By Andrew Paul Bettridge Irwindale, CA --This past Sunday, Hot VW’s Drag Day hit Irwindale Drag Strip. It was a showcase for Halloween decorated cars and children’s costume contests to show n’ shine. With cars breaking down nearly every 10 runs, competitors launched harder and harder. ... Read more »
By Andrew Paul Bettridge Irwindale, CA- Just this past weekend here at Irwindale Speedway right of the 605 freeway at Live Oak Formula Drift hit with a sell out crowd as seas of fans as far as the eye could see. With over 6 crashes all in the same turn during main competition, the final crash... Read more »
Summit Racing Series at Irwindale continued this past Sunday with light crowds but a new arrival of a nostalgic funny car. Although it only made a 60ft pass it still was running strong as it should. The bystanders had to cover their mouths and noses to protect from the pure running alcohol the dragster... Read more »
With the cloud cover rolling in and a cool down in progress Irwindale Dragstrip lit up the night with fast runs and new cars. As the last run of the night rolled around so did the only perfect light of the night. Only at Irwindale Dragstrip you can find the only open drag racing track in Southern California.... Read more »
Just last weekend NMCA West hit Pomona Raceway at the Fairplex. With the heat bearing down on the races and being nearly 3 hours behind schedule on Saturday races due to a firey crash just past the 1/8 mark on the ¼ track. The Chevy Nova that crashed hit the wall after skidding through the right lane... Read more »
In Saturday’s Lucas Oil Pro 4 race Eric Barron took the top spot on the podium followed by Carl Renezeder. With Round 9 of Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series now over it moves onto Round 10 and all of the other classes of racing in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in Round 9 and 10.
NHRA drive Jack Beckman the man behind the wheel of the Don Schumacher Racing Valvoline Funny Car was honored this past week at Iriwindale Drag Strip. He was given the “key” to the track to thank him for all the work he has done to support the up and coming racing community. He was also the acting... Read more »