Street Beat

June 2018

44th YEAR

By Newsletter Editors: Gary Price & Sid Vicars





Well Wishes

Thoughts and prayers for Sid Vicars, who had a scare and hospital stay. Sid is back home re-cooperating.


KARC Super Cruise and Wilderness Trail Rod Run

Thanks to all the sponsors’ contributions for this year’s shows. Special thanks to Randall Gibson and Rainbow Motors for being primary sponsor, Norman’s Auto Repair for providing a giveaway battery and Fort Henry Mall for hosting the Friday Night Super Cruise.


A large crowd gathered at Fort Henry Mall for the Super Cruise. KARC raised over $1100 on Friday, to be donated to Ronald McDonald House.


Saturday started out rainy, and while it threatened all day, a good number of participants braved the weather and were in attendance.




Thanks to all the club members that helped out on Friday and Saturday. It was a team effort.


There’s nothing better than the smile on kid’s faces when they win a bike.


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This fellow drove his big back window 55 Chevy Cameo from Boone, NC in the rain, to be one of the first to show up. He made such an impression, he won President’s choice, despite not driving a Mopar.




Rayford and Jan Dingus 25th Anniversary

Everyone is invited to Rayford and Jan’s for a 25th anniversary celebration, on June 24th.


Member Machines and Gossip

Bruce Roberts gave several club members a crash course on how to spin balance a wheel. Maynard Ketron and Charlie Ball were gracious enough to let Bruce use their cars to demonstrate.


Several members attended the Celebration car show, the weather, food and hospitality were excellent. It’s been Hurd there would have been room for a lot more cars if someone hadn't power parked right smack dab in the middle of the lot.


Up Coming Events

June 1-3              45th Annual NSRA East Street Rod Nationals – York Expo Center, York, PA

June 1-2               1st Annual Summer Performance Automotive Swap Meet – Appalachian Fairgrounds, Gray, TN (321-264-0408 for more info)

June 1-2               Carlisle Ford Nationals – Carlisle, PA

June 1-2               Carlisle Cherolet Nationals – Carlisle, PA

June 1-3               Chasing Cars at the River – Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista, VA

June 2                  Cruisin Classics Car Club Car Show – Main St, Abingdon, VA

June 2-3               Goodguys 25th Summer Get-Together - Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

June 9                  Crooked Road Rod Run Car Show – Across from Advance Auto Parts, St. Paul, VA

June 9                  Celebration Church Car Show – Celebration Church, Blountville, TN

June 8-9               Goodguys 26th East Coast Nationals – Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY

June 15-16           Moonshine Rod Run – Newport City Park, Newport, TN

June 16                6th Annual Relay for Life Car Show – Holston Army Ammunition Plant, Kingsport, TN

June 16                AM2018 Mustang Show - Maple Grove Raceway, Mohnton, PA

June 23                28th Annual Volunteer State Auto Club Car Show – Hardin Park, Greeneville, TN

June 22-23           Tri-Five Reunion – Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

June 22-23           Camaros & Firebirds F Body Show in The Valley – Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

June 22-24          34th Annual NSRA Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals – Colorado State Fairgrounds, Pueblo, C

June 28               Gather Round the Grill – Asbury Place Baysmont Campus, Kingsport, TN (11 – 3)

June 29-July 1    Goodguys 27th Speedway Motors Heartland Nationals – Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA

June 30               Fall Branch Car Club Car Show – Bradley Field, Fall Branch, TN


July 1                  12th Annual Seth Bailey Memorial Cruise-In – Big Stone Gap Visitor Center, 306 Wood Ave East, Big Stone Gap, VA (2-5PM)

July 4                  Freedom Fest Open Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show – 3109 Circle Dr, White Pine, TN

July 6-8               Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals – Ohio Expo Center, Columbus, OH

July 7                  8th Annual Mossey Creek Cruizers Car Show – Jefferson Middle School, 361 W Broadway Blvd, Jefferson City, TN

July 10                Cruise-In at Brookdale Rock Springs – Rock Springs Rd, Kingsport, TN, Start at 3PM, all participants will be served a free meal at 5PM.

July 14                2nd Annual Heels & Wheels Car ShowWomen Exhibitors Only, City Garage Car Museum, 210 E Main St, Greeneville, TN (10AM – 2PM)

July 13-14           Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo – Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley, NC

July 13-15           Carlisle Crysler Nationals – Carlisle, PA

July 18                East Tennessee State University Bucfest Cruis-In & Street Dance – Allandale Campus, 1501 University Blvd, Kingsport, TN (5:30 – 8:30PM)

July 20-22           Floyd Auto Fair – Chantilly Festival Farm, Floyd, VA

July 28                If It Rolls…It Shows Open Car Show – 354 Shadowtown Rd, Blountville, TN (Old Carolina Pottery at Exit 66 on I-81)(423-323-3981 for more info)

July 27-29           Goodguys 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals Presented By Griot's Garage – Washington State Fair Events Center, Puyallup, WA 


Aug 2-5                49th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals – Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, KY

Aug 11                 Broad Street Cruise-In – Downtown Kingsport, TN

Aug 17-19            Goodguys 17th Great Northwest Nationals - Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, Spokane, WA

Aug 17-19            Chasing Cars & Vintage Steel – New River Valley Fair Ground, Dublin, VA

Aug 25                 7th Annual Mossey Creek Cruzers “Fill The Truck With Toys Car Show – Bush’s Visitor Center, Dandridge, TN

Aug 24-26            Goodguys 32nd West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster - Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

Aug 23-26            Corvettes at Carlisle – Carlisle, PA


Sept 7-9              39th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals North – Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI

Sept 7-9              Goodguys 21st Colorado Nationals - The Ranch Events Complex, Loveland, CO

Sept 7-8              Shades of the Past – Dollywood Splash Country, Pigeon Forge, TN

Sept 6-8              Charlotte Fall Auto Fair – Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, NC

Sept 13-15          Pigeon Forge Rod Run - LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge, Pigeon Forge, TN

Sept 14-15          13th Annual Red Neck Ramble – Wilson Cunty Fairgrounds, Lebanon, TN   (Pre 1968 Only)

Sept 14-16          25th Annual NSRA Northeast Street Rod Nationals – Chaplain Valley Exposition, Burlington, VT

Sept 28-30          Goodguys 26th Summit Racing Lone Star Nationals – Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX


Oct 3-7                Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet – Carlisle, PA

Oct 10-13            AACA Eastern Division National Fall Meet– Hershey, PA

Oct 12-14            Goodguys 1st Kentucky Nationals – Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY

Oct 12-14            Vintage Steel & Autumn Leaves – Veteran’s Memorial  Park, Mt Airy, NC

Oct 19-20               Goodguys 25th Southeastern Nationals – Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC


Nov 10-11           Goodguys 29th Autumn Get-Together - Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

Nov 16-18           Goodguys 21st Southwest Nationals - Westworld of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ


Weekly and Monthly Cruise-Ins

Sonic Drive-In Cruise-In, Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport, TN, 4th Friday of each month starting April 24 thru Oct 23

Somerset, KY, Monthly Cruise in ( ) (Every 4th Saturday April thru October, 1 to 7 PM)

K-Mart on Stone Dr, In the Parking lot in front of K-Mart, Kingsport, TN.  Weekly Fri. Nite Cruise –In

Cruise to the Border, Across from the train Station, Bristol, TN Weekly Fri Nite Cruise-In (May thru Oct)

Elizabethton TN Downtown weekly Saturday Nite Cruise-In (April thru Oct)

Cycle City BI-Weekly Cruise-In, Cycle City on Market St, Kingsport, TN (First Cruise on Saturday April 6, 10 AM to 2 PM)

Dairy Queen Cruise-In, Dairy Queen on 11E across from Wal-Mart, Greenville, TN (Every Sunday 4PM to ????) First Cruise June 9, 2013

Jenkins KY Cruise-In, First Saturday of each Month, City Park Jenkins, KY (Starts first Saturday in May)(Starts at 4PM, Burnouts begin at 7PM)

Big Lots in Jefferson City, TN on Friday nights (5:30 to 8:30) (sponsored by the Mossy Creek Cruzers)

BoJangles in Dandridge, TN on Sunday afternoons (2PM to 5PM) (sponsored by the Mossy Creek Cruzers)

Church Hill Food City, First Saturday of each month at Food City in Church Hill, TN (Food and music)

Cars, Coffee, Tire Kicking, Breakfast, & B.S. – Steak & Shake, at the Pinnacle Bristol, TN, 8 AM to 10 AM last Saturday of each month.




A1 Auto Paint of Greenville LLC


Advance Auto Parts




Ballistic Hair Co

423-246-1533 ext.19

Betty's Stockyard Cafe


Berry's Pharmacy


Brooks Circle Wrecker Service


Brown's Auto & Air Conditioning


BrushStrokes N'More


C J's Automotive


Carter Powder Coating


D&D Rod and Custom


Dan'l Boone Region AACA


Dashboard Audio


Davis Heating and Air, Inc


Dent Worx, Inc


Dirt Road Customs


Don's & Davis' Sanitation


Eddie's Rod Shop


Fall Branch Auto


Gary's Body Shop


Gray Synthetic Lubricant


Grant Tire & Automotive


Gulley Performance


Happy Camper Camp Grounds


Heritage Title


Jeff's Pipe and Muffler


Jim's Construction


Fort Henry Mall


Jones’s Brothers Body Shop


Les Lawson Automotive & Body Shop


Mark's Auto Parts


Murphys Automotive


Myers Engine Machine


Nappy's Bar


NCS (National Coatings & Supplies)


Norman"s Auto Repair


Paint by Darrell


Pro Body Shop


ONU Print Customs 


Quality Heat & Air


R&D Finishing


Roger Clendenin Racing


Ron Mathews Insurance


R & S Collision Center


*Rainbow Motors


Smith Auto Parts & Engine Machine


Speedway Seatcovers


State Farm Insurance


Stateline Collision


Taylor Automotive & Performance


Tony's Pipe & Muffler


Top Performance


Unique Kar Kare


Wallace News Stand


Wampler's Barber Co


Woodstone Deli


Zane Brooks Excavating


*Denotes Majoy Show Sponsor

Next Club Meeting: Golden Corral Restaurant on Eastman Road Kingsport, TN., June 14th, 6 PM, Business @ 7 PM