The 24th annual Hot Rod Power Tour rolls through the heartland of hot rod culture. It is more than just a traveling car show – it is the largest hot rod road trip in the world. The seven-day, seven-city, 1,300-mile journey is expected to bring together more than 6,000 vehicles and 100,000-plus spectators, June 9-15. The tour kicks off in Bowling Green, Ky., then heads to Chattanooga; Hoover, Al; Hampton, Ga; Darlington, S.C.; Raleigh, N.C.; and concludes in Concord, N.C.
The estimated economic impact for Hamilton County is $1,055,700.
The event will be Sunday, from 12-7 p.m.
at Chattanooga State Community College. The event will include a colorful display of rigs from more than 50 performance manufacturers and aftermarket specialists, experts to seek advice from, motorsports celebrities, entertainment, games, giveaways on the main stage, and much more.
Those who travel from start to finish are considered the “Long Haulers,” a title they proudly boast. The 2018 Hot Rod Power Tour anticipates more than 2,500 long-haul vehicles and over 4,000 “Long Haulers” on tour.
Spectator parking and admission are free. Spectator parking is off-site at Tennessee River Park, 4301 Amnicola Highway. Shuttles to the event will be provided.
Participants may register a vehicle for just one day, two days, or the entire event. Vehicle registration is open to any year, make, or model. Registration is at Homebuilders Association of Greater Chattanooga, 3221 Harrison Pike, Chattanooga, Tn. 37406. Details on event and registration pricing can be found online.
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