Irwindale Speedway 13300 E. Live Oak Avenue Irwindale, CA. 91706 (626) 358-1100 www.irwindalespeedway.com FAX: (626) 357-4227
Location: Irwindale Speedway is located 15 miles East of downtown Los Angeles at Live Oak Avenue and the 605 Freeway. LAX, Ontario, and Burbank airports are all within a 30-mile radius with Orange County's John Wayne only a few miles further away.
Physical Layout: The Speedway is a 1/2-mile oval track with a 1/3-mile oval "nesting" inside. The infield is completely paved and virtually unobstructed. The in-place Musco track lighting is brilliant and perfectly even throughout. The grandstand is an all metal 6,500-seat unit with 12 luxury suite "Skyboxes" perched atop it. Availability: The facility is available for use virtually any day (or evening) of the year. The track hosts 36 professional racing events every Saturday afternoon/evening from the last Saturday in March through Thanksgiving Night. And ... tasty on-site food and beverage service by well-known Twin Palms Catering is always available.
Some Recent Usages: * Magazine shoots (Hot Rod, Sport Compact Car, Automobile Magazine, Motor Trend, Sports Cars Illustrated, ABC7-Road & Track, Mustangs Illustrated). * Racing coverage on both Speedvision and ESPN * Manufacturer introductions/media drives (Honda-Acura, DaimlerChrysler). * Shoots: (FoxTV's "Malcolm in the Middle", Disney Channel, Car & Driver TV). * Commercials (Amgen, Ammco, Advantage Ford, Toyota, Mazda). * Competition vehicle testing (various racing teams). * And even ... Video game cartridges ("Test Drive 6")!
In addition, Irwindale Speedway has also been the site for: * The (open-to-the-public) annual vehicle technical inspection and special car show for over 160 vintage racing cars (Vintage Auto Racing Association / Vintage Race Car Journal). * A unique annual automotive "Literature Faire" attracting world-wide interest and participation. * The annual Volkswagen "WinterFest" car show and gathering. * A gigantic radio station ("Mega100") fan drive-up/bumpersticker promotion attracting over 2,000 vehicles and 5,000 happy fans.