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Open Lapping

Las Vegas Open Lapping for 2008 are scheduled for May 2nd-4th. Drivers Ed and Open Lapping are scheduled for Friday, May 2nd through Sunday May 4th in conjunction with the Las Vegas Club Race at the "outer track" of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Please see the Club Racing page for information about the Club Race.

Las Vegas Open Lapping

More sessions have been added including Drivers Ed (DE) for the 2008 Las Vegas Open Lapping held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) on the Outfield Road Course (ORC), using the FULL configuration.

PCA Open Lapping, May 2-4, 2008
• Friday-Sunday Open Lapping for DE and Solo Drivers*
• Held in conjunction with the PCA Club Race

*We have now added additional Open Lapping run groups on all days available to both advanced solo drivers and DE students. Open Lapping applicants must provide the name and phone number of their club/region chief instructor if they wish to drive solo without an instructor. The PCA LVR chief instructor will verify every applicant's eligibility to drive solo under PCA DE regulations. Certified PCA High Performance Driving School DE Instructors will be available to issue sign-offs for everyone else. Comprehensive Drivers Education will also be offered for beginner students.

Golden Nugget The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas, next to the Fremont Street Experience at 129 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 385-7111 is the Headquarters Hotel for the event. As of this date the hotel is sold out. Check for other Las Vegas Hotel Accomodations.


Las Vegas Motor Speedway Outfield Race Track

All registration and tech inspections will be at the track. The HQ hotel, Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, is downtown, which is inconvenient for trailers and transporters. The track will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM for drop-off, registration, and tech.

On-Line Registration for the Open Lapping is at Sorry, No PayPal for entry fees. Check or money order only. Or download a registration form HERE and mail it in with your entry fee.

Friday Open Lapping
  • Early Registration Fee (postmarked on/before Feb 27th): $110.00
  • Registration Fee (postmarked on/before March 28th): $125.00
  • Late Registration Fee (postmarked after March 28th): $140.00

Saturday OR Sunday Open Lapping
  • Early Registration Fee (postmarked on/before Feb 27th): $175.00
  • Registration Fee (postmarked on/before March 28th): $200.00
  • Late Registration Fee (postmarked after March 28th): $225.00

Saturday AND Sunday Open Lapping
  • Early Registration Fee (postmarked on/before Feb 27th): $315.00
  • Registration Fee (postmarked on/before March 28th): $350.00
  • Late Registration Fee (postmarked after March 28th): $385.00

Send entry fee check or money order to:
Carl’s Place
3043 Meade Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Attn: Club Race

Make checks payable to: LVR PCA

There will be a $25 service charge for returned checks. Please do not send cash.

ELIGIBILITY: All participants must be 18 years of age or older. PCA club racers must be approved by PCA National.
TRACK SCHEDULE: Gates open at 7:00 AM. We start registration at 7:00am at the track on the days of the event. DON’T BE LATE: NO ONE WILL BE REGISTERED AFTER 8:00 A.M. The event schedule will be provided to you at registration.
CANCELLATIONS: No cash refunds. Cancellations received more than 14 days prior to the event will be given full credit for a future event. Cancellations received between 7 & 14 days prior to the event will receive 50% credit for a future event. Cancellations within 7 days of the event receive no credit.
CONFIRMATIONS: Registration confirmations will go out approximately two weeks prior to the event and will be sent via e-mail.

All drivers must accomplish a tech inspection on their cars before the event. Download a tech inspection form HERE. A final safety compliance inspection will be done at the track.

Contact Information
Open Lapping Registrar: Deb Bieniek
(702) 497-8195
LVR Chief Driving Instructor: Scott Mann
(805) 857-4001

Helmets must be Snell Certified SA-00 or newer. No exceptions! Long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and closed-toe shoes are required.

Las Vegas Region reserves the right to refuse any registrant and the right to remove any participant or guest during the event for violation of Las Vegas Region rules or for any improper conduct.

  • Las Vegas Open Lapping Flyer - Pdf

  • Las Vegas Open Lapping Flyer - Word

  • Las Vegas Open Lapping Registration Form - Pdf

  • Las Vegas Tech Form - Pdf

  • Las Vegas Tech Form - Word

  • Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Headquarters - Webpage

  • Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Flyer - Word

    We are fortunate to have several world class racetracks in Las Vegas. Highspeed driving events sponsored by the Las Vegas Region Porsche Club of America include in order of progression: Autocross, Driver's Ed, Time Trials, and Club Racing. These driving events are all designed to give you increased enjoyment from your Porsche and allow you to safely discover the full driving potential and high speed capabilities of your vehicle thereby allowing you to experience everything your car has to offer. Then see the national PCA site for more information about PCA Club Racing.

    In order to participate in Club Racing, the first step is to secure a PCA Membership. For upcoming driving events see the Events Calendar, the Zone 8 Events Calendar and the National Calendar. You can also subscribe to the Zone 8 Calendar to receive event information by email.

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