Williamson’s pole effort highlights second day at Denver Super Chevy Show presented by Stevinson Chevrolet
MORRISON, Colo. (Aug. 21) – Bandimere Speedway has produced some fantastic moments over the years, and the track known to many as Thunder Mountain again lived up to that reputation.
Brett Williamson, of Campbell, Calif., took the top spot in the Coors Light West Coast Outlaw Pro-Mod qualifying session to highlight Saturday’s action during the second day of the Denver Super Chevy Show presented by Stevinson Chevrolet at the famed drag strip.
Other highlights included winners in the Super Chevy Show bonus sportsman races and the LS Shootout and winners of Super Chevy Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Top 20 Awards. Specialty awards were also handed out.
Pro-Mod Report: Williamson took the spotlight on Saturday night’s Coors Light qualifying session, taking the No. 1 spot for today’s West Coast Outlaw Pro-Mod eliminator with a stout pass of 6.136 seconds at 233.52 mph. Jay Diedrich, of Firebaugh, Calif., is second after motoring down the quartermile in 6.213 at a track-record 237.09 mph. Williamson and Diedrich will face Dan Myers and Marc Meadors, respectively, in Sunday’s first round, which is scheduled for noon. The rest of the field will feature Randy Kay vs. Rod Burbage and Shaun Jones against John Scialpi.
Sportsman Report: Dennis Bauer, of Brighton, Colo., took the bonus race with his 1971 Camaro when Phil Bish, of Centennial, Colo, had a foul start. Lonnie Shoemaker, driving a 1966 Chevy II, took the Stick Shift category over Scott Bennett, who drove a ’68 Camaro. Ryan Kamada, piloting a 2000 Z28 Camaro, took the LS Shootout, beating David Ocker, in a ’97 Corvette.
Car Show Report: Winners were selected in the Super Chevy Magazine Editor’s Top 10. Specialty awards were also given out. Car show participants were also on center stage, taking part in the Car Show Cruise presented by Corvette Connection to the track on Saturday morning.
Sunday Preview: Several categories will be up for grabs as the car show portion of the event kicks in high gear. Racing will also be on center stage, kicking off at 9:30 a.m. with eliminations in Bracket 1, Bracket 2 and D.O.T. The Coors Light Pro-Mod eliminator begins at noon. Car enthusiasts will also have the midway available, with the GM Performance Division trailer as the highlight. Race fans will also be entertained by Ed Jones’ Jelly Bean wheelstander.
Gates Open: 8:00 a.m.
Tech Inspection: 8:00 a.m.
Swap Meet Opens: 8:00 a.m.
Car Show Parking: 8:00 a.m.
Final Time Trial or First Round of Eliminations (depends on car count): 9:30 a.m.
Car Show Registration: 8:00 a.m.