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Automotive Events in Southern California March 2020


Given the emergency situation surrounding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) some, if not all, of these events may be impacted by this event. Please see below for updates. We recommend that you contact the event coordinator(s) to confirm the event of interest is cancelled, delayed, or is still proceeding for the month of March and April. Our information for these events are only as current as it’s updated and communicated online.  If would like more information as it is updated about how to protect yourself from COVID-19 we recommend you follow the guidelines and information provided by the CDC. Please read.

Beautiful paint colors are popping in the sunshine, tops are down, and the smell of food carts is in the air. Springtime is here in March and the weather is perfect for some automobile fun in the sun. If you’re in the market for a new or old car, or just want to gander and discover, here are some fun automotive events in Southern California and surrounding areas in March. Mark on your calendars!

Speed Ventures Racing

February 29 – March 1 Buttonwillow Raceway

March 14-15 – Chuckwalla Valley Raceway

March 28-29 – STREETS of Willow Springs

SINCE 2001, Speed Ventures has organized track events at the best road-racing tracks in California and Nevada and in the process, introduced thousands of drivers to the sport of road-racing. They welcome experienced drivers and racers looking for a place to practice, test and compete and we offer orientation and instruction for beginners. Speed Ventures offers private events and run groups, time trials & competition, autocross, media days and more. Learn more.











Cars and Coffee

March 1 – 7am – 10am

Cars & Coffee Oxnard is held on the first Sunday of every month.

3966 Tradewinds Dr.
Oxnard, CA

Car enthusiasts unite at Seabridge Marketplace for an early morning caffeine fix from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and to admire the congregation of classics, exotics and otherwise souped-up autos. Learn more.





Night of Destruction at Perris Speedway

March 7 – Gates open at 5pm

Perris Speedway

18700 Lake Perris Dr.

Perris, CA

Demo cross, figure 8’s, trailer figure 8’s, mini stocks and double decker’s. Get crazy, have fun, and bring friends! Learn more.





Motors for Music – San Marcos HS Music

March 7 – 7am – 1pm

San Marcos High School

1615 W. San Marcos Blvd.

San Marcos, CA

Join in on the community exciting car show event. Want to participate. Download the flyer. If you’re just attending the show or want to sponsor the event, learn more here.







Malibu Cars & Coffee

March 7 and 14– 7am-9am

24250 Pacific Coast Hwy

Malibu, CA

The City of Malibu, in conjunction with Exclusive Motorcars, is pleased to invite you to the Official Malibu Cars and Coffee.  On the 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month from 7am-9am. Southern California’s top enthusiasts can enjoy a beautiful drive down the coast to meet at Malibu Bluffs Park, to enjoy a coffee while admiring some of the world’s finest automobiles at an unbeatable location. Learn more





Packards in Paradise Concours – 57th Membership Meet

March 13-15 – 9am – 3pm

Hyatt-Regency Newport Beach

1107 Jamboree Rd.

Newport, CA

Join in on this exciting Swap Meet and Parts Exchange also open to the public. Learn more. Download the flyer.






Passcar Series

March 14 – Gates open at 5pm

Perris Speedway

18700 Lake Perris Dr.

Perris, CA

Super stocks, street stocks, American factory stocks and IMCA modified! Learn more.

and their efforts to spread the love of the automobile to future generations. Learn more.




, in cooperation with the Governor of California’s mandate regarding COVID-19, has decided to Canceled Advertising of ALL Car Events on our Calendar. This will just apply to the month of March. At this time April events will be advertised as they were scheduled and planned. We Thank You for your Cooperation in this effort to stop the spread of this disease.

5th Annual “Back to the Beach” Hueneme Show and Shine

March 22

550 E. Surfside Dr.

Port Hueneme, CA

Support the Port Hueneme Reserve Police Officers and Annual U.S. Navy Events. Open to all makes and models of cars, trucks, suv’s and bikes. Learn more.





Due to escalating concerns and mixed guidance from various county, state and health organizations with regard to the impact and response to COVID-19, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is postponing all events through April 9, effective immediately, in the wake of growing health concerns. Updates on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, not scheduled to compete until March 27, will be provided at a later date.

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars

March 29

Santa Maria Raceway
1900 Hutton Rd
Nipomo, CA

Founded in 1978 by the late Ted Johnson, The World of Outlaws® has been the home for premier dirt track racing for over 40 years. Featuring the most powerful cars on dirt, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour across the United States and Canada, visiting 23 states and racing at a combined 140 race tracks. The series is rich in history and tradition while continuing a tradition of competitive advancements the World of Outlaws is committed to improving both competition and safety across their series and facilities. Learn more.

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