Drivers Meeting at 10am, Chassis Certification continues but High Winds Halt Test & Tune

February 21, 2009 by  
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We apologize but due to the high winds coming into the area by 10:30am we will be unable to complete the Test & Tune today. 

We will still be holding our Racer Orientation and Chassis Certification today.  We hope to see everyone  next week at our open Test & Tune on February 28 and the first bracket race on March 1.

Please visit Texasmotorplex.com for more information on the 2009 Season.

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Why Race at the Texas Motorplex?

February 19, 2009 by  
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Texas Motorplex is excited to kick off the 2009 O’Reilly Bracket Series on March 1st. We have made several improvements to the Bracket Program and Jr Dragster Program, and we look forward to sharing these details with you at our 2009 Racer Orientation on Saturday, February 21st. Below is just a few of the changes we have to offer this season. We will be discussing the following, as well as other details at our Racer Orientation. Come out and meet our staff, sign up for points, and join us for our Test & Tune to follow. 

 

  • Night racing April-October to beat the Texas heat
  • Jr. Dragster Saturday morning program & Bracket Saturday night program
  • Texas Motorplex will be taking a Jr. Dragster team to the NHRA JDRL Western Conference Finals in Colorado July 23-25
  • End of Season Points Fund
  • Free entry for the Top 50 at the E.T. Finals at Motorplex Oct. 8-11.**

**NOTE: There is a new system in place for the 2009 Division 4 Summit E.T. Bracket Finals teams to avoid “team shopping”. Each Division 4 track is required to send in point standings throughout the season.  Racers must run for points at the track they represent at the Bracket Finals throughout the 2009 season.

  • Racer Appreciation Banquet in December
  • 2010 Gold Card for Class Champions (SuperPro, Pro, No/E, Quick, Jr Modified, Jr Sportsman, Jr Top Eliminator)
  • In 2009, Texas Motorplex will give out more than $50,000 contingency postings to racers thru the Contingency Awards Program
  • Racers can also earn contingency awards for running sponsor products on their Tow Vehicles
  • Bonus products and services given away throughout the season to bracket racers.
  • 2009 Winner Circle photos and results from each event will be posted on the internet and released to local press
  • Sagera Live Timing, keep track of your Personal Racer Data all year long.
  • 2009 Points Vacation Plan
  • JCL 2009 ATV Give-A-Way - SPEC SHEET
  • End of the year Class Champions Race off for an AER block – Click here for more info
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Corvettes of Dallas to Sponsor the Quick 8 at PINKS All Out

February 18, 2009 by  
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Corvettes of Dallas to Sponsor the Quick 8 at PINKS All Out

 Leading DFW Corvette retailer and performance tuner Corvettes of Dallas has stepped up to sponsor the Quick 8 competition during PINKS All Out, Saturday March 21 at Texas Motorplex in Ennis.

“The Corvettes of Dallas Quick 8” will feature the eight quickest race cars out of the field of more than 460 qualifiers vying for a spot in PINKS All Out and racing for over $18,000 in prize money.

The event, hosted by Rich Christensen, executive producer and creator of PINKS, is an entire day’s worth of on-track racing and off-track activities. Filmed for the highly-popular show on SPEED, the event invites more than 450 racers from across the southwest to run their cars “all out” during two time trial sessions, while the show’s technical advisors select the closest grouping of elapsed times to make up the PINKS All Out 16. In the process, PINKS will select the quickest eight racers to compete in the “Corvettes of Dallas Quick 8.”

Winner of the Quick 8 will receive a cash bonus and recognition as Corvettes of Dallas Quick 8 Champion.

To prepare for the March 21 event, Corvettes of Dallas located on Interstate 35 in Carrollton, is also offering a special PINKS All Out precision dyno offer to racers or anyone eager to improve the performance of their car…Race car or street car.  From now until March 21, bring in your car and receive a 3 pull baseline dyno for $49 or reserve exclusive dyno time at the discounted rate of $80 per hour.

“If you have never had your car on a dyno, there is a huge gain to be had,” said Todd Fitzerman, owner of Corvettes of Dallas. Our performance tuners are racers and have been able to help car owners gain 2-3 tenths for both street car and race cars.”

“Corvettes of Dallas will be available for PINKS All Out entrants to bring in their rides in preparation of the event, however this DYNO special is available to ANYONE wanting to get the most out of their car,” Fitzerman added.

Four hundred racers signed up in the first four hours of registration for PINKS All Out, and 64 more spots are up for grabs at second chance qualifier races on Saturday March 7 and 14 at the Motorplex, located on Hwy. 287 in Ennis between I 35E and I 45.

CALL Corvettes of Dallas — 972-242-7665 to schedule PERFORMANCE or visit
www.corvettesofdallas.com for more information.

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Thanks to everyone who visited Texas Motorplex at Autorama

February 16, 2009 by  
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Texas Motorplex would like to thank everyone who came by to visit us at Autorama.  It was great to see all of the racers, fans, and car enthusiasts who came out. We enjoyed talking with everyone about the exciting things coming this year, including the return of PINKS ALL OUT on March 21 and the Super Chevy Show May 15-17.

We would also like to say thanks to the over 500 people who signed up for the Texas Motorplex e-Newsletter. If you were unable to come out this weekend you can still stay informed about all of the events and happenings at the Texas Motorplex by signing up for the Texas Motorplex e-Newsletter by clicking and entering your e-mail address.

Congratulations go out to Susan Boyd from Waxahachie, Texas. She was the winner of the National Event Ticket drawing held at Autorama.  Mrs. Boyd is the winner of 2 Full Event Super Seats to the 24th Annual O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals held September 24-27, 2009.  If you did not win this time, do not worry, you can still order Super Seats for the NHRA Fall Nationals by calling 800-MOTORPLEX or by clicking here to order them online.

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O’Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals Renewal Deadline Approaches

February 11, 2009 by  
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Wednesday February 11 is the deadline to renew your favorite seats at the O’Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals September 24-27, 2009.  

Remember, everyone who renews their tickets before 5:00pm on Wednesday will also receive 4 one day general admission tickets to the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. These one day tickets will be good for spectator admission on either Saturday April 4 or Sunday April 5 and these tickets will also include pit passes for the day they are used for. 

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