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Holley LS Fest is a celebration of everything and anything powered by the incredible GM LS engine!

April 28-30, 2023    Presented by:

F.A.Q. – West2022-07-07T22:04:41+00:00

LS FEST West F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions)


Everything you need to know about Holley LS Fest West!

Holley’s fifth annual LS Fest kick-off date is coming soon 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 come together for the performance-filled three-day event!

This year’s event includes:

  • Autocross
  • 3S Challenge
  • Drift Challenge
  • Burnout competition
  • Drag Racing Classes
  • Dyno Challenge
  • Car Show Classes
  • Dirt Destruction
  • A large vendor midway & much more!
Can my buddy and I be placed in the same run group?2022-04-12T13:58:02+00:00

Run groups are selected as you register, make sure to speak with your buddy’s BEFORE you register. Run groups can not be changed once you purchase them.

I can no longer attend, how do I request a refund?2022-04-07T18:34:07+00:00

Sorry to hear that, please email lsfest@holley.com. Please note that no refunds will be issued. The exception to the rule is that refunds will be issued entirely in the event LS Fest can’t happen due to the current pandemic.

I have a father and son/daughter project. Can there be more than one driver registered for one car?2022-07-18T13:22:49+00:00

Unfortunately, due to our method of keeping track of points and standings, there cannot be more than one registered driver per vehicle at Holley LS Fest events. If you’re participating in a Grand Champion competition or autocross, for example, having two drivers in one vehicle with one number on the vehicle will throw off any results if they are not recorded properly. One driver per vehicle helps ensure that all standings are accurate throughout the entirety of the event. NEW for 2022 with the Autocross package – two drivers CAN use the same vehicle however both participants MUST purchase the Fun Run option – neither drivers can be eligible for competition or prizes.

Two drivers may register the same vehicle for two different drag race classes, however at least one of the classes must be an index style run class.

What are the dates for Holley LS Fest?2022-02-22T15:38:06+00:00

April 22-24, 2022

What is there to do at Holley LS Fest?2022-04-12T13:30:19+00:00

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, Car Show, and the Grand Champion specific Drag Class. This class is limited to the first 225 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, and the appropriate Car Show class for your vehicle.

For our drag racing contingent, we have many drag racing classes to choose from. 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, Car Show, 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 the driver plus one additional person (2 total), and allows you to participate in the appropriate Car Show class for your vehicle, 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?2022-02-22T14:45:32+00:00

Spectators tickets will be sold online only via TheFoat.com Tickets are $25/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.

Spectator tickets can be purchased here.

All registration/check-in located just outside the dirt track.

What are LS Fest West show hours?2022-04-07T18:46:42+00:00

For show hours please see click the link for the 2022 LS Fest West Spectator Schedule below.

2022 LS Fest West Spectator Schedule

Where do I go to register my car online for LS Fest West?2022-04-07T19:01:51+00:00
What do I get if I register my car?2021-04-07T20:32:49+00:00

Each LS Fest Registration package includes entry for the vehicle and driver plus one additional person. That said, children sixteen and under are free.  Any additional adult passengers outside of the allotted passes for each registration will be required to purchase a spectator ticket online to gain entry.

What is the price to enter Holley LS Fest West?2022-04-12T13:34:28+00:00

Please click here to see the different packages for LS Fest.

Spectator (Day Pass) $25/day $5 military discount with the presentation of valid military I.D. Children 16 & parking are FREE!

Spectator tickets can be purchased here.

Please complete the online waiver prior to your arrival to the track, bring your ID and waiver QR code with you to participant check-in. ONLY the driver and one crew member should come to check-in. Click here for the waiver.

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 the LVMS Dirt Track parking lot.  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?2022-03-08T14:54:13+00:00

Driver/Crew Check-In Hours:

Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 12 PM – 7 PM @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Dirt Track Ticket Booth

Friday, April 22, 2022 | 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Dirt Track Ticket Booth

Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Dirt Track Ticket Booth

Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM @ Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Dirt Track Ticket Booth

If I register online, how do I get my credentials?2022-04-12T13:37:42+00:00

All credential pick-up will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (no off-site pickup is provided). Exit off the interstate and take Loop Road to the check-in area outside the LVMS Dirt Track, Park and walk to the entrance.  Please do not bring extra people with you to check-in – just you and your One (1) crew member – If you have all your stuff complete ahead of time, this will be a very quick process.

All participants must stop at registration and pick up credentials. Please bring your event confirmation, valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and the vehicle’s valid government-issued registration with you to registration.  Each package includes (1) one passenger – that passenger MUST come to check-in and receive a wristband.

Only the listed registrant may pick up the credentials. Registration is NOT transferrable.

How many crew tickets is a participant allowed?2022-02-22T15:43:53+00:00

New for 2022: You are allowed to purchase three additional crew tickets via the participant registration packages listed here. One is included with your initial registration purchase (Driver + 1). A total of 4 crew members for participants are allowed.

This is a 3-day ticket for all three days so that attendees can be wristbanded and not have to scan in each day. These tickets come with FREE SPECTATOR PARKING, and as always, children 16 and under are FREE!

Who needs a crew ticket?  

Crew tickets are for additional attendees that will be assisting with keeping a participant’s vehicle running for the weekend.  Crew tickets are a three-day ticket purchase that will allow them to get a wristband at registration which will make ingress easier. It does not grant special access to the starting line, etc. Anyone else attending for with your family or as a friend just need to purchase spectator tickets and scan in each morning. There is no difference in the price.

Where can I get LS Fest West hotel information?2022-04-07T18:42:21+00:00
Overview of Car Show Event for Participants:2022-07-05T18:08:44+00:00
  • All registrants will be parked and judged at the car show corral in a first come first served system.
  • Once a registrant is parked they will fill out an 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 judge’s table.
  • A group of  judges will score each vehicle on four different criteria each criteria being worth 25 points for a possibility of 100 points.
    • Body, Interior, Engine Compartment, Undercarriage
      • Special awards will be presented for the following criteria: 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 headlight.
    • After a vehicle is judged they no longer need to stay parked in the Show and Shine corral.
  • 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 for them to meet you at your vehicle.
  • Judging will be performed all 3 days (we will only judge your car one time). Judges will place a colored dot in the corner of your windshield after completing the judging of your vehicle. If you have not been judged (received a dot) by 9 am on Sunday, please take your vehicle to the Car Show tent for drive through judging. All judging will conclude at 12 pm on Sunday.
Can I camp at Las Vegas Motor Speedway over the weekend?2021-04-07T20:31:31+00:00

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?2022-04-07T18:48:22+00:00

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 year, make or model vehicle accepted.

Please, NO rental cars due to insurance requirements.

 

Can I rent a golf cart at the show?2021-04-07T20:31:15+00:00

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 LVMS and must display the official and current Holley LS Fest support vehicle permit decal.  The permit decal must be applied to the vehicle so 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 cannot bring any golf carts onto the property for any reason. Personally owned motorized wheelchairs & 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 won’t require a support vehicle decal.

Do I need a helmet to participate in the Autocross, 3S Challenge?2022-04-07T18:56:21+00:00

Helmet use is required (SA2015) for both drivers and passengers. The autocross course design will attempt to keep speeds at or close to 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 contact us at LSFest@holley.com for more information.

Can I drop my trailer and unload my car for the show? Can I leave it overnight?2021-04-20T13:30:10+00:00

Trailer parking is available in designated pit areas, however, car show participants will need to park trailers outside the gates in a designated area. Car show trailers will be required to drop outside the main event gate, but performance driving event segment like Grand Champion, drag, or drift will be allowed inside the gates. They are allowed to be left throughout the event weekend. Please keep in mind we will have event security inside the main event gates, however that monitoring will not be available outside the main event area.

What items are allowed at LS Fest West/Las Vegas Motor Speedway? Are there any items excluded for spectators?2022-04-07T18:55:41+00:00

Per LVMS policy, there are a number of restrictions that spectators should be aware of when making plans to attend. Click here to view the list.

Can I bring cannabis to LS Fest events?2022-04-07T18:54:32+00:00

Simply put, no. Marijuana, or any other legal or illegal controlled substances are NOT allowed at Holley events or the facilities that we are holding the events at.

For Event Sponsorship/Vendor Booth Space information, please contact:

For vendor and sponsorship opportunities for the Holley LS Fest, please contact FM3 Marketing at holleysponsorship@fm3marketing.com

Still Have Questions? Please email lsfest@holley.com and we will get back to you. We are looking forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

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