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Motorplex GM steps down

Gabriell Stevenson of the Texas Motorplex has resigned her position as president and general manager. Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

South Texas country artist set for Lantern Fest show

Any big outdoor event in Texas would be incomplete without music. Saturday’s Lantern Fest at the Texas Motorplex is no exception. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Lantern Fest plans return to Ennis

Lantern Fest is planning a return to the Texas Motorplex March 4, with live music, food, and activities for the entire family. Get this story and more when you pick up a copy of Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis, Motorplex to be featured on Discovery Channel

Ennis and the Texas Motorplex will soon be featured on an episode of Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws.” Get all the details in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Stevenson: Fall Nationals enjoyed ‘great show’

Known as the quickest of all motorsports, drag racing reaches speeds in excess of 320 mph. In Texas the fastest track is the quarter-mile at Texas Motorplex in Ennis. Over the weekend it was likely the loudest as it hosted the 31st NHRA Fall Nationals. Get this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The […]

Brown wins AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Points leader Antron Brown won the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals Sunday for his seventh Top Fuel victory of the season. The defending season champion beat Steve Torrence in the final with a 3.744-second pass at 321.12 mph for his 61st career victory. Brown increased with points lead over Doug Kalitta […]

Hight night performance steals show

Robert Hight is taking a page from the playbook of his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers and is just continuing to grind it out. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

On the right track

According to Elon Werner, Director of Public Relations for John Force Racing since 2006, Ennis is one of the most popular racing sites on the tour. In fact, he says, Fall Nationals remains on the Top 5 best attended events in the United States. The relationship between the Texas Motorplex and the City of Ennis […]

Fan Fest draws a crowd downtown

An eclectic blend of people from across the region was drawn to Ennis Thursday evening for one reason: The appeal of the vroom. Find this story and more in the Friday edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Fan Fest set for return to downtown Thursday evening

Texas Motorplex returns downtown Ennis for a second straight year when the Pre-Stage Fan Fest invades North Dallas and West Knox Streets from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Tickets are not required and the event is open to the general public. Get more details on this and other stories in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis […]

Area Olympic gold medalist set to be grand marshal

Each fall, the Texas Motorplex gears up for one of the biggest NHRA events there is. Taking the family to the Fall Nationals each October, for some Ennis racing fans, has become a tradition. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Fall Nationals back under the lights

Adding lights to a round of qualifying is expected to rev up the energy during next month’s AAA Texas NHRA Nationals at Texas Motorplex. The annual event, set for Oct. 13-16, already ranks high on the excitement level as the fourth of six races in the Countdown to the Championship. It will put the Friday, […]

Garlits grand marshal for Motorplex 30th NHRA Fall Nationals

If ever there was a legend in the sport of drag racing, it’s “Big Daddy” Don Garlits.   When Texas Motorplex opened its gates to the public – becoming the first ever super-stadium of drag racing – in August of 1986, Garlits was on his way to earning his ninth Car Craft All-Star Team and […]

Ennis Freedom Fest doubles the parade, adds fireworks

It was a blast. That’s the assessment around Ennis following Freedom Fest over the Fourth of July weekend. “I head more than one spectator comment, ‘This makes be proud to live in Ennis.’ We are already reviewing things that went well and things that we need to do a little differently next year. I hope […]

Super Chevy Cruise from Waxahachie to Ennis

Classic cars are meant for cruising. New cars, too, are meant for cruising! A cruise will kick off the O’Reilly Auto Parts Super Chevy Show at Texas Motorplex and all Chevy and GM vehicles are invited to join the VIP drive from Waxahachie to Ennis on Saturday, May 16. See the report in the Ennis […]

Motorplex announces RFC chaplain

Racers for Christ chaplains always provide a vitally important service to competitors all over the country. Texas Motorplex is lucky to have a native Texan serve as the RFC chaplain for 2015. David Cox of Cleburne will handle RFC duties for drag racing competitors and fans for the 2015 season. It won’t be the first […]

Ennis, Motorplex team for July 4 fireworks

The City of Ennis will be hosting a free fireworks show for the public on Saturday, July 4th at Texas Motorplex. It will be the first time a major fireworks display has been set off at the historic facility in several years and the first time the City of Ennis is producing a large-scale holiday […]

Opening weekend at Motorplex

It’s racing season once again at the Texas Motorplex, and that means it’s opening weekend for the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA). The fastest dragsters in the world have made their way from more than 20 states as well as Dubai, Sweden, and a number of other countries. Thursday was testing day for the cars, […]

Texas Motorplex Season Opens

The famed Texas Motorplex opens the 2015 season this weekend when the world champions of the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) begin defense of their titles during March 19-21. The season-opener, the PDRA Texas Nationals, will be the first visit to the Lone Star State for the all-eighth-mile series. They will hold 10 races this […]

Motorplex adds Carter to staff

The Texas Motorplex has announced the hiring of Andy Carter. He will serve in both business and sales development according to Gabrielle Stevenson, president and general manager.

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