Last August, the Vintage Auto Club of Delaware announced that last summer's Blast from the Past would be the last show the club would host.
The show began in 1993 and had been an annual event since. It reached its peak in 2015 with 750 registered cars. The show drew thousands of visitors to downtown Delaware and had a big economic impact on local businesses.
Shortly after the Vintage Auto Club made the announcement, Delaware city officials began looking for someone else to take over the show. At the end of September, city officials received a nice surprise when Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Delaware stepped in and offered to continue the show.
The show has been renamed the "Performance Classic Car Show". It will be held this year on August 26th instead of the last Saturday in July which had been the traditional date for the Blast from the Past.
It's great news that an event the size and tradition of the Blast from the Past will continue under new leadership. For more information on the show, check out the Performance Classic Car Show website.