Upcoming Cruise-Ins!

July 10th, National Collector Car Appreciation Day, is our next cruise-in at Daniels Performance Group, 6-9PM RAIN OR SHINE. Food vendor, DJ, open to all makes and models. $3 donation for show cars, $2 for featured club show cars and FREE to spectators. Proceeds help benefit Toys for Tots! Featured Club will be Peninsula Mustang Enthusiasts. Come out and enjoy this special cruise-in! Located: 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield VA 23430


The following Cruise-In will be August 14th with the featured club being the Camaro Club. Mark these dates down and we’ll see you there!

Update on Cruise-Ins


Friday, June 26th–Olden Days Hot Rods Cruise-In
6:00-9:00pm-The Hot Rods will be displayed on Main Street in Downtown Smithfield during the Rhondels Concert. Vintage Alley will be on Mason Street, so be sure to enter from Church Street. *DPG is no longer handling this cruise-in, but nonetheless please make sure to come out for this annual event!

Friday, July 10th–DPG’s National Collector Car Appreciation Day Cruise-In
6:00-9:00pm-At Charlie Daniels Racing, 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield, VA 23430. Rodman’s BBQ as our food vendor, Angela Brown as our DJ, and Changin’ Lanez as our featured club! This will be an extra special cruise-in to recognize the collector car hobby, so make plans to support it and come out!

Job Announcement: Now Hiring Full-Time Assistant Shop Tech

Daniels Performance Group, an automotive restoration shop in Smithfield, VA, is looking to hire a full-time Assistant Shop Technician!

Roles and responsibilities include:
-Perform maintenance and repair on vehicles (oil changes, air filter repalcements, brake pad/rotor replacements, etc.)
-Perform restoration services on collector vehicles (carburetor swaps, tuning, body work, etc.)
-Perform modifications on vehicles (exhaust system installations, cold air intakes, suspension upgrades, etc.)
-Assist with chassis dyno testing and tuning
-Maintain shop cleanliness and organization
-Attend car show events as company rep as schedule allows

Qualifications and requirements:
-Minimum High school diploma or GED
-Experience preferred but not required
-DMV record in good standing*
-Must be a team player!!

*If contacted for interview, candidate will need to provide a copy of DMV record on date of interview.

Rate of Pay: Based on experience

If you are interested in applying for this position please either email resume or stop by our shop to drop off resume and fill out application, and if you have any questions please give the shop a call at (757) 356-1156.



*Photo credit to google images.

Daniels Performance Group will be closing up early today, but the shop will be open on Monday. We hope that everyone has a wonderful Memorial Day weekend with friends and family!

Next Cruise-In Dates

ATTENTION: Our next cruise-in, which will be in June, is going to be a little different. We have been given the special opportunity to be a part of Olden Days in Downtown Smithfield and handle the Olden Days Hot Rods Cruise-In on Friday, June 26th. It will be from 6PM-9PM on Main Street in Downtown Smithfield. Stay tuned for more details! This is going to be an extra special cruise-in. The next cruise-in we will be having at the shop will be July 10th, National Collector Car Appreciation Day. So please mark your calendars to be a part of June 26th and July 10th!


Plan to come out this coming Friday, April 24th for our first official cruise-in! It will be held at our shop, 20128 IWIP RD in Smithfield, from 6-9PM. We will have a live DJ and Rodman’s BBQ as our food vendor. This cruise-in is open to any and all vehicles. The cost for show cars is a $3 donation and the show is FREE for spectators. Proceeds helps benefit Toys for Tots. The weather is going to be absolutely beautiful so make sure to be here for this awesome kick-off show! What better way to spend a Friday night?

*Tidewater Mopar Club will be the featured club this Friday, $2 donation for entry.

Vendors spaces available. Any questions please call Daniels Performance Group at (757) 356-1156.

Get your “tire” in the door!

Now is the time to get your “tire” in the door!
Okay, so it’s not exactly top down, hawaiian shirt weather yet right? Well here at Daniels Performance Group we are ready to get you and your pride and joy ahead of the game. Beat the latecomers and schedule your “Pre-Season Services” now!
Pre-Season Services
It’s that time of year again to start thinking about getting your vehicle in shape for the car show/cruising season. DPG offers services to help you get your vehicle ready. Our Pre-Season Services include:
Oil & Filter Change
Chassis Lube
Air Filter Refresh
Coolant Flush
Tire Pressure Check
Tire & Wheel Mounting & Balancing
A/C System Check
Electrical System Check
Drivability Evaluation
Engine Bay Detailing
Don’t wait until the last minute to get your vehicle over to us. Stay ahead of the game and give your vehicle the special treatment it deserves!
Now until March 13th, we are offering a special discount of 5% off your total Pre-Season Service invoice if you print, cut and bring the coupon below in with you.