Troy (1niceharley) and I (steinjr) are going to the Texas Motor Speedway next Friday 6/21/13 for their Friday Night Drags event.

We are going to participate in the Show and Shine Event. Anyone else interested in joining us?


(JUNE 14, 21, 28, - JULY 12, 19, 26)

Your Friday nights just got hotter at Texas Motor Speedway! Friday Night Drags Presented By Scion is heads up, street style drag racing. Racing is held on the one-eighth-mile pit road and the events are open to any automobile and any driver. Gates open nightly at 6:00 p.m. Drag Racing or Show-N-Shine entry fee is $20. Spectator entry is $7 at gate 6. Parking is free outside gate 6 in the PSL lot or $20 for infield parking. BYOC - bring your own cooler, just remember no glass!

Schedule of Events

  • 6:00pm – Gate 6 & grandstands open
  • 6:15pm – 8:00pm – Practice
  • 6:15pm – 8:00pm – Show-N-Shine (Infield)
  • 8:05pm – Drivers’ meeting
  • 8:00pm – 9:00pm – Show-N-Shine/parade lap
  • 9:00pm – Racing registration & tech close
  • 9:10pm – Opening ceremonies
  • 9:15pm – Drag racing

Friday Night Drags Spectator Information

  • Spectator parking is free outside gate 6 in PSL lot
  • Gate 6 is where you will purchase a general admission ticket
  • $7.00 per person (all ages) for spectators – grandstand entry
  • You will be allowed to leave and re-enter the grandstands with valid handstamp
  • Coolers are allowed in grandstands

Show-N-Shine Participant Information

  • Location – South Paddock
  • Registration through tech
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Judging
  • 8:00pm – 8:50pm – Parade lap cruise around track (General admission for infield included)
  • Anyone can participate in Show-N-Shine
  • Divisions: Best of Show, Best Classic (1972 or prior year), Best Current Custom (1973 to current), Best Scion, Best Motorcycle

Friday Night Drags Participant Information
  • 6:00pm – South tunnel/infield open
  • $7.00 Per Person (all ages) for spectators
  • $20.00 for Drag Racing participant
  • $20.00 for Show-N-Shine participant
  • $20.00 for infield vehicle parking
  • Tickets can be purchased from staff off angle road starting at 5:30pm
  • General Admission Ticket is good for infield entrance and Gate 6 entrance
  • Coolers are allowed in the infield
  • Drag Participants will go through Tech at the LiftMaster Garage to be placed into a Division

NO tubular chassis, wheelie bars, or parachutes are allowed in any division.
All vehicles will be placed in one of six classes by Tech based on the following guidelines:
Tuner Division – Any three or four cylinder car with naturally aspirated engine. Must have stock body and interior. NO turbo, superchargers or power adders. NO all wheel drive vehicles. NO race cars or trucks allowed. NO Nitrous allowed.

Street Bandits - Foreign & domestic cars with stock body, three, four, or five cylinders that have factory turbo and superchargers along with six cylinders with naturally aspirated engines. Drag radials are allowed. All wheel drive allowed. Unmodified rotary engines allowed. NO modified drive train or suspension modifications. NO Nitrous allowed.

Sportsman – Foreign and domestic cars with stock body, 8 cylinders, naturally aspirated. All control arms, shocks and springs must be in stock location. NO cutting of inner or rear fender wells (only outside can be rolled). NO engine modification allowed. NO factory turbo or superchargers allowed. NO slicks. Drag radials allowed. NO Nitrous allowed.

Super Cars – Cars with factory authorized upgrades from the likes of Hennesey, Lingenfelter, Roush, Shelby, etc...Foreign and domestic cars with stock body. All control arms, shocks and springs must be in stock location. NO cutting of inner or rear fender wells (only outside can be rolled). NO engine modification allowed. Factory turbo and superchargers allowed. Drag Radials allowed. No slicks. NO Nitrous allowed.

Street Outlaws – Any car with stock appearing body. Suspension modification allowed. Any engine modifications and rotary engines allowed. Maximum 31 x 10.5w (slicks); 31 x 12.5 (drag radial) size tires. NO wheelie bars allowed.

Black Smoke Warriors – All diesel powered or modified gas powered trucks, and all wheel drive SUVs. Any size All Terrain tire allowed, Drag radials and slicks limited to same size as Outlaw.


Click here for official rules.