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Kwasniewski, Beasley returning to The Bullring at LVMS

Dylan Kwasniewski celebrates in Victory Lane after a SLM victory.
Credit: Jeff Speer (2011 file photo)

Dylan Kwasniewski, who made the jump from The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to the NASCAR Nationwide Series, will return to his racing roots this weekend when he competes in the Fall Classic featuring the Open Comp 150 on his hometown 3/8-mile paved oval.

Kwasniewski will be joined in the field for the Open Comp 150 by 2013 Bullring Super Late Model champion Jay Beasley, who just completed his rookie season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Series, recently crowned Bullring Super Late Model champion Scott Gafforini and up-and-coming driver Chris Trickle.

Kwasniewski will attempt to qualify for Saturday night's $10,000-to-win, 150-lap NASCAR Super Late Model feature race in a car prepared by Phil's Phabrication of Las Vegas. Other divisions competing Friday and Saturday include NASCAR Late Models, Super Stocks and Bombers, USAC HPD Midgets, Southwest Tour Trucks and Bandoleros.

Kwasniewski, 19, won Legend Car track championships at The Bullring in 2008 and 2009 before moving up to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, where he was the West champion in 2012 and the East champion in 2013. This season, Kwasniewski is driving the No. 31 Chevrolet for Turner Scott Motorsports in the Nationwide Series. After 30 races, Kwasniewski is 11th in points and has posted three top-10 finishes.

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Blast From The Past At LVMS

September 21, 2009 - Photo Credit: Marc Sanchez

This picture was taken when we used to do demolition derby competitions back in 2009. This is Dan Patella in the #69 car and Gary Wyatt in the #65 car.

The station wagon with the bent frame, was repaired and continued on to a few more demo derby competitions.

All in the name of the sport, we're considering going back on the road again in the 2015 season.

More racing action at Pahrump Valley Speedway

Credit: TheBomberNation

More dirt track action

October 25 @ 7:00 pm

Mini Stock, Mod Mini, Dwarf, Bomber, WCSS, Hobby Stock, Coupes, Modified.


Just a few more races left for the 2014 season!

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Free Mammograms For The Fans. Credit: Alexis DeJoria

Back by popular demand...

Our 2nd annual "Free Mammograms for the Fans" program at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway!

Any woman over the age of 40 is encouraged to stop by the mammovan for a FREE screening.

Health insurance NOT required.

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For ticket information on NHRA Toyota Nationals, please visit LVMS

2014 Season Final Event Schedule

OCTOBER Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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  • Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.
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  • Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Pahrump Valley Speedway makes its home in Pahrump, Nevada and brings thousands of racers and race fans to the valley each year promising action and thrills galore. The Speedway is dedicated to providing family style fun at prices families can afford. The high-speed, clay based, high banked quarter-mile dirt track is one of the few remaining in the U.S.

Racing season is from February to November.

More dirt track racing

Saturday October 25

Mini Stock, Mod Mini, Dwarf, Bomber, WCSS, Hobby Stock, Coupes, Modified.


Over the hump in Pahrump!

More racing action

Saturday November 8

USAC Ignite Midgets

Big O Tires Street Stocks

AVRA Vintage Midgets & Sprints

Sam Nichols Factory Stocks

Gates open at 4:00pm, racing begins at 6:00 pm

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Let's go racing!

Our 1/4 mile oval is part of the eight race tracks and 600 acres that make up Willow Springs International Raceway. Internationally recognized since 1953 as among the most prestigious in the World, and as of 1996, a California State Historical Landmark.

2nd Annual Pumpkin Smash. West Coast Outlaw Figure 8's (tentative), Wayne and Dave’s Automotive Late Models, Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks, Skid Plate Racing. Kids Costume Contest and Halloween Party, Candy Crush, and much more!

Green Flag 3pm. (Day Race)

OCTOBER 25TH Sport Compact Enduro!


50 Laps – No Break

TECH INFO – Aaron – 661-714-7228. Danny – 760-977-0216

more fun events to be announced, check our website!

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Bullring Fall Classic featuring The Open Comp 150

Jay Beasley celebrates a Super Late Model win in 2013.
Credit: Jeff Speer

Beasley posted eight Super Late Model wins last season en route to the track championship and capped his season with a victory in the $10,000 Open Comp at the Fall Classic. He earned a fulltime ride in the K&N Pro Series East this season, where he finished 13th in points with four top-10 finishes in 16 starts.

Gafforini is coming off a banner season in which he won six feature races and claimed his fifth track championship. He also won the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Nevada state championship and, with 57 career victories at The Bullring, will be considered one of the pre-race favorites to claim the $10,000 first-place check on Saturday night.

Trickle, 14, made his first start in the Super Late Model division on Aug. 30 and finished sixth. He drove to a third-place finish in his second start two weeks later and capped the season with his first victory in the division on Oct. 4. Trickle, the grandson of former Bullring track champion Chuck Trickle, is the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Rookie of the Year in Nevada and was the youngest driver to win a NASCAR-sanctioned race in 2014.

Spectator gates will open at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, qualifying begins at 4:30 Friday and heat races begin at 4:15 Saturday.

The Bullring is one of the best entertainment values in Southern Nevada with affordable ticket prices and family-friendly concession prices including $1 hot dogs, $1 Coca-Cola products and $2 Budweiser beer.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate or in advance by visiting LVMS online at Discounted tickets are available with advance purchase.

The Fall Classic

Featuring the Open Comp 150

Thursday, Oct. 23

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Credential pick-up for pre-entered participants ONLY / Pit parking (gate 1)

2 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Credential sales for late/gate entries / Pit parking (gate 2)

1 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Tech inspection

3 p.m.: Spectator gates open (free admission)

3 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Late Model practice, USAC HPD Midget practice, Pro Truck/SWTT practice, Super Late Model practice, Super Stock practice

Friday, Oct. 24

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.: Credential sales / Pit parking

10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Tech inspection

1 p.m.: Super Stock practice, Late Model practice, Pro Truck/SWTT practice, USAC HPD Midget practice, Super Late Model practice (All classes get THREE 10-minute practice sessions)


4 p.m.: Spectator gates open

4:30 p.m.: Qualifying begins

6 p.m.: USAC HPD Midget heat races, Super Stock heat races, Late Model heat races, Pro Truck/SWTT heat races, Super Late Model heat races

USAC HPD Midget feature - 30 laps

Pro Truck/SWTT feature - 50 laps

Saturday, Oct. 25

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.: Credential sales / Pit parking

10 a.m. - 1 p m: Tech inspection

11:30 a.m.: Bandolero practice 10, Bomber practice 10, USAC HPD Midget practice 15, Pro Truck/SWTT practice 15, Super Stock practice 15, Bandolero practice 10, Late Model practice 25, Bomber practice 10, Super Late Model practice 25.

2:45 p.m.: Bandolero group qualifying

Bomber "20 second Break-out" group qualifying


4 p.m.: Spectator gates open

4:15 p.m.: Bandolero heat races

Bomber "Break-out" heat races

USAC HPD Midget heat races

4:45 p.m.: Pro Truck/SWTT B-Feature, Late Model B-Features, Super Late Model B-Features

6 p.m.: National Anthem / Opening ceremonies

Bandolero combined feature - 20 laps

Bombers "Break-out" feature - 50 laps

Super Stock feature - 50 laps

USAC HPD Midget feature - 30 laps

"Late Model 100" feature - 100 laps

Pro Truck/SWTT North-South Shootout feature - 50 laps

Super Late Model "Open Comp 150" - 150 laps

(•Schedule subject to change)

Irwin captures Legend Cars Race Victory at The Bullring

Drivers celebrate after clinching the national championship.
Credit: Jeff Speer

Jason Irwin continued his domination at his adopted home track by winning the 40-lap Pro Division main event and clinching the national championship Saturday night during the U.S. Legend Cars Asphalt Nationals at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Irwin, who lives in Albuquerque, N.M., but has raced much of the year in Las Vegas, grabbed the lead from Las Vegan Peyton Saxton with 12 laps remaining in the Pro Division feature and held off a furious charge from Saxton during the closing laps. It was his ninth Legend Car victory at The Bullring, where he also won the NASCAR Grand American Modified track championship this season with four victories.

"My car was a little loose all night," Irwin said. "I thought it'd tighten up from practice but it was a little loose. Overall, it was good enough."

Saxton, who won the Legend Car Pro track championship this season, led for 17 laps Saturday night before he was overtaken by Irwin on the backstretch on lap 29. The two drivers ran bumper-to-bumper from that point until Irwin pulled away by a couple of car lengths at the finish.

"The car was pretty dialed in at the beginning and I was able to lead most of the race and then that caution came out (on lap 25) and the car was leaking a little oil and getting on that right rear and it was a little loose coming out," Saxton said.

"But Jason is just a great wheel man and finishing second to him is like winning to me. He's a real good driver and I have to congratulate him. He's a good buddy of mine so it's pretty cool to see him win and finish on his bumper."

Jeremy Wood, Joey Padgett and Kyle Beattie rounded out the top five in the Pro Division main.

T.J. Clark of North Las Vegas scored an emotional victory in the Masters Division main, where he led three times for 34 laps. Clark's son, Spencer, was a promising NASCAR racer on the West Coast who was killed in a traffic accident in 2006.

"I'm very thankful to be here tonight … but Spencer Clark was riding with me - he was driving that car and I was just riding along with him and it worked out in our favor," Clark said.

Clark beat Robert Gayton to the finish line, Randy Schaaf was third, Tim Brockhouse finished fourth and Scotty Scott took fifth. Sean Glennon and Bob Weymouth were tied for the lead in points going into the race and Glennon finished eighth, one spot ahead of Weymouth, and clinched the national championship.

In the Legends Semi-Pro main event, Tim Mangini grabbed the lead on the fifth lap and held off Julia Landauer for the win. Robby Lyons, Tristan Haider and Will Martin rounded out the top five.

In the Young Lions main event, Carson Ferguson took the lead on lap 12 after the second caution period of the race and stayed in front through four more cautions to capture the race and the national championship.

It was no surprise that Ian Anderson of Henderson ran away with the 40-lap Thunder Car main event. Anderson, the 2013 Bullring track champion in the division, won five feature races this season and led flag to flag in Saturday's main for the victory. Anderson twice had built up sizeable leads before a pair of cautions came out and tightened the field. Adam Welch was second and Kyle Beattie was third.

Braden Langille of Nova Scotia, Canada, led flag to flag and won the 20-lap Bandolero main event by a dominating 4 seconds over Dezel West of Henderson. West started last in the six-car main and worked his way into second place by lap 19 but didn't have enough for Langille.

NEXT RACE - Oct. 24-25: The Fall Classic featuring the Open Comp 150: NASCAR Super Late Models, Late Models, Super Stocks, Bombers, USLCI Bandoleros, USAC HPD Midgets, ASA Pro Truck Series. The Bullring continues to be one of the best entertainment values in the Las Vegas Valley with affordable ticket prices and family-friendly concession prices including $1 hot dogs, $1 Coca-Cola products and $2 Budweiser beer.

Tickets are available online by visiting

For more information on all events at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, please visit

Saturday night's U.S. Legend Cars Apshalt Nationals results from The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

40-lap Legend Car Pro Division main event:
1. Jason Irwin, 2. Peyton Saxton, 3. Jeremy Wood, 4. Joey Padgett, 5. Kyle Beattie, 6. Nick Halen, 7. Danny Medina, 8. Mike Alcaro, 9. Greg Lang, 10. Hunter Lewis, 11. Austin Hill, 12. Cole Butcher, 13. Bryan Grandin, 14. Josh Gilbert, 15. Kyle Clegg, 16. Mason Massey, 17. Nicholas Lascuola, 18. Todd McCollum, 19. Tony Mangini, 20. Cameron Austin, 21. Nathan Wilson, 22. Blake Erb, 23. Wayne Berlock, 24. Duncan Molesworth, 25. Chelsey Wilson, 26. Ryan Eyer, 27. Baiden Heskett, 28. William Plemons III, 29. John Burritt.

40-lap Legend Car Masters Division main event: 1. TJ Clark, 2. Robert Gayton, 3. Randy Schaaf, 4. Tim Brockhouse, 5. Scotty Scott, 6. Scott Mosley, 7. Carl Cormier, 8. Sean Glennon, 9. Bob Weyworth, 10. Joe Graf Sr., 11. Robbie Woodall, 12. Terry Sykes, 13. Curtis Irwin, 14. Eric Olson, 15. Rodney Tharp, 16. Michael Todd Glazier, 17. Randy Beddow, 18. Ira Laughy, 19. Scott Anderson, 20. Danny Meier, 21. Gene Traxler, 22. Jeff Lefcourt, 23. Bill Plemons, 24. Darrell Stewart, 25. Rick Rogas, 26. Greg Erhardt, 27. Darrell Buckingham, 28. Bruce Allen, 29. Kerry Neufeld, 30. Dewayne Irwin.

40-lap Legend Car Semi-Pro Division main event: 1. Tim Mangini, 2. Julia Landauer, 3. Robby Lyons, 4. Tristan Haider, 5. Will Martin, 6. John Davis, 7. Greg Slater, 8. Pete Dellarco, 9. Aubree Wartman, 10. Brian Morrison, 11. Adam Pechman, 12. Alex Ludeman, 13. Zachary Witherwax, 14. Breann Adkison, 15. Nick Ledson, 16. Bryce Bailey, 17. RS Senter, 18. Chris Cooper, 19. Brady Fox-Rhode, 20. Caity Miller, 21. AJ Morrison, 22. Gary Wegener, 23. Jody Stewart, 24. Ren Marose.

40-lap Legend Car Young Lions Division main event: 1. Carson Ferguson, 2. Christian Eckes, 3. Mike Christopher Jr., 4. Hunter Corbett, 5. Mike Womack, 6. Noah Gragson, 7. Shane Skaggs, 8. Cameron Morga, 9. Matt Allen, 10. Matthew Barnard, 11. Austin Kunert, 12. Cody Winchel, 13. Darrell J. Stewart, 14. Coby Henslee, 15. Brody Willett, 16. Tyson Goudy, 17. Jake Woods, 18. Austin Webster, 19. Matthew Neufeld, 20. Jordan Dean, 21. Woodrow Mullis, 22. Joe Graf Jr., 23. Brook Schimmel, 24. Riley Herbst.

40-lap Thunder Car main event: 1. Ian Anderson, 2. Adam Welch, 3. Kyle Beattie, 4. Shaun Polack, 5. David Brandon Jr., 6. Derek Polack, 7. Chris Bosley, 8. Doug Germano, 9. Paul Licata.

20-lap Bandolero main event: 1. Braden Langille, 2. Dezel West, 3. Tyler Bannister, 4. Aiden Green, 5. Luke Allen, 6. Brodey Warren.

2014 Duel in the Desert Coming November 12-15

Credit: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Registration and ticket sales for the 17th annual Duel in the Desert, to be held Nov. 12-15 at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will begin on September 2, 2014.

For more information and rules, please visit

Registration forms and additional information will be sent out in August.

Forms are be available online at

For more information and forms, please visit LVMS online at

The NHRA Returns to The Strip For The Toyota Nationals

Photo Credit: LVMS

The biggest names in drag racing will be in Las Vegas from October 30 to November 2 for the 14th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at LVMS and tickets are on sale now. NHRA World Championships in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle could be decided during the event, which is the 23rd race of the 24-event NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
For more information and tickets, please visit LVMS online at

All events, dates, times and classes are subject to change without prior notice.

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