EDITOR'S NOTE: The following blog was written by Eddie Wieber, a staff member of THE SHOP magazine, during his travels across the country.
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Mopar threw its annual Mopar Block Party Thursday night in Golden, Colorado. The party sets the stage for the Mile High Nationals, taking place a few miles away at the Bandimere race track near Morrison, Colorado.
The scorching hot day gave way to a cooler evening, just right for a summer block party.
Festivities included beer, live music, beer, street food, beer, trivia games, a chance to get behind the wheel of a bonafide race car simulator—and more beer. Locals emerged from the neighborhoods and mingled with race fans, tourists and car guys and a good time was had by all...
All Mopar - not a GM or Ford in the lot...!
Besides some of the newest performance cars and dragsters, the streets were a showplace of vintage Mopar street and track machines, as well as several custom builds, all to bring out the ga-ga in kids of all ages.