Pictured are some of the classic cars at a previous CarNutz show, one of three shows that will be on the Chase County Fair lineup for Saturday, Aug. 19. (Johnson Publications file photo)
Classic car, motorcycle, Corvette shows scheduled for county fair
The highly anticipated classic car, Corvette classic and motorcycle shows are on the Chase County Fair schedule again this year.
The three categories will set up at three separate locations. The exhibitions will be between noon and 3 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 19, during the fair. Many will also be participating in the Chase County Fair parade that morning at 10:30 a.m.
CarNutz ‘Cruize-In’ car show
The classic car show will be located between 5th and 7th on Wellington Street.
Anyone can enter for a chance to win a plaque in the different divisions, said Doug Reinke, treasurer for the CarNutz club. The divisions being recognized are the People’s Choice award, Club Choice award, best paint, best engine, best interior and awards for the best in each class.
The Corvette Classic show will be located on Wellington Street between 7th and 9th.
Any owner of a Corvette or Camaro is welcome to enter the competition. The division of cars are by generation. There are seven Corvette generations and six Chevy Camaro generations.
The awards to be given are for the Governor’s Cup, Dealer’s Choice, largest Corvette club in attendance, best in class for each division and honorable mentions.
There will be music playing and yard games provided for all to enjoy, said Dillon Harchelroad. He also noted that all registrants will receive a free BBQ meal.
The motorcycle exhibition will be located on the Chase County fairgrounds midway.
Any and all motorcycle owners are invited to enter their bike, said Dave Irey, District rep for District 12 for ABATE of Nebraska.
“Everyone is welcome to participate,” he added.
The awards and prizes will be given in the categories for best domestic, metric, modified, mini, pre-70s, People’s Choice and the farthest traveled. All awards will be out by 3 p.m. Irey said that only bikes are to be entered into the show, no trailers.
“Show up and show off your bike,” he said.