The Strip at LVMS adds season-ending Super Chevy Show

LAS VEGAS – The Super Chevy Show, the nation’s largest car show, will end its 20th-anniversary season this fall at the nation’s premier drag-racing facility. The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is set to host this exciting weekend of...

LAS VEGAS – The Super Chevy Show, the nation’s largest car show, will end its 20th-anniversary season this fall at the nation’s premier drag-racing facility.

The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is set to host this exciting weekend of drag racing Nov. 17-19.

“We have a schedule filled with incredible drag-racing events at The Strip that began with the NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals and is now set to end with the Super Chevy Show,” said Chris Powell, LVMS executive vice president and general manager. “The Strip has received such an overwhelming positive response from the drag-racing community, bringing a top-notch show like Super Chevy will be a terrific ending to the inaugural season.”

The super event will feature both professional and bracket drag racing. Racesearch.com nitro coupes, jet-powered funny cars, wheelstanders, wild heads-up street cars and a 300-mph jet dragster driven by a 24-year-old female all are scheduled to compete. In addition to the racing, the event will host a swap meet and car corral, a major manufacturers’ midway and the nation’s largest car show.

“We are very proud to take our Super Chevy Show to The Strip,” said Roger Gustin, president of Autostar Productions, Inc. “Bruton Smith and Chris Powell have built the finest drag strip in America. We look forward to a great event at a great facility. We announced the Las Vegas Motor Speedway date at our event in Atlanta and many of the participants committed immediately to making the trip across the country for the date at The Strip.”

The event will bring some of the top names in drag racing to Las Vegas for the first time, including 1999 National Nitro Coupe champion Dave Greytek, “Wild Bill” Kuhlmann, Jerry Gannon and Al Hanna.

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