Friday, April 5, 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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Fri, Apr 5 - 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, Apr 5 - Friday Night Cruz Thru, Shorty's Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trl., Williamsburg. It’s that time, our Friday Night Cruz Thrus are BACK and Better than ever. 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, 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 6 - 2019 Suffolk Hardee's Weekly Cruise In, 4 - 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.
Mon, Apr 8 - Sonic Meet Monday's, 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!
Tue, Apr 9 - 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, Apr 9 - 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, Apr 10 - 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, Apr 10 - 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.*
Thu, Apr 11 - 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, Apr 12 - 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, Apr 12 - Friday Night Cruz Thru, Shorty's Diner, 5 - 8:00 pm, 627 Merrimac Trl., Williamsburg. It’s that time, our Friday Night Cruz Thrus are BACK and Better than ever. 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!
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 - DC Car Wash, 12 – 4:00 pm, Advance Auto Parts, 2500 Monticello Ave., Norfolk. Come on out and support for a good cause food and drinks will be available your vehicles will be cleaned with top notch service with attention to detail. Proceeds will go towards back to school supplies for children in need.
Sat, Apr 13 - April Meet N Cruise, 5 - 9:00 pm, Event for Hampton Car Meets, Eats, and Cruises, 210 W Mercury Blvd., Hampton. Colonial Parkway to Jamestown Ferry: Pre-Meet for those that just want to meet and not cruise. Cruise starts at 9 pm - The I-64, the 17, Colonial Parkway, Jamestown Ferry (Route 31), Rolfe Hwy (Route 31), REGROUP at Citgo Gas Station 11965 Rolfe Hwy, Surry, VA 23883; (Left to) Route 10, (Straight to) Route 258, (Left to) James River Bridge (Route 17), Home (Possible ETA, Midnight).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sun, Apr 14 - Winter Drift Points Series Final, HobbyTown Scaletopia RC Drift Lounge, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, 12761 Jefferson Ave., 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!
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 email@example.com
Sat, Apr 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, Apr 20 - GenRight Breakfast, 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. Come hang out and meet some new jeepers and hear about our Rausch Creek trip we made. Oh and the food is always good!
Sat, Apr 20 - Sumospeed Yahtzee run 2019 series, 12 - 6:00 pm, This Guys Decals, 3936 Holland Blvd., unit J, Chesapeake. For those unfamiliar, these events are much like a traditional poker run, but with Yahtzee! Players will check in at the first stop, play their first two turns, then move from stop to stop, playing turns at each. The highest scores of the day will win a portion of the pot. Each registration will also include an event tee and limited edition sticker. These items MUST be picked up AT the event, we are not shipping any out. Registration can be done here: https://sumospeed.bigcartel.com/product/yahtzee-run-2019-2-registration We look forward to seeing everyone there!
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.
Sat, Apr 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, May 11 - Project Car X & HRspeeds presents Summer Thrash, 6 - 10:00 pm, Sears, 100 Newmarket Fair Mall, Hampton. Come out, have a good time, and meet car enthusiasts alike! Please be respectful of the location. The event will more than likely take place in the evening around 6 pm. Please share and invite everyone!
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, 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
Sun, Apr 7 - [RESCHED] 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, 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! Sponsorships 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 11 - Beach Music Cruise-In Car Show, On the beach and boardwalk at 30th Street, Virginia Beach. The FREE Saturday car show feature turns the boardwalk into a local version of “Route 66,” with cars and trucks from yesterday and today competing for trophies and Best in Show cash prizes. There is a registration fee for entering vehicles in the car show. Individuals from throughout the region will display their autos. Hot rods, street machines, classic cars, and more will line the Virginia Beach boardwalk for several blocks, where thousands of car enthusiasts and families can view the vehicles in a beautiful beach setting. To register for the car show, download and submit the Registration Form on this page! The pre-registration deadline is May 7!https://www.liveonatlantic.com/festivals/beach-music-cruise
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.
Mon, May 27 - The 2019 Memorial Day Car Show, hosted by the Classic Cruisers Car Club (CCCC), 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Coastal Community Church, 101 Village Ave., Yorktown. The event is free to the public and is open to all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Trophies include Top 40, Best in Show, Kid’s Choice, and GME Choice. We will also have raffle items, 50/50, DJ, and Vendors. Goody Bags and Dash Plaques to the 1st 100 Registered. Registration fee is $20. All money raised will go directly to the Gathering of Mountain Eagles. For more information, contact Blair Armbrister at 757-291-4911 or firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.ccccva.com/
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!
Sat, Jul 13 - Ambassador Club Annual Car/Truck, Motorcycle, and Golf Cart Show, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, The Ambassador Club of Portsmouth, 364 Peninsula Ave, Portsmouth. Join 757 Auto Events as we celebrate this annual event to benefit the Ambassador Club of Portsmouth Foundation. We will have music, food, games, cars, bikes, and golf carts! Free and open for public to spectate. Bring the family to enjoy the day. and we will have hot dogs, burgers, and refreshments sold onsite. Registration - Cars $20, Motorcycles $15, Carts $15. Paid entrants receive commemorative dash plaque.
Sun, Jul 14 - 5th Annual Eddie Tyrell's Car, truck & Bike Show, Hosted by 757 Auto Events, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Landstown Commons Shopping Center, 3334 Princess Anne Rd., Virginia Beach. Come out and join the Tidewater Streeters club for the 5th Annual Eddie Tyrell's Car, truck & Bike Show! We will be raising funds for Edmarc Hospice for Children, a local charity that helps families dealing with difficult medical situations. Look forward to raffles, silent auctions, and DJ music for the family. $20 donation for entry, Free for Spectators.
CLUB RACING/AUTO CROSS(AX, or SOLO)/HI-PERF DRIVERS EDUCATION(HPDE)/TIME TRIALS/ROAD RALLY
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, Apr 14 / Event #2 April Autocross / Old Pungo Airfield (Hampton Coliseum)
Sun, May 19 / Stay posted for a Special Event! / TBA
Sat, Jun 15 / Novice School / TBA
Sun Jun 16 / Event #3 Father's Day June Autocross / TBA
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, 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, 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
Sun, Apr 7 - Hampton Roads Kart Club Race 1, Sponsored by Danny's Glass, 8:30 am Gates Open. http://www.hrkc.com/schedule/
Thu, Apr 11 / Visit Hampton VA Grass Roots 200, 9:00 am - 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
Sun, Apr 28 - Hampton Roads Kart Club Race 2, Sponsored by Wyatt Homes and B&C Seafood, 8:30 am Gates Open. http://www.hrkc.com/schedule/
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.
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)
Sat, Apr 27 / Weekly Racing: Pro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock
Sat, May 4 / Weekly Racing: Pro Late Model, Sportsman, Modified, Limited Stock
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 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
Fri, Apr 5 / Race Night - CANX
Fri, Apr 19 / 75-lap Late Model Feature Race
Fri, Apr 26 / Race Night
Fri, May 3 / Faith Night
Fri, May 10 / Driver Meet & Greet Night
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):
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
Fri, Apr 12 / getfast1.com RVA List, 5 - 10 pm
Sat, Apr 20 / AED Performance ET Points Series and Southern Outlaw TS, 10 am - 8 pm
Fri, Apr 26 / Friday Night Street Fights, and Test and Tune, 5-10 pm
Sat-Sun, Apr 27-28 / VP Racing Fuels $10 Grand Slam, 9 am - 7 pm
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, 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-Sun, Apr 27-28 / Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. Drive the race car by yourself, no instructor riding shotgun. All of your laps are hot laps and passing is allowed! The Rusty Wallace Racing Experience is the Largest Racing School in the Country! https://racewithrusty.com/
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, 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, Apr 5 / 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, Apr 5 / Modified DMV 1/8 Mile True No Prep Street Racing. 6:00 pm. For those that have been wanting to get the season started earlier you got it! Bring your cars, trucks, ATVs, and Dirt bikes and lets have some fun! Last year we kept an average of 80 cars racing let’s make this year even better! $20 to race all night and $10 per spectator! We look forward to seeing everyone this year!
Sat, Apr 6 / 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.
Sat, Apr 6 / Saturday Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm. Part of NASCAR's Home Track Series: Late Model (Twins), Modified, Dominion Racer, UCAR, Mini Modified
Sun, Apr 7 / High Performance DR Education on Road Course. Our in-house track day program. It is the next step on the "ladder of speed" after our Track Attack & TrackCross events. HPDRE is all about the high speed driving of street, track, or race prepared cars on our 2 mile, 12 turn road course. Not only will you learn to master the complexities of our track, you will gain valuable driving technique and build skills that can only make you a safer driver on the street. We run four groups determined by driver experience. Each group gets four 30min track sessions per day.
Fri, Apr 12 / Modified DMV 1/8 Mile True No Prep Street Racing. 6:00 pm. For those that have been wanting to get the season started earlier you got it! Bring your cars, trucks, ATVs, and Dirt bikes and lets have some fun! Last year we kept an average of 80 cars racing let’s make this year even better! $20 to race all night and $10 per spectator! We look forward to seeing everyone this year!
Thu, Apr 18 / Track Night: Northern Virginia, Hosted by SCCA. The fastest way to get on track, Track Night in America Driven by Tire Rack offers participants three 20-minute sessions. Track Tour laps will be open and free to all attendees (non-entries as well). Event entry is open to the general public over the age of 18, with a valid driver’s license. https://www.tracknightinamerica.com/events/1993767-track-night-2019-northern-virginia-april-18
Fri, Apr 19 / 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, Apr 20 / Saturday Nascar Racing, 7:00 pm. Part of NASCAR's Home Track Series: Late Model (Twins), Modified, Dominion Racer, UCAR, Mini Modified
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):
Fri, Apr 5 / Day Test-n-Tune
Sat, Apr 6 / RWR Motorsports presents: Spring Sling at the Bog At VMP, 11:00 am
Fri, Apr 12 / Day Test-n-Tune
Sat-Sun, Apr 13-14 / ET Bracket Series (Points #3 & #4), Southern Outlaw T/S Saturday
Fri, Apr 19 / Chesterfield Auto Parts Ladies Night, Day Test-n-Tune
Sat, Apr 20 / Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em, Hosted by USDrift and Lookout. For more information, visit www.usdrift.com
Fri, Apr 26 / O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Wars PLUS! VMP Most Wanted List Race.
Sat, Apr 27 / Restoration Reunion & Legends at The Park.
Sun, Apr 28 / Import Face-Off Virginia, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. Gates open 9 am, racing starts at 11 am, 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, 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, Apr 12-14 / Hoosier Tire SCCA Super Tour: VIR Spring Sprints.
Tue, Apr 16 / Formula Experiences, www.formulaexperiences.com
Wed-Thu, Apr 17-18 / David Murry Track Days (Full course). www.davidmurry.com
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! Only $25 to drive your car on our track for 15-20 minutes following our pace car.
Fri-Sun, Apr 26-28 / Blancpain GT World Challenge America. world-challenge.com
Sat-Sun, May 11-12 / SCCA "SARRC/MARRS CHALLENGE" (Full course). www.ncrscca.com
Mon, May 13 / PRE Trackdays (North course). www.ridePRE.com
Wed, May 15 / Formula Experiences, www.formulaexperiences.com
Thu, May 16 / Track Days Fun Run (Full course)
Fri, May 17 / Ultimate Track Car Challenge, Grassroots Motorsports
Fri-Sun, May 17-19 / HyperFest, NASA Mid-Atlantic
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