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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Irwindale Event Center to Stay Open Another Year

            Irwindale -- Irwindale Event Center (IEC) President/Chief Executive Officer Jim Cohan announced recently that Irwindale Event Center, which includes LA Racing Experience, Irwindale Speedway (NASCAR), Advanced Driving Dynamics, and Irwindale Dragstrip (NHRA), is in the process of actively scheduling events for all of those operations in 2017.

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Final NASCAR 2016 Championship at Irwindale Raceway is Oct. 29

              By Doug Stokes, Irwindale Raceway

    Irwindale, Calif. - - The last time that the always-competitive Seidner's Collision Centers Irwindale Race Trucks raced it was still high summer almost three months ago (August 10 to be exact) and the top two of only three drivers to win races in the division in 2016, #78 Lucas McNeil from Saugus and #9 Connor Cantrell from Valencia, were competing hard.  Coming into Saturday's (0ct. 29) double points final race for the SCCIRT's the above two gentlemen are separated on the points chart by a tiny four points (472-468).

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Celebrities to Race NASCAR Stock Cars for Charity at Irwindale Speedway on Saturday, June 18


  Irwindale, Calif.  Entertainment and high-level motorsports competition come together for one big night at Irwindale Speedway on Saturday, June 18.
In a one-of-a-kind event, "Summer Motorsports Mayhem" will feature the SPEARS (SRL) Southwest Tour Series, the fastest stock cars to ever race on the Irwindale Speedway half-mile oval, plus a full Monster Truck competition featuring Bounty Hunter, McGruff and Iron Outlaw. The night will also include stuntman Dr. Danger, a finalist on 'America's Got Talent', and the "Raging Inferno" Jet Monster Truck.
  Summer Motorsports Mayhem will also feature the Justice Brothers "Race for Autism Celebrity Race" featuring a line-up of Hollywood stars racing one another in full size, NASCAR style - 450 horsepower Stock Cars.The movie stars who made the final 10 positions include

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" Auto Racers & Fans From The Southwest Headed to Major Local Races on April 30

  Irwindale - - Automobile racers and fans will be heading to Irwindale Speedway from all over the southwest for a double-header of top pro touring series championship events along with a local third-mile favorite on Saturday night, April 30, 2016 to see the Lucas Oil Modifieds (LOM) cars racing on the banked Irwindale half-mile race track as they hit stop number three in the 10-race championship season tour that will see them traveling up and down the Pacific Coast to win this year's crown, announced an Irwindale Speedway spokesperson.

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class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" AUTO RACING: Formula Drift Opens Season at Irwindale Speedway on Thursday, March 31

 Formula Drift opens its season at Irwindale Speedway on March 31, 2016 with open paddock, and top teams testing, according to Irwindale Speedway officials.

 Drift racing is $75 with racing during 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The tech session will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission for spectators is $10.

There is no preregistration required and more information is available at irwindalespeedway.com and also at 626-358-1100. Irwindale Speedway is located at 500 Speedway Drive, Irwindale, CA  91706, next to the 605 freeway north of the 10 freeway.

 

class="gkFeaturedItemTitle" AUTO RACING: K&N Pro Series West Opener Headlines Big Weekend Of Racing, Car Show At Irwindale Speedway


  Irwindale -- An action-packed day of stock car racing is slated for Irwindale Speedway as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West kicks off its season with the Toyota / NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Chase Elliott, who drives the NAPA AUTO PARTS entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will be a special guest at the event,  which in addition to the K&N West, will also feature the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series and the Spec Late Model Series in action.

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