2014 Mardi Gras on the Bayou, State Capitol Raceway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA

2014 Mardi Gras on the Bayou

To celebrate this weekend's Mardi Gras on the Bayou,

Eatmyink presents expanded coverage of last year's event.

photos, video and captions by Tim Hailey


Brad Shaeffer and The Punisher came out to play at State Capitol MORE PHOTOS


Hand clutch winner CJ Chesne of Simmesport, Louisiana MORE PHOTOS

Sweet grudge 'Busa MORE PHOTOS


Street ET winner Brandon Winfield of Minden, Louisiana MORE PHOTOS

Detail on Body Bag MORE PHOTOS

Race promoter Chris "Banshee Lover" Mark (right) and a St. Aug fan. "What you know about St. Aug?" he asked me. MORE PHOTOS


Street ET runner-up James Scott of Rockdale, Texas MORE PHOTOS

Michael Phillips on "Geronimo" MORE PHOTOS

This guy's intense! MORE PHOTOS

Barry Wallace and rider Keith Salles MORE PHOTOS


There's always great food to be had at the Mardi Gras race. In 2013 it was Michael Phillip's turkey necks. In 2014 it was Barry Wallace's mean and meaty red beans. MORE PHOTOS

Grudge racing impressario Dano McGee (right) and posse MORE PHOTOS

Classic ZX14 vs 'Busa grudge race MORE PHOTOS

Sweet turbo 'Busa MORE PHOTOS

Texan Super Dave Gebhardt in the house MORE PHOTOS


Another turbo 'Busa MORE PHOTOS