Monday, May 03, 2010

"Fast Track To Fame" 5/3

This episode takes place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and Charissa Thompson is back. The guest judge is Australian driver Marcos Ambrose. BTW, the championship show will air on June 7th from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

(Note: Instead of a co-host introducing each act in the past few episodes I've seen, after a video introduction of the act is shown, host Michael Waltrip gives them a formal introduction just before they begin.)

1. Jimmy Stewart (Nashville)- Singer/guitar player
Song: "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd

RIKI: 70
KATHY: 80
MARCOS: 70
TOTAL: 220


2. Paragons of Salsa Magic (Vegas)

RIKI: 65
KATHY: 70

MARCOS: 65
TOTAL: 200


3. Eddie Chance (Detroit)- Harmonica player

RIKI: 75
KATHY: 80
MARCOS: 80
TOTAL: 235


4. Kurt Hunter (Louisiana)- Singer/songwriter/guitar player
Song: "Big Star" by Kenny Chesney

RIKI: 70
KATHY: 75

MARCOS: 65
TOTAL: 210


5. Ivan Pecel (Los Angeles)- Comedy juggler

RIKI: 75
KATHY: 80

MARCOS: 70
TOTAL: 225


6. Ivan "Shy" Flowers (Boston; originally from Michigan)- Singer
Song: "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" by The Temptations

He gets three...80's, putting him in the lead with 240!

7. Casey Moore (Vegas)- Singer
Song: "Walking in Memphis" by Marc Cohn

The judges give him nothing but...60's.

8. Murray Sawchuck (Vancouver, BC)- Magician/comedian (Michael's incorporated in his act!)

RIKI: 60
KATHY: 65
MARCOS: 65

TOTAL: 190

9. Shaun Kama & The King of the Wild Frontier (L.A.)- Band
Song: "I Drink Alone" by George Thorogood

RIKI: 90
KATHY: 75
MARCOS: 75
TOTAL: 240


THE FINAL SHOWDOWN:

Shaun Kama & The King of the Wild Frontier: "When the Sun Goes Down" by Kenny Chesney
Shy Flowers: "Let's Get It On" by Robert Palmer

This week's $5,000 victory, with Riki & Marcos' votes, goes to...









































Shaun Kama & The King of the Wild Frontier
Shy Flowers

...Shaun's band!

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