American Festival of Speed aims to be the US Goodwood Festival of Speed

England’s Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the biggest events on the automotive calendar, and now organizers are trying to replicate it in the United States. Instead of an aristocrat’s estate, the American Festival of Speed will be held at a country club racetrack in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.

The festival is scheduled to launch in fall 2021 at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Michigan, about 20 miles north of Detroit. It’s envisioned as an expansion of the Woodward Dream Cruise held annually in the Motor City, The Detroit News reported last week.

The event will be paired with another new event called the Woodward Dream Show. The two events will be coordinated under the Pontiac Motorsports Exposition banner, and modeled after the twinned Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival, according to The Detroit News.

The Goodwood Festival of Speed features an eclectic mix

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The Tesla Cybertruck Stands Defiant at the Petersen Automotive Museum.

Months after temporarily closing its doors, the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles resumed business on Friday, June 19—and it teamed up with the Tesla Cybertruck to welcome visitors back to the premises. By showcasing the Cybertruck in its first public appearance following a private unveiling at the Tesla Design Center, the Petersen Museum confirmed the wild concept’s prestige in the car-museum realm. There is good reason for that prestige, too, as no other car right now delivers the same shock—no pun intended—factor of the all-electric Tesla Cybertruck.

On display for one week from June 20 through the 26, I dropped by the Petersen on Father’s Day, intending to change my not-so optimistic outlook on the highly criticized angular pickup. Before analyzing the stainless-steel and armored glass truck, I entertained the idea of asking other attendees what they thought of it, but ultimately opted

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