Hot Rod Power Tour Goes West in October - Engine Builder Magazine

Hot Rod Power Tour Goes West in October

On the heels of another successful 7,000+ car tour in the South and Midwest, Hot Rod Power Tour will head West in October.

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 has announced 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. 

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