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World Short Track Championship


The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship is a three-day event featuring the best weekly racers in the country. The event, hosted at the Dirt Track at Charlotte (NC), Thursday, Oct. 26 to Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, will put eight divisions on center stage in pursuit of a purse in excess of $110,000. The mega-event takes place the weekend before the World of Outlaws World Finals, ensuring two weeks of can’t miss, season-ending action featuring dirt racing’s top drivers, series and divisions.

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Participating divisions at the World Short Track Championships are:

  1. DIRTcar/SECA Pro Late Models
  2. DIRTcar UMP Modifieds
  3. DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modifieds
  4. DIRTcar/SECA Pro Modifieds
  5. DIRTcar Pro-Sprints
  6. SECA Crate Sportsman
  7. MMSA Mini-Stocks
  8. FWD/Hornets

General Admission
Friday, October 27 – Adults: $25 / Children (13 & Under): FREE
Saturday, October 28 – Adults: $35 / Children (13 & Under): FREE
2-Day Grandstand: $55

Pit Admission
Thursday, October 26 – DIRTcar Member: $20 / Non-Member: $25
Friday, October 27 – DIRTcar Member: $30 / Non-Member: $35
Saturday, October 28 – DIRTcar Member: $35 / Non-Member: $40
3-Day Event Pit Pass – DIRTcar Member: $75 / Non-Member: $90

  • Any person including those age 17 or younger is welcome in the pits.
  • Age 17 and under must follow CMS minor release waiver policy. 2 signatures or notorized if not present. Form is available online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/waivers
  • Babes in arms and kids up to age six do not buy a pit pass.
  • Age 7 and above is pit pass pricing.


Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:00 p.m. Hauler line-up begins (Enter at zMAX Dragway Main Entrance, and park in west side Dragway pits.)
Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:00 a.m Pit Pass sales and registration opens
12:00 p.m. Pit gate opens
Pit shack opens
Driver registration begins and draw opens at each series trailer
Hauler load-in
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Inspection begins (Inspection Compound)
1:00 p.m. Manufacturer Row set-up
4:30 p.m. Drivers Meeting – all divisions at backstretch bleachers
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Rotating Division Hot Laps
Pro Late Models Hot Laps
NE Sportsman  Hot Laps
UMP Modifieds Hot Laps
Crate Sportsman Hot Laps
Crate Modifieds Hot Laps
Mini-Stocks Hot Laps
Pro Sprints Hot Laps
FWD/Hornets Hot Laps
10:00 p.m. Pits Close
Friday, October 27
11:00a.m Pit Pass sales and registration reopen
11:30 a.m. Pit area secured
12:00 p.m. Pit gate re-opens
2:00 p.m. Inspection open (Inspection Compound)
3:30 p.m. Drivers Meeting
4:00 p.m. Specator Gates open
4:30 p.m. Feature Division Hot Laps (GWC)
Pro Late Models Timed Hot Laps
NE Sportsman  Timed Hot Laps
UMP Modifieds Timed Hot Laps
Crate Sportsman Timed Hot Laps
Crate Modifieds Timed Hot Laps
Mini-Stocks Timed Hot Laps
Pro Sprints Timed Hot Laps
FWD/Hornets Timed Hot Laps
6:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
Racing – Heat Races
Pro Late Model 8-Lap Heats
UMP Modified 8-Lap Heats
NE Sportsman 8-Lap Heats
Crate Sportsman 6-Lap Heats
Crate Modified 6-Lap Heats
 Mini-Stock 6-Lap Heats
Pro Sprint 6-Lap Heats
FWD/Hornet 6-Lap Heats
C-Main: Late Model 10-Lap C-Main
Last Chance Showdown: 2 Hornet 8-Lap Last Chance Showdowns
All Star Invitational Features
Pro Late Model 20-Lap Feature
UMP Modified 20-Lap Feature
NE Sportsman 20-Lap Feature
FWD/Hornets Feature
10:45pm Music & Bonfire
11:00pm Track secured (Pit area remains open until 11:30am Saturday to credentialed guests.)
Saturday, October 28
12:00pm Pit Gate & Pit re-open, Pit Pass sales and registration resume
1:00pm Inspection open (Inspection Compound)
4:00pm Spectator Gates open
4:00pm Drivers Meeting
4:45pm Opening Ceremonies
5:00pm Racing – Last Chance Showdowns
Pro Late Models 8-Lap Last Chance Showdowns
NE Sportsman  10-Lap Last Chance Showdown
UMP Modifieds 8-Lap Last Chance Showdown
Monster Mini 8-Lap Last Chance Showdown
Heat Races:FWD/Hornets 6-Lap Heats
Championship Features
Pro Late Models – 30 laps
UMP Modifieds – 30 laps
NE Sportsman  – 30 laps
Victory Lane Celebration for First 2 Divisions
Crate Modifieds – 25 laps
Pro Sprints – 20 laps
Victory Lane Celebration for Next 3 Divisions
2 Hornets 8-Lap Last Chance Showdowns
Crate Sportsman – 20 laps
MMSA – Monster Minis -25 laps
Hornets – 15 laps
Victory Lane Celebration for Last 3 Divisions
END OF SHOW – Track secured
Sunday, October 29 Rainout Date
*Flex Schedule:  In an effort to maximize everyone’s experience, Charlotte Motor Speedway and World of Outlaws officials will be keeping an eye on the long-range weather forecast.  If it appears that the temperatures are going to be uncomfortably cold, we will schedule the Friday and Saturday events to begin in the late afternoon.  The hope is that this decision will be announced no later than 7 days prior to the event.
Attention competitors:  Please use the zMAX DRAGWAY Main Entrance  off of Bruton Smith Boulevard to enter pit area. VP Racing Fuel will be available on-site.  Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) rules prevail on all track procedures.  RACEceiver One-Way Communicators are mandatory.  Only tow vehicles will be allowed inside pit gate.  One ATV will be credentialed per competitor.  No riders.  CMS reserves the right to restrict the use of ATV’s.  World of Outlaws and DIRTcar regulations prevail on all mechanical, procedural, technical, and tire matters.
***Charlotte Motor Speedway reserves the right to alter show format and revise race procedures in the event of, but not limited to, ***
car count, inclement weather, challenging track conditions and/or other extenuating circumstances.