K&N Pro Series to make dirt debut at LVMS in 2018
Las Vegas Motor Speedway's September 2018 NASCAR weekend just got bigger.
For the first time ever, NASCAR's K&N Pro Series will race on dirt on Thursday, Sept. 13, at The Dirt Track at LVMS. The event will kick off a full weekend of racing at America's Racing Showplace. The race at the half-mile dirt oval will be followed by a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event on Friday, Sept. 14, a NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, Sept. 15, and the South Point 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, Sept. 16.
The addition of the K&N Pro Series gives the LVMS Dirt Track a powerful trio of events for 2018, along with the World of Outlaws event Feb. 28-March 1 and the 21st annual Duel in the Desert in November. The K&N West Series brought races to the 1.5-mile speedway from 1996-2001 and to The Bullring from 2001-03, but this will mark the first K&N event at the LVMS Dirt Track.
"We're excited to add this event to our September racing weekend, as well as our Dirt Track lineup for 2018," LVMS President Chris Powell said. "This event gives us a great quartet of races for the fall, and fans who make their way to LVMS can now see four different series in action in the same week. The South Point 400 weekend will be even more dynamic, and we can't wait to see how much our fans enjoy their time in Las Vegas next year, a year that will be historic for our track."
Fans who have purchased annual tickets to both LVMS NASCAR weekends and patrons who have bought weekend passes for either of LVMS' tripleheaders will be eligible for discounted tickets to the dirt event. Race organizers expect a number of NASCAR series drivers to compete in the event.
LVMS' first 2018 tripleheader weekend will consist of Stratosphere Pole Day and a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, March 2, the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, March 3, and the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube on Sunday, March 4. LVMS will be the first track in history to host two NASCAR tripleheader weekends in the same year.
Race fans can already lock in their tickets to both LVMS tripleheaders and capitalize on discounted prices for buying annual passes for all six NASCAR races. The track's 2018 six-pack of events will show off a number of enhancements the track has planned for the coming months as well.
Log on to LVMS.com or call 800-644-4444 to order tickets for any LVMS events.