Draggins Rod & Custom Car Club

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The 2018 Detroit Autorama Ridler Award winning custom is coming to the Draggins Rod and Custom Car Show in Saskatoon

Non-stop excitement is guaranteed at the Draggins Car Show April 19 and 20, 2019. Standing head and shoulders above the over 200 outstanding hot rods, customs and special interest vehicles at the World Trade Centre, Prairieland Park, Saskatoon, will be this absolutely incredible custom 1957 Chevy 150 owned by Greg and Judy Hrehovscik and co-owner Johnny Martin of Johnny’s Auto Trim & Rod Shop, Alamosa, Colorado. The Chevy has a 515 Donovan twin turbo big block making 1,084 horsepower on pump gasoline. The car has been chopped, sectioned, channeled, and all the chrome pieces have been hand crafted. The bumpers, which come from a ’56 Chevy, have been turned upside down and fitted to the body.

The car also features a beautifully smoothed engine compartment with an interior that defies any words to describe it adequately. And if you think this car is just a looker, the Ridler Award rules require that the vehicle must be operable as a road vehicle. In what will likely be its only visit to Canada, this is a must see for any automotive enthusiast.

And if this isn’t enough excitement, the Draggins Car Club has completed a frame off restoration of a 1964 Mercury Park Lane convertible as the prize for a raffle to raise money for Camp Easter Seal. You could win this 25th anniversary of the Mercury nameplate just by purchasing a $2 raffle ticket! The car has been upgraded to modern standards; specifically the wheels, tires, brakes, engine and transmission. All the other attractive features of this car such as the huge bright interior, the gorgeous dash, original reupholstered seats and consul with the original shifter have been retained. This Easter Weekend Car Show in Saskatoon will be very memorable and not soon to be forgotten.


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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2019 CAR SHOW.

Prairieland Park Saskatoon is the place to be on Friday April 19 & Saturday April 20 2019

Plans are well underway months ago for another great show of over 200 vehicles from across western Canada and the United States. The participants can choose to compete for over $10,000 in trophies and cash awards in a variety of classes including customs, hotrods, antiques, restorations, muscle cars, race cars, vintage motorcycles, custom trucks and more.

Along with the many activities that those attending the show expect to see returning such as the extremely popular Battle of the Technicians, free Hot Wheels for the first 1000 children at the door each day, the Cool Car Corral outdoors and community and safety information booths, plans are for new and exciting additions.

The 59th Annual Draggins Rod & Custom Car Show will be held April 19th and 20th 2019 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon.

Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. both days.

All profits go to charity.

Admission Prices:

  • Adult $15.00
  • Senior $10.00
  • Youth (age 6 - 15) $5.00

ANNOUNCING!

Project IX

A 1964 Mercury Parklane 2 door Convertible

The unveiling date & ticket release date will be announced soon!

Members have been busy doing a complete rotisserie restoration of the convertible that will be raffled to a lucky winner after the 2019 car show. All proceeds from the raffle will go to the Saskatchewan Abilities Council to support Camp Easter Seal at Manitou Springs.

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Draggins News & Updates


Cheque Presentation

Members and their families gathered on Oct 8th to celebrate presenting another donation from the 2018 car show to their main charitable organization. Allison Robertson of the Saskatchewan Abilities Council accepted a cheque of $35,000 from Draggins President Rob Gunn. These funds will go towards continuing projects at Camp Easter Seal at Manitou Beach.

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History of the Draggins Rod & Custom Car Club

Early in 1957 informal meetings started taking place regarding the forming of a car club in Saskatoon. Discussions revolved around what kind of a car club it should be and to choose a name. In the fall of 1957, after returning from their first car show in Edmonton, Alberta seven car enthusiasts formed a club to further their hobby.


On October 3rd, 1957, the first recorded meeting of the Draggins Car Club was held...

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