Motor News: April 13-20

Cars & Cabernet at the Taj Ma Garaj, 7 - 10 p.m. Upscale event will take you to five world-renowned grape regions, each embodying the seductive flavor of their wines. Opportunity to learn from industry professionals about the art of wine and food pairings, while experiencing the Taj Ma Garaj, Dayton’s only vintage Porsche Museum. Proceeds of the event benefit the Epilepsy Foundation. VIP Passport tickets are $85, which include extended venue access and three complimentary glasses of your favorite vintage, and other perks. Standard passport ticket is $50. To purchase tickets and view sponsorship opportunities, vist or contact the Epilepsy Foundation at (937) 233-2500.
Ohio Cruisers Car Club Cruise-in every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to dark at the Airline Dairy Creme parking lot in Vandalia (224 North Dixie Dr.). Live music monthly. Call (937) 898-7119 for more information.
Lofino’s Cruise-in, every Friday night, rain or shine, through September 27 at Lofinos Shopping Center, North Fairfield Road and U.S. 35, 5 p.m. until dark. Sponsored by the Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club. Call Mike Self at (937) 426-0098 for more information.
Test and Tune Solo event at Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Rd. Registration 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Drivers meeting 10:35 a.m. (walk track prior to). FCO 11 a.m. (will have practice & timed runs). Valid driver’s license, Snell 2005 or newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 NCCC, $35 non NCCC.
The Dayton Auto Racing Fan Club (DARF) meeting at Celebrations II, 3119 Stop Eight Road. ARCA drivers and officials, past and present have been invited and anyone affiliated with ARCA are invited to attend. Meeting is open to the public with race cars on display from 4-7 p.m. A $5 picnic dinner will precede the meeting plus a cash bar will be available. Call Rick Monroe, (937) 541-9006.
MAY 17-18
Midwest Willys Jeep Reunion, 5201 Lodge Road in Hueston Woods in College Corner, Ohio. Banquet Saturday evening for registered participants. Vehicles on display, vendors, demos. $20 registration fee for Jeeps. Free for spectators. Call Rick Riley at (513) 423-8724.
MAY 18
10th Annual British Car Meet, sponsored by the British Transportation Museum, south side of 23 Webster Street, home of “TOP of the Market Banquet and Event Center” in downtown Dayton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Car registration is $15 before May 15. $18 day of show. Spectators are free. Registration froms are available at For more information contact Harry Mague at (937) 232-9310  or Pete Stroble at (937) 429-0871.
MAY 25
Motorcycle Cruise-in and Vintage Bike Show, at Williams Vintage Cycle, Rt. 68, 3/4 mile north of the 35 Bypass in Xenia, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Supported by the Cincinnati and Columbus chapters of the VJMC. Show bike entry is $15 (includes free t-shirt). Classes for all '93 & earlier bikes (all makes & models). Trophies for best in class. Food, drinks, music and more. Proceeds benefit A Special Wish Foundation. Visit for more details.

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