A Class Of Its Own

Woodward Dream Show promises the Dream Cruise experience, only virtual

[Update: Pontiac Motorsports Exposition (PME) announced Monday that the Woodward Dream Show function has been termed off for 2020 and issued the following assertion:

“This was a tough decision but based mostly on the at any time-shifting organization surroundings and wellbeing concerns in Michigan and across the region, we have made the decision to postpone the inaugural Woodward Dream Show to 2021,” mentioned PME CEO, Tim Hartge. “Our mission at PME is to develop and execute high quality, in-individual automotive events for fanatics and car entrepreneurs, and that was heading to be tough to do this year, so we have made the decision to focus on making an even better function for 2021.”

The unique posting follows in complete.] 

Whilst the formal 2020 Woodward Dream Cruise events have been termed off because of to the ongoing coronavirus wellbeing crisis, one organization has an alternative for would-be attendees: the 2020 Woodward Dream Show, hosted by M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Mich., will be offered in a virtual structure for your online viewing pleasure. 

The Woodward Dream Show will consider position around two days (August 13-fourteen), with working day one dedicated practically solely to normal car present factors and the second focusing on keep track of events to be held on the M1 Concourse highway system. In-individual participation in the events will be by invitation only, but the organizers tout the online component’s capability to accommodate nigh-infinite virtual spectators. 

“Viewers all over the environment can love two days of color commentary, are living racing footage, and showcased interviews with motorists and entrepreneurs of cars and trucks – some under no circumstances viewed or raced before – in a celebration of the enthusiasm and pleasure of the environment of vehicles,” the function announcement mentioned.

The present part will acknowledge vehicles entered in eleven groups: Judge’s decide on Corvette Mustang Muscle Vehicles Huge three Class of 1958-1963 Sizzling Rods Unique Super Vehicles Modern day Muscle Legends of Woodward Modern day Custom made Automobile Builders and People’s Selection.

The on-keep track of part will be headlined by a time attack opposition. Apply runs will begin at 9:00 a.m. Friday and the competitive runs will consider position throughout the afternoon. Prizes will be awarded at a late-afternoon ceremony. 

The Dream Show, which will be offered by the Pontiac Motorsports Exposition, is not formally affiliated with the organizers of the formal Woodward Dream Cruise. The function was at first conceived to be an attraction for cruise-goers and spectators, but like the Dream Cruise alone, these ideas had been waylaid by the COVID-19 pandemic.