Lane Automotive Annual Car Show And Cruise-In

2015 Car Show

2015 Car Show

Car ShowOpen Header CruiseDyno ChallengeHot Rodders Of TomorrowThe car show was a resounding success! The weather was perfect. Every kind of show car, race car, hot rod, rat rod, truck and even a race boat made the show better than ever. Participants and spectators looked like they were having a great time.

We are adding pictures to our Photo Galleries page and flickr! Check back, because we will be adding more as we get them done.
Photo Galleries Page

flickr galleries Flickr 2015 Car Show Pics

Cruise Night, Friday May 22nd

  • Cruise-In At Lane Automotive 5:00 p.m. - ???
  • 9th Annual Chassis Dyno Challenge - 12:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Dyno Rules/Info PDF
  • 9th Annual Open Header Cruise - (Departs Coloma Antique Mall At 5:00 p.m.) Cruise Info PDF
  • Extended Showroom Hours - Open Until 8 p.m.
  • Great Food Concessions

Car Show, Saturday May 23rd

  • Car Show Hours 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Prizes And Giveaways All Day Saturday
  • 7th Annual Hot Rodders Of Tomorrow Engine Challenge Release Form PDF
  • 15th Annual Noisefest Kicks Off At Noon
  • 9th Annual Chassis Dyno Challenge 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Dyno Rules/Info PDF
  • Music By Mark Durocher
  • Extended Showroom Hours - Open Until 3 p.m.
  • Great Food Concessions
  • Meet Miss Magnaflow Anna Valencia

Please No Alcohol Or Pets!







2014 Car Show

2014 Car Show

Cruise-InThe 2014, 26th Annual Car Show was a huge success! It was easy to tell, because everyone had big smiles on their faces. The weather was perfect, and show cars were everywhere, gleaming in the sun. Thank You To All The Participants And Spectators! It was a fun car show!

We have uploaded many pictures, follow these links:
Our Photo Galleries Page

flickr galleries Flickr 2014 Car Show Pics

Open Header CruiseCruise-In And Open Header Cruise

The Cruise-In Celebration started the festivities on Friday night. Everyone enjoyed the great food, music by the Brian Randal Band and lots of show vehicles. The Open Header Cruise started and ended at Lane Automotive this year. The new route worked well, and the largest number of cars participated - approximately 180. The open header cruisers roared through downtown Coloma and Watervliet then rejoined the Cruise-In Celebration.

Dyno ChallengeDyno Challenge Winners

The Dyno Challenge was popular again this year with both Friday and Saturday slots filled. The event is open to stock and modified cars and trucks - measuring the rear wheel horsepower and torque. The Dyno Challenge sign-up fees and the registration fees for all the food concessioners directly benefit the Lane Automotive Relay for Life fund raising drive. Everyone had a good time checking out what their car could pull!

Here are the challenge winners:

Power Adder Car Class - Mike Roy, 1971 Chevy Monte Carlo, 582 Twin Turbo, 1749 HP, 2500 Ft./Lbs. Torque
Car Naturally Aspirated Class - Verdel Baker, 1993 Ford Mustang, 514 CID, 567 HP, 467 Ft./Lbs. Torque
Import Class - Ken Maisonville, 2008 Mazda Speed 3, 140 CID, 369 HP, 328 Ft./Lbs. Torque
Diesel Truck - Dave Martin, 2006 Chevy 3500HD, 400 Duramax Turbo Diesel, 550 HP, 986 Ft./Lbs. Torque
Gas Truck - Chris Peterson, 1953 Ford Panel Truck, 410 HP, 446 Ft./Lbs. Torque

Engine Builder ChallengeHot Rodders Of Tomorrow Engine Builder Challenge

The Engine Builder Challenge was won by Team Hedman the Belvidere North High School Team 1! The events really showcased the hard work and determination of the teams. Congratulations to all of the teams! You are all winners with the knowledge you have gained.

Rank School Time Sponsor
1 Belvidere North HS Team #1 21:15 Hedman
2 Lakeshore HS Team #1 21:27 Weld
3 Lakeshore HS Team #2 22:07 MSD
4 Belvidere North HS Team #2 26:27 K&N
5 Elkhart Area Career Team #2 29:43 Vibrant
6 Glenbrook North HS Team #1 29:44 Royal Purple
7 Elkhart Area Career Team #3 30:57 Be Cool
8 Elkhart Area Career Team #4 38:54 Taylor
5 Elkhart Area Career Team #1 48:10 Howard Cams
6 Glenbrook South HS Team #1 52:21 B&M
7 Glenbrook North HS Team #2 57:12 EDI