponsor and Best of Awards. Facebook: Suffolk Rods and Muscle Cars Club for more info 757-620-9726. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Sep 28 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes. Come celebrate the Guinea Jubilee at the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show. Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more for a total of over 50 awards. We will also have raffle items, 50/50 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Fees, Pre-registration: $15, Day of show: $20. Event is free for spectators. Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions contact email@example.com Web Site: http://www.mpccofgloucester.com/
Sun, Sep 29 - Shine a Light on Autism, Car and Light Show: VA Flag Runners, 4:30 - 9:30 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. US Flag Runners VA Division presents an Autism Awareness event at Landstown Commons Shopping Center! Join @757 Auto Events and ClearShine Virginia for an evening of fun, competition, wild builds, and lights! NO BASS OFF AT THIS LOCATION... NO OPEN DOOR DEMOS ALLOWED... We will have a good time without a lot of craziness! Proceeds to benefit for a Local Autism Charity helping our community! Details developing! 50-50 Raffle, Silent Auction, etc. Registration: $20 for Car and Light show, $5 for "Street Meet" (non-judged). Vendors $30 for 10 X 10 Space and Display Vehicle, Non Profits $15 for 10 X 10 Space.
Sat, Oct 5 - Fifth Annual 2019 ECW AutoFest, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm, Hosted by European Cars of Williamsburg and Dream Catchers of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Road, Williamsburg. Our Fifth Annual Fundraiser Car Show benefiting a local charity! More details to come.. but always a great time! This year we are benefiting Dream Catchers of Williamsburg! https://dreamcatchers.org/ Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center improves the quality of life for individuals with physical, emotional and developmental needs by providing evidence-based therapeutic riding, equine assisted activities and advancing effective practices through professional education and research. Spread the word and invite your friends. Interested in sponsoring? Contact Helen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-220-9660 Vendor spots also available!
Sat, Oct 12 - 2019 Air & Auto Classic, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Hosted by Porsche Club of America - First Settlers Region (FSR), Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Please join us for our Air and Auto Classic 9 charity car show at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach. It's a great opportunity to show off your pride and joy, check out the fabulous aviation museum and its collection of vintage aircraft, and contribute to some great charitable organizations. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and Horizons Hampton Roads. Enjoy live music, vintage aircraft and other historical items in the museum. Food and beverage concessions will be offered as well as beer and wine. We'll have many great items for raffle, as well as a 50/50 raffle. Pre-register to show your car via www.fsrpca.motorsportreg.com.
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region
Part of the SCCA's Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all 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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sun, Aug 4 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Sep 8 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Oct 6 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Nov 3 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Dec 1 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC)
Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, TSCC has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas. Our autocross season runs from March through November with championship series events typically taking place on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We usually host a novice autocross school early in the season on the Saturday before our Sunday event. This is a great opportunity for new participants to get involved with autocross. We also host higher speed time trials at regional tracks such as North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat-Sun, Aug 3-4 / 2019 Double Summer HPDE / NCCAR
Sat, Aug 10 / Test and Tune / Military Circle Mall
Sun, Aug 11 / Event #5 August Autocross / Military Circle Mall
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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Fri-Sun, Aug 16-18 / ! Unkefer Dash ! Fri: Instructor Clinic. Sat Only: OG Racing HyperDrive™, 120min Arrive & Drive Kart Enduro. Sat & Sun: HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Sprint Roadracing / VIRginia International Raceway (3.3 mi Full course)
Sat-Sun, Sep 14-15 / ! Late Summer Seat Time ! [HPDE/TT Only] / Dominion Raceway (2.0mi road course)
SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series
Richmond International Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave., Richmond
Drifting was born in the mountains of Japan where skill and style were blended into an aggressive show of speed and car control.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sun, Aug 18 / SSS Speed & Style Round 3 Drift Event, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. Our third and FINAL round of COMPETITION SERIES!! It's a battle to get to the RVA ALL-STARS! - Roulette Style Qualifying Elimination - TOP 3 from each Round Win Prizes from our partners - TOP 8 from EACH from invited to the RVA ALL STARS - WINNER of the RVA All-Stars gets a GRAND PRIZE... Laid back, friendly competition. Come challenge your friends, support your favorite team members, and take home some friendly bragging rights! This event is NOT for NEW drivers looking to learn to drift. You must have driven with us once before, or have adequate experience elsewhere, to compete! If you are looking to learn, please search for our NOVICE CLINICS/Practice Days! :)
Sat, Aug 31 - NIGHT TOUGE 3: Underglow Comeback Tour! Drift Event, 3 - 11:00 pm. Drifting under the lights at SPIRIT.jp DRIFT CIRCUIT! We will use our MAIN CIRCUIT layout with some added light features around the course to up the safety and visibility for Drivers. Functional headlights & at least ONE functioning running light and brake light in the rear is REQUIRED. NON-OEM light bar, or LED rear tail light is OK. Under-glow, strobes, and wild lights are HIGHLY encouraged. Let's light this place up! MSREG.com/NIGHTTOUGE3 to register!
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.
Schedule (Date / Event): Weekly Saturday Racing - Gates open at 2:00 pm, Qualifying at 4:30 pm, Racing starts at 7:00 pm
Wed, Jul 31 / Wacky Wednesday season is here! Come out and enjoy a great evening of Oval Drag Racing! Gates open at 6 pm, Racing starts at 7 pm. For more information check out http://langley-speedway.com/wacky-wednesday/
Sat, Aug 3 / Weekly Racing: Twin Late Models | Super Streets | Super Trucks | Pro Six | Legends | Bandoleros | Enduros
Wed, Aug 7 / Wacky Wednesday season is here! Come out and enjoy a great evening of Oval Drag Racing! Gates open at 6 pm, Racing starts at 7 pm. For more information check out http://langley-speedway.com/wacky-wednesday/
Sat, Aug 10 / Weekly Racing: Twin Modifieds | Grand Stocks | Super Trucks | UCars | Karts | Enduros
Wed, Aug 14 / Wacky Wednesday season is here! Come out and enjoy a great evening of Oval Drag Racing! Gates open at 6 pm, Racing starts at 7 pm. For more information check out http://langley-speedway.com/wacky-wednesday/
Sat, Aug 17 / Weekly Racing: Late Models | Modifieds | Super Streets | Pro Six | Legends | Bandoleros
Wed, Aug 21 / Wacky Wednesday season is here! Come out and enjoy a great evening of Oval Drag Racing! Gates open at 6 pm, Racing starts at 7 pm. For more information check out http://langley-speedway.com/wacky-wednesday/
Sat, Aug 24 / Weekly Racing: Twin Late Models | Grand Stocks | Super Trucks | UCars | Legends | Bandoleros | Enduros
Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway
4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA
A ½-mile clay surface with 14 degree banking in both corners and 4 degrees on the front and back stretch. Divisions: Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Limited Stock Car, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, World of Outlaws Late Models, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and mud bogs. Virginia Motor Speedway runs on select Saturday nights April through the first week of October, Closed on RIR NASCAR weekends (check website for schedule of events).
Schedule (Date / Event): Competitor Gates Open, 3 pm; Spectator Gates Open, 5 pm; Drivers Meeting, 5:45 pm; Hot Lap Qualifying, 6:30 pm; Driver Registration / Pit Pass Window Closes, 6:30 pm; Racing, 8 pm.
Sat, Aug 3 / Weekly Racing: Pro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock
Sat, Aug 10 / Weekly Racing: Pro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock
Sat, Aug 24 / Weekly Racing: Pro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock
12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA
"The Toughest Short Track in the South," Chesterfield County's favorite family-friendly venue! Locally owned and operated, Southside Speedway has been a fixture in Chesterfield County since 1959. With a paved 1/3 mile oval track located on Genito Road, and featuring races from six different divisions including Late Models, Modifieds, Grand Stocks, UCARs, Legends and Bandoleros. The speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Schedule (Date / Event): Front Gate opens, 6:00 pm; Qualifying starts, 6:00 pm; Racing starts, 7:45 pm
Fri, Aug 9 / Driver Meet & Greet, INEX Regional Qualifier
Fri, Aug 23 / Championship Night
1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA
Richmond Dragway is a 1/4 mile International Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag racing facility in Sandston, VA. The site features 130 acres with a full service concession stand, VP Fuel Station, and a 3 story Timing and Scoring tower.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, Aug 2 / Summer Showdown Series, Ladies night, and Test and Tune, 4-10 pm
Fri, Aug 9 / Friday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune, 5-10 pm
Sat, Aug 10 / AED Performance ET Points, Ladies Challenge, Richmond Gear, 2-10 pm
Fri, Aug 16 / getfast1.com RVA List, 5-10 pm
Fri, Aug 23 / Friday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune, 5-10 pm
Sat, Aug 24 / AED Performance ET Points, Southern Outlaws TS, Ladies Challenge, 12-10 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.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sun, Aug 18 / VMSC Autocross #6. We're an independent club that has been hosting safe and fun road rallyes and autocross events for our members and guests since 1950. http://www.vmsc.org/
Fri, Sep 20 / GO BOWLING 250. Watch as drivers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series start their run to the championship with the first playoff race in the series
Sat, Sep 21 / FEDERATED AUTO PARTS 400. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes under the lights for the Federated Auto Parts 400. Join us for the first ever Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond.
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment
Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA
Representing a new model for Motorsports facilities and Entertainment venues. Dominion Raceway & Entertainment is a multipurpose facility located on "America's Main Street", I-95. Located between Washington DC and Richmond VA the complex includes: a two-mile road course, a 4/10ths mile paved NASCAR oval, 1/8th mile drag strip, festival concert venue and more. Our 36,600 square foot building includes meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, Aug 2 / Friday Night Street Racing. 6:00 pm. We are back again this year with our friends from Modified DMV and are ready for a bigger and better year than last season. Come out on our true never prepped track for some true street 1/8 mile action. Bring your friends bring your family call out your rivals! Don't be scared come out and enjoy some racing along with great food at 118 bar and grill located on the 2nd floor!!! $20 to race all day!!! $10 to spectate!
Sat-Sun, Aug 3-4 / Dominion Raceway Exotic Driving Experience, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Dream Drive Exotics - Get behind the wheel of a real exotic car at Dominion Raceway with Dream Drive Exotics! Limited spots available, must book in advance.
Sat, Aug 3 / Dominion Raceway Driving Experience, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Rusty Wallace Racing Experience - Get behind the wheel of a real race car and drive Dominion Raceway! 60% OFF All driving packages with promo code: SAVE60 All laps are hot laps, no pace car to follow, no instructor in the car and pass is allowed! Limited Spots Available. Must book in advance for deal prices using promo code.
Sat, Aug 3 / DR Track Attack. 5-8 pm Track Attack is a safe, constructive, and fun experience that only costs $99 in advance or $119 at-track. 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.
Sun, Aug 4 / Dominion Raceway Formula Experience, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Get out of the stands and get behind the wheel of a real Formula race car at Dominion Raceway with the Formula Experience! Limited spots available, must book in advance. NOW STARTING AT $159 USING PROMO CODE : SAVE60
Fri, Aug 9 / NASCAR Open Practice, 5:00 pm. Watch NASCAR open practice as teams prepare for Saturday night's big race! After practice, the pits are open to all spectators so you can check out the cars and meet the racers. Spectators $5, includes spectator entrance to our Street Racing to 11pm and the 118 Bar & Grill too!
Fri, Aug 9 / Friday Night Street Racing. 6:00 pm. We are back again this year with our friends from Modified DMV and are ready for a bigger and better year than last season. Come out on our true never prepped track for some true street 1/8 mile action. Bring your friends bring your family call out your rivals! Don't be scared come out and enjoy some racing along with great food at 118 bar and grill located on the 2nd floor!!! $20 to race all day!!! $10 to spectate!
Sat, Aug 10 / Saturday Night NASCAR Racing, 7:00 pm. Dominion Raceway is proud to be part of NASCAR’s Home Track Series and specifically, it’s Whelen All American Series sanction.
Thu, Aug 15 / Track Night: Northern Virginia, hosted by SCCA Inc., 2:30 - 9:00 pm. The fastest way to get on track, Track Night in America Driven by Tire Rack offers participants three 20-minute sessions. Track Tour laps will be open and free to all attendees (non-entries as well). Event entry is open to the general public over the age of 18, with a valid driver’s license.
Sat, Aug 17 / DR Track Attack. 5-8 pm Track Attack is a safe, constructive, and fun experience that only costs $99 in advance or $119 at-track. 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.
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.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Thu-Sun, Aug 1-4 / Loose Rocker, Colonial Classic
Fri, Aug 9 / Chesterfield Auto Parts Ladies Night, plus Xtreme 28/275s
Fri, Aug 16 / Test-n-Tune w/ Street ET
Sat, Aug 17 / Extreme Night of Fire! Plus ET Points Bracket Series
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."
Schedule (Date / Event):
Mon, Aug 5 / Formula Experience Intro (Southern Course). www.formulaexperiences.com
Sat-Sun, Aug 10-11 / ChampCar (Full Course) www.chumpcar.com
Wed-Thu, Aug 14-15 / David Murry Track Days (Full Course) www.davidmurry.com
Sat-Sun, Aug 17-18 / NASA Mid-Atlantic (Full Course) www.nasaracing.net
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