This year, May 24-25 marks a milestone for the Lane Automotive Car Show, celebrating 25 years of their annual car enthusiast hospitality.
In appreciation for their customers’ loyalty and patronage, the participant entry fee is always free, as is spectator admission. Enthusiasts from all over the Midwest will attend, bringing over 1200 hot rods, customs, race cars, muscle cars, custom trucks, and special interest vehicles.
Friday night, May 24, opens the Silver Anniversary celebration with the 6th annual “Open Header Cruise.” Participants will cruise through downtown Coloma and Watervliet, Michigan, to their final destination at the Lane Automotive Cruise Night celebration.
The Chassis Dyno Challenge will also be under way as participants strap down their street cars and trucks to compete for the top horsepower and torque numbers. The Dyno Challenge continues through the show on Saturday, with big horsepower cars scheduled at noon.
Saturday’s “Big Show” kicks off at 9:00 a.m. and is packed with excitement all day. Watch the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge competition, where high school teams from around the Midwest tear down and re-assemble a hot rod engine and race the clock.
The 13th annual Nitro Noise Fest fires up at noon, when a host of nostalgia dragsters, funny cars, and fuelers come to life as they fire up one-by-one. Special guest NHRA Top Fuel racer Terry McMillen will be at the show all day signing autographs and visiting with fans; plus, he will wrap up the Nitro Noise Fest by firing up his 8000 horsepower Top Fuel dragster.
Over 125 major high-performance brand manufacturers will be on display in the “Manufacturers Marketplace,” and factory support trailers will also be on site showcasing their latest products. Talk with factory representatives and get the latest info and technical advice on the products they produce.
Lane Automotive is located at 8300 Lane Drive, Watervliet, Michigan, 49098.
Registration for the 25th Anniversary Lane Automotive Car Show, Open Header Cruise, and Dyno Challenge is available at www.laneautomotive.com.