The drag racing segment of week eight of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & MCR Safety 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 nine of Friday Night Drags & MCR Safety Show-N-Shine on July 1. Drag racing wrist bands from this week will be accepted for admission next week. MCR Safety 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, MCR Safety Show-N-Shine car show winners were announced in nine categories. Below is a complete list of the June 24 winners:
Showroom Current (1973 through current):
First Place: Mark Castilla, 1978 Chevrolet Corvette
Second Place: Gregg Prince, 1973 Chevrolet Nova
Third Place: Dianne Jones, 2011 Dodge Challenger
Showroom Classic (1972 and prior):
First Place: Rod Harris, 1971 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
Tuner (all sport compact vehicles):
First Place: Dane Owens, Scion xB
Second Place: Corey Bivins, 2010 Honda Civic SI
Third Place: Andrew Kershaw, Datsun 280z
Classic Custom (1972 and prior):
First Place: Bill Garren, 1972 Buick Riviera
Current Custom (1973 through current):
First Place: Zachary Craig, 2003 Ford Mustang GT
Second Place: John Alexander, 1996 Ford Mustang
Third Place: Justin Sherman, 2002 Dodge Intrepid SE
First Place: Brad Buongiorne, 2008 Ford F-150
Second Place: Chase Edwards, 2002 Ford Excursion
Third Place: Roger Miller, 1967 Chevrolet L-10 Step Side
First Place: Wayne Adams, 1931 Plymouth Rat
First Place: Ben Goodman, 2004 Honda VTX 1300C
Diane Brantley: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Z71
Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags and MCR Safety Show-N-Shine resumes July 1. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and nightly drag race eliminations start after 9:00 p.m. Next week's event will feature one of the Atlanta area's earliest and largest Fourth of July celebrations with the Papa John's Pizza Fireworks Extravaganza.
Entry to drag race or for MCR Safety 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 under six are free. More information can be found at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.