National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada



August 20, 2010

NAACC Report #79, 2010

Great News!
The LeMay 'America's Car Museum', Tacoma Washington, has the funding in place to start the construction of their new museum. Congratulations to CEO David Madeira and his Board of Directors and Steering Committee. The LeMay Museum has extended an invitation to all collector car enthusiasts to attend the ceremonial ground breaking at the Tacoma Dome on Thursday, June 10 from 3-5 pm. An open house and party is also scheduled from 5-8 pm at 3701 20th St. E, Fife Wa. Please RSVP if you plan to attend the open house: info@leamymuseum.org. The NAACC has a strategic Alliance with the LeMay America Museum. Call up their web site www.lemaymuseum.org

Canadian Cross Canada Tour
Over one hundred NAACC participants are involved in the Coasters Cross Canada Tour. The NAACC secured the insurance for this journey and is a strong supporter of the event. The official Newfoundland to British Columbia Tour takes place July 7th to August 21st, 2010 for information call up www.coasters2010.com.  

The NAACC has declared July as Automotive Heritage Month
There are many activities planned to celebrate the collector car hobby. North West Deuce Day July 16-18 2010 will be held in Victoria BC. There are over four hundred 1932 Fords are registered and over 700 pre 1951 vehicles are attending this event. Rumor suggests that over one hundred 1932 Fords are driving from Southern California to attend. Registrations are closed. Please call up www.deucesnorthwest.com

Le Mirage Concours will be taking place in Quebec on July 16-18 NAACC
Director Michel Lamoureux is part of the organizing committee and suggests that this spectacular Concours is destined to become one of the worlds leading Concours.  "Inspired by the traditions of the great international Concours of Europe and the United States, the Concours d'Élégance Le Mirage will showcase more than 100 collector cars, including some of the worlds finest. The theme for 2010, Beauty and the Beast, was chosen to reflect the many original links between the automobile and the animal kingdom, including a special tribute to the equestrian world." Please call up www.concourslemirage.ca.

Leaded Racing Fuel
The National Association has been submitting requests and information to the Canadian Federal Government regarding the leaded racing fuel lobby for the past two years. In January of 2010 the NAACC submitted 'Briefs' to the Federal Government asking that the Leaded Racing Fuel ban in be extended for an additional five years. As of June 1st we are anxiously waiting for a reply.  We have been told that the decision will be made very soon.

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