Contact Us

Quick Lane Bowl Coming to Ford Field in Detroit

Leon Halip, Getty Images

This morning, the Detroit Lions announced an agreement with Ford Motor Company’s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center for a new, annual college football bowl game.

The Quick Lane Bowl will be held at Ford Field and feature teams from the Big 10 and ACC conferences.

This year’s game will take place on Dec. 26 at 4:30 p.m. on ESPN.

The Lions will host and operate the game, making them only the second NFL team to host a college bowl game. The Houston Texans also operate a college bowl game.

Lions president Tom Lewand said:

This has the potential to be in the winter what The Grand Prix is in the spring and summer. It’s got a national draw. The television ratings have the potential to be larger than what they are for The Grand Prix, so the amount of eyeballs around the country that will be on Detroit in December that we can plan around are significant.”

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August. 28 at, the Ford Field box office or by telephone at (877) 212-8898.

Best of 98.7 WFGR

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for WFGR VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive WFGR VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.