Zimmerman appeared unharmed as he walked out of the medical station at the racecourse and spoke to the crowd that had gathered.
The event is now in its 98th year and features multiple races to crown a champion of the oldest active trophy in motor sports.
Even a threat of rain didn’t spoil the mood of thousands of people who enjoyed the fireworks spectacular over the Detroit River.
While metro Detroiters bask in the first days of summer – preparations for the 2014 Ford Fireworks show continue along the riverfront.
Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the 56th annual Ford Fireworks on Monday, June 23.
“I’m in charge of the people having fun,” Abby Dwyer said. “I have handcuffs and I’m not afraid to use them.”
Chene Park Amphitheatre filled with hopeful contestants looking to win their ticket to take a spin as the game show came to Detroit in search of new word wizards.
A developer plans to build five blocks of apartments, town houses and small-scale retail on Detroit’s east riverfront.
Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the 55th annual Ford Fireworks presented by Target on Monday, June 24.
“It’s probably the second most difficult job in this country behind the president,” Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said.