Tuesday, April 22, 2014


The Weather is FINALLY here! (Hopefully to stay)  Here's a quick list of upcoming events:


April 26 - Sumospeed Stock or Modified Bodyworks presents Springfest 5! Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 to 5:00 pm.  Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
Events for the day:
- Dyno pulls for sale
- Live Music
- Food & Drinks
- Classless car show (30 awards)
- Indoor and outdoor venue with over 750 vehicles and many will have them on display for test drives.
- Harley Davidson - Test drive
Rockford Fosgate Mini Soundlab will be on display:  The Rockford Fosgate "mini SoundLab" is a high performance demo vehicle built on a 2012 Ford Transit Connect wheelbase. The mini SoundLab features a 3,600 Watt PRESSURE CHAMBER with 12 speakers, including six Punch 15" subwoofers, and gives participants the opportunity to experience the full PUNCH of Rockford Fosgate car audio equipment.  miniSoundLab donated by: Encore Marketing.

26 April - Richmond International Raceway Car Corral. Show off your classic, custom, antique and exotic rides at Richmond International Raceway's Car Corral on Saturday, April 26. There's limited availability at this fan-favorite event, as it was a complete sellout last year.
Here are the highlights of the Race Day Car Corral package:
*Opportunity to drive YOUR car around RIR for five laps on Sunday, May 18.
*Two tickets for the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
*Two Pre-Race Pit Passes to check out RIR from the infield.
*Entry into the Car Corral lot to show off your pride and joy.
*Commemorative dash plaque.
The package is ONLY $75. Once again, this package WILL sell out, so be sure to contact Scott Byer at 804-228-7649 or sbyer@rir.com before it's too late.  www.rir.com/carcorral

26 April - Tidewater Corvette Club's Corvette Spring Roundup.  The Tidewater Corvette Club will hold their "CORVETTE SPRING ROUNDUP" at Casey Chevrolet on April 26th, 2014 from 9AM to 3PM. The event location is 11700 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA at the corner of Jefferson Ave and J. Clyde Morris Blvd. This is a Corvette only show C1 thru C7 with trophies for 1st and 2nd place and C1 thru C7 modified. There will be music by Colonial DJ with a food vendor on site. Casey will have the new Stingray available for your perusal, as long as the supply lasts, and will be presenting a Dealers Choice trophy. There will also be a People's Choice and Best of Show trophy awarded. All registration proceeds and donations will benefit the Peninsula Foodbank as well as any canned good donations. Goody bags with dash plaques will be given to the first 50 registrations and all entries will receive a dash plaque for the occasion. Visit our web site www.tidewatercorvetteclub.org for registration forms or email Mike mjholden57@gmail.com for additional information.  www.tidewatercorvetteclub.org

26 April - Hodges Manor Ruritan Car & Bike Show.  At George Farish Collision Center, 2525 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth, Va.23701. Show Times are 11:00 am to 4:00pm. Fee: $20.00 day of show, $15.00 early registration. Please send registration and check or money order made payable to Hodges Ferry Ruritan Club. Send to: 407 Felton Rd Portsmouth,Va.23701. Contact person Sherry Midgett 757-488-8665. Come join the fun and help us raise funds for the Salvation Angel Tree Project and other community projects. We can't do it without you!

26 April - Classic Car Show at 'Hearts and Hoofbeats' Charity event for Vanguard Landing, at Ceder Hall Farms, 1501 Gum Bridge Rd., Virginia Beach, VA  23457.  Noon to 6:00pm.  http://carclubcouncil.info/2014_Events/HEARTS_AND_HOOFBEATS_2014_FLIER.pdf

26 April - 1st Annual Chic's Beach Antique Auto Show, hosted by the Chesapeake Beach Civic League.  2:00 to 5:00pm.  Chic's Beach Shopping Center, Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  The very first Chic's Beach Antique Auto Show will be held and is open to any motor vehicle (Cars & Trucks 25 years old or older and Motorcycles 20 years or older. Come show off your RIDE! Can U Dig It!
DJ Big Edward Robinson will be playing the tunes from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's!  There will be great fun too at the First Annual CXB Cornhole Classic with custom boards by Matt N Donna Altekruse!  Great food to eat by Resturante Ole VB!

Friday Nights - The Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers have Friday night cruise-ins every Friday!  Come on out to our Friday Night Cruise-in and register for the Saturday Blast for the Past show for $15 pre-registration fee! If you can't make it Friday night, we hope to see you on Saturday!

Friday Nights - Smithfield Lions Friday Night Cruz-Ins, 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday, April thru October 6-9pm.  St. Lukes Rt 10/32 & 258 Brewer's Neck Rd.
(757) 371-6061.  $2 donation to show car (benefiting Lions Charities), Food, Music, Featured Vehicles & Cornhole.
Season passes available: $25

Friday Nights - Daniels Performance Friday Night Cruise-In, 2nd and 4th Friday, April thru October 6-9pm at Charlie Daniels Racing, 20128 IWIP Road Rt 10, 3 Miles outside Smithfield, (757) 356-1156 or email info@danielsperformancegroup.com

Saturday Nights - Landstown Commons Saturday Night Cruise-Ins, Every Saturday night from 4:00 til 9:00 PM.  Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3300 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach, Va.
These will be held in the same area as last year (Behind Finn McCools).  We'll be having discount food coupons from the restaurants in the shopping center for all participants.  Come out and enjoy the camaraderie of getting together with other car enthusiasts!!
Sponsored by member clubs of CCCHR

1st Saturday - Virginia Beach Cars & Coffee ~ is a gathering of car enthusiasts the first Saturday each month from 7:30 - 9:00am to talk cars and share a cup of coffee at La Promenade Shops, 1860 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454.  http://carclubcouncil.info/cars_and_coffee.pdf

2nd Saturday - Newport News Cars & Coffee ~ is a gathering of car enthusiasts the second Saturday each month from 8:00 - 10 AM to talk cars and share a cup of coffee at Aromas, 706 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.  http://carclubcouncil.info/c&c_flyer1.jpg


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):
May 04/Solo/Pungo Airfield

Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC) -Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, Tidewater Sports Car Club  (TSCC) has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas (140+ club members in 2009).
Our autocross season runs from March through November with events taking place on the 2nd or 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.
Our club is not solely structured around autocross. TSCC is, as the name implies, a car club, supporting the enthusiast. Car shows, social gatherings, and community involvement are just a few of the extracurricular activities in which TSCC participates. 
We host  a charity event at least once a year where all the proceeds from the event are donated to a designated charity. Since 2005, we have donated over $20,000.00 to various local and national charities. www.tidewatersportscarclub.com
Schedule (Date/Event/Location)
May 17 / Test & Tune*/ ACU-4 (LCAC ramp, Joint Base Little Creek)
May 18 / AX / ACU-4


National Auto Sport Association (NASA).  NASA Mid Atlantic increases track time for HPDE (High Performance Driver's Ed) Drivers!!  In response to overwhelming feedback from our participants NASA Mid Atlantic offers even more of its award winning HPDE program to all HPDE Drivers.  Starting March 22-23 at VIR NASA will increase the number of on track sessions each HPDE group receives from 3 to 4.  More time.  More opportunity to have more fun on track!!!!
Schedule (Date/Event/Location)
26-27 April / HDPE / Summit Point Raceway (SPR)
2-4 May / HDPE / VIR

Porsche Club of America (PCA) - First Settlers Region.  The Porsche Club of America First Settlers Region desires the comfort of good friends and good conversation, and we praise to a fault the world's finest automobile. With those attributes, our club has grown to over 600 Active Members throughout Virginia.  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.
Schedule (Date/Event/Location)
16-18 May / DE / VIR


Virginia International Raceway (VIR) - Recently 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."
27-28 May - Stock Car Open Test Days.  See the biggest names in stock car racing as they test in preparation for NASCAR's road race circuits.

Richmond International Raceway (RIR) - Richmond International Raceway, known as America's Premier Short Track, 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.
25 April - ToyotaCare 250 and BLUE OX 100
26 April - Toyota Owners 400 (NASCAR Sprint Cup Series)

1 comment:

  1. Have you room in your blog for the Tidewater Z Car Club Annual Z Odyssey notice? It will be held on May 3rd at POMOCO Nissan in Hampton. The flyer is posted on our FB page. You can print the entrance form and mail it in, or bring it with you the day of the show!