News

2023 NASCAR Race Dates by Division

LKQ Pick Your Part Pro Late Models March 11 (Twins) April 8 (Twins) May 13 (Twins) June 10 (Twins) July 8 (Twins) August 12 (Twins) August 26th September 9 (Twins) October 28 Big Money Race (Non Points) YouRaceLA Spec Late Models March 11 April 8 May 13 June 10 July &helip;

Irwindale Speedway to Host Open Practice on Saturday, February 11th

Irwindale Speedway will be hosting an Open Practice on Saturday, February 11th to kick off preparations for the upcoming 2023 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series season. Oval Track Gates open at 9AM. Oval Track is Hot from 10AM – 4PM Participate in Open Practice – $150 per Car for &helip;

Competition Schedule for All Star Showdown 1/20 – 1/21

Click for 2023-All-Star-Showdown Schedule

There Will No 1/3rd Oval Mile Practice This Thursday 1/12/23

NO 1/3rd Mile Oval Practice This Thursday January 12th

Sunrise Racing Bringing JR SPEC LATE MODELS to Irwindale in 2023

IRWINDALE, December 25, 2022 – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center and Sunrise Racing are pleased to introduce the Jr. Spec Late Model Series in 2023. Developed by Sunrise Racing owner and IS&EC co-owner Bob Bruncati, the 2023 Jr. Spec Late Model Series will provide young drivers the opportunity to hone &helip;

CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy   Irwindale, CA., Nov. 13 – Irwindale Speedway and Irwindale Dragstrip racers, family and friends celebrated 2022 successful seasons Sunday at the speedway from 4:45 to 7:45 pm in a combined celebration/dinner. It honored NHRA straight-liners and NASCAR oval trackers for &helip;

THREE SPEARS SERIES CONCLUDE 2022 @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

THREE SPEARS SERIES CONCLUDE 2022 @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy IRWINDALE, Calif., Nov. 12 – Three touring Spears Mfg SRL Series concluded the 2022 season at Irwindale Speedway half-mile on the second Saturday of November. About 2,500 spectators attended the event on a mid-50s evening that also concluded the &helip;

AWARDS CEREMONY THIS SUNDAY

2022 NASCAR Championship Banquet to be held on Sunday, November 13th

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE LAUNCH OF IT’S ALL-NEW SANTA’S SPEEDWAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EXPERIENCE

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON THE HOLIDAYS WITH THE LAUNCH OF IT’S ALL-NEW SANTA’S SPEEDWAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS EXPERIENCE In honor of it’s third anniversary, the Speedway will make this year’s holiday extravaganza entirely walkable; immersing families from the moment they arrive into the World of Christmas as they come &helip;

HAUNTED NIGHT of DESTRUCTION AT IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

HAUNTED NIGHT of DESTRUCTION AT IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Oct. 29 – Irwindale Speedway staged a Saturday pre-Halloween “Haunted Night of Destruction” presented by LKQ-Pick Your Part (self-service auto parts). The annual Halloween celebration for motor-sports fans attracted about 6,000 persons, including numerous costumed youngsters. They collected &helip;

TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Oct. 8 – Track championships were decided at Irwindale Speedway Saturday in five of eight NASCAR Advance Auto Parts divisions. It was the eighth of eight scheduled NASCAR nights from March to October. A crowd of 4,500 watched action &helip;

Comp Schedule for NoD 10/29

Comp Schedule Oct 29

2022 NASCAR Championship Banquet to be held on Sunday, November 13th

On November 13th, we’d like to celebrate, from those that drove straight to those that did figure 8.   The banquet hall will be in Reindeer stable, under it’s beautiful lights, since we are able.   Dress warm and cozy in holiday cheer, it’s a great way to celebrate the &helip;

FORMULA DRIFT TITLE FIGHT INFORMATION

Formula Drift and Irwindale Speedway are excited to welcome fans to the 2022 Formula Drift Title Fight! Taking place on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th, here are a few reminders for Spectators headed to the event! RIDE SHARE Irwindale Speedway advocates the use of RIDE SHARE apps to &helip;

SPEARS TRIPLE-HEADER = EXCITING RACING – By Tim Kennedy

SPEARS TRIPLE-HEADER = EXCITING RACING – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA, Sept. 17 – The regional touring Spears Mfg SRL Southwest Tour Series, based in Bakersfield, brought three series to Irwindale Speedway Saturday, September 17 for the third of four scheduled 2022 races. Three main events, totaling 220 laps, were &helip;

Comp Schedule October 7th & 8th

Comp Schedule 10_8

Members of the Irwindale Speedway Family Need Our Support

This year’s 2022 Pick Your Part Pro Late Model Champion Linny White, PYP PLM Championship Runner-Up Parker Malone, PYP PLM competitors Rob and Cody Kiemele and PYP PLM competitor Mike Weimann, have all lost their race cars in a devastating race shop fire.   The fire, which started Thursday around &helip;

NO OVAL PRACTICE THURSDAY 10/13/22

Due to preparations for Formula Drift, there will be no Oval Practice on Thursday, 10/13/22. Thursday Night Thunder Drag Racing/Burnout will continue as scheduled.

No “Checkered Flag” In Sight at IS&EC

IS&EC Welcomes IDS Real Estate Group as New Lessor IRWINDALE, September 22, 2022 – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center would like to welcome our new multi-year partner, IDS Real Estate Group. IDS has recently acquired the 63-acre property on which Irwindale Speedway and Irwindale Dragstrip are located. “On behalf of &helip;

LINNY WHITE 2022 PICK YOUR PART PRO LATE MODEL CHAMPION

LINNY WHITE – IRWINDALE LATE MODEL 2022 CHAMP – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA, Sept. 10 – It was “First Responders Night” at Irwindale Speedway Saturday. Police, fire, ambulance and emergency service providers, including an airvac helicopter, were present in the infield with red lights flashing during the fan autograph &helip;

Comp Schedule 9/16-9/17

Irwindale-Schedule-September-16-17-FINAL

SEPTEMBER 3 “NofD” @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Sept. 3 – The latest Pick Your Part Night of Destruction at Irwindale Speedway attracted about 4,000 spectators despite the Labor Day weekend holiday and 105 degrees earlier in nearby Pasadena. It was still 95 degrees when racing started at 7:00. Many fans sat in the shaded area &helip;

Friday Open Practice Moved to Saturday Morning

The Open Practice scheduled for Friday, Sept 9th, has been moved to Saturday Morning from 9:30am to 12:30pm. For those who already registered, Competitor Gates will open at 8:30am. For those have yet to register for Saturday’s event, The credential window will open at 9:00am. 1/3 Mile Practice will be &helip;

Comp Schedule for Saturday , Sept. 9th & 10th

Comp Schedule Sept 9th & 10th

Saturday 9/3/22 Competition Schedule

Comp Schedule Sep 3

Thursday, Sept. 15th: NO OVAL TRACK PRACTICE

Thursday, Sept. 15th: NO OVAL TRACK PRACTICE

UPDATE: Summit / JR Series Season Finale

Due to a severe oil down during the first round of eliminations on Sunday, August 7th, Irwindale Dragstrip officials and Racers initially came to the decision to Re-attempt the event on Sunday, August 28th, with double points and double payout. After discussing the matter further with racers and the NHRA &helip;

NASCAR NIGHT AT IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Aug. 13 – Advance Auto Parts racing on Irwindale Speedway ovals returned Saturday after an absence of four weeks. Competitors and fans starved for oval track racing turned out in admirable numbers. They did so despite an ongoing August heat wave in So Cal. Afternoon temperature reached 100 &helip;

August 7th Summit / JR Races Rescheduled

Due to a severe oil down during the first round of eliminations on Sunday, August 7th, Irwindale Dragstrip officials and Racers came to the decision to Re-attempt the event at a future date. That date will be Sunday, August 28th. The event will see Double Points and Double Payout as &helip;