Sunday, February 11, 2018

Motorama returns to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex for its 40th anniversary event, Saturday, February 17th and Sunday, February 18th.

Motorama 2018 will feature nearly one-thousand custom show and race vehicles. Catch live, action-packed racing on five various tracks all weekend long and experience some great shopping opportunities at the countless vendor stands that will be set up throughout the complex.

The Pennsylvania State Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA.  is expected to draw hundreds of Arenacross racers who will put on a nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat show, in front of a standing room only crowd, in the 9,000-seat Large Arena. Scheduled to compete in the 25 Arenacross classes will be mini bikes, motorcycles, four-wheel ATV’s and three-wheelers. Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green rider and Bainbridge, PA’s very own iconic, Seth Hammaker, will be available in the Arenacross pit area all weekend to take questions and sign autographs.

Additional racing competitions will be held throughout the 32-acre complex. Over two-hundred Go-Kart entries have pre-registered to compete in the Northeast Building along with one-hundred and fifty Quarter Midgets who will fight for top honors in the Northwest Building. More than five-hundred radio control drivers are expected to partake in off-road racing action in the Equine Arena and Barn, sponsored by Horizon Hobby. Also featured, will be a scaled radio control Demolition Derby and Mud Boss competition sponsored by JMW Motorsports and don’t miss out on seeing the Remote Control Scaled Trials skill challenge located in the West Hall hosted by Recon G6. If that’s not enough scaled racing action for you, swing by the Sail Arena and feast your eyes on the Robot Conflict program where more than one-hundred participants enter their custom creations into battle.

The Speed Show in the Main Hall will feature hundreds of performance-built vehicles including dirt racing vehicles, drag cars, off road trail trucks and more which are all wrapped around the performance segment of motorsports.  The Motorama Custom Car, Truck and Bike Show in the Expo Hall will also feature hundreds of show vehicles from classic antiques to today’s most modern machines.  Two very special out of state Riddler contenders; vehicles that made the Great-8 from the Detroit Autorama, will be on display in the Custom Car, Truck and Bike Show. Both show pieces placed in the top eight in years past and are valued at over $1,000,000 each.

Nearly two hundred vendors will be in attendance, including an abundance of companies offering apparel, jewelry, collectibles and race gear - and for the ladies of racing, you too will find countless specialty vendors offering a variety of apparel and accessories to fit your styles and preferences.

Joining us at this year’s event is professional model, television host, Five-Time Miss Supercross and IFBB Pro Athlete, Dianna Dahlgren.  Swing by to meet her, grab an autograph and even a photo with her at the Amped Apparel booth in the Speed Show, anytime Saturday.  Also meet, Butch Patrick, best known for his role as child werewolf, Eddie Munster, on the CBS comedy “The Munsters,” Butch will be available for autograph signings Saturday and Sunday. (see the show program for various times and locations)

The Ms. Motorama pageant will be host to more than 40 beautiful ladies, competing in a two-day challenge, which includes a formal dress, swimsuit and interview rounds. The official crowing of Miss Motorama 2018 will take place late morning on Sunday at the Speed Show stage.  The winner of the 2018 Ms. Motorama pageant will have the honor of being the trophy girl for the Arenacross races and will represent Motorama throughout the year in 2018 at various community events and functions.

Motorama continues to support the local community and gives back annually to local charities and organizations having already donated more then three-hundred thousand dollars over the past 39 years.  This year’s event will feature a 50/50 raffle and a live charity auction with one-hundred percent of the proceeds going to the Children’s Miracle Network for the Penn State Health Children’s Hospital. Tickets to take part in the 50/50 raffle will be available through the entire facility from the special pin-up models who will be walking around the show all weekend. The live charity auction will take place Saturday at 5PM in the Expo Hall and will feature items such as a family 4-pack of Hershey Park tickets, Senators Suit, a M2 Machine diecast blind box, custom hand drawn art from international motorsports pinstriping artists and much more.

Doors for the 40th Annual Motorama Events open Saturday, February 17th at 9:00 A.M. and Sunday, February 18th at 9:00 A.M. Admission is $30 for a single day adult Saturday pass and $20 for single day adult Sunday pass. A single day children’s pass for kids 6-11 on both Saturday and Sunday will be $10. Kids 5 and under are Free.

For updated news and results from Motorama Events 2018, check us out on Facebook and visit the official Motorama website,

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