Local Car Hobby events for Tidewater Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic Region; including Clubs, Cruise-Ins, Meets, Shows, Driver's Ed, Auto-Cross/Solo, Clubs, etc.
Thursday, September 1, 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 31 - 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.
Thu, Sep 1 - 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, Sep 2 - 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, Sep 2 - 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, Sep 2 - 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, Sep 2 - 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, Sep 2 - Lowkëy Friday Night 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! As always, we don’t want the meets to end. So that means no excessive revving and no excessive bass. If you want to show your friends your new exhaust, sure go ahead, a little rev or two. Same goes with bass. We don’t want complaints to ruin spot until we start filling it and need another one. Adrenaline Vapes will have their inventory on sale for you all. Well see you guys on Friday!
Sat, Sep 3 - (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, Sep 3 - 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, Sep 3 - CHKD Car Wash Fundraising Event, Battlefield 7-11, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 956 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake. All Proceeds go directly to CHKD.
Sat, Sep 3 - 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, Sep 3 - 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, Sep 3 - Landstown Commons All Car Cruise In, 4 - 9:00 pm, 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, Sep 3 - 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, Sep 3 - 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Sep 3 - 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, Sep 3 - Cruise-In at Hooters, 7:30 - 11:30 pm, Hooters of Newport News, 12640 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. Hooters has welcomed us to come hang out and show off your ride, also enjoy some great food. All makes and models welcomed. As always no revving your engine, no excessive loud music, burnouts or anything that will get us kicked out. Thanks again for everyone’s support.
Sat, Sep 3 - The Underground: K-Mart Car Meets, 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 dumpsters.
Sat, Sep 3 - 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. Please feel free to come out! Hope to see everyone there!
Sat, Sep 3 - 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, Sep 6 - 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.
Tue, Sep 6 - Tuesday Night Meet-up, Rita’s Italian Ice, 7:00 pm, Fairfield Shopping Center, 5256 Providence Rd., Virginia Beach. Meet up nights at Rita’s are back on! Starting next week we will have a meet each Tuesday evening at 7 pm at the Fairfield Shopping Center location. Nothing fancy, just some time to hang out and enjoy some cool treats! See you all there!
Wed, Sep 7 - 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.
Thu, Sep 8 - 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.
Sat, Sep 10 - (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. This is a rain or shine event. Please: No revving, No Burnouts, No loud music, No parking in loading/fire zones, No double parking. Please be respectful most of all.
Sat, Sep 17 - (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, Sep 17 - CHKD Car Wash Fundraising Event, Battlefield 7-11, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 956 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake. All Proceeds go directly to CHKD.
Sat, Sep 24 - (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, 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.
Fri, Sep 9 - Night Moves 2016 Meets, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 7 - 10:00 pm, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Sumospeed presents season 2 of Night Moves meets at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. This month’s sponsor is Longshots Darts And Billiards. As with last year, 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, HobbyTown 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 the above conditions VBPD will be on hand to address them. We look forward to seeing you out this year! Spread the word!
Sat, Sep 10 - Cars for Kids, Hosted by Sumospeed, Walmart Supercenter Virginia Beach, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 4821 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. We’re back! It was quite a few years ago that we hosted our original Cars for Kids show and we are excited to announce that we will once again throwing one in association with Walmart Supercenter Virginia Beach - Virginia Beach Blvd and Team Apex to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD)! This year’s event will feature a car show with 200 display vehicles with 20 top pick awards, music, food, vendors, as well as giveaways. ALL proceeds will be donated to CHKD so please come out and show your support!
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: email@example.com | 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.
Sat, Sep 10 - The Cadillac and LaSalle Club Hampton Roads Region, 20th Annual General Motors vehicle show, 9:00 am - m3:00 pm, Suttle Motors, 12525 Jefferson Ave., Newport News (near the airport). Show is open to all years of Cadillac, LaSalle, Buick, Olds, Pontiac and Chevrolet vehicles (with classes for stock and modified versions) rain or shine. 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 dealers choice award. We’re planning to have an auction of auto memorabilia and a raffle of car items. Food will be on site A fire extinguisher is required. For further info. And registration forms contact James Gregg (757-489-8968) or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our websitewww.hamptonroadsvaclc.org. Spaces are limited so please register early.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.nnsheriff.org
Sat, Sep 17 - 14th Annual Shine and Show before the Snow Car Show, Elizabeth Lodge no.34 A. F. & A. M., 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 7001 Granby St, Norfolk. Come join us for our annual Shine and Show before the Snow Car Show. As always, admission is free for spectators and a very modest registration fee for anyone entering car or motorcycle. See the link for more details and registration / sponsor forms. This event is being held in conjunction with the Junk in the Trunk Crafter Vendor and Collectible Sale. https://elizabethlodge34.wordpress.com/2016/06/24/shine-and-show-before-the-snow-car-show-2016/
Sat, Sep 17 - Wal-Mart/CHKD Prime Illusions Car Show, Walmart Suffolk, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, 6259 College Dr., Suffolk. Join 757 Auto Events as we team with Wal-Mart Suffolk and Prime Illusions Car Club for a charity car show to benefit The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters through Wal-Mart, Suffolk collection efforts. Come out for cars, trucks, food, fun, and friends. Food and drinks will be available from the Wal-Mart concessions workers and will benefit CHKD. Pre-Paid entry fee $15, On spot fee $20. Vendors welcome, must pre-pay $35. Contact: Matt https://m.facebook.com/primevariderz/ or Mark Evans Http://www.fb.com/757iLLEST
Sat, Sep 17 - Southeast Virginia Street Rods 24th Annual Charity Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Daniels Performance Group, 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield. Show & Shine car show open to all pre-1980 cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Vehicle and vendor preregistration is $15 - must be postmarked by 10 September. Registration day of show is $20. Spectators free! Dash Plaques, Door Prizes, Food Vendors, Raffles, Event T-shirt sales, Children’s Games, and more. Event proceeds will benefit local charities - Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia and the Horton Wreath Society. For more information, see SEVA website or contact SEVA Street Rods President Bill Treadwell at (757) 650-3667. www.sevastreetrods.org
Sat, Sep 17 - Franklin Cruise-In Grand Finale Show, Barrett’s Landing, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm, Boat Ramp parking lot, Main Street, Franklin. Prize money has been raised to $3000.00 for 2016; $1000.00 per class! A craft fair, car corral, and auto related extravaganza will also be available. Starting at sundown, the movie Deuce Coupe will be shown on the big screen. This movie was made in Franklin and surrounding areas. Many of the cars that frequent the Cruise-In were also in the movie. If you have not had a chance to see the movie, now is your chance. Looking forward to seeing you out there.
Sat, Sep 17 - 29th Annual Mopar Madness, Virginia Motorsports Park, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg. MOPAR MADNESS will be held at Virginia Motorsports Park in Dinwiddie. The Modern Street Hemi Shootout will be running on mainly on Friday, September 16th and also on Saturday 17th. Saturday will be the all-Mopar day with drag racing, Mopar Test and Tune start at 9 am and Mopar Time runs start at Noon. Mopar Eliminations start at 3 pm. *Again this year there will be special match races between Ed Miller in his Pro Stock 1970 Hemi Duster and Steve Moths classic 1964 Dodge “Bad News” AFX Car! Tidewater Mopar Club will be hosting an All-Mopar judged car show with all the usual Early Model Mopar Classes and more Late Model Mopar Classes! Car show entries are from 8 am - 1 pm, fun runs at 1 pm and awards 2 pm. Rick Hart will be leading a cruise up to the show meeting the Greenbrier Mall Macy’s lower parking lot at 6:00am Saturday morning and will be leaving at 6:15am. If you want to cruise up with Rick you can call him on his cell 757-377-5771. All proceeds from the show benefit the Foodbank of South Eastern Virginia and the Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters. Check with track for more info on Drag racing at 804-862-3174 orhttp://www.virginiamotorsports.com/
Sun, Sep 18 - Isle of Wight County Fair Custom Car Show, 11am to 3pm, Heritage Park, 21311 Courthouse Hwy., Windsor. Sponsored by Daniels Performance Group. Entry 9 - 11 am, Show Hours 11 am - 3 pm. Anyone can register a Car, Truck, Van or Motorcycle. Judging begins at 11 am and Awards are presented at 2:30 pm. Pre-Registration $15, Registration at Gate(if slots are available) $20. Deadline for this show is Aug 26. Limited number of participants. There will be no refunds for this show. Free Entry of one guest is included in registration fee. Guest must be in the vehicle when registered or additional fees may apply.
Sat, Sep 24 - Tidewater Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (TRAACA) 43nd Annual Meet - “Wings & Wheels” Car Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. Come enjoy cool old cars and old planes at the TRAACA 24th Annual Meet “Wings & Wheels” Car Show. Open to all 1991 and older cars, trucks, and motorcycles. AACA judging for stock/“as built” vehicles and participant judging for “mods & rods.” Multiple class and Special Category trophies. Dash plaques to first 300 vehicles. Food vendors, flea market, and car corral. Preregistration: $20 for first vehicle (must be postmarked by 10 Sept). Day of show registration: $25. Additional vehicles (same owner) are $15. Spectator admission is free. Museum parking is $15, but includes admission to museum for everyone in vehicle (normally $12 per person). For registration form and more information, go to www.traaca.com and click on “Wings & Wheels.” If you have questions, please contact Meet Chairman Tony Scarpelli at (757) 810-1600 or email@example.com.
Sat, Sep 24 - All Domestic Car Show, Hosted by Tidewater Trans Am Club, Norfolk Potter’s House, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 6820 N Military Hwy., Norfolk. Car show to announce our new Pontiac Club, Pontiacs of Costal Virginia. Proceeds to benefit the Potter House. More info to come.
Sat, Sep 24 - Guinea Jubilee Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 8784 Guinea Rd., Hayes. Join Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers (MPCC) for the Annual Guinea Jubilee Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. All Years, Makes, and Models Welcome. Registration 9:00 am - Noon. Awards 3:00 pm. Over 50 Awards, including Best in show and Top 3 in each category. Fees; $15 pre-registration, $20 day of show. This event is free to spectators.
Sat, Sep 24 - 13th Annual Militaria & Military Vehicle Show, Virginia War Museum, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News. Vendors will be onsite selling military collectibles, antique firearms, edged weapons, military art & much more! In addition, the Virginia War Museum Foundation will be hosting a militaria auction from 4 - 7 pm. Buyer & seller premiums from the auction will benefit the Foundation and its ongoing support of the Virginia War Museum, Lee Hall Mansion, and Endview Plantation. Admission to this special event will be $7 for adults, $6 for seniors & active duty military, and $5 for children ages 7-18. Virginia War Museum Foundation members & children ages 6 & under are free. If you’d like to participate as a vendor or are interested in bringing a vehicle, please contact Dick Hoffeditz at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat/Sun, Sep 24/25 - Southern Fried Festival VA Car Show, Hosted by Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm (6:00 pm Sun), Fort Monroe, Hampton. 3rd Annual Southern Fried Festival and Car Show featuring the area’s most premiere Classics, Customs, Hot Rods, Vintage, Restored Classics, Pro Street Cars, Modern & Vintage Race Cars, Classic & Vintage Trucks and Restored Classic Motorcycles. Live music & a Food Truck Rodeo right by the beach. Bring friends and family for this fun event!
Fri, Sep 30 - Picture Perfect Car & Truck Club Car Show, Allusive Cloud Factory Norfolk, 8 - 11:00 pm, 5900 E VA Beach Blvd suite 194, Norfolk. Picture Perfect car club and Allusive Cloud Factory teaming up for a nightlife car show/Night meet. $20 entry. Stay tuned for classes and awards.
Sat, Oct 1 - Fall Cool Down Car Show, Hosted by Mustang Club of Tidewater, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, 3300 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. Fall Cool Down Car Show, Sponsored by Chadwicks Triple Play (Car Care Products). Trophies, Dash Plaques, Best in Show, Best Display, Best Club Participation. Proceeds Benefit CHKD and Food Benefits Oasis Food Bank. Open to all Makes of Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Scooters, Bikes, Strollers, etc. $20 registration plus 2 cans of food. Contact MrCatscan@aol.com, or call 757-880-1660. www.mustangcludoftidewater.com
Sat, Oct 1 - Franklin Fall Festival Car Show, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Main Street, Franklin (by the railroad crossing). 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 & the Joy Fund. For more information, contact Doug Sample @ 757-880-1660, email@example.com,www.mustangcluboftidewater.com
Sat, Oct 8 - Portsmouth Tuner Fest, Presented by Blue Horseshoe Tattoo, hosted by 757 Auto Events, Portsmouth Pavilion, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 16 Crawford Cir., Portsmouth. Open event in an amazing location. Bring the family out for the day with 757 Auto Events at the Portsmouth Pavilion for an unforgettable car show. 70 Awards will be given out. This event is open to all makes and models of transportation. Cars, trucks, motorcycles, and pedal bikes. We will have facility provided concessions, DJ’s, and beer will be sold for consumption in the Preferred Parking Show area (no personal alcohol will be allowed at his event.) Event T shirts will be included with our Preregistered entrants along with parking in the Preferred Show lot on the water (for first 100 paid entrants!). Spectator parking is free in the Portsmouth City parking garage.
Sat, Oct 15 - SEVMC’s 9th Annual Fordtoberfest, Beach Ford, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2717 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach. All Ford & Ford Powered vehicles are welcome. As always we choose a local charity to give our proceeds to, this year we are pleased to announce we have teamed up with one that is near and dear to so many people. The children need us to be their ambassadors, their strength, and their protectors, CHKD has made such an impact on so many people’s lives and we could not be more excited to donate ALL PROCEEDS directly to them. So come on out and show your support for the kids!
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
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):
Thu-Sun, Sep 22-25 / Eastern States Championships / Watkins Glen International (3.4mi GP course)
Oct 8-9 / ! OktoberFAST ! [HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, OG Racing HyperDriveT] / VIRginia International Raceway Full 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, 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, 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) First Settlers Region of the Porsche Club of America 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
Langley Speedway 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, Sep 3 / Aaron’s Weekly Racing: Collision One Championship Night: Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds, Collision One Limited Stock Cars. (Final point race of season)
Sat, Sep 10 / OFF for the NASCAR race at RIR
Fri, Sep 16 / Night 1 of the Fastrak World Championship weekend featuring the $5000 to win World Challenge.
Sat, Sep 17 / Night 2 of the Fastrak World Championship weekend featuring the $15,000 to win World Championship. Companion division TBD - most likely modifieds.
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, Sep 2 / Ladies Night, Day Test-n-Tune
Sat, Sep 3 / Brown’s Racing Labor Day Shootout
Fri, Sep 16 / Modern Street HEMI Shootout
Sat, Sep 17 / 29th Annual MOPAR Madness
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, Sep 2 / Oval Track Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for Saturday night’s big race.
Sat, Sep 3 / Rappahannock Electric Cooperative 75 (Oval Track), 4 - 9:00 pm, Gates at 4 pm, Racing at 7 pm. Tonight’s Racing Divisions Late Model, Dominion Stock, UCar, Legends, Mini-Cup
Thu-Fri, Sep 8-9 / BIG KICK OFF TO VIRGINIA “RACE WEEK” (Oval Track), 6:00 pm. Tonight’s Racing Divisions Late Model
Fri, Sep 16 / Oval Track Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for Saturday night’s big race.
Sat, Sep 17 / 118 Bar & Grill Night at the Races (Oval Track), 4 - 9:00 pm, Gates at 4 pm, Racing at 7 pm. Tonight’s Racing Divisions: Late Model, Dominion Stock, UCar, Legends, Bandolero
Sat-Sun, Sep 17-18 / Audi Club Potomac Chesapeake Chapter, First Annual Fall HPDE and Driver’s School
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, 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, 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