Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Upcoming Tidewater Virginia Car Events


Wed - Rita's Italian Ice Cruise-In. 5256 Providence Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464. Each Wednesday evening from 6 pm - 8 pm. All car enthusiasts welcome. Donations accepted for charity. Contact Bobby Sharon 757.404.1406

Thu - Western Branch Car Group 2014 Dairy Queen Cruise-In, every Thursday evening starting in April and ending on Halloween Night with our Trunk-R-Treat Cruise In & Show. Various events with mini-car-shows, DJ events, and other outings and group events during the season. Cruise In's start @ 5 p.m. to "whenever"! No costs except for your own diner and ice cream. Some events such as the mini-car-shows or special cruise-in's may have registration costs to participate. This Cruise In has just finished up our 3rd year and normally has an attendance of 30-50 show cars each week. Come Early, Eat Some Ice Cream, and Stay Late if You Wish. For more info contact: Ray Hinman (757) 672-9081

Fri - Smithfield Lions Friday Night Cruz-Ins, 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday each month, April thru October 6-9pm. Sentara St. Luke's 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

Fri - 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,

Sat - Cars & Coffee: Are you normally busy on Saturdays with a list of honey-do's or family commitments? Well that's perfectly fine because you can be back home before your spouse is even up. Enjoy your car hobby and still enjoy the rest of your day.
Originally started in Irvine, CA at a strip mall on the PCH, the Cars & Coffee idea has steadily spread to various areas across the country. Here in Tidewater Virginia, we have the great Mid-Atlantic coastal region, we have plenty of sports cars in the area, and we have plenty of coffee shops so it seemed a logical fit. This is an informal hangout for mature car enthusiasts who enjoy an early morning drive and a cup of coffee.

1st Sat - (Oct 5) Virginia Beach Cars & Coffee is a gathering of car enthusiasts the first Saturday each month from 7:00 - 9:00 am to talk cars and share a cup of coffee at La Promenade Shops, 1860 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking and BEAN THERE COFFEE on location. Please be curious to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot at 9:00 am promptly.

2nd Sat - (Sep 13) Newport News Cars & Coffee is a gathering of car enthusiasts the second Saturday each month from 8:00 - 10:00 am to talk cars and share a cup of coffee at AROMA'S, 706 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.

Sat - Cars, Coffee & Chocolate, sponsored by Simply Fresh Café, every Saturday morning 8 am -10 am Town Center, 180 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Parallel street parking or surface lot parking directly across the street from the host. Parking is in the shadows of The Cosmopolitan Apartments for pleasant summer mornings. All makes & models welcome. Contact Bobby Sharon (757) 404-1406

Sat - 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 McCool's). 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

Sat - The Classic Cruiser's cruise-in takes place every Saturday night from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM, beginning April 19 thru October 18. Our location is Heritage Square Shopping Center, 4318 George Washington Hwy, Grafton, VA. 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 DJ (Tom Norris), look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. For more information about our club, go to or Classic Cruisers Car Club on Facebook, or you can contact Allen Hunt 757-868-6900, or Blair Armbrister 757-877-4911,

Sat - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers "Let's Talk Cars" Every Saturday Night, 5:30-9:00 pm, from April to October 2014. All years! All models! Bring your car and have some fun! Main Street Shopping Center, Gloucester Main Library, Gloucester, Virginia 23061. For information about our club or contact information,,, Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers on Facebook.

Sat - The Southern Knights Cruisers Weekly Cruise-In, Hardee's on Old Stage Rd. in Chester, VA, 5:00 till 9:00 or until everyone leaves (weather permitting). Featuring DJ's "Wolf Man John" & "Rock It Man" with good music, 50/50, and more. - Info: Wolf Man John at Email Wolf Man John or Ricky Williams 804-526-8865 or by Email Ricky Williams or

Sun - Car Cruise-In, Quaker Steak & Lube, 12832 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23608. Every Sunday noon to 5 pm. Live music, contests, vendor booths, weekly themes with guest car clubs. Contact Jennifer Martin at(757)874-5823 for more information.

Mon - Bobby's BBQ & Country Buffet Cruise-In. 2900 Airline Blvd, junction of Airline Blvd and City Park Ave. Portsmouth, VA 23701. Times from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM POC: Bill Foley, (757) 535-6283

Tue - Lebanon Christian Church Cruise-In at the church - call to confirm the date. There will be free food there as well. It begins at 5 PM. Bring your cars to show. It will be cancelled until the following Tuesday if it is raining or threatening to rain. The church is located at 421 Yorktown, Newport News. just off I 64 exit 247 on VA 238. There is no cost or admission fee for this event


Sat, Sep 13 - The Chrome Pony Mustang Club Annual Fall Car Show, Hall Ford, Elizabeth City, 1310 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Registration 9:00 am to noon, $20 entry fee day of show. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in several classes. Also special awards. Open to all makes and models. For more info contact Dave at 757-334-2429 or Ken at 252-335-2093.

Sat, Sep 13 - Cadillac & LaSalle Club Hampton Roads Region Car Show, Suttle Motors, 12525 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23602 (near the airport). Show is open to all years of Cadillac, LaSalle, Buick, Olds, Pontiac, and Chevrolet (with classes for stock and modified versions). 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Registration is $20 and closes at Noon. Dash plaques for the first 50 cars registered, we use participant judging with 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place trophies awarded in each class plus best in show and dealer's choice award. We will have drawings for door prizes and good food on site. A fire extinguisher is required. For further info and forms contact James Gregg at or visit our website Spaces are limited so please register early. 

Sat, Sep 13 - Thomas Nelson Community College 6th Annual Car Show. 7:00 am - 2:00 pm, 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, VA. Come on out for this worthwhile event to support the automotive department. Please go online to register early @ This is a big show so get there early!! 

Sun, Sep 14 - Classics on the Green European Car Show and Wine Festival, New Kent Winery, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 8400 Old Church Rd, New Kent, VA. With nearly 300 vehicles on display, the Classics on the Green automobile show will use the scenic grounds of the Club at Viniterra to showcase the cars of Austin-Healey and other unique designs of Donald Healey in addition to other classic names including Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and many more. This year's event will also feature for the first time a unique display of vintage racing cars. In addition to the automobile show, New Kent Winery will host a wine festival, complete with a variety of exquisite Virginia wines from its own winery and other local Virginia vineyards. Classics on the Green will also feature food and live music throughout the day, and vendors offering unique goods and services. Combined tickets for the New Kent Wine Festival and the Car Show are $25 in advance and $35 the day of the show. Tickets for children under 12 are free.  Tickets may be purchased online at or at the New Kent Winery.

Sat, Sep 20 - Southeast Virginia Street Rod Association's 22nd Annual Charity Car Show. A Show and Shine from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm [rain or shine]. Event will be held at The Charlie Daniels Performance Group, 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield, Va. Dash Plaques, Door Prizes, Raffles, Event T-shirt sales, Children's games and Entertainment. Event Proceeds to benefit "Wounded-Wear". Event is open to pre-1979 Cars and Trucks. Pre-registration by September 15 is $20. Day of show is $25. Vendor Pre-registration by September 15 is $20. Vendor Registration day of show is $25. Event Entry fee includes a hearty lunch served to all show participants, vendors and paid visitors. For more information: Wes Thomas - 757-484-8150. Web site: or Email:

Sat, Sep 20 - Mid-Atlantic Ford Round-Up (MAFRU). An All Ford & Ford powered car show. Wynne Ford, 1020 West Mercury Blvd., Hampton, VA 23666. 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Pre-registration is $20 (by September 13) or $25 day of show. Pre-register at All proceeds benefit StandUp For Kids - Hampton Roads, VA Chapter a 501(c)3non-profit charitable organization. 22 classes with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for each class. Rocky Mountain BBQ will be on site with food for purchase. DJ Jim Palacio will be playing the tunes. JLT Performance will be on site as a vendor. Goodie Bags and dash Plaques to the first 100 registered participants. Door prizes, silent auction and 50/50 raffle plus "Human Truck Pull" contest. Contact Bobby Sharon (757) 404-1406 or for more information.


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
Schedule (Date / Event / Location) 
Sep 21 / AX / Pungo Airfield
Sep 28 / Track Attack / Academi
Oct 18 / Military Appreciation Auto-Cross / ACU-4 (JEB Little Creek)
Oct 19 / AX / ACU-4
Oct 26 / Track Attack /Academi
Nov 16 / AX / Pungo Airfield

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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Oct 5 / Solo / Pungo Airfield
Nov 2 / Solo / Pungo Airfield

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!!!!
TBD - We regret to announce that we do not have MORE autocrosses booked for 2014 due to the unavailability and/or high cost of suitable sites. If you know of any large paved areas in or near central Virginia that may be available, please let us know!
Oct 3-5 - OktoberFast! VIR (Full Course). Test & Tune, Open Practice, SuperComp School, Instructor Clinic, OG Racing HyperDrivesT, HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Sprint Roadracing, Enduro Roadracing, Arrive & Drive Twilight Kart Enduro 
Nov 8/9 - 6th Annual Fall Finale, Summit Point Raceway, present by Mach V Motorsports. HPDE 1-4, Time Trial, OG Racing HyperDriveT, Twilight Kart Enduro.

Porsche Club of America (PCA) - First Settlers Region (Zone 2). 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
Schedule (Date / Event / Location)
Sep 20-21 / Fall DE / VIR - The mission and purpose of the Porsche Club of America's Driver's Education Program is to provide a safe, structured and controlled teaching and learning environment. The PCA DE Program is designed so that participants can improve their driving abilities and acquire a better understanding of vehicle dynamics and driving safety. Participants will experience first-hand the capabilities of high performance automobiles in a controlled, closed-course environment and acquire skills that will enhance safer vehicle operation in all driving situations.

Audi Club North America Potomac-Chesapeake
Nov 8-9 / Fall VIR Drivers' School. Come out for PCC's Annual Fall VIR Driver Safety and Education School at one of the premier road courses in the country sponsored by Criswell Audi of Annapolis.


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."
Sep 20-21 - CCS Fall CycleFest of Speed Motorcycle Roadracing. VIRginia International Raceway's Championship Cup Series Fall CycleFest brings some of motorcycle road racing's best teams and riders onto the track. Look for extremely close, side-by-side, knee dragging action as the contenders separate themselves from the pretenders for the coveted season crown! There will be more than 100 riders throughout the weekend and several different classes. Racing kicks off at 8:30 a.m. each day.

Sep 26-28 - Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races & Car Show. The SportsCar Vintage Racing Association returns to VIR, bringing with it cars and a passion for racing that have stood the test of time. Memories will return with every turn of the tire as VIR continues the tradition of its annual Gold Cup Historic Races & Car Show. Cars running in the historic classes must be at least 25 years old. Past favorites include a group of 25 Austin Healeys and a Maserati 450S just like the one Carroll Shelby drove when he won the first race at VIR. Come out to this fun race and go back in time!

Richmond International Raceway (RIR) - RIR, 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.
Sep 17 - RIR Cares offers Track Laps as a fundraiser where fans can drive their personal vehicles around the ¾-mile oval in exchange for a $20 donation to Richmond International Raceway Cares-the track's charitable account that assists nonprofits throughout the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area.

Sep 20 - Virginia Motor Sport Club. VMSC is an independent club that has been hosting safe and fun road rallies and autocross events for our members and guests since 1950. We hold several rallies in the Bus lot at the Richmond Raceway Complex throughout the year so come join us!

Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803. Built in 1994, a state of the art multi-million dollar facility encompassing 500 acres featuring: Drag Strip, Mud Bog Pit, Truck and Tractor Pull Arena, Motocross facility, and a BMX Track.
Fri, Sep 12 - Daytime Open T&T.  Open to all for T&T 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, $150

Sat, Sep 13 - Fall Nationals. Outlaw Heads-Up Index, and eXtreme Outlaw Promod. Classes: 4.90(1/8), 5.90(1/8), 10.00(1/4), 11.00&12.00(1/4), 1/4 Mile Pro, EOPM (1/8), EOPM Top Sportsman(1/8), and EOPM Jr Drag(1/8). Gates open at 10:00 am. Test & Tune Noon, 1/4 Pro Time Run 1:00 pm, Index Qualifying 1:30 pm, 1st Rnd Elim 2:00 pm, EOPM Qualifying 2:30, 4:00 and 5:00 pm, EOPM Eliminations 7,8,9:00 pm.

Sun, Sep 14 - Southern Outlaw Top Sportsman ET Points. The ET Point Series is our weekly bracket program featuring sportsman racers from all over the Mid-Atlantic competing for a year end points fund. Gates Open at 10:30 am, Time Runs Begin at 12:30 pm, Eliminations begin after 2nd Time Run.

Langley Speedway, Hampton, VA. America's Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.
Wed, Sep 10 - "Wacky Wednesday" Open Oval Track Drag Racing. Tonight is the last points race of the season, but we have such amazing fans and drivers we've been given the go ahead to run throughout the end of September. 6:00 pm - Gates Open, 7:00 pm - Drivers Meeting, 7:15pm - Competition Begins. Ticket Prices $7.00- Grandstands, $15.00- Pit Pass. 

Sat, Sep 13 - "Sherwin Williams" Night at the Races. Feature Line-up (7 Races): East Coast Synthetics Bandos (15 laps), Rhonnda Claiborne Winged Karts (20 laps), Super Trucks (25 laps), ComServe Verizon Wireless LMSC (64 laps), Pepsi Grand Stocks (40 laps), Cycle City Corp Legends (25 laps), Carroll's Automotive UCARS (25 laps), ComServe Verizon Wireless LMSC (64 laps).  11:00 am Pit Gates Open; 2:00 General Admission Gates Open; 2:00 Practice Begins; 3:35 Driver's Meeting Followed By Rookies Mandatory Meeting; 4:00 Qualifying; 6:55: Invocation by Rev. Potter; National Anthem

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