Be There: 2013 DiabloSport Late Model Hemi ShootoutNMCA, DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout, new venue for '13
Posted March 1 2013 09:01 AM by Scott Ross
Filed under: Miscellaneous, SCOTT ROSS
It's back...and better than ever.
NMCA's 2013 DiabloSport late Model Hemi Shootout is on for August 23-25, at a new venue--Summit Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio.
Come on in for more info, including race/show classes (and awards for winners)....
The NMCA Flowmaster Muscle Car Nationals, the #1 muscle car series the U.S., is pleased to announce that the 5th Annual DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout will have a new home at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 23-25.
This NMCA event will feature all the cars and all the stars of the NMCA series, as well as the coolest modern Hemi race and show cars in the country.
Late-Model Hemi competitors join the NMCA’s already large base of muscle car racers and enthusiasts.
Other exciting features of this NMCA event include a huge car show, a giant manufacturers’ midway/swap meet and a 300+ mph jet dragster!
The DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout is a special “event within an event” that features race and car show classes specifically designed for modern Hemi-powered Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge vehicles. Each year the DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout attracts the fastest supercharged, turbocharged, nitrous-powered and naturally aspirated late-model Challengers, Chargers, Magnums, 300s and Jeeps in the country to compete on a national stage. This year the Modern Street Hemi Shootout Series will bring make this a points event for their index class racers and will award appearance points for their heads-up racers.
Other special features of this event include an all-Hemi True Street class, racer contingencies, awards for the fastest Hemis, and a special competitor welcome party and free parts raffle. Also, all racers and show participants will receive a collectible all-metal DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout license plate!
Special Race Classes at the DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout:
Late-Model Hemi Rumble Class
Index-style rules. Friday/Saturday time trials (3 passes) and Sunday eliminations.
Hemi Rumble competitor may compete in the Late-Model Hemi True Street class on Saturday FREE of charge if vehicle meets True Street rules.
•Winner: $1,000 + Contingency + Plaque
•Runner-Up: $500 + Contingency + Plaque
•Quarter Finalists: $75
The Late-Model Hemi Rumble class will have contingency available from upwards of 50 manufacturers, posting $150/win and
TREMEC Late-Model Hemi True Street Class
The Late-Model Hemi True Street class is designed for “true” street cars that are licensed, insured and capable of making a 30-mile, police-escorted cruise! The class will be contested on the Saturday of the event (August 24th) and each racer will run three back-to-back passes for an overall average ET. Awards are given to the overall fastest Hemi, runner up, and the closest averages to 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds.
•Winner: $250 Win + 6-foot-tall Trophy
•Runner-Up: $100 + Plaque
•Other Winners: $100 + Plaque to 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 Second Winners
For Late-Model Hemi Rumble and Late-Model Hemi True Street class rules, please refer to www.nmcadigital.com/hemi.
World’s Fastest Hemi Challenge:
Special awards will be given away to the world’s fastest late-model Hemi-powered competitors--Challenger, Charger, Magnum, 300, and Truck/SUV (Drag Pak Challengers prohibited). There will also be an awesome match race between the two overall fastest Hemis at the end of the event.
-Overall World's Fastest Late-Model Hemi (match race at the end of the event between the two fastest late-model Hemis on the property):
Win: $500 + Plaque
Runner-Up: $250 + Plaque
World's Fastest Hemi Challenge Awards:
Fastest Challenger: $200 + Plaque
Fastest Charger: $200 + Plaque
Fastest 300: $200 + Plaque
Fastest Magnum: $200 + Plaque
Fastest Truck/SUV: $200 + Plaque
Mark Burkhardt Ambassador Award: A $100 NMCA Power Mall gift certificate and custom acrylic award will be presented to one Late-Model Hemi Shootout participant in honor of Mark Burkhardt, a good friend of the NMCA who passed away in 2009. The winner will be the person who the late-model Hemi community and NMCA recognize as contributing the most to the growth and success of the Late-Model Hemi movement in 2013.
Special DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout Car Show Presented by High Horse Performance
The DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout features exciting car show classes for enthusiasts who want to show off their awesome LX and LY Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles. There will be special awards given away both days (Saturday and Sunday),courtesy of High Horse Performance.
Saturday Awards (Plaques & custom acrylic award for Best of Show):
10 Late-Model Hemi Shootout Special Recognition Awards
Best V6 Chrysler
Best Open Chrysler
Best of Show Late-Model Hemi Shootout– Custom Acrylic Award
Sunday Awards (Plaques & custom acrylic award for Best of Show):
10 Late-Model Hemi Shootout Special Recognition Awards
Best Body & Paint
Best of Show Late-Model Hemi Shootout – Custom Acrylic Award
Participant Party and Huge Free Parts Raffle for DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout Race and Show Competitors:
The NMCA is pleased to announce that there will once again be a special cocktail party and huge parts raffle open to all DiabloSport Late-Model Hemi Shootout competitors and friends. The party will take place on Friday, August 23, and will provide a fun opportunity for racers, show competitors, magazine editors and sponsors to welcome each other to the event in a fun, friendly environment. Location and times TBA.
For more information log on to www.nmcadigital.com/hemi, or call (714) 444-2426. For specific questions please refer to the list below:
Race: Gene Bergstrom (714) 460-3813 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Car Show: Ron Fetter (949) 254-5693 or e-mail email@example.com.
Vendor: Dave Farley (949) 784-9061 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsorship: Brian Gwin (714) 444-2426 (extension 120) or e-mail email@example.com.