2nd Annual

Belt Sander Drag Racing

Save the date:

Sunday, September 19, 2021, 1-4 pm

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Join Shop Class-NB for the 2nd annual
Cutthroat “Hillbilly Competition” for Belt Sander Drag Racing
When: Sunday, September 19, 2021, 1-4 PM
Where: 406 Guion Street, New Bern, NC 

Fundraiser for The Volt Center for workforce development scholarships

This event is a fundraiser for the Volt Center. The 2019 Race raised $1600. We gotta beat that this year! Drag yourself on down and join the fun for a worthy cause!  

A mere $5 donation entry fee. 

PLUS 2021 Belt Sander Drag Race Commerable T-Shirts will be on sale.

The Haps on the Belt Sander Drag Race Event
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Food Trucks
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Beer Tent!

99 Brewery
is down for the beer at this 

happenin' event! 

Visit their website for details on the hip new brews. 

The Band

Hot Buttered Grits is an improvisational acoustic/electric band form New Bern, NC. Since 2005, the Grits have been serving it up hot and fresh in night clubs, deck parties, backyards and festivals. Each member brings an eclectic array of influences to the group for a truly unique blend of music that defies classification.

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hot buttered grits band

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Trophies awarded for stock, modified and best decorated

Don't miss the fun! Drag yourself on down for the Belt Sander Drag Race! 

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Winners will receive

a very coveted trophy

BUT more important...

bragging rights!


Last year Hatteras won. Will they retain the title, or will a new winner emerge? 

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While you're not allowed to mechanically alter or remove any part your sander if you're going to be racing it in the stock division, here are a few ideas that may help you get into the winner’s circle.

Watch for the Zebras!

They know their stuff and the rules and regs

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Check out the 2019 Belt Sander videos!