Schedule

 2019 Printable Schedule

Opening/Closing Sign up form click here

Concession Stand Sign-up form 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 2019 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.

all in-car video cameras will be allowed if securely mounted within the roll cage or downtubes on the right side of the driver and behind the centerline of the helmet. Both the mount & holder must be secure.

Fuel vent line must run out the left side of the car above the boom frame rail, but no more than 1" above belly pa,n must extend a minimum of 2" and be securely fastened.

 

 

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.

2019 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.

Feb 19Cancelled - Board meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
March 3Rookie classroom training - drivers & handlers - free to attend for all lks members, Amy Hocevar's house 7386 Cottage Oaks Portage - race day procedures, flags, paperwork, race  line on track, schedule & any and all questions
March 12Board meeting - Applebees' West Main 7:000m all members welcome
March 21 - 24National Race - Circuits of America - Austin, TX
March 23Rookie/Novice Chassis seminar Noon- 4:00pm - CD Lawn Maintenance 8786 E. K Ave. Galesburg $20.00 to attend.  Handlers only
March 24

Tower training, sign-in procedures, rule book, scoring, paperwork etc. 12:00 noon Free to attend everyone welcome .

Amy Hocevar's house 7386 Cottage Oaks Dr. Portage

April 6Track opeing - clean up day - safety checks - rookie training
April 9Board Meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
April 12 - 14Midwest Race - Central Ohio - London, OH - Wildcard Race
April 20

Open practice - 10:00am - 2:00pm.  Safety checks, Club membership & USAC fees due to be able to practice.

Fudge orders ready to pick up.

Clean scale shed & stock concession stand.

April 27Saturday Race #1
April 28Try-a-Ride
May 1Rookie training 6:00pm -8:00pm
May 3Friday Race #1 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #1
May 4Saturday Race #2 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #2
May 10 -1 2Midwest Race #1 - NW Ohio - Toledo, OH
May 14Board meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
May 15Rookie training - 6:00pm -8:00pm
May 17 -19National Race - Charlotte Motor Speedway - Charlotte, NC
May 17Friday Race #2 -SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #3
May 18Saturday Race #3 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #4
May 24 - 26Midwest Race #2 - MMRA - Watorford, MI
May 29Rookie training - 6:00pm-8:00pm
May 31 - June 2Midwest Race #3 - Mac-O-Chee - West Liberty, OH
June 4Tuesday Race #1
June 11Tuesday Race #2 - Board meeting 7:00pm tower
June 12Rookie training 6:00-8:00pm
June 14 - 16Midwest Race #4 - Capitol - Lansing, MI
June 18Tuesday Race #3
June 21Friday Race #3 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #5
June 22Saturday Race #4 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #6 SR. HONDA FEATURE RACE
June 25Tuesday Race #4
June 26Rookie training - 6:00pm-9:00pm
June 28 - 30Midwest Race #5 - Mini-Indy - Indianapolis, IN
July 3 -7National Race - Battle at the Brickyard - Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Indianapolis, IN
July 7Try-A-Ride
July 9Board meeting - Applebee's West Main 7:00pm - all members welcome
July 10Rookie training - 6:00pm-9:00pm
July 12Friday Race #4 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #7
July 13Saturday Race #5 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #8 LT. 160 FEATURE RACE
July 19Friday Race #5
July 20Saturday Race #6 ANIMAL FEATURE RACE
July 23Tuesday Race #5
July 23-25

Track clean up for Midwest Thunder

Club parking & associate member parking

Track closed July 25th

July 26 - 28Midwest Race #6 - Little Kalamazoo - Saturday Race #7
July 31Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
August 2Friday Race #6 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #9
August 3Saturday Race #8 - SPECTRUM CHALLENGE RACE #10 ROOKIE FEATURE RACE
August 9Friday Race #7
August 13Tuesday Race #6 - Board meeting 7:00pm tower
August 14
Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
August 16Friday Race #8
August 17Saturday Race #9 Qualifying (open practice 9am-10:30am) JR. HONDA FEATURE RACE
August 23 - 25Midwest Race #7 - Miami Valley - Xenia, OH
August 28
Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
Auguus 30 - Sept 1National Race - Darlington Motor Speedway 
Sept 6 -8Midwest Race #8 - Kokomo - Kokomo, IN
Sept 10Board Meeting - 7:00pm - Appplebee's West Main - all members welcome
Sept 11Rookie training 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sept 14Saturday Race #10
Sept 15Try-A-Ride
Sept 20 -22Midwest Race #9 - Columbus - Obetz, OH
Sept 22 - 30Track closed for Super Shoe
Sept 27 - 29National Dirt Race - Little Eldora Speedway - Rossburg, OH
October 8Board Meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
October 19Red Plate Fun Race - Handlers Race - Potluck - Track closing
Nov 12Board meeting - 7:00pm Applebees' West Main - all members welcome
Nov 16Midwest Thunder Banquet - Kalahari, OH
Nov 23Columbus Indoors - Ohio St. Fairgrounds
Dec 7Columbus Indoors - Ohio St. Fairgrounds
Dec 10Board meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
Dec 11 - 14 PRI - Trade show - Indianapolis, IN
Jan 11Columbus Indoors - Ohio St. Fairgrounds
Jan 14Board meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
Jan TBDBanquet
Jan 25Columbus Indoors - Ohio St. Fairgrounds
Feb 8Columbus Indoors - Ohio St. Fairgrounds
Feb 5-8National Race - Daytona International Speedway
Feb 11Board meeting - 7:00pm Applebee's West Main - all members welcome
Feb 22Columbus Indoors - Ohio St. Fairgrouds


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  5 of 6 

FRIDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT 6 of 8

SATURDAY POINTS SERIES WILL COUNT  8 of 10 except Animal which is 7 of 9 (Midwest does not count)

SPECTRUM CHALLENGE SERIES - MUST RUN 8 OF 10 RACES - COUNT 7 FOR POINTS - CHAMPIONS AWARDED BELTS AT BANQUET - 2ND & 3RD AWARDS AS WELL AS PARTICIAPTION AWARDS FOR ROOKIES - CAN COMBINE DATES IF MOVE UP THROUGHOUT SEASON.

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.

 

2019 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. Wildcard race can only be use to replace a worse finish of a race you actually raced in, per class, not weekend, Wild Card race does not replace a race you did not attend. Wild Card race may not replace a tech DQ.   Entry fee:  $45.00 per car

Date

Event

April 13 - 14Central Ohio - London, OH
May 11 - 12NW Ohio - Maumee, OH
May 25 - 26MMRA - Waterford, MI
June 1 -2 Mac-O-Chee - West Liberty, OH
June 15 - 16Capitol - Lansing, MI
June 29 - 30Mini-Indy - Indianapolis, IN
July 27 - 28Little Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo, MI
Aug 24 - 25Miami Valley - Xenia, OH
Sept 7 - 8Kokomo - Kokomo, IN
Sept 21 - 22Buckeye - Columbus, OH
 Nov. 16Banquet - Kalahari

 

2019 National Schedule

Date

Track

Location

Event

FEBRUARY 7- 10DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAYDAYTONA, FLPAVEMENT
MARCH 21 - 24CIRCUITS OF AMERICAAUSTIN, TXPAVEMENT
MAY 17 - 19CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAYCHARLOTTE, NCPAVEMENT
JULY 3 -7 INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY - BATTLE AT THE BRICKYARDINDIANAPOLIS, INPAVEMENT
JUNE 7 -8 KEYSTONE STATE QMRCSCHNECKSVILLE, PADIRT
JULY 4 - 8INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY - BATTLE AT THE BRICKYARDINDIANAPOLIS, INPAVEMENT
JULY 24 - 27TERRE HAUTE QMATERRE HAUTE, INDIRT
AUGUST 9 -11BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAYYORK HAVEN, PADIRT
AUGUST 30 - SEPT 1DARLINGTON MOTOR SPEEDWAYDARLINGTON, PAVEMENT
SEPTEMBER 27 - 29LITTLE ELDORA SPEEDWAYROSSBURG, OHDIRT
TBDLAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY
LAS VEGAS, NVPAVEMENT