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Seventh annual Nitro Blastoff Preseason Test Session
Courtesy of John Bisci

Jan. 18-20 at The Strip at LVMS



LAS VEGAS - Officials for The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway today released a final run schedule and Sportsman racer information for the seventh annual Nitro Blast-Off Preseason Test Session which will take place Jan. 18-20, 2008, at America's Greatest Drag Strip.

"The biggest change for 2008 is that the event will now be a three-day test session instead of four days" said Chris Blair, LVMS' Vice President of Racing Operations. "In addition, the event will now start one hour earlier and conclude one hour later each day. This was done to accommodate racers and crew chiefs who enjoy Las Vegas Motor Speedway's superior racing surface and excellent atmospheric conditions on the best prepared track in the industry."

Through the years, the Las Vegas test has been the proving ground for technical and safety developments, the debut of new teams and the opportunity for drivers to obtain professional competition licenses.

Sportsman Teams
Open to any Lucas Oil Sportsman team or any NHRA E.T. category. Cost to test is $150 (car and driver) for a weekend run card or $60 for a single day of testing. No pre-registration necessary.

Professional and Semi-Professional Teams
Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Mod, Pro Stock Bike, Pro Street, Outlaw 10.5 and Nostalgia classes. Cost to test is $300 (car and driver) and is valid for entire weekend. No pre-registration necessary.

Top Fuel Dragster and Nitro Funny Car Teams
No charge for teams who pre-register prior to Friday, January 11, 2008. Please Contact Mysti Haynes at (702) 632-8213 or e-mail: mhaynes@lvms.com for additional information.

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008
Credential sales and pit parking - 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 18-Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008
Credential sales and tech inspection - 7 a.m.
Sportsman and E.T. time trials - 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Professional and Semi-Professional time trials - 9 a.m.-5 p.m.





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