Thursday, February 29, 2024

NPR to Host 11th Annual Southern Big Buck Nationals

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 11th Annual Southern Big Buck Nationals powered by The Hose Connection Inc. on February 8-11, 2024 at No Problem Raceway.

BELLE ROSE, LA- Plan ahead and mark your calendars for the 11th Annual Southern Big Buck Nationals powered by The Hose Connection Inc., presented by Flicker Promotions and Gleghorn Race Services, taking place from February 8-11, 2024, at No Problem Raceway. Don’t miss out on the excitement, as the event boasts a $5,000-to-win Friday Warm-up race and twin $20,000 main events.

Junior Dragsters will also be in the competition, racing for $500-to-win on both Saturday and Sunday. But that’s not all – Friday will feature a No-Box Fights $3K 32-Car Shootout, while Saturday night lights up with the FuelTech Ragin’ Cajun $4,000 Gambler race.

The action-packed weekend doesn’t stop there! Brace yourself for more extras, including a Airdraulics $1,000-to-win practice tree shootout and a Thursday night racer party generously sponsored by Angelle Fabrication LLC.

Get all of the race details below!

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Rick’s Powder Coating & Customs Warm-Up Friday

To kick-off the weekend, Friday will host the $5,000-to-win Rick’s Powder Coating & Customs Warm Up race. Runner-ups will earn $1,000 and semi-finalists will be rewarded $500. $50 round money starts with 3rd round winners. The entry fee for this event is $100, and in the case of a first-round loss, re-entry will be available for $50.

Moser Engineering Main Events

On both Moser Engineering Saturday and Sunday, $20,000 will be up for grabs each day in the winner’s circle, accompanied by a $5,000 prize for the runner-ups. Semi-finalists will secure $1,500, and an enticing $150 round money will begin with 3rd round winners. The combined entry fee for Saturday and Sunday is $450, while a single-day entry is priced at $250.

Additionally, for a shot at redemption, the re-entry round is available for $150, featuring buybacks competing against each other in a separate round after round 1, with winners advancing to round 2.

Environmental Oil Recovery Inc. No Box Competition

Environmental Oil Recovery Inc. No Box runs separate with their own bye run until down to one. No Box earns the same round money as the main events and will start with 3rd round win (Friday $50/round, Saturday $150/round, and Sunday $150/round). The last remaining No Box car will receive a bonus and will advance into the next rounds along with the remaining Super Pro entries. The last remaining No Box bonus is $500 on Friday and $2,000 on Saturday and Sunday.

Burleson Construction Junior Dragsters

On Saturday and Sunday, the Burleson Construction Inc. Junior Dragster racers will compete for $500 each day with $200 going to runner-up and $100 to semi-finalists. There will be no doubles allowed and the weekend entry will be $100. Single-day entries will be available for $60. There will be a 1st round buyback if needed for $30. 6-9 year olds will run separate until one car remains. The last standing 6-9 year old will earn a $100 bonus.

No-Box Fights

On Friday night, there will be a $3,000-to-win No-Box 32-Car Shootout. The runner-up will claim $500 and semi-finalists will take away $250. The entry fee is $150.

FuelTech Ragin’ Cajun $4K Gambler

The FuelTech Ragin’ Cajun $4,000-to-win Gambler race will take place Saturday night once the main event gets to the 1/4s. Runner-up will earn $700, semi-finalists will claim $400 and 1/4s will take home $200. The format is all run and doubles are allowed. The entry fee is $100.

Racer Appreciation

Thursday will feature a $75 Test n’Tune session from 12 noon- 6pm. There will also be a $1,000-to-win Airdraulics practice tree shootout and a Angelle Fabrication LLC racer party featuring gumbo and a boat load of beer!

Southern Big Buck Nationals
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Race Extras

Gleggy’s Damn Yankee Bonus

Anyone who resides north of the Mason-Dixon Line and wins any of the events will receive a 10% bonus! (ex. win 20K, get a $2,000 bonus!)

Double00Shitshow Worst Winning Package

The worst winning package will be awarded a $500 cash prize courtesy of Double00ShitShow.

Junior Dragster Awards

PortaTree will award one Junior Dragster driver a Portatree Pocket Tree. RBZ Billet will also award one Junior Dragster driver with a RBZ Billet Junior Dragster steering wheel.

2024 Flicker Promotions Points Series

Earn points at all three Flicker Promotions events and you could win an Ezell Stage 1 Dragster or thousands of dollars in other prizes. The Southern Big Buck Nationals is the first event of the points series!



  • Parking 8AM-Open All Night!
  • Test n’ Tune ($75). 12-6PM
  • Angelle Fabrication Racers Party!
  • Airdraulics Practice Tree Race 7PM


  • Gates Open 8AM
  • Time Run 9AM
  • Rick’s Round 1 to Follow
  • Friday Night No-Box Fights


  • Gates Open 8AM
  • New Entry Time Run 9AM
  • Burleson Junior Time Run
  • MOSER Saturday Main Event Round 1
  • FUELTECH Ragin’ Cajun Gambler when Main Event gets to 1/4s


  • Gates Open 8AM
  • New Entry Time Run 9AM
  • Burleson Junior Time Run
  • MOSER Sunday Main Event Round 1


  • $15/Day or $30/ Weekend

Contact Johnny Ezell at 225-240-2063 or Ryan Gleghorn at 817-706-8641 if you have any questions about the 11th Annual Southern Big Buck Nationals.

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