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

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 2016 season if only 12 cars otherwise will run lower main and have 10 cars

 

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

OPENING/CLOSING DUTY MEMBER LIST CLICK HERE TO PRINT 

Printable schedule 

TUESDAY RACE FORMAT - Features Only

FRIDAY RACE FORMAT - Heats

SATURDAY RACE FORMAT - Heats with Rookie Training

SATURDAY RACE FORMAT - Heats No Rookie Trainings

Points Structure

 

 

RAIN DATE IS SUNDAY FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY RACES

There are no rain dates for Tuedsay 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.

2016 Little Kalamazoo Speedway Schedule 

DateEvent
May 27

Fireworks at Kalamazoo Speedway - Track closed - No parking allowed at Little Kalamazoo. track closed to practice at 2:00pm

May 28

Saturday Race #3 - Hvy 160 Feature Race

No Rookie Training

May 31

Open practice 5:00pm-8:00pm

June 2

Rookie Training 6:00pm-9:00pm

June 3

Friday Race #1

June 4

Saturday Race #4 - Lt. 160 Feature

Rookie Training

Money for Subway & Kalamazoo cards due to Shelly Imus today.

June 7

Open practice 5:00-9:00pm

June 8

Gary Terry Race - Kalamazoo Speedway - Track Closed for practice at 3:00pm for rest of day

June 10-12

Midwest Thunder Race #2 - Miami Valley - Xenia, OH

Sat. Rookie, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA, & World Mod

June 14

Tuesday Race #1

June 16

Rookie Training 6:00pm-9:00pm

June 17-19

Midwest Thunder Race #3 - MMRA - Waterford, MI

Sat. Rookie, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA & World Mod

June 21

Tuesday Race #2 - Jr. Honda Feature Race

June 24-26

National Race at Pikes Peak - Colorado

June 26

try-A-Ride 12:00pm-5:00pm

June 28

Tuesday Race #3

June 30

Rookie Training 6:00pm-9:00pm

July 1

Fireworks at Kalamazoo Speedway - Track Closed - No parking at Little Kalamazoo

July 1-3

Midwest Thunder Race #4 - Mini-Indy - Indianapolis, IN.  Sat. Rooke, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Aniaml, MOD, AA & World Mod

July 5

Tuesday Race #4 - Sr. Honda Feature

July 7-10

National Race - Battle at the Brickyard - Indianpolis Motor Speedway

July 14

Rookie Training  6:00pm-9:00pm

July 15

Friday Race #2 - Hvy Honda Feature Race

July 16

Saturday Race #5 - Qualifying Format

No Rookie Training

July 19

Tuesday Race #5 - Unr. Animal Feature Race

July 22-24

Midwest Thunder Race #5 - Capitol - Lansing, MI

Sat. Rookie, Honda, World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA & World Mod

July 28

Rookie Training 6:00pm-9:00pm

July 29

Friday Race #3 - Jr. Animal Feature Race

July 30

Saturday Race #6 - Red & Blue Rookie Feature Race

Rookie Training 

July 31

Qualifying Day - Ernie Bose format

Aug 2-4

Club parking for Midwest Race & cleaning day

Aug 5

Kids take lap around Kalamazoo Speedway before races.

Aug 5-7

Midwest Thunder Race #6 - Little Kalamazoo - Saturday Club Race #7 - No Rookie Training

Sat. Rookie, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA & World Mod.

Need all members to park by Wed. night and help park out of town guests beginning Thurday night & Friday day & night.  Let Robert know if you will be avaialbe what times.  

Aug 10

Klash at Kalamazoo Speedway - Track Closed - No parking at Little Kalamazoo

Aug 11

Rookie Training 6:00pm-9:00pm

Aug 12-14

Midwest Thunder Race #7 at Kokomo - Kokomo, IN

Sat. Rooke, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA & World Mod

Aug 14

Try-A-Ride 12:00pm-5:00pm

Aug 16

Tuesday Race #6

Aug. 19

Autograph Night at Kalamazoo Speedway - kids bring cars, autograph cards to participate

Aug. 19-21

National Race - Pocono Speedway, PA

Aug. 20 or 21 TBD

Garage Sale at the Little Kalamazoo Speedway 9:00am

Aug. 23

Tuesday Race #7 - Championship Night

Aug. 25

Rookie Training 6:00pm-9:00pm

Aug. 26

Friday Race #4 - Sr. Animal Feature Race

Aug. 27

Saturday Race #8

Rookie Training

Sept. 2-4

Midwest Thunder Race #8 - NW Ohio - Toledo, OH

Sat. Rookie, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA & World Mod

Sept. 8

Rookie Training 5:00pm-8:00pm

Sept 9

Friday Race #5

Sept. 10

Saturday Race #9

No Rookie Training

Sept. 16-18

Midwest Thunder Race #9 -Buckeye - Columbus, OH

Sat. Rookie, Honda & World Formula

Sun. Animal, MOD, AA & World Mod

Sept. 17

Fireworks at Kalamazoo Speedway - Track Closed - No parking at Little Kalamazoo

Sept. 22

Rookie Training 5:00pm-8:00pm

Sept. 23

Friday Race #6 - Championship Night

Sept. 24

Saturday Race #10 

No Rookie Training

Sept. 23-25

National Dirt Race at Little Eldora - Rossburg, OH

Sept. 25-Oct 3

Track Closed for Super Shoe at Kalamazoo Speedway

Sept. 30-Oct. 2

National Race - Las Vegas Speedway, NV

Oct. 8

Saturday Race #11 - Championship Day

Oct. 15

Saturday Fun Red plate race - Mom's race

Oct. 22

Track Closing Day

Nov. 12

Banquet - Holiday Inn West


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.  IF SIGN-INS ARE NOT OPENED RACE CAN BE RE-SCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE IF SUNDAY RAINS OUT.  

ANY RAINED OUT RACE DRIVERS THAT DID NOT RACE BUT SIGNED IN WILL BE AWARDED 60 POINTS.  EX. JR HONDA RACES THEY WILL GET FINISH POINTS BUT SR HONDA DID NOT THEN THISE SIGNED IN DRIVERS WILL ALL GET 60 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  6 of 7

FRIDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT 5 of 6 

SATURDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT 9 of 11 

YOU MUST RUN AT LEAST 50% OF THE RACE DATES TO QUALIFY FOR YEAR END CLUB AWARDS. (11 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.

 

 

2016 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

Feb 19 -21Wild Card Race - Ohio State Fairgrounds - Columbus, OH
May 13 -15Mac-O-Chee - West Liberty, OH
June 10- -12Miami Valley - Xenia, OH
June 17 - 19 MMRA - Waterford, MI
July 1 -3Mini-Indy - Indianapolis, OH
July 22 -24Capitol - Lansing, MI
Aug 5 -7Little Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo, MI
Aug 12 -14Kokomo - Kokomo, IN
Sept 2 -4NW Ohio - Toledo, OH
Sept 16 -18Buckeye - Columbus, OH
Oct. 29Banquet - Kalahari Waterpark - Sandusky, OH

 

2016 GenNext Schedule

Date

Track

Location

Event

JUNE 10 -12

WEST ENDGILBERT, PADIRT
JUNE 23 -26PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAYFOUNTAIN, COPAVEMENT
JULY 7 - 10INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAYINDIANAPOLIS, INPAVEMENT
AUGUST 19 -21POCONO RACEWAYLONG POND, PAPAVEMENT
SEPTEMBER 23 -25LITTLE ELDORA SPEEDWAYROSSBURG, OHDIRT
SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 2LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAYLAS VEGAS, NVPAVEMENT