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Texas Turkey Hunt $10K comes to Houston Raceway

Houston Raceway brings big money bracket racing to Texas on Thanksgiving weekend with the Texas Turkey Hunt Nov. 29-30.

HOUSTON – Big money bracket racing comes to Houston Raceway on Nov. 29-30 with the Texas Turkey Hunt two-day bracket race. The race, scheduled for the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, gives racers a change to win $5K on Friday and $10K on Saturday.

Jay Robinson HRP Texas Turkey Hunt

Texas Turkey Hunt

Racers in the Super Pro class will compete for $5K on Friday and $10K on Saturday for a $275 entry fee (with pre-enter). Single day entry on Friday is $125 with a $50 buyback. Saturday’s single day entry is $200 and buybacks are $100.

In No-Box, racers will compete for $5K on Friday and Saturday for a weekend entry fee of $225 (with pre-enter). Buybacks in No-Box are $50 each day.

The deadline to pre-enter is Monday November 25th. Pre-registration can be paid to Media@houstonraceway.com.

Cole Herbold HRP

Spectator admission is $25 for Friday and Saturday. Saturday only is $15.

Saturday’s schedule includes a Dial-for-Dollars event for $20 with a 50% payback. This will occur on Saturday morning after the new entry time run. Closest to the dial without going under wins the purse and will receive the wait-and-see first round bye. The tie-breaker will be the best non-red reaction time.

Second round losers can purchase a lotto ticket for the chance to re-enter the race. Tickets are $10 each and one ticket will be pulled for Super Pro and No-Box.

Turkey Hunt Rules

  • 1/8 mile bracket racing
  • Double entries allowed
  • Delay Boxes must be removed from No-Box cars
  • Door cars run door cars in Super Pro
  • Trans Brakes run Trans Brakes in No-Box
  • Event is run as four classes with four byes per round until one car is left
  • $5,000 race based off 75 entries 1st round
  • $10,000 race based off 90 entries 1st round
  • Bye is determined from previous round, and will carry over
Houston Raceway Texas Turkey Hunt

Texas Turkey Hunt Schedule

Stacking begins on Thursday at Gate 3.

The gates open at 7AM on Friday with a Test-N-Tune from 9AM to Noon. Class time trial is at 1PM with eliminations starting at 3PM.

On Saturday, the gates open at 7AM with a new entry time run at 9AM. The Dial-for-Dollars will follow the new entry time run and eliminations will begin after the Dial-for-Dollars.

For more information on the Texas Turkey Hunt, see the flyer posted below or contact Austin Hayward at 281-918-0503.

Texas Turkey Hunt Houston Raceway

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