Mustang rally coming to Sturgis

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STURGIS — Driving schools, a show n’ shine, military tribute and much more are planned for the Sturgis Mustang Rally beginning today and continuing through Labor Day weekend in Sturgis.

This year’s event kicks off today, with the Kid & Nic Show in Deadwood. Music starts at 5 p.m. with Tommy Brandt. All are encouraged to come welcome the Mustangs to Deadwood.

This is the 13th year for the rally which draws not only registered owners, but also thousands of Mustang enthusiasts who like to look at the cars.

Registration for this year’s rally begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the ThunderDome, 12998 S.D. Highway 34 east of Sturgis. 

The annual Show and Shine Competition on Sturgis Main Street, which is sponsored by Scott Peterson Motors, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Other events during the Sturgis Mustang Rally include the annual Military & Veteran’s Tribute Run with stops at Fort Meade VA Medical Center and Black Hills National Cemetery, the Mustang Rodeo at the ThunderDome and the Black Hills Poker Run.

BFGoodrich will sponsor two days of Autocross Driving School at The Thunderdome east of Sturgis during this year’s Sturgis Mustang Rally.

There will be Auto Cross Competition at the ThunderDome on Friday and Sunday. And, Mustang Drag Racing at Sturgis Dragway on Saturday.

You can find the schedule for the Mustang Rally at

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