AAA Texas 500
Menu

Universal Technical Institute Friday Night Drags

Universal Technical Institute Friday Night Drags

Universal Technical Institute Friday Night Drags is heads-up, street-style drag racing. Racing is held on the one-eighth-mile pit road, and the events are open to any automobile (excluding back half cars or trucks) and any driver over the age of 18.

Week 1 - June 22 - Universal Technical Institute Night

Buy Tickets Early Registration

 

Week 2 - June 29 - Fireworks Night presented by Snap-on Tools

Buy Tickets Early Registration

 

Week 3 - July 6 - Texas Harley Motorcycle Night

Buy Tickets Early Registration

 

Week 4 - July 13 - Jeep Night

Buy Tickets Early Registration

 

Week 5 - July 20 - First Responder Appreciation Night

Buy Tickets Early Registration

 

Week 6 - July 27 - Fan Appreciation Night

Buy Tickets Early Registration

 

Schedule of Events

6:00pm Gate 6 & grandstands open
6:00pm Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine & Parade Lap Registration Opens (Infield)
6:15pm – 8:00pm Drags Practice
7:30pm Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine Registration Ends
7:45pm Parade Lap Registration Ends
8:00pm Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine Parade Lap & Awards
8:15pm Drags Drivers' Meeting (South Paddock)
9:00pm Racing registration & tech closes
9:10pm Opening ceremonies
9:15pm Drag racing
  Victory Lane - Immediately following the races
  Schedule Subject To Change

Pricing Information

Adults

$10.00

Children 12 and under

$5.00

Universal Technical Institute Friday Night Drags Racer

$20.00

Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine participant

$20.00

Infield Vehicle Parking

$20.00

Tickets can be purchased from staff off angle road starting at 5:30pm.

The infield entrance is cash only. Credit cards are accepted at Gate 6 entrance.

General Admission Ticket is good for infield entrance and Gate 6 entrance.

Spectator Information

  • Spectator parking is free outside Gate 6 in PSL lot
  • General Admission tickets can be purchased at Gate 6
  • You will be allowed to leave and re-enter the grandstands. You must have your ticket scanned out to be allowed back in.
  • Coolers are allowed in grandstands and infield.

Hills Air Support Show-N-Shine Participant Information

  • Location – South Paddock
  • Registration through tech at the Cup Garage to be placed into a Division
  • Divisions: Best of Show, Best Classic (1972 or prior year), Best Current Custom (1973 to current), Best Motorcycle

General Rules For ALL Divisions

  • All drivers must have a helmet. Helmets can be rented night of for $10.
  • All vehicles MUST have stock frames.
  • No tube chassis, back-half, wheelie bars or parachutes are allowed.
  • Bolt on chassis components allowed.
  • Drag radials allowed in all classes.
  • Drag slicks allowed in Outlaw and Black Smoke Warrior divisions ONLY.
  • Nitrous allowed in Outlaw and Black Smoke Warrior divisions ONLY.
  • Roll bars/cages allowed in All Wheel Drive, Super Car, Outlaw and Black Smoke Warrior divisions ONLY.
  • All cars require current registration EXCEPT Outlaw and Black Smoke Warrior divisions.
  • All vehicles will be placed in one of seven classes by Tech based on the following guidelines:

Division Specifications

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck Bandit Division – Foreign and domestic cars with three (3), four (4) or five (5) cylinders with or without factory turbo or supercharger; six (6) cylinders with naturally aspirated engines.

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Division - Foreign and domestic cars with eight (8) cylinders naturally aspirated, six (6) cylinder cars with factory turbo or supercharger; NO engine modification allowed.

Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Modified Division – Foreign and domestic cars with six (6) cylinders with aftermarket turbo or supercharger; eight (8) cylinders naturally aspirated with internal modifications, i.e. aftermarket heads, cam, etc.

Snap-on Tools All Wheel Drive Division – Foreign and domestic all-wheel drive cars with four (4) or more cylinders and electric powered vehicles.

Texas Harley Super Cars Division – Foreign and Domestic cars with factory authorized upgrades from the likes of Hennessey, Lingenfelter, Roush, Shelby, etc.; engine modification, turbo or supercharger allowed.

Texas Born Performance Black Smoke Warrior Division – All diesel powered or gas powered trucks, and all wheel drive SUVs; any size all-terrain tire allowed; maximum 31" x 10.5" (drag slicks); 31" x 12.5" (drag radials) size tires. 

Summit Racing Equipment Outlaw Division – Any car with stock appearing body; suspension modification allowed; any engine modification allowed; maximum 31" x 10.5" (drag slicks); 31" x 12.5" (drag radials) size tires.

 

THE FINAL CLASSIFICATION DECISION WILL BE MADE BY TECH DEPARTMENT

Click here for official rules.

Race Weekend Schedule

Event Calendar

The official race weekend schedule maintained and updated by Texas Motor Speedway.

Driving Directions

Google Maps

Texas Motor Speedway
3545 Lone Star Cir

Fort Worth, TX 76177

Facility Map

Facility Map

Refer to our facility map to help you get around Texas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Playoff Pack

3 Playoff Races for 1 Low Price when NASCAR Returns to No Limits, Texas November 2-4. Lock in Your NASCAR Playoff Pack for Less Than $20 Today!