The weather was great and there were more than 5,100 spectators taking in the action at Bandimere.

Leevon Eisele, racing out of the KG Precision Engineering stable, took home the victory in the Nitto Tires/Turbo Magazine Quick VIII at the Proformance Engines IDRC Import Nationals.

Facing off against Kurt Gordon (the KG of KG Precision Engineering) in the finals, Leevon didn't flinch, running a 10.92 to Kurt's 11.31.

Leevon got the props from the Colorado crowd. There were 5,100 spectators and more than 400 cars in competition at the event.

Russ Matusevich and his Supra took low e.t. honors and the top qualifying spot in the Nitto Tires/Turbo Magazine Quick VIII with a wild 10.18-second, 138-mph blast. Russ made it to the semis before breaking while facing off against Kurt Gordon.

Team Saturn made the trek, but were unable to qualify for the field of eight.

Tom Lacrosse and his '95 GTI represented the VW camp in the Quick VIII. Tom nabbed the eighth and final spot with a 12.68-second e.t.

Equaling only the Miss Import Challenge contest in crowd turnout, the burnout competition kept the stands filled. This Nissan Altima took home top honors.

There was also a show 'n' shine competition at the event. Here we see the top Integra.

Miss Import Challenge. Don't know her name, but still voted for her.

Donell Branch represented Colorado well. Qualifying in the sixth spot, he advanced to the semis by running an 11.92. He fell to the eventual champion, Leevon Eisele.