The General comes to
Carlisle in all its automotive excitement when the 2005 Carlisle All-GM
Nationals rolls into the Carlisle (Pa.) Fairgrounds June 24-26. Visit
carsatcarlisle.com/gm or call (717) 243-7855 for more information.
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show is no longer on Father’s Day, but it’s still a great gift idea for
dad and the entire family. Come see Richard Childress Racing’s No. 3 GM
Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet Monte Carlo and two other cars driven
by seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Dale Earnhardt.
will bring factory concept cars to the show. The Saturn Curve, built on
GM’s new rear-wheel drive Kappa architecture, features rear-wheel drive
and a solid chassis. Sports car performance is derived from a
supercharged 2.2-liter Ecotec four-cylinder engine that produces more
than 200 horsepower. The Chevrolet Cheyenne pickup has futuristic
styling and offers a side-access cargo bed with dual doors just behind
the rear passenger doors. It packs a 500-hp 6.0-liter V-8 engine.
of the Bortz Auto Collection, featuring concept cars from the past,
will be displayed. Don’t miss these one-of-a-kind cars, including the
Pontiac Parisienne and XP-833 Banshee as well as the 1962 Tempest Monte
Carlo that appeared at the 1962 Chicago Auto Show.
guests can see three of the Royal Pontiac Super Duty drag cars,
including a 1963 “Swiss Cheese” car. Now owned by Bob Knudsen, there
were only seven Royal Pontiac Super Dutys produced between 1960 and
1963. The ’63 Swiss Cheese name came from holes drilled into the frames
to make the cars lighter and faster for racing.
drag racer of the Royal Pontiac factory race cars in 1960-’63, will
sign autographs as well. Co-creator of the Pontiac GTO and several
other Pontiac specialty cars, Wangers helped establish the “muscle car”
of the ’60s to its rightful niche in the history of American car
Special guests include Arnie Beswick with his newly
restored Tameless Tiger II car. Beswick, a professional drag racer, was
inducted into the Super Stock, A/FX and Funny Car Hall of Fame, won a
Driver of the Year award, and is in the NHRA Division 3 Hall of Fame.
muscle car enthusiast Jack “Doc” Watson will also be on hand throughout
the weekend to meet and greet fans. Watson is credited with being the
creator of the first Hurst/Oldsmobile in 1968. Jim Minneker, who spent
33 years as a GM engineer and several decades as a professional racer,
signs autographs all weekend. GM designers David North and Art
Fitzpatrick will sign autographs as well.
vehicles will be featured with some of the best examples in the nation.
These are pieces of history that have weathered the years – no fresh
paint, no reinstalled interior, the drivetrain still in running order
with original components, some still sitting on the original rubber.
Other vehicles on display include Buick GS models, Camaros and
The outdoor show field, sponsored by Original Parts
Group Inc., offers more than 80 classes for GM-family vehicles in the
participant ballot Fun Field. In addition, the American Camaro
Association presents detailed judging for Camaros and Firebirds; visit
americancamaro.org. The Mid Atlantic Impala Association organizes
judging for 1958 to 1976 full-size Chevys. Register at
Carlisle offers a fun family
environment. New this year is a free children’s Ride and Drive area
with battery-powered cars and trucks. Other new activities include an
on-site SCCA driving experience, burnout competition, club cook-off and
Returning to the show are drag racing action
at South Mountain Dragway, a beauty contest, seminars by industry
experts and more. Wine tasting, basket bingo and free massages,
manicures and pedicures will relax and rejuvenate women at the Women’s
You could win a 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme on
Sunday at about 3 p.m. No purchase is necessary, but you must be
present to win. Find that classic or late-model car or truck in the Car
Corral, and don’t forget to visit the hundreds of vendors selling all
kinds of GM parts, accessories and memorabilia. You can also put your
GM vehicle on the Axcelerated Motorsports dyno to find out how many
horses it puts out.
Gates open at 7 a.m. General admission is
$7 Friday, $8 Saturday and $6 Sunday. Children under 12 are admitted
free. Visit carsatcarlisle.com/gm or call (717) 243-7855 for more
information. Call 1(877) 727-8573 for lodging information. Carlisle
Events welcomes Advance Auto Parts, official auto parts store of
Carlisle Events, eBay Motors and Meguiar’s.