Open Practice Dec. 16-17

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December 16, 2017

An open practice for drivers is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16-17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico Speedway.

All classes are welcome. Entry fee is $50 per car. Track will be prepped and tacky Saturday morning only. Come enjoy the last play day of 2017.

The Southern New Mexico Speedway merchandise trailer will be at the pit entrance and open both days during open practice. Come get that special someone a unique gift for the holidays.

Don't forget, get your banquet tickets today for the annual Driver Appreciation Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 24, by calling (575) 524-7913 or stop by the office located at 3590 W. Picacho in Las Cruces between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Tickets are just $30 through Feb. 1 (no tickets sold at the door). Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., awards presentation at 7 p.m. The banquet will be held at the Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds in the commercial building.

Mark your calendars for our season opener on Friday and Saturday, April 6-7. The 305 Sprint Shootout presented by Interstate Batteries will feature Lucas Oil POWRi 305 Sprint Cars, Sun Valley Hardware USRA Stock Cars, American Documents & Dent Works Super Trucks and Casa Nissan Legends Cars.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7:45 both days. General admission is $12, kids ages 10 and under are free and a Family Pack is just $30. Pit passes are $35.

The Southern New Mexico Speedway is a high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval located 11 miles west of Las Cruces at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Take exit 132, go left and take the frontage road south of I-10 heading west.

For more information, call (575) 524-7913 or (505) 524-7913 or visit online. You can also check us out on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at