50th Aero Car Wellborn Talladega Reunion!

We just got the official word on the 50th Anniversary Talladega Aero Car Reunion. See details below. This is not our event but we will be there. This is all thanks to Tim and Pam Wellborn and the Wellborn Museum!

If your Aero Car project is not yet on the street and ready for fun you have just a little under a year to get it ready for this BIG event. This is the one you will be talking about forever!

Save the Date!
2019 Aero Warriors Reunion

50th Anniversary of the Talladega Track and the Debut of Wing Cars

Keep October 10-13, 2019 on your calendar!

WHY: In just under one year, Talladega and the wing cars turn the big 5-0 and the Wellborn Musclecar Museum will, again, be holding a special, invitation-only, Aero Warriors Reunion. You’ll be joined by fellow WMM members and Aero Car enthusiasts as well as celebrity VIPs (to be announced). The event will also be covered by Hot Rod TV!

WHO: This exclusive event is limited to the first 200 Aero Warriors. Other cars of the same era may be accepted, but will not get track time. Registration details coming soon!

WHEN: October 10 – 13, 2019 (Please see below for the tentative schedule of events) – We STRONGLY suggest you book your hotel soon as there is limited availability (see below for accommodation listing).

WHERE: Atlanta Speedway, Wellborn Home, Wellborn Musclecar Museum, Talladega Superspeedway

Tentative Schedule of events:
Thursday, October 10, 2019: Atlanta Motor Speedway- Event kickoff with the Aero Warriors Speedway cruise

Friday, October 11, 2019: “Pony Trail” cruise to Alexander City with a fun show and shine on the Wellborn grounds (no judging), and afternoon get-together   at the Wellborn home

Saturday, October 12, 2019: Tour Wellborn Musclecar Museum, Car show (no judging, just fun) during the day and dinner to follow days events.

Sunday, October 13, 2019: Talladega – Cruise to Talladega Superspeedway for a pre-race speedway cruise and display of all cars in attendance.

Accommodations:
Hotels:
Hampton Inn – 256-234-2244
Days Inn – 256-234-6311
Quality Inn – 256-234-5900
Bob White Inn – 256-234-4215
Super 8 – 256-392-7440
American Inn – 256-329-8858
Alex City Motel – 256-329-8441
Lake Martin Hotel – 256-329-0527

Bed and Breakfast:
Cherokee Bend B&B – 805-794-1300
Mistletoe Bough B&B – 256-329-3717

Camp/RV:
Wind Creek State Park – 256-329-0845

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About the Author: Some of my first and strongest memories from my childhood relate to cars. I still remember when things happened based on what car I was driving at the time. I grew up and lived in Iowa for nearly 40 years before moving to Southern California and now live in Tennessee. I was a Corvette fanatic for years but then re-discovered vintage American Muscle. My wife, Katrina, and I decided we wanted to focus on unique and rare muscle cars. After a lot of research we fell in love with the Ford Blue Oval Aero Cars. These were only built in 1969 and and aerodynamics became an important part of winning races. The only purpose of these limited production cars was to win NASCAR races using the Boss 429 and 427 power plants complimented with a special, wind cheating, aerodynamic body. The Ford Talladega and Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II are terrific and historic cars. This site is devoted to these car and their owners past and present. We provide an Online Registry for recording the long term history and ownership of every remaining Talladega, Spoiler and Spoiler II.

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  1. Mark Shilladay says:

    Richard – 2 questions, do you need to be a member of the Aero Warriors club to attend? And, is the Talladega Club going to try and stay at the same hotel? – Mark

    • Richard says:

      I have not received Registrtion info yet so I can’t answer definitively but I do not think membership will be a requirement
      As for the hotels we looked into that possiblity but there are other events going on at that time and many hotels are already sold out. I encourage making reservations as soon as possibe.

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