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Racin and Roddin!

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us Saturday September 23rd for Racin’ & Roddin’ at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. This event is one of a kind in Southwest Virginia celebrating the area’s rich Drag Racing culture and bringing together stars of the sport, both old and new. We’re hosting two great car shows – an open car show in front of the museum and an invitational car show in the rail yard featuring drag and nostalgia drag cars.

You can meet 11-time IHRA, NHRA, PDRA World Champion Rickie Smith, nostalgia racer Steve Moths and Roanoke’s own 20-year-old female drag racer Taylor Dunahoo. We’re hosting a swap meet for the gear heads, a local drag racing historian with photos of videos of Roanoke’s old Starkey Drag Strip and we’ll have food and fun for fans of all ages!

The Invitational Car Show Also Includes
1923 Supercharged Flathead Roadster – 1932 Ford Coupe – 1934 Willys (Gasser) Junkyard Dog – 1937 Chevy Gasser – 1938 Chevy Pickup Gasser – 1948 Anglia Drag Car – 1955 Ford Thunderbird Drag Car – 1956 Chevy Gasser (Sic Rat) – 1957 Chevy Drag Car (Clockworks Chevy) – 1957 Chevy Twister – 1957 Ford Custom 300/L – 1961 Ford Starliner – 1964 A/Factory Experimental Dodge – 1965 Corvette Super Stock – 1965 Mercury Comet – 1968 Ford Torino – 1970 Dodge Charger – 1970 Ford Maverick – 1993 GT Mustang – Pro Mod Corvette – Sling Shot Racer

The Burton Center for Arts and Technology High School students will do an engine tear down, the plastic modelers will show off their car displays and much more! The fun runs from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This is a can’t miss event for racing enthusiasts!

We still need swap meet vendors and cars for the open car show. Sign up info is below.

Check out this special invitation from Taylor Dunahoo just for you!

 

*PRE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED* This is the online registration form for the Open Car Show which is open to all years, makes and models. There is no registration fee.

You can also download the registration form as a PDF to print out and either mail back or scan in.

 

*PRE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED* This is the registration form for Swap Meet. There is a fee that must be paid in advance via our Showclix platform or by mail for the swap meet. If paying by mail, please download the PDF of the registration for payment instructions. Any payments made day of event will be charged day of rate even if registration form turned in in advance.

Showclix Link: Pre Registration is closed

You can also download the registration form as a PDF to print out and either mail back or scan in.

 

 

*PRE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED* This is the registration form for Vendors that are selling food or merchandise, not at the Swap Meet. There is a fee that must be paid in advance via our Showclix platform or by mail for vendors. If paying by mail, please download the PDF of the registration form for payment instructions. Any payments made day of event will be charged day of rate even if registration form is turned in in advance.

Showclix Link: https://www.showclix.com/event/racin-roddin-vendor-registration

You can also download the registration form as a PDF to print out and either mail back or scan in.

Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
http://vmt.org

Venue

The Virginia Museum of Transportation
303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
Website:
vmt.org