Now that the 2017 Twin Cities Auto Show is over, you’re probably looking for the next exciting automotive event! Don’t worry — there are lots of fun events this month for auto enthusiasts. The legendary O’Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine Nationals will be in St. Paul, MN very soon! The biggest muscle car party of the year will be at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds from July 14th through the 16th. You’ll be able to see over 7,000 awesome muscle cars! This show draws a variety of pro-touring cars, street machines, and some of the world’s rarest muscle cars.
You can watch the Autocross races all weekend, while drivers put themselves and their cars to the test. The course will be a challenging run of right turns, and the competition is sure to be fierce! Stop by and smell the burning rubber from the Burnout contests all day! The show also has plenty of cruising room so you can appreciate the growls of real muscle cars. SEMA Garage will also be hosting a demonstration of their tools and machines. You can watch a live build on a 1967 Chevy Camaro all weekend!
The Street Machine Challenge will be going on all weekend, as well. This contest showcases a car’s braking, handling, and horsepower-generating abilities. Top cars will compete in the Street Machine Challenge to see who’s the best above the rest! Throughout the fairgrounds, you can stop by and see over 7,000 muscle cars, each on display and competing for over 50 Pro-Judged and Editor’s Choice awards.
Daily admission is $15 at the gate or $13 online. Kids under nine years old and accompanied by an adult get in for free! The Street Machine Nationals are held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 14th; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 15th; and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 16th. If you want to register to drive your own muscle car, you can pre-register for $45 by Friday, July 7th. Otherwise, you can register your vehicle on-site for $65 starting on Thursday, July 13th. Stop by the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to see the biggest collection of muscle cars all year!
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Source: Hemmings Event Calendar