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Pacific Northwest Region Events

    • 12/06/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PST)
    • Kent, WA

    RSVP Registration Deadline Friday, December 4, 2020

    In 2020 Pacific Raceways continues to create joy for children at NW TOY RUN with a few changes because of the current situation.

    You can bring a new unwrapped toy (per person) OR $5 (per person) to get into NW TOY RUN  OR if you would like to park with the Cadillac V-Club in a reserved parking area at this event, RSVP register via CadillacVClub.com.  All Cadillac V-Club members may RSVP at no cost including both our local Chapter and Regional members.

    Join car enthusiasts from around the Northwest and beyond for our 16th Annual NW TOY RUN benefiting the Toys for Tots Marine corps. Toys for Tots helps less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas by collecting new, unwrapped toys.

    Supported by Pacific Raceways, Happenstance Event Productions, Participating companies include AW Stickers, Avants, Turn 10 and many more
    Huge Shout to these contributors
    Chevron Corporate Office - Larger Donors
    NorthWest Branded Tents - Large Donor
    Happenstance Event Productions - Organization\ Social Media
    TheFOAT - Event Ticketing
    Recognized Car Clubs - Bring Massive Toy's
    Avants - Drive Everything
    Current Vendors for 2020
    * StanceWars

    Our goal for 2020 is to reach $200+k in toy donations and to have at least 4,500 cars drive thru!

    LOCATION:  Pacific Raceways
    31001 144th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042
    Pacific Time 11am – 3pm

    The Cadillac V-Club has secured VIP parking for our organization.  Advance RSVP registration required - Discounted tickets for reserved parking with other V-Series vehicles are available only via the Cadillac V-Club website.  Do not register and purchase tickets via the NW Toy Run event website.

    Local Chapter Membership | Free
    Sponsor Membership | Free
    Regional Membership | Free
    Prospective Cadillac V-Club Member  |  $20

    Cadillac V-Club Prospective members must pay the $20.00 discounted fee in advance at the time of RSVP registration via the CadillacVClub.com website in order to be allowed to park in the reserved parking area.

    • 12/15/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (PST)
    • ZOOM online meeting app

    All Pacific Northwest V-Club members are invited to join the Seattle V-Club Chapter members for an online meeting with Mirza Grebovic, Cadillac V-Series Performance Variant Engineer and Meagan Quinn, Cadillac V-Series Marketing Manager.  Our Cadillac V's were engineered to be incredible track performers as well as turn heads on the streets.  Cadillac values your feedback and one of the benefits of V-Club membership is the ability for each member to take their ownership experience to a higher level.  This is your opportunity interact with key GM V-Series team members regarding the performance features of your vehicle and provide direct feedback on your personal ownership experience.  

    This event is an extension of our Cadillac V-Club V-Performance members only forum where members can connect with GM Engineering and Marketing via the @Engineering and @Marketing topics. As our first ever virtual meeting, this event will be conducted using the ZOOM app which you will need to download and install on your computer or mobile device prior to the meeting.  Click on the above ZOOM logo to download.  RSVP registration via CadillacVClub.com is required to confirm your attendance and receive access to the ZOOM credentials necessary to participate in the meeting.  The meeting will begin promptly on December 15 at 6:00PM Pacific Standard Time.    

    You will not want to miss out on this unique opportunity to collaborate and share first hand experiences with your fellow V-Club members and the Cadillac headquarters representatives.  This will be an informal discussion, question and answer session with no specific agenda other than to "inform" and "be informed".

    This meeting will be hosted by the Cadillac V-Club and moderated by Gene Hawks, Seattle Chapter Director.  Additional ZOOM meetings will be scheduled for other Cadillac V-Club regions in the near future.  Due to ZOOM attendee limitations, this event is restricted to only members of the Pacific Northwest Region of the Cadillac V-Club. Join the Cadillac V-Club and you will be allowed to attend this meeting as long as you are a Cadillac V-Series owner and reside in the Pacific Northwest Region.

    • 02/27/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM (CST)
    • Texas Motorplex at Ennis, Texas


    (NOTE: 30 entries are reserved for sponsors - if you want to compete, register now and submit your class entry fee to reserve your spot - this event sells out each year)

    The Cadillac V-Club is hosting the 5th Annual Cadillac V-Racing Top Gun Invitational presented by Sewell Performance, Monster Clutch Co. and Autoplex Customs.  This annual drag race and roll race event will once again be hosted at the world re-known 1/4 mile Texas Motorplex drag strip in Ennis Texas on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The 2020 event included competitors from Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio, Arkansas, Louisiana and Florida.

    With the exception of the Extreme Street Unlimited Top Gun, Roll Racer and Sponsor Exhibition vehicles, all other competition classes are restricted to drivers of Cadillac V-Series vehicles. This is an "invitation only" restricted event.

    For spectating, this is a public event and spectators who are not members of the Cadillac V-Club will be required to pay an entry fee at the gate. Cash only, no credit cards accepted.

    All Cadillac V-Club Chapters including non-members of the V-Club are invited to participate per the class rules.  Each sponsor will be allocated "no charge" competitor entries based on their level of sponsorship. 

    Sponsored vehicles are not required to be a Cadillac V-Series vehicle and if a non-V, then the driver may only compete in the test 'n tune/grudge racing unless the vehicle model is one of the "Big 3" models allowed per the rules, the driver may also compete in the Roll Racer and the Extreme Street Unlimited classes.

    In the event of rain or the temperature is below 50 degrees throughout the day, the event will be rescheduled to the alternate track date.

    View photos from the 2020 Cadillac V-Racing Top Gun Invitational.

    Video from 2020 Cadillac V-Racing Top Gun Invitational produced by Sarah Karger


    Title Sponsor

    Co-Presenting Sponsors

    Event Details

    V-Club Member Competitor Class Registration Fee: $50.00 per class up to a maximum of 2 drag racing classes plus the roll racing class (includes 1 pit crew member)

    Non-Member Competitor Registration Fee: $100.00 non-member entry fee plus $50 for each competition class up to a maximum of 2 drag racing classes plus the roll racer class (includes 1 pit crew member)

    Public Spectator Fee: $10.00 (children 12-under free and all active V-Club member spectators pay no spectator fee if they display ID card at gate and have RSVP'd to attend)

    Gates Open: 9:00AM

    Drivers Meeting: 9:30AM - (9:15AM turn in waivers/pick up commemorative shirts)

    Track Hot: 10:00AM

    Gates Close: 7:00PM

    Hospitality:  For lunch, each registered competitor and sponsors and their employees who are members of the V-Club will receive a coupon at the driver's meeting to receive one free meal and drink.  All other guests and spectators will have the option to purchase food and drinks at their expense.

    FUEL AT TRACK: Warren Wright of IM Racing Fuels will be onsite at the track - Please pre-order your fuel by contacting Warren Wright at 817-646-1044.

    NOTICE: Registration will close at noon on Monday, February 22 or when classes are full.  If event is sold out, a wait list will be available. No class entries will be accepted at the track on February 27. You must register and pay in advance and refunds will be allowed up to 72 hours prior to the event date. NO REFUNDS for any reason after Wednesday, February February 24 at midnight.

    Non Cadillac V-Series drivers who are not members or event sponsors and wish to compete in the Extreme Street Unlimited class must pay a $100 event participation fee in addition to the $50 class entry fee for a total Competitor Registration fee of $150.

    Cadillac V-Series owners who ARE NOT members of the Cadillac V-Club may join as a V-Club Regional Member for $100 or a V-Club Local Chapter member for $150 prior to registering for this event and the $100 event participation fee will be waived. All new members will receive an official Cadillac V-Club Polo Shirt and membership ID card prior to the event.  Click here to join the Cadillac V-Club.

    Top Gun Competiton Vehicle Classes

    Class Sponsors (7 classes): – NOTE: 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 all classes excluding the Roll Race class which will include all competitor entries up to a maximum of 16 entries.

    Dedicated Motorsports CTS-V Pro Modified Top Gun (no E/T restriction, no weight or tire restriction) - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques (Must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker)

    Tapout Tuning ATS-V Pro Modified Top Gun
    (no E/T restriction, no weight or tire restriction) - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques (Must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker)

    Weapon X Motorsports Extreme Street Unlimited Top Gun (no E/T restriction, no weight or tire restriction) - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques (GM, Ford, Dodge vehicles manufactured after 2004 - Must be street legal)

    Weapon X Motorsports Roll Racing Top Gun - $750 payout to winner, $250 to runner-up + Award plaques (No mod restrictions, 175mph max speed, must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker)

    Circle D Specialties CTS-V/ATS-V Super Modified Top Gun (E/T breakout 9.50) Award plaques to winner & runner-up (may have only 1 performance adder, i.e. twin turbos, supercharger or nitrous and must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker)

    Circle D Transmission CTS-V/ATS-V Street Racer Top Gun
    (E/T breakout 10.50) Award plaques to winner & runner-up (may have only 1 performance adder, i.e. twin turbos, supercharger or nitrous and must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker)

    Boost Mode Racing CTS-V/ATS-V Daily Driver Top Gun (E/T breakout 11.50) Award plaques to winner & runner-up (may NOT have any internal or bolt-on engine modification, may not be “tuned”, must have factory turbos or superchargers, must be street legal and have a current inspection sticker)

    RULES: Click here to view & print a copy of the class descriptions and rules. It is each driver's responsibility to read the rules and enter the correct class of competition.

    All classes must have a minimum of 8 entries in the finals for a full payout (excluding the roll race class).  Payout will be pro-rated if less than 8 entries.  Top 8 entries from test ‘n tune session in each class will be seeded into a single elimination championship bracket for all classes (excluding the Roll Race class class).  The Roll Racer class will include will include all pre-registered competitor entries up to a maximum of 16 entries

    All competitors (drivers) will be required to sign two waivers, one from the Texas Motorplex and one from the V-Club.

    All drivers are required to wear a helmet and long pants (no shorts) in all classes.  Refer to class rules for specific requirements - NO EXCEPTIONS!

    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.

    All competitors and sponsors will receive a custom commemorative Cadillac Racing lightweight pullover hoodie as a gift for attending and supporting this event.


    Track 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.

    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. Drag radials or slicks are recommended but street tires are allowed.  If there are a lot of vehicles with street tires, 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)

    Drag Racing Top Gun Finals: 3:00PM - 5:30PM

    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 will determine seeding and which bracket class of competition you will compete in during the finals.  For example, if you run a 10.99 E/T and you registered to compete in "Daily Driver" class, you will be bumped up to the Street Racer class and not be allowed to compete in the Daily Driver class. 

    Every competitor is allowed to compete in a maximum of two drag racing classes plus the roll racing class for a maximum of 3 classes.  The exception to this rule is a competitor is not allowed to compete in two E/T bracket classes. The 2nd class of competition must be either an Unlimited class or a Pro Modified class. A brief driver's meeting will be held to announce the finals bracket competitors and pairings.

    Roll Racing Top Gun Finals: 5:30PM - 6:30PM

    Advance “buy-in” required at time of registration.  Payback is guaranteed based on a full draw of 16 entries for any class of driver who wants to compete in a single elimination roll racing bracket.  Big 3 manufacturer non-Cadillac V-Series vehicles may compete in this class.  You will get 1 “practice” roll race pass before competition begins.  First round pairings will be determined by a blind draw to be placed in the bracket. Winners will continue to advance to next round in bracket until the champion is crowned.

    The left lane will always be designated as the pace vehicle.  Vehicles will be staged approximately 200 feet behind the starting line "tree" and will be traveling 30-40MPH when they enter the launch pad.  Both vehicles MUST remain side by side within one half car length and the "tree" will go green.

    Award Presentation to Class Champions: 6:45PM - 7:00PM

    A total of seven TOP GUN Champions will be crowned from the Drag Race and Roll Race events.  Special recognition and awards presentation for "Top Gun" drag race finals and roll race finals.  All class champions will receive custom laser cut steel award plaques.



    7500 US Highway 287, Ennis, TX


    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!

Past events

09/27/2020 Seattle Chapter 3rd Quarter Meet 'N Greet Event
06/28/2020 Seattle Chapter June Meet 'N Greet Cruise Event
04/17/2020 2020 Long Beach Grand Prix
04/11/2020 Griot’s Garage Virtual Caffeine & Gasoline YouTube Event
03/22/2020 Pacific Raceways 3D Car Show & Parade Laps
03/07/2020 Griot’s Garage Caffeine & Gasoline Event
03/03/2020 Evergreen Autox
02/29/2020 Leap Year Autox Powered by 425 Motorsports
02/22/2020 Pacific Raceways 3D Car Show & Parade Laps
02/08/2020 Seattle Chapter February Meet 'N Greet Cruise Event
01/24/2020 2020 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona - Cadillac V-Performance Car Corral
12/07/2019 Cadillac V-Club Annual Holiday Banquet - Seattle Chapter
12/01/2019 2019 Northwest Toy Run
10/11/2019 2019 Petit Le Mans at the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
09/13/2019 2019 Monterey Grand Prix at the WeatherTech Laguna Seca Raceway
08/30/2019 World of Speed Event
08/17/2019 Seattle Chapter August Meet 'N Greet Cruise Event
08/03/2019 2019 Road Race Showcase at Road America Eklhart Lake, WI
05/31/2019 2019 Detroit Grand Prix
05/11/2019 LeMay Museum Cadillac Brunch
05/03/2019 2019 Mid Ohio Sports Car Showdown
04/12/2019 2019 Long Beach Grand Prix
01/25/2019 2019 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona - Cadillac V-Performance Car Corral
04/13/2018 2018 Long Beach Grand Prix
01/26/2018 Cadillac V-Corral Rolex 24-Hour Daytona 2018
09/02/2017 Pirielli World Challenge Event at COTA 2017
09/01/2017 2017 Cadillac V-Performance Labs - Daytona