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.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
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)
Wed, May 3 - Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm (until sundown), Main Street parking lot, 115 S. Main Street, Franklin. Every Wed thru September 6th. This is a family friendly environment for everyone. Free to all participants and spectators. Free entry to win $3000 in prize money. 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. Free hot dogs at Fred’s restaurant with participating vehicle. 50/50 Raffle drawings. New this year: drawing to win a 2012 Mustang convertible! 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, May 3 - Wacky Wednesday, Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway. TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT! Oval Drag Racing is back in Hampton Va - Wacky Wednesday Returns to Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway! We will even be doing a Burnout competition! The racing is set to start at 7 pm and gates will open at 6 pm! Make sure to bring your friends and enjoy a great night out in Hampton Roads!
Wed, May 3 - Wednesday Night Madness, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. $5. Drive a race car on a computerized 1/32 scale slot car track.
Thu, May 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 in April. 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, May 5 - Cruz Thru and Fish Fry, Shorty’s Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Come join Shorty’s every Friday thru October and check out some of the coolest Hot Rods, Street Cars, Trucks and Bikes in the area. GREAT food, Fresh Fish Fry, and classic Ice Cream treats, along with GREAT people. www.ShortysDinerVA.com. 757-603-6674
Fri, May 5 - Smithfield Lions Club 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 pm. Proceeds support Smithfield Lions charity efforts. For further info watch our Facebook page. All years/types of vehicles welcome. Get your cars ready and come on out. Hope to see you out there.
Fri, May 5 - Let’s Talk Cars cruise-in, 6:00 pm to 30 minutes after dusk, Main Street Shopping Center, 6882 Main St, Gloucester Courthouse. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents Let’s Talk Cars cruise-ins on Friday Nights from April 21 to October 13, 2017. Donations of $1.00 or more are asked to help with MPCC support of local organizations and charities. The cruise-in is open to all makes, models, and years. Weekly Cruiser of the Week trophies will be awarded!
Fri, May 5 - Moonlit Rides, Big Woody’s - Chesapeake Square, 9:00 pm, 4200 Portsmouth Blvd., Suite 872, Chesapeake. Hosted by Civil Disobedience and Energized Elite. Weekly Meet held on Friday Nights, Come out, be social, represent, and have a good time. Friends, family, and all builds welcome!
Sat, May 6 - (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, May 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 BobbySharonbobcat16@cox.net (757) 404-1406
Sat, May 6 - Cruise-In night at Landstown Commons, 3 - 8:00 pm, 3334 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, and the Independent Fire Company. Enjoy some time with old friends and see some real nice cars.
Sat, May 6 - Suffolk Hardee’s Cruise-In, 4 to 8:00 pm, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Every Saturday night from March through October. All vehicles are welcome. Come out and bring your family, Let’s talk cars, see old friends and stroll down memory lane. There will be many classic cars & trucks, newer model classics and others. Hope to see you there.
Sat, May 6 - The Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in, Coastal Community Church, 5 to 9:00 pm, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. Takes place every Saturday night beginning April 22 thru October 14. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. For more information about our club, go to http://www.ccccva.com or Classic Cruisers Car Club on Facebook, or you can contact Allen Hunt 757-868-6900, firstname.lastname@example.org or Blair Armbrister 757-877-4911, email@example.com.
Sat, May 6 - Joe’s Last Car Meet In VA, 9:00 pm, Freedom Wash/ HRT Lot, Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach. As many of you know, I’ll be leaving to move down to Atlanta in May, so I’d like to have a final car meet with all the great people in the car scene I’ve met over the last few years, i hope to see you all for one final meet in VA!
Wed, May 10 - Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm (until sundown), Main Street parking lot, 115 S. Main Street, Franklin. Every Wed thru September 6th. This is a family friendly environment for everyone. Free to all participants and spectators. Free entry to win $3000 in prize money. 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. Free hot dogs at Fred’s restaurant with participating vehicle. 50/50 Raffle drawings. New this year: drawing to win a 2012 Mustang convertible! 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, May 10 - Wacky Wednesday, Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway. Oval Drag Racing is back in Hampton Va - Wacky Wednesday Returns to Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway! We will even be doing a Burnout competition! The racing is set to start at 7 pm and gates will open at 6 pm! Make sure to bring your friends and enjoy a great night out in Hampton Roads!
Wed, May 10 - Wednesday Night Madness, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. $5. Drive a race car on a computerized 1/32 scale slot car track.
Thu, May 11 - 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 in April. 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, May 12 - Cruz Thru and Fish Fry, Shorty’s Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Come join Shorty’s every Friday thru October and check out some of the coolest Hot Rods, Street Cars, Trucks and Bikes in the area. GREAT food, Fresh Fish Fry, and classic Ice Cream treats, along with GREAT people. www.ShortysDinerVA.com. 757-603-6674
Sat, May 13 - (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, May 13 - Costco CHKD Car Meet/Fundraiser, 8 - 11:30 pm, Costco Newport News, 12121 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. It’s that time of year again folks. 3rd year in a row. We invite everybody in the car/bike community to come out and show off your rides and just hang out and chat it up. Just like last time all we are asking is for a cash donation. Costco will be matching everything dollar for dollar. Tell your friends. Meet starts at 8 pm in the Newport News Costco parking lot until 11 pm/Midnight depending on attendance and behavior. Only a few rules: Please no burn outs, excessive revving, speeding in parking area; Please place all trash in cans or take it with you. If this one is as successful as last 2 years we will do a second one later this month. Donate, donate, donate.
Sat, May 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, May 20 - GenRight 4X4 Night, Hotrodders Cafe, 4 - 9:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and talk about your build along with your upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!
Sat, May 20 - Free Drive-In Movie: “Honey I Shrunk the Kids”, Bennett’s Creek Park, On Saturday, May 20 Bennett’s Creek Park will have two screens set up to show the classic 80’s movie "Honey I Shrunk the Kids.“ Viewers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to relax on while they watch the movie. Two concession areas will be available with food and treats. No outside food or drinks will be allowed at the movie viewing, the city said. Pets are welcome with their owners as long as they are on a leash when outside a vehicle. The park will open at 6 pm for parking and activities for children to celebrate National Kids to Parks Day. The movie will start at 8:15 pm. Bennett’s Creek Park will be closed to guests from 4-6 pm to prepare for the event.
Sun, May 21 - Spring Cookout and Open Meet Up, Hosted by East Coast Family Organization, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Northside Park, 8445 Tidewater Dr., Norfolk. Join the East Coast Family for the spring session of our community - cookout. This is open to all car/truck/bike enthusiasts and clubs. We ask you to bring something to share, or purchase a wristband for $3 to access food and drinks. We will have club games for the adults, as well as plenty of kid’s activities to keep our families occupied. Be sure to bring chairs and a shade tent for your club. This will be a drama free zone! No revving, No burnouts, No Ass-Hattery.
Fri, May 26 - Night Moves 2017 Meet, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 7 - 10:00 pm, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Sumospeed presents season 3 of Night Moves meets at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. 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 2017 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 will also be adding a new feature this year, in which you can enter your vehicle into a contest each month, to be our feature vehicle of the month, and win free entry for the night as well as VIP parking on the sidewalk in front of the sportsplex! More details on how to enter soon! We look forward to seeing you out this year! Spread the word!
Sat, May 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.
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
Sat, May 6 - Portsmouth Tuner Fest -Spring Session, Portsmouth Pavilion, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 16 Crawford Cir., Portsmouth. Join us at Portsmouth Tuner Fest for an eclectic variety of modified, cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles! Foreign and domestic. Amazing location, fabulous event, memorable experiences, and we are only missing you! Preregistration gets you an event shirt and secures your spot. Preferred lot limited to the first 100 cars/trucks, $20 per vehicle (Load in 10-11AM. Car must stay parked for the entire show, No early departure.) Standard lot saves $5 and is a great experience! Top 50 and 15 Special Class Awards. http://www.myautoevents.com/pls/mae/frmEventDetail.Show?psevent_id=16253
Sat, May 6 - 2nd Annual Classic Cruiser Car Club Car, Truck & Bike Show to benefit the Coastal Community Church Building Fund, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Registration is from 10 am - Noon, $15.00. First 100 registrations receive a Goody Bag, free raffle ticket to all registered drivers. Awards at 3 pm. All years welcome. No rain date. Participant Judging, top 25. Class for Truck & Bikes. Contact Vince F. at 757-898-0872. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.ccccva.com
Sat, May 6 - Iron Chariots Car Show, Ivor Baptist Church, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, 8506 Bell Avenue, Ivor. The show is open to all motorized vehicles. Registration 8AM – 10AM. Car Show Admission on day of show is $25 and preregistration is $20. Trophies given for Best in Show, Best in Progress, and People’s Choice. Awards presented at 2PM. There will be food (breakfast & lunch), music, crafts, flat track roller derby exhibition skating by Dominion Derby Girls, raffles, door prizes, and more!!!! The “grand prize” will be awarded at 2:30PM and is a “new” 2013 “Johnny Pag” 320cc motorcycle. All proceeds (except sale of Garage Find 1965 GTO if it occurs) to benefit the missions projects of Ivor Baptist Church. For information and preregistration go to: ibccarshow.wordpress.com or call/text Collis Bryant @ 757-334-6268.
Sat, May 6 - Bazaar Car Show, Hosted by Langley Officers Spouses Club, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 2011 Cunningham Dr., Hampton. Calling all car lovers, car clubs, and car enthusiast. We are now accepting entries for our Bazaar Car Show. This is a "Show What Ya’ Bring” event. Just bring your favorite ride, whether it’s a hot rod, vintage, custom, (motorcycles welcome also) or just your daily driver and enjoy some great hospitality! Although there is no admission fee, there is a registration fee of $25 per car. To reserve your spot please email us at LangleyOSCbazaar@yahoo.com | Find forms here: http://langleyosc.org/bazaarcarshow/
Sat, May 13 - 9th Annual Suffolk Rattle & Roll Spring Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Main Street, Historic Downtown Suffolk. Registration for Show Vehicles 7:30-10:00 am. Free Spectator Admission. This festive Main Street event honors the racers, records and fans of the ol’ quarter-mile concrete track at Suffolk Airport. The show begins at 10 am and runs to 3 pm, with awards presented at 2 pm. Live music, food, vendors, all in the historic Main Street corridor of Downtown Suffolk. 757.514.4130 | http://www.suffolk-fun.com/download_file/view/16761/310/
Fri-Sat, May 19-20 - MOPAR Palooza 2017, Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania Virginia, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Thornburg. A charity event in the DC-metro area that raises money for the Fisher House Foundation. Fisher House provides free or low cost lodging to veterans and military families while receiving treatment at military medical centers. This annual event, while raising money for our service men and women, is also a celebration of the heritage and passion that surrounds vehicles in the Chrysler family. Register now at Moparpalooza.org
Fri-Sat, May 19-21 - Super Chevy Show, Virginia Motorsports Park, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, 8018 Boydton Plank Road, N Dinwiddie. The Super Chevy Show 3-day event features an all Chevy Car Show, Drag Racing, Vendor Midway, Swap Meet, Car Corral, Funny Cars, Supercharged AA/Gassers of America, Jet Cars and more! This year’s Showcase model in the car show is the Chevy Camaro. Contact 1-804-862-3174 or email@example.com
Sat, May 20 - Hampton Roads Autobody Association 6th Annual Car Show, Khedive Shrine Center, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm, 645 Woodlake Dr., Chesapeake. Benefiting the Virginia Dept. of Veterans Services Virginia veteran and Family Support. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.hraa.net
Sat, May 20 - Bryant MotorSports Customer appreciation day and Car Show, 12 - 3:00 pm, 2230 High St., Portsmouth. We’d like to show our appreciation to former, current, and future customers by offering a fun afternoon with free food and drinks accompanied by a car show! Our car show will have 6 categories including best car, best truck, most original, best modified, best paint, and best in show.
Mon, May 29 - Classic Cruisers Car Club 2017 Memorial Day Car Show, Coastal Community Church, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. The event is free to the public and is open to ALL makes, models, and years of vehicles. Day of show registration is a $10 donation for all vehicles and is open from 9 am to noon. There will be raffle items, vendors, music, and a 50/50 raffle. Dash Plaques and Goody Bags to the first 100 registered. Awards include Top 40, Best in Show, Kid’s Choice, and Teen Choice. The awards presentation will begin around 3 pm. ALL money raised will go directly to the Gathering of Mountain Eagles to benefit our local wounded veterans and their families! For more information, visit us on Facebook or contact Blair Armbrister at email@example.com
Sat, Jun 3 - Monitor Lodge Car Show and Breakfast, Scottish Rite Temple, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, 65 Saunders Road, Newport News. The Car Show is open from 8am to 1pm, and the Breakfast from 8am to 11am, with hot dogs and other fare available after 11am. Day of show registration for all vehicles is $20 and includes a free breakfast per each vehicle registration. The event is open to all makes, models, and years of vehicles. The Best Car Show DJ around, Tom Norris, will be in attendance providing his classic selection of tunes! Awards include Best in Show, Sponsor Choice Awards, and Top 20. Awards presentation will begin at approximately 12:30pm. All vehicles registered by 10:30am will be able to participate in judging. Monies raised will go toward the Youth Scholarship Fund and Facility Support. More information will be posted on www.monitorlodge.org and on Facebook @MonitorLodgeCarShow as the event date approaches! We hope to see you there! Email: Joseph.D.Grist@gmail.com; Michael.N.Spencer@gmail | Web Site: www.monitorlodge.org
Sat, Jun 3 - 3MC Car Show, TCC Virginia Beach, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 1700 College Cres., Virginia Beach. Judeo Christian Outreach Center will be there accepting donations to help your community. There will be PLENTY of parking for all CCs, MCs, SCs and spectators. Free admission. $15 for registration. All makes and models welcome. Registration opens at 11 am and closes at 1:30 pm. Awards will be given at 2:30 pm. Kid friendly. No burnouts. No alcohol. No drama. This is a time for all car enthusiasts to come together to do what we do best. Enjoy the amount of hard work that has been put into our cars.
Sat, Jun 10 - Cavalier Mazda all Mazda Car Show and Barbeque, 10:00 am till 3:00 pm, 1552 S. Military Hwy, Chesapeake. Judging open to any Mazda car, Truck or Mazda powered vehicle. Our 6th.Annual Event. Participant judging with nice trophies awarded in several categories. Best in show awarded by dealership service manager. Registration is day of show. Registration Fee $25.00. All proceeds are donated to The American Cancer Society. Spectators welcome. FREE food. We’re cooking 150 Lb. Whole Hog for barbeque with all the trimmings. Also Slow cooking 90 Lbs. Beef Brisket on site and hot dogs for the kids. FREE drinks, door prizes and a DJ for music. Please come out and support this wonderful event. For more information contact Scott Benson at 757-777-3200 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.cavaliermazda.com
Sat, Jun 17 - Fun Ford Series, Virginia Motorsports Park, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA. Fun Ford Series makes its only stop in Virginia on Saturday, June 17 at VMP. The event features all Ford Drag Racing, Car Show, Swap Meet, Car Corral and much more! This year we welcome back the 422 Motorsports Nostalgia Super Stockers, N/T Pill It to Kill It Ford Shootout, Danny O'Days “World’s Fastes Wheelstander and more! The N/T Pill It to Kill It class is a wild bad to the bone class featuring some fast Nitrous cars on radials and small tires. All vehicles at Fun Ford must be Ford bodied or Ford powered.
Tue, Jul 4 - Classic Cruisers Annual 4th of July Car, Truck and Bike Show, Shorty’s Diner, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Open to all years, makes and models of cars, trucks and bikes. Day of show registration is $10. Registration is from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Top 40 Participant Judged Awards at 3 pm. All money raised goes directly the Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters peninsula locations. Good food, good music, Hope to see you there! Email: email@example.com | Web Site: www.ccccva.com
Sat, Jul 8 - Christmas in July Charity Car Show, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, Portsmouth Kroger Marketplace, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, 1301 Frederick Blvd., Portsmouth. We are joining Santa House of Midtown Portsmouth for a Car Show and Craft Fair at Portsmouth Kroger Marketplace. Family Friendly event with Santa on the scene! The Santa House will be open for Viewing as well. $20 Cars and Trucks, $10 Bikes and Motorcycles ($5 off when you donate an unwrapped new toy at registration), All Makes and Models, Open Class Car Show. Top 30 and 10 Special class awards. Music, Coloring contest, Low Vehicle Limbo contest, and Raffles.
Sat, Jul 15 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Collector Car Appreciation Day Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Gloucester Main Street Shopping Center, Gloucester. This is a fantastic opportunity to share your classic vehicle! Registration from 9 am - 12 pm. $15 pre-registration/$20 Day of show. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.org
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
Sat, May 20 - Tuner Evolution At HyperFest, Virginia International Raceway, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, 1245 Pine Tree Rd., Alton, VA. The best way to describe it is a full automotive lifestyle event that showcases many aspects of the aftermarket automotive industry. Including some of the hottest customized vehicles in the country, competing for top honors!, vendors showing off their latest and greatest products, entertainments acts including bands, hip hop artists, bikini contest, celebrity appearances, models, and so much more that we can’t even list it all! We’re very excited to be hosting! Things to do: Road Racing, Drifting, Off-roading, Rally, Ride-alongs, Camping, Helicopter (options available), Burnout contest, Vendor midway, Lawnmower Racing, Karting, Live music, Kid zone, Camping, and Much more…. So mark your calendars and we hope to see you there!
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):
Fri-Sun, May 19-21 / HyperFest, Grassroots Motorsports Ultimate Track Car Challenge, HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, Comp School, Instructor Clinic, Test & Tune, Open Practice, and NASA Mid-Atlantic Championship Circuitcross.
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, May 20 / Autocross Novice School / Pungo
Sun, May 21 / Autocross #3 / Pungo
Sat, Jun 17 / Test and Tune / ACU-4
Sun, Jun 18 / Autocross #4 / ACU-4
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, May 7 / Solo #2 / Pungo
Sun, Jun 4 / Solo #3 / Pungo
Sun, Jul 2 / Solo #4 / Pungo
Porsche Club of America (PCA) - First Settlers Region (Zone 2) The 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. 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
FSR HPDE dates for 2017 (Date / Location):
Thu-Sat, May 26-28 / Virginia International Raceway
Sat-Sun, Sep 16-17 / Virginia International Raceway
REGIONAL AUTO RACING/MOTORSPORTS
Larry King Law’s 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/
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, May 6 / Weekly Racing, 7 pm / LATE MODELS | TWIN MODIFIEDS | SUPER STREETS | PRO SIX | UCAR | HRKC WING CHAMP KARTS | ENDURO
Sat, May 27 / Weekly Racing, 7 pm / TWIN MODIFIEDS | GRAND STOCK | TWIN SUPER TRUCKS | LEGEND | BANDOLEROS
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/
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, May 6 / Truckin Thunder Scout Night - Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing: See the Victory Lap Pro Late Models (FASTRAK Rules), Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in action.
Sat, May 20 / 9th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog: See 10 classes of mud maniacs competing at one of the toughest pits in the country. For more info visit www.thepitatvms.com
Sat, Jun 3 / 40th Annual USA 100 presented by Commonwealth Motorsports: Ultimate Super Late Mode Series sanctioned $20,000 to win USA 100 presented by Commonwealth Motorsports and also featuring a $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro Late Models.
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/
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, May 5 / Ladies Night, Day Test-n-Tune
Fri, May 12 / Street Wars, Test-n-Tune
Sat, May 13 / ET Points! Plus, Southern Outlaw T/S
Fri-Sat, May 19-21 / Super Chevy Show, featuring an all Chevy Car Show, Drag Racing, Vendor Midway, Swap Meet, Car Corral, Funny Cars, Supercharged AA/Gassers of America, Jet Cars and more! This year’s Showcase model in the car show is the Chevy Camaro.
Fri, May 26 / Street Wars / Test-n-Tune
Sat, May 27 / 5th annual Brown Racing Bert Jackson Memorial Extravaganza
Sun, May 28 / Bug Out 79 (All VW Race & Show)
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/
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, May 5 / Oval Track Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for tomorrow’s race.
Sat, May 6 / The Groove Music Hall Night at the Races, 7:00 pm, 75 LM, 35 DS, 25 UCAR, 25 MM
Thu, May 11 / Brock Yates One Lap of America, Road Course, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm,
Thu, May 11 / Thursday Night Thrills (TNT), Oval Track. This is a new street car racing series on our 4/10ths-mile paved oval: Time Trials (beat the clock on a 1 or 2 lap solo run); Oval Drags (one lap, two lanes, double elimination bracket-racing-style action); Burnout Contest (most smoke/best crowd response wins). Join us on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month!
Fri, May 12 / Oval Track Practice, 5 - 8:00 pm, ***FREE ADMISSION*** Come on out and watch the racers prepare for tomorrow’s race.
Sat, May 13 / Modified Twins presented by Signature Homes Settlements, 50/50 LM, 35 MOD, 25 UCAR, 25 LEG, 15 BANDO
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
May 26-28 / NASCAR Racing Experience and Mario Andretti Racing Experience
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/
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri-Sun, May 19–21 / HyperFest - Street Driven - Ultimate Track Car Challenge / http://www.streetdriventour.com/vir-hyperfest