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Irwindale Event Center

Feeling the need for speed? Gear up and take a ride to the Irwindale Event Center (IEC) to enjoy the most exciting motorsport action in Southern California! Located in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, the Irwindale Speedway is host to NHRA drag racing, NASCAR stock car racing, Nights of Destruction, LA Racing experience drifting, and some of the most unforgettable nights and exciting races until the very final lap in Los Angeles County. Don't miss out on Irwindale Event Center for a weekend of high-octane racing! Book our IEC Package for exclusive low rates, a spacious two-room suite, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, and free beer, wine, and cocktails at our evening reception!

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Events at IEC


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2016 Racing Season

Witness a full range of high-speed excitement during the 2016 Irwindale Event Center racing season! IEC hosts almost every kind of racing style imaginable and promises fun times for all types of fans. Feel rumble and roar of the racetrack as you experience the thrilling NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (Late Model Stock Cars, Race Trucks, Legend Cars and Bandoleros), Thursday Night Thunder drag racing, Drifting and exciting Special Events. Irwindale Event Center is even known to host some pretty awesome Demolition Derbies & Trailer Races on their signature Nights of Destruction! Check out the 2016 schedule to start planning your IEC getaway!

View 2016 Race Schedule


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Irwindale Drag Strip

Don't miss out on Irwindale Event Center's NHRA Thursday Night Thunder series during your upcoming trip to Arcadia! Irwindale Dragstrip invites guests to get behind the wheel or feel the excitement of drag racing from the grandstands! Drag racing goes down every Thursday through December 15, 2016. See you at the track!

NHRA Thursday Night Thunder

  • Thursday Nights from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • $20.00 to Race All Night
  • $10.00 for Spectator Admission
  • Beer and Food Available!

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    Irwindale Speedway

    Experience the phenomenon that is the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at the Irwindale Event Center! Enjoy a variety of races including Late Model Stock Cars, Race Trucks, Legend Cars, Bandoleros, Nights of Destruction and more! Buy your tickets today to ensure a NASCAR Saturday Night at Irwindale Speedway! Each event promises to be a legendary time.

    2016 NASCAR Events
    7/30/2016: NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
    8/13/2016: NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
    8/20/2016: Night of Destruction
    9/10/2016: NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
    10/29/2016: Night of Destruction
    12/3/2016: Night of Destruction


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    Irwindale Speedway Hotel Special

    Book our exclusive Irwindale Event Center Package to guarantee an unforgettable speedway getaway. Book our Speedway Package to receive spacious, two-room accommodations, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, and free race day beer at our nightly reception!

    Book Our Irwindale Speedway Package!


    Explore the Track

    Nothing can compare to the spectacle that is Irwindale Event Center. Take a look at some of IEC’s exciting action and start planning your next trip to the iconic California track!

    Photos courtesy Irwindale Event Center and Archimedes' Photo Lab


    Directions to the Irwindale Event Center

    Irwindale Event Center is located just four miles from Embassy Suites by Hilton Arcadia Pasadena Area hotel. A quick ten minute drive from IEC, our all-suites hotel offers easy access to the fun and excitement of Irwindale Event Center!