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THANK YOU to all our MEDIA FRIENDS who shared this weekend with their audiences! From published print to the many websites, podcasts, interviews on radio, live segments on television channels and streaming your own stories you shared stories fun, families, vendors, food, energy, and the 11,707 classic cars of this year’s Back to the 50’s Weekend!
On-line, on-air, and in-printTHANK YOU!

THANK YOU to all the sponsors, participants, vendors, and spectators who took photos from their visit to this year’s Back To The 50’s Weekend or used Facebook Live to share their experience. There are thousands of photos that have been shared on the MSRA Facebook pages, on personal pages, on Instagram, and on personal YouTube channels. Be sure to check them out!


KSTP – News – Sunday, June 17th
Had a wonderful interview with Brandi Powell from Eyewitness News. We had four ‘lady rodders’ at this interview.  It was pouring rain on the drive over and suddenly the sun came out and it was a beautiful morning for the interview. Even Lynn, in her T-bucket, was able to drive over!
Below is a Facebook Live video that was from taken ‘behind the scenes.  The segment with Brandi was live and was not taped.

KSTP – Twin Cities Live – Friday, June 22nd
The MSRA Back To The 50’sWeekend segment was on Twin Cities Live!
They did three separate segments in this 7 minute video.


WCCO – Friday, June 22nd.
Photojournalist Robyn Black was at the fairgrounds when the sun came up to catch the excitement!

KMSP –  Thurs., June 21st
It was early morning – 6:30am – when we gathered at Mancinis Char House for an interview with M.A. Rosko from KMSP! What a delight she is! M.A. did four segments during the three hours we were there. Along with the cars, and information about all that was happening during the weekend, the Ladies Showcase was featured and also the “Miss Back to the 50’s” Pin Up contest.
Mancini’s was also the location for the “Kickoff Party” that noon! About 300
cars attended!
Below is one of the Facebook Live videos that was from taken ‘behind the scenes.  The four segments were live and not taped.


KARE –  Thurs., June 21st.
We had a fun interview with Bryan Piatt at the KARE 11 studios during their 4:00pm news show!  Near the end of the interview, Pat Evans sneaked in and sat in the ’39 Chevy. Thank you to Sandy and Randy Modene for bringing their ’38 Ford coupe, Joel and Mary Frary for bringing their ’46 Ford, and Al and Linda Lucas with their ’39 Chev convert.


CCX MEDIA – June 22nd
-Brandon Bankston, Photojournalist, CCX Media

From STREET RODDER Magazine / Hotrod.com:

From Jerry Dixey:
Below is a link to my articles about this year’s MSRA Back to the 50s Weekend Super Tour. The articleS up at our HOTROD.COM website now. We have over one million world wide visitors at our website on a regular basis.

MSRA Back to the 50s Road Tour Update 1:

MSRA Back to the 50s Road Tour Update 2:

MSRA Back to the 50s Road Tour update 3:

MSRA Back to the 50s Road Tour update 4:

French Lake Auto Video:

 Classiccars.com – From Jim Volgarino




Fuelcurve.com – from Chadley Johnson