Sunday, August 14, 2016

Dave Grayson's Hot Racing Tickets For August 20th

By Dave Grayson


It's back to school night at All American and, to honor the occasion, kids will be invited to participate in a special power wheel race. As for the big boy racing, that action will be provided by the speedway's Street Stock, Bomber, NCMS Sprint and Pro 4 Modified racing divisions. The spectator gates will open at 4pm with the racing going green at 6pm.

Adult tickets, age 16 to 60, are $10. Tickets for seniors, age 60 plus, and juniors, age 6 to 15, are $7. Kids 5 and under will be admitted free. The speedway also offers a budget friendly family pack, valued priced at $35, which admits two adults and three juniors.


Irwindale will be making a brief departure from their NASCAR sanctioned oval racing this Saturday night by presenting another one of their fun and thrilling Night Of Destruction. This special event is being presented by Pick Your Part and Seidner's Collision Centers, two outstanding organizations who has been long time sponsors and good friends of the Irwindale Speedway.

On the thrill seeking agenda will be an all American demolition derby, an Enduro race plus an Enduro Figure 8 race, Skid Plate racing and the always fun to watch Trailer race. However, the Irwindale Speedway hasn't forgotten their oval racing fans and has scheduled a special appearance by the high energy Pick Your Part Late Model Series. The spectator gates will open at 4pm followed by the speedway's traditional on track autograph session at 545pm with the green flag falling on all of this action at 7pm.

Tickets for Night Of Destruction are $10 for adults if purchased pre sale. Otherwise adult tickets for Saturday race day will be $15. The pre sale tickets can be purchased online or by visiting the speedway's office at 500 Speedway Drive-Irwindale. Child admission tickets are $5. There's also a $5, cash only, parking fee.

WAIT! there's more. On Thursday, August 18th, the back portion of the Irwindale Speedway will be converted into their one-eighth mile drag strip featuring the NHRA Thursday Night Thunder program. Designed as an alternative to illegal and dangerous street racing, this program is open to all types of vehicles from professional race cars to the street car parked in your driveway.

The program is also extremely budget friendly. You can race all night for a $20 entry fee or watch them race all night for only $10. The spectator gates will open at 4pm with the five hours of drag racing running from 5 to 10pm.

WAIT! There's even more from the Irwindale Speedway during their very busy and exciting weekend. Drag racing returns on Sunday, August 21st, when Irwindale presents round number five of the NHRA Summit Racing Series. Providing the straight line racing action will be the Pro, Pro Bike, Sportsman and Super Pro divisions. The gates will open at 9am with elimination rounds beginning at 1pm. Fans need to call 606 358 110 for ticket and other information.


Kern County Raceway will begin the final leg of a very successful 2016 racing season this Saturday when they present Les Schwab Tires Night At The Races. Providing the on track excitement will be the NASCAR Late Models, the Race Car Factory Spec Late Models, the INEX Bandoleros, the 911 Racing Series, the Mini Dwarfs and, for you two wheel racing fans, the Golden Empire Supermoto Series. The spectator gates will open at 5pm followed by the on track excitement at 7pm.

General admission tickets are $10. Tickets for seniors, age 65 plus, military personnel and youth, age 6 to 15, are $7. A budget friendly family four pack, value priced at $25, is available and admits two adults and two kids.

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This event is expected to be one of the hottest tickets of the weekend because it's being highlighted by the always exciting Lucas Oil Modified Racing Series, presented by 1 800 Loan Mart. The series will treat the fans to the Loan Mart 100. The race will feature a 24 car starting field that pays $2,000 to win. It also features an extremely tight championship points battle with a mere single points separating drivers Scott Winters and Matthew Hicks.

Also on Saturday night's race agenda will be the Open Late Models, the 1 800 Loan Mart Street Stocks, the Mini Stocks, Bandoleros and the speedway's always fun Barber Pole race.

The OSS action begins on Friday night with an open test and tune session for all divisions from 6 to 10pm. Saturday race day begins with a practice session for all divisions at 1255pm followed by qualifying at 315pm. The spectator gates will open at 4pm with the racing receiving the green flag at 6pm.

General admission adult tickets are $12. Tickets for youth and seniors are $10. Those prices are a true bargain for the show quality you're going to see at the OSS this Saturday night.


The famed Stockton 99 will be treating its fans to a action packed Saturday night of racing featuring their Stockton Late Model, Bomber, Mini Cup and Grand American Modified divisions. The spectator gates will open at 5pm followed by racing at 6pm.

General admission tickets, age 16 to 59, are $15. Tickets for juniors, age 11 to 15, seniors, age 65 plus, and military personnel with valid ID are $10. Kids 10 and under will be admitted free. The speedway also offers a budget friendly family pack, priced at $40, which admits two adults and two kids.


The Tucson Saturday night begins with hot oval racing from their NASCAR Late Model, Pro Stock and Hornet racing divisions. The night ends with a giant Monster Truck Show featuring high powered, behemoth, trucks grabbing several feet of air while racing against the clock.

The spectator gates will open at 5pm followed by qualifying at 515pm and racing at 7pm. Adult tickets for this special show are $15 with junior tickets priced at $10. That's a lot of show for those prices.