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Consumer Marketing Internships

Job Description Learn the intricacies of Irwindale Speedway Consumer Marketing while strengthening his or her own professional attributes Research and develop new marketing ideas to expand current brand initiatives, including brainstorming for campaigns, direct e-mail content and more Play key role in planning and execution of fan event programming during &helip;

Ticketing Sales Account Executive

Job Summary: Irwindale Speedway is seeking a positive and motivated sales professional that is looking to drive revenue at the highest level. This position will work in conjunction with the marketing team  and will be tasked with driving ticket revenue for all Irwindale Speedway events. This account executive will be &helip;

Mascot and Marketing Assistant

The Irwindale Speedway, a NASCAR sanctioned race track is seeking highly motivated and energetic candidates for our position of Marketing Assistant – Mascot & Community Operations for the time period of late-January 2019 through September, 2019 Please take a look at the job description and requirements below and apply for &helip;

Corporate Partnership and Hospitality Sales Manager

JOB SUMMARY The Irwindale Speedway is seeking an experienced sales minded, results driven individual who can develop and secure corporate sponsorships and hospitality programs with companies wishing to maximize their association at the Los Angeles area racetrack.  The Sales Manager is responsible primarily for generating new revenue, while also renewing &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;

Match Race Madness Roaring to Return to Irwindale Dragstrip

Irwindale, CA – On the heels of a successful 2018 campaign and the exciting weekend MatchRace Madness held at Borona Dragstrip over the weekend, Steve Sherman, promoter for Match Race Madness and Irwindale Dragstrip are proud to announce the return of Match Race Madness for multiple dates to Irwindale Dragstrip &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.  

SANTOS WINS KOTW SPRINTS / HUDSON DOMINATES $15K ENDURO NATIONAL 100 —

By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Nov. 3 – Bobby Santos III, from Franklin, Mass., set fastest qualifying time, won his heat race and the 40-lap King of the Wing 410 cu. in. winged sprint car feature Saturday on the Irwindale Speedway half-mile. He collected $3,000 from the $22,000 purse for &helip;

IRWINDALE “N of D VI, TRUCKS, & WINGED SPRINTS DEMO HEATS – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Oct. 27 – It was “Noche de Destruccion” Saturday at Irwindale Speedway with two truck racing series on the half-mile, enduro sedans, Figure 8, motor-home jump, demolition events, and the always exciting trailer race finale. Three King of the Wing 410-winged sprint cars ran two demonstration heat races &helip;

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.  

NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Sept. 22 – It was a “Night of Champions” at Irwindale Speedway Saturday and 3,742 spectators watched a racy, competitive night in all seven main events. Three of the seven track series ran their season finale events for double points with championships at stake in each division. Dramatic &helip;

THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER 10-11-19

Due to the shared space of the other event on the Speedway, Thursday Oct 11th Thursday Night Thunder will have a limited shutdown/return road area.  It is HIGHLY recommended that ONLY cars which are capable of making the first turn out (prior to the speedway) plan to race this night. &helip;

9-22 Speedway Race Results

Results of Sharky’s Spec Late Models – Main Event Pos PIC No. Name Class Laps Total Tm Diff Gap Avg. Speed Best Tm Best Speed In Lap Car/Bike Reg Nat/State Sponsor Points 1 1 43 Kenny Smith Spec Late Models 25 8:45.897 85.568 20.560 87.549 9 85549bd0 Oak Hills 0 &helip;

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: JUNIOR LATE MODELS

ATTENTION JUNIOR LATE MODEL COMPETITORS:  Due to the cancellation of Friday Night practice, there will be NO Jr. Late Model Races on Friday.  Instead a DOUBLE POINTS finale will be held on Saturday 9/22/18. Thank you

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.

ATTENTION SUMMIT SERIES RACERS

ATTENTION SUMMIT SERIES RACERS If you are planning to join Team Irwindale at the ET Finals in Las Vegas on October 4 -7 please contact the Speedway Office at 626.38.1100 and ask for or leave a message for Bob Klein.   We will need your name, class, car #, shirt &helip;

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;

IRWINDALE “N of D” & NASCAR LATE MODEL TWIN-35s – By Tim Kennedy

  Irwindale, CA., Sept. 1 – NASCAR Late Model twin-35-lap features and the “Night of Destruction VI” presented by LKQ Pick Your Part were co-featured attractions Saturday at Irwindale Speedway. Throw in a ten-minute post-racing aerial fireworks show and the event lured almost 7,000 spectators to the track on a &helip;