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The Tres Petite Concours: An Exhibition of Micro & Minicars, July 17-18, 2010

13/07/2010 13:55

Chicago (PRNewswire/ -- The Tres Petite Concours: An Exhibition of Micro & Minicars is a display of small cars from Chicago collections - a museum on wheels - that seeks to enlighten and entertain.


For the July 17-18 event along the 900 block of West Armitage Avenue, in Chicago's Lincoln Park, visitors will be invited to vote for their favorite car...and their vote makes them eligible for a raffle drawing to take place at 4pm on Sunday, July 18th. The raffle prize is a driver and microcar for 4-6 hours. The winner selects the microcar from eight different cars. Imagine arriving at your next event in a microcar or having one parked in front of your home for a special event you're hosting!

In addition to presenting 15-20 microcars and minicars circa 1950s & 1960s, The Tres Petite Concours will also exhibit current small cars - Smart Car and Mini Cooper - and a car of the future, an electric small car called the X-Car. Cars can be viewed around-the-clock beginning Friday evening (a sneak preview beginning at 6pm) through Sunday afternoon (4pm).

The Tres Petite Concours is sponsored by The LeMay - AMERICA'S CAR MUSEUM (presenting sponsor, Tacoma, WA -, Vintage Microcar Club (promoting sponsor, Evanston, IL - and Clean Tools (product sponsor, Westmont, IL -

This is a free, public event that takes place side-by-side with two time-honored festivals - The 12th Annual Armitage Sidewalk Sale and The 42nd Annual Sheffield Garden Walk & Festival.

About Teeny Tiny Productions, Producer of The Tres Petite Concours

Teeny Tiny Productions is a motorsports event planning company with extensive experience producing and hosting car and motorcycle events. The company is especially committed to the presentation and conservation of very small cars. Microcars are passenger cars with 500cc or smaller engines and Minicars are 501cc to 999cc. Some of the cars that will be displayed include Citroen Deux Chevaux, BMW Isetta and Fiat Cinquecento, which is reminiscent of Luigi in the animated film Cars. All visitors are invited to vote for their favorite car, resulting in People's Choice Awards on Saturday and Sunday as well as a grand, overall winner.

Source: Teeny Tiny Productions


CONTACT: Diane Fitzgerald, +1-312-543-5732,, or
Kristen Tobis, +1-312-399-2925,, both for Teeny Tiny

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