Category: Speedway Competition News

DAVE REED AND CRAIG RAUDMAN ANNOUNCE FAIRWELL TOUR

From SRLSouthwesttour.com Craig Raudman began his racing career at Shasta Speedway (CA) in 1980 in the Street Stock Division. In 2019, Raudman will participate in his last full-time effort, for Dave Reed Racing (DRR), in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series presented by Lucas Oil.  In a career that will span &helip;

Competition Schedule: 3/9/19

March 9th Competition schedule.   Click story to view and to access a Downloadable PDF: 2019 Oval schedule 3_9

Competitor News: 2/27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The 2019 NASCAR season is quickly approaching. In two weeks, Irwindale Speedway will host the NASCAR Season Opener March 9th, 2019. All competitors wishing to renew their NASCAR license and car number, now have the ability do pick up the renewal form from Irwindale Speedway’s event office. &helip;

Charles Myers Joins Irwindale Speedway and Dragstrip

Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway appoints Charles Myers to the Position of Dragstrip Manager and NASCAR Technical Director. “We are extremely excited to have Charles Myers join us at Irwindale Speedway. His experience in NHRA racing, and passion for all things automotive, adds to the culture that we are looking to bring &helip;

MARCH 30 K&N PRO SERIES PLUS NOD AND SAUGUS SPEEDWAY RENUION

Irwindale, CA – The K&N Pro Series, West division will make its return to the famed Irwindale Speedway on March 30, 2019 for the NAPA Auto Parts 150.  Joining the night will be a few extra activities that will help bring a full evening of entertainment to the automotive entertainment &helip;

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET – By Tim Kennedy

Monrovia, CA, Jan. 12 – The Irwindale Speedway 2018 season championship awards banquet took place here Saturday in the main ballroom of the Marriott Courtyard Hotel on Huntington Drive. A capacity crowd of 170 persons honored the achievements of seven Irwindale Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Racing Series champions and four &helip;

Jan 26 – Night of Destruction – Competition Schedule

Attention Racers for Jan 26th Night of Destruction. The competition Schedule is below…

Jan 26th – Night of Destruction

Attention Night of Destruction Enduro division racers – We will use the 2018 regular season rules for the Jan 26th Enduro division.  There will be a minimum weight of 2500 lbs without driver allowed. New 2019 rules will be announced at that race and will include a spec tire rule. &helip;

Irwindale Speedway and Drag Strip Announces 2019 Schedule

Irwindale , CA – 2019 will host the 20th year anniversay at the popular Irwindale Speedway, LA County’s only half mile paved oval speedway and 1/8 mile dragstrip. NASCAR will return on the 2nd Saturday of each month from March through Oct with the Whelen All American Race Series schedule. &helip;

IRWINDALE “N of D” & SW TOUR TRUCKS – By Tim Kennedy

by Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Dec. 1 – Irwindale Speedway and LKQ Pick Your Part presented the 19th oval track event of the first season under co-promoters Tim Huddleston and Bob Bruncati Saturday. The seventh “Night of Destruction” full complement of popular events and the season finale for the touring &helip;

EARLY RESULTS 12-1 Night of Destruction

Trailer Race   NASCAR POS CAR NO DRIVER LISCENSE CLASSIFICATION POINTS TOTAL 1 16 Robbie Salcido 50 2 7 Robert Rice 48 3 176 Cheryl Hyland 46 4 3 Cody Pearlstein 44 5 4 Daniel Souto 42 6 50 Robert John Rice 40 7 89 Todd Paperny 38 8 25 &helip;

Competition Schedule: Dec 1 Night of Destruction

Competition Schedule below and for those asking, Skid Plates ARE going to run, I just missed them on the flier with everything else we have going on that night. -Kevin

ATTENTION ALL COMPETITORS/RACERS

November 15, 2018 Irwindale Speedway and Irwindale Dragstrip Competitors: Effective immediately no tow vehicles such as golf carts, quads, motorcycles etc. will be allowed in any portion of the property without a Certificate of Liability Insurance providing $5,000,000 in General Liability Insurance on file for that specific vehicle. The Certificate &helip;

SAVE THE DATE – Saturday Jan. 12th Irwindale Speedway Banquet

Wow, what a year. It’s hard to believe that the 2018 racing season is quickly coming to an end. Maybe because we got such a late jump this year. To honor and celebrate our racing family, our competitors and our CHAMPIONS, Irwindale Speedway will be hosting the 2018 NASCAR and &helip;

Mobil 1 on The Grid

Mobil 1 On the Grid stopped in a few months ago to check out and feature our Night of Destruction.  After a couple of months in post production, we are proud to showcase our segment On the Grid.  

DAVEY HAMILTON, JR. READYING FOR KING OF THE WING AT IRWINDALE, KERN

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (October 29, 2018) – 2016 King of the Wing National Champion Davey Hamilton, Jr. will return to Irwindale Speedway and Bakersfield’s Kern County Raceway Park this weekend driving Glenn Hutchison’s #8 Winged Sprint Car.  Saturday and Sunday’s events serve as the series finale for 2018.   Hamilton, the &helip;

Entry Blank for Enduro National 100

To enter the Nov 3rd Enduro National 100, please complete and return the entry blank.  

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: 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.

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;

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.

How Was Your Night? August 18th



Marv Keller Photos from 8-18 event

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