Fort Worth and Dallas area tracks and dragways. If the forecast calls for inclement weather, check the track Web sites or call the track to make sure the racing is still on schedule:
Kennedale Speedway Park
Oct. 2-3 (Friday-Saturday): Third Annual KSP Showdown, featuring IMCA Modifieds ($2,500 to win), IMCA Sport Modifieds ($1,500 to win), IMCA Stock Cars ($1,000 to win), IMCA Hobby Stocks ($1,000 to win), IMCA Crate Models ($750 to win), Street Stocks ($1,000 to win), and Young Guns Shootout (Saturday only)
Schedule: Gates open at 3 p.m., racing starts at 6:30 p.m. both nights
Tickets: $12 for adults Friday, $15 for adults Saturday; $3 for children 6-11; children under 6 are free; $25 for pit passes
More info: www.kennedalespeedwayprk.com
Cowtown Speedway (Kennedale)
Oct. 3 (Saturday): No racing scheduled. Racing resumes Oct. 8-10 with the Second Annual Cowtown Sprint Nationals.
More info: www.cowtownspeedway.com
Oct. 3 (Saturday): No racing scheduled. The track will host the 2009 Grand Nationals on Oct. 10.
More info: www.boydraceway.net
Heart O’ Texas Speedway (Elm Mott)
Oct. 4 (Sunday): Mechanics’/Owners’ and Powder Puff races. Gates open at 5 p.m. Races begin at 7 p.m. Grandstand admission is free. Pit passes are $15.
More info: www.heartotexspeedway.com
Oct. 3 (Saturday): No racing scheduled. The track will host the Southern Challenge on Oct. 16-18. A Test and Tune session is scheduled for Oct. 11 at noon.
More info: www.abilenespeedway.com
Phone: 325-692-8800 or 325-537-4494
Devils Bowl Speedway (Mesquite)
Oct. 3 (Saturday): No racing scheduled. The track will host the 36th Annual O’Reilly Winter Nationals (ASCS Outlaw Sprints) on Oct. 16-17.
More info: www.devilsbowl.com
Red River Speedway (Wichita Falls)
Oct. 3 (Saturday): No racing scheduled. The track will host the 2009 North Texas Asphalt Championships on Oct. 10-11.
More info: www.redriverspeedway.net
Texas Raceway (Kennedale)
Oct. 2 (Friday): Texas Back Half Outlaws; Fun and Grudge
Oct. 3 (Saturday): Junior and Bracket races
Oct. 4 (Sunday): D/FW Stangs Fall Cruise; Fun and Grudge
More info: www.texasraceway.com
Phone: 817-483-0356, metro 817-572-3580
Dallas Raceway (Crandall)
Oct. 1-4 (Thursday-Sunday): IHRA Team Finals
Schedule: 2-10 p.m. Thursday; 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m.-midnight Saturday, 9 a.m.-midnight Sunday.
More info: www.dallasraceway.com/index.html
North Star Dragway (Denton)
Oct. 2 (Friday): Fun and Grudge
Oct. 3 (Saturday): Outlaw Fuel Altereds; Southwest Junior Fuels Association
More info: www.northstar-dragway.com
Texas Motorplex (Ennis)
Oct. 2-4 (Friday-Sunday): No racing scheduled. The track will host the NHRA Summit Racing Series ET Finals for Division 4 on Oct. 8-11.
More info: www.texasmotorplex.com