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Legal Street Racing Returns to Speedway

Legal Street Racing Returns to Speedway

An annual effort to reduce street racing danger hits The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the end of the month.

MOPAR Midnight Mayhem will take place for a 12th year from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. June 28. It is open to any street-legal vehicle and any licensed driver.

Entry fee is $15 to race or ride along, and $5 admission for spectators. Restricted-area passes also are available for $15.

For more information, call 632-8213 or visit www.LVMS.com.

Friday, June 28 – Mopar Midnight Mayhem

Three Square Receives Significant Hot Dog Donation

Three Square Receives Significant Hot Dog Donation
Smithfield Foods donated 40,000 pounds of hot dogs to the Three Square food bank in a ceremony Thursday morning at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 

EDC Access Still Available -- For a Price

EDC Access Still Available -- For a Price

 

Although tickets for next month’s Electric Daisy Carnival are sold out, a handful of high-dollar experiences are still available to get fans into the music festival.

Festival organizers say purchasing a VIP table experience from Marquee Nightclub is the last chance for fans to gain access to the festival, which will be held June 21-23 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Attendees 21 and older can take part in Marquee VIP viewing decks overlooking the main stages, known as Circuit Grounds and Kinetic Field. The VIP area is billed as an upscale nightlife escape complete with a private bar and lounge area.

Emerging Talent Sought for EDC

Emerging Talent Sought for EDC

 

The sold-out Electric Daisy Carnival is looking to add to its lineup of talent for next month’s event.

Insomniac, which organizes the EDC, is promoting the development of emerging dance music talent through what it calls the Discovery Project for the June 21-23 festival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Beginning in 2012 in conjunction with the Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas, the Discovery Project has provided emerging electronic dance music talent with the opportunity to gain exposure by playing at one of Insomniac’s festivals. Winners for the EDC, Vegas competition will perform on June 21 and 22.

Speedway, Concert Promoter Host Charity Event

Speedway, Concert Promoter Host Charity Event

 

A local charity and the organizer of the Electric Daisy Carnival are combining to hose a charity golf tournament next month.

The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities will host its annual golf tournament, Drive For Charity Presented By Insomniac on June 10 at TPC Las Vegas.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. followed by a scramble shotgun start at 8 a.m.

Foursomes cost $800 and include golf for four, cart, unlimited range balls, continental breakfast, awards lunch, golf shirt and gift bag. Single registration is $200 and includes the same goodies.

TPC Las Vegas is located at 9851 Canyon Run Drive in Las Vegas.

To register, call Paulette Anderson at (702) 632-8242 or e-mail SCC LV at panderson@lvms.com.

Specialized Units Featured in Metro's First Tuesday

Specialized Units Featured in Metro's First Tuesday

 

Metro Police will be opening the doors of their area commands Tuesday for the First Tuesday meetings.

This month's meetings will have a unique focus. Metro's specialized units will be assigned to the eight different area commands. The Air Support Unit will be at the Southeast and Northeast Area Commands.

Other assignments:

  • Convention Center Area Command: Crime Scene Investigation
  • Downtown Area Command: K-9
  • Northwest Area Command: S.W.A.T.
  • South Central Area Command: Crime Scene Investigation
  • Enterprise Area Command: ARMOR
  • Bolden Area Command: S.W.A.T.

The units will talk about their specialized efforts to fight crime in the Las Vegas valley. The event starts at 7 p.m. After talking about the assigned topic, citizens will be able to talk to their local police officers about what is going on in their neighborhood.

Tickets to EDC Sold Out

Tickets to EDC Sold Out

 

Organizers of the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival announced Monday that tickets for the show set for June are sold out.

Producers said that 345,000 people are expected at the three-day event, being held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The electronic dance music festival, which is being held June 21 through the 23, includes theatrical performers, art displays and amusement rides.

There will also be pool parties, nightclub events and a music business conference at several properties on the Strip in the days leading up to the festival.

For information on parties, hotel rooms and travel packages, go to electricdaisycarnival.com