This is why we can't have nice things. 2017

Discussion in 'Camaro Event Schedules & Locations' started by BonzoHansen, Sep 29, 2016.

  1. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    So as of a month ago the 2017 Camaro Nationals were 6/23-24 in Frederick MD and the 2017 GM Nats were 6/16-18 in Carlisle PA. Just like 2016. Great, i already had both on my calendar so I can auto-x at the GM nats and do the CN the following weekend.

    Well, as they do, Carlisle screwed the pooch. They announced the date is moved to 6/23-25 because: "This is meant to avoid our overlap with Father's day as well as help alleviate some conflicts with other events in the area". I call BS on all that.

    And to top it off now its call the Chevrolet Nationals, although it is still open to all makes and models produced by General Motors. So another WTF is that?

    Dammit all to hell I hate friggin Carlisle.

    So F you Carlisle, I'll be in Frederick.
  2. gordonquixote

    gordonquixote Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jul 18, 2006
    Tallahassee, FL
    The best thing to ever happen to Carlisle was Wayne's burnout.

    And I remember the bikini contest....yuck.
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  3. Dave Nelson

    Dave Nelson Veteran Member Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2003
    Vineland N.J USA
    Wayne's burnout was awesome, we did some major cheering. lol
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  4. MadMike

    MadMike Administrator Staff Member

    Feb 11, 1999
    Dawsonville Georgia
    We had to buy him a set of tires so he could get home too.
  5. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    how that car held together is anyone's guess. lol
  6. Camaro75LT

    Camaro75LT Masshole Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

    May 17, 2001
    If they don't wish to have camaros at their event again, that's a good way to accomplish it.
  7. Budz

    Budz Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2002
    Ashburn, Va USA
    Yes and Yes!
  8. Dave Nelson

    Dave Nelson Veteran Member Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2003
    Vineland N.J USA
  9. April81Z28

    April81Z28 Moderator Lifetime Gold Member

    Jun 15, 2004
    Eldersburg, MD, USA
    Years ago when we were still at the "other place" the show was held on Father's Day weekend. We had to beg them for years to change the date so it didn't conflict with Father's Day. I'm guessing they found that moving it back to that weekend affected their turnout.

    They changed the name of the show at the strong suggestion of GM. That show never took off like the other shows there did and it was an embarrassment to GM - besides the fact that GM stopped supporting that show a year or so after the Camaro split.

    But notice what show GM was at last year - and it wasn't Carlisle.....;)

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