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2011 Reunion Registration Info.

BOSS Reunion 2011. August 5-7, 2011. Dearborn, Michigan.

This page last updated: July 27, 2011

Traffic Alert: Southfield Freeway (M39) Best to avoid this road north of the Henry Hotel. It is one lane only in both directions from Michigan Ave. to Grand River with ongoing changes in ramp access - slow, stop and go traffic. The Southfield (M39) is closed between Grand River and M10 (The Lodge) until October.

Driving Directions from the Henry to Roush (11851 Market St., Livonia, MI) (13 miles, 25 min.) Exit The Henry, take Hubbard Rd. west to Evergreen Rd. north (right), exit to Ford Rd. west (use the loop on the right) proceed west on Ford Rd. to Telegraph Rd. (US24) and turn north (right) on Telegraph, to Plymouth Rd. west (exit on the left side of Telegraph), follow Plymouth Rd. west make a right turn onto Market St., The Roush Collection will be located on the left side of Market. 11 am to 4 pm (everyone on their own for lunch, recommend Buddy’s Pizza, 33605 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, MI 734-261-3550) Note: Buddy's opens at noon on Saturdays.

Driving Directions from the Henry to Warren Valley (26116 West Warren St., Dearborn Heights, MI ph: 313-561-1040) (six miles – 15 min.) Exit The Henry, take Hubbard Rd. west to Evergreen Rd. north (right), exit to Ford Rd. west (use the loop on the right) proceed west on Ford Rd. to Telegraph Rd. (US24) and turn north (right) on Telegraph, follow Telegraph to W. Warren St. (as you get close, get in the left lane and make a "Michigan U Turn" south briefly on Telegraph and then turn west (right) on W. Warren, follow to Warren Valley Golf and Banquet Center on your right . (There will be ample parking – including truck and trailer) 5:00 pm cash bar, 5:30 dinner served, guest speakers and all around good time.

Participants traveling from other points, please use the addresses provided to determine your best travel route.

Latest updated information. Please read and pay close attention. We need you to respond to some items.
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BOSS Reunion Weekend Schedule at a glance
Thursday - suggest a tour of The Henry Museum and Greenfield Village
Friday  - 7:30 am to 3 pm AAI Plant Tour and Track Ride
                1 International Drive, Flat Rock, MI
Saturday - 11 am to 4 pm Roush collection and Concours judging
                     11851 Market St., Livonia, MI
Saturday - 5 pm to approx. 8 pm Dinner at Warren Valley Country Club
                     26116 West Warren, Dearborn Heights, MI
VIP Guests may include:  John Clor & Mickey Mattus from Ford Racing, Jamie Allison head of Ford Racing, Donald Farr editor and author, retired engineers Matt Donner, Howard Freers, Bill Barr plus we expect some of the current BOSS 302 engineers to attend!
Sunday - Mustang Memories All-Ford Car Show and Swap Meet 8 am - 5 pm
    Ford World Headquarters, 1 American Rd. Dearborn, MI
All activities will happen Rain or Shine.

 

AAI Plant Tour
Friday, August 5th.
Driving directions and address listed below along with basic instructions.  Please read carefully.

Depart the Henry for AAI Plant - 7 am
Participants traveling from other points please arrive AAI Plant no later than 7:30 to 8 am.
Enter Vreeland Road.  Follow signage.  Late arrivals will not be able to tour.

BE PREPARED - NO EXCEPTIONS
· Long Sleeve shirt
· Long Pants
· NO open toe shoes
· All participants must be 18 years or older.
· Handicapped Access.  The plant tour is a walking tour which takes at least two hours. 
If you have any special needs please inform Lisa ASAP. Do not delay. Email: lisa@eventsandproductions.com. AAI Plant will try to accommodate your needs.
· NOTE:  There is a strong possibility that security will search the Vehicles including TRUNKS.   No weapons, drugs, guns or illegal paraphernalia.
· All BOSS cars will be parked together in a designated secure area during the AAI Plant tour.
· Limited truck and trailer parking. If you cannot drive your BOSS to the plant there will be limited space provided for truck and trailer parking. 
· Secondary Cars (non BOSS) will be parked in the truck and trailer parking area.

BE RESPONSIBLE - BE RESPECTFUL
Ford is asking that no CAMERAS, Cell phone or video photography during the plant tour.   Photos outside the plant are allowed, photos at the track are allowed.
NOTE:  Ford is providing this tour and track time at their expense.  This is a rare opportunity and we need to be very appreciative.  Please follow the guide lines that have been set.

BRING some CASH - NO CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS ACCEPTED
NO Fee to tour or participate in track activities:
· Lunch break (hot dogs, chips and beverage - If you have special dietary needs please bring food with you.).
· Raffle for hot laps with Dave Pericak, Chief Engineer Ford Mustang ($10.00 entry fee) six (6) winners awarded.
· Merchandise sales - cool BOSS / Mustang stuff!    
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE JUVENILE DIABETES FOUNDATION.

 

Track Drive
Friday, August 5th
Approx. start time noon
All participants must be 18 yrs. or older
BOSS cars will be staged, take three laps in groups of 20 cars ea.
Max speed 30 mph in curves & 40 mph on straight-away

Can you say photo opportunity!
THIS IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO DISPLAY TOGETHER THE ORIGINAL BOSS CARS WITH THE NEW FORD BOSS 302.  If the plant tour is filled, you may still bring your BOSS to participate on the track drive, arrive at 11:30 am park with the BOSS cars at the AAI Plant.   Enter Vreeland Rd. - follow signage.

ONLY BOSS cars will be allowed to drive to the track (short distance, BOSS vehicles may need to go onto the public road)
· Individuals driving secondary vehicles will need to get a ride in a BOSS car to the track.  At the conclusion of the track event BOSS car driver will need to return extra passengers back to AAI plant parking area for vehicle pick up.
· If you are NOT traveling in a BOSS car please make every effort to hitch a ride with another BOSS owner. 
· When each group of twenty BOSS cars comes off the track they will need to exit the property. 
· Exception:  winners of the raffle will remain for ride along.

BE SAFE - FOLLOW GUIDELINES - Remember we have been invited to Ford property, no Hot Rodding, No tire smoking, obey and respect rules while driving on the track. FYI Flat Rock police will write tickets do not get a heavy foot when exiting onto the public roadways.

Friday's activities - 7 am till approximately 2 pm
Raffle Winners 2 - 3 pm

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Here is the important part. Do not miss it. Do not wait. We need you to confirm your participation:  Email: lisa@eventsandproductions.com immediately or call 717-619-1118 with the following information:

1. Your Name:
2. Guest Name: 
(   ) I am driving my BOSS to the AAI Plant.
(   ) I am driving my truck and trailer to the AAI plant and will be taking my BOSS out to drive on the track.
(   ) I will be driving a secondary vehicle.

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Directions to Auto Alliance International
1 International Drive
Flat Rock, MI, 48134
734-782-7800

 

From the Henry Hotel (Dearborn) using Expressway: M39 Southfield Freeway South to I-75 South to Gibraltar Road (Exit 29B) right. Turn right on International Drive.

From the Henry Hotel (Dearborn) using surface streets: M39 Southfield Freeway South. Turn right on Allen Road. Turn Right on Vreeland Road. Turn left on International Drive.

From South of Flat Rock using Telegraph Road: US-24 Telegraph Rd. North. Turn right onto Gibraltar Rd. Turn left onto International Dr.  Destination will be on the left.

From North of Flat Rock using Telegraph Road: US-24 Telegraph Rd. South. Turn Left onto Gibraltar Rd. Turn left onto International Dr. Destination will be on the left.

 

Host hotel:  The Henry - - - is SOLD OUT.

Address:  300 Town Center Drive, Fairlane Plaza, Dearborn, MI 48126
Group Name:  BOSS 302 Registry
Reservation by phone: 888-709-8081
Group Rate is $89.00.

Click here to make reservations. Note: the link will automatically enter the check-in date as Aug. 4 and check-out date as Aug. 8. Adjust these dates to meet your needs if necessary. Also note: you must register before July 15 to receive the group rate.

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We suggest you consider The Dearborn Inn. 20301 Oakwood Boulevard · Dearborn, Michigan, 48124. Room rate, including breakfast, king or two double beds is $139.00 + tax. This hotel is adjacent to Ford Motor Company property, across the street from the Ford Dearborn Proving Grounds and just down the street from The Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village. Only minutes away from our host hotel.

 

Schedule of events:

Friday, August 5
8:15 AM - Mustang Plant Tour & Track Event  
Cost - FREE!

Auto Alliance International
1 International Dr.
Flat Rock, MI 48134-9401

Must arrive at by 8:15 AM - park your BOSS - organize for tour - track event to follow tour. Must have long pants, long sleeve shirt, closed toe shoes (no sandals or open toe shoes). Must be 18 years of age or older to attend. If you do not have the required clothing you will not be allowed to proceed with the tour. No exceptions.
 
Click here to register for the tour.

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Saturday, August 6
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Roush Automotive Collection Open House
11851 Market Street
Livonia, MI

Cost - $9.00 per person. Suggest grabbing a bite before arrival - no lunch will be served on site.

Saturday, August 6
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM - BOSS Concours while at The Roush Automotive Collection Open House.

Cost - $140.00 per car. Limited to the first 15 cars to register. Click here for detailed concours event information sheet. Please read it carefully.

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Saturday, August 6
5:00 PM - Dinner at the Warren Valley Golf & Banquet Center
Cost - $19.00 per adult. $14.00 ages 5-12.
26116 West Warren St.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48044
(313) 561-1040

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** NOTE: Click here to open registration form for the Roush Open House, BOSS Concours and Dinner at Warren Valley. Please follow the form instructions, fill out completely, and mail form with payment by JULY 20! **

 

Sunday, August 7
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - BOSS 302 Reunion and Mustang Memories Car Show 
Cost - $20.00 per car
Ford World Headquarters
1 American Road
Dearborn, MI  48126

         
Click here to register your car(s) for the show. (be sure to click and select "BOSS Reunion")

Click here for general show Info.

 

We hope to see YOU at the 2011 BOSS Reunion!

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This page last updated: July 27, 2011