The Copperstate 1000 kickoff is Sunday 4/8 at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Below is information on their site: Sunday, April 8, 2018 7:30am – 11:30am 10am – Copperstate Cars Start Departing Tempe Diablo Stadium FREE to attend FREE to participate COPPERSTATE CAR SHOW & KICK-OFF Held in conjunction with the annual Bell Lexus North Scottsdale Copperstate 1000 vintage car rally, the Copperstate Car Show is the general public’s opportunity to partake in the renowned event. More than 3,000 motorsports enthusiast of all ages have been in attendance to see the 80+ vintage sports and race cars that participate on Copperstate 1000. This family-friendly event, held at Tempe Diablo Stadium, gives attendees the opportunity to get up close and personal with the Copperstate cars and their owners. After the public viewing, these rare vintage automobiles depart the Stadium in grand style with each car, driver and co-driver announced as they depart on their 4 day, 1,000 journey. CAR CORRAL A prominent feature of the Copperstate Car Show is the Car Corral. With premium parking organized by country of origin, the Car Corral is a great opportunity for car clubs or individual car owners of all makes and model to unite. TEMPE DIABLO STADIUM Built in 1968, the stadium went through a major renovation in 2005. Not only is the complex one of the most picturesque facilities, it is one of the most accessible complexes in the Phoenix Metro area. Food, restrooms and seating (shaded and non-shaded) for more than 14,000 guests. www.tempe.gov/Diablo Whether viewing the collections cars, speaking with the owners or mingling with fellow automotive enthusiasts, the day promises to be pure Nirvana for auto aficionados of all ages.