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Tulsarama digs up celebrity for June event

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Tulsa, OK ' Legendary Hot Rod builder Boyd Coddington, host of TLC's hit TV series American Hot Rod, and members of his crew will be in Tulsa Friday, June 15th and Saturday, June 16th to participate in Tulsarama 2007' three days of exciting events surrounding the unearthing of a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere, buried in a time capsule 50 years ago and being unearthed as a part of Oklahoma's Centennial celebration.

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While details of their involvement are still being finalized, Boyd Coddington and his crew have confirmed that they will be available Friday, June 15th to help prepare the vehicle for it's unveiling at the Tulsa Convention Center at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, June 16th Boyd & Jo Coddington will be at the invitational car show to sign autographs. Boyd will also be awarding the "Boyd's Pick" trophy at the invitational and open car shows. The American Hot Rod production crew will be in Tulsa to film the activities of Boyd Coddington and his crew for use in an upcoming episode of American Hot Rod, the series.

"We are thrilled to have an automotive icon like Boyd involved with our event," said Tulsarama co-chair Sharon King Davis. "His excitement and willingness to be involved with this event is tremendous. He has definitely caught the Miss Belvedere fever!"

In addition to his other activities while in Tulsa, Boyd Coddington will also have two hot rods from his personal collection in the open car show on June 16th.

"When we heard about this once-in-a-lifetime event, we immediately wanted to be involved in some way," said Boyd Coddington. "As a life-long car guy, there is nowhere else I would rather be on that weekend than Tulsa, Oklahoma."

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