Stampede of Speed and Texas NHRA FallNationals Tickets on Sale

ENNIS, TX – May 3, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) — Tickets for the 4th annual Stampede of Speed and 39th annual Texas NHRA FallNationals, October 4-13, are on sale now at The 10-day event will feature racing, country music, and family-friendly events with a special traditional Texas flair at Texas Motorplex, the famed 500-acre multi-use facility, as well as downtown Waxahachie, Texas. Single day and multi-day tickets are available for the racing and music events.

“We have continued to improve the Stampede of Speed and this year we have expanded the Texas NHRA FallNationals with racing starting on Wednesday for our sportsman competitors,” said Christie Meyer Johnson, Texas Motorplex co-owner. “This year the Stampede of Speed will open with three days of amazing country music at Stars of Texas Festival and then roll into more racing action culminating with five days of Texas NHRA FallNationals.”

The Texas NHRA FallNationals will kick off on Wednesday, Oct. 9 with sportsman and JEGS Allstars qualifying during the day. A ticketed VIP Champions’ Dinner will be hosted on Wednesday night celebrating the 2023 Texas NHRA FallNationals winners, including Top Fuel’s Leah Pruett, Funny Car Matt Hagan, Erica Enders in Pro Stock and Gaige Herrera in Pro Stock Motorcycle. The race is again an important one in the race for the championship for drivers in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series, as it is the fourth of six races in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship. Hagan, Enders and Herrera all ended the year as world champions as well.

“The Texas FallNationals will be one of the biggest NHRA national events,” said Meyer Johnson. “Our five days of racing, a payout that is over $1 million and the level of competition in the NHRA Countdown for the Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle makes this a must-attend event. We know tickets will move quickly and we are excited to pack the house again.”

Sportsman qualifying will continue Thursday with the evening featuring the massive FanFest driver autograph event in downtown Waxahachie. On Friday, Oct. 11, professional qualifying in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series will start with two qualifying sessions at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. including the exciting Friday Night Live! Program. Saturday will conclude with two more professional qualifying sessions to set the field of 16 competitors in each professional category, who will then compete on Sunday for the Wally trophy and coveted custom cowboy hat from American Hat Company.

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About Mission Foods

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About NHRA

Headquartered in San Dimas, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 20 national events featuring the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series and NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, as well as the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+, NHRA Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown™, NHRA Holley EFI Factory X and Johnson’s Horsepowered Garage NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock at select national events. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and NHRA Street Legal™. NHRA also offers the NHRA Jr. Street® program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League® for youth ages 5 to 17. With 110 Member Tracks, NHRA allows racers to compete at a variety of locations nationally and internationally. NHRA’s Youth and Education Services® (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 students annually to ignite their interest in automotive and racing related careers. NHRA’s streaming service,®, allows fans to view all NHRA national events as well as exclusive features of the sport. In addition, NHRA owns and operates three racing facilities: Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park; and In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip in Southern California. For more information, log on to, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Source: National Hot Rod Association

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