FAST FACTS: Nearly 50 cars will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Monday and Tuesday for official NASCAR test sessions. … Grandstand admission is free.
NEXT RACE: Feb. 9, Budweiser Shootout (non-points race), Daytona International Speedway
2008 OPENER: Feb. 17, Daytona 500
LAS VEGAS: March 2
FAST FACTS: Nearly all teams will test Wednesday and Thursday at LVMS. … Grandstand admission is free.
2008 OPENER: Feb. 16, Daytona Beach, Fla.
LAS VEGAS: March 1
2008 OPENER: Feb. 15, Daytona
LAS VEGAS: Sept. 20, LVMS NHRA DRAG RACING
FAST FACTS: Many pro teams are testing at Firebird International Raceway near Phoenix this weekend. …. Larry Dixon’s best run of 4.664 seconds (263.20 mph) on Sunday while testing at LVMS topped the charts. … The Pontiac Pro Stock Showdown is Feb. 3 at LVMS.
2008 OPENER: Feb. 7-10, Pomona, Calif.
LAS VEGAS: April 10-13, Oct. 30-Nov. 2
THE RACE: Rolex 24 at Daytona; 24-hour opener for the Rolex Grand-Am Sports Car series; 3.56-mile road course at Daytona International Speedway
WHEN/TV: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 3 a.m. Sunday; Speed (Digital 329)
2008 OPENER: March 16, Melbourne, Australia
INDY RACING LEAGUE
2008 OPENER: March 29, Homestead, Fla.
CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES
2008 OPENER: April 20, Long Beach, Calif.
TODAY: Midnight Mayhem (street-legal drags); 7 p.m.-midnight; LVMS
TODAY-SUNDAY: SCORE Laughlin Challenge, Laughlin Events Center; desert racing opener; qualifying 1:30-3:30 p.m. today, racing, 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
INFORMATION: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS.com, 644-4444), LVMS Bullring (632-8422), LVMS dragstrip (632-8459)
TIMES AND EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE