Planning for the 2023 Hot Rod Power Tour

Planning for Hot Rod Power Tour 2023

The 29th annual HOT ROD Power Tour, powered by Continental Tire, will begin at the Atlanta Motor Speedway and travel through the Carolinas before ending at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. It is considered the largest moving car show, with over 6,000 vehicles from all eras and tens of thousands of enthusiasts participating in a five-day road trip.

This year’s event is particularly special as it marks HOT ROD’s 75th Anniversary. The tour starts on June 12, 2023 in Atlanta, and will make stops in Columbia, South Carolina, Rockingham, North Carolina, Concord, North Carolina, and Bristol, Tennessee. Each stop will feature various activities such as drag racing and autocross and other live entertainment, all celebrating the culture of HOT ROD.

2023 Hot Rod Power Tour Locations

  • Day 1: Monday, June 12 – Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia
  • Day 2: Tuesday, June 13 – South Carolina State Fairgrounds, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Day 3: Wednesday, June 14 – Rockingham Speedway, Rockingham, North Carolina
  • Day 4: Thursday, June 15 – zMAX Dragway, Concord, North Carolina
  • Day 5: Friday, June 16 – Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee

The 2023 Power Tour event route was announced on January 12th, so lots of people have been asking Dan from DD Speed Shop they’ll be going on the tour this year — He says that all signs point to yes! They’ll most likely making the trip in a 1956 Chevy wagon.

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Planning for Hot Rod Power Tour 2023

Dan and Dani learned a lot on last year’s Power Tour, and they wanted to pass on what they learned.

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He also addresses what seems to be a lot of drama over what cars should or should not be on on the tour.

“Drive whatever makes ya happy! Plan ahead and I’ll see ya out there!”

Dan, DD Speed Shop