Irwindale Speedway June 3rd show

CIRCUIT CITY "THUNDER NIGHT!" JUNE 3 AT IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY FEATURING: WINGED FORMULA MAZDA OPEN-WHEELERS, NASCAR LATE MODEL "TWIN 30's", GA MODIFIEDS, & SUPER STOCKS Irwindale, Calif. - - "Hey, they look just like 'Indy Cars' on the mile...

CIRCUIT CITY "THUNDER NIGHT!" JUNE 3 AT IRWINDALE SPEEDWAY FEATURING: WINGED FORMULA MAZDA OPEN-WHEELERS, NASCAR LATE MODEL "TWIN 30's", GA MODIFIEDS, & SUPER STOCKS

Irwindale, Calif. - - "Hey, they look just like 'Indy Cars' on the mile …" was more than one fan's reaction to the first appearance of the Star Formula Mazdas on the banks of the ½-mile Irwindale Speedway last year. Sleek, smooth, and oh-so-quick, these high-winged, open-wheel, single-seaters put on one of opening season's most memorable races. And they're back on June 3!

Of the seventeen divisions that raced on Irwindale's ½-mile oval last year, the Formula Mazdas were right up there on the speed chart with the eighth-fastest lap times, coming in just a tick of the stopwatch behind the NASCAR Southwest Series stockers (17.363 seconds per lap versus 17.401) and ahead of the powerful NASCAR Winston West cars (17.871). Average lap speeds easily crested 100 mph for the entire field of rotary-engined formula cars.

As was the case last year, the Speedway could only book one race for these very popular machines. Fans are advised that June 3 will be the exciting Formula Mazda car's sole 2000 appearance at Irwindale and to make plans accordingly.

Adding to the show on that Saturday night will be a "Twin 40" (two 40-lap full points-paying races) for the feisty NASCAR Late Models, as well as races for both the NASCAR Grand American Modifieds and NASCAR Super Stocks. All in all, it adds up to full evening of fabulous racing entertainment.

Irwindale Speedway is on the web with an all-new site: www.iwindalespeedway.com

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Series Other open wheel , Stock car