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View Poll Results: 2009 Carlisle All-Ford Nationals Attendance
I will be attending with my 1968 GT/CS 4 18.18%
I will be attending with my 2007+ GT/CS 4 18.18%
I will be attending with my 1968 HCS 1 4.55%
I will be attending with my 1966-1967 HCS 0 0%
Sorry, I will not be able to attend this year 13 59.09%
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Old 01/09/2009, 08:42 AM   #1
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2009 Carlisle All-Ford Nationals

***** NEW THREAD - PLEASE USE THIS ONE *****
NOTE: This is a new thread that is a copy of the original thread on this subject. This new thread has been created due to a problem with the original poll. Basically I screwed up and Jon is being his usual helpful self to straighten out my mistake.
All voting and posts from the other thread will be moved here so no need to re-vote or re-post if you already did. Thanks!

Hi Everyone!

I'm working with Carlisle again so we can have a GT/CS and HCS class at the 2009 Carlisle All Ford Nationals.

I have approached them this year with the option of splitting the early and late model cars into separate classes. This looks like it will be possible.

The classes would most likely be:
1968 GT/CS and HCS
and
2007+ GT/CS

What I really need to pull this off is some help in finding out the number of attendees we can expect. Last year we ended up with a lot more cars than I knew about and we ran out of room in the spot they gave us. This caused a number of cars to have to park in other areas.

Once I have some idea on the numbers I can report back to the Event Director and workout the details.

If we get 25 cars pre-registered by May 19th, we qualify for a free 20x20 tent for the weekend.

A key to this is having the 25 cars enter
"CaliforniaSpecial.com" as the club on their registration form. I know some people register with their other car club names so they qualify for a tent. That's fully understandable. This may cause us to miss the 25 limit but it's worth a shot. If someone is coming that is going to be in a different non-GT/CS class and has no other club affiliation, they can enter "CaliforniaSpecial.com" as well.

Make sure you indicate GT/CS or HCS as your model if you register online so you are entered in the GT/CS classes if that's where you want to be.

This year the dates are June 5th to June 7th.

I am adding a poll to this thread to get an idea on how many people are planning on attending.
If you are unsure at this time please post that in this thread or PM me with info on the changes that you may attend and I'll follow up with you later.

If you're unsure please don't vote in the poll until you have a better idea of your plans since you can't change your vote.

Info for the show can be found here
http://www.carlisleevents.com/ce/eve...nals/index.asp

Here are pictures from last year...

GT/CS and HCS specific pics
http://ponyrides.smugmug.com/gallery...10427648_BcMDf

Friday CJ Pony Parts Drive
http://ponyrides.smugmug.com/gallery...10437769_Kte3Z

Gallery of all photos from the 2008 Carlisle weekend
http://ponyrides.smugmug.com/gallery...10466637_jWuRF

Looking forward to another great turnout of GT/CS and HCS cars at Carlisle this year and getting together with everyone!!! Hopefully this can be an annual CS/HCS get together.

Thanks for your help and Happy New Year!!

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Old 01/09/2009, 10:38 AM   #2
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We signed up a month ago. With our group, Badponyclub. Think we have 3 other cs's signed up with them also.
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Old 01/10/2009, 10:45 PM   #3
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We signed up a month ago. With our group, Badponyclub. Think we have 3 other cs's signed up with them also.
Hi!
Did they put you in a CS class?
If they split the years this year you want to call back to make sure they put you in the correct class.
Looking forward to another great gathering of Fords and Mustangs

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Hi!
Did they put you in a CS class?
If they split the years this year you want to call back to make sure they put you in the correct class.
Looking forward to another great gathering of Fords and Mustangs
If I remember correctly, you don't know where you were placed until you arrive at registration on the fairgrounds.

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If I remember correctly, you don't know where you were placed until you arrive at registration on the fairgrounds.
I think you're right. I know online registration doesn't give you the option, but I know last year when people called in to register they told me they found out then there was a GT/CS class. For some not on this site, that's how they found out.

I don't recall doing anything online other than putting CaliforniaSpecial.com in the club so that may have alerted them to put me in that class.

If you're entering a different club, and want to be in a GT/CS class, then I would put GT/CS or California Special as the model if you don't call in.

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Old 01/20/2009, 11:02 AM   #6
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Thanks to everyone who revoted on this thread. Sorry for any confusion.

This will be a big help to me to let Carlisle know how many cars we're expecting and which years.

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Old 05/24/2009, 04:58 PM   #7
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Cool.....thanks for posting it.

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I noticed today they used Joel's car for the banner at the top of Page 17. Pretty cool!

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Old 05/26/2009, 08:45 PM   #9
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Here are the pages with Joel's car across the top as a banner and Tom and Joel's car in the invitational section.

As a side note - the 32 roadster at the top of the first page is a guy that lives a few miles from me. He has an awesome Mustang collection. His cars have been in a few magazines.
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Carlisle Classes Confirmed

Hey Everybody,

I heard back from Rick Markko at Carlisle today.

He confirmed that there will be 2 GT/CS and HCS classes this year.

The classes should be as follows:

1968 GT/CS and HCS
2005+ GT/CS

Hopefully they park us close together.

They also announced that one of the World's Fair Mustangs will be there as well.
http://www.worldsfaircommunity.org/i...showtopic=9206

1 week to go!!!

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Hey Everybody,

I heard back from Rick Markko at Carlisle today.

He confirmed that there will be 2 GT/CS and HCS classes this year.

The classes should be as follows:

1968 GT/CS and HCS
2005+ GT/CS

Hopefully they park us close together.

They also announced that one of the World's Fair Mustangs will be there as well.
http://www.worldsfaircommunity.org/i...showtopic=9206

1 week to go!!!
Cool! See you there.

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Had a great time in Carlisle.

I'll post an update and pictures soon. Came back to a whole lot of craziness at work and still catching up!!

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Here is the thread with pictures and an update

http://www.californiaspecial.com/for...ead.php?t=7602

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...Great job and Congratulations Rich!

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Old 07/15/2009, 07:41 PM   #15
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Thanks Tim!

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