Hot Rod Power Tour's 30th Year Begins June 10-14, 2024 - Engine Builder Magazine

Hot Rod Power Tour’s 30th Year Begins June 10-14, 2024

America’s largest traveling car show with 6,000+ custom cars and trucks will visit five cities in five days.

Celebrating 30 years in 2024, the Hot Rod Power Tour is gearing up to hit five venues across the Southeast and Midwest this June, including a first-time stop at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, Ohio and L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium in Louisville, KY. As America’s largest traveling car show, more than 6,000 cars and trucks of all years, makes and models will be on display for tens of thousands of automotive enthusiasts during this milestone event. The five-city, five-day tour will feature over 1,000 miles of driving, with high-octane events such as drag racing, autocross and live entertainment. Register now at!

“Anticipation is soaring for Hot Rod Power Tour 2024, marking its remarkable 30th anniversary, and each year just keeps getting better,” says Hot Rod Editor-in-Chief John McGann. “This year’s route is poised to take us on an unforgettable journey with thrilling roads winding through the scenic beauty of our country. The camaraderie, the passion for automobiles, and the sheer joy of the open road—these elements make this event truly special. I’m eager to hit the road once more!”

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. To date, this popular event for car and truck lovers has visited 37 U.S. states and covers an average of 1,000+ miles each year. Classic cars 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 join for all five days. 


  • KICKOFF / Day 1: Monday, June 10 – Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Day 2: Tuesday, June 11 – Nashville Superspeedway, Lebanon, Tenn.
  • Day 3: Wednesday, June 12 – L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium, Louisville, Ky. 
  • Day 4: Thursday, June 13 – National Trail Raceway, Hebron, Ohio
  • Day 5: Friday, June 14 – Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, Indianapolis

Registration Information and Spectator Tickets:

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 must register for a free ticket at Spectator parking is located away from the show grounds and parking charges may apply in some locations. Registration is now open at

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