Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Announces 2020 Schedule

Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center, the premier motorsports facility of its kind in Southern California, is pleased to announce its 2020 event schedule.

NASCAR will return on the 2nd Saturday of each month from March through Oct with the Whelen All American Race Series schedule. The fan favorite “Night of Destruction” presented by LKQ Pick Your Part, will return with seven events spanning January to December. New to the Speedway in 2020 will be “Outlaw Stock Car Racing” which will see some new, open-style, I.S. sanctioned divisions take to the track featuring Super Late Models, Pro Late Models and Modifieds.

Regional Series and Special Events will play an even bigger role for the speedway in 2020. I.S. will see the SRL Spears Southwest Tour and Spears Mfg. Modifieds come to town for multiple events. The premier race being the February 1st, season opening, Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown presented by West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. The big money show will see Super Late Models tackle the 1/2 mile for a grueling 200 lap showdown that will pay $25,000 to the winner. The Pro Late Models will make their debut on the 1/3 mile with $10,000 to the winner of the 100 lap showdown. In March, the newly formed ARCA Menards West Series (Formerly the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West) will debut at Irwindale Speedway as part of the March 28thNight of Destruction. Summer Motorsports Mayhem will return again in June with Stunts and Pyrotechnics. Formula Drift: Title Fight will also return to “The House of Drift” in October for what is sure to be another ground breaking event.

Jan 25                        Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part

Feb 1                          Sunrise Ford ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN presented by West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame

  March 14                  NASCAR OPENING NIGHT: LM (Twins), SR, SS,END, LEG

March 28                   Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part PLUS ARCA Menards West Series

April 11                      NASCAR Night: LM (Twins), SR, SS, END, LEG

April 25                      SRL Spears Southwest Tour & Spears Mfg. Modifieds PLUS SWTT and PLM

May 9                         NASCAR Night: LM (Twins), SR, SS, END, LEG

May 23                       Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part                                                             PLUS LM (Twins)

May 30                       OUTLAW Stock Car Racing: SLM, PLM, Mod, SWTT

June 13                      NASCAR Night: LM (Twins), SR, SS, END, LEG

June 20                      Summer Motorsports Mayhem

June 27                      OUTLAW Stock Car Racing: SLM, PLM, SWTT

July 4                          Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part                                                             PLUS LM (Twins)

July 11                       NASCAR Night: LM (Twins), SR, SS, END, LEG

July 18                       SRL Spears Southwest Tour & Spears Mfg. Modifieds                                                            PLUS SWTT and PLM

Aug 8                          NASCAR Night: LM (Twins), SR, SS, END, LEG

Aug 22                       Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part                                                             PLUS LM (Twins)

Sept 12                      NASCAR Night: LM (Twins), SR, SS, END, LEG

Sept 19                      OUTLAW Stock Car Racing: SLM, PLM, Mod, SWTT

Oct 10                        NASCAR Season Finale: SR (Twins), SS, END, LEG

Oct 15-17                  Formula Drift Title Fight at “The House of Drift”

Oct 31                        Night of Destruction presented by LKQ Pick Your Part

Dec 19                       Night of Destruction Season Finale                                                                                              presented by LKQ Pick Your Part

Click Above For Printable Schedule

On the dragstrip side, Thursday Night Thunder will continue each week, except Holidays. Additionally, the first Saturday of the month will be reserved for drag racing (Except February). Saturday Drags seeks to provide a location for car enthusiasts to meet up and talk shop, race their cars, do burnouts in the Burnout Box or just watch the action.

The NHRA Summit ET series will continue, running March through August.

The 2020 event schedule includes some exciting special events, the first of which will kick off the year in glorious fashion. “JJ’s Arm Drop Drags” will feature JJ Da Boss and the Memphis “Street Outlaws” from Discovery Channel, taking on Southern California’s best racers in a regional showdown. Along with fan favorites such as Nitro Revival, Hot VW, Truck Mayhem and Match Race Madness, 2020 is shaping up to be a year to remember for Irwindale Dragstrip.

Jan 4              Saturday Drags

Jan 11-12      JJ Da Boss Arm Drop Drags

Jan 18-19      NHRA Div. 7 Junior Drag Divisionals

Feb 22           Match Race Madness

March 7         Saturday Drags

March 8          Summit Racing Series

March 15       HOT VW Drag Day

April 4             Saturday Drags

April 5             Summit Racing Series

April 18          Truck Mayhem

May 2             Saturday Drags

May 3             Summit Racing Series

May 16           Nitro Revival

June 6            Saturday Drags

June 7            Summit Racing Series

July 12           Summit Racing Series

Aug 1              Saturday Drags

Aug 2              Summit Racing Series

Aug 15           Match Race Madness

Aug 29           Truck Mayhem

Sep 5              Saturday Drags

Sep 26-27     Truckin for Kids

Oct 4-5           Roadkill’s Hot Rod Classic

Oct 25            HOT VW Drag Day

Nov 7              Saturday Drags

Dec 5              Saturday Drags

Dec 12           Clean Culture Season Closer

Click Above For Printable Schedule

Stay tuned for more announcements regarding special events and additions.

About Speedway: Irwindale Speedway is located in the heart of Southern California, just outside of Los Angeles. Featuring both a 1/2 and 1/3 mile oval, along with an 1/8 mile dragstrip. Irwindale plays host to a variety of motorsports themed events including NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and NHRA Summit E.T. Series action. Thanks to all the great partners of the speedway: Sunrise Ford, High Point Distributing, LKQ Pick Your Part, Lucas Oil, Powertrip Rentals, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Jan’s Towing, Ken Porter Auctions, Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse, Clean Out Plumbing and Wood’s Electric. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.irwindalespeedway.com