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, November 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
(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)
Fri, Nov 4 - Adrenaline Friday Night Meets, Adrenaline Vape Lounge, 8:00 pm - Midnight, 1105 N King St., Hampton. Were back at it everyone, we will be hosting our Friday Night Events again! As always I want to thank everyone for their continued support of the events and keeping them safe and friendly. I also want to thank you guys for respecting the property, there have been zero issues so you guys rock! Let’s make this Fridays event a big one!
Sat, Nov 5 - (1st Sat) Cars & Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach. This is an organized but casual gathering of car enthusiasts ($3 per car), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf Café & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, which features ample parking (no parking in spots for the Massage Lux Spa). Please be courteous to the businesses in the shopping center and leave the lot promptly by 9 am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/
Sat, Nov 5 - 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, Nov 5 - 1 Year Anniversary Slidefest, HobbyTown Scaletopia, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Come celebrate the 1 year anniversary of HobbyTown Scaletopia with a FREE all day drift session and competition. Track will be open at 10am until 6pm. No entry fee for the day, just have to sign in inside the store before track use. We will also be hosting a tandem competition at 2pm with prizes for the winners! Invite your friends and come get sideways
Sat, Nov 5 - Suffolk Hardees Cruise In, 4 to 9:00 pm, 2301 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Through Nov 19, 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, Nov 5 - Cruise-In at Hooters by Simple Concepts, 7:30 - 11:00 pm, Hooters of Newport News, 12640 Jefferson Ave, Newport News. Hooters of Newport news has welcomed us to come hang out. So come show off your ride and enjoy some great food too. All makes and models welcome. Simple Concepts would like to thank all the people who came out and continue to support the cruise in. Please Don’t do anything that will get us kicked off the property. Look forward to seeing everyone this sat.
Sat, Nov 5 - 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 of the meet is NO BURNOUTS, NO LOUD MUSIC, and NO REVVING; be aware of the area this is in. PLEASE THROW AWAY TRASH IN THE DUMPSTERS.
Sat, Nov 5 - Auto Revolutionz Presents “All Wheels” Car Meet, Vape Xotics, 9:00 pm - 12:00 am, 4221 Pleasant Valley Road, Virginia Beach. Calling all CC’s, AC’s, MSC’s, and any individual car enthusiasts to come out and join us as we host our very first event with Vape Xotics! Auto Revolutionz and Vape Xotics ask that you please do not tear up any grass or lawn areas, no revving, no burnouts, and no loud music. If we see a problem arising, you and/or your club will be asked politely to leave. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. We can be contacted via social media, as well as by phone: Secretary Ro-Z (757)636-5099 | SGT@ARMSBlack Dynamite (757)849-9412 | Head 1st Lady Red (302)344-7559. Follow us on Instagram and Snapchat at AutoRevolutionz, as well as our public group here on Facebook at Auto Revolutionz-MSC, to get our latest news, events, and see how our members’ rides are coming along!
Fri, Nov 11 - Friday Night Lights, HobbyTown Scaletopia, 6 - 10:00 pm, 12761 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us for an all-night drift session and tandem competition at Scaletopia on Friday, November 11th starting at 6pm! Track will be open until at least 10pm with tandem competitions starting at 8 pm. Entry fee is $10 for the night. Or free if you already have a monthly membership. RWD and AWD drift cars are both welcome to slide. All skill levels are welcome too!! Awards for the night will be: Tandem Champion - AWD and RWD tandem brackets, King of Scale - best looking scale body wins. Bring out your lighted bodies and come get sideways all night long at Scaletopia!
Sat, Nov 12 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 9 - 11:00 am, 5007 Victory Blvd., 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. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Please: No revving, No Burnouts, No loud music, No parking in loading/fire zones, No double parking. Please be respectful most of all.
Sat, Nov 19 - (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 19 - GenRight 4X4 Night, Hotrodders Cafe, 4 - 7:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd, Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers, meet new jeepers in the area, talk about wheeling trips, build ideas, and eat some good food.
Sat, Nov 20 - Virginia Muscle & Imports, Camo’s American Grill, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 1296 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake. No matter if you’re a Muscle or an Import enthusiast bring your car out to Camo’s American Grill. We have a limited amount of parking available, so hit the going or interested button. For anyone who participates in the car show, all we ask is that everyone acts like adults. No burnouts, excessive revving, or loud “Explicit” music. Whenever you get hungry Camo’s will provide us with a 10% discount on all items excluding alcoholic beverages! Big Ugly Brewery will also be open next door.
Sat, Nov 26 - (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!
Wed, Nov 30 - Paul Walker Memorial Car Meet, Kmart - General Booth, 8:00 pm, 1650 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach. In honor of the great actor and awesome car enthusiast Paul Walker, come out and enjoy an event brought to you by royal order car club. With our first ever event we want to invite friends family and car enthusiasts of all makes and models, rather you loved the movies or love car meets, come out and enjoy a night to celebrate his life and see everyone’s ride. please share and invite friends and family to the event we want a big turnout. Please feel free to bring a white candle to light as a tribute for Paul.
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
Sat, Nov 5 - Team Shelby All Makes and Models Car Show, American Do-It-Yourself-Garage, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2404 Castleton Commerce Way #507, Virginia Beach. Team Shelby South Atlantic Region-Virginia will be hosting its First Annual Fall Car Show. Space is limited to only 90 vehicles so reserve your spot early. Registration is from 9 am to 12 pm. There will be food, music, 50-50 raffle, door prizes, “People’s Choice” Top 20 Awards & ADIYG Owner’s Pick Award. Early bird registration for this event is $20 for (Cars/Trucks/SUV’s) and $15 for (bikes). Day of registration fees are $25 for (Cars/Trucks/SUV’s) and $20 for (bikes). For more information and to stay up to date about this event and other events, like us on Facebook @ Team Shelby-Virginia Chapter.
Sat, Nov 5 - Tidewater Trans Am Club 40th Anniversary Bash and Cruise, AJ Gators Sports Bar & Grill-Chesapeake Square, 11:00 am, 4300 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Come celebrate the 40th year of the Tidewater Trans Am Club. We will be meeting at AJ Gators in Chesapeake for lunch and some big announcements. From there we will cruise to Smithfield on some very nice scenic and curvy roads and ending at a very nice waterfront photo spot.
Sat, Nov 12 - 41st Annual Mustang Club of Tidewater Joy Fund Show, Cavalier Ford, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, 4021 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake. Open to all makes and models! Registration $20 + 2 cans of Food for Oasis Food Bank. Proceeds support Virginian Pilot Joy Fund. For more information, contact Doug Sample @ 757-880-1660, firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.mustangcluboftidewater.com
Sat, Nov 12 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents the Shop with a Cop Car Show, old Page Middle School site, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5644 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. (Rain date 11/19/16) This show is in conjunction with the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office to support the Shop with a Cop Program. The show is from 9 am - 3 pm with registration ending at 12 pm. Registration is $15 Pre-registration/$20 Day of the show. The show is open at all makes, models, and years. Participants will select winners for Best in Show, the top 3 in the following classes, GM, Mopar, Ford, Imports, Trucks, Other and Motorcycles, as well as the next 30 Participant Choice awards.
Sat, Nov 12 - Wounded Warriors Veterans Day Car, Truck, and Bike Show, Rim Kings, 11:00 am, 1220 Baker Rd., Suite 102, Virginia Beach. Hosted by 3MC Car Club VA Beach. Inviting ALL CC, MC, SC, AC, to our First Annual 3MC Car Club and Rim Kings with the 46th Special Forces ABN Car, Truck, and Bike Show. $5.00 entry fee; $20.00 for pre-registration sign ups. Categories such as (most rep CC, MC, SC, Viewer’s Choice, Best in Show, Best Car, Truck, and Bike, Bass Off, etc.). Come out and support this event as we honor our Veterans as well as have a successful event. Any questions or you want to register please call Rim Kings 757-333-3432 or go to 3MC Car Club VA Beach Facebook page and leave a msg and we will get you set up.
Sat, Nov 19 - Prime Illusions Night Show at Density Vapor, 6 - 10:00 pm, Density Vapor 2, 5559 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth. Join Prime Illusions and Density Vapor 2 for an evening car show with awards! Proceeds to benefit local homeless families. This will be a judged car show in a lighted car lot. Looking at 40-45 awards including Best Light Display and Biggest Club! There will be a Best in Show and Best Under construction! $10 pre-registration and $15 day of event!
Sat-Sun, Nov 19-20 - The 2nd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach. The 2nd Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show will roll back into the Virginia Beach Convention Center as the largest car show of the area. Elite, classics, customs, antique, trucks, motorcycles, after-market, and even bicycles, will be on display at this indoor show. The 2016 Coastal Virginia Auto Show will feature celebrity appearances, displays and demonstrations, live entertainment, lots of giveaways, prizes, a children’s area and so much more. This family friendly event has something for everyone! http://cvautoshow.com/
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):
Sat-Sun, Nov 12-13 / ! 8th Annual Fall Finale ! / OG Racing HyperDrive™, HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Touring Laps / Summit Point Raceway
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, Nov 5 / Fall Track Attack / Academi
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, Nov 6 / November Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS
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/
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/
Fri-Sun, Nov 11-13 / I-95 Series Big Money Bracket Series [rescheduled event from October] / BIG $$ and Championships on the Line in Top ET/Super Pro, Footbrake, and Junior Dragster.
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, VA 22580 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-Sun, Nov 11-13 / Legend World Finals / 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
Sun, Nov 6 / RIR Cares Track Laps / Come on out and enjoy food, music and fun during our final Track Laps of 2016. We’ll have Reggie’s Grill Food Truck and Sweetfrog set up in the RIR Infield for participants and their guests! https://foundation.nascar.com/public/nascar/event.php?event_id=3
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/