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LS Power Takes Over Bowling Green for 2015 Holley LS Fest

Evan Perkins Sep 11, 2015
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The gates are open and some of the sleekest and downright fastest LS-powered vehicles in the country are pouring into the gates of Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The 2015 Holley LS Fest, which has become the mecca for all manner of vehicles powered by the revered LS (and now LT) Chevrolet small-block engine is in full swing, with action on the autocross, drag strip and road course at the National Corvette Museum heating up.

Today’s test and tune on the dragstrip will run until 3:00 pm, with autocross and track cross (road course) groups alternating time trials until 5:00 pm. As the heat of the day begins to wane, the big guns will come out to play. Some of the quickest and fastest LS-powered street legal rides will get a time trial in LSX True Street, followed by the lightning fast cars of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge series, a slew of COPO Camaros and the LSX Index cars.

In addition to the action on the strip, there is a dyno challenge going on all weekend, along with a show and shine area full of LS-powered rides, both old and new. Make sure to check back throughout the weekend for coverage, galleries, and results from all of the exciting, LS-based competitions.

2015 Holley Ls Fest Chevrolet Drag Autocross 01 2/17
2015 Holley Ls Fest Chevrolet Drag Autocross 14 3/17

Friday Schedule

7:00am - Gates Open
7:30am – 3:00 - Registration
8:00am – 3:00 – Spectator Gates OPEN - All competitor tech
8:00am – 6:00 – Manufacture's Midway
8:30am – Autocross Group Course walk with Danny Popp
9:00am - 6:00 – Show-n-Shine
9:00am – 3:00 – Drag Race Test & Tune
9:00am – 3:00 – Dyno Challenge (first come first serve)
9am – 12 – Autocross – Red group
9am – 12:30 – Track Cross – Green group
Track cross will be held at NCM Motorsports Park and is not open to spectators
NOON - Chevy High Performance Magazine High Noon Shootout – Autocross
1:00- 5:00 – Track Cross – Red group
1:30 - 5:00 – Autocross – Green group
4:00 – LSX True Street Time Trial – Session #1
4:30 – LSX Index / Street King classes Time Trial – Session #1
5:00 – Late Model Heads-Up --- Qualifying Rd # 1
5:00 - Countryside Cruise – not required for Grand Champion competition
5:30 – COPO Shootout - Qualifying Rd.#1
6:00 – Drift Challenge Practice (pre-selected vehicles - Autocross course)
6:00 – LSX Heads Up – Qualifying Rd.#1
7:00 – LSX Index classes Time Trial – Session #2
7:30 – Grand Champion drag race time trial
8:30 – Spectator Gates CLOSED

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