Motorcycle, Truck & Car Show on Oct. 5

NEWTON, NC (June 25, 2013) – Start your engines! The Newton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the Motorcycle, Truck & Car Show Classic at Southside Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 5. General admission is $2 for adults and free for children ages 12 and younger.

For show participants, the pre-registration fee is $12. Day-of registration ends at 3 p.m.; the fee is $15. Judging begins at 3:30 p.m. for all classes.

Trophies will be awarded in each class for the winner, runner up and best in show. Special club participation awards – for clubs with at least six members – include farthest distance, best dressed and most members.

Special activities will be ongoing from noon to 3:30 p.m. Horsepower Shoot-Out will feature dyno testing courtesy of Max Power Mobil Dyno Service of Concord. Dyno testing will be free until 3 p.m. The Christian Motorcycle Association will sponsor “Motorcycle Games” with the Harley Davidson Riders versus Sport Bike Riders.

Show exhibitions include: Kawasaki Yamaha Suzuki of Hickory, Blue Ridge Harley Davidson & Buell of Hickory, Honda Yamaha and Suzuki of Statesville, Benson’s Cycle Salvage of Newton, AutoZone Auto Parts of Newton, O’Reilly Auto Parts of Newton, NAPA Auto Parts of Newton, Advance Auto Parts of Newton, Subway of Newton, Bojangles Famous Chicken ‘n’ Biscuits of Conover and Amalfi’s Pizza of Conover.

For more information, contact Newton Recreation Program Coordinator Charles James at 695-4317.

UPDATE: This event was originally scheduled for July 27 but was cancelled due to flash flooding. This event has been rescheduled for Oct. 5 at Southside Park.