Started the week with a stop at the Powell Ruby Tuesday. Larry Walters is working hard to get this weekly cruise-in off the ground.
Only 10 cars showed up this week. A couple of C7 Corvettes came for the first time which gave me the opportunity to take a photo of Chevy's current performance products.
A rare 1964 Plymouth Valiant v8 with 4 speed manual transmission also made an appearance. If you're looking for something to do on Tuesday evening, stop by Ruby Tuesday. Bring a "classic" car or truck and you'll get 10% off your bill at the restaurant.
Der Dutchman Week-6 Sets a New Record
A couple big things happened this week for the Der Dutchman cruise-in. First, Wayne Nisley was back in his role as host of the cruise-in after a week hiatus for a health issue. Second, Wayne made it back just in time to see the cruise-in set a milestone with 100 registered vehicles.
Wayne promised if the cruise-in ever hit 100 vehicles, everyone that brought a car or truck would get a cup of ice cream on the house. Unfortunately, the ice cream machine decided to stop working after serving the third cup. Everyone, however, who didn't get ice cream was given a rain check to get their free cup at any of the remaining cruise-ins.
To help reach the 100 mark, the cruise-in had 29 vehicles make an appearance for the very first time. Here are some of the first time cars and trucks.
This 1966 C20 pickup of Gary Schumaker with a customized truck bed.
The contrasting green colors of the Jeep wrangler of Greg Nobis and the Volkswagen Beetle next to it was a little rough on the eyes.
This Mustang, Mazda MX-5 Miata, 2013 Dodge Challenger RT Hemi, and 1958 Studebaker Champion were also new this week.
Besides the free ice cream, Der Dutchman also celebrated the new attendance record by raffling off a few extra desserts and an extra $30 gift card.
Congratulations to Wayne and the management of Der Dutchman for their hard work to grow the cruise-in into what it is today.