Grand Champion

Holley LS Fest Grand Champion

Who will be the Grand Champion of LS Fest East? The driver or participant that can do the best all-around job in multiple events!

Bring a car that can go fast, stop fast, and hang on in the corners!


Grand Champion Class Breakdown

Late Model Class - All 1990 and newer model year cars.

Payout - $1,000 Cash, Plaque, Jacket

Vintage Class - 1989 and older model year cars (including El Camino).

Payout - $1,000 Cash, Plaque, Jacket

Truck Class - All trucks regardless of the year of manufacture.

Payout - $1,000 Cash, Plaque, Jacket

*The Kumho V720 ACR tire has been excluded for use in competition. It will no longer be allowed in future Holley events. Any vehicles participating at the event with these tires installed will be automatically transitioned to an exhibition class and the times will not count towards points in Autocross or Grand Champion

**El Caminos will be classified as a car for this competition. They are not eligible for competition in the truck/SUV class

***Event organizers reserve the right to change rules and class descriptions up to event time to promote fair and safe competition

Holley LS Fest East Grand Champion Competition Rules

All Grand Champion participants are encouraged to compete in all segments to ensure they score high enough to win Holley’s coveted LSFest Grand Champion Award:

  • Drag Race
  • Autocross 1
  • Autocross 2
  • 3S Challenge

All drivers will be required to sign a liability waiver. Passengers must be at least 18 years of age and will be required to sign the same liability waiver as the driver. No passengers allowed on the drag strip, or 3S Challenge.

Only official wristbanded drivers may drive the vehicle.

All competitors must have a current driver’s license.

Each entrant will be issued a number, which must be clearly visible on the windshield, side windows or rear window. White shoe polish is acceptable.

Participants must use DOT-approved street tires. Tires will be required to pass a technical inspection at the track. Street tires are defined as any treaded, non-competition tire with a 200 treadwear rating or higher. No modifications to tires will be acceptable, including shaving. Any vehicle with tires showing any evidence of modification will be immediately disqualified from the event.

Competitors must use a single set of tires for the entire event, no tire changing between events will be allowed. Tires will be marked during tech. Tire changes will be allowed in the event of a catastrophic failure, but replacements must be of the same manufacturer and model as those approved during tech inspection.

Helmet use is required during all non-highway segments of the competition. The helmet must be approved automotive style with a Snell foundation sticker of SA 2005 or later. Motorcycle helmets will not be approved.

All convertibles or roadsters must have rollover protection for the drag race portion of the challenge.

Participating cars must pass a basic safety inspection that will include but may not be limited to the following:

a. Functional seatbelts.

b. Proper brake pedal pressure and travel.

c. Sufficient throttle return spring and secured battery.

d. All lug nuts in place and tight.

e. Hubcaps/clip-on center caps are to be removed.

f. All loose items must be removed from the vehicle.

(Floor mats, things hanging from the rearview mirror, cassettes, CDs, and glove box, console, trunk items.)

Each segment of the event will be timed to 0.00.00. The competitor with the most combined points is the winner. The fastest autocross time will break all ties.

Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

One vehicle from LS Fest will receive an automatic invitation to compete in the prestigious Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational!

Race Director and Event Management will have COMPLETE discretion to deny or remove from competition anyone in the event for any reason. All decisions are final.