The Gulf of Mississippi will never be the same as it was before the Katrina storm had blown through a few years ago. Cruising the strip, we had many memories of the past: the Red Lobster, the old hotels, and the old Pirate Casino. One thing that hasn't changed since the storm is the minitrucker attitude of having fun and enjoying the biggest show in the gulf and surrounding area.

This year's Scrapin' the Coast was bigger than expected and it was popping at the seams. Greg Miller said he expects it only to grow more in the years to come, and we agree. The show staff is friendly, courteous, and ready to give help. We can't wait until next year's show to enjoy the sea-the sea of minitrucks that is.

The Show Lowdown

Location: Biloxi, Mississippi
Dates: June 23-24
Total vehicles in attendance: 1,800+
Spectator attendance: 11,000+

Fast 411:
Held at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum on the beaches of Biloxi, MS.
It had the craziest bikini contest this side of the Mississippi.

Events: An after party, a wild bikini contest, a frame-dragging contest, a neon glow-off, a burnout contest, drag racing, entertainment by Stereohype, a USACi 3-point stereo contest, beer pong at the DIB, and Lowlife Video booths

Sponsors: Wise Choice Audio, Suzuki City, Keef's Rod & Customs, Never Satisfied Customs, BAD, and Gulfport Dragway.

Vendors: Rent-N-Roll, BAD, Keef's Rod & Customs, Allen Scion, Sound Solutions, Advanced Audio, Lo Gear Clothing, KIK, Reds Hydraulics, Coast Cycle World, Rod & Styles, and Illusions Neon.

Contact for future events: Call Greg Miller at (228) 832-4683, or send an e-mail to:scrapinthecoast@aol.com

From the promoter:
Next year's show is June 21-22, and this time we rented the inside and outside of the coliseum. Thanks to everyone who came out.

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