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MotorTrend’s 28th Annual Hot Rod Power Tour

The world’s largest traveling car and truck show is back! Celebrating 28 years in 2022, registration is now open for MOTORTREND’s HOT ROD Power Tour presented by eBay Motors and Driven by Continental Tire. Set to roll through the southern U.S., the premiere hot rod culture event returns to five cities beginning Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17, 2022. For registration and event details, visit

HOT ROD Power Tour is widely considered to be the finest high-end hot rod–based automotive tour in the world, bringing together more than 4,500 vehicles. Classic cars, hot rods and trucks travel city to city while performance car lovers, HOT ROD editors and photographers follow alongside the tour, cruising through small town America like one big family reunion road trip. Participants can join for one day, two days, or be a HOT ROD Power Tour long hauler and join for all five days. Each tour stop features its own unique roundup of things to do including shopping vendor midways, drag racing, enjoying live entertainment, daily concerts and more!

“The HOT ROD Power Tour is a highly anticipated annual event for all involved, and with its unique features, and passionate fans and staff it’s not hard to see why,” said HOT ROD editor-in-chief John McGann. “We’re excited to once again be working with a great roundup of stellar venues, sponsors and in-market partners for another unforgettable year.”


  • KICKOFF / Day 1: Monday, June 13 – Memphis International Raceway, Millington, Tenn.
  • Day 2: Tuesday, June 14 – Nashville Superspeedway, Lebanon, Tenn.
  • Day 3: Wednesday, June 15 – Hoover Met Complex, Hoover, Ala.
  • Day 4: Thursday, June 16 – Pensacola Fairgrounds, Pensacola, Fla.
  • Day 5: Friday, June 17 – Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga.


All vehicles and spectators must pre-register before arriving at the first venue they attend. Spectators can come out and witness the HOT ROD Power Tour spectacle at no gate admission cost, but can register for a free ticket at for a free gift onsite. Spectator parking is located away from the show grounds and parking charges may apply in some locations. 

Participants may register a vehicle for just one day, two days, or for the best value the entire event as a “Long Hauler.” Vehicle registration is open to any year, make, or model. Registration is now open at


HOT ROD Power Tour brings significant impact to the economies of each of its tour stops. Hotels, restaurants, and local establishments play host to tour participants, who are relaxed and enjoying the lifestyle of the ultimate hot rodding journey. HOT ROD Power Tourannually attracts participants from around the world who plan for months or even years to make the trip, and they come prepared to make each stop a memorable experience. 


For partnership opportunities, including sponsorship and vendor information, contact [email protected].


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All stops will adhere to federal, state and local health and safety guidelines.

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