2016 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Schedule Oct. 14-15-16, 2016

January 8, 2016

Make your plans to be with us once again for the 15th Annual, East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 14, 15 & 16, in Henderson, North Carolina. The schedule below covers all the activities during this don’t-miss weekend of fun. If you love hot rods, performance cars, drag racing and a great time, mark your calendar and plan to be with us in October, in friendly, historic Henderson, NC!

(Car Show Open To 1976 & Older Entries)

 Friday, October 14

11:00 am – 4:00 pm Southern Style Barbecue Cookout for Show, Shine, Shag & Dine and East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame guests. $12.00 Cover Charge                                                                                 Location: Satterwhite Point, Kerr Lake I-85, exit 217

Hosted & Sponsored by: Vance County Tourism Development Authority

Host Hotel Receptions & Friday Night Cruise

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Host Motels Reception at: Baymont Inn, Hampton Inn, Red Roof Inn,                         Sleep Inn and Quality Inn

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cruise around town and at Raleigh Road Outdoor Drive-In Theater


Saturday, October 15

7:30 am – 11:00 am Registration for 1976 and older antique/classic cars & nostalgia drag cars

7:30 am – 4:30 pm Show & Shine, awards, entertainment and Announcer/DJ, Cliff Cox. Show open to 1976 and older vehicles.  ADMISSION FREE!

Location: Winder St. Judged cars $25.00. Non-judged cars $20.00. Dash plaques first 300 cars.

See legendary drag racers, antique & classic car collectors, writers, photographers, track operators and fans reunite for a weekend of cruising, bench racing, scrapbook viewing and a trip down memory lane. Vendors, food, auction, cacklefest, music, judging and awards.

1:00 pm Cacklefest – drag cars – static fire up

2:00 pm Auction: Help support the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame museum building fund. Everyone is encouraged to donate appropriate items for auction.

4:00 pm Awards Presentations

Location – Corner of Breckenridge & Garnett St.: In front of firehouse

Photo session: Car show winners and cars – Breckenridge Street

Host: Vance County Tourism Dept.: 1-866-438-4565

Additional info: www.kerrlake-nc.com or www.eastcoastdragtimeshalloffame.com

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Cruise around town on your own

10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame & Reunion


Sunday, October 16

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame induction ceremony and awards

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Post-Induction photo session for inductees

Drag cars displayed, scrapbook viewing, bench racing & autograph signing. Master of Ceremony, TV Host Bret Kepner

Meet drag racing icons and heroes from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s.


Location: Vance-Granville Civic Center, I-85 Exit 209

Reception following for hall of fame inductees and guests

Sponsored & Hosted by: Vance County Tourism Development Authority

946-T West Andrews Ave., Henderson, NC 27536

252-438-2222 or 1-866-438-4565

vctourism@gloryroad.net     www.kerrlake-nc.com