NHRA SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION ARRIVES AT TEXAS MOTORPLEX FOR AN OLD SCHOOL
ENNIS, Texas – Texas Motorplex host the second stop for the NHRA South Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, the Old School Showdown, on April 19-21, 2013. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s Orteq Top Sportsman Series, Sunset Racecraft Top Dragster Series and NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson will run in conjunction with the event.
Saturday’s action is highlighted by the second annual Texas Motorplex Old School Showdown featuring old school hot rods from the Texas Blown Fuel Association and the Southwest Jr Fuel Association and an old school Jet Train performance by KC Jones as the Motorplex turns back the clock for some Saturday night family-fun entertainment.
Gates at Texas Motorplex open at 8 a.m. each day. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify twice on Friday at noon and 4 p.m. and have one session on Saturday at noon. Saturday’s Showdown starts at 3 p.m. with Opening Ceremonies. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman run round one at 6 p.m. on Saturday with round two slated for Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Texas Motorplex are $15 Friday, $15 Saturday and $15 Sunday. Children 6 to 15 years old are $5 Friday, $5 Saturday and $5 Sunday. Kids 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. For more information call the track, (972) 878-2641, or visit www.texasmotorplex.com.