Get ready Dubuque! Demolition Drag Racing is coming to Vintage Torque Fest. Definition: Demolition Derby – a competition in which typically older cars are driven into each other until only one is left running. Drag Race – a race between two or more cars over a short distance, as a test of acceleration. Combine the… Read more »
Pre party will take place on Thursday night. Join us for a classic car parade downtown followed up by a live band and camp fire at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Friday – the show starts at NOON. Saturday – the show starts at 8am. This is THE season opener. ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTE! Advance discount tickets… Read more »
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! 1951 Pontiac to be raffled off at Vintage Torque Fest! This mild kustom was donated by Eryka Driscoll and over the past few months Austin Thompson has been hard at work making this ride look even better. After getting the body and mechanicals in shape, Josh McDivitt laid down some paint. Along with… Read more »
Join us as we kick off the season – rain or shine – at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. We will be adding even more action to the event for 2017 – stay tuned for more information. In the meantime, get your advanced weekend pass for $20 now. The weekend pass will increase to $25 after… Read more »
Weekend pass until Jan 9 is $20 Weekend pass Jan 10-April 19 $25 Weekend pass day of show $30 Friday April 29 day pass $15 (includes entry to chain racing) Saturday April 30 day pass $20 (includes entry to vintage Jalopy Racing & Flat track motorcycle exhibition)
Join us as we return to Dubuque County Fairgrounds on April 29-30.
THURSDAY Schedule! 5:30 PM – start staging for the downtown Dubuque Parade at McGraw Hill (next to Diamond Jo Casino) This is open to ALL cars and bikes. PARADE starts at 6PM Parade Route is on the official site: Click on www.vintagetorquefest.com then click on Features. Then click on Parade. After the parade we will… Read more »
You know you are coming to the show…..so save $5 and pre register. This savings applies to both spectators and car/motorcycle owners alike. BONUS: If you are pre registering a car or bike, you get $2 off the merch booth AND a free event poster! Just click on Register before Friday night.
Just a heads up. The Baymont Inn is sold out. Make reservations now to guarantee you have a place to sleep on May 1 and 2. If you prefer to camp – call the fairgrounds at 563-588-1406
Just a heads up – every year we get people that think – Oh it is terrible weather, so the show got rained out (or snowed out like 2013). This is NOT the case. The show happens no matter what. Even if the weather is terrible, come out and support. We have bands, vendors, swap… Read more »