The Strip opens 2004 season with Test ¿n¿ Tune session Jan. 24;

NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series professional team test session Jan. 29-Feb.1


Jan. 24 Test ¿n¿ Tune Schedule

Tech inspection: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Staging lanes open: 7:45 a.m.

Jr. Dragster first run: 7:55 a.m.

Open Test ¿n¿ Tune: 8 a.m.

Jr. Dragster second run: 10 a.m.

Jr. Dragster third run:    1 p.m.

Gambler Race: 3 p.m. (schedule permitting)

Staging lanes closed: 4 p.m.

Jr. Dragster final run:     4:30 p.m.

Gambler Finals: 4:35 p.m.



Lanes 1 and 2: .5 full tree ¿ slick tires only

Lanes 3 and 4: .5 full tree / Gambler Race staging starting at 2:45 p.m.

Lanes 5 and 6: .4 pro tree

Lane 7: Street tire cars - .5 full tree

Lanes 8 and 9: Pro classes with tow vehicles

Lane 10: Motorcycles and Jr. Dragsters


Jr. Dragsters: Class will only be run at the designated times listed in the schedule.


Car Numbers: All cars must have a valid NHRA issued number or LVMS track number. Numbers issued by other sanctioning bodies or tracks will not be accepted at LVMS events.


NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series pro test session Jan. 29-Feb. 1 -- Testing open only to NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series professional teams, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Sportsmen and NHRA Summit Sport Compact Series classes.


B&M Las Vegas Championship Kick-Off Feb. 6-8:  $5,000-to-win Super Pro and $1,000-to-win Pro Bracket each day. Entry forms available in the tower or at credential booth.


NEXT OPEN TEST SESSION: Feb. 14-15, featuring Super Quick point races and 1/8-mile bracket gambler races.


The Strip¿s p.a. system also uses a low-power FM transmitter.  To hear all announcements, please tune to 103.9 FM.