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Under the Lights returns to the Texas Motorplex

Big money bracket racing returns to the Texas Motorplex July 16-18 with the CP Racing Promotions Under the Lights twin $15K’s

ENNIS, Tex. – CP Racing Promotions returns to the Texas Motorplex for the Under the Lights big money bracket race July 16-18. After a successful Under the Lights Fourth of July race in 2019 which saw Johnny “Bracket Racer” Ezell dominate the action, race promoter Cody Pollage continues the Under the Lights brand in 2020.

Under the Lights

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Box class racers will compete for a top prize of $15,000 on Friday and Saturday for a weekend entry of only $350. Single day entries are $200 each while buybacks are $125 each day; first round only. The Box purse is based on a 100 car minimum.

There will be $7,500 up for grabs each day for the No-Box competitors. Weekend entry for the No-Box class is just $250 while single day entries are $150 each day. The No-Box purse is based on an 80 car minimum. Delay boxes must be removed to compete in No-Box although two-steps and transbrakes are allowed.

The 1/8 mile bracket race allows double entries in any form and dragsters and doorcars will run separately in the first four rounds. Friday 1st round bye run is determined by the best reaction time in the last time trial. Saturday 1st round bye is the previous day winner. All byes carry over and all other byes will be determined based on the previous rounds reaction times.

Racers who fell to make the third round can purchase last chance lotto tickets for $10 a piece for a chance to re-enter the third round of competition. One ticket will be drawn for each class.

For more info contact Cody Pollage at 225-776-6818.

Race Schedule

  • Thursday – Gates open at 1pm with parking available all night
  • Friday – Gates open at 9am with time runs beginning at 4pm and eliminations to follow
  • Saturday – Gates open at 8am and new entry time run beginning at 4pm, time trials at 4.30pm (car count permitting) and eliminations to follow
  • Single day pit passes are $15 while weekend passes are $25.
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Under the Lights Sponsors

The Under the Lights bracket race is supported by the following companies:

  • J. Allen Sherman Racing Engines
  • Pro 1 Racing and Safety Products
  • California Car Cover Co.
  • Drag Race Solutions
  • Auto Meter Gauges
  • J’s Joint

Under the Lights Event Flyer

Find more CP Racing Promotions results here, here, and here.

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