LEGENDARY HOT ROD POWER TOUR RETURNS JUNE 10-16, 2017
7 cities in 7 days | 6,000+ performance cars
Registration now open! | Special VIP packages available!
LOS ANGELES – January 25, 2017 – The 23rd annual HOT ROD Power Tour returns in
2017 with exciting new features for auto enthusiasts worldwide, as the highly
anticipated seven-day, seven-city journey is expected to bring together more than 6,000
vehicles and 100,000-plus spectators, June 10-16, 2017. Those interested in joining the
excitement can register now at Hotrod.com/events.
Presented by Chevrolet Performance and driven by Continental Tire, HOT ROD Power
Tour is widely considered to be the finest high-end hot rod-based automotive tour in
the world, bringing to life the pages of HOT ROD magazine as performance car lovers
join HOT ROD editors and photographers cruising through small town America.
Enthusiasts from around the world celebrate as HOT ROD Power Tour welcomes all
makes and models of hot rods, street rods, custom trucks, muscle cars, and
performance machines of every vintage and nameplate. For many, HOT ROD Power
Tour is the ultimate vacation with friends and family. Those who travel from start to
finish are considered the “Long Haulers,” a title they proudly boast. The 2017 HOT ROD
Power Tour anticipates more than 2,100 long-haul vehicles and more than 3,500 “Long
Haulers” on tour.
“HOT ROD Power Tour is the ultimate enthusiast experience,” said HOT ROD Editor-in-
Chief Evan Perkins. “It is the ultimate amalgamation of vehicle brands, styles, and eras;
one week of non-stop gearhead glory on some of the coolest roads the country has to
Seven Cities, Seven Days
The 2017 HOT ROD Power Tour will kick off on Saturday, June 10 in Kansas City (venue
TBA) and roll through seven cities over the course of seven days.
Following the kick-off event in Kansas City on June 10, additional Power Tour stops will
• Sunday, June 11: Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa
• Monday, June 12: Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, Iowa
• Tuesday, June 13: University of Illinois (State Farm Center) in Champaign, Illinois
• Wednesday, June 14: Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois
• Thursday, June 15: Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana
• FINALE EVENT on Friday, June 16: Bowling Green-Warren County Regional
Airport in Bowling Green, Kentucky
At each stop, the 23rd annual HOT ROD Power Tour will feature a colorful midway of
mobile display rigs from more than 50 performance manufacturers and aftermarket
specialists with opportunities to view the latest innovations and get expert advice. The
main stage will feature entertainment, celebrities, games, and dozens of giveaways.
Select locations will also feature Drag Strip Fun Runs and Autocross action.
The HOT ROD Power Tour brings significant impact to the economies of each of its tour
stops. Hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and bars play host to tour participants who are
relaxed and enjoying the lifestyle of the ultimate hot rodding journey. The HOT ROD
Power Tour annually attracts participants from around the world who plan for months
or even years to make the trip, and they come prepared to make each stop a
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. Pre-registration is
available now through June 1 online at Hotrod.com/events. Pricing is as follows:
*Includes vehicle entry at all venues, two credentials, one goody bag, Motor
Trend OnDemand for 2 months, and a free Hot Rod magazine T-shirt!
*Includes vehicle entry at one venue, exclusive license plate, and Motor Trend
OnDemand for 2 months.
The HOT ROD Power Tour is also open to spectators at no cost! Come out and witness
For more information, follow the HOT ROD Power Tour at hotrod.com, Facebook:
facebook.com/hotrodmag, Twitter: twitter.com/hotrodmagazine, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 310-363-4231.
For hotel information, contact Motor Sports Travel Service at 310-906-6194 or
email@example.com. For vendor booth information, contact Martha Carrasco
at 949-705-3135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About HOT ROD
HOT ROD has been the most recognized brand in the world of high-performance cars
since the iconic American magazine was founded in 1948. Today, the authoritative HOT
ROD media footprint connects with more than 5 million individuals per month. The HOT
ROD Network includes CAR CRAFT, CIRCLE TRACK, CLASSIC TRUCKS, ENGINE MASTERS,
HOT ROD, HOT ROD DELUXE, MOPAR MUSCLE, MUSCLE CAR REVIEW, and STREET
RODDER print and digital magazines; HOTROD.com; the two largest events of their kind,
HOT ROD Power Tour and HOT ROD Drag Week; plus two monthly YouTube shows,
Roadkill (averaging 1-million-plus views per episode), and the new HOT ROD Garage.
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