Registration is now open! Entries limited to 100 competitors max.
SPONSORS: Submit a Contact Us form if you would like to join our list of event sponsors.
V-Club Member Competitor Class Registration Fee: $50.00 per class up to a maximum of 2 competition classes (includes 1 pit crew member). Registration in 1 competition class includes 5 hours of TnT/Grudge Racing.
Non-Member Competitor Class Registration Fee: $100.00 non-member entry fee plus $50 for each competition class up to a maximum of 2 classes (includes 1 pit crew member). Registration in 1 competition class includes 5 hours of TnT/Grudge Racing. NOTE: If you own a Cadillac V-Series vehicle, you can join the Cadillac V-Club as a regional member for $100 and then your entry fee per class is $50. As a member you will receive our official V-Club polo shirt and your ID card will provide you access to full membership benefits. Non-members of the Cadillac V-Club must request a registration code by submitting a contact us form limited to a maximum of 25.
Public Spectator Fee: $10.00 (children 12-under free and all active V-Club member spectators pay no spectator fee - must display ID card at gate or have RSVP'd in advance prior to event date)
Auto Show Entry Fee: $35.00 includes spectator entry, free commemorative event T-Shirt and reserved premier parking plus free lunch card for meal at concession stand. Limited to 50 entries.
TnT/Grudge Racing Session
The 5 hours of TnT/Grudge racing session will afford competitors the opportunity to dial in their best E/T to determine whether or not they qualify for the final 8 Top Gun bracket finals in each respective class. Every competitor MUST register to compete in 1 competition class even if they do not plan to compete in the finals if they qualify among the fastest 8 in their class of competition.
All competition classes are restricted to Cadillac V-Series vehicles only except for Extreme Street Unlimited class and the True Street Limited class per the rules established for those two classes.
Every competitor is allowed to compete in a maximum of two drag racing classes with the following limitations:
1) No competitor is allowed to compete in two E/T restricted bracket classes, you cannot enter both the Street Racer and Daily Driver classes. However, Street Racer and Daily Driver competitors are allowed to also enter the Pro Street and Extreme Street Unlimited classes if they choose to do so.
2) Competitors who have entered the Extreme Street Unlimited class or a Pro Street class "no E/T" class ARE NOT allowed to compete in an E/T restricted Street Racer or Daily Driver Class. The 2nd class of competition must be either the Extreme Unlimited class or a Pro Street class. Pro Street Class competitors are encouraged to also compete in the Extreme Unlimited Class. A brief driver's meeting will be held to announce the finals bracket competitors and pairings.
Top Gun Competition Vehicle Classes
Class Sponsors (8 classes): – Classes must have a minimum of 8 entries for a full payout of cash awards. If less than 8 entries, payout will be pro-rated. Top 8 entries from test ‘n tune session in each class will be seeded into a single elimination championship bracket for each of their respective classes.
All competitors and sponsors will receive a custom commemorative Cadillac Racing TShirt and a "beenie" as a commemorative gift for attending and supporting this event. In addition to the custom laser cut steel "V" award plaques, each class champion will each receive a custom co-branded Mobil 1/Cadillac Racing jacket.
Weapon X Extreme Street Unlimited Top Gun (no E/T restriction, no weight or tire restriction, aftermarket blowers/turbos plus nitrous/meth injection allowed, transbrake, transmission swap OK. GM (Cadillac, Corvette, Camaro), Ford (Mustang), MOPAR (Dodge) vehicles manufactured after 2005 - Must be street legal and current inspection is not required) - $1,000 payout to winner, $500 to runner-up + Award plaques + Jacket.
Sewell Performance True Street Limited Top Gun (OEM stock, no drag radials, no slicks, no engine or major performance modifications allowed with factory supercharger or turbos open to any "luxury performance street car", i.e. Cadillac V-Series, BMW M-Series, Mercedes AMG, Audi S-Series, Porsche Taycan/Panamera vehicles manufactured after 2010 - Must be street legal with all factory interior installed, no weight reduction - CAI/Tune/Exhaust upgrade allowed) - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques + Jacket - no cash payout.
Dedicated Motorsports Cadillac V8 Pro Street Top Gun (CTS-V, CT5-V including Blackwing, no E/T restriction, no weight or tire restriction, aftermarket blowers/turbos plus 2 power adders allowed, i.e. nitrous and meth injection. Must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker.) - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques + Jacket. Cadillac V-Series vehicles only.
Tapout Tuning Cadillac V6 Pro Street Top Gun (ATS-V, CT4-V including Blackwing & V-Sport no E/T restriction, no weight or tire restriction, aftermarket blowers/turbos plus 2 power adders allowed, i.e. nitrous and meth injection. Must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker.) - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques + Jacket. Cadillac V-Series vehicles only.
Circle D Specialties Cadillac V8 Street Racer Top Gun (CTS-V, CT5-V including Blackwing E/T breakout 9.50, must have OEM supercharger, may have 1 additional power adder, i.e. nitrous or meth injection. Must be street legal. Drag radials or slicks and weight reduction allowed) - Award plaques + Jacket to winner & runner-up. Cadillac V-Series vehicles only.
Tapout Tuning Cadillac V6 Street Racer Top Gun (ATS-V, CT4-V including Blackwing & V-Sport E/T breakout 10.50, must have OEM twin turbos, may have 1 power adder, i.e. nitrous or meth injection. Must be street legal. Drag radials or slicks and weight reduction allowed) - Award plaques + Jacket to winner & runner-up. Cadillac V-Series vehicles only.SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: All drivers are required to wear a helmet and long pants (no shorts) in all classes. For auto racing, we highly recommend a helmet with a Snell rating of SA2010 or newer. However, if you only have a motorcycle helmet, as long as it is DOT rated it will be allowed.
Exodus Performance Cadillac V8 Daily Driver Top Gun (CTS-V, CT5-V including Blackwing E/T breakout 10.50, OEM engine, bolt-on engine modifications, must have factory supercharger, no power adder (nitrous or meth injection), must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker including full exhaust system, drag radials allowed but no slicks) - Award plaques + Jacket to winner & runner-up. Cadillac V-Series vehicles only.
Tapout Tuning Cadillac V6 Daily Driver Top Gun (ATS-V, CT4-V including Blackwing & V-Sport E/T breakout 11.50, OEM engine, bolt-on engine modifications, must have factory turbos, no power adder (nitrous or meth injection), must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker including full exhaust system, drag radials allowed but no slicks) - Award plaques + Jacket to winner & runner-up. Cadillac V-Series vehicles only.
V-Club All Out Exhibition (All mods allowed - "run what you brung") limited to 8 vehicles of any make or model by pre-approval and invitation only. NOTE: If you register to compete in the Exhibition class you MAY NOT compete in any other class of competition. This is a TnT/Grudge Racing only session class - no finals competition and open to any type of vehicle. Submit a CONTACT US form with info regarding your vehicle and you will be provided a registration code if accepted.
All competitors (drivers) will be required to sign two waivers, one from the Texas Motorplex and one from the V-Club.
WAIVER: Click here to view the V-Club waiver. Print and bring this with you to the event "signed" by any who will be driving your vehicle.
RULES: Click here to view the 2022 class rules.
AGENDA FOR THE DAY
Gate will open at 8:30AM. Do no arrive prior to 8:30AM because you will not be allowed to enter Texas Motoplex. The track will not "go hot" until 10:00AM and will be fully prep'd so expect excellent traction. Unlimited passes on the track during 5 hours of test ‘n tune/grudge racing session. Wait time in the staging lanes should be minimal based on prior event history.
Mandatory Drivers Meeting: 9:30AM
All competitors are required to attend this meeting where you will turn in your waivers and receive your tech card. During the driver's meeting, our sponsors will be introduced and there will be drawings from among all competitors to win some special prizes. In addition, you will receive your commemorative T-Shirt and your lunch coupon. DO NOT MISS THE DRIVER'S MEETING!!!
Open Drag Racing Session: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Competitors choose grudge matches or just line up and race. Dial in your best E/T which will determine whether or not you make it to the finals in your respective class. Street tires are allowed in the Stock Street and Daily Driver classes only. Lane 2 will be designated for street tires or drag radials/slicks and lane 1 will be drag radials or slicks only.
LUNCH SERVED: 11:00AM - 1:00PM (Test 'n Tune & Grudge Racing will continue while lunch is being served - Lunch coupons will be distributed during driver's meeting)
Drag Racing Top Gun Finals: 3:00PM - 6:30PM
Both lanes 1 & 2 will be fully prep'd for drag radials/slicks for heads up competitive racing. This Top Gun finals session will include the Top 8 cars from each class test 'n tune/grudge racing session which will be seeded into a single elimination bracket based on E/T time slips. Cars will be placed in each bracket based on E/T time slips "fastest vs slowest". Your best E/T during the TnT/grudge racing session will determine seeding and which bracket class of competition you will compete in during the finals. For example, if you run a 10.49 E/T during the TnT session and you registered to compete in the "Cadillac V8 Daily Driver" class, you will be bumped up to the Cadillac V8 Street Racer class and not be allowed to compete in the Cadillac V8 Daily Driver class bracket finals. No sand bagging will be tolerated - enter the correct class based on the horsepower level of your vehicle!Award Presentation to Class Champions: 6:45PM - 7:00PM
A total of eight TOP GUN Champions will be crowned from the Drag Race events. Special recognition and awards presentation for "Top Gun" drag race finals.
ABOUT TEXAS MOTORPLEXDIRECTIONS:
7500 US Highway 287, Ennis, TX
ABOUT TEXAS MOTORPLEX
Built in 1986, The Texas Motorplex has been the place of many drag racing milestones and world record performances. Ever since Darrell Gwynn christened the first all-concrete, quarter-mile, national records and speed milestones have been commonplace at Texas Motorplex.
The Texas Motorplex is a favorite of drivers for the all-concrete race surface and ideal weather conditions, NHRA national events at Texas Motorplex commonly yield national records. Season championship titles are commonly clinched here and race fans get a great speed show!