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Wed, 10 Apr 2013, 22:33 PM

National Hot Rod Diesel Association Heads to Texas Motorplex
Courtesy of Texas Motorplex

For Texas Diesel Nationals Season Opener for the 2013 Nhrda Diesel Sled Pulling Series

ENNIS, Texas -- The National Hot Rod Diesel Association (NHRDA) will bring the 2013 MBRP Diesel Drag Racing Series back to Texas Motorplex, April 13 for the 6th annual NHRDA Texas Diesel Nationals will include some of the top competitors from across the country in diesel drag racing, Show 'N Shine, Dyno competition and the crowd favorite, Burnout Contest.

For the first time ever the NHRDA will also include a sled pull at the Texas Diesel Nationals. Sled pullers from all over the region will converge on Texas Motorplex for the season opener in the 2013 NHRDA Diesel Sled Pulling Series.

The NHRDA Diesel Sled Pulling Series will open their season with its very first visit to the Motorplex and the Texas Diesel Nationals. NHRDA officials have built a permanent sled pull track at the facility, for this event and with all the excitement surrounding the new sled pulling series this is shaping up to be the biggest Texas Diesel Nationals ever.

The Texas Diesel Nationals is an action-packed fun filled day for the entire family. Drag racing competitors will race down a ? mile track at speeds exceeding 200 mph. Sled pullers will be competing on a brand new purpose built sled pull track that will be in pristine condition for the competition.

The Texas Diesel Nationals will feature world-class drivers, such as 2013 National Champion John Robinson and his Diesel Funny Car, Jared Jones driver of the 200 mph Scheids Diesel Dragster and Eric "The Ragin' Cajun" Stelly and the 2013 Pro Stock National Championship team the MBRP/Dirty Max. The April 13 event will feature National Championship Diesel Drag Racing competition in six different categories. The sled pull will have competition in three categories with some of the top competitors coming all the way from Indiana for the 2013 NHRDA Diesel Sled Pulling Series season opener. Texas Motorplex is located at 7500 W. Highway 287, Ennis, TX 75119 (main event line is 972-878-2641). For more information on the NHRDA or how to get your discounted tickets to this exciting event, please call NHRDA at 360-658-4353 or visit

Event Schedule:   (scheduled times may vary)
 8 am           Competitor and Vendor gate open
 9 am           Spectator Gates Open
 10 am - 5 pm   NHRDA Diesel Drag Racing
Featuring: Top Diesel, Pro Stock, Super Street, Super Diesel & Sportsman
 10 am - 3 am    Show N' Shine
 10 am - 6 pm    Dyno
 5:30 pm         Burnout Contest
 6 pm - 8 pm     NHRDA Sled Pulling
Featuring: Super Stock Diesel, 3.0 Diesel, 2.6 Diesel and Hot Farm Tractors

Admission Fees:
Spectator      $25.00
Kids (6 - 12)  $10.00   (kids 5 & under FREE)

Competitor's Fees -- $25.00  Entrance fee for drag racers, Show 'n Shine and Burnout contest
Tech Cards -- $40.00  Top Diesel, Pro Stock, Pro Street and Super Street
$20.00  Super Diesel and Sportsman
Hook Fee  $20.00  All Sled Pullers

Tickets and tech cards can be purchased online: nhrda,

About the NHRDA:
The National Hot Rod Diesel Association is the fastest-growing diesel race organizations in the world. It currently has six drag racing classes, including Sportsman, Super Diesel (11.90 index), Super Street, Pro Street, Pro Stock and Top Diesel. New this season the NHRDA has added a National Sled Pulling series with feature class, 2.6, 3.0 and Super Stock Diesel. The NHRDA started with a single event in 2003. By 2006, it had grown into a national organization spanning the U.S. and Canada. Today, the NHRDA has 11 events across North America, culminating with the top 32 competitors of each class battling for top prize money in the MBRP World Championships on September 28th at Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas.

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