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Kurt K
12-22-2011, 10:18 AM
Directions Posted HERE! (http://image.hotrod.com/f/38369551/2012+HOT+ROD+Power+Tour+Driving+Directions.pdf)
Easier to read directions by somebody on Bangshift.com can be found HERE (http://webzoom.freewebs.com/canyonlakecarclub/photos/HRPT/2012%20HRPT%20driving%20directions%20and%20schedul e%20BS%20Chuck.pdf)

A group of us are already planning on running the entire Power Tour this year. Even if you can't make the whole trip, you could meet up at individual stops along the way.

Here's a link to Hot Rod's Power Tour FAQ pdf, for those who aren't familiar with the Power Tour. http://image.hotrod.com/f/39851736/2012+HOT+ROD+Power+Tour+FAQ+.pdf

All stops have been announced. Hotels are filling up fast. There were no vacancies in Miami, OK when I made reservations.

Here's the list of stops (the hotel that has been booked by one of us):
NOTE: The date is the hotel check-in and show date for that particular location.

Saturday June 2 Detroit, MI - Proving Grounds (Courtyard in Novi)
Sunday June 3 Muskegon, MI - Downtown (Hampton Inn Holland)
Monday June 4 Champaign, IL - Assembly Hall, Univ. of IL (Courtyard in Champaign)
Tuesday June 5 Madison, IL - Gateway Motorsports Park (N/A)
Wednesday June 6 Miami, OK - Buffalo Run Casino (TownePlace Suites Joplin)
Thursday June 7 Stillwater, OK - Kicker Corporate Complex (BEST WESTERN PLUS Cimarron Hotel & Suites in Stillwater) , (backup reservation: Fairfield Inn & Suites Edmond)
Friday June 8 Arlington, TX - Quicktrip Park (Townplace Suites in Arlington)
Saturday June 9 Arlington, TX (Long Haulers Only - Awards)

Looks like my round trip will be about 2600 miles.

Contact information for the hotels shown above:
Courtyard Detroit Novi
42700 West 11 Mile Road,
Novi, Michigan 48375 USA
Phone: 1-248-380-1234 Fax: 1-248-380-5699

Hampton Inn Holland (about 30 miles from event)
12427 Felch Street
Holland, Michigan, 49424, USA
Phone: 1-616-399-8500

Courtyard Champaign
1811 Moreland Boulevard,
Champaign, Illinois 61822 USA
Phone: 1-217-355-0411 Fax: 1-217-355-0411

TownePlace Suites Joplin (about 25 miles from event)
4026 S. Arizona Avenue
Joplin, MO 64804 USA
Phone: 1 417-659-8111

Alternate Hotel for Miami, OK (Quik95SC has a reservation here):
Microtel Sainte Genevieve
21958 Highway 32
STE Genevieve, MO 63670

BEST WESTERN PLUS Cimarron Hotel & Suites (in Stillwater)
315 N Husband Street
Stillwater, Oklahoma, 74075-5235, US
Phone: 405/372-2878 Fax: 405/372-2879

Backup hotel for Stillwater: Fairfield Inn & Suites Edmond (about 40 miles from event)
301 Meline Drive
Edmond, OK 73034 USA
Phone: 1-405-341-4818 Fax: 1-405-341-4819
Toll-free: 1-800-228-2800

TownePlace Suites Arlington Near Six Flags
1709 East Lamar Boulevard,
Arlington, Texas 76006 USA

Planned Long Haulers:
Kurt K
Micahdogg
Scme94
XR7Dave
CatGirl
Quik95SC (Smitty & Dawn)
David Neibert (Kathy in for 1st half)

Post up if you plan on attending any part of the Tour.

For those of you who are not familiar with a Hot Rod Power Tour, the link below is from the 2011 tour. This will give you an idea about what to expect. Remember, this is not the 2012 Tour.
http://image.hotrod.com/f/33128611/2011+Power+Tour+Daily+Schedule+of+Events.pdf

ricardoa1
12-22-2011, 10:24 AM
Oh yeah Im supposed to do it next year. :cool:

I got to see whats up as I approach the date.

BLOWN38
12-22-2011, 10:58 AM
So Neibert lied? He was supposed to go to Carlisle this year.:(

Kurt K
12-22-2011, 11:22 AM
So Neibert lied? He was supposed to go to Carlisle this year.:(He didn't lie. He said he would go to Carlisle if Damon showed up to a Shootout, but he didn't say when. How many years was it before Damon showed up?:p

In all fairness, I don't think Neibert hasn't committed to the Power Tour yet.

David Neibert
12-22-2011, 12:05 PM
He didn't lie. He said he would go to Carlisle if Damon showed up to a Shootout, but he didn't say when. How many years was it before Damon showed up?:p

In all fairness, I don't think Neibert has committed to the Power Tour yet.

Correct...I haven't committed to attending either event this year. I will be going to Carlisle because Damon came to the Shootout, just not sure it will be this year. At present I've got a serious work related conflict, that could prevent me from attending either event this year.

David

rzimmerl
12-22-2011, 12:09 PM
I am planning on making the first 3 days, heading back home on Monday sometime.

BLOWN38
12-22-2011, 01:04 PM
Just razzin ya's.:p

I would like to do the power tour one year. Should have done it the year they came closer to the east coast.:rolleyes:

Regul8r
12-22-2011, 03:50 PM
Hoping the 5th will be Kansas City!!!

Would like to do a day or 2 of the tour myself!

David Neibert
12-23-2011, 12:53 AM
Hoping the 5th will be Kansas City!!!

Would like to do a day or 2 of the tour myself!

I hope it's St. Louis.

David

Kurt K
12-23-2011, 01:59 AM
I hope it's St. Louis.

David
Well, I seriously doubt it will be in KC due to the length of the drive from the previous stop.

XxSlowpokexX
12-23-2011, 02:17 AM
I seriously didnt expect David to go to Carlisle:cool:

Kurt K
01-04-2012, 01:35 PM
All stops have been announced. Stop number 5 will be the Gateway Motorsports Park (formerly Gateway International Raceway). Maybe they will let the long haul gang make a couple of laps on the oval like I did back when they had official cruises to the now defunct World Ford Challenges.

neverfastenough
01-04-2012, 05:09 PM
If my car is ready Im down for a few days, prob the same as Zimmerly.

David Neibert
01-04-2012, 07:06 PM
Good deal on stop #5 !

David

Quik95SC
01-05-2012, 10:06 AM
Exactly what happens at each stop along the route? I went to the web site, but have no idea about what actually happens and what the "rules" are for going on the tour.

Working on talking the wife into it, but she would like more information during the stops at each place.

Also what hotels are folks registered at, would like to stay together as a group if we can swing this for this year.

Someone let me know some further details, so I can figure this out. Looking at trying to do the entire tour ourselves.

Smitty

Regul8r
01-05-2012, 11:44 AM
I'll be RETIRED by then and should be able to make a couple of the stops!

Kurt K
01-05-2012, 12:49 PM
Exactly what happens at each stop along the route? I went to the web site, but have no idea about what actually happens and what the "rules" are for going on the tour.

Working on talking the wife into it, but she would like more information during the stops at each place.

Also what hotels are folks registered at, would like to stay together as a group if we can swing this for this year.

Someone let me know some further details, so I can figure this out. Looking at trying to do the entire tour ourselves.

Smitty
Smitty,

There is a car show at each spot with some type of manufacturers midway on the show field. I don't think there is any judging, or they don't look at our cars anyway. Each stop also usually has something unique to do. When I went in 2002, the participants were able to view the Speedway museum in Lincoln, NE prior to the public grand opening. There are also usually day stops for lunch hosted by different organizations or vendors that are along the route. Summit hosted lunch one that year.

If the tour drives through a small town, residents usually line the street and some impromptu burnouts might occur:rolleyes:

Dave can probably add more information since he has been part of several long haul Power Tours, whereas I have only been on one Long Haul, and a few individual stops from different years.

Quik95SC
01-06-2012, 02:07 PM
I was looking at the highlights for last years power tour and it looks like a total blast.

I wish I would have thought more about it cause it came right through Nashville, TN, up from my old stomping grounds in Cocoa Beach, FL. Man that would have been fun too, but boy it would have been hot.

Now I have to decide of whether to bring my wifes 94 with PS, A/C and smoother ride or my 95 with more of a rough edge to it with no A/C, Manual Steering, and stiffer Suspension!

If Dawn decides to make it I think I will have to bring her SC, but will have to feel that out as we get closer.

I will ask again, has anyone made hotel reservations or decided what leg of the tour they are going to try and make if not attending the whole event?

This could be a lot of fun if we can get quite a few SC folks to join!!

Lets here your plans people.

Smitty

Kurt K
01-06-2012, 02:18 PM
I started looking at hotels yesterday, but haven't made any reservations. Generally speaking, I may skip the official host hotels (usually 1 or 2 per stop) and then look at a middle-of the road pricing on the remaining hotels. I will likely only stay at either Hilton or Marriott affiliated hotels so I can keep my rewards active.

driller
01-07-2012, 11:59 AM
I hate that it's the same weekend as Carlisle every year to start to Tour. But I try to hook up and tag along a few stops.

I'm not sure which car and how far I'll go this year, but I hope to join the Power Tour again this year.

Kurt K
01-07-2012, 12:56 PM
I hate that it's the same weekend as Carlisle every year to start to Tour. But I try to hook up and tag along a few stops.

I'm not sure which car and how far I'll go this year, but I hope to join the Power Tour again this year.

Actually, the Tour used to be a week earlier, but it still conflicted with Carlisle :mad:

Quik95SC
01-09-2012, 04:55 PM
Is there any drag racing that happens at the stops with the Motorsports Parks or do they use those venues due to space and parking needed for a large crowd?

Just wondering, not going to bother me or stop me from coming if they don't obviously, just curious.

Smitty

Kurt K
01-09-2012, 06:01 PM
Is there any drag racing that happens at the stops with the Motorsports Parks or do they use those venues due to space and parking needed for a large crowd?

Just wondering, not going to bother me or stop me from coming if they don't obviously, just curious.

Smitty
I suspect they will let cars race down the strip, at least they have in the past.

Kurt K
01-09-2012, 10:02 PM
Added some hotel information to the first post. I do not have the exact contact info as I didn't make the reservation, but they should be from the list of hotels on the Family Events website.

Quik95SC
01-10-2012, 09:48 AM
My wife was wondering if there are any spouses that are planning on attending any or all of this power tour? She would hate to be the only spouse and not have any other ladies to hang out with at each stop.

Just wondering

Smitty

rzimmerl
01-10-2012, 09:50 AM
I'll be making it solo, or with a buddy. I don't think the wife could stand riding in the SC with no AC in June.

Quik95SC
01-10-2012, 09:54 AM
I'll be making it solo, or with a buddy. I don't think the wife could stand riding in the SC with no AC in June.

I was thinking the same thing and asked her about it, but she said she is up for it it I want to take my car instead of her SC.

It shouldn't be to bad until we hit OK, and TX in the first week of June.

But will see if she is planning on attending at all.

XR7 Dave
01-10-2012, 11:30 AM
My wife is coming as is my daughter.

I suggest we select our own hotels within the general area to book reservations. It would be nice if we could at least group in the morning and evening at the same hotel. Staying at the host hotel is not really an option, even staying close by might be pushing it. We tended to pick a hotel a few miles away to save money (well and also to find one that wasn't booked solid). In some cases we stayed in neighboring towns. The tour leaves from prescribed places (generally no where near the host hotel) at set times each morning so it is not difficult to congregate there at the start of your day's travel.

XR7 Dave
01-10-2012, 11:32 AM
Riding in the SC isn't going to be any worse than hanging out at the car show for 5 hours in the direct sun after you get where you're going. It would be totally lame to run power tour with the window up anyway. This is definitely a windows down, messy hair kind of deal.

My wife loves going on Power Tour but she's a bit weird too.

David Neibert
01-10-2012, 11:35 AM
My wife was wondering if there are any spouses that are planning on attending any or all of this power tour? She would hate to be the only spouse and not have any other ladies to hang out with at each stop.

Just wondering

Smitty

Smitty,

If I can go, Kathy will be with me for at least the first half (Detroit to Madison).

David

Kurt K
01-10-2012, 01:02 PM
My wife is coming as is my daughter.

I suggest we select our own hotels within the general area to book reservations.

The hotels that I posted will be the hotels that Micah, Tony and myself are staying. If anybody chooses another hotel, just post it in a reply. I can add it to the first post if you want me to.

Kurt K
01-10-2012, 02:07 PM
I updated the first post with hotel contact information for the hotels shown in the stop list.

I also, added a link to the 2011 Power Tour schedule to give noobs a basic idea of what happens on the tour.

Kurt K
01-11-2012, 01:44 AM
Additional hotels added to the first post. BTW, all of the hotels in Miami, OK appear to be booked, so you need to make your reservations.

I may try to find a closer hotel to the Stillwater, OK stop.

Kurt K
01-11-2012, 02:50 PM
Updated the hotel list. I did manage to find a room in Stillwater, OK and one of the event hotels, despite the fact that the Family Events website is down. I was told there are only a few rooms left in the block.

Obviously, you do not have to stay at these hotels, but this is where 3 or 4 of us will be staying. But you should seriously consider making your reservations now even if you don't know for sure if you will be attending...you can always cancel the reservation later.

David Neibert
01-15-2012, 12:11 PM
I've got my rooms booked for all the stops.

David

Quik95SC
01-18-2012, 03:27 AM
Well, all hotel reservations are made!

Staying at all the same places Kurt had listed with the following exception in MO.

Staying here:
Microtel Sainte Genevieve
21958 Highway 32
STE Genevieve, MO 63670

Kurt, put my name on the list of Long Haulers I guess we are in too!

Smitty

davec73
01-18-2012, 09:52 AM
I cant long haul it but I may try to make 4 and 5 since its so close. reguardless of whats going on I will be at stop 5. Gonna see if I can get the chief to come up with me.

Kurt K
01-18-2012, 03:23 PM
attendee list updated and additional hotel added for stop number 5 (Miami, OK).

Kurt K
01-27-2012, 02:38 PM
Added a link to HotRod's Power Tour FAQ pdf, for those who don't know what the Power Tour is.

Micahdogg
01-31-2012, 12:02 PM
Smitty, you gotta take the nasty SC. This isn't some enjoyable cruise, it's a proving grounds for your most sketchy vehicle. Otherwise I wouldn't be taking my no wiper, no AC, annoying exhaust SC - but would kick back in the Marauder.

My wife can't make it. At best, her and my daughter will try to hook up with us at one of the stops.

Quik95SC
01-31-2012, 03:25 PM
Smitty, you gotta take the nasty SC. This isn't some enjoyable cruise, it's a proving grounds for your most sketchy vehicle. Otherwise I wouldn't be taking my no wiper, no AC, annoying exhaust SC - but would kick back in the Marauder.

My wife can't make it. At best, her and my daughter will try to hook up with us at one of the stops.

Yeah I pretty much already decided I would bring my 95 SC along unless we can swing both of them, but I don't see that happening.

I hopefully will have mine repainted and new doors on by then as well. Looking to do something a little different with the paint, just haven't decided what I want to do yet.

Look forward to seeing everyone on this crazy trip.

Smitty

David Neibert
02-14-2012, 12:50 PM
Correct...I haven't committed to attending either event this year. I will be going to Carlisle because Damon came to the Shootout, just not sure it will be this year. At present I've got a serious work related conflict, that could prevent me from attending either event this year.

David

My work related conflict has been rescheduled to mid July, so now I'm a definate yes for attending the Power Tour.

David

Kurt K
02-14-2012, 02:13 PM
My work related conflict has been rescheduled to mid July, so now I'm a definate yes for attending the Power Tour.

David
I added you to the list and put Kathy in for the 1st half.

tbirdsc15
02-14-2012, 08:41 PM
Some one help me here. I live near detroit and would like to do the first three maybe four stops. But dont wont to be by myself. Any one that is going to be at these stops please let me know so I can book the same hotels, And also my Wife is as much into this and my car as I am so she will be going as well. Thanks For the help. Plese let me know, I want to get my rooms booked. Also this is the first event I or my car have ever been in. Cant wait.

Kurt K
02-14-2012, 11:50 PM
Some one help me here. I live near detroit and would like to do the first three maybe four stops. But dont wont to be by myself. Any one that is going to be at these stops please let me know so I can book the same hotels, And also my Wife is as much into this and my car as I am so she will be going as well. Thanks For the help. Plese let me know, I want to get my rooms booked. Also this is the first event I or my car have ever been in. Cant wait.
All of the hotel information is in the first post of this thread. At this point there may not be any vacancies at these hotels, but there are other hotels close by.

Quik95SC
02-24-2012, 01:54 PM
OK so I was looking over the dates and cites again and the FAQ link Kurt included earlier and I was wondering if I screwed up my reservations.

I have a room booked on Friday Night the 1st in Detroit which I believe in the Courtyard in Novi, assuming we would be at the GM proving grounds that day.

So Saturday night on the 2nd of June I booked a room at the next stop in Muskegon, MI, thinking we would drive there during the day and need a place that night so we could get up the next day hang out in Muskegon and travel on to Champaign, IL later on.

the 3rd is the same way I booked a room in Madison, Il for that night thinking we would stay and be ready for the event at Gateway the following morning!

Am I correct in this thinking or did I book the wrong dates for the entire power tour??

Just a little confused at this point and hope I haven't screwed myself on the hotel situation.

Someone please let me know or confirm what I am thinking so I can quit worrying.

Smitty

90blkbrd
02-24-2012, 02:25 PM
OK so I was looking over the dates and cites again and the FAQ link Kurt included earlier and I was wondering if I screwed up my reservations.

I have a room booked on Friday Night the 1st in Detroit which I believe in the Courtyard in Novi, assuming we would be at the GM proving grounds that day.

So Saturday night on the 2nd of June I booked a room at the next stop in Muskegon, MI, thinking we would drive there during the day and need a place that night so we could get up the next day hang out in Muskegon and travel on to Champaign, IL later on.

the 3rd is the same way I booked a room in Madison, Il for that night thinking we would stay and be ready for the event at Gateway the following morning!

Am I correct in this thinking or did I book the wrong dates for the entire power tour??

Just a little confused at this point and hope I haven't screwed myself on the hotel situation.

Someone please let me know or confirm what I am thinking so I can quite worrying.

Smitty


One of us have our reservations set up wrong. I have Friday and Saturday at Novi.

rzimmerl
02-24-2012, 02:37 PM
One of us have our reservations set up wrong. I have Friday and Saturday at Novi.

Thought you were looking to stay at my place on Friday and caravan up Saturday?


For those attending the Power Tour I am thinking about having a get together/cookout Friday at my house, which is right on the way for several people, and heading up Saturday to Novi. I am located in Ottawa, OH (20 mins west of I75, 60 miles south of Toledo). Findlay has several hotels available which is 20 minutes from my house right on I75 if you would want to stay there Friday night, and its about a 2 hour drive to Novi from there. There is plenty of room for parking (I live on a dead end road in the subdivision), and garage space is available in case some needs to do some work.

Quik95SC
02-24-2012, 02:45 PM
Well it looks more and more like I screwed up!!
Man I feel stupid, but in my defense I wasn't sure of the entire Power Tour schedule, so it made sense what I did at the time.

Anyway now that I know we are staying in the city listed that night and cruising to the next city the following morning I just hope I can adjust my reservations this evening when I get home.

If I can't fix this, anybody care to share a room w/ 2 queen beds and split the cost with my wife and I! LOL

God I hope I can fix this!

My one for Friday night in Novi is good, just have to make another one at the same place and move all the others up a night. That doesn't look promising though.

Smitty

90blkbrd
02-24-2012, 03:12 PM
Well it looks more and more like I screwed up!!
Man I feel stupid, but in my defense I wasn't sure of the entire Power Tour schedule, so it made sense what I did at the time.

Anyway now that I know we are staying in the city listed that night and cruising to the next city the following morning I just hope I can adjust my reservations this evening when I get home.

If I can't fix this, anybody care to share a room w/ 2 queen beds and split the cost with my wife and I! LOL

God I hope I can fix this!

My one for Friday night in Novi is good, just have to make another one at the same place and move all the others up a night. That doesn't look promising though.

Smitty

Most of the hotels are tied to Marriott so you can just call 1-800-321-2211. I also signed up for a Marriott Rewards card. All of my reservations are tied together under 1 number.

I did stray slightly from the hotels Kurt listed.

1. Instead of Hampton Inn Holland, I went with the Fairfield Inn Holland. (.1 miles away)
2. I had to go with the backup hotel Fairfield Inn & Suites in Edmond
3. I went with Spring Hill Suites instead of Townplace Suites in Arlington. (.29 miles away) They were a little pricey to get 2 beds.

Micahdogg
02-24-2012, 03:23 PM
Don't worry, I'm not even sure what the dates are exactly. I could look at them, but I won't remember them 2 seconds later. IN fact, I didn't even book any rooms. YOu just can't get too worked up about stuff like this.

My priority is (1) get car running (2) go to Detroit. If I can get there at the right time, everything should work out.

David Neibert
02-24-2012, 04:02 PM
Well it looks more and more like I screwed up!!
Man I feel stupid, but in my defense I wasn't sure of the entire Power Tour schedule, so it made sense what I did at the time.

Anyway now that I know we are staying in the city listed that night and cruising to the next city the following morning I just hope I can adjust my reservations this evening when I get home.

If I can't fix this, anybody care to share a room w/ 2 queen beds and split the cost with my wife and I! LOL

God I hope I can fix this!

My one for Friday night in Novi is good, just have to make another one at the same place and move all the others up a night. That doesn't look promising though.

Smitty

Smitty,

Don't feel bad because the whole thing was very confusing and I almost did the same thing. The dates and places listed below are going to be where we will be staying that night.

Friday June 1st travel day (Courtyard in Novi)

Saturday June 2 Detroit, MI - Proving Grounds (Courtyard in Novi)

Sunday June 3 Muskegon, MI - Downtown (Hampton Inn Holland)

Monday June 4 Champaign, IL - Assembly Hall, Univ. of IL (Courtyard in Champaign)

Tuesday June 5 Madison, IL - Gateway Motorsports Park (Stay at my House and or Kurt's House)

Wednesday June 6 Miami, OK - Buffalo Run Casino (TownePlace Suites Joplin)

Thursday June 7 Stillwater, OK - Kicker Corporate Complex (BEST WESTERN PLUS Cimarron Hotel & Suites in Stillwater) , (backup reservation: Fairfield Inn & Suites Edmond)

Friday June 8 Arlington, TX - Quicktrip Park (Townplace Suites in Arlington)

Saturday June 9 travel home no reservations (leave after long hauler awards)

David

Kurt K
02-24-2012, 06:52 PM
It is confusing. I added this statement to the original post.

NOTE: The date is the hotel check-in date.

Quik95SC
02-24-2012, 11:10 PM
Well not as bad as I was fearing! All reservations have been changed to the right dates and I only had to change hotels on 2 of them, but still in the same location/towns!!

All in all not a big deal.

Micah you are just a wild man!! Laid back and take it as it comes, I admire that. Good luck with your travel pans, or should I say without your travel plans!!,

Smitty

David Neibert
02-25-2012, 09:17 AM
Micah you are just a wild man!! Laid back and take it as it comes, I admire that. Good luck with your travel pans, or should I say without your travel plans!!,

Smitty

Smitty,

The only reason Micah is all laid back, is because someone else took care of all the reservation details.

David

TwoToneThunder
02-25-2012, 01:46 PM
ill be attending the first few days of the tour

Micahdogg
02-26-2012, 11:46 PM
Smitty,

The only reason Micah is all laid back, is because someone else took care of all the reservation details.

David

Ahh, but I didn't know that until after the fact! The way I figure, I'll be with someone. And they will probably let me in their room. And if they don't have a room, they will probably keep me company while sharing an alley. And if that doesn't work, I'm going to have Obama comp it for me and bill Andy.

Quik95SC
03-15-2012, 12:02 PM
I realize this event is about 2 1/2 months away, but I was wondering a few things.

What time are folks arriving in Detroit? Friday Night, Sat Morning??

Any idea what we might want to do when everyone arrives??

Anyone going to try and attend these events below as part of the Ppower Tour?

Friday June 1, 9am – 6pm: Power Tour registration and credential pick-up open at Warren City Hall.

· Friday Afternoon: “Free Prix” day at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

· Friday Night: Power Tour Pre-Party and Cruise in Downtown Mount Clemens from 5pm – 10pm.

· Saturday Night June 2: Cruise on over to join the City of Warren as it hosts its “Afterglow” party from 7pm-11pm with a cruise in, live entertainment, food and fun

I am going to PM my Cell # to folks I know are going so we can start sharing and coordinating our group. I am really excited about this as it will be the first time I have ever done anything like this.

Should be a great time. Hopefully weather will be good as well.

Anyway, any thoughts.

Smitty

Micahdogg
03-15-2012, 04:21 PM
I don't think we've talked about it, but I planned on getting to Detroit Friday evening, probably too late for anything planned that day. As far as Saturday goes, I'm game for whatever and would like to make the most of it.

Kurt K
03-15-2012, 09:41 PM
Yeah, we haven't talked about it. I think it would be nice to arrive early enough Friday to pick up the registration stuff, but we'll have to wait and see when we all want to leave the area.

David Neibert
03-15-2012, 11:24 PM
Yeah, we haven't talked about it. I think it would be nice to arrive early enough Friday to pick up the registration stuff, but we'll have to wait and see when we all want to leave the area.

Kurt,

Do you know how far is it from STL to where we are staying Friday night ?

David

Kurt K
03-16-2012, 08:26 AM
Kurt,

Do you know how far is it from STL to where we are staying Friday night ?

David

I believe we are staying in Detroit on Friday night too. I think Tony mentioned it in the other thread. St. Louis to Detroit is 562 miles.

Kurt K
03-16-2012, 08:49 AM
I believe we are staying in Detroit on Friday night too. I think Tony mentioned it in the other thread. St. Louis to Detroit is 562 miles.
I stand corrected. You posted this in the other thread:


Micah,

You forgot to mention that we are driving to Detroit on Friday June 1 and staying at the Courtyard in Novi, Friday & Saturday night. So this is how the schedule really looks.

Friday June 1 Detroit, MI Drive from Home to Detroit (Courtyard in Novi)
Saturday June 2 Detroit, MI – 1st stop Proving Grounds (Courtyard in Novi)
Sunday June 3 Muskegon, MI – 2nd stop Downtown (Hampton Inn Holland)
Monday June 4 Champaign, IL – 3rd stop Assembly Hall, Univ. of IL (Courtyard in Champaign)
Tuesday June 5 Madison, IL – 4th stop Gateway Motorsports Park (Kurt and/or Dave's)
Wednesday June 6 Miami, OK – 5th stop Buffalo Run Casino (TownePlace Suites Joplin)
Thursday June 7 Stillwater, OK – 6th stop Kicker Corporate Complex (BEST WESTERN PLUS Cimarron Hotel & Suites in Stillwater)
Friday June 8 Arlington, TX – 7th stop Quicktrip Park (TownPlace Suites in Arlington)
Saturday June 9 Arlington, TX (Long Haulers Awards and Drive to Home)

David

David Neibert
03-16-2012, 11:38 AM
I stand corrected. You posted this in the other thread:

Right...I was just wondering how many hours it would take to get there so we could decide what time to leave St. Louis. Looks like a 9.5-10 hour drive, so I would prefer to leave pretty early, like 6:30-7:00 AM.

David

Micahdogg
03-16-2012, 12:41 PM
You will lose an hour crossing the timezone too. Doug was a 350 mile drive for me (holland MI) and you could do that in 6 hours comfortably if that helps.

Kurt K
03-16-2012, 03:29 PM
You will lose an hour crossing the timezone too. Doug was a 350 mile drive for me (holland MI) and you could do that in 6 hours comfortably if that helps.
We will also lose an hour waiting for Micah to get ready to leave:eek:

Kurt K
04-02-2012, 12:56 PM
The countdown to the Power Tour is now at 61 days.

Micahdogg
04-02-2012, 02:05 PM
My list of stuff to-do is getting smaller.

Kurt K
04-02-2012, 02:50 PM
My list of stuff to-do is getting smaller.

My list is still the same, but at least I started on it now.

Micahdogg
04-02-2012, 03:13 PM
Yeah, i heard that your list of things that are working fine is growing :)

Kurt K
04-12-2012, 12:07 AM
Paid my $80 (+$3.50 handling) registration for the Power Tour tonight:)

David Neibert
04-12-2012, 03:21 PM
My car is done and ready to go. I went ahead and paid my registration too.

David

PS: Kathy is now planning to do the second half of the tour instead of the first half.

Micahdogg
04-13-2012, 11:32 AM
My car is not done, but is still consuming money. SO I'm not registering yet due to lack of funds. BUT - the Marauder is my fallback machine so either way, I'll be in with something (at some point).

rjgraul
04-15-2012, 07:41 PM
error......sorry..

Micahdogg
04-30-2012, 01:20 PM
In case it is helpful for others, I'm planning on about $1750 to cover gas ($700), hotels ($300), and 10 days of spending money.

David Neibert
04-30-2012, 03:30 PM
In case it is helpful for others, I'm planning on about $1750 to cover gas ($700), hotels ($300), and 10 days of spending money.

I'm budgeting twice that, because I don't have a lock up converter and I'm not sharing a room with a guy who has 10 Million Hilton Honors points :rolleyes:

David

Nettlesd
04-30-2012, 04:09 PM
In case it is helpful for others, I'm planning on about $1750 to cover gas ($700), hotels ($300), and 10 days of spending money.

$750 just for spending money? Are you buying Air Jordans along the way? Of course, if you are buying the Defining Moments packages then you will only be able to buy 2 sets.

Micahdogg
04-30-2012, 04:17 PM
If you don't get worse than 16 mpg, then $700 will probably work for you too. And If I was staying by myself all 8 stays, my budget would increase by $500.

Duane, I have no clue how much money we'll burn through, but figured $75/night was a good start. I know the TBU guys like the expensive hookers.

SCme94
04-30-2012, 08:48 PM
I'm budgeting twice that, because I don't have a lock up converter and I'm not sharing a room with a guy who has 10 Million Hilton Honors points :rolleyes:

David

You are welcome to pile in our room any nights you want David.

David Neibert
05-01-2012, 02:51 PM
You are welcome to pile in our room any nights you want David.

No Thanks.... I don't want to wake up with no eyebrows and a rocket drawn on the side of my face :rolleyes:

David

SCme94
05-01-2012, 02:57 PM
No Thanks.... I don't want to wake up with no eyebrows and rocket drawn on the side of my face :rolleyes:

David

Come on buddy...you act like you don't trust us:)


$750 just for spending money?

You can lower your food budget quite a bit by just eating Olive Garden breadsticks the whole trip.

Quik95SC
05-04-2012, 11:54 AM
Well thanks to Uncle Sam and a few other things I will not be able to make this years Power Tour. Was syched and getting things ready to go but, simply can't make it happen this year.

Post lots of Pics, be safe and have a great time for those that are still going, I look forward to hearing about how things went.

Smitty

Micahdogg
05-04-2012, 12:33 PM
that isnt awesome info

Kurt K
05-05-2012, 12:17 AM
Well thanks to Uncle Sam and a few other things I will not be able to make this years Power Tour. Was syched and getting things ready to go but, simply can't make it happen this year.

Post lots of Pics, be safe and have a great time for those that are still going, I look forward to hearing about how things went.

Smitty

Sorry to hear you can't make it Smitty. Hopefully, you'll still be able to make the Shootout.

Don't worry, I'm sure some pictures will get posted, but maybe not the incriminating ones:eek:

Quik95SC
05-05-2012, 01:01 AM
I won't miss the shootout. I have to defend my title LOL! Just bad timing really for the power tour this time around. I should be able to make next years.

Thanks,
Take care and be safe.
Smitty

Micahdogg
05-07-2012, 10:55 AM
Not to put any pressure (or guilt) on you, but there probably won't be a next year. There could be, but more than likely it'll take another 10 years to get even a couple of SC's to go on the Long Haul.

Kurt K
05-07-2012, 12:06 PM
Not to put any pressure (or guilt) on you, but there probably won't be a next year. There could be, but more than likely it'll take another 10 years to get even a couple of SC's to go on the Long Haul.
Micah is right. The last time I did the Long Haul was in 2002. I think Dalke did it as recently 2006. Plus, this also exceeds Niebert's personal 500 mile event limit...although, I think there is some flexibility there. Plus, Neibert owes Damon a trip to Carlisle, which always conflicts with the Power Tour.

David Neibert
05-07-2012, 12:54 PM
Micah is right. The last time I did the Long Haul was in 2002. I think Dalke did it as recently 2006. Plus, this also exceeds Niebert's personal 500 mile event limit...although, I think there is some flexibility there. Plus, Neibert owes Damon a trip to Carlisle, which always conflicts with the Power Tour.

Yeah...Even if everything goes great this time, I don't think I'll be doing the entire Power Tour again. That's just too far for me.

I am planning to attend Carlisle in 2013, and I will be bringing the car to PA on a trailer.

David

rbrown
05-07-2012, 05:28 PM
Might be able to meet up in Arlington on the last day. Of course everyone will be ready to get the heck out of dodge by then but it would be nice to meet a few of the SCer's.

The entire trip might be fun but 2600 miles not so much.

Kurt K
05-11-2012, 01:48 PM
If you have already registered for the Power Tour, you need to check your email. I have not received an email confirmation yet, but apparently they have been sent. Here's what is in it:


Registration and Show Hours

Friday, June 1:
9 am. – 6 p.m. Registration Open – Warren City Hall, Warren, MI (One City Square, Warren MI 48093)

Saturday, June 2:
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Registration Open – GM Proving Grounds, Milford Township, MI (3300 General Motors Road, Milford Township, MI 48380) (Note: NO alcohol or firearms are permitted at the Milford Proving Grounds)
9 a.m. - Close PAINLESS PERFORMANCE Kick-Off Cruise Night Begins

Sunday, June 3:
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Drivers’ Meeting – Warren City Hall (One City Square, Warren MI 48093)
12 p.m. (noon) – 6 p.m. Registration Open – Downtown Muskegon, Muskegon, MI
12 p.m. (noon) COKER TIRE Cruise Night Begins

Monday, June 4:
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Drivers’ Meeting – Downtown Muskegon, Muskegon, MI
12 p.m. (noon) – 6 p.m. Registration Open – Assembly Hall, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign, IL
12 p.m. (noon) Cruise Night Begins

Tuesday, June 5:
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Drivers’ Meeting – Assembly Hall, Univ. of Illinois, Champaign, IL
12 p.m. (noon) – 6 p.m. Registration Open – Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, IL
12 p.m. (noon) HOLLEY PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS Cruise Night Begins

Wednesday, June 6:
6:30am – 7:30 a.m. Drivers’ Meeting – Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison, IL
12 p.m. (noon) – 6 p.m. Registration Open – Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, OK
12 p.m. (noon) Cruise Night Begins

Thursday, June 7:
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Drivers’ Meeting – Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, OK
12 p.m. (noon) – 6 p.m. Registration Open – Kicker Corporate Complex, Stillwater, OK
12 p.m. (noon) KICKER AUDIO Cruise Night Begins

Friday, June 8:
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Drivers’ Meeting – Kicker Corporate Complex, Stillwater, OK
12 p.m. (noon) – 6 p.m. Registration Open QuikTrip Park, Arlington, TX
12 p.m. (noon) OPTIMA BATTERIES Grand Finale Cruise Night Begins

Saturday, June 9:
8 a.m. Long Hauler™ Ceremony & Photo– QuikTrip Park (Long Haulers ONLY)
*VEHICLES THAT DO NOT HAVE AN OFFICIAL LONG HAULER CREDENTIAL WILL NOT BE ADMITTED*

FOR A DETAILED DAILY SCHEDULE: Go to www.HotRod.com and click Event Schedule.

Kurt K
05-16-2012, 03:04 PM
Early registration ends Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 11:59pm EST. Either click the link below or call 877-413-6515.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2012 HOT ROD POWER TOUR! (http://www.hotrod.com/powertour/2012/hrdp_2012_hot_rod_power_tour_locations_dates_regis tration/)

ricardoa1
05-16-2012, 03:48 PM
:rolleyes:

Anyone need a Co-pilot. :eek:

Kurt K
05-21-2012, 03:26 PM
Only 2 days left to pre-register. See two posts above or 1st post in this thread.

Micahdogg
05-21-2012, 03:57 PM
I finally pre-registered. Now off to cut my -8 fuel line.

ScrapSC
05-21-2012, 05:52 PM
I definately want to do this next year!!

Kurt K
05-21-2012, 11:52 PM
Keep in mind Anthony that this will not be an annual thing for most of our crew....not sure when the next time will be for me.

rbrown
05-22-2012, 12:05 AM
Keep in mind Anthony that this will not be an annual thing for most of our crew....not sure when the next time will be for me.

It will be nice to see what the mag says about all the SC's getting together. And nice one's at that. With substance too.

nmcbchief
05-22-2012, 12:59 AM
It would be cool to attend all the events but money is tight when you live off of social security disability and trying to keep an SC on the road. Maybe I can join up along the way just for a day.

Kurt K
05-22-2012, 01:20 AM
It would be cool to attend all the events but money is tight when you live off of social security disability and trying to keep an SC on the road. Maybe I can join up along the way just for a day.It's all good. You should try to get to one of the Illinois stops. If you don't enter your car, I believe spectators get in free.

nmcbchief
05-22-2012, 01:35 AM
My car will not be up and running in time. Still have to install the motor and tranny. Just takes me awhile to get things done but I will eventually. Hoping to have it going by the shoot out.

rzimmerl
05-22-2012, 11:46 AM
I definately want to do this next year!!

I'd like to do the Friday thru Sunday, so you make it up here we can take my car.

Kurt K
05-22-2012, 01:02 PM
I hate that it's the same weekend as Carlisle every year to start to Tour. But I try to hook up and tag along a few stops.

I'm not sure which car and how far I'll go this year, but I hope to join the Power Tour again this year.Actually, the Tour used to be a week earlier. Back in 2002, I went on the Tour and then immediately drove to Carlisle to extend my car fun. But yeah, they always conflict with each other.

Kurt K
05-22-2012, 01:04 PM
Official directions have been added here and the first post.

http://image.hotrod.com/f/38369551/2012+HOT+ROD+Power+Tour+Driving+Directions.pdf

Quik95SC
05-22-2012, 04:30 PM
I definately want to do this next year!!

Alright here is one for next year already!

That makes 2 of us Anthony! Anyone else want to semi-commit to next years HRPT, keeping in mind we don't have clue where it will be:eek:!

Smitty

BLOWN38
05-22-2012, 05:08 PM
I'll semi commit, but don't count on me. Summer is my busy time.:( I would like to hit it once.

Kurt K
05-22-2012, 05:21 PM
Alright here is one for next year already!

That makes 2 of us Anthony! Anyone else want to semi-commit to next years HRPT, keeping in mind we don't have clue where it will be:eek:!

Smitty

It usually starts near where it finishes this year, so I suspect it will start near Arlington, TX.

ScrapSC
05-22-2012, 06:35 PM
Road TRIP!!!!!!!!!

XR7 Dave
05-22-2012, 07:17 PM
Next year is going to be better for us too. :(

Quik95SC
05-23-2012, 08:49 AM
Next year is going to be better for us too. :(

So there you have it looks like we have 4 that are at least interested in going next year, so maybe we can try it again and have a nice showing of Sc'c join the power tour again.

nmcbchief
05-23-2012, 08:54 AM
My car will be ready next year also. I will give it some serious thought.

Kurt K
05-24-2012, 09:59 AM
Somebody on Bangshift.com modified the directions to an easier to read format.

http://webzoom.freewebs.com/canyonlakecarclub/photos/HRPT/2012%20HRPT%20driving%20directions%20and%20schedul e%20BS%20Chuck.pdf

This will be added to the first post.

driller
05-24-2012, 08:26 PM
Somebody on Bangshift.com modified the directions to an easier to read format.

http://webzoom.freewebs.com/canyonlakecarclub/photos/HRPT/2012%20HRPT%20driving%20directions%20and%20schedul e%20BS%20Chuck.pdf

This will be added to the first post.

Thanks! :)

That's a lot easier to read. ;)

Kurt K
05-25-2012, 09:30 AM
Somebody on the Durrett Customs website entered the Power Tour directions into google maps for each day.
Here are the links:

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Champaign to Madison (Gateway Motorsports Park) (https://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&saddr=1800+South+1st+Street,+Champaign,+IL&daddr=39.869693,-88.292544+to:39.59005,-88.32616+to:39.485561,-88.37786+to:39.48156,-88.37651+to:39.369339,-88.3784256+to:39.308473,-88.4575708+to:39.1130062,-88.5649081+to:39.0969155,-88.6125727+to:38.9160955,-89.2600421+to:38.923496,-89.279056+to:38.89382,-89.47071+to:38.8883941,-89.680998+to:38.82944,-89.9278+to:38.774103,-89.993356+to:38.7606595,-90.0506332+to:gateway+motorsports+park+%4038.64878 3,-90.137152&geocode=FQXSYwIdzZ-9-ikDvZ3-JdcMiDH_4yjRWBADHw%3BFf1cYAIdQMO8-ilFRDrMZS5ziDEKK__TicWx7w%3BFaIYXAId8D-8-ikrIjZAfhdziDEZgqSBOLPZXg%3BFXmAWgId_HW7-ilt3Qut3BFziDHnyvov25K0xg%3BFdhwWgIdQnu7-inpGcrA2xFziDExXSEub42JZg%3BFXu6WAIdx3O7-imnv6w3FAlziDGYpUs5c4QFbg%3BFbnMVwIdnj66-imTlgC9dKBziDEP8gOEwiicgA%3BFS7RVAIdVJu4-ilfjiD4zZBziDGSQgKmd03Vow%3BFVOSVAIdJOG3-in1ddDFtpFziDHmJ4BDnZFxcQ%3BFf_PUQId9v-t-illeWBgRDd0iDHIjLLRJ5OdzQ%3BFejsUQIdsLWt-inDvS2JGDd0iDElz4Pcf52slg%3BFfx4UQIdCsmq-im3VQIgBcx1iDE8Otmt9lJVxw%3BFcpjUQIdmpOn-ilJY1R5FsJ1iDHns8ruacfLXg%3BFYB9UAIdiM-j-inlbj_AUvd1iDHtricS-jopuA%3BFVelTwIddM-i-inbhCRnhvh1iDGtJVEiAwCm-w%3BFdNwTwIdt--h-inRvbRx6lbfhzFj0tkoGGfSdQ%3BFc-7TQIdwJ2g-g&sll=38.753741,-90.019226&sspn=0.05502,0.086174&hl=en&mra=dvme&mrsp=15&sz=13&via=1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15&ie=UTF8&ll=38.753741,-90.019226&spn=0.05502,0.086174&t=m&source=embed)
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rzimmerl
05-27-2012, 11:49 PM
I am out for this year, ran into some technical difficulties today........

Micahdogg
05-28-2012, 10:27 AM
That really sucks man. I'm still in, but just not sure if it'll be the Marauder or the T-bird yet. Must........keep.................................o n................................................. ....................fighting.

David Neibert
05-28-2012, 04:09 PM
Well I'm still in, and the car is as ready as it's gonna get. It's hasn't been waxed since repainting it in 2007, so I might get motivated to put a coat on just to make it easier to get the bugs off.

David

Kurt K
05-29-2012, 09:06 AM
Getting down to the wire....

Micahdogg
05-29-2012, 05:23 PM
Getting down to the power seat wires!

Kurt K
05-30-2012, 09:09 AM
My car is just about ready, but I'm no where close to having all of my stuff packed. Lots of family stuff happening right now. Looks like I might take off work all day tomorrow to get everything ready.

SCme94
05-30-2012, 11:21 AM
Changed my oil this morning and drove it the 4 miles to work for one last test of its abilities before we leave.

Kurt K
05-30-2012, 11:38 AM
Changed my oil this morning and drove it the 4 miles to work for one last test of its abilities before we leave.
I think 4 whole miles is a good representation of what is in store for the car on this trip....no worries :p

I drove mine around the block after I changed the oil:rolleyes: I did drive it about 35 miles last week in the heat, so I should be good.

Toms-SC
05-30-2012, 12:41 PM
Somebody take photos?

Kurt K
05-30-2012, 01:27 PM
Somebody take photos?
I always have a camera with me at these things, but sometimes I don't take pictures and most of the time, it takes me forever to post them when I do:o

Nettlesd
05-30-2012, 01:56 PM
Have fun guys. I went ahead and cancelled my hotel reservations. You guys are just too rich for my blood. Maybe another time.

David Neibert
05-30-2012, 04:43 PM
Hardcore TBU #5 (in jeopardy)

Fixed that sig for you.

David

Nettlesd
05-30-2012, 10:01 PM
I'll make up for it at the TBU Pool Party.

Micahdogg
05-31-2012, 11:56 AM
Alignment, caliper swap, wheel balance, hub nut change, load tools and fix anything else I can't think of like my headlight switch.

I bought a bunch of stuff to claybar the car and wax it real nice, but I just won't have time for that. I can't even vaccum the rubbish off my floormats :(

SCme94
05-31-2012, 01:35 PM
I jump started somebodys blown out pile with my SC after work yesterday AND just after that got into the throttle a little not knowing there was a cop on the other side of the road. Both of these situations went well!

Power Tour here I come...

Kurt K
05-31-2012, 11:35 PM
Well, my car stuff is almost complete--need to check tire pressure. I still need to pack my clothes and cameras, but the beer is on ice--priorities!:)

XR7 Dave
06-01-2012, 12:01 AM
Are you guys planning to meet anywhere tomorrow night, say for dinner or anything? I expect there won't be a whole lot going on at the event until Saturday.

Ira R.
06-01-2012, 04:37 PM
You all have a great time! Take lots of pictures and be safe out there.

Ira

ScrapSC
06-01-2012, 08:05 PM
Be safe and have a blast!!!! You better represent with that camera Kurt!

Kurt K
06-03-2012, 06:27 AM
Be safe and have a blast!!!! You better represent with that camera Kurt!

Well, I am taking pictures, but not with my big camera. I also "think" I got some GoPro footage entering and leaving the GM Proving Grounds. That was definitely cool. I just wish I wasn't stuck behind an old car that couldn't handle when I was leaving, because I could have had a little more fun taking the exit which routed us on parts of 4 different test tracks.

Anyway time to pack and head to Muskegon.