MotorTrend Announces Hot Rod Tour

By Staff Writer January 14, 2022

The world’s largest traveling car show, HOT ROD Power Tour Driven by Continental Tire, will return Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17.

Additionally, HOT ROD Drag Week Presented by Gear Vendors Overdrive, the fastest streetcar competition in America, is back beginning Sept. 18 through Sept. 23. The two events combined boast upward of 6,000 participating vehicles.

HOT ROD Power Tour ’22 Schedule:

  • Kickoff / Day 1: Monday, June 13 - Memphis International Raceway, Millington, Tenn.
  • Day 2: Tuesday, June 14 - Nashville Superspeedway, Lebanon, Tenn.
  • Day 3: Wednesday, June 15 - Hoover Met Complex, Hoover, Ala.
  • Day 4: Thursday, June 16 - Pensacola Fairgrounds, Pensacola, Fla.
  • Day 5: Friday, June 17 - Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga.’

Registration, Tech Day, and Test ’n’ Tune: Sunday, Sept. 18 - Memphis International RacewayMotorTrend also announced a return to four classic tracks for the 18th annual HOT ROD Drag Week, when the “Fastest Streetcar in America” will be crowned beginning Sept. 18 through Sept. 23. The event puts competitors to a grueling test over five days of drag racing, requiring racers to drive their vehicles on a specified route from city to city, upward of 1,000 miles, while securing the quickest possible elapsed time across the five days. During the competition, drivers provide photographic evidence to prove they have adhered to the prescribed route. Some of the nation’s top racers participate annually, including past champions Tom Bailey and Dave Schroeder.

  • Racing Day 1: Sept. 19 - Memphis International Raceway, Millington, Tenn.
  • Racing Day 2: Sept. 20 - World Wide Technology Raceway, Madison, Ill.
  • Racing Day 3: Sept. 21 - Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Racing Day 4: Sept. 22 - Alabama International Dragway, Steele, Ala.
  • Racing Day 5: Sept. 23 - Memphis International Raceway
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