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Speed. What is it about the vivid color, high octane smells, and ripping sounds that make racing such an incredible experience – past, present, and future?

Speed. Why does it fascinate us? What kind of imagination and skills go into making cars go insanely fast? What kind of genius brings such a spectacle to life?

Speed. How is it achieved in various forms of racing and how do those forms compare to each other?

THURSDAY, SEPT. 30
MOTOR GRILLE
This inaugural event kicks off with a nod to the “Motor City” and everything motorsports. We start the week's festivities celebrating the past, present and future of motorsports with an evening of great entertainment, conversation, wine, spirits, and cuisine.

DINE AND DRIVE TOUR
The Dine and Drive is an all-day grand touring excursion to enjoy some of Detroit's most iconic venues that help make us the ‘'Motor City.”

FRIDAY, OCT. 1
SPEED RING
See sports cars and race cars on the M1 Champion Motor Speedway. Cars selected are the most iconic performance cars ever created. Organized into past, present and future decades. There will be ten different classes including our featured class Can Am.

ASF GARAGE REVEAL AT M1 CONCOURSE
You will be dazzled by what you see. This reveal is a unique opportunity to peek inside some of the most extraordinary built-out garages and meet the enthusiasts that own these beautiful cars. The evening includes a trip along our “Bourbon Trail” with tastings, pairings of food, wine, and spirits.

SATURDAY, OCT. 2
SPEED RING
This day we go the other way. The cars will run in the opposite direction at the M1 Speed Ring. Cars selected are the most iconic performance cars ever created, organized into past, present and future. See ten different classes run, including our 2021 feature class, the original Can-Am unlimited series.

CHECKERED FLAG BALL
The Checkered Flag Ball is the inaugural event of the Checkered Flag Challenge Foundation. The Ball honors Master of Motorsport Jim Hall, who changed racing history with his Chaparral race cars. Join us for an exclusive evening of dinner, drinks, live music, and special guest appearances. Attire is festive black and white – racing suits optional!

SUNDAY, OCT. 3
AMERICAN SPEED FESTIVAL EXPOSITION
The M1 Concourse 87-acre automotive playground will host the first-ever all sports car and race car exposition – past, present and future. This will be a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most iconic machines ever made. You’ll want to take hundreds of photos as well as talk about the fabulous stories of these cars. Plus, there will be hundreds of race and performance cars on display, R/C off-road trucks for everyone to control, and a Motorsports Hall of Fame Celebrity meet and greet.

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1 Concourse Dr, Pontiac, MI 48341, USA

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1 Concourse Dr, Pontiac, MI 48341, USA

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