Madison International Speedway: Racing, fireworks on tap at MIS this Friday night

Contact John Wells 608.225.1913

It’s Salute to America Night at Madison International Speedway this Friday night with exciting racing action on Wisconsin’s Fastest Half-Mile and the area’s biggest and best fireworks show presented by ThunderCat taking center stage.

Highlighting the racing action will be the Big 8 Late Models, Midwest Trucks, and the Vintage cars. A large field of late model drivers is expected to be on hand to see who can take top honors in the 48 lap Big 8 feature.

Pit gates open at 3:30 with practice at 4:45, qualifying at 6:08 and racing at 7:30. The fireworks will follow the racing program..

Admission for ages thirteen and up is just $15.00 with children 6-12 at $5.00 and five and under are free.

Order of Events
3:30 Pit Gates Open

4:45 Practice (Rotating, 2 Rounds)
-Big 8 LM

6:08 Qualifying (Trucks, Big 8 LM, Vintage)
**Driver’s Meeting to Follow**

7:20 Opening Ceremonies and National Anthem

Truck Heats 8 Laps
Big 8 Qualifying Races 10 Laps
Big 8 Dashes 6 Laps
Vintage Heat 6 Laps
Big 8 Last Chance 15 Laps
Truck Feature 30 Laps (if 15 or more trucks 40 laps)
Big 8 Feature 48 Laps
Vintage Feature 10/15 Laps
FIREWORKS presented by Thunder Cat