6th Annual NMCA LSX Shootout - Doorslammer Assault

In its sixth year, the NMCA LSX Shootout is better than ever

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Now in its sixth year, the NMCA's Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout in Indianapolis has become the premier event for LS-powered rides to slug it out down the 1320. Making the event even larger is the fact that the LS mayhem is mixed in with the NMCA World Street Finals, which is open to any car ready for some serious drag racing action. As proof that LS-powered cars haven't peaked yet, several records were smashed and two LSX drag radial entrants blasted into the 6s.

In addition to the all the drag racing there were jet cars, burnout contests, a vendors midway, car show, and used parts swap meet. For the LS cars there were a ton of classes including Drag Radial, All Motor, Real Street, Rumble (index), Fifth-gen Shootout, and the ever popular True Street and LS True Street competitions. This is one of the events we always look forward, too, and it's obvious that this three-day affair has a little something for everyone.

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In the non-LS True Street competition, Jason Anderson took the runner-up spot with a three run average of 8.695 seconds in his ’69 Nova.

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Todde Taylor, of Mooresville, Indiana, won the 11-second True Street category in his big-block-powered ’67 Chevelle. His three-run average was 11.011 seconds, which is pretty impressive.

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In addition to racing, there were a host of other things going on at the event including, burnout contests, a swap meet, and a car show. The event featured a vendors midway chock full of hot new speed parts. We were really drooling over this new twin-disc Quarter Master LS clutch.

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Mark Carlyle’s turbocharged ’07 Vette flew down the quarter-mile fast enough to take the win in the JE Piston LSX Drag Radial class. His best time of the day was a blistering 6.821 at 203.55 mph.

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The winner of the 10-second slot in the True Street competition was Concord, North Carolina’s Terry Faust in his ’02 Vette. His three-pass average worked out to be 10.143 seconds, about two tenths better than the runner-up.

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In the fifth-gen Fastest Camaro Shootout category, Bog Williams took home the gold with a best run of 8.408 at 168.89 mph in his 2010.

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Pennsylvania’s Jeff Oppenheim ran his ’86 ‘Elky hard in the LSX True Street competition and nabbed the 10-second runner-up slot with a three-pass average of 10.367 seconds.

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