- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Moore Hummer offers NASCAR experience

Moore Hummer Dulles will be host of the “NASCAR Nextel Racing Experience” tomorrow at the dealership, 25450 Pleasant Valley Drive in Fairfax County.

The event gives fans an opportunity to use full-motion simulators. Video screens and speakers give drivers the sensation of competing on a NASCAR racetrack.

Participants preregistered at the Moore Hummer Dulles store can compete against each other to win prizes. The driver with the fastest time also will win a trip for two to a race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Oct. 30.

For more information, visit www.moorecadillac.com on the Internet.

Bus museum hosts tour and dinner

The new Museum of Bus Transportation in Hershey, Pa., will hold its annual meeting Oct. 29 starting at noon.

The meeting and other activities of the day are open to members and nonmembers alike.

The museum, with its displays of antique and restored buses and vintage cars, will open to the public at 9 a.m. The annual meeting will be followed by a motor-coach tour of some of the Lancaster County, Pa., transportation facilities. Evening events begin at 5 p.m. there, with a reception on the bus display floor followed by dinner in the same area. A speech will be given by George Sage, president of the New England Bus Association and former owner of Bonanza Bus Lines.

A $25 fee for the tour and an additional $25 for the dinner are tax deductible. For more information, call Tom Collins at 215/580-7979 weekdays.

All-comers show set in Montgomery County

An antique, rod and custom car show will be held Nov. 5 at the Aspen Hill Shopping Center in Montgomery County.

The event, which requires no registration fee, is also free to spectators. Vehicle check-in time is 8:30 to 10 a.m. The rain date is Nov. 6, at the same location, 13661 Connecticut Ave., Silver Spring.

Trophies will be awarded in categories including trucks, motorcycles and special-interest vehicles.

The day will include live entertainment as well as food and beverages.

For more information, call 301/519-2835 or register at [email protected] on the Internet.

Fax or mail items of interest to Bill O’Brien, Auto Notes, The Washington Times, 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002. Use fax number 202/832-2167. The deadline is 5 p.m. on the Monday before publication on Friday.

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