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The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway opens 2012 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Saturday Night

April 10, 2012 by  

The Bullring, Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s 3/8-mile asphalt short track, will open its 2012 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season Saturday night. Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m.

Local classes in competition on opening night will include: NASCAR Super Late Models, NASCAR Super Stocks, NASCAR Bombers, USAC Midgets, USLCI Legend Cars and USLCI Bandoleros. The evening of family entertainment includes a free, on-track driver autograph session at 5:50 p.m. and a 50-lap NASCAR Super Late Model grand finale.

Defending Bullring NASCAR champions include: Scott Gafforini (NASCAR Super Late Models), James Wingard (NASCAR Super Stocks, formerly known as Chargers) and Pete Meyer (NASCAR Bombers).

Fans may save $2 by purchasing tickets in advance at the LVMS ticket office. Advance-sale tickets are $10 for adults ($12 on Saturday). The Bullring’s concession stand features a family friendly dollar menu, including $1 hot dogs and $1 Coca-Cola products.
This weekend at the Bullring also includes practice and a USLCI points race on Friday and the first race of the USLCI Sunday Shootout Series race on Sunday afternoon.

For more information, please call LVMS at (702) 644-4444 or visit www.LVMS.com. Follow LVMS on Facebook and Twitter.

Friday, April 13 – Practice and USLCI points races
3:30 p.m. – Credential sales open for USAC Midgets only.
4 p.m. – Credentials open for local classes.
4:30 p.m. – Tech inspection begins.
5 p.m. – USAC Midget practice.
5:30 p.m. – Bandolero practice.
5:40 p.m. – Legend Cars practice.
5:50 p.m. – Thunder Car (Roadsters) practice.
6 p.m. – Bandolero practice.
6:10 p.m. – Legend Cars practice.
6:20 p.m. – Thunder Car practice.
6:35 p.m. – Drivers’ meeting.
6:50 p.m. Group qualifying for Bandoleros, Legend Cars and Thunder Cars (3 laps each class).
7:25 p.m. – USAC Focus Midget practice.
7:40 p.m. – Open Bullring practice (NASCAR divisions, 15 minutes per class): Super Late Models, Super Stocks, Bombers.

8:25 p.m.
Bandolero Outlaws feature (12 laps or 12 min.).
Bandolero Bandits feature (12 laps or 12 min.).
Legend Cars Semi-Pro/Young Lion feature (20 laps or 20 min.).
Legend Cars Pro/Masters feature (20 laps or 20 min.).
Thunder Car feature (15 laps or 12 min.).

9:15 p.m. – USAC Focus Midget practice.
9:30 p.m. – Bullring practice (NASCAR divisions, 7 min. per class).
11:05 p.m. – Track closed.

Saturday, April 14 – NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Opening Night
Spectator gates open at 5 p.m.
Noon-8 p.m. – Credential sales and pit parking.
1 p.m. – Tech inspection begins.
2 p.m. – Bandolero practice.
2:10 p.m. – Legend Cars Semi Pro/Young Lions practice.
2:20 p.m. – Legend Cars Pro/Masters practice.
2:30 p.m. – USAC Focus Midget practice.
2:40 p.m. – Bomber practice.
2:50 p.m. – Super Stock practice.
3 p.m. – Super Late Model practice.
3:10 p.m. – Bandolero practice.
3:15 p.m. – Legend Cars Semi Pro/Young Lions practice.
3:20 p.m. – Legend Pro/Masters practice.
3:25 p.m. – USAC Focus Midget practice.
3:30 pm. – Bomber practice.
3:35 p.m. – Super Stock practice.
3:40 p.m. – Super Late Model practice.
3:45 p.m. – USAC Focus Midget qualifying (3 laps).
4 p.m. – Drivers’ meeting.
4:30 p.m. – Bandolero group qualifying (3 laps).

5 p.m. – Spectator gates open.
Legend Cars group qualifying (3 laps).
Super Late Model single-car qualifying (2 laps).
USAC Focus Midget heat races (8 laps or 8 min.).
Legend Cars Semi-Pro/Young Lions feature (20 laps or 20 min.).

5:50-6:40 p.m. – On-track driver autograph session.

7 p.m.
National anthem and opening ceremonies.
Super Stock heat races (8 laps or 8 min.).
Bomber heat races (8 laps or 8 min.).
Bandolero Outlaws feature (12 laps or 12 min.).
Bandolero Bandits feature (12 laps or 12 min.).
Jr. Fan of the Week drawing, kids’ dance with Pit Boss, SCC 50/50 drawing.
USAC Focus Midget feature (30 laps or 30 min.).
Legend Cars Pro/Masters feature (25 laps or 25 min.).
Super Stock feature (30 laps or 25 min.).
Bomber feature (30 laps or 25 min.).
Super Late Model feature (50 laps).

Sunday, April 15 – Sunday Shootout No. 1 (USLCI Bullring points race)
8 a.m.-Noon – Credential sales and pit parking.
9 a.m. – Tech inspection begins.
10 a.m. – Bandolero practice.
10:10 a.m. – Legend Cars Semi Pro/Young Lions practice.
10:20 a.m. – Legend Cars Pro/Masters practice.
10:30 a.m. – USAC Focus Midget practice.
10:40 a.m. – Thunder Car practice.
10:50 a.m. – Mini-Stock practice.
11:10 a.m. – Drivers’ meeting.

11:30 a.m.
Bandolero Bandit group qualifying (3 laps).
Bandolero Outlaws group qualifying (3 laps).
Legend Cars group qualifying (3 laps).
Thunder Car group qualifying (3 laps).
USAC Focus Midget heat races (8 laps).
Mini-Stock heat race(s) (8 laps).

12:15 p.m.
National anthem.
Bandolero Bandit feature (15 laps or 15 min.).
Bandolero Outlaw feature (15 laps or 15 min.).
USAC Focus Midget feature (30 laps or 30 min.).
Legend Cars Semi Pro/Young Lion feature (30 laps or 30 min.).
Legend Cars Masters/Pro feature (30 laps or 30 min.).
Thunder Car feature (30 laps or 30 min.).
Mini-Stock feature (25 laps or 25 min.).

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