Mustaches, Cowboy Hats, Trans Ams
Look-Alikes to Honor Actor
9/7/2018 10:42 AM PDT
A whole lot of Burt Reynolds look-alikes will flood the streets of Lengthy Island this month for a automotive present honoring the late actor … and the very best impersonator wins a giant ass trophy!!!
We’re instructed Burt was invited to the Motor Mania Lengthy Island Auto Expo, however he could not journey due to his well being. After the actor handed away Thursday of a coronary heart assault, the auto present organizers determined they’re going to honor Burt with a theme and costume contest.
Butch Yamali, the proprietor of the expo, tells us he noticed Burt in Might at a Florida public sale for the Trans Am from Burt’s private assortment, and that is when he prolonged the invite. Burt initially mentioned sure.
Now, the automotive present has its first ever theme and costume contest in honor of Burt.
Cowboy hats, mustaches, purple shirts and Trans Ams can be out in full power as occasion organizers seek for the very best Reynolds impersonator from his position in “Smokey and the Bandit.”
There’s one other trophy for the automotive that is closest to the 1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am from the movie.
We’re instructed the automotive present is reaching out to Burt’s household and residing ‘Bandit’ castmembers for private invitations.
The annual present, which normally attracts 10k-15okay folks, is about for September 28-29.