Many of the top Legend Car drivers in the nation will be competing in the 23rd annual USLCI Legends Asphalt Nationals and 15th annual Thunder Car Nationals on Friday and Saturday at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Among the drivers expected to compete are 2014 Bullring track champions Peyton Saxton (Pro), Michael Todd Glazier (Master), Jordan Dean (Young Lions) and 2013 Bullring Thunder Car champion Ian Anderson.

Other local drivers expected to compete include Bryan Grandin, who finished third in points in the Legend Car Pro division at The Bullring this season, TJ Clark, who was second in the Master division, Noah Gragson, who finished second to Dean in the Young Lions class, and Thunder Car drivers David Brandon Jr., Doug Germano and Darin Callaway.

Qualifying in all divisions will start at 12:30 p.m. Friday and heat races will begin at 3:40. Four Race of Champions, featuring track champions from around the country, will start at 7:40. There will be no charge for admission to the grandstands on Friday, but there will be no concessions available.

On Saturday, Spectator gates open at 2 p.m. Racing will begin at 2:15 p.m. and the main events will start at 5:25 p.m.

Tickets are available by calling (702) 644-4444 or by visiting

Track PR – Jeff Speer Photo

23rd Annual Legends Asphalt Nationals Schedule

Thursday, October 16

Credentials open, 8 a.m.

Pit area opens, 8 a.m.

Practice ($100 per car and driver), 10 a.m.

Mandatory Pre-Race Tech, 10 a.m.

(Cars must go through tech before qualifying)

Track Services, 12-12:30 p.m.

Practice, 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m.

Credentials closed, 6 p.m.

Friday, October 17

Credentials Open, 8 a.m.

Pit area opens, 8 a.m.

Drivers’ meeting at Turn 2 grandstands, 9 a.m.-9:40 a.m.

Practice, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Qualifying, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Young Lions qualifying

Semi-Pro qualifying

Masters qualifying

Pro qualifying

Thunder Car qualifying

Heat races, 3:40 p.m.-7:40 p.m.

Race of Champions, 7:40 p.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday, October 18

Credentials open, 9 a.m.

Pit area opens, 9 a.m.

Bandolero tech, 9:30 a.m.

Drivers’ meeting/group photo, 10 a.m.

Bandolero practice, 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Last-chance practice, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Bandolero heat races, 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

D-Mains (if necessary)

Spectator gates open, 2 p.m.

C-Mains – 20 laps, with top four transferring to the B-Main

Young Lion Division, 2:15 p.m.-2:35 p.m.

Semi-Pro Division, 2:35 p.m.-2:55 p.m.

Masters Division, 2:55 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Pro Division, 3:15 p.m.-3:35 p.m.

B-Mains – 25 laps, with top four transferring to the A-Main

Young Lion Division, 3:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.

Semi-Pro Division, 3:50 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

Master Division, 4:15 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

Pro Division, 4:40 p.m.-5 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies, 5 p.m.

Bandolero Main Event, 20 Laps 5:05 p.m.-5:25 p.m.

Asphalt Nationals, 50-Lap Mains

Thunder Roadster Main Event, 5:25 p.m-6 p.m.

Young Lion Division, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Semi-Pro Division, 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Masters Division, 8 p.m.-9 p.m.

Pro Division, 9 p.m.-10 p.m.

(Schedule subject to change)

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