After 15 weeks of high-intensity, side-by-side racing at O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drage, six out of the 18 racing divisions were still undecided heading into Friday night's 2017 season finale, three of which were tied.
Summer nights at Atlanta Motor Speedway are filled with the sights, sounds and smells of O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, one of the largest organized street-style drag racing programs in the nation. But getting the track ready for one of the biggest street-style drag racing series in the nation is no small task.
In the penultimate week of the 2017 O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine season, it was crunch time in 18 different racing divisions, as drivers grasped at every last point they could capture leading into next week's championship finale.
You probably wouldn't expect to see Newnan driver Steve Shaffer climbing out of a brand-new, bright yellow Chevrolet Z06 Corvette after winning a 1/8-mile drag race at Atlanta Motor Speedway's O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags. Dr. Steve Shaffer, that is.