America’s Finest Hot Rods & Customs Roll into Boston's Seaport World Trade Center, Mar. 30-Apr. 1, for 38th Annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels

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America’s finest hot rods and customs roll into Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center Mar. 31 to Apr. 1 for the thirty-eighth annual edition of the Town Fair Tire World of Wheels custom car show and motorsports exposition.

BOSTON – America’s finest hot rods and customs roll into Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center Mar. 30 to Apr. 1 for the thirty-eighth annual edition of the Town Fair Tire World of Wheels (http://www.autorama.com) custom car show and motorsports exposition.

For nearly four decades, the Town Fair Tire World of Wheels has treated spectators to displays of hundreds of one-of-a-kind hot rods, customs, trucks and motorcycles, which are joined each year by feature cars, celebrity appearances and special attractions.

In addition to the hot rods and customs created by local car enthusiasts, which make up the bulk of the show, feature cars at this year’s show will include the “Transformers III” movie series Bumblebee, a special edition 2012 Chevrolet Camaro; ’60s bubbletop car called Mantaray; BASF 1957 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, redesigned by well known custom designer and builder Chip Foose; and four special car sections—the Shake Pit, with vintage and current Ford muscle cars; World of Wheels Ol Skool Rodz display; Direct Connection display of vintage and current Hemi-powered vehicles; and Drag City USA’s vintage race cars.

Celebrities scheduled to make personal appearances include New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung, who will be at the show 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Apr. 1; Billy Bretherton from A&E Network’s “Billy the Exterminator,” who will make personal appearances on Saturday, Mar. 31, 1-4 p.m. and again 6-9 p.m.; and Deena Nicole Cortese of MTV’s reality series “Jersey Shore,” who will be at the show on Sunday, Apr. 1, noon-4 p.m. Also, the Ol Skool Rodz Pinup Girl Contest will take place on Friday, Mar. 30, at 8 p.m.

Thirty-eighth annual Town Fair Tire World of Wheels show hours are Friday, Mar. 30, 2012, 3-10 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 31, 2012, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday, Apr. 1, 2012, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Discount coupons for $2 off general admission, as well as coupons good on Friday, Mar. 30, only that admit a child free when accompanied by an adult, will be available at http://www.townfairtire.com.

Boston’s World Trade Center (http://www.seaportboston.com) is located at 200 Seaport Boulevard, in South Boston’s Seaport District with plenty of area parking and access by the MBTA’s Silver Line.

Show information is available online at http://www.autorama.com, where enthusiasts can link to the World of Wheels on Facebook and Twitter and the Town Fair Tire World of Wheels blog is online at http://worldofwheelsboston.wordpress.com/, and photos can be found at the Boston Town Fair Tire World of Wheels photo page (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11988326@N07/sets/72157629172535395/).

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