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Irwindale NASCAR Night– 5 Divisions, 6 Mains – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., May 11 – The third 2019 Irwindale Speedway “NASCAR Night” had five divisions in action and six main events Saturday on the half and third-mile ovals and Figure 8 course. “Youth Baseball Night” had numerous youngsters in their team uniforms among the estimated 1,800 spectators present on Mother’s &helip;

Schedule NASCAR Whelen All American Night 5-11-19

Irwindale Speedway    Youth Baseball Night  Saturday May 11 , 2019    Click 5-11 schedule for Printable PDF.   Credentials                                                                   &helip;

The Hoonigan Burnyard Bash Returns May 4th

Check it out. The Hoonigans are back again, but they are changing things up.  With a limited number of opportunities to get in “the show”, The Hoonigans will be on hand starting at 3:00PM to let you in the gate and let you pay $30 to shred the yard. But &helip;


Irwindale, CA., Apr. 13 – Irwindale Speedway’s NASCAR night Saturday offered the usual LKQ Pick Your Part NASCAR late model twin-35-lap features. They opened and closed the six main event program in front of about 3,000 spectators. Winners were Bakersfield resident Blaine Perkins, 19, in the 16-car opening late model &helip;

Irwindale Dragstrip Announces “Thunder Struck” Grudge Race Program

Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Dragstrip is pleased to announce that, beginning April 4th, Thursday Night Thunder will now feature “Thunder Struck” grudge races at 8:30pm. “Thunder Struck” will feature 3-5, invitation only, grudge races featuring the best matchups Irwindale Dragstrip has to offer. The concept is based off Steve Sherman’s &helip;


Irwindale, CA., Mar. 30 – The first visit to Irwindale Speedway by the touring NASCAR K & N Pro Series-West in two years Saturday was followed by five LKQ Pick Your Part fan-popular events on “Salute to Saugus Speedway Night”. NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Ron Hornaday, Jr. served as &helip;

3-30 Night of Destruction Results

For printable pdf of results, Click Here.  

Schedule of Event 3-20-19

Peltier and Cristiani win Spears Mfg Southwest Tour and Modified mains – By Tim Kennedy.

Irwindale, CA., Mar. 23 – Spears Mfg touring Southwest Tour super late model and Spears modified divisions began 2019 point seasons Saturday on the Irwindale Speedway half-mile. The R. J. Allen, Inc. and Traffic Management, Inc.-sponsored event offered a purse of $25,495 for the super late model series. Senneker Performance &helip;


From 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;

Tech Tip Tuesday presented by Voodoo Ride

Ever wondered what people mean when they say “stagger” around the race track? Check out today’s Tech Tip Tuesday as Will explains. Presented by @voodoorides Posted by Irwindale Speedway on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

2019 Irwindale Dragstrip Summit ET Series Payouts

Purse Structure  $60.00 Tech Card with $20.00 going to the Purse. Purse Breakdown Winner: 50% Runner Up: 30% Semi: 10% Gate Fees: Spectators: Saturday Tailgate Promo > $10 per person; Sunday Race Days: $15 Per Adult, Kids 12 and under FREE Crew: $15 per person *Must sign as crew to &helip;

Monday Morning Race Report 3-9-19

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY 20TH SEASON RESUMES – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Mar. 9 – Irwindale Speedway completed a six division, seven main event program Saturday despite the rainiest winter in recent So Cal history. Three sunny days followed days of rain and permitted racing on City of Irwindale Night. Four &helip;

Oval Track Rental Guidelines

OVAL TRACK RENTAL GUIDELINES Stock Car Oval Track Practice Schedule is: 5:00pm-9:00pm Friday’s – preceding a NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Event on Saturday Call for Private Test Availability**   All racers/crew must sign-in with available personnel upon arrival and review guidelines for track rental. Track rental fee must be paid &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;

Irwindale Dragstrip Introduces Racer Rewards Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/26/2019 Irwindale Dragstrip is pleased to offer a new program dedicated to give back to its local bracket racers. Starting in 2019 Summit ET Series Racers are eligible to participate in Irwindale Dragstrip’s Racer Rewards Program beginning with the opening round Sunday March 3rd. “We are super &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;


Irwindale Speedway is proud to host Super Saturdays.  The first Saturday of every month we are expanding our dragstrip Test N Tune to include fun automotive activities.  We’ll be joined by The Hoonigans who will take over our Donut Box and join us for an awesome show of donuts, drifting &helip;

What is Match Race Madness?

Returning to Irwindale Speedway’s dragstrip in 2019 is Match Race Madness.  This event was held in June of last summer and immediately got us excited about grudge style drag racing. Steve Sherman, the promoter for Match Race Madness is no stranger to drag racing.  His late father,Joe Sherman was instrumental &helip;


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;

Introducing: Lucas Oil Junior Drags Series presented by K&N Filters

  Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway and Dragstrip is excited to introduce the 2019 Lucas Oil Jr Drags Series.  The series will consist of 5 rounds of Junior Dragster racing.  Running alongside the Summit ET Race Series, competitors in the Jr Drag Series will get to learn first hand what &helip;


Irwindale, CA., Jan. 26 – Irwindale Speedway kicked off its 20th season of oval track competition Saturday with the first of seven scheduled “Night of Destruction” event so poplular with fans of mayhem. It was the first of 19 weekly events on the IS schedule. More than 6,000 spectators packed the grandstand &helip;


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;

Junior Dragster Division VII Photos

Photos from Bob Johnson from the 1st race weekend of the Division VII NHRA Junior Dragsters.

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;