Classic cars on parade for Clinton Twp. Gratiot Cruise - The Detroit News

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Shown is the interior of your 1955 Ford Fairlane Sunliner in the 13th Annual Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise Sunday.(Photo: Brandy Baker / The Particular Detroit News)


"Its the actual colors, the different type cars," he said. Clinton Township can be cars," Robert Cannon, Clinton Township supervisor, stated throughout the opening ceremony. Your event is actually billed as family-friendly, there were plenty involving activities for children across the route.

He came house together with two: a 1962 orange Moss Roadster, certainly one of 130 at just about any time made, plus a replica 1902 Nash Rambler.

Flaga, any retired GM engineer via Fraser, says his total family members loves and also owns classic cars.

The Clinton Township couple had been among dozens of contributors within the Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise in Sunday which arrived on the scene to exhibit off their particular classic cars and hot rods.

The 13th annual cruise kicked off just like previous years, having a children's pedal automobile race on Gratiot. His son ended up being traveling a 1966 Oldsmobile convertible Dynamic 88, carrying your grand marshal, Don Green, a new world War II Army Air Forces veteran and also former president in the Clinton Township Historical Society.

Dean Gallucci, 7, involving Shelby Township, was ready as well as raring to always be able to go with his pedal car. "It's his sixth year in the race. "Gratiot Voie can be cars."

More than 225,000 folks and also a huge quantity of classic cars were expected for you to line up Gratiot via 14 Mile in order to Wellington Crescent, north of Metropolitan Parkway by means of Clinton Township. "We've been towards the Dream Cruise, the St. He thinks it's so cool since it's on Gratiot."

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After that, your real cars came out for you to parade.. she has been residence sleeping when her husband mentioned he has been likely to check out a car.

Les Flaga, 79, sat as well as watched the particular classic cars drive by. He's a vintage pro, running inside the race since he was a year old, mentioned his mother, Sheila Gallucci.

"Detroit will be cars. Ignace cruise, anywhere we can locate one."

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Clinton Township -- Rick Maynard's wife, Judy, had just gotten out of the hospital after battling a new long illness. Police blocked off Gratiot from Metropolitan Parkway to permit the youngsters in order to race the particular cars, sponsored through local businesses.

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"That's why I'm certainly not obtaining sick anymore," said Judy Maynard.

"He desires among their own now," the particular Shelby Township resident said