World of Wheels car show closes run early due to coronavirus

2013 World of Wheels Omaha

A custom car show closed its three-day event at Omaha’s CHI Health Center one day early because of coronavirus outbreak

World of Wheels declared that the show, which started Friday and was scheduled to run through Sunday night, had put an end to its run in the exhibition hall. The show, which had been scheduled to start at 10 a.m., showcased hot rods, motorcycles and trucks. 

The declaration was made on the show’s Facebook page and by a representative for the CHI Health Center. 

“Due to rising concern over the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), and by order of the governor of Nebraska, the World of Wheels in Omaha will not be open to the public on Sunday, March 15,” they stated.

“This decision was made taking the health and safety of all our sponsors, exhibitors and spectators into consideration. We thank you for your understanding.”

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