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SUPER CHEVY SHOW RESCHEDULED TO JULY 11-12
Martin, MI – US 131 Motorsports Park has rescheduled the rained out Super Chevy Show to be run on July 11-12. In celebration of American Made Muscle, the Super Chevy Show will run in conjunction with the Fun Ford Series Event scheduled on July 12. Originally, the Super Chevy Show was going to be moved to September, but the date conflicted with the two other automobile events in the area.
“This is an excellent opportunity for us to celebrate Detroit and American Made Muscle with these two brands,” US 131 Motorsports Park General Manager Jason Peterson stated. “We will have two separate car/truck shows, one for GM makes and one for Ford. There will be one large swap meet, car corral, and separate brand racing classes.”
To bring further excitement to this celebration there will be a “Battle of the Brands” on Sunday, where the winner of the Ford bracket class and one winner of the GM classes, (to be determined in a race between the two GM class winners), will face off against one another. The “Battle of the Brands” winner will take home a unique trophy and an additional $300. The DOT Street winner will take home an extra $100.
On Friday, July 10 the Super Chevy Show “Car Show & Shine Festival” kicks off from noon – 5 p.m. US 131 MSP will host an open Test and Tune/Monster Midnight Madness testing on track from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Gate admission is: $10, car and driver $25, and after 8pm the price drops to $5 and $15 for car and driver.
The Super Chevy Show racing action kicks off on Saturday, July 11. The GM car show, as well as swap meet and car corral area, will be bustling with deals and unique parts. Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. fans will see Nostalgia Pro Stocks and the 300 miles-per-hour “Queen of Diamonds” jet-powered Dragster blazing down “The Fastest Track in Michigan.”
“Celebrating American Made Muscle” is Sunday, July 12. Detroit brands GM and Ford will be competing in their respective racing classes. GM Bracket 1 (Top ET), GM Bracket 2 (Modified ET) both paying $2500 to win with a $75 entry fee, GM DOT Street paying $750 to win with a $50 entry fee as well as two separate Jr. Dragster Classes paying $200 to win with a $35 entry fee. Ford racers will compete in a one class combo ET, (Top ET and Modified) paying $1200 to win with a $50 entry fee and a Ford Street class paying $200 to win with a $25 entry fee.
There will be two separate judged cars show going on, one for GM and one for Ford. There will be a large combined area for swap meet and car corral participants.
Gate admission is $15 for adults on Saturday and Sunday, children ages 6 – 12 are $5 each day, under six are free. Gates open at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday for spectators, 8 a.m. for vendors and participants only. Car/Truck Show judging starts at noon with awards at 4 p.m. each day. Swap meet and car corral fees are $45 for a 20×20 space and judged car show fees are $45 for two-day GM participants or $35 for one-day GM and Sunday Ford participants.
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2015 Event Timeline
THURSDAY , July 16
-Gates Open / Ticket Sales/Racer Tech 10am – 5pm
No Flea Market entrants on Thursday
-Track Secured: 5:00pm
FRIDAY , July 17
-Gates Open / Ticket Sales (Participants & Spectators) 7am – 5pm
-Registration (Race/Show/flea market) & Tech: 8am – 5pm
-Time Trials – 2 runs: 9am – 5pm
-Top Sportsman Qualifying #1 5PM
-Track Secured 7PM
SATURDAY , July 18
-Gates Open / Ticket Sales (Participants & Spectators): 7am – 5pm
-Registration (Show): 7am – 3pm
-Racer Registration / Tech: 8am – 1pm
-Time Trials – 1 run: 8:30am
-Car Show Series Judging Seminar: 10:00am
-True Street Road Run: 10:30am
-Bracket Eliminations after 1 time run
-Super Chevy Feature Show 1pm & 4pm ( DRO Nitro Fuel & TS qualifying)
-Revell Make & Take Family Activity 12pm – 2PM car show central tent
-Announcement to report to Car Show Central 3PM
-Saturday Awards Ceremonies 3:30PM
-Track Secured: 8pm
SUNDAY, July 19
-Gates Open / Ticket Sales (Participants & Spectators): 8am – 4pm
-Car Show Series Registration: 8am – 10:30am
-Racers for Christ Services (non-denominational): 8:30am & 9:30am
-Race Eliminations Continue: 9am
-“Last Chance Race”, new entries 1 time trial 10A 11:30am
-Super Chevy Feature Show plus Rd 1 DRO /TS 1pm DRO Fuel – TS 2:30P & 4:30p
-Revell Make & Take Family Activity 12pm – 2PM car show central tent
-Announcement to report to Car Show Central 3:30PM
-Awards Ceremonies 4PM
-Track Secured: 6pm
*All Times subject to change due to local ordinances or weather. Rain or shine – no refunds!
**Bracket Race may be rescheduled for inclement weather.
2015 Super Chevy Show – Ticket Prices
-Friday Only: $10
-Saturday Only: $23
-Sunday Only: $23
-Adult Full Event: $35
-Teen (13,14,15) 1 day: $10
-Teen (13,14,15) Full Event: $15
-Children 12 & under free accompanied by paying adult
Car Show Fees (All Entries Chevy bodied or Chevy Powered):
-Car Show: (Judged) $45 Special Awards Saturday / Event Awards Sunday
-Car Show Crew: $23- Saturday, includes Sunday Bonus Ticket courtesy of Duracell Batteries
-Bowtie Boulevard (Not Judged) $23-1 day – $35-2-day Parked in Car Show Area
*Car Clubs Bowtie Boulevard– call 610-856-9200 for a discount on 10 or more club members participating at the same event in Bowtie Boulevard.
Racer Fees: (All Entries Chevy bodied or Chevy Powered)
-E.T. Bracket Entry $60
-5th Gen Camaros $35
-True Street $20 Plus ET Bracket Entry at $60
-“Last Chance Race”
Entrants still in competition are not eligible for this eliminator $35 – 1st & 2nd Round losers $35 - New Entries $23 @ Gate plus $35 at NAPA Tower
-Extra Vehicle Parking Pass $30 Plus event ticket at $35 Fri. & Sat.
-Extra Pit RV Pass $60 Plus event ticket at $35 Fri. & Sat.
-Swap Meet: $45 (No new items or apparel; 10′ X 20′ space)
-Car Corral: $45 Sell your Chevy at the Event
Rain Policy: If one round of the Professional Exhibition Show is complete, the day’s event will be deemed complete. In the case of a rainout prior to the first round of the professional exhibition, tickets need to be mailed to Maple Grove Raceway for a voucher to their event the following season. A credit voucher will be issued according to the value remaining on the ticket.
2015 Super Chevy Show – Drag Racing
Drag Racing On-Line, nostalgia nitro fuel funny cars and fuel dragsters
2 – jet dragsters, Queen of Diamonds, Jersey Thunder
Chevy’s Against the World Top Sportsman 16 car field, non-qualified cars may enter B1 at no additional cost
Bracket 1 (Super Pro) $60 car and driver
7:00 – 19:99 Slicks & Electronics; defer to host track rules
Bracket 2 (Pro) $60 car and driver
9:00 – 19:99 Slicks & No Electronics; defer to host track rules
D.O.T. $60 car and driver
Any Dial-Ins D.O.T. Street Tires & Mufflers required, No Electronics; defer to host track rules
5th Generation Camaro $35 car and driver
Open to all 5th Generation Camaros, same rules as DOT class
$200 overall winner – $100 runner up. $100 each to 10.0, 11.0, 12.0. 13.0
If a racer purchases a TS tech card and doesn’t want to run ET no additional fees are needed, if a racer has an ET tech cars, they must purchase a $20 true street card in the first floor of the NAPA tower
“Real Street Machines”; DOT Street Tires & Mufflers required
Note: All classes must be Chevy bodied or Chevy powered!
Sunday Bracket Payout Winner R/U Semi 1/4 1/8
DriveDuracell.com Bracket 1 $3,000 $1,500 $500 $200 $100
Carlyle Tools Bracket 2 $1,500 $600 $200 $100 $75
D.O.T. $1000 $400 $125 $100 $75
5th Gen Camaro Trophy Trophy
Last Chance $1500 $750 $300 $100
2015 Super Chevy Show – Maple Grove Raceway Car Show Classes & Awards
Big Car (Includes Impala, Biscayne and Caprice) 1949 – 1954 1958 – 1989 1990 & Newer
1964 – 1967,
1968 & Newer
El Camino –All El Caminos
Class – includes all non-Chevrolet bodied vehicles with Chevrolet power and all Chevrolet bodied vehicles with non-Chevrolet power
Early Chevy Pre 1935 , 1936 – 1948 , Chevrolet bodies and powered cars and trucks
Open – All Chevrolets and GM products not included in a specific category – Through Current Model Year
Camaro 1967 – 1969 , 1970 – 1981, 1982 – 1992, 1993 – 2002 , 2010 & Newer
Corvette 1953 – 1967, 1968 – 1982 , 1984 – 1996 , 1997 – 2004 , 2005 & Newer
– All Monte Carlos
Chevrolet 1955 – 1957
Nova 1962 – 1967 , 1968 & Newer
Nostalgia Rod – All unfinished appearing vehicles – Awarded in Conversion or Early Chevrolet classes
Pro Street – All Chevrolet vehicles with 75% of an original frame or altered original frame (including rear end narrowed), having a physically narrowed rear end wheel tubs or factory.
Pro Engineered – All Chevrolet vehicles, which have a complete tube chassis, from radiator to rear bumper (round or square). Must have a physically narrowed rear end and wheel tubs. All tube chassis drag cars and off road will compete in this class.
Pick Up Truck – 1949 – 1972, FULL SIZE 2WD/4WD 1973 – 1987, FULL SIZE 2WD/4WD 1988 & Newer, FULL SIZE 2WD/4WD SUV, ALL SIZE 2WD/4WD, MINI – ALL YEARS 2WD/4WD
YOUNG STAR (under 25)
ANNIVERSARY CLASS – This class is for all vehicles specified below for a specific model year. This class will have its own special parking area. Class will be broken down as follows:
Winner & Outstanding Stock Winner & Outstanding Modified Winner & Outstanding Show
For 2015, the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Chevy will be recoginized.
All others class awards stay the same.
*Special parking area for all 1955 Chevys.
GOLD CLASS – All extensively done Show Vehicles. Undercarriage will be examined to determine eligibility, and a final decision will be rendered by consensus of the Car Show Officials. The Supervisor decision is final and the entry would compete in the Gold Class. The registration procedure remains the same for all vehicles. All entries will register for their normally assigned class and the Judging Supervisor will make the registration change and provide the owner with a new classification card. Gold Class entrants will be reassigned a parking area and will be grouped together. Winners will be awarded in separate categories as appropriate, as well as appropriate “Best” awards.
Each class has the possibility of having these classes within. Example being…. Camaro 1967 – 1969 could actually be 3 classes with 3 Winners and 3 Outstandings Camaro 1967-1969 (Stock) Camaro 1967-1969 (Modified) Camaro 1967-1969 (Show)
STOCK CLASS – The Stock Class will include vehicles that appear to be factory or dealer stock. The interior must be original or a duplicate of the original in material, style, and/or color. Engine must be stock for the vehicle’s year and model. Numbers do NOT have to match. All vehicles that are dealer and factory conversions that are restored to stock (Yenko, SLP, etc) will still compete in the Stock Class provided they have been restored to original. Stock Class will also allow for no more than 3 BOLT ON changes from originally equipped (chrome valve covers, tube style headers, etc).
MODIFIED CLASS – (old Street Class) The Modified Class is for any vehicle with 4 or more bolt on changes from factory or originally equipped. Body may have bolt on spoilers, ground effects, fiberglass parts, etc. Paint may be any type that is from an OEM manufacturer. Paint such as candy, pearl, etc will be moved to the Show Class. Painted on pinstripes and/or taped pinstripes or decals/vinyl graphics will be allowed. Judging supervisor will classify custom work. Any molding of any type (firewall, inner fenders, etc) will move entry to Show Class. Interiors – minor changes are permissible such as bolt in seats with stock type interior, carpet in truck beds and/or wood inlays, etc. Full custom interiors will move entry to Show Class. The will be no limit as to the amount of bolt on items permitted.
SHOW CLASS – (old Modified Class)
The following will automatically put a vehicle in to the Show Class: any heavy body modifications such as chopping, molding, sectioning, etc. Paint that contains painted graphics, candy, pearl, murals, etc. Engine relocation, smoothed engine block, multiple carbs, power adders (blowers, turbos, etc), fuel injection conversion on other era vehicle. Interiors: any full custom design interiors or have had significant changes to factory equipped (molded dash, custom seats, custom headliner, door panels, etc).
PLEASE NOTE: Show judges and/or management reserve the right to expand or combine classes as they deem necessary.
TV Segment Awards
-Drive Duracell.com Crank it with Coppertop award
Saturday Specialty Awards
-Club Participation (Minimum 6 cars registered together as a club)
-Outstanding Anniversary Vehicle
- Outstanding Paint
Sunday Class Awards
Class Winner Plaque – 1 per class (Class winners also receive Winner’s Jacket)
-Outstanding Class Awards – 1 per class
-Best 1955 Chevy
-Best in Class
-Best Big Car
- Best Camaro
- Best Chevelle
- Best Corvette
-Best Early Chevrolet
- Best Conversion
-Best Pro Street
-Best Pro Engineered
- Best El Camino
-Best Monte Carlo
- Best Open
-Best Anniversary Vehicle
Best of Show
Best of Show – Gold Class
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The recent entry deadline for the ididit Sweepstakes with the Manufacturers Series produced three prize winners. In this one-of-a-kind opportunity from the Manufacturers Series, entrants had the chance to win a $600 gift certificate toward the purchase of a steering column from ididitinc.com. After receiving online submissions through the Super Chevy Show, Fun Ford Weekend, and Mega Mopar Action websites, each of the series are excited to announce the winners of these fantastic prizes.
The winner of the Super Chevy Show ididit Sweepstakes is Bobby Ingram of Brandon, Mississippi. Ingram has been involved with automotive restoration and racing for many years. He will be using his new ididit steering column in a 1957 Chevrolet 150, 2-door wagon–similar to the car his family had as a child. Ingram hopes to bring his car to next year’s Super Chevy Show at Memphis International Raceway.
Jim Pichler of Dallastown, Pennsylvania has been selected as the winner of the Fun Ford series ididit Sweepstakes. Pichler has been a fan of the Fun Ford series and has attended events at Maple Grove Raceway. He says that he enjoys the whole event and all that there is to do when Fun Ford comes to the track.
The winner of the Mega Mopar Action series ididit Sweepstakes is Matthew Hambright of Iowa Park, Texas. Hambright is in the process of building a 1971 Dodge Dart Swinger and is looking to use an ididit product to help complete his work.
“We are very excited to recognize the ididit, inc. Sweepstakes winners for our promotion with the Manufacturers Series. It has been fun to reach out to the car show participants that hopefully can use our steering column in their car or truck,” said Jane Callison, President of ididit, inc.
For information on upcoming Chevy, Ford, and Mopar series events, be sure to visit www.mfgseries.com