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Competitor Update: April 9th and 10th

Competitor Update: Friday, April 9th and Saturday, April 10th ENTRY 2-Day Pit Pass: $80 Per Person 1-Day Pit Pass: $50 Per Person TESTING No Testing Fee for Friday **This Event Only** CREDENTIALS Credentials will be located at Admin/Ticketing Building, located outside of Turn 3 & 4 NOISE ORDIANCE All cars &helip;

Competition Schedule 4/9/21 – 4/10/21

Irwindale Schedule April 9 & 10f April 9th and 10th   NASCAR & SPEARS SRL Night COMPETITION SCHEDULE Friday, April 9th – Open Practice Credentials/Pit Gate                                                                        12:00pm SPEARS Southwest Tour                                                               3:00pm – 3:45pm SPEARS Mfg. Modifieds                                                                 3:45pm – 4:05pm SPEARS Pro Late Model                                                               4:05pm – 4:25pm SPEARS Southwest &helip;

FANS RETURN ON SAT. APRIL 10TH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FANS WILL RETURN TO IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1OTH. (April 2nd, 2021) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway is pleased to announce that, beginning April 10th, spectators will make their triumphant return to LA’s favorite short track. To kickoff the spectator season, fans in attendance will be &helip;

IRWINDALE 2021 NASCAR OPENER & 2020 SEASON AWARDS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE 2021 NASCAR OPENER & 2020 SEASON AWARDS – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Mar. 13 – Irwindale Speedway combined its outdoors 2020 track championship awards presentations and the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Series 2021 season opening race into a doubleheader Saturday. The unique double-bill for competitors only was at &helip;

Reminders for Saturday, March 13th and Beyond!

New Race Control Frequency is 466.0375. Spotters MUST monitor race control during practice, qualifying and race.   Fuel and Tires will be available for purchase during all Friday practices and Saturday race days. To schedule an appointment to pick up fuel and/or tires during the week, please email competitors@irwindalespeedway.com.   &helip;

Competition Schedule for 3/12-3/13

COMPETITION SCHEDULE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY MARCH 12&13

2021 COMPETITION NEWS & UPDATES

In 2020, the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in all events running without competitor purses. For 2021, Irwindale Speedway is excited to announce that, with assistance from our incredible sponsors, we will be paying a race purse to the top-5 in each division. Spec Late Model Rule Change &helip;

Irwindale Speedway Introduces “Street Stock” Division for 2021

Printable 2021 Street Stock Rules 2021 Irwindale Speedway Street Stock Rules These rules are in effect as of February 15, 2021. This publication supersedes all previous Irwindale Speedway rules and rule updates. Irwindale Speedway reserves the right to alter or amend the rules and regulations in the interest of safety, &helip;

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY SPEARS 2ND ANNUAL SUNRISE-FORD ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY SPEARS 2ND ANNUAL SUNRISE-FORD ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA. – The Irwindale Speedway second annual Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown, presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame, showcased Spears Manufacturing Southwest Tour Super Late Models, Spears Pro Late Models, and Spears Modifieds on &helip;

Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Mourns the Loss of Longtime Race Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Mourns the Loss of Longtime Race Director (February 12th, 2021) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center is deeply saddened to announce that its longtime Race Director, Michael Atkinson, passed away suddenly early Thursday morning at the age of 63. &helip;

Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown Competiton Schedule

PRINTABLE: All-Star-Showdown-Schedule-1.6.21a Thursday – February 4th (Optional Open Test Day) 11:00am                                           Gates 2:00 – 3:00pm                                   Tour Series Practice 3:00 – 3:30pm                                   Modified Series Practice 3:30 – 4:00pm                                   Pro Late Series Practice 4:00 – 4:45pm                                  Tour Series Practice   4:45 – 5:15pm                                   Modified Series &helip;

2021 All-Star Showdown Reminders and Helpful Information

PIT REGISTRATION – Pit Registration for the All-Star Showdown will be located at the Main Ticket Office (Building outside of turns 3 & 4) for the entire weekend.   PIT AREA LOCATION FOR SHOWDOWN – The Pit Area will be located north (behind) of the main grandstand. If your team &helip;

2021 Irwindale Speedway Short Track Racing Schedule

2021 Irwindale Speedway Short Track Racing Schedule FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Set for Full Season at Irwindale Speedway in 2021 (January 11th, 2021) Irwindale, CA – Local divisions, the backbone of stock car racing, will once again take center stage at Irwindale Speedway with the &helip;

New Speedway Race Control Frequency

New Race Control Frequency for 2021!! 466.0375 Frequency will be required to be scanned by all Spotters beginning March 13th.

January Testing for 1/2 & 1/3 Mile Ovals

Testing Dates for the 1/2 Mile and 1/3 Mile Oval are as follows: Saturday, January 16th Saturday, January 23rd Saturday, January 30th Testing will be $500 per car on the 1/2 mile. $300 per car on the 1/3 mile. Please RSVP by emailing info@irwindalespeedway.com.   For Private Testing on dates &helip;

2021 Summit Series Schedule

Irwindale Speedway Becomes “Santa’s Speedway” for special Christmas Lights Drive-Thru Experience

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO FAMILIES THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH DEBUT OF SANTA’S SPEEDWAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS DRIVE-THRU SPECTACULAR BEGINNING NOVEMBER 25 Designed to make Christmas this year a little bit brighter, the limited engagement, all ages, immersive experience will transport families into a Christmas Wonderland as they drive along &helip;

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT – By Tim Kennedy

  IRWINDALE, Calif., Oct. 17 – Seven series raced eight main events totaling 285 laps Saturday at Irwindale Speedway during LKQ-Pick Your Part Championship Night. Five divisions raced with IS track championships on the line. Drivers from four states—California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah—competed. Only competitors were present because of the &helip;

IRWINDALE – MANY REPEAT WINNERS & 265 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE – MANY REPEAT WINNERS & 265 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Oct. 10 – Irwindale Speedway presented its sixth NASCAR Advance Auto Parts event during the COVID-19 pandemic Saturday from 5:30 to 9:20 pm. It was the second consecutive racing program using track lights because sunset was &helip;

Cancelled: Nitro Revival 2020

To Our Nitro Revival Family, Friends, and Participants, Please be advised that Nitro Revival, scheduled for Saturday, November 7, has been indefinitely postponed. This comes as a result of the recent increase of COVID-19 cases, and the challenges that come with promoting an event under such circumstances. After consulting with &helip;

Penalty Notices: Post Race 10/17/20

Penalty Notices: Post Race 10/17/20 Due to actions, both on and off track, on Saturday, October 17th, Irwindale Speedway has issued the following penalties:   Bryan Harrell – Suspended Indefinitely from Irwindale Speedway for actions detrimental to auto racing – unsportsman like conduct. As a result of this suspension, Bryan Harrell &helip;

CANCELLED: Oct. 24th “Fall Fling 25th Anniversary”

Statement from Chrysler Performance West and Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Regarding “Fall Fling 25th Anniversary” (October 20, 2020) Irwindale, CA – Officials from Chrysler Performance West and Irwindale Speedway & Event Center, in consultation with local officials, have made the unfortunate decision to cancel “Fall Fling 25th Anniversary,” until &helip;

Comp Schedule: LKQ Pick Your Part Championship Night 10/16 – 10/17

Click for PDF Comp Schedule Championship Night   October 16th & 17th LKQ Pick Your Part Championship Night COMPETITION SCHEDULE Friday 10/16 Open Practice Credentials/Pit Gate                                                                      4:00pm Open Practice (All Divisions)                                                       5:00pm – 9:00pm   Saturday 10/17 LKQ Pick Your Part Championship Night Credentials/Pit Gate                                                                      10:00am Pit Meeting                                                                                       11:00am Practice &helip;

NASCAR Competition Schedule 10/9 – 10/10

Printable SATURDAY October 9th/10th October 9th & 10th NASCAR Night COMPETITION SCHEDULE Friday 10/9 Open Practice Credentials/Pit Gate                                                                      4:00pm Open Practice (All Divisions)                                                       5:00pm – 9:00pm   Saturday 10/10 NASCAR Night Credentials/Pit Gate                                                                      10:00am Pit Meeting                                                                                       11:00am   Practice INEX Legends                                                                                  12:20pm – 12:30pm Tucker Tire Enduros                                                                        12:30pm – &helip;

IrwindaleSpeedway.TV “500” – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Sept. 19 – Irwindale Speedway ran its first “Irwindale 500” Saturday in an unprecedented extravaganza from 4:00 to 9:15 pm. Competitors-only attended because of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Mask wearing and social distancing protocols were required for racing to receive government approval. Usual attendees in the grandstand were &helip;

IRWINDALE AUGUST 22 RESULTS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE AUGUST 22 RESULTS – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Aug. 22 – Irwindale Speedway conducted its fifth NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Series multi-division racing program this summer. It did so Saturday again without spectators in the grandstand during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. LKQ Pick Your Part NASCAR late models &helip;

INDEX Racing plus TEST-N-TUNE!! This Saturday!!

THIS SATURDAY!!! Come on out to Irwindale Dragstrip for a fun night of Drag Racing!!! In addition to Open Test N Tune, all Competitors will have the opportunity to participate in Heads Up Index Races. The categories available for entry will be 7.5, 7.0, 6.5, 6.0, 5.5, and 5.0. Irwindale &helip;