Category: Dragstrip Competition News

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;

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;

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;

ATTENTION SUMMIT / JR COMPETITORS

Due to a Special Event at Irwindale Speedway this Saturday, July 2nd, there will be NO overnight parking for Summit / JR competitors. The east parking lot will be at capacity (and then some) with spectators for the Independence Day Weekend Fireworks Show. We apologize for any inconvenience as we &helip;

ATTENTION SUMMIT / JR DRAG TEAMS: No Camping for June 5th Event

Due to a Special Event taking place at Irwindale Speedway on Saturday, June 4th, there will be NO OVERNIGHT CAMPING permitted on Saturday night for the the Sunday Summit race. Saturday’s “Fuel Fest Los Angeles” is projected to be a sold out event and the event will be utilizing the &helip;

SATURDAY MARCH 5TH HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UPDATE: Tonight’s Event has been Cancelled due to Rain: Well folks….. we were looking great all day until a sudden down poor when the gates were opening. Unfortunately the track has been lost for the night. Tickets will be refunded automatically to your original form of payment! At this time &helip;

REMINDER: Minors on Motorized Carts/Bikes

ALL DRIVERS of Motorized Pit Scooters/Carts/Bikes Etc, MUST be at minimum 16 years of age. Irwindale Dragstrip prides itself on being a welcoming environment for families. With that being said, racetracks can be a dangerous place with race cars, tow vehicles and chase vehicles driving around the Pit Area. We &helip;

IS&EC Championship Awards Banquet Info

2021 IS&EC CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY Participants, family and crew from the 2021 Irwindale Speedway NASCAR Weekly Series, Irwindale Dragstrip NHRA Summit E.T. Series, and NHRA Jr. Drag Series are invited to celebrate our Champions! Doors Open at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 12th, with Awards taking place at 2:00pm. Celebrate the &helip;

THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER REMINDERS

-Tickets CLICK HERE -Drag Racing Rules and Requirements CLICK HERE  -Burnout Box Guidelines CLICK HERE -Thursday Night Thunder kicks off with Gates Opening at 4pm. The Dragstrip goes HOT (Cars on Track) at 5pm. Burnout Box goes HOT at 6pm. Track Closes at 10pm. -Adults are $20. Kids 12 and Under &helip;

SANTA’S SPEEDWAY RETURNS TO IRWINDALE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY MAKES THIS YEAR’S HOLIDAY SEASON A LITTLE BIT BRIGHTER WITH DEBUT OF 2ND ANNUAL SANTA’S SPEEDWAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS DRIVE-THRU SPECTACULAR ON NOVEMBER 26, 2021   The limited engagement, Instagrammable, all ages experience will once again transport families throughout the Southland into a Christmas wonderland as they drive along &helip;

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Irwindale Speedway and Formula Drift partner for AFTER-PARTY at the House of Drift

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Irwindale Speedway and Formula Drift partner for AFTER-PARTY at the House of Drift. Irwindale Speedway, in partnership with Formula Drift, is pleased to announce that on Sunday, October 24th, the stars of Drift will invade the Burnout Box at Irwindale Speedway. The first of it’s kind event &helip;

REMINDER: THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER SEASON FINALE NOVEMBER 4TH

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH WILL BE THE SEASON FINALE FOR THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER! IS&EC WILL ONCE AGAIN BE ONCE AGAIN BE TRANSFORMED INTO “SANTA’S SPEEDWAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS DRIVE-THRU” FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON!! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL IN JANUARY!!! CHECK BACK FOR THE RELEASE OF OUR 2022 SCHEDULE IN &helip;

NISSFEST SUNDAY OCTOBER 10 SOLD OUT

NISSFEST SOCAL IS SOLD OIT!!!

ATTN 2021 Summit Series Competitors:

The Top 3 in each division from the 2021 I.D. Final Points will have their entries to the ET Finals paid by Irwindale Dragstrip!! If interested please Email Team Irwindale Captain Jeff Jones for more info!! jmfj13@hotmail.com

7/15/21 Thursday Night Thunder SOLD OUT

Irwindale Dragstrip has reached CAPACITY AND IS SOLD OUT. See you next Thursday!!

ATTN: SUMMIT AND JRS

JULY 4th Summit and Jr Drags Moved to July 11th

ATTN Summit ET and JR Drag Teams: After listening to feedback from our competitors, The event scheduled for Sunday, July 4th (Round 5 for Summit and Round 4 for JR Drags) has been Re-Scheduled for Sunday July 11th!!

MAY 27TH THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Due to unforeseen circumstances, resulting in unsafe track conditions, Irwindale Dragstrip Management has made the decision to Postpone tonight’s Thursday Night Thunder event. Your safety is ALWAYS our #1 concern at Irwindale Dragstrip and we look forward to seeing you all Next Thursday, June 3rd for our regularly scheduled Thursday &helip;

Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Announces Improvement Plan for “Burnout Box”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Announces Improvement Plan for “Burnout Box”   (May 3rd, 2021) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center is pleased to announce that the “Burnout Box” will be undergoing a renovation project effective immediately. The popular venue typically operates in tandem with &helip;

2021 Summit Series Schedule

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;