The 2008 Mercedes-Benz Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival will be held in downtown Lakeland, Florida the weekend of October 17-19.
The Mercedes-Benz Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival kicks off on Friday evening October 17th with the Budweiser Hot Rod Rendezvous, an outdoor concert in Lakeland’s Lake Mirror Park. The main car show and Concours d’Elegance is on Saturday, October 18th at Lake Mirror Park and throughout downtown Lakeland. The weekend concludes on Sunday morning with a Road Tour and Brunch.
The Lake Mirror Classic Concours d’Elegance will feature a select group of the highest quality automobiles which will be judged by a team of CCCA and AACA judges. The Concours Committee will pre-select 100 vehicles from the 500 plus applicants expected for the Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival. These prestigious vehicles will be presented along the promenade of Lake Mirror Park where they will be judged and on display for the public to enjoy. The preliminary categories for the 2008 Concours d’Elegance are:
- Brass Era Vehicles
- Pre-War Classics 1925-1942
- Pre-War Production Cars 1900 – 1942
- Post-War Production Cars 1945-1962
- Commercial Vehicles thru 1959
- Muscle Cars 1964-1972
- Domestic Sports Cars Thru 1972
- Foreign Sports Cars Thru 1972
- Cars of Particular Interest
The Mercedes-Benz Banquet honoring stock car legend Bobby Allison will be held Saturday evening in the Magnolia Building at Lake Mirror Park. Tickets are $60 per person. The car show is a free community event benefiting area non-profit organizations. This year’s event is expected to attract over 500 automobiles and 35,000 spectators.
For more information, visit www.lakemirrorclassic.com.
[Source: Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival]