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BC Classic & Custom Car Show rolls into Abbotsford

This year's BC Classic & Custom Car Show will be jam-packed with more exciting features, more entertainment on stage and more live motorsport demonstrations than ever before!

Showcasing more than 250 of the Pacic Northwest’s finest street rods, customs, muscle cars, classic and race cars, the 17th annual BC Classic & Custom Car Show will also feature a number of debuting custom car creations by some of western Canada’s top car crafters at the Abbotsford Tradex Centre, Friday to Sunday, April 19-21.

Check out hundreds of radical rides like "Absolute Madness" – Jim and Dana Linton’s fabulous 1934 Ford three-window coupe. Hailing out of Woodway, Washington, Jim’s automotive masterpiece cost more than $750,000 US to build.

Also attending is Clarence Corriea and his totally outrageous four-engine tractor puller.

This year's show will feature a special display commemorating the 40th anniversary of George Lucas’ iconic film American Graffiti. Join us in celebrating this movie milestone, see the 32 Ford and 55 Chevy tribute cars and meet in person three of the original stars of American Graffiti – Mr. Bo Hopkins aka ‘Joe Pharoahs,’ Ms. Candy Clark aka ‘Debbie Medway,’ and Mr. Paul LeMat aka ‘John Milner.’

Joining the crew from American Graffiti are returning celebrities Mr. George Barris, the ‘King of Kustomizers,’ and the metal master himself, Mr. Gene Wineld.

George will once again be cruising the show looking for his favourite car to present the annual ‘Custom Car Of The Year Award.’

Gene will be busy all weekend working his metal magic at the Custom Car Classroom.

All the stars will be appearing at the show Friday through Sunday signing autographs, selling memorabilia and posing for photos with their fans throughout the weekend.

Also new for 2013, we are very excited to announce the addition of the Custom Motorcycle Showcase.

Our Fuel & Fire event continues to be a big hit with race fans. Be a part of the action when nitromethane-powered dragsters and fuel altereds fire up their 3,500-plus horsepower engines, thrilling fans with "thunder in the pipes," in what can only be described as nitro madness!

And as if that’s not enough, Team Warhawk and their jet-powered Funny Cars will be competing for top honours in a Burner Bang Shootout!

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