THIS MONTH'S NEWSLETTER:
FOUNDED IN 1977 TO REPRESENT THE AUTO HOBBY IN NEW MEXICO
NEWSLETTER FOR JANUARY, 2018
MEETS 4TH WEDNESDAY EACH MONTH, JANUARY-OCTOBER
NEXT MEETING TO BE AT OLD CAR GARAGE
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018, 7:30pm
MEETING AGENDA: Budget for 2018; Proposed Dates for 2018 Activities; Preliminary Plans for Council Events.
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Web site: http://www.nmcarcouncil.com. Robert Gold of the Corvair Club is web master. Jamie Saavedra of the GTO Club is in charge of facebook. Both are doing a great job.
Please check the Council web site to make sure your club's information is correct. Keep your information up-to-date, by contacting Robert at email@example.com or Joyce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NMCCC MEETING, OCTOBER 25, 2017
Present at the meeting were: Jamie Saavedra-V8 Vixens; Bill Lemen-Lincoln Club; Mark Terkeltaub-NM Pontiac Club; David Merewether-Tin Lizzies of Abq, Jaguar Club of NM; Jim Clements-Tumbleweed V8 Club; Michelle Garcia-LOE GTO Club; Ron & Su Rymarz-OCCA, NM Cars & History; Joyce & Will Clements-Old Car Club; Bob Agnew-Classic Car Club; Perry Key-NM Auto Artists; Kristen Lynch, Kainoa Ayze-Camaro Club; John Doran-Rio Grande Mustangs; Patrick Ley-NM Desert Kings; Mike Suttle, Paula Sears-Roadrunner Porsche Club; Andy Yoakum-Cougar Club. Minutes were not received.
Swap Meet Notes from Joyce: The Village of Los Lunas has decided to allow us to use Morris Field for the September Swap Meet. The May Swap Meet will also take place there. The area available will be the same as the September meet in 2017. Further bulletins will be issued as plans progress for the meet.
NOTE: 3 of the Council 2-way radios are missing. If you know their whereabouts, please contact Joyce. Thanks.
EVENT LISTING FOR 2018
NMCCC SPONSORED EVENTS
MEMBER CLUB-SPONSORED EVENTS and OTHER NEW MEXICO EVENTS
IF YOU HAVE DATES FOR PLANNED 2018 EVENTS, PLEASE GET THEM TO JOYCE. THANKS.
February 2-4 – 27th Annual SuperNationals – Lujan Complex, NM Fairgrounds, Albuquerque – (505)332-9222 or www.thesupernationals.com
March 3 – Veterans' Car Show – Borman Motors, Las Cruces – Rich Lewis (575)525-4556
March 17 – Wheels of Dreams 2018 – Field of Dreams. Las Cruces – Ralph (575)993-0190 or
March 24 – Albuquerque Christian Children's Home Open House & Car Show – Fundraiser for AACH sponsored by LOE GTO's – Stay tuned for details
April 7 – Smok'n Oldies 2018 Show and Shine – Courthouse Park, Deming – 10am-3pm – Jack Chafee (307)680-0608
April 13-14 – 15th Annual Ford Show – Alameda Park, Alamogordo – Open to Ford products – Otto Dudak
April 13-15 – 15th New Mexico Auto Show – Convention Center, Albuquerque – (505)768-4575 or
April 14 – Golden Gears Swap Meet – White Sands Mall, Alamogordo – 8am-2pm – Jack (575)491-9804
April 21 – Annual Spring Thaw – Worldwide Automotive/Old Car Garage, 3232 Girard Blvd. NE, Albuquerque – Get collector car ready for summer activities with a check-up, oil and filter change – Service is in exchange for a donation to Cuidando los Ninos – Breakfast snacks and lunch will be served – Reservations are required and will start in March – Desiree at 881-2722
April 21 – 18th Park 'n the Park Car Show – Cabezon Park, Rio Rancho – Open to pre-'83 – (505)891-5015 or
April 22 – 12th Annual Spring Cruise & Schmoose – Sonic Drive In, 5000 San Mateo NE, Albuquerque – 10am-3pm – No entry fee – Dash plaques first 100 – Get your vehicle out of hibernation – old or new – If it has wheels come join us & get acquainted – We will be accepting donations for Goodwill – Ron, Su & Sheila email@example.com
April 27-29 – NNMSR Car Show – McGee Park, Farmington – Biggest indoor/outdoor car show in northern NM – Phil Kennedy (505)609-3547 or www.northernnewmexicostreetrodders.com
May 5 – 13th Running of the Tractors, Tractor & Car Show – Corrales Recreational Center (off Corrales & Jones Rds., next to Post Office), Corrales – Setup around 8am, show 9am-3pm – Glenn at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 5 – Car Show & Swap Meet – Mesilla Park Church, Las Cruces – Rex Moncrief (575)644-7057
May 19 – Kiwanis Kars for Kids Car Show – Young Park, Las Cruces Jim Pudlewski (575)525-9478
May 20 – NMCCC/Albuquerque Museum 34th Annual Car Show – Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Rd. NW – Trophies for 1989 & older – email@example.com
May 27 – Driving Divas Show – Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque – 1-5pm – Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors and sharing information about disease – Free dinner for Drivers – Karen Campbell (505)620-5276
June 1-2 – 20th Classic Car Show – Brandenburg Park, Red River – Chamber of Commerce (575)754-2366 or
June 16 – 23rd Annual Mopar Fest – Haynes Park, Rio Rancho – Open to Mopars – Paul (505)896-8115 or
June 17 – Golden Gears Fathers' Day Car Show – Alameda Park, Alamogordo – Jack (575)491-9804
July 4 –Plaza Vintage Car Show – Santa Fe Plaza – Chris Harris (505)470-0534 or www.pancakesontheplaza.com
July 13 – Collector Car Appreciation Day – Details later – www.nmcarcouncil.com
July 21 – Four Corners Rod Run & Open Car Show – Historic Downtown Farmington – Swap Meet Friday Night, Saturday Aztec-Bloomfield-Farmington Run – 2-9pm – Huge prizes – Sponsored by City of Farmington – Christa Chapman (505)599-1144 or www.fmtn.org/RodRun
July 27-29 – 4th Annual Freedom Ride, Flight & Cruise Weekend – Gallup – July 28, In conjunction is 12th Annual Gurley Motor Co Route 66 Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show – Steve@gurleymotor.com
August 12 – NMCCC All Clubs Picnic – Oak Flat Picnic Area, Tijeras – www.nmcarcouncil.com
August 17-18 – 27th Run to Copper Country – Gough Park, Silver City – Cruz Bustillos (575)574-2186 or
September 9 – W. Brown Memorial Swap Meet – Mayfield High School, Las Cruces – Walter Brown (575)640-5920
September 28-30 – NMCCC/Los Lunas 40th Annual Swap Meet – Morris Field, Los Lunas – www.nmcarcouncil.com
October 26 – Last Chance Fun Run – Alamogordo – Jack (575)491-9804
October 28 – Driving Divas Show – Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque – 5-8pm – Decorate that car and show it off for your share of prizes and treats – Free dinner for Drivers – Karen Campbell (505)620-5276
December 16 – Driving Divas Going to the Dogs Show – Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque – 1-5pm – Bring a donation of pet food or supplies – Wolf, wolf – Going to be fun – Free dinner for Drivers – Karen Campbell (505)620-5276
January 12-14 – Mesquite Motor Mania – Local Resorts, Mesquite, NV – (702)643-0000 or
January 13-28 – North American Auto Show – Cobo Expo Center, Detroit, MI – (248)643-0250 or www.naias.com
January 13-21 – 47th Barrett-Jackson Auction – Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ – (480)663-6255 or
January 17 – Scottsdale Auction – 6460 E. McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ – Worldwide (260)925-6789 or
January 17-21 – Russo & Steele Auction – Salt River Fields, Scottsdale, AZ – (888)482-5315 or
January 18-19 – RM & Sotherby's Auction – Biltmore Resort, Scottsdale, AZ – (310)559-4575 or
January 20-21 – 18th Annual Street Fair & Show – 2nd & Florence, Casa Grande, AZ – (520)836-8744 or
January 26-28 – Grand National Roadster Show – Fairplex, Pomona, CA – (877)763-7469 or www.rodshows.com
January 27 – Collector Car Show – Tubac Golf Resort, Tubac, AZ – Linda (520)300-6396 or www.carnuts.org
February 10 – 16th Dr. George Car Show – Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, CA Tim Smartt (760)360-9798
February 16-18 – 10th Annual Rockabilly Reunion – Lake Havasu State Park, Lake Havasu, AZ – Kennie
February 22-24 – VMCCA Annual Meeting – San Marcos, TX
February 23-25 – Swap Meet – Wise County Fairgrounds, Decatur, TX – (940)389-0054
March 1-3 – Havasu Deuces – Rotary Park, Lake Havasu, AZ – Open to pre-'58 – Dick Raczuk (928)854-6319 or www.havasudeuces.com
March 9-11 – 8th Spring Lone Star Nationals – Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX – Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys (925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
March 11 – 20th Annual Buff & Shine Show – Shangri La Nudist Resort, New River, AZ – Patty (623)465-5959 or www.shangrilaranch.com
March 16-17 – 28th Chickasha Pre-War Swap Meet – Chickasha, OK – Mike or Susie Ersland (405)224-9090 or www.pwsm.com
March 16-18 – 9th Spring Nationals – Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ – Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys (925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
March 16-18 – Lone Star Nationals – Convention Center, McAllen, TX – Open to Fords – (956)897-0117 or
April 6-7 – Lone Star Rod & Kustom Show – Travis Co. Expo Center, Austin, TX – Open to pre-'64 – (512)854-4910 or www.lonestarroundup.com
April 6-8 – 18th Del Mar Nationals – Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA – Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys (925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
April 7 – 7th Annual Kars for Kids – Cochise College Tech Center, Sierra Vista, AZ – FOP (520)515-0055
April 19-22 – Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Show – Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV – Open to pre-'64 –
(562)496-4287 or www.vivalasvegas.net
April 22-27 – Lewis & Clark Regional Tour – St. Louis to Kansas City, MO – Mike Werckle firstname.lastname@example.org
April 26-29 – Pate Swap Meet – Texas Motor Speedway, Ft. Worth, TX – (713)649-0922 or www.pateswapmeet.com
April 27-29 – Muscle Cars at the Strip – Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV – Steve Hinkley (702)256-8254 or www.matslv.com
April 27-29 – April Action Car Show – Swanny City Park, Moab, UT – John Fogg (435)260-1948 or
May 10-12 – 49th Annual Swap Meet – Chickasha, OK – (405)224-6552 or www.chickashaautoswapmeet.com
June 3-8 – VMCCA Heritage Tour – Westport, MA – Jane Ash (508)995-0536 or email@example.com
June 3-9 – VCCA Oklahoma Route 66 V-8 Era Chevrolet Tour – Oklahoma City-Weatherford, OK – Open to 1955- 1999 Chevrolets – Must be VCCA member – Joe Smith (918)346-9877 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 17-21 – 1 & 2 Cylinder Tour – Archbold, Ohio – Clem, Nancy Campbell (734)552-3771 or email@example.com
June 22-24 – 45th Back to the 50's Show – Minnesota State Fairgrounds, St. Paul, MN – Open to pre-'65 – (651)641-1992 or www.msra.com
June 24-29 – Chrome Glidden Tour – Perrysburg, OH – John Beddoes (734_856-3690 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 29-July 1 – 27th Heartland Nationals – Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA – Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys (925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
July 13-15 – Mopar & Hurst Swap-Show – Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA – Open to Mopars – (717)243-7855 or www.carlisleevents.com
August 12-17 – Convertible Tour – Hayward, WI – Ken Cvikota (608)779-1558 or email@example.com
September 2 – Pinedorado Car Show 2018 – Veteran Hall, Cambria, CA – Nate (805)927-3531 - www.pinedorado.com
September 7-9 – 21st Colorado Nationals – The Ranch Events Complex, Loveland, CO– Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys (925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
September 16-21 – 73rd Revival AAA Glidden Tour – Twin Falls, ID – Merrill Maxfield (801)576-0071 or
October 5-7 26th Lone Star Nationals – Texas Motor Speedway, Ft. Worth, TX – Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys (925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
November 16-18 – 21st Southwest Nationals – Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ – Open to Pre-'88 – Goodguys
(925)838—9876 or www.good-guys.com
2018 MOPAR Challenge Series Event at ABQ Dragway – Info at www.moparclub.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Southwest Motorsports – 2018 Race Dates for Sandia Speedway in Albuquerque: May 5-6, June 9-10, August 25-26, September 22-23. Go to www.swms.org for more information.
NAPA Speedway – 100 Speedway Blvd. SW, Albuquerque – Asphalt Track, 3/8 Clay Oval, Dirt 300 Sand
Drags – www.napaspeedway.com for schedules or (505)352-8888
Albuquerque Dragway – On Broadway south of Rio Bravo, east on Bobby Foster Rd. – www.abqdragway.com or call 888-925-2227 for details
FASTINO'S CRUISE NIGHT
Christian Rods & Customs Cruise Night – 3rd Saturday each month, April-October – Fastino's, 2600 Juan Tabo NE 6:30pm – Free event – This is the cruise that was formerly at the Sonic on San Mateo.
"Daniel's Under the Hood Crew" Cruise Night – 3rd Wednesday Evening each month, year around – 5:30pm 'til ? – Twister’s on Hwys 550 and 313, Bernalillo – Open to all vehicles and clubs – Free drinks & discounts to car owners – Contact Priscilla 505-250-7990
Fastino's Cruise Nights – 2600 Juan Tabo NE – Every Wed. during summer, 5-7pm – Open to all – No fees
DONUT DERELICTS – ALBUQUERQUE
Donut Derelicts aka Burrito Bandits meets in the Starbucks/Dos Hermanos Plaza at 8AM on Saturdays. There are several places there for coffee or breakfast: Maestas and Ward in the NW corner (where we park), Starbucks, Dos Hermanos, Hello Deli and Twisters... 7620 Jefferson NE (on Jefferson between Paseo & San Antonio. Spread the word - all makes of cars. Everyone welcome!!!! email@example.com Pat Salerno, Director RGCC
CARS & COFFEE – ALBUQUERQUE
Cars & Coffee Cruise-In, every 2nd Saturday, April thru Oct, 9am. All makes, models, years welcome. Show & Shine, free coffee. Donations go to a car repair fund for widows and single mothers in the community and two orphanages in Juarez. Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio NE (NW corner of Louisiana & San Antonio). We raffle gift certificates from our sponsors: NAPA, Discount Tire. Buy tickets early and often. 263-9700 or 266-0518
OWL CAFE – ALBUQUERQUE
Owl Cafe invites car clubs to eat at the Owl, 800 Eubank NE. Bring your club, and they will reserve parking and the patio for your meeting or get-together. You get a free scoop of ice cream with any purchase. Call (505)291-4900 to reserve.
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES
R & C Sumthin's Ice Cream Shop Saturday Night Cruising – 902 N. Date St., T or C – 1st Saturday of
month, May-Oct, 5-9pm – Food, music, ice cream, dash plaques (575)894-1040, firstname.lastname@example.org
CARS & COFFEE – RIO RANCHO
is a free Car Meet on the first Saturday each month. Location is Cafe Bella Coffee, 2115 Golf Course Rd. SE, Rio Rancho. Open to all vehicles. No fees or judging. We may partner with a charity to help raise awareness and/or funds. In warm months meet at 7am, 8am in cold months. www.facebook.com/cafebellacoffeenm.
BREAKFAST AT RICH FORD – ALBUQUERQUE
Saturday mornings from 8:00 on, car owners meet at Rich Ford on Wyoming and Lomas for breakfast in the Mustang Café. Rio Grande Mustang Club, Model A Club, Model T guys,& Ford V8 club sometimes meet there. Car guys, Ford and Chevy fans, meet there – an impromptu group that shares stories and pokes fun at each other. All are welcome. Paul McLaughlin at email@example.com, if you have questions.
FREDDY'S CAR SHOW & CRUISE IN – ALBUQUERQUE
1st and 3rd Tuesday each month, starting April 3rd, meet at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steak Burgers, 10201 Central NE, Albuquerque. Cruises go till November 11, weather permitting. Hours: 4:30pm-8pm. Coat & toy drive for kids. Entry is a non-perishable food item for local food bank. Get a delicious free frozen custard, show off your ride and have some fun. DJ music provided by Rockin' Rob. Call Joe Mascarenas (505)235-5900 for details.
LAS CRUCES SONIC
There is a Cruise In from 6-8pm at the Sonic on Foothills Rd. in Las Cruces each Saturday night. Call Rex Porter (575)650-8547 for information.
LAS CRUCES PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Pancake Breakfast takes place in the EAA hangar in Las Cruces the 3rd Sunday each month. Call Wes Baker (575)541-1198 for information.
CRUISE IN – LAS CRUCES
Cruise in at Blake's Lotaburger, 2915 N. Main in Las Cruces, 2nd Sunday each month. Call Clark Scott (951)965-1727 for times & information.
CAFFEINE & OCTANE, EL PASO
Caffeine & Octane takes place in El Paso, TX, on the 2nd Saturday each month at Peter Piper Pizza in Coronado. Charles Roybal firstname.lastname@example.org has information.
EL PASO CRUISE IN
Meet at Blake's Lotaburger at Hawkins & I-10 in El Paso every 3rd Friday. Call Clark Scott (951)965-1727 for times & information.
CRUISE NIGHTS ON THE PLAZA – SANTA FE
Sponsored by Santa Fe Vintage Car Club & Santa Fe Police Department, cruise provides food, music, fun, vintage cars. Entry $20 – 80 car limit (1st come 1st served) – Proceeds go to "Shop with a Cop Program". Call Mustang Ed (505)310-0381 or Buddy (505)699-2687 with questions.
CARS & COFFEE – SANTA FE
first Saturday every Month, 8-10am, Santa Fe Cars and Coffee has moved to Water St Parking Lot, across from Pasquale's and 35 North Coffee. Thanks to support from City of Santa Fe, we now have secured exclusive use of part of the Water St Parking Lot.We hope new venue will be enjoyed by our current C&C'ers, plus some new exhibit cars, and some spectators too! The lot will be charging a dollar or two, as per city ordinance, depending on the time spent in the lot.
CARS-N-COFFEE – OWL CAFE
1st Saturday of the month – February-December, 2018, Cars-N-Coffee, The Owl Cafe, Lomas & Eubank, Albuquerque – 7:30-10:00 AM. Join us for Hot Coffee, Free Donuts, Hot Cars!! Thank you!! Matt Torres for Ski Martin of The Owl – email@example.com
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NMCCC 2017-2018 OFFICERS & DIRECTORS
President Jamie Saavedra V8 Vixens firstname.lastname@example.org Vice President Robert Gold Corvairs of NM email@example.com
Secretary Bill Lemen Lincoln Owners Club firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer Joe Ballengee Alb. Model Car Club email@example.com Director Michelle Garcia LOE GTO Club firstname.lastname@example.org
Director Perry Key New Mexico Artists email@example.com
Director Mark Terkeltaub New Mexico Pontiac club
Newsletter Joyce Clements Old Car Club firstname.lastname@example.org
Newsletter Backup Dan Pyzel Model A & Corvette Clubs email@example.com
Web Master & Newsletter Robert Gold Corvairs of NM firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook Editor Jamie N. Saavedra V8 Vixens email@example.com
Parliamentarian Bill Lemen Lincoln Owners Club firstname.lastname@example.org
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24, 2018 – 7:30 PM
OLD CAR GARAGE – 3232 GIRARD NE
2018 IMPORTANT DATES
NMCCC/ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM CAR SHOW – MAY 20, 2018
COLLECTOR CAR APPRECIATION DAY – JULY 13, 2018
NMCCC ALL CLUBS PICNIC – AUGUST 12, 2018
NMCCC/LOS LUNAS SWAP MEET – SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2018