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50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« on: April 24, 2017, 08:03:27 pm »
I've been working in the background for a few weeks now, and I am happy to announce that there will be a 50th Anniversary Event in 2018.  The NMCA will be our host, at the SUMMIT MOTORSPORTS PARK IN NORWALK, OH.  It should be the weekend before Labor Day 2018, but stay tuned for actual dates.

It is still early, but I hope to identify a host hotel in the coming weeks. I hope to mirror some of the things we did in Carlisle, PA for the 40th. One change is to include all Cobra Jets, all makes (Ford, Mercury), all models (Mustang, Torino, Cougar, Cyclone, Shelby, etc.) all engines (428, 429, 351, 5.4), all years!

As I confirm information I will post it here and on other forums. NMCA will also be promoting it when they announce their 2018 schedule.

If you have ideas or suggestions post them, I'll consider most ideas.

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2017, 10:17:32 am »
Sounds like fun! I will talk to the 428CJ Cougar guys to see if we can get a few to show.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2017, 10:56:27 am »
Danny

Nice of you to step up and make something happen for this Anniversary.  I'll try to be there!
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2017, 04:18:02 pm »
I should be able to make it, but my car will be staying home.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2017, 12:19:01 am »
Sounds Great!. You know you can count on me with two oldies. Racing to?
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2017, 02:31:37 pm »
I'm two hours away from National Trails ..... if no rain in forecast I will drive my old heap out there!
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2017, 06:38:22 pm »
Sounds Great!. You know you can count on me with two oldies. Racing to?
                                                              Thanks, David

Yes, I hope we will have some racing, too. I'm meeting everyone in person next weekend, so I'll know more in a couple weeks.

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2017, 07:02:39 pm »
3 hrs south of me, I'm in
looking forward to putting faces to names

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2017, 07:47:52 pm »
I think I have already made a mistake in the announcement. The show is planned for Norwalk, Ohio at the Summit Motorsports Park.

Sorry for the confusion! I'm changing the original post to reflect the correct location!

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2017, 06:14:41 pm »
Closer yet, hotels book fast I believe
Get em when you can

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2017, 04:56:13 pm »
Bit far for me but I will give it some thought.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2017, 05:56:43 pm »
Bit far for me but I will give it some thought.

Nelson - I will bring my Grande and you bring yours.  Now if we could get Kim (deadstang) to bring her Coupe...???

Armond - you will have yours done by then, right??
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2017, 07:20:15 pm »
Bit far for me but I will give it some thought.

Nelson - I will bring my Grande and you bring yours.  Now if we could get Kim (deadstang) to bring her Coupe...???

Armond - you will have yours done by then, right??

It's not ME you have to convince -- I'm all over a road trip!  The husband is the one who won't travel the distances for car shows...and it's a little far for me to drag my Mustang by myself.  If I could just drive the Coupe out, it wouldn't be as daunting a trip for me, but we all know what happened last time I drove the Coupe to Montana.  :o :-[ >:(

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2017, 07:14:42 am »

It's not ME you have to convince -- I'm all over a road trip!  The husband is the one who won't travel the distances for car shows...and it's a little far for me to drag my Mustang by myself.  If I could just drive the Coupe out, it wouldn't be as daunting a trip for me, but we all know what happened last time I drove the Coupe to Montana.  :o :-[ >:(

As I remember it, you met some nice people at a Ford dealership.   :)
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2017, 06:48:01 pm »
It is only 1,703 miles away for me. Something to shoot for!   I will see what I can do Jim!
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2017, 07:28:35 pm »
Yes I am interested in attending. Please send me information when it becomes available. I would like to bring
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2017, 07:35:31 pm »
Anything going on at Carlisle?
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2017, 05:45:52 pm »
I will bring my 68 1/2 is there going to be any racing for us .They should do a class for the old CJ cars separate .
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2017, 01:58:54 am »
I will bring my 68 1/2 is there going to be any racing for us .They should do a class for the old CJ cars separate .

Yes, both racing and showing is in the plans. Details are still very much TBD.
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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #19 on: June 04, 2017, 03:57:48 pm »
As Scott said, a lot of the things are still being worked through.  I met with the owner of NMRA/ NMCA in Maple Grove, he is excited to be our host and is looking forward to having the premier Cobra Jet Anniversary Show.  The dates will be August 23-26, 2018 in Norwalk, OH.  I will continue to post updates as they are confirmed!

See you in Norwalk!

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Re: 50th Anniversary Show- 2018
« Reply #20 on: July 11, 2017, 08:08:28 pm »
Just letting everyone know the plans are moving forward.  Within the next 30-45 days we should be able to announce the Host Hotel and some of the extras planned for the reunion.  I talked with Dave Farley this evening about classes for the car show.  We are planning to have show awards both Saturday and Sunday to ensure we include the most participants as possible.

We hope to have a website or web page up soon announcing the event.

See you in Norwalk!

Danny

 
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