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2008 Super Chevy Show Atlanta - Atlanta In Action

Forget About The Gas Prices, It's Race Time

By Mike Harrington, Photography by Super Chevy Show Staff

The Super Chevy shows that take place in or near the Atlanta area have long been the most popular in the American South.They feature legions of spectators, a car corral that rivals the car show itself, and a swap meet that junkyard dogs can roam for hours.

True Streets was anything but a one-man show, with five of the seven competitors within a second of each other. Four late-model hot rods turned the contest into a nail biter as Phil Bonner in his 2000 Corvette took home gold with a 13.23-second average; just a hair quicker than Mitchell Moon's 13.15-second average.

No nine-second True Street passes today, but this one sure goes into the record books as the closest margin of victory in the history of the class. Way to go guys!

When it came to True Street, seven He-Men entered the contest with hammer in hand.

These are the top three True Street Machines and their owners:
Overall Winner:
Phil Bonner, Lilburn, GA, 13.12 in his 2000 Corvette.
Runner-Up:
Mitchell Moon, Appling, GA, 13.15 in his '99 Trans Am
13-Second Index Winner:
Justin Buckern, Bincon, GA, 13.51 in his 2002 Camaro SS

TOP 10 EDITORS CHOICE CAR SHOW WINNERS
Jerry Dennis, Concord, NC '62 Chevy
Jerry & Gary Rice Royston, GA '69 Camaro
Erwin Aderhold Woodstock, GA '38 Chevy Coupe
Chris Palmer Alpharetta, GA '67 Nova
Al Adron Sharpsburg, GA '67 Chevelle
Tendra Embrey Franklin, GA '55 Chevy Pick-Up
Clay Jones Cumming, GA '37 Chevy Coupe
Betty Garner Liburn, GA '55 Nomad
Ricky Twiggs Murphy, NC '57 Chevy
Greg Cape Hull, GA '55 Chevy
TOP TEN EDITORS CHOICE DRAG CAR WINNERS
Mark Patten Boaz, AL '82 S-10 Pickup
Randy Bruce Conyers, GA '78 Malibu
Tim Turbyfill Boone, NC ' 69 Camaro
Travis Bryant Bowman, GA '68 Camaro
Doug Gronewold Dunlap, TN '55 Chevy
Ryan Nelson Tocca, GA '72 Monte Carlo
Andy Lewis Hampton, GA '63 Chevy II
Paul Dooley Gainesville, GA '80 Monza
David Miller Waco, GA '69 Nova
Vic Temple Hartwell, GA, '37 Chevy
By Mike Harrington
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