THE SHOW IS STILL SATURDAY!
It's Still On!
We're not going to let Mother Nature get the best of us, and we're going to put on the best show for you possible!
The D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic IS STILL SATURDAY, but we've moved all the Classic content to a dryer time of day. Gates now will open at 2:30 p.m. with the first cars on track scheduled for 4 p.m. All other on-track action is on schedule as the weather looks to be all good for some Grudge/Matches, Nitro Cars, Nostalgia Dragsters and a huge jet car finale!
Come take a Quarter-Mile Trip Down Memory Lane with us THIS SATURDAY, August 20th. It'll be a night to remember, folks!
Route 66 Classic Ticket Info
|Tickets only $20 for adults
Tickets are $5 for kids
|Rooftop Seating $40|
|Indoor Seating $50|
ON-SITE PARKING $5
Looking for a Group Outing? Info Here!
ARRA Live Performance
From 4-7 p.m. classic rock band Arra will be performing!
Arra is one of the best and largest drawing classic rock cover bands in the Chicagoland area and has been for over two and a half decades! Arra’s unparalleled vocal harmonies and incredible musicianship has contributed to Arra becoming one of the most sought after club and festival bands in the Chicago area market. Performing the biggest hits by the biggest bands of all times with precision and excellence is the secret to their success. Journey, Boston, Kansas, Rush, Bon Jovi, Styx, Van Halen, Toto, Aerosmith, Triumph and Foreigner are just some of the classic rock bands that you will hear Arra perform.
The main mission of our Club is to give VW enthusiasts a place to share their passion of these vehicles with other enthusiasts. We believe in having fun by engaging in activities as a group, and sharing our technical abilities and experiences with other enthusiasts.
They'll be bringing over 150 Volkswagens to our Classic Car Show!
About Route 66 Classic
A tribute to all things vintage, the D’Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic is the ultimate good ole days event, paying homage to the early drag racing and hot rod culture. From Nostalgia Funny Car racing down the dragstrip, to the Classic Car Cruise-In – the Route 66 Classic is a quarter-mile blast down memory lane.
- Nostalgia Match-Racing, Nostalgia Funny Cars, Pro Stocks, Super Stocks, The Midwest Super Stock Mafia and more!
- Tickets only $20, $5 for kids
- New for 2016 – Rooftop Seating!
- Bigger and Better Classic Car Show in 2016
- Live Entertainment and Beer Garden
- Live performance by ARRA, Chicagoland's No. 1 Classic Rock Band
- FREE Kids Club Area with activities
- Food and Beverage specials, fan contests and fun!
You can participate!
- Vintage Test and Tune only for 1979 & older cars - $25 Run Card
- Roadsters, Altereds and Dragsters welcome
- Preffered Parking Classic Car Cruise-In Corral Display for ’79 and older – included with your admission ticket
- In celebration of the 90th Anniversary of Historic Route 66, all attendees who were born in 1926, the inaugural year of the Mother Road, will be given free admission with valid photo ID.
Stay connected for more event announcements coming soon!
2016 Route 66 Classic Event Schedule
|Classic Car Cruise & Bug-A-Palooza Load In/ Parking||1:30 PM– 4:30 PM|
*Flat rate of $20 for classic car and guests from 11 AM-2 PM
|Gates Open||2:30 PM|
|On Track Action Begins (Junior Dragsters and Run Tuff Eliminator)||4 PM|
|Entertainment in the Midway|
|Music by ARRA, Chicagoland’s #1 Classic Rock Band!||5 PM to 8 PM|
|Pre-Race Ceremonies||7:10 PM|
|Exhibition Show 1||7:15 PM|
|Will County Vs. Grundy County Grudge Matches||8 PM|
|Grudge Match Award Ceremony (Main Stage)||8:20 PM|
|Test & Tune||8:20 PM|
|Exhibition Show 2||8:45 PM|
|Classic Car Cruise-In Concludes||9:15 PM|
Will vs. Grundy County Grudge Match
Will vs. Grundy County Grudge/Match
On the track, attendees will watch as counties clash on the quarter-mile during the Will County vs. Grundy County Grudge Matches.
Mayor of Morris Richard Kopczick vs. Mayor of Joliet Bob O’Dekirk
Morris Police Chiefs Brent Dite vs. Joliet Police Chief Brian Benton
Joliet Fire Chief Joe Formhals vs. Morris Fire Chief Tracey Steffes
Will County Sherriff Mike Kelley vs. Grundy County Sherriff Kevin Callahan
Will County States Attorney James Glasgow vs. Grundy County States Attorney Jason Helland
Will County Executive Larry Walsh vs. Grundy County Administrator David Allen Welter
This portion of the event will feature a charity component as well.
Motry and Lawson NITRO Cars
Motry and Lawson NITRO Cars
THE DYNAMIC DUO OF MOTRY AND LAWSON!
It'll be a night of nostalgia and NITRO as Motry and Lawson are welcomed back to the D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic.
These nitro-burning cars will light up the evening and take you on a true quarter-mile blast down the dragstrip. The brand new Quickdraw will be on display and Lawson's Runaway is scheduled to duel Motry's Drastic Plastic!
Classic Car Cruise In w/ Garage Squad
Classic Car Cruise-In w/ Garage Squad
Spectators and fans are encouraged to bring out their vintage vehicles to participate in the Classic Cruise-In. Attendees who pull up in any antique automobiles, 1979 and older, can purchase a space in the cruise-in for just $20 which includes a free admission to the event.
Alongside the parade participant cars, Velocity Network’s hit show, Garage Squad, will display a variety of vehicles they have brought back to the road after setting up shop in garages across Chicagoland.
Classic Car Cruise-In Load In: From 11AM – 2PM, $20 will gain you, and your car access to the classic car parking area.
*After 2PM, classic Car Cruise-In participants will be required to pay $20 per person for admission and $5 parking fee.