The drag racing segment of week 14 at Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine has been cancelled due to inclement weather.Spectators who purchased tickets this week may return next Friday and show their ticket stub for entrance to week 15 of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine on Aug. 10.
Drag racing wrist bands from this week will be accepted for admission next week. Show-N-Shine competitors may show their wrist band for spectator entrance, but will have to pay the $20 entry fee to compete in the car show portion of next Friday’s events.
Prior to the cancellation, Show-N-Shine car show winners were announced in seven categories. The Show-N-Shine competition featured everything from new imports to classic muscle cars and vehicles ranging as far back as the 1920s.
Below is a complete list of the Aug. 3 winners:
Showroom Current (1973 through current):
First Place: Jack Turner, 2008 Ford Mustang Sherrod 500S
Second Place: Chris Gallagher, 1998 Pontiac Fire Bird
Third Place: Neal Long, Dodge Challenger SRT-8
Showroom Classic (1950 to 1972):
First Place: Bob Hawks, 1960 Chevrolet Impala
Second Place: Rob Riberick, 1967 Pontiac GTO
Third Place: Greg Potter, 1964 Pontiac GTO
First Place: Tabarius Gay, Maserati Quattroporte
Second Place: Gregg Hartmann, Lamborghini Diablo
Third Place: Matthew Czarnowsky, 1993 Toyota Starlet
Classic Custom (1950 to 1972):
First Place: Donna Appell, 1947 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery
Current Custom (1973 through current):
First Place: Jessica Craddock, 2008 Ford Mustang V6
Second Place: Steve Kochik, 2008 Ford Mustang
First Place: Keith Yearwood, 1987 Chevrolet
Second Place: Randy Kellum, 1968 Chevrolet C-10
Third Place: Victor Sneed, Chevrolet
First Place: David Smith, 2005 International
Second Place: Alex Solakian, Georgia Southern University Baja SAE
Friday Night Drags will return on Aug. 10 for week 15 of the 16-week season, with double points on the line for drag racers. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and nightly drag race eliminations start after 9:09 p.m.
Entry to drag race or for the Show-N-Shine is just $20 or competitors can purchase a combo ticket for $30. Spectator tickets at Friday Night Drags are just $8 for adults and children five and under are free. More information can be found at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/drags.