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2018 Thunder On The Arkansas


Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing-RMVR

Saturday, Jun 9 — Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
Pueblo Motorsports Park, Pueblo, CO


Registration closed June 6, 2018 11:59 PM on June 6, 2018 11:59 PM MDT Registration ends June 6, 2018 11:59 PM on June 6, 2018 11:59 PM MDT Registration opens January 1, 2018 12:00 AM on January 1, 2018 12:00 AM MST Registration runs from January 1, 2018 12:00 AM to June 6, 2018 11:59 PM

Our Big Bore Premier Event Of The Year. 

Another Big race weekend is planned for our June event at Pueblo Motorsports Park, featuring the Thunderous Upper Class sports-cars and racing sedans, Formula 5000 and Indy Racecars.  Weekend details:

  • This will be a three day weekend so plan to come early and stay late:
  • Thursday move-in the gate opens at noon.  There are no restrictions for pit space and all open pit spaces are available upon arrival.  
  • Friday test-and-tune. the gate opens Friday at 7 am. The track will be controlled by track management on Friday, not RMVR.  If you plan to test and tune Friday, you must register and pay in-advance on-line at Pueblo Motorsport Park's MSR Website.  Track fees are: $150 for full day (8:00 am to 4:00 pm) or $75 for half day (am or pm).  The track will be “cold” from 1200 to 1300 for lunch break.
  • RMVR Tech and Registration hours are from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday and 8:00 am to 5:00 pm all weekend.
  • Friday Night Drags:  Drag Racers move in Friday at 4:00 pm and move out after midnight.
  • Friday evening move-in. There is no gate fee for RMVR participants, so use the password “RMVR” with gate personnel Friday night to avoid the $10 entry fee.
  • Race Central will be at the Econolodge in Pueblo West (719-547-9400). Discounts not available!
  • Sunoco Racing fuel will be available all three days (credit cards accepted). Fuel octanes available: 110 octane.  For other octanes call Mary at PMI (719-641-7736).
  • On-Site Tire service (720-410-7007) will be on-site during the weekend.

RMVR welcomes entrants from other Vintage automobile racing clubs including; CVAR, SWMS, NASA, and other clubs with vintage and historic race cars of interest to the racing community.  Interested participants should contact the race chairman before the end of May and prior to registration to assure eligibility for this event. 

The Feature of the weekend will be the Thunderous Upper Class A and B cars in in  Production Sportscar and Production Sedan including the AP big-block Corvettes, BP GT-350s, Tigers, and E-types, plus the top guns in “Saloon” including A-Sedan Camaros, Mustangs, Cudas, and Firebirds, and the B-Sedan door-slammin' Bimmer 2002s and Alfa GTVs amongst others. Other V8 powered cars including the Formula 5000 cars and NASCAR race cars will be attending.  Indy car racing will take place both Saturday and Sunday.

The traditional track-side party will kick off around 5:00 pm on Saturday.   The barbeque dinner will include open beer and wine “bar”.  Because the dinner meal requires a head count several days in advance, guest and crew dinner tickets should be purchased in advance on-line when registering.  As usual, one dinner ticket is included with each entry. Ticket purchases offset the cost of providing complimentary dinners to our track marshals and officials.

Registration Fees Include:

  • Dinner Party Saturday night at the track includes catered barbeque and open bar/ ice bucket
  • One dinner ticket included per entry, Additional $20 each dinner tickets for crew, family or guests can be purchased when registering.   Additional dinner tickets should be purchased when registering to enable a proper head count for catering.  (If you failed to order enough dinner tickets when registering or are NOT entering the race, additional dinner tickets can be purchased here.)
  • A cool Event T-Shirt can be purchased when registering.
  • Live music is planned for the dinner party featuring The Strange Parade, delivering a musical and theatrical presentation of the 1970s band The Doors so bring your dancing shoes.
  • Qualified Exhibition cars are encouraged to apply for entry. These are cars "of interest to the vintage racing community" including late model race cars, prototypes, specials and track prepared super cars. Entry is not guaranteed. Contact the race chairman (720-387-9339) early!
  • A classic and exotic car presentation will be organized in the shade at the snack bar. Invite a friend to bring a cool car to show and join us for the barbecue dinner. Contact Robert Jimenez at 719-963-7657.
  • Racers from VMC organizations and any qualified racers from other racing organizations are welcome. We are looking forward to a great weekend and thanks for putting us on your race schedule.

Keith Davidson, Event Chair 720-387-9339

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Preliminary Run Group Order This Weekend  (Subject to change)

  • Group 1 - Formula Vee
  • Group 2 - Small Bore Production Cars
  • Group 3 - Formula Fords / Wings and Things / Sports Racers
  • Group 4 - Mid & Big Bore with the "Upper Classmen" AP, BP, AS, BS.
  • Exhibition Group- Indy race cars

Attention Workers and Volunteers:   If you wish to work this event, simply CLICK HERE to sign up online.

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Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing-RMVR

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Venue

Pueblo Motorsports Park
Location Pueblo, CO
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