Thursday, November 19, 2015
Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA
UPCOMING SHOWS ETC.
Sat/Sun, Nov 21/22
- Coastal Virginia Auto Show, The Virginia beach Convention center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach. The Largest Auto and Truck Show in the Southeast! Win Cash And Prizes! A 2-day indoor event at the Virginia beach Convention center. Open to all Makes all Models, we have class specific information on the website. If it has wheels we want you to bring it to the event. Vendor spots are available as well. www.CVAutoshow.com
Sat, Dec 5
- 2015 Toys for Tots Christmas Party Car Show, hosted by Daniels Performance Group, 9:00 am, 20128 Iwip Rd., Smithfield. Come join us for our 15th annual client and community Christmas Party Car Show at Daniels Performance Group! This is one party you won't want to miss. The Show will be open to Classic & Modern Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Antique Cars & Trucks, and motorcycles. Entry fee for the show is $30 plus unwrapped toy(s). The show will be rain or shine and is not judged. The first 100 registered vehicles will recieve a dash plaque. Pre-register by calling (757) 356-1156 or email email@example.com . Bring the entire family to enjoy door prizes, games, DJ, food and vendors. Spectators, please bring unwrapped toy(s) or cash donation. Santa will be arriving at noon via Nightingale helicopter! Enjoy a live performance by Blind Wind. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.http://danielsperformancegroup.com/annual-toys-for-tots-car-show/
Sat, Feb 6
- Winterfest 2016, Multi Club Meet-Up, Langley Speedway, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 11 Dale Lemonds Dr, Hampton. Winterfest 2016, presented by 757 Auto Events. Open to ALL! NOT a Car Show! 757 Auto Events is extending invitations to local and regional clubs or individuals interested in attending a relaxed event with automotive enthusiasts. Leave attitudes and egos at home. Proper car meet etiquette is expected from all.
Schedule: 11 am General admission, 12 pm Close gates, 1 pm Food served, 3:30 pm Awards, 4 pm Load out and clean up. Completed pre-registrations will have admission at 10:30 with proper wristband.
Spectators are free and park in the spectator lot outside the track. 50-50 raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day with drawing during awards. Be ready for a Cookout! Limited amount of food will be provided, so feel free to bring your own picnic lunch as well. We will also have Chips, dip, Drinks, and snacks, but we encourage you to bring your own beverages, and keep in mind, no open containers for adult beverages. General Admission $5 Cash at the gate. https://www.facebook.com/events/1416750311961815/ | Tickets available http://winterfest.bigcartel.com/
Wed, Nov 18 - 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 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, Nov 20 - Toys, Cars and Tow trucks, Kmart Great Neck, 9:00 pm to Midnight, 550 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach. This will be a normal Friday night meet with a little something extra. A toy drive!!! Every year I help out with metro towing toy drive we pick a different charity every year to give toys to and help out. We have people donate toys and money and any money earned we take Black Friday shopping and get twice as many toys. This year marks our five year anniversary and what better way to celebrate five amazing years than to have a car meet to help out. So to get into the meet everyone please bring a new unopened toy or at least a $5 donation. https://www.facebook.com/events/898131320257265/
Sat, Nov 21 - Cars, Coffee & Chocolate, sponsored by Simply Fresh Café, every Saturday morning 8 am - 10 am, Town Center, 180 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach. Parallel street parking or surface lot parking directly across the street from the host. All makes & models welcome. Contact Bobby Sharon email@example.com (757) 404-1406
Sat, Nov 21 - (3rd Sat) Williamsburg Cars & Coffee, The Coffeehouse, 8 - 10:00 am, 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/
Sat, Nov 21 - 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.
Sat, Nov 28 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. An informal hangout for mature car enthusiasts with a passion for automobiles, who enjoy an early Saturday morning drive.
Sat, Nov 28 - Sumospeed Block Party and Annual Toy Drive, Floyd E. Kellam High School, 12 - 5:00 pm, 2665 West Neck Rd, Virginia Beach. we will be hosting a toy drive this fall and hope to see everyone out. Checkered Flag Auto Group 's Toyota dealership will be on hand to accept all of your donations in their latest line of awesome trucks! There is no entry fee, except a toy donation at the entrance of the event. All donations will be deposited directly to Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD), to help children in the immediate area that may not have the luxury of a normal holiday season. Please invite friends and family to this event! The more participation the better outcome for the children. https://www.facebook.com/events/1603467213224573/
Sat, Nov 28 - Paul Walker & Roger Rodas Meet/Cruise 2K15, Uno Pizzeria and Grill Village Square, 7:30 pm, 5007 Victory Blvd, Yorktown. Paul Walker & Roger Rodas passed away on November 30th 2013. They have made incredible contributions and have impacted the car scene all over the world. In return Affiliated Alliance will be hosting a get together and cruise. Many of you participated in the F&F7 movie event in Virginia beach last year, and we would like for you guys to attend again this year. Please stay tuned for more charity events and cruises for Virginia, thanks! Note: Meeting in Virginia Beach then cruising to Yorktown Uno Grill and back, more information will be posted as time moves forward. https://www.facebook.com/events/1644236462494791/
Thu, Dec 3 - Movie Meet-Up: "Hitting the Apex", AMC Lynnhaven 18, 7:30 pm, 1001 Lynnhaven Mall Loop, Virginia Beach. Come watch the MotoGP documentary "Hitting the Apex" with us. The way it works is, there has to be a certain amount of tickets sold for the event to take place. When you sign up, you order the tickets. If the threshold is not met, the event is cancelled and nobody is charged any money. Click this link to order your tickets. https://www.tugg.com/events/72463
Sat, Dec 5 - (1st Sat) Virginia Beach Cars & Coffee, La Promenade Shops, 7 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. This is a casual gathering of car enthusiasts the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking and Java surf Café & Espresso Bar on location. Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot at 9 am promptly. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/
Sat, Dec 5 - Holiday Toy "Drive" 4 with 757 Auto Events, Sound Wave Customs, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, 2700 Avenger Dr., Ste. 111, Virginia Beach. The actual event/cruise date is December 5th. We make a full day of it by starting out at Virginia Beach cars and coffee for our first collection point, then we cruise throughout the day with stops at the different storefronts that we had dropped off boxes to. We pick up those boxes and bring the entire mobile car show with us to visit the different businesses. The last stop will be our after party. They will also be open to all ages. Come join us for food, drinks, and some fun! Cost for admission: Bring a new unwrapped toy or $5 donation to the registration event. That gets you the registration package with turn by turn directions and raffle tickets for gift card drawings. We will have coffee and doughnuts available for our participants. We will have several awards to give out during the registration time. https://www.facebook.com/events/800128330062531/
Sat, Dec 5 - Grand Opening, Rent A Lift, 12 - 5:00 pm, 5724 Selger Dr., Norfolk. Come join the celebration with our team. Enjoy food, drinks & cornhole. Stop in to see everything we have to offer to those who enjoy working on their own rides. Our phone lines are open! We are now accepting reservations for our opening day December 7, 2015 and beyond! If you are in need of a lift, give us a call! 757-390-2474
Sat, Dec 12 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 8:00 - 11:00 am, 5007 Victory Boulevard, Newport News. 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. Parking will be on the furthest left side (Parking lot with UNO, KROGER, KMART), and Coffee/Pastries will be for sale on the patio at UNO. Please: No revving, No Burnouts, No loud music, No parking in loading/firezones, No double parking. Please be respectful and most of all. https://www.facebook.com/carsandcoffeenewportnews/timeline
AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/CLUB RACING/ROAD RALLY
Sun, Dec 6 - 100 Drifters of December, Hosted by Drift Nirvana, Summit Point Motorsports Park, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, 2026 Summit Point Rd., Summit Point, WV 25446. This event will be on the Shenandoah, Jefferson, Washington, and Main circuits at Summit Point Motorsports Park. That's right, all FOUR tracks are open! Price: $150 Per driver, $40 for skidpad, $10 Per Spectator. This is a very busy event. You should plan to come early for registration and tech inspection. If you have not completed technical inspection and attended the 10AM driver's meeting, you will NOT be allowed on the track. Registration, tech inspection, and driver's meeting will be held on Shenandoah track.
Schedule & Information:
8:00 am - Gates Open
9-10:00 am - Registration and Tech inspection on Shenandoah track
10:00 am - Drivers meeting, Shenandoah track (REQUIRED FOR ALL DRIVERS)
10-11:00 am - Drifting
11:00 am-12:00 pm - LUNCH and QUIET HOUR (all loud vehicles silenced to respect the local church)
12-5:00 pm - Drifting
Please Note: ALL DRIVERS MUST HAVE COMPLETED TECH INSPECTION BY 10AM AND ATTEND THE 10AM DRIVER'S MEETING IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT
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." http://virnow.com/
Sat/Sun, Nov 21/22 - Track Club USA, High Speed Track, Full Course. http://www.trackclubusa.com/forums/showthread.php?t=119
Sat/Sun, Dec 5/6 - Optima Batteries Chumpcar World Series Proudly Presents: "VIR Double 7", Two 7 hour races on VIR North. http://www.chumpcar.com/register/supplementalrules/250.pdf
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. http://www.rir.com/?homepage=true
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
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/
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
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/
Sat, Nov 21 - HTP Horsepower Hustle Fall Brawl, plus Test-n-Tune
Thu-Sun, Nov 26-29 - Turkey Trot - Big $$$ ET Racing
Sat, Dec 5 - Test-n-Tune
I don't drive too fast, I just fly too low!
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