Category: Dragstrip Competition News

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;

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 info@irwindalespeedway.com. 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;

SCHEDULE UPDATE:

UPDATE: March 15’s scheduled HOT VW DRAG DAY had been rescheduled to June 28th! See you then!!

Update: 2/29 BURNYARD BASH SOLD OUT!!

Update: 2/29 BURNYARD BASH SOLD OUT!!

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;