Road America – Thoughts from the Road!

A couple weeks back we enjoyed a nice trip to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin to race our vintage cars at the Kohler International Challenge at Road America. Along the way, we made a few stops we thought we would share.

First we stopped off at the ROUSH Headquarters for a tour. It was really nice to see the collection  of vehicles housed there. On our tour, it was interesting to note what the ROUSH team was working on. Besides their usual automotive projects, this time they were rebuilding engines for a vintage P51 Mustang aircraft. They had completely overhauled the engine and were in the re-assembly phase when we were there.

Our second stop brought us back to the Henry Ford Museum and Proving Grounds in Dearborn Michigan. This place was so big we couldn’t see and experience it all the first time at the end of the 2011 Hot Rod Power Tour. This time we were treated to areas we didn’t experience on our first visit. We got to see more of the industrial equipment on display  as well as a few more historic vehicles.

We were also treated to a tour of Ford’s Dearborn Development Center, formerly Dearborn Proving Ground, which in turn was the former Ford Airport. We toured the site with a professional driver and then were taken on a one on one for a performance spin in Fords NEW BOSS 302 Mustang. It was a really great experience. Thanks to all who made the visit possible.

The Race at Road America was a great time! We really enjoyed running the cars here again. Great people, beautiful surroundings and a great track made for a wonderful weekend. One of our vintage cars, the #16 George Follmer Trans-Am Boss Mustang was a class winner in the Road & Track Concourse. The event was very well attended and the Edelbrock cars were a big hit. Enjoy the photos and video. Until next time… See you on the road.

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