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2019 Roush Open House, Autograph Session & Car Cruise- In

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  • Event Title: 2019 Roush Open House, Autograph Session & Car Cruise- In
  • Event Date(s): August 8, 2019
  • Event Location: 11851 Market St. Livonia, MI
  • Event Description: The Roush Automotive Collection is pleased to announce the third Open House event scheduled for the 2019 summer season to be held on Thursday, August 8th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  The first 100 people will receive a free Drawstring Bag! Activities planned for the Open House event include a Roush Fenway driver autograph session, car cruise-in, Roush Performance Factory tours, drag race simulator, mustang pinball machine, 97.1 The Ticket game tent, door prize drawings, and ROUSH engine build competition. NASCAR Monster Energy Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs from 5 pm until 6 pm.  Autograph session times and appearances may be subject to change. Please call the Event Hotline for details at 734-779-7276. This event is free and open to the public.   Autograph session line procedures: 100 wristbands will be passed out beginning at 4:30 pm to those in the autograph line. Limit of 2 items can be signed. You MUST have a wristband to receive signatures however wristbands do not guarantee signatures. There is no cost for the wristbands or the autograph session. Line procedures may be subject to change. Car Cruisers are invited to bring their classic and special interest vehicles for display along Market Street in the designated areas. No Pre-registration required for the open house, car cruise-in, engine build or autograph session. 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 Facility where they can see firsthand what goes into producing a ROUSH Mustang. Tours will be held at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Tours typically are 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes in length. Seating is limited to 20 people per time slot; to ensure your place on the shuttle please Pre- Register by calling 734-779-7290. 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 to walk around the museum. A selection of authentic race car parts are available for purchase. Treasure hunters will find race car body panels from the NASCAR ROUSH Fenway teams. A drag race simulator will also be available to test your reaction time. See if you have what it takes to be a drag racer. Try out our Mustang pinball machine: 50 cents for 1 play and $1 for 3 plays. Stop by the 97.1 The Ticket tent for a chance to win cool prizes! A series of door prize drawings are held throughout the evening. Drawings will be held at 6 pm and 7 pm. Door prize give-aways include MIS Grandstand seat tickets for the Corrigan Oil 200 on August 10th 2019 and the Consumers Energy 400 on August 11 th 2019. Additional door prize give-aways include a variety of ROUSH Fenway memorabilia. Contestants must be present to win. One entry per person per night. Free to enter! Multiple entries in door prize drawing will lead to disqualification for all prizes. Two teams from the ROUSH Engine Build Department will compete side-by-side at 6 pm 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, a local vendor will be on site selling hotdogs, chips, ice cream, pop & water from 11 am – 1 pm & from 5 pm – 8 pm. 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.