The Gear Jam Vintage Drags, Car Show and Swap Meet, Sept. 27

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  1. brad54

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Jefferson, GA
    The second annual Gear Jam Vintage Drags, hot rod n custom show and swap meet is September 27 at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, with a cruise-in/concert Friday night September 26 the historic downtown area. Friday Night’s cruise is from from 6-10pm, with cruising on the main street, VIP hot rod parking, food tents, a beer garden and live music.
    Saturday’s event features Race classes for Gasser, Front Engine Dragster sponsored by Hot Heads Racing and Research, Hot Rod sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment, and Muscle Car sponsored by National Parts Depot.
    Heads-up racing with qualifying in the morning, and then the hard cases run a Quick 8 Elimination for $1,000 per class purse money, while everyone else is paired with the car (in class) closest to your ET for a best 2-out-of-3 shootout eliminations—Everyone gets to race all day, nobody gets put on the trailer, nobody gets their doors blown off, and nobody watches staggered-start racing. It should be fun for everyone, whether you run 7 or 17 seconds!
    At the end, we’ll take the class winners for a final Mr. Eliminator, sponsored by Hot Heads Racing and Research.
    Tech cards are $50, and gets the driver, your pit kitty and little grease monkeys in.
    Gasser and FED/Altered classes run 1/8-mile, Hot Rod and Muscle Car run 1/4-mile.
    All classes run Sportsman Tree.

    Gear Jam Car Show, sponsored by Chuck Keene’s Georgia Hot Rods, is 1972 and older cars, trucks and motorcycles.
    Show Car entry is $35, and gets the driver, your chick and little grease monkeys in. (Immediate family.) This includes test-n-tune passes during the day.
    All other adults, race crew and spectators are $10 each. Kids 12-under free.
    Besides a judged car show with awards, there is are also “Club and Shop Pick” awards in the following categories. If your club or shop wants to sponsor a trophy, let me know.
    Don’t see one you like? Then make one up and we’ll add it!

    Flat-out Bitchin!
    Best Paint—Chuck Keene’s Georgia Hot Rods
    Best Survivor
    Best Tradtional
    Trick Truck
    Best Use of Louvers
    Best Engine
    Best Custom
    Quality Breakage
    Just Kicks Ass!
    Best Hot Rod on Cokers—Coker Tire

    Swap Meet
    We’ll also have the NE Georgia Swap Meet with over 250 vendors.
    Spaces are $25, for all the space you want, and that gets you and a helper in the gate.

    Burn-out contest sponsored by Hot Rod Deluxe Magazine. Prize is a $500 gift certificate for Coker Tires.
    We also have over $575 in door prizes from Summit and NPD, a case of oil from O’Reillys, hats, T-shifts and more!
    For information on the race classes and rules, go to, shoot me an email directly at [email protected], or call (706) 424-5035

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