March 6-9, Bradenton, FL
20th annual NMRA Spring Break Shootout presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords at Bradenton Motorsports Park. All-Ford drag racing, manufacturer's midway, and car show. Info: www.nmradigital.com or call 714/444-2426.
March 15, Pinellas Park, FL
Suncoast Mustang Club's 27th annual Mustang-Shelby-Ford Show at Country in the Park, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang. Info: John Moody at firstname.lastname@example.org; www.suncoastmustangclub.com.
March 29, Baytown, TX
Fun Ford Weekend at Royal Purple Raceway. All-Ford drag racing, car show, manufacturer's midway. Info: www.funfordweekend.com.
April 4-6, Pensacola, FL
35th Annual Gulf Coast Regional Mustang and All Ford Show hosted by the Gulf Coast Regional Mustang Club at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds. Friday registration and meet and greet, Saturday show with judging, Sunday judging with awards at 2:00 pm. Hosting 50th Anniversary Pony Drive. Info: Nick Kirby at 251/978-2012 or email email@example.com; www.gulfcoastmustangclub.org
April 4-11, Across America
Great American Pony Drives to Norman, Oklahoma, departing Dearborn, Jacksonville, Richmond, Boston, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Seattle. Visit www.ponydrive.us for complete schedules, routes, and activities.
April 10-13, Commerce, GA
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Drag racing, manufacturer's midway, and car show. Info: www.nmradigital.com or call 714/444-2426.
April 10-16, California to North Carolina
Week-long Mustangs Across America 50th Drive from Los Angeles to Charlotte for the Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration. Visit www.mustangsacrossamerica.com for route and schedule.
April 11-13, Mustang, OK
Official 50th Anniversary Kick-Off Party hosted by the Mustang Club of America with departures for the 50th Anniversary Pony Drives to Charlotte and Las Vegas. Shows, special speakers, and shuttles to shopping. Info: www.mustang50thbirthdaycelebration.com.
April 13-16, Across America
50th Anniversary Pony Drives from Norman, Oklahoma, to the Charlotte and Las Vegas Mustang 50th Birthday Celebrations. Visit www.ponydrive.us for schedules and stops.
April 12, Woodburn, OR
Mustang 50th Anniversary Parade organized by the Mount Hood Mustangs and Fords at Woodburn Drag Strip. Looking to set a record for the longest Mustang and Ford parade. Info: www.mhmf.com.
April 16-20, Charlotte, NC
Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration, one of two official Mustang 50th anniversary events sponsored by Ford Motor Company and hosted by the Mustang Club of America at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Car show, open track, banquet, evening activities, and more. Info: www.mustang50thbirthdaycelebration.com.
April 16-20, Las Vegas, NV
Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration, one of two official Mustang 50th anniversary events sponsored by Ford Motor Company and hosted by the Mustang Club of America at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Car show, open track, banquet, evening activities, Half/5K Marathon, and more. Info: www.mustang50thbirthdaycelebration.com.
April 19, Tampa, FL
Mustang 50th Anniversary Show hosted by the Mustang Club of Tampa at Bill Currie Ford. Info: www.mustangcluboftampa.com.
April 26-27, Rockingham, NC
Fun Ford Weekend at Rockingham Dragway. All-Ford drag racing, car show, manufacturer's midway. Info: www.funfordweekend.com.
May 2-4, Budds Creek, MD
13th annual NMRA Ford Nationals featuring the SVT 20 Shootout at Maryland International Raceway. All-Ford drag racing, manufacturer's midway, and car show. Info: www.nmradigital.com or call 714/444-2426.
May 4, Woodland Hills, CA
Mustangs in the Park hosted by the Mustang Owners Club of California at Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Participant choice judging in 79 classes, raffles, auction, pony corral, and special awards. Info: Dave Ptashne at 818/758-1826; www.mustangownersofca.org.
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