Virginia ½ Mile Runway Shootout (A Fly In Event!!)
This incredible 2-DAY event will be held on April 30th & May 1st, 2016 at the stunning Ingalls Field Airport (www.ingallsfield.com) in Hot Springs, VA...only 90 minutes north of Roanoke! Nestled in the Allegheny Mountains this airport provides one of the most incredible backdrops we've ever seen for High Speed Fun!! Come join us for 2 FULL DAYS of, side-by-side, HALF MILE racing at this rare and exclusive location. All of our participants will be given a chance to take their vehicle’s Top Speed down Ingalls Field’s 5600ft runway and race door-to-door against the competitor of their choice!! See what it’s finally like to race without the restrictions of speed limits, on what is basically your own personal raceway in the mountains!! This event is limited to only 135 cars per day and is sure to sell out quick!! So register today and we promise to make your automotive DREAMS come true!!
Host Hotel Info:
The "Official" Host Hotel is The World Renown Omni Homestead Resort & Spa (www.thehomestead.com) of Hot Springs, VA. Pricing will start at $320/ea per night (this includes breakfast each morning). The Resort has also agreed to give us some very generous parking space for your cars, race trailers, etc....as well as vehicle washing stations! This Resort is also the shortest drive to the airport (15-20 minutes) compared to other hotels in the area!
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOU ROOM NOW AT THE GROUP RATE!! Our block is limited so please reserve it quickly to ensure availability!
The event address is:
- Ingalls Field
- 6240 Airport Road
- Hot Springs, VA 24445
Event Dates: April 30th & May 1st, 2016
The Driver Registration deadline is April 1st, 2016. It is very likely this event will sell out far BEFORE the deadline...our most recent event SOLD OUT IN 12 MINUTES!! So please register, on February 19th, to ensure your spot for April 30th & May 1st, 2016.
$225/ea (per day) in advance before February 26th, 2016, or $400 for a 2-Day Pass.
$250/ea (per day) in advance after February 26th, 2016, or $450 for a 2-Day Pass.
**To register as a "Driver" for both days simply click on the "2DayPass" Option in the drop down menu.
All Driver's will be treated to a private catered lunch!
Driver’s you must Pre-Pay Online!
*There is no limit to the number of passes you can make! You will only be restricted by the turnover time that each runs takes.
Adults: $20/ea (per day) or Weekend Pass $35/ea
Children 12 and under: $10/ea (per day)
Spectator tickets can only be purchased at the front gate the morning of the event....cash only! We do not limit spectator ticket sales!
Driver Check-In/Tech Inspection: 7:45AM
Staging Begins For Drivers/First Run of the Day: 9:00AM
Gates Open To Spectators: 9:00AM
Break For Lunch: 12:00-1:00PM
Last Run Of The Day: 6:00PM
Awards Ceremony: 6:15PM
All races will be started from a dig or a roll (racer's choice) and will be run, side by side, for a full HALF MILE!!
Vehicle Classes (All Awards Based Off Vehicle Trap Speeds):
- Overall Exotic/Import
- Overall Domestic
- Naturally Aspirated
- Manual Transmission
- 4 Door
- Heavyweight - Vehicle curb weight must be greater than 4k lbs (Curb Weight based off OEM Manufacturer's Ratings)
- The event is limited to 135 cars per day, no motorcycles
- All driver’s will be required to wear helmets for this event.
- We take cash only at the gate for spectators.
- Spectators must provide their own tents and chairs for this event.
- All speeds will be recorded with a dual-lane speed trap system.