LAS VEGAS – The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be buzzing with some of the nation’s top weekly racers this weekend during The Orleans Hotel and Casino Fall Classic on Friday and Saturday.
Four racing divisions will compete in the two-day show at the 3/8-mile paved oval. The event will feature the VP Racing Fuels Super Late Model Championship, IMCA Modifieds Pavement Nationals, Justice Brothers 100 presented by Impact Sports and Entertainment Late Model Championship and the ASA Speed Truck Challenge presented by CMKXtreme.com.
Drivers from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Wisconsin will attempt to qualify for the 140-lap VP Racing Fuels Super Late Model Championship. In the past, NASCAR stars Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch and Brendan Gaughan have competed in this premier event at the Bullring. Early entries show that three former Bullring track champions will compete. They include: Mike Ray (2004), Chuck Trickle (2003) and Thane Alderman (2002). Alderman is the defending champion of the event.
Drivers from California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Utah and Canada will attempt to qualify for the 50-lap IMCA Modified Pavement Nationals. Irwindale Speedway’s Grand American Modified champion Andrew Phipps of Simi Valley, Calif., has pre-entered for the event.
The Justice Brothers 100 presented by Impact and Sports Entertainment Late Model Championship is 100 laps, while the ASA Speed Truck Challenge presented by CMKXtreme.com will have two 75-lap features.
Qualifying for all divisions, IMCA Modified heat races, Super Late Model C-Main and B-Mains for Late Models and Speed Trucks are set for Friday.
Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. General admission is $11 for adults, $9 for senior citizens/military personnel and $4 for children 6-12. Children five and under are free. Reserved Stockyard spaces are $26 and non-reserved spaces are $36.
Saturday is reserved for the Championship Mains and B-Mains for Super Late Models and IMCA Modifieds.
Spectator gates open at 4 p.m. General admission is $16 for adults/ $13 for senior citizens/ military personnel and $7 for children 6-12. Children five and under are free. Reserved Stockyard spaces are $60 and non-reserved spaces are $70.
There is a $6 discount on Saturday with a NHRA ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals ticket stub.
Two-day general admission prices are $19 for adults/ $16 for senior citizens/ military personnel, $7 for children 6-12. Children five and under are free. Reserved Stockyard spaces are $60 and non-reserved spaces are $70.
For ticket information, please call 800-644-4444.
A pre-race technical inspection is set for Wednesday at the Orleans Hotel and Casino from 5 p.m. to 9.
Thursday will be an open practice session for all competing divisions. There will not be grandstand admission.
Pit gates open at noon on both Friday and Saturday. Admission to the pit area is $25 per day.
Complete schedule for Friday and Saturday:
Friday, October 29
Pit Gates Open/Registration 12:00pm
Tech Inspection 12:30pm –4:30pm
Practice 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Driver’s Meeting 4:45pm
IMCA Modified Qualifying 5:15pm
Late Model Qualifying (Top 18 transfer to A-Main) 6:00pm
Speed Truck Qualifying 6:20pm
Super Late Model Qualifying (Top 18 transfer to A-Main) 6:40pm
(Qualifiers 19-38 transfer to B-Main, Qualifiers 39+ transfer to C-Main)
IMCA Modified Heat Races (Top 4 transfer to A-Main, 10 laps) 7:30pm
Late Model B-Feature (Top 8 transfer to A-Main, 20 laps) 8:00pm
Speed Truck B-Feature (20 laps) 8:30pm
Super Late Model C-Feature (Top 10 transfer to B-Main, 20 laps) 9:00pm
Saturday, October 30
Pit Gates Open 12:00pm
Practice 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Driver’s Meeting 4:15pm
IMCA Modified B-Feature 1 (Top 5 transfer to A-Main, 15 laps) 4:45pm
IMCA Modified B-Feature 2 (Top 5 transfer to A-Main, 15 laps) 5:00pm
Super Late Model B-Feature 1 (Top 4 transfer to A-Main, 20 laps) 5:15pm
Super Late Model B-Feature 2 (Top 4 transfer to A-Main, 20 laps) 5:30pm
Speed Truck A-Feature 1 (75 laps) 6:00pm
Late Model Championship (100 laps) 6:45pm
Speed Truck A-Feature 2 (75 laps) 7:45pm
IMCA Modified Championship (50 laps) 8:30pm
Super Late Model Championship 9:15pm
(140 laps, 15 minute break at 70 laps)