Open Test & Tune – April 18, 2010 – Weather Permitting

April 13, 2010 by  
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Open Test & Tune, all makes and models of cars.    Come out and test your street legal machine or do some shakedown passes on a new tune for the spring.  Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Racers, if you are interested in coming out to Test and are interested in leaving your trailers at the facility, you MUST contact Ashley Kellough and make arrangements.

Gates open : 11:00 am

Time Trails 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm or 3 Runs per car, whichever comes first.

$15.00 to Race

$10.00 to Watch

Children 12 & Under Free


25th annual Bug In

April 4, 2010 by  
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The Texas Motorplex is all set to hosts the 25th annual Bug In on May 2, 2010. Join us for a wild, wacky and fun celebration of all things VW!

The event will feature quarter-mile drag racing for several categories, Participant’s Choice car show, swap meet and car corral, family events, games and more. Check below for race categories, times and special deal information.

2010 VW Bug In Event info:

Saturday May 1
Camping gates open at 6 p.m.
DJ and Free Hot Dogs to first 200 people

Sunday May 2

Gates open 8:00 a.m.
Car Show Registration 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Time Trials 9:30 a.m.
Eliminations  begin at 1:30 p.m.
Car Show Awards  3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Swap Meet, Car Corral, Food & beverage concessions all day.

General Admission:
Adult: $15
Child (6-12) : $5
Children 5 & under are FREE

Participant Entry Fees:
(All entry fees are in addition to general admission)

Car Show $5
Car Corral $15 (Sell your VW)
Swap Meet $15 (Sell, swap or trade your old VW Parts. No toys, new parts, or textile sales of any kind. Each carload will be charged for a space.)

Drag Race Participant Info:
(All entry fees are in addition to general admission)

Street Trophy Eliminator
$15 entry – Open to all VW’s through the muffler exhaust and D.O.T. tires. This class is open to water-cooled VW’s only. Trophies given to winner and runner-up. This is your chance to see how fast your VW will go, or just feel what it’s like to run down the drag strip.

Pro Stock Eliminator
$100entry – 100 percent payback – 4/10 Pro Tree. Runs on a sportsman ladder

E.T. Bracket Eliminator
$35 entry – Open to all cars with a 7.50 E.T. and up. Purse is based on a 32-car field.
$1,000 Winner
$500 Runner-up
$100 Semi’s
$30 Quarter’s

Show Car Drag Class
$10 entry – Open to car show participants. Cars must go through tech before parking in show area. Must run street tires with a 13.20 E.T. and up. Winner and Runner Up receive trophies.

Import Class
$35 entry – Open to all street legal import bodied or powered vehicle. Purse is based on a 32-car field and first to the finish line wins.
$500 Winner
$200 Runner-up
$75 Semi’s
$35 Quarters

Open Time Trials
$15 entry – Open to all cars to make time trial runs during designated times throughout the event.

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O’Reilly Bracket Series Adds June 6 to Event Schedule

March 24, 2010 by  
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With the first three events of the O’Reilly bracket racing series being canceled due to inclement weather, Texas Motorplex officials have worked with the track’s Driver Committee to select an additional race date for the season. Please make plans to attend the Sunday, June 6 bracket race. Gates will open at 8 a.m. followed by the Racers for Christ chapel service at 8:30 a.m. before time trials kick off at 10 a.m.


O’Reilly Bracket October 2

March 12, 2010 by  
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Texas Motorplex Bracket Racing Series
Dates: 10/2

**SUPER PRO – 1/4th Mile – WIN:  $1,200,  R/U:  $600,  SEMI:  $200, ¼’S:  $100, ENTRY $70
**PRO – 1/8th Mile – WIN:  $950, R/U:  $450, SEMI:  $150, ¼’S:  $60, ENTRY $60
**NO ELECTRONICS – 1/4th Mile – WIN:  $900, R/U:  $400, SEMI:  $150, ¼’S:  $60, ENTRY $60

WIN:  $700, R/U:  $300, SEMI:  $125, ¼’S:  $50, ENTRY $50
**QUICK  16 – 1/8th Mile – WIN:  $500, R/U:  $300, SEMI:  $65, ENTRY $70
Run for the money (Open Bracket,No Cross Talk)- 1/8 mile- WIN: 50% of entry fees ENTRY: $10

MODIFIED: 10-12 YRS OLD (8.90 Max ET)
SPORTSMAN: 8-9 YRS OLD (12.90 Max ET)
WIN & R/U:  Trophy & Savings Bond
ENTRY:  $15

Run for the Trophy (Jr. Dragsters only)- 1/8mile – WIN: trophy ENTRY: $10  1/8mile, open to all ages, One run-closest to dial-in wins, If there is a .000 tie, the trophy will go to the tied racer with the better reaction time

JR Dragster Consolation Class: 1/8mile, open to all ages, If you are a round 1 runner-up you are eligible to race in the Consolation Class. ONLY Round 1 runner-ups WIN: Trophy

**Points Earning Class.  $20.00 per class to register for points.

ADULT:  $10.00
YOUTH (6-15):  $5.00

Bracket Race Event Schedule
______________ Sat Oct. 2, 2010  
Gates open                9 a.m.                 
Time Trails begin    11 a.m.                
Eliminations to follow Time Trials


Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

February 26, 2010 by  
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Parking & Credentials (NO TEST & TUNE):   April 22
Event:   April 23-25

Participant Pricing: (All Participants/Crew enter through Pit Gate and all prices are for Weekend Admission only)
Racer:  $160.00
Crew:  $55.00
Additional Crew Vehicle $10.00

Spectator Pricing:
(All Spectators enter Main Spectator Gate, Tickets available at the Main Spectator Box Office)
Adult  3 – day (Fri – Sun) $50.00
Adult  2 – Day (Sat – Sun) $40.00
Adult  Friday $15.00
Adult  Saturday $20.00
Adult  Sunday $20.00

Child  (Ages 6-15) 3 – Day (Fri – Sun)  $20.00
Child  (Ages 6-15) 2 – Day (Sat – Sun)  $20.00
Child  (Ages 6-15) Friday  $5.00
Child  (Ages 6-15) Saturday  $10.00
Child  (Ages 6-15) Sunday  $10.00

Parking (Saturday or Sunday) $5.00


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