American Flat Track: Texas Half-Mile To Feature Truck Show And Swap Meet

American Flat Track: Texas Half-Mile To Feature Truck Show And Swap Meet

© 2023, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By American Flat Track:

Progressive AFT and Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Team Up for Texas Motor Speedway Motorhead Weekend

Goodguys, Progressive AFT and Pate Swap Meet join forces to deliver a jam-packed weekend of hot rodding and high-performance family fun!

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 6, 2023) – Progressive American Flat Track, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, is excited to confirm that this year’s Mission Texas Half-Mile will run in conjunction with the Goodguys 14th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals presented by TREMEC at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Mission Texas Half-Mile is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, right in the middle of the 14th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals presented by TREMEC, which will be staged at the sprawling Texas Motor Speedway complex from April 26-28.

Progressive AFT’s annual stops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex traditionally boasts a celebratory atmosphere due to its close proximity to a number of the sport’s teams and sponsors. The LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals only serves to further raise that bar.

Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is the world’s largest hot-rodding association, and this year’s event at Texas Motor Speedway is expected to bring over 2,500 classic vehicles to the infield along with an expanded autocross track, an all-new drift exhibition, the Nitro Thunderfest exhibition of vintage dragsters, the historic Pate Swap Meet, a free Kids Zone, live entertainment, and a Saturday night hot rod track cruise.

“We’re extremely excited to stage a Progressive American Flat Track event in conjunction with the Goodguys 14th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals,” said Gene Crouch, CEO of AMA Pro Racing. “Their events are hugely popular and for good reason. They have so much to offer that it’s sure to be a weekend to remember for motorsports fans of all ages. It’s also a tremendous opportunity for us to showcase the excitement of our sport to a large contingent of potential new fans among the thousands of enthusiasts who flock to the Goodguys shows.”

“The opportunity to partner with such a historic and well-respected brand like American Flat Track brings another level of excitement and anticipation to an already epic weekend of hot rodding and high-performance fun,” said Goodguys Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Ebel. “We can’t wait to treat the people of north Texas to a huge weekend of pedal-to-the-metal entertainment featuring over 2,500 classic cars and trucks on display, the country’s largest swap meet, and now, the addition of high-adrenaline dirt track motorcycle racing action with the Progressive AFT Texas Half Mile. It’s going to be a jam-packed weekend of family fun you don’t want to miss!”

General Admission Grandstand tickets are just $35 (kids 12 and under $5), while Reserved Grandstand tickets along the front stretch of the track are only $10 more (All Ages). The Pit Pass Upgrade provides all-day access to the pit area where fans can scope out the world’s fastest dirt track motorcycles and get up close and personal with the stars of the sport. Visit https://www.tixr.com/groups/americanflattrack/events/texas-half-mile-86387 to reserve your seats today.

A special $55 Goodguys/Progressive AFT General Admission discounted combo ticket, along with additional information regarding the Goodguys 14th LMC Truck Spring Lone Star Nationals presented by TREMEC, are available by visiting https://slsn24spectatortickets.eventbrite.com.

ABOUT GOODGUYS

Founded in 1983, Goodguys Rod & Custom Association produces the finest automotive events and publishes credible and entertaining media content that celebrates the passion for the great American car culture, bringing together Cool Cars, Cool People and Good Times! With over 70,000 active members worldwide, Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is the world’s largest hot-rodding association. Their events feature thousands of hot rods and customs, tricked-out trucks, muscle cars, and classics sprawled throughout venues such as fairgrounds, super speedways and large outdoor stadiums.

 

About Progressive American Flat Track

Progressive American Flat Track, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, is the world’s premier dirt track motorcycle racing series and one of the longest-running championships in the history of motorsports. Sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing in Daytona Beach, Fla., the series is highly regarded as the most competitive form of dirt track motorcycle racing on the globe. For more information on Progressive American Flat Track, please visit us on the web, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, check us out on Instagram and catch all the Progressive American Flat Track racing action on FOX Sports.

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