Hamilton Speeds During Open Wheel Showdown Drills

LAS VEGAS — The highly anticipated opening Thursday night of the Riskon360 Open Wheel Showdown saw winged sprint cars and supermodifieds begin on-track action in search of record paydays at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 14 sprint car, running an 11.887-second lap on the .375-mile oval at 113.579 mph average. Hamilton led the nearly 50 sprint cars that took times throughout the two lightning-fast practice sessions. You can’t be full throttle, but you’re living on the edge in these cars here,” Hamilton said. “I went up and watched the other sprint cars go around the track – I couldn’t believe this is what I do for a living.

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