Between Matt Trulio and myself, we’ve covered roughly half of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootouts throughout the years. Still, I’m not afraid to call the 25th anniversary of the event, which took place on the awesome lake in the middle of Missouri, the best ever. Bold statement? Maybe—but I’ve got 10 solid reasons to back it.
See for yourself and check out the following high points that unfolded during a couple of sweltering days in front of Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill, the host site of the Shootout since 2008.