• Memorial Day Weekend 2024
  • Pinehurst, NC


The Sandhills Motoring Expo incorporates the love of the automobile, motorsports, and the many beautiful nuances of the Sandhills region into an memorable weekend full of automotive celebration and enthusiasm.

The Concours in the Village, the Expo capstone event takes place Sunday – the greatest day in Motorsports alongside the Monaco Formula 1 GP, Coca-Cola 600, and Indy 500 – draws thousands of spectators from all parts of the county, state, Eastern seaboard, and points West. The Concours features 120 automobiles across 15 distinct automotive classes, in addition to special display and special marque automobiles.

Opportunities for Sponsorship via our SME Sponsor Program, include, but are not limited to:
VIP Access to Expo Events
Recognition during Expo Events
10′ x 10′ tent place on the Pinehurst Village Green – our Signature Vendor Village
Inclusion in on the Expo Website, Social Media, and Communication Channels
Engagement with prospective clients via local networking

We are thrilled to invite you to be a vital part of the Sandhills Motoring Expo, a spectacular Memorial Day weekend car show extravaganza that promises to be a celebration of automotive excellence and community spirit. As a distinguished and community-oriented organization, your support will not only enhance the event’s success but also contribute to the lasting memories we aim to create.

Interested in supporting the Expo? Contact us for information on becoming a Sponsor

Join us in making the Sandhills Motoring Expo an unforgettable experience for all attendees. We believe that your association with our event will not only elevate its visibility but also contribute to the overall success of this Memorial Day weekend celebration.




The Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) for the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area is proud to represent a world class golf resort destination. Located in Moore County, NC, the CVB is the county’s official destination marketing organization, and develops and implements strategies that enhance the economic and brand value of tourism to the benefit of visitors and residents alike.


Champion Car Wash and Detailing

Official Detailer of the Expo

Champion Car Wash & Detail Shop has been a landmark in the Sandhills of North Carolina for almost 30 years. Now in its 3rd generation and under new, local family ownership, Champion’s Detail Shop has expanded its offerings and capabilities offering cutting edge procedures and products to service customers requiring more extensive vehicle care.


Official Sponsor of the Expo Road Rally

Hagerty is a global automotive enthusiast brand and world’s largest membership organization for car lovers, with a suite of offerings that enable our members to enjoy their vehicles to the fullest. And it’s all driven by our own love for cars.

McPeake Hotels

Official Accommodations of the Expo

The Sandhills Motoring Expo partners with McPeake Hotels as our official Expo accommodations. Conveniently located minutes from the Village of Pinehurst, the TownePlace Suites by Marriot, Hilton Garden Inn & Suites, and Hampton Inn provide our entrants with special rates and top quality accommodations.

Carolina Cinemas

Official Event Sponsor of Saturday Cars & Coffee

Carolina Cinemas is locally owned and operated. With over a century of combined years of cinema experience, our ownership group is committed to providing a clean, safe, friendly and fun environment for all. We look forward to seeing you at our Sandhills 10 in Southern Pines or at our newest location, The Lumina Theater in Chapel Hill.

Downforce Motorsports

Downforce Motorsports is the premier US Superformance dealer, whether its a Superformance GT40 or a Superformance Cobra experience the Downforce Motorsports difference in our showrooms in Lugoff, SC and Minocqua, WI.  Superformance provides the only Caroll Shelby licensed Cobra on the market. Superformance uses purpose built brand new parts and never uses re-used “donor” parts. These are produced with the same exacting standards and quality to ensure top resale value for every vehicle. Each car we sell is a sound investment.

Pinehurst Hyundai

Official Event Sponsor of the Friday Block Party

Pinehurst Hyundai in Southern Pines, NC — serving Aberdeen, Sanford, Pinehurst, Fayetteville, Raeford, and Hamlet — is a new Hyundai and used car dealer where you can have all your automotive needs met in one place. With every visit, we are committed 100% satisfied with your visit, whether you’re looking to purchase another automobile, secure financing for that vehicle, have your current ride serviced, or buy genuine Hyundai parts. You can count on our staff to make you the number-one priority.

Pinehurst Toyota

Official Event Sponsor of the Friday Block Party

Pinehurst Toyota in Southern Pines, NC — serving Aberdeen, Sanford, Pinehurst, Fayetteville, Raeford, and Hamlet — is a new Toyota and used car dealer taking care of all your automotive needs under one roof. Every time you step onto our lot, our goal is to make sure you are 100% satisfied with your visit, whether you’re looking to purchase a new ride, secure financing for that vehicle, have your current auto serviced, or buy genuine Toyota parts. You can count on our staff to make you the number-one priority.

Jack Hadden Floral & Event Design

Official Expo Florist

Jack Hadden Floral & Event Design is located in historic downtown Aberdeen just outside of Pinehurst, NC. Our passion for flowers and attention to detail enables us to customize each order, from large scale events to individual creations.


ATD Detailing, Inc.

ATD Detailing Inc offers over 15 years’ experience in the paint correction, paint protection film, ceramic coating, and window tinting industry. We are paint protection experts, providing unparalleled customer service to our Triangle car enthusiasts.

Dugan's Pub Pinehurst

Always something to do at Dugan’s Pub. The place to be and the place to be seen. The Pub closes when the crowd goes home! Under new ownership with lots of exciting new things to come.


Village of Pinehurst

Pinehurst, NC - The Expo's Hometown

The Village of Pinehurst, nestled in the scenic Sandhills region of North Carolina, is renowned for its historic charm and world-class golfing heritage. Home to the iconic Pinehurst Resort, this quaint village offers visitors a unique blend of Southern hospitality, picturesque landscapes, and a rich tapestry of cultural attractions, making it a sought-after destination for both golf enthusiasts and leisure travelers alike.

Pine Crest Inn

Host Hotel of the Expo

Pine Crest Inn has a place in history in the quaint Village of Pinehurst. For golfers, it exudes historic significance and passion for the game of golf. But not just for golfers, Pine Crest Inn is the perfect spot for a romantic weekend in the historic Sandhills area, absorbing southern charm, taking a carriage ride, shopping in the small boutiques of both Pinehurst and Southern Pines, and enjoying the beauty of this New England-like village and its surrounding horse country.

Elliott’s Catering Company

Caterer of the Expo’s Hangar Soiree

When philosophy and action proceed hand-in-hand, something extraordinary happens: a guiding principle is formed. For Chef/Owner Mark Elliott, that principle is to serve the best and freshest locally produced agrarian products to his guests. Chef Elliott serves guests cuisine created from the freshest ingredients that the area’s farmers have to offer. t is a principle we live—with every plate we serve.

Moore County Airport

Official Airport of the Expo

Moore County Airport (KSOP), located just minutes away from Pinehurst and Southern Pines, North Carolina is the “Gateway to the Home of American Golf.”  The premier general aviation jetport welcomes pilots and passengers to a destination that is rich in history, tradition, and true southern hospitality.The airport offers a full range of amenities and services for private aircraft, and provides flight training, aircraft maintenance and charter flight services.

Royal Threads

Official Clothier of the Expo

We are a promotional product distributor and proud member of the Advertising Specialty Institute. With so many ad specialties available there is a huge opportunity for professionals like you to boost ROI and leave a lasting impression with your customers. Our mission is to help you create long-lasting relationships with your clients through the power of promotional products.

Rock-It Productions

Audio and Entertainment Provider

We are an entertainment production company that strives to create a seamless production process from start to finish. We take the time to consult, strategize and thoroughly design an audio-visual environment tailored to meet each client’s goals. Our team of highly-skilled technicians are ready to create the ultimate show for your guests and understand that having a good attitude is just as important as having the best equipment.

Jersey Mike’s

Lunch Specialists

Jersey Mike’s has a rich history of entrepreneurship and tasty sub sandwiches. We use only private labeled meats and cheeses that are sliced fresh for each sub sandwich and piled high in-store baked bread. Everything is quickly made to order for each customer, just the way the first subs were made at the original Jersey Mike’s.

Pinehurst Aviation Services

Hangar Soiree Hosts

Pinehurst & Preferred Aviation Services maintenance teams have built a reputation of integrity, service, excellence, trust and confidence.  This group of highly skilled professionals transplanted their military discipline, experience, and skills to KSOP and KEYF, and we offer them to you at incredibly fair market rates.

Stockham Financial

Financial Advisors

At Stockham Financial, our focus is you, our client. All the financial products and resources in the world won’t add up to a successful investment strategy unless they are tailored to the needs of an individual: to your aspirations, your age, your employment status, your health, all within the context of the economy as it stands and as it’s likely to become.

Legendary Autosports

Automotive Tours and Adventures

Legendary Autosports was created with the discerning enthusiast in mind. It is our mission to curate and deliver the most exciting and unique automotive themed adventures possible. Our level of detail while planning your experience is the white glove approach you would expect from a world-class operation.

John Patota Photography

Official Expo Photographer

Louis Simpson Photography

Official Expo Photographer

Golf Capital Chorus

National Anthem Singers for the Expo Road Rally

In early December, 1980, five men who had previous barbershop experience gathered at the Pinecrest Inn and began what was to become the Golf Capital Chorus, a group dedicated to four part harmony singing for the pure joy of it. As the Chorus has grown, it has become more widely recognized. We have performed at the Civic Center in Raleigh, in Fayetteville, and at many other locations in central North Carolina. The Chorus presently has about 30 members. The Chorus also has quartets available to entertain your group and to help us raise money for our charities.

Johnny O's Awards

Official Trophies and Awards Supplier

Johnny O’s Awards. Offering a wide range of trophies, plaques, art glass, clocks, name tags and other items to recognize a job well done and items to promote your business or organization.

Sandhills Motoring Club

Official Club of the Expo

The Sandhills Motoring Club is an automotive enthusiast club based in the Sandhills Area of North Carolina, open to any and all enthusiasts who share the love of the automobile. The SMC has events every month including Informal Car Shows, Organized Drives, and more.

Convergent Systems, LLC

Technology Provider

Convergent Systems, LLC is an Information Technology Managed Service Provider (IT-MSP) located in Pinehurst, NC. The company provides professional I.T. services to local area businesses, as well as businesses outside of North Carolina. Our highly skilled staff provide our clients with efficient, cost effective, and scalable solutions to meet their ever growing technology needs.