See what it’s finally like to race without the restrictions of speed limits at NOLA Motorsports Park!

New Orleans ½ Mile Shootout!! This incredible 2-DAY event will be held on September 22nd & 23rd, 2018 at the world-renowned NOLA Motorsports Park. Located only 20 minutes outside of downtown New Orleans! Come join us for 2 FULL DAYS of, side-by-side, HALF MILE racing at this rare and exclusive location. All of our participants will be given a chance to take their vehicle’s Top Speed down NOLA Motorsport Park's 5300ft straightaway and race door-to-door against the competitor of their choice!! See what it’s finally like to race without the restrictions of speed limits, on what is basically your own private racetrack in New Orleans!! This event is limited to only 135 cars per day and is sure to sell out quick!!

All Drivers will be allowed entrance to a 34,000 Sq Ft heated & cooled 2-story building with incredible views of the race. Spectators can also access this area by purchasing a VIP Ticket Pass. Pricing TBA for VIP Passes. VIP Parking & Pit Parking will also be offered. Full Bar will also be available to those over 21 years of age who aren't racing in addition to food concessions.

Host Hotel Info:



  • When/Where

    Sep 22 & 23, 2018
    NOLA Motorsports Park
    11075 Nicolle Boulevard
    Avondale, LA 70094
  • Spectators & Pit Passes

    Pricing TBA!

  • Drivers

    Early Bird Rate BEFORE JUNE 23
    • $250 - Day Pass
    • $450 - 2 Day Pass
    Standard Rate
    • $275 - Day Pass
    • $500 - 2 Day Pass
  • Vehicle Classes

    Award Classes: (based off vehicle trap speeds)

    • Overall Exotic/Import
    • Overall Domestic
    • AWD
    • Naturally Aspirated
    • RWD
    • FWD
    • Manual Transmission
    • 4 Door
    • Heavyweight – Vehicle curb weight must be greater than 4k lbs (Curb Weight based off OEM Manufacturer’s Ratings)
  • Spectator Tickets

    Spectator tickets purchased on-site are cash only in addition to all merchandise!

    We do not limit spectator ticket sales!

    Spectators must provide their own tents and chairs.

  • Race Format

    • Event is limited to 135 cars per day, no motorcycles
    • All races will be started from a dig or a roll and will be run, side by side, for a full half mile
    • Unlimited number of runs. You will only be restricted by the turnover time that each run takes
    • All drivers will be required to wear SA2010+ helmets
    • Speeds will be recorded with a dual-lane speed trap system.
    • 1/4 and 1/2 Mile Speeds Recorded.
    • Catered lunch included for all drivers

Event Schedule

  • Driver Check-In/Tech Inspection

  • Staging Begins For Drivers/First Run of the Day

  • Gates Open To Spectators

  • Break For Lunch

  • Last Run Of The Day

  • Gates Close