GM Nationals at Carlisle, June 24-June 26

If you are a GM fan, there is only 1 place to be this weekend.  GM Nationals in Carlisle, PA!  It's one of the largest GM events and it will be packed with awesome events and activities for fans of all things Chevy, Buick, Pontiac, Cadillac, GMC, and Oldsmobile.

The event will include, Hot-Rodders of Tomorrow high school program with scholarship money to be awarded.  The art of GM.  Industry guests and celebrity appearances.  A vintage vehicle certification program for helping restorers.  You could win an engine (GM LS-style small block crate engine) just for attending the show.  Rausch Creek Off Road Park will be there with trainers and seminars will be run.  There will be a giveaway of a 1975 Cosworth Vega.  A chance to sit in Bruce Larson’s USA-1 Camaro or USA-1 Corvette.  A dyno challenge and burnout contest.  Probably one of guy's favorite events Miss Carlisle GM Nationals (where girls will obviously be judged in bikinis).  What I have listed is not even everything that's going on… there are even more great events at GM Nationals this weekend!

What: Carlisle GM Nationals

When: Friday – Sunday (June 24 – June 26, 2011)

Where: Carlisle State Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013

Admission: Adults $8, Children 8 and under are Free

Gate Times: Thursday – Saturday 7am-6pm / Sunday 7am-3pm

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This weekend is the GM Nationals are Carlisle fairground in Carlisle Pennsylvania. The event includes all past and present General motors brands and models. Even the discontinued brands have a very strong showing.

The Camaro owners association also holds their national meet at this event. In past years they have drawn near 1000 camaros.

This year there will also be a large gathering of Monte Carlos at this event. Tom Gleave president of the New York Monte Carlo Club said his club will be there. They will be bringing many of there cars. According to pre-registration Monte Carlos should have a large presence this year.

Carlisle Ford Nationals, June 3-5 2011

Get ready for the biggest and most exciting Ford event of the year.  The Carlisle Ford Nationals!  Fans of all things Ford, including Lincoln and Mercury, will be out to showcase their love for the brand.  Activities will include test drives by Ford Motor Company for new vehicles, burnout competitions, NHRA drag racing, off-roading with training events, Miss Carlisle Ford Nationals, a giveaway of a 1971 Ford Pinto (which surely nobody will actually want), on site engine swap, hall of kings, book signings, celebrity guests, club gatherings, parts swap, awards, parade, and so much more.  Bottom line, if you are a Ford fanatic then this is the place to be this weekend!

Carlisle Ford Nationals
1000 Bryn Mawr Road
Carlisle, PA 17013

June 3rd – 5th (Friday – Sunday)

Adult Admission: Friday- Sunday, $10
Child Admission: 8 and under – FREE
Show Times: Friday – Saturday, 7am-6pm / Sunday, 7am-3pm

For more information please visit the Carlisle Ford Nationals Website