Detroit Tigers to host 2nd Annual Classic Car Show

DETROIT - For the second year in a row, the Detroit Tigers are offering their classic car loving fans the chance to showcase their historic vehicles at Comerica Park. This season, in the automobile rich traditions of Southeastern Michigan, fans can participate in the Detroit Tigers 2nd Annual Classic Car Show, presented by MotorCity Casino Hotel and Total Lubricants, on Saturday, July 7, 2012, featuring a variety of classes and a panel of celebrity judges.

Interested car owners are asked to participate in a nomination process located online at tigers.com/carshow. In order to participate, the following vehicle requirements must be met: manufactured in 1989 or before, must be of show quality, must be street legal, must have current insurance coverage. If selected, a registration fee of $115 will apply, which includes a car show space, two tickets to the Tigers vs. Royals game, two food vouchers for use within Comerica Park, two Classic Car Show T-Shirts, and a Classic Car Show poster.

The best 100 nominated classic cars will be selected for participation in the Car Show, which will be open to the public from 12:00 - 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 7, prior to the Tigers vs. Royals game at 7:05 p.m. Cars will be judged within six different categories, which will be:

  • Best pre-1960
  • Best 1961 - 1970
  • Best 1971 - 1989
  • Best Custom Paint Job
  • Best Sports Car
  • Best Overall

Nominations will continue until Friday, May 25, at which time the 100 best nominated vehicles will be selected and owners notified of their selection for display at the Classic Car Show. Vehicle owners will be notified the week of May 28-June 1 whether or not their vehicle is chosen to participate.

Several very special show vehicles will be on display courtesy of the GM Heritage Center, MotorCity Casino Hotel, and the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's.

For more information, for tickets and to nominate your classic car, visit tigers.com/carshow.