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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

2012 Fiat FreakOut Coming Soon

Fiat FreakOut Car Show

Attention Fiat enthusiasts! The premier Fiat event of the year has just been announced and is something you cannot miss. The largest Fiat club in America - Fiat Lancia Unlimited  -  will hold its annual convention in Virginia on August 2nd to August 5th, 2012. 

2011 Fiat FreakOut

The convention, called Fiat FreakOut, is in its 29th year and is the largest gathering of Fiat Group cars in North America. This year's event will be held at Wintergreen Resort in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and features a host of activities spread over the four days.


Fiat Freakout kicks off Thursday, August 2nd with a track day at Virginia International Raceway that will be hosted by the Phil Wicks Driving Academy (veteran racer Phil Wicks was a works driver for Fiat Abarth – Radbourne Racing!). Other events include a great concours car show, coordinated scenic drives through the gorgeous Virginia country side including the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway, visits to historic sites and lots of socializing in a relaxed atmosphere.

FFO12 Schedule General Outline:
  • Wednesday, August 1st, 2012:
    • Early Bird Arrivals, check in 4PM
    • Wintergreen Resort (WGR) Family Activities (on own)
    • Sleep Inn – Danville, VA night before VIR Track Day
  • Thursday, August 2nd, 2012:
    • Virginia Intl Raceway School & Track Day
    • WGR Evening Patio Reception (dinner on own)
  • Friday, August 3rd, 2012:
    • IAP Open House & Free Lunch
    • Wine Tour Afternoon Drive
    • Welcome Party – WGR outdoor terrace
    • Friday Night Movie & Kids movie
  • Saturday, August 4th, 2012:
    • FFO12 Concours Show @ WGR
    • Concours Lunch @ WGR
    • Afternoon Drive
    • Awards Banquet
    • Late night lot party
  • Sunday, August 5th, 2012
    • Breakfast/Brunch
    • Monticello Drive
    • Closeout informal dinner @ WGR


Make sure you register early!  Here are important links:



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