Motorcycle, Truck, & Car Show returns to Southside Park

NEWTON, NC (July 3, 2014) – Start your engines! The Newton Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Motorcycle, Truck, & Car Show Classic at Southside Park on Saturday, July 26. The gates open at 11 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. with a $2 general admission fee. Children ages 12 and under will be admitted free. Concessions will be available.

For show participants, the pre-registration deadline by mail is Friday, July 18, 2014 with a $12 entry fee. Registration the day of the show will be allowed until 3 p.m. for a $15 fee. Judging will begin at 3:30 p.m. for all classes. Three (3) trophies will be given away in each class for “winner,” “runner-up,” and “best of show.” Special club participation trophy awards will include: “farthest distance,” “best dressed,” and “most members.” All motorcycle or car clubs must have six (6) or more members to be considered for these awards.

A variety of special activities are planned for the event from noon to 3 p.m. A “Horsepower Shoot-Out,” featuring dyno testing, courtesy of Max Power Mobil Dyno Service of Concord, will be a special highlight. Dyno testing will be free until 3 p.m.; a $10 fee will be charged after that time. In addition, the Christian Motorcycle Association will sponsor “Motorcycle Games” with the Harley Davidson Riders vs. Sport Bike Riders. Special performance by the band “Stone Relics.”

Show exhibitions will 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, The Shop of Newton and Amalfi’s Pizza of Conover.

For more information, contact Newton Recreation Program Coordinator Charles James at 828-695-4317.