Thursday, March 14, 2019
Local Car Happenings for Tidewater VA
UPDATED LISTING OF LOCAL MEETS/CRUISE-INS, UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, CLUB & MOTORSPORT EVENTS, AND REGIONAL AUTO RACING
WEEKLY/MONTHLY CAR MEETS/CRUISE-INS
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Thu, Mar 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!
Fri, Mar 15 - Mini Z Racing, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 3:00 pm, HobbyTown, 12761 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News. Break out your Kyosho Mini Zs and come have some fun! Racing takes place every Friday from 3-8 pm and is open to all skill levels. Only 1/27th AWD Mini Z cars allowed on the track. Racing is $10 a day for unlimited laps. Recommended track tires: Rear - MZW37-20; Front - MZW37-40; NO TRACTION COMPOUND ALLOWED ON TIRES.
Fri, Mar 15 - 2019 Kick Off Cruz Thru, Shorty's Diner, 5 - 9:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trl., Williamsburg. It’s that time don’t miss our 2019 Cruz Thru kick off special. We will have live music, local oysters & Beer Trucks! . . . and oh yeah some of the coolest hot rods around showing off their stuff! Also featuring Rachel DeBarros of 'All Girls Garage' for a meet and greet and to take pictures with all the cool cars and trucks....This is a don’t miss event for sure!
Sat, Mar 16 - (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, Mar 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, Mar 16 - GenRight Offroad 4x4 Gathering, Hotrodders Cafe, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 1457 Mount Pleasant Rd., Ste. 109, Chesapeake. A great event to come and hang out with some local jeepers/off-roaders and check out some awesome jeeps, talk about your build, and any upcoming wheeling trips. Oh and the food is always good!
Sat, Mar 16 - KnockOut_Cruise-IN, 12 - 3:00 pm, UFC GYM, 550 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach. Come out and Enjoy. A Knock_Out Cruise-In Fun for Family and Friends.
Sat, Mar 16 - Car Meat And Cruise To Night Moves Season Opener, 3:00 pm, 700 E. Ocean View, Norfolk. Car meet up in ocean view and cruise out to Night moves. Everyone and anyone is welcome. We leave at 4pm to drive out to virginia beach sportsplex where Night Moves is located. Rules-No reving in parking lot, burnouts, loud bass, and no speeding or racing when we cruise to Night Moves. Unless of course you gatta catch up lol. By All means nassasery CATCH UP HAHA! just be carful and dont get caught.
Tue, Mar 19 - 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!
Tue, Mar 19 - Topless Tuesdays, 5 - 9:00 pm, Reaver Beach Brewing Co., 1505 Taylor Farm Rd., Virginia Beach. GIVEAWAYS AND ALL THINGS JEEP! Join us every Tuesday at Reaver Beach Brewing Co. to celebrate all things craft beer and Jeeps! Come enjoy a pint and spend some quality time getting to know the Jeep community in Hampton Roads while enjoying fresh local craft brews from the oldest craft brewery in Virginia Beach! Learn about craft beers, trade ideas, plan your next off road trips, or just come to look at what other Jeep lovers are doing with their rigs! Rain or Shine event! Please Jeep and Drive responsibly!!
Wed, Mar 20 - Slot Car Racing, HobbyTown USA Virginia Beach VA, 6 - 8:00 pm, 4000 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 196, Virginia Beach. It's race time! Join us every Wednesday for slot car racing on our computerized 1/32nd scale slot car track. Just bring out your own car and controller and have some fun! Event is free and open to all skill levels.
Thu, Mar 21 - 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, Mar 22 - Mini Z Racing, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 3:00 pm, HobbyTown, 12761 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News. Break out your Kyosho Mini Zs and come have some fun! Racing takes place every Friday from 3-8 pm and is open to all skill levels. Only 1/27th AWD Mini Z cars allowed on the track. Racing is $10 a day for unlimited laps. Recommended track tires: Rear - MZW37-20; Front - MZW37-40; NO TRACTION COMPOUND ALLOWED ON TIRES.
Sat, Mar 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.
Mon, Mar 25 - Sonic Meet Monday's Kick-off, 7 - 9:00 pm, Hosted by Eat Sleep Meek, Sonic Drive-In, 1093 Military Highway, Norfolk. Spring is almost here the weather is starting to get warmer, and Sonic is almost finished with their construction, come join us for some sonic and back into a parking spot!
Sat, Mar 30 - (5th Sat) Cars & Coffee Norfolk-End of the Month Special, 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, Mar 30 - Winter Drift Points Series Event 4, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, HobbyTown (Newport News, VA), 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, 12761 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News. Join us for our Winter RC Drift Tandem Series! Event takes place at our indoor drift track which is located right next to the store. Doors open at 10 am and the competition portion of the event starts at 1 pm. RWD 1/10th scale drift cars only. Standard track entry fee applies for this event. Drivers will be awarded points based on their finish position at each event. Lowest series event score will be dropped at the conclusion of the series. Top 3 drivers that have the most points at the end of the series win. Trophies will be awarded for top 3 finishers at each series event. Mark your calendars and come get sideways!
Sat, Mar 30 - 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. Every Saturday through Oct 26, 2019.
Sun, Mar 31 - Cruise-In Prep and Storage Trailer Clean-Up, 12 - 3:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Open Invitation for everyone to join us in prepping for the 2019 Cruise-In Season at Landstown Commons! we will be washing the exterior of the trailer and organizing/inventory the contents. Independent Fire Company, "The Pride of Pungo" will provide water with one of their pump trucks, and the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads will be expensing the cleaning products along with PIZZA and DRINKS! Join us at noon for labor, fellowship, and food!
Wed, Apr 3 - Doumar's Weekly Cruise in, 7 - 9:00 pm, Doumar's Cones & Barbecue, 1919 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Please join us for a weekly cruise-in, every Wednesday night from 7-9pm 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.*
Fri, Apr 5 - Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In, 6 - 8:00 pm, Sentara St. Luke's, Carrollton. The 11th Annual Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In will be starting April 5 through October 18 on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Big Daddy's Pitmaster BBQ will be our food vendor this year and DJ Tom Norris will be back spinning the tunes. So come on out and enjoy some good music, good food, and see some really cool cars. Don't forget to check us out at www.Facebook.com/Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In. Also, we are looking for car clubs and/or motorcycles clubs that would like to be a featured club at one of our Cruz-Ins. Please contact Tim Marinelli at (757)371-6061 if your club would be interested.
Sat, Apr 6 - (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. 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, Apr 6 - Landstown Commons Cruise In Kick-off, 4 - 8:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Saturday night cruise-in happening every Saturday night from April through October 2019 at Landstown Commons Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Live DJ music with DVC Entertainment. All makes, years, and models encouraged to attend. Bring out your work in progress and share what you’re working on! Donation of $2 per vehicle to display as part of the Cruise-In. Free spectator parking and attendance. End of year proceeds are donated to the charities of the hosting car clubs choice. This is a well-organized and laid-back event with something for everyone to enjoy!
Sat, Apr 13 - (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, Apr 13 - Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in, 5 - 9:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Avenue, Yorktown. The 2019 Classic Cruiser’s cruise-in will take place every Saturday night beginning April 13 thru October 19. It is open to all years, all makes, and all models. If it’s cool, bring it. It is only a $2.00 donation to show your vehicle. There is no admission fee for spectators. All cruise-in donations are donated to charity. It is a great place to listen to some great tunes played by our DJs, look at some great rides, see your old friends, and make some new ones. For more information about the cruise-in, go to our website at http://www.ccccva.com or our Classic Cruisers Car Club Facebook page. You can also contact Blair Armbrister at 757-291-4911 or email@example.com.
Fri, Apr 19 - Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers Cruise In, 5:30 pm, White Marsh Shopping Center, 4834 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Hayes. Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers will hold a weekly cruise in begins at 5:30 pm until dusk (weather permitting). All years, makes and models welcome. Cruiser of the week award presented 30 minutes before dusk. Check our Facebook page @MPCCcruzin for updates. If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, Apr 27 - Franklin Cruise-In Kick-Off + Car Swap meet + Vintage Festival, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Main Street, Downtown Franklin. Blackwater Community Events is proud to announce this years' Franklin Cruise-In will start the season with a big Kick off. Cruise-In + Car Swap meet + Vintage festival, all on Main Street in downtown Franklin. Also happening on April 27th Farmers Market on Main and the Franklin Garden Club home tour. Be sure to mark your calendar for all the exciting events in downtown Franklin.
Sun, May 19 - East Coast Family Organization Spring Cookout and Open Meet Up 2019, 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. Corn hole and Kick ball tournament (as weather permits). Egg Hunt for the kids. Be sure to bring chairs and a shade tent for your club. This will be a drama free zone with adult behavior.
UPCOMING CAR SHOWS, ETC.
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Sat, Mar 16 - Sumospeed Night Moves, 5 - 10:00 pm, Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Regional Training Center, 2044 Landstown Centre Way, Virginia Beach. Welcome back to Sumospeed Night Moves! For 2019 we are changing things up a bit. We have reduced the number of meets we are doing from 9 to 5, but increasing the length of each meet from 3 hours to 5, with them starting at 5 pm and running until 10 pm (our 2 Friday dates will run from 6 to 10 pm). Each event will also have a theme related to the time of the month and year that they are taking place. This month is: St. Patrick's Day! We will have more details about each of these meets as we get closer to them. We do ask that all those attending please respect each other, the venue, our staff, and the officers on site by refraining from excessive revving, burnouts, racing, speeding, and other activities that could jeopardize these events or our good standing with the venue. Pricing remains as it has been, at $5 per car for the paved lots, free for gravel. See everyone in March!
Sat, Mar 23 - 2019 York High Annual Car Show, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, York High School, 9300 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Yorktown. York High School PTSA holds an Annual Car Show to benefit the Senior Class and their final celebration before graduation! Join us for the 12th Annual York High School Car Show on March 23rd from 11 am to 3 pm. Registration opens at 9:30 am. Registration is $15 until March 18th and $20 same-day. All makes, models, years are welcome! Your registration gets you a ballot to vote for the Top 75 and other special awards. First 125 get dash plaque and goodie bag. Concessions will be sold. Contact Laurel at 757.817.1103 or email email@example.com for more information or to get the flyer. https://www.facebook.com/events/341841609886402/
Sat, Mar 30 - Winterfest Car Show and Bass Off, 2019 Winter Cruise Tour Finale, Hosted by 757 Auto Events and East Coast Family Organization, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Bayside Harley-Davidson, 2211 Frederick Blvd., Portsmouth. WINTERFEST FINALE!! Join us on the "LAST STOP" of the Winter Cruise! 757 Auto Events is hosting your car show with the help of the East Coast Family at Bayside Harley-Davidson In Portsmouth. CHARITY BENEFACTOR - Technical Training Scholarship Fund. Coloring contest, Club Games, Individual challenges with awards. "Club participation" has been tracked throughout the 4 show series, and we will recognize today's winners, as well as our Series Champions! Bass Off! Food and drinks will be onsite! $15 Preregistration; $20 "Day of" Registration cars and trucks; $10 "Day of" Registration bikes, toys, motorcycles; $5 Street Meet Entry (Non Judged); $15 Club Supporter Plaque; $30 vendor fee.
Sat, Mar 30 - Wheels For Pets Auto Show, Presented by Lucid Alliance, 2:30 - 5:30 pm, LeMans Karting Portsmouth, 2882 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth. All makes and models welcomed! If it has wheels, come show them off! Come check out some awesome animals from the @norfolkspca as they set up for our PET ADOPTION DAY! Take home some shots from @twonvizual and @ej_wallace_photography as well as an Adult Capri Sun sold by @locallegendzccva . Big shoutout to @boostdivision for teaming up with us and making sure the judging is taken care of! Check them out and trust me, you DONT wanna miss their whips at the show. Free for all spectators, however, spectators will not count towards the Most Rep Club trophy.
Sun, Mar 31 - Beers and Gears Car Show, 1 - 4:00 pm, Alewerks Brewing Company, 189 Ewell Rd., Williamsburg. Cold Beer and Cool Cars - it doesn't get any better than that! And it's all for a great cause! Join us Sunday, March 31 for our semi-annual Beers & Gears car show from 1-4pm, with 100% of the proceeds going to support our good friends at FISH Inc. of Williamsburg, an all-volunteer not-for-profit agency providing help to residents of the greater Williamsburg area. FISH depends entirely upon a caring community for food, clothing, volunteers and financial donations, in order to serve our neighbors in need. $15 presale ticket / $20 day of event. Only participating cars need to purchase tickets, everyone else is free to attend and enjoy the amazing rides. Golden Tap Handle trophies will be awarded to winning cars, but everyone's a winner when you help us support such a great cause! Family-friendly.
Sat, Apr 6 - 1st Annual George E Smith Memorial Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Hosted by 757 Auto Events and Car Club Council of Hampton Roads, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach. Join us as we celebrate the memory of a local car enthusiast who passed away December 28, 2018. George was a vital part of the Landstown Cruise-Ins, and we are proud to remember him with an annual event. George also served on the board of the Beachcomber Corvette Club served as the president if the Car Club Council of Hampton Roads. This will be an all years, makes, and models event with awards. stay tuned as events develop. Portion of proceeds will benefit A charity that George believed in, the Southeastern Food Bank. We will also have a sponsorship/vendor package available soon.
Sat, Apr 6 - WOWC Men's Ministry Car Show, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, 1233 Shields Rd., Newport News. Open to All Car Types: Antiques, Hot Rods, Sports Cars, Imports and Motorcycles are welcomed. Pre-registration, $15; Day of event, $20. For more information contact Bill Graham, (757) 755-7607; or Ernesto Powell, (757) 285-6989. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, April 13 - Mustang Club of Tidewater Spring Fever Charity Car Show, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Cavalier Ford Greenbrier, 1515 S Military Highway, Chesapeake. Come out to the MCT Spring Car Show, and celebrate Spring and the 55th birthday of the one of the most iconic and recognizable car ever, supporting CHKD and Oasis Food Bank. Awards for Either MCT or participant top 25. CHKD and Cavalier Ford choice awards. There will be a food vendor on site: Blackwater BBQ. Registration Details: $20 plus 2 cans of food. Contact Jeff Brownlee, E-mail: email@example.com
Sat, April 13 - 2019 Daffodil Car & Truck Show, Hosted by Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 6920 Main St, Gloucester. Come out and celebrate Spring at the Middle Peninsula Classic Cruisers annual Daffodil Car & Truck Show. Trophies include Best in Show, Top 3 in GM, Ford, Mopar, Truck, Import, Other, plus 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. (rain date April 20, 2019)
Sat, Apr 27 - 15th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisn' thru the Decades, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Hosted by Virginia Chevy Lovers and 757 Auto Events, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. ALL MAKES AND MODELS WELCOME! ALL YEARS INVITED! Audio One and the Virginia Chevy Lovers in conjunction with 757 Auto Events presents the 15th Annual Spring Dust Off - Cruisn' thru the Decades car show to benefit The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Classics and Late Models will compete separately! Sponsorship's are available as well as vendor spots. Please contact a member or message the page for more information. Details developing!
Sat, Apr 27 - Run for the Son Motorcycle & Carshow, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Tractor Supply parking lot, 6499 Market Dr., Gloucester. 5th Annual Run for the Son Motorcycle & Car Show. This is a professionally judged show by G. S. Grifana Car Shows Inc. All proceeds will go to the CMA missions. It starts at 9 am and runs to 3 pm. Call 757-561-0210 for email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, May 4 - All Makes and Models Charity Car Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Bayside Lodge 218, 1465 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach. Join us for a charity car show with awards. We are Teaming up with the #218 Lodge to host a day of fellowship and competition! Inviting all antiques, classics, modern, custom, domestics and imports! AWARDS: Best in Show - Overall; Best in Show - Runner Up; Bayside Lodge's Choice; Top 30. Admission Donations: $25 or $20 with 2 canned goods (cars/trucks); $10 (motorcycles). Music, Food and drinks on site, Vendors, 50-50 Raffle. Vendors $25 for 10x10 space.
Sat, May 4 - 2019 Williamsburg British Car Club British & European Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Revolution Golf & Grille at The Shops at High St, 1430 High St., Williamsburg. The Williamsburg British Car Club 20th Annual British and European Car Show at Revolution Golf & Grille at The Shops at High St, 1430 High St. Williamsburg. Registration form on website-$20* pre-registration now thru April 26th, 2019 - $25 day of show starting at 9:30 am *or email PayPal $21 to email@example.com contact – Roy Gavilan firstname.lastname@example.org 757-637-5902 Web Site: http://www.wmbgbrit.com/
Sat, May 4 - Iron Chariots Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Ivor Baptist Church, 8506 Bell Avenue, Ivor. Please join us for our annual Iron Chariots Car Show. On-site registration is $25 from 8-10 am. Top 25 and "Best In" Awards presented at 2 pm. First 100 vehicles will receive a dash plaque and goodie bag. There will be food, music, craft show, door prizes, fun, and more. This is a rain or shine event. For more information, contact Collis Bryant at (757) 334-6268 or check our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/Iron Chariots Car Show or our Facebook Event page.
Sat, May 11 - Priority Hot Rod Show, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Hosted by Priority Chevrolet Newport News and Tidewater Street Rod Association, Priority Chevrolet Newport News, 12920 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. Join us for a day of food and fun! There will be cars and trucks of all makes and models. Both Antiques and rat rods. Trophies will be awarded to the best cars in the show! Proceeds to Benefit The Williamsburg Hospice House. Have a car you'd like to enter? Call 757-234-7500 and ask for Michelle or visit www.tsra-va.com/event/priority-chevrolet-car-show/
Sat, May 18 - Pontiacs of Coastal Virginia Charity Car Show, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, 2211 S. Military Hwy., Chesapeake. 757 Auto Events is teaming with Pontiacs of Coastal Virginia (formerly Tidewater Trans Am Club) to host an all makes and models Car, Truck, and Bike Show with all proceeds going to charity. There will also be a Dyno Challenge. Food will be onsite. Be ready for awards, music, food, custom, cars, and great people! The event will be updated with new information as it becomes available. Pre-registration $20; Day of show will be $25; Vendors $21. Register Here: https://pontiacsocv.bigcartel.com/product/spring-charity-car-show-registaion If anyone is Interested in being a sponsor/Vendor please email Club @ Pontiacsocv@yahoo.com
Sat, May 18 - Holland Ruritan Club 2nd Annual Car Show, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, The Holland Village Ball Field 3, Downtown Holland. Please come out and join us for our 2nd Annual Holland Ruritan Club Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show, in conjunction with the annual Ruritan Founders Day, to be held on Saturday, May 18th. $25.00 on-site registration fee from 8-10 am. Awards presented at 1:30 pm. There will be 35 trophies awarded. There will also be door prizes, music, and concessions. Dash plaque to the first 100 vehicles. For more information contact Curtiss Jones at (757) 621-4961 or Email: email@example.com, and check our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/Holland Ruritan Club or the Facebook Event page.
Sun, Jun 2 - Sumospeed Spring Fest, 1 - 6:00 pm, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach. We are excited to once again be bringing you one of the largest aftermarket car shows on the east coast, Springfest, in 2019. Springfest is once again being held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center only mere blocks from the gorgeous Virginia Beach oceanfront. We are welcoming back Stock or Modified Bodyworks as our title sponsor in 2019 and thank them greatly for their support of this event! Registration is currently open for both vendors and vehicles. Our indoor show registrations are screened prior to acceptance and will not be charged until accepted. Outdoor show registrations are unscreened and instantly accepted. Both indoor and outdoor entries are judged and eligible for awards. Registration must be done through our software and can be found at https://sumospeed.com/springfest
Sat, Jun 8 - Car Wars: Imports vs. Domestics Charity Car Show, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hosted by Team Shelby South Atlantic Virginia Chapter, Priority Ford Norfolk, 7520 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk. Team Shelby Virginia presents, "Car Wars-Imports VS. Domestics!" From a car show to a burnout contest, this event will be a power struggle as we see who will go home with epic bragging rights! We will post more about this event as the time gets closer! We don't want to spoil all the surprises!
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
Sat-Sun, Mar 16-17 - Apexfest 6: High Speed Driving Education Event, NCCAR, 310 Technology Dr., Garysburg, North Carolina. Presented by Capital Ford of Rocky Mount at North Carolina’s Center for Automotive Research’s road course, ideally situated in Garysburg, NC and features a 40 feet wide bi-directional freshly paved road course with a ½ mile straightaway, 11 constant radius turns and large grassy run-off areas. There is no competition for times or trophies but a lot of fun to be had. Virtually any car is fully capable of handling this type of event. You must have a valid driver's license to attend. You will be able to download a technical inspection form that your personal mechanic will perform before you leave home. For more details on the track event, please contact Don LaBar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-620-6772. www.motorsportreg.com/events/apexfest-6-high-performance-driver-education-event-nccar-apex-track-events-216490
Sun, Mar 17 - SSS Speed & Style, Hosted by SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series, 7:00 am - 4:30 pm, Richmond Raceway, 1234 Race Dr., Richmond. Our first round of our 3 ROUND DRIFTING COMPETITION SERIES! SPIRIT.jp DRIFTING SERIES presents SSS Speed & Style: Roulette Style Qualifying Elimination; TOP 3 from each Round win Prizes including 2 Tires for 1st; TOP 8 from each Round invited to RVA ALL STARS Invitational; WINNER OF RVA ALL STARS gets Grand Prize... Laid back, friendly competition. Come challenge your friends, support your favorite team members, and take home some friendly bragging rights! http://msreg.com/SSSROUND1
Sat, May 4 - NIGHT TOUGE - Underglow Comeback Tour! Drift Event, 3 - 10:00 pm, SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series, 600 E Laburnum Ave., Richmond. NIGHT TOUGE! Drifting under the lights at SPIRIT.jp DRIFT CIRCUIT! We will use our MAIN CIRCUIT layout with some added light features around the course to up the safety and visibility for Drivers. Functional headlights & at least ONE functioning running light and brake light in the rear is REQUIRED. NON-OEM light bar, or LED rear tail light is OK. Under-glow, strobes, and wild lights are HIGHLY encouraged. Let's light this place up! MSREG.com/NIGHTTOUGE to register!
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, Apr 7 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, May 5 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Jun 2 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Jul 7 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Aug 11 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Sep 8 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Oct 6 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Nov 3 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Dec 1 / Solo / Old Pungo Airfield
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 regional tracks such as North Carolina Center for Automotive Research.
Schedule (Date / Event / Location):
Sun, Mar 17 / Event #1 St. Patrick’s Day March Autocross / Old Pungo Airfield
Sat, Mar 30 / Spring HPDE, 7:30 am / NCCAR , Garysburg, NC
Sun, Mar 31 / Gripfest 16 sponsored by Injector Pulse, 7:45 am / NCCAR , Garysburg, NC
Sat, Apr 13 / Novice School / Old Pungo Airfield
Sun, Apr 14 / Event #2 April Autocross / Old Pungo Airfield
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):
Fri-Sun, Mar 22-24 / March Madness - Fri: SuperComp School, Instructor Clinic, Open Practice, Test & Tune; Sat Only: OG Racing HyperDrive™, 120min Arrive & Drive Kart Enduro; Sat & Sun: HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Sprint Roadracing / VIRginia International Raceway (3.3mi full course)
Sat-Sun, Apr 13-14 / Spring Rumble - HPDE 1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Roadracing, OG Racing HyperDrive™, Instructor Clinic / Summit Point Raceway (2.0mi main circuit)
Fri-Sun, May 17-19 / HyperFest - Fri: GRM UTCC, SuperComp School, Instructor Clinic, Open Practice, Test & Tune; Sat Only: OG Racing HyperDrive™; Sat & Sun: HPDE1-2-3-4, Time Trial, Sprint Roadracing / VIRginia International Raceway (3.3mi full course)
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.
Schedule (Date / Event):
Sat, Mar 23 / Practice, All Day
Sat, Mar 30 / Pomoco Opening Night: Late Models | Grand Stocks | Super Trucks | Ucars | Legends | Bandoleros, Gates open at 2:00 pm, Qualifying at 4:30 pm, Racing starts 7:00 pm
Sat, Apr 6 / PEPSI Race Night, Gates open at 2:00 pm, Qualifying at 4:30 pm, Racing starts at 7:00 pm: Twin Modifieds | Super Streets | Pro Six | Karts | Enduros
Thu, Apr 11 / Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown, All Day: late models | legends | bandoleros
Sat, Apr 20 / Courtyard by Marriott Race Night, Gates open at 2:00 pm, Qualifying at 4:30 pm, Racing starts at 7:00 pm: Modifieds | Grand Stocks | Super Trucks | Ucars | Legends | Bandoleros | Karts
Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway
4426 Tidewater Trail, Jamaica
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.
Thu, Apr 11 / All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars (featuring Tony Stewart) sanctioned $10,000 to win Thursday Night Thunder plus $3000 to win UMP Modified event (Dirt Cup Challenge)
Sat, Apr 13 / RIR WEEKEND – CLOSED
Sat, Apr 20 / Ultimate Super Late Models sanctioned $20K to win King of the Commonwealth, plus $3000 to win FASTRAK Pro Late Model National Bonus event.
Sun, Apr 21 / King of the Commonwealth Rain Date (IF NEEDED)
12800 Genito Rd., Midlothian
"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 including Late Models, Modifieds, Grand Stocks, UCARs, Legends and Bandoleros. The speedway draws drivers both locally and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Schedule (Date / Event): Front Gate opens, 6:00 pm; Qualifying starts, 6:00 pm; Racing starts, 7:45 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / Open Practice
Fri, Mar 29 / Opening Night
Fri, Apr 5 / Race Night
Fri, Apr 19 / Faith Night
1955 Portugee Rd., Sandston
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, Mar 16 / Test and Tune, 10 am - 4 pm
Sat, Mar 23 / getfast1.com RVA List, plus Test and Tune, 10 am - 5 pm
Sat, Mar 30 / AED Performance ET Points Series Kickoff, 11 am - 6 pm
Fri, Apr 5 / Friday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune, 5-10 pm
Sat, Apr 6 / AED Performance ET Points Series, 11 am - 6 pm
Richmond International Raceway (RIR)
600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond
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):
Sun, Mar 17 / SSS Speed & Style: Drift Event, Hosted by SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series, 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri, Apr 12 / TOYOTACARE 250 - See the series where names are made, and watch NASCAR's rising stars compete with battle-tested veterans in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Friday night.
Sat, Apr 13 / TOYOTA OWNERS 400 - The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will go "under the lights" in 2019. Watch your favorite driver put their skills on America's Premier Short Track.
Sat, May 4 / NIGHT TOUGE - Underglow Comeback Tour! Drift Event, 3 - 10:00 pm, SPIRIT.jp Drifting Series
Dominion Raceway & Entertainment
Exit 118 I-95, 6501 Dominion Raceway Ave., Woodford
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):
Sat, Mar 16 / Oval Practice, 12 – 5:00 pm
Sat, Mar 16 / DR Track Attack, 4 - 7:00 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
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, Mar 9 / Test-n-Tune
Thu-Sun, Mar 14-17 / Loose Rocker, St. Patrick Classic, https://looserocker.com/
Sat-Sun, Mar 23-24 / ET Bracket Series (Points #1 & #2)
Fri, Mar 29 / Day Test-n-Tune
Sat, Mar 30 / Metro Area Grudge (MAG) Pre-Season Grudge Bash, 9:00 am - 11:00 pm. MAG presents Preseason Grudge Bash. Classes: Speed Unlimited Big Tire OG Shootout Series, MAG Small Block Nation, Street Tire Bike Shootout.
Sat, Apr 6 / Spring Sling at the Bog At VMP, 11:00 am
Sun, Apr 28 / Import Face-Off Virginia, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Gates open 9am, racing starts at 11, eliminations around 2 pm, event ends around 6 pm. Car show and stereo registration from 9 am to noon, absolute latest 3 pm. Awards ceremony around 5:30 pm. ImportFaceOff.net
Virginia International Raceway (VIR)
1245 Pine Tree Road, Alton
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):
Sat-Sun, Mar 9-10 / SCCA "March into Spring" (Full course), www.ncrscca.com
Mon, Mar 11 / Formula Experiences, www.formulaexperiences.com
Fri-Sun, Mar 15-17 / Porsche Club of America (PCA) Zone 2 Racing, zone2.pca.org
Fri-Sat, Mar 15-16 / Formula Experiences, www.formulaexperiences.com
Fri-Sun, Mar 22-24 / March Madness, NASA Mid-Atlantic, www.nasaracing.net
Sat, Mar 23 / Formula Experiences, www.formulaexperiences.com
Mon-Tue, Mar 25-26 / TrackDaze Spring Open Track, (Full Course), www.trackdaze.com
Fri-Sun, Mar 29-31 / BMW Car Club of America (Tarheel Ch), www.tarheelbmwcca.org
Sat, Mar 30 / Formula Experiences, www.formulaexperiences.com
Sun, Mar 31 / Blue Ridge SCCA, http://www.brr-scca.org/
Fri-Sun, Apr 12-14 / Hoosier Tire SCCA Super Tour: VIR Spring Sprints.
Fri, Apr 19 / Victory Junction Spring Charity Laps, 8:00 am - 5:30 pm. Have you ever dreamed of being a race car driver and speeding around the Uphill Esses and Oak Tree Turn? Here’s your chance!
Fri-Sun, Apr 26-28 / Blancpain GT World Challenge America.
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