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9-22 Speedway Race Results

Results of Sharky’s Spec Late Models – Main Event Pos PIC No. Name Class Laps Total Tm Diff Gap Avg. Speed Best Tm Best Speed In Lap Car/Bike Reg Nat/State Sponsor Points 1 1 43 Kenny Smith Spec Late Models 25 8:45.897 85.568 20.560 87.549 9 85549bd0 Oak Hills 0 &helip;

COMPETITION SCHEDULE: 9/22

  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018    (Sunset 6:55pm) 9:30AM                                          CREDENTIALS OPEN 10:00AM                                        PIT GATE OPENS 10:30AM – 12:00PM                       OPTIONAL PRACTICE ($100 PER CAR)   PRACTICE 1:00PM – 1:10PM                           JR LATE MODEL PRACTICE 1:10PM – 1:20PM                           INEX LEGENDS PRACTICE 1:20PM – 1:30PM                           ENDURO PRACTICE 1:30PM – 1:40PM                           IRWINDALE RACE TRUCK PRACTICE 1:40PM &helip;

COMPETITION NEWS: JUNIOR LATE MODELS

ATTENTION JUNIOR LATE MODEL COMPETITORS:  Due to the cancellation of Friday Night practice, there will be NO Jr. Late Model Races on Friday.  Instead a DOUBLE POINTS finale will be held on Saturday 9/22/18. Thank you

Competition News: Stock Car Practice

Attention ALL Stock Car racers.  Due to the filming on site this week, there will be NO practice prior to the Sept 22nd race day.  Both Thursday night and Friday night are film nights.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

ATTENTION SUMMIT SERIES RACERS

ATTENTION SUMMIT SERIES RACERS If you are planning to join Team Irwindale at the ET Finals in Las Vegas on October 4 -7 please contact the Speedway Office at 626.38.1100 and ask for or leave a message for Bob Klein.   We will need your name, class, car #, shirt &helip;

5 DIVISIONS, 6 MAINS @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Sept. 8 – The NASCAR event at Irwindale Speedway Saturday featured five divisions and six main events on the half and third-mile ovals. Almost 4,000 spectators witnessed 190 laps of close competition on First Responders & Military Appreciation Night presented by Whelen Engineering. Twin 40-lap late model main &helip;

NO RACING 9/6

REMINDER: THERE IS NO DRAG RACING OR SPEEDWAY PRACTICE SEPT 6TH DUE TO THE FILMING PROJECT ON SITE.  THANK YOU.

Sept 8th – Competition Schedule

First Responder & Military Appreciation Night presented by Whelen Engineering   SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2018      (Sunset 7:10pm) 12:00PM                                        CREDENTIALS OPEN 12:30PM                                        PIT GATE OPENS   PRACTICE 1:30PM – 1:40PM                           INEX LEGENDS PRACTICE 1:40PM – 1:50PM                          SUPER STOCK PRACTICE 1:50PM – 2:05PM                           IRWINDALE RACE TRUCK/SHARKY’S LATE MODEL PRACTICE 2:05PM – &helip;

IRWINDALE “N of D” & NASCAR LATE MODEL TWIN-35s – By Tim Kennedy

  Irwindale, CA., Sept. 1 – NASCAR Late Model twin-35-lap features and the “Night of Destruction VI” presented by LKQ Pick Your Part were co-featured attractions Saturday at Irwindale Speedway. Throw in a ten-minute post-racing aerial fireworks show and the event lured almost 7,000 spectators to the track on a &helip;

Through the lens of Sal

Sal Sigala is a regular at Motorsports events. From NASCAR, NHRA and even some Supercross, Sal joins us regularly to shoot some great photos!

Late Night Race Results 9-1-18

  IS PYP Night of Destruction 1/2 mi 1/2 mile Results of Pick Your Part Late Models – Main Event #1   Pos PIC No. Name Class Laps Total Tm Diff Gap Avg. Speed Best Tm Best Speed In Lap Car/Bike Reg Nat/State Sponsor Points 1 1 50 Trevor Huddleston &helip;

9-1 Competition Schedule

 NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION Sept 1, 2018 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018    (Sunset 7:19pm) 12:30PM                                     CREDENTIALS OPEN 1:00PM                                       PIT GATE OPENS                                                                 PRACTICE 2:30PM – 2:40PM                     ENDURO PRACTICE 2:40PM – 2:55PM                     LKQ PICK YOUR PART LATE MODEL PRACTICE 2:55PM – 3:05PM                     FIGURE 8 3:05PM – 3:15PM                     &helip;

Race Preview 9/1/18

This weekend at Irwindale Speedway will feature a Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part.  Taking the main stage to open the night and hoping that they are the one exception to the “destruction” part of the night, the LKQ Pick Your Part Late Models will roll out &helip;

COMPETITION NEWS: REMINDER ABOUT STOCK CAR PRACTICE 8/30 AND 8/31

REMINDER!!!!!!! COMPETITOR SCHEDULE: OVAL PRACTICE 8/31 Due to other scheduled events, there will be NO FRIDAY NIGHT practice on AUGUST 31st.  There WILL BE August 30th Stock Car practice from 5PM-9PM.  Pricing will be $200 for 1/2 mile and $100 for 1/3 mile.

One More Thursday remains before a break in Thursday Night Thunder

There’s just one Thursday remaining before Thursday Night Thunder, LA’s 1/8th mile “run what you brung” drag strips nights at Irwindale Speedway take a three week break.  Many attendees have noticed that there is a large TV Production compound which has popped up in the parking area over the last &helip;

Tim’s Kennedy’s Race Report – 8/19

LUCAS OIL MODS + NASCAR (5 SERIES, 6 MAINS) – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Aug. 18 – Lucas Oil Modifieds and NASCAR All-American Racing collaborated Saturday in a multi-series event for the only time this season at the Irwindale Speedway half-mile. The result was a five division, six main &helip;

How Was Your Night? August 18th



Marv Keller Photos from 8-18 event

Marv captured the action from the pits and at Victory Lane.

Competition News: Practice Schedule 9/7

Attention Competitors: Due other to scheduled events on the property, practice on Sept 7th will be ending promptly at 8:30pm. Practice hours will be 4:30pm – 8:30pm.

Competition News: Practice 8/31

COMPETITOR SCHEDULE: OVAL PRACTICE 8/31 Due to other scheduled events, there will be NO FRIDAY NIGHT practice on AUGUST 31st.  There WILL BE August 30th Stock Car practice from 5PM-9PM.  Pricing will be $200 for 1/2 mile and $100 for 1/3 mile.

SUMMIT ET – PRO BIKE

POS Driver Car # Bonus Race #1 Race #2 Race #3 Race #4 Race #5 Race #6 Total 1 Troy Gonzales  G790 100 64 85 33 85 33 400 2 Bruce Lee 7671 100 33 64 85 85 33 400 3 Noah Penright 7846 100 85 64 43 33 64 &helip;

Photos by Marv 8-4-18

Photo Action from Marv Keller during the August 4th night.          

IRWINDALE – 6 DIVISIONS, 7 MAIN EVENTS — By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Aug. 4 – More than 2,000 spectators at Irwindale Speedway watched six divisions race seven main events Saturday during NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action presented by K & N Engineering. Three series used the half-mile and three used the third-mile. The 55 cars present faced 215 laps of &helip;

COMPETITOR SCHEDULE FOR 8-18

WHELEN ALL AMERICAN RACE SERIES “RACE FOR HOPE” plus LUCAS OIL MODIFIEDS PRESENTED BY FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018                    (Sunset 7:38pm) 12:00PM                                                     CREDENTIALS OPEN 12:00PM    &helip;

LOW BUDGET TV CAPTURES MONSTER TRUCK ACTION

Low Budget TV was on hand to capture the Monster Truck Action during our June 1t6th Night of Destruction.  Tommy and Jeffrey keep a busy schedule while working the microphone and capturing the father/son duo of Rick and Erik Swanson in Obsession and Obsessed.

7-28-18 IRWINDALE “N of D” + TRUCKS – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Jul. 28 – The sixth “Night of Destruction” of 2018 at Irwindale Speedway attracted a crowd of almost 6,000 fans of on-track smashing and bashing. The three-hour entertaining seven event program (including a drifting exhibition) had six races. Racing started at 7:00 pm with an unplanned crash that &helip;

3-10-18 RACING IN THE RAIN @ IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY – By Tim Kennedy

RACING IN THE RAIN @ IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Mar. 10 – First there was the 1952 movie musical “Singing in the Rain” starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor. On Saturday Irwindale Speedway presented auto racing in the rain from start to finish for &helip;

3-24-18 IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY 2018 NASCAR SEASON OPENER – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY 2018 NASCAR SEASON OPENER – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Mar. 24 – The 19th NASCAR Whelen All-American Series opener, presented by the City of Irwindale, ran seven main events Saturday from 7:00 to 9:40 pm at Irwindale Speedway. Twin 30-lap features for the LKQ Pick Your Part Late &helip;

4-21-18 IRWINDALE HOSTS 6 DIVISIONS & 7 MAIN EVENTS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE HOSTS 6 DIVISIONS & 7 MAIN EVENTS – By Tim Kennedy IRWINDALE HOSTS 6 DIVISIONS & 7 MAIN EVENTS – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Apr. 21 – Irwindale Speedway staged the fourth oval track race night Saturday under the new promotional team led by three-time IS late model &helip;

4-28-18 IRWINDALE “NIGHT of DESTRUCTION II” – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE “NIGHT of DESTRUCTION II” – By Tim Kennedy IRWINDALE “NIGHT of DESTRUCTION II” – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Apr. 28 – Irwindale Speedway and LKQ Pick Your Part presented the third “Night of Destruction” of 2018 Saturday. An almost capacity crowd near 6,000 fans of unique motor- sports &helip;