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Username Post: Neat Award        (Topic#369065)
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07-28-22 03:49 PM - Post#2845062    

At the old Packard Proving Grounds in Utica MI they have some big car shows. My car got picked for one of these cool plaques. It is explained on the back of the award. Up until a few years ago you could drive on the banked test track.
I just thought it might interest some of you.

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07-28-22 04:49 PM - Post#2845064    
    In response to Dean50

Some history behind that trophy board,
but excellent news for you though!
Sounds like the don't just pass out those trophy's Willy Nilly, someone acknowledged your work, it is a great feeling.
Congrats on best in class!
Way to go!

VC56S 2 door Sedan, 42 Years

Edited by Bad56Sedan on 07-28-22 04:52 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

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07-28-22 05:07 PM - Post#2845068    
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1953 210 Convertible, 261 with dual Carter YF 966S carbs, P.S., Remote Bendix P.B. Booster... shade-tree restoration about done.

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07-28-22 06:00 PM - Post#2845069    
    In response to rrausch

Good for you Dean. Mike

Dave in VA 
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07-28-22 06:03 PM - Post#2845070    
    In response to Dean50

Very cool, Dean...

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07-28-22 06:32 PM - Post#2845072    
    In response to Dean50

How KOOL is that

The older I get, the more dangerous, I am !!!!

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07-29-22 10:48 AM - Post#2845113    
    In response to Dean50

That’s a cool award! Been to the grounds before.


49 Deluxe Sport Coupe, 4.8/4L60E, MII IFS, power brakes, power steering, air conditioning. /album...

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07-29-22 12:04 PM - Post#2845118    
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Age: 67 at the moment
1950 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery
1953 BelAir Convertible Project
2002 Heritage Springer FLSTSI
1930 Model A Standard Coupe

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07-29-22 12:51 PM - Post#2845120    
    In response to eplantage

Thanks to you all. I thought you guys would appreciate the history. I was very surprised to receive it!


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07-29-22 01:10 PM - Post#2845124    
    In response to Dean50

Outstanding award.

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07-30-22 09:27 AM - Post#2845146    
    In response to Dean50

Very nice award for a very nice car..congratulations

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07-30-22 04:22 PM - Post#2845175    
    In response to Lowliner

Thanks, John!


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07-31-22 09:43 PM - Post#2845264    
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08-01-22 04:09 PM - Post#2845294    
    In response to Tony

Thanks, PooBah!



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