HOT ROD Power Tour will pass through city en route to Bristol Motor Speedway

Published 9:49 am Friday, June 9, 2023

The 29th annual HOT ROD Power Tour Driven by Continental Tire kicks off at Atlanta Motor Speedway and will wind its way north through the Carolinas before concluding at Tennessee’s Bristol Motor Speedway. It is regarded as the largest traveling car show, with 6,000 cars and trucks from all generations and tens of thousands of fans participating over a five-day road trip. Making this year’s event more special is the celebration of HOT ROD’s 75th Anniversary.
The Power Tour kicks off June 12 at Atlanta Motor Speedway before the group heads to the South Carolina Fairgrounds in Columbia, S.C. The tour spends hump day at the famed Rockingham Speedway in the city that bears the same name in North Carolina. The fourth day will be packed with excitement, as Power Tour takes over the legendary zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. The finale, on Friday, June 16, will take place at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. Each stop will celebrate all things HOT ROD and include many activities such as drag racing, autocross, and other live entertainment.
This year’s tour is scheduled to pass through Elizabethton Thursday and Friday, before arriving at the Bristol Motor Speedway Friday.
The route details are as follows:
– Day 1. Monday, June 12, Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton Ga. Route between Day 1 and Day 2, Passing through Covington, Ga., Greensboro, Ga., and Grovetown, Ga.
– Day 2. Tuesday, June 13, South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Columbia, S.C. Route between Day 2 and Day 3, Passing through Lake City, S.C., Marion, S.C., and Bennettsville, S.C.
– Day 3. Wednesday, June 14, Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, N.C. Route between Day 3 and Day 4, Passing through Fayetteville, N.C., Carthage, N.C., and Mt. Pleasant, N.C.
– Day 4. Thursday, June 15, zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. Route between Day 4 and Day 5, Passing through Cornelius, N.C., Hickory, N.C., and Elizabethton, Tenn.
– Day 5, Friday, June 16, Final Stop, Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.

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