Petersen Automotive Museum hosts Bruce Meyer's All-American Cruise-In celebrating Ed Iskenderian's 100th birthday
July 20, 2021 by The Petersen Automotive MuseumThe July 25, 2021, cruise-in will welcome all makes and models of American hot rods, customs, sports cars and muscle cars with preferred parking for hot rods; the celebration will also feature a panel discussion moderated by Matt Stone with panelists Don Prudhomme, Alex Xydias, Ed Pink, Tommy Ivo, Don Prieto, Bruce Meyer, 'Gentleman' Joe Schubeck and the guest of honor himself
The Petersen Automotive Museum will host its annual Bruce Meyer's All-American Cruise-In, one of the largest hot rod gathers in Los Angeles, with special programming celebrating the godfather of hot rodding, Ed 'Isky' Iskenderian's, 100th birthday.
The cruise-in will present a wide selection of classic and modern American performance and custom cars with a massive turnout of hot rods. Spectators are also invited to attend a panel discussion about the history of hot rodding moderated by 'Hot Rod Empire' author Matt Stone. In addition to the guest of honor Iskenderian, panel guests will include drag racers Don Prudhomme, Don Prieto, 'Gentleman' Joe Schubeck, Alex Xydias, Ed Pink, Tommy Ivo, and Petersen Founding Chairman Bruce Meyer. Meyer will be signing his new book 'Deuce!' about the 1932 Ford and its place in hot rod culture. Stone and Iskenderian will be signing Stone's new biography about Iskenderian's life, 'ISKY.'
'Each month, our Breakfast Club cruise-ins gather enthusiasts from every corner of Los Angeles for a morning of conversation, laughter and some truly amazing cars,' said Petersen Executive Director Terry L. Karges. 'Bruce Meyer's American Car Cruise-in will deliver all that and more with the addition of the special panel discussion about hot rodding starring the man who brought the hobby to life, Ed 'Isky' Iskenderian himself.'
Bruce Meyer's American Car Cruise-In will take place on Sunday, July 25, 2021, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the third level of the Petersen's parking garage. To learn more about the event, please visit https://www.petersen.org/events/american.
About The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation
The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity. The museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Blvd. (at Fairfax) in Los Angeles, California 90036. For general information, call 323-930-CARS or visit Petersen.org.