Friday, October 19, 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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Fri, Oct 19 - (3rd Fri) LAST Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In of 2018, 6 - 8:00 pm, Sentara St. Luke's, Rt 10/32 & 258 Brewer's Neck Rd., Carrollton. we’ll conclude our 10th Cruz-In season—and we’re doing it in style!! The final event is our annual Trunk & Treat. The parking lot will be decorated to the max with a Halloween theme. We’ll literally have thousands of lights and more than 50 inflatable yard decorations. In addition, we’ll draw the winning cash prize tickets for one of our visitors and a featured club. Each prize will be a minimum $300. Raffle tickets will be issued at the gate (no charge) on this night as well so it’s not too late to get your name in the hopper!!! Add to it, Sentara/St. Luke’s will have an information night/open house and Q-Daddy’s will be our food vendor. Also, on this night, we waive the $2 donation at the gate for canned food (for distribution in holiday baskets to the needy) or eyeglasses and hearing aid donations. We're also asking all car owners to bring along some candy for the little ghosts and goblins that may be visiting our event. Also, feel free to dress up in your best Halloween costume and decorate your vehicle. 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.
Fri, Oct 19 - LAST Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers 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 until 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, Oct 20 - (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, Oct 20 - (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, Oct 20 - 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, Oct 20 - Dyno Day & Cookout, Performance innovations, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 228 Patterson Ave., Hampton. Join us on October 20th from 10 am to 2 pm for a dyno day and cookout. 3 pulls for $50. Call the shop today to reserve your slot at 757-224-0857. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Oct 20 - Sumospeed Yahtzee Run 2018 Vol. 2.0, 12 - 6:00 pm, Boost Division LLC, 1224 Executive Blvd., Suite 106, Chesapeake. With the great success of our first 2018 Yahtzee run, we have decided to do another this fall! This event will again feature 7 stops that players will travel to throughout the day, playing 2 turns of Yahtzee at each. Top 3 scores will win a portion of the pot, so the more players the more money up for grabs. The payout breaks down like this. Top score: 60% 2nd best score: 30% 3rd best score: 10% That is of the TOTAL pot, so you can definitely take home some good money! No need for a fast/cool car, just the desire to come play, see some of the area's best automotive businesses, and maybe win some money! Our fall run will feature the following stops (in order): Boost Division LLC, Majestik Auto Spa, Outlaw Rod & Custom, Rent A Lift, LIVauto, Ramey Racing (with Dyno pulls), Old Beach Tavern. We will have more details on what to expect at each stop in the near future and have registration up as well.
Sat, Oct 20 - 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 27th. 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, Oct 20 - 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, Oct 20 - Drive-In Movie in the Park, Hosted by City of Suffolk, 7:00 pm, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd., Suffolk. Bennett’s Creek Park will transform into a drive-in movie theater with TWO screens courtesy of Suffolk Parks & Recreation. Stay comfy in your car or bring your lawn chairs and blankets and get the best seat in the park to watch the “Guardians of the Galaxy: A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.” – Marvel. A concession area will be available with food and treats for purchase. Pets are welcome and must be on a leash when outside of your vehicle. The park will open at 5 pm for parking and fun activities for the children to include games, crafts, and bounce houses to enjoy while you wait for the movie to begin. The movie will start at approximately 7 pm. Please note the park will be closed from 4 to 5 pm to prepare for the event. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Emily Upton at 757-514-7267.
Mon, Oct 22 - 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, Oct 23 - 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, Oct 24 - 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, Oct 24 - 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 through 31 Oct, 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, Oct 25 - 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!
Fri, Oct 26 - Sumospeed Night Moves trunk or treat sponsored by rent a lift, 7 - 10:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. 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 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, Oct 27 - (4th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk, Norfolk Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 9 - 11:00 am, JANAF Shopping Center, Military Hwy & VA Beach Blvd., Norfolk. Rat Rods? Mustangs? Minis? Camaros? Bring your 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 27 - Tots, Cops, Engines & Deputies Trunk or Treat, 3 - 7:00 pm, Union Bank & Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth. Partnering with the Portsmouth Police Department, we welcome you to wear your best costume and get your candy bags ready! Children’s activities, entertainment, and fun for the whole family, come out as we pass out candy the safe way. For more information, call 393-8481.
Sat, Oct 27 - 7 Fright 7 Hellaween - hosted by Team Ultraspeed! Buko Resto-Bar, 9:00 pm, 1917 S. Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach. Team Ultraspeed Worldwide is hosting this very special Halloween event at Buko Resto-Bar! 7 FRIGHT 7 HELLAWEEN. **Costume Contest: Best Female, Best Male, Best Couple **Raffle- Tons of Prizes given out! Featuring DJ Co-Pilot. Vendors - Extreme Details, 313 design, Sumospeed, Stock or Modified Bodyworks, VA Parts House, E-Cig City Virginia Beach, Buko Resto-Bar. Girls free till 11 pm, Guys $5 till 10:30 pm. Info / Reservations - (757) 416-9100
Sat, Nov 3 - (1st Sat) - 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. Due to a scheduling conflict with the Convention Center, we are doing a Sunday event again. 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 Café & 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! https://www.facebook.com/groups/115284668486129/
Sat, Nov 7 - Men's Breakfast and Car Show, hosted by Great Bridge, 8:30 - 11:00 am, Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, Chesapeake. Please sign up and join us on Veteran's Day for a free breakfast, lots of fun and will honor our veterans. Show off your ride! Antique, Classic, Muscle, Modern and Original. Sign up online at www.gbpres.org or (757) 469-7144.
Sat, Nov 10 - (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/
Sun, Nov 25 - Sumospeed Toy Drive 2018 and Dyno Day, 12 - 5:00 pm, Ramey Racing, 2401 Castleton Commerce Way Unit 104, Virginia Beach. Come on out for our annual toys for tots toy drive and Dyno day! We will have food, music, the Dyno running, and of course be accepting donations all day. There is no charge to attend, but we please ask that you bring something to donate. All donations should be brand new and non gift wrapped. We will have more information on the Dyno portion of the event soon. Thank you!
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
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Sat, Oct 20 - [RESCHED] 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.
Sun, Oct 21 - 3rd Annual Kappa Sigma Car Show, 12 - 4:00 pm, 5200 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk. The brothers of the Sigma Theta chapter of Kappa Sigma welcome you to join us for the Third Annual Kappa Sigma Car Show hosted at Old Dominion University. Come out and support the brothers as we raise money to donate to the Navy SEAL Foundation. The event is free to the public and $20 per car entered, Awards will be given out at the end of the show. For more information visit KappaSigmaCarShow.Net or message us Facebook or @KappaSigmaODU on Instagram or Twitter!
Sun, Oct 21 - Beers & Gears Car Show, Alewerks Brewing Company, 2 to 5:00 pm, 189 Ewell Rd., #B, Williamsburg. Alewerks and iShine For You Auto Detailing presents Beers & Gears Car Show (Breast Cancer Edition). Wear your favorite pink attire. We will support the local Breast Cancer Awareness organization. Pre-Registration is $15 and $20 day of the show. The car show is open to all makes, models, and years. Contact Lauren Hallczuk email@example.com or Kenya Williams firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.ishineforyouautodetailing.com/
Fri-Sun, Oct 26-28 - Virginia Fall Classic (VFC) Car Show, Newport News. Area's Largest Charity Car Show Event - benefits the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD). Hundreds of Domestic and Import Classic, show, hotrod, sports cars, and novelty vehicles on display. Friday – Cruise-in, Trunk-or-Treat, and a delicious dinner provided by the Newport News Outback Steakhouse. Saturday – Tidewater Virginia's premier Car-Truck-Bike Show in beautiful Newport News Park. Sunday - Scenic fall cruise. Check us out on Facebook, or contact Jay Laros email@example.com , 804-815-1362 | Web Site: www.vafallclassic.org
Sat, Oct 27 - Beachcombers Corvette Club 26th Annual Car Show, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, 3300 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. This event is open to all makes & model cars and trucks. Registration Opens: 9 - 11 am. Awards: 2 pm. Food, music, dash plaques, 50/50 raffle, silent auction. Category trophies & specialty trophies. Pre-registration (thru 10/24) $20 /day of show 10/27 $25 / Rain Date 11/03. This event is sponsored by a CCCHR member club. Please bring non-perishable food or donations for the Foodbank of SE VA. The Beachcombers General Motor Dealership sponsor is Priority Chevrolet.
Sat, Oct 27 - Horsepower On Main Street, hosted by Team Shelby South Atlantic - Virginia Chapter, 4 - 8:00 pm, Main St., Smithfield. "It's just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!" That’s right, our 2nd Annual "Horsepower On Main Street" is back! We are excited to announce that this year’s theme will be the movie Hocus Pocus! Our “All Makes & Models” Trunk or Treat Car Show will be held on October 28th from 4 to 8 pm. This will be a judged event and we will be giving away awards for the top 25 and 5 additional category awards. Make sure you bring your appetite because the shops on main street, as well as Q’Daddy’s BBQ will be on hand to offer an array of food items that will be sure to “put a spell on you!” There will also be bounce houses for the kids, candy, guest appearances by the Sanderson Sisters (not the real ones), raffle prizes, 50/50 raffle & a hocus pocus movie event!
Sat, Nov 3 - Woodside PTSA 1st Annual Car and Bike Show, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Woodside High School, 13450 Woodside Ln., Newport News. Car & bike show hosted by the Woodside High School PTSA. Family friendly event with food trucks, vendors, DJ and giveaways! Awards to the Top 3! Proceeds will assist with senior scholarship , mini class room grants and student sports. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-car-bike-show-by-woodside-high-ptsa-tickets-50566602068?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing&fbclid=IwAR2Oc9GZJoEiOCdMvGq8uxA47AFbVfuK6tmRcSVBTBrJ96fqGP3cwLjfVVU
Sat, Nov 3 - Promises Delivered Car Show, Hosted by Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Providence Baptist Church, 3501 Providence Road, Hayes. Come on out and support Helping Hands Mission Camp, a Christ centered, youth focused, multi denominational community service mission for rising 7th graders – 12th graders. Each summer we hold a week long mission camp in Gloucester County, Virginia to help others with home repairs. Youth campers are placed on teams with adult mentors and learn how to do the work necessary to complete their projects. Bake sale, 50/50 raffle, live band, and free hot dogs. No entrance fee, donations accepted. If you got it and want to show it off. Bring it!
Sun, Nov 4 - Tidewater Streeters Toys for Tots Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3300 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come out and help the Tidewater Streeters collect toys benefiting Toys for Tots. Entry: $20 or a toy valued at $20. Live DJ with DVC Entertainment, 757 Auto Events emceeing, raffles, silent auction, giveaways, games, and Dash Plaques to the first 50! Awards: Top 20, Multiple Specialty Awards, People’s Choice, Coloring Contest. Come on out for a good time!!!
Sat, Nov 10 - Joy Fund Car Show, Hosted by the Mustang Club of Tidewater, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Cavalier Ford at Chesapeake Square, 4019 Portsmouth Blvd. Chesapeake. $20 and 2 cans of food, day of show registration. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW
Sat, Nov 10 - Shop With A Cop, Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers presents the annual Car & Truck Show and Local Cycle Events presents the 7th Annual Gloucester Restaurant Challenge, 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, 5630 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester. Two great events, one great cause. Proceeds benefit the Gloucester County Sheriff's Department Shop With a Cop program, so every child can have a merry Christmas! 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. $10 to sample the best of Gloucester's restaurants and vote for your favorite! Check our Facebook page for updates. firstname.lastname@example.org | Web Site: www.mpccofgloucester.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):
Sat-Sun, Nov 10-11 / Fall Finish Line: HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, OG Racing HyperDrive / Summit Point Raceway (2 mi main circuit), https://nasaproracing.com/events/2775
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. www.odr-scca.org
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sun, Nov 4 / Solo #8 / Pungo
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)
Sun, Oct 21 / Autocross Points Event #8 / Pungo
Sat, Oct 27 / Fall HPDE / NCCAR http://msreg.com/TSCCfallHPDE18
Sun, Oct 28 / Gripfest 15 / NCCAR http://msreg.com/gripfest15
Sun, Nov 11 / Autocross Points Event #9 / Pungo
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, Oct 20 / Fall Day of Destruction. Gates open at 10 am; Carnage starts at 1pm. Get your tickets now: https://bit.ly/2zDaQow
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): TBA - 2019
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): TBA - 2019
A special thanks to our faithful fans, car owners, drivers, crews, sponsors and track staff – another great race season is in the books. Your continued support is appreciated and important to us and to the sport of racing. We look back on a successful year, but also forward to a big 60th anniversary year for Southside Speedway in 2019. Thank you again, and we’ll see you back at the track next season.
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, Oct 19 / Friday Nite Street Fight, plus Test and Tune, 5:00 pm
Fri, Oct 26 / Friday Nite Street Fight, plus Test and Tune, 5:00 pm
Sat-Sun, Oct 27-28 / Halloween Clash and AED ET Points Finale: ET Bracket Racing action featuring the Finale for the AED Performance ET Points Series
Sat-Sun, Nov 3-4 / The VP Racing Fuels 10 Grand Slam features $10,000 to win for Top ET Racers from across the mid-Atlantic.
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, Oct 20 / 2018 PASS Commonwealth Classic, Last chance races and features for the PASS Super Late Models, Late Model Stocks, Limited Late Models, and Street Stocks
Sun, Nov 18 / VMC Autocross #9, http://www.vmsc.org/
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, Oct 19 / 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, Oct 21 / High Performance DR Education on Road Course, 7:00 am. HPDRE is our in-house track day program. It is the next step on the "ladder of speed" after our Track Attack & TrackCross events. We run four groups determined by driver experience. Each group gets four 30 min track sessions throughout the day.
Fri, Oct 26 / 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, Oct 26 / 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, Oct 27 / US Drift - Devil's Derby. An open track day drift event on the 2-Mile, 12-turn road course at Dominion Raceway. The event will run for 12 hours and take place under lights. It will have tandem and solo runs. Drivers should be intermediate to avanced skill level due to the technical nature and speed of the course. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/devils-derby-tickets-49578953986
Sat, Oct 27 / Saturday Nascar Racing, 5:00 pm. Part of NASCAR's Home Track Series: Super Cups, Dominion Racer, Dominion Stock (Twins), UCAR, Mini Modified, Any Car
Sun, Oct 28 / DR Track Attack, 3 - 6:00 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.
Sat, Nov 3 / Motors for Mutts - Bring the whole family including your four legged child to enjoy Rescue Row, Dog Activities and Demonstrations, Bark Bar, Kids Area, Car Show and Washington’s very own Animal Communicator Diane Roadcap. Visit www.wfls.com for more information.
Sun, Nov 11 / DR Track Attack, 1 - 4:00 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.
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):
Thu-Sun, Oct 18-21 / PDRA Brian Olson Memorial World Finals: PRO MODS! https://www.pdra660.com/2018/race8-vmp
Thu, Oct 25 / Drag Racing Experience, Hosted by Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience. Get behind the wheel of a real dragster! Limited spots available, must book in advance. Visit purespeedracing.com for more information.
Thu, Oct 25 / Exotic Driving Experience, Hosted by Dream Drive Exotics. Come Drive A Car or Ride Along! https://www.purespeedracing.com/
Sat, Oct 27 / 6th Annual Restoration Reunion & Legends at the Park. All Vehicles 25 Years or Older Car Show, Swap Meet, Drag Racing, Nostalgia Gassers, Pro Stick & More!
Sat, Nov 3 / Bert Jackson Memorial Race presented by Brown Racing, All enquiries should be forwarded to the Brown Racing facebook page. (Rescheduled from May 26)
Fri-Sun, Nov 9-11 / Fall ET Challenge: $5K Top ET/Super Pro & $2k Footbrake.
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):
Fri-Sat, Oct 19-20 / PCA First Settlers Region Fall HPDE (Full Course) https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/fsr-fall-2018-drivers-ed-at-vir-full-course-virginia-international-953130
Sun-Mon, Oct 21-22 / Chin Track Days (Full course) www.ChinTrackDa?ys.com
Tue, Oct 23 / Formula Experience (South course) http://formulaexperiences.com
Fri-Sun, Oct 26-28 / Porsche Club of America Northern New Jersey Region (NNJR-PCA) Drivers Ed (Full course) nnjr-pca.com
Sun-Mon, Oct 28-29 / PRE Trackdays (Patriot/North course) www.ridePRE.com
Mon, Oct 29 / Formula Experience (Pad/South course) http://formulaexperiences.com
Thu-Fri, Nov 1-2 / TrackDaze track days (Full course - Thu, Grand course - Fri), www.trackdaze.com
Sat-Sun, Nov 3-4 / Audi Club of North America HPDE (Full course), www.audiclubna.org
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