Hot Street In the class known as an engine-builder's showcase, the season opener turned into a battle of Roush bullets. Robbie Blankenship put his 399ci '04 Mustang at the top of the qualifying sheet thanks to an 8.55 at 156 mph, but Don Bowles was close behind in his 400ci Maverick. That also meant that Don would have to work a bit harder to make it to the finals, as there were only three cars in Hot Street, and Don would have to take on Michael Demayo. A wounded engine thwarted Michael, and Don roared into the finals. There Robbie got squirrelling, handing Don the easy win.