Last-chance preseason test session Feb. 4-6 at The Strip at LVMS includes NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series

and NHRA Lucas Oil Series teams

 

     Some of the biggest names in professional drag racing will return to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Feb. 4-6 to squeeze in one final test session before the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series begins at Pomona, Calif., Feb. 10-13.  The event is open to the public and admission fees include pit access.

 

Thursday, Feb. 3

10 a.m.: Credential sales open, pit parking.

Noon: Tech inspection.

5 p.m.: Credential sales closed.

 

Friday, Feb. 4

6 a.m.: Racer gates open.

8 a.m.: Spectator gates open, Sportsman and bracket testing (continues until 6 p.m.).

10 a.m.: First Pro and Top Alcohol session.

12:30 p.m.: Second Pro and Top Alcohol session.

3 p.m.: Third Pro and Top Alcohol session.

5:30 p.m.: Fourth Pro and Top Alcohol session.

6 p.m.: Track closed.

 

Saturday, Feb. 5

6 a.m.: Racer gates open.

8 a.m.: Spectator gates open; Sportsman, bracket and NEDRA testing (continues until 6 p.m.).

10 a.m.: First Pro and Top Alcohol session.

12:30 p.m.: Second Pro and Top Alcohol session.

3 p.m.: Third Pro and Top Alcohol session.

5:30 p.m.: Fourth Pro and Top Alcohol session.

6 p.m.: Track closed; 2004 Strip banquet begins (Party Room No. 1, superspeedway grandstands).

 

Sunday, Feb. 6

6 a.m.: Racer gates open.

8 a.m.: Spectator gates open; Sportsman and bracket testing (continues until 4 p.m.).

10 a.m.: First Pro and Top Alcohol Session #1

12:30 p.m: Second Pro and Top Alcohol session.

3 p.m.: Final Pro and Top Alcohol session.

4 p.m.: Track closed.

 

STAGING LANE ASSIGNMENTS:

Lanes 1 and 2: .5 Full Tree Sportsman, bracket classes.

Lanes 3 and 4: .4 Pro Tree Sportsman.

Lane 5: NHRA POWERade Pro Stock and Pro Mod.

Lane 6: NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Motorcycle and Nitro Harley.

Lane 7: NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car.

Lane 8: NHRA POWEade Top Fuel Dragster and Nitro Funny Car.

Lane 9: PSCA Pro Street and VRA nostalgia classes.

Lane 10: License passes / NEDRA.

 

RACER FEES:

Nitro, Pro Stock and Alcohol three-day test fee (car and driver): $250.

Sportsman and bracket three-day test fee (car and driver): $150.

Nitro, Pro Stock and Alcohol single-day test fee (car and driver): $125.

Sportsman and bracket single-day test fee (car and driver): $75.

Weekend crew pass (restricted-area access): $50.

Single-day crew pass (restricted-area acces): $25.

 

ELIGIBLE CLASSES:

Open to any full-size car or motorcycle, any category and any sanctioning body.

 

SPECTATOR ADMISSION (Nevada entertainment tax included)

Single-day adult: $20.

Three-day adult Super Pass: $50.

Single-day kids (6-12 years old): $6.

Three-day kids (6-12 years old) Super Pass: $12.

Senior citizens, military members with ID, high school students (single day): $15.

Kids 6 and under: free.

Spectator trackside camping pass: $200.

 

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