On Friday, June 6, fans got a preview of the heads up street-style drag racing that will light up Atlanta Motor Speedway's eighth-mile drag strip during the 2008 Friday Night Drags presented by ACDelco summer series. Racers took the opportunity to test their cars and their fellow competitors in preparation for June 20, when Friday Night Drags will launch the consecutive 10-week season of drag racing competition and points will start being calculated towards championship titles.

Hundreds of competitors put on a drag racing slugfest for the fans in the grandstands and standing room only pit road area.  Below is a complete list of the June 6 winners:

Pro: Tony King (Ellenwood) in a 1997 Chevrolet Corvette

Pro Four: Jason Miller (Fayetteville) in a Mazda RX7

Street Outlaw: Daryl Stiles (Williamson) in a 1967 Camaro

Sportsman: Bill Hatfield (Hampton) in a 1993 Ford Mustang

Trucks: Mike Kidd (Stockbridge) in a 1990 Chevrolet S-10

Domestic Advanced: Curtis Teal (Peachtree City) in a 1975 Chevrolet Luv truck

Domestic: Raymond Morgan (McDonough) in a 1981 Chevrolet Corvette

Tuners: Jose Samanigo (Jonesboro) in a 1988 Honda CRX

ATV: Rodney Tolbert (Locust Grove)

 The Show N' Shine competition featured everything from new imports to classic muscle cars.  Below is a complete list of the June 6 winners: 

Showroom Current (1973 through current): Chris Gause (Locust Grove) in a 2003 Dodge Dakota R/T
Runner-up: Leigh Blakey in a 2002 Trans Am
Third-place: Steve Croker (McDonough) in a 2007 Mustang GT

Showroom Classic (1972 and prior): Ken Thaxton (Fayetteville) in a 1966 Chevrolet II
Runner-up: Phil White (Peachtree City) in a 1965 Shelby Cobra
Third-place: James Shirley (Barnesville) in a 1972 Buick Boatail Rivera

Foreign (manufactured outside the USA): Marlon Machuca (Jonesboro) in 2003 Honda Accord
Runner-up: William Lowry (McDonough) in 2008 Mustang Sherrod
Third-place: Lefty Lawson (Griffin) in a 1994 Toyota truck

Current Custom (1973 through current): Patricia Hayes (Hampton) in a 2003 Ford Mustang GT
Runner-up: Burt Young (Fayetteville) in a 1973 Pontiac Firebird Formula
Third-place: Darryl Neal (Forsyth) in a 2008 Mustang GT

Classic Custom (1972 and prior): Tony Manning (Hampton) in a 1967 Pontiac Firebird
Runner-up: Billy Peek in a 1971 Nova
Third-place: Linda Colley (Jonesboro) in a 1957 Chevrolet 210

Motorcycle: Earl Reed (McDonough) in a Harley Davidson Street Glide
Runner-up: Michael Obert in a Honda VTX1800RS
Third-place: Randy McElroy (Griffin) in a 2001 Yamaha

Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags presented by ACDelco will officially open on June 20 where competitors will start logging points towards championship titles. Pit Gates open at 6:00 p.m.  Drag practice runs start at 6:20 p.m. Grandstand gates at 7:00 p.m. and nightly drag race eliminations start at 9:10 p.m.  Entry for drag racing or the Show N' Shine is $20, spectator tickets are $7 for adults and children under six are free.  More information can be found at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.