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2001 Hot Rod Virtual Power Tour

Exclusive! Daily Updates From The Road.

Steve Temple May 1, 2001

Step By Step

The following shots are just an inkling what's to come. These early arrivals showed up for a warm-up happy hour at Tiki Bob's in Pontiac, MI, on Wednesday, May 2. The big shindig and kick-off party gets rolling on May 3. Check back for more late-breaking pics and video.

An adapted Corvette with hand controls, to be driven by the staff from iCan, inc., will be joining the tour this year. To get more details on the project, click on the Corvette sidebar at left. To see a video interview, click on the filmstrip icon. For more info on adaptive vehicles and the disability community, CLICK HERE..

Here's a first, and you can be part of it! In the past, you had to wait months to see the coverage of Hot Rod Magazine's Power Tour, but this year we're going to offer something different: daily online updates. Simply log onto this site each day, and you'll be able to see a feature of the previous day's events, along with downloadable video. Is that cool or what?

So click on the links below to see the updates for each day. It's almost as good as being on the Tour with us.

At the bottom of the page, you'll also find links to the 2001 Power Tour itinerary, a Power Tour map, stories on the previous Power Tours, a bulletin board where you can post your comments, and related stories. Enjoy!

DAY ONE--May 3: Pontiac, MI-Kick-Off Party
DAY TWO--May 4: Pontiac, MI to Joliet, IL-311 miles
DAY THREE--May 5: Joliet, IL to Effingham, IL-215 miles
DAY FOUR--May 6: Effingham, IL to Springfield, MO-312 miles
DAY FIVE--May 7: Springfield, MO to Tulsa, OK-185 miles
DAY SIX--May 8: Tulsa, OK to Amarillo, TX-363 miles
DAY SEVEN--May 9: Amarillo, TX to Albuquerque, NM-288 miles
DAY EIGHT--May 10: Albuquerque, NM to Kingman, AZ-435 miles
DAY NINE--May 11: Kingman, AZ to San Bernardino, CA-305 miles
DAY TEN--May 12: San Bernardino, CA (Downtown/E-Street)-12:00 to 10:00 p.m., Full Day of Events
Strange Sightings on the Power Tour
Kit Car Magazine Joins the Hot Rod Power Tour
List of Long Haulers on the 2001 Power Tour



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