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If you know anyone that is in a position to spread the word about Vintage Torque Fest to the masses – please forward them this press release!

Vintage Torque Fest is Coming to Dubuque IA!

This is a different kind of car show – where TRADITION is alive and well.
Why is this show different? Hot Rods are allowed to make exhibition laps on the dirt track.

This is a National Hot Rod Event to come to Dubuque, Iowa.

Cars registered from TX, NY, NE, OK, KS, MO, KY, OH, MI and more will head to Dubuque County Fairgrounds May 3-4. Vintage Drag Racing will happen at the Tri State Raceway on May 5.

20 acts on 3 stages!

International and national magazine coverage – Ol Skool Rodz, Car Kulture Deluxe, Hot Rod, Kustom, Hot Rod Deluxe, Rebel Rodz, Street Chopper, Cycle Source, Thunder Roads, and others have been on site to cover the event in the past.

Vintage Auto Swap Meet – NOT a flea market

Pre party & Open Header Parade in downtown Dubuque on Thursday evening.

Friday country cruise – take some Iowa backroads to Field of Dreams.

Vintage Flat Track Motorcycle Exhibition

Classic Pin Up Contest – vintage attire and no trashy girls please. This is a family oriented event.

Vintage Mini Bike and Vintage Go Kart exhibition on the track.

Art Show – with artist from around the world contributing to the kustom kulture gallery

Chain Racing on Friday night – Front car has no brakes….4 foot chain tied to back car that has no gas….witness the mayhem!

Model Display- ALL models are welcome to bring and display by all ages- but emphasis is on hot rods and kustoms.

Feature cars will be inside the buildings

Vendors selling clothing, art, automotive parts, books, fashion accessories, and more will be in the buildings
selling hot rod merchandise to the masses.

Entry for everyone is $10 day (advance discount weekend passes on the site)
Motorcycle and Car Entry to participate in the show – FREE – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE to show your ride!

All gate proceeds from this event go to This is a 501(c)3 set up to help children with congenital heart defects.

Art Auction proceeds to go medical expense trust to help a girl that has had open heart surgery and faces many more in the future.

Open to the public at Noon on Friday Closes Friday at midnight Open 8:00 am Saturday morning. Closes at 8:00 pm Saturday night.

All details at

Contact John Wells 563-332-1947

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