Schedule

 

PRINTABLE SCHEDULE 

Sign-in cost per car $25.00

Courtesy laps:  5 laps

Meatball flag:  allow raceceiver to be switched to retain spot only if new one works otherwise will get a strike & go to tail with the 3 lap courtesy rule if the caution was  thrown for you along with the meatball flag.

Late out rule is same as MWT & National as long as down and rolling will be allowed out before leader is at start finish line on one to go

Class size will remain 12 car A Main field for 2017 season if only 12 cars otherwise will run lower main and have 10 cars

Any driver that is deemed intentionally causing a caution can be considreed unsportmanlike conduct per USAC rule book.

An engine DQ from tech can not be used as a drop along with tires & fuel and will incur the USAC suspension as well.

Red Rookie will not be charged a dot violation unless they advance their postion.  Red rookie must run locked.

 

 

OPENING DUTY MEMBERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO HAVE THE TRACK OPEN, CLEAN & READY TO PRACTICE BEFORE DRIVERS MEETING

Click here to print - Tuesday Race Format

Open Practice 5:00-6:45pm

Sign-ins: 4:45pm- 6:30pm

Drivers Meeting:  7:15pm

Races begin: 7:30pm  Features only 10:00pm curfew

 

Click Here to Print - Friday Race Format

Sign-ins: 4:45pm-6:30pm

Open Practice after you sign-in: 5:00-6:45pm

Drivers Meeting: 7:15pm

Races begin: 7:30pm Heats & Features - time limits on all races

 

Click Here to PrintSaturday Race Format with out Rookie Training 

Rookie practice 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sign-ins:  8:30am-9:30am

Drivers Meeting: 10:30am

Practice: 10:45am 

Heats & Features 

Click Here to Print - Saturday Race Format with Rookie Training 

Rookie Sign-ins:  8:30am - 10:00am

Sign-ins all other drivers: 9:00am - 10:00am

Drivers Meeting with Practice immediatley following bring cars to meeting: 10:45am

Heats & Features

 

RAIN DATE IS SUNDAY FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY RACES with one reschedule for Oct. 14th

There are no rain dates for Tuesday Night Races

RACE DAY FUEL IS 89 OCTANE FROM BP ON D AVE.  TURN RIGHT OFF EXIT IF COMING FROM THE SOUTH ON 131.   TURN LEFT OFF EXIT IF COMING FROM THE NORTH ON 131.

2018 Little Kalamazoo Speedway Schedule - schedule is subject to change based on weather and other events

 

April 15Track Clean Up ( Weather Permitting)  - Safety Checks
April 22Track Clean Up (Weather Permitting)
April 24First Practice
April 25Rookie Training - 6-8pm
April 28Pre Opening Fun Race/Postion Training
May 5TBD
May 9Rookie Training - 6-8pm
May 12thRookie Training Day 9-10am/Try-A-Ride Noon - 5pm
May 19-20Midwest Thunder - Mac-O-Chee
May 23Rookie Training 6-8pm
May 26-27Midwest Thunder - Waterford
May 29Pre Opening Night Fun Race/Position Training
June 2Sat. Race #1 - Rookie Training 9-10am
June 6Rookie Training 6-9pm
June 8Fri. Race #1
June 9Sat. Race #2
June 12Tue. Race #1
June 16-17Midwest Thunder - Lansing
June 20Rookie Training 6-9pm
June 22Fri. Race #2
June 23Sat. Race #3 - Rookie Training 9-10am
June 26Tue. Race #2
June 30-July 1Midwest Thunder - Mini-Indy
July 4-8 Battle at the Brickyard - IMS National Race
July 11Rookie Training - 6-9pm
July 13Fri. Race #3
July 14Sat. Race #4 - Rookie Training 9-10am
July 17Tue. Race #3
July 20Fri. Race #4
July 21Sat. Race #5 - Rookie Training 9-10am
July 22Midwest Track Clean Up
July 25Midwest Track Clean Up
July 28-29Midwest Thunder - Little Kalamazoo Sat. Race #6
Aug. 1Rookie Training - 6-9pm
Aug. 5-6Midwest Thunder - Kokomo
Aug 5Try-A-Ride Noon-5:00pm
Aug. 10Fri. Race #5
Aug. 11Sat. Race #7 - Rookie Training 9-10am
Aug. 14Tue. Race #4
Aug. 15Rookie Training - 6-9pm
Aug. 17Fri. Race #6
Aug. 18Sat. Race #8 - Rookie Training 9-10am
Aug. 21Tues. Race #5
Aug. 25-26Midwest Thunder - Miami Valley
Sept. 8-9Midwest Thunder - Toledo
Sept. 15Sat. Race #9
Sept. 16Try-A-Ride Noon-5:00pm
Sept. 22Red plate fun race/handler race
Sept. 23-Oct. 1Track Closed for Super Shoe
Sept. 29-30Midwest Thunder - Buckeye Columbus


RAIN DATE FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY RACES WILL BE ON SUNDAY UNLESS VOTED UPON TO RUN DOUBLE FEATURES ON SAT.  

IF BOTH DAYS RAIN OUT THEN SUNDAY WILL BE DOUBLE FEATURES WITH THE EXCEPTION OF IF SUNDAY RAINS OUT THERE IS ONE RE-SCHEDULE FOR . 

ANY RAINED OUT RACE DRIVERS THAT DID NOT RACE BUT SIGNED IN WILL BE AWARDED 54 POINTS.  EX. JR HONDA RACES THEY WILL GET FINISH POINTS BUT SR HONDA DID NOT THEN THISE SIGNED IN DRIVERS WILL ALL GET 54 POINTS.

1ST THRU 3RD IN POINTS OF EACH SERIES WILL BE AWARDED TROPHIES AT THE YEAR END BANQUET.

LKS or LKS ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ONLY WILL BE INCLUDED IN POINTS AT THE MIDWEST THUNDER ALL OTHER RACES ALL POSITIONS WILL BE INCLUDED.

example:  1st LKS member finishes 4th they receive 1st place points, 2nd LKS member finishes 7th they receive 2nd place points. 3rd LKS member finishes 2nd B Main they receive 3rd place points. 4th LKS member finishes 4th D Main they receive 4th place points and so on. 

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OR ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF LKS TO EARN YEAR END TROPHIES.  

TUESDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT  4 of 5

FRIDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT 5 of 6 

SATURDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT 7 of 9

YOU MUST RUN AT LEAST 50% OF THE RACE DATES TO QUALIFY FOR YEAR END CLUB AWARDS. (10 races)   

YOU MUST RUN THE MINIMUM RACES FOR EACH POINT SERIES TO QUALIFY FOR TOP THREE TROPHY OR CHAMPIONSHIP 

Opening Duties       

Track & Hot Chute area blown off,  Flags put out at flag stand,  Turn power on for flag stand,

Hang Fire Extinquishers,  Put out yellow corner worker vests,  Put up Victory Lane sign, 

Garbage cans moved to postitions in parking lot and by concession stand & bleachers,                          

Open scale shed and take out items to make easier to go thru for scales & tech,

 

Closing Duties   

Closing items are just opposite of opening.   Put Garbage cans all together near end of hot chute, 

Pick up trash left around fence line, under bleachers & parking lot,  put away flag stand, have switch to off,

Put away fire extinquishers, corner worker vests,  Take down Victory Lane sign if not racing the next day, 

Put everything back in scale shed,  lock track gate, turn power off for flag stand & track ligihts if on.

 

 

2018 Midwest Thunder Race Series Schedule    Trophies award to top 3 finishers in each class at an event.   End of year trophies awarded at the banquet to top 5 finishers.  All drivers earn an award that run at least 6 events. Points based on 8 out of 9 races.

Date

Event

May 5 -6NW Ohio - Maumee, OH
May 19 -20Mac-O-Chee - West Liberty, OH
May 26 -27MMRA - Waterford, MI
June 16 -17Capitol - Lansing, MI
June 30 - July 1Mini-Indy - Indianapolis, IN
July 28 - 29Little Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo, MI
Aug 4 -5 Kokomo - Kokomo, IN
August 25 - 26Miami Valley - Xenia, OH
Sept 29 - 30Buckeye - Columbus, OH
 Nov. 10Banquet - Kalahari

 

2018 National Schedule

Date

Track

Location

Event

FEBRUARY 8 -11DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAYDAYTONA, FLPAVEMENT
APRIL 5 -7 ISM RACEWAYPHOENIX, AZPAVEMENT
JUNE 7 -9 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAYFORT WORTH, TXPAVEMENT
JUNE 22 - 24SOUTH JERSEY QMAATCTO, NJDIRT
JULY 4 - 8INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY - BATTLE AT THE BRICKYARDINDIANAPOLIS, INPAVEMENT
JULY 27 - 29ABE LINCOLN QMAMIDDLETOWN, ILDIRT
AUGUST 17 -19 POCONO RACEWAYLONG POND, PAPAVEMENT
SEPTEMBER 21 - 23LITTLE ELDORA SPEEDWAYROSSBURG, OHDIRT