Kinston, North Carolina Despite the high cost of fuel and a sluggish economy, it's obvious that drivers are prioritizing their resources, spending less on things that don't matter, and saving for things that do. Carolina fans of Freak Show share those instincts, actively supporting this adult-rated, no-holds-barred, wild weekend show. The event hosts a great collection of vehicles and offers overnight camping inside the fairgrounds, one-of-a-kind late-night entertainment, and runnin'-in-the-mud daytime fun at the Lenoir County Fairgrounds in Kinston, North Carolina. Tons of trophies, lots of special awards, dozens of vendors, and the chance to reconnect with old friends at a great weekend get-together keeps Freak Show on everyone's mandatory list.

The 411
Show name:
8th Annual Freak Show

Dates:
October 24-26, 2008

Venue (City/State):
Lenoir County Fairgrounds, Kinston, North Carolina

Spectator Attendance:
4,000

Total Vehicle Entrants:
1,400

Awards Given:
In addition to the 387 class trophies, Best Of's, and ten club awards, Jason Riner captured the coveted JawDropper Truck award, plus $250 with his immaculate '53 Chevy, which was featured in our June 2008 issue. Lowered Atmosphere was Club of the Year based on their active participation in the sport.

Special Events:
Daytime activities included the always popular beer pong tournament, pumpkin carving contest, G&H car stereo competition and muffler rap contest, bed dancing exhibition, hydro contest, burnout competition, and freestyle dirt runs in the fairground's mud pit. The nighttime activities began with the Friday night bikini contest ($500), the Saturday night halloween costume contest ($250), and the crowd favorite, the legendary adult-oriented Super Freak bikini competition ($1000), which makes Freak Show a Carolina favorite.

Sponsors:
RNR Custom Wheel and Performance Tires

Contact For Future Events:
www.dropjawmag.com

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