2023 Protek RC Midwest Nitro Challenge

Event Information

The Event

St. Louis Dirtburners is proud to be hosting the 2023 edition of the legendary Midwest Nitro Challenge on August 18-20, 2023. Brought to you by the St. Louis Dirtburners, home of the Midwest's best off-road RC racing action, and some of the best companies in the industry once again in 2023.

2023 Sponsors

  • Protek RC
  • Team Associated
  • Boom Graphics
  • Vision Racing Products
  • Boca Bearings

What to Expect

  • Once again, our track will be professionally designed and built.
  • FREE T-shirts to all pre-paid participants (1 shirt per driver). *FRIENDS AND FAMILY PAYMENT IS REQUIRED OR PAYMENT WILL BE REJECTED*
  • Entry Fee: $40 first class, $30 second class, $20 each additional class. *CASH ONLY IF NOT PRE-PAID*
  • 12 car mains, 2 bump-ups.
  • 300 ENTRY LIMIT - Sign up early!
  • Awards will be given to TQ and Top 3 of each class.
  • NO chassis-sponsored drivers allowed in Sportsman classes.
  • Heats will be re-sorted after each round of qualifying.
  • 30 minute Nitro A-mains, 10-minute Electric 1/8 A-mains, 8-minute 1/10 A-main
  • RV and Trailer parking is available.
  • Personal transponders are required. (All except black MRT transponders are compatible)
  • Door and raffle prizes will be offered.

The Facility

Our world class outdoor facility has a large 100ft x 200ft track and a 24ft x 76ft driver's stand, which includes fans, an integrated timing office and pit area outfitted with a monitor to promote team race awareness during intense nitro mains. In addition, Dirtburners offers ADA amenities such as handicap parking, 90 foot long wheelchair access ramp and a wheelchair compatible drivers stand. Please reach out to Dirtburners on our Facebook page or the contact # for RV and trailer parking.

Follow the Live Action

Live Scoring, Chat and Results: https://stlouisdirtburners.liverc.com/live/

Live Stream via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StLouisDirtBurners/

Sponsors
Track Details
Track Name St. Louis Dirt Burners
Address
2330 Marshall Road
Kirkwood, MO, US 63122
Map
Contact Ken Schueler
Phone (314) 471-9054
Website http://www.dirtburners.org
Hobby Shop No
Event Flyer Click Here
Hotel Info Best Western of Kirkwood
1200 S Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO, 63122, US
Phone: 314-821-3950

Days Inn - Lindbergh Boulevard
3654 S Lindbergh Blvd (Watson & Lindbergh)
St. Louis, MO, 63127 US
Phone: 314-821-3000

Dates & Times
Start End
Open Practice 08/18/23 4:00 PM 08/18/23 11:00 PM
Controlled Practice 08/19/23 7:00 AM 08/19/23 8:00 AM
Qualifiers 08/19/23 8:30 AM Depends on entries
Mains 08/20/23 8:30 AM Depends on entries
Track Amenities
* Bathrooms * Camping Allowed
* Electricity * Lap Counting System
* Lighted Track * Outdoor Offroad
* Pets Allowed * Televisions
* Trailers Allowed
Event Cost
1st Class $40.00 USD
2nd Class $30.00 USD
3rd Class $20.00 USD
Qual Type Qual Points
Entry Details
Deadline 08/19/23 8:00 AM EST
Limit 300
Remaining FILLING FAST!
Classes - Nitro Offroad
Name Qualifiers A Main B Main C Main D Main Lower
1/8 Sportsman Nitro Buggy INFO / RULES

NO Chassis Sponsors

5 min 30 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 Nitro Truck 5 min 30 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 Expert Nitro Buggy 5 min 30 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 Pro Nitro Truck 5 min 30 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 40+ Nitro Buggy 5 min 30 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/10 Gas Truck 5 min 20 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
Classes - Electric Offroad
Name Qualifiers A Main B Main C Main D Main Lower
1/8 Sportsman Electric Buggy INFO / RULES

NO Chassis Sponsors

5 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/10 Open 5 min 8 min 5 min 5 min 5 min 5 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 Expert Electric Buggy 5 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 Electric Truck 5 min 10 min 7 min 7 min 7 min 7 min
3 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 10 car mains + 2 Bumps.

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