Cool street rods and hot drag racing will be combined into one big show as The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will present the Fire & Thunder Festival Sept. 27-28.

A two-day car show, hosted by the Sin City Hot Rods club, will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Friday and 4-9 p.m. on Saturday. Hot rods will make a cruise down The Strip's quarter mile and around LVMS' 1.5-mile superspeedway.

Super Pro (electronic) racers will compete for $3,000-to-win. Pro (non-electronic) racers will compete for $1,500-to-win, with $500 going to the runner-up. Bracket racing also will include LVMS' Street and Motorcycle classes. The Jr. Fuel nostalgia drag champion will receive $1,000.

NHRA Jr. Dragsters will compete at 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

Gates will open at 2 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. on Saturday. Adult admission for Friday's show is $10 and $15 for Saturday. Admission for children 6-12 will be $5 each day.

SUPER PRO (Electronic) -- Saturday, Sept. 28
7.50-13.20 / .5 open top bulb / auto start / electronics permitted
$3,000-to-win
Runner-up: $1,000
Semi: $500
Quarter: 200
Eighth: $100
Total purse: $6,600 First-round buybacks: $40

PRO (Non-electronic) -- Saturday, Sept. 28
10.00-24.00 / .5 full tree / no electronics / transbrake permitted
$1,500-to-win
Runner-up: $500
Semi: $200
Quarter: $100
Eighth: $50
Total purse: $3,200First-round buybacks: $30

Jr. Fuel Nostalgia -- Saturday, Sept. 28
$1,000-to-win
Runner-up: $500
Semi: $200
Quarter: $100

WEEKEND SCHEDULE
Friday, Sept. 27
Gates open: 2 p.m.
Tech inspection: 2:30 p.m.
Bracket Test 'n' Tune: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Bracket Gambler: 8:30 p.m.
Midnight Mayhem: 11 p.m.-2 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28
Gates open: 7 a.m.
Jr. Dragster time trials: 8-10 a.m.
Jr. Dragster qualifying: 10:15 a.m. (one pass)
Jr. Dragster eliminations: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tech inspection for new arrivals: 12:30 p.m.
Jr. Fuel nostalgia qualifying: 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m.
Bracket Dash for Cash: 7 p.m. ($20 to enter, 50% payback)
Eliminations: 8:30 p.m.

ADMISSION
Adults (Friday): $10
Children 6-12 (Friday): $5
Children under 6 (Friday): free
Adults (Saturday): $15
Children (Saturday): $5
Children under 6 (Saturday): free

ENTRY FEES
Friday Test 'n' Tune: $15
Saturday Jr. Dragster: $30
Saturday Super Pro: $80
Saturday Pro: $60
Saturday Jr. Fuel nostalgia: $60
Street rod (two-day entry): $35

STREET ROD SHOW
Friday, Sept. 27
Show: 6-9 p.m.
Strip/superspeedway cruise: 9-11 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28
Show: 4-9 p.m.
Awards: 8 p.m.
Champions' showcase on the strip: 9 p.m.
Street rod entry fee: $35 (includes car, driver, one guest and goodie bag)
Show information: Mike Kinney -- (702) 371-7469