Friday 8/8 Sho & Go at the Bowl Traffic Light Showdown Results

Racer's stage their vehicles moments before Test & Tune begins on Friday, August 8, 2014.

Racer’s stage their vehicles moments before Test & Tune begins on Friday, August 8, 2014.

Waterford, CT (August 8, 2014) – The popular Spectator Drag Racing and Car Cruise Show, Sho & Go at the Bowl, went with a traffic light theme tonight. Two awards were up for grabs in the Car Cruise Show on our Midway and four classes of Spectator Drag Racing showcased the on-track action part of the event.

Before the single round elimination Spectator Drag Racing got under way focus shifted to the popular midway Car Cruise Show, where the fans voted on the winners. A fan vote was cast for two Best in Show awards. It was Bill Bradham with his 1955 Ford Crown Vic Pick-up and Bill Steafather with his 1960 Studebaker Hawk GT earning the fan votes for Best in Show.

Four classes of bracket drag racing featured the regular Street, Competition and Bike Classes plus a special Traffic Light Showdown open to all competitors. The Street Class Eliminator with a rematch of last week saw current point leader Matt Viscione of New London and Ryan Flanders of Lebanon in the final round with Viscione in his 2007 Chevy Cobalt earning the win. In the Competition Class Eliminator match up Rick Taylor of Uncasville was paired against Gerry Radacsi of Wallingford with Radacsi earning the win in his 1962 Corvette. The Bike Class Eliminator had Jayson Barba against Rookie Max Carter, it was Carter in his Jr. Dragster earning his first career Sho & Go win. In the Traffic Light Shootout, all three classes were running together with only one winner. The final round paired Bike Class competitor Ron Hoyle of Baltic on his 2000 Polaris 600 snowmobile against Speedbowl legend Phil Rondeau of Baltic in his 1974 Competition Class Chevy Vega. Rondeau would end the night victorious for his first win of the 2014 season at Sho & Go at the Bowl.

Quick scheduling update’s: The originally scheduled GM Night has been moved to Friday, August 29th with Imports Night being moved to Friday, September 5th. Drag racing has been added to the Jammin 107.7 Motor Jam 2014 to be held on Sunday, September 7th. Stay tuned for more details on this added event.

Quick event notes: Helmets are no longer required for racer’s in the Street and Competition Class that run a ET of 2.75 or slower. All competitors running ET of 2.75 or faster, in an open cockpit car or convertible and Bike Class it is still mandatory to wear an approved helmet.

Sho & Go at the Bowl action returns next Friday, August 15th with Double Bike Eliminations and runs weekly every Friday thru September. Spectator Drag Racing Car Show rolled into one event to kick start your weekend featuring FREE Grandstand Admission!! Spectator Drag Racing will include Competition Class, Street Class, Bike Class + second Bike Class Eliminator. Car Cruise Show Awards with winners voted by the fans for Best In Show and Best Bike in Show. Pits and Midway open at 6:00pm with action beginning at 6:30pm. The Fan Vote Car Cruise Show award winners will be announced at 8:10pm, opening ceremonies at 8:25pm and single round drag racing elimination events starting at 8:30pm. FREE Grandstand Admission, FREE Car Cruise Show Entry, $30 Spectator Drag Racing Entry Fee. For more information on our Friday Night Sho & Go program please click here.

Complete 8/8/14 Elimination Round Results (coming soon)

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