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The Drive Home II, Day 11: Touchdown

By William Hall. Photos by the author.

The Drive Home II, the LeMay-America’s Car Museum mid-winter classic car trek, is on the one-yard line of its 2,100-mile journey to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The final play starts in Troy, Michigan, with a sweep down Woodward Avenue to the end zone at NAIAS’s Cobo Center.

The Chrysler, dramatically sidelined by a broken rear axle three days prior, is back in the game. Readers will forgive me for building suspense in my reporting, as I had no doubt that Paul Sabatini and his crew at Lincoln of Troy would move heaven and earth to repair the proud Mopar on time for its homecoming parade. After our roadside breakdown dramas, it was a great moment to reunite with our fully restored, gleaming 300 letter car.

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