Friday, May 4, 2018
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
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Thu, May 3 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Thu, May 3 - Beyond City Limits (BCL) presents: Weekly Meets, 7:00 pm, AutoZone, 4501 Noland Blvd., Williamsburg. Beyond City Limits weekly meets have started! Every Thursday at 7pm! Please be respectful and courteous! This is a family setting! No burnouts! Clean up after yourselves and don’t trash the spot! Have a great time! Come out and chill for a bit! Everyone is welcome! Bring anything you want! Gotta show up to show off!
Fri, May 4 - Friday Night Cruz Thru, Shorty's Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trl., Williamsburg. Ok Classic Car Fans - Our Friday Night Cruz thrus are BACK and Better than ever starting Friday April 20th, Shorty's will now be Open ALL DAY 6 am to 8 pm on Fridays thru the September! More time to make it in for All of your favorites like our Local Catfish Special served ALL Day and the classic car show starting at 5 pm. Also the SWEET SIDE will be open on Friday nights serving up ALL your favorite ice cream, Sno Ball and sweet dessert items. This is Going to be our Best Summer Yet!
Fri, May 4 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents Let's Talk Cars cruise-in, 6:00 pm, NEW LOCATION: White Marsh Shopping Center, 4900 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Hayes. The cruise-in is from 6 pm to 30 minutes after dusk Friday nights from April 13 to October 19, 2018. No fee to attend, but donations are accepted 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, May 4 - Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In, 6 - 8:00 pm, Sentara St. Luke's, Rt 10/32 & 258 Brewer's Neck Rd., Carrollton. Mark your calendars for the 10th year of the Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In. The Cruz-Ins will be held on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of the month through October. All years/types of vehicles welcome! $2 donation to show car (benefiting Lions Charities). Season passes available: $25. Spectators free. We will have a DJ (Tom Norris), food vendor (BBQ), and 50/50 raffle. There will be a featured car club at each event. NEW THIS YEAR - We are having a participant end-of the-year raffle (cash prize TBD - Minimum $300.00). You will receive a ticket every night you come. Drawing will be held at the last Cruz-In on October 19. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. In the event of a rain out that night, you will be called or e-mailed. Looking forward to see everyone out there. Check our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In for more info, or contact Lion Tim Marinelli at (757) 371-6061 or Lion Tom Norris at (757) 570-0471.
Sat, May 5 - (1st Sat) Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, La Promenade Shops, 6 - 9:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach. Sponsored by American Do It Yourself Garage of Virginia Beach - find them on Facebook. 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 5 - Landstown Commons All Car Cruise In, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3300 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come on out for this weekly charity driven event each Saturday through Oct 26th. Sponsored by the Virginia Chevy Lovers, Custom Classic Corvette Club, Beachcombers Corvette Club, the Independent Fire Company and American Do It Yourself Garage. These will be held in the same area as last year (Behind Finn McCool's). We'll be having discount food coupons from the restaurants in the shopping center for all participants. Come out and enjoy the camaraderie of getting together with other car enthusiasts and see some real nice cars.
Sat, May 5 - Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 5 - 8:00 pm, Hardee's Drive-In, Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. Get those hot rods out and come see some cool cars and have a great time hanging out with friends. All vehicles are welcome. Every Saturday through Oct 27, 2018. Come out and bring your family, Let’s talk cars, see old friends and stroll down memory lane. Hope to see you there.
Sat, May 5 - Classic Cruisers Car Club Saturday Night Cruise-In, 5 - 9:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. Looking forward to every Saturday night from April 14 thru October 13. $2 donation, all donations go to the club's charity of the month. Spectators are free but donations are always accepted. If it's got wheels and you think it's cool, bring it out and show it for a good cause. Looking forward to seeing you all there. www.cccva.com
Sun, May 6 - Beers & Gears cruise-ins, presented by Alewerks Brewing and iShine For You Auto Detailing, 1 to 4:00 pm, Alewerks Brewing Company, 189 Ewell Rd #B, Williamsburg. The cruise-ins are on Sunday Evenings from April 15 to October 28, 2018. No fee to attend, but donations are accepted to help support the donations of local organizations and charities. The cruise-in is open to all makes, models, and years. Contact Lauren Hallczuk firstname.lastname@example.org or Kenya Williams email@example.com
Sun, May 6 - Fifth Annual Saint Patrick Catholic School Car Show, 2 - 4:00 pm, Doumar's 1919 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk. Free! Doumar's will be serving ice cream and milk shakes. Come and show your car, hang out and enjoy the good times! Fill out the online flyer, or register on day of show (just arrive 30 minutes before the start). Please contact Phil Grathwol or George Neskis: Phil Grathwol, firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 333-2740; or George Neskis george@Decklaw.com (757) 287-5725. You may also drop the forms off at St. Patrick Catholic School, 1000 Bolling Ave, Norfolk, 23508 - Attention: Erika McCullough
Sun, May 6 - Sunday Cruise-in at Norfolk Masonic Temple, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 5:00 pm, 7001 Granby St., Norfolk. Come and join us for a cruise-in! Opened to all makes and models. Bikes and Trucks are welcomed as well. We will be cooking Hot dogs and have cold soda. Entry fee will be $3.00 a portion will be donated to the Masonic Temple. This will be a weekly event, and will be a lot fun. Thanks in advance!
Mon, May 7 - Weekly Sonic Meet, Hosted by ESCM: Norfolk, 7 - 9:00 pm, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Don't have a car? No problem we still would love to have you! The more people we have the better the outcome! Do you have an Xbox or Playstation? We race in Forza Horizon 3! REPRESENT THE MOVEMENT. PM us or any of the admins for questions regarding this community! Rules for the event: (Reason for the following rules - We treat this group professionally and want to positively reflect our sponsors and the people who back us). No revving; No burnouts; No loud music; Please leave the meet cleaner than you found it, we want to keep the location; We do NOT condone street racing; We do NOT condone illegal activity; We do NOT condone hate towards any individual based on race, religion, culture or any other demographic; We do NOT condone any actions made by members in their personal social media whether it be Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, ETC.; If any of these rules/laws are violated you will be asked to leave group and will not be approved to represent the group in any way. Proudly supported by: Meek Nation, Street Syndicate.
Tue, May 8 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Wed, May 9 - Franklin Cruise-In, 5 - 8:00 pm, Main Street Parking Lot in Downtown Franklin. The 2018 Franklin Cruise-In season will be running every Wednesday through September 5. Open to all antiques, classics, customs, motorcycles, and modern vehicles. FREE to all participants and spectators. FREE entry to win $3000 (3 - $1000 categories of vehicles) with participating vehicle. FREE hot dogs from Fred's Restaurant with participating vehicle. Weekly 50/50 raffle drawing.
Wed, May 9 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels.
Thu, May 10 - RC Drift Night, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 4 - 7:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. Join us every Tuesday & Thursday for indoor RC Drift Night! We turn our activity room into a 1/10th scale drift track. Event is always free and all skill levels are welcome. Track layout is different each time making it always fun and challenging. The perfect chance to meet fellow RC drifters, better your drifting skills, and have fun!
Thu, May 10 - Beyond City Limits (BCL) presents: Weekly Meets, 7:00 pm, AutoZone, 4501 Noland Blvd., Williamsburg. Beyond City Limits weekly meets have started! Every Thursday at 7pm! Please be respectful and curtious! This is a family setting! No burnouts! Clean up after yourselves and don’t trash the spot! Have a great time! Come out and chill for a bit! Everyone is welcome! Bring anything you want! Gotta show up to show off!
Fri, May 11 - Friday Night Cruz Thru, Shorty's Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trl., Williamsburg. Ok Classic Car Fans - Our Friday Night Cruz thrus are BACK and Better than ever starting Friday April 20th, Shorty's will now be Open ALL DAY 6 am to 8 pm on Fridays thru the September! More time to make it in for All of your favorites like our Local Catfish Special served ALL Day and the classic car show starting at 5 pm. Also the SWEET SIDE will be open on Friday nights serving up ALL your favorite ice cream, Sno Ball and sweet dessert items. This is Going to be our Best Summer Yet!
Fri, May 11 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents Let's Talk Cars cruise-in, 6:00 pm, NEW LOCATION: White Marsh Shopping Center, 4900 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Hayes. The cruise-in is from 6 pm to 30 minutes after dusk Friday nights from April 13 to October 19, 2018. No fee to attend, but donations are accepted 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!
Sat, May 12 - (2nd Sat) Cars & Coffee Williamsburg, at 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 12 - Drive In Movie, Hosted by Suffolk Parks and Recreation, 6 - 9:30 pm, Bennett's Creek Park & Boat launch, 1000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd., Suffolk. It's time for the Spring Drive In! On Saturday, May 12, Bennett's Creek Park will transform into a Drive-In Movie Theater with two screens. Stay comfy in your car or bring your lawn chairs and blankets and get the best seat in the park to watch The Incredibles. "A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world." - Pixar. This movie is rated PG. Two full concession areas will be available with food and treats. Pets are welcome and must be on a leash when outside of your vehicle. The park will open at 6 p.m. for parking and fun activities for the children to include games, crafts, and bounce houses at our Park and Play. The movie will start at approximately 8:15 pm. Please note the park will be closed from 4 to 6 pm to prepare for the event. This event is free and open to the public. Contact Emily Upton at 757-514-7267 for more information about the Drive-In Movies in the Park!
Wed, May 16 - National Nursing Home Week Antique and Classic Car Show, 2 - 4:00 pm, The Chesapeake Retirement Community, 955 Harpersville Road Newport News. Come out and join us for an afternoon of food, fun, and fellowship as we honor our residents during National Nursing Home Week! We will have free hot dogs and lemonade for all that attend, so if you are planning on attending, please send me a quick email so that I can be sure we have enough food for everyone. The event will take place in the parking lot of the Main Entrance. After turning into the facility, take an immediate right turn and follow the signs for Main Entrance. There is no rain date. contact information is: Shannon Smith, Director of Activities of Health Care, 955 Harpersville Road Newport News, Virginia 23601 email@example.com 757-223-1658.
Sat, May 19 - (3rd Sat) Cars & Coffee Newport News, Village Square Shopping Center, 9 - 11:00 am, 5007 Victory Blvd., Yorktown. Car enthusiasts of all kinds are welcome! Family friendly. 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. Note: Coffee and tables available at Uno on the patio. Rainout date is always the next Sunday with good weather. Please follow this short, but strongly enforced set of rules: No revving, no Burnouts, no loud music, no parking in loading/fire zones, no double parking. Please be respectful of everyone most of all.
Sat, May 19 - Charity Carwash, Hosted by Diamonds With A Vision Social Club, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Rimtyme Custom Wheels of Hampton, 3233 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton. Date change! Come out & support us as we support the Lupus foundation. (Some proceeds will be donated to help the cause)
Sat, May 19 - GenRight 4x4 Hangout, Hotrodders Cafe, 5:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!
Sat, May 19 - Summer Opener Car Meet & Ferry Run, Hosted by Captured Aspects Photography and Street Authority, 7 - 10:00 pm, 5251 John Tyler Memorial Hwy., Williamsburg. Everyone is welcome. Absolutely no burnouts/drifting; Revving is fine just be courteous because people do bring kids on occasion; Clean up after yourselves (don't trash the spot). Captured Aspects Photography will be providing photos on site. Bring your crew or come with friends. Plan on cruising afterwards to the Jamestown ferry and riding it towards the other side of the water.
Sun, May 20 - C&C VB Sunday Edition, La Promenade Distinctive Shoppes, 8 - 11:00 am, 1860 Laskin Rd., Virginia Beach. We've had MANY requests for us to add a Sunday gathering date and a later time. Our Sunday gathering hits on both of those requests. $3/car. Come hang out with us and the Java Surf Crew. 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 11 am. https://www.facebook.com/events/178430002741459/
Sun, May 20 - Spring Cookout and Open Meet Up 2018, Hosted by 757 Auto Events and East Coast Family Organization, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Northside Park, 8401 Tidewater Dr., Norfolk. Join the East Coast Family for the spring session of our community cookout. This is open to all car/truck/bike enthusiast individuals and clubs. We ask your club to bring something to share, or purchase wristbands for $3 to access food and drinks. 12 and under free. Please bring out your families. 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 with adult behavior.
Sat, May 26 - River Oak C4 Auto Show, 8 - 9:30 am, River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Boulevard, Chesapeake. The River Oak C4 Auto show. Bring your favorite ride or just come to look. For families, kids, & everybody. FREE!
Sat, May 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 vehicle (Cars, motorcycle, or bicycle) out to Uno's in Norfolk on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9-11 am. Proceeds from all your food and beverage purchases bill go towards The Joy Fund as long as you let your wait staff know. Meetup starts at 9 am. Suggestions, ideas and all cars are welcome! Please, no burnouts or loud music. Coffee and tea will be provided free of charge.
Sun, May 27 - Sunday funday, Hosted by Cardinal Car Club, 12:00 pm, Dairy Queen, 3853 Holland Rd., Virginia Beach. Come join us for the first official Sunday funday of the season!!! This is a family event so feel free to bring everyone. See y’all out there! Weather is looking perfect! But of course this is Virginia so check back for updates if the weather changes.
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Fri-Sat, May 4-5 - Tidewater street rod association's 46 Annual Williamsburg Rod Run. This will be the 46th year we have hosted this event. Come out may 4th and 5 2018 and have a great family time. Keep your eyes peeled on Friday night the 4th as we take to the streets and cruise Williamsburg in style in vintage cars, Street rods and Muscle cars before arriving back at the visitors center for our annual car show. Last year we had almost 200 cars this year we are expecting more. Check out the link about for registering your ride or just to see what we are all about and check out our previous shows. Web Site: www.tsra-va.com/rod-run-info/
Sat, May 5 - Santa's Spring Fling Charity Car Show, Hosted by Santa House of Midtown Portsmouth and 757 Auto Events, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Kroger Marketplace, 1301 Frederick Boulevard, Portsmouth. We are joining Santa House of Midtown Portsmouth for a another Car Show and Craft Fair at Portsmouth Kroger Marketplace. Family Friendly event with Santa on the scene! We had so much fun last year, we will be having 2 events this year! This is our spring session and we will have another in the fall. You can donate any unwrapped new toy or monetary donation to help The Santa House get a jump on Christmas. Our goal is to Fill The Santa House! All Makes and Models, Open Class Car Show. $20 Cars and Trucks; $10 Bikes, toys, and Motorcycles ($5 off when you donate an unwrapped new toy at registration). Music, Kid's Coloring Contest, Low Vehicle Limbo contest, raffle items, and 50/50 Raffle. The Santa House: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Santa.house.1/
Sat, May 5 - 2nd Annual Iron Chariots Car Show, 10:00 am - 3;00 pm, Ivor Baptists Church, 8506 Bell Ave., Ivor. Iron Chariots Car Show is a festive Down Town event honoring our favorite Iron Chariots whether they are 2/3/4 wheel, custom/stock, John Deer Green, or simply the ride of your youth/dreams. Iron Chariots is also a ministry of Ivor Baptist Church designed to simply provide a means for fellowship amongst fellow Iron Chariot Enthusiasts, introduce IBC's various mission projects, and to provide additional support for them. Trophies to be awarded for Winner & Runner up in the following categories: Pre WWII/1945, Post WWII 1946-59, Muscle Cars 1960-78, Modern Class 1979-1996, Present Day 1997 and up, Specialty & Project, and Motorcycles. Additionally Trophies will be awarded for both "Best in Show & People's Choice." Join us Rain or Shine for Food, Music, Craft Show, Door Prizes, Iron Chariots, Fun and More! Contact Collis Bryant @ (757) 334-6268 or Pastor Don Roberts @ (757) 404-6361 for Car Show Information, Vendor Spaces, or Sponsorship Opportunities!
Sat, May 5 - Sumospeed Night Moves sponsored by Rent a Lift, 7:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Our 2018 Night Moves season will be running from March until November with this meets this year on Fridays and Saturdays. Come out and see some awesome local cars, network, eat some food, listen to some music, and partake in the activities we have planned through the year! We do have a cover charge for paved lot parking for the meets, and that price is once again $5. First things first, you may have noticed the date change. Due to many in the area (including many of our own team) heading to Hyperfest on the weekend of the 18th, we have shifted the Night Moves for May UP to May 5th, CINCO DE MAYO! As a special feature for the May Night Moves, we will have additional food trucks, games, and hospitality area near the front of the sportsplex for everyone to congregate and have a good time. Some details are still being worked out. As always, we do have rules and regulations that we plead with our attendees to abide by to keep this meet going successfully, safely, and without issues. They are as follows: - No Burnouts - No excessive revving - No excessive music volume or bass - No speeding/racing in the lot - Respect other people's property in the lot - Pick up after yourselves and your pets - No alcohol - No other general jackassery. We do have VBPD on staff for these meets and if necessary, will utilize them to help intervene in situations involving the above criteria, but we hope to not have to and just ask everyone to act like mature adults. We look forward to seeing everyone this season!
Sun, May 6 - Wheels at Waterside Cruise In, 12 - 4:00 pm, Hosted by Waterside District, Car Club Council of Hampton Roads and 757 Auto Events, 333 Waterside Drive, Norfolk. Join us for a Cruise - In on the waterfront at Waterside District in Norfolk. Take this opportunity to see what's new at Waterside, and take the family for a stroll along the Elizabeth River Promenade! All Makes and Models welcome, and you must be pre-registered to participate (use the "ticket Link" on main event page). The show is limited to about 150 vehicles and we're close to full already. $10 charitable donation collected at the entry gate. Dash plaques will be given out to the first 100 arrivals. Free admission for spectators and families. Load in time will run from 10 am till Noon, and cars must stay parked until event ends at 4 pm. Entry and Exit will be updated and controlled by event staff. Proceeds will go to 757 auto events technical training scholarship. Contact Jack Pennington at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sun, May 6 - 8th Annual Lcpl Cody Childers All Wheels Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00pm. Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Cars, trucks, motorcycles if it has wheels bring it on. Always a good time and for a great cause. All proceeds go to continuing sending care packages to our Marines overseas. Any questions you can contact Jeff @ 757-286-3536 or Wendy @ 757-536-0496
Sun, May 6 - CHKD Benefit Casual Cruise-in, 12 noon - 4:00 pm (stay as long as you wish, Williamsburg Antique Mall, 500 Lightfoot Road, Williamsburg. Donations accepted to Support the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD). Open to all makes, years, models. Come out enjoy the great cars, talk to friends, take a treasure home from the Antique Mall!! Spectators welcome. (Rain Date May 20) Sponsored by the Williamsburg Antique Mall & the Classic Cruisers Car Club Antique Mall POC Wes Taylor 757-766-0094, Classic Cruisers CC POC Al Crane 757-867-8643.
Sat, May 12 - SEVMC All Makes and Models Car, Truck & Motorcycle Spring Show, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3300 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come on out and support this South Eastern Virginia Mustang Club sponsored event! There will be a DJ, 50/50 Raffle, a Silent Auction, Cornhole tournament with Top 20 Participants Choice Awards. All proceeds will benefit Pets for Vets. All moms will receive a free gift! Rain date of 19 May 2018.
Sat, May 19 - Official Moparpalooza 2018, Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania Virginia, 8:00 am - ?, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave, Thornburg. Moparpalooza is an automotive 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. The term “Mopar” has passed into broader usage among car enthusiasts as an unambiguous reference to the parent company Chrysler (now officially Fiat Chrysler Automobiles or FCA) . The term has thus become an inclusive word for any Chrysler-built vehicle in the past and FCA-built today.’ Mopar or No Car! Car participation is limited to Mopar vehicles. (i.e. Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, FIAT, Maxwell-Chalmers, Graham-Paige, Kaiser-Frazer, DeSoto, Fargo, Willys, AMC, Eagle, and Plymouth.
Sat, May 19 - Relay For Life Car show, Hosted by Crusin for cancer, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Tabb High School, 4431 Big Bethel Rd., Yorktown. Crusin for cancer is hosting a car show at Tabb high school may 19th to help raise money for Relay For Life walk June 1st. Rules: No excessive revving, No loud music, Clean up after yourself and pet, And have fun! Car classes: Basic car entry (truck, car, SUV) $20, Motorcycle $10. Donations will be accepted all proceeds made from the show will be given to the Relay for life team for June 1st I hope to see everyone there!
Sun, May 20 - Announcing the Chesapeake Jubilee Car and Truck Show, 12 - 6:00 pm, Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake. All Makes All Models. Vehicle entry $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Not a judged show. More information on awards to follow! Vehicle entry includes parking and admission to the Chesapeake Jubilee. Please register online here: https://docs.google.com/./1FAIpQLSd8HkuW1wYrzf3ESY./viewform
Sun, May 20 - Beers & Gears" presented by Alewerks and iShine For You Auto Detailing, Show time is 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, with registration 10:00 am till noon, Alewerks Brewing Company, 189 B Ewell Rd, Williamsburg. Come spend the day in Williamsburg. Parked in Alewerks parking lot, you'll be able to visit Alewerks, view cool cars, and eat from a local food truck. Prizes will be presented each hour. Pre-Registration $15 before the show and $20 Registration fee day of the show. Open to all years makes and models. Show supports Williamsburg Housing Partnerships Inc. Contact Lauren Hallczuk email@example.com or Kenya Williams firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.alewerks-brewing-co.myshopify.com/products/beers-gears-car-show
Sat, May 26 - Hampton Roads Vet Fest: End 22/HRBE Memorial Ride and Car, Jeep and Bike Show,10:00 am - 5;00 pm, Bayside Harley-Davidson, 2211 Frederick Blvd., Portsmouth. Once again, we are inviting the entire Community to Vet Fest for a fun filled day. We will be Honoring the 22 Veterans who take their own lives each day and the Bikers that we lost in 2017. We will be raising some funds for great causes throughout the Event! This is during May which is Motorcycle Awareness Month. Many Families and friends of those lost will be honored at this heartfelt event. Join 757 Auto Events at Hampton Roads Vet Fest as we team up with End 22! Proceeds to benefit End 22's mission to improve the lives of veterans and support "at-risk" service members. Come out for cars, trucks, food, fun, and friends. Concessions will be available onsite and will benefit the charity collection. Bring a chair and enjoy live entertainment for the day. Car, Truck, Jeep & Bike Show: Pre-Paid entry fee $15; On spot fee $20; Motorcycles Pre-Paid Entry Fee $8; On the spot fee $10. To Register for Car/Jeep and Bike show and FREE Memorial Ride use this link https://www.helpend22.org/events/hampton-roads-vet-fest
Sat, May 26 - Saturday Night Lights Car Truck and Motorcycle Show, Hosted by Iron Horse Fellowship VA and Hired Hammers LLC, 5 - 9:00 pm, 414 Battlefield Blvd S, Chesapeake. Mark your Calendars and Join us Monthly for Saturday Night Lights. Donation of $2 Entry Fee per Vehicle; Donation of $10 Entry if you wish to enter judging. Prizes * Food and Music * For More Information call (757) 559-1736. Please remember: No Loud Music, No burnouts, No pets, No alcohol, No engine revving, No speeding or racing, Respect your neighbor's property and please clean up after yourself.
Mon, May 28 - Classic Cruisers 2018 Memorial Day Car Show (Rain Date June 2), Coastal Community Church, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. Registration 9 am-12 pm. Awards 2:30-3:00 pm. Trophies include Top 40, Best in Show, Kid's Choice, Teen Choice. We will also have raffle items, 50/50, DJ, and Vendors. Goody Bags and Dash Plaques to the 1st 100 Registered. All money raised will go directly to the Gathering of Mountain Eagles. Contact Blair Armbrister at 757-291-4911 or email@example.com for more information. Web Site: www.ccccva.com
Sat, Jun 2 - 2018 Monitor Lodge Car Show, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, The Scottish Rite Building, 65 Saunders Road, Newport News. The 2018 Monitor Lodge Car Show returns with its customary (and famous) breakfast buffet, a car show vendor area, and trophies for the Top 25 determined by the votes of our great and supportive entries. All entries, car, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome! Car Show entry parking 8 to 11 am. Judging 11 am to 12 pm (noon). Trophies and official presentations no later than 1 pm. Giveaways, Photos with Vixens and Angels, a special tribute to the American Flag and more are planned for this event. A free breakfast comes with each $20 car show registration. Breakfast 8 to 11 am, lunch service after until 1 pm. Charities supported include the Virginia Child ID Program and the Monitor Lodge Scholarship Fund. Call Joe Grist at 757-813-9050 for questions and event sponsorships. Look for us on Facebook as well! Web Site: www.monitorlodge.org Email: Joseph.D.Grist@gmail.com
Sat, Jun 2 - Grafton Baptist Church Annual Customs & Classics Carshow, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Dare Rd. at Rt. 17, Yorktown. There will be Trophies given out at 2 pm, Raffles, Prizes, Activities for Kids, Local Vendors and Food. Registration $20. For more info - Jennifer Goode, 757-719-1752, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun, Jun 3 - Sumospeed Springfest 18 Sponsored by Stock or Modified Bodyworks, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1 - 6:00 pm, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach. Sumospeed is excited to offer you an invitation to our flagship annual event, Springfest, in 2018. We are in our ninth year of this event and are looking every year to improve its quality and reputation in addition to bringing in new and exciting participants whether it be vendors, competitors, features, and otherwise. We have compiled some information here for you to review and give an idea of what our event is about, some details on the show and venue, and links to coverage from our past Springfest events. Event Pricing: Vendor booth space 10’x10’ (indoor): $250.00; Vendor booth space 10’x10’ (outdoor): $150.00; Power drop (indoor): $50.00; Car show entry (outdoor): $30.00; Car show entry (indoor): $50.00; Spectator ticket: $10.00. Go to https://sumospeed.com/ -Click on the “Springfest Information” banner.
Sat, Jun 9 - Priority Car Show, Hosted by Team Shelby South Atlantic, Virginia Chapter, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Priority Ford Norfolk, 7520 N Military Hwy, Norfolk. ARE YOU READY TO SEE SOME HIGH HORSEPOWER VEHICLES? The Mustang & Ford Association of Virginia & Team Shelby Virginia will be hosting an "All Makes & Models" car show. Spaces for this event are limited and this will be a "Pre-register Only" event. If there are spaces still available we will have day of registrations. Shelby American is scheduled to bring out their entire hauler full of high horsepower vehicles! This will be an event that you don't want to miss and we may even be unveiling a car at this event! We will have food, drinks, raffle items, vendors and more! We will also be incorporating fun activities that will be sure to excite everyone! Event Details: Registration (If spots still available), 9 to 11 am; National Anthem, 10 am; Judging Begins, 11 am; Lunch Served, 12 pm; Awards, 2 pm. https://teamshelbyvirginia.com/store/olsPage/products/priority-ford-car-show-pre-registration-donation
Sat, Jun 16 - Rumble for Rescues - Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 20128 Isle of Wight Industrial Park Road, Smithfield. Blue Sky Distillery and Daniels Performance Group presents the "Rumble for Rescues" Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show in Smithfield VA on June 16. Net proceeds of the show will benefit Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter. There will be shelter dogs available for adoption; FREE Distillery Tours/Tastings; live music; BBQ; and lots of cool show cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Don't miss this fun event which benefits the local dogs. www.facebook.com/events/1844825605589153/
Sat, Jun 23 - Classics on Main, presented by Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Main Street, Gloucester County Courthouse, Gloucester. Come spend the day in historic downtown Gloucester Courthouse, Gloucester, Virginia. Parked on Main Street, you'll be able to visit all the local shops and restaurants, while you check out all the cool cars. 65 trophies in classes and participants choice, plus Best in Show. Early Registration Fee: $20; Day of Show Registration Fee: $20. Charity: Gloucester County Sheriff's Department Project Lifesaver. Contact Info: Jay Laros, Contact Email: email@example.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. www.nasaracing.net
Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 2018
Fri-Sun, May 18-20 / HyperFest / VIRginia International Raceway (3.3mi full course). HPDE, Sprint Races, Time Trial, SuperComp Licensing, Inst. Clinic. http://www.nasaracing.net/may-18-20-2018-vir/
Sat-Sun, June 9-10 / June Joust / Summit Point Raceway (2.0mi main circuit). HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, OG Racing HyperDrive™, Instructor Clinic. http://www.nasaracing.net/june-9-10-2018-summit-point/
Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region
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 6 / Solo #2 / Old Pungo Airport
Sun, Jun 6 / Solo #3 / Old Pungo Airport
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. www.tidewatersportscarclub.com
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sat, May 26 / TSCC Test and Tune / TBA
Sun, May 27 / Autocross Points Event #3 / TBA
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. www.langley-speedway.com
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, Apr 28 / NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Visit Hampton VA 150: K&N PRO SERIES EAST | SUPER STREETS | PRO SIX | UCARS | LEGENDS
Wed, May 2 / Wacky Wednesday Opening Night - Save the Date
Sat, May 5 / Mosquito Joe & ERA Real Estate Night: TWIN LATE MODELS | GRAND STOCKS | SUPER TRUCKS | LEGENDS | BANDOLEROS | ENDUROS
Sat, May 12 / Weekly Racing - Mother's Day: TWIN MODIFIEDS | SUPER STREETS | PRO SIX | UCARS | KARTS | ENDUROS
Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway
4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica, VA
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). www.vamotorspeedway.com
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, May 5 / Aaron's Dirt Series Weekly Racing featuring the Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin thunder sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock divisions in action.
Sat, May 12 / OFF - Mother's Day Weekend. No Racing, spend time with mom!
Virginia Motorsports Park
Dinwiddie, 8018 Boydton Plank Rd., Petersburg, VA
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. www.virginiamotorsports.com
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, May 4 / Day Test-n-Tune, plus Chesterfield Auto Parts Ladies Night presented by Haley Ford!
Sat, May 5 / Pure Speed Racing Driving Experience, Come Drive A Car or Ride Along / Plus "Cinco De Mayo Celebration"
Fri, May 11 / Street Wars, Randall’s Racing & Machine Street ET, and Test-n-Tune
Sat, May 12 / Southern Outlaw Top Sportsman, ET Bracket Points #3
12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian, VA
"The Toughest Short Track in the South," Chesterfield County's favorite family-friendly venue! Locally owned and operated, Southside Speedway has been a fixture in Chesterfield County since 1959. With a paved 1/3 mile oval track located on Genito Road, and featuring races from six different divisions, the speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. www.southsidespeedway.net
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, May 4 / First responders Night
Fri, May 18 / 75-Lap Late Model Feature
1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston, VA
Richmond Dragway is a 1/4 mile International Hot Rod Association sanctioned drag racing facility in Sandston, VA. The site features 130 acres with a full service concession stand, VP Fuel Station, and a 3 story Timing and Scoring tower. www.richmonddragway.com
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, May 4 / Friday Nite Street Fight - TNT
Sat, May 5 / AED Performance ET Points, Mod Q8
Fri, May 11 / getfast1.com RVA List
Sat, May 12 / getfast1.com Cash Days, and Mile of Mayhem
Richmond International Raceway (RIR)
600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA
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. www.rir.com
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, May 5 / Autocross Practice - VMSC
Sun, May 6 / 2018 Autocross # 3 - VMSC
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment
Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford, 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 includes meeting space, hospitality and a full service kitchen and bar. www.dominionraceway.com
Schedule (Date / Event):
Fri, May 4 / No Prep No Time 1/8 Mile Drag Racing, 5 - 11:00 pm, Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania Virginia, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Thornburg. We are back again this year and ready for a bigger and better year than last season. Come out every Friday until Oct 26, on our never prepped track for some true street 1/8 mile action. Bring your friends bring your family call out your rivals!! See who has the quickest car in a true street scenario where your tire and driving ability actually come into play! Don't worry for you guys and gals that don't like dig racing we also do low roll races too. Don't be scared come out and enjoy some racing along with great food at 118 bar and grill located on the 2nd floor! $20 to race all day! $10 to spectate!
Sun, May 6 / Sunday Motorsports Hangout in the 118, 12 - 7:00 pm. Looking for something cool to do on a boring Sunday? Why not get the group together for some fun starting this Sunday from 12-7pm? The 118 Bar and Grill at Dominion Raceway is a perfect pit stop for your bike or car club. The 118 will be hosting Sip and Paint events, NASCAR Cup Series watch parties, salsa dancing, go karting, and don't forget the great food and drink specials from the bar! Stay tuned for more great things to come from the 118 Bar and Grill at Dominion Raceway.
Fri, May 11 / Nascar Open Practice, 5:00 pm. Watch NASCAR open practice as teams prepare for Saturday night's big race! After practice, the pits are open to all spectators so you can check out the cars and meet the racers. Spectators $5, includes spectator entrance to our Street Racing to 11pm and the 118 Bar & Grill too!
Sat, May 12 / Saturday Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm. Part of NASCAR’s Home Track Series and specifically, it’s Whelen All American Series sanction.
Sat, May 12 / Track Attack at Dominion Raceway! This is a unique beginner-level driving experience designed to familiarize you with our road course and introduce basic high performance driving concepts. It includes classroom instruction with a professional driving coach and several 20-30 minute on track sessions in your car. Sessions feature paced laps for those who just want to experience what it's like on a real road course with no helmets and no passing. Between driving sessions the instructor will critique your performance and offer driving tips. You will notice with each session that your confidence, speed and fun will increase. Then join us at the 118 Bar and Grill afterward!
Sun, May 13 / TrackCross is a fast autocross featuring timed runs on a twisty section of our road course with no cones and no work assignments - rain or shine. It is perfect for those who enjoyed our Track Attack and want to try the next step: wide open track as fast as they can safely drive it against the clock in short bursts. After mastering TrackCross, participants will be ready for the next step - HPDRE. An entry is just $99. Registration is limited so everyone gets plenty of runs.
Thu, May 17 / Track Night in America: Northern Virginia - Dominion Raceway, 3 - 9:00 pm. The fastest way to get on track, Track Night in America Driven by Tire Rack offers participants three 20-minute sessions for a $150 entry fee. Track Tour laps will be open and free to all attendees (non-entries as well). Event entry is open to the general public over the age of 18, with a valid driver’s license. Track Night in America is a non-competitive, no-stress, entertaining, easy and inexpensive way for nearly anyone who loves cars or motorsports to get on a real racecourse in their own vehicle during weeknights.
Virginia International Raceway (VIR)
1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton, VA
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):
Tue, May 8 / Formula Experiences (South course). Experience the thrill of driving modern race cars: http://formulaexperiences.com
Sat-Sun, May 12-13 / The SARRC/MARRS Challenge (Full course): www.ncrscca.com
Mon, May 14 / PRE Trackdays (North course): www.ridePRE.com
Thu, May 17 / Track Days Fun Run (Full course)
Fri-Sun, May 18-20 / HyperFest (Full course). HPDE, Sprint Races, Time Trial, SuperComp Licensing, Inst. Clinic. http://www.nasaracing.net/may-18-20-2018-vir/
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