Impala SS Nationals 2013
Guys, Whos coming to the NATS this year? ALL IMPALA's are welcome including the NEW PPV's which also have classes of their own. My Local Club is Hosting this Years event in Concord NC
Here is the schedule for the Nats. More Info will be forthcoming,and I am sure all of you will be excited to see what else we have in store for you.
Tuesday Aug 6th
Early Check In @ Host Hotel(s)
Early Event Registration & Goody Bag Pick-Up
Wednesday Aug 7th
Check In @ Host Hotel(s) - 9a-5p
On Site Event Registration & Goody Bag Pick-Up
Day Event - Cruise to NASCAR Hall of Fame
Thursday Aug 8th
Road Course Event - 9a-3p
ICCC Club Event - 6p-10p
Friday Aug 9th
Auto Cross Event - 9a-3p
Drag Race Event - 5p-9p
Saturday Aug 10th
Car Show & David Fornwalt Memorial Sound Off - 8a-5p
Dinner & Awards Ceremony - 6p-10p
Sunday Aug 11th
Hotel Info is below.
(We ask that all reservations be called in. By doing so the ISSCA is credited for the bookings.)
Have at it, lets fill em up. When making your reservations ask for the Impala Nationals or Impala Club Block. If we need more rooms that can be accomplished
Hilton Garden Inn (Main Host Hotel & Event Registration)
35 King Rooms $109.00
15 Jr. Suites $129.00
Hilton Garden Inn-Charlotte/Concord offers a 100% Non-Smoking facility Offers Complimentary wired & wireless in all rooms and the hotel, Fitness Center, Business Center, and Indoor Pool. Great American Grill restaurant serves a cooked to order breakfast ($9.95 per person), dinner options, and a lounge. Breakfast vouchers are available upon check-in for purchase. The hotel is conveniently located off I-85 exit 49 in Concord, NC adjacent to Concord Mills Mall & 1.2 miles from Charlotte Motor Speedway & zMax Dragway.
Wingate by Wyndam-Concord
704-979-1300 or 704-979-1144
10 King Bed Rooms $94.00
5 King Suites $104.00
The Wingate by Wyndham-Concord offers a 100% Non-Smoking facility with 93 newly renovated guest rooms. We offer a Complimentary Hot & Expanded Breakfast, Complimentary Hi-Speed Internet, Fitness Center, Business Center, and Outdoor Pool. The hotel is located off I-85 exit 49 in Concord, NC adjacent to Concord Mills Mall and 1.2 miles from Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMax Dragway. On Wednesday-Thursday evenings, the Wingate by Wyndham offers a Complimentary Manager's Reception (subject to change).
Sleep Inn & Suites
5 STD Rooms $75.00
5 King Rooms $75.00
Guests will enjoy many full-service amenities, including Free Morning Medley Hot Breakfast, free local calls and free weekday newspaper. There is also a fitness center and seasonal outdoor pool located on site, free wireless high-speed Internet access, a guest computer with printer and access to copy and fax services. All rooms include refrigerators,microwaves, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards. For special occasions, be sure to ask about whirlpool bathtub suites and two-bedroom executive suites.
2013 National Gathering continues to Grow
As all of you know the ISSCA is working on making this years event one for the books. We have been working non-stop to do just that for all of the ISSCA members who have registered for this years event.
Many of you have seen recent press releases of the companies, businesses, and people who are joining us for this years event and it is simply jaw dropping. The list continues to expand even as the event grows closer. Stay tuned as many more notices are soon to be released.
If you’re still on the edge of deciding whether or not to make the trek to Concord, NC for this years event, I can tell you this: Get signed up you’re not going to want to miss this one!
On top of all the added pluses of this years event with the location, venue, and events we are happy to announce that as of our last calculation we have received over $5,000 in awards and prizes that will go towards raffles and an auction that will be held during the event.
Below is just a small recent list of the marketing partners who have made contributions to this years event. The list of partners is constantly growing, and for that we thank them.
ISSCA Public Relations Officer
List of latest ISSCA supporters/partners:
Garage Pass Shop Tours
High Tech Electronics
Mickey Thompson Tires
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Pro Forged Suspension
Sleep Inn & Suites of Concord
For those of you who may be interested. The ISSCA, and Our Local Club will be hosting the National Gathering in Concord, NC in August. We would love to see you guys come out to the event.
We have ALOT of Cool Events Planned, and a bunch of announcements are forthcoming. More information can be found here
ISSCA is happy to announce Dick Miller Racing Inc. will be joining the Impala SS Nationals event in August.
Many prominent ISSCA, and B & D Bodied racers currently use Dick MillerRacing. Dick Miller Racing offers suspension pieces to complete suspension packages for our cars ranging from under, and to over 450hp. Dick MillerRacing Inc. will be on site during the event offering his products, and service..
“I am happy to be a part of this year Nationals,” said Miller Racing’s ownerDick Miller. “I enjoy the commitments I see from the ISSCA, and its racing community.”
Mr. Miller will also have available his newly published book – How to Hook and Launch: Traction Mods for the Street & Strip where he explains the physics behind what gets a car moving from a standing start, and how to best harness the various powers at work
“Many of us in the ISSCA are very pleased with Dick Miller Racing, and what he offers for our cars, We look forward to having Mr. Miller, and Dick MillerRacing join us for this years event, and for many more years to come.” stated ISSCA President Bill DeBlasio.
For more information in regards to the components Dick Miller Racing has available please visit www.dickmillerracing.com
For up to date news and information on the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org. Information will also be available on AutoGuide’s website ImpalaSSForum.com – ISSCA News section.
CroftgateUSA prepares to make a ECO Clean impression at the ISSCA Nationals
The ISSCA is happy to announce that CroftgateUSA is joining the 2013 ISSCA Impala Nationals Event being held in Concord,NC.
CroftgateUSA offers Car enthusiasts a ECO Friendly way of cleaning,detailing, and maintaining that show car quality look all Impala owners strive for. CroftgateUSA’s High Performance Eco responsible range of waterless car wash and detailing products produce High End results both quickly, and easily.
“I look forward to working with the ISSCA, and be able to show its members what our revolutionary products can do, they will be able to see first hand the ease of use, long lasting shine, and the protection their cars can receive in minutes versus hours.” – states CroftgateUSA representative Christine Mckinney.
CroftgateUSA, and Christine will be available throughout the event, and will also be offering detailing services for those of you who are traveling in from afar. If you happen to leave your detailing supplies at home, not to worry she will have you covered.
“It’s great to have Christine, and CroftgateUSA join us for this years event. They cover many events all year long, and to have them join us for our event is awesome. I personally use their products on my cars, and they have made me a believer, and I am sure it will do the same for others that attend the event, once they see first hand what CroftgateUSA has to offer our members – states PR Director Bob Wagoner
Be sure to check out all the products CroftgateUSA has to offer as they will be with us during the event, and on the Midway. For more information you can also visit the website at www.CROFTGATEUSA.com
For up to date news and information on the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org – events section. Information will also be available on AutoGuide’s website www.impalassforum.com – ISSCA News section.
B-Body Performance Joins the Growing List of Impala Nationals Marketing Partners
The ISSCA is happy to announce that Mike Harris of B – Body Performance has now joined the growing list of Marketing Partners for the 2013 National Gathering. Mikes background of B-Body Performance extends from more than just his well known Lightweight tubular cross members. B – Body Performance offers several other items,and services as well.
B – Body Performance also offers “Made in the USA” Lightweight Bumper Supports, Drive Shaft Loops, Custom Built Roll Cages, Custom 8 and 20 gallon fuel cells, as well as Rear End Set Ups, and High Performance engine, and transmission combinations.
“I look forward to attending this years Nationals not just as a Marketing Partner, but as a competitor as well, the ISSCA, and CarISSMA have planned out a great venue for 2013. This event should be on every B – Body enthusiast must attend event schedule.” stated Mike Harris
A perfect example of Mikes expertise is shown by his Current Naturally Aspirated B-Body Record of 10.43 at over 126 miles per hour. Mike also has a impressive list of people who have achieved Personal Best’s and Record Setting Runs by running many of his parts, and drive line combinations.
“It’s a great to see our Marketing Partner List expand, having Mike Harris,and B-Body Performance join us just adds to the power house of partners we are lining up for this years event.” states PR Director Robert Wagoner.
Mike Harris, and B – Body performance has graciously donated four of his “Made in the USA” pieces for the ISSCA to Auction, and Raffle during the National Event this year. For more information on the Parts, and Services Mike Harris, and B – Body Performance offers you may call him at 937-231-1979 or look for him at this years National Event.
For up to date news and information on the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org– events section. Information will also be available on AutoGuide’s website ImpalaSSForum.com – ISSCA News section.
G-FORCE Racing Gear has joined the Impala SS Clubs of America as a Official Safety Equipment Provider of the 2013 Impala Nationals Event being held in Concord, NC.
Many prominent ISSCA racers, including ISSCA club president Bill DeBlasio, have relied on G-FORCE Racing Gear products for years to keep them out of harm’s way in the harshest of racing conditions. G-FORCE’S line includes a wide selection of SNELL-approved helmets, fire suits, racing shoes and more.
“The ISSCA has a wide range of members who compete, from Auto Cross, Drag Racing or Road Racing, all these series have unique safety requirements and the ISSCA has always taken this very seriously,” said G-FORCE Racing Gear’s Don Stodola . “We share the ISSCA’s dedication to Racing Safety requirements, as it dovetails perfectly into our offerings for everything from stock car and drag racing to road course racing.”
And if supporting the event wasn’t enough wait until the Awards / Dinner Banquet following the Event to see what Don, and G-FORCE Racing Gear helped us with in regards to Awards this year.
“We are very pleased with G-FORCE Racing Gear joining us in this years National Event, it shows their strong support in the Motorsports community no matter how big or small of an event. We look forward to working with Don, and G-FORCE for many more years to come.” stated ISSCA PR Director Bob Wagoner.
The Impala SS Nationals is a four day event combining Auto Cross, Road Solo, and Drag Racing events. G-FORCE Racing Gear will be made available through select retailers in the Local Concord, NC area. The Impala SS Nationals is scheduled for Aug. 7-10.
For more information in regards to the safety equipment G-FORCE Racing Gear has available please visit www.gforce.com.
For up to date news and information on the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org – events section, or on the Club Forum www.impalassforum.com
ON-SITE PHOTOS AVAILABLE TO ALL Impala SS Clubs of America National Gathering
RaceWorks.com is pleased to announce we will be providing brilliant on-site event photos for the upcoming Impala SS Clubs of America National Gathering, August 6-10, 2013 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Z Max Dragway!
For now over thirteen years, Gary Rowe's RaceWorks.com company has been supplying the motorsports industry immaculate on-site event photos from across the racing and car show nation.
Members and attendees of the huge Impala SS venue slatted for mid-August in Charlotte will be able to view, proof and receive action photos and more via the on-site vendor sales trailer that will be present throughout the entire event!
Glossy 8x10 framed and unframed photos up to huge poster size 24x36 prints printed on-site with added event graphic caption displaying the event name, logo and so forth placed on the bottom of each print.
All photo sizes to be offered on-site can be found here...
Garage Pass Shop Tours adds extra excitement to 2013 Impala SS Nationals
Garage Pass Shop Tours has joined the Impala SS Clubs of America as a Race Shop Tour Provider during the 2013 Impala Nationals Event being held in Concord, NC.
In NASCAR Racing, a “Garage Pass” is your ticket to get behind the scenes of racing.”Garage Pass” Shop tours specialize in NASCAR Tours of Race Shops, and Race Museums. Their reputation, experience, and contacts in the motorsport industry offers you outstanding access to Race Shops, and even racing celebrities.
“Garage Pass” Shop tours is looking forward to working with the ISSCA, and it's members to offer them a inside look of “Where Racing Lives” I am sure that the members who schedule a tour during the weeks festivities will truly enjoy their time spent with us” stated Garage Pass Shop Tours owner -Stan Rabineau.
“Garage Pass” Shop tours has laid out some exciting Low Cost Chevy Based itinerary’s for those who are interested, as a added bonus they will also be shuttling right from the host hotel locations for a No Hassle experience.
“We are excited to have Garage Pass Shop Tours join us, it will help members that are attending have a low cost way to see the Area without the hassles of finding locations, wear and tear, fuel waste, and lost time. Garage Pass Shop Tours has been doing this for a good period of time, and knows the Ins, and Outs of the racing community pretty well. I am sure they will be an added bonus to this years event.” stated ISSCA President Bill DeBlasio
For more information in regards to “Garage Pass” Shop Tours, and or schedule a tour please visit www.garagepassshoptours.com
For up to date news and information on the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org – events section, or on the Impala SS Forum www.impalassforum.com
The 2013 ISSCA Nats will be the event the B-Body community will be talking about for years. You don’t want to miss this! Please go and register asap so we can start properly planning. Also, this would be a great opportunity to renew your ISSCA membership if you haven’t already done so. Trust us, this year is going to be the best Nats ever. We already have over 40 sponsors on-board and we have lots of extras including a professional picture of your car on the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, suspension clinic by Dick Miller himself, free banquet and awards ceremony for ISSCA members sponsored by Sticky Fingers, and much more. Hope to see you there.
ISSCA National Gathering | Impala SS Clubs of America
ISSCA Announces TV Personality Lou Santiago as a Special Guest
Breaking News!! The ISSCA is proud to announce that Velocity TV by Discovery “Car Fix” TV host Lou Santiago will be joining us for the ISSCA Nationals.
Lou's passion for car building again took to the forefront in 2005, when he landed a job on Spike TV's Muscle Car showing viewers the "how to's" of car building for two years. Lou has been on many other Automotive TV Shows as well.
“I have been a Impala Guy since way back”- stated Lou Santiago, when I was contacted about the event I had to know more. “After hearing what CarISSMA, and ISSCA has laid out, and its premo location its a No Brainer not to check this out. Four Days of GM Muscle, I'm all in.”
Today, Lou has a new home for his plasma cutter, and it is called Car Fix which can be seen on Velocity TV by the Discovery Channel. He will be building some really cool stuff and showing the masses once again that you too can be a car builder extraordinaire.
The ISSCA is really excited on having Lou attend the event, this goes to show on how Big of a event this is going to be, and the Hard work that has been put into it, and we are just getting started. It's looking like it will be one for the ISSCA record books, you wont want to miss it.
ARE YOU IN!!
For More information on Lou feel free to visit Lou’s web site – www.lousantiago.com or by visiting – www.velocity.discovery.com/tv-shows/car-fix
For more up to date news and information of the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org – events section, or on the Club Forum www.impalassforum.com
Registration for the Nationals is filling up fast, to be a part of it make sure you get registered at http://issca.org/issca-national-gathering
PowerCurve MotorSports helps turn up the ISSCA Horsepower
We all drive, compete,and show our Cars with pride. Are you sure your getting the most out of it?
Well this Year ISSCA is happy to announce that you are going to get a chance to do just that.
This year we have PowerCurve MotorSports, joining forces with ISSCA for the National Gathering, offering their Mobile Dyno Services for those who are attending this years festivities.
PowerCurve Motorsports brings to you over 15 years of Automotive experience, and having their services available can help you make sure you will be getting the most out of your car whether its for the long list of competition events, or just to have bragging rites of what your car has under the hood, and the printouts to back it up.
“We have been listening to members questions, and being able to provide these services just adds to the adrenaline pumped week we have in store for the ISSCA Members who are coming to North Carolina for this years event.” - stated ISSCA Pro Robert Wagoner
PowerCurve Motorsports will have their Mobile Dyno Jet available and for a $60.00 fee you will get three pulls, and a Horse Power / Torque Curve Print Out. PowerCurve Motorsports will also be on-site during Saturdays event to bring more thrills to the Car Show.
“All of us here at PowerCurve Motorsports are looking forward to the event in August. We have seen what ISSCA has planned out for its members, and are happy to be part of the huge venue they have layed out.”
“This Years Nationals is going to be great,having these guys at PowerCurve join us just adds to the benefits of being a ISSCA Member, and attending this years event packed week of festivities, there will be plenty of things to do and see.” - stated ISSCA President Bill DeBlasio.
For more up to date news and information on the days and locations of PowerCurve Motorsports, and more information of the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at www.issca.org – events section, or on the impalassforum - ISSCA News Section
Registration for the Nationals is filling up fast, to be a part of it make sure you get registered at http://issca.org/issca-national-gathering
BREAKING NEWS: ISSCA approves exhibition Classes for the Chevrolet PPV's
Several forum & ISSCA members have asked the Board if we will be allowing PPV's for ths years event. After a unamimous decision, ISSCA is happy to announce that for the 2013 Nationals we have established an exhibition class for the Caprice PPV (PPV).
The PPV's and Owners will be eligible to compete for awards in all events as detailed below:
Car Show - a single class has been established. All competition registered PPV's will complete in this class regardless of mileage or modifications.
Road Rally - a single class has been established. All competition registered PPV's will complete in this class regardless of mileage or modifications.
AutoCross - a single class has been established. All competition registered PPV's will complete in this class regardless of mileage or modifications.
Drag Race - the PPV will be able to compete alongside the Impala SS in the existing Super Sport (bracket) , Super Natural (heads up) and Super Pro (heads up) classes.
Current ISSCA members will be allowed to enter their PPV, if desired.
Non-ISSCA members will be required to join ISSCA and register for the Nationals to participate.
After the completion of the Nationals, the ISSCA BOD will survey all participants and the general membership to discuss the inclusion of the Caprice PPV as part of the general membership. Amendments to the club charter will be made as appropriate at that time.
With that being said I hope to see many of them there. Lets get signed up as the Nationals will be here sooner than you think.
Impala Nationals Names Sticky Fingers Smokehouse as Title Sponsor
May 14, 2013 – Sticky Fingers Smokehouse in Concord, NC will be presenting the 2013 Impala Super Sport Clubs of America National Gathering. The ISSCA Nationals will run from Tuesday, August 6 through Saturday, August 10 in Concord, NC where attendees will be competing, and attending events at Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMAX Dragway, and Backing Up Classics Museum. Highlights of the week will include a NASCAR Hall of Fame tour, an Auto Cross, Road Course, Drag Race, Car Show and Sound Off Events.
“All of us on the ISSCA Board are extremely excited with having Sticky Fingers Smokehouse join us as our Primary Marketing Partner for this year's National Event being held in Concord, NC. This is a win - win situation for everyone involved. Cool Cars, Great Food, and a perfect location, it cant get any better than this,” stated Public Relations Manager Robert Wagoner.
As the title sponsor, Sticky Fingers will cater the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, August 10 following the Car Show. They will provide an array of slow-cooked Memphis-style barbecue, southern sides, and signature desserts. During the week attendees will also be invited to dine at Sticky Fingers Smokehouse located at 8021 Concord Mills Boulevard where they can enjoy hickory-smoked jumbo wings or a Seriously Sticky Burger – a juicy Angus burger piled high with pulled pork, cheddar cheese, coleslaw, and Tennessee Whiskey barbecue sauce.
“We are thrilled to be a part of this year’s Nationals,” Sticky Fingers Area Director Steve Henry said. “I’m confident it will be an exciting and action-packed week.”
Sticky Fingers first opened in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina in 1992 where its five famous barbecue sauces were invented. Twenty years later, the smoked meats are still slow cooked on-site in barbecue pits and the famous barbecue sauces are more popular than ever. For a list of upcoming specials, locations, and menu options, join the Stick-E-Club online at www.stickyfingers.com/sf-signup.html, or log onto www.facebook.com/StickyFingersSmokehouse.
About Sticky Fingers:
Sticky Fingers is a unique barbecue smokehouse concept with 17 locations in the Carolinas, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. Sticky Fingers specializes in high quality barbecue and comfort food and offers five signature barbecue sauces – Memphis Original, Carolina Classic, Tennessee Whiskey, Carolina Sweet and Habañero Hot. In addition to its core restaurant business, the company has generated successful catering, online mail order and retail barbecue sauce businesses.
###For additional information, please contact: Sylvia Laurence, Director of Public Relations, Sticky Fingers Smokehouse 154 Charlois Boulevard, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27103. Phone: 336-714-1526; E-mail [email protected].
Injector Experts help fuel the Growing List of Impala Nationals Marketing Partners
ISSCA is pleased to announce that Injector Experts of Risingsun, OH has now joined the growing list of Marketing Partners for the 2013 National Gathering. Injector Experts 20 plus years of automotive, and racing experience lets you know your getting quality service, and guaranteed work.
“Our expertise with fuel injection is a perfect combination, from Street to Strip we can help all Caprice and Impala owners get the like new fuel system performance as when new. We look forward to working with CarISSMA, and the ISSCA for this years National Event” stated Injector Experts owner Keith Brewer
Injector Experts offers many services from their proven three stage Ultra Sonic Cleaning, Injector Blueprinting, to superior Flow Matched Injector Services. Injector Experts offers these services and usually within a 24 hr turn around time.
“It’s a great to see our Marketing Partner List continually grow, and having Injector Experts join us shows we are pulling out all the stops with the expanding list of partners we are gaining for this years event.” states PR Director Robert Wagoner.
Injector Experts owner Keith Brewer has also gone one step further by donating two injector cleaning services, that will be offered during this years event. For more information on the Services available from Injector Experts feel free to visit http://www.injectorexperts.com/, [email protected] or call 419-619-6650
For up to date news and information on the ISSCA Impala SS Nationals you can visit the Impala SS Clubs of America at http://www.issca.org/– events section. Information will also be available on AutoGuide’s website ImpalaSSForum.com – ISSCA News section.
Registration Information for the event can be found at http://issca.org/issca-national-gathering
BREAKING NEWS...........This Just In
We have had many people asking if they can attend the event even though they don't have a car or their car is not ready for the Nationals. We have also received requests from members on how to get an event t-shirt and support the event even though they can't make it in person.
Well for those asking we have great news! ISSCA is offering an ISSCA Spectator package for those who are interested.
For only $39 you get:
1 - Event t-shirt
1 - Event Program
1 - Spectator Pass to all events including seminars from guest speakers. (Excludes Drag Race Spectator Fee which is paid direct to the track)
1 - Midway Pass
1 - Awards Banquet / BBQ Dinner Voucher
NOTE: Additional Shirt & BBQ Awards dinner vouchers are available and can be added at checkout.
The ISSCA Board of Directors
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