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2015 Auto Swap Meet
April 9-11, 2015
Gates 7 a.m. | $7 Admission / $10 Parking
More info: portlandraceway.com
Portland International Raceway
1940 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217
The 10th annual Portland International Raceway Automotive Swap Meet will feature more than 1,500 vendor stalls and five miles of automotive-related gear located on the racetrack and in the pro-paddock. The event will take place on the Portland International Raceway (PIR) racetrack at 1940 N Victory Blvd. in Portland April 9 through 11 from 7am to 5pm daily. The event annually attracts 25,000 visitors
Admission is $7 per day; free for children under the age of 12. Parking is $10 per day, or the MAX Yellow Line stops just outside PIR. A complimentary shuttle bus runs between PIR, Portland Meadows and the Expo Center. Non-motorized bicycles are allowed on the track.
From memorabilia to manuals, coveralls to cars, gas pumps to go karts, and tools to transmissions, the swap meet offers thousands of unique, original stock, antique, vintage and custom vehicles and parts and auto-inspired items on display and for sale. This celebration of car culture is designed for gearheads, but appeals to everyone who loves a good find and a great deal.
The event offers a complimentary parts pick-up area that stores purchased items for the day, allowing consumers to secure a way to retrieve them; as well as a “haul and go” delivery system that transports purchases directly to consumer’s vehicles, provided they are parked in the PIR parking lot. This donation-based service raises funds for the Community Transitional School (CTS), a Portland-based organization that provides educational services to area homeless children; the event has donated more than $62,000 to CTS since beginning the program.
ATTENDEES SHOULD BE ADVISED: construction has begun on the OR 99W Improvement Project. North Denver Ave. will be closed to southbound traffic during the event; and on N. Schmeer Rd. between Denver and N. Whitaker Road, expect daytime delays on Thursday and Friday.
The PIR Auto Swap Meet opens one day prior to the Portland Swap Meet at the Expo Center; the two events are operated independently, but collectively make up one of the largest auto swap meets on the West Coast.
About Portland International Raceway
PIR provides a safe place for groups, clubs and organizations to conduct racing and non-racing events. Annually, the raceway attracts approximately 400,000 spectators to 550 events and is in use nearly every day of the year. The raceway’s varied, year round activities annually bring 45 million dollars into Multnomah County; the organization receives zero tax dollars. For more information, call 503-823-RACE or visit www.portlandraceway.com.