Duel in the Desert

Wednesday, November 7 - Saturday, November 10, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Dirt Track at LVMS

The Duel in the Desert is one of three major races scheduled for Las Vegas Motor Speedway's Dirt Track in 2018. Held each November, this year's event is the 21st installment in Las Vegas. Single-day tickets are now available.

Registration is open until Oct. 30.

Single-day & weekend options

Single-day and weekend ticket packages for the 21st annual Duel in the Desert are available. LVMS offers discounts for kids, military and seniors. Call 1-800-644-4444 for more information.

Ticket prices

Wednesday, Nov. 7 -- Admission is free

Thursday, Nov. 8
Adults: $15
Seniors/Military: $12
Kids 6 and up: $6 (Kids 5 and under get in free)

Friday, Nov. 9-Saturday, Nov. 10
Adults: $20
Seniors/Military: $15
Kids 6 and up: $8 (Kids 5 and under get in free)

Weekend packages
Adults: $50
Seniors/Military: $35
Kids 6 and up: $18 (Kids 5 and under get in free)

Duel in the Desert schedule


Tuesday, Nov. 6

10 a.m.–Noon: Pit Parking for premium pit space holders and vendors
Noon–8 p.m.: Pit Parking / Credential pick-up for vendor and pre-entries only

Wednesday, Nov. 7 – Practice Night

9 a.m.–9 p.m.: Pit Parking for all participants
9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.: Tech Inspection
3 p.m.: Wheel-packing for all participants
3 p.m.: Spectator Gates Open (FREE ADMISSION)
4–8 p.m.: Practice Night begins – Groups of 20 cars – 3 sessions per group

Thursday, Nov. 8

8 a.m.–8 p.m.: Credential Sales for late/gate entries / Pit Parking
8 a.m.–2 p.m.: Tech Inspection / Pill draw
1:30 p.m.: IMCA Modified / Northern SportMod Driver Meeting
2 p.m.: Mandatory wheel-packing
2 p.m.: Spectator Gates Open
3 p.m.: IMCA Northern SportMod hot laps
3:15 p.m.: IMCA Modified hot laps
4 p.m.: IMCA Northern SportMod heat races – 8 laps
IMCA Modified heat races – 8 laps
IMCA Northern SportMod B-Main races – 10 laps
IMCA Modified B-Main races – 10 laps
IMCA Northern SportMod qualifying feature – 20 laps
IMCA Modified qualifying features 1 & 2 – 25 laps

Friday, Nov. 9

10 a.m.–8 p.m.: Credential Sales / Pit Parking
Noon–3 p.m.: Tech Inspection / Pill draws
2:30 p.m.: IMCA Modified / Northern SportMod Driver Meeting
3 p.m.: Mandatory wheel-packing
3 p.m.: Spectator Gates Open
4 p.m.: IMCA Northern SportMod heat races – 8 laps
IMCA Modified heat races – 8 laps
IMCA Northern SportMod B-Main races – 10 laps
IMCA Modified B-Main races – 10 laps
IMCA Northern SportMod qualifying feature – 20 laps
IMCA Modified qualifying features No. 1 & 2 – 25 laps

Saturday, Nov. 10

10 a.m.–8 p.m.: Credential Sales / Pit Parking
Noon–2:30 p.m.: Tech Inspection / IMCA Registration (ALL non-qualified cars MUST check in)
2:30 p.m.: IMCA Modified / Northern SportMod Driver Meeting
3 p.m.: Mandatory wheel-packing
3 p.m.: Spectator Gates Open
4 p.m.: IMCA Northern SportMod last chance races – 12 laps
IMCA Modified last chance races – 12 laps
IMCA Northern SportMod qualifier hot laps (Thursday & Friday qualifiers only)
IMCA Modified qualifier hot laps (Thursday & Friday qualifiers only)
IMCA Modified “Young Guns” Race – 10 laps
IMCA Modified “Legends” Race – 10 laps
IMCA Northern SportMod Main Event – 25 laps
IMCA Modified Duel in the Desert Main Event – 40 laps

*Schedule is subject to change. All times are Pacific Time.

2017 Duel in the Desert Gallery