The Ford Expo is one of the oldest all-Ford events in the U.S., attracting both early-model and late-model Blue Oval performance…on the strip and in the show! This year's Ford Expo promises to be bigger and badder than ever with everything from Y-Blockers, '57 Fords, and vintage Blue Oval performance to modern Mustangs and Fords. The Expo features classes for all levels of drag racers…from Bracket Racing and Open Comp racing to True Street and even a Quick 16 category. The huge UPR Products All-Ford Car Show will feature a sea of colors and shining Fords from hot rods and early model vehicles to modern Mustangs and Fords with classes from stock to modified. The Expo also features an awesome manufacturers midway and a giant used parts swap meet.If you love nostalgia Fords and blue-oval drag racing then this is THE event for you! Check out everything the Ford Expo has to offer (refer further below on this web page for more detailed descriptions):
Race, show or just check it out, the Ford Expo is “the” Nostalgia & Late-Model Ford event everyone will be talking about this year.
Nostalgia Ford Drag Racing: Race your nostalgia Ford for a chance to win a large purse each day! Enjoy nostalgia Ford drag racing all weekend long with a Saturday and Sunday bracket race (Brackets 1, 2, 3 & (Y-Block Sat. Only)) and a big-money Nostalgia all-Ford (’78 and older B4) bracket race on Sunday. Click Here Rules & Purses
Awesome Nostalgia & Late-Model Ford Car Show
The Ford Expo offers the largest variety of show cars imaginable for you blue oval enthusiasts! The classes range from very old to the latest in Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.
Specialty Vehicle Mini Meets: As in years past, the NMRA Ford Expo will feature a number of "Mini Meets". The Y-Blocks, '57 Fords, the Capri Swarm and other mini meets will take place at this event. Please contact Rollie Miller at 714-444-2426 if you would like to start a mini meet of your own where you get reserved pit parking and other special benefits.18th Annual
Y-BLOCK NATIONALS & SHOOTOUTS
Sponsor: Y-Block Magazine
Type of Cars: ’54-’64 Ford/Linc/Merc/Edsel/Truck and/or Y-Block Powered
Contact: Bob Martin, Cincinnati
Phone: 513.706.1971 or 513.576.6759
’57 FORD GATHERING & SHOOTOUTS
Type of Cars: 1957 Ford Passenger Cars with any Ford Motor
Contact: John Gambill (OH) or Tom Drummond (IL)
Phone: John 513.932-3942, Tom 815.871.8017
Email: John: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tom: email@example.com
THE CAPRI SWARM
Club: Capri Club North America
Type of Cars: 1969-1987 Ford/Mercury Capri
Contact: Max Rokka
Huge New Parts Manufacturers' Midway
This year, you will see an expanded manufactures midway featuring the latest technology and products in restoration, performance and appearance. Don’t leave your wallet at home because there will be deals to be had at the Ford Expo. Giant Used Parts Ford Swap MeetThousands of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury parts will be for sale in the gigantic swap meet area where you’ll literally see row after row of vendors set-up to service the demands of the huge crowds that attend the event in search of specialty Ford parts and collectibles.
Racing Questions Gene Bergstrom
Phone: (714) 460-3813 Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday @ 3PM-7PM Eastern
Car Show: Ron Fetter
Phone: (949) 254-5693
Vendor Sales & Swap Meet: Dave Farley
Phone: (949) 784-9061
Saturday Time Trials, Bonus Race, and Y Block Shootout.
Sunday Bracket Race: B1, B2, B3, B4 (Nostalgia), B5 (Y Block) Time Trial and Eliminations. Bracket 1/Super Pro & Quick 16 are run 1/8 mile