33rd Annual Piedmont Racing Expo & Auction

The 33rd Annual Piedmont Racing Expo & Auction is a motor sports trade show and auction followed by a racers reunion. It’s also the area’s largest consignment auction of racing-related parts, tools and equipment!

If you love racing and motor sports then you won’t want to miss this exposition! Meet well known and famous area racers, find great deals on racing car parts and equipment as well as network with the regions best racing insiders, all at the 33rd Annual Piedmont Racing Expo & Auction in Raleigh.

Presented by RACE22.com and Hosted by Funwood Auction Sales & Trading Post Inc.

We invite you to join us in our third decade of servicing short-track racers across the Southeast US including racers from NC, SC, Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, Indiana, West Virginia, Florida, and Tennessee. Our shows are well respected in racing circles and our event is the longest running annual trade show and auction in the Southeast United States.

Kenneth Smithey and Phillip Walker, promoters and auctioneers are no strangers to motorsports, racing parts or the auction business. Both raced for many years, won races and championships, have been involved in selling parts, and have ran succesful auction businesses. Combined they have well over a half century of experience and a love of racing & the history of it!

This racing expo & auction is the perfect place for vendors to showcase products and services to the racing community. Our racing clientele includes short-track stock car racers, dirt track racers, vintage/old-timer racers, drag racers, plus muscle car and street rod enthusiasts. We provide a targeted audience of potential customers for you.

We plan to have a great group of vendorsat the racing expo & auction in our Trade Show offering parts, products and services with anything any racer would need!

Come on out and join us to jumpstart 2019!   


9th Annual Raleigh Fairgrounds Speedway Racer’s Reunion, Autograph session, Scrapbooks, Historic Racing Pictures & Memorabilia!

Special guests from Bill Mangum’s Virginia Carolina Early Dirt Racers Association.

Hear Racing stories and LIVE interviews from Legends who made history driving race cars all over the South, Mid-Atlantic, and North East regions of the United States of America!

There will be modern & vintage race cars and more on display and hopefully one of Richard’s cars from the Petty Museum again this year!

Come see where Richard Petty won the last Dirt Track NASCAR Grand National race ever held here on the 1/2 mile Dirt track at Raleigh Fairgrounds Speedway in 1970!

Special thanks to Bill Blair, Tim Leeming, Gene Hobby and Billy & Karen Biscoe for organizing all the drivers for the Autograph Session and interviews! This event is supported by Funk’s Racing Parts, Funwood Auctions and The Petty Museum.

We have a benefit auction at the lunch break on Saturday to support this group. If you would like to donate a racing item of any kind please contact us to let us know what you will be donating.

Consignments accepted on Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Event Show Hours: Friday doors open at 10 a.m. – auction starts at Noon and Saturday doors open at 8 a.m. – auction starts at 9 a.m.Racing parts Auction begins 12 noon Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday.

Legendary Drivers Reunion/Autograph Session 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday. Adult Admission: $10 each day; Ages 12-15: $5/day; Ladies & kids under 12 Free.

Contact info:

Funwood Auction Sales & Trading Post Inc.
126 Citty Store Road, Reidsville, NC 27320
Phone: 336-344-8400
Email: Funwood Auctions

Piedmont Racing Expo
Email at Piedmont Racing:

Jan 18 – 19, 2019
Exposition Center
North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, RaleighE
Event Info: 336-344-8400