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 2017 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

 

 

RAIN DATE IS SUNDAY FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY RACES

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.

2017 Little Kalamazoo Speedway Schedule 

 

DateEvent
April - OctoberOpen Practice Mon-Sat. 9:00am-dusk Sun. Noon-dusk.  Open practice is 1 car on the track at a time. 2 adults must be present and call or message Amy in advance just so I know who is at the track. Rookie families must go with a senior member.  Thursday night is reserved for Rookies only beginning at 5:00pm. No practice when raining.
April 25Controlled Practice 5:00pm - 8:00pm
May 2Controlled Practice 5:00pm - 8:00pm
May 4Rookie training 6pm-8pm
May 5Laps around the big track before Feature races. Possible try-a-ride opportunity 5:30pm-6:30pm
May 6Sat. Race #1
May 9Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
May 12Try-a-ride possible opportunity 5:30pm-7:30pm
May 12-14Midwest Race at Mac-O-Chee
May 16Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
May 19Autograph night at the Big track
May 23 Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
May 26-28Midwest Race at Waterford
May 30Tuesday Race #1
June 1Rookie training 6pm-8pm
June 2-4Midwest Race at Lansing
June 6Controlled practice 5:00-9:00pm
June 9Friday Race #1
June 10Sat. Race #2 - Rookie training 10-11:30am
June 11Try-A-Ride
June 13Tues. Race #2
June 15Rookie training 6:00pm-8:00pm
June 16-18Midwest Race at Miami Valley
June 20Controlled practice 5:00pm-9:00pm
June 23Fri. Race #2
June 24Sat. Race #3
June 27Tue. Race #3
June 29Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
June 30-July 2Midwest Race at Mini-Indy
July 5-8Battle at the Brickyard
July 6Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
July 115:00-9:00pm
July 14Fri. Race #3
July 15Sat. Race #4 - Rookie training 10:000-11:30am
July 18Controlled practice 5:00-9:00pm
July 20Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
July 21Fri. Race #4
July 22Sat. Race #5
July 25Controlled practice 5:00-9:00pm
July 28Fri. Race #5
July 29Sat. Race #6
Aug. 1Tues. Race #4
Aug. 3Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
Aug. 4-6Midwest Race at Kokomo
Aug. 8Controlled practice 5:00-9:00pm
Aug. 11-13Midwest Race at Kalamazoo Sat. Race #7
Aug. 15Controlled practice 5:00-9:00pm
Aug. 17Rookie training 6:00pm-9:00pm
Aug. 18Fri. Race #6
Aug. 19Sat. Race #8 - Rookie training 10:00-11:30am
Aug. 22Tues. Race #5
Aug. 26Sat. Race #9
Aug. 29Tues. Race #6
Aug. 31Rookie training 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sept 1-3Midwest Race at Toledo
Sept. 5Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
Sept. 8-10Midwest Race at Columbus
Sept. 10Try-A-Ride - practice
Sept. 12Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
Sept. 14Rookie training 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sept. 15-17National Race at Chicagoland
Sept. 19Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
Sept. 23Sat. Race #10
Sept.24-Oct.1 Track closed for SuperShoe
Oct. 3Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
Oct. 7Sat. Race #11
Oct. 10Controlled practice 5:00-8:00pm
Oct. 14Fun race day or rain out day from season rescheduled. Track closing
Oct. 21Fun race day if Oct. 14 was a rescheduled race. Track closing


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  5 of 6

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.

 

 

2017 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 18-19Columbus Indoors - Ohio State Fairgrounds - Columbus, OH
May 12 -14Mac-O-Chee - West Liberty, OH
May 26-28MMRA- Waterford, MI
June 2-4 Capitol - Lansing, MI
June 16-18Miami Valley - Xenia, OH
June 30-July 2Mini-Indy - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 4-6Kokomo - Kokomo, IN
Aug 11-13Little Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo, MI
Sept 1-3NW Ohio - Toledo, OH
Sept 8-10Buckeye - Columbus, OH
 Banquet - TBD

 

2017 GenNext Schedule

Date

Track

Location

Event

APRIL 27-29PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAYAVONDALE, AZPAVEMENT
MAY 19-21MSLQMRA - TRI-CITY SPEEDWAYGRANITE CITY, ILDIRT
JUNE 23-25AIRPORT SPEEDWAYNEW CASTLE, DEDIRT
JULY 5 - 9INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAYSPEEDWAY, INPAVEMENT
AUGUST 18-20POCONO RACEWAYLONG POND, PAPAVEMENT
SEPTEMBER 15 -17CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAYCHICAGO, ILPAVEMENT
SEPTEMBER 22-24ELDORA SPEEDWAY ROSSBURG, OHDIRT
OCTOBER 6-8 CHARLOTTE, NCPAVEMENT