Early entry deadline nears for IMCA Duel In The Desert

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Drivers in four IMCA divisions have until 11:59 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) to pre-enter for the biggest event of the 2021 season in the Shaw Race Cars Western Region.

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosts the 24th annual Duel In The Desert Nov. 8-13. IMCA Modifieds race for $10,000 to win their Saturday night main event on the half-mile oval while IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods both run for $5,000 top checks.

IMCA STARS Mod Lites make their Duel debut in a $1,500 to win main event.

Entry fees paid online at racexr.com or through the lvms.com website before midnight are $150 for Modifieds, $75 for both Stock Cars and Northern SportMods, and $50 for STARS Mod Lites.

Entry fees paid at the track are $200 for Modifieds, $150 for Stock Cars and for Northern SportMods, and $100 for Mod Lites.

Early arrivals in Las Vegas can park beginning at noon on Monday. Nov. 8. Grandstands open at 2 p.m. that afternoon and an open practice runs from 6-10 p.m.

All IMCA competitors will run heats and qualifying features Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9-11, with feature winners locking into the main event but having the option to race throughout week to continue accumulating points and improving their starting position.

Qualifying features will be paid out each night and available at the pit shack after the races. Last-chance qualifying and features for the STARS Mod Lites and Northern SportMods are on Friday, and on Saturday for Modifieds and Stock Cars.

The Modified winner becomes eligible to qualify for the 2022 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational while the Stock Car winner earns a starting spot on the B & B Racing Chassis All-Star Invitational grid.

The grandstand opens at 2 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m. Pacific Time each day.

RACEceivers and Westhold Transponders will be required in all four divisions.

Information about pit passes and pit stalls, as well as ATV/UTV passes and spectator admission is available on the websites listed above.

The Duel will be broadcast by XR.