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FINISHING STRONG

Sneak Peek provides roundup of the area’s top season-ending shows and cruises.....Page 5

CHANCE ENCOUNTER

A memorable meeting with the Allison racing team

EVENT SPOTLIGHTS

Soul Riders, Fantastic Rod Run, Salute To Veterans, American Big Bore, Patriots Pride............Pages 8-12

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SNEAK PEEK Every Monday: Mighty Joe’s Cruise Nights Joe’s Exxon, 1231 Rt. 206, Shamong, NJ 08088; Between 4- 4:30pm start Info: 609-268-0303 September 19-22: 2019 Wildwood Fall Boardwalk Show Wildwood Boardwalk, 3720 Boardwalk Wildwood, NJ 08260; Opens 12pm September 19-21; 10am September 22 Info: (609) 522-3644, ext. 3 or email: Alethea@WildwoodMotorEventsNJ.com October 2- 6: Fall Carlisle Wednesday- Sunday & Collector Car Auction Thursday & Friday Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013 Wednesday- Saturday: 7am- 6 pm; Sunday 7am- 12pm Info: 717-243-7855; visitcumberlandvalley.com

HOT SHOWS October 26: Beers & Gears Fall Show Casino at Delaware Park, 777 Delaware Park Blvd., Wilmington, DE 19804; 11am-4pm Info: 800-41-SLOTS or Scott @ 302-363-2086; delawarepark.com November 2: The Pumpkin Run- The Big One is Back! Flemings Auto, 353 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234; 8am-4pm Info: Harry 609-927-9541 November 9: Delco Cruisers Salute the Troops Car Show Rose Tree Park, 1671 Providence Road, Media, PA 19063; 10am-3:30 pm; Ceremonies at 2:30pm Info: Tom at 610-329-2830, socref6211@aol.com

October 4: Cruise Night Presented by Greenhill Car Wash Greenhill Car Wash, 890 Middletown Warwick Road, Middletown, DE 19709; 6-9pm Info: LaBarre Everette: (302) 983-6966; carshows4nonprofits@gmail.com

December 7 & 8: East Coast Indoor Nationals Timonium Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Cow Palace, Timonium, MD 21093 Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 9am-4pm Info: 717-269-2625; eastcoastindoornats.com

October 5: 12th Annual Wings and Wheels 2019 Fall Festival Delaware Coastal Airport, 21553 Rudder Lane, Georgetown, DE 19947; 10am-4pm Info: 302-856-1544, info@georgetowncoc.com and wings-wheels.com

December 8: Delco Cruisers 13th Annual Cruise for Kids Rose Tree Park, 1671 Providence Road, Media, PA 19063; 9-11am Info: Tom at 610-329-2830, socref6211@aol.com

October 12: 8th Annual Woodbine Car Show Route 550 along the 3-mile bike path, Woodbine, NJ 08270; 9am-3pm Info: Lisa 609-780-3088 and wccnj.org

February 15 & 16: 42nd Annual Motorama Races and Shows Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 9am-4pm Info: 717-359-7056; motoramaevents.com

October 20: The Fun Run VHS Parking lot, 3010 Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360; 10am- 1pm Info: Ben Nataro at 856-692-8930, redvetnj@cmcast.net

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CHANCE ENCOUNTER My memorable meeting with the Allison racing team Left to right—Me, Billy Messinger, Paul Giroux, and Jim Dunford.

By Frank Adkins Photos provided by Frank Adkins

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hrough years of participation in various auto-related events, I have met several famous people including Richard Petty, Herb McCandless, Ronnie Sox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Linda Vaughn, Bill “Maverick” Golden, and Dennis Gage. In the late 1990s, because we competed in One Lap of America (which rose from the ashes of the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, more commonly known as the Cannonball Run), my buddy Steve Gray and I got to know its primary organizers, Brock Yates, Sr. and Brock Yates, Jr. Of course, meeting celebrities at events intended to provide fans with opportunities to do so is anything but happenstance, but it is somehow comforting to discover that these larger-than-life figures are actually friendly people. That was certainly the case with both of the Yates men.

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But what about those unplanned meetings with famous folks? I once saw Stephen King riding his motorcycle through an intersection in Millinocket, Maine. Although I have yet to actually meet him, I like knowing that he enjoys “regular guy” stuff. My wife, Kristy, and I met Henry Winkler at the old Borders Books location near Newark many years ago. Granted, he was there for a book signing, but it was before his scheduled speaking time, and he was killing time while waiting. Kristy and I didn’t know that a special event had been scheduled for that day. We had stopped in merely to purchase a gift card for my mother. Winkler was quite personable, and he chatted exclusively with the two of us for several minutes before jumping onto a table to stand and address those who had come to meet him and to buy his books.


Me with Auto Doctor shop owner Paul Giroux in front of the two-car enclosed trailer.

Billy Messinger and Don, the man charged with displaying Bobby Allison’s car.

My first random celebrity encounter occurred in the spring of 1985 when I was just 19 years old. I had recently graduated automotive school, and I was working as a mechanic at Auto Doctor, a two-bay gas station on Naaman’s Road. Weeks earlier, I had moved to a room in the basement of a friend’s house in Claymont. It was the second rented basement that I had called home. The spring NASCAR race in Dover was a few days away, but my schedule didn’t allow time to attend events such as this. I worked six days a week, and I did side work in the evenings and often on Sundays. My bushy red hair had grown much too large because I simply didn’t have time to get it cut. Furthermore, my living expenses, tool payments, and student loan debt kept me broke. I couldn’t afford to go to a stock car race. Even going out for a nice lunch was a too-rare occurrence. So, it was a special happening that on this beautiful spring day, my friend and coworker Jim Dunford and I went to nearby Stanley’s Tavern for lunch. There we met up with our friend Billy Messenger, owner of Messenger’s Tow Line, the towing service that we used. As we pulled into the parking lot at Stanley’s, Jim and I spotted Bobby Allison’s stock car parked near the door. It was the first stock car I had seen up close, and I was intrigued by its sanitary, yet bare-bones, all-business appearance. A guy wearing a Miller racing jacket, who introduced himself as Don, approached as Jim and I looked it over. When I asked if it was a real race car, Don pointed to a place near the driver’s foot well where the tubing of the roll cage had been damaged in a crash the previous year. “Since it couldn’t be raced again, we re-skinned it and now we use it as a show car,” he explained. He was part of the Allison crew, and it was his job to haul the show car to pre-scheduled locations to display it prior to each race on the NASCAR circuit. Bobby Allison, David Pearson, and Richard Petty were all childhood heroes of mine. Each year through the early and mid-1970s, I watched ABC’s Wild World of Sports’ coverage of the Daytona 500. Coincidentally, Brock Yates Sr. was a regular commentator. Prior to that day, I had never seen a NASCAR race in person, nor had I ever seen a stock car up close. But there I stood, in the presence of a car that had been driven and crashed by one of my idols—a household name who was a mainstay of NASCAR royalty. Don asked if we knew of a place nearby where he could have the trailer repaired. One of the leaf spring equalizer bolts on the large two-car enclosed hauler had been worn nearly in two, and he needed to have it replaced before it failed. Jim told him to bring it by our shop after work that night.

The Auto Doctor building sat on a triangular lot at the intersection of Naaman’s and Darley Roads. This was prior to the widening of Naaman’s Road, at which time the structure was leveled. The cramped lot was further encumbered by the gas pump island. When Don arrived that evening, he parked the trailer on one side of the island. He had to back the race car outside in order to lighten the trailer so that our jacks could lift it. Then he disconnected the trailer from the four-door Chevy pick-up tow vehicle. While Jim and I worked on the trailer, Don drove to the Philadelphia Airport to pick up Davey Allison and his then-wife, Deborah. Meanwhile, the shop owner, Paul, talked with the throngs of folks who stopped by to take pictures of Bobby Allison’s car. In addition to working as a mechanic, Jim was a talented photographer. He called his wife, Cheryl, and asked her to bring his camera equipment as well as their kids, Jeremy and Stephanie, to the shop. Once we had finished our work on the trailer, Jim took several photos. Cheryl and the kids left before Don returned with the Allisons. They took Jim’s cameras and lenses with them. At that time, Davey was an up and coming driver—a star in the making. He had been racing successfully in the ARCA series for a few years, and that year he began driving in the Busch series. Despite his notoriety, he was friendly and humble. He struck me as a true southern gentleman who was genuinely grateful to Jim and me for our after-hours efforts. Tragically, eight years later, he succumbed to his injuries following a helicopter crash. Don paid the bill and hooked up the trailer. He loaded the car, and then he and the Allisons headed for their motel. Jim and I closed up the shop, but as we were about to leave, the telephone rang. Don and the Allisons had made it to the bottom of the hill on Naaman’s Road when the clutch in their truck failed. We called Billy, who hauled the Allison rig back to our shop. The next morning, Jim brought his camera equipment back to work. Rather than have us repair the truck, the Allison team wisely opted to have it fixed by a company that offered a nationwide warranty. As I recall, Davey and Deborah rented a car and drove to Dover International Raceway. They paid Billy to use his rollback to take Don and the race car to each of its scheduled appearances that day. But first, Jim saw to it that we staged several photos with the Auto Doctor crew, Billy, Don, and the race car. Although we didn’t find out until after the race, the Allison crew had seen to it that there were race tickets on reserve for Jim and me at the gate. It is reassuring to find that our favorite celebrities are truly good people despite their fame, and that they appreciate the efforts of us everyday folks.

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EVENT SPOTLIGHTS

Patriots’ Pride Cruise

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American Big Bore: No Substitute for Cubic Horsepower

Many of us look forward to celebrating our nation’s birthday on the 4th of July, so much so that we make a weekend out of it. The South Jersey Cruisers Association Car Club recognize America’s birthday by hosting their Patriots Pride Car Cruise. The event is held on the spacious grounds of the Saint Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church in Vineland, N.J. Despite threatening skies, 126 cruisers came out to enjoy a day of cars, cruisin’ music and Greek food. Yes, the all-American hot dog was on the menu, too. A highlight of the day was the presentation of a painting of the church created by local automotive artist Jim Solomon. There were plenty of door prizes and good feelings of camaraderie among the very varied array of cars. From cool Volkswagens to traditional American cruisers, it was a day to enjoy our nation’s birth and a day to enjoy the great freedom of expression we car owners have in our rides.

The sound of an unbridled, loud, kick-posterior American car engine is a special kind of music to us car aficionados. The South Jersey Region of the Sports Car Club of America has a class in their racing lineup dedicated to American muscle. This class is the American Sedan. On a steaming hot day in July, the club held their Jersey Devil U.S. Majors race. One of the classes of the event featured the American big bore. As you may have guessed, the category consists of pure adrenalin-producing power comprised of cars from Mustang, Camaro, Cadillac, Corvette and Firebird. Now, for the record, these are not cars right off the showroom floor. They are race-prepared and proof that performance has not been left out of racing from the American point of view. These cars held to the road course like glue and performed on a track that had temperatures nearing 130 degrees. It was a hot summer road racing event with a class for domestic rides spelled with three letters…USA!

— Text and photos by Ben Notaro

— Text and photos by Ben Notaro


Christmas in July Car Show The thought of Christmas on a hot July day may seem a bit usual. But July is just as good a time as any to have a Christmas-themed car show. The members of Saint Padre Pio Parish held their third annual car show at the church grounds. Having a show in the agricultural region of Vineland, N.J. on a summer day truly paints a pretty picture. This show saw nearly 100 rides of all makes and models. It also featured a fine breakfast buffet. Winners of the show were given special plaques and gift cards. No show is complete without music and John “The Friar” from WVLT 92.1 FM oldies station played the tunes. We all know any Christmas celebration needs an appearance by Santa Claus, and he was on hand to share the day. Matter of fact, Santa even stopped by my car to listen to my wish list. Every time there is a gathering of cool car owners, it’s always a great time. Especially if its celebrating Christmas in the middle of summer.

It all started when one young cancer patient set up a lemonade stand in her front yard. Alex, just four years old, raised $2,000 in that first fundraiser. By the time of her death in 2004, Alex had raised more than $1 million and created a national movement. In August, members of the car community attended the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Car Show at Applebee’s in Williamstown, N.J. The inaugural event attracted a very respectable number of cars and a few motorcycles. too. The car community can always be counted on to support a worthwhile cause as they displayed by showing up at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at Applebee’s.

— Text and photos by Ben Notaro

— Text by Ben Notaro, photos by Bob Sliwecki

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For more than 11 seasons, the Soul Riders Auto Club has held car shows in which toys and other items are collected and donated to children at the Nemours A. I. DuPont Hospital for Children. Though this year’s event, held in mid-July at Hearth Restaurant in Middletown, saw temperatures above 95 degrees the spirit of generosity wasn’t diminished. Donations were generous and later delivered to A.I. DuPont, courtesy of an escort by New Castle County Police. Soul Riders Auto Club thanks all who accompanied the club to the hospital to deliver the gifts as well as the support it received from the South Jersey Street Legends and the County Seat Cruisers. — Text by Cruising Staff, photos by Thomas Mack, Jr.


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Pin-up Point Of View

Hello, my loves! Wow! I can’t believe we are coming to the end of our car show season. This year has been amazing. I put what feels like a million miles on my truck. I’ve met so many cool people in my travels. I love the car culture. You guys and gals are the most generous and giving people. You help out other clubs and their charities and you never leave anyone behind. As you know, sometimes our rides don’t behave, and that’s including mine. It doesn’t stop us from enjoying cruising the roads with our clubs and friends. It’s about taking in all the beautiful views and getting away from life’s stress—even if it’s for a day.

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THE PRESIDENT’S FORUM Hey Gang,

Would like to recognize two gentlemen who passed away back in August who contributed to our car hobby in many ways. Tony Fichera, a member of the Knights as well as many other clubs, was a good friend who took his clubs seriously. Tony was an active member who always helped. Also, Bob Gelsi, another friend who some of you may remember for Gelsi’s Mustang World in Vineland. Both men made their contributions to the hobby in different ways and will be missed. I along with many others extend our deepest sympathies to the families of both men. Now that we are nearing the end of the season, this is the time when most clubs are disbursing the monies collected throughout the season to their charities. As many of you know there are thousands of charity organizations out there and car clubs being non-profit give the money earned to help these organizations. Many of you already know that the Veterans Home in Vineland is the Knights’ biggest beneficiary. We also help the children at St. John of God (Deptford, NJ) with our toy drive as well as 20 or so other organizations. All of the established clubs in the tristate area are doing the same thing and it’s well advertised where their donations are going. They may be different charities, but the bottom line is we are doing it to help organizations in need. With that being said, there are still questions out there as to where money collected at shows really ends up. Well, all of the reputable clubs that I know show where their donations are going either through newspaper articles, websites, social media, or whatever. All the guys and gals who support your car shows deserve to know that their money is going for a good cause. If you’re doubtful, just ask? We also want everyone to realize that clubs have expenses in order to host these events. There is a portion of monies collected that clubs will use to continue their operations for the next events. At no time, that I know of, are club officers or members paid for hosting a car show. Can it happen, might it happen, will it happen, well I most certainly hope not, but I have seen my share of unsavory actions. Food for thought Keep On Cruisin’ Baby…Bill Nese

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Cruising Magazine makes every effort to ensure all listings are correct. However, event listings are subject to change. Please call ahead to avoid a wasted trip. ► October 4 (Friday) Cruise Night Presented by Greenhill Car Wash Greenhill Car Wash, 890 Middletown Warwick Road, Middletown, DE 19709 6-9pm Greenhill Car Wash would like to show their appreciation to the community by having this cruise night. Come out and enjoy cars, conversation and food. Food, Kids, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: LaBarre Everette: (302) 983-6966; carshows4nonprofits@gmail.com First Friday thru November (October 4, November 1) 9th Annual Hatboro Cruiser’s First Friday Cruise Night Lowe’s at Creekview Shopping Center, 425 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976 5-9pm Come on out and enjoy our First Friday Cruise Nights with some beautiful cars, trucks and bikes with some great car people! Catch up with some old friends and make some new ones! Enjoy our favorite DJ Gary J. Markus spinning some great music; Rick Humphreys will have his famous Baketrain Dragster Grille making juicy hot dogs for donations; Enjoy some delicious hot fresh Pizza from our sponsor – just look for the white Reece’s Pizza, Tavern and Beer Store Tent! Our wonderful sponsor also will have on hand custom made Tee-Shirts which they created for our group – available for purchase of $20.00. Bill and Julie Greene from Kona Ice of King of Prussia will also be there with some sweet treats for everyone to enjoy Andrew from Sinfully Delicious Gourmet Pastries they will be there with scrumptious sweet treats, Pastries, Fresh squeezed Lemonade, Iced Tea and plenty of other goodies for all to enjoy. Info: Adrienne Fisher at 215 601-7562 Third Fridays thru October (October 18) Nostalgia Knights presents Cruisin’ 2019 Racks Pub & Grill, 2021 N. Blackhorse Pike, Williamstown, NJ 08094 5-9 pm Free cruises that include trophies, music, food discounts, door prizes and more. All rides welcome. Money raised support our Toys for Kids at St. John of God. Handicap Accessible, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: Bill Nese: 609-381-3249, bn67fairlane@gmail.com; nostalgiaknights.com

Every Friday thru October (October 4, 11, 18, 25) Street Survivors Cruise Nights To the left of Burger King by Tractor Supply, Park 97 East Park Shopping Center 7900 Crain Highway, Glen Burnie MD 21061 5:30-9pm No Entry Fee Info: Tom: 443-838-0948, Dick: 410-274-5485, Rick: 443-829-5658; streetsurvivorsofmaryland.com Every Friday thru October (October 4, 11, 18, 25) Friday Night Meet & Greet ShopRite & Home Depot Shopping Center, 200 N. White Horse Pike, Lawnside, NJ 08045 6-10pm This a free event, so come take a cruise and meet & greet other car guys every Friday (weather permitting). Food, All Vehicles Welcome, Trophies, Charity. Info: John Langford: 856-617-2553, johnlangford106@yahoo.com First Saturdays thru October (October 5) Corvette Club Monthly Car Show & Cruise Pike Creek Shopping Center, 4700 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808 4-8pm 50/50 benefits Ministry of Caring. Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: Bruce Norman: (908) 342-4293; vetteclub.org First Saturdays thru October (October 5) Chesapeake Classic Car Club Cruise-In Waterside Village next to Chick-fil-A, Easton, MD 21601 5-9pm Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: Mike Francis: 410-739-8689 First Saturdays thru October (October 5) Cruisin’ at the Crossings 2019 Northampton Crossings Mall, 3768 Nazareth Road, Easton, PA 18045 5-8pm Hosted by the Easton Area Corvette Club. All makes and models are welcome. All money raised is donated to local charities. Cash prizes and raffle. Music by D.J. Brian Keith. Sponsored by Rossi. Info: eastonareacorvetteclub.com


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Second Saturdays thru October (October 12) Dunkin Donuts Dunkin’ Donuts, 3804 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 4-9pm Food, Kids, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: Carl: 302-379-5953, cmoore427@comcast.net

First Mondays thru October (October 7) DSC Ice Cream at Deptford Skating Center 510 Deptford Road, Westville, NJ 08093 6-9pm Free event for all! Discount ice cream passes for car/truck/bike owners. Music, door prizes, cars and ice cream. Open to all years, makes and models. No loud music or reckless driving. Info: 856-845-7353

Second & Fourth Saturdays thru October (October 12, 26) Del Rods Cruise Nights Greentree Shopping Center, Route 8 Dover, DE 19904 9am-3pm Fee, Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome, Trophies. Info: Rich: 302-674-5365, rsludge47@aol.com; delrods.org

First Tuesdays thru October (October 8) Tail Light Tuesday Hosted by HotRod Garage Cruise Night 2019 Rack’s Pub & Grill, 2021 N. Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ 08094 5-7pm Door prizes. Discount on Food. Info: Dan 856-417-2669; Hrgperformance.com

Third Saturdays thru November (October 19, November 16) Bourbon & Brews Monthly Cruise Night 2001 S. Delaware Street, Paulsboro, NJ 08066 5 pm start Live music. October 19th is the Breast Cancer Awareness Cruise and November 16th is the 2nd Annual Toys for Tots Cruise. Info: 856-599-0752, bourbonbrews@icloud.com October 20 (Sunday) The Fun Run VHS Parking lot, 3010 Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360 10am- 1pm A shake down run from Vineland to Ocean City, NJ. The run is a leisurely run on the backroads of Southern NJ to cruise to the Jersey shore. Cars meet at the Vineland High School parking lot at 10:00 a.m. and depart in a caravan at 10:30 sharp to Ocean City, NJ. The VHS location is 3010 East Chestnut Avenue in Vineland, NJ Cancelled if raining. There are no fees. All vehicles welcome. Info: Ben Nataro at 856-692-8930, redvetnj@comcast.net Third Sundays thru October (October 20) Nostalgia Knights present Great American Car Cruise Toy Run House of Brews American Grill, 3501 NJ-42 #510 (Cross Keys Commons), Turnersville, NJ 08012 12-3pm All rides welcome to these FREE cruises, offering discounts on food, music, trophies, door prizes and more. Money raised support our Toys for Kids at St. John of God. Handicap Accessible, Kids, Music. Info: 856-318-1260; nostalgiaknights.com October 27 (Sunday) Blacktop Villains Cruise Danny’s Pizza Pizzazz, 1288 Delsea Drive, Franklinville NJ 08322 3-7pm Feel free to decorate your ride but bring treats for trick-or-treaters. Info: Sue 609-502-3736

Every Tuesday thru October (October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) Kent Island Cruise Nights Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard (next to K-Mart), 210 Kent Manor Drive, Stevensville, MD 21666 6-9pm Exit 37 off Route 50/301. Buy one/get one free at Rita’s with your old car! Info: 410-643-5572; kentislandcruisers.com Every Tuesday thru October (October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) Dairy Queen Car Cruise Dairy Queen of Millsboro, Main St, Millsboro, DE 19966 6-9pm Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: Rusty: 302-934-7377 Every Tuesday thru October (October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) Bellmawr Cruise Night Club Diner, 20 N. Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr NJ 08031 6 pm until… Hosted by the Bellmawr Cruisers. Any make or model. We are the Seinfelds of cars, we do nothing except talk and enjoy cars! Info: Doug: 609-820-2290, dlewis44@comcast.net Every Wednesday thru October (Weather Permitting- ends Oct 8) Cooper Towne Cruisin’ in the Borough of Somerdale Cooper Towne Center, 711 Evesham Rd. Somerdale NJ 08083 (The Crossroads of South Jersey) 6-9 pm. Open to all Cars/ Trucks. No registration, no fee it’s free! Every Wednesday Night Year-Round Cruise-In Car Show Classic Auto Mall, 6180 Morgantown Road, Morgantown, PA 19543 4-8pm All clubs, car types, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Open to the public. Info: 610-901-3804; Classicautomall.com

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Oct. 12, 2019 • 9am - 3pm

Route 550 in Woodbine Rain Date: Oct. 13 SHOW CARS, ANTIQUES, MUSCLE CARS, RACE CARS, MILITARY VEHICLES, ANYTHING ANTIQUE, ARE WELCOME!

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VENDORS ADMITTED AT 7AM (must be in by 9am) VENDOR SPACES ARE 12’ x 12’. VENDORS MUST CALL FIRST!

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FOR MORE INFOMATION CALL: LISA - 609-780-3088 Pre-Registration Form Name:________________________________________________________ Street:_______________________City/State/Zip_____________________ Year:___________Make:___________________Model:________________ Phone #________________________Email:_________________________ Signature:___________________________ Amount Enclosed $________ Mail Application & Make Checks Payable to: GWCC, P.O. Box 792, Woodbine, NJ, 08270

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EVENT LISTINGS First & Second Wednesdays thru October (October 2, 9) Decatur Cruise Nights Route 611, 9609 Stephen Decatur Road, Ocean City, MD 21842 5-10pm Hosted by Eastern Shore Cruise-Ins and Car Shows. Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: (443) 664-6779

Third Thursdays thru October (October 17) Rollin’ Rods of South Jersey present Thursday Night Cruises Home Depot, Cross Keys Bypass Rd & Rt 42, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 4-8pm Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: 856-237-6621; RollinRods.com

Second & Fourth Thursdays thru October (October 10, 24) Bay Area CruzeNites Rehoboth Beach TGI Fridays, Route 1, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19977 5-10pm All attendees who bring a cruiser get a coupon for a buy-one, get-one free dinner at TGI Fridays that evening. Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome Info: Dan Carpenter: 302-645-2977

October 27 (Sunday) Kathy’s Crab House Cruise Night Route 9, Delaware City, DE 19706 2-7pm All vehicles and motorcycles welcome. Great food at Kathy’s! Music, handicap accessible. Info: Gary 302-525-1571 December 8 (Sunday) Blacktop Villains Cruise Danny’s Pizza Pizzazz, 1288 Delsea Drive, Franklinville NJ 08322 3-7pm Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to Toys for Tots. Info: Sue 609-502-3736

Area SHOWS

Cruising Magazine makes every effort to ensure all listings are correct. However, event listings are subject to change. Please call ahead to avoid a wasted trip. Check www.CruisingMagazine.net for rainout updates. ► October 2- 6 (Wednesday- Sunday) Fall Carlisle Wednesday- Sunday Fall Carlisle Collector Car Auction Thursday & Friday

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October, 20th 2019 • Meeting at 10am, Departing at 10:30am Vineland High School Parking Lot • 3010 E. Chestnut Ave. it’s an autumn shake down run to the jersey shore! No Fee, It’s FREE! (cancelled if rain) • Open to All Cruisin’ Rides

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Carlisle Fairgrounds, 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013 Wednesday- Saturday: 7am- 6 pm; Sunday 7am- 12pm The Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Corral marks the end of the automotive flea market season each year and is an absolute must-attend event for thousands of enthusiasts who travel to Carlisle from all points of the globe to buy, sell and celebrate all things automotive. This is a fun-filled weekend the entire family will enjoy. While exploring the 150 acres and 8,100 vending spaces, you will marvel at one of the largest automotive flea markets in the world. Carlisle is the place to purchase any of the 2,000 vehicles at the car corral where you can slip behind the wheel and get a feel for the vehicle. Daily admission pass or event pass available. Kids 12 and under free. Info: 717-243-7855; visitcumberlandvalley.com

October 5 (Saturday) Wings & Wheels 2019

Delaware Coastal Airport, Georgetown, DE 19947 10am-4pm Where the Sky Meets the Road! Free admission! Vintage plane fly-in and classic car show featuring Fort Miles and Delaware Coastal Airport exhibits and encampments, plane rides, pilot competitions, craft & food vendors plus local bands and artist. Registration fee, 36 trophies in 7 classes. Dash plaques for the first 200 registrants. Fun for the whole family! Event parking $5 at Sussex Academy for the Arts or CHEER Community Center. No guest parking at the Delaware Coastal Airport. Info: 302-856-1544, wings-wheels.com; info@georgetowncoc.com


EVENT LISTINGS October 5 (Saturday) 3rd Annual Medford Care Center Car Show

Medford Care Center, 185 Tuckerton Road, Medford, NJ 08055 10am-3pm Registration is free and comes with a t-shirt and raffle ticket. Complimentary soft pretzels. Music & raffles, kid’s table which includes tattoo station and face painting. Registration deadline is Oct. 2. Info: Christine at 856-983-8500 x8345, cciatto@medfordcare.comburlington October 5 (Saturday) Rain Date October 12 7th Tony’s Place Bar & Grille Car Show

Tony’s Place Bar & Grille, 1297 Greeley Avenue, Ivyland, PA 18974 9am-3pm Hosted & judged by Movin’ On Kruzers. All years, makes, models & rat rods welcome. Top 40 trophies plus specialty awards. Music by Tom E. Tunes. Great food & drink. A portion of the proceeds benefit local charities. Info: 215-752-0484 or 215-820-3276, movinonkruzers@inbox.com October 5 (Saturday) Cruzin on the River Car & Cycle Cruise Nights K-9 Car Show

Riverfront Promenade, Pearl Street & the Promenade, Burlington, NJ 08016 10am-3pm Come and park your cars and motorcycles along the Promenade, admire the sunset, the river, spend time with friends, listen to music and check out the great classic cars and motorcycles. Trophies awarded monthly. No admission. Food vendors, door prizes, dining coupons. Donations accepted! Info: Lisa Schiller: 609-386-0200 x114, lschiller@burlingtonnj.com; bck9carshow.com October 5 (Saturday) Rain Date October 6 Magnolia Fire Company Car Show hosted by Pig Vicious Racing

Magnolia Rec Center, 425 Brooke Avenue, Magnolia, NJ 08049 11am-3pm Proceeds benefit the Magnolia Fire Company. Top 20 trophies and specialty awards. Food, drinks, music. Open to all cars. Fire truck display and Vehicle extrication demo. Info: magnoliafirecompany.com October 5 (Saturday) Rain Date October 6 All American Car Show

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, 645 Cross Keys Rd, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 12-5pm Top 50 judged show. American cars only. Registration fee. Restaurant food discounts, basket auction, free giveaways, free t-shirts. 50/50. Sponsored by the South Jersey Camaro Car Club.

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October 12 (Saturday) Rain Date October 13 Classic Cruisers of South Jersey Haunted Holloween Classic Car Show

Good Sports Gun Club, 53 Union Road, Millville, NJ 08332 4-9pm Trunk or treat, pumpkin painting, face painting, trophies, Chinese auction, 50/50, door prizes, 4K TV raffle, vendors, food, trophies for Best Costume and “Tricked” out car, plus screening of the movie Hocus Pocus. Open to all cars, registration fee. Info: Dave at 856-364-5222 October 12 (Saturday) Rain Date October 13 8th Annual Car Show

Greater Woodbine Chamber of Commerce, Route 550, Woodbine, NJ 08270 9am-3pm Show cars, antiques, muscle cars, race cars, military vehicles, anything antique- all are welcome! Swap Meet- cars, antiques, tools, auto-related dealers are welcome. All vehicles must have a UL approved fire extinguisher. No alcoholic beverages. Vehicle registration fee. Info: Lisa at 609-780-3088; wccnj.org October 12 (Saturday) Back in the Day Car Club Car Show

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October 12 (Saturday) Autumn in Moorestown Car Show

Main Street at Chester, Moorestown, NJ 08057 9am-3:30pm Extraordinary cars from every era converging on Main Street. Don’t miss the region’s best American, imports, sports, classic s and exotics! This year will feature 5 judged classes. Space is limited to 150 cars. Registration fee. Presented by HighOctane South Jersey. Info: Chris Scafario, chris@highoctanesi.com

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EVENT LISTINGS October 13 (Sunday) 6th Annual Joisey Boys Fairlane Mini Meet

Atco Dragway, 1000 Jackson Road, Atco, NJ 08004 10am-3pm Joisey Boys mini meet is open to 1962 to 76 Fairlanes, Torinos, Rancheros and Mercury equivalents. This show is part of the Philadelphia Modifiers car show and drag racing event. $25.00 DOS track fee, which includes, both car shows, swap meet, drag racing, food and more. Trophies awarded at both shows. Gates open at 8am, mini meet from 10am to 3pm. Info: Bill Nese at 609-381-3249, bn67fairlane@gmail.com October 13 (Sunday) 17th Annual All-Oldsmobile Fall Show

Kerr Park, Wallace Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19380 9am-3pm Local chapter of the Oldsmobile Club of America, trophies, dash plaques, door prizes, 50/50 (benefits RE Olds Transportation Museum), charity, food nearby, $10 pre-reg, $15 day of show, spectators free Nice park setting with children’s playground, previous years have had 50-80 Oldsmobiles of all years and models. Info: Jeff at 484-889-2884, dvocinfo@ yahoo.com; clubs.hemmings.com October 19 (Saturday) DVRR Halloween Car Show

Falls Township Community Park, 9125 Millcreek Road, Levittown, PA 19054 2-6pm Presented by the Delaware Valley Road Runners Car Club. Dash plaques for the first 100 registrants. Come join us for a day of family fun, great food, games and prizes. Trophies for the Best Halloween Themes, Costumes, Best in Class and 70 trophies for great vehicles. Co-sponsored by The Endoscopy Center at St. Mary. Info: Len 215-510-6629 October 19 (Saturday) Rain Date October 27 Chariots of Fire One-Day Indoor/Outdoor Car Show

Classic Auto Mall, 6180 Morgantown Road, Morgantown, PA 19543 10am-3pm All classes welcome: street rods, muscle cars, classics, Vettes, antiques, trucks, low riders. Free tour of the Classic Car Museum. Bring the ladies for this unique “Cars on Display” event. Over 60 piston cup trophies by People’s Choice ballots. 400 barn finds on display. Bring two non-perishable food items to feed the needy on Thanksgiving. Info: 610-322-1622; chariots-of-fire.org

October 19 (Saturday) Rain Date October 20 Open Car Show

Salted Vines, 32512 Blackwater Road, Frankford, DE 19945 8am-3pm Wine tasting, food, all vehicles welcome, trophies, music. Info: Paul at 302-329-9898 October 19 (Saturday) Fall Festival Car Show

Wright’s Market, 9300 Old Railroad Rd, Mardela, MD 21837 9am-3pm All vehicles welcome, trophies, food, music. Info: Sonny at 410-546-3587 October 25, 26, 27 (Friday-Sunday) Pretzel City Rod and Custom Indoor Fall Mall Show

Berkshire Mall, 1665 State Hill Rd, Wyomissing, PA 19610 Open to street rods, muscle cars, customs & classics. Special interest cars welcome. Proceeds benefit local charities. All preregistered participants will receive a 50% discount on a t-shirt. Info: Rick at 610-678-3948 or Fran at 610-944-5515 October 25, 26, 27 (Friday-Sunday) Dead Man’s Curve Wildcard Weekend Indoor Show

Showboat Atlantic City, 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Celebrities, TV cars, Rockabilly, surf rocks and pinstripers. Awards and prize money. Pre ’72 hot rods, gassers, customs. Vendors, music. Info: 973-202-2387 October 26 (Saturday) Rain Date October 27 Delaware Beers & Gears

Casino Delaware Park, 777 Delaware Park Blvd., Wilmington, DE 19804 11am-4pm Over 450 trophies awarded. Trophies in all categories. Rolling Revolution food truck fare available for purchase. Free for spectators, DJ music, family & pet friendly. All paved parking. Info: Scott Wolynetz 302-363-2086, TRISAWevents@gmail.com October 27 (Sunday) Corvette Club of North Delaware Car Show

Concord Mall, 4737 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 4-8pm Indoor event. Info: Bruce Norman at 908-342-4293


EVENT LISTINGS November 2 (Saturday) Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Car Show

Historic Downtown Stevensville, 109 Cockey Lane, Stevensville, MD 21666 9am-1pm Show benefits the Stevensville A& E District. 50/50, door prizes. Info: stevensvilleartsandentertainment.org November 2 (Saturday) The Pumpkin Run- The Big One is Back!

Flemings Auto, 353 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 8am-4pm All Vehicles welcome, food, vendors, music. Info: Harry 609-927-9541 November 2 (Saturday) Roxana Fire Department Car Show

Roxana Fire Department, 35943 Zion Church Rd, Roxana, DE 19945 9am-3pm All vehicles welcome, fee, food, vendors, music, trophies, Chinese auction, 50/50. Info: Nellie Shaffer 302-234-4492 November 3 (Sunday) Rollin’ Rods of South Jersey present Toy Run

Home Depot, Cross Keys Bypass Rd & Route 42, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 10am-3pm Handicap Accessible, Food, Kids, Music, All Vehicles Welcome. Info: 856-237-6621 or 856-904-4511; RollinRods.com November 9 (Saturday) Rain Date November 10 Delco Cruisers Salute the Troops Car Show

Rose Tree Park, 1671 Providence Road, Media, PA 19063 10am-3:30 pm; Ceremonies at 2:30pm Donations only- all proceeds will go to military support organizations prior to leaving the show. Info: Tom at 610-329-2830, socref6211@aol.com

December 7 & 8 (Saturday & Sunday) East Coast Indoor Nationals

Timonium Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Cow Palace, Timonium, MD 21093 Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 9am-4pm Part of the Motorama Productions Winter 2019-2020 Mid Atlantic Indoor Show Series. All pre-approved vehicles welcome. Visit website for registration form. Show off your car and make new friends! Trophies, food, music, vendors welcome. Info: 717-269-2625; eastcoastindoornats.com February 15 & 16 (Saturday & Sunday) 42nd Annual Motorama Races and Shows

Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110 Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 9am-4pm Part of the Motorama Productions Winter 2019-2020 Mid Atlantic Indoor Show Series. The nation’s largest All-Indoor motorsports event with something for everyone from R/C Cars to motorcycles. Info: 717-359-7056; motoramaevents.com March 28 & 29 (Saturday & Sunday) Mid Atlantic Indoor Nationals

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 1000 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456 Saturday 9am-8pm; Sunday 9am-4pm Part of the Motorama Productions Winter 2019-2020 Mid Atlantic Indoor Show Series. All pre-approved vehicles welcome. Visit website for registration form. Info: 717-269-2625; swish57@comcast.net; midatlanticindoornats.com March 26 (Thursday) Salem County Fairgrounds Auto Parts Flea Market Salem County Fairgrounds, Route 40, Woodstown, NJ 08098 6am-2pm The largest selection of auto parts around! Mostly indoor flea market, free admission. Info: Chuck 609-221-1543

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Rose Tree Park, 1671 Providence Road, Media, PA 19063 9-11am Toy run for Crozer Keystone Hospital and US Marine Corps Toys for Tots programs. Please bring unwrapped toys, but no stuffed animals. We do the cruise to the hospital and the Marine Corps base. All vehicles welcome. Info: Tom at 610-329-2830, socref6211@aol.com

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Hi Gang,

Weather is changing, a chill is in the air. Of course, after 30 plus days of over 90 degrees, an 80-degree day can be a relief. I’m lucky to have my own tent, which is good for shade but this year the air was humid enough to cut. Then there are the rainouts. But even after all that, I’m finding the show season went by fast. Time to get our “toys” put away for the winter, talk to Santa, and hope for more toys! Clean out the garages, get rid of the mowers and weed wackers, and make room for the cars again -- and most of all, check out the heaters. Ah, the fall events. Crisp air, sweatshirts, etc. It’s that time again, kids back to school, time to sit back and reflect. My kids are all grown up and have their own families. Work? Hell, retired and relaxing and bored with more errands than ever. The Golden Years, right? This has been a weird show season for me. My Caddy’s tranny went south and once that was fixed the rear went. So now, with a good running 425 cubic-inch motor, I’m ready to see how the beast drives without a whiny noise at various speeds. Actually, it is a nice riding vehicle. Without my Caddy truck, I had no way to get from show to show with all my junk, if you know what I mean. Now I’m looking forward to the return of the Pumpkin Run. Debbie and I visited with event founder Harry Fleming a couple of weeks ago. A lot of memories there. I also want to say, treasure every day you have with friends and family as you get older. You will discover you never expected to be at the age you are now. Never realized that most of what you did in your “younger days” would affect you so much today. Some of the stunts we all pulled, we’ll never live up to. We are losing to many of our friends.

See you all cruising!

Larry Lazareff Cell: 856-297-5012 after 6pm • larrylazareff@gmail.com LEAVE MESSAGE! or text.

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Larry Lazareff 1920 S. Delsea Dr. Unit #6 Vineland, NJ 08360

SHIFTINGGEARS By Ben Notaro • red63vetnj@comcast.net

One of my favorite sayings is “I remember when.” As I recall, most car shows that I attended nearly 45 years ago did not have catchy names. Usually they were named after the host location held or the business involved. Rather typical car show names such as Central Yugo of Tontoville Car Show and Sam’s Burger Place Car Show were the norm, but then I began noticing clubs and promoters giving their events titles. I guess it was (and is) an attempt to distinguish the event with a unique name. Let’s face it, it can be a bit hard to remember events with basic names. Naming events with catchy titles seems to evoke a feeling. One that stands out in my mind is the Pumpkin Run. Here’s an event that does not have any car reference in the name, yet most any car guy or gal in the South Jersey region knows the Pumpkin Run. So, once again, as I have done in the past, I spared no expense to research event names. This comprehensive quest to find car cruise and show names that are well known yet do not necessarily reflect a car event has led me to share some titles I have found in various advertisements. Here are five creative event names: 1. Dead Man’s Curve 2. Pumpkin Run 3. Lead East 4. Memories in the Grove 5. Chicken Run As you can see, the event name dose not really include a car theme, but you can bet car guys and gals in these events’ respective areas know these gatherings. As we slowly round out the Endless Summer of 2019, the most important thing to remember about all car show and cruises is a word that can easily be inserted into every title. That word is “Fun.” Department of Cheer: Best wishes for an autumn season and beyond. Final Thoughts: As the year slowly comes to a close, take the time to reflect on the fun and good people you have encountered this year. I extend to you and yours a beautiful upcoming holiday season.

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