Car Craft Summer Nationals

798 Beech Bend Road | Bowling Green, KY 42101
Location: Beech Bend Raceway
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July 22-23, 2017

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Location: 798 Beech Bend Road, Beech Bend Raceway, KY

America’s definitive showcase of customized cars will be on full display for an action-packed weekend as part of the 2017 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals, presented by Chevrolet Performance, July 21-23 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This will be the first year the highly anticipated annual automotive event will be held in Bowling Green. The relocation of CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals is part of a more expansive automotive event focus by TEN: The Enthusiast Network, in an effort to better reach and engage its loyal enthusiast fan base.

Event hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 9 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, July 22, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 23. One-day ticket admission – $13 in advance, $15 at the gate (valid any one day). Three-day ticket admission – $30 in advance, $35 at the gate.

The 2017 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals will offer something for automotive enthusiasts as well as the whole family, including new features such as daytime drag races and popular annual events with nighttime drags, burnouts, autocross, and more.

CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals is the country’s premier gathering of street machines and muscle cars that showcases more than 2,500 performance cars and attracts upward of 25,000 enthusiasts from across the country over the course of three days. CAR CRAFT Summer.

Nationals is a fun-filled family event and annual celebration of horsepower, torque, and all things automotive. Performance sponsors and vendors mingle with enthusiasts along a spectacular automotive midway, while burnout contests, drag racing, dyno pulls, a drift, and autocross challenges let the hardcore fans put their vehicles to the ultimate test amid the sights and sounds of thousands of high-horsepower vehicles on display.

The 2017 CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals will include, among other highlights:

Faster, Open Autocross

Dyno Challenge–Test Your Torque and Horsepower Against the Best!

Undiscovered Builders’ Invitational

Pro Builders’ Shootout

Midnight Drags

Drag Racing Challenge

Real Street Eliminator

Performance Marketplace

Giveaways and Activities From the Main Stage

CAR CRAFT Editors and Photographers On-Site, Generating More Editorial Content Than

Ever, While Searching for Rides Worthy of "Editor's Choice" Awards!

Show-`N’-Shine Competition–Outstanding Rides in 50+ Classes, Professionally Judged

and Awarded

Meet the Staff of Car Craft Magazine

Burnout Competition

Kids Zone

...and much more!

For the latest information, visit or call 310-363-4231.

Car Craft Summer Nationals