Friday, August 31, 2018

Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA


(scroll down for Car Shows and Motorsports Events)

Fri, Aug 31 - 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, Aug 31 - 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, Sep 1 - 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, Sep 1 - 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, Sep 1 - 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.

Sun, Sep 2 - (1st Sat) RESCHED - Cars and Coffee Virginia Beach, hosted by Java Surf, NOW at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 7 - 10:00 am, 1000 19th St, 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 ($5 per car.), normally the first Saturday each month to talk cars and share a cup of coffee. Hosted by Java surf CafĂ© & Espresso Bar, at La Promenade Shops in the West Hilltop area of Virginia Beach.  Enter Parking lot at 19th & Parks Avenue. Gates open at 6:30. New Food trucks! Fikka Coffee Bar onsite! Quick Walk up Coffee station! Bathrooms onsite! Ample parking for everyone. See everyone bright and early!

Sun, Sep 2 - 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 or Kenya Williams

Mon, Sep 3 - Weekly Sonic Meet, Hosted by ESCM: Virginia, 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, Sep 4 - 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, Sep 5 - 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, Sep 5 - 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, Sep 5 - 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, Sep 6 - 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, Sep 6 - 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, Sep 7 - (1st Fri) 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 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, Sep 8 - (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!

Fri, Sep 14 - (2nd Fri) 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!

Fri, Sep 14 - Red Mill Commons Cruise In, Hosted by Dream Chasers AC and Car Club Council of Hampton Roads, 6 - 9:00 pm, Red Mill Commons Shopping Center, Nimmo Pkwy at Upton Dr., Virginia Beach. Come join us at the Red Mill Commons Cruise in at Red Mill Commons in Virginia Beach, behind Wendy's and Chili's. Broke Boys Auto Club will be hosting this event. $2.00 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. The rain date is Aug 17th.

Sat, Sep 15 - (3rd Sat) 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, Sep 15 - (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, Sep 15 - GenRight 4x4 Hangout, Hotrodders Cafe, 10:00 am, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. Come and hang out with some local jeepers and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!

Sat, Sep 15 - Sumospeed Night Moves sponsored by Majestik Auto Spa, 7 - 10:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. We 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 $5.00. There is also a 300+ space gravel parking lot that is free to enter. 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, Sep 16 - 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.

Fri, Sep 21 - (3rd Fri) 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 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, Sep 22 - (4th Sat) 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, Sep 22 - (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.

Sat, Oct 6 - Rotary Club of Hampton Roads’ 6th Annual Road Rallye, 12 – 4:00 pm, Kempsville HS, Virginia Beach. It will start at Kempsville HS and terminate with lunch at Warrior Taphouse, 1630 Gen Booth Blvd.    There will be a Silent Auction and a Wine Raffle.   Oct 6; 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.; six way-points. Benefiting the South Eastern VA Food Bank. Rally fee $50.00 per vehicle includes entry for 2 at endpoint celebration, Cars and motorcycles welcome!

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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.

Mon, Sep 3 - Coastal Community Church 3rd Annual Car and Bike Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. The Classic Cruisers Car Club will be holding their 2018 Coastal Community Church Car Show on September 3rd (Labor Day). Rain date is September 8th. Registration is open from 9 to 11 am. The registration fee is $10. Goody bags to the first 100 registered. Trophies include Top 25, Pastor's Pick, and Youth Pick. Trophies will be awarded at 3 pm. All money raised will benefit the church building fund youth area. For more information go the following website or Classic Cruisers Facebook page: POC for the show is Vince Filippone (

Sat, Sep 8 - 2018 Toanimals 1st Annual Car Show, hosted by James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Williamsburg Pottery, 6800 Richmond Rd., Williamsburg. Calling All Cars! Help support the James City Bruton VFD Fundraiser, and enjoy the Williamsburg Pottery Wine Festival. Registration 9 to 11 am, Judging 11 am to 1 pm, Trophies at 2:30 pm. Pre-registration $20, payable to JCBVFD, 4004 DeWitt Dr., Williamsburg, VA  23188. Day of event $25. Free to the Public.

Sat, Sep 8 - The Mathews Market Days Car, Truck & Bike Show, hosted by the Classic Cruisers Car Club (CCCC), 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Thomas Hunter Middle School, 387 Church St., Mathews. This is a rain or shine event. The event is free to the public and is open to all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. A donation covers the vehicle registration fee. The show will be a judged show. Awards will include top 25 and best in show. The awards presentation will begin at approximately 2 pm. We will also have raffle items, 50/50, and a DJ. ALL money raised will go to support the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. For more information, please contact Paul James at or 804-694-6065.  Web Site:

Sat, Sep 8 - Franklin Cruise In 2018 Grand Finale, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, S. Main St., Franklin. This year's Franklin Cruise-In Grand Finale is expected to be the biggest one yet! We invite everyone out, including car cruisers, enthusiasts, and admirers to join us as we celebrate the Franklin Cruise-In Grand Finale. Vintage and custom vehicles will be on display all day, our 3 $1000 cash prize winners will be selected, a 2018 Customized Golf Cart will be given away, many door prizes will be handed out, and some of the finest arts and crafts will be sold in Main Event--don’t miss out on this special event! Please share with all your friends!!

Sun, Sep 9 - 8th Annual The Ancient Order of Hibernians Car Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, 4552 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. The Annual AOH Car Show is a volunteer-powered fund raising event for the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, St. Patrick's Division 1. Proceeds from this event support our charity efforts including donations to The Sisters of Poor Clare and Educational Scholarships for Bishop Sullivan Catholic HS and St. Patrick's School in Virginia Beach. All proceeds are a charitable donation to the Hibernians, a registered 501c Charitable Organization.

Sun, Sep 9 - Newport News Sheriff's Office Car and Bike Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Todd Stadium, Newport News. Entry $20 a vehicle plus 2 pet food items. Registration begins at 10 am. First 50 cars and or Motorcycles receives a $5 Uno's pizzeria coupon. Judging will be by ballot vote top 15 picks along with specialty picks of Peoples choice, Sheriff's choice and Project Lifesaver pick. Live DJ, food vendor, 50/50 raffle, silent auction. Come out and support a good cause the Newport News Sheriff's Office search and rescue program Project Lifesaver. Email:  Web Site:

Sat, Sep 15 - Cars Against Cancer for Paula Stone at Landstown Commons, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Join 757 Auto Events as we host an all makes and models charity car show at Landstown Commons Shopping Center. Paula Stone is a Chesapeake Native, and she was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 25th 2018. She is 31 years old with one daughter, and she has started her treatment plan for double negative HER2+ positive advanced aggressive breast cancer. Since her diagnosis, she has been unable to maintain working as a self-employed hair and makeup artist. We are looking for all forms of support for this event. All event proceeds benefit this local family affected by breast cancer.

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

Sat, Sep 22 - Tidewater Region Antique Automobile Club of America 45th Annual Meet - Wings and Wheels Car Show, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, at Military Aviation Museum, 1341 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. TWO CAR SHOWS IN ONE: over 300 antique & modified cars, trucks & motorcycles. PRESERVING THE PAST: Unmodified "as built" vehicles 25-yrs old or older (AACA judging). MODS & RODS: Modified/custom vehicles 25-yrs old or older. Dash plaques for first 300 vehicles! Multiple Class & Special Category Trophies. Preregistration $20 (postmarked by Sep 8). Late Registration $25. Spectator admission free; however, museum parking is $15 for vehicles with 1 person, $20 for vehicles with 2 or more but includes free admission to museum (usually $15.00/adult). View large display of classic & modified cars and museum's large collection of flyable WWI & WWII aircraft. Special display for 100th Anniversary of Chevy Trucks, plus car corral, car flea market, food concessions. Youth activities including Hagerty Youth Judging. For more info Email: or go to

Sat, Sep 22 - The 17th Annual Smithfield Ruritan Club Car, Truck, and Bike Show, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Main Street, Downtown Smithfield. The 17th Annual Smithfield Car, Truck, and Bike Show will be held  in Historic Downtown Smithfield on Main Street. Open to all vehicles. Top 20 Awards plus "Best Of" Awards. There will be a separate award for bikes. Registration is from 9 am-Noon. Judging is from 10 am-1 pm. Awards will be at 2 pm. Pre-registration by September 17 is $10 for bikes and $15 for cars. Day of show is $15 for bikes and $20 for cars. Proceeds will benefit local charities. For more info please call Denise Galante (757) 357-7431, or email

Sun, Sep 23 - Wheels at Waterside, Hosted by Waterside District, 757 Auto Events, Car Club Council of Hampton Roads and Outlaws Rod & Custom, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 333 Waterside Dr., Norfolk. Wheels at Waterside is back and this time with even more space which means more cars/bikes. Join us for a Cruise-In on the waterfront at Waterside District in Norfolk. Register and pay early for a guaranteed spot: $16.00 per car/bike. Dash plaques to the 1st 100 parked. Money will be donated to a local charity. All makes, models, and bikes are welcome ... anything with wheels. All cars parked behind the building must be in place by 12 noon. Parking lot will be for those who wish to leave early. Free admission for spectators and families. More details to follow soon. we are working on a few fun things to make this a little different. Any questions please feel free to ask and please pass this around and get the word out. Contact Jack Pennington at |

Sat, Sep 29 - Suffolk Rods and Muscle Cars 6th Annual Charity Car Show, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Duke Collision Center, 3730 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk. SRMC 6th Annual Charity Car Show benefitting the Lions Charity Foundation of District 24D. Open to all makes and models. Rain Date October 6 2018. New theme "Recycled Car Show" featuring unique one of a kind awards! Registration 8 am Awards 2 pm $20 day of show only. The Lions Van will be on site providing free health screenings including blood pressure, sight, hearing blood sugar and more!

Sat, Sep 29 - Santa House Fall Festival Charity Car Show, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Hosted by Santa House of Midtown Portsmouth and 757 Auto Events, 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 Fall session and we will be looking forward to Christmas this year! 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! $20 Cars and Trucks, $10 Bikes, toys, 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 for kids, Low Vehicle Limbo contest, and 50/50 Raffle.

Sat, Sep 29 - The Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Guinea Jubilee Car & Truck Show, 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes. (no rain date). 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 & a DJ. Dash plaques presented to the first 75 Registrants. Registration starts at 9 am. Fees, Pre-registration: $15, Day of show: $20. Event is free for spectators. Check our Facebook page for updates. If you have any questions contact  Web Site:

Sat, Oct 6 - Mustang Club of Tidewater 3rd Annual Fall Cool Down Car Show, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 3300 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. The MCT Fall Cool Down Car Show is open to all Makes and Models, car trucks, hotrods, motorcycles. Registration until noon. $20 plus 2 cans of food. Participants Choice and Top 25 trophies. CONTACT: Jeff Brownlee, Email; 757-676-5145. Web Site:

Sat, Oct 13 - Holland Ruritan Club Car & Truck Show, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Downtown Holland Village, Suffolk. This is the rescheduled car show from May 18. Pre-registration $20 (by October 1). On-site registration $25. Awards presented at 1:30 pm. 35 trophies to be awarded. There will be door prizes, music, and concessions. Dash plaques for the first 100 vehicles. Open to all makes, models, and years.

Sat, Oct 13 - Fourth Annual 2018 ECW AutoFest, Hosted by European Cars of Williamsburg, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Williamsburg Jamestown Airport, 100 Marclay Road, Williamsburg. Join us at our Fourth Annual 2017 ECW AutoFest. This year we are benefiting the VCU Pauley Heart Center and the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. This is a popular vote show and we welcome ALL makes and models.. the more, the merrier! Our efforts are to help our non-profits as much as we can. We have 5 categories: Best European Classic, Best European Modern, Best European Modified, Best Domestic, Best Import/Other. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies in each category as well as one "People's Choice Award". We can't wait to see all your beautiful rides out there again this year! Last year we had about 90 cars.. let's get more friends out again and enjoy the airstrip, our community, and each other. Click below to register! $20.00 for each vehicle - early bird special. Goes to $25.00 day of show.


National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Mid-Atlantic
Founded in 2000, we are an autosport events company servicing the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Our goal is to provide a variety of legal, organized, safety-minded road-racing and education-based high performance driving experiences for as many sports car enthusiasts as possible.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location): 

Sat-Sun, Sep 15-16/ Late Summer Seat Time (HPDE/TT Only) / Dominion Raceway (2 mi road course)

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Old Dominion Region
Part of the SCCA's Southeast Division (SEDiv), which consists of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Our Region includes all of the cities in the Hampton Roads area as well as several surrounding cities. We primarily host two types of events: Solo (Auto Cross) and Road Rally.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):

Sun, Sep 2 / Solo #6 / Pungo

Sun, Sep 30 / Solo #7 / Pungo

Sat-Sun, Oct 6-7 / North Carolina Autocross Championship / ZMax Dragway, Concord, NC

Tidewater Sports Car Club (TSCC)
Founded in Norfolk Virginia in 1953, TSCC has a strong foundation within the local Hampton Roads autocross community and surrounding areas. Our autocross season runs from March through November with championship series events typically taking place on the 3rd Sunday of the month. We usually host a novice autocross school early in the season on the Saturday before our Sunday event. This is a great opportunity for new participants to get involved with autocross. We also host higher speed time trials at Academi and North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location)

Sun, Sep 23 / Autocross Points Event #7 / Pungo

Sat, Sep 29 / Track Tech Inspection Day / American DIYG

Sun, Oct 21 / Autocross Points Event #8 / Pungo

Sat, Oct 27 / Fall HPDE / NCCAR

Sun, Oct 28 / Gripfest 15 / NCCAR


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.
Schedule (Date / Event): Weekly Racing, 2 pm Gates open, 4:30 pm Qualifying, 7 pm Racing

Wed, Aug 29 / Wacky Wednesday, 6 pm.

Sat, Sep 1 / Weekly Racing - Labor Day: twin modifieds | super streets | twin pro six | ucars | karts

Wed, Sep 5 / Wacky Wednesday, 6 pm.

Sat, Sep 8 / Weekly Racing - twin late models | grand stocks | super trucks | legends | bandoleros | 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).
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, Sep 1 / Northern Neck Chevrolet, Inc. Championship Night: Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One 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.
Schedule (Date / Event):

Sat, Sep 1 / Brown Racing Labor Day Shakedown, Grudge Racing, Test-n-Tune.

Fri-Sun, Sep 7-9 / Dinwiddie County Fair.

Fri, Sep 14 / Street Wars, Randall’s Racing & Machine Street ET, Test-n-Tune.

Sat, Sep 15 / N/T North vs. South - Carolina N/T Small Tire Tour Racing.

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.
Schedule (Date / Event): Front gate opens at 6 pm, Qualifying starts at 6 pm, Racing starts at 7:45 pm

Fri, Sep 7 / Championship Night and Twin Legends Racing: LMS (40), MOD (30), GS (30), UC (25), LEGEND (25x2)

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.
Schedule (Date / Event):

Sat-Sun, Sep 8-9 / Old Dominion Duels

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.
Schedule (Date / Event):

Fri, Sep 21 / NASCAR Xfinity Series Go Bowling 250

Sat, Sep 22 / Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400

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.
Schedule (Date / Event):

Fri, Aug 31 / 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, Sep 1 / Back To The Origins, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, Hosted by Drifting Series.

Sat, Sep 1 / DR Track Attack, 5:00 pm, No Experience Needed! 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.

Fri, Sep 7 / 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, Sep 8 / Saturday Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm. Part of NASCAR's Home Track Series: Late Model (Twins), Modified, Dominion Racer, UCAR, Mini Modified

Sun. Sep 9 / Dominion TrackCross #4, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. This is a full-day fast autocross on a twisty section of 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. An entry is just $99 in advance or $129 day-of. Registration is limited to 80 cars (two long 40-car-maximum heats in the morning then each group again in the afternoon) so everyone gets plenty of runs.

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."
Schedule (Date / Event):

Fri-Sun, Aug 31 - Sep 2 / Potomac Chapter Porsche Club of America (Full course) www.pcapotomac.?org

Sat-Sun, Sep 8-9 / Tarheel Sports Car Club (Full course)

Sat-Sun, Sep 15-16 / The Championship Cup Series. The national leader in sportsman level motorcycle road racing.

Mon, Sep 17 / Performance Driving Experience (PDE)

Fri-Sun, Sep 21-23 / Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races

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