Wings Across Tennessee

September 8, 2017 – September 10, 2017 all-day

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September 8 – 9, 2017


Friday 9/8/17

Friendship Motorsports

2033 W.State St.
Bristol, Va. 24201

7:00AM Registration, Lunch Meal head count, then breakfast served. (Donation to St. Jude)
8:15AM Briefing and Ride Instructions. NO GAPS, ALL CARS TO THE REAR.
9:00AM Leave from Friendship Motors under police escort.
On far side of Rutledge, when road becomes 4 lane, ALL GAPS NEED TO BE ELIMINATED !!!
11:15 AM (approx.) Knox County Sheriff Office motorcycle escort picks us up near Exxon on
US 11-W. NO GAPS !!!!!
12:00 NOON Arrive McFee Park in Farragut for lunch. Lunch by Jimmy Johns @ $10.00 Directions- West on I-40 to Exit 373. Park’s address is 917 McFee Rd. 1st shelter on left.
1:00PM Police escort to leave Shelter for I-40, exit 369 for fuel. Three stations to choose and re-group at Flying J to leave Knoxville @ 1:30 EDT.
2:00PM CDT Fuel Stop (30 minutes) at exit 280, @ Baxter-2 stations to use but line up @ Loves.
AT THIS POINT: Those who plan to break off from main group going to Dickson will need to line up at the back of the convoy. Leader of each of those will need to stage near end of convoy. Group who breaks off first-last group, those who break off next-group in front of that group,etc.
Nashville Approach: Take exit 235 (TN840) to by-pass downtown, then back on I-40.
4:00PM CDT Arrive Dickson I-40, exit 172. Hotel Information below.

Saturday 9/9/17

8:00AM CDT Line up at Holiday Inn Express for departure. BE SURE TO FUEL UP BEFORE
9:50AM CDT Fuel Stop in Jackson, I-40 exit 85 @ 3 stations. Re-group on side road beside Pilot heading back out toward interstate. All riding must leave with the group.
10:30AM CDT Ride to St. Jude Children’s Hospital ALL GAPS NEED TO BE ELIMINATED !!!
I-40 west to Memphis. Take exit 1-C. (Danny Thomas Blvd.)
Turn right @ first traffic light. (Alabama Ave.)
Turn right @ first stop sign. (Lauderdale St.)
Turn right into Hospital. Arrive 12 noon CDT. (Lunch provided by Hospital)


Law Enforcement escorts advised two things:
1) We need to eliminate gaps in convoy,
2) ALL cars need to be in the rear.
Any time we are under escort, which will be at the start till Rogersville, entering Knox County, and approx. 30 MM I-40 coming into Memphis – NO GAPS!!! If the one in front of you is causing a GAP, tell them to pull up or pass them. We cannot have these GAPS. It is dangerous for us and for the escorts.

Hotel Bristol Sept 7

Hampton Inn
3299 W. State St.
Bristol TN. (423)764-3600
Exit 74 off I – 81 toward Bristol. Lisa or Sallie.
They will have 10 rooms blocked. Motel will have
direction handouts to get to Friendship Motors
$89.00 plus tax

Hotels Dickson Sept 8 & 9

Holiday Inn Express
100 Barzani Blvd.
Dickson, TN. (615) 446-2781

Exit 172 off I – 40. Turn left at off ramp traffic light.
Cross interstate, pass Colton’s Steak House on left and
take next left. Follow road to motel.
$120.00 plus tax.
Fairfield Inn
147 Gum Branch Rd.
Dickson, TN. (615) 560-1531

Exit 172, turn right at off ramp traffic light. Next light,
turn right and then take immediate right.
$120.00 plus tax
Best Western
2338 Hwy. 46 South
Dickson, TN. (615) 446-0541

Exit 172, turn right at off ramp traffic light. Next light,
turn left and motel is on your left.
$80.00 plus tax.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS will be the motel where the ride will start Saturday Morning leaving at 8:30 AM. Be there by 8:00 AM PLEASE. GAS UP BEFORE!!
Suggest you make your reservations as soon as possible, FIRST COME/FIRST SERVE and if you have to cancel you have 48 hr. cancellation prior to event w/o charges. After August 18, normal rates go into effect. There is another big event coming the same weekend. If you have any problems or questions Jerry Fleenor

Ride Coordinator

Jerry Fleenor

Home (432)323-5433
Cell (423)340-1149