Thursday, July 18, 2024

$25K Up for Grabs at 3rd Annual Top Bulb 150

Mark your calendars! The 3rd Annual BTE King of the Coast Top Bulb 150 presented by David McMurtry Engines is coming up, March 3-5, 2023 at Gulfport Dragway.

GULFPORT, MS- Make plans now to attend the 3rd Annual BTE King of the Coast Top Bulb 150 presented by David McMurtry Engines March 3-5, 2023 at Gulfport Dragway. Act fast! Racer registration is now open at www.kocbracketseries.com with limited spots available. This event offers Top Bulb racers a shot at $25,000 each day with an incredible BOGO entry fee!

Get all of the details below!

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Top Bulb 150 Main Events

On Saturday & Sunday, Top Bulb racers will compete for $25,000 each day with $2,500 to the runner-ups. The two-race entry is only $400 and the entries are buy one entry, get one entry FREE. Meaning, with the BOGO deal, you get two entries in both $25Ks for only $100 an entry! Also, if you buyback on both entries in a $25K race, your 2nd buyback is reduced to $100 opposed to the standard $130 1st round buyback. 

Deal Share- two racers can share the “Buy 1, Get 1” offer. Both racers will be single entered and buybacks for both racers will be $130. 

Last year’s main event champions were Shallon Broussard and AJ Ashe.

Friday Gamblers Race

The Friday $3,000-to-win Gamblers Race is open to all Top Bulb 150 entries and the purse is based on 64-cars. The entry fee is $100 and the 1st round buyback will be $50. Double entries will also be allowed. Also, if you buy a tech card for this gamblers race, your Friday Test and Tune tech card will be FREE.

Kyle Rumley was the 2022 Friday night Gamblers Race winner.

Kyle Rumley, 2022 Friday Gamblers Race Winner
Kyle Rumley, 2022 Friday Gamblers Race Winner

Saturday Ghost Race

The “Out the Gate” Ghost Race will be held Saturday morning and will be a 16-car field with a $200 entry fee with no time trials and no buybacks. No time slips will be given until conclusion of race. The winner will walk away with $1,500 and the runner-up gets $500. If there is a 32-car field, the purse will be doubled. This will be a 1st-come, 1st-serve, pay at the gate entry. 

Will Holloman was the 2022 Saturday “Out of the Gate” Ghost Race winner.

Will Holloman, 2022 Saturday “Out the Gate” Winner

Wild Cards

Wild cards will be available for sale ($10/1, $15/2, or $20/3) and the winning name advances to 4th round of eliminations. This entry will be in-eligible for the wait-n-see bye no exceptions. 



  • 10:00AM… Gates Open
  • 2PM-4PM… Test N’ Tune (TNT Fee waived if entered in Gamblers Race)
  • 4:00/4:30PM… Gamblers Round 1 to Follow


  • 7:00AM… Gates Open
  • Saturday Morning “Out of the Gate” Ghost Race
  • 8AM- 9:45AM… Open Time Trials
  • Round 1 Eliminations to Follow


  • 7:00AM… Gates Open
  • 7:30AM… Church
  • 8:00AM… Round 1 Eliminations

Admission Fees

  • Single Day: Friday: $10… Saturday or Sunday: $15/day
  • 3-Day Weekend Pass…. $35
  • Kids 8 & Under are FREE


Ready to commit? Registration is NOW OPEN with limited spots available! Here is the link to racer registration: www.kocbracketseries.com.

Contact Gaylon Rolison Jr at 228-863-4408 or visit www.kocbracketseries.com, or their Facebook page for more information regarding the Top Bulb 150.

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