Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA

Pic by Matt Allen, W-Burg C&C

UPCOMING SHOWS ETC.

Sat Aug 22

- 7th Annual Drive-In for Diabetes Car & Bike Show, Tractor Supply Company, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6499 Market Drive, Gloucester. Parking lot behind Hardee’s 7 miles north of the Coleman Bridge. Registration is from 9-11 am, awards are given at 2 pm. ALL makes and models welcome. DJ Dreux will be with us again, food onsite. Lots of Awesome Cars and Bikes to see. Come out and join us, and help us raise money for Diabetes. Goodie Bags and Dash Plaques to the first 75 to register. Web Site: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Team-DreamCatchers/297091527009488?ref  |  Email: dreamcatchers.ada@gmail.com

- Third Annual “Back-to-School Supply Giveaway” Open Car Show, Little Mount Church, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3288 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Fellow car enthusiast, come and register your car for a worthy cause. Family come out and enjoy the event.  Marvel over the spectacular cars, trucks, and motorcycles.  Enjoy music, food, and face painting that is sure to please the entire family.  A 1st  and 2nd place award will be given for the People’s choice in the following categories; Street Rods, Corvettes, Mustangs, Dodges, Original, and Luxury.  Select your favorite in each category. Your vote determines the winners.  All proceeds from Car Show go toward the event, backpacks, and school supplies. To receive school supplies the child must be present. http://www.lmzbc.org/images/LMZBC_Carshow061715.pdf

- Finish the Race Annual Summer Car & Motorcycle Show, Calvary Temple Church, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm, 50214 Triple Seven Road, Sterling. Held on the grounds of Calvary Temple Church for enthusiasts of all ages, there is something for everyone. Come on out and show off your Car or Motorcycle or just enjoy strolling the grounds and admiring the over 200+ vehicles and motorcycles expected. All makes and models welcome. Free trailer parking. FREE registration. FREE admission. Lots of food and other vendors! Kids zone with games and activities for young and old. Waterski Stunt show. Dash plaques for the first 100 Cars to arrive! Car Awards: Top 10 and Top 25, Best of Show, Best Interior, Best Paint, Best Engine, Top 5 for Trucks, Top 5 for Imports, Top 5 for Late Models (1989 and newer), Top 5 for Exotics. Motorcycle Awards: Top 15, Best of Show, Best Paint, Best Engine. Pre-registration available on-line at www.finishtherace.org or www.eventbrite.com ; on day of event 10 am till 3 pm. For questions: events@calvarytempleva.org or (703) 430-7307.


Sat/Sun Aug 22/23

- Southern Fried Festival, Langley Raceway, Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, 3165 North Armistead Avenue, Hampton. We will be taking over Langley Aug 22nd-23rd! We will be featuring 300-400 hot rods, custom cars, racecars, pre-street cars, muscle cars, and modern muscle cars, as well as 4 x 4’s brought together by Eastern Truck & Accessory. Registration is $45 which will get you and a passenger, as well as your car, into the two day show. We will also be featuring EIGHT different bands on TWO stages both days in addition to 120 professional and amateur BBQers all competing for the VA State BBQ Championship. For more information visit www.vacarshow.com or contact LiveWire Media at 410-213-9473. This is the only event being featured at Langley Speedway ALL SUMMER and is one you don’t wanna miss!


Sat Aug 29

- Fitment Lifestyle 2015, hosted by DTP.Pro, Pungo Airfield, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, Virginia Beach. Welcome to Fitment Lifestyle, one of Virginia Beach’s coolest car shows. This year’s show will be held at Pungo Airfield! This event is sponsored by Mothers wax, Jegs.com, Edelbrock, Rockauto.com, Hurst Shifters, Flowmaster, Just Breathe Vapors, thisguysdecals.com, Metro Molded Parts, Legendary Auto Interiors, Invisible Glass, and Blazin Bonez BBQ. We’ll feature: Raffles, Free giveaways, Goodie Bags, Local and Professional photographers, and a Break dance floor!  https://www.facebook.com/events/270085799782487/

- Unleashed Rydaz Light The Night Up Show, Rimtyme Custom Wheels of Hampton, 4 - 9:00 pm, 3233 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton. Free audience admission, Entry fee $20. Categories include: Best in show, Best lights, Best paint, and more.


Sat Sep 5

- 7th Annual Boulevard of Wheels Custom Car Show, presented by Street Dreams Corvette Club, American Indoor Karting, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, 2736 N. Mall Drive, Virginia Beach. Open to all makes and models. Proceeds to benefit Seton Youth Shelters. Featuring 36 classes to choose from, first and second place award in each class and larger classes will have third-place awards. Also there will be a Go-kart racing and exhaust competition, Plus much more. For more info call (757) 717-4523 or visit us on our web site @ www.streetdreamscorvetteclub.com. Like us on Face Book ‘Street Dreams Corvette Club’.

- Back to school car show, Walmart Norfolk - Tidewater Drive, 3 - 9:00 pm, 7530 Tidewater Dr., Norfolk. Come out and have fun with us at Walmart and help the kids with school supplies (pack a back pack). We will be starting at 3 pm on Saturday Sep 5. Registration from 3-6 pm. $20 without school supplies/ $7 with school supplies (pack a back pack).


Sun Sep 6

- 'Mickey Allen’ Benefit Show & Shine, presented by Classic Cruisers & Fuddruckers, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Fuddrucker’s Deluxe Bar & Grill, 12361 Hornsby Lane, Newport News. All donations to offset rising medical costs for Mickey Allen. Car participants will get 10% discount on food from Fuddruckers. Raffle, DJ, Cars.


Sat Sep 12

- 7th Annual Thomas Nelson Community College Car Show, Hampton College campus, Reg 7 - 10:00 am, Awards 1:00 pm, 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton. This is the 7th annual car show to benefit the college’s automotive program and the premier car event for the peninsula in September. If you can only attend a few shows this year, don’t miss the one everyone’s been talking about. There will be 40+ categories, the college president, alumni, and sponsors awards, with food vendors and music on site. Web Site: www.tncc.edu/carshow | Email: carshow@tncc.edu

- Annual Show of General Motors Cars, Suttle Motors, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 12525 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. The Cadillac and LaSalle Club, Hampton Roads Region is hosting its 19th annual car show. Show is open to all years of Cadillac, LaSalle, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Chevrolet cars (with classes for stock and modified versions),rain or shine. Registration is $20 and closes at noon. Dash plaques to the first 50 cars registered. We use participant judging with 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place trophies awarded in each class plus best of show and dealer’s choice award. We will have drawings for door prizes and good food on site. A Fire extinguisher is required. For more info or forms contact James Gregg at jamesrgregg@aol.com or visit the web site: www.hamptonroadsvaclc.org

- Mathews Market Days Car Show, Hunter Middle School, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 387 Church St., Mathews. The Mathews Market Days Car, Truck & Bike Show is hosted by the Classic Cruisers Car Club (CCCC). The event is free to the public and is open to all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. A donation covers the vehicle registration fee. The awards presentation will begin at 3 pm. ALL money raised will go to support the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. For more information, contact Paul James at pjs68camaro@yahoo.com.

- 5th Annual Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Car Show, Knights of Columbus Hall,  8:00 am - 4:00 pm, 1236 Prosperity Road, Virginia Beach. This is a fund-raiser event for the Ancient Order of Hibernians, St Patrick Div1 in Tidewater VA. Early registration until 1 SEP is $20.00 (see flyer for mailing address), or $25.00 day of the event. Participant and audience voting for trophy-awards in all classes, participant dash-plaques for all show cars. All vehicles and motorcycles welcome. DJ-Music provided, & food and drinks for sale at the event. All proceeds are a charitable donation to the Hibernians, a registered 501c Charitable Organization. No alcohol, no glass containers on field, show cars must have a fire extinguisher. Email: jaxops1@verizon.net | Web Site: www.jaxops1.tripod.com/AOH_Carshow.html


Sat Sep 19

- MOPAR Madness, Virginia Motorsports Park, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Dinwiddie, VA. The event features Drag Racing, Car Show, Vendors, Swap Meet and Car Corral. For further information, email swallace@vmpdrag.com or call 804.862.3174.  Web Site: www.megamoparaction.com  Flyer Link: www.VirginiaMotorsports.com

- Third Annual Warhill High School Car Show & Vendor Fair, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, WHS, 4615 Opportunity Way, Williamsburg. Rain date 9/25/15. Music hosted by Ron Herrick. Early bird registration $15 until 9/14/15 (mailed to school). Day of registration $20; checks payable to WHS PTSA. Trophies for Top 30 vehicles and thank you give-aways for first 50 vehicles. Hot food. Vendor Fair by 4Event Planning. Silent Auction. All funds raised for student-teacher programming. We are also hosting a nonperishable food drive to benefit the Salvation Army has requested our help so please bring out some non-perishable items if you can! Email: warhillcarshow2015@gmail.com | Web Site: www.wjccschools.org/web/whs/families/ptsa/

- Southeast Virginia Street Rod Association’s 23rd Annual Charity Show and Shine, The Charlie Daniels Performance Group, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield. [rain or shine] Event is open to pre-1979 Cars and Trucks. Registration day of show is $20.00. Food Vendors, Dash Plaques, Door Prizes, Raffles, Event T-shirt sales, Children’s games and Entertainment. Event Proceeds to local Charity benefiting the less-fortunate. For more information: Wes Thomas - 757-484-8150. Email: sevastreetrod@aol.com | Web Site: www.sevastreetrods.org


Sun Sep 20

- The Boots & Roots Custom Car Show, in conjunction with the Isle of Wight County Fair, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, rain or shine Heritage Park, 21311 Courthouse Hwy (Rt 258), Windsor. The Boots & Roots Custom Car Show, in memory of Cecil Proffit and in partnership with Daniels Performance Group, will be held in conjunction with the Isle of Wight County Fair on Sunday, September 20. Open to all cars, trucks, vans, and motorcycles. Entry from 9:00am-11:00am. Judging begins at 11:00am. Awards presented at 2:30pm. Many new awards this year including “Chairman’s Choice. Registration at the gate is $20.00. Pre-registration is $15.00 by August 28. Make checks payable to Isle of Wight County and mail to Dept. of Parks & Recreation, 13036 Nike Park Rd, Carrollton, VA 23314. Free entry for one guest is included in the registration fee. Guest must be in the vehicle when entering or additional fees may apply. For additional information call (757) 357-5959 or e-mail Lauren.Bailess@iwus.net.


WEEKLY/MONTHLY MEETS/CRUISE-INS

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 - (Sep 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 courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot at 9:00 am promptly. http://carclubcouncil.info/cars_and_coffee.pdf or https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/

2nd Sat - (Sep 12) 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. https://www.facebook.com/groups/385990664766049/

3rd Sat - (Sep 19) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, 8 - 10:00 am, The Coffeehouse, 5251 John Tyler Hwy, Williamsburg. C&C ~ Williamsburg is an informal gathering of people with a passion for automobiles.  Come on out and share a cup of coffee with the enthusiast you met last month. or plan to make new friends to compare your mods with next month! http://www.carsandcoffeewilliamsburg.com/

Every 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 bobcat16@cox.net (757) 404-1406

Every Sat - Saturday night Cruise-in, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 4 to 9:00 pm, at the corner of Princess Anne Rd & Dam Neck Rd. Come join us Saturday nights for fun, friends, cars and music. Dash plaques to first 50 on field. This cruise-in brings in 130+ cars. Coupons given out for shopping center merchants. There is a $2.00 fee per vehicle. Spectators free. All proceeds go to charity. Contact John Herbert at blkpwdrfrm@cox.net or call 757-377-7144 or Rob McPherson at robertmc1958@gmail.com or call 757-553-2012.

Every Sat - Suffolk Hardee’s Cruz-in, 4 to 9:00 pm, 2301 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. A Cruz-in will be held at Hardee’s, every Saturday night weather permitting, all year long.

Every Sat - "Let’s Talk Cars” Cruise-In, Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Car Club, 5:30-9:00 pm, The Main Street Shopping Center, 6882 Main Street, Gloucester. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Car Club would like to you to join us on Saturday nights April to October 2015 for our “Let’s Talk Cars” Cruise-In. It starts around 5:30 pm and continues till about 30 minutes after dusk. Admission is $1.00 or more! Come out and join us! For further information: mpccofgloucester.com or middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@cox.net

Every Sat - Classic Cruiser’s Cruise-In, Heritage Square Shopping Center, 5:30 to 9:00 pm thru October 17, 4318 George Washington Hwy, Grafton. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. For more information about our club, go to www.ccccofva.org or Classic Cruisers Car Club on Facebook, or you can contact Allen Hunt 757-868-6900, alofptown@verizon.net or Blair Armbrister 757-877-4911, my98fordf150@verizon.net.

Every Sat - Street Syndicate / Kingsman Imports meet, USA Living, 8:00 -11:59 pm, 3320 Holland Rd., Virginia Beach. This meet has permission to be there as long as everyone cleans up their mess. Calz Pizza will be open late to serve attendees. Kingsman Imports will be enforcing normal car meet etiquette rules. They want everyone to know that anyone who acts like an idiot will be asked to leave, and if they have to ask twice, plate numbers will be given to the Local PD and USA Living.

Every Sat - The “Underground”, Hosted by Affiliated Alliance, Back at N2 Vapes, 8:30-11:30 pm, 4221 Pleasant Valley Rd., Virginia Beach. Affiliated Alliance and proudly produce to you another Saturday Night 'UNDERGROUND’ meets in VA beach, come out and check some Vape gear at N2 vapes or get something to eat for 5$ at the pizza shop right across from N2 they stay open until the meet is over! If childishness starts to come about you will no longer be able to park in the 'Parking Lot, we ask of you kind people to not do the following: NO BURNOUTS, NO PEELING OFF, NO STUPIDITY, NO EXCESSIVE REVVING. The rules are simple please don’t ruin it for everyone else and make sure you guys continue sharing these posts and make sure all of your friends come out and have a good time!

Every Tue - Suffolk IHOP Cruise-In, 6-8:00 pm, 1210 N Main St., Suffolk. Runs July - Last Tuesday in October, every Tuesday night at the IHOP on Main Street in Suffolk local car enthusiast get together to show off their rides and enjoy some fellowship. Stop by, bring your ride; classic, new, old, car, motorcycle, truck….. bring what you got! No Admission, just come have fun! For more info contact Eley Duke III at 757.539.8777 

Every Wed - Franklin Cruise-In, Every Wednesday Night, May 6th to Sep 16, 5:00 pm, at the Main Street parking lot in downtown Franklin. FREE family fun event. Enjoy 50/60’s music playing, raffles, 50/50 prizes, and entry to our famous $1000.00 Grand Finale Giveaway. Sponsored by Franklin VFW. For more information please call Mike Smith 757-438-2981

Every Thu - Dairy Queen Cruise-Ins, Every Thursday Night (ending on Halloween Night “Trunk-R-Treat”, Sat, Oct 31), 4024 Portsmouth Blvd.(Across the street from Cavalier Ford), Chesapeake. Western Branch Car Group. Contact: Ray Hinman, Cell: 757-672-9081 for more info!

Every Fri - “CRUZ THRU” at Shorty’s Diner, 5 - 9:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Come join Shorty’s Diner every Friday from 5 to 9 pm and check out some of the coolest Hot Rods, Street Cars, Trucks and Bikes in the area. Always GREAT food and GREAT people. WWW.ShortysDinerVA.com. 757-603-6674

Every Fri - Fast Friday Nights 2k15, hosted by Affiliated Alliance, 8:30-11:30 pm, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, 2211 S Military Hwy., Chesapeake. Permission has been given, so be sure to drive safe tonight, act responsible, and have a good time. NO BURNOUTS, NO PEELING OFF, NO STUPIDITY, NO EXCESSIVE REVVING. The rules are simple please don’t ruin it for everyone else.

Every Fri - Ratchet Alliance Friday Night Meet, N2 Vapes, 9:00 pm - 12:00 am, 4221 Pleasant Valley Rd., Virginia Beach.

Wed Aug 19 - Fuddruckers Newport News Open Cruise-In, 6 - 8:00 pm, 12361 Hornsby Lane Newport News. All new cruise in to be held on The third Wednesday of the month from 6-8 pm with a trophy going to the Fuddruckers Staff pick of the night. This event is open to all makes and models and we are limited to about 60 cars at a time. Participants are encouraged to donate $1.00 to participate. At the end of the season the money that is raised through participants will be donated to WoundedWear.org. Any questions please feel free to contact the VPCCC Vice President. As a general guideline this event will be monitored and it is requested that there be no revving, loud music or other Shenanigans that may cause this event to be cancelled.

Fri Aug 21 - Smithfield Lions Cruz-In: 1st, & 3rd Fridays of every month, thru Oct 16th, Sentara/St. Luke’s Urgent Care Facility, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton. $2 donation at gate for show cars, spectators free. Food available from Bubba & Frank’s bar-b-cue, car enthusiast vendors, 50’s - 60’s music provided by Lion Tom Norris, “featured car clubs” at every show. Show sponsored by Starr Motors, Sentara Health Network and AVES. Reserved parking spaces are available for the entire show season for $25 each. Contact Lion Tim Marinelli: smithfield.lions@verizon.net, 757-371-6061

Sat Aug 22 - Team Apex presents “Garage Carbeque”, Walmart Supercenter Virginia Beach, 9:00 pm - Midnight, 4821 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. Car meet-up, J.A.’s Bangin’ Ribs & BBQ Catering will be making food at food cart, Larry’s Hawaiian Shave Ice, Music by DJ Trystan Rose. Vendors will be: This Guy’s Decals, and Import Obsessions. $2 entry per car.

Sun Aug 30 - Team Outcast And E-Cig City Presents “MODLIFE” Vape And Car Meet, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 5660 Indian River Rd Suite 112, Virginia Beach. Come and check out what’s going to be Team Outcast and E-Cig City Virginia Beach first of many Vape and Car Meets. DJ, raffles, food trucks, and special guest appearances will be in store. Save the date and see you there.

Fri Sep 4 - Smithfield Lions Cruz-In: 1st, & 3rd Fridays of every month, thru Oct 16th, Sentara/St. Luke’s Urgent Care Facility, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton. $2 donation at gate for show cars, spectators free. Food available from Bubba & Frank’s bar-b-cue, car enthusiast vendors, 50’s - 60’s music provided by Lion Tom Norris, “featured car clubs” at every show. Show sponsored by Starr Motors, Sentara Health Network and AVES. Reserved parking spaces are available for the entire show season for $25 each. Contact Lion Tim Marinelli: smithfield.lions@verizon.net, 757-371-6061


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

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region
The Old Dominion Region (Number 63) is part of the Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of the cities in the Hampton Roads area as well as several surrounding cities. We primarily host two types of events: Solo (Auto Cross) and Road Rally - 
www.odr-scca.org

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Sun Sep 6 / Solo / Pungo Airfield

Sun Oct 4 / Solo / Pungo Airfield

Sun Nov 1 / Solo / 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 (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):

Sun Sep 20 /AX # 7 / Pungo Airfield

Sat Sep 26 / Fall Track Attack / Academi, NC


National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic
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!!! 
www.nasaracing.net

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Fri-Sun Sep 4-6 / The 10th NASA Championships / VIRginia International Raceway Full Course - https://www.nasaproracing.com/events/2084

Sat-Sun Oct 10-11 / OKTOBERFAST (OG Racing HyperDrives™, HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Sprint Roadracing) / VIRginia International Raceway Full Course


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 Porsche. 
www.fsrpca.org
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.

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Sat-Mon Sep 19-21 / HPDE / VIR (South course Sat/Sun, Full course Mon)


Audi Club North America, Potomac Chesapeake Chapter (PCC)
The PCC of the Audi Club North America (ACNA) is comprised of members from Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC. Our membership is diverse, but we all share a passion for the Four Rings!
PCC is one of the largest and most active of all ACNA chapters! Our mission is to enhance the Audi ownership experience for our members by offering them a wide variety of benefits including: Driver education and safety instruction held at regional motorsports facilities including Virginia International Raceway (VIR) and Summit Point Raceway,  Social networking with other Audi fans, Technical and product information about the Audi family of vehicles, Discounts on parts and/or labor through our network of sponsors.
www.audiclubpcc.org

Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Sat-Sun Sep 19-20 / HPDE / Old Dominion Raceway, Manassas


AUTO RACING / MOTORSPORTS

Virginia International Raceway (VIR)
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.”


Events:

Fri-Sun Aug 21-23 - Oak Tree Grand Prix TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is the result of a merger between GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the American Le Mans Series. The Championship will welcome GT LeMans and GT Daytona classes as they battle for overall GT supremacy!

Sat Aug 29 - Biscuitville 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. NASCAR’s top developmental series before making the jump to the top three series. Come watch the next generation of NASCAR stars as they hone their racing skills on VIR’s legendary North Course, which is 2.25 miles long with 22 turns and 100 feet of elevation changes.


Richmond International Raceway (RIR)
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.


Events:

Sat/Sun Aug 22/23 - 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!

Sat Sep 11 - Virginia529 College Savings 250. Do you like short track racing “under the lights” on a Friday night? How about high octane fun with the family? The Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race has all that and more! There’s no reason not to bring out the entire family when children 12 and younger are FREE with a ticketed adult in general admission seating areas.

Sat Sep 12 - Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Richmond International Raceway is all a buzz for one final time in 2015, and it could not be a better one. The Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race is the perfect recipe for a good time. With this being “One Last Race to Make The Chase,” drivers are putting it all on the line in order to get on the grid. Drivers are desperate for points and a win.  They’ll surely put on a sparks-flying, no mercy show as they battle for a spot to compete for the championship. Once the checkered flag waves, only the top 16 drivers get on the grid and will move on to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship.


Langley Speedway, Hampton
America’s Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.
http://www.langley-speedway.com/

Events:

Every Wed - Wacky Wednesday, our premier midweek street car racing event. Any street legal car with current inspection tags are eligible for competition. Registration and spectator gates open at 6 pm with the drivers meeting just after 7 pm and competition beginning shortly after, which includes Time Attacks, One Lap Oval Drag Racing, and Monthly Burnout competition (3rd Wed). Racing is usually complete by 10:30, providing great family fun on a week night while still ending at a decent hour. Coolers are allowed in the grandstands during the events. Come on out and join the fun!

Wed Aug 19 - Wacky Wednesday

Sat/Sun Aug 22/23 - Southern Fried Fest: Cars | Stars | BBQ | Music


Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803.
Built in 1994, a state of the art multi-million dollar facility encompassing 500 acres featuring: Drag Strip, Mud Bog Pit, Truck and Tractor Pull Arena, Motocross facility, and a BMX Track.
http://www.virginiamotorsports.com/drag/

Events:

Fri Aug 28 - O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Wars / Street Points


I don’t drive too fast, I just fly too low!

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