personal assistant and the manager of
the Shelby Heart Fund.
And speaking of the Shelby
Hearet Fund, SAAC’s Upper Miswest
Region was able to present Shelby’s
charity with a check for $10,000 after
raffling off a Shelby.
Saturday was a full day with the
open track, parts swap and concours
all vying for attention. Saturday night,
back at the hotel, there was a litera-
ture and memorabilia show and a
model car contest.
When everyone woke up on Sun-
day morning rain was coming down
literally in sheets. Most of the people
put on a brave face and went out to the
track where things weren’t much bet-
ter. Only a handful of brave souls went
out on the track. In fact, we grouped
all run groups together and had 3-
hour sessions. By the afternoon all but
a few diehards had packed it in.
The rain began to let up in late
morning and turned to drizzle. By
noon it had mostly stopped and an
hour later the track was drying. But it
was too late; most participants had
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Your worst nightmare? Not at SAAC-24. Fox-body Mustangs were popular state police cruisers for interstate highway use. They
were fast, had heavy duty suspensions and brakes and were relatively inexpensive. When they went out of service Mustang enthu-
siasts were eager to grab them up. They tended to be high mileage but were otherwise in excellent condition. And the law enforcement
options like lights, siren and shotgun rack made them unique. When you see one in your mirror during an open track it will increase
your heartbeat for a few seconds.