For the second consecutive year, Las Vegas Motor Speedway will honor Las Vegas-area police, firefighters, EMTs and other first responders on Hometown Heroes Night Presented by K&N Filters at The Bullring this Saturday.
Fans visiting the 3/8-mile paved oval this weekend not only will be treated to 11 feature races, but also fun activities, prize giveaways and an extended Opening Ceremonies. Representatives from local police, fire, EMT and first-responder agencies will display a number of vehicles at the track behind Turn 1 and will also participate in virtually every aspect of the evening's festivities, from the national anthem and presentation of colors to the waving of the green flag to start the night's races.
All area police, fire and first responder personnel with a valid ID, along with up to four members of their families, will receive free admission to The Bullring. Gates open at 5 p.m. Pacific Time, with Opening Ceremonies commencing at approximately 6:50 p.m.
On the track, twin 35-lap NASCAR Super Late Model features anchor an immensely full racing schedule that also includes a 30-lap USAC HPD Midgets feature and two NASCAR Bombers and USLCI Thunder Car races apiece. NASCAR Grand American Modifieds, USLCI Legends, Bandolero Bandits and Outlaws will help complete the evening's slate of action.
The night will also include raffles for LVMS merchandise, a live remote from The Coyote 102.7 FM featuring Kris Daniels and appearances from the Southern Nevada Multi-Jurisdictional Color Guard Team and the Nevada Police and Fire Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Band.
A fun and affordable family entertainment option, racing at The Bullring features $2 hot dogs and Coca-Cola products and $3 Budweiser beers in addition to favorable admission prices. Spectators can also save money by purchasing admission tickets in advance by visiting or calling the LVMS ticket office at 702.644.4444 or online at LVMS.com.
5 p.m. Spectator gates open
5:15 p.m. USAC HPD Midgets group qualifying (3 laps); Bandoleros group qualifying (3 laps); Legends group qualifying (3 laps); Super Late Models single-car qualifying (2 laps); Thunder Cars group qualifying (3 laps); Bombers group qualifying (3 laps); Grand American Modifieds single-car qualifying (2 laps); USAC HPD Midgets Heat Race No. 1 - 8 laps (8 minutes); USAC HPD Midgets Heat Race No. 2 - 8 laps (8 minutes)
6:50 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
7 p.m. National Anthem
Super Late Models feature No. 1 - 35 laps (30 minutes)
Bombers feature No. 1 - 25 laps (25 minutes)
Bandolero Bandits feature - 12 laps (12 minutes)
Bandolero Outlaws feature - 12 laps (12 minutes)
Thunder Cars feature No. 1 - 20 laps (20 minutes)
USAC HPD Midgets feature - 30 laps (25 minutes)
Grand American Modifieds feature - 30 laps (25 minutes)
Legends feature - 25 laps (25 minutes)
Super Late Models feature No. 2 - 35 laps (30 minutes)
(make-up race) Bombers feature No. 2 - 25 laps (25 minutes)
(make-up race) Thunder Cars feature No. 2 - 20 laps (20 minutes)
*Schedule subject to change.