MADISON, Illinois (October 4) – Gateway Motorsports Park will celebrate all things Chevrolet – from classic Apache pick-ups to Z/28s – on Saturday, October 10 as the Mid-America Chevy Dealers present the annual Super Chevy Show. The all-Chevrolet event includes a huge car show (featuring more than 100 classes and awards), a cruise, drag racing, special attractions and a manufacturers’ midway.

 

CAR SHOW INFORMATION

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

Noon-9 p.m. – Car show registration and packet pick-up at Gateway Kartplex (located inside the Gateway NASCAR oval track).

4:30-5 p.m. – Cruise the NASCAR oval and road course, exclusively for registered car show participants.

5-5:30 p.m. – True Street Road Course 30-minute drive.

6-10 p.m. – Party at the Plex Cruise Night. Free admission and $20 kart rides. Gateway Motorsports Park Pick awards.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 – SUPER CHEVY SHOW DAY

7-11 a.m. – Car show registration and packet pick-up (Purple North entry gate).

11 a.m. – Car show judging begins.

6 p.m. – Car show awards ceremony.

7:30 p.m.:                   Conclude Car Show

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11 – COFFEE & CHEVROLETS GET-TOGETHER AT THE DRAG STRIP

7-10 a.m. – Coffee & Chevrolets Cruise to drag strip. Free trackside parking and admission for car show participants to watch Bonus Bracket Bash event at Gateway Motorsports Park’s drag strip.

 

CAR SHOW ADMISSION PRICES

Friday – Party at the Plex – Free admission.

Saturday – JUDGED – $40 for car, driver and one guest.

Saturday – NON-JUDGED – $30 for car, driver and one guest.

Sunday – Coffee & Chevrolets – Free for all car show participants and guests.

 

JUDGED CAR SHOW CLASSES & AWARDS

OUTSTANDING & BEST-OF-CLASS AWARDS

Winners receive trophy and Super Chevy Show jacket (22 total): Best of Show, 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 LSX-Powered, Best Truck, Outstanding Engineered, Outstanding Paint, Outstanding Interior, Outstanding Engine, Outstanding Stock Street, Outstanding Modified, Outstanding Workmanship.

 

INDIVIDUAL CLASS AWARDS: Winners receive plaque. (75 awards presented).

Big Car 1949-1989   (Stock, Street, Modified); Big Car 90 & Newer (Stock, Street, Modified); Camaro 1967-1969 (Stock, Street, Modified); Camaro 1970-1981 (Stock, Street, Modified); Camaro 1982–1992 (Stock, Street, Modified); Camaro 1993-2002 (Stock, Street, Modified); Camaro 2010–newer            (Stock, Street, Modified); Chevelle 1964-1967 (Stock, Street, Modified); Chevelle 1968–newer (Stock, Street, Modified); Corvette 1953-1967     (Stock, Street, Modified); Corvette 1968–1982 (Stock, Street, Modified); Corvette 1984–1996 (Stock, Street, Modified); Corvette 1997–2004 (Stock, Street, Modified); Corvette 2005–Newer   (Stock, Street, Modified); Conversion–All;

Early Chevrolet 1900–1948 (Stock, Street, Modified); El Camino – All Years (Stock, Street, Modified); Chevrolet ‘55-‘56-’57 (Stock, Street, Modified); Nova 1962-1967 (Stock, Street, Modified); Nova 1968-Newer (Stock, Street, Modified); Open – All GM Products NOT in a specific class (Stock, Street, Modified); LSX – All LSX-Powered Vehicles (Stock, Street, Modified); Pro Street – All Years (Modified); Pro Engineered – All Years (Modified); Truck 1949-1972 – All pickups, 2 wd, 4wd; Truck 1973 – 1987 – All pickups, 2wd, 4wd; Truck 1988 & newer – All pickups, 2wd, 4wd; Sport Utility – Full & Mini – 2wd, 4wd; Young Guys & Gals Class Winner; Best Club Support.

 

 

2015 MID-AMERICA CHEVY DEALERS SUPER CHEVY SHOW

DRAG RACING INFORMATION

 

Friday, October 9

10 a.m. – Credential sales, pit parking.

Noon – Tech inspection.

3 p.m. – Test ‘n’ Tune.

4 p.m. – True Street driver meeting in staging lanes.

4:45 p.m. – True Street “Cruise the Oval.”

6:15 p.m. – True Street drag racing runs.

7 p.m. – Box and No Box 1/8-mile Gambler Races.

10 p.m. – Conclude Test ‘n’ Tune and Gambler Races. Credential Sales conclude for the day.

 

Saturday, October 10 – SUPER CHEVY SHOW – Televised race day

6 a.m. – Credential sales, pit parking open.

7 a.m. – Tech inspection.

8 a.m. – Jr. Dragster time trials (2 runs).

9 a.m. – Bracket time trials, Jr. Dragster eliminations.

Noon – Nostalgia Pro Stock and Nostalgia Funny Car exhibition; first round of Super Quick qualifying; bracket eliminations begin.

2 p.m. – Second round of Super Quick qualifying.

3:30 p.m. – Nostalgia Pro Stock and Nostalgia Funny Car exhibition; first round of Super Quick eliminations (32 cars); continue eliminations.

5 p.m. – Begin Chevy vs. The World Battle of the Brands (all makes/models).

6 p.m. – Nostalgia Pro Stock exhibition.

9 p.m. – Conclude bracket eliminations.

 

Sunday, October 11, 2015 – Bonus Bash Sunday (All makes /models)

6 a.m. – Credential sales and pit parking open.

7 a.m. – Tech inspection.

7:30 a.m. – Racers For Christ chapel service.

8 a.m. – Jr. Dragster time trial.

8:40 a.m. – First round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

9 a.m. – Time Trials (1 round per class) Pro, Super Pro, Sportsman.

10:30 a.m. – Run-for-the-Money – $20 to enter (pay in staging lanes), 50/50 split.

Noon – Begin eliminations (payouts based on 65-car fields for Pro and Super Pro). $4,000 to win Super Pro; $2,000 to win Pro; $250 to win Sportsman; Trophy.

SUPER CHEVY SHOW RACE CLASSES

All racers will pay daily gate fee at gate to gain entry to the facility and will then purchase race classes at registration trailer in staging lanes for this event.  Daily gate fee is $15 Friday, $20 Saturday and $15 Sunday – or $45/weekend fee per driver. Entry fee shown is less the racer daily gate fee.

 

Friday Test ‘n’ Tune run card: $15.

Friday Gambler: $20.

 

Saturday Race Classes

All racers will purchase Saturday race tech cards at the registration trailer next to staging lanes.

 

Drive Duracell.com Bracket 1 (Super Pro / Box)

Open to Chevrolet-bodied or powered cars only. Electronics permitted. 1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree with Compulink Cross-Talk.

All-run field – random pair – payout based on 65 cars in R1.

Entry fee: $60.

Buy-backs: $40 (first round only).

Winner: $2,500, trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: $1,000.

Semi:  $300.

Quarters: $150.

 

Bracket 2 (No-Box – Pro – Sportsman)

Open to Chevrolet-bodied or powered cars only. Non-electronics. 1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree.

All-run field – random pair – Payout based on 65 cars in R1.

Entry fee: $50.

Buy-backs: $30 (first round only).

Winner: $1,750, trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: $600.

Semi: $200.

Quarters: $100.
Chevy vs. The World Bracket – Quarter Mile, All-Brands Battle 

Open to all makes and models. Electronics permitted. Eliminations begin at 5 p.m.

1/4 mile, .5 Full Tree without Compulink Crosstalk. All-run field – random pair – Payout based on 65 cars round 1.

Entry fee: $60.

Buy-backs: $40 (first round only).

Winner: $2,500, trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: $1,000.

Semi: $300.

Quarters: $150.

 

Super Quick 32 – All-Brands Battle 

1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree with Compulink Crosstalk.

Qualified Field – Pro ladder #32 vs. #1 – Payout based on 32-car field (100% payout).

Non-qualifiers receive free entry into Chevy vs. The World Bracket eliminations at 5 p.m.

Entry fee: $100.

Winner: $1,600, trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: $800.

Semi: $400 (if odd semi, extra money split between win and runner-up).

 

D.O.T. Street Sportsman

Open to Chevrolet-bodied or powered cars only. No electronics, no transbrakes.

¼ mile, .5 Full Tree.

Entry fee: $30.

Winner: $250, trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: $100.

 

EFI Heads-Up – Chevy vs. The World All-Brands Battle

Open to all EFI street-legal cars. ¼ mile, .5 Full Tree – Sportsman Ladder – heads-up.

Entry fee: $10.

Winner: Trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: Trophy.

 

Corvette Trophy

Open to any Chevrolet Corvette. No electronics, no transbrakes. ¼ mile, .5 Full Tree.

Entry fee: $30.

Winner: Trophy.

Runner-up: Trophy.

 

Truck Trophy

Open to any GM-bodied or powered truck or SUV. No electronics, no transbrakes.

¼ mile, .5 Full Tree.

Entry fee: $30.

Winner: Trophy.

Runner-up: Trophy.

 

Camaro Trophy

Open to any Chevrolet Camaro. No electronics, no transbrakes. ¼ mile, .5 Full Tree.

Entry fee: $30.

Winner: Trophy.

Runner-up: Trophy.

 

Jr. Dragster

1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree. All-run field (random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1).

Entry fee: $10.

Winner: Trophy and jacket.

Runner-up: Trophy.

Semi: Trophy.

 

Sunday Bonus Bash Race Classes – Open to all makes and models 

Super Pro

1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree. All-run field (random pair round 1 – buybacks 1st or 2nd round). Payouts based on 65 cars in round 1.

Entry fee: $100.

Buy-backs: $40.

Winner: $4,000.

Runner-up: $1,000.

Semi: $400.

Qtrs: $200.

 

Pro

1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree. All-run field (random pair round 1 – buybacks 1st or 2nd round).

Payouts based on 65 cars in round 1.

Entry fee: $50.

Buy-backs: $30.

Winner: $2,000.

Runner-up: $500.

Semi: $200.

Qtrs: $100.

 

Sportsman 

¼ mile, .5 Full Tree.

Entry fee: $30.

Buybacks: $20.

Winner: $250.

Runner-up: $100.

Semi:  $50.

 

Jr. Dragster

1/8 mile, .5 Full Tree.

Entry fee: $20.

Winner: Trophy.

Runner-up: Trophy.

Semi: Trophy.

Semi: Trophy.

 

GATE ENTRY FEES

Friday restricted-area wristband (crew or driver): $15.

Saturday restricted-area wristband (crew or driver): $20.

Sunday restricted-area wristband (crew or driver): $15.

Weekend restricted-area wristband (crew or driver): $45.

Spectator Friday Test ‘n’ Tune: $15.

Spectator Super Chevy Saturday Show:    $20.

Spectator Sunday: $15.

Weekend Spectator: $45.

Weekend Spectator Trackside Camping: $300 (includes 2 weekend wristbands).

 

The vision for Gateway Motorsports Park is to create a racing lifestyle that attracts enthusiasts, professionals, amateurs and car lovers by harnessing the energy and passion of the thousands of racing fans in the heart of the Midwest. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering nearly 200 acres, GMP is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the region, encompassing a ¼-mile NHRA-sanctioned drag strip, 1.25-mile NASCAR oval, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art Karting facility and a new, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue.

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– John Bisci