August 16th, 2012 ROUSH Collection Open House

The ROUSH Automotive Collection in Livonia, Michigan is pleased to announce the Third Open House event scheduled ROUSH Open Housefor the 2012 summer season to be held on Thursday, August 16th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Activities planned for the Open House event include a ROUSH Fenway autograph session, car cruise-in, WRIF LIVE Broadcast, ROUSH Performance Speed Shop Tours, drag race simulator, door prize drawings, and an engine build competition.

NASCAR Sprint cup Series race car drivers Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, and Nationwide Series driver Trevor Bayne, and team owner, Jack Roush will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm at the Roush Automotive Collection.  Autograph session times and appearances may be subject to change. Please call Event Hotline for details at 734-779-7276.

Autograph session line procedures: There will be three lines. Jack Roush will be in Line 1 which requires a wristband. Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne will be in Line 2 that requires a wristband. Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth will be in Line 3 that requires a wristband. Choose 1 of the driver lines to receive a wristband for. Limit 1 wristband per person. Once you get a wristband you cannot switch lines. Wristbands will be passed out beginning at 4:30 pm to those in line. 200 wristbands per line will be passed out (600 total). Wristbands do not guarantee a signature. Limit 1 item per driver. Limit 1 item for Jack Roush. Line procedures may be subject to change. There is no cost for the wristbands or the autograph session. This event is free and open to the public.  No Pre-registration required.

The Roush Automotive Collection Retail Store & Museum will be open from 9:30 am – 8:00 pm for your shopping needs and for free self-led tours. Come early & get what you need for the autograph session or walk around the museum.

A selection of authentic race car parts are available for purchase during the open house. Treasure hunters will find race car body panels from the NASCAR ROUSH Fenway teams and race driven tires. Race driven tires are only twenty dollars each and are great to get autographed!

Local radio station 101.1 The WRIF will be broadcasting live from 3 – 7 pm with WRIF DJ, Meltdown. Stop by to meet him or to rock out on Guitar Hero.

Sign up to tour the ROUSH Performance Facility which is separate from the ROUSH Collection Museum. Shuttles leave from the ROUSH Collection to transport guests to the ROUSH Performance Speed Shop Facility where they can see firsthand what goes into producing a ROUSH Mustangs. Tours will be held at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Tours typically are 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes in length. Limited seating is available; to ensure your place on the shuttle please Pre-Register by calling 734-779-7290.

A series of door prize drawings are held throughout the evening.  Door prize give-aways include a pair of MIS Grandstand seat tickets for the Pure Michigan 400 on August 19th 2012. Additional door prize give-aways include a variety of ROUSH Fenway memorabilia.

Two teams from the ROUSH Engine Build Department will compete side-by-side to see who can execute a complete engine build-up, including a live test run, in the quickest time. With all this fun you’ll be sure to work up an appetite, Cottage Inn will be on site selling pizza by the slice and a local vender will be selling soda and water.

Designated parking will be available around the Roush Automotive Collection and is free.  The Roush Automotive Collection is located at 11851 Market St. Livonia, MI 48150.  Market street is north of Plymouth rd. between Newburgh and Levan rd.

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