LAST UPDATED – 8/30/2019

2019 Full Schedule & Format

*** Tentative and Subject to Change ***

Wednesday, December 18th– PARKING DAY

Start Time               Description

10:00am                  Registration & Credentials Office Opens

(Located at 9th Street Side of building | HALL 4         ticketing office)

Fuel Storage and Check-in Opens (Located at fueling lane area, Cole Street dock area)

*** Competitors can check in maximum 3 jugs of fuel (15 gallons). VP truck onsite selling fuel during weekend ***

1:00pm                     Reserved Competitor Parking begins | America’s Center Convention Halls (Pit Area)

*** Review full parking process and schedule at www.GatewayDirt.com/CompetitorParking ***

3:00pm                     Vendor Row Move-In Begins (Check In at Registration & Credentials Office)

7:00pm                     DirtOnDirt.com – Late Model LIVE from the DOME

9:00pm                     Registration & Credentials Office Closes

Fuel Storage and Check-in Closes

11:00pm                  Reserved Competitor Parking & Vendor Row Move In closes.  Pit Area cleared & closed. 

*** Only competitors, crew & vendors with credentials for the weekend will be allowed to enter the America’s Center on move in day.  All arrivals must first marshal into designated area, pre-stage and proceed to registration trailer to receive credentials and additional parking/move in instructions ***

Thursday, December 19th

Start Time               Description                                                                                                                                                            

8:00am                     Competitor Parking for “Late Arrival” teams. 10×30 pit stalls only            

                                    *** Pit Area secured & cleared ***

10:00am                  Registration & Credentials Office Opens (Located at 9thStreetSide of building | HALL 4 ticketing office)

                                    *** Pill Draw is at Registration Trailer.  Fields are split on the draw sheet into Prelim #1 and Prelim #2 ***

Fuel Storage & Fueling Lane Opens

10:30am                  Vendor Row “Early Access” (Staff, Vendor Badges Only)

11:00am                  Pit Area Opens(Entrances at 9thstreet ticket office, plaza lobby) *** PIT PASS WRISTBAND REQUIRED***

                                    Technical Inspections begins (Tech performed in each individual pit stall)

Vendor Row Opens (OPEN to Public until 2pm, NO pit pass required)

                                    VIP Club Opens (Room 132)(VIP Club wristband required)

1:00pm                     Driver’s Meeting – Media Center (Room 130)

2:00pm                     Dome Doors Open (Spectator Gates to Dome seating areas)

2:00pm                     Engine Heat (Night 1 Prelim – Midgets)

3:00pm                     On track activity begins

3:00pm                     Hot Laps | Super Late Model (ALL Late Models)

                                    Hot Laps | Modifieds (Night 1 Prelim – Modifieds)

                                    Hot Laps | Midgets (Night 1 Prelim – Midgets)

                                    Qualifying | Super Late Models

                                    *** Fastest Qualifier Award & Interview ***                 

                                    Qualifying | Open Wheel Modified (Night 1 Prelim – Modifieds)         

                                    *** Fastest Qualifier Award & Interview ***

                                    Qualifying | Midgets (Night 1 Prelim – Midgets)

                                    *** Fastest Qualifier Award & Interview ***                                                     

7:00pm                   Night 1 – Opening Ceremonies                                                                                  

Heat Races | Prelim Night 1 – Open Wheel Modified | 3 Heat Races | 8 Laps

(Top 5 Transfer to Prelim Night 1 Main Event. Winner’s Redraw for positions 1-3.  Runner Up Redraw for positions 4-6)

Heat Races | Prelim Night 1 – Midgets | 3 Heat Races | 8 Laps

(Top 5 Transfer to Prelim Night 1 Main Event. Winner’s Redraw for positions 1-3.  Runner Up Redraw for positions 4-6)

B Main Prelim Night 1 | Open Wheel Modified (Top 3 Transfer to Prelim Night 1 Main Event) 12 Laps

B Main Prelim Night 1 | Midgets (Top 3 Transfer to Prelim Night 1 Main Event) 12 Laps

Prelim Night 1 Main Event | Open Wheel Modified | $3,000 to Win | 20 Laps

                                    (Top 3 finishers locked into Saturday main event & redraw)

Prelim Night 1 Main Event | Midgets | $3,000 to Win | 20 Laps

                                    (Top 3 finishers locked into Saturday main event & redraw)

9:00pm                     Registration & Credential Trailer Closes

*** Pit Area is cleared and closes 1 hour after last checkered flag on track ***

Friday, December 20th

Start Time               Description                                                                                                                                        

10:00am                  Registration & Credentials Office Opens (Located at 9thStreetSide of building | HALL 4 ticketing office)

Fuel Storage & Fueling Lane Opens

10:30am                  Vendor Row “Early Access” ONLY (Staff, Vendor Badges Only)

11:00am                  Pit Area Opens(Entrances at 9thstreet ticket office, plaza lobby) *** PIT PASS WRISTBAND REQUIRED***

Vendor Row Opens (OPEN to Public until 2pm, NO pit pass required)

                                    VIP Club Opens (Room 132)(VIP Club wristband required)

12:00pm                  VIP Club Meet & Greet

1:00pm                     Driver’s Meeting – Media Center (Room 130)

2:00pm                     Dome Doors Open (Spectator Gates to Dome seating areas)

2:00pm                     Engine Heat (Night 2 Prelim – Midgets)

3:00pm                     On track activity begins

3:00pm                     Hot Laps | Super Late Model (ALL Late Models)

                                    Hot Laps | Modifieds (Night 2 Prelim – Modifieds)

                                    Hot Laps | Midgets (Night 2 Prelim – Midgets)

                                    Qualifying | Open Wheel Modified (Night 2 Prelim – Modifieds)         

                                    *** Fastest Qualifier Award & Interview ***

                                    Qualifying | Midgets (Night 2 Prelim – Midgets)

                                    *** Fastest Qualifier Award & Interview ***                                                     

7:00pm                     Night 2 – Opening Ceremonies                                                                                  

                                    Heat Races | Prelim #1 – Super Late Model | 6 Heat Races | 8 Laps | Top 3 Transfer

(Top 3 transfer. Winners redraw for start positions 1-6.  Runner up finishers redraw for 7-12)

                                    Heat Races | Prelim #2 – Super Late Model | 6 Heat Races | 8 Laps | Top 3 Transfer           8 Laps

                                    (Top 3 transfer. Winners redraw for start positions 1-6.  Runner up finishers redraw for 7-12.  18 total locked in)

Heat Races | Prelim Night 2 – Open Wheel Modified | 3 Heat Races                                             8 Laps

(Top 5 Transfer to Prelim Night 2 Main Event. Winner’s Redraw for positions 1-3.  Runner Up Redraw for positions 4-6)

Heat Races | Prelim Night 2 – Midgets | 3 Heat Races                                                                                          8 Laps

(Top 5 Transfer to Prelim Night 2 Main Event. Winner’s Redraw for positions 1-3.  Runner Up Redraw for positions 4-6)

C Main Prelim #1 | Super Late Model | Top 4 Transfer to B Main                                                  10 Laps

C Main Prelim #2 | Super Late Model | Top 4 Transfer to B Main                                                  10 Laps

B Main Prelim Night 2 | Open Wheel Modified (Top 3 Transfer to Prelim Night 2 Main Event)           12 Laps

B Main Prelim Night 2 | Midgets (Top 3 Transfer to Prelim Night 2 Main Event)                                        12 Laps

B Main Prelim #1 | Super Late Model | Top 2 Transfer                                                                       12 Laps

B Main Prelim #2 | Super Late Model | Top 2 Transfer                                                                       12 Laps

*** Opening Ceremonies (National Anthem & Invocation) ***

Prelim Night 2 Main Event | Open Wheel Modified | $3,000 to Win                                            20 Laps

                                    (Top 3 finishers locked into Saturday main event & redraw)

Prelim Night 2 Main Event | Midgets | $3,000 to Win                                                                         20 Laps

                                    (Top 3 finishers locked into Saturday main event & redraw)

Prelim #1 Main Event | Super Late Model | $5,000 to Win                                                               20 Laps

                                    (Top 3 finishers locked into Saturday main event & redraw)

Prelim #2 Main Event | Super Late Model | $5,000 to Win                                                               20 Laps

                                    (Top 3 finishers locked into Saturday main event & redraw)

9:00pm                     Registration & Credential Trailer Closes

*** Pit Area is cleared and closes 1 hour after last checkered flag on track ***

Saturday, December 21st

Start Time               Description                                                                                                                                                          

10:00am                  Registration & Credentials Office Opens

10:30am                  Vendor Row “Early Access” ONLY (Staff, Vendor Badges Only)            

11:00am                  Pit Area Opens(Entrances at 9thstreet ticket office, plaza lobby) *** PIT PASS WRISTBAND REQUIRED***

Vendor Row Opens (OPEN to Public until 2pm, NO pit pass required)

                                    VIP Club Opens (Room 132)(VIP Club wristband required)

12:00pm                  VIP Club Meet & Greet

1:00pm                     Driver’s Meeting – Media Center (Room 130) 

2:00pm                     Dome Doors Open (Spectator Gates to Dome seating areas)

2:00pm                     Engine Heat | Midgets

3:00pm                     On track (Racing) activity begins

                                    Last Chance Qualifiers 1-3 | Super Late Model | 10 Laps | Top 2 Transfer                           

                                    (Top 2 transfer to main event.  Provisionals may be added to tail of field)

Track/Air Quality Break | Super Late Model Redraw – Victory Lane (Top 6 locked in drivers)

                                    Last Chance Qualifiers 4-6 | Super Late Model | 10 Laps | Top 2 Transfer                                 

                                    (Top 2 transfer to main event.  Provisionals may be added to tail of field)

                                    Hot Lap – Top 6 Locked in teams ONLY | Super Late Model

                                    Track/Air Quality Break | Midget Redraw – Victory Lane (Top 6 locked in drivers)

                                    Last Chance Qualifiers 1-4 | Midget | 10 Laps | Top 3 Transfer                                                                                           (Top 3 transfer to main event.  Provisionals may be added to tail of field)

                                    Hot Lap – Top 6 Locked in teams ONLY | Midget

Track/Air Quality Break | Modified Redraw – Victory Lane (Top 6 locked in drivers)

                                    Last Chance Qualifiers 1-4 | Open Wheel Modified | 10 Laps | Top 3 Transfer                        

                                    (Top 3 transfer to main event.  Provisionals may be added to tail of field)

                                    Hot Lap – Top 6 Locked in teams ONLY | Open Wheel Modified

7:00pm                     Opening Ceremonies

                                    Super Late Model Main Event | $30,000 To Win | 40 Laps

                                    Midget Main Event | $10,000 To Win | 30 Laps

                                    Open Wheel Modified Main Event | $10,000 To Win | 30 Laps

*** Pit Area must be cleared, and all race teams must exit the building following the racing events ***

  • THE PIT AREA AND ANY ACCESS IS CLOSED EXACTLY 1 HOUR AFTER THE LAST CHECKERED FLAG DROPS.  ALL TEAMS AND PIT PASS HOLDERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO EXIT THE BUILDING WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TEAMS AND VENDORS MOVING OUT OF THE BUILDING.
  • TEAMS WILL BE REQUIRED LOAD EQUIPMENT AND HAVE THEIR TRAILERS PREPARED TO BE HOOKED UP AND EXIT THE BUILDING.  TEAMS TRUCKS, TRANSPORTERS, TOTERS ETC WILL NEED TO GET IN LINE AND ENTER THE BUILDING AS DIRECTED BY EVENT MANAGEMENT.  UPON DIRECTION FROM EVENT MANAGEMENT, COMPETITORS WILL BE ABLE TO HOOK UP THEIR TRAILERS AND EXIT THE BUILDING.  THIS PROCESS WILL PROCEED UNTIL ALL COMPETITORS HAVE EXITED THE BUILDING.  TRAILERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO STAY IN THE BUILDING OVERNIGHT.