Spring Speedfest at LVMS Features Lucas Oil Modified Series, SRL Southwest Tour, NASCAR Super Late Models May 14

May 5, 2011 by  

The Bullring, Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s NASCAR-sanctioned 3/8-mile asphalt oval, will play host to the 2011 Spring Speedfest on Saturday, May 14. The action-packed race night features three headline divisions: NASCAR Super Late Models, the Lucas Oil Modified Series and the Spears SRL Southwest Tour. Best of all, there is no increase in spectator admission prices for this tripleheader.

The Lucas Oil Modifieds ( will compete in a 75-lap feature. The most recent Lucas Oil Modified Series winner is Las Vegan Doug Hamm (April 16). After two races, Jim Mardis of Riverside, Calif. leads the points chase.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Super Late Models are set for a 40-lap main event and the SRL Tour will cap the evening with the Blackjack 121. M.K. “Mike” Kanke of Granada Hills, Calif. is the most recent SRL winner at the Bullring, having taken the 111-lap feature on April 2.

Also slated for Saturday-night action are the NASCAR Bombers, USLCI Legend Cars, Bandoleros and Thunder Cars. USAC Quarter Midgets will compete earlier in the day on the Mini-Bullring oval. A 30-minute on-track driver autograph session begins at 5:30 p.m. Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 6:55 p.m.

Adult fans may save $2 by purchasing their tickets in advance. Tickets purchased by 5 p.m. on May 13 are as follows: Adults $10, senior citizens and active military personnel with ID $8. Race-day ticket prices are $12 for adults and $10 for senior citizens and active military personnel with ID. If purchased in advance, the popular Family 4-Pak is $24 instead of $28. Kids under 12 are $6. Spectator parking always is free. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the LVMS ticket office or by calling (702) 644-4444.

The Bullring’s concession stand offers a family-friendly dollar menu, including $1 Coca-Cola products, $1 hot dogs and $1 beer.

Saturday, May 14
5 p.m. – Spectator gates open, SRL Southwest Tour qualifying.
5:30-6 p.m. – On-track autograph session.

6:15 p.m. Lucas Oil Modifieds B-Feature (20 laps or 20 min.). Thunder Car feature (12 laps or 12 min.). Legend Cars B-Feature (15 laps). Legend Cars Semi-Pro/Young Lion feature (20 laps).

6:55 p.m. Opening ceremonies: national anthem, Jr. Fan-of-the-Week drawing, Wheel of Inversion spin. Lucas Oil Modifieds Dart Trophy Dash Bandolero Bandits feature (12 laps or 12 min.). Bandolero Outlaws feature (12 laps or 12 min.). Legend Cars Pro/Masters feature (20 laps or 20 min.).

7:45 p.m. – Bomber feature (25 laps or 20 min.).
8:05 p.m. – NASCAR Super Late Model feature (40 laps or 30 min.).
8:35 p.m. – Lucas Oil Modifieds feature (GEICO 75 – 75 laps or 60 min.).
9:35 p.m. – Spears SRL Southwest Tour Blackjack 121.

Schedule subject to change.

For more information, please call The Strip at LVMS’ office at (702) 632-8213 or visit

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