Friday, June 8, 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
(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events) 

Fri, Jun 8 - 2nd Fridays Cruise In, Hosted by Duke Automotive, 5 - 8:00 pm, 2016 N Main St., Suffolk. 2nd Friday Cruise In happens each Second Friday of the month at Duke's. Come join in the fun from 5-8 pm every 2nd Friday of May, June, July, Aug, and September! No Cost! Free Pizza and Drinks! Lots of great local cars to see and learn about! http://www.dukeauto.com/SuffolkVACarCruiseIn

Fri, Jun 8 - 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, Jun 8 - Red Mill Commons Cruise In, Hosted by Car Club Council of Hampton Roads and Auto Revolutionz MSC, 6 - 9:00 pm, Red Mill Commons Shopping Center, Nimmo Pkwy at Upton Dr., Virginia Beach. Come join us at the first Red Mill Commons Cruise in at Red Mill Commons in Virginia Beach behind Wendy's and Chili's. Auto Revolutionz MSC will be hosting this event. $2 donation per car to enter and goes to charity, Free to spectators. DJ VinLo will be playing tunes and rockin' the parking lot. Merchant coupons to various restaurants and stores will be handed out. 
50/50 raffle as well.

Fri, Jun 8 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents Let's Talk Cars cruise-in, 6:00 pm, 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, Jun 9 - (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, Jun 9 - 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, Jun 9 - 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, Jun 9 - 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

Sat, Jun 9 - Cruise Night, 7:00 pm, 1400 S Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach. Hey everyone, this event is for the sole purpose of local car enthusiasts to all get together and cruise around the city. Bring everything back to basics and simply enjoy our cars and just drive, nothing more. It'll be a good excuse to get out of the house and something new and fresh compared to another parking lot meet. Any and all types of cars are invited! Everyone meet at Freedom Wash (large parking lot) in Virginia Beach. Hangout, checkout everybody's cars, meet new people, get gas/snacks from Wawa. We are going to leave Freedom Wash at 8 pm and cruise a planned route to the beach. Most importantly, absolutely NO racing/drifting/burnouts/excessive speeding will be tolerated at all. We want to keep this fun, we want to keep this safe, and we want to keep this legal. If there is a big enough turnout, there could be more of these in the future. We do NOT want to ruin that chance because of you or someone else being stupid and ruining it for everyone else. THIS IS NOT A RACE. 

Sun, Jun 10 - RESCHEDULED: 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.

Sun, Jun 10 - 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 lauren@alewerks.com or Kenya Williams info@ishineforyouautodetailing.com

Sun, Jun 10 - 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, Jun 11 - 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, Jun 12 - 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, Jun 13 - 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, Jun 13 - 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. 

Wed, Jun 13 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise-In, Hosted by The Mustang and Ford Association of Virginia, 7:00 pm, Doumar's Cones and Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave, Norfolk. Please join us for a weekly cruise-in, every Wednesday night from 7-9 pm at Doumar's in Norfolk. Please note they are open during these hours to enjoy all the great eats and drinks they provide, including their amazing ice-cream and handmade cones! *Most of all, please be on your absolute best behavior at their facility, as they have been kind enough to allow us to hold this event there. This means- be kind, clean up after yourselves, no excessive revving, no burnouts and do not speed off when leaving their parking lot. We want to continue to be welcome there, and these are some extremely nice folks. Those who do not follow the rules will be asked to not come back.* That being said, bring your family and friends out, and enjoy a week night with some great cars and wonderful people!

Thu, Jun 14 - 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, Jun 14 - Beyond City Limits (BCL) presents: Summer Nights 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! All cars, trucks, and bikes are welcome! Gotta show up to show off! Rain or shine, the meet will still happen and we will still be there

Fri, Jun 15 - 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, Jun 16 - Cars & Coffee Great Bridge, 8 - 10:00 am, Great Bridge United Methodist Church, 201 Stadium Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia. Cars & Coffee Great Bridge is held on the third Saturday of every month at Great Bridge United Methodist Church. Join us for "Car Talk", coffee and a donut or two at the Church from 8 to 10 am.

Sat, Jun 16 - (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, Jun 16 - 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!

Sun, Jun 17 - 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/

Sat, Jun 23 - 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, Jun 23 - (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, Jun 24 - Sunday Funday, Hosted by Cardinal Car Club, 12:00 pm, Dairy Queen, 3853 Holland Rd., Virginia Beach. Come join us for Sunday Funday! 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. 

Sat, Jul 7 - (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, Jul 21 - Sumospeed Yahtzee Cruise 2018, 12 - 6:00 pm, Stock or Modified Bodyworks, 3476 Chandler Creek Rd., Virginia Beach. After a four year hiatus, Sumospeed is bringing back a poker run style event to the Hampton Roads area. For those that remember, we ran Yahtzee and Poker runs for quite a few years and had great success with them, but the last couple saw an attendance drop so we stopped running them. We've decided to give them another a shot this year, using the Yahtzee format, and hope you'll join us! Registration for this event is $25 per person. Registration can be done in person the morning of the event or online (preferred) at https://sumospeed.bigcartel.com/product/2018-yahtzee-cruise-registration
Online registration will include an event tee shirt, regular registration will not, but the price is no different, so there is definitely a bonus in registering online. Online registration will close on Sunday, July 8th, to allow time for the shirts to be made. NO SHIRT ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN AFTER JULY 8th! For those unfamiliar with the game of Yahtzee, here is a very simple tutorial of the rules, our staff can also help you at each stop. https://www.wikihow.com/Play-Yahtzee
We look forward to seeing everyone out, huge thank you to Stock or Modified Bodyworks , Nobel Auto , Xtreme Detailing LLC , Rent A Lift , VA Parts House , Boost Division LLC , and Longshots Darts And Billiards for coming on board with us for this event!

Sat, Jul 21 - Changin Lanez Presents Shut Down Da Lot, 4 - 9:00 pm, Quaker Steak and Lube (Newport News, VA)
12832 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Come and Fellowship with Changin Lanez and fellowship with the Clubs of the 757 while we Shut Down Da Lot. There will be a mini Car Show as well as a raffles and Most Repped. Please no burnouts. Stay posted for more info on this event will be posted soon.



UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC. 
(scroll down for Club and Regional Motorsports Events) 

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


Fri, Jun 15 - Sumospeed Night Moves sponsored by Morard Realty, 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. 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!


Sat, Jun 16 - Rumble for Rescues Car/Truck/Motorcycle Show, Daniels Performance Group, 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. Onsite registration $20 from 8 - 10 am. www.facebook.com/events/1844825605589153/
Email: DPG1403@gmail.com 


Sat, Jun 16 - 6th Annual King of the South Car Show (Tour) Featuring Import Warz, Hosted by BackStage Entertainment, 1 - 7:00 pm, Tidewater Tech, 5301 E Princess Anne Rd., Norfolk. Let's go! Next up is Norfolk, VA! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! THIS WILL BE A SELL OUT! There will be OVER 20 AWARDS! Day of Pricing: $20 General admission, Children 12 and under are free. Gov, police, fire, and rescue are half off admission only (with proper ID). Bring a donation to the USO and get half off admission (not to be used in conjunction with any other discount). https://www.eventbrite.com/e/6th-annual-king-of-the-south-car-show-tour-tickets-38418607088?aff=efbeventtix


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: j.laros@cox.net


Sat, Jun 30 - Cars Against Cancer for Danielle Strachan at Landstown Commons, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Hosted by ClearShine Virginia, Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Car Club Council of Hampton Roads, and 757 Auto Events. Our beneficiary family was blindsided by the cancer diagnosis, and this is our effort to support a fellow car enthusiast family. On April 16th 2018 Danielle was diagnosed with AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia), a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that progresses rapidly, at the age of 16...16 years old. We are looking for all forms of support for this event. Diamond Level Sponsor: Atco Hauling, ClearShine Virginia, Coastal Virginia Auto Show. Silver Level Sponsor: In His Image Photography, Godz Speed. Landstown is providing a live DJ, and they will supply Event Dash Plaques to the first 90 vehicles on show field. All event proceeds benefit a local family affected by childhood cancer. ClearShine Virginia will be onsite managing registrations and raffles throughout the day, as well as selling and demonstrating their outstanding ClearShine water-less cleaning products. Coastal Virginia Auto Show will be providing some great raffle items, have giveaways, and provide information on the 4th Annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show. They will also have radio personalities onsite! 757 Auto Events will be emceeing/hosting the event, and we will have our coloring station available for our visiting artists. http://757autoevents.bigcartel.com/product/cars-against-cancer


Wed, Jul 4 - Classic Cruiser's Annual 4th Of July Car, Truck, & Bike Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Shorty’s Diner, 627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg. Open to ALL Years, Makes & Models (Rain or Shine). Registration day of show only $10. Awards For Best Car, Best Truck, Shorty's Choice, Waitress Choice & TOP 40 (Participant’s Ballot) Provided by Shorty's Diner! Show Registration from 10 am – 12 pm, Participant Judging 12 - 1 pm, with awards at 3 pm or earlier. For more information call: Ray Colesworthy 757-565-0309 clswrtr@aol.com Dean Mitchell 757-220-1036 boatdean@aol.com Blair Armbrister 757-877-4911 my98fordf150@Verizon.net 


Sat, Jul 14 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual National Collector Car Appreciation Day Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, The Main Street Center, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester. Join the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers on July 14, 2018 (rain date July 21, 2017). Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other and more for a total of over 50 awards. We will also have raffle items, 50/50, DJ, and Vendors. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 am. Fees: Pre-registration $15; Day of show $20; Vendors $25. Event is free for spectators. Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions contact middlepeninsulaclassiccruisers@gmail.com  |  Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.com/


Sat, Jul 21 - Old School to New School Charity Car Show, Hosted by Speedline Elite, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, American Indoor Karting, 2736 N Mall Dr., Virginia Beach. To All Car Show Enthusiasts SpeedLine Elite is back again for our annual Old School to New School charity car show. Our show is open and welcomes all makes and models, anything on wheels Old School to New School! This year we will be back at the American Indoor Karting in VA beach Va. You're definitely not gonna want to miss this show! This year we will be doing Top 50 and 21 Best of Trophies. If you've ever been to one of our shows you know every year is always better than the last and our trophies ?? are always badass and one of a kind. And don't forget about our many raffle prizes and our 50/50 raffle. Registration at the door is $25; Pre-Registration is $20; Free Admission to spectators; Kid Friendly. www.paypal.me/speedline08


Sat, Sep 1 - CHKD/Walmart Suffolk Charity Car Show, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Walmart Suffolk - College Dr, 6259 College Dr., Suffolk. Pre-Paid entry fee $16; On spot fee $20. Vendors welcome, must pre-pay $35. Join 757 Auto Events as we team with Walmart Suffolk - College Dr for a charity car show! Proceeds to benefit The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters through Walmart Suffolk - College Dr collection efforts. Come out for cars, trucks, food, fun, and friends. Concessions will be available onsite and will benefit the charity collection. Look forward to grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks, funnel cakes, deep fried Oreos, and cotton candy. Get in on the Low Car/Truck Limbo to see, "how low can you go!" Free entry with your paid admission. Lowest car, truck, convertible, and unlimited vehicles win an award. We will have a 50-50 raffle in effect. Carnival games and family fun center. Free Coloring Contest for all ages with awards. VENDOR space available (no power available) for $35 in Advance. $20 minimum to show and donations encouraged. $15 pre-registration through PayPal.


Sun, Sep 16 - Isle of Wight County Fair Car Show, 11;00 am - 3:00 pm, Isle of Wight County Fair, Joel C. Bradshaw Fairgrounds, 21311 Courthouse Hwy, Windsor. Join us for the 2018 Isle of Wight County Fair Car Show in Partnership with Daniels Performance Group. Entry: 9 - 11:00 am; Show Hours: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm; Pre-Registration: $20.00; Registration at Gate: $25.00. Deadline for Pre-Registration is August 24, 2018. *Free entry of one guest is included in registration fee. Guest must be in the vehicle when entering or additional fees may apply. All participants must enter the fairgrounds and park their vehicle prior to the opening of the fair at 11 am on Sunday. For the safety of fair goers, participant vehicles will only be allowed to exit the grounds during a short timeframe following the conclusion of the awards ceremony or at 6 pm when the fair closes. For additional information contact Jamie Pearce at jamie.carr.1102@gmail.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

Sat-Sun, Jun 9-10 / June Joust / Summit Point Raceway (2.0 mi 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/

Sat-Sun, Jul 21-22 / Pitt Race, Great Lakes Crossover Event Powered by HyperFest / Pittsburgh Int’l Race Complex (2.8 mi full track). Hyperdrive-Saturday; HPDE 1,2,3,4 (With instructors and/or Solo) Individual run groups; Time Trial (Compete against the clock); Competition Racing (All NASA Classes) 

Sat-Sun, Aug 25-26 / Dan Unkefer Memorial / VIRginia International Raceway (3.3 mi full course). Fri: Instructor Clinic. Sat Only: OG Racing HyperDrive™, 120min Arrive & Drive Kart Enduro. Sat & Sun: HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Sprint Roadracing.


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, Jul 1 / Solo #4 / TBD

Sun, Aug TBA / Solo #5 / TBD


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): Note - May dates have moved up by one week due to the Pungo Strawberry Festival

Sun, Jun 17 / Autocross Points Event #4 / TBA

Sat, Jul 14 / TSCC Novice School #2 (tentative) – TBA

Sun, Jul 15 / Autocross Points Event #5 / 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): Weekly Racing, 2 pm Gates open, 4:30 pm Qualifying, 7 pm Racing 

Sat, Jun 9 / Weekly Racing - Smithfield Foods Night: twin late model | super streets | pro six | ucars | karts | enduros

Wed, Jun 13 / Wacky Wednesday, 6 pm. http://langley-speedway.com/wacky-wednesday/

Sat, Jun 16 / Weekly Racing - Father's Day, VA Ship Repair Night: twin late models | modifieds | grand stocks | super trucks | legends | bandoleros | enduros

Wed, Jun 20 / Wacky Wednesday, 6 pm. http://langley-speedway.com/wacky-wednesday/

Sat, Jun 23 / NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Who's Your Driver 150: NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour | super streets | pro six | ucars | karts


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): Competitor Gates Open 3 pm; Spectator Gates Open 5 pm; Drivers Meeting 5:45 pm; Hot Lap Qualifying 6:30 pm; Driver Registration/Pit Pass Window Closes 6:30 pm; Racing 8 pm

Sat, Jun 9 / Aaron's Inc. Dirt Series Weekly Racing: Victory Lap Pro (Crate) Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds and Collision-One.Com Limited Stock Cars

Sat, Jun 16 / Ultimate Super Late Models sanctioned $20K to win 41ST Annual USA 100, plus $3000 to win FASTRAK Pro Late Model National Bonus event.

Sun, Jun 17 / USA 100 Rain Date (IF NEEDED)

Sat, Jun 23 / OFF

Sat, Jun 30 / Aaron's Inc. Dirt Series Weekly Racing: Victory Lap Pro (Crate) Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds and Collision-One.Com Limited Stock Cars


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-Sun, June 8-10 / NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series - NHRA Virginia Nationals. https://www.nhra.com/schedule/2018/nhra-mello-yello-drag-racing-series/nhra-virginia-nationals

Fri, Jun 15 / Street Wars. Randall’s Racing & Machine Street ET, Test-n-Tune

Sat, Jun 16 / Fun Ford – All Ford! Car Show, Drag Racing, Swap Meet, Live DJ, & More. http://funfordweekend.com/

Sun, Jun 17 / Ford vs The World. Plus ET Bracket Points Race #4!

Fri-Sun, Jun 22-24 / Xtreme Dragbike Association - MTC Summer Nationals. http://www.xdaracing.com/summernationals


Southside Speedway
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): Front gate opens at 6 pm, Qualifying starts at 6 pm, Racing starts at 7:45 pm

Fri, Jun 8 / Scout Night: LMS 40(2), MOD 30(0), GS 30(2), UC 25(1)

Fri, Jun 15 / 75-Lap Late Model feature: LMS 75(4), MOD 30(2), GS 30(0), UC 25(1)

Fri, Jun 22 / Military Appreciation Night: LMS 40(2), MOD 30(0), GS 30(2), UC 25(1)

Fri, Jun 29 / Closed


Richmond Dragway
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, Jun 8 / getfast1.com RVA List

Fri, Jun 15 / Friday Nite Street Fight - TNT

Sat, Jun 16 / AED Performance ET Points, Ladies Night, and Dragster Q8

Sat, Jun 23 / AED Performance ET Points, Ladies Challenge

Fri, Jun 29 / Friday Nite Street Fight - TNT


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, Jun 16 / Autocross Practice - VMSC

Sun, Jun 17 / 2018 Autocross # 4 - VMSC

Sun, Jul 22 / 2018 Autocross # 5 - 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-Sat, Jun 8-9 / Rounds 7 & 8 of the 2018 Roos Formula 2000 Racing Series. The first day is the Practice Day and the second is the Race Day.

Fri, Jun 8 / 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!

Fri, Jun 8 / Street Racing Nights at DR, 6 - 11:00 pm, Gates 5:00 pm. We are back again this year with our friends from Modified DMV and are ready for a bigger and better year than last season. Come out on our true 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! 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, and $10 to spectate!

Sat, Jun 9 / Saturday Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm. Part of NASCAR’s Home Track Series and specifically, it’s Whelen All American Series sanction: Late Model (Twins), Modified, Dominion Stock, UCAR, Any Car

Sun, Jun 10 / 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.

Mon-Tue, Jun 11-12 / 2 Day Advanced Bertil Roos Road Racing School: In this course (prerequisite of 3-Day Road Racing School, or similar experience), the emphasis is placed on passing, high-speed drafting, race starts, qualifying strategies and racing tactics. Each day will start out with the use of slide cars allowing students to sharpen their ocular driving before getting in the racecars. Price: $2,695.  For more Bertil Roos Programs at Dominion: http://bit.ly/brrs_dominion

Thu, Jun 21 / 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): 

Mon, Jun 11 / Formula Experiences (North course), http://formulaexperiences.com

Mon, Jun 11 / Phil Wicks Driving Academy (South course), http://www.minidriving.com

Tue-Wed, Jun 12–13 / Apex Driving Events (Full course), www.apexdrivingevents.com

Fri-Sun, Jun 15–17 / PRE Trackdays (South course), www.ridePRE.com

Fri-Sun, Jun 15–17 / Tarheel BMW CCA (North course), www.tarheelbmwcca.org

Mon-Tue, Jun 18–19 / SCDA - Sports Car Driving Assoc. (Full course), www.scda1.com

Wed-Thu, Jun 20-21 / David Murray Track Days (Full course), www.davidmurry.com

Fri-Sun, Jun 22–24 / Zone 2 PCA Club Race (Full course), zone2.pca.org

Mon-Tue, Jun 25-26 / National Corvette Museum High Performance Drivers' Education. Contact Matt@motorsportspark.org for more information. www.corvettemuseum.org



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