Once in a Lifetime meeting of the car gods

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Once in a Lifetime meeting of the car gods

Post by Limey SE on Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:38 pm



............SHOW HOURS ARE SATURDAY 9AM - 9PM & SUNDAY 9AM - 5PM..........................................................................

...........MUSCLE CAR AND CORVETTE NATIONALS WILL FEATURE.........................................................................

............BIG NICKEY CHICAGO and MR. NORMS Special Displays:..........................................................................

Relive the glory days of the Muscle Car wars with a historical display of the very best cars from Nickey Chicago and Mr. Norm. These displays once again will face off with only real documented Nickey and Mr. Norms cars from 1967-2011 from both of these Chicago Icons. You will also be able to meet current and past staff members, including Don Swiatek, Hi-Performance Cars and Parts Manager for Nickey and Mr. Norm Kraus, owner of Grand Spaulding Dodge.



.................2010 SPECIAL INVITATIONAL DISPLAYS:..................................................................................

....................Class of 1970 40th Anniversary Display:..................................................................................
Featuring more than 40 of the absolute “Top Dog” Muscle Cars from various manufacturers for the 1970 model year. For 2010, we will feature TWO circles; one with hardtops and one with convertibles AND several additional displays; one featuring HEMI Mopar convertibles and another featuring GTO Judge convertibles. You will be treated to some of the country's rarest and most desirable Muscle Machines which are coming in from prominent collections nationwide, many rarely shown to the public.

..........................................MOTION MADNESS............................................................................................
This very special gathering will showcase some of the wildest dealer-built supercars ever to roam the streets. Joel "Mr. Motion" Rosen built the cars while Marty Schorr introduced the legend to the world with some of the most creative and eye catching ads ever seen. This is a rare opportunity to see some of the wildest and rarest muscle cars ever built, including several Phase III Camaro's, a variety of Corvettes and some very special and seldom seen authentic Baldwin-Motion creations. See the cars AND meet the two men who made it all happen! (see below)

........................................Shelby Snakepit II:...........................................................................................
With the overwhelming response we received for this special feature at our 2009 show, The Shelby Snakepit will return with a whole new crop of Shelby's finest documented authentic creations from 1965-1970, including the incredible Dragon Snake Cobra. Hosted by Colin Comer, noted author and Shelby historian.

......................................BUICK STAGE II DISPLAY......................................................................................
This display will feature two of the rarest Buick Muscle Cars ever built. These 1970 Stage II G.S.'s were purpose built factory racers and are the only two known to exist. Along with these notable cars, a special collection of rare and one-off parts will be shown along with various historical items.

...................................CARS OF HURST Performance Display:...........................................................................

This very special display will feature Hurst/Olds from 1968-to present day including several significant one-off cars and Official Pace Cars along with some of the other offerings that came out of the Hurst Performance garage bearing Olds, AMC, Dodge, Chevy, Chrysler and Pontiac nameplates. Expect the unexpected in this gathering. In addition to 25+ documented Hurst automobiles, you will also be able to meet both Linda Vaughan and Jack "Doc" Watson! (see below)

.............Corvette Triple Diamond Showcase and Competition, Sponsored by Corvette Central:..............................................
Featuring a historic walk through time with the country's finest restored and original Corvettes that have already achieved NCRS Top Flight AND Bloomington Gold status. Owners will compete for the coveted Triple Diamond award, considered one of the industries most prestigious. Entrants range from 1953-2003.

............................................sYc Supercars Showcase:.....................................................................................
A very special gathering of authentic dealer-built Supercars from Yenko, Gibb and others. Presented by www.Yenko.net. Absolutely no “clones” or “tributes” here!

..........................................sYc Members Showcase Display:................................................................................
This area features some of the coolest Muscle Cars ever assembled. You'll see documented real Muscle Machines. Presented by www.yenko.net

..........................................SALUTE TO THE 1969 CHEVELLE...............................................................................

This is a very special gathering of twelve unique 1969 Chevelles including SS, L78, L89, Coupes, Hardtops and Convertibles.

................................................Additional Special Displays:..................................................................................

The Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals will also be playing host to several other special gatherings including the Mopar Alley, presented by The Chicagoland Mopar Club, the "AMC-YA" Group featuring significant American Motors cars and the History of the Pontiac GTO, 1964-2006, presented by the Cruisin' Tigers GTO Club. Additional special displays TBA.



.......................................CELEBRITY APPEARANCES:..................................................................................


Mr. Norm Kraus, The man behind Grand Spaulding Dodge will be in the Mr. Norms Garage display, sitting behind his original showroom desk ready to take your order! Saturday and Sunday.

Joel "Mr. Motion" Rosen, We are honored to have "Mr. Motion" himself as an honored guest. The amazing and outrageous cars that came out of the Baldwin-Motion garage in New York represent an era that will never be repeated. Meet Joel and hear the stories that are indeed Supercar Legend.

Marty Schorr, Editor of CARS Magazine and acclaimied automotive author. Marty Schorr is the man behind the outrageous Motion ads from "back in the day" and he has written numerous articles along with his outstanding book, Motion Performance; Tales of a Muscle Car Builder. Meet Marty and get your signed copy of the book at the show!

Linda "Miss Hurst Golden Shifter" Vaughan. Linda Vaughan is legendary not only for her connections to Hurst, but in all area's of the motorsports world. This is your chance to meet Linda in person and maybe even get a hug! Linda will be appearing Saturday and Sunday in our big "Cars of Hurst" Invitational display.

Jack "Doc" Watson, We certainly can't have a gathering of Hurst vehicles without the man who made it happen on hand! "Doc" Watson will be on hand sharing memories of the good old days and telling you all about the exciting things that are happening now with Hurst Performance vehicles. "Doc" Watson will be with us both Saturday and Sunday, right next to Linda Vaughan in our "Cars of Hurst" Invitational display.

Joe Mondello, Once again, you will have the opportunity to meet a Motorsports Legend. Although Mr. Mondello is often known as an Olds guy, he has been involved in nearly every aspect of Motorsports from racing to writing to...well, you get the idea! Joe will also be showing his own personal ride; a wild Oldsmobile W-30 Station Wagon that he has owned and raced for many years.

Bob McClurg, Legendary photographer and automotive author Bob McClurg will be coming in all the way from Hawaii. Bob will be signing his new book; Yenko; The Man, The Machines, The Legend and he will also be covering our event for several national publications.

Helen (Mrs. Fred) Gibb, We are honored to have Helen Gibb as our special guest. Helen will be showing various memorabilia from her own personal collection in the sYc Supercars Showcase area, featuring various pictures from the glory days of Gibb Chevrolet, LaHarpe, Illinois, home of the ZL1 and many other muscle cars and Gibb supercars. Presented by www.yenko.net

Jim Luikens, Nickey Chicago will be hosting Jim Luikens in their display both Saturday and Sunday. Jim has been involved in the Muscle Car and Race industry for many years. He was the H-Performance Manager for Berger Chevrolet back in the day and is active in a wide variety of motorsports events.

Additional Automotive Celebrity Appearances To be Announced.



FEATURED ARTIST:

Dan McCrary, Once again, we are happy to host a Featured Artist, and this year it is Dan McCrary who will be coming in from North Carolina. Be sure to see the latest in Limited Edition prints along with some of the original art that will Dan will offer at the show. For a preview of Dan's outstanding work, visit www.dmccraryart.com

(2009 Featured Artist: David Snyder)



OTHER SPECIAL FEATURES:
Triple Diamond Corvette Gallery and Competition, Sponsored by Corvette Central:
See the finest restored and original Corvettes that have already achieved Bloomington Gold and NCRS Top Flight status. These are truly the “best of the best” in the Corvette world! Display is set up in chronological order to show the history of the Corvette featuring Corvettes from 1953-1993.

Vintage Certification Program for Unrestored Original Camaros and Chevelles:
We are proud to host our Vintage Certification Program for unrestored, original Camaros and Chevelles. This program is designed to encourage owners to maintain their cars in original condition, as they left the factory. These cars are used to document build methods and other significant and historical features. (This program will expand to additional makes and models in the future).

Rescue 1 Fire Safety For Kids Willys:
See the Rescue 1/Barrs Leak '33 Willys and meet Driver/Fire Fighter Jeff Steere. Kids will get the latest Fire Safety coloring books and other neat stuff while learning the importance of home fire safety. www.firesafetyforkids.org

Rescue 1 Fire Safety For Kids Charity Auction:
Your chance to bid on a wide variety of parts and memorabilia while helping out a great cause. We will host a Silent auction and a Live auction with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the Rescue 1 Fire Safety For Kids program. (To make a donation, please e-mail bashton426@gmail.com) You can bid to own one-off autographed memorabilia, parts and maybe even a car or two!

ALL INDOOR SWAP MEET:
See nearly 200 all indoor swap spaces jam-packed with everything from intake manifolds and body panels to rare New Old Stock parts along with a wide variety of services. This is an automotive parts and services ONLY swap meet! Absolutely NO bedsheets, travel agencies or other non automotive vendors allowed. (Automotive collectibles are allowed in this area).

INDOOR COMMERCIAL VENDORS:
See a variety of automotive related vendors offering good and services. Join Mid America Motorworks, Keisler Engineering, Reliable Carriers, Inc., Legendary Interiors, Inline Tube and restoration specialists including MuscleCar Designs, The Finer Details and others. Your chance to talk directly to the best nationally recognized service providers in the industry!

VIP COLLECTION, CARS FOR SALE:
This area is reserved for 20 of the finest collector cars offered directly by the owners. Cars must apply to be accepted in this very special gathering!

COLLECTOR CAR CORRAL:
Find the collector car of your dreams in this area featuring cars offered for sale. (Saturday morning move-in)

MODEL CAR CONTEST, Presented by C.A.R.S. In Miniature and Model Empire

NEW: Model Car Contest is totally FREE to enter for both Adults and Kids. Bring your model in Saturday to enter. We will offer stock and modified classes for Junior, (12 and under), Senior, (13-17) and Adults, along with special classes for Dioramas and a Misc. class. Awards will be presented for 1st -3rd place and ALL Junior entrants, (Age 12 and under) will receive a FREE model car kit, compliments of Model Empire. Contest registration runs Saturday 11:00am- 7pm and participants will get a re-entry ticket to return Sunday. Awards presented Sunday at 2:00

NEW: ALL STAR FASHION SHOW, presented by Sandy and Garnett Rogers

This new addition will feature a wide variety of wearables from our sponsors and several of our vendors. You may be surprised to see who our "All-Star" models are! Shows will take place on in our Relaxation Station stage at 3:00pm Saturday and !:00pm Sunday



CELEBRITY BOOK SIGNINGS;

Meet some of the very best nationally known automotive writers and expand your library with a personally signed copy of their latest releases.

Colin Comer: Author of Million Dollar Muscle Cars and his beautiful book; The Complete Book of Shelby Automobiles; Cobras, Mustangs and Super Snakes.

Marty Schorr: Your chance to get the inside scoop from the source. Marty was the Editor of High Performance Cars magazine and wrote countless articles in many other publications. Mr. Schorr was also the marketing man behind the wild Baldwin-Motion creations. Marty's latest book is titled Motion Performance; Tales of a Muscle Car Builder.

John Gunnell: John has authored way too many books to list here, including the popular Standard Catalog series, and he currently writes for several national magazines.

Dr. Pete Giminez: Dr. Pete will be offering his “Corvette Racing Legends, The Story of the L-88 Option Packages” book and will also be discussing his latest book which focuses on Chevrolet's COPO option cars.

Bob McClurg, Bob will b;e signing his latest book; Yenko, The Man, The Machines, The Legend. To guarantee a copy of this very limited edition book, e-mail bashton426@gmail.com to reserve your personally autographed copy to be picked up at the show.

Additional authors to be announced...


KIDS SCAVENGER HUNT:
MCACN is devoted to making this event for ALL of the family, so we have created a Kids Scavenger Hunt. Kids will get a special punch card and map so they can search for “clues” at our Sponsor booths and other show landmarks. When they complete the search and turn in their cards, they will be awarded free prizes. REMEMBER; Kids 12 and under always get in free!

SEMINARS;

We will be hosting a variety of informative Seminars throughout the weekend. This will include "How to get your car in a magazine", with several of your favorite writer/photographers, "Underhood Transformation" hosted by Next Level Kustoms and more TBA.


Much More to follow...stay tuned!






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