Over 800 cars are anticipated January 16-18
Car enthusiasts – start your engines! Mesquite Motor Mania 2015 will be held Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, January 16 – 18, in Mesquite. This annual car extravaganza and competition is expected to draw over 800 vehicles and 1000’s of spectators to one of the year’s most highly anticipated Classic Car Show Events.
The Mesquite Motor Mania is open to all years, makes and models of classic vehicles and special interest vehicles such as vintage, street rods and hot rods. The event is sponsored by the Mesquite Resort Association, the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino, the Virgin River Hotel & Casino and the Eureka Casino. The Las Vegas Cruisin’ Association, Inc. is the organization out of Las Vegas that puts on this great event. In addition to the over 260 top vehicle trophies and awards, this year’s event will distribute $15,000 in cash drawings and prizes for car show participants. There will be Ladies’ Choice, Kid’s Favorite, Best Use of Chrome and Hottest Flames just to name a few of the categories. For more information, pre-registration and a complete list of all categories and prizes, please visit www.mesquitecarshows.com .
Registration and check-in for Motor Mania will be at the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino Showroom on Friday, January 16 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, January 17 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, January 18 from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Judging of vehicles will be ongoing throughout the event with the presentation of awards/cash to top vehicle participants to be held Sunday, January 18 in the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino Showroom beginning at 1 p.m.
An abundance of festivities and contests, all free to the public, are planned at various locations throughout the weekend. Participating vehicles will be parked at sponsor hotels – The CasaBlanca, The Virgin River, The Oasis and the Eureka. Spectators are even encouraged to vote on their favorites. Judging of vehicles for top awards will be ongoing throughout the event. The Car and Parts Corral will be open at designated locations from 9AM-6PM both Friday and Saturday.
There is no greater rush of exhilaration than watching the intensity of the Roaring Engines Competition and the Slow Drags/Burn Out Competitions at the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino. Contest participants pull out all the stops in electrifying displays of pure power and sound. The Roaring Engines compete Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.–Noon and the Slow Drags/Burnout battle is 3–5 p.m. both days. Still not enough to satisfy your craving for excitement? Watch the Open Headers Cruise that flows through Mesquite to all the hotel and casino properties from Noon – 2 p.m. on the 16th and 17th. With the variety of exciting events, there is something for the entire family. For complete details of all scheduled events, times and locations, please visit www.mesquitecarshows.com or www.mesquitegaming.com .