The AmericanMuscle Mustang Show celebrated its 10th anniversary over the weekend with more than 2,500 Ford Mustang owners and enthusiasts from across the nation coming to enjoy the day’s festivities at Maple Grove Raceway in Berks County, writes Riley Murdock for the Reading Eagle.
Events included burnout competitions, dueling jet cars that reached speeds of more than 270 miles per hour, and parking lots filled with Mustangs.
AmericanMuscle is the Mustang parts online retailer of Malvern’s Turn5. The company was established 14 years ago and started the Mustang Show in its parking lot in 2008 as a customer-appreciation event.
According to Turn5 creative director Mike Cunningham, around 50 cars came for the first show, and it grew ever since.
“We have a lot of pride in the event, and it’s just so cool to see people come from so far for something like this,” said Cunningham.
All proceeds from the event are donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
“It’s nice to give back,” said Cunningham.
Last year, the event raised $126,000 for the foundation, helping it fulfill the wishes of 12 children.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox, a proud Mustang owner, attended this year’s event and signed autographs for Make-A-Wish recipients.
Read more about the AmericanMuscle Mustang Show in the Reading Eagle here.