Graham Cars and Stars next weekend
For all motorheads or those with a love of all things old and new, the ninth annual Graham Cars and Stars car show will be on the downtown square next Saturday, April 13 starting at 10 a.m.
Pre-registration for the event begins at 8 a.m. and the show and judging will start at 10 a.m. Judging will end and tallying will begin at noon and awards will be handed out around 2 p.m. Thirty minutes after the awards, cars will cruise to West St. for a burnout.
For the first time ever, there will be a burnout contest, the practice of keeping a vehicle stationary and spinning its wheels causing the tires to heat up and smoke due to friction. The contest will be hosted by the Graham Police Department and all proceeds will benefit police chaplain Gary Tull, who is battling leukemia.
“Our officers are everyday people, just like we are,” event organizer Danny Sinyard said. “There are quite a few people on the force that actually love old cars and automobiles, as it is. So when this came up, (Interim Police Chief Brent Bullock) just jumped on board and was very excited for this.”
A booth will be set up the day of the burnout for registration. To register for the burnout will require $20 and signing of a waiver of liability.
For the rest of the story see the Saturday, April 6 edition of The Graham Leader.