The Bullring Fall Classic
Late Model Championship

Competition Rules and Car Eligibility

This event will be run in accordance with the applicable Las Vegas Motor Speedway rules, the provisions of this entry form, special rules applicable to this event and any amendment made prior to the race date.  In the event of a conflict between the LVMS rules and the entry form, the LVMS Tech Director's decision will be final.

All cars must pass inspection before entering the track for practice or qualifying.

Tires and Wheels

Hoosier 970 is the only tire permitted.  Tires may not be altered in any way.  Tires may be replaced after practice.  Qualifying tires must be used to start the feature event in which the car initially qualifies in to.  Only 15"x8" or 15"x10" wheels are permitted. Tires must be purchased from, and branded by, LVMS.

Weight

At all times cars must meet weight with gas, oil and water.  All weights are taken with driver in the car.

LVMS Engine/Fabricated chassis - 3,050 lbs. - 56% left side weight
LVMS Engine/Stock chassis - 3,000 lbs. - 58% left side weight
Irwindale/Mesa Spec Engine - 3,000 lbs. - 57% left side weight

All cars using crate engine option may compete at 2,950 lbs., with driver, regardless of chassis configuration.

Tread width

Maximum tread width permitted is 68 inches measured at the center of the tires at spindle height.

Carburetors

All cars must compete with a Holley 4412, 2-barrel carburetor. Only modifications allowed are those listed in the 2008 Bullring rule book.

Engines

For LVMS engine information, please call (702) 632-8223.

Fuel

All cars must use LVMS-approved fuel.  No additives of any kind.

Fuel must be purchased from the on-site, LVMS-approved distributor.

For questions regarding rules please call or e-mail Mike Stafford: (702) 632-8223, .

Pre-Event Tech Inspection and Registration

A pre-event tech inspection and late registration event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Bullring from 5-10 p.m.  All pre-event tech inspections may be completed at this time and credentials for every day of the event may be purchased.

Pit Area Parking

Pit area parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

RVs are permitted in the pit area; however there is NO overnight camping allowed in pit area.  The closest RV parks are located at Circus Circus on the Las Vegas Strip (near Sahara) and Sam's Town on Nellis Blvd. at Flamingo.

Trailers may be left in the pit area overnight.  The pit area will be secured each night of the event.  You may also leave your trailers in the pit area Saturday night and pick them up Sunday morning.  All trailers must be removed from the Bullring pit area by 7 a.m. Monday.

Pit Area Rules

o Open-toed shoes are not permitted in the pit area.

o Personal (non-tow) vehicles must be parked in your pit stall or parked in the lot located outside of the pit area.

o There is no minimum age in the pit area.  All minors must have a signed minor's release to enter the pit area.

o Bicycles are the only means of transportation in the pits.  No motorized vehicles are permitted.

o No pets of any kind are allowed inside the gates at the Bullring.

Tech Inspection

All cars must go through tech inspection prior to taking the track for practice. 

Once you have completed the initial tech inspection, you will not be required to go through tech until qualifying. All cars are subject to tech inspection before and/or after qualifying and racing.

Scales will be set up all weekend for your use in reaching your proper weight for the event.

Race Format (Late Model)

All cars must draw for qualifying position prior to 4 p.m. Friday

Qualifying will be contested in groups of 5 cars for 4 laps.  Failure to present car in order will result in 1 lap at the end of qualifying.

Top 16 qualifiers transfer directly to the A-Feature and run the dashes on Friday night to determine A-Feature starting positions. Qualifying positions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 will run a dash to determine starting positions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15 (inside row) for the A-Feature. Qualifying positions 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 will run a dash to determine starting positions 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 (outside row) for the A-Feature.

Qualifiers 17 + will run Friday qualifying heat race(s) on Friday. Odd-numbered qualifying positions (17, 19, 21, etc.) will run Qualifying Heat Race No. 1. Even-numbered qualifiers (18, 20, 22, etc.) will run Qualifying Heat Race No. 2. The top 4 from each qualifying heat transfer to the A-Feature. Those transferring from Qualifying Heat Race No. 1 will start the A-Feature in positions 17, 19, 21, and 23 (inside row). Those transferring from Qualifying Heat Race No. 2 will start the A-Feature in positions 18, 20, 22, and 24 (outside row).

All other cars not transferring from the qualifying heat race will transfer to either the C-feature (if needed) or B-Feature.

Top 2 from B-Feature transfer to the A-Feature. 

A-Feature field will consist of 26 cars.

No inverts will be used for this event.

Group Qualifying - 5 cars 4 laps
Dash (for top-16 qualifiers)  - 10 laps
Qualifying heat race(s)  - 10 laps
B-Feature - 15 laps
A-Feature - 75 laps

Race Procedures

o All cars must go through tech prior to making a qualifying attempt.

o All cars will receive the green flag the first time by the flag stand during qualifying.

o Race start and re-start area is the lines painted across the track in turn 4.

o On initial start, all cars must stay behind the car in front until crossing the start finish line, no passing.

o On single file restarts, cars may pass on the outside prior to the start/finish line only after green flag is displayed.

o Any car jumping the start will be penalized to the last car on the lead lap at the next caution or end of the race

o The leader must maintain the speed of the pace car until the green flag is displayed or be penalized to the rear.

o Any driver causing two single-car caution periods in a race will be disqualified from that race.

o Rough driving will not be tolerated.  Any driver causing an accident during the first 3 laps of an event will be disqualified from the event

o The "move-over flag" (blue with diagonal orange stripe) will be used.  Lapped traffic must move to the outside to allow the leaders to pass.

o Pit area speed limit is 5 mph for all vehicles.  Golf carts, scooters, quads, or any other motorized vehicles are not allowed in the pits.

o Cars may be worked on in the pit area during a race and the car may return to the track.

Purse Payouts

A-Feature Purse
1. $2500  4.  $600  7.  $350  10.  $250
2. $1000  5.  $500  8.  $300  11.  $225
3. $750  6.  $400  9.  $275      12-26.  $200

B-Feature Purse
Top 10 non-transferring cars - $50

Purse checks will be mailed from LVMS the week following the event. Checks will be made payable to the name on the W-9 form.  W-9 form must be on file before purse checks will be mailed out.