NMCA is proud to host the 50th Anniversary Ford Performance Cobra Jet Reunion presented by TascaParts.com at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, the weekend of August 23-26, 2018. This “golden” anniversary is a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness 50 years of Cobra Jet powered vehicles and meet Cobra Jet royalty, the people who developed and maintained this incredible factory-built Blue Oval platform.
Watch as hundreds of Cobra Jets, including Mustangs, Shelbys, Fairlanes, Cougars, Torinos, Cyclones/Montegos, and Rancheros (all tributes/clones permitted) turn Summit Motorsports Park into a venomous snake pit! Join in the celebration of Cobra Jet heritage, from 1968 to present, with activities that include drag racing, a huge car show, invited celebrities, and a special kick-off dinner for owners, media, and fans.
Enjoy the present…and step into a time machine…as you witness late-model and early-model Cobra Jets compete on the 1320 for national bragging rights and the chance to be crowned King of the Cobra Jets! ’08-Present Cobra Jets will get wheels-up and wild as they participate in the Modern Cobra Jet Showdown Class.
60’s and 70’s era Cobra Jets will showcase Nostalgia power as they compete in their own Vintage Cobra Jet Showdown. These ultimate Cobra Jet Showdowns, presented by Diversified Products Marketing, offer racers big money, custom NMCA Victor awards, major media exposure, and the chance to get into the exclusive Aerospace Components winners circle. The winners of the Modern and Vintage Cobra Jet classes will race each other for the King of The Cobra Jets Title!
You won’t want to miss the insane “snake pit,” a special car show area reserved for hundreds of Cobra Jet Mustangs, Shelbys, Tairlanes, Torinos, Rancheros, Cougars, Cyclones, Montegos. Car show classes for vin # correct as well as tributes and replicas.
The fangs come out and venom will pump through your veins as Cobra Jet Reunion car show participants fill up Summit Motorsports Park’s green grass with a sea of colors, chrome and high horsepower. From 1968 Cobra Jet #1 to Watson Racing’s 2008 modern Cobra Jet #1, and even the all-new 50th anniversary Ford Performance Cobra Jet…they will all be on display at this must attend event! Car show participants will include single car Cobra Jet owners as well as nationally recognized multi-vehicle collectors as everything Cobra Jet is on display at the Cobra Jet Reunion.
This 50th anniversary golden event will be a who’s who of Cobra Jet royalty and it’s your chance to meet them in person. Invited celebrity guests include (but are not limited to) Henry Ford III, Edsel Ford, Bill Ford, Dave Pericak, the entire Tasca Ford family, Al Joniec, Bill Barr, Dean Gregson, Dave Lyle, Jerry Harvey, Bob Corn, Brian Wolfe, Jacky Jones, Roy Hill, Chuck Watson, Sr., and others.
Friday evening features a once-in-a-lifetime Ford Performance Cobra Jet Reunion Celebration Dinner at the Sawmill Creek Resort host hotel, where Cobra Jet owners and fans will rub elbows with the people who made Cobra Jet performance a reality. The dinner, presented by Tasca Ford, will be hosted by NHRA announcer and TV commentator Brian Lohnes, and feature dinner & 1-hour host bar, guest speakers, video and slide show presentations, and much more.
Billed as America’s Racetrack, Summit Motorsports Park is the premier national event drag race facility in the U.S. with massive paved pits, perfectly manicured car show grass, and amenities second to none. Situated just outside of Sandusky, Ohio, the Cobra Jet Reunion’s location provides participants and fans eager for extra vacation activities access to numerous water parks, golf, and other special amenities. This special event takes place the weekend after the world-famous Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit and one week before the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indy, setting the stage for the ultimate motorsport road trip.
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