Every year one of the highlights of the Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is the Thursday evening Racer Appreciation Dinner & Party. This year it will take place at the track on Thursday, May 17th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. NMCA will once again host this very special 12th annual welcome party for all Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout participants, friends, family, media, and sponsors. The party will feature complimentary BBQ dinners, beer, sodas, music and a GIANT free parts raffle with over $15,000 in give-away prizes! Every Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout racer in attendance will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win one of the great prizes contributed by NMCA's huge list of official sponsors. The Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout Racer Appreciation Dinner & Party is a BIG deal so please plan on attending just ask anyone who's attended since the very first year in 2007! Participants from Chevrolet Performance Stock, LME Street King, Proform Rumble, Gear Vendors LSX True Street, Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge, and the Real Street Shootout (LS racers competing in Xtreme Street) are invited to attend. Please plan on joining us for a great evening of fun, food, socializing and FREE parts to kick off what will be a great weekend of LSX and NMCA drag racing! The Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout is the oldest LS and modern-LT race of the year. This special event offers 5 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series classes to choose from and takes place as a part of the NMCA Bluegrass Nationals presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center. Winners of CP Stock, Street King, Rumble, LSX True Street and the Real Street Shootout will each take home big money and an LSX bowtie block courtesy of Chevrolet Performance and Scoggin-Dickey. For more information on the event visit www.NMCAdigital.com/KY or call (714) 444-2426.