World Class Car Show at Memphis International Raceway

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance is a three-day event at Memphis International Raceway (MIR) that offers something for every car enthusiasts and race fan. One of the star events in this automotive celebration is the car show where gorgeous Chevy vehicles are put on display and compete for specialty, class and the coveted Best in Show award.

The Show 'N Shine festival of cars kicks-off the celebration on Friday, April 11. The competition heats up Saturday, April 12 with the Specialty awards and the grand finale is Sunday, April 13 with the class awards and the coveted best in class award. Judging for the specialty awards begins Saturday at 11:00 a.m. CT with the awards presentation at 4:00 p.m. CT. The class awards will be judged Sunday at 11:00 a.m. CT and the awards, plus Best in Show, will be announced at 3:30 p.m. CT.

In addition, MIR is pleased to announce the return of renowned National judges - Ray Jump, Robert Everett, and Andy Hendricks- who will serve as the team leader. Due to the increasing number of entries in this prestigious event, Sara Griewing will join the already impressive list of judges in overseeing the operation of the show.

Griewing joined the Manufacturers Series in 2011 as the Series Manager. She is a decorated car competitor with an abundance of first-place wins and two National MCA Gold Trophies. In addition, she is an experienced show judge who applies techniques from ISCA and MCA mentors in conjunction with her personal expertise and competitive standards.

Entry for the car show is $35 for a one-day pass or $45 for a three-day pass. The fee includes admission for one person and the car. Participants can pay for the entry fee in advance or at the gate. Please visit www.racemir.com or call 901-WOW-Race for more information.

Judged Classes

  • Big Car - (Includes Impala, Biscayne and Caprice) - 1949 - 1989, 1990 & Newer Chevelle, 1964 - 1967, 1968 & Newer
  • El Camino - All El Caminos
  • Conversion - 1900 - Current, Class includes all non-Chevrolet bodied vehicles with Chevrolet power and all Chevrolet bodied vehicles with non-Chevrolet power
  • Early Chevy - 1900 - 1948, Chevrolet bodies and powered cars and trucks
  • Open - All Chevrolets and GM products not included in a specific category - Through Current Model Year
  • Camaro - 1967 - 1969, 1970 - 1981, 1982 - 1992, 1993 - 2002, 2010 & Newer
  • Corvette - 1953 - 1967, 1968 - 1996, 1997 - 2004, 2005 & Newer
  • Monte Carlo - All Monte Carlos
  • Chevrolet - 1955 - 1957
  • Nova - 1962 - 1967, 1968 & Newer
  • Nostalgia Rod - All unfinished appearing vehicles - Awarded in Conversion or Early Chevrolet classes
  • Low Rider - All low rider vehicles - Awarded in Big Car classPro Street/Pro Engineered - All Chevrolet vehicles with 75% of an original frame or altered original frame (including rear end narrowed), having a physically narrowed rear end wheel tubs or factory. OR All Chevrolet vehicles, which have a complete tube chassis, from radiator to rear bumper (round or square). Must have a physically narrowed rear end and wheel tubs. All tube chassis drag cars and off road will compete in this class.
  • Pick Up Truck - 1949 - 1972 ALL, 1973 - 1987 ALL, 1988 & Newer ALL
  • YOUNG STAR (under 21)

For more information on the judged car show classes, visit the car show details page for MIR under the participant tab at www.superchevyshow.com.

Best of Awards

  • Best in Class
  • Best Big Car
  • Best Camaro
  • Best Chevelle
  • Best Corvette
  • Best 55-56-57
  • Best Early Chevrolet
  • Best Conversion
  • Best Pro Street/Pro Engineered
  • Best El Camino
  • Best Nova
  • Best Monte Carlo
  • Best Open
  • Best Truck
  • Gold Class
  • Best Stock
  • Best Street
  • Best Modified
  • Top Award - Best in Show

About the Super Chevy Show:

The Super Chevy Show tour is the premier national event for all Chevrolet enthusiasts offering something for everyone. From high-powered Chevy racing action to the spectacular show cars at the top NHRA and IHRA tracks across the country. The Series boasts one of the nation's finest Performance & Restoration Midways for GM products, as well as a Swap Meet and Car Corral at most events. Kids are always welcome to take part in the free Revell Make 'N Take activity each day to build their own model car to keep. The Super Chevy Show is widely considered the best brand-specific event in the country. For more information, visit: www.superchevyshow.com

About Memphis International Raceway:

Memphis International Raceway™ (MIR) is a state-of-the-art, acclaimed motorsports facility featuring a formidable 1.8-mile asphalt Road Course, a riveting 1/4-mile Drag Strip, and an enthralling 3/4-mile Tri-Oval Short Track. The high performance Road Course is considered among the most competitive in the Mid-South with 8 turns and a 3,500-foot straightaway. Hosting such premier events as the IHRA Summit World Finals, Super Chevy Show and the American Drag Racing League's Memphis Drags IV, the Drag Strip was built to IHRA and NHRA specifications, and its track, concrete to the 1/8-mile, was milled and polished by Penhall. Twelve private Suites offer an optimized vantage point for drag racing fans. Home to the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience and built to NASCAR specifications, the paved Tri-Oval Short Track consists of 11-degree banked turns, 4-degree straightaways, and an 1,100-foot backstretch with ample bleachers and 16 VIP Suites. The Tri-Oval Short Track hosts racing events from the Porsche Club of America, Sports Car Club of America, and ARCA/CRA Super Series. Acquired in 2011 by IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG), the 342-acre MIR reopened in 2011 to a series of enhancements including additional grandstands, equipment upgrades and a refurbishment of the paved Tri-Oval Short Track. In May 2013, the Road Course underwent a major renovation with a resurfacing of the entire course. IRG also owns and operates Palm Beach International Raceway™, Southwestern International Raceway™, and the International Hot Rod Association™. For more information, visit www.RaceMIR.com, connect with MIR at www.Facebook.com/RaceMIR and www.Twitter.com/RaceMIR, call 901.969.7223, or send an email to Info@RaceMIR.com.

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