Shelby American to host Shelby Vegas bash : Precursor to 50th birthday celebration

Precursor to 50th birthday celebration

By: Brad Wiley on 3/07/2014

The 2014 Shelby Vegas Bash is set to commence April 14, major right into the 50th birthday celebration of the Mustang Club of America.

“With the Shelby Vegas Bash foremost into the MCA 50th birthday celebration, we’;re expecting this 12 months to be larger and better than ever,” stated Joe Conway, CEO of Shelby American. “This will be the very first opportunity to host Shelby members and enthusiasts at our new world headquarters in the heart of Las Vegas.”

The Pacific Coast Group Shelby Region will start the event with a 300-mile drive from Palm Springs, Calif., to the Shelby headquarters, which will have many autos on show, along with dwell music and a meet and greet.

The following day, showgoers will gather at the South Point Hotel to tour a private automobile collection that functions many rare Shelbys. The group will then head out on a 150-mile poker run up by way of the Valley of Fire, ending up at the new Shelby Heritage Center to celebrate the grand opening.

The ultimate day of the event will feature the Shelby American vehicle display and award ceremony at the headquarters. Later on, Mustangs and Cobras will invade the strip for the MCA birthday celebration.

The MCA party will run April 17–20 and will demand separate registration through the MCA.

“Shelby American will be completely participating in all MCA 50th-birthday celebration activities, such as my personalized preferred: open track time at Las Vegas Motor Speedway,” stated Gary Patterson, factory driver and vice president of product sales.

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