50th Anniversary Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout presented by COPO Parts Direct

NMCA is proud to host the 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout presented by COPO Parts Direct at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, the weekend of August 22-25, 2019. This “golden” anniversary celebrates 50 years of COPO Camaros with a special drag race class, celebration luncheons, racer happy hours, a huge free part raffle…and much more! This special event takes place the weekend after the Woodward Dream Cruise and the weekend before the NHRA U.S. Nationals.

Racers & Crew/Guests Must Pre-Register for Reserved Parking & Special Events CLICK HERE!

Click Here for COPO Camaro Shootout Flyer CLICK HERE!

NMCA Hosts Chevrolet Performance’s Official 50th Anniversary COPO Camaro Event

Watch as Summit Motorsports Park’s pristine racing pits fill up with NMCA class cars as well as a massive turnout of modern and vintage COPO Camaros (tributes & clones welcome)! Participants, crew members, and family will celebrate COPO Camaro’s iconic heritage with activities that include a COPO Camaro-only drag racing class, Thursday and Friday Happy Hours, Friday and Saturday COPO Camaro Shootout luncheons presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, and a huge Friday FREE parts raffle exclusive to COPO Camaro vehicle owners.

Watch COPO Camaros on the ¼ Mile

COPO Camaros of all years (tributes and clones welcome) will compete on the 1320 for big money and national exposure. Major bragging rights are up for grabs as well for the racer who wins COPO Camaro’s golden anniversary event, and winner will be crowned the 50th Anniversary COPO Camaro Shootout champion with a Champagne Celebration in the Aerospace Components Winners Circle!

Racers & Crew/Guests Must Pre-Register for Reserved Parking & Special Events CLICK HERE!

Click Here for COPO Camaro Shootout Flyer CLICK HERE!

Big Purse & Major Bragging Rights

The Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout, presented by COPO Parts Direct, offers racers the chance for big money, a custom NMCA Victor award, major media exposure, and the chance to get into the exclusive Aerospace Components Winners Circle:

Winner: $3,000 + NMCA Victor + Winners Circle Experience
Runner-Up: $1,500 + Plaque
Semis: $500
Quarters: $250

Easy-to-Follow Rules

The COPO Camaro Shootout class is open to any modern or vintage COPO Camaro (tributes & clones welcome) and it runs on an Open Comp Format:

• .500 full (Sportsman) tree
• 3 qualifying passes on Friday • Eliminations on Saturday
• Fastest qualifying run will be bumped -.10 & become a permanent index for eliminations
• Handicapped start based on index / breakout eliminations
• NHRA Stock / Super Stock rules on suspension, tires, engine, modifications, etc., apply
• No NMCA membership required

Rules Questions & Other Questions

For rules questions please contact Gene Bergstrom with NMCA at (714) 460-3813 or e-mail him at gbergstrom@promediapub.com

Racers & Crew/Guests Must Pre-Register for Reserved Parking & Special Events CLICK HERE!

Click Here for COPO Camaro Shootout Flyer CLICK HERE!

Schedule of Events

The 50th Anniversary COPO Camaro Shootout is designed to be a “must attend” event for all COPO Camaro owners and this special event’s schedule is designed to provide maximum enjoyment:

Thursday:

• Parking / Registration / Tech (9 am – 1 pm)
• Free Test & Tune for COPO Camaro Participants (1 pm – 6 pm)
• Racer Happy Hour & Ice Cream Social (5 pm to 7 pm)

Friday:

• Parking / Registration / Tech (from 8 am to 10 am)
• Qualifying Throughout the Day
• COPO Camaro Shootout Luncheon (12 pm to 1 pm)
• COPO Camaro Shootout Happy Hour & Free Parts Raffle (6 pm to 7pm)

Saturday:

• COPO Camaro Shootout Group Photo (8:30 am behind Tower)
• Eliminations Throughout the Day
• COPO Camaro Shootout Luncheon (12 pm to 1 pm)
• Aerospace Components Winners Circle Experience (6 pm)

Sunday: Free Entry into Sunday’s Bracket Race

Special COPO Camaro Shootout Happy Hours and Luncheons

In celebration of COPO Camaro’s golden anniversary, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center and Chevrolet Performance have teamed up so this “can’t miss” event lives up to its name. It all starts on Thursday with a free Racer Happy Hour & Ice Cream Social where COPO Camaro Shootout teams can enjoy cold beer and Summit Motorsports Park’s iconic 1 lb. ice cream scoops. Friday features a COPO Camaro Shootout lunch in the pits in the 80’ X 40’ Camaro Den followed by a Racer Happy Hour and free parts raffle exclusive to COPO Camaro Shootout teams. Current COPO Camaro component manufacturers will give away upwards of $10,000 in free prizes to COPO owners. Saturday will feature the final COPO Camaro Shootout luncheon with a Champion Champaign Celebration at the end of the day in the Aerospace Components Winners Circle.

Racers & Crew/Guests Must Pre-Register for Reserved Parking & Special Events CLICK HERE!

Click Here for COPO Camaro Shootout Flyer CLICK HERE!

Be Sure to Book Your Rooms at the Sawmill Creek Resort Host Hotel

To ensure excellent COPO Camaro Shootout accommodations, NMCA has selected the Sawmill Creek resort to be the event’s official host hotel. The Sawmill Creek Resort, only 25 minutes away from Summit Motorsports Park, is located in Sandusky/Huron and offers the ultimate motorsport vacation experience including a Tom Fazio designed golf course, Lake Erie adjacent water sports, close access to several water parks, and much more! Be sure to ask for the NMCA room rate when you book your rooms.

For Host Hotel Information CLICK HERE!

Join Us at America’s Racetrack…Summit Motorsports Park

Billed as America’s Racetrack, Summit Motorsports Park is the premier national event drag race facility in the U.S. with massive paved pits, perfectly manicured car show grass, and amenities second to none. Situated just outside of Sandusky, Ohio, the COPO Camaro Shootout’s location provides participants and fans eager for extra vacation activities access to numerous water parks, golf, and other special amenities. This special event takes place the weekend after the world-famous Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit and one week before the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indy, setting the stage for the ultimate motorsport road trip.

Summit Motorsports Park Website CLICK HERE!

Special thanks to Chevrolet Performance, the official title sponsor of the 50th Anniversary COPO Camaro Shootout. COPO Parts Direct is the official presenting sponsor and will be participating at the event all weekend long. Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center will sponsor the Friday and Saturday COPO Camaro Racer / Crew luncheons. Thank you to Summit Motorsports Park as the host venue for this “golden” anniversary special event.

Racers & Crew/Guests Must Pre-Register for Reserved Parking & Special Events CLICK HERE!

Click Here for COPO Camaro Shootout Flyer CLICK HERE!