Drag Racing Portion of Tonight's Week 13 of O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags Rained Out
The drag racing portion of tonight's Week 13 action in Atlanta Motor Speedway's O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
The series will resume with Week 14 next Friday, Aug. 4, as the third and final Street Wars night of the season heralds several of the fastest cars from around the region with big-money payout races on the line. Grandstand gates will open at 6:30 p.m., and nightly drag race eliminations start just after 9 p.m.
Drag racing armbands and grandstand tickets purchased tonight will be valid for either next Friday, Aug. 4 or the following week on Aug. 11.
Prior to the arrival of tonight's wet weather, the Show-N-Shine competition featured everything from new imports to classic muscle cars and automobiles ranging as far back as the 1930s. Those vehicles then took part in the Speedway Cruise following judging.
Below is a complete list of the July 28 Show-N-Shine winners:
Classic Custom (Through 1972)
First Place: Marty Mayberry (Roberta), 1951 Chevrolet Pick-up
Second Place: Ashton Smith (Haralson); 1968 Chevrolet Impala
Modern Custom (1973 through 1999)
First Place: Ted Wilson (McDonough), 1985 Chevrolet Corvette
Second Place: Jerry Knowles (Tyrone); 1971 Monte Carlo
Third Place: Ryan Wilson (McDonough); 1998 Ford Mustang
Current Custom (2000 through current)
First Place: Jason Smith (Griffin); 2013 Hyundai Veloster
Second Place: Mike Banester (Milner); 2004 Mach 1
Showroom Classic (Through 1972)
First Place: Ray Gilbert (Griffin); 1969 Mercury Cougar
Showroom Modern (1973 through 1999)
First Place: Chris Gallagher (Fayetteville), 1998 Pontiac Trans Am
Showroom Current (2000 through current)
First Place: Ken Thaxton (Fayetteville), 2004 Chevrolet Corvette
Second Place: Tom Hodges (Griffin), 2015 Ford Focus
Third Place: Michael Banister (Barnesville); 2007 Ford Mustang
First Place: Alex Gordon (McDonough), Honda Accord
Second Place: Adam Wallace (McDonough); 2007 Mini Cooper
Third Place: Juston Wiggins (Lithonia), 2003 Acura TL
First Place: Lamar Peppers (Whitesburg); 1968 Ford F-100
Second Place: Shelly Goodwin (McDonough), 2015 Chevrolet Silverado
Third Place: Bryan Garcia (Barnesville), 2011 Dodge Ram
First Place: Paul Clayton (McDonough), Harley-Davidson Road Glide
Second Place: Shane Hendrix (Griffin), 1953 Chevrolet Rat Rod
Third Place: Scott Conaway; 1928 Ford A Sedan
Entry to drag race or for the Show-N-Shine is just $20, or competitors can purchase a combo ticket for $30. Spectator tickets are just $10, and children 5 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.