Special thanks to our generous sponsors for helping make the Inaugural LX & Beyond Nationals possible: C3 Motorsports & TommyZ Design & Mike Ward Racing, DevilsOwn Alcohol Injection, Wiseco Pistons, Goodyear Tires-USA, Pedders-USA, Billet Technology, Late Model Speed, SparkPlugs.com, B-N-D Automotive, Corsa Performance Exhaust, Randy V. Moore Petroleum Distribution, Modern Horsepower, Mickey Thompson Tires, American Racing Headers, Nitrous Express, DiabloSport, Magnaflow Performance Exhaust, Southern Hotrod, and Speedfactory Cars.
The festival is also being supported by Ultimate Pedals, Team Xenon, Zoomers Exhaust, Advanced Automotive Concepts, High Horse Performance, Meguiar's, SRT Track Experience, COMP Cams, Precision Torque, AeroForce Technology, Arrington Engines, Gardner-Westcott Co., Hammer Automotive, Redfox Racing, Maryland Speed, Jina's Sew Simple Embroidery, Ridergraphix, Griot's Garage, Coker Tire, Whats News NX Video, Keen's Body Shop - Columbus, Roadwire Leather Interiors, Katzkin Leather Interiors, GS Motorsports, Backstreet Performance, JEG's Racing, Summit Racing Equipment, Mother's Car Care, The City of Gahanna Police Department, OldRide.com, Vengeance Racing, Rocksand Racing, Precision Motorsports of Florida, Licking County Visitors Bureau, and Polaris Mall.
2008 EXTREME LX MAKEOVER CONTEST - Hosted by C3 Motorsports & TommyZ Design - Modern Horsepower & Mike Ward Racing - "Home of the Extreme Makeover" Click Here for Details
SHOW & SHINE COMPETITION - SATURDAY ONLY
Magazine Editor's Choice Trophy
Best of Show Magnum - Best of Show 300 - Best of Show Charger Top 5 Original Cars - Top 5 Modified Cars Best Engine (Visual) - Best Exterior (Paint/Finish/Graphics) Click Here for 2008 Results
EXHIBITION RACING - ALL WEEKEND
2006 Chrysler 300C SRT8 w/426 Stroker from Power Ported Performance,
2006 Chrysler 300C Turbo from Creative Induction Systems,
2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 from Power Ported Performance,
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 w/ 426 Stroker from Power Ported Performance,
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 (w/ Nitrous) from Modern Horsepower,
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 w/ 426 Stroker from Late Model Speed,
2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 w/ Supercharger from Late Model Speed,
2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 from Southern Hotrod,
2006 Chrysler 300C SRT8 (w/ Nitrous) from Southern Hotrod,
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 from Speedfactory Cars,
2006 Chrysler 300C SRT8 Twin Turbo from Aeroforce Technology, Click Here for 2008 Results - Exhibition Class
Dennis Corso's Top Fuel Dragster, 1968 Dodge Charger Pro Street 440 Auto,
1970 Dodge Challenger R/T 426 HEMI 4-Spd (#'s Matching w/ ONLY 17K Miles),
1983 Shelby Charger Turbo (w/ Nitrous), 1986 Dodge Omni GLHT Turbo 5-Spd,
2004 Dodge 4x4 Truck 392 HEMI, 2005 Mercedes Benz E55 AMG,
2005 Cadillac CTS-V V8 6-spd, 2007 Audi RS4 V8 6-spd (420hp)
and many more rides yet to be announced!!!
- Entry Form Attachment at Bottom of this Post -
- Pre-Registration closes: May 17, 2008
- PayPal Entry Fees send to firstname.lastname@example.org (Include $5 FEE)
* Must pre-register by April 30 to be eligble for door prizes and giveaways!!! *
- After pre-registration deadline you can still REGISTER AT THE GATE.
- NO Charge for Parking!!!
Spectators Please Note:
- There is a $10 per person gate fee to enter the event area of National Trail Raceway. Children 15 & under, gate fee is FREE when accompanied by an adult. Gate fee MUST be paid at the entrance.
- Saturday M&G and Car Show participants will be allowed to park in same preferred parking spaces on Sunday!!!
- ALL other spectators MUST park in the spectator lot.
- NO Charge for Parking!!!
ALL GATE FEES INCLUDE CAR/DRIVER ONLY -ONLY CASH ACCEPTED AT HOTEL/GATE -
Drag Racing (SameFee for 1 or 2 Day Entry) ($60 at Hotel/Gate)
Car Show Saturday + Spectator Sunday ($50 at Hotel/Gate)
Meet & Greet Saturday + Spectator Sunday ($40 at Hotel/Gate)
Car Show - Saturday ONLY Attendance ($40 at Hotel/Gate)
Meet & Greet - Saturday ONLY Attendance ($30 at Hotel/Gate)
(There is NO M&G or Car Show on Sunday) $10 Saturday Spectators - $10 Sunday Spectators
All Additional Passengers $10 Per Day (Age 16 and older)
Headquarters Hotel The Wingate Inn - Polaris
8505 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH 43240
Group Code: LXBY, Rate: $85.00 S/D
Additional Hotel Hilton Garden Inn - Polaris
8535 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
Group Code: ACG, Rate: $99.00 S/D (Thursday);
$90.00 S/D - (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
We recommend calling the hotels directly versus using the 1-800 number or booking online because the actual hotel knows the group better than the national number or online system.
Anybody that does not need a double room, please leave for the folks that do. They are all the same price and you actually have more room in the King vs. the Double Bed rooms. Also, many of the King rooms have a sofa with a pull-out bed in it.
There are many room variations at BOTH locations, ask them what is available for each night of stay for the number of people you are bringing.
Bring DAD and the rest of the family for the weekend and have some fun!!! Plenty for the entire family to enjoy.
*THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL LX OWNERS IN NORTH AMERICA*
The Legal Stuff:
Distribution: This event information may NOT be published on any website or other forms of media without prior written permission from turbobuckeye.
Promotions: If you wish to use this event, or event title, to promote your own event, business, service, club, etc., please send a detailed PM to turbobuckeye for approval. NO flyers without permission.
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Last edited by turbobuckeye; 06-19-2008 at 01:58 PM.
We will have LX's from EVERY LX forum and some that have never been on the forums from across the nation all in Columbus, Ohio on Father's Day weekend. Don't get caught sitting at home wishing you had made plans to attend. If your favorite forum member or vendor is not on the guest list, spread the word, tell them to get registered and make plans to be in Columbus on June 14-15!!!
The Caravans The LX is a head-turner all by itself, imagine the scene you'll be making as you and your fellow LX owners roll down the highway and into Columbus 10... 20... 30 cars deep!!! Its much more fun to ride out to an event with a group of folks rather than make the trip alone. If you are organizing a caravan to the LX & Beyond Nationals, please let us know so we can add your caravan to the list.
13.99 - 12.00 NHRA requires a DOT, SNELL or SFI helmet, etc.
11.49 - 11.00 NHRA legal rollbar
9.99 - 9.00 NHRA certified rollcage; Electrical Shutoff; Neck Collar; NHRA license, etc.
- TRACK ANNOUNCEMENTS CAN BE HEARD ON FM RADIO STATION 88.3
- Air Compressor is on the Pit Side of Tech
- Perfect Light (or reaction time) is .000
- Track is at 900 feet above sea level
- Nitrous Oxide can be filled at Jeg's Racing
The Participant Schedule:------(Updated 5/21/08 at 10:00am) Motorsport event delays (i.e. breakdowns, track issues, other problems, human errors, etc.) may occur without notice, & may cause the schedule to be altered on the day of the event. Please follow all track and event rules & regulations, be safe around others, and have lots of fun!!!
FRIDAY - JUNE 13
3:00pm-8:00pm - Hotel Check-In/Pre-Registration/Goodie Bag Pickup
8:00pm-9:15pm - Volunteers Break for Dinner
9:15pm-11:00pm - Pre-Registration/Goodie Bag Pickup (continue)
Quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant located across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn has offered to block off the parking lot for everyone arriving on Friday afternoon and evening that want to meet there for dinner and socializing.
SATURDAY - JUNE 14
6:02am - Sunrise (Columbus-Local)
7:00am - Volunteers Arrive/Vendor Setup
8:00am - Participant Gates Open/Roll-In
8:15am - Racing Tech Opens (No Tech, No Race!!!)
9:00am - Drivers Safety Meeting for ALL Race Participants
9:00am - Spectator Gates Open
9:00am - Vendor Midway Opens
9:45am - 5.7 & V6 Bracket Racing - 1st Round of Time Trials
10:30am - 6.1 Bracket Racing - 1st Round of Time Trials
11:00am - Car Show Judging Begins
11:15am - Quick 16 - 1st Round Qualifying
11:45am - Exhibition Cars Run (Round 1)
12:00pm to 12:30pm - Track Crew (Lunch Break)------
Kids Big Wheel Racing, Vendor's Rides Photo Shoot & Recognition
12:30pm - 5.7 & V6 Bracket Racing - 2nd Round of Time Trials
1:15pm - 6.1 Bracket Racing - 2nd Round of Time Trials
2:00pm - Quick 16 - 2nd Round Qualifying
2:15pm - Exhibition Cars Run (Round 2)
2:30pm - 5.7 & V6 Bracket Racing - 3rd Round of Time Trials
3:15pm - 6.1 Bracket Racing - 3rd Round of Time Trials
4:00pm - Quick 16 - 3rd and Final Qualifying Round
4:15pm - Exhibition Cars Run (Round 3)
5:00pm - Awards Presentation for Car Show Participants
5:15pm - FREE PASSES DOWN THE 1/4 FOR ALL CAR SHOW ENTRIES
6:30pm - End of Track Activities
SATURDAY (Night) - JUNE 14
8:00pm to 10:00pm - Festivities at the Headquarters Hotel (TBA)
SUNDAY - JUNE 15
6:02am - Sunrise (Columbus-Local)
7:00am - Volunteers Arrive/Vendor Setup
8:00am - Participants Gates Open/Roll-In
***Car Show Participants (Pay Additional Entry Fee to Enter Bracket Race)***
8:30am - Final Time Trial For All Bracket Race Entries
9:00am - Spectator Gates Open
9:00am - Vendor Midway Opens
9:20am to 9:50am - "Racers for Christ" Worship in the Jeg's Suite on 2nd Floor
TX - Red-Fox Racing (Paid) ----------------------------------------Below this line, eligible for door prizes
OH - 2001shadowace (Paid+1)-M
PA - swexlin (Paid)-S
MI - Part Deux (Paid+1)-R
OH - Pigman 440 (Paid)-S
OH - OMSRT8 (Paid)-R
MI - skeletonizer (Paid)-R
TN - done (Paid)-R
VA - BrilliantBlackHemi (Paid)-R
WY - Ultimatecarman45 (Paid)-R
IL - ricover (Paid)-R
PA - 702RICHIE (Paid)-S
OH - delosh (Paid)-M
TN - TheBeej418/MI Simans82 (Paid)-S
OH - EricG (Paid+1)-R
WV - BadazBee-423 (Paid+1)-R
OH - InferAl (Paid+1)-R
NY - Hemi31 (Paid)-R
PA - plymouth-truck (Paid+1)-R(using CHERRY's car)
FL - Deafcharger (Paid)-R
OH - WEWSRT8 (Paid)-R
Canada - Daytona # 77 (Paid+1)-S
AZ - ChargerChick (Paid)-M
OK - Manicmechanic (Paid)-M
OK - KRYPTONITE (Paid)-S
IL - antolod (Paid)-M
IL - AGGOST (Paid)-S
OH - Ron380 (Paid)-R
OH - G-MAC (Paid)-S
OH - Mrs262 (Paid)-M
WV - stealthrider (Paid)-R
OH - grey1 (Paid)-R
IL - Ups-Charger (Paid)-R
IL – FastWagon (Paid)-R
OH - 07TorredHemi (Paid)-S
KY - MrMorgan (Paid)-R
Alaska - Midnightsun300C (Paid+1)-R
IN - XxEnigmaticxX (Paid)-R
FL - Daytona Crazy (Paid)-M
FL - hiDes (Paid)-M
MI - Pappa John (Paid)-R
AR - DynoBob (Paid)-R
OH - Hemipwr (Paid)-S
MI - radpacv (Paid)-S
NY - Challenger Lover (Paid)-M
VA - MadDad (Paid)-M
NY - PowerWagon896 (Paid)-R
PA - chance6384 (Paid)-M
OH - danaM (Paid)-R
OH - NAS T MAG (Paid)-S
FL - lou1355 (Paid)-R
IN - spinnercj8 (Paid+1)-S
KS - wickedchargerrt (Paid+1)-S
OH - TTMR (Paid)-R
OH - Tagman (Paid)-S
OH - 4DOORZ06 (Paid)-X
PA - 6.1luvr (Paid)-R
OH - 4DEATER (Paid)-R
MA - BOSChargerRT (Paid+1)-S
NY - FlyByU (Paid)-R
IL - D's300C (Paid)-S
OH - blk6.1 (Paid+1)-R
OH - rogerdoger (Paid)-S
IN - fgleloup (Paid)-R
OH - srt8_hmi (Paid)-M
IL - Scarbs (Paid)-R
NY - srt-hardware (Paid)-R
OH - Big D (Paid)-R
WV - GoofyTimL (Paid)-R
IN - Dantra (1) (Paid)-R
IN - Dantra (2) (Paid)-R
VA - Don's magnum (Paid+1)-R
NE - Knarley (Paid+3)-S
OH - Inferno06RT (Paid)-S
MI - MrMopar (Paid)-S
NH - nhdave (Paid)-R
CT - CTCRUZER (Paid)-R
MI - 04hemipwr (Paid+1)-X
OH - Ohio Magnum (Paid)-M
IL - Motor (Paid)-S
OH - cromagnumman425 (Paid)-S
DC - Jweezy (Paid)-R
IN - inmagnum (Paid)-M
PA - PlumCrazy814 (Paid)-M
NC - NC-SXT (Paid+1)-S
CA - Cam (Paid)-R
CT - jmatiasjr (Paid)-M
IN – ChargeRonDavinS (Paid)-R
CT SublimeTime (Paid)-R
NY - bklynmag (Paid+1)-R
MI - mhigman (Paid)-R
IL - SublimeDaytona268 (Paid)-R
OH – dybaxter (Paid+1)-R
VA – CplDaugherty (Paid+1)-R
OH - pmpn8ez (Paid)-M
IL - ekaz (Paid)-R
MD - roswald0511 (Paid)-R
OH - allflashnocash (Paid)-R
OH - WitchyWndy (Paid)-R
MO - mtcraigco (Paid)-R
IL - JuzBadRidz (Paid+1)-S
OH - Curt (Paid)-S
MI - InsuredByGlock (Paid+1)-S
MD - wishing for hemi (Paid)-R
LA - Maistro69 (Paid)-X
OH - B&G Banana (Paid)-M ----------------------------------------Above this line, eligible for door prizes
IL - AWD-MIKE (Paid)-S
IN - oldschoolhemiguy (Paid)-S
IL - elcobra44 (Paid)-M
OH - toledocapitals (Paid)-S
MO - stldocrecruiter (Paid)-M
IN - BrianG (Paid)-M
WV - MoPowerED (Paid)-R
FL - Ladybreeanna
OH - anorth45503
OH - MagnumRT05
OH - dubya
KY - ping
OH - GB49
OH - Mr. Bill
KY - smokey
OH - MidlifeCrisis
OH - marcw
TX - blackcar
MI - MatFab/BJB
IL - chargerSRT6
OH - wnorris
PA - kwoody87
OH - SRT8driver
OH - deereater
MI - srt8dodgeboy
MI - Mackmobile
IN - JMatt
OH - OHIOSRTWGN
MI - HemiChemi
MD - mrfreeze
NV - TBYDaytona40
WI - boomer
OH - SRT/6
MD - FDNY-L107
IL - GEN-X Hemi
MI - 2005 big body
VA - soccerbachelor
OH - Stampede
OH - Jaybo
KY - Osofast2
MO - srt8fish
OH - sublime 781
KS - 89carlson
OH - NuclearEric
IL - HemiPowered5700
VA - Gilgamesh
MT - Tio232
IL - HAMMY55
GA - HemiGirl69
OH - mjgmagnum
OH - hemicharger06 (1)
OH - hemicharger06 (2)
MI - motorcity muscle
---- The better half
OH - Spankis
MI - cleland500
OH - CDJDMRJE
NY - mjr5150
TX - NotYet
MD - Motor18
OH - hemi orng 4 me
OH - see ya srt8 jeep
OH - tvshooter
Canada - haas
OH - BobCaldwellChargerR/T
KS - mopar2ya
OH - drew06sxt
NY - Big Bob
IL - Super T
MI - manny72
PA - Bornagainultimatum
MI - todd0218
OH - InfernoRed300C
OH - zionspop
NY - biggz2544
GA - sn8kbit0308
VA - crhemi
DC - Icewood_Jr
VA - PWC Realtor
NY - nyc_srt8
OH - gungalunge
IN - flyer08
MO - metgo
Canada - HEMISFEAR
NM - 1bad4dr
NM - 8yourM5
TX - CentralTexHemi
CA - SanDiegoSRT8
VA - DannyC
OH - ksonny55
MI - crazylikeacharger
PA - PimpLay2
NY - Bryali
VA - timb36
Canada - Higshemi
OH - LILGTO
MO - rdunn
VA - damageinc
VA - ujokin2
VA - MagNeto
VA - blindpig
CA - stitchmonkey
Canada - hemiwagn
TN - HemiHearse
OH - gogogadget
VA - redsledrt
DE - funk doctor
IL - CMJ Performance
Australia - RDP Motorsport
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Do we pre-register for the event? A: We recommend that you pre-register to show everyone you will be there. Also, you will NOT be eligible for door prizes and drawings unless you are pre-registered.
Q: Can I participate in both the car show and the drag racing? A: It is not advised that you participate in the Drag Race and Car Show event. There is a good chance you may miss something due to event scheduling. In the event you choose to participate in Drag Race & Car Show events, there are NO REFUNDS in the event you miss something. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Q: How many judges will be judging the car show? A: At least 2 judges will be assigned to each class.
Q: How will the car show classes be setup/parked? A: Parking is on a first come, first serve basis.
I have decided to get a room for Friday night. Not sure if their is any interest in still caravaning down from MI, if interested please post in the links below so that your input is heard. Otherwise I will see everyone down there.
The polls have become moot. I guess I put them up too soon and circumstances have changed.
1) Make sure Jeremy leads the Cincy caravan again.
2) Add some sort of swap meet.
3) Press release for local news, car TV shows and national car mags.
4) Upgrade the MC for welcome speech and prize giveaway.
5) Have warm weather so models can disrobe.
Mr Morgan <-- professional announcer, will work for free
Can we move it to a Sunday? I know people whod want to go and same with me, but gotta work Saturdays...plus thats a far @$$ drive, but id most def do it if stereos are allowed
I figured most folks would like to have a day to unwind after driving down/back and hanging out all day? Also, having it on Sunday may conflict with people that have religious commitments?
There was a fairly large caravan that came from your area last year, so you will have plenty of company during the drive down.
Originally Posted by TTMR
I also vote for LX's only, and despite working Saturdays, I'll be taking that day off!
Originally Posted by MagnumRT05
I gotta work at e-check Saturdays, so I will probly have to miss that one next year
I will try to get the day off though! And I dont vote for all LXs. I say all Mopars, excluding none. I have some people with 3 Darts with 440s, so they would def join if it was "legal".
Since this is primarily an LX event it would either be LX's only, or LX's and invite the SRT family of vehicles. Inviting every Mopar is logistically not reasonable. However, it would be nice to have some old school Mopar that coincided with the current LX's (i.e. Charger, Challenger, 300)
Originally Posted by anorth45503
Noted. Hence the reason we pushed it from early May to early June.
*fyi - for all the folks that are sticklers for detail. (*cough* *cough* *Roger*) Summer does not officially begin until Jun 21, so its still a spring M&G.
Originally Posted by MrMorgan
Brainstorming suggestions for 2008 M&G:
1) Make sure Jeremy leads the Cincy caravan again. AGREE
2) Add some sort of swap meet. Good Idea
3) Press release for local news, car TV shows and national car mags.In Progress
4) Upgrade the MC for welcome speech and prize giveaway.In Progress
5) Have warm weather so models can disrobe. Noted. Hence the reason we pushed it from early May to early June.
Mr Morgan <-- professional announcer, will work for free I may take you up on the offer.
Keep the ideas coming guys. Its just as much your event as it is mine.
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