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Thread: 2008 GMPP LSX Shootout Officially Announced

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    2008 GMPP LSX Shootout Officially Announced

    Grand Blanc, Michigan Ė The NMCA and GM Performance Parts are excited to announce the 2nd Annual GM Performance Parts LSX Shootout, which will occur at Memphis Motorsports Park near Memphis, Tenn, the weekend of October 9-12, 2008. The event, held in conjunction with the Nitto Tire NMCA World Finals, is the largest LS event in the U.S. The LSX Shootout features awesome heads-up racing for the fastest LS-powered cars in the world, index-style racing for competitors of all levels, a dyno shootout to see who can make the most LS power, and a giant all LS-powered auto show and shine. This is ďtheĒ LS event of the year, with over $60,000 in cash and prizes, and itís brought to you by GM Performance Parts.

    Presenting sponsor, Source Interlinkís GM High-Tech Performance magazine, will produce the official LSX Shootout fan guide as well as rules and event press releases leading up to the LSX Shootout. Rick Jensen, the editor of GM High-Tech Performance magazine, and his team are looking forward to the 2nd annual event and will provide comprehensive LSX Shootout coverage for their passionate readers.

    The LSX Shootoutís heads-up classes include LSX Drag Radial and LSX All Motor, both of which are wheels-up and hardcore. Drag Radial is a 7-second turbo vs. nitrous vs. supercharger class that is an incredible fan favorite. The winner will receive $3,000, an LS376/480 crate engine courtesy of GM Performance Parts, a winnerís plaque, and the coveted LSX Shootout winnerís jacket. All Motor is an engine buildersí class as these racers bring their LSX combinations into the 8-second zone naturally aspirated. The winner will receive $2,000, an LS376/480 crate engine courtesy of GM Performance Parts, a winnerís plaque, and the coveted LSX Shootout winnerís jacket.

    The LSX Shootout also features two classes for mild to wild street-type LS-powered vehicles, LSX Showdown and the all-new LSX Truck & SUV class. Both of these LSX classes allow racers to pick their index, matching their street machine up against some of the fastest cars in the country. LSX Showdown is for cars only and LSX Truck & SUV is for any LS-powered trucks or sport utility vehicles. The winner of LSX Showdown will receive $1,000, an LSX Bowtie Block courtesy of GM Performance Parts, a winnerís plaque, and the coveted LSX Shootout winnerís jacket. The winner of LSX Truck & SUV will receive $1,000, an LS327/327 crate engine, a winnerís plaque, and a special LSX Shootout winnerís jacket. In addition, all LSX Showdown and Truck & SUV class participants will get free entry in the Tremec True Street class on Saturday. Travel through the countryside of Tennessee, and then bring your LS-powered musclecar, truck or SUV back to the track for a three-run showdown to determine who has the baddest LSX street car in the world! If the winner of True Street is LS-powered, GM Performance Parts will double the purse and give the winner an LSX Bowtie block!

    Are you ready to put your LSX engine to the test? Do you want to challenge a horsepower claim that you donít believe? If so, then enter the LSX Dyno Shootout. GM Performance Parts will provide the chassis dyno and $1,000 to whoever can lay down the most horsepower at the GM Performance Parts LSX Shootout.

    For you LSX car show fans, the 2nd Annual GM Performance Parts LSX Shootout will feature a special 2-day auto show & shine with over 70 awards for LS-powered musclecars, trucks & SUVS. Daily awards include: best LS-powered late-model Camaro, Firebird, GTO, Corvette, Cadillac, Trailblazer and vintage LS-powered specialty vehicle; best paint, interior, engine, and stance; editorís choice awards from GM High-Tech Performance, FSC and; Top 20 LS Muscle Cars; 6í LSX Best of Show trophies on Sunday only. The huge LSX auto show & shine is just one more way you can participate with your LS-powered vehicle at the LSX Shootout.

    For more information, specific class rules, car show questions, event information, ticket pricing, vendor space, and hotel arrangements, stay tuned to <> .

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    Nice write up Scott.

    You forgot to mention I might me making a guest appearance?

    That alone should draw a crowd.

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