We think this is a great idea and honored to have the invitation extended to us to be a part of it. This means all GEN III 5.7 and/or 6.1 based HEMI vehicles will be eligible to compete in the heads-up points series which began in Bradenton, FL earlier this month and will conclude at Atco Raceway in November. We look forward to seeing ALL competitors from across the country that want to have a weekend of fun lining up head-to-head with some of the leading GEN III HEMI vehicles in the country. Even if you are not racing, come out to support and cheer on your favorite forum member, modern Mopar or performance shop.
Thank you again to Lou, Bill and Dan for taking the initiative on organizing the points series. Keep an eye out on post #1-6 for updates on rules and regulations for the points series.
Anybody that does not want to race heads-up and enjoys bracket racing competition you will not be left out of the action. In addition, to the heads-up racing we will continue to host the bracket racing classes for you. I know there are some folks out there looking forward to defending their 2009 titles and we are looking forward to seeing you as well.
Last but not least, the carshow competition will also return for the 2010 season and details will be coming soon on the classes available for those of you interested in competing for awards and prizes. Without a doubt, this is gonna be a busy and fun-filled weekend for all of you able to attend!
Team SRT is planning to be in attendance for their 2nd year in a row. Last year we saw the Viper-powered Challenger in-person. You will want to be here to see what goodies they bring out to the event this year!!!
I will be visting our friends in Salem and Boardman/Youngstown, Ohio the early part of March as long as the Ohio weather cooperates. I will be snapping some pics for everybody to get a feel for the area around the hotel and also firm up some more details for the event weekend.
If you have not done so already, get those hotel rooms booked before they're gone!!!
Good way to find out who else in your area or state is thinking about the event is to get those caravan threads started. Its never too early to start planning even if you don't have the specific route and time yet.
One person would not have to be in charge of the entire caravan (unless they want to) just the section that starts at their location. Really good idea too for sponsors that have shops in the cities that caravans pass thru. (hint! hint!)
Everybody knows those areas/states that always represent BIG but maybe there are some new folks on the board (or lurkers) that have never attended or don't know folks in their area that well. Maybe a caravan is coming through your area or you find out you are not the only one in your town wanting to go.
Here are some ideas:
I-71N Caravan: Louisville > Cincinnati > Columbus > Salem
Guys...this is one HELL of a GREAT event!
I chose to be a sponsor of this event after attending it for the past 2 years.
Remember the ONLY event all the SRT Engineers chose to attend last year?
Yep....LX & Beyond.
Guess what the only event is that they will try to make this year?
Yep....LX & Beyond.
Meet these Gals & Guys are you will have a new appreciation for the SRT Engineers.
***If you or anybody you know is organizing a caravan let me know and we will be sure to add it. Many people have emailed me asking if there is a caravan in their area or rolling thru their area so once you start that thread you may be surprised at the number of folks that show up. There are non-forum LX & Beyond attendees that are waiting for the opportunity to be apart of the drive to LXNATS 2010.
***Hotel rooms are starting to fill-up so don't wait too long to reserve yours.
On behalf of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome NEW SPONSOR......RODTANA DESIGNS, fully customizable 1- and 2-piece forged wheel manufacturer for your LX/LC and SRT performance vehicle. They pride themselves in building wheels for the enthusiasts who have a special relationship with their car and understands the true meaning of customizing.
RODTANA DESIGNS was created as a tribute to the classic days of the muscle car that Detroit has resurrected with the recent editions of the Challenger, Charger, Magnum and 300/300C. Check out their website gallery to see some of the many wheels options, colors and finishes available. RODTANA DESIGNS has been named the official wheel manufacturer of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS. We are happy to have them onboard!
On behalf of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome another NEW SPONSOR......HXC PERFORMANCE, the manufacturer of the bolt-on, 2010 Autoform HXC 71 'Cuda Conversion for the 2008-2010 Dodge Challenger.
HXC PERFORMANCE will also be the OFFICIAL SPONSOR of the Chicago, IL to 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS caravan. Many more details to follow so keep an eye on your favorite forums as well as the LX Nationals website. Anybody departing from Chicago or any of the surrounding suburbs or travelling from the west are welcome. We are happy to have HXC PERFORMANCE onboard this year!!!
On behalf of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome back RETURNING SPONSOR......CORSA PERFORMANCE, their booth at the event will showcase the company's premium exhaust systems. That includes the new Dodge Challenger SRT8 and R/T exhausts with CORSA's rectangular GTX Style Tips in a dual rear exit configuration to enhance the Challenger's muscle-car appearance. Featuring patented Reflective Sound Cancellation technology, the exhaust systems deliver a bold, robust voice when on the throttle and a drone-free experience while cruising. CORSA supplies performance exhausts to the customized SRT8s built at Chrysler Jeep of North Olmsted.
"CORSA PERFORMANCE truly values the commitment and enthusiasm of LX owners. We are proud that we can help enhance their LX ownership experience by providing a distinct, new voice for their vehicle with our individually-tuned exhaust systems," said Craig Kohrs, vice president of marketing and sales, TMG Performance Products, CORSA's parent organization.
We are very happy to have them back onboard again for the 3rd year in a row of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS.
The 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome back RETURNING SPONSOR......REDFOX-RACING, known for its innovative visions and providing the LX/LC community with customized appearance products you will not see anywhere else as well as partnering with some of the leading aftermarket manufacturers in the industry.
Nathan, better known by his screen name Redfox0099 (with one "x"), is the owner of REDFOX-RACING and also an avid LX enthusiast. His 2006 Dodge Magnum SRT holds the "Texas Mile" Speed Record for a Normally-Aspirated LX at 160.898 MPH. He became a sponsor the Inaugural year of the event and has been supporting us and the Modern Mopar community ever since. We are very happy to have them back onboard again for the 3rd year in a row as a supporting sponsor for the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS.
Spring Cleaning: 2008/2009 LX & Beyond Nationals T-Shirts/DVD
The design for the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS t-shirt is almost done and sometime soon in April we will begin taking orders for those of you that need a special size or quantity of shirts so stay tuned to your favorite forum or LX & Beyond Nationals - Dodge | Chrysler Car Show for more details.
Sponsors/vendors that are participating and supporting this year's event....if you have not contacted or spoke with me please do so ASAP to make sure that your company logo is not omitted and makes its way onto the Official 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS t-shirt!!!
I spoke with the host hotel (Hampton Inn) and they advised there are only 14 rooms remaining for the weekend of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS. We have 90% of the rooms that are booked for that weekend. Don't procrastinate for too much longer or they will be gone!!!
On behalf of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome another NEW SPONSOR......FACTORY REPRODUCTIONS, the original replica wheel company, founded in 1998. The leader in offering more styles and sizes for cars, trucks and SUVs. They pride themselves in providing a quality product at reasonable prices. Current LX-platform designs include the Charger, Challenger, 300C SRT8 and the "Viper" wheels in a variety of sizes and finishes.
FACTORY REPRODUCTIONS will be providing to one lucky winner, one set of Any LX-platform wheel (Viper, Charger, 300, Challenger), in Any size and finish (including lug nuts) and FREE shipping. More details to follow on how to win these at the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS so keep an eye on your favorite forums as well as the LX Nationals website for details. Please join me in thanking FACTORY REPRODUCTIONS for their support of the event and the LX community.
The 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome back RETURNING SPONSOR......JINA'S SEW SIMPLE EMBROIDERY, those members who have dealt with J.S.S.E. already know of the high quality and meticulously detailed product and service they provide to the LX/LC community. Check out the attached link for a taste of the masterpieces they can create for your Modern Mopar.
Jina and Rick, better known by their screen name Jina's Embroidery, are the owners of JINA'S SEW SIMPLE EMBROIDERY, avid LX enthusiasts and owners of their very own Dodge Magnum. They became a sponsor the Inaugural year of the event and have been supporting us and the Modern Mopar community ever since. This year they will be providing 2 gift certificates for some very lucky participants. We would like to thank them for their continued and generous support for the 3rd year in a row of the LX & BEYOND NATIONALS.
On behalf of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS we would like to welcome another NEW SPONSOR......HEIDE PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS, from Madison Heights, Michigan and the manufacturer of the Daytona Concept Package for the 2008-2011 Dodge Challenger which has been featured in many Musclecar and Mopar magazine over the past few months.
HEIDE PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS will be bringing the Daytona Challenger and another retro-inspired creation so the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS is an event that you don't want to miss!!!
The 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS would like to welcome another NEW SPONSOR......CHRYSLER CLASSIC EVENTS, which has been hosting drag racing and car show events in the Midwest Region for 18 years for MOPAR enthusiasts. They will be providing some prizes for racing participants of the 2010 LX & BEYOND NATIONALS. Stay tuned for exciting details coming soon!
Host Hotel (Hampton Inn) is officially SOLD OUT...nada...zilch...no more rooms!!!
ADDITIONAL HOTEL #2 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
801 N. Canfield-Niles Road | Youngstown, OH 44515 | (330) 505-2173
Phone-In or Online Reservations Available | Must Book No Later Than: June 15
Group Rate: $99.00 S/D | $109.00 Double Suites | Group Name: LX NATIONALS
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