May 1, 2002

The 2002 Mustang Monthly Magazine and Mustang & Fords Magazine Auto Show Spectacular is divided into four main categories and more than 70 judged classes.The first 300 registered vehicles will receive a Mustang Monthly Magazine and Mustang & Fords Magazine Auto Show Spectacular commemorative full-color dash plaque for free.

The four main categories of the show are Stock, Modified, Super Modified, and Special Interest. Each of the 70 judged classes will present trophies to the First, Second, and Third Places. In addition, awards will be given to Best of Show, Best Engine Compartment, Best Paint, and Best Interior. Please Note: Classes are subject to change at any time without notice.

AUTO-SHOW SCHEDULE
Thursday, May 16
Gates Open 9 a.m.
Auto Show Preregistration 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, May 17 Gates Open 8 a.m.
Registration, Classification, and Show 'n' Shine 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 Gates Open 8 a.m.
Registration, Classification, Judging, and Show 'n' Shine 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 Gates Open 8 a.m.
Final Judging and Show 'n' Shine 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trophy Presentation and Awards Ceremony 3 p.m.
Specific rules for each class are listed below the class listing.

Stock Classes
Rules for Stock Classes:
Vehicles are required to have stock OEM body parts or reproduction parts that imitate the exact fit and look of the car for that year. Vehicles in these classes are also required to have the original frame, undercarriage, engine, and factory-produced drivetrain. This class will allow a total of four item changes or additions to the car. Any change from the stock OEM appearance-including even a different set of spark plug wires-will count as one item change. If there are more than four item changes, your car will be classified in the Modified section.

'03-'32 Fullsize Cars
'33-'51 Fullsize Cars
'52-'59 Fullsize Cars
'60-'70 Fullsize Cars
'71-'89 Fullsize Cars'90-'02 Fullsize Cars
'60-'65 Falcon, Fairlane, Meteor
'66-'71 Falcon, Fairlane, Torino, Talladega
'60-'71 Comet, Cyclone, Spoiler, Montego

All years Cougar
'70-and-up Maverick, Capri, Comet, Zephyr, Granada, Monarch, Fairmont
'64-'66 Mustang
'67-'68 Mustang
'69-'70 Mustang
'71-'78 Mustang
'79-'84 Mustang
'85-'93 Mustang
'94-'98 Mustang
'99-'02 Mustang
'65-'71 Shelby & Boss
All years Saleen, SVO, SHO, Merkur
'55-'60 Thunderbird
'61-'71 Thunderbird
'72-'82 Thunderbird
'83-'88 Thunderbird
'89-'97 Thunderbird & Cougar ('93-'98 Mark VIII)
'02 Thunderbird
'03-'52 Trucks
'53-'56 Trucks
'57-'66 Trucks
'67-'79 Fullsize Trucks
'80-'02 Fullsize Trucks
'93-'95 Lightning
'99-'02 Lightning
All years 4x4 Trucks
'57-'79 Ranchero
'60-'02 Sport Utility
All years Compact Trucks

Modified Classes
Rules for Modified Classes:
Vehicles in the Modified classes will have more than four changes to the stock OEM look and fit of the car. Vehicles in these classes are also required to have the original frame, undercarriage, and factory-produced drivetrain. Changes to any of the stock parts, components, or interior are allowed. Anything goes in the Modified classes as long as there are no engineered modifications to the body, drivetrain, or frame.

'61-'02 Comet, Cougar
'62-'67 Fairlane & Meteor
'68-and-up Fairlane, Torino
'69-and-up Compacts
'03-'51 Fullsize Cars
'52-'64 Fullsize Cars
'65-'02 Fullsize Cars
'55-'76 Thunderbird
'77-'88 Thunderbird
'89-'97 Thunderbird & Cougar
('93-'98 Mark VIII)
'02 Thunderbird
'64-'66 Mustang
'67-'68 Mustang
'69-'70 Mustang
'71-'78 Mustang
'79-'84 Mustang
'85-'93 Mustang
'94-'98 Mustang
'99-'02 Mustang
'03-'48 Fullsize Truck
'49-'56 Fullsize Truck
'57-'02 Fullsize Truck
'60-'02 Compact Trucks
'93-'95 Lightning
'99-'02 Lightning
All years 4x4 Trucks

Super modified Classes
Rules for Super Modified Classes:
Vehicles in these classes are allowed to have engineered modifications to the body, frame, drivetrain, and interior, as well as any changes or additions to the vehicle.

'03-'48 Street Rods (Cars)
'49-'64 Street Machines (Cars)
'65-'02 Street Machines (Cars)
All years Trucks

Special Interest Classes
Rules for Special Interest Classes:
Anything goes within these types of vehicles.

All years Factory Sport (Cobra, Bricklin, Pantera, Tiger, Griffith, and so on)
All years Special Interest (kit car, home made T-Bolt, AFX Comet, or Falcon) All years Drag or Round-Track Vehicles

Auto-Show entry fees $50 General Admission and $15 Registration. (Includes one four-day pass into all of the events)

Auto-Show Technical Rules
1. Before a vehicle can receive its official entry number, it must pass through a technical inspection (classification).

2. Once the vehicle has been classified and entered, its class cannot be changed for the duration of the show without the concurrence of the WRE staff.

3. Any vehicle that does not have a Ford-authorized drivetrain will not be allowed to compete.

4. Trailered vehicles must be unloaded from the carrier and driven to the judging area. All equipment and accessories must be fully functional.

5. All convertibles will be judged as closed. All tops must be up.