30 JUL 2021
30th Annual Ames Performance Pontiac Nationals
The Ames Performance, Tri-Power Pontiac Nationals is home to the largest Pontiac Swap Meet and Drag race in the country! This is the Pontiac Event of the Year that you do not want to miss!
EVENT INFORMATION
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Pontiac lives on in the minds and hearts of millions of Pontiac lovers who refuse to give up that certain devil may care lifestyle that follows them wherever they go. It’s not just a car, it’s a Pontiac and the one of your dreams will magically appear right before your eyes at this coming year’s 30thAnniversary Celebration of the Tri-Power Pontiac Nationals July 29 - August 1, 2021 at the stunning Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

The Ames Performance Tri-Powered Pontiac Nationals is the largest Pontiac event in the country and will showcase more Pontiacs in one place than ever before!

FEATURING

     Drag Racing: Bracket & Heads-ups
Who will be the next Chief of the Pontiacs?  A runoff takes place, Sunday afternoon between the Sat & Sun winners of Super Pro, Pro and Street.  The following year, the Chief is recognized in front of his/her racing peers during pre-race ceremonies and will receive a custom made jacket.
     Car Show: This show brings hundreds of Show-Stoppers! Awards given to the Best in Class in Full Size; Grand Prix; GTO/Judge; Firebird/TransAm; and Open. Winners receive a free entry into the 2022 show.  All participants receive a window card and special dash plaque.  
     Swap Meet: This is the largest Pontiac Swap Meet in the Country!  Every year the vendor area is sold out!  
     Manufacturer's Midway: CONTACT SUPER DUTY PRODUCTIONS AT (567) 227-9011
     Car Corral: Buy or sell new or old Pontiacs! 
     Ames Performance Hospitality Tent for Race, Show & Swap Meet Participants
            *  Continental breakfast Saturday & Sunday Morning
            *  Ames Performance Buffet Saturday evening
            *  Giveaways throughout the weekend.

     Ames Performance Shuttle Service - fan friendly way to assist you in getting around the facility!

Arnie “The Farmer” Beswick has been ‘wowing’ Pontiac fans for over 60 years. He will be at Summit Motorsports Park during the Ames Performance Tri-Powered Pontiac Nationals to help celebrate its 30thanniversary. “The Farmer” will be signing autographs on Saturday and Sunday. So, don’t forget your cameras or your Pontiac memorabilia!

The Nostalgia Super Stocks return to this year's show.

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2019 Chief of the Pontiacs Kevin Burns

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PRICE LIST
1-Day Adult Friday OR Sunday $15
1-Day Adult Saturday $20
2-Day Adult (Saturday & Sunday) $30
3-Day Adult (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) $40
1-Day Child 6-12 $5
3-Day Child 6-12 $15
1-Day Child 5 & Under $0
Racer Car & Driver $70

IG 3 RACING Late Model Heads Up - additional $10 entry fee.*

Kauffamn Racing Equipment Quick 16 - additional $10 entry fee.*

Butler Performance Frantic Four - additional $25 entry fee.*

*  Race entry can be purchased in Budweiser Guest Services.  Bring your original race entry with you.

 

PRICE LIST
Judge Car Show $45
Non Judged Car Show Saturday OR Sunday only $25
Swap Meet $60
Car Corral $45
3-Day Trackside Electric Motorhome (SOLD OUT!) $125
3-Day Trackside Non-Electric Motorhome $100
3-Day Wilsons Fence Row $75
3-Day Primitive Camping $60
Additional Parking Pass $30
GA PARKING $0
Pit Pass $0

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Linder’s Lot Opens: 8:00 a.m. and Remains Open 24 Hours
Wilson’s Lot Opens (holding area for Vendors); 8:00 a.m.
Bud Gate Opens for Race Sponsor Move-In: 12:00 p.m.
Swap Meet, Sponsor & Midway Vendor Move-In (Gate D): 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Racer Credential & Move-In: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tech & Registration: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Note: All participants go to Linder’s Lot: 8:00 p.m.

Friday, July 30, 2021

Gates Open/Racer Credential & Move-In: 8:00 a.m.
Spectator Gate Opens: 8:00 a.m.
Camping Move-In: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Time Trials (Order: Pro, S/P, NOS Super Stock, Street & Car Show): 10:00 a.m.
Butler Performance Frantic Four (Q1): 3:30 p.m.
Clemens Muscle Cars No Box Gamblers Race (sold in Guest Svc): 5:00 p.m.
M&K Sport Coach Box Gambler’s Race (sold in Guest Svc): 5:30 p.m.
Time Trials will resume after 2nd & 3rd round of racing (up until 8:00 p.m.)
Secure Track: 8:00 p.m.
Note: All participants go to Linder’s Lot 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Gates Open: 8:00 a.m.
Camping/Motorhome Move-In: 8:00 a.m.
Warm-Up Carts (1 per side): 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Stationary Table – Continental Breakfast Summit Side: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Time Trials (Order: Pro, S/P, NOS Super Stock & Street): 9:00 a.m.
(Note: Quick 16 may time trial the 1st session with Pro or S/P;
2nd session must wait until Quick 16 qualifying is called)
Ames Hospitality Tent Opens: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Car Show Judging Begins: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Butler Performance Frantic Four (Q2): 9:30 a.m.
Shuttle Carts (3 Carts): 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Butler Performance Frantic Four (Q3): 11:00 a.m.
Saturday Car Show Entry Cut-Off, can still buy entry, judged on Sunday: 1:00 p.m.
Kids' Activities: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cool Down Carts (1 per side): 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Show Round: 1:00 p.m.
(NOS Super Stock, Scott Rod’s AA/GS, KRE Quick 16 Q1,
Butler Performance Frantic 4 E1)
Bracket Eliminations (Order: Pro, S/P, Street): 1:30 p.m.
Editor’s Choice Awards on the Track: 4:15 p.m.
Show Round: 4:30 p.m.
(NOS Super Stock, Scott Rod’s AA/GS, KRE Quick 16 Q2,
Butler Performance Frantic 4 Final)
Ames Hospitality Buffet (Summit Chalet): 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Secure Track: 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Gates Open: 8:00 a.m.
Warm-Up Carts (1 per side): 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Stationary Table – Continental Breakfast Summit Side: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
RFC Chapel Service (Hospitality Tent): 8:30 a.m.
Time Trials & Qualifying: 9:00 a.m.
(Pro, S/P, NOS Super Stocks, Scott Rod’s AA/GS, Street)
Note: Quick 16 may not time trial this session b/c of qualifying!
Continental Breakfast (Hospitality Tent): 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Car Show Judging Begins: 9:30 a.m. – Done
Firehawk Shootout (2 TT, E) Round Robin: 10:00 a.m.
Shuttle Service (3 carts): 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Quick 16 Qualifying (Q3): 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Car Show Entry Cut-Off: 11:00 a.m.
Bracket Eliminations (Pro): 11:30 a.m.
Pre-Race Ceremony: 12:00 p.m.
Show Round: (NOS Super Stock, Scott Rod’s AA/GS, KRE Quick 16 E1)
Bracket Eliminations continued: 12:20 p.m.
Cool Down Carts (1 per side): 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Car Show Awards: 3:30 pm
Finals 5:30 p.m.
1A Auto.com “Chief of the Pontiacs”: 5:45 p.m.