Celebrity Appearances

Shirley "The Drag-On Lady" Shahan

Shirley Shahan AKA "The Drag-On" Lady will be signing autographs and sharing stories from back in the day.  Drag racing Hall of Fame and International Motorsports Hall of Fame member, Shirley earned numerous AHRA and NHRA wins along with E.T. and Top Speed records behind the wheel of various AMC's and Mopars. Currently residing in California , Shirley will be joining us both Saturday and Sunday in the Nashnutz Display along with TWO of her original AMC Drag Cars at the 2019 MCACN Show. 

The Original "Bullitt" Mustang

Although the "Bullitt" Movie Mustang is not a person, it certainly qualifies for Celebrity status. Known simply as “Bullitt” after its namesake motion picture, the original Highland Green 1968 Mustang GT was driven by the “King of Cool” Steve McQueen at dangerously high speeds through the busy streets of San Francisco as the hero car in one of his most memorable motion pictures. The Bullitt Mustang will be making a special guest appearance in the Mecum Experience display at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show, Saturday, November 23 and Sunday, November 24!

Courtney Hansen

We are pleased to announce Courtney Hansen will be joining us at the MCACN show. Known as the host of Ovehaulin' and The Power Block, Courtney recently launched her brand new show, The Ride That Got Away on the History Channel and HULU. The new show once again proves that dreams really do come true, and also that Courtney is not afraid to get her hands dirty! Courtney will be joining us Saturday, November 23, and Sunday, November 24, and she will be Co-Hosting many of our Premier Unveilings Saturday morning.

Dennis Pittsenberger

Dennis is living his dream, traveling throughout the country talking about cars with some of the coolest people ever; Car Folks! We are proud to announce Dennis' new Discovery Channel TV Show "Sticker Shock" launched in May.  Dennis will be serving as our Official "MC" and also hosting some of our Official Unveilings along with doing onsite interviews throughout the weekend. It's all about having fun!


Dennis will be joining us all weekend and appearing all over the show in various displays. Dennis will Co-Host many of our Official Unveilings and also shooting Live Video for several national programs.

Jim Mattison

Jim is known world-wide for his Pontiac Historical Services, but he also played a key role in COPO programs and the ZL1 "back in the day." Jim will host several seminars this year, and will also share some great stories about his personal experiences with many interesting personalities.

Jim Luikins

.Jim Luikens is known as one of the first people to sell High Performance parts through mail order. As the Performance Manager for Berger Chevrolet in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Jim was in the middle of the action in the late 60's and early 70's. Jim will be presenting a special seminar Saturday with stories of what it was like "back in the day."

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Additional Automotive Celebrity Appearances To be Announced.

21 & 22, 2020
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Saturday November 21: 9AM - 8PM
Sunday November 22: 9AM - 5PM
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