Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s 2010 NASCAR Weekend will launch from the Dirt Track on Thursday (Feb. 25), with a complete program of United States Auto Club (USAC) National Sprint Car and Midget racing on the one-half-mile clay oval.
On Friday, Feb. 26, the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series presents their thrilling brand of short-track action at 4 p.m.
Last year, Cole Whitt won the thrilling 30-lap USAC Sprint Car feature on NASCAR Weekend. The following night Donny Schatz of Fargo, N. Dakota, took the lead from Sammy Swindell on lap 15 and went on to score his sixth LVMS WoO feature, earning $10,000 while holding off Sammy Swindell and Craig Dollansky.
Fans are encouraged to meet their favorite USAC stars during the autograph session on the Dirt Track’s midway from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursday.
The Modifieds have joined Friday’s World of Outlaws show. IMCA rules will apply and their evening will climax with a 20-lap feature prior to the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars finale.
Tickets for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby American event, the Sam’s Town 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, the fabulous Neon Garage fan experience, Luck 7 Preferred Parking and World of Outlaws and USAC Sprint Cars races are available at www.lvms.com or by calling (800) 644-4444. Follow LVMS on Facebook and Twitter.
USAC National Sprint Cars and Midgets
Thursday, Feb. 25
9 a.m. – Pit gates open, tech inspection.
2 p.m. – Mandatory wheel-packing (Sprint Cars and Midgets).
3 p.m. – Spectator gates open; Sprint Cars hot laps (30 minutes), Midgets hot laps (30 minutes).
4 p.m. – Sprint Cars group qualifying, Midgets group qualifying; Sprint Cars C-Feature (if needed), Midgets C-Feature (if needed).
Track break to blade top layer of track / re-pack with push trucks
5:15-6:15 p.m. – Driver autograph session in midway.
7 p.m. National anthem. Sprint Cars heat races, Midgets heat races, followed by a 10-min. intermission.
8:15 p.m. Sprint Cars B-Feature. Midgets B-Feature, followed by a 10-min. intermission.
9:15 p.m. USAC Sprint Cars A-Feature. USAC Midgets A-Feature.
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, Modified Shootout (IMCA rules apply)
Friday, Feb. 26
11 a.m. – Pit gates open, tech inspection.
6 p.m. – Spectator gates open.
6:30 p.m. – Hot laps.
7 p.m. World of Outlaws Sprint Cars qualifying. Modified hot laps. Off-road racing exhibition.
8 p.m. World of Outlaws Sprint Cars heat races. Modified heat races (8 laps). Off-road racing exhibition.
9 p.m. World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Dash World of Outlaws Sprint Cars B-Feature. Modified feature (20 laps).
9:45 p.m. – World of Outlaws A-Feature.
Modified Shootout will pay $1,000 to win and $100 to start. IMCA rules will apply. The event is unsanctioned. All cars will pill draw for hot laps.