smart Corral - Detroit Grand Prix

Event Details

smart Corral - Detroit Grand Prix

Time: August 30, 2008 at 9am to August 31, 2008 at 7pm
Location: Belle Isle, Detroit
Event Type: sMug, Grand, Prix, Detroit, Meet
Organized By: Roger Stam
Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2009

Event Description

Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix – Labor Day Weekend - August 30th & 31st

All smart car owners worldwide are invited to the smart car corral at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.

The smart Michigan Users Group (sMUG – The Home Team) with the support of smart center Bloomfield, has made arrangements for a smart car corral” at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.

Tickets include:

  • Priority on island parking
  • Reserved Seats in Grandstand #3 (fantastic seats!)
  • Access to the Firestone Paddock (where teams work on their cars)
  • Parade Lap on the Track on Saturday at 7PM
  • Drivers Autograph Session (in the paddock)
  • smart Car Show Judging (categories TBD)
  • Grand Prix Bucks (redeemable for food)
  • Free Concert on Saturday at 6PM – Sugar Ray
  • And much more…

sMUG – The Home Team is excited to be able to host this event and encourages you to attend and help make this the largest smart gathering in the USA. With Canada right across the river we expect an international flavor with both 450’s and 451’s in attendance.

We will have a small Welcome Center/Hospitality tent in the smart car corral and smart center Bloomfield will be giving away promotional smart t-shirts to the first 100 owners that enter the “smart corral” on Saturday or Sunday.

The Detroit Grand Prix web site http://detroitgp.com has a link on their tickets page where you can purchase these smart car corral packages directly.

IMPORTANT! Please reply on this thread if you will be attending so we can estimate the number of smarties to plan for at the smart car corral. Stay tuned for additional information regarding this exciting sMUG – The Home Team sponsored event.

The following information describes the smart car corral packages available. Please note that you can select a package for 1 – 3 days. The packages are limited to two people per smart car.

The ticket packages are available to smart owners in association with a smart Corral at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.  This will enable the smart owners to park in a designated parking area near the entrance to our venue and have easy access to drive on and off the island throughout the day.  They will also have reserved grandstand seating and access to the Firestone Paddock where both the IndyCar Series and American Le Mans Series teams work on their race cars throughout the day.  Additionally, the Grand Prix Bucks are redeemable for food and beverages from concession stands throughout the venue or can be used to purchase an Official Program from the Box Office.

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Comment by Sandy Dietrich on August 31, 2008 at 5:34pm
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Here is the link to our pictures from yesterday at the Detroit Grand Prix smart corral. It was an awesome day! The trip around the track was the best! ENJOY
Comment by Stuart Berman on August 30, 2008 at 4:05pm
So far there are 25 cars and climbing! Two cars are 450's from Canada and several custom cars from smart center Bloomfield. I will post some photos later tonight.
Comment by Mark Carlson on August 27, 2008 at 9:07pm
Change of plans for me :-( Chrysler is sending me to their plant just west of Chicago for Labor Day Weekend to work. So know my mom and daughter will be taking my spot, along with my smart car, at the Detroit Grand Prix on Saturday. My son and his girl friend will be there around 3pm.
Grandstand 3 Section E, Row 9, Seats 17-18
Comment by Stuart Berman on August 26, 2008 at 8:17pm
I am there Saturday and Sunday.
Grandstand 3; Section D; Row 5; Seat 6
Comment by Mark Carlson on August 25, 2008 at 4:13pm
Will be there for Saturday only.
Comment by Anne on August 17, 2008 at 8:04pm
Bought my tickets yesterday! See you Saturday!
Anne
Comment by Sandy Dietrich on August 17, 2008 at 9:48am
John, we're right next to you. Section E, Row 9, Seats 3 and 4. See you on Saturday in the Corral!
Comment by TnT 0604 on August 16, 2008 at 8:07am

Look what came in the mail !
Comment by John on August 13, 2008 at 2:50pm
See you on the 30th. I have Section E, Row 9 seats 5 & 6.
Comment by Stuart Berman on July 31, 2008 at 9:20pm
Can't wait to see you all there. I still need to figure out what days we will attend.

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