The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
The Largest Independent Automotive Research Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

Dustin Lynch to Headline Texas Motorplex Country Music Line-Up

[image: SOS-color-noNHRA.png]  [image: TexasFallNats.jpg]

*Dustin Lynch to Headline Texas Motorplex Country Music Line-Up for
Stampede of Speed Music Festival*

ENNIS, TX (September 9, 2021) --- The inaugural Stampede of Speed at the
Texas Motorplex (7500 Hwy 287, Ennis, Texas 75119) will kick into high gear
on Sunday, October 3, with a country music festival headlined by Dustin
Lynch along with Flatland Calvary, Wade Bowen and Kyle Park. General
admission tickets for the show will be $25 with children 12 and under free
with a paid adult. Additional VIP tickets will be available for $100 and
will include access to the Stampede of Speed VIP Corral featuring cash bar,
private restrooms, an elevated viewing area and VIP parking[MOU1]
<#m_-2513073616646507885_m_-6909379058096847607__msocom_1> . Gates will
open for the festival at 12 p.m. and fans will also be treated to a Beer
Expo and BBQ contest throughout the afternoon.

“We are excited to be starting a week of amazing events with our first
Country Music Fest,�?? said Christie Meyer Johnson, Texas Motorplex Co-Owner.
“The Stampede of Speed will be nine days of family-friendly entertainment
including music, racing, movies, fireworks, autograph events and most of
all, a traditional Texas vibe every day. We know Dustin Lynch, Flatland
Calvary, Wade Bowen  and Kyle Park will put on a great show for country
music fans.�??

Throughout the day Texas Motorplex will be hosting a Beer Expo with
sampling from Dallas/Ft. Worth area craft breweries, a car show featuring a
1,000 hot rods and classic cars, BBQ cook-off and United Pro Rodeo bull
riding event[MOU2]
<#m_-2513073616646507885_m_-6909379058096847607__msocom_2> . Additionally,
there will be a Kids Korral with games and climbing wall.

The Stampede of Speed event calendar will feature ticketed and non-ticketed
events leading up the NHRA Texas Fall Nationals. Fans can visit or for more information.
Highlights of the Stampede of Speed include:

*Saturday, October 2 – Night Lights

Night Lights is a celebration and a reminder of how precious special
moments together are. Sending a decorated lantern into the sky to join
thousands of others adorned with hopes, dreams, and messages creates an
undeniably profound and unforgettable experience.

*Sunday, October 3 – Stampede of Speed Beer, BBQ and Music Festival*

BBQ and music will be the theme of the day as some of the best grill
masters show off their tasty delicacies paired with some refreshing cold
beer from Metroplex area breweries. Multiple musical acts from Nashville to
Texas will entertain the crowd from the afternoon into the evening leading
to the first of many fireworks displays to celebrate the inaugural Stampede
of Speed.

*Monday, October 4 - The Stampede of Speed Nitro Side Show and Scott
Sturgeon Concert*

This ticketed event will feature some of the wildest race cars on the
planet as they try and set speed records and breathe fire as they roar down
the track. The pits will be open for fans to get up close and personal with
some of the most exotic race cars on the planet. Following the racing
action Scott Sturgeon will perform before massive fireworks display caps
off an eye-opening, pulse pounding evening of racing and music.

*Tuesday, October 5 - Inaugural NHRA Texas Stampede of Speed Shootout*

Racing action will be the theme of the day as competitors from across the
region race in the Stampede of Speed Shootout featuring Top Sportsman, Top
Dragster and Pro Mods. The Top 16 sportsman and Top Dragsters will battle
it out with a winner take all Shootout to end the day. Pro Mods from every
association including NHRA will battle it out in a first-ever, no rules,
anything goes battle to be the quickest at the Stampede.

*Wednesday, October 6 – NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro
Invitational (9a – 6p)*

*                                               Pub Crawl and Movie night
with The Snake (6p – 10p) *

See the fastest, most powerful race cars on the planet make test laps in
advance of the NHRA Texas Fall Nationals. The stars of the NHRA Camping
World Drag Racing Series will be on-site preparing for the fourth race of
the NHRA Countdown. This first ever for NHRA open schedule test session is
a chance for curious motorsports fans to get a taste of the ground pounding
excitement that will play out Friday-Sunday.

Join the stars of the NHRA as they sample local brews and eateries in
Waxahachie on a walking Pub Crawl followed by an exclusive showing of the
film Snake & Mongoose <> featuring
drag racing legend Don “The Snake�?? Prudhomme hosting an in-person Q&A and
autograph session.

*Thursday, October 7 –   Texas Fall Nationals sportsman qualifying (9a –

*                                             Fan Fest in downtown
Waxahachie (6p – 9p)*

Racing action continues at Texas Motorplex as the NHRA Texas Fall Nationals
officially begins with sportsman qualifying action.

The wildly popular and free Fan Fest event will begin in downtown
Waxahachie highlighting race cars interactive games, live music and family
fun. A massive driver autograph session will be the highlight of the
evening which will be capped off with a fireworks show.

*Friday, October 8 – Friday Night Live at Texas Motorplex*

For the second year in a row Friday Night Live will turn the traditional
qualifying schedule on its head as music, exhibition runs and a special
guest DJ will surround the Friday night NHRA pro qualifiers as they try and
run to the top of their respective categories at speeds over 330 mph in
under four seconds. The night will conclude with a free after-party on the
starting line.

*Saturday, October 9 – Final Qualifying for NHRA Texas Fall Nationals*

The last day for teams and drivers from across the country to make the
highly competitive sixteen car fields will conclude on Saturday. Teams will
only have two chances to make the show or be relegated to spectator status
so tension will be high and the competition jumps to a new level as teams
vying to be one of the lucky 16. The annual DRAW auction will begin
following racing action.

*Sunday, October 10 – NHRA Texas Fall Nationals Race Day*

Following a massive opening ceremony the top drag racers from around the
country will be racing to get one step closer to a world championship at
the only playoff race in the state of Texas. Hundreds of thousands of
dollars will be on the line as well as the chance for racing immortality.
The pits as always will be open for fans to mix and mingle with the racers
throughout the day. At the conclusion of the event fans are welcome to join
the winner’s circle celebration on the starting line where the Stampede of
Speed will be closed with the largest fireworks display of the week.

*Elon Werner*
VP of Sports Publicity
Tony Fay Public Relations
M: 214.244.1184
Twitter: @TonyFayPR <> | @ElonWer

PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)