LS FEST West F.A.Q.
Everything you need to know about Holley LS Fest West 2019!
Holley’s third annual LS Fest kicks off May 3- 5 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event is centered around GM’s popular LS engine, and welcomes any and all vehicles equipped with a 1997 or later LS engine (or late model LT V8), whether originally installed or installed as a modification to an existing vehicle. The event grows each year and thousands of LS gearheads, participants, and spectators together for the performance filled three-day event!
This year’s event includes:
- 3S Challenge
- Drift Challenge
- Burnout competition
- Drag Racing Classes
- Mr. Chow’s Side Show
- Dyno Challenge
- Show-N-Shine Competition
- Desert Launch
- Off-Road Challenge
- Poker Run
- A large vendor midway and much more!
What are the dates for Holley LS Fest?
May 3, 4, 5, 2019.
What is there to do at Holley LS Fest?
For those who wish to participate with their vehicle, we have several packages available: Grand Champion Pack grants you access to the autocross, 3S Challenge, Dyno challenge, Show-N-Shine, and the Grand Champion specific Drag Class. This class is limited to the first 150 registrants and includes gate passes for the competitor and one crew member.
For those who do not want to participate in the Grand Champion competition, we also have a 3-day Autocross package. This allows you to run your vehicle in the autocross, dyno challenge, drag race, Poker Run, and the appropriate Show-N-Shine class for your vehicle.
For our drag racing contingent, we have eight drag racing classes from which to choose. Please follow the link to find out more about class information. A drag race package allows a racer to participate in the Dyno Challenge, Friday Test-N-Tune, and Saturday and Sunday drag racing.
If you’re not into putting your pride and joy through the ringer, we also have a 3-day car show pack available. This package is great as it includes gate passes for two people, and allows you to participate in the appropriate show-n-shine class for your vehicle, the Poker Run, and the dyno challenge.
As a spectator, you can expect to be able to enjoy watching all of these events unfold over the course of the weekend while enjoying a large vendor midway to spec out parts for your current ride or project vehicle. We will also have a large selection of food vendors on site to keep you going!
How Do I Attend as a Spectator?
Spectators may purchase tickets at the gate. Tickets are $20/day for each day. Children 16 and under are free. A $5 military discount will be granted with the presentation of a valid military photo I.D. Discounted military tickets must be purchased onsite.
All registration/check in located at TBD
What are the show hours?
Spectator show hours:
Friday, May 3: 8:00 a.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 4: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 5: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. NOTE: We reserve the right to amend the schedule at any time.
Click to view the current LS Fest Event Schedule. NOTE: We reserve the right to amend the schedule at any time.
Where do I go to register my car online?
What do I get if I register my car?
Each LS Fest Registration package includes entry for the vehicle and driver, including Grand Champion. Children sixteen and under are free. A goodie bag stuffed with cool giveaway items and freebies from Holley, our sponsors, and midway vendors is available for the first 500 registered participants! Any additional adult passengers outside of the allotted passes for each registration will be required to purchase a spectator ticket upon entry.
What is the price to enter Holley LS Fest?
Spectator (Day Pass) $20/day $5 military discount with presentation of valid military I.D. Children 16 and under are free.
Please bring your event confirmation, valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and the vehicle’s valid government issued registration with you to registration.
IMPORTANT Note: Only the listed registrant may pick up the credentials. We have included a map below to help you locate this area. For the entire event registration/check in for ALL participants will be at TBD. ALL registered and non-registered participants MUST come to this location PRIOR to entering the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. WATCH FOR SIGNS!
What are registration hours?
Thursday, May 2 | 12 PM – 7 PM @ TBD
Friday, May 3 | 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM @ TBD
Saturday, May 4 | 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM @ TBD
Sunday, May 5 | 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM TBD
If I Pre-Register online, how do I get my credentials?
All pre-registration credential pick-up will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (no off-site pickup is provided). We will be using TBD.
All participants must stop at registration and pick up credentials. Please bring your event confirmation, valid Driver’s License, proof of insurance and the vehicles valid government issued registration with you to registration. Each package includes (1) one passenger – that passenger MUST come to check in to sign waiver and receive wrist band.
Only the listed registrant may pick up the credentials. Registration is NOT transferrable.
Where can I get hotel information for Holley LS Fest?
Overview of Show-N-Shine Event for Participants:
- All registrants will be parked and judged at the Show and Shine corral in a first come first served system.
- Once a registrant is parked they will fill out a information card to be placed on their dash.
- This card is given to you at registration
- If this card is not displayed the Car will not be judged.
- If a vehicle is placed in the wrong class the judges will correct this information at the time of judging.
- A large classification reference sheet is located at the judges table.
- A group of 3 judges will score each vehicle on four different criteria each criteria being worth 25points for a possibility of 100 points.
- Body, Interior, Engine Compartment, Undercarriage
- Best paint, Best Interior, Best Engine, Best Engineered, Holley President’s Pick, Sponsors Pick
- Once a vehicle is judged a small sticker will be placed on the head light.
- After a vehicle is judged they no long need to stay parked in the Show and Shine corral.
- Body, Interior, Engine Compartment, Undercarriage
- You do not need to be present at the time of judging.
- If you would like to be present at the time of judging please inform the officials so a time frame can be established on when they will be at your vehicle.
Can I camp at Las Vegas Motor Speedway over the weekend?
Spectator camping is not available at LS Fest West, however, if you are a racer and are hauling your vehicle with an RV or toter home that is self contained and requires no hook-ups, staying on the grounds for the weekend is permitted.
What vehicles are welcome to participate at Holley LS Fest?
Any vehicle equipped with an LS or Gen V LT engine (Read LS1, LS2, LS3, LS4, LS7, LSA, LSX, LSXr, or 4.8, 5.3, 6.0, truck variants or any other LS-based engine)
Any cars not equipped with an LS or Gen V LT engine found participating in the event are subject to LS Fest fines, vehicle confiscation, and LS Fest jail for the entire weekend. Vehicles may be towed as they sit all the way to Dirt Town where the dirt people can have their way with your vehicle. Rotary engine equipped vehicles may be subject to further humiliation including, but not limited to, being parked inside Mr. Chow’s Side Show pit while pit participants engage in close encounters with said vehicles. All children at LS Fest West aged five years and under will be allowed to eat ice cream inside said vehicle.
Can I rent a golf cart at the show?
Rental carts are not available for spectator rental at LS Fest. However, support vehicles, including golf carts, that support officially registered Holley LS Fest participants will be allowed at Las Vegas Motor Spreedway, and must display the official and current Holley LS Fest support vehicle permit decal. The permit decal must be applied to the vehicle in such a manner that it is clearly visible and unable to be removed and shared with another vehicle. Officially registered participants who request a permit will be issued one vehicle permit for the duration of the event. All support vehicle drivers must be at least 16 years old and have a current state issued driver’s license.
Spectators or other non-registered participants will not be allowed to bring any golf carts onto the property for any reason. Personally owned motorized wheelchairs and mobility scooters may be brought onto the property providing owners show a valid and current state issued handicapped or disabled placard or designation. Personally owned motorized wheelchairs and mobility scooters will not require a support vehicle decal.
I can no longer attend, how do I request a refund?
Sorry to hear that, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that no refunds will be issued.
Do I need a helmet to participate in the Autocross, 3S Challenge?
Helmet use is required (SA2010) for both drivers and passengers. The autocross course design will attempt to keep speeds below 45 M.P.H. Drivers and passengers must provide their own helmets and motorcycle helmets will not be allowed.
Drag racing helmet standards are different. Please see our Drag Race Director Lonnie Grim for more information.
Can I drop my trailer and unload my car for the show?
Only event participants that are registered to compete in one or more of the various event segments of Holley LS Fest will be permitted to park trailers in designated pit areas.
Can I bring my pet or animal to LS Fest?
No pets are allowed in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway facilities.
Still Have Questions? Please email email@example.com and we will get back to you. We are looking forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!
Can I bring Cannabis to LS Fest?
No marijuana, or any other legal or illegal controlled substances are NOT allowed in the Las Vegas Motor Speedway facilities.
For Event Sponsorship/Vendor Booth Space information, please contact:
For vendor and sponsorship opportunities for the Holley LS Fest, please contact FM3 Marketing at 855-346-1369, ext. 2.