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2009 East Coast S197 Mustang Shootout


Five Guys Racing is pleased to announce the First Annual East Coast S197 Mustang Shootout at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, North Carolina, on Sunday, November 1, 2009. “The Rock” provides a centrally located, easily accessed facility on the Eastern seaboard complete with concessons, sponsor space, and nearby hotels.

The event was originally intended to focus on the 4.0L and 4.6L naturally aspirated S197's with six index, side-by-side race classes. However, due to popular demand the forced induction crowd is invited to participate in six additional classes for added excitement. The facility will manage a Sportsman ladder, and racers will face a .5 Pro Tree, half second indexes, and no breakout rules in effect. The overall emphasis is on street cars you can live with and drive every day, so all cars must be tagged and registered, and cannot be gutted. Winners in each class will receive trophies. Other awards are also being developed for items such as "best 60 foot", "Best R/T", "longest road trip to the event", etc.

The following classes have been developed:

Grudge Matches!
Concerned about get eliminated early on? Don't be. Instead, please join some of the well known S197 racecar drivers and our other special guests in the non-award category. Call out a buddy (or a nemesis) for some straight-up heads up racing action. No one to call out? Just keep making "time trial" passes as if you are at a private rental. Everyone will have plenty of opportunity to race all day!

Grudge Matches and Test and Tune sessions are Open to ALL Ford Powered Vehicles Treat it as a Private Track Rental..
Come and see the Fastest Street Lighting by JJ from Woodbine Motorsports and the Fastest Track S197 Race Cars in the US.

NA Classes

Street Sleeper- 14.000 and slower (4.0L Cars Only)
Pure Street- 13.999 - 13.500
Street- 13.499 - 13.000
Modified Street- 12.999 - 12.500
Super Street- 12.499 - 12.000
Street Eliminator- 11.999 and faster

Power Adder Classes

Street Renegade- 12.500 and slower
Street Hoodlum- 12.499 - 12.000
Street Sheriff- 11.999 - 11.500
Street Bandit- 11.499 - 11.000
Wild Street- 10.999 - 10.500
Street Outlaw- 10.499 and faster

Event rules, current class descriptions and as well as full registration information can be found on our website using the "Event Detail" navagation button or visiting our forum. Check back periodically as further information regarding entry fees, driver’s meeting, lodging and other items will be become available.

Plesae Register as soon as Possable at Shootout Registration -
Send email to the announcement poster or[email protected] .

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