- Associated Press - Sunday, June 21, 2015

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - Organizers say they had another record crowd for the “Scrapin the Coast” exhibition of street-modified trucks, bikes, cars, low-riders and hot rods.

Organizer Eric Kendrick tells WLOX-TV (https://bit.ly/1GfBjCa ) that the crowd has been growing by about 20 percent each of the past several years.

The Sun Herald (https://bit.ly/1fqYYt0 ) reports that Saturday’s crowd was estimated at more than 20,000. The show ended Sunday.

There were stereo, burnout, hydraulic and bikini contests both days.

Co-founder Greg Miller says organizers don’t care about the vehicle’s age. Most are modern, but some are antiques.

Most activity takes place at the Coast Coliseum. But, as with Spring Break and Cruisin’ The Coast, vehicles travel Beach Boulevard, where spectators line the roadway with impromptu tailgate parties.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide