BRISTOL, Tenn. (Sept. 24) – Thunder Valley awoke Friday to the sound of nearly 300 sportsman racers, who took to the famed quartermile during the the first day of the 30th Bristol Super Chevy Show at Bristol Dragway.
The ninth event of the 10-race season kicks into high gear on Saturday, with the Thunder Valley Mayhem that will include 10 Nitro Extreme Pro Mods. The day will also feature the Chattanooga Choo-Choo and Cannonball Express jet trains, the popular Transasaurus, the Shockwave jet truck, Benny the Bomb and Freestyle Moto-Cross. There will be a sportsman bonus race in four categories and the first of two car shows, with 10 participants being selected to the Editor’s Choice Top 10.
Here’s a brief rundown of Friday’s activities:
Race Report: Nearly 300 cars took to the track on the Super Chevy Show’s traditional Test-N-Tune Friday. One of the top efforts was turned in by Steve Nunley, who drove his Yellow Camaro to a 6.01-second pass at 112.95 mph. Other top performances were turned in by Billy Rose, who drove his 280Z to a 9.84 at 144.36 mph, while Bruce Stedry drove his Nitro Coupe to a 4.11 at 173.74 mph during an eighth-mile run.
|Participant Parking||Gates Open at 8 am|
|Car Show Registration||Open 8 am – 5 pm|
|Racer Tech Inspection||Opens at 8 am|
|Racer Time Trials||10 am – 3 pm|
|Car Show Judging Seminar||10:30 am|
|Saturday Bracket Race (Bonus Race)||Begins at 3 pm|
|Car Show Series Special Awards||4 pm|
|Pro Show (Fas Mart Thunder Valley Mayhem)||6:30 pm & 8:30 pm|
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Wednesday, September 15, 2010) — Fans of the Bowtie Brigade unite during the 30th Annual Super Chevy Show at Bristol Dragway, September 24-26. For 30 years, the Super Chevy Show has been known for some of the most exciting bracket and exhibition racing in the country and this year is no different.
This season, the show gets even hotter as Fas Mart Thunder Valley Mayhem presented by JanPak moves from its traditional May date to Saturday night, September 25.
Super Chevy Show
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Thursday, September 16, 2010) — When the Super Chevy Show comes to Thunder Valley Sept. 24-26, race fans should prepare for an amazing display of performance as 10 Nitro Pro Mods square off in one of the wildest shows on four wheels.
These high-horsepower, nitro-belching rockets fight their pilots for control as they roar down the quarter-mile at Bristol Dragway. One of those seasoned racers has extra reason to leave town with the trophy.
Doug Winters, who has raced professionally since 1999, once grew up in the shadow of what was then Bristol International Dragway.