Super Chevy Show at Texas Motorplex June 4-5
I plan on going (at least on Saturday).. Anyone want to join me. We will be meeting at Soulman's BBQ at 7am on Saturday June 4th then leave at 8am to caravan to Texas Motorplex.
Here are the details:
Here are the details. I plan on going at least on Saturday. We will meet at Soulman's BBQ at 7am in Rockwall then leave at 8am to Caravan to Texas Motorplex. Anyone want to join me?
Below are the details:
Time Saturday, June 4 at 8:00am - June 5 at 5:00pm
LocationTexas Motorplex7500 W. Hwy 287.
More InfoGet out the wax. Find your coolest sunglasses. It’s time to cruise.
For the second consecutive year, Texas Motorplex is hosting a cruise that will lead directly to the annual Super Chevy Show.
Last year more than 45 participants lined up and cruised from Arlington to an exclusive entrance at Texas Motorplex, kicking off the Super Chevy Show in style.
This year, however, Texas Motorplex is working with regional car clubs to increase the number of participants to add even more flare to the nation’s coolest brand loyalty event.
“Nothing looks better than a line of classic to modern Chevy vehicles,” Texas Motorplex General Manager Gabrielle Stevenson said. “We were lucky enough to have Super Chevy Magazine covering the inaugural event and they got a ton of photos, cool videos and even a few stories from the cruise. It was thrilling to see the beautiful cars line up and create a jaw-dropping show on our Texas highways.”
Cruisers will meet at the Soulman’s Bar-B-Que location in Rockwall (691 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX). Participants can pick up registration packets and spectators can purchase tickets on site. The cruise will depart Soulman’s at 8 a.m. and will head directly to Texas Motorplex where an exclusive entrance gate and priority parking will await them as the Super Chevy celebration officially begins.
The Super Chevy Show at Texas Motorplex will offer a car show, drag racing, an autocross course, a swap meet, live music, kid’s activity area, Soulman’s traditional Texas BBQ favorites and more.
It all starts with a cruise to celebrate one of the most beloved car brands in American history – and Texas bragging rights are on the line.
Royal Purple Raceway (formerly Houston Raceway Park) put together a cruise for its 2010 Super Chevy Show event with nearly 200 cars cruising the Houston highways. Now it’s time to show Houston why they call it “The Big D” here in the DFW area.
“We had some of the best car clubs in the area take part in the 2010 cruise, but once we heard about Houston’s success, we knew we needed to kick this event up a notch and invite everyone to cruise with us this year,” said Ashley Kellough, Texas Motorplex competition director. “We’re inviting Super Chevy Show Magazine to come back and capture what will certainly be an extraordinary event.”
The cruise takes place Saturday morning, but the track will be hosting a test-and-tune Fast Friday event on June 3. The ever-popular Super Chevy Show and its car show, show-n-shine, swap meet and drag racing will continue June 4-5.
The drag racing portion of the event will feature bracket racing, including the new 5th Gen Shootout open to all fifth generation Camaros. The Texas Blown Alcohol Fuel Association will cap off the racing with the nostalgia dragsters.
Super Chevy Show Schedule of Events
June 4-5, 2011
Friday, June 3, 2011 – FAST FRIDAY
6 p.m.: Fast Friday gates open
7 p.m.: Test-n-Tune
12 a.m.: Secure track
Saturday, June 4, 2011
7 a.m.: Racer gates open / participant parking
7 a.m.: Meet at Soulman’s in Rockwall for cruise registration
8 a.m.: Cruise departs Soulman’s in Rockwall
8 a.m.: Spectator gates open
8 a.m.: Tech opens / Fuel opens
9 a.m.: Car show registration & Setup (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Autocross
10 a.m.: Open Time Trials for all race classes
10:30 a.m.: Quick Qualify #1
10:30 a.m.: Car show judging seminar (10:30 a.m.)
11 a.m.: True street challenge cruise
11:30 a.m.: Quick Qualify #2
12 p.m.: BONUS bracket race & 5th Gen Camaro Shootout
12-2 p.m.: FREE Revell “Build a Car” for kids at the Texas Motorplex booth
1-3 p.m.: Live band play in the car show tent area/ BBQ
3 p.m.: Pro show – featuring Texas Blown Fuel Association
Following Pro: BONUS bracket finals
3:30 p.m.: Car show special awards
4 p.m.: QUICK 8 bracket race (electronics class, no electronics class)
5 p.m.: Pro show – featuring Texas Blown Fuel Association
5:30 p.m.: QUICK 8 finals
6 p.m: Pro show – featuring Texas Blown Fuel Association
7 p.m.: Secure track
Sunday, June 5, 2011
8 a.m.: Racer gates open / tech for new arrivals
8 a.m.: Spectator gates open
8:30 a.m.: RFC service in car show tent
9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Autocross
9:30-11 a.m.: Open Time Trials for all race classes
10:30 a.m.: Car show judging seminar
11:00 a.m.: “Run for the Money” – dial-in run
11:30 a.m.: Bracket race round one (Elec, No/E, DOT, 5th Gen Camaro Shootout)
3:30 p.m.: Car show series event awards
5 p.m.: Secure track
Saturday Bonus Race – ¼ mile, .5 Full Tree – (Electronics- Cross-Talk ON, NO Electronics- Cross-Talk OFF)
*based on a 64 car field
Saturday’s bonus race will feature Electronic and Non-Electronic racers running in separate categories until the final round. Electronic winner and the Non-Electronic winner will face-off for the win and to runner-up final.
Saturday QUICK 8 Race – ¼ mile, .5 Full Tree – (Electronics- Cross-Talk ON, NO Electronics- Cross-Talk OFF)
*based on an 8 car field
The Quick E class of 8, and Quick NoE class of 8 will be determined based of f the 2 runs made Saturday at12pm. A Qualifier list will be posted at 3pm and the Top 8 of each will then go to Race Control to pay and enter for the QUICK 8 Saturday night Show. If a Top 8 does not pay to enter, then the next alternative will have the option to pay to enter the Quick class, etc until both classes have 8 racers.
Saturday & Sunday 5th Generation Camaro Shootout – 1/4mile, .5 Full Tree, Cross-Talk OFF
Show your Student ID for $5 OFF
Sunday Bracket 1 (Electronics) Payout – 1/4mile, .5 Full Tree, Cross-Talk ON
*based on a 64 car field
Time and schedule permitting, first round buybacks will be available for Bracket 1 – $40.
Sunday Bracket 2 (No Electronics) Payout – 1/4mile, .5 Full Tree, Cross-Talk OFF
*based on a 56 car field
Time and schedule permitting, first round buybacks will be available for Bracket 2 – $30.
Sunday D.O.T. Payout – 1/4mile, .5 full tree, Cross-Talk OFF (DOT Street Tires and Mufflers required.)
*based on a 32 car field
Time and schedule permitting, first round buybacks will be available for D.O.T. – $20.
Payout Information: All payouts will be available in Race Control Suite 208, the day of the race once we reach the payout rounds.
NOTE: All classes must be Chevy bodied -or- Chevy powered.
Sportsman Racer Entry Fees
Friday Test ‘n’ Tune Run-Card: $15
Saturday Quick 8 (Electronics): $100
Saturday Quick 8 (No Electronics): $100
Saturday Bonus Race: $40
Saturday 5th Gen Camaro Shootout: $35 Show your Student ID for $5 OFF
Sunday “Run For The Money”: $20
Sunday Bracket Race: $60
Sunday 5th Gen Camaro Shootout: $35 Show your Student ID for $5 OFF
Racer Full Event Combo: $115
Restricted Area Crew Pass: $40 (valid Friday – Sunday)
Extra Pit Vehicle Parking Pass: $30
Bracket 1 Buyback $40
Bracket 2 Buyback $30
DOT Buyback $20
Car Show Fees
Car Show (2-day judged class): $45
Show & Shine (2 day not-judged): $35
Swap Meet $45
Car Corral $45
Autocross ONLY (Sat & Sun or Sun Only) $35
Autocross ONLY with Student ID $30
(Any other participant is welcome to join in the autocross at no additional fee)
Adult Children (11-15)
Friday $5 FREE
Saturday $20 $5
Sunday $15 $5
Weekend $30 $10
Spectator Advance Ticket Offer:
Buy your weekend spectator tickets in advance of the event and save $10.
Car show Advance Discounts (deadline May 20th):
Save $15.00 with advance purchase of car show entry + receive a Car Show Fast Lane pass which allows you to skip the line and drive in through Gate 12.
I think I'm going to do the cruise.
Were goin for the full Monty...
Talked to the wife and the kids and it looks like we are going too.
Man...make sure to take some extra water or gatorade. Last time I went this time of year is was a sweatfest. The heat was brutal out on that asphault and there was basically no shade except under the bleachers.
Be safe out there in the heat.
Looks like we are going to have a great Camarovan !! See you guys on Saturday morning...
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