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Rick Ross to host his first annual car show

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Musician Rick Ross is set to host his first annual Car & Bike Show at the Promiseland on May 21, 2022, in Fayetteville, Georgia. General admission is $250.00 for the show and $750 to have your car or bike participate in the event.

“My affliction for cars, we turned that into a business,” Ross said during an appearance on The Breakfast Club. “Here we are. We’re having a car show May 21 on my property at my crib. That’s $750 a ticket times 750. We separating the lil boys from the big boys. And that’s what this is about. It’s just not about the cars. This is about networking. You feel me? It’s big boys in here. We talking big money and anybody that’s got business to do with the car culture, this is where you really want to be at.”

The Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival is set for November 4-6 at the Port Royal Golf Club in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The three-day event will start with the Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala on Friday. The event continues on Saturday with the Car Club Showcase, Aero Expo, Legends of the Autobahn East, and the Austin-Healey Southeastern Classic.

On Sunday the main event commences with the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance. Daily adult admission is $75.00 and weekend adult admission is $125.00

The Evening with Jochen Neerpasch & Eddie Cheever feature, at the Power of M exhibit at the Ultimate Driving Museum, is postponed to an undetermined future date.

The Power of M exhibit at the Ultimate Driving Museum will continue with a modified format during the two-day event scheduled for May 13-14 at the BMW CCA Foundation Museum in Greer, South Carolina.

The exhibit will feature numerous BMW M vehicles, including a 1972 3.0 CSL Batmobile, M1 Procar, E36 M3 Lightweight, E30 M3 DTM, and the BMW M motorcycle, the M 1000 RR.

Donington Historic Festival
Photo courtesy of the Donington Historic Festival

This weekend spectators can return to the Donington Historic Festival at the Donington Park Circuit in Leicestershire, England. Four decades of touring cars will participate in numerous races and off-track attractions include displays from dozens of car clubs, flying exhibitions from the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and a display of superb concours cars from the Cheshire Concours d’Espirit.

The provisional timetable for the 2022 Donington Historic Festival is as follows:

Saturday, 30 April

09:05 – 09:35 Jaguar Classic Challenge for pre-‘66 Jaguar cars (qualifying)

09:45 – 10:15  Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC for under two-litre Touring Cars (qualifying)

10:25 – 10:55  C1 by Duncan Hamilton ROFGO for original factory Group C1 cars (qualifying)

11:05 – 11:35  Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy & Stirling Moss Trophy for pre-’56 and 

 pre-’61 Sports Cars (qualifying)

11:45 – 12:25  Amon Cup for Ford GT40s (qualifying)

12:40 – 13:40  Jaguar Classic Challenge for pre-‘66 Jaguar cars (race )

13:40 – 14:25  Lunch Break / Demonstrations

14:25 – 15:25  Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC for under two-litre Touring Cars (race)

15:40 – 16:20  C1 by Duncan Hamilton ROFGO for original factory Group C1 cars (race 1)

16:35 – 17:35  Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy & Stirling Moss Trophy for pre-’56 and

             pre-’61 Sports Cars (race)

17:50 – 19:10  Amon Cup for Ford GT40s (race)

Sunday, 1 May

09:05 – 09:30  The ‘Mad Jack’ for Pre-War Sports Cars (qualifying)

09:40 – 10:10  Historic Touring Car Challenge and Tony Dron Trophy for ‘70s and ‘80s Touring

 Cars (qualifying)

10:20 – 11:10  The Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall Cup for pre-’66 GT and Touring Cars,

 pre-’63 GTs and pre-’60 Sports Cars (qualifying)

11:25 – 12:10  The ‘Mad Jack’ for Pre-War Sports Cars (race)

12:10 – 13:00  Lunch Break / Demonstrations

13:00 – 14:00  Historic Touring Car Challenge and Tony Dron Trophy for ‘70s and ‘80s Touring

 Cars (race)

14:15 – 14:55  C1 by Duncan Hamilton ROFGO  for original factory Group C1 cars (race 2)

15:10 – 18:10  The Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall Cup for pre-’66 GT and Touring Cars,

 pre-’63 GTs and pre-’60 Sports Cars (race)

David P. Castro
David P. Castro is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada. The Santa Rosa, California native resides in Phoenix with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Rick Ross Car Show in Fayetteville: Am in Columbus, was excited to see the show advertised, until I saw the admission price; Good luck with that to you and the rest of the “Big Boys”…

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