Event Details

New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon NH

Oct 23 - Oct 24, 2021 / Entry Deadline: October 09, 2021
Halloween Hooptiefest



All-access spectator passes can be purchased for $30 at the gate. Kids under 16 are free. If you will be touching a race car, you must be preregistered on a team as driver or crew. Please review the Covid rules below. 

Details will be emailed to you and your team members the week before the race. To be eligible to reserve a garage, your team fees must be paid. PLEASE DO NOT BUG US ABOUT GARAGES BEFORE RECEIVING THIS EMAIL! Nick will effin' murder you, he $&%^$ swears.

Organized and operated by NHMS (not Lemons). Sign up at gate when you arrive or contact Kelsie Leonard KLeonard@nhms.com 603-513-5734 to sign up ahead of time or get more info.

All rookies must watch the Virtual Rookie Meeting

Thursday, 21 Oct 2021
3pm-10pm: Gates open for early arrival and setup

Friday, 22 Oct 2021
7am: Gates open
11am-5pm: BS & Tech at the track. Teams are assigned specific tech times. That's your time: No changes. The tech schedule is here.
11am-5pm: Gear tech
TBA: Optional Friday Test Day organized and operated by NHMS.
5:30-6:30: Track Walk (no motorized vehicles)
9pm: Gate registration closes. Armbands only allowed through gate.

Saturday, 23 October 2021
7am: Gate registration open
9am: Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
9:30am: Grid time--show up soon!
10am-5pm: Race Session I
8pm: Gate registration close (no arm band, no entry)

Sunday, 24 October 2021
7am: Gate registration opens
9am-4:30pm: Race Session II
5pm: Awards
7pm: Gates close

•At this time, we will be enforcing the following. If there are changes, they will be posted here first. 
•Maintain six feet of social distance from anyone not on your team
•Stay home if you have symptoms
•Tell Lemons officials immediately if you have symptoms on site  

•Paddock parking is first-come, first served.
•Optional rental garages for this event are handled by Lemons--check the top of this page for info.
•Other special reserved parking (RV hookups, luxury condos) are handled by the track--contact them directly for info.
•Paddock spaces are typically around 20x40.' If you have vehicles that won't fit in that box, be prepared to park in lots outside the main paddock.
•The timing tower is off limits--please keep out. 

•All Drivers and Crew must check in at the gate, sign the Lemons waiver, and get a Participant wristband before entering.
•Spectators--review the spectator info above.
•Drivers must check in separately with a valid street license at Lemons HQ in the paddock to get a Driver wristband (Crew members only need the Participant wristband obtained at the gate).
•Drivers can get their wristbands anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's assigned car tech time. HQ will be open during tech and race hours.

•Your team's BS/Car Tech time will be assigned. Check the schedule above for your team's time.
•Complete your tech sheet BEFORE coming to BS/Car Tech.
•Once you have completed BS/Car Tech, turn in your completed tech sheet to Lemons HQ and you will get your team packet.

Wear your full safety gear, including head-and-neck restraint, to gear tech
•Gear Tech takes place during regular tech hours. You can show up anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's assigned car tech time. If you miss it, just go the Penalty Box for a onesy-twosy inspection.
•Drivers can get their gear teched anytime--you don't have to wait for your team's tech time. Check the schedule above for Gear Tech times.

•Fueling will be in the hot pits (and track pumps). No fueling in your paddock space during the race.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be in full safety gear.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be a registered driver or crew member--no spectators.
•Bring your supplies up, fuel the car, and take it all away. No staging of fuel or gear.
•There are no assigned hot-pit spots.
•Don't park support vehicles near the fuel area.
•Kill switch off; no one in car; drip pan in place; and a dedicated extinguisher person are all mandatory while fueling.
•Only fueling, driver change, windshield cleaning, and cool-suit ice changes allowed in the hot pit. For everything else (tire pressure, fluid checks, engine swaps) go to the paddock.
•Full gear is not required at track pumps, but no one can be in the car and the kill switch must be off.

•Don't forget to check in at tech if you are running Yokohama tires on your race car. Once you check in, you'll be entered in the Road Mangler LM cup, which gives you a chance to win a free set of Yokos. 
•If you want to run Yokohamas but don't know what'll work for Lemons, they've set up a handy page with a couple of the most popular choices. 

Pits and Paddock

Pits and Paddock

Camping: NHMS charges $25 per night, collected at the gate.
Optional Rental Garages: Rental garages become available to fully paid teams the week of the race. All registered racers will get an email before they're released. Nick will add $20 to your garage-rental fee every time you bug him about garages prior to that announcement. It's a thing.
BBQs: Gas grills only, BBQs allowed in garages
Bathrooms, Showers, Running Water: Yes, Yes, Yes
Electrical Hookups: Yes--first come / first served in paddock
Quiet Hours: No race motors 7:30pm-8am
Fuel Sold Onsite: 93-oct min
Pit Vehicles: Allowed in infield areas only; all operators must be licensed. (Only street-licensed and -insured vehicles may exit the tunnel.)
No skateboards, hoverboards, or razor-type scooters