Aug. 29, 2008 -- 5 p.m. PDT

Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials postponed this weekend's Bullring events due to a power failure at the 3/8-mile facility. This weekend's events have been rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6.

The power failure is limited to the Bullring and will not impact the PSCA and Jr. Dragster events scheduled for tonight through Sunday at The Strip at LVMS.

"We are working to restore power at the Bullring as soon as possible," said Chris Powell, LVMS's general manager. "We apologize for the inconvenience to our fans and competitors."

The Friday, Sept. 5, test session will include racing for INEX Bandoleros, Legends Cars and Thunder Roadsters.  The Saturday-night stock car racing program of twin Super Late Model/Late Model Combo class features, Legends Cars, Thunder Roadsters, Chargers, Modifieds, Bombers and a demolition derby will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6.  All tickets for Saturday, Aug. 30, will be honored on that night.

For more information, please call LVMS at (702) 644-4444.


The Bullring will present the rescheduled Labor Day Weekend Showdown and Nerd Night '08 on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Racing action includes the Super Late Model/Late Model Combo class (twin 33-lap features), Legends Cars, Modifieds, Chargers, Thunder Roadsters, Bombers and a demolition derby. Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 6:45 p.m.

Come dressed as a nerd and receive a $5 discount on adult admission. Also: best-appearing nerd contest and nerd-themed games.

The Bullring's concession stand features a family-friendly dollar menu, including $1 hot dogs, $1 soda and $1 beer.

Adult admission is $10 with kids 6-12 at $5.  Kids 5 and under are admitted free.  

For more information, please call the Bullring office at (702) 632-8213 or visit