- LX and Beyond Nationals
- Columbus, OH
- Show & Shine
The (7th Annual) LX and Beyond Nationals (LXBN), organized by Anthony Carter, will be hosting its annual All Mopar Car Show on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8:00am-5:00pm at the National Trail Raceway in Columbus, OH (2650 National Rd SW, Hebron, Ohio 43025).
Modern Mopar quarter-mile drag racing, car show and social gathering for the Chrysler LX-platform cars (Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, and Dodge Magnum) as well as all past / present SRT vehicles. This annual event hosts 250+ vehicles, plus enthusiasts and fans from across the country. In addition, every year LX & Beyond Nationals has hosted Chrysler Executives, Media and SRT Engineers from Chrysler Group LLC Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. LX & Beyond Nationals looks forward to the same this year.
LX & Beyond Nationals is very excited to return the event back to Columbus, Ohio where it all began. They believe in partnering with products and brands that have a strong presence in the Modern Mopar community because they are also actively involved and supportive of the automotive hobby.
$25 Entry Fee (Pre-Registered) / $35 Entry Fee (At the Gate) – Covers Driver and (1) passenger
Eligible participant vehicles
Any vehicle with a Chrysler-powered engine.
Vehicle Make Competitions
Overall Best of Show & Go – Grand Prize
This is awarded to the car that not only looks good standing still but also performs on the drag strip. Any racing participant that intends to compete for this award should declare their participation upon arrival at the event in order to have vehicle judged prior to racing. It is not necessary to win the racing class that you participate in. It is required to make at least one pass on the drag strip to be eligible for this category (No Exceptions) *Combination of Racing Performance and Show Results*
Best of Show Challenger (Weekend / Daily Driver)
Best of Show Charger (Weekend / Daily Driver)
Best of Show 300/300C (Weekend / Daily Driver)
Best of Show Magnum (Weekend / Daily Driver)
Best of Show Jeep Grand Cherokee (Weekend / Daily Driver)
Best of Show Dart /SRT4-Neon / Caliber (Weekend / Daily Driver)
Best of Show Other Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep/Plymouth (Weekend / Daily Driver)
This is awarded to the vehicle with the best overall balance of quality for their respective classification. It should be truly different and stand out from the crowd. The paint should have the cleanest finish of any vehicle on the show field. Engine should have some visual modification. Stance of vehicle should be non-stock, and/or wheels should complement the overall appearance. Interior should also have some modification.
Weekend Driver = WD
To compete in Weekend Driver classification, the vehicle must average less than 12,000 miles/per year
Daily Driver = DD
A Daily Driver classification, is a vehicle that averages 12,000 miles/per year or more
LX & Beyond Top 10 Choice Awards
This is awarded to the Top 10 cars that stood out to the experts but did not meet the qualifications for a Best of Show award. This award can be given to any combination of vehicle qualities: all original, low miles, unique modification, etc.
Best Paint & Finish
This is awarded to the car that has the best quality paint job i.e. no chips, orange peel, dull spots fading, etc. The paint should have the cleanest finish of any vehicle on the show field. The paint must be finished throughout the entire vehicle including the door and trunk jambs and of course the engine bay. The paint color and quantity of colors is not a factor for earning this award.
Best Engine (Visual)
This category awards the overall presentation of the engine, which includes polished / chromed parts, powder coated parts, color-coated hoses, and most importantly the cleanliness and presentation of the entire engine bay. Such factors as wire tucks and shaved engine bays will also play a determining factor, your Engines performance abilities have no bearing in this category.
To compete for an undercarriage award, the vehicle should be elevated on stands or ramps. Mirrors should be placed under the vehicle, to display undercarriage modifications. Undercarriage detailing such as painting, powder coating, polishing and / or chroming, are all factors as well as, sway bars, urethane suspension bushings and other chassis stiffening modifications will be considered too. Any other creative ideas that can enhance the undercarriage will also be taken into consideration.
This award is presented to the person who has customized their interior following a specific theme. Interior themes could include a one which will consists of many rare parts from overseas or show car theme which may include lots of fiberglass to hold audio and video components. The use of exotic materials and original ideas will also be taken into consideration for this award.
Best Female Ride
To be eligible for this award, the vehicle must be driven into the venue by the vehicle’s female owner, and the car must be registered for the show under her name. It is also IMPERITIVE that she presents her car to the expert at the show. Experts are not only examining the workmanship that went into the vehicle, but we are examining her knowledge about the vehicle too.
Sound Presentation (Fabrication)
This is awarded to the person with the cleanest, most customized stereo install. This includes speakers, head-units, amps, and overall installation of the stereo equipment. It’s not the quantity of equipment, but the quality of the install that concerns the experts. Does the install include custom fiberglass painted enclosures? Are the components highlighted with lighting? Are all wires neatly wrapped up and out of sight? Does the overall fabrication and custom work match the car’s theme? The creativity and uniqueness of installation also plays a large factor in deciding this award.
Best ICE (In Car Entertainment) (Fabrication)
ICE examines non-stereo equipment. Some examples of ICE would include: multiple TV’s, gaming systems, computers, navigation, cameras, and interior lighting. Most importantly experts are looking for unique features, such as unusual locations for televisions, hidden gaming systems in armrests, multiple screens with multiple functions, and smooth clean installs.
Best (Lighting) Display
This is awarded to the vehicle with the most detailed exterior lighting display. Exterior lighting would include: spot lights, rope lights, neon, strobes, track lighting, and any other lighting equipment to enhance the exterior presentation and display of the vehicle. It is not the quantity of lighting, but rather how the lighting is used to better the presentation of your vehicle that will earn you the chance to win this award.
(Professionalism of the club/team members and how they represent themselves and their cars at the show)
Club/Team members should be at the show for its entire duration. The members should be wearing club attire, such as: t-shirts and/or ball caps. This award is for the club/team who entertains the crowd for the duration of the show, with such features as: music, lighting and interactive activities to keep the crowd drawn to your organizations vehicles.
All vehicles should be on display for the entire day
Team must be competing and attending (5 Vehicle Minimum)
People’s Choice Awards
Long Distance Award
This is awarded to the person that drives the longest distance in their own vehicle to the event. In the event of a tie, driving time based on evaluation of Google Maps will be used to determine winner.
Vehicle to be judged must be owned by the presenter.
Entry must be made prior to the stated deadline.
All competing vehicles must be driven onto the show field.
Vehicle trailers are not allowed in the show field due to space confinements.
For more LX and Beyond Nationals event info, go to www.lxandbeyondnats.com.
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- National Trail Raceway
- Columbus, OH