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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 Thursday’s (except for drift events) Friday’s – preceding a NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Event on Saturday   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;

SuperSaturdays

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;

MARCH 30 K&N PRO SERIES PLUS NOD AND SAUGUS SPEEDWAY RENUION

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 SPEEDWAY SEASON OPENER ATTRACTS 6,000+ — By Tim Kennedy

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;

Graphic Designer

Irwindale Speedway and Evetn Center is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer.  Under the general supervision of the Marketing Director, the Graphic Designer will be responsible for the artistic and graphic design of print and multimedia materials.  This is an in-house graphic design position.  The ideal candidate will be available to &helip;

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS BANQUET – By Tim Kennedy

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;

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;