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2018 Texas Motor Speedway Friday Night Drags - Week 1

  • 06/22/2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • Fort Worth Texas


  • Will compete in the drag races or car show. Free admittance limited to member only. All guest fees must be paid at the venue at the infield gate entrance.
  • Will attend as a spectator. I understand that I must pay the $10.00 spectator fee for myself and my guests at the Texas Motor Speedway venue at the entrance to Gate 6.

Registration is closed

Round 1 - June 22
Round 2 - June 29 (Fireworks Show)
Round 3 - July 6
Round 4 - July 13
Round 5 - July 20
Round 6 - July 27

The Universal Technical Institute Friday Night Drags 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 (excluding back half cars or trucks) and any driver over the age of 18.

UTI Drag Racing or Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine entry fee are $20 each.  If you are a V-Club member and RSVP register via the Cadillac V-Club website you will receive free admission to either the Drag Racing or Show-N-Shine event as a competitor but NOT BOTH EVENTS (you must choose one or the other for your free entry). 

This year the V-Club is covering the cost of free admission ONLY for competitors.  If you are not competing in the car show or the drag races you are a spectator.  If you are spectating or you are bringing any guests, both you and your guests must pay the $10 fee for adults and $5.00 for children 12-under at the gate.  If you want to park in the infield (pit area) as a spectator and will not be competing in the car show or drag races, you are required to pay the $20.00 infield parking fee at the gate for yourself plus $10 per guest in your vehicle unless your guest is under 12 and if so, the guest fee is $5.00.

You MUST RSVP and display your member ID card at the gate and if you do not RSVP YOU WILL NOT receive a free competitor entry simply by displaying your membership ID card.  Your name must be on the RSVP list AND you must display your membership ID card which will be verified at the gate AND THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS POLICY. 

Schedule of Events
6:00pm – Gate 6 & grandstands open
6:15pm – 7:30pm – Practice
6:30pm – 7:30pm – Show-N-Shine (Infield) & Judging
8:15pm – Drivers’ meeting
7:30pm – 9:00pm – Show-N-Shine/parade lap
9:00pm – Racing registration & tech close
9:10pm – Opening ceremonies
9:15pm – Drag racing

Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine Participant Information
Location – South Paddock
Registration through tech at the Cup Garage to be placed into a Division
6:00pm – South tunnel/infield open
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 Motorcycle

Friday Night Drags Pricing Information
$10.00 Per Person for Adult spectators
$5.00 Per Person for Children under 12 years of age
$20.00 for Drag Racing participant - Free for V-Club Members who RSVP
$20.00 for Show-N-Shine participant - Free for V-Club Members who RSVP
$20.00 for infield pit area vehicle parking

BYOC - bring your own cooler, just remember no glass! Coolers are allowed in the infield.

The infield entrance is cash only.  Credit Cards accepted at Gate 6 entrance. Parking is free outside gate 6 in the PSL lot. 

Division Information

General Rules (Applies to ALL Divisions)

  • All vehicles MUST have stock frames.
  • No tube chassis, back-half, wheelie bars or parachutes are allowed.
  • Bolt on chassis components allowed.
  • Drag radials allowed in all classes.
  • Drag slicks allowed in Outlaw and 4 Wheel Parts Black Smoke Warrior divisions ONLY.
  • Nitrous allowed in Outlaw and 4 Wheel Parts Black Smoke Warrior divisions ONLY.
  • All cars require current registration EXCEPT Outlaw and Black Smoke Warrior divisions.
All vehicles will be placed in one of seven classes by Tech based on the following guidelines:

Reunion Tower Bandit Division - Foreign and domestic cars with three (3), four (4) or five (5) cylinders with or without factory turbo or supercharger; six (6) cylinders with naturally aspirated engines.

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Division – Foreign and domestic cars with eight (8) cylinders naturally aspirated, six (6) cylinder cars with factory turbo or supercharger; NO engine modification allowed.

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Modified Division – Foreign and domestic cars with six (6) cylinders with aftermarket turbo or supercharger; eight (8) cylinders naturally aspirated with internal modifications, i.e. aftermarket heads, cam, etc.

Snap-On Tools All Wheel Drive Division – Foreign and domestic all-wheel drive cars with four (4) or more cylinders and electric powered vehicles.

Texas Harley Super Car Division – Foreign and Domestic cars with factory authorized upgrades from the likes of Hennesey, Lingenfelter, Roush, Shelby, etc.., engine modifications, turbo and superchargers allowed.

Texas Born Performance Black Smoke Warrior Division – All diesel powered or gas powered trucks, and all wheel drive SUVs; any size all-terrain tire allowed; maximum 31" x 10.5" (drag slicks); 31" x 12.5" (drag radials) size tires.

Summit Racing Equipment Outlaw Division – 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.