Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA

 


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



WEEKLY/MONTHLY CAR MEETS/CRUISE-INS

(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)


Wed, Oct 14 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Oct 14 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin through Oct 28th. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Oct 14 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.


Wed, Oct 14 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!


Fri, Oct 16 - Cruise-In at Suffolk Executive Airport, 4 - 8:00 pm, 1550 Airport Rd, Suffolk. Suffolk BBQ at the Suffolk Executive Airport will be doing these on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 4-8 pm, weather permitting. So, come on out if the weather's good, we'll be there. BBQ at the airport will be open, covered patio, large menu beer and wine selection also. Come check it out. Come on out and bring your car, hang out with friends, and eat some good food. Looking forward to seeing you there.


Fri, Oct 16 - Friday Night Hardee's Cruise-Ins, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's at 7007 George Washington Hwy (Route 17), Gloucester. We will be having Friday Night Cruise-ins from 4-8 pm. At this time, the restaurant is open for take-out orders only. Come on out and see some cool cars and hang out with other car folks.


Sat, Oct 17 - Cars and Coffee, 7 - 9:00 am, Hosted by Tidewater Mopar Club TMC, Heritage Amish Bake Shoppe, next to the Old VB Farmer's Market, 3600 Dam Neck Rd., Virginia Beach. The Bakery may or mayn't have Coffee so it is advised to bring your own.


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


Sat, Oct 17 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, 9 - 11:30 am, The Tipsy Beans Café ( www.tipsybeanscafe.com ), 1430 High Street, Williamsburg. C & C Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles. This venue along with the great coffee and treats at The Tipsy Beans Cafe is a winning combination and we look forward to meeting there the third Saturday of every month from 9-11:30 am. As always please exercise the proper health protocols with face coverings and social distancing. We look forward to seeing you. Until then be safe and happy motoring!


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


Sat, Oct 17 - Landstown Commons Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night through October 2020 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!


Sat, Oct 17 - 2020 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday Weekly gathering of car enthusiasts at Hardee's in Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. If it's cold, we hangout inside.


Sat, Oct 17 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Sat, Oct 17 - LAST 2020 Classic Cruiser Cruise-Ins, 4:30 - 8:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Classic Cruiser’s cruise-ins 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 will be divided up and donated to our charities. 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. This will be the last one this year and we are having a raffle and lots of Baked Goods for you to buy. There will be all types of bake goodies to buy - Brownies, Cashew Haystacks, Peanut Butter Fudge, different types of cookies, Pies and different types of Cakes. Prices will be from .50 and up. Hope to see you there, even if it is raining, please come out for the bake sale! Please observe social distancing guidelines as required for your safety and those of others. For more information about the cruise-ins, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Paul James at 804-694-6065 or pjs68camaro@yahoo.com 


Sat, Oct 17 - Fort Monroe Saturday Night Cruise In, 6 - 10:00 pm, Hosted by Barney’s Auto Repair, at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery parking lot, 81 Patch Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton. Weather Permitting. Moving the start time back to 6 pm. We will do this every Saturday night, for the rest of the summer, as long as the weather allows. All makes and models welcome. Hot rods, classics, exotics, cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. Come out and enjoy some great craft beer over at Oozlefinch and checkout some cars. As always, no revving, burnouts, loud music, etc. Family friendly environment. Please use the parking spots, and dispose of all trash in the dumpster.


Sat, Oct 17 - Lucid Nights, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Lucid Alliance Auto Club, 1060 W Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Mark your calendars! Help us Pink out the lot for Breast Cancer Awareness month as we celebrate our TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Lucid Nights! We hope to see everyone out there and we hope the lot is respected! PLEASE no burnouts or revving. This is a Family-oriented event. PLEASE RESPECT THE CAUSE!


Sun, Oct 18 - Sunday Slides, 12 - 5:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Sunday afternoon for indoor RC Drifting. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Tue, Oct 20 - Jeep Takeover at The Garage for Topless Tuesday, 5:30 - 9:00 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Jeep take-over is back! FIRST 10 Jeeps will receive $5 off their bill! Every Jeep will have the opportunity to be entered into our contest to park inside The Garage Brewery at the next event! Food truck rotating every week. Check our website for more info! Rain or Shine. We won't judge you if you aren't.... Topless. Follow us for updates on the next Topless Tuesday event.


Wed, Oct 21 - RC Drift Night, 4 - 8:00 pm, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us every Wednesday and Saturday for indoor RC Drift Night. Event is always free, and all skill levels are welcome. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!


Wed, Oct 21 - Wednesday Weekly Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, S. Main Street, Franklin. Weekly family-friendly, cruise-in in the heart of Downtown Franklin through Oct 28th. FREE to all participants and spectators. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern specialty vehicles. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 — $1000 categories of vehicles) with a participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawings. T-Shirts available for purchase—$20. FREE hot-dogs at Fred’s Restaurant with a participating vehicle.


Wed, Oct 21 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. We are going back to Doumar’s, all are invited! Please join us for some cars at a weekly cruise-in every Wednesday night. They are open during these hours, so enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice cream and handmade cones! Be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, and no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. Please, social distancing and masks are recommended.


Wed, Oct 21 - Wacky Wednesday 2020, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, 3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton. Wacky Wednesday finally makes its return to action! We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway this evening for some street car racing action! Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm, drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Tickets: $7.00 - Grandstand; $15.00 - Pit Entry. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun!


Thu, Oct 22 - Corvette Takeover Round 4, 6:30 - 10:00 pm, The Garage Brewery, 1011 Eden Way N, Chesapeake. Calling all Corvette owners! Come meet up with the members of "Beachcombers Corvette Owners of Virginia" and enjoy 10% off your beer. We will also have Hangry's Food Truck on site. 


Sat, Oct 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 others that share the same love. All rides are welcome – imports, exotic, trucks, bikes (any vintage, old or new), tractors, customs, tuners, off-road, whatever! We start early, (8 am), and we end early, (9:30 am), before the heat of the day, so you have plenty of your Saturday left to do other shows, polish off your honey-do list, or do whatever you do in the summertime when the weather is hot.


Sat, Oct 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.


Sun, Oct 25 - Carroll Shelby Racing "Trunk or Treat", 1 - 6:00 pm, Rent A Lift, 3490 East Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk. 2020 has been a year full of struggles and hardships. Wanting to maintain all COVID-19 social guidelines, we would like to host a Carroll Shelby Racing fundraiser. We will have a "Peoples Choice" Top 10 Car Show. Registration Fee $20/car, VIP Parking for up to 10 cars, @ $50.00 per, 50/50 Raffle, Music/Highlight Racing Videos, Silent Auction. Food will be for sale, Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Chips and Soft Drinks. Carroll Shelby Racing Merchandise. All proceeds will go to Carroll Shelby Racing as we race for the NASA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship in 2021. Save the date, updates and information will be posted as we put the final touches on this event. This is an "All Makes and Models" event! "That's How we Roll"! Bring the kids from 2pm to 4pm for a "Trunk or Treat" experience they will never forget! See you There! Questions or comments email thardin@carrollshelbyracing.com   Cash or go online and reserve your ticket at https://www.carrollshelbyracing.com/store/p539/Carroll_Shelby_Racing_Truck_or_Treat_Event.html


Sun, Oct 25 - Sonic Cruise-In, 3 - 6:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 13450 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton. Cruise-In 2nd and 4th Sundays. Come out to network and fellowship! The event is FREE! Sonic will have 20% off on all food and drinks there will also be a 50/50 raffle as well! Hope to see everyone there with big smiling faces and having a great time.


Wed, Oct 28 - Wacky Wednesdays 2020 Season Finale, 7 - 10:00 pm, Larry King Law's Langley Speedway, . Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm with the drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands. Come on out and join the fun! COVID-19 social distancing guidelines will be in effect and we highly suggest everyone wear a mask


Sat, Oct 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!


Sat, Oct 31 - (5th 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, Oct 31 - Yorktown cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00pm, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. Bring out your rides of all sorts. We welcome cars, trucks, and bikes, whatever you have. Family friendly and very laid back. Come check out some sweet rides and show off your hard work and passion.


Sat, Oct 31 - Hot Rod Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Cruise Thru, 6 - 8:00 pm, Bad Company Inc., 251 Industrial Blvd., Toano. Treats for costumed children. Socially distanced 3 minute interaction. Hot Rods and daily drivers welcome. Small children need an additional adult to walk them through the trunks. No parking cruise-through. Bone Fish Grill treats for drivers!


Sun, Nov 1 - Classic Car/Truck/Motorcycle/Tractor Cruise in, 4 - 8:00 pm, Hosted by Farmer’s Table, 13416 Benns Church Blvd., Smithfield. We welcome all Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles and Tractors! It’s Brain freeze season! For outdoor dining, Tailgate, or curbside call 757-357-1717. View our menu on the website and order online at www.farmerstableofsmithfield.com


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


Sun, Nov 8 - Wicked Cars and Coffee, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Wicked Stitching, 6701 Ruritan Blvd., Suffolk. Come on out for a good time talking cars with great people and enjoy our complimentary coffee and doughnuts. This will take place on the second Sunday of every month. So, mark your calendar!


Sat, Nov 14 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, 9 - 11:00 am, Village Square Shopping Center, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. This is an informal cruise-in for enthusiast of all makes, models and years, cars and trucks the second Saturday each month from to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.


Sat, Nov 14 - Lucid Nights, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Lucid Alliance Auto Club, 1060 W Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Our biggest club quality is caring about and sticking to our mission and our promise to do everything possible to support this community. We care about giving back to those who can’t, and showing the kids in the community that making a difference in people’s lives is such a humbling experience. When you find a family with the same goals NOTHING can hold you back! We look forward to seeing every out there to support the community! Our goal is to fill up every vehicle in our club with cans and non-perishables, and to have to ask for help with our delivery. We will have TWO TROPHIES for the most generous donation from ONE INDIVIDUAL person and from ONE CLUB! If you’re interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor for this event please don’t hesitate to reach out! 




UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.

(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events)


Sat, Oct 17 - [CANX] Mustang Club of Tidewater Fall Honor & Remember Car Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. 



Sat, Oct 17 - [CANX] Sixth Annual 2020 ECW AutoFest, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, European Cars of Williamsburg, Williamsburg Airport, 100 Marclay Rd., Williamsburg. 



Sat, Oct 17 - Show & Shine to Benefit Foodbank, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Williamsburg Antique Mall, 500 Lightfoot Road, Williamsburg. "Music, Motors, and Memories!" Williamsburg Antique Mall, Anniversary Sale Weekend! Open to all makes, models, years - cars, trucks & motorcycles. Non-perishable food donations accepted to benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia., Virginia Opera under the Tent. & restaurant on site. Sponsored by the Williamsburg Antique Mall and the Classic Cruisers Car Club. Info Wes Taylor www.antiqueswilliamsburg.com 757-776-0094 or Al Crane - Classic Cruisers Car Club cranejra@aol.com Spectators Welcome. please follow social distancing rules for safety! 



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



Fri-Sun, Oct 23-25 - Battle on the Bay, Hosted by USDrift, Sumospeed, Langley Drift Club, at Larry King Law's Langley Speedway. Battle on the Bay" is a three-day automotive event featuring pro drivers from across the eastern United States and beyond battling it out in a tandem drifting competition on Saturday night. The Sumospeed Pop-Up Meet will take place on Friday evening and offer automotive enthusiasts a chance to park and meet other enthusiasts. On Saturday and Sunday, the Sumospeed Showcase Car Show will give individuals and teams the opportunity to show off their vehicles with a chance to win prizes both days. The Langley Drift Club PRO/AM Mixer will take place on Friday night and all day Sunday featuring pro drivers sharing the track with local drivers looking to gain seat time on their new home for drifting in Hampton Roads.

Friday: USDrift Shoot-Out Practice, Sumospeed Pop-Up Car Meet, Langley Drift Club PRO/AM Mixer Night Edition.  Saturday: USDrift Shoot-Out Tandem Competition, Sumospeed Showcase Car Show.  Sunday: Langley Drift Club PRO/AM Mixer Day Edition, Sumospeed Showcase Car Show. 



Sat-Sun, Oct 24-25 - Virginia Fall Classic [Virtual] Car Show and Poker Run. Due to Covid restrictions the event will be VIRTUAL this year, but the Trophies will be real! Go to vafallclassic.org to register your vehicles, post pictures, and a biography. All participants will be able to vote on their favorites and the top 25 will receive a trophy. The Poker Run on Sunday will be live! Help support the event to raise funds for Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, Newport News, Virginia. To date the VFC has raised over $500,000, and are hoping to even raise more in donations this year! For registration forms and any other information visit our Web Site: www.vafallclassic.org



Sat, Oct 24 - 28th Annual Model Car/Truck Contest and Swap Meet, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Tidewater Automotive Modelers Society, Hosted by Car Club Council of Hampton Roads, VFW Post 4809, 5728 Bartee St., Norfolk. Theme - RAT RODS, 29 classes, first through third and Out-Of-the-Box for most classes + Peoples Choice, and Best of Show. Food and drink available. $10 for unlimited Model Entries, Under age 18 free model entry, free general admission. Vendor tables $15. CHARITY: Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. Point of Contact: Joe Formato - akorna@aol.com  http://www.vabiz.com/tams/



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



Sat, Oct 31 - Inaugural Thomas Hunter Middle School Motor Show & Halloween Bash, 387 Church St., Mathews. Join the students and staff of Thomas Hunter Middle School in beautiful and historic Mathews County for this fundraising event. All proceeds will go to support activities for students enrolled at Thomas Hunter Middle School. There will be a car show, live music, trunk or treat, haunted trail, food trucks, 50/50 raffle, and more! This event is free for spectators. The entry fee for participants in the motor show will be a minimum of $10 and a bowl of candy for trunk or treat. Awards will be given for Best in Show, Students’ Choice,, Teacher’s Choice, and winners for each entry category on the entry form. Social distancing will be promoted for this event. Email Ken Noonan at knoonan@mathews.k12.va.us for details and entry form. 



Sun, Nov 8 - 2nd Annual Hall Chevrolet Custom Car Show and Fall Festival, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3412 Western Branch Blvd., Chesapeake. Join 757 Auto Events as we team up with local powerhouses including Hall / MileOne Autogroup, ClearShine Virginia, Coastal Virginia Auto Show, and the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads to bring an awesome event to your community! Judged car show. Proceeds Benefit Charity! Family fun, Make a fun/ spooky pumpkin or turkey for the Coloring Contest! Food truck rodeo! Road Dogs - Hot Dog Bistro. Details developing! Stay tuned! $25 entry includes $8 food voucher!



Sat, Nov 14 - Shop with a Cop Car and Truck Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, (the former site of Page Middle School) 5630 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. Two great events, one great cause. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents the annual Car & Truck Show and Local Cycle Events presents the 9th Annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge. Proceeds benefit the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Department Shop With a Cop program, so every child can have a merry Christmas! Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more. We will also have raffle items, 50/50 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Fees, Registration: $20, Vendors: $25. Event is free for spectators. $10 to sample the best of Gloucester’s restaurants and vote for your favorite! Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions contact middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@gmail.com  Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.com



Sun, Nov 15 - [NEW DATE] Light the Night Car and Light Show - Fighting Leukemia, 5 - 9:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Join 757 Auto Events, Detail Medics of Chesapeake, Energized Elite, ClearShine Virginia, and Landstown Commons for an evening of fun, competition, wild builds, and lights! NO BASS OFF AT THIS LOCATION... NO OPEN DOOR DEMOS ALLOWED... This is a Memorial Show to honor Gavin Rhodes, who is passed in 2019 while fighting his battle against Leukemia. Gavin loved the car scene and he loved his truck! 




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


SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series

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

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

http://www.spiritjpdriftseries.com

Schedule (Date / Event):


Sat, Oct 31 / Halloween SSS Speed & Style Drift Competition, 3 - 11:00 pm. Halloween Night Touge/ Speed & Style! This will be our first Night Competition under the lights! 16 drivers will qualify into a bracket and battle head to head to see who will take home the 2020 SSS Speed & Style Champion title! This will be our only SSS for 2020 and winner takes all! We will have 16 drivers spots for competitors and 14 spots for our normal Night Touge fun! Have fun and DRESS UP! Best dressed Drift Car/Driver will get some special prizes & a drawing of their car/costume from @montanez_design (keep it PG and fun/funny please!) We will also be doing a kids Trunk or Treat for all the young future drivers. Let’s have a great time and enjoy Halloween together!



Apex Track Events

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

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

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 


TBD



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

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

www.odr-scca.org

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 


Sun, Oct 25 / Solo Autocross #5 / Pungo



Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC)

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

www.tidewatersportscarclub.com

Schedule (Date / Event / Location): TBA 2020


Sun, Oct 18 / TSCC Autocross points Event #3 / TBD



National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic

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

www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):  


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



REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS


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

3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton

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

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

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Wed, Oct 14 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Sat, Oct 17 / Weekly Race Night: Twin Late Models | Twin Grand Stocks | Pro Six | Legends | Bandoleros | Virginia Racers | Enduros


Wed, Oct 21 / Wacky Wednesdays: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Fri-Sun, Oct 23-25 / Battle on the Bay, Hosted by USDrift, Sumospeed, Langley Drift Club. A three-day automotive event featuring pro drivers from across the eastern United States and beyond battling it out in a tandem drifting competition on Saturday night.


Wed, Oct 28 / Wacky Wednesdays Season Finale: Street Racing and Time Attacks, gates open 6 pm


Sat, Oct 31 / Shawn Balluzzo Memorial 100 - Championship Night: Modifieds | Grand Stocks | Pro Six | Twin UCars | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts | Enduros


Sat, Nov 7 / Fall Day of Destruction: Gates at 10 am, First Event at 1 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).

www.vamotorspeedway.com

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


OFFICIAL COVID-19 UPDATE

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



Southside Speedway

12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA

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

www.southsidespeedway.net

Schedule (Date / Event): 


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

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



Richmond Dragway

1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA

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

www.richmonddragway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


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



Richmond International Raceway (RIR)

600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

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

http://www.richmondracewaycomplex.com

Schedule (Date / Event):  


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


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


Sat, Oct 31 / SPIRIT.jp Halloween SSS Speed & Style Drift Competition, 3 - 11:00 pm.


Sat, Nov 7 / Track Laps at Richmond Raceway benefiting Children’s Hospital at VCU, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Experience what it is like to take on the banks of America's Premier Short Track. For just $20, you can take five laps around the historic 3/4-mile D-shaped oval. For extra sessions, please re-register online or register multiple times ahead of the event. 



Dominion Raceway & Entertainment

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

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

www.dominionraceway.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


Fri, Oct 16 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Oct 16 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Oct 17 / 5 pm Green Flag Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 5 - 9:00 pm


Sun, Oct 18 / Dominion TrackCross #2, 7:00 am


Fri, Oct 23 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sun, Oct 24 / Track Attack - Get On The Track Now, 4:00 pm


Fri, Oct 30 / Open Oval Track Practice, 5:00 pm


Fri, Oct 30 / No Prep 1/8 Mile Friday Night Street Racing, 6:00 pm


Sat, Oct 31 / "Big One 200", Saturday Night Nascar Racing 2020, 5 - 9:00 pm



Virginia Motorsports Park

Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA

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

www.virginiamotorsports.com

Schedule (Date / Event): 


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


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


Sun, Nov 1 / Virginia Motor Sport Club (VMSC) Auto Cross


Sat, Nov 21 / USDrift Fall Finale



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):


Sat-Sun, Dec 5-6 / TireRack.com ChampCar Endurance Series "Eights on North"




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