Wednesday, August 3, 2016
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
Wed, Aug 3 - Franklin Cruise-In, Every Wed thru Sep 14, 5:00 pm until sundown, parking lot in front of the Fire Station, Downtown Franklin. This is a family friendly environment for everyone. NEW THIS YEAR: We will have 3 classes of vehicles at registration. Under 1972 cars and trucks; 1972 and newer cars and trucks; Motorcycle (2 and 3 wheeled vehicles). One ticket per vehicle/per class given each week for a chance to win the Grand Finale Prize Money. We want to encourage all car and motorcycle enthusiasts to join us in beautiful downtown Franklin. Looking forward to seeing you there. Like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FranklinCruiseIn.
Wed, Aug 3 - Bimmer Nights at Hooters, Hooters Norfolk, 7:00 pm, Military Highway, Norfolk. Grab a bite to eat with BMW enthusiast alike!
Thu, Aug 4 - DQ Thursday Night Cruise-In, 5:00 pm, Dairy Queen on Portsmouth Blvd., near Chesapeake Square Mall, Western Branch section of Chesapeake. Every Thursday night starting April 7. Come earlier for best parking and stay as late as you wish. We end our DQ Cruise-In’s on Halloween Night with a Trunk-R-Treat for the kids and grownups. Contact Ray Hinman at 757-672-9081.
Fri, Aug 5 - Cruz Thru and fish fry, Shorty’s Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Come join Shorty’s Diner every Friday thru Oct and check out some of the coolest Hot Rods, Street Cars, Trucks and Bikes in the area. GREAT food, and Soft Serve Ice Cream, along with GREAT people. www.ShortysDinerVA.com. 757-603-6674
Fri, Aug 5 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers: Let’s Talk Cars, Truck, & Motorcycles, 5:30 pm, Main Street Center, Gloucester. Yes, MPCC has moved the cruise-in back to FRIDAY! The cruise-in is from 6 pm to 30 minutes after dusk Friday nights to October 14, 2016. Donations of $1.00 or more is asked to help support the donations MPCC provides to local organizations and charities. The cruise-in is open at all makes, models, and years. Weekly Cruiser of the Week trophies will be awarded!
Fri, Aug 5 - Classic Cruising in Olde Towne Portsmouth, First Fridays, 6 - 9:00 pm, High Street, Downtown Portsmouth. Watch history come alive in Olde Towne! Come see a variety of antique cars restored to their original beauty - or show off your own classic restoration. Come cruise or park on High Street from 6-9 pm.
Fri, Aug 5 - The Smithfield Lions Club Friday Night Cruz in, Sentara St Luke’s Healthcare, 6 to 9:00 pm, 20209 Sentara Way (off US 258, Brewers Neck Road), Carrollton. Dates are the first and third Fridays from April through October. Folks usually start arriving around 5:30. Lion Tom Norris will be spinning the great oldies, and Bubba and Franks will have hot food and cold drinks on site. Proceeds support Smithfield Lions charity efforts. For further info watch our Facebook page or call Lion Tim Marinelli (757-371-6061) or Lion Tom Norris (757-570-0471). All years/types of vehicles welcome.
Fri, Aug 5 - Fast Friday Nights 2K16, Density Vapor, 8:00 pm, 701 Battlefield Blvd N, Chesapeake. Bringing something back from last year, come out to Density every Friday starting June 24th. It’s a convenient place with plenty of parking for all car enthusiasts alike. Be sure to invite your friends and share the event thanks!
Fri, Aug 5 - Lowkey’s Friday Car meet, Adrenaline Vapes, 8:00 pm, 1105 N King St, Hampton. Let’s continue our campaign for great car meets on Friday in Hampton. A great car meet isn’t made by the creator, it’s made by the people. The more of you that show up, the better the meet! Adrenaline Vapes will have their inventory on sale for you all. Well see you guys on Friday!
Fri, Aug 5 - Kmart Virginia Beach Meet, 8:30 - 11:59 pm, Kmart, 550 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach. Come out and enjoy the weekly K-Mart Meet. Any and all welcome! No burnouts/high revving/loud bass. Please pick up all trash please.
Sat, Aug 6 - (1st Sat) Virginia Beach Cars & Coffee, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach. This is an organized but 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 ($3 per car) 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, Aug 6 - Cars, Coffee & Chocolate, sponsored by Simply Fresh Café, every Saturday morning 8 - 10:00 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 Sharonbobcat16@cox.net (757) 404-1406
Sat, Aug 6 - Saturday evening Cruise-In, the 460 Café, 4 - 7:00 pm, 37019 General Mahone Blvd. (Route 460), Ivor. Food and beverages available. Come show off your classic car, hot rod, or 4 x 4 truck. After the Cruise-In, stay for Karaoke from 7-11 pm. See ya’ll there.
Sat, Aug 6 - GenRight 4X4 Night, Hotrodders Cafe, 4 - 7:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd, Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers, talk about wheeling trips, build ideas, and eat some good food
Sat, Aug 6 - Landstown Commons All Car Cruise In, 4 - 9:00 pm, 3300 Princess Anne Rd, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3300 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. Come on out for this charity driven event. Sponsored by the Virginia Chevy Lovers, Custom Classic Corvette Club, Beachcombers Corvette Club, First Settlers Porsche Club and the Cody Childress Group. Flea Market/Swap Meet every 3rd Saturday. Enjoy some time with old friends and see some real nice cars.
Sat, Aug 6 - Suffolk Hardees Cruise In, 4 to 9:00 pm, 2301 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday night Come and show your classic vehicle, truck or motorcycle. Stroll down memory lane, see old friends, meet new ones and hear stories of old times. Hope to see you there.
Sat, Aug 6 - Cruise-in Chesapeake, Parking lot of Grace Bible Church, 5:00 pm to dark, 4210 Dock Landing Rd., Chesapeake. To October 29th. This is not a Church event, but they have graciously allowed us to use the lot. Classic cars, Hotrods, and Trucks, bring your classic and show it off! A donation of $2 per vehicle to help with the expense of the portable restroom and keeping the lot free of trash is appreciated. There will be soft drinks and snacks available for purchase. Bring your folding chairs and sunshades. Please observe the rules; no loud music, alcohol, drugs, profanity, burnouts, littering, loud revving of engines, lewd or crude behavior. For Info: Roger Ward 757-434-8875, email@example.com
Sat, Aug 6 - Classic Cruisers Saturday Night Cruise In, Coastal Community Church, 5 to 9:00 pm, Parking Lot (Old Kroger Building), 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Starting April 9, running through October 15, 2016. $2.00 admission. Open to all Vehicles, all years. All proceeds go to Charities of the month. Music provided. Plenty of restaurants available. Hope to see you there. Contact: Vince at 757-952-7373
Sat, Aug 6 - Cruise-In At Hooters, Hooters of Newport News, 7:30 - 10:30 pm, 12640 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. Hooters has welcomed us and fellow car enthusiasts to come and hang out. Show off your ride and enjoy some great food! As always no revving, loud music, burnouts, littering or any other activities that will get us kicked off the property. We want to make this a long term spot. With that said we hope to see a good turnout. Parking will be on the left side of the building.
Sat, Aug 6 - Summer Nights 2K16, iVape Hampton, 8:00 pm, 906 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton. Come out enjoy the night! Y'all know the rules no revving, burnouts, drifting in the parking lots, you will be told to leave. Also leave any drama at home were all out to have a good time! We have the iVape parking lot and the two parking lots beside. Also this weekend we will be grilling hamburgers and hotdogs… so please feel free to come out! Hope to see everyone there!
Sat, Aug 6 - The Underground: K-Mart Car Meet, VB K-mart, 8:00 pm, 1650 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach. Hosted by Too Much Muscle and Too Much Throttle. Come on out, look at cars and have a good time. Please be respectful of the area. Only rule for the meet is no burnouts and be aware of the area this is in. Please throw trash away in dumpster.
Sat, Aug 6 - N2 Vapes Car Meet, 9:00 pm, 4221 Pleasant Valley Rd, # 127, Virginia Beach. Come on out enjoy cars and peoples builds, and vaping! Regulations are as follows, absolutely NO REVVING, NO BURNOUTS, NO RACING, NO DRIFTING . Let’s all be adults. Violators will be asked to leave and upon second infraction you will be banned. Once banned, if you show again you will be asked to leave and then escorted out by police if you refuse.
Tue, Aug 9 - Tuesday night Cruise-In, Suffolk BBQ Company (by IHOP), 5 - 8:00 pm, 1208 North Main Street, Downtown Suffolk. 10% discount for Cruise-In Participants.
Wed, Aug 10 - Franklin Cruise-In, Every Wed thru Sep 14, 5:00 pm until sundown, parking lot in front of the Fire Station, Downtown Franklin. This is a family friendly environment for everyone. NEW THIS YEAR: We will have 3 classes of vehicles at registration. Under 1972 cars and trucks; 1972 and newer cars and trucks; Motorcycle (2 and 3 wheeled vehicles). One ticket per vehicle/per class given each week for a chance to win the Grand Finale Prize Money. We want to encourage all car and motorcycle enthusiasts to join us in beautiful downtown Franklin. Looking forward to seeing you there. Like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FranklinCruiseIn.
Sat, Aug 13 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, 5007 Victory Blvd., #120 Village Square Shopping Center, 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. Please: No revving, No Burnouts, No loud music, No parking in loading/fire zones, No double parking. Please be respectful and most of all.
Sat, Aug 13 - CHKD Car Wash Fundraising Event, Independence 7-11, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 720 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach. All Proceeds go directly to CHKD.
Sat, Aug 20 - (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, Aug 20 - Import Nation Fund Raiser, Behind O'Reilly’s at Gloucester Point, 11:00 am, 3192 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester. Hey fellow import and muscle friends, my name is Justin Carpenter and just recently I was paralyzed from the waist down from a motorcycle accident. I’m having a car show fund raiser in Gloucester, Va. For the people that know me, the car scene was a big part of my life and loved it with a passion. I’m just asking that we have a big turnout and a lot of vehicles show up from all makes and models. Thanks a lot. Imports, domestics, bikes, and trucks. All makes and models welcome!
Sat, Aug 27 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your prettiest car out to Uno’s in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of Each Month Starting July 25th, 2015. 20% of all food and beverage purchases before 1pm will be donated to Stand Up For Kids - Hampton Roads Chapter!
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
Sat, Aug 6 - US Coast Guard Birthday Show, hosted by Mustang Club of Tidewater, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Portsmouth USGC Base, off of Cedar Lane, Portsmouth. Open to all makes and models!!!Registration $20 + 2 cans of Food for Oasis Food Bank. Proceeds support Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters and the Joy Fund. Open to all makes and models!!! For more information, contact Doug Sample @ 757-880-1660, firstname.lastname@example.org. Web Site: www.mustangcluboftidewater.com
Fri, Aug 12 - Night Moves 2016 Meets, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 7 - 10:00 pm, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Brought to you by Sumospeed and sponsored by Professional Rim Repair. There will be an entry cover of $5.00 for the meet. This helps us cover rental of the property, bathrooms, and other features of the event. For 2016 we again will have Dj El Capone playing music each night, Hobby Town USA Virginia Beach VA on site each month with some RC drift action and of course Sumospeed with event merchandise for you to purchase. Chops Creative will be there yet again for our official Night Moves coverage this season. The same rules apply as last season: No revving, No speeding or burnouts in the parking lot, No excessively loud music or bass, Clean up after yourselves, we are all adults, No alcohol. If you have any questions or concerns about these conditions, VBPD will be on hand to address them. We look forward to seeing you out this year! Spread the word!
Sat, Aug 13 - 3rd Annual Scouts & Cars in the Park, Newport News Park, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Exit 250 of I-64, near Jefferson Ave. & Ft Eustis Blvd. (State Rt. 105), Newport News. The show is open to all makes, models and years of vehicles. First 100 registered show vehicles receive goody bags and dash plaques. Vehicle pre-registration $15 or day of show registration is $20.00 per vehicle and begins at 9:00 am. Participant’s Choice judging will result in over 20 awards. Award presentation at 2:30 pm. Spectator parking and admission is free. Vendors will have food, drinks and more throughout the day. Everyone can take part in a silent auction, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and more. Children can participate in car related games and a coloring book activity which is sponsored by Take-A-Kid to a Car Show. The event is Rain or Shine! Proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts of America Troop 915. Call Daryl Harlow at 757-696-2344 or email Colin Romanick at email@example.com.
Sun, Aug 14 - [CANCELED] Fitment Lifestyle 2016, Hosted by DTP. Pro, Pungo Airfield
Sat, Aug 20 - Khedive Shriners 25th Annual Fun-n-Shine Car Show, 645 Woodlake Dr., Chesapeake. Free admission for spectators. This is a rain or shine event with no rain date. Many awards including: 1 & 2 places in classes, Potentates choice, Best display, Best paint, Best engine. Dash plaques for all entries. Free event T-shirt for ALL pre-registrations received by August 1. www.khediveshrine.org
Sat, Aug 20 - Annual “Back-to-School Supply Giveaway” Open Car Show, Little Mount Zion Baptist Church, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3288 Pruden Boulevard, Suffolk. This year we will have even more activities for everyone to include an “Youth Explosion” by our Youth Ministry. We would like to double the amount of school supplies to be given away. Your commitment to participate will help us reach our goal. Mail-in Pre-Registration-$15 (no later than August 15th). Gate Registration-$20, 9-11 am. Dash Plaques for All Contestants, 1st Place Trophies per Category. For More Information, Contact: Terry Burnett (757) 692-5523 firstname.lastname@example.org | www.lmzbc.org
Sat, Aug 27 - Green Devil Garage Bike & Car show, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 553 S. Birdneck Rd., Ste. 209, Virginia Beach. Come one, Come all! $5 Entry just to hang out, $15 to enter into the bike & car show, Kids are Free. Beer Included, Food for purchase from Various Food Trucks on Site! We will be doing another Award Ceremony! Registration begins at 11 am and goes until 1 pm. Voting Ending and turned in by 2 pm, and Winners announced at 3 pm.
Sat, Aug 27 - Charity Car Show Benefiting Boy’s & Girl’s Clubs of The Virginia Peninsula, Hampton Roads Harley-Davidson, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, 6450 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown. Open format Show, $20 Entry per car, Impartial judging of all entrants, Low Car/Truck Limbo, 41 Awards (Trophies). $50 Vendor Set Up Fee (with 1 Show entry included). 50/50 raffle, Gift certificate raffles, DJ, Bounce house, Mini carnival games, Food available onsite.
Sat, Aug 27 - 8th Annual Thomas Nelson Community College Car Show, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hampton college campus, 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton. To benefit the college’s automotive program and the premier car event for the peninsula. 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. Registration is from 7-10 am, pre-register and save money, arrive together and park together. More information will be available on the college’s web page. Contact: Michelle Garrett (757)825-2719 | www.tncc.edu/carshow
Sat, Sep 3 - 8th Annual Boulevard of Wheels Custom Car Show, presented by Street Dreams Corvette, American Indoor Karting, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2736 North Mall Dr., Virginia Beach. Open to all makes and models. Proceeds to benefit Seton Youth Shelters. Pre-registration fee $20 day of show $25. 68 trophies will be awarded to 34 classes (1st & 2nd place in each class). Larger classes will have 3rd place awards. Featuring sponsor choice specialty awards, Dash Plaques, Goodie Bags, Door Prizes, 50/50 raffle, food, music and Go Kart Racing. For more info visit our website at www.streetdreamscorvetteclub.com or call (757)717-4523.
Sat, Sep 10 - Mathews Market Days Car, Truck, and Bike Show, hosted by the Classic Cruisers Car Club (CCCC), 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Hunter Middle School, 387 Church St., Mathews, VA. 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. Music will be provided by DJ Tom Norris. ALL money raised will go to support the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. For more information, contact Paul James at email@example.com.
Sat, Sep 10 - 6th Annual Ancient Order of Hibernians Car Show, Catholic High School, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, 4552 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Early registration until 01SEP is $20.00, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org | http://spd1aoh.org/AOHcarshowflyer.html
Sat, Sep 10 - Suffolk Rods & Muscle Cars 4th Annual Charity Car Show, Chavis Collision and Repair, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3730 Pruden Boulevard, Suffolk. Registration: Day of Show Only 8 AM to 12 PM. Awards: 3:00 pm Entry Fee: $20.00 Each Vehicle. Participant Top 20 Judging. Sponsor Choice Awards Best: GM; FORD; MOPAR; PAINT; MODIFIED and MORE! Last Year over 20 awards Plus Top Twenty were presented. 50/50 raffle, door prizes, Goodie bags for the first 50 registered. Visit us on Facebook: Suffolk rods and muscle cars club. 757-986-3616 or 757-620-9726 POC Frank Wheatley -President; Dan Boyce Vice President.
Sun, Sep 11 - Newport News Sheriff’s Office Project Lifesaver Car and Bike Show, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Todd Stadium, 12465 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. 11 am to 12 pm Registration Entry, $20.00 plus 2 can goods; Viewing and judging 12 to 2 pm; Awards 2 pm. Awards determined by ballot vote plus top prize for Project Lifesaver pick, Sheriff’s Award Top Bike, Top Truck, and Top Car…. 50/50 Raffle/ T-Shirt Sales Door Prize raffles Live Entertainment Food Vendors Smash Car Come out and support a great cause. Information 757-926-3991 Email: email@example.com | www.nnsheriff.org
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
Apex Track Events
NCCAR, 310 Technology Dr., Garysburg, North Carolina
Apex Track Events will host a High Speed Driving Event on North Carolina’s Center for Automotive Research’s (NCCAR) road course. This road course is ideally situated in Garysburg, NC and features a 40 feet wide bi-directional freshly paved road course with a ½ mile straightaway, 11 constant radius turns and large grassy run-off areas. There is no competition for times or trophies but a lot of fun to be had. Virtually any car is fully capable of handling this type of event.
Sat, Aug 20 / Autumnfest High Performance Driver Education, NCCAR. For more details on the track event, please contact Don LaBar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-620-6772. https://www.facebook.com/events/742874219187436/?active_tab=highlights
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. http://www.nasaracing.net/
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat-Sun, Aug 20-21 / HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, OG Racing HyperDrive / VIRginia International Raceway (3.3mi full course)
Thu-Sun, Sep 22-25 / Eastern States Championships / Watkins Glen International (3.4mi GP course)
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 Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research. http://www.tidewatersportscarclub.com/
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat-Sun, Aug 21-21 / Virginia Autocross Championship / ACU-4
Sat, Sep 3 / Fall Track Attack / Academi
Sun, Sep 18 / Autocross #7 / ACU-4
Sun, Oct 16 / Autocross #8 / Old Pungo Airfield
Sat, Oct 29 / GripFest 11 / NCCAR
Sun, Nov 20 / Autocross #9 / Old 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. www.odr-scca.org
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sun, Aug 7 / August Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Sep 4 / Labor Day weekend Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Oct 2 / October Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Nov 6 / November Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
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
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Fri-Sun, Sep 16-18 / FSR Fall 2016 HPDE / VIR
**LAWN MOWER RACES**
Gloucester Moose Lodge, 6565 Moose Dr., Gloucester, Virginia 23061
Sat, Aug 6 - Come out and join us for our Annual Lawn Mower Races, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. It’s a lot of FUN for ALL Ages and its FREE. We will be accepting donations for our local Fire Department! There will also be food & sodas available for purchase, so come on out and Enjoy a Day of Fun with the Family! Open to the Public.
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/
Events: Still Closed - Support Langley Speedway! #supportlangleyspeedway
Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway
4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA 23079
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). http://www.vamotorspeedway.com/
Sat, Aug 6 / Aaron’s Weekly Racing: The $20,000 to win Aaron’s USA 100 presented by Commonwealth Motorsports, featuring a 60 lap feature for the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. The event will also include a $3000 FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro (Crate) Late Models. This will be race 4 in the 4 race Colonial Clash presented by Dirt Nation mini-series. Also joining the program will be the Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Collision One Limited Stock Cars. Visit the website for details. **This will be a point race for the Victory Lap Pro Late Models!
Sat, Aug 13 / Aaron’s Weekly Racing: Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Collision One Limited Stock Cars.
Sat, Aug 27 / Northern Neck Chevrolet-Pepsi Night: Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Collision One Limited Stock Cars. The evening will benefit the Northern Neck Food Bank. Receive one (1) admission ticket for every five non-perishable items donated (no limit on number of tickets).
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/
Fri, Aug 5 - LADIES NIGHT Returns. Come see Pastor Bob Diggs racing his Camaro, Some Grudge and Match Races, 5.0 & 5.49 Index, Test & Tune for Everyone and more! Gates Open 5 pm; Racing 6 pm.
Fri-Sun, Aug 12-14 / Colonial Classic 5K/10K/5K, BIG MONEY Racing at VMP!!!!
Sat, Aug 20 - East Coast Truckin’ Nationals. Pick Ups & Big Rigs; Rollin’ & Showin’ (moved from 30 July)
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment
Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Thornburg, 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 will include meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar. http://www.dominionraceway.com/
Fri, Aug 5 / Practice (Oval Track), 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for Saturday night’s big race.
Sat, Aug 6 / TrackDaze-Dub Deliverance (Road Course), 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, https://www.trackdaze.com/index.php/events/event/94/Dub-Deliverance-2016
Sat, Aug 6 / PEPSI 75 (Oval Track), 4 - 9:00 pm, Gates at 4 pm, Racing at 7 pm. Tonight’s Racing Divisions: Late Model, Modified, UCar, Legends, Bandolero
Sun, Aug 7 / TrackDaze High Performance Driving (Road Course), https://www.trackdaze.com/index.php/events/event/93/August-Dominion-Raceway-2016
Tue, Aug 9 / SCCA Track Night in America (Road Course), 4 - 8:00 pm, http://www.tracknightinamerica.com/
Fri, Aug 12 / Practice (Oval Track), 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for Saturday night’s big race.
Sat, Aug 13 / Radley Chevrolet Duels at DR (Oval Track), 4 - 11:00 pm, Gates at 4 pm, Racing at 7 pm. Tonight’s Racing Divisions: Late Model, Dominion Stock, UCar, Legends, Mini-Mods
Richmond International Raceway (RIR)
600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222
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
Fri-Sun, Aug 5-7 / NASCAR Racing Experience http://www.nascarracingexperience.com/NRE/
Sun, Aug 14 / Virginia Motor Sport Club Autocross http://www.vmsc.org/
Fri, Sep 9 / Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Race
Sat, Sep 10 / Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
Virginia International Raceway (VIR)
1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton, VA 24520
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, Aug 6-7 / Team Pro-Motion Motorcycle Hi-Performance Training & Track Riding, Track Days (S Course) www.teampromotion.com
Sat-Sun, Aug 6-7 / WERA National Challenge Series Cycle Jam, Pro 600cc Superbike Class (N Course) www.wera.com
Sat-Sun, Aug 13-14 / ChumpCar World Series "The Red Line Oil 24 Hour Classic" www.chumpcar.com
Fri-Sun, Aug 26-28 / Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
Sat-Sun, Sep 17-18 / CCS Fall CycleFest of Speed Motorcycle Roadracing
Sat-Sun, Sep 24-25 / Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races & Trans Am Racing Series
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