Hot Rod Power Tour West is back October 7-11, 2024

Hot Rod Power Tour West is back October 7-11, 2024

Hot rod Power Tour

Los Angeles, Calif. — Mark your calendars as the world’s largest traveling car show, the HOT ROD Power Tour, is heading west again in 2024. On the heels of a record-breaking summer trek through the South and Midwest last week (June 10-14) with over 20,000 attendees per city and 7,000 featured cars, MotorTrend Group announces fall dates for HOT ROD Power Tour West (Oct. 7-11). The five-city, five-day event is back and bigger than ever and will include thousands of cars and trucks of all years, makes and models that will be on display for tens of thousands of automotive enthusiasts across California and Arizona. The HOT ROD Power Tour West installment made its debut in 2023 and is expanding in 2024 due to popular demand and will feature over 1,000 miles of driving with adrenaline-fueled events including drag racing, autocross and live entertainment. Additional details on the 2024 HOT ROD Power Tour West will be available soon at

SAVE THESE DATES! HOT ROD Power Tour West 2024 Schedule:

KICKOFF / Day 1: Monday, Oct. 7 – In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip, Pomona, Calif. (feat. drag racing)Day 2: Tuesday, Oct. 8 – Pechanga Arena, San Diego, Calif.Day 3: Wednesday, Oct. 9 – Riverside County Fairgrounds, Indio, Calif.Day 4: Thursday, Oct. 10 – Windsor Beach, Lake Havasu, Ariz.Day 5: Friday, Oct. 11 – Radford Racing School, Chandler, Ariz. (feat. autocross)

Registration Information and Spectator Tickets:

All vehicles and spectators will need to pre-register before arriving at the first venue they attend. Spectators can come out and witness the HOT ROD Power Tour West spectacle with a paid gate admission cost and will be able to register for a ticket at in July. Watch HOT ROD social media for updates and more in the coming weeks, and book your hotel rooms early by clicking the link here. Spectator parking at each stop will be located away from the show grounds and parking charges may apply in some locations.

30 Years of HOT ROD Power Tour

This year’s 30th HOT ROD Power Tour marks the start of a new era for HOT ROD, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2023 with the launch of HOT ROD’s digital archives and the HOT ROD Pod: Where It All Began podcast. Founded in 1948, HOT ROD is the most recognized brand in the world of high-performance cars. Due to the continued success of HOT ROD Power Tour, which has traditionally taken place in the Midwest and South, a HOT ROD Power Tour West version was added in 2023 and will return in 2024. Launched in 1995 by the HOT ROD magazine staff to personally connect with readers, HOT ROD Power Tour is widely considered to be the finest high-end, hot rod–based automotive tour in the world and has solidified its place as the must-attend event for hot rod enthusiasts.

Over the past three decades, this popular event for car and truck lovers has visited 37 U.S. states and covers an average of 1,000+ miles each year. Classics and hot rods travel city to city while performance car lovers and HOT ROD editors and photographers follow alongside the tour, all cruising through small town America like one big family reunion road trip. Participants can join for one day, two days, or all five days. Hot rod culture has defined decades of automotive customization, and now more than ever, hot rod fans are sharing their passion with new generations.

MotorTrend’s 75th Anniversary

HOT ROD Power Tour’s 30th anniversary continues the celebration of MotorTrend’s 75th anniversary in 2024. Founded in 1949, MotorTrend has become internationally recognized as the number one automotive media company. MotorTrend has been a thought-leader since its inception, and now as part of Warner Bros. Discovery, the brand continues to look toward the future of automotive innovation. Find more information about MotorTrend’s 75th anniversary and upcoming announcements here.

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