Spring Training will soon be in session at I-30 Dragway

Start out the year by getting in shape during Wanna-B Promotions’ Spring Training event at I-30 Dragway.

Feature photo credit: Brandon Hollien Photography

CADDO MILLS, TX – Slate and Cole Cummings merge their experience behind the scenes and behind the wheel to create Wanna-B Promotions. Their first event of the season will be April 16-18 at the all-new I-30 Dragway in Caddo Mills, Texas.

Spring Training is a three day eighth-mile race for Super Pro, No Box, and Junior Dragster drivers. It boasts great payouts and a state of the art facility, so this race is one that you do not want to miss!

slate and cole cummings
Wanna-B Promotions: Slate and Cole Cummings

The Schedule

Early parking and test-n-tune will be available to those racers who arrive on Thursday. Gates open at approximately 10AM Thursday and 7AM Friday through Sunday.

Friday morning will start with two time trial sessions at 8AM, followed by eliminations. On Saturday, racers will get one time trial at 8AM, followed by eliminations. Only new entries will receive a time run on Sunday at 9AM, followed by eliminations.

Spectators can pay $30 for the weekend or $15 per day.

i-30 dragway
I-30 Dragway

Super Pro

$549 will get Super Pro drivers a weekend entry for two $20K races and one $25K race. The runner ups will take home $3K or $5K, respectively. If you fail to turn on the win light first or second round, a buyback will cost you $150 Friday and Sunday or $200 on Saturday.

Door cars and dragsters will be called to the lanes separately until the fifth round.

After Saturday’s main event is completed, a 32-car Shootout will be contested for an entry into the SDPC Raceshop Great American Guaranteed Million! 16 entries have already been claimed and the remaining 16 spots will be sold on site.

down with the sickness Dale Scates main event winner photo by chris simmons
Dale Scates picked up $10K at last year’s Wanna-B Promotions Down with the Sickness
Photo credit: Chris Simmons Photography

No Box

Bottom bulb drivers can pay a weekend entry of $200 to compete in two $2,500 to win races and one $5K. Friday and Sunday’s runner up will earn $400 will Saturday’s runner up takes home $750. Buybacks will be available to first round losers only.

Transbrakes and two-steps are legal in this class but delay boxes must be removed from the car.

down with the sickness Slade Brown No Box winner photo by chris simmons
Slade Brown earned a No Box win last season at Down with the Sickness
Photo credit: Chris Simmons Photography

Junior Dragster

Junior Dragster drivers will have two separate classes: the 8.90 or slower class and the 7.90 class. They will race Friday and Saturday only and will start the day with one time run.

The entry fee is $60 per day and each class will have $400 to win and $150 for runner up. First round buybacks will be available for $20 each day in both classes.

Wyatt Young hot august nights
Wyatt Young won during Hot August Nights in 2019

The Fine Print

All types of double entries will be allowed but a car can only go down the track twice per round. Likewise, a driver can only go down the track twice per round.

If a race car breaks during eliminations, the driver may switch vehicles after approval from the race directors. The first round bye run is random draw and unused bye runs will carry over into the next round.

There may be random tech inspections by officials at any time during the event.

For any questions, contact Slate Cummings at 985-969-6943 or Cole Cummings at 985-318-9305.

wanna-b promotions spring training event flyer
Spring Training event flyer

Keep an eye on the Wanna-B Promotions Facebook page for updates and stay tuned to DragChamp for all your bracket race results.

Make the most out of your trip to Texas by competing in Wanna-B Promotions Spring Training and then loosening your belt the following week for the Fat Boy Mafia Super $70K.


Jessica was born into a family of drag racers and fell in love with the sport at a young age. She began competing at 13 and has been hooked ever since! She even met her husband at the World Footbrake Challenge VII. Jessica works full time as an Ultrasound Technologist but spends almost every weekend chasing win lights at IHRA and NHRA bracket races.

You can contact her at Jessica@dragchamp.com or on her Facebook page.

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