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Jun 17-19, 2016
Adult Admission: Daily Fri.- Sat. $10 / Sun $7 / Event Pass $15
Gate Times: Thu.-Sat. 7am-6pm , Sun. 7am-3pm

Countdown to the Event!

Home to a diverse group of General Motors vehicles, from vintage muscle to the modern 5th Generation Camaro, this is the place to be each June. Organized by year, make and model, the National Parts Depot showfield is home to a wide array of classic and modern GM products. Buckle up for autocross action, indoor displays of concepts, customs, performance and historic vehicles, industry guests, activities for the kids and special prizes throughout the weekend. You will also find an unbelievable variety of vendors, an all-GM car corral and the Manufacturers Midway vending area.

Online showfield registration is available for the event right now. If you'd prefer, registration is also available by calling our office at (717) 243-7855. Please note: refunds will not be issued less than 19 days prior to the beginning of the event and winners' lists are subject to change.


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CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF THE OLDS TORONADO
Cruise Back to 1966 in 2015

In 1966, Oldsmobile released a revolutionary design by producing the first US-based front-wheel drive automobile since the 1937 Cord. The Oldsmobile Toronado represented a massive leap forward in technology and luxury, and also sported...
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MEET TORONADO DESIGNER DAVID NORTH
Legendary Designer to Offer Seminars

50 years ago one of the world’s most striking cars, the Oldsmobile Toronado, was released to the American public. Behind the design of this radical, front-wheel drive piece of art was Assistant Chief Designer David...
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CATCH A SPECIAL DISPLAY DEDICATED TO EVERY YEAR OF THE HURST/OLDS
Olds Theme Continues in 2016

The Hurst/Olds series of muscle cars represent some of the most unique and sought-after vehicles ever produced by Oldsmobile. In conjunction with celebrating the luxurious Toronado, we are featuring a special mini-display of Oldsmobile’s slightly...
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CHAT WITH A HURST PERFORMANCE TEAM MEMBER
Engineer Don Glover to Meet Enthusiasts

In the late 1960's, a team of engineers from Hurst Performance came together and created a package for the Oldsmobile Cutlass. That package would ultimately go on to achieve legendary status. 1968 saw the...
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SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN HURST PERFORMANCE MEETS THE OLDS TORONADO
One-Off “Fouranado” Blends Toronado Driveline and Hurst Power

In late 1967, Hurst Performance decided to try an experiment with the newly-redesigned Olds 4-4-2. Before the ’68 Hurst/Olds was released to the public, the Hurst team thought, “What if we used the front-wheel-drive...
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JOIN SLP AT THE BURNOUT CONTEST AND ON THE MANUFACTURERS MIDWAY
Bragging Rights Up for Grabs

The crew from SLP - Street Legal Performance will be back again for the 2016 GM Nationals. SLP is the official sponsor of the GM Nationals burnout contest, which means some cool prizes and bragging...
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A NEW TAKE ON THE 1977 TRANS AM
SLP to Feature “Bandit Edition” on Midway

The 1977 Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit is easily one of the most revered and recognizable movie cars to hit the big screen. Ever since Burt Reynolds and Sally Field took the black...
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SEE SOME ALUMINUM MONSTERS IN BUILDING T
Unique Display Anchors Popular Indoor Showcase

The late-model GM LS-series of engines marks one the best-designed and most widely used engines today. Since 1997, the LSX family has provided tons of power and a huge aftermarket, so what’s not to love...
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SKIP THE LINES. AVOID THE HASSLE. ENJOY YOUR SHOW.
How to Save Time and Money: Details Below

Pre-register before May 16, 2016 to get your window sticker early and drive right in when you get to the gate!

When you pre-register, you save time AND you save money.
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WIN A BANDIT TRANS AM - PRESENTED BY NATIONAL AUTO RAFFLE
Register Now for Your Shot at a Piece of Americana

The Carlisle GM Nationals have long featured Bandit themed Trans Ams on the showfield and when you see one, you immediately think of one movie franchise; Smokey and the Bandit. Last year, Carlisle Auctions...
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WIN A CORVETTE IN AUGUST
CMAF and the Lancaster County Corvette Club Hosting the Giveaway

The Carlisle Fairgrounds will be the venue, Corvettes at Carlisle (August 25-28) will be the outlet, the giveaway car is a 2016 Corvette Coupe, the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation and Lancaster County Corvette Club are...
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PROFESSIONAL JUDGING COMES TO CARLISLE
Take Part in the Standard of Excellence Class

“Quality over quantity,” this saying has been around for decades, and this year the GM Nationals will once again embrace this motto as part of our special judging process. Professional judging, known as the Standard...
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SOLID LIFTER SHOWROOM VIII COMES TO BUILDING Y
See Some of GMs Best in 2016

The always-popular Solid Lifter Showroom (SLS), presented by our friends at the Super Car Workshop, will be returning for the 2016 event. The display has moved to Building Y, inside the fairgrounds fence line. ...
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LATE-MODEL ENGINE SEMINARS COMING TO GM WEEKEND
Sit in with Paul Koerner, GM Certified Technician

One of the most knowledgeable mechanics in the GM world, Paul can offer trouble-shooting advice for many GM vehicles. He received his GM Service Technician status in 1997 and has been at it ever since....
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COME ON AND TAKE A FREE RIDE
UMI Offering Autocross Rides During Event Weekend

This summer will be the time to check out all the awesome products UMI Performance has to offer. Free track rides will be offered again at the GM Nationals this year! Join UMI’s team...
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GET YOUR CAR ON THE TRACK AT THE GM NATIONALS!
Runs Hosted by the Cumberland Valley Corvette Club

Autocross has continued to grow in popularity by leaps and bounds, and Carlisle is happy to host weekend-long open runs for a second year here at the GM Nationals! The club members from the Cumberland...
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3RD ANNUAL AUTOCROSS SHOOTOUT PRESENTED BY UMI PERFORMANCE
Grab Your Helmet and Win Some Cash

The Autocross Shootout, presented by UMI Performance, has become a staple activity here at the GM Nationals. For the third year in a row, the crew members from UMI Performance will be hosting the Shootout...
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ENJOY HURST PERFORMANCE HISTORY WITH DENNIS KIRBAN
Free Seminars at GM Nationals

The 2016 GM Nationals will be celebrating the awesome car known as the Hurst/Olds, so why not learn a little about Hurst’s beginnings and its long history of performance? Join Dennis Kirban, one of the...
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CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY WITH DADS & DOUGHNUTS
Enjoy Special Pricing, Souvenirs and Monster Trucks on Sunday

As many of you know, the GM Nationals has moved weekends and now overlaps Father’s Day, but that isn’t a bad thing! In fact, we have taken this overlap as a chance to make...
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GET SOME THRILLS WITH THE PREDATOR MONSTER TRUCK
Enjoy Monster Truck Rides All Weekend

Kids and adults alike think monster trucks are just plain awesome, and so do we! This year at the GM Nationals, you can get the chance to take a ride on the Predator monster truck,...
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THE HISTORIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION COMES TO CARLISLE
National Organization Presents 'This Car Matters' Award

There are lots of classics onsite during event weekend but only one will win a special award from the Historic Vehicle Association, or HVA. Once again this year, the HVA recognizes the importance of...
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TURN YOUR PARTS AND RELATED MERCHANDISE INTO CASH
Become a Vendor and Sell Your Automotive Merchandise

Historically, the GM Nationals Swap Meet is a great place to sell the parts and accessories that have been collecting dust in your garage. The swap meet is also the place for the parts...
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CARLISLE EVENTS WANTS YOU TO SAVE $$$
Learn How to Maximize your Carlisle Experience and Minimize the Cost

Vendors are the back bone of all of our events and because of that, we want to make sure you’re getting the best bang for the buck. As such, we’ve implemented a few ways...
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CLASSIC TO LATE-MODEL CARS FOR ANY BUDGET
Sell or Buy a Vehicle in the Car Corral

Over 150 GM cars and trucks are available for sale in the GM Nationals Car Corral. The best part about the car corral is that you can meet with the seller, drive the vehicle,...
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ATTENTION CAR CLUBS – COMPETE TO SEE WHO IS THE LARGEST
Will Your Club Measure Up? Take the Club Challenge

In addition to the competition among the cars on the GM Nationals NPD Showfield, there is a battle between clubs to see who has the most cars registered. As a bonus, we offer the use...
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ATTENTION CAR CLUBS - COOLEST CLUB HANGOUT AWARD
Is your Club Tent the Place to Be?

Is your club cool enough? Is your club ready for the event?

The Coolest Club award is based on the premise of your club tent being THE PLACE to be. Plan your theme and your
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CHECK OUT CHEVY’S NEWEST MODELS WITH LAWRENCE CHEVROLET
Visit Team Members Friday and Saturday of the Show

The team members from Lawrence Chevrolet will be onsite in 2016 offering information on Chevy’s newest vehicles. Visit the Lawrence Chevrolet booth at the east end of the Manufacturers Midway to learn more about Chevy’s...
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BE PART OF THE INVITATIONAL DISPLAY
Some of GM's Best at Carlisle

Do you own or appreciate some of GM's most influential and important cars? If so, then being a part of the Invitational Display is a must. The display is open to all makes...
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THE ART OF GM – AUTOMOTIVE ARTIST DAVID SNYDER
See a Fantastic Display of GM and Automotive Art in Building T

Meet and interact with artist David Snyder as he sets up shop within Building T. David will be painting throughout the weekend and will have other featured products for sale, both original and reproductions....
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GM WEEKEND FEATURED ON INTERNATIONAL TV
Australian Based Program at Carlisle GM Nationals

Have you ever wanted to see your ride earn an award, be featured in a magazine or covered as part of a TV program? If your answer is yes to any of those questions,...
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SEMINARS, TUNE UP YOUR AUTOMOTIVE KNOWLEDGE
Instructional and Informational Sessions

While at the GM Nationals, tune up your automotive knowledge with free seminars including information for both the seasoned veteran and rookie do-it-yourselfer. Topics include performance, restoration and maintenance. Seminars are conducted by...
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NEW PIN-UP GIRL CONTEST
Put on Your Best Vintage Look During Saturday’s Evening Activities

New for 2016, the GM Nationals will be featuring a Miss Carlisle Pin-Up Contest during the Saturday evening activities. This year, rather than bikinis or bathing suits, we are inviting girls to put on...
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CARLISLE STORE IS OPEN FOR ORDERS
GM Nationals Event T-Shirts are Available

Get your official event merchandise via the Carlisle Store. The Carlisle Store offers event specific shirts, memorabilia and more. Remember, the Carlisle Store and Brickel’s Racing Collectibles offer site to store and site to home...
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GET EXHAUSTED WITH A&A
A&A Auto Stores featuring Borla Exhausts on Installation Alley

If you’re not exhausted when you leave the GM Nationals at Carlisle, its your own fault! A&A Auto Stores on Installation Alley will be offering performance exhaust installations from the top manufactures. Don’t miss this...
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ATTENTION FEMALE ENTHUSIASTS
GM Nationals to Offer the Women's Oasis and More

Ladies and men alike always make a point to stop by the GM Nationals Women’s Oasis tent and visit our amazing vendors, selling items from jewelry and accessories to handmade crafts and beauty products. ...
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FAMILY FUN FOR UP AND COMING GM ENTHUSIASTS
Enjoy the Kids at Carlisle Activity Center

The GM Nationals is fun for the entire family and we have not forgotten the kids. In the Kids at Carlisle Activity Center Area, there are games, crafts and more for kids and parents to...
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AWARDS PARADE – SHOW YOUR WINNING CAR IN STYLE
Join Carlisle on Sunday at 1PM to Honor Winning Vehicles

Whether it’s for bragging rights, showing your ride to the GM faithful, or a photo for your display, the Carlisle Events Award Parade is a must do for winners and spectators alike. Professional photography...
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