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Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival to begin Saturday

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CORONADO (CNS) - The annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival begins Saturday, with 250 vintage cars racing on the runways at NAS North Island.

The gates open at 8 a.m., and the racers will be grouped in nine categories, with some cars as old as 1952; the newest, 1972.

Car clubs from around the region will have about 1,200 vehicles on display.

The event, continuing Sunday, also will pay tribute to Chevrolet's 100th anniversary.

Race fans who go Saturday will be able to tour the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

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