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2024 5th Annual Carolina Clash Presented by HMS Motorsports

Friday, March 29, 2024 Results – Heats, E and D Mains

Saturday, March 30, 2024 Results – C, B, A Mains

Race Day Information and Schedule

Registration fees are $50 per car and can only be completed online. Registration ends on Sunday 3/24 at 11:59pm. Register Here

Late registration: To register after online registration has closed, you must email Elisha James( Late registrants will start at the tail of the heat race(s) and receive no passing points (only points for finishing position). The cost for late registration is $60 per car. We are only able to accept online payments for late registrations. You will receive instructions for how to pay.

  • NOTE: There are no refunds for no shows. Refunds are available if cancellations are made by Wednesday 3/27 at 11:59pm. Please email

Race Day Format

  • Heat race starting positions will be determined by electronic pill draw via scoring software.
  • Starting positions in all lower mains and A-mains will be determined by heat race passing points.
  • If over 12 cars are registered in a competitive class, lower mains will be run, top 6 in points from heats will transfer to the A-mains. 
  • If over 8 cars are registered in a rookie class, lower mains will be run, top 4 in points from heats will transfer to the A-mains. 

Race Order 

1. Mod World8. Unrestricted Animal
2. Junior Honda9. Blue Rookie
3. Senior Honda10. Jr. 160
4. Heavy Honda11. Light 160
5. Red Rookie12. Heavy 160
6. Junior Animal13. Light World Formula
7. Senior Animal14. Heavy World Formula

Heat Races will stop on Friday night at the completion of the Heavy 160 heats or by 8:30pm.
Mod World will run their A main at 8:30pm on Friday night or at the completion of the Heavy 160 heats. 
Subject to change based on weather and car counts.

Lap Counts

HeatsLower MainsA-Mains
All Others202540

Time Limits

Time Limits applies to all classes, subject to change at the discretion of the NCQMA BOD
The clock will be stopped for red flags only
Heats Lower Mains A-Mains
15 minutes15 minutes No time Limit

Tech Information 

  • We will follow the 2024 NASCAR Youth Series rule book for this event. 
  • Tires will be marked after heat races. Marked tires must be used in A-mains. If lower main is required, additional tires may be used however the marked tires must be raced in the A-main. No right side tires may be changed during an A main event unless the tire is damaged or flat due to an incident during the race or warm up. Everyone must run A-35’s.
  • Engines will be painted throughout heat races at the scale house. You are responsible for ensuring your engine is painted
  • Fuel Station – Fuel must be purchased on Thursday 3/28, Friday 3/29 or Saturday 3/30. Pilot Travel Center at 985 Peeler Road, Salisbury, NC 28147 (Exit 71 off I-85) 87 Octane 
  • Raceceiver Channel: 1165
  • All drivers and handlers  must be a Nascar Youth Series member to participate in the Carolina Clash. If you are not a member, you will need to complete the membership process prior to sign ins.


  • Parking for non-NCQMA members will begin on Thursday 3/28 at 3pm. Any NCQMA members with paid parking spaces, may park at any time prior to. 
  • Please do not park in any spot with a name painted on it. These spots are paid spots reserved by NCQMA members. A parking map will be released on our telegram closer to the date. 
  • Any parking spot without a name is available on a first come, first serve basis. All our electric spots are sold spots.  Be sure to plan to bring your own electric and water if needed.

Practice Day Rules

  • The track will be closed for practice starting Sunday, March 24th at 5pm and will reopen Friday, March 29th for controlled practice at 9am. 
  • Friday Practice is free. Practice is controlled with (1) 90 second rounds.  

Hotel Information 

  • Quality Inn 825 Klumac Rd, Salisbury, NC 704-633-5777
  • Hampton Inn- Salisbury, NC 1001 Klumac Road (704) 637-8000
  • Courtyard – 120 Marriott Cir., Salisbury, NC 28144  (704) 680-9201
  • Holiday Inn Express:   125 Marriott Cir., Salisbury, NC 28144 (704) 314-4100

Race Day Food Options 

This year we will have two vendors on the grounds both Friday and Saturday. Vendors offer a variety of foods. There are also several fast food restaurants at exits before and after the track on 85. 

Other Information 

We gladly welcome bikes, scooters, etc. We do have a great place for the kids to ride. They are not allowed to ride them inside any fenced in areas, on the track, pit road, or the hot shute until all racing is complete.  However, children must wear helmets at all times when on a bike, scooter, etc. This rule is non-negotiable. Children may not play in the area behind the tower. It is an unsafe area that does not have adequate adult supervision. If you see children playing there, please remind them that this is a no play zone area.

We will be using the telegram app to push out communication during race day: 

Telegram Link