Oct '17
12-15

AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals

ELEVATION
500 feet
RADIO FREQ
88.7 FM
Event Info

Texas Motorplex is one of five all-concrete dragstrips on the schedule (the first of its kind when it opened), which allows crew chiefs the opportunity to achieve national record performances. The event is the fourth of six chances for Countdown to the Championship teams to earn points toward Mello Yello world titles.

As always, fans will have the opportunity to interact with their favorite drivers at the most powerful and sensory-filled motorsports attraction on the planet! Get direct access to the teams, see firsthand as the highly-skilled mechanics service their hot rods between rounds, and get autographs from your favorite NHRA drivers.

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the TICKETS button above or by calling 800-668-6775. Purchase early and save!


How to Get There: The track is on Highway 287, two miles west of Ennis and eight miles east of Waxahachie between interstates I-35E and I-45. From Dallas, take I-35E south to Exit 403, then Highway 287 south (east) 10 miles to the track, or take I-45 south to Exit 251B, then Highway 287 north (west) five miles to the track. From Fort Worth, take Highway 287 south (east) eight miles past Waxahachie to the track.

Visitor Information: Texas Motorplex, 972-878-2641; Ennis Convention and Visitors Bureau, 972-878-4748, www.visitennis.org

Schedule
 

Full Racing Schedule

THURSDAY - October 12, 2017

 

Midway Opens

11:00 AM

Sportsman Qualifying

9:00 AM

 

 

FRIDAY - October 13, 2017

 

Midway Opens

11:00 AM

Top Alcohol Qualifying Session

1:00 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

2:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)

3:00 PM

Top Alcohol Qualifying Session

4:00 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

5:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)

6:00 PM

Jet Dragsters

7:00 PM

Secure Track

7:05 PM

 

 

SATURDAY - October 14, 2017

 

Midway Opens

10:00 AM

Top Alcohol Qualifying Session

12:00 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

1:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)

2:00 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 1

3:00 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)

4:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)

5:00 PM

Jet Dragsters

6:25 PM

Secure Track

6:30 PM

 

 

SUNDAY - October 15, 2017

 

Midway Opens

9:00 AM

Pre-Race Ceremonies

10:00 AM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 1

11:00 AM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 1

12:00 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 2

12:15 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 2

12:45 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 2

1:15 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Semi-Finals

1:30 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Semi-Finals

2:15 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Semi-Finals

2:33 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Finals

3:40 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Finals

3:30 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Finals

3:37 PM

Secure Event

3:45 PM

FAN EVENTS

Friday, October 13th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 11:00 A.M. until the beginning of the second Nitro qualifying session.
Nitro Qualifying - Catch the action of two sessions of 300 MPH Nitro qualifying. Qualifying rounds are at 3:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M.
First Round Follow Up – Meet announcer Brian Lohnes in the Pits after first round to get the scoop on the hottest story from Round 1.

Saturday, October 14th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 10:00 A.M. until the beginning of the fourth Nitro qualifying session.                     
Nitro Qualifying - Catch the action of two sessions of 10,000 horsepower Nitro qualifying, the pro drivers last chance to make it into the top 16 for Race Day. Qualifying rounds are at 2:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M.
Nitro School – Come join Alan Reinhart and Robert Hight at the Auto Club Stage and get schooled on all your Nitro knowledge - 11:15 A.M.
Mello Yello Autograph Session - At the Mello Yello display featuring your favorite NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racers - 11:45 A.M.

Sunday, October 15th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 9:00 A.M. until the beginning of the third round of Nitro eliminations.
Sealmaster Trackwalk - Join us in walking the track at Texas Motorplex with a few of our special guests.
Race Day Review - Get the inside scoop with Alan Reinhart as he runs down the top stories of the weekend before Pre-Race Ceremonies - 10:00 AM
Pre-Race Ceremonies - Make sure you stick around the Mello Yello FanZone after the trackwalk for our driver introductions - 11:00 A.M.
Race Day - The top 16 qualifiers in each class battle it out head to head for the Wally.
Winners Circle - Stick around after racing is completed as we crown our Mello Yello event champions. Winners Circle will be held at the starting line or in the staging lanes.

 

ALL WEEKEND - Come by our NEW NHRA Midway Display for your chance to win prizes, receive event information and renew your NHRA Membership. If you are already an NHRA Member come hang out in our NEW NHRA Member Hospitality Area.

News
TV Schedule
Date Round Time Channel Airing
Friday, October 13, 2017 QUALIFYING TBD FS1 DELAYED
Saturday, October 14, 2017 QUALIFYING TBD FS1 DELAYED
Sunday, October 15, 2017 FINAL 02:00 PM FS1 LIVE
Entry List