It’s Super Chevy Show time again … and this year’s season starts at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida. The first of 12 events presented by Chevrolet Performance is set for April 4-6, and there is something planned for every enthusiast, from drag racing and a car show, to autocrossing and the Super Chevy Triathlon in Florida.
Like all Super Chevys, the one at PBIR also boasts one of the nation's finest performance and restoration midways for Chevys and GM products, as well as a big swap meet and car corral.
"With so many Chevy lovers in South Florida, we're proud to be hosting the premiere event for Chevrolet in the country, tailored to Chevy fans,” says Dale Gann, Vice President and General Manager at PBIR. “Chevy has made a huge impact on the automotive scene in the last year, with the launch of the new seventh-generation Corvette Stingray, and the enhanced styling for the Camaro—undoubtedly those vehicles have won over even more fans. We're looking forward to welcoming all Chevy fans of all ages to this once-a-year show.”
The Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance features thrilling races and family-friendly entertainment including: -A huge all-Chevy Car and Truck Show with professional judging; -Bracket racing on PBIR's renowned quarter-mile concrete drag strip; -Triathlon presented by Super Chevy Magazine (autocross, drag racing and speed-stop challenge; -And a spectacular Pro Show on the strip, featuring jet funny cars, wheelstander and, the Southern Slingshot Dragsters—and more!
There’ll also be a CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge presented by S&W Race Cars—a special trophy class for fifth-generation Camaros; a big manufacturers’ midway, plus an all-Chevy swap meet and car corral; and—for the kids—Revell’s “Make ‘n Take” model-building, where they can build (and take home) their first Chevy!
“I can’t think of a better place to open the Super Chevy Show season than Palm Beach International Raceway,” said Jim Campisano, editor and brand manager of Super Chevy Magazine and superchevy.com. “We’ve been doing these events here for decades and the track’s staff knows how to put on a first-class show. If you are into Chevys, be they stock restorations, modified classics or racecars, there’s something here for you.
“What’s especially cool is the Palm Beach Super Chevy show attracts the best cars from all over the South and northeast, as folks come here to vacation and escape the cold.”
The weekend kicks off with Test & Tune on the drag strip on Friday, April 4, an open track session for any make and model of car, truck, dragster or motorcycle, when you can speed down the track for just $20 for multiple runs. Gates open at 6 p.m., with racing until 11 p.m. Spectator tickets for Friday’s Test & Tune are just $10 for adults, while children 12 and younger enter free. Parking at the track is also free.
On Saturday, April 5, gates open at 8 a.m., and the Super Chevy Magazine Triathlon starts at 10 a.m., followed by bracket racing, the CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge presented by S&W Race Cars, Pro Show, and the car and truck show awards ceremony.
Then, on Sunday, April 6, gates will also open at 8 a.m., with time trials beginning at 9:30. Bracket racing, Pro Show, and car and truck show awards round out the day. For more details, visit www.RacePBIR.com and www.superchevyshow.com.
Super Chevy Show Tickets are $20 for a one-day adult admission on either Saturday or Sunday. Children ages 6 to 12 are $5 per day on Saturday or Sunday, while children ages 5 and under enter free. Get more details on tickets for racers and car show participants when you visit www.RacePBIR.com.