The Strip at LVMS set for busy weekend

LAS VEGAS - The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is set for a full weekend of entertainment that will include a swap meet, a car show and plenty of drag racing. Friday Night Drags will fire-up the weekend as local drag racers will bring their...

LAS VEGAS - The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is set for a full weekend of entertainment that will include a swap meet, a car show and plenty of drag racing.

Friday Night Drags will fire-up the weekend as local drag racers will bring their machines out for testing. High School and Import racers are scheduled to compete in eliminations.

Saturday evening, The Strip is set to host its first Chevrolet Shootout presented by Fletcher Jones Chevrolet. Chevy owners are invited to compete in an all-Chevrolet trophy elimination bracket to see who has the meanest bow tie-powered machine.

Non-Chevrolet vehicles will compete in a separate bracket.

A swap meet and car show are scheduled to accompany racing activities.

Gates are set to open Friday at 5 p.m. with racing from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Entry fee Friday evening is $15 for car and driver, $10 for competing high school students with a valid student I.D., $10 for crew and spectators and $5 for students, senior and military.

Gates are scheduled to open Saturday at 4 p.m. Qualifying is set to begin at 5 p.m. with eliminations at 7:30. The show and shine is scheduled to run 5-8 p.m. with the swap meet from 5-10 p.m.

Admission on Saturday evening is $20 for car and driver, $10 for the swap meet and $15 for the car show. Spectator admission is $10. Admission for senior, military and students with I.D. is $5. Children under 6 admitted are free.

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