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2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« on: March 15, 2015, 08:15:11 PM »
Ladies and gentlemen start your engines it is time for the 2015 Stampede!
 
This year's events will be planned and organized by long time Stampeders Dave Kawa and Jim Madison. 
 
To join in please contact Jim Madison at bulletstopguns@yahoo.com he is the coordinator for the attendees.
 
Theme :  " Opposites Attract "
 
This year we will cruise the scenic back roads of Kentucky, starting in Elizabethtown Ky on July 29th and ending in Springfield Illinois on Friday, July 31st
at the Powerlite Supercruise.
 
First night : Wednesday July 29th. Meet at  Super 8 at 4PM
Super 8 Elizabethtown | Elizabethtown, KY  42701-9150 Motel
 
Call Hotel Directly at 270-769-2800 to book room....Rooms being held under Pintostampede. .
We meet and greet Wednesday night then its off to dinner...at the Back Home Restaurant (A 1872 country home housing a great restaurant)
 
Then ...Thursday  July 30th, 8AM we leave  & head to the Lincoln Park Homestead....A bout a 30 mile trip...Link..
Lincoln Homestead
 
Then Approx 10AM we Head south to Bowling Green Corvette museum, about a 60 mile ride
This is the opposites attract part of the trip (what could be more opposite of a Pinto than a Corvette?)
We will tour museum. We will then have lunch in town (to be announced) and depart toward Kentucky lake and some scenic drives around the dam.
Google Image Result for http://www.kentuckylake.com/history/kylake/images/kydam-2006.jpg
 
We will continue north towards Paducah, spending night at the Laquinta Inn
We have rooms for this night (Thursday night Still July 30th) Rooms reserved under Pintostampede.
Dinner location that night has not been picked, soon to be announced.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Paducah
 
Friday July 31st, we leave at 9AM and drive across the river to Illinois to Metropolis the home of SUPERMAN and a stop to visit the Superman museum
http://www.lq.com/en/findandbook/hotel-details.6631.address.html?iata=99020724&cid=srch_google&sissr=1
 
Afterward we head north for Springfield. We are still working on stops , but rest easy , we will find some interesting stops along the way.
We will shoot for 4pm to arrive at the RT 66 Hotel and Conference center.
http://www.rt66hotel.com
We check in and have dinner , there is a restaurant at the hotel, and go on the Cruise at 7pm.
 
Now please make all reservations under the Pinto Stampede to get the rates reserved, but make sure you use your credit card and pay seperately.
 
Pinto Stampede : Check in: July 31 Check out: Aug 2
2 Nights at $59.00 a night plus tax  King or double room.
Total stay including tax = $129.80
 
To get the discount you must tell the  front desk the group you are with.
Please reserve room by July 24th.
 

Here is info for Friday night and the car show on Saturday:
 
Friday, July 31st
POWERLIGHT SUPERCRUISE  (FREE)

7P- We will shut down some city streets to cruise from one location to another site to do a fun preview night (finishing up details on cruise route and preview location) FREE MILKSHAKES FROM STEAK N SHAKE TO FIRST 50 CARS ALOT BEING ADDED TO THIS NIGHT..DETAILS SOON.

Saturday, August 1st
POWERLIGHT ABE LINCOLN CAR SHOW (KNIGHTS ACTION PARK)

REGISTRATION 8A-NOON
JUDGING NOON TO 3P
AWARDS 3P

ENTRY FEE     $15 JUDGED     $10 DISPLAY ONLY

300 TROPHIES
20 SPECIALTY TROPHIES INCLUDING (LARGEST CLUB) WHICH YOU'LL BE IN THE RUNNING FOR. LARGEST CLUB HAS BEEN 12 IN THE LAST TWO YEARS
$1000 CASH GIVEN AWAY WITH A RANDOM DRAWING. EVERY REGISTERED VEHICLE IS ENTERED IN DRAWING.

******  WE WILL CREATE A PINTO ONLY CLASS. PROBABLY A STOCK AND MODIFIED SEPERATE CLASS. MULTIPLE WINNERS IN PINTO CLASS

SPECIAL FEATURES

HELICOPTER FLYOVER AND LANDING DEMO

ABE LINCOLN FUNERAL CARRAIGE (REPLICA) FROM 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ASSASINATION WILL BE ON DISPLAY

ABE LINCOLN LOOK-ALIKE WALKING AROUND FOR PHOTOS

HOT AIR BALLOON DEMO

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE WILL DO FLYOVER WITH RECON PLANE TO TAKE AERIAL PHOTO OF ALL THE CARS AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER SHOW
 
 
Once again, if you wish to join in please contact Jim Madison at bulletstopguns@yahoo.com he will be organizing the attendees.  I won't be organizing this one so please forward all correspondence to Jim. I get this year off :-) See you there!
 
Thank You,
 
Norman Bagi
"Trail Boss" (or is that Jim and Dave's title this year?)
 
Keep on Stampeding!


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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2015, 11:43:36 AM »
Looks great Norm, I can't make this year due to a wedding. But everybody have a GREAT time.
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2015, 07:16:25 PM »
Wheee....

Let me check the calendar....

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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2015, 08:55:05 PM »
So far  eight confirmed !! Lets have a large group and win the largest club award at the car show. Last year a Covair club won and they only had 12 cars. We can get a lot more that that!!
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2015, 06:01:01 PM »
On Wednesday July 29th we meet and have dinner at the Back Home Restaurant. And on the appetizer  menu are Pinto Beans and Cornbread!

http://www.backhomerestaurant.com/menu.html#appatizers
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2015, 06:39:44 AM »
Just to let everyone know. If you can't make the whole trip you are still welcome to join us in Springfield! Let's be the largest club at the show!!
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2015, 06:36:33 PM »
The Pinto Stampede is on the offical fliers for the PowerLight Cruise and Car Show!
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2015, 06:46:21 AM »
Cool!!! 8)
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2015, 07:20:41 AM »
Less that two weeks away!! Hope everyone has their Pintos ready to go. I was just informed that we will have a police escort to the Abe Lincoln Car Show from the hotel on Saturday morning! They are also they are planning some "special surprises " for us on Friday and Saturday! (no I don't know what they are) I will be heading towards Elizabethtown late afternoon Tuesday the 28th from Janesville Wisconsin stopping for the night in Indianapolis. Then head south stopping in Louisville KY for lunch.If any one wants to join me send me a pm.   
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2015, 10:14:06 PM »
Just got a phone call from Greg Cooper the show organizer of the Show in Springfield. He is very excited to have the Pinto Stampede at his show. We ARE the major attraction!! We will be the feature in the Friday night Cruise.Then for all who want to a drive in movie night! We also have a Police escort at 9:00am to a  reserved "Pinto" section at the show on Saturday. Like ive said , if you cant make the whole drive meet us in Springfield for a GREAT PINTO TIME!!

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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2015, 05:08:07 PM »
3 days to go!!! Looking forward to seeing everyone! Looks like it will be hotter that our day in Hell last year. Wednesday looks the warmest, then moderate a bit. See you all soon!
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2015, 06:24:40 AM »
The Pinto Stampede starts today!!! It's not to late to join us.
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2015, 12:31:40 AM »
Have a blast and don't forget to take lots and lots of pictures!!!


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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2015, 03:57:02 AM »
We had 17 Pintos yesterday!! Had a great time yesterday seeing old friends and making new ones!! Today we cruise to Lincoln's birthplace, Corvette museum, Kentucky lake, Paducah Kentucky.
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2015, 04:00:54 AM »
Dinner at the Back Home Restaurant.
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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2015, 05:33:13 PM »
The 2015 Pinto Stampede is over. All had a great time despite a few problems.A total of 21 Pintos took part. Here is a news article from The News Enterprise in Elizabethtown KY.


http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/ford-pinto-owners-cruise-through-heartland

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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2015, 06:49:18 AM »
Very nice article!


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Re: 2015 Pinto Stampede!!!!
« Reply #17 on: August 05, 2015, 07:14:03 AM »
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