Updates and Information for Irwindale

Updates and Information for Irwindale

  1. IMPORTANT NOTE – Saturday’s race at Irwindale Speedway has a lot going on, which means we all must be mindful that being on time and ready will be crucial. It’s part of what drives the sport to make it happen, so please be ready and understand we are part of the big picture to be sure the entire night goes well for everyone involved.  Be ready for your time to go, we won’t have the luxury to wait on anyone.


 The Fund Raiser going on this Saturday is to help find a cure for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. This charity is near and dear to the heart of Irwindale Speedway as Hailey Huddleston has TSC.


  1. FRIDAY MANDATORY MEETING – On Friday, there will be a 1:30pm Mandatory Meeting under the grandstand for everyone in the pit area. Please be on time, please have all team members at the meeting.


  1. NO ENGINES FIRED – On Saturday, no engines may be fired between 10am – 11:50am.


  1. PARKING – If your team has any special parking requests, please let Ricky Brooks know as soon as possible, rickybrooks5@aol.com, but no later than Monday the 16th. If you need to unhook from your trailer during the race weekend, please let us know.  Every team will have a pre-assigned parking spot for the weekend.  Teams on site on Thursday will be parked in their proper spot.


  1. FUEL – It is each team’s responsibility to have your own fuel supply for the event. Fuel tests will take place during the race weekend – it is your responsibility to ensure your fuel is pure to series standards. Contact the track if you plan to buy fuel during the race weekend so they can insure proper inventory.


  1. TRACK – Reminder Modifieds will compete on the 1/3 mile this weekend.


  1. PRE-TECH – All cars will undergo inspection by assigned appointments on Friday, maximum four crew members plus the driver with the car in tech inspection. Please stay back away from the car during inspection to allow officials room to conduct inspection.  Inspection order will be based on points.  This is a convenience for the teams, be on time, or the system doesn’t work, and a penalty may be issued.


  1. SPOTTERS – Spotters must be utilized at all times your car is on track. The spotter must monitor race control with a scanner or stand-alone radio at 0125.  Spotter’s location will be on top of the Irwindale press box tower for the main events.


  1. MUFFLERS – A muffler must be used and installed in a configuration that will suppress exhaust noise to a maximum 99DBA at 100 feet. Sound levels will be checked – Irwindale Speedway is under strict LA County mandates.






  1. QUALIFYING TECH – ON THE GROUND: Once pre-qualifying tech opens on Saturday, all cars are to be on the ground ready to roll to tech at 1:00pm sharp – hood on, no wiping down, cars on the ground – ready to roll. The penalty will be the slowest of your two qualifying laps if your car is not on the ground at 1:00pm on Saturday. You have been warned – it’s in your hands, the rules and policies of this series are for everyone to follow.


  1. IMPOUND: Cars will be impounded after qualifying.


  • You are not allowed to exit the track under green flag conditions. During practice you may pull onto the 1/3-mile oval and wait until the track is yellow, then you may proceed to the pit area.  The spotter MUST stay in contact with the driver, and in position, until the car exits the track. During the race, the Hot Pit will be located in the infield.
  • Minors release form mandatory for anyone under the age of 18 in the infield pit area.
  • No minimum age limit in the pit area. An adult must accompany minors at all times.
  • No BBQ’s or open flame allowed in Pit Area.


  1. NO GOLF CARTS, SCOOTER, QUADS – No golf carts, quads, bicycles, or any type of motorized scooter, etc. allowed on the raceway grounds. THE INJURED OR HANDICAPPED MAY BE ALLOWED SINGLE PERSON SCOOTERS – MUST GET APPROVAL FROM RICKY BROOKS.


  1. NATIONALLY TELEVISED – The race will be livestreamed on SPEARSRacing.TV, live, and will be nationally televised at a later date on MAVTV. Team uniforms are not mandatory, but let’s do our best to represent our team and series in a professional manner.


  1. FINALLY – A reminder that Kern County Raceway on June 17th is a one-day race format.





“Thank you for competing with the SPEARS Modified Series”