June 7, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
FIAT Club America is scheming to horde a 36th annual “FIAT FreakOut” (FFO) inhabitant gathering from Jul 10 – 14 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This year’s eventuality also coincides with a 120th anniversary of FIAT and a 70th anniversary of Abarth high-performance vehicles.
Building off of final year’s event, that was one of a many rarely attended inhabitant conventions in FIAT Club America’s history, this year’s FFO promises to be an action-packed four-day adventure.
Located among a rolling hills of a Carolina Piedmont and median between a Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountains, a lush Grandover Resort in Greensboro will yield a overwhelming backdrop for FIAT Club America’s signature event.
“This year is special as it outlines a 120th anniversary of a FIAT code and a 70th anniversary of Abarth,” pronounced Doug Von Koenig, boss of FIAT Club America. “Our tighten family of FIAT owners are ardent about a brand’s Italian-designed, fun-to-drive vehicles and we’re looking brazen to reuniting and celebrating a occasion.”
Created and executed by FIAT enthusiasts, a FFO eventuality is a fun-filled, annual four-day eventuality that rotates via a nation on an annual basis. This year’s eventuality is scheduled to embody a full autocross march for owners to uncover off their vehicles and pushing skills, as good as an eventuality for members to run their travel or competition cars on a world-famous Virginia International Raceway (VIR).
Other highlights will embody holding a scenic highway outing to a Richard Petty Museum, as good as a revisit to a ancestral city of Winston-Salem.
Members will also be treated to a drive-in film underneath a stars for an outside screening of a 1969 classical “The Italian Job,” with explanation and introduction by strange attempt motorist Phil Wicks. In addition, members will have a eventuality to conduct down to a ancestral Bowman Gray quarter-mile oval track, NASCAR’S initial and longest using weekly lane given 1949, in downtown Winston-Salem to take in Saturday Night during a Races, featuring Modified, Sportsman, Street Stock and Stadium Stock racing.
The weekend’s categorical event, a Concorso Di Eleganza selected automobile arrangement located on a drift of a Grandover Resort, will take place on Saturday, Jul 13. The eventuality will be followed by a party and endowment rite that will prominence uncover awards and special recognitions.
Previous events have featured new and classical FIAT vehicles from distant and wide, including a 1952 Fiat 500c Topolino, 1977 Lancia Scorpion, 1984 Pininfarina Spider Volumex, 1986 Bertone X 1/9 Dallarlra, a rarely mutated 2008 Fiat 500 Abarth Meifestofile and an strange factory-raced Fiat Abarth 131 convene automobile to name a few.
Also, stability an FFO tradition, during a end of this year’s members banquet, a bar will announce a plcae of a 2020 FIAT FreakOut event.
Owners and participants who are meddlesome in attending have until Jun 10 to register. Full sum are accessible during FiatClubAmerica.com.
About FIAT Club America
FIAT Club America was founded in 1983 and has been loyally dedicated to a delight of FIAT code vehicles and other Italian cars since. The bar has internal chapters holding informal shows and events. The annual inhabitant gathering called “FIAT FreakOut” will be hold Jul 10-14 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This eventuality draws hundreds of FIAT and other Italian automobiles and even some-more attendees. FIAT Club America maintains a website www.FiatClubAmerica.com and publishes “Ricambi,” a official, full-color bi-monthly magazine, that includes member-written articles, journey stories, technical tips and personal ads.