RACE FORMAT

2021 HUSET’S SPEEDWAY USAC NATIONALS FORMAT:


(NIGHTS ONE & TWO)


Pill draw draft to determine order of heat race selection.


Heat race placement selection (driver picks which heat to participate in and the order to qualify.


Qualifying: All cars qualify – 6 groups determined by heat race. Cars will qualify in the order picked by drivers. 36 points will be given for fast time in each group, and minus three points per position thereafter.


Six 10 lap Heat Races: Top 8 cars inverted in heats by qualifying points/time. 36 points will be given for first place, and minus 3 points per position thereafter. Three cars - first place (regardless of point total), and the two highest in total points (total points include qualifying and heat points) in each heat - transfer to Night One & Two A-Main. All others to Night One & Two Last Chance Qualifiers.


Three 12 lap Last Chance Qualifiers: Total points from qualifying and heat race finishes will be used to line up LCQ’s. Lineups will be straight up based on points. The top 3 in total points will start on the pole in each respective LCQ. The next 3 in total points will start outside pole in each respective LCQ, and so on. The top 2 from each LCQ will transfer to the Night One & Two A-Main but will not earn LCQ points. 50 points awarded for 3rd place minus 2 points for each position thereafter.


A-Main: 30 Laps, 24 Cars - 1st place and 2 highest in points from heat races plus 2 transfers from each LCQ. LCQ cars will line up by points behind direct transfers out of heats.  Top 12 in total points will line up inverted.  The next 6 in total points transferring directly out of the heats will line up 13 – 18 straight up.  LCQ transfers will line up behind heat race transfers straight up based on points.  100 points awarded to the A-Main first place and minus 2 per position thereafter.

(CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT)


No Qualifying. Lineups based on total points from night one and night two (CUMULATIVE).


Six 10 lap Heat Races: Top 8 cars inverted in heats by total points from night one. 36 points will be given for first place, and minus 3 points per position thereafter.


Total points will then be tallied to line up D, C, B, and A-Mains. Top 20 in points go to A-Main, positions 21-36 in points go to B-Main, positions 37-52 in points go to C-Main, and all others to D-Main.


D-Main: 10 Laps. Top 4 transfer to tail of C-Main. No points awarded.


C-Main: 15 Laps, 20 Cars. Top 4 transfer to tail of B-Main. No points awarded.


B-Main: 20 Laps, 20 Cars. Top 4 transfer to tail of A-Main. No points awarded.


A-Main: 100 Laps, 24 Cars. Top 12 inverted by points, followed by next 8 in points lined straight up, followed by B-Main transfers 1-4. 150 points awarded for first place and minus 3 points per position thereafter. Yellow laps counted for first 50 laps.  


**Ties in overall points will revert to qualifying times.


**Promoter reserves the right to add provisionals to the Championship Night A-Main.


**Possible mandatory fuel stop between laps 40-50 of Championship Night A-Main.