Super Chevy Show’s return to HRP is a big hit
BAYTOWN, Texas (Sept. 11) – The Super Chevy Show returned to Houston Raceway Park in grand fashion Saturday.
The national touring series, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, was welcomed back with open arms as the Chevy Street Cruise set an season attendance record and car counts were high in both the car show and sportsman racing categories.
The Chevy Street Cruise drew 230 participants who paraded from Ron Craft Chevrolet in Baytown to Houston Raceway Park. The car show had 325 entrants on the first day.
The Houston Super Chevy Show presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts and Ron Craft Chevrolet continues Sunday with another car show, more sportsman racing and an autocross.
Here’s a brief highlight of Saturday’s action:
CAR SHOW REPORT: Marvin Alexander of Houston was led the Editor’s Choice Top 10 awards, winning with is his ’78 Nova. Also receiving recognition were Danna and Ellard Lambert, of Highlands, Texas; Michael Boudreaux, of La Porte, Texas; Darrell Neal, of Kemah, Texas; Phil and Sandy Rumfola, of Port Allen, La.; Eric Christie of Richmond, Texas; Jerry Raines, of Spring Texas; Ron Shindler, of Houston and Bob Taylor, of Carencro, La.. The Specialty Award winners were led by Reynald Bergeron, of Homa, La., who won the Featherlite Transport Award that goes to the show participant who comes from the furthest away. Other specialty award winners were Meg Cameron (ISCA Award), of Magnolia, Texas; Mike Churchman (Tremec Award), of Pearland, Texas, and Amy Kennedy (Young Star Award), of Tomball, Texas.
RACE REPORT: Clint Rigby, of Bacliff, Texas; Tim Ray, of Cypress, Texas; Nathan Gallagher, of Houston; Henry Canales, of Baytown, and Regan Jordan, of Ft. Worth, Texas were the sportsman category winners on Saturday. Rigby, driving a ’71 Nova beat Scott Boyd, of League City, Texas, with a 9.875-second pass at 135.65 mph to win the Bracket 1 eliminator. Ray, driving a Camaro Z28 beat Jason Patterson, of Highlands, Texas, with a 10.607 at 124.03 mph in Bracket 2. Gallagher, driving a Blazer, beat Jack Caffall, of Deer Park, Texas, with a 11.714 at 115.74 in D.O.T. Canales ran a 8.005 at 82.32 mph to beat Taylor Richards, of Lake Charles, La. in Advanced Dragster. Jordan ran a 9.026 at 66.14 mph to beat Braden Savage, of Angelton, Texas in Sportsman Dragster.
Bracket 1 — Clint Rigby, Bacliff, TX, ’71 Nova, 9.875, 135.65 def. Scott Boyd, League City, ’01 Spitzer, 7.756, 171.99
Bracket 2 — Tim Ray, Cypress, TX, ’02 Camaro Z28, 10.347, 129.38 def. Jason Patterson, Highlands, TX, ’70 Camaro, 10.607, 124.03
D.O.T. — Nathan Gallagher, Houston, TX, Blazer, 13.175, 99.81 def. Jack Caffall, Deer Park, TX, ’01 Trans Am, 11.714, 115.74
Advanced Jr Dragster — Henry Canales, Baytown, TX, ’02 Harden, 8.005, 82.32 def. Taylor Richards, Lake Charles, LA, Dragster, 8.666, 74.54
Sportsman Jr Dragster — Regan Jordan, Ft. Worth, TX, ’06 Harden, 9.026, 66.14 def. Braden Savage, Angelton, TX, Dragster, 9.039, 73.31
CAR SHOW RESULTS
|Editors Top 10:|
|Marvin Alexander||Houston, TX||78 Nova|
|Danna & Ellard Lambert||Highlands, TX||59 Biscayne|
|Michael Boudreaux||La Porte, TX||55 Belair|
|Darrell Neal||Kemah, TX||69 Camaro|
|Phil & Sandy Rumfola||Port Allen, LA||51 Chevy|
|Eric Christie||Richmond, TX||70 Chevelle|
|Jerry Raines||Spring, TX||68 Camaro RR-SS|
|Ron Shindler||Houston, TX||58 Impala|
|Bob Taylor||Carencro, LA||62 Biscayne|
|Featherlite Transport Award:|
|Reynald Bergeron||Houma, LA||67 Chevelle|
|Meg Cameron||Magnolia, TX||61 Belair|
|Mike Churchman||Pearland, TX||67 Camaro|
|Young Star Award:|
|Amy Kennedy||Tomball, TX||71 Chevelle|
Gates Open: 8:00am
Car Show Registration Opens: 9:00am
Bracket Time Trial: 10:00am
Autocross: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Revell Make ‘N Take (Tower Club): 12 p.m. – 2 p.m
Pre-Race Ceremonies: 12:45pm
Bonus Race Eliminations Rd. #1: 1:00pm
Burn-Out Contest: 2:30pm
Car Show Awards Presentations: 3:30pm
Final Rounds All Eliminators: 4:00pm
Secure Track: 5:00pm