Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
9/18/19 10:15 p.m.

Think you have what it takes? 8 days, 8 tracks, 18 events and 3500 miles: The 2020 route for the Tire Rack One Lap of America presented by Grassroots Motorsports has been announced and is listed below. We've included a map to give you an idea of just how massive this event will be. 

  • Day 1: The day starts at Tire Rack Headquarters in Indiana, Saturday May 2
  • Day 2: Memphis Motorsports Park in Tennessee, Sunday May 3
  • Day 3: Eagles Canyon Raceway in Texas, Monday May 4
  • Day 4: NOLA Motorsports Park in Louisiana, Tuesday May 5
  • Day 5: Road Atlanta in Georgia, Wednesday May 6
  • Day 6: VIRginia International Raceway in Virginia, Thursday May 7
  • Day 7: Nelson Ledges in Ohio, Friday May 8th
  • Day 8: Return to Tire Rack Headquarters in Indiana, Saturday, May 9th

Interested? You can sign up here

The 2020 Tire Rack One Lap of America is presented by Grassroots Motorsports, BRM Chronographes, Aluminum Shapes, G-Force Racing Gear, National Auto Sport Association and Odyssey Battery.


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jmc14 Reader
9/18/19 10:24 p.m.

I was trying to find the 2020 schedule just the other day.  I want to run it in the car that I've just built.  

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
9/18/19 10:25 p.m.

In reply to jmc14 :

 Cool! What did you build? 

jmc14 Reader
9/18/19 10:34 p.m.

A Cheetah inspired roadster.   I built a space frame for C4 Vette suspension and made the body.  I just got it on the road.  It's 1840lbs wet with a SBC.  I have an LS engine and can get the weight lower.  Of course I would need to safety prep the car for competition.

The body in the picture is how it came out of the molds. It's not painted yet.  I laid the stripe out with Duct Tape to see if I like it.

Jordan Rimpela
Jordan Rimpela Digital Editor
9/19/19 8:02 a.m.

That's pretty awesome. Thanks for sharing. 

chandler PowerDork
9/19/19 8:21 a.m.

Woohoo!!! Nelson Ledges!!

WhiteZombie New Reader
9/19/19 8:26 p.m.

Anybody know what it costs to enter?  I want to say previous years it was around $1000 to enter, plus fuel/food/accommodations obviously.  A buddy of mine seems very interested and I've wanted to run my car in it for years, just never had a willing or skilled co-driver.  

spacecadet Dork
9/19/19 9:32 p.m.

In reply to WhiteZombie :

not sure where you got $1000 from but it's $3000 at this time and your budget for gas, hotels, cheap tires and other consumables for the week should bring the total budget including the entry fee to $5-6k at minimum for a very cheap and economical platform. 

sleepyhead the buffalo
sleepyhead the buffalo Mod Squad
9/20/19 12:51 a.m.

In reply to spacecadet :

I’m pretty sure it was $2k back in 2009, and I think $2500 in 2011?  It’s been $3k, though since 2015 iirc.

spacecadet Dork
9/20/19 12:54 p.m.

In reply to sleepyhead the buffalo :

Now you guys talking about another price increase makes even more sense. 

docwyte UltraDork
9/22/19 9:23 a.m.

In 2007 I think the entry fee was $2500.  Back then we spent $6000 to run between the entry fee, tires, food, hotels, gas, etc, etc, etc.

rustybugkiller HalfDork
9/22/19 12:58 p.m.

In reply to chandler :

Yes, Nelson finally deserves a Woohoo!

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