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Muscle Cars and hot rods from all over the U.S. will be invading Texas once again for the 4th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Lone Star Shootout at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, TX, the weekend of November 9-11, 2012. This "must see" event will feature everything from wild 6-second 200+ mph Pro Mods to Hot Rod magazine Unlimited Street cars and everything in between. There are lots of classes for competitors of all levels including TREMEC True Street, presented by Muscle Mustangs, Mod Comp, Super Truck & SUV, Bracket Racing, and much more. You will see some of the coolest Texas hot rods and muscle cars around as you cruise through the UPR Products / DuPont Custom Finishes NMRA/NMCA Car Show, and then take a trip down the Lone Star Shootout's huge manufacturers midway for great deals on the parts you need! Finally watch as Scotty Holdridge runs his 300+ mph jet car down the 1320 trying to beat the Texas land speed record! The best part is that Lone Star Shootout racers will have their combinations set ON KILL because all class winners will take home a famed NHRA Unleashed Wally courtesy of Aerospace Components.

RACE, SHOW OR CHECK IT OUT…THIS EVENT HAS IT ALL!

  • 6-Second 200+ MPH Pro Mods
  • Unlimited Street Cars as Seen in Hot Rod Magazine
  • Wheels Up N/A 10.5 World Finals Showdown
  • Special Giant Mod Comp Class
  • Super Truck & SUV Racing for Fast Haulers
  • Tremed True Street Racing Open to All Domestics
  • Bracket 1 & 2 Racing Saturday & Sunday
  • Index Rumble Class for Mild to Wild Cars
  • Huge UPR Products / DuPont Car Show
  • Giant Manufacturers Midway
  • 300+ MPH Flame Throwing Jet Car


RACE FOR AN NHRA WALLY!

NMRA/NMCA is proud to present an NHRA Wally to each class winner at the Lone Star Shootout. NMCA and NHRA Unleashed have come together to present the best in street car drag racing and it's brought to you courtesy of Aerospace Components. Have you ever wanted to display a Wally on your mantle? Come out and race at the Lone Star Shootout with classes from mild to wild…from index to heads-up! Got Wally? Get yours at this event by racing with NMRA & NMCA!

WANT TO RACE...IT'S EASY AT THE LONE STAR SHOOTOUT

The Lone Star Shootout is extra special because it has race classes to fit all levels of competitors and vehicles. If you're an experienced racer you might want to enter your vehicle in Mod Comp, Super Truck & SUV, Index Rumble or one of two bracket classes for your chance at cash, prizes and an NHRA Wally! Never raced? No problem! TREMEC True Street, presented by Muscle Mustangs, is a class for beginners all the way up to veteran racers. Don't worry about the tree and your reaction time because True Street is all about your ET. Make 3 back-to-back passes and cash and awards will be given to the closest averages to 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds. Even better there will be lots of magazine coverage from Fastest Street Car, Race Pages, Muscle Mustangs and others looking to feature great race action.

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Pro Mod Drag Racing: The Lone Star Shootout will feature some of the baddest heads-up Pro Mods in the U.S. making 6-second 200+ mph passes all weekend long. This is an invitational class only. These Pro Mods will keep you on the edge of your seat all weekend long as they set their combinations ON KILL for your enjoyment!
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N/A 10.5 World Finals: Watch as all the stars and all the cars from the N/A 10.5 series race against each other for world championships. These all-motor beasts often go wheels up and are seriously hard-core. This class is open to N/A 10.5 series racers only. $1,000 to Win + Contingency + NHRA Wally


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Paschal Performance Unlimited Street: See the pages of Hot Rod magazine come alive when you watch the awesome Unlimited Street class hit the 1320 with incredibly modified real street cars. This very special class, brought to you by Paschal Performance, features the same killer street cars that race Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week and put down incredible numbers in true street trim. Come meet stars like Larry Larson, Jeff Lutz, and Joe Barry and see how they make their cars run consistently in the 7-second zone. This is an invitational class only. $650 to Win + Contingency + NHRA Unleashed Wally


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Mod Comp: Modular performance will compete against pushrod small and big block combinations in the Lone Star Shootout's Mod Comp class. This open comp style class will be sure to attract lots of competitors who read about Modular Muscle and Open Comp in most issues of Muscle Mustangs and Fastest Street Car. $750 to Win + Contingency + NHRA Unleashed Wally
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Super Truck & SUV: Everyone knows that trucks are hugely popular in the great state of Texas and you will see them invade the Houston area in search of cash, prizes and an NHRA Wally. Watch as these haulers click off incredible passes and excite the crowd with everything from Pro Street style trucks and wild diesel smoke stacks! $400 to Win + NHRA Unleashed Wally
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Index Rumble: This class is sure to be one of the most popular attracting all sorts of racers and cars competing in this index-style category. Index Rumble will feature lots of late-model Mustangs and Camaros that often compete in NMRA's Super Stang class or NMCA's 5th Gen Camaro class. $500 to Win + Contingency + NHRA Unleashed Wally
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TREMEC True Street: TREMEC True Street, presented by Muscle Mustangs, is a class for beginners all the way up to veteran racers. Don't worry about the tree and your reaction time because True Street is all about your ET. Make 3 back-to-back passes and cash and $100 and plaque will be given 7 different winner with the closest averages to 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds. This class runs on Saturday and all competitors will get a free entry into Sunday's bracket race. $250 to Overall Fastest + NHRA Unleashed Wally


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Bracket I & II Classes: All bracket racers want to race for cool cash and the chance to win an NHRA Wally and the Lone Star Shootout won't disappoint. Bracket I and Bracket II will race for Wallys Saturday AND Sunday! $500 to Win + NHRA Unleashed Wally on Saturday; $1,000 to Win + NHRA Unleashed Wally on Sunday.
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SHINE IT UP AND SHOW IT OFF!

In addition to all of the action that will take place on the quarter-mile, the Lone Star Shootout will also feature a combined car show with with many different awards that are presented each day of the show Saturday and Sunday. '49 Ford pickup with a blown 351? Or a '66 GTO restored to 100-point concours quality? No matter what your flavor, there's a place for you in the car show and a shot at the Best In Show award. The Westside Mustangs and West Houston Muscle car clubs will present the shows which will NMRA awards for Ford entries and NMCA awards for GM and Chrysler entries. Who know…maybe your car will catch the eye of a national magazine editor looking for his next cover car!
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HUGE MANUFACTURERS MIDWAY

The Lone Star Shootout always features one of the largest manufacturers midways in the U.S. with lots of vendors showcasing and selling the parts you need. Be sure to hit the ATM on your way over to Royal Purple Raceway so you can get the deals you want! This event will also feature a used parts swap meet full of hard to find bargain parts at great deals.

300+ MPH JET CAR!

Just listen for the thunder…watch for the flames…and follow the rush to the dragstrip fences as Scotty Holdridge fires up his flame throwing jet dragster in an attempt to break the Texas land speed record. Check out Scotty as he fires up the thrust at over 8,000 horsepower to make hits at over 300 miles per hour!

Contact Us

Drag Racing Questions

Gene Bergstrom

Phone: (714)-460-3813
E-Mail
: nmcarules@promediapub.com

Car Show Questions           

Ron Fetter        

Phone: (949) 254-5693
E-Mail
: carshow@promediapub.com

Vendor Sales

Jeff Taylor           

Phone: (949) 784-9061
E-Mail
: vendor@promediapub.com

Host Hotel

Candlewood Suites

Phone: (281) 471-0555
Website:www.candlewoodsuites.com

Race Track

Royal Purple Raceway

Phone: (281) 383-7223
Website:www.royalpurpleraceway.com