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Race and Performance Expo @ Rheasant Run Resort
Feb 22 – Feb 23 all-day

rpe2The 2014 Race and Performance Expo is your ticket to winning. Visit Pheasant Run Resort February 22-23 to network with racing retailers, race engine builders, race car builders, race tracks, race sanctioning bodies, race car fabricators, race car trailers and performance parts manufacturers.

F1 Australian Grand Prix
Mar 14 – Mar 16 all-day

f1 aussieThe journey to the 2014 Formula 1® World Championship begins once again with Melbourne hosting Round 1 of the season that will see the last five World Champions battling it out for F1 supremacy.

The off-track action will be as hot as the action on-track with popular rock bands and the Australian Defence Force taking to the skies with Roulettes and F/A-18s.

For more Event related info, like how to get to the circuit, gate opening times and info for patrons with a disability, please click on the relevant links:

Hot Rod & Restoration Trade Show @ Indiana Convention Center
Mar 26 – Mar 28 all-day

hot rodDriven by Innovation.  Fueled by Passion.  The 2014 Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show is MORE of what you love:

Custom-built hot rods. Best-in-class craftsmanship. Innovative products, new tools, parts, and technologies. Exhibitor specials. Skill-building seminars and product demonstrations. Meaningful conversation with the creator of the part that you hold in your hand. You’ll find it all at the 16th Annual Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show.

Mid-America Trucking Show @ Kentucky Exposition Center
Mar 27 – Mar 29 all-day

The Mid-America Trucking Show is more than a tradeshow. It is the annual forum for the heavy-duty trucking industry, providing face-to-face interaction between industry representatives and trucking professionals. Attendees are driven to MATS because they can efficiently research the latest products and services to provide their business with a competitive edge. Exhibitors participate in MATS to effectively introduce new offerings, increase brand awareness, promote products and connect with suppliers, customers, and prospects.
MATS is where the industry comes together, where attendees network with Fortune 500 companies, where media outlets from around the world go to report on the business of trucking, and where trucking business gets done.
It’s common knowledge that if you want to conduct business in the trucking industry, you have to be at MATS.

Auto Tech Expo @ Chicago Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day

Totally revamped to meet the needs of service providers and technicians, Auto Tech Expo 2014 includes even more diagnostics, drivability and repair seminars to complement its transmission, under car and management seminars.

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach @ The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day
Indianapolis 500 @ Indianapolis Motor Speedway
May 17 – May 25 all-day

indyThe Indianapolis 500 is the world’s most famous and prestigious auto race. It has taken place annually since 1911 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway except for 1917-18 and 1942-45 during America’s participation in world wars.

“The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” covers 500 miles, 200 laps on the famous 2.5-mile oval. It currently is the marquee race on the schedule for the IndyCar Series, the premiere open-wheel racing series in North America.

The “500” is the world’s largest single-day spectator sporting event.

F1 Monaco Grand Prix
May 22 – May 25 all-day

monacoMonaco is the undisputed jewel in Formula 1’s crown, the race every driver wants to win, a spectacular charge through the narrow, unforgiving streets of the glamorous Mediterranean principality.

From Casino Square, through the tunnel, past the luxurious yachts and La Rascasse, Monte Carlo is a circuit of legendary corners seeped in history, creating a challenging circuit that Nelson Piquet described as like “riding a bicycle around your living room.”

2014 Engine Expo @ The Suburban Collection Showplace
Oct 28 @ 11:15 pm – Oct 31 @ 12:15 am

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow in its fourth year, Engine Expo Novi has quickly established itself as North America’s leading trade show for powertrain technology, and reflects the need for automotive OEMs to develop more efficient powertrains delivering greater fuel economy. Featuring engine and powertrain components, systems, materials, design, services, EV/HEV technology, tooling, manufacturing systems, advanced propulsion concepts and complete engines, Engine Expo Novi is a must-attend event for OEM and tier 1 powertrain design, development, manufacture and procurement teams.

Produced by the team behind the internationally respected Engine Expo Stuttgart, and staged at the same time as Automotive Testing Expo, where many of the world’s leading engine test equipment companies will also be exhibiting,Engine Expo Novi will create a truly exceptional environment for evaluating new components and products, meeting the industry, consolidating existing business relationships, and keeping up with the latest concepts and ideas.

If you are a supplier of powertrain components, materials, systems, engines, services or developmental technologies, looking to do business with North American automotive OEMs, this event is for you.

AAPEX 2014 @ Sands Expo Convention Center
Nov 3 – Nov 7 all-day

AAPEX represents the $477 billion global motor vehicle aftermarket with more than 130,000 professionals from around the globe participating in Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

AAPEX is your connection to automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators all in one place. Automotive parts wholesale distributors, retailers, service chains, jobbers and service professionals attend AAPEX. These buyers represent billions of dollars in buying power.

AAPEX 2014 will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4 through Thursday, Nov. 6,  at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, Nev., and will feature nearly 2,400 exhibitors and approximately 5,000 booths.