Super Chevy Show: Vegas Baby!

Las Vegas is a destination that offers all kinds of things to do. Want to see disappearing tigers? Go see a show. Want to stuff your face till you pop? Just hit a buffet. Want to test your luck and try and win some money? Well, you can do that anywhere in the city limits—even at the airport!

But if you want to see Bow Ties tearing up the asphalt then you needed to be at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to check out the Super Chevy Show Presented By Chevrolet Performance.

It had all the elements you could want; a show and shine, a swap meet, an autocross, vendors and let’s not forget the 1,320 feet of pure unadulterated gearhead heaven.

Door slammers, Pro Street, altereds and outlaws filled the air with the sweet smell of burnt rubber and race fuel while tearing up the drag strip. We gotta tell ya there are some fast vehicles in Vegas.

On the other side of the grandstands was the autocross course that was sponsored by Total Cost Involved, Currie Enterprises and Camaro5.com. The course was set up and run by the Las Vegas Region SCCA. These guys laid out a track that was technical enough to test a seasoned driver, but not so complicated that a beginner couldn’t give it a go.

If you have never tried an autocross you really should give it a try. These short courses are a great way to have some serious fun without risking too much. Unless you really do something wrong the worst thing that might happen is a little cone rash on your paint, but that will buff out. c

Race Results
Super Pro- Bracket 1
W: Tony Niswonger, Las Vegas, NV
R/U: Jeff Frrar, Las Vegas, NV
Pro- Bracket 2
W: Garrett Parsons, Monroe, UT
R/U: Reggie Timms, Mesquite, NV
Sportsman
W: Jordan Mazo, Henderson, NV
R/U: Tristan Craig, Las Vegas, NV
Motorcycle
W: Colton Chamberlain, Las Vegas, NV
R/U: David Phillips, Las Vegas, NV
Super Comp
W: Greg Hicks, North Las Vegas, NV
R/U: Danel Henderson, Las Vegas, NV
Pro Gas
W: Justin Lamb, Henderson, NV
R/U: Chris Naffziger, Las Vegas, NV
Super Street
W: PJ Giacalone, Wilmington, CA
R/U: John Sapone, Tujunga, CA
Super Chevy Show- Sunday Bonus Race
W: Howard De Vore, Flagstaff, AZ
R/U: Mark Meier, Las Vegas, NV

Car Show Results
Editor’s Choice Car Show Winners
Sam Felli, Las Vegas, NV, ’69 RS Camaro
Brain Smith, Las Vegas, NV, ’63 Impala
Donald Kind, Salina, KS, ’77 C10 Pickup
Joel Douglas, North Las Vegas, NV, ’71 Nova
Gary Holyoak, Cedar City, UT, ’55 Bel Air
Greg Campbell, Las Vegas, NV, ’66 Chevelle
Steven Hunt, Temecula, CA, ’10 SS Camaro
Thomas Thiessen, Las Vegas, NV, ’67 Camaro
Bill May, Henderson, NV, ’72 SS Camaro
Steve Beck, San Diego, CA, ’39 Coupe
Editor’s Choice Drag Car Winners
Dal Trubey, Bullhead City, AZ, ’70 Chevelle
Larry Pittenger, Williams, AZ, ’68 Camaro
John Castro, Torrance, CA, ’69 Nova
Jim Marino, Upland, CA, ’66 Chevelle
Theodore Logan Sr., Las Vegas, NV, ’02 S10
Mango Hernandez, Las Vegas, NV, ’83 Camaro
Scott Bisel, Lake Havasu, AZ, ’78 Luv
Mike Goad, Anacortes, WA, ’67 Nova
John Sapone, Tujunga, CA, ’64 El Camino
Dennis Blehm, Hemet, CA, ’67 Nova
Gold Class
’55-57 Modified Winner: Steve Luethge, Omaha, NE
’55-57 Modified Winner: Gary Holyoak, Cedar City, UT
Best Of Show
Big Car: Jeffery Hess, Woodland Hills, NV, ’64 Impala
Camaro: Kay Bice, Riverdale, CA, ’67 Camaro
Chevelle: Greg Campbell, Las Vegas, NV, ’66 Chevelle
Corvette: Jim Gregorius, St. George, UT, ’61 Corvette
Conversion: Nathan Tejeda, Henderson, NV, ’08 G8
Open: Jesus Castno, Scottsdale, AZ, ’08 Cobalt
El Camino: Mac Howard, Las Vegas, NV, ’87 El Camino
’55-57 Chevy: Jim Hix, Palmdale, CA, ’56 Chevy
Monte Carlo: Dennis Jenkins, Pheonix, AZ, ’72 Monte Carlo
Nova: Nick Tenenholtz, North Las Vegas, NV, ’71 Nova
Pro Street/Engineered: Joel Douglas, North Las Vegas, NV, ’71 Nova
Truck: Frank Barnes, North Las Vegas, NV
Paint: Steve Lethge, Omaha, NE, ’56 Chevy Sedan
Detail: Steve Lethge, Omaha, NE, ’56 Chevy Sedan
Engine: Steve Lethge, Omaha, NE, ’56 Chevy Sedan
Excellence Award: Jim Lippert, Green, KS, ’67 Nova
Best Of Show: Gary Holyoak, Cedar City, UT, ’55 Chevy Bel Air

Here are the Las Vegas winners from the amsoil best of the best competition, presented by Danchuk and Classic Muscle:

The AMSOIL Best of the Best voting begins the Monday after each Super Chevy Show and lasts through the following Monday at midnight. Keep your browser aimed at bestofthebest.superchevy.com to vote for next batch of classic Bow Ties.

AMSOIL Presents Super Chevy 2012 Best of the Best

16/17

MORE PHOTOS

VIEW FULL GALLERY

COMMENTS

subscribe to the magazine

get digital get print
TO TOP