Category: Dragstrip Competition News
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;
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;
Saturday NIGHT Under the LIGHTS!!! August 29th
Gates will open at 3:00pm with on-track activity 4:00pm – 10:00pm. Tech cards will be $100 and crew members will be $20. Limited Availability: Competitors will be able to email ahead of time to reserve their Tech Card, with any remaining availability on event day being on a first come, &helip;
Irwindale Dragstrip Summit Series and Junior Drags to Return on Sunday, August 2nd.
There will be no spectator admittance as this will be a CLOSED event. Competitor and crew admittance only. Gates will open at 7:00am with on-track activity beginning at 9:30am. Tech cards for Summit and Junior Drag Competitors will be $60 with crew admission $20 per person. If interested in Test &helip;
Sunday Fun Day!!! Test and Tune on Sunday, August 9th
Gates will open at 9:00am with on-track activity 10:00am – 4:00pm. Tech cards will be $100 and, thanks to Sunrise Ford for sponsoring a $5 off special, crew members will be $20. Maximum competitor car count will be reduced to 100. Competitors will be able to email ahead of time &helip;
Irwindale Dragstrip Summit Series and Junior Drags to Return on Sunday, July 12th.
Irwindale Dragstrip Summit Series and Junior Drags to Return on Sunday, July 12th. There will be no spectator admittance as this will be a CLOSED event. Competitor and crew admittance only. Gates will open at 7:00am with on-track activity beginning at 9:30am. Tech cards for Summit and Junior Drag Competitors &helip;
IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING JULY 4TH FIREWORKS
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM IRWINDALE SPEEEDWAY -Changes to 4th of July Drive-in Fireworks Spectacular- With the most recent directives from both the state and the county, we regret to inform you that we will not be hosting the Drive-In Fireworks Spectacular, this Saturday, on the the 4th of July, 2020. We &helip;
Fourth of July Tradition to Continue at I.S. with Drive-In Fireworks Show
Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with City and County officials, I.S. will once again be home to the best Fourth of July fireworks show in Southern California. The “Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular” has seen many different forms throughout &helip;
Irwindale Dragstrip to host Test and Tune on Saturday, June 20th.
Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Dragstrip will be holding a Test and Tune on Saturday, June 20th. There will be no spectator admittance as this will be a CLOSED event. Competitor and crew admittance only. MUST RSVP by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Gates will open at 12:00pm with on-track activity 1:30pm – Dusk. &helip;
COMPETITORS ONLY: Summit Series and Jr Dragsters Sunday 6/7/20
Irwindale Dragstrip Summit Series and Junior Drags to Return on Sunday, June 7th Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Dragstrip is pleased to announce that it will be hosting Round 2 of its Summit Drag Racing Series on Sunday, June 7th. In addition to the Summit Series, Junior Drags will also be &helip;
Competitors Only: Drag Strip Test N Tune
Irwindale Dragstrip to host Test and Tune on Saturday, June 6th. Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Dragstrip would like to invite drag racers to participate in a Test and Tune on Saturday, June 6th. There will be no spectator admittance as this will be a CLOSED event. Competitor and crew admittance &helip;
Events Postponed Through April
Statement from Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Due to Federal, State and County wide “Social Distancing” guidelines, Irwindale Speedway & Event Center will be extending the postponement of events through the end of April. “Throughout this process, we have maintained that our number one priority is the safety or our &helip;
UPDATE: March 15’s scheduled HOT VW DRAG DAY had been rescheduled to June 28th! See you then!!
Tonight’s Thursday Night Thunder Has Been POSTPONED
Due to inclement weather, tonights Thursday Night Thunder drag racing has been rescheduled for NEXT THURSDAY, Jan. 23rd. -Irwindale Dragstrip Management
I.D. ANNOUCES 2020 JR. DRAG SERIES
For Immediate Release (Tuesday, December 10, 2019) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Dragstrip is pleased to announce that Junior Dragsters will return in 2020. The division, which has produced NHRA champions such as J.R. Todd and Erica Enders, is a high priority for Irwindale Dragstrip in 2020. “The Junior Dragster division &helip;
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 &helip;
REMINDER: Dragstrip on “Fall Break”. Drag Racing Returns Nov. 7th
Due to an ongoing major film production, Irwindale Dragstrip will be on break until “Thursday Night Thunder” returns on November 7th. We appreciate everyone’s patience and look forward to seeing you 11/7!!!
2020 Irwindale Dragstrip Summit E.T. Series Schedule
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2020 Irwindale Dragstrip Summit E.T. Series Schedule Round #1 March 8th Round #2 April 5th Round #3 May 3rd Round #4 June &helip;
Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Alters 2019 Schedule
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Alters 2019 Schedule (Tuesday, September 10, 2019) Irwindale, CA– I.S. Management is pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement that will see Irwindale Speedway host a major motion picture production this fall. As part of this agreement, the 2019 schedule &helip;
The Hoonigan Burnyard Bash Returns May 4th
Check it out. The Hoonigans are back again, but they are changing things up. With a limited number of opportunities to get in “the show”, The Hoonigans will be on hand starting at 3:00PM to let you in the gate and let you pay $30 to shred the yard. But &helip;
Irwindale Dragstrip Announces “Thunder Struck” Grudge Race Program
Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Dragstrip is pleased to announce that, beginning April 4th, Thursday Night Thunder will now feature “Thunder Struck” grudge races at 8:30pm. “Thunder Struck” will feature 3-5, invitation only, grudge races featuring the best matchups Irwindale Dragstrip has to offer. The concept is based off Steve Sherman’s &helip;
2019 Irwindale Dragstrip Summit ET Series Payouts
Purse Structure $60.00 Tech Card with $20.00 going to the Purse. Purse Breakdown Winner: 50% Runner Up: 30% Semi: 10% Gate Fees: Spectators: Saturday Tailgate Promo > $10 per person; Sunday Race Days: $15 Per Adult, Kids 12 and under FREE Crew: $15 per person *Must sign as crew to &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;
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;