John Montgomery, President: FIAT Club America
Thad Kirk, Vice President: FIAT Club America
St. Charles, IL – FIAT Club America will host it's 31st Annual National Convention from July 10-13, 2014, in St. Charles, IL at the Pheasant Run Resort. This year, the “FIAT FreakOut,” as the event is called, continues celebrating the return of the FIAT brand to North America. FIAT USA is a major sponsor and will have a significant presence at the event to showcase its iconic Italian design and ownership lifestyle as well as new models.
The FIAT FreakOut is a fun-filled four-day weekend designed expressly for FIAT enthusiasts of historic and vintage cars and new models. The weekend includes scenic driving tours, vintage car displays, festive meals and banquets, a go-kart racing and more – with the showcase being the formal Concorso this year at the beautiful Cantigny Park, followed by an awards presentation on Saturday evening at Pheasant Run Resort. The festivities are expected to draw several hundred Italian car owners and attendees this year.
The club welcomes owners of all Italian marques such as Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Lancia, Lamborghini, Pininfarina, Bertone, etc.
FIAT Club America has a website at https://www.fiatclubamerica.com. Fans of the brand can learn more about the FIAT FreakOut event, find registration information and schedules, and also read all the latest about both new and vintage vehicles and the joys of ownership. Visit https://www.fiatclubamerica.com/
Media opportunities are available Friday July 11 and Saturday July 12.
ABOUT FIAT Club America
FIAT Club America was founded in 1983 under the name "Fiat Lancia Unlimited" and has been loyally dedicated to the enjoyment of FIAT vehicles and other Italian cars ever since. The club has local chapters holding regional shows and events. The annual National Convention called “FIAT FreakOut” is the highlight of the year. This event draws hundreds of FIAT and other Italian automobiles and even more attendees. Details are available at www.fiatclubamerica.com. The club maintains a website and publishes “Ricambi Magazine,” its official, full-color bi-monthly publication, which includes member-written articles, adventure stories, technical tips and classified ads.
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Fiat Club America is a non-profit enthusiast car club and operates independently of Fiat Group and Chrysler Group LLC.