National Collector Car Appreciation Cruise-In

SPECIAL EVENT: Cruise-In–Come out and celebrate National Collector Car Appreciation Day this Friday at the shop! 6pm-9pm, open to all vehicles you are proud to show, especially those special antiques! Rodman’s BBQ as our food vendor and Angela Brown as DJ. Featured Club: Peninsula Mustang Enthusiasts. $3 donation for show cars, $2 donation for featured club cars, and FREE to spectators. Proceeds benefit Toys for Tots. We have picnic tables in the shade, and we are a child friendly atmosphere. Vendor spaces available upon request, please call (757) 356-1156 for more info. Bring friends, bring family! We are expecting great weather and a grand turnout. Located: 20128 IWIP Road, Smithfield VA 23430 (Charlie Daniels Racing).


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!