Week Nine of Atlanta Motor Speedway's O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
The ninth week of Atlanta Motor Speedway's popular drag racing series, O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine, was cancelled due to inclement weather on Friday.
All grandstand tickets and drag racing competitor wristbands will be honored at next Friday's event as the summer drag racing series eclipses the halfway point of its points championship competition.
Next week will also mark the second installment of the Path2College 529 College Savings Plan Kids Power Wheel Race at O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags. The Power Wheel races take place in the grass ball field area near the drag race starting line at 8:30 p.m.
Prior to drag racing being cancelled on Friday, the Show-N-Shine competition and judging was completed.
The Show-N-Shine competition featured everything from new imports to classic muscle cars and automobiles ranging as far back as the 1920s. Those vehicles then took part in the Speedway Cruise following judging.
Below is a complete list of the July 11 winners:
Classic Custom (Through 1972)
First Place: Scott Conaway, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS
Modern Custom (1973 through 1999)
First Place: Adam Wallace, 1985 Chevrolet Silverado
Second Place: Nick Goff (Conyers), 1973 Chevrolet Camaro
Third Place: Shar Mol (Hampton), 1973 Barracuda 340 6 Pak
Current Custom (2000 through current)
First Place: Jordan Reid (Newman) 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS
Showroom Classic (Through 1972)
First Place: Steven Hammack (Thomaston), 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle
Second Place: Byron Kanng Jr. (Griffin), 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28.
Third Place: Mickey Cleveland (McDonough), 1971 Chevrolet Nova
Showroom Modern (1973 through 1999)
First Place: Thomas Gilbert (McDonough), 1976 Chevrolet Camaro
Second Place: Bailey Miller (Senoia), 1998 Ford Mustang
Third Place: Chris Gallagher, 1998 Pontiac Trans-Am
Showroom Current (2000 through current)
First Place: Kristie Goff (Conyers), 2013 Chevrolet Camaro RS
Second Place: Rusty Davis (McDonough), 2010 Dodge Charger SXT
Third Place: Brandon Johnson (Newnan), 2000 Ford Mustang GT
First Place: Carlos Jimenez (Fayetteville), 2004 Audi TT
Second Place: Mark Peppers (Fayetteville), 2005 Honda Civic
Third Place: Dan Guzman (Hampton), 2013 Scion FR-S
First Place: Darrell Stamey (Hampton), 2014 Chevrolet Silverado
Second Place: Jesus De Santos (Union City), Chevrolet Tahoe
Third Place: Nivardo Martinez (Fairburn), GMC Sierra
First Place: Steve Kochick (Stockbridge), 2008 Ford Mustang
Second Place: James Finnell (Stockbridge) 1966 Volkwagen Bugy)
Third Place: Stephen Kochick (Stockbridge), 2008 Yamaha Raptor
Atlanta Motor Speedway's O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine continues on July 18. Grandstand gates open at 6:30 p.m. and nightly drag race eliminations start at 9:15 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 Drags are just $8 for adults and children five and under are free. More information can be found at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com/drags or by calling the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (770) 946-4211.