Sunday, April 10, 2016

Dave Grayson's Hot Racing Tickets For April 16th

Compiled By Dave Grayson

If you believe that asphalt is for racing and dirt belongs under the asphalt, then here's a collection of hot racing tickets from California and Arizona for you to consider heading into next weekend.


Saturday, April 16th. All American will be treating its fans to a full evening highlighted by the presence of the Pacific Challenge Series Late Models, presented by Penny Lawyers (dot) Com, which is highly regarded as being one of the better late model regional touring series in the western states. Adding to the racing excitement will be the presence of the Street Stock division and the Legends of the Pacific.

The spectator gates will open at 4pm with the racing going green at 6pm. Adult tickets, age 16 to 59, are $15. Tickets for seniors, age 60 plus, and juniors, age 6 to 15, are $7 with children age 6 and under admitted free. The speedway also offers a budget friendly family pass for $35 which admits 2 adults and 3 juniors.


Saturday, April 16th. This very fun race track will be officially concluding its 2015 - 2016 winter racing season this Saturday night with a time honored tradition they created many years ago: the season ending Night of Destruction. The evening includes the speedway's exciting, and sometimes even hilarious, waterless boat race. The object here is to complete the race with a boat attached to your race car. Trailers for the boats are not allowed. The drivers will literally drag the boats on the speedway surface. If by chance a boat is knocked loose from a car, the driver has the option of collecting a wrecked boat lying on the track and push it with their front bumper. Whether the boat is towed or pushed, the object is maintain contact with a boat.

The speedway will also treat its fans to some stock car racing while wrapping up two points championships. Points champions will be officially crowned Saturday night in the speedway's Bandolero and Sam Nichols Electric Factory Stocks. Adding to the fun will be a monster truck show.

The spectator gates will open at 5pm with the Night Of Destruction seeing a green flag at 7pm. General admission tickets, age 17 plus, are $12. Tickets for seniors, military personnel and the handicapped are $10. Kids tickets, age 6 to 16, are $6. Lake Havasu Unified School District students can receive a one dollar discount by presenting their school ID at the ticket gate. Kids 5 and under will be admitted free. The speedway also offers a budget friendly family pack for $25 which admits two adults and two kids. Fans can also enjoy the special amenities of the speedway's VIP section for $25.


Saturday, April 16th. It's going to be another busy, not to mention exciting, night at the IEC. The NASCAR Whelen All American Series will be providing the action featuring the Seidner's Collision Centers Irwindale Race Trucks, the Pick Your Part Late Models, the Race Car Factory Spec Late Models, Legends, Mini Stocks, Super Stocks and the Bandoleros.

The spectator gates will open at 4pm with the green flag falling on this fully loaded racing evening at 7pm. Adult tickets are $10 if purchased in advance via online or in person at the speedway box office located at 500 Speedway Drive in Irwindale. Otherwise, adult tickets purchased at the gate on race day Saturday will be $15. Children's tickets are $5.


Saturday, April 16th. NASCAR's home to Kern County will be presenting the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Saturday with the on track action being provided by the NASCAR Late Models, NASCAR Spec Mods, INEX Bandoleros, NASCAR Mini Stocks and the Mini Dwarfs. Adding to the fun will be a special exhibition event from the slide ways, tire smoking, cars from Just Drift.

The spectator gates will open at 5pm with the racing going green at 7pm. General admission tickets, age 16 plus, are $10. Tickets for active duty military, seniors 65 plus and kids age 6 to 15 are $7 while kids five and under will be admitted free.


Saturday, April 16th. Lakeport will be kicking off 2016 with their season opener Saturday night featuring their Lakeport Challenge Series. The on track racing contenders will be comprised of the Bandolero, Bomber, Hard Top, Jammer, Legend and Pro 4 divisions.

The spectator gates will open at 330pm. Qualifying runs will start at 5pm with heat races and main events to follow. General admission tickets are $12 while tickets for seniors, age 60 plus, and students with valid school ID are $9. A special ticket rate for first responders, with valid ID, is $6. Kids tickets, age 5 to 11, are $6 with toddlers and infants admitted free. The speedway also offers a budget friendly family pack for $30 which admits two adults and three kids.


Saturday, April 16th. The fastest one third mile in the west has always been regarded as a hot ticket and will prove that point Saturday night with another fully packed show presented by the Hampton Inn and Suites. The on track action will be led by race #1 of the Enduro Extreme Series Barrel race which includes a 40 lap main event. Also on the excitement agenda will be the Madera Late Models, the Madera Hobby Stocks, the MSTs, Toyota Sedans, the 4 Bangers and a 25 lap exhibition race from the newly established Junior Late Model division.

On race day qualifying will be held at 4pm followed by heat races at 545pm with opening ceremonies and main events set for 7pm. General admission tickets are $15 and $13 for seniors and military personnel. Youth tickets, age 6 to 12, are $7 with kids five and under admitted free.


Saturday, April 16th. This speedway had a stunning season opener last March 26th and more of the same can be expected when they drop the green flag on a full day of racing this Saturday. Providing the on track action will be the speedway's Elite division, a racing group created by speedway officials that allows Super Late Models, Late Models, Modifieds, Southwest Tour and Spec Trucks to race together under a single rule book. Also, look for racing excitement from the So Cal Enduro Series, Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Mini Stocks and the Skid Plates.

This event is a day race with all of the fun receiving a green flag at 1pm. General admission is $10 which will buy fans a special wrist band that will allow them to visit all of the tracks, and their racing action, on both Saturday and Sunday and that why the Willow Springs International Raceway is regarded as being extremely fan friendly. Kids age 8 and under will be admitted free.