Features of the 2018 Show

Sunday, June 10, 2018  8am - 3pm
Packard Proving Grounds - Shelby Township, MI
PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM see below  (AVAILABLE now)
* This year's feature: "Ask the Man Who Owns One" will highlight the history of Packard---Feature Cars BY INVITATION  only
        A selection of Packards with historical significance and interest will be chosen to be shown by our selection committee
        ALL PACKARDS are welcome to register, a select few will be included in the Feature Display (by invitation only)

   - call Dennis Kuhn 734-277-5898 for more Feature Display info - We are inviting owners of historically significant Packards to
     nominate their cars for this curated Feature Display.  The best and most significant Packards will be chosen.

ON DISPLAY THIS YEAR IN THE ENGINEERING/TANK TEST BUILDING
Miss America X - - the famous Gar Wood race boat, a 38 foot mahogany masterpiece powered by 4 Packard V-12 engines  -  shown by the Algonac-Clay Twp Historical Committee

ALSO IN THE ENGINEERING/TANK TEST BUILDING - A SPECIAL LIMITED TIME SHOWING
ON DISPLAY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1928:
THE ORIGINAL INDY RACE CAR THAT SET A WORLD RECORD ON OUR TEST TRACK ON JUNE 14, 1928
This Miller Special front-drive car qualified on the pole for the 1928 Indianapolis 500 race
After the race, the car and it's driver, Leon Duray, were invited for a speed demonstration at the newly-
opened 2.5 mile oval test track at the Packard Proving Grounds.  Leon Duray set a world record speed of
148.7 mph on the Packard Proving Grounds Test Track to mark the dedication of the facility.
   Click on this link for more info:  http://www.packardmotorfdn.org/Leon%20Duray.htm      
* ONCE AGAIN FOR 2018:
   As you enter the show field with your car,
   whether pre-registered or registered on Sunday,
   you will be presented with a ticket for a drawing
   to be held after the last trophy is awarded.
   The drawing prize is $100.00 cash.  You and your
   registered car MUST be present to win.  Pre-registered vehicles have two
   chances to win a $100.00 cash prize!

*  50/50 DRAWINGS

* EXCLUSIVE Show car entrance will again be on the South side of 23 Mile Road
   0.2mi west of Van Dyke


* Gates open for show cars and the public at 8:00am
   CARS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE SHOW FIELD AS DIRECTED BY OUR STAFF
    ---- volunteer workers with ID AND pre-REGISTERED FEATURE VEHICLES MUST GET IN FIRST,
           FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS OF CAR SHOW STAFF - PLEASE UNDERSTAND WE MAY HAVE TO MOVE CERTAIN CARS AHEAD

     NO SHOW CARS will be ALLOWED ENTRY FROM THE FRONT (VAN DYKE) GATES   

* Hundreds of vendors expected - LIMITED SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
* Class and Club awards - see Show Car Owner Information page

* AGAIN THIS YEAR: Cars MUST be in position by 10:30 a.m. to be judged
* YOU MAY CHOOSE NOT TO BE JUDGED - FOR A LOWER REGISTRATION FEE
* NON-JUDGED CARS WILL BE REQUESTED TO PARK IN THEIR JUDGING CLASS AREA


* custom gift for pre-registered only 
     
* Spectator admission just $5, kids under 12 are free when accompanied by a paying adult
     
* Preferred Club Parking may be available by reservation for pre-registered cars
and all should arrive together
   Cars parked together in a reserved Club space may be judged as a Club class

* Music by DJ Scott Kuhl
* Food AND ICE CREAM PRESENTED BY NATIONAL CONEY ISLAND
      
* Outdoor ONLY swap spaces
* Enhanced layout for swap meet and show field

* Free shuttle service to parking lot with BULKY/HEAVY swap meet purchases - ask a show staff member or your selling vendor
* Free  shuttle (
Senior/Handicapped served first) within show/swap field
* Cars will be judged in place, no need to move them once parked

Cars 'R' Stars @ PPG - an event that celebrates all things automotive. 
Come and help us support the preservation and renovation of the Historic Packard Proving Grounds.   
        
              
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Thomas Mitchell,
May 26, 2018, 10:15 AM
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