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2012 Super Chevy Show West Palm Beach - Bow Tie Revival

2012 Super Chevy Show Season kick off

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It seems like just last week the 2011 show season was wrapping up, and a seemingly endless peaceful winter of working in the garage was beginning. Then suddenly it's time again to free the classic Chevys from their winter prisons and get them ready for another year of SC Show shenanigans.

Starting us off for 2012 was the Palm Beach International Raceway event, the site of the first Super Chevy event ever outside of California way back when. The '12 event started off with a large crowd, but despite the lack of fried gator tail in the food area, Sunday was even stronger, with the Florida Bow Tie contingent showing up in even greater force for a spectacular day under the sun.

Of note were the Florida region of the National El Camino Owners Association, which brought out a couple of dozen sparkling Elcos, and Tri-County Camaros, based out of Miami, which helped round up 32 fifth-gens for the show.

Returning this year is the Super Chevy AMSOIL Best of the Best competition, presented by Danchuk and Classic Muscle. Just like 2011, we'll be picking five cars in five categories for readers to vote on for top honors at each event. We've tweaked things from last year, with '64-later El Caminos and Monte Carlos now officially part of the Chevelle/Malibu class. You can vote at bestofthebest.superchevy.com the Monday afternoon after each event. c

Here are the palm beach, florida, 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 Sunday at midnight. Keep your browser aimed at bestofthebest.superchevy.com to vote for next batch of classic Bow Ties.

Saturday Car Show Awards

Editor's Choice Top 10 Car Show Awards

  • '72 Nova--Norm & Susan Brown, Islamorada, FL
  • '57 Sedan Delivery--Doug Carter, Ocala, FL
  • '70 El Camino SS454--Rudy Wichman, Lakeland, FL
  • '70 Chevelle SS454--Craig Firing, Tequesta, FL
  • '69 Chevelle SS396--Michael Merlo, Boca Raton, FL
  • '69 Camaro--Wes King, Southwest Ranches, FL
  • '57 Bel Air Convertible--Dave Snodgrass, Melbourne, FL
  • '61 Impala--Tim & Debbie Brown, Bryceville, FL
  • '59 Brookwood Wagon--Jeff Slivey, Hollywood, FL
  • '65 Corvette--Joe Circelli, Cape Coral, FL

Editor's Choice Top 10 Drag Car Awards

  • Mike Pruss, West Palm Beach, FL, '67 Camaro
  • Mark Kyger, Coral Springs, FL, '66 Chevy II
  • Rob Briscoe, Stuart, FL, '69 Camaro
  • George Morgan Jr., Hollywood, FL '70 Nova SS
  • Donald Jones, Loxahatchee, FL, '68 Camaro
  • Todd Abrams, West Palm Beach, FL, '71 Nova
  • Johnny Casquilla, West Palm Beach, FL, '88 Camaro
  • Mark McCabe, West Palm Beach, FL, '66 Chevelle
  • Steve Symmes, Lake Worth, FL, '66 Nova
  • Shawn Calabrese, Orlando, FL, '10 Camaro SS

Top Awards

  • Award of Excellence--'68 Camaro--Bruce Paul, Tampa, FL
  • Best of Show--'57 Bel Air Sedan--Mark Strauder, Apopka, FL

Sunday's Drag Racing Results

  • Bracket 1--Tony Mazza, West Palm Beach, FL ('81 Camaro) defeated Matty Sosnowski,
  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL ('67 Camaro)
  • Bracket 2--Mitch Popi, Stuart, FL ('89 Ford) defeated Rob Reynolds, Melbourne, FL ('78
  • Malibu)
  • D.O.T.--Harry Dixon, West Palm Beach, FL (Camaro) defeated Richard Mortell, Lake
  • Worth, FL ('96 Vette)

Amsoil presents Super Chevy 2012 Best of the Best

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