- Apr 16, 2013
The Roush Automotive Collection is pleased to announce the second Open House event scheduled for the 2014 summer season to be held on Thursday, June 12th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Activities planned for the Open House event include a Roush Fenway driver autograph session, tire changing station, race simulator, car cruise-in, RPP tours, drag race simulator, mustang pinball machine, door prize drawings, and an engine build competition.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race car driver Carl Edwards and Nationwide Series drivers Chris Buescher, Trevor Bayne, Ryan Reed and team owner Jack Roush will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm. Autograph session times and appearances may be subject to change. Please call Event Hotline for details at 734-779-7276. Roush Fenway will have a tire changing station so fans can see what it is like to be a pit crew member. Test out your driving skills with the Roush Fenway racing simulator.
Autograph session line procedures: There will be three lines. Jack Roush will be in Line 1 that requires a wristband. Trevor Bayne and Ryan Reed will be in Line 2 that requires a wristband. Carl Edwards & Chris Buescher will be in Line 3 that requires a wristband. Choose 1 of the driver lines to receive a wristband for. Limit 1 item per driver. Limit 1 item for Jack Roush. Wristbands will be passed out beginning at 4:30 pm to those in line. 150 wristbands will be passed out for Line 1, 200 for Line 2 and 200 for line 3 (550 wristbands total). You MUST have a wristband to receive signatures however wristbands do not guarantee signatures. There is no cost for the wristbands or the autograph session. Line procedures may be subject to change. This event is free and open to the public. No Pre-registration required for the open house, cruise-in, engine build or autograph session.
Sign up to tour the ROUSH Performance Facility which is separate from the ROUSH Collection Museum. Shuttles leave from the ROUSH Collection to transport guests to the ROUSH Performance Facility where they can see firsthand what goes into producing a ROUSH Mustang. Tours will be held at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Tours typically are 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes in length. Limited seating is available; to ensure your place on the shuttle please Pre-Register by calling 734-779-7290.
The Roush Automotive Collection Retail Store & Museum will be open from 9:30 am – 8:00 pm for your shopping needs and for free self-led tours. Come early & get what you need for the autograph session or to walk around the museum. A selection of authentic race car parts are available for purchase. Treasure hunters will find race car body panels from the NASCAR ROUSH Fenway teams and race driven tires. Race driven tires are only twenty dollars each and are great to get autographed! A drag race simulator will also be available to test your reaction time. See if you have what it takes to be a drag racer. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Mustang with our new Mustang pinball machine. 50 cents for 1 play and $1 for 3 plays.
A series of door prize drawings are held throughout the evening. Drawings will be held at 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Door prize give-aways include a pair of MIS Grandstand seat tickets for the Quicken Loans 400on June 15th 2014. Additional door prize give-aways include a variety of ROUSH Fenway memorabilia. Contestants must be present to win. One entry per person per night. Multiple entries in door prize drawing will lead to disqualification for all prizes.
Two teams from the ROUSH Engine Build Department will compete side-by-side to see who can execute a complete engine build-up, including a live test run, in the quickest time. With all this fun you’ll be sure to work up an appetite, a local vender will be on site selling hotdogs, chips, ice cream, pop & water.
Designated parking will be available around the Roush Automotive Collection and is free. The Roush Automotive Collection is located at 11851 Market St. Livonia, MI 48150. Market street is north of Plymouth Rd. between Newburgh and Levan Rd.