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HOLIDAY SALE - THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOYALTY AND SUPPORT
Sale Begins November 23

The annual Holiday Sale is now available. Starting on Black Friday, November 23, 2018 and running through January 2, 2019 at 5 p.m. you can SAVE! Save a total of 20% off most...
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SKIP THE LINES. AVOID THE HASSLE. ENJOY YOUR SHOW.
How to Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-Register before the Gate-N-Go deadline of Monday, April 15 to save 10%! Why wait in line and lose time that you could be spending on grounds enjoying the event? Register today via Gate-N-Go...
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OPTIMA BATTERIES - OFFICIAL BATTERY OF IMPORT & PERFORMANCE WEEKEND
Call on Optima to Keep Your Ride Running Stronger and Longer

We all have automotive battery needs, right? No matter what part of the world your car is from, its year, make or model, you likely need a battery to make it go. As...
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WHAT’S FRESH IN 2019?
Keep Reading to Learn More

The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals get bigger and better each year! Now, with support from its official battery partner, Optima Batteries, IPN is offering even more thrills, cars and guests over the course...
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CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF THE SUBARU WRX STI
Rally to Carlisle in 2019 with One of Subaru's Most Popular Versions

Introduced in 1994 in Japan, the Subaru SRX STI became an instant hit in the rally and street racing world. Upgraded with a better suspension, stronger transmission and blue printed performance tuned engine, the...
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VOLKSWAGEN'S JETTA CELEBRATES 40 YEARS!
The Popular German Sedan to Show Off Its Legacy in 2019

Debuting in 1979, the VW Jetta became an instant hit for North America. The car was positioned to fill the sedan niche above VW's popular golf hatchback and was available in two-door and four-door variants....
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HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY TO CITROËN
Celebrate a Century of Citroën

In a world where products, and even companies, come and go, it’s pretty amazing to see one celebrate 100 years in business. That’s exactly what Citroën is doing in 2019, celebrating 100 years of building...
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RACE VEHICLES ON SPECIAL DISPLAY
All Varieties of Race Vehicles Welcome

The Import & Performance Nationals Race Car Paddock has been an annual highlight area of the event for several years and the vehicles are treated as a Feature Vehicle Display. That means you can display...
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NICOFEST – AUTOCROSS RACING AND DRIFTING EXHIBITIONS
Presented by NICOClub.com (Nissan/Infiniti Car Owners)

NICOclub.com, the largest and most comprehensive online resource for Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun enthusiasts once again is coming to Carlisle for their annual NICOfest at the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals show. Their draw...
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DRIFT LIMBO RETURNS TO CARLISLE
You’ve Seen it in Video Games, Now See it in Person

Made popular by video games like Forza, Drift Limbo will take over the drift course on Saturday afternoon of event weekend. Back by popular demand, this competition incorporates the skill of the driver to...
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MULTI ROUND EXHAUST COMPETITION PLANNED FOR IPN WEEKEND
New Expanded Format Adds More Sounds on the Grounds

Ready, set, go! The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals feature an EXPANDED exhaust contest, meaning more cars and more fun! Car owners have the chance to showcase just what their car sounds like in a...
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LOW CAR LIMBO
How Low Does Your Ride Go?

With the lowest limbo, we’re taking a cue from the Caribbean on how we will determine the lowest car or truck at the show.

Instead of measuring from the driver door or the roof,
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THE CARLISLE BURNOUT CONTEST
Bragging Rights are Up for Grabs

No Carlisle event would be complete without the burnout contest. “Carlisle Burnout King (or Queen)” bragging rights are once again up for grabs! Pre-registration is required at Guest Services. A show sticker (i.e. registered...
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ATTENTION CAR CLUBS – COMPETE TO SEE WHO IS THE LARGEST
Will Your Club Measure Up? Take the Club Challenge

The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals has long been home to many car clubs with some using the event as the host to their regional or national meets. We recognize the largest clubs at the...
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WHO HAS THE COOLEST CLUB HANGOUT?
Finally, a Contest Where Everyone Wins

Clubs that receive a Carlisle Events’ supplied tent are encouraged to participate in the Coolest Club Hangout competition. Our staff will be looking for things like flags from the various countries and vehicle manufacturers as...
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DRIVE-THRU JUDGING RETURNS
Format Returns by Popular Demand

Experience drive through judging at this year's show! Judging is hosted by WRTeam and eJudged.com. Join them for a weekend of fun! Last year they judged hundreds of vehicles without a...
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TEN VEHICLES WILL BE HAND-SELECTED BY CARLISLE EVENTS
Be Chosen as a Member of the Carlisle Elite on Friday

Carlisle Events' staff will be roaming the Import & Performance Nationals Showfield on Friday of event weekend in search of their ten favorite vehicles to become the newest members of the Carlisle Elite. To be...
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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE MS. CARLISLE IPN?
$600 in Cash Prizes Awarded to the Top 3

Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals presents something fresh, an onsite beauty contest. The Ms. Carlisle beauty contest offers beauty and handfuls of cash. Any lady (18 and over) can register for a chance to...
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PASSPORT EXCITEMENT GROWS FOR 2019
Walk the Show and Win Prizes

Winning prizes has never been easier or more fun. To win prizes, all you need to do is walk around and enjoy the show. As you’re checking out all of the cool rides, simply stop...
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BUY, SELL OR TRADE THE PARTS YOU NEED
Be a Vendor and Sell Your Automotive Merchandise

The Import & Performance Nationals Automotive Flea Market is the perfect opportunity to sell the parts and accessories that have been collecting dust in your garage. The automotive fleamarket is also the place for the...
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CLASSIC TO LATE-MODEL IMPORTS FOR ANY BUDGET
Sell or Buy a Vehicle in our Car Corral

The Import & Performance Nationals car corral provides classic to late model vehicles in all varieties of make, model and condition for sale. Thousands will browse, compare and make deals directly with the owner. No...
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PROMOTE YOUR CAR CORRAL RIDE ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES
Program Allows for FREE Exposure to Help You Sell Your Ride

Do you want to let thousands of enthusiasts know what you are selling in your car corral space at Carlisle? It doesn’t matter what show you’re attending, if you’ve purchased a car corral spot,...
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CARLISLE EVENTS WANTS YOU TO SAVE $$$
Learn How to Maximize your Carlisle Experience and Minimize the Cost

Vendors are the back bone of all of our events and because of that, we want to make sure you’re getting the best bang for the buck. As such, we’ve implemented a few ways...
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SHOP ON THE MANUFACTURERS MIDWAY
Find the Top New Part Manufacturers and More

The Manufacturers Midway is central to the action of the show and is the place to find new parts and accessories from the top new parts dealers. Many vendors choose Carlisle as the place to...
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FEATURED VEHICLE DISPLAY
See the Best Imports in this Indoor Display

Indoors at Carlisle is the place to see the best of the best in imports, tuners and performance sport compacts. Many Featured Display cars are featured in national magazines as a result of being...
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GET YOUR EVENT T-SHIRT NOW VIA THE ALL-NEW CARLISLE STORE
Join Green Mountain Monogram as you Shop for Carlisle Gear

When you come to a show at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds this year, you’ll notice the Carlisle Store has been overhauled! Carlisle Events is pleased to announce a partnership with an all-new apparel and...
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CAMP WITH CARLISLE EVENTS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR EVENT EXPERIENCE
Call Today to Ask How You Can Stay and Play

Carlisle Events promotes multiple events annually and many of them have a footprint to host you and your camper, RV or tent. Rates vary by event, but if you’re a collector car enthusiast and enjoy...
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SCENIC CRUISE
Cruise the Back Roads of Central PA

All attendees can take part in scenic cruises as part of the Import & Performance Nationals. We provide the directions that will allow you to take a self-guided tour of south central Pennsylvania. The tour...
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ONLINE TICKETING NOW AVAILABLE
Purchase Single Day, Weekend or Season Passes

For decades, buying a ticket to a car show at Carlisle meant arriving the day of, pulling out your wallet and paying cash at the gate. While that will still be option, now available...
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DOWNLOAD THE ALL NEW CARLISLE EVENTS APP
Your Owner’s Manual to all Things Carlisle During Event Weekend

Have you ever walked the grounds at Carlisle, lost beyond belief and wondering where your favorite show cars are, or how to find that vendor you’re looking for? Carlisle Events has figured out a...
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LOOK BACK ON YOUR CARLISLE WEEKEND WITH REAR VIEW MIRROR SUNDAY
Spend a Relaxing Sunday at Carlisle From 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

On the 7th day, we rest, right? Well, for the more than half a million guests and vendors that pass through the gates of the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, that is very much true. ...
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