Shelby Township, Michigan: Packard Proving Grounds

The 1927-1958 track and facility for testing Packard Motor Cars. Museum. Historical marker out front.

Packard Proving Grounds Gateway Complex

Address:
49965 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI
Directions:
Packard Proving Grounds Gateway Complex. Van Dyke Ave. Between 22 and 23 mile roads. West side.
Phone:
586-739-4800
Admission:
Free during scheduled events.
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Entrance gateway.

Packard Proving Grounds

The Original Packard Proving Grounds is on Van Dyke Ave. North of 22 mile road. Recently turned over to the Packard Car Club of America; It is currently undergoing renovation. Of particular intrest are the original timing tower, the original Albert Khan designed lodge, a portion of the original test track, and many other out-buildings.

[Rob Garrett, 08/10/2003]

May 2020: Photo added.


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