CBS 62’s Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus will attend the ROUSH Automotive Collection’s third Open House event on Thursday, August 15.
The event at the ROUSH Automotive Collection in Livonia, which takes place from 5pm to 8pm, will include fun for all, including door prizes, a drag race simulator, the ROUSH Automotive Collection Retail Store and Museum, and an engine building competition. There will also be a local vendor on site selling summer food favorites, hot dogs, ice cream, nachos, soda, and water.READ MORE: Federal Judge Retains Jurisdiction In Lawsuit Over Enbridge Pipeline
Also at the event, there will be ROUSH Fenway autograph sessions with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race car drivers, Greg Biffle and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., as well as team owner Jack Roush. To guarantee an autograph, you will need a wristband, so make sure to get there early – there will be a total of 300 wristbands given out starting at 4pm and autograph sessions from 5:30pm to 7pm.
In case you wanted to take home a few keepsakes, the Roush Automotive Collection Retail Store & Museum will be open until 8pm for all your shopping needs, get their early to pick up ROUSH memorabilia for the autograph sessions – race-driven tires are available and only twenty dollars!READ MORE: Great Lakes Water Authority Asks Residents Impacted By Main Break To Limit Water Usage
Door Prize drawings will take place throughout the evening. Among the prizes to be raffled are MIS Grandstand seat tickets to the Pure Michigan 400 race on Sunday, August 18, and a variety of ROUSH Fenway memorabilia. While you’re there, make sure you sign up to tour the ROUSH Performance Facility (which is separate from the ROUSH Collection Museum), to see firsthand what goes into making a ROUSH Mustang .
And what fun would it be without a little competition? While there, watch two teams from the ROUSH Engine Build Department at the open house will compete side by side to build a complete engine and present a live test run of their work. The winner will be selected based on which team built a working engine the fastest.MORE NEWS: Michigan Matters: Tigers Legend Willie Horton on Career, Motor City & Overcoming COVID
Visit the ROUSH Automotive Collection website here for more details.