Thursday, December 8, 2016

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA

(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)
Sat, Dec 10 - 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 (757) 404-1406
Sat, Dec 10 - (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, Dec 10 - Automotive social and recruitment meet, Vape Xotix III, 8:00 pm, 4221 Pleasant Valley Rd., Suite 127, Virginia Beach. We have permission from the owner to host meets here. It’s a laid back environment where car enthusiasts can meet , show off their work and bounce ideas back and forth. It is also the local spot for Ratchet House Innovations recruitment. We are a car club who enjoys the passion of the street scene, we are a drama free help by any means type of family. Also if you mention you are with the car meet you can get a personal pizza at the pizza shop next to Xotix for just 5 dollars. Contact us via Facebook or at any meet for more info.  RULES: NO REVVING OR 2STEP; NO BURN OUTS OR SPINNING LEAVING THE LOTS; NO DRIFTING; NO FIGHTING; NO LITTERING; NO DOGS WITHOUT A LEASH. PLEASE… Keep music at a respectable level per vehicle.
Sat, Dec 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!
Sat, Dec 17 - GenRight 4X4 Night, Hotrodders Cafe, 4 - 7:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd, Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Happy Holidays! For the final GenRight night of 2016 we are going to co-host the event along with Performance Mustangs of VA Beach. This event will not only be to gather alike minded individuals for great stories and even better food courtesy of HotRodders but to ALSO collect toys for those less fortunate this time of the year, yup you guessed it Toys For Tots! We will have a JKU and Tahoe standing ready to be filled up. So please come out and enjoy a collaboration between two great clubs for ONE great cause.
Sat, Dec 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!
Sat, Jan 7 - (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.
Sat, Jan 14 - Grand Opening, This Guys Decals, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, 3639 Holland Blvd., Unit J, Chesapeake. Join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of This Guys Decals new storefront! The Scalzitti family has supported tons of local events, and we appreciate their support. Stop by and see the new office and garage as This Guy’s Decals expands their vinyl wrapping, custom decal, graphic design, and apparel options. There will be food, drinks, and arts ‘n crafts for the kids. We will have door prizes, raffles, and giveaways throughout the day. Check out the webpage or contact them through Facebook to pre order anything, and they will have it ready for pick up at the event! See what they can do to upgrade your ride or improve your business presence through upgraded logos, signage, banners, marketing materials, and a variety of apparel!
Sat, Jan 21 - 1st STOP - Winter Cruise Tour: presented by East Coast Family, Q-Master Billiards, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 5612 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Join us on the “FIRST STOP” of the Winter Cruise! Neighborhood Dreamz and Ocampo’s Customs are hosting your car show at Q-Masters Billiards. This is the start of our points race, and all participants will receive points for registration and placing with any awards. “Club participation” will be tracked throughout the 4 show series. Get involved early to get in on the points race! Food and drinks will be onsite with access to the largest pool hall in the area! stay tuned for event specials! $15 Preregistration, $20 “Day of” Registration.
Sat, Apr 8 - Cruise-In night kick-off at Landstown Commons, 4 - 9:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach.

Sat, Dec 10 - Tidewater Streeters Toys for Tots All Makes Show, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. All makes & models show hosted by the Tidewater Streeters - proceeds to benefit Toys for Tots. USMC will have representatives on site to collect donations. Car show entry fee is $20 or a new, unwrapped toy valued at $20. Free admission for public viewing! See Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus!
Sun, Dec 11 - Sounds of the Season Toy Drive Car Show, hosted by 757 Auto Events, 11:00 am, - 3:30 pm, Sound Wave Customs, 2700 Avenger Drive, Suite 111, Virginia Beach. Our 5th annual toy drive returns to Sound Wave Customs with a static car show hosted by Santa Claus! 30 awards to be distributed - TBD. Show entry: $10 with toy, $15 without toy. Schedule: 11 am registration, 12 pm judging, 2 pm registration closes, 3:30 pm awards and raffles.
Sat/Sun, Jan 7/8 - The Fourth Annual Virginia Hot Rod & Custom Car Show 2017, Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr., Hampton. Grab your friends and family and enjoy an amazing showcase of the hot rod culture. Custom builders, manufacturers and regional and national car clubs from the car world will be there. We’ll have LIVE music, a Classic American Sweetheart Pin Up Girl Contest, DJ’s, Kids Zone, Free Giveaways and much more. Virginia is for car lovers.

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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Stay tuned for 2017

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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Stay tuned for 2017

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.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Apr 2017 / Spring Solo # 1 / TBA

Langley Speedway
3165 N Armistead Ave., Hampton
America’s Oldest Consecutively Running Short Track! Three Time Recipient of the NASCAR Hometrack Achievement Award.
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).

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.
Sat, Dec 10 / Test-n-Tune. Gates open at 10:00 am, Lanes open 11:30 am - 4:30 pm.

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.

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.

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.”

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