After our dance in the desert at Las Vegas, the Super Chevy Show series headed east to birthplace of the Confederacy and Virginia Motorsports Park for some action in Lee's backyard. Editor Campisano and I arrived in town the day before to shoot an upcoming feature for the magazine, and when we awoke Saturday morning, rainy craptastic weather greeted us through the hotel windows. An inauspicious beginning to an event weekend to be sure, but the two of us loaded up and headed for the track, knowing a little rain couldn't keep the Bow Tie fanatics at home. By the time we got to VMP, there was a huge line of spectators and show cars waiting to get in. The rain had stopped, and a couple of hours later the skies were blue, the breeze pleasant, and the track dried off and ready for some tire-shredding fun. The swap meet area was sold out-that's 504 vendor spots for those keeping score at home-and when the True Street cars lined up for the road cruise portion of the class, people were still pouring through the gates. The manufacturers midway was packed as well. With a sold-out swap meet, 447 show cars and 300 dazzling Chevrolet race cars, there was plenty for all to see and do. Here's an interesting contrast for you, bone-stock next to full-on custom. Flip Bost from North Carolina had his '61 (right) parked next to Tommy Nolen’s original Impala SS, and it was quite a sight to see. Flip's car sports big-block Chevy power and a host of modern parts to make it a retro-classic pavement pounder.Here's an interesting contrast for you, bone-stock next to full-on custom. Flip Bost from Wondering what to do with that spare Nova front clip you’ve got sitting around? Here's your answer! This is definitely one of the coolest homemade grills we've ever seen.Wondering what to do with that spare Nova front clip you’ve got sitting around? Here's you This '56 wagon stuck its front wheels up in the air like a wild stallion—always an awesome sight to behold at the races.This '56 wagon stuck its front wheels up in the air like a wild stallion—always an awesome Bill Popplewell came all the way down from Whippany, New Jersey, to show off his bitchin' '37 Chevy gasser. The coupe sports a big-block Chevy with an Edelbrock twin-carb tunnel ram intake for full-on straight axle madness.Bill Popplewell came all the way down from Whippany, New Jersey, to show off his bitchin' Kelly Martin didn't leave any unfinished business in the Pro Mod class. The screaming midyear Corvette took the event win with a 3.79 eighth-mile pass at 200 mph.Kelly Martin didn't leave any unfinished business in the Pro Mod class. The screaming midy Ross Burton's '69 Camaro caught our eye with its very attractive teal paint that sparkled once the sun came out. Ross spent five years building it, starting in 2001, and along the way added four-wheel-disc brakes and late-model LT1 power to spice it up.Ross Burton's '69 Camaro caught our eye with its very attractive teal paint that sparkled 1 | 2 | 3 | » | View Full Article By Patrick Hill Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!