Byron Cancelmo is revved up to bring his 1981 DeLorean to the Birmingham Cruise Event.
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles leading up to the 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise on Aug. 20. Click here for related stories and photo galleries. Name: Byron Cancelmo Residence: West Bloomfield Vehicle: 1981 DeLorean How long you've had it: 30 years Car club: DeLorean Motor City Club Why this car?: The car was originally owned by Cancelmo's father, who purchased it as an original in 1981, making it extra special. Cancelmo said that his father gave it to him in 2004 as a gift. Since then, Cancelmo has been dedicated to restoring it. What is special about the Dream Cruise or the Bloomfield Township Cruise?: Cancelmo, who was attending a Delorean event in Bloomfield Hills on Saturday during the Dream Cruise, said that he …
The DeLorean Motor City Club parked 15 of the classic 1980s rides at Mercedes-Benz of Bloomfield Hills.
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- Timothy Rath
Saturday, August 20, 2011
The DeLorean Motor City Club is taking Woodward Dream Cruisers “back to the future.” Fifteen DeLorean owners, including four from the DeLorean Club of Ohio, parked near Mercedes-Benz of Bloomfield Hills Saturday to entice participants to park and benefit three charities. The Bloomfield Township Police Benevolent Fund, the Bloomfield Township Fire Department and the Bloomfield Hills Optimist Club all stand to benefit from the $5 parking fee assessed. BTFD Lt. Bill Fritz said the benefit goes beyond money. “We’re getting our name out there,” Fritz said. “We’ve been out here (at the Dream Cruise) in past years, and it seems like there’s always a lot of rain, but today there’s a lot of sun. So we’re hoping that people will park and enjoy the …