UPDATE, September 20, 2014: We’ve drawn for this raffle car. Congratulations to our winner, Michael from Wellington, Florida, who had ticket #1343. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for this year’s successful fundraiser.
Author E.B. White wrote, “Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.” The Buffalo Bill Center of the West has the perfect way to get from one place to another: a red-orange, 1970 Mustang Mach 1.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, and to celebrate, the Mach 1 is the Center’s annual benefit car raffle prize with the winner chosen at its Patrons Ball, September 20, 2014. Tickets are $20 each or six for $100, and purchasers do not need to be present to win. Any applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Void where prohibited by law. Ticket purchasers must be 18 years of age or older to enter, and the car must be collected within 30 days of drawing.
The first production Mustang rolled off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan, on March 9, 1964. It was introduced to the public at the New York World’s Fair on April 17, 1964, and then via all three American television networks on April 19. It made an appearance in the James Bond film Goldfinger in September of 1964. According to Ford, it was one of the most successful product launches in automotive history. The Mustang sold more than one million units in its first 18 months on the market.
“For 50 years, millions of Mustang owners have made this car a legend and a part of our national culture,” says Jim Owens, Team Ford Racing Marketing Manager. The Center’s Mach 1 has a 351 Cleveland engine, four-barrel carburetor, Hurst 4-speed shifter, black interior with bucket seats, a shaker hood, and Magnum 500 wheels.
Proceeds from the Mustang raffle fund the Center’s education programs. Ticket sales have ended, and the drawing is Saturday, September 20 at 11 p.m.. For more information, e-mail Lauren Marchant, or call 307-578-4008.
- 351 Cleveland engine
- Hurst shifter 4-speed
- Shaker hood
- 4-barrel carburetor
- Black bucket seat interior
- Magnum 500 wheels
One of the Center’s major fundraisers, the car raises money that helps us support our educational programming and other public activities.
Tickets for this beauty are $20 each, or 6 tickets for $100. Tickets available at the Center of the West.
Drawing takes place Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Patrons Ball. Need not be present to win.