Category: Race Reports

THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER REMINDERS

-Tickets for Thursday, January 27 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 &helip;

Riley Herbst Takes Bussman Holiday at the SRL “All-Star Showdown 200”

##Via www.srlsouthwesttour.com## Riley Herbst Takes Bussman Holiday at the SRL “All-Star Showdown 200” Bakersfield, CA – Stewart-Haas Racing NASCAR Xfinity driver Riley Herbst will make the trek from Charlotte, NC to Irwindale Speedway (CA) for the $25,000-to-win “All-Star Showdown 200” on February 5th. The Las Vegas, NV native will return &helip;

ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN: 2/5/22

Tickets on Sale Soon! Join us Saturday, February 5th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. for one of the nation’s RICHEST short track races, The ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN! SPEARS Southwest Tour Super Late Model, SPEARS Pro Late Model and SPEARS Mfg. Modified drivers will tackle Irwindale’s famed 1/2 mile oval, battling door to &helip;

IRWINDALE HAUNTED NIGHT OF DESTRUCTION – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Oct. 30 – Irwindale Speedway staged its final race night of 2021 Saturday on Halloween eve. It was titled “Haunted Night of Destruction” presented by LKQ Pick Your Part. The evening featured trick or treating, costume contest, monster fire truck rides in the infield during the on-track driver &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;

CHAMPIONS NIGHT @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA, Oct. 9 – It was “champions night” at Irwindale Speedway on the usual NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Racing Series second Saturday of the month. The top tier Pro Late Model schedule concluded on September 11 when Dean Thompson, 20, from Anaheim Hills, won his second consecutive track &helip;

IRWINDALE FIRST RESPONDERS — NASCAR NIGHT – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Sept. 11 – The annual Irwindale Speedway tribute to first responders Saturday became more significant this year because the date was September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. Patriotic music and tributes took place during opening ceremonies with Irwindale’s mayor and two &helip;

REPEAT WINNERS & MANY NEW DRIVERS @ IRWINDALE — By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Aug. 7 – Irwindale Speedway’s monthly NASCAR night on the second Saturday of August added a twist—a “Chain Racers Figure 8” and a ten-minute post-racing aerial fireworks show. It helped boost attendance from 2,000+ on July 10 to about 5,000 for the August event. The nine division racing &helip;

SPEARS MFG TRIPLEHEADER @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Jul. 17 – Spears Mfg SRL Southwest Tour Series champions Derek Thorn, 35, and Jeremy Doss, 24, showed Saturday at Irwindale Speedway why they dominate in touring Spears Southwest Tour super late models, modifieds and pro late models. They won all three main events and increased their existing &helip;

7/15/21 Thursday Night Thunder SOLD OUT

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

NASCAR NIGHT, SURPRISES & RECORDS @ IRWINDALE – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Jul. 10 – It was a regular second Saturday of the month NASCAR Night at Irwindale Speedway. However, the July 10 event (second of three consecutive Saturday races) had surprises and records in store for about 2,000 spectators in the house on a mid-80s evening. The seven division &helip;

IRWINDALE – ARCA MENARDS WEST 150 & N of D – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Jul. 3 – Irwindale Speedway welcomed the ARCA Menards Series West Saturday for the first of two appearances this season by the touring series (formerly called NASCAR K & N West). It has nine scheduled races at seven speedways in five states and an August 17 second race &helip;

IRWINDALE NASCAR NIGHT & MOTORHOME MAYHEM – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE NASCAR NIGHT & MOTORHOME MAYHEM – By Tim Kennedy   Irwindale, CA, Jun. 12 – Irwindale Speedway advertised Saturday night of action as “Motorhome Mayhem / NASCAR Night” on the half and third-mile ovals. With COVID-19 pandemic restrictions eased, more spectator tickets were available. All 4,100 tickets were sold &helip;

IRWINDALE – NASCAR NIGHT – 280 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE – NASCAR NIGHT – 280 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy   Irwindale, CA., May 8 – The latest NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series at Irwindale Speedway Saturday presented eight racing divisions on the half and third-miles. For the second consecutive month, Los Angeles County allowed only one-third of &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;

IRWINDALE – SPEARS & NASCAR TEAMS RACE 465 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy

Irwindale, CA., Apr. 10 – Irwindale Speedway welcomed back a limited number of spectators with pre-purchased tickets to witness Saturday afternoon / evening Spears Mfg Series and NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Racing Series competition. Los Angeles County pandemic regulations as of April 1 allowed up to one-third of seating &helip;

FANS RETURN ON SAT. APRIL 10TH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FANS WILL RETURN TO IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 1OTH. (April 2nd, 2021) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway is pleased to announce that, beginning April 10th, spectators will make their triumphant return to LA’s favorite short track. To kickoff the spectator season, fans in attendance will be &helip;

IRWINDALE 2021 NASCAR OPENER & 2020 SEASON AWARDS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE 2021 NASCAR OPENER & 2020 SEASON AWARDS – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Mar. 13 – Irwindale Speedway combined its outdoors 2020 track championship awards presentations and the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Series 2021 season opening race into a doubleheader Saturday. The unique double-bill for competitors only was at &helip;

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY SPEARS 2ND ANNUAL SUNRISE-FORD ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY SPEARS 2ND ANNUAL SUNRISE-FORD ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA. – The Irwindale Speedway second annual Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown, presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame, showcased Spears Manufacturing Southwest Tour Super Late Models, Spears Pro Late Models, and Spears Modifieds on &helip;

Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Mourns the Loss of Longtime Race Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Mourns the Loss of Longtime Race Director (February 12th, 2021) Irwindale, CA – Irwindale Speedway & Event Center is deeply saddened to announce that its longtime Race Director, Michael Atkinson, passed away suddenly early Thursday morning at the age of 63. &helip;

Irwindale Speedway Becomes “Santa’s Speedway” for special Christmas Lights Drive-Thru Experience

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO FAMILIES THROUGHOUT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH DEBUT OF SANTA’S SPEEDWAY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS DRIVE-THRU SPECTACULAR BEGINNING NOVEMBER 25 Designed to make Christmas this year a little bit brighter, the limited engagement, all ages, immersive experience will transport families into a Christmas Wonderland as they drive along &helip;

IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT – By Tim Kennedy

  IRWINDALE, Calif., Oct. 17 – Seven series raced eight main events totaling 285 laps Saturday at Irwindale Speedway during LKQ-Pick Your Part Championship Night. Five divisions raced with IS track championships on the line. Drivers from four states—California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah—competed. Only competitors were present because of the &helip;

IRWINDALE – MANY REPEAT WINNERS & 265 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy

IRWINDALE – MANY REPEAT WINNERS & 265 LAPS – By Tim Kennedy Irwindale, CA., Oct. 10 – Irwindale Speedway presented its sixth NASCAR Advance Auto Parts event during the COVID-19 pandemic Saturday from 5:30 to 9:20 pm. It was the second consecutive racing program using track lights because sunset was &helip;

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;

CANCELLED: Oct. 24th “Fall Fling 25th Anniversary”

Statement from Chrysler Performance West and Irwindale Speedway & Event Center Regarding “Fall Fling 25th Anniversary” (October 20, 2020) Irwindale, CA – Officials from Chrysler Performance West and Irwindale Speedway & Event Center, in consultation with local officials, have made the unfortunate decision to cancel “Fall Fling 25th Anniversary,” until &helip;