Muscle Car Restorations (MCR)

Muscle Car Restorations - Events

Upcoming Events:

Event Dates Location
2010 MCR Open House!
May 22, 2010 Chippewa Falls, WI
Midwest Mopars in the park
Jun 5-6, 2010 Dakota County Fairgrounds Farmington, MN
Carlisle All-GM Nationals
Jun 25-27, 2010 Carlisle, PA
Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals
Jul 9-11, 2010 Carlisle, PA
2010 Car Craft Summer Nationals
July 16-18, 2010 Minnesota State Farigrounds, St. Paul, MN

Past Events:

2010 Mopars In The Park

We just got back from the 2010 Mopars In The Park show and had a great time! Thanks to everyone who came out to see the cars. Please visit this page for additional photographs of MCR at the show.

2010 Gods Country Racing Assc. Custom Car Show

We just got back from the 35th. Annual Gods Country Racing Assc. Custom Car Show where we showed Duane Mueske's recently restored 1968 Bel Air. The car was very well received and was awarded best of class engine, paint, interior, and first place in class, the Bel Air was also was awarded best of show engine, paint, and interior! We also displayed John Balow's 1970 Challenger, but we did not enter it into competition. We had a great time at the show!

Check out some photographs from the show here

2010 St. Paul World Of Wheels

Thanks for visiting us at the 2010 St. Paul World Of Wheels in St. Paul, MN!

2010 Chicago World Of Wheels

Thanks for visiting us at the 2010 Chicago World Of Wheels in Chicago, IL!

2010 Barret Jackson

Greetings from Barret Jackson Scottsdale 2010. Even with cooler and wet weather we had a great show. Out just completed 1967 GTO Twin Turbo was the hit of the show. Everyone that visited our display said we had one of the best cars at the show. If you have never attended Barret Jackson you are missing out. Please find us at another show around the country in 2010 and check out our awesome cars on display!. Official event page.

22nd Annual Mopars w/Big Daddy

We just got back from the Garlits' Museum of Drag Racing in Florida for the 22nd Annual Mopars w/ Big Daddy. Unveiling a recently restored 1969 A12 Roadrunner to the world. What a great event and state!

22nd Annual Mopars w/Big Daddy
Official event page

Good Guys 3rd Peak Chicagoland Nationals

This last weekend, (September 18-20, 2009), we debuted a fresh new restoration at the 2009 Chicagoland Nationals Good Guy event. A 1979 Formula Firebird! Beautiful car! Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello!

Click here for event photos!
Official event page

2009 Mopar Nationals

We debuted two fresh new restorations at this year's Mopar Nationals! John Balow's 1970 Challenger and also a 1969 Charger. The Mopar Nats have always one of our favorite shows and this year was no exception! What a great time! The MCR cars showed extremely well and we had an overall great time! Be sure to check out the photos below. Thanks to everyone that stopped by to say "Hello"! See you next year!

Click here to see MCR photographs from the event!
Official event page

Car Craft Summer Nationals

This past July 17th through 19th MCR displayed numerous restored customer cars at the annual Car Craft Summer Nationals in St. Paul Minnesota. This event continue to grow every year! The MCR display was a hive of activity throughout the weekend and all the cars were extremely well received. Be sure to check out the footage from the event below. Great time!

Click here to see MCR Photographs from the event
Official event page

Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals

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Official event page

35th Annual God's Country Racing Association Custom Auto Show

1968 Camaro  1968 Camaro

2009 MCR Open House!

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25th Annual Mopars in the Park

Official event page

2009 World Of Wheels!

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2009 Barret Jackson Auction

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Good Guys Chicagoland Nationals

1969 Charger R/T
1968 Camaro SS 396 Convertible
Official event page

2008 Mopar Nationals

1970 AAR Cuda
1969 Charger
1970 Superbird
Official event page

2008 Car Craft Summer Nationals

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2008 Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals

The 18th Annual Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals this past July 11-13 was a blast! Two of our restored vehicles were present and were presented with several awards and featured in the Carlisle publication. We really had a great time and, as always, loved seeing all the positive attention our work received!

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2008 Mopars in the Park

The 2008 Mopars in the Park turned out be a great event! Click here for event page and photos!

MCR projects at the show included a freshly restored '68 Barracuda, a '68 Hemi Dart Clone, a '65 Satellite, a '69 Dart GTS, a '70 AAR Cuda, and a '72 Challenger!

2008 MCR Open House

The annual MCR open house!
Click here to see an event video and photos!

2008 Year One Experience

We chose the 2008 Year One Experience at Road Atlanta as the event to unveil John Balow's (owner of Muscle Car Restorations) freshly restored 68 Barracuda!
Click here for photographs from the event.

2008 Mopars At The Strip!

Mopars At The Strip

We just got back from the 2008 Mopars At The Strip show in Las Vegas. What a fantastic event! At the MCR display we showed off two very unique cars... Click here for our coverage of this great event!

2008 La Crosse Auto Show

The 2008 La Crosse Auto Show was a great opportunity for MCR to kick off the car show season with a bang!

Check out event photos here

2008 Barrett-Jackson

We visited Scottsdale Arizona for the 37th Annual Barrett-Jackson event. What a time! We displayed an MCR restored 1970 Chevelle SS 396 (nope, it wasn't for sale!).

Click here for photos and more info

2007 Mopar Nationals!

Mopar Nationals 2007

We just got back from the 27th Annual Mopar Nationals in Columbus Ohio. Great event! Be sure to look through the photo gallery!

Click here for photographs from the show!
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2007 Car Craft Summer Nationals!

Car Craft Summer Nationals 2007

Click here for MCR photographs, interviews, and a write up on this excellent event!

2007 St. Ignace Car Show

2007 St. Ignace Car Show

June 28 - 30th: We brought a recently MCR restored 1971 Hurst Olds Pace Car to the 2007 St. Ignace Car Show in Michigan. Great event! Be sure to check out the show page for photographs and more info.

MCR's 2007 St. Ignace Car Show Page (click for more info!)


Mopars At The Park 2007

June 2nd - 3rd: We brought two recently completed cars over to Raceway Park in Shakopee, MN this weekend for the annual Mopars At The Park. What an event!

MCR's 2007 Mopars At The Park Page (click for more info!)

2007 MCR Open House

Our annual Open House was held on May 5th this year. Great turn-out!

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MCR at Mopars at the strip

March 30th - April 1st 2007: MCR headed south for the annual Mopars At The Strip show. The sights, sounds, and smell of burning rubber and powerful Mopars saturated the Las Vegas air. The two completed Mopar restorations MCR brought along quickly became unnofficial flagships for the event. Great time all around!

Click here for event photographs!

Follow these links for more info on the two cars: '72 Pro-Touring Cuda - '68 Pro-Street Charger!!

Official event page

2007 World of Wheels - Feb 2-4 - Congrats Nick!

2007 World of Wheels awards

Congratulations to Nick Suckow and his 1968 Blown Hemi Charger for winning Best in Class, Outstanding Engine, and Outstanding Interior at this years World of Wheels! Read more about Nick's Charger here

SEMA / 72 Pro Touring Cuda

Check out this video over on from the SEMA show Weld wheel display.

One of the car's discussed is the 72 Pro Touring Cuda we displayed there!

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2006 SEMA Show

Muscle Car Restorations will be at the 2006 SEMA Show! Find us and the recently completed 72 Pro-Touring Cuda at the Weld wheels display. Look for booth numbers 40927 and 41027 on ground level in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. See you there!

26th Annual Mopar Nationals

2006 Mopar Nationals logo

Click here for photos from the show!


This past July 21-23, Car Craft Magazine held their annual summer cruise at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds. In the middle of over 4500 registered vehicles, we put on our own show within the show ... read more

Best of show, Best of class - 68 Blown Hemi Charger - Chetek Car Show

The 68 Blown Hemi Charger we recently finished restoring won it all this week at the annual Chetek car show!

above: Owner Nicholas Suckow proudly displaying his brand new 68 Charger.

Click here to read a Baron newspaper article on this!

6/30/06, 7/1/06, 7/2/06:

Good Guys 15th Heartland Nationals

The 15th Heartland Nationals was a great show! MCR brought along two recently completed restorations to display; this Supercharged 6.1L Hemi 1972 Pro Touring Cuda and this 1968 Pro Street Charger! Roughly three thousand cars and thirty thousand people attended this show. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello!

Click here for more photographs from the show!

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7/21/06 -- 7/23/06:

Car Craft Magazine Summer Nationals

We will be displaying numerous projects at this years Car Craft Summer Nationals!

Click here for details!

6/3/06 -- 6/10/06:

Hot Rod Power Tour

The 2006 Power Tour was a blast! We traveled with the Year One crew displaying an MCR customized 72 Pro-Touring Cuda at each stop. Thanks to everyone who was able to stop by and say hello! Click here for more content on the car and event.


2006 Open House

Click here to watch a short video of the event.

Click here for photographs.

More info coming soon!


TYOE Photos

Click here for photographs from the event.

4/21/06 - 4/23/06:

The Year One Experience (TYOE)

The Year One Experience
We had such a great time at this event last year that we're going again!

If you can make it, be sure not to miss this freshly restored 70 Chevelle or this super cool Olds 442 we're bringing. These cars were fully restored at Muscle Car Restorations!


World Of Wheels

The Skuza T/A (read all about it) is back from the World Of Wheels event. Great event!

We brought home a nice award too -- 2nd place in class.

Click here for some photographs.


Fall Charlotte

MCR makes another big splash at this year's Fall Charlotte Auto Fair

Read all about it!


Land O' Lakes Muscle Car Classics

A '72 Olds 442 W30 that was restored here at MCR just won 1st place at this years Land O' Lakes GTO Muscle Car Classic car show! Beautifull car, be sure to check out the entire restoration here.

(Photo Olds 442 W30)


MCR at the Mopar Nationals!

25th Annual Mopar Nationals
Come to this year's Mopar Nationals and check out our very own MCR display! We will be showcasing 5 of our restoration projects including the debut of the Skuza T/A Challenger!
Read more about it here


Hot Rod Power Tour 2005

Come check out our work on the 2005 Power Tour! MCR will debut the hot new Project Sidewinder Cobra that we just finished building. This was a great effort between Muscle Car Restorations, Hot Rod Magazine, Factory Five Racing, and Year One. You can check out this car at the Factory Five Racing display at all of the stops along the Power Tour!

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The Year One Experience highlights

Click here for some highlights of our visit to the Year One Experience earlier this week!


The Year One Experience (TYOE)

The Year One Experience
We’re on our way to this Year One sponsored even with two fine automobiles!
Come see a very deadly 1968 Dart and this beautifull 1978 Trans Am in person!

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