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TWO WEEKS OUT: America's premier gathering of performance vehicles - Bowling Green, KY July 21-23



CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE CAR CRAFT SUMMER NATIONALS July 21-23, 2017 Now at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Register your car and be a part of this major event!

Bowling Green, Ky; Registration and spectator tickets are now available for America's definitive showcase of customized cars, which will be on full display for an action-packed weekend as part of the 2017 Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals, Presented by Holley/MSD, July 21-23 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Ky. This will be the first year the highly anticipated annual automotive event will be held in Bowling Green.

Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals continues to be one of the leading, must-attend events for automotive enthusiasts nationwide", says TEN's Vice President of Automotive Events Steve Freeman. "We are excited to bring this engaging event to Bowling Green and look forward to taking it to a new, expanded level."

Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals is the country's premier gathering of street machines and muscle cars that showcases more than 2,500 performance cars and attracts upward of 25,000 enthusiasts from across the country over the course of three days. The 2017 Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals will include, among other highlights: faster open autocross; drift showcase; chances to test torque and horsepower against the best in the Dyno Challenge

Undiscovered Builders’ Invitational

Pro Builders’ Shootout

Midnight drags drag racing challenges burnout competition professionally judged and awarded Show-‘N’-Shine Competition

The Performance Marketplace

Kids Zone giveaways and activities on the main stage chance to meet CAR CRAFT editors and photographers on site.

"There is no event quite like the Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals and it’s an event that my team always looks forward to,�?? said Craig Shantz, Manager, Chevrolet Performance Shows/Events and Specialty Vehicle Builds. “We want Chevrolet Performance to be an experienced brand; this move to Bowling Green allows for true brand integration with all the Chevy presence in town. It’s a great venue for the future of CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals. We look forward to continuing our longtime partnership with the event and being a part of yet another fantastic automotive celebration."

Hours and Ticket Information

Enthusiasts and families alike can experience Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals on Friday, July 21 (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.), Saturday, July 22 (9 a.m. - Midnight) and Sunday, July 23 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.). For the chance to appreciate (and show off) the spirit of American cars, participants may register their vehicles to be a part of Chevrolet Performance CAR CRAFT Summer Nationals. Registration includes entry for one vehicle, driver and copilot, and one goodie bag. Pre-registration (available until July 18, 2017 at 11:59PM CST) is only $60 ($75 after July 18, 2017). Participants will also be able to register on-site during the event. For more information and to register, visit

Spectator tickets are on sale now and available at Pricing is as follows (if attending on Saturday includes Midnight Drags):

One-day ticket admission - $13 in advance, $15 at the gate (valid any one day)

Three-day ticket admission - $30 in advance, $35 at the gate

The Car Craft Summer Nationals is a historic event with a life of its own and we're excited to see it come to our home town," said Bill Tichenor, Director of Marketing, Holley/MSD. “Car Craft followers use products from our company as much as any car guys on the planet, so it makes perfect sense to sponsor this renowned event."


CAR CRAFT, a brand of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, is devoted to street machines, wrenching, and drag racing. It was first established in 1953 to help car guys from the novice to expert build and maintain their American rear-wheel-drive cars. The motto of the brand is "Loud, Fast, Real" which emphasizes its more budget-oriented approach to automobile building.