Early registration ends for Hot Rod Power Tour

Early registration ends for Hot Rod Power Tour

May 23rd, 2013 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

Corky Coker, owner of Coker Tire Co., left, and Jeff Dahlin, publisher of Hot Rod Magazine, talk after announcing that Chattanooga will be a stop on the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour.

Photo by Dan Henry/Times Free Press.

SCHEDULE

Saturday, June 1: University of Texas, Arlington

Sunday, June 2: Four States Fairgrounds, Texarkana, Texas

Monday, June 3: Arkansas Fairgrounds, Little Rock

Tuesday, June 4: Memphis International Raceway

Wednesday, June 5: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Hoover, Ala.

Thursday, June 6: Chattanooga State Community College

Friday, June 7: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, N.C.

The Hot Rod Power Tour, Hot Rod Magazine's annual summer trek of more than 5,400 performance vehicles, is coming to Chattanooga next month.

Admission is free to spectators, but there is a cost to register a vehicle for the event. Registration is open to any year, make or model of vehicle.

To take part in the complete tour, which is seven cities in seven days, registration is $80 plus a $3.50 handling fee in advance, $90 on-site. Advance registration must be completed by today, May 23, at www.HotRod.com or 877-413-6515.

To join the tour for one day only, the cost is $30 and registration must be done on-site. The Chattanooga stop, sponsored by Coker Tire, will be noon-7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway.

More than 5,400 enthusiasts will participate in the trip, driving their beloved hot rods, street rods, custom trucks, muscle cars and street machines. More than 85,000 spectators are expected to view the vehicles at the seven tour stops. Thousands more will stake out roadside viewing spots for the drive-by.