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Postponed! The Gear Jam Drags, Rod n Custom show, Swap Meet, May 10-11

Guys, this event is tailor-made for you!

The Gear Jam vintage drags, traditional rod n custom show and swap meet is May 11 at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia.
Cruisin' Commerce is Friday, May 10 from 6-10pm. Cruising, VIP hot rod parking, food tents, a beer garden and live music by Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho DeVilles.

Lots of clubs and shops have stepped up for trophies--here's the updated list:
Show awards are:
Flat-out Bitchin! -- Sponsored by Sock F'ers Car Club
Best Paint-- Sponsored by the TW's Car Club
Best Survivor -- Sponsored by The Cross Members
Best Traditional -- Sponsored by The Iron Lords
Trick Truck -- W&H Restoration and Performance
Best Use of Louvers-- Bright Star Hot Rods
Best Engine-- US Army
Best Custom-- RollFast Customs
Quality Breakage-- Bethlehem Steel & Iron
Just Kicks Ass!-- The Roadents Car Club
Best Hot Rod on Cokers-- Coker Tires (Winner gets $200 gift certificate)

If your club or shop wants to sponsor a trophy, let me know.
Classes still available are:

Best Race Car
Best Wheelie
Best Interior

Burn-out Contest, sponsored by Hot Rod Deluxe: Winner to receive a full set of Mickey Thompson tires.

Back-up Girl Contest sponsored by Rich Venza's Back Up Girls Facebook Page: Winner gets $100 cash prize, and he working on some more swag.

Final version of the race classes are as follows:
Gasser (sponsored by Lamar Walden Automotive Racing Engines)
FED (will include Altered and Comp Coupes)
Hot Rod
Muscle Car (will include Nostalgia Super Stocks)

Race Format:
Qualifying in the morning. Quick 8 in EACH CLASS will run Heads-up Eliminations for $1,000 purse money.
EVERY ELSE in-class will be paired with the car closest to their ET, to run a Heads-up best 2-out-of-3 Shootout through Eliminations, for bragging rights.
Everyone makes heads-up passes all day against cars in the same class, nobody gets their doors blown off, everyone has fun, and the "slow" guys are just as important as the "fast" guys.

We had 200 vendors at the swap meet last month, WITH the Charlotte Auto Fair the same weekend... we're anticipating 200-250 vendors for The Gear Jam.

For race car and show vehicle entry criteria, go to www.gearjamdrags.
email: [email protected]
 

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NEW DATE!
Due to NHRA moving their Southern Nationals because of weather, The Gear Jam vintage drags, traditional rod n custom show and swap meet, has been moved to Saturday, September 28, with Cruisin' Commerce held on Friday night, September 27 from 6-10pm.

We will be having the NE Georgia Swap Meet this month, on Saturday, May 18. For information, call (706) 424-5035, or send me an email at [email protected]

-Brad
 
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