Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

2018 World of Wheels Tennessee

Written by  January 22, 2018

January 5th thru the 7th, 2018 COMPETITION: The 50th Annual Chattanooga O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Custom Auto Show, is produced by MotorSports Productions, Inc. The specialty vehicles coming to this year’s show include Hot rods, Race Cars, Custom Imports, Antique and Classic Cars, and Motorcycles PLUS Special Feature cars.

This event is Chattanooga’s largest indoor custom car show and enjoys participation by many local enthusiasts who proudly exhibit the vehicles they have been working on for many years. Plus, exhibitors from all across the country travel to Chattanooga to show their vehicles and compete for plaques and cash awards on a local, regional and national level. The quality and workmanship of these beautiful vehicles is truly amazing. This event is sanctioned by the International Show Car Association (ISCA) and is judged by a professional staff brought in from two different states. In addition to the cash and prizes won at this show, many of these vehicles will accumulate points that can be used to qualify them for division championships and ultimately to the national Championship where cash and prized total over $100,000.00. Gold Star “STREET” Competition is designed specifically for those who own street driven competition custom vehicles and want to show them, but prefer not to have the undercarriage judged. The Gold Star Street Series will be judged only on paint, body, interior and engine. Special Gold Star Trophies will be awarded to winners every class. **ATTRACTIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT ** Ryan Evans: SATURDAY ONLY, meet Ryan Evans, from TV’s “Counting Cars” from 1-3pm & 4-6pm Dawn Wells: Mary Ann from "Gilligan's Island” SATURDAY AND SUNDAY! For the first time in Chattanooga! Meet Dawn Wells, "Mary Ann" from the hit TV show "Gilligan's Island". Pat Tillman Tribute Car: See the, Pat Tillman Tribute Car, a 1968 Chevy Impala unveiled by renowned airbrush artist Mickey Harris at the 2017 SEMA show as a tribute to the Pat Tillman Foundation. Pat Tillman was a professional NFL player who left the NFL to enlist in the Army following September 11. This is the same car that Pat & his friends used to cruise around in on the weekends! Von Hot Rod: Meet Von Hot Rod, West Coast Pin Striping Master, from California. Hot Rod will be in his booth at the show, pin striping items for the public all weekend. SpongeBob SquarePants: Bring the kids to meet SpongeBob at the show all weekend posing for pictures with his fans! Transformers & Star Wars Characters: See a different Transformer each day as he walks around the show interacting with fans. Also, don't miss your chance to see the amazing Star Wars characters of the 501st Legion along with the Mid-South Garrison's own Mos Nooga Squad! These true-life characters will amaze and entertain you as they walk the show greeting fans and having their picture made. ***See you next, at the Birmingham, Alabama World of Wheels Feb. 9-11, 2018*** FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION GO TO WORLDOFWHEELS.NET