Schedule

 


Concession Stand Sign-up from click here

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

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

 

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

 

SATURDAY RACE FORMAT W/O ROOKIE TRAINING

Rookie open practice 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sign-ins:  9:00am-10:00am

Drivers Meeting: 10:30am

Practice: 10:45am 

Heats & Features 

 

SATURDAY RACE FORMAT WITH ROOKIE TRAINING

Rookie Sign-ins:  8:30am - 9:00am

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

Drivers Meeting with Practice immediatley following bring cars to meeting: 10:30am

Heats & Features

 

RAIN DATE IS SUNDAY FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY RACES with one reschedule for Sept. 22nd

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

Practice is one car on the track at a time and is allowed for all full time members and associate members that are planning to do all membership duties  9:00am - dusk Monday - Saturday, Sunday Noon- dusk with the exception of Rookie training dates, race days & days track is closed for the big track.  Only need to text Amy to let her know for insurance reasons at 269-330-2765 or Facebook message.

Tuesday night additionaly has from 6:00-9:00 a controlled practice.  Which means the caution lights, flags, beacon can be used to allow more than one car on the track. This is the only time lights are allowed during practice as well as having access to flags & beacon.

JUNE 19CONTROLLED PRACTICE 6:00-9:00
June 20Rookie Training 6-9pm
June 22Fri. Race #2
June 23Sat. Race #3 - Rookie Training 9-10am
June 26Tue. Race #1
June 30Track closed at 2:00pm for Fireworks at Big Track
June 30-July 1Midwest Thunder - Mini-Indy
July 2Controlled practice 6:00-9:00
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 #2
July 20Fri. Race #4
July 21Sat. Race #5 - Rookie Training 9-10am
July 22Midwest Track Clean Up
July 24Tues. Race #3 TBD yet - tentative make-up date
July 25Midwest Track Clean Up & membership parking
July 26Midwest Track Clean Up & Set Up - parking for prefrerred members/associates & vendors paying for power $50.00
July 27Midwest parking - Entrance will be through the big track 3rd pit entrance which is the dirt road past all their gates. Stop at entrance to our gate do not come up the hill since will not be able to turn you around.  Parking until big track begins qualifying at about 5:00pm then it will be either our gate off Owen Dr. if can make a tight turn or wait for a break from the big track.
July 28-29Midwest Thunder - Little Kalamazoo Sat. Race #6
July 30Controlled practice 6:00-9:00
Aug. 1Rookie Training - 6-9pm
Aug. 5-6Midwest Thunder - Kokomo
Aug 5Try-A-Ride Noon-5:00pm click here to pre-register
Aug. 8Track closed at 2:00pm for KLASH
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 no trailers can remain after races  Fireworks at the big track Sat. night. 
Sept. 16Try-A-Ride Noon-5:00pm
Sept. 22Rain date if needed then Red plate fun race/handler race pot luck dinner
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