All News: Irwindale Speedway


Shepherd Turns Irwindale Inner Inside Out

August 8th, 2016 by Chris Wolfson

The Lawrence Towing Outlaw Modified Series presented by the Bootleg Racing League rolled into California’s Irwindale Speedway for the Outlaw 100.  The Outlaws’ simracers took on the facility’s tight confines of the “inner” oval which measures approximately 1/3 mile in length. Ralph Conner (#9) started on the pole and led the Outlaws for the opening … Read the Rest »

Whitson Great on the Figure 8

March 23rd, 2016 by Michael Chrobok

How do you spend your off-weeks? For the stars of the iROC K7 Creations Cup Series, strapping behind the wheel of an old street stock and wrestling it around the Figure 8 track at Irwindale Speedway is the answer.

Close But No Cigar

November 21st, 2014 by

As the iRacing Sprint Car Cup crossed the halfway mark of 2104 S4  last week at Lucas Oil Raceway, it was made very clear that the driver to beat during this shortened season would be Pro-licence-bearing sim racer PJ Stergios. The past two weeks in the six week calendar have been nothing short of dominance … Read the Rest »

Gress Holds on to Win at Irwindale

September 16th, 2014 by

The iRacing.com Late Model Series headed west — way west — as they ventured to California’s Irwindale Speedway. This half mile progressive banked speedway proved to be a challenge as the surface was slick, but that did not deter the sim-racers as they raced hard for the 50 laps, some drivers completely sideways coming out … Read the Rest »

Circle Track School – Speed and Quickness

July 11th, 2014 by

Sometime last year (!), my first article for the service had to do with line of sight behind the wheel; where and how you should be looking down the track in order to effectively race and avoid the inevitable; to become a survivor instead of a victim. With the long-awaited release of the Super Late … Read the Rest »

Pure Irwindale: Welcome to the Road Kill Racing Series

June 16th, 2014 by

Irwindale is a very special track to iRacing. Not only is it one of the most difficult tracks to sim race, but is also league admin Leila Wilson’s favorite (and home) track. Her idea of the “All Irwindale Series” sparked in the winter of 2013, giving birth to one of the most unique leagues iRacing … Read the Rest »

The Backyard Garage: Short Track Slidin’

May 13th, 2014 by

Week 3 is upon us in the iRacing Silver Crown Cup, and the new virtual Lucas Oil Raceway is the next stop. As this is a new track, many unknowns are associated with it. Setups, racing line, and weather can all play a factor in Thursday night’s race. Last week, we covered the basics of … Read the Rest »

Kusheba’s (PEAK) Dreams in Sight With Irwindale Victory

April 11th, 2014 by

Monroe, Connecticut’s Paul Kusheba held serve in week 10 of the PEAK Stock Car Dreams National Series and moved one step closer to the coveted season-ending prize of a spot in the 2014 PEAK Stock Car Dreams Challenge driver combine conducted by Michael Waltrip Racing.  Although Kusheba’s points for the tenth week won’t count toward … Read the Rest »

Shelton’s Rockingham Upset; Kusheba’s Shrinking Lead

April 4th, 2014 by

For the first time in four weeks, PEAK Stock Car Dreams National Series points leader, Paul Kusheba is starting to look in his rear view mirror in the championship chase.  Meanwhile, Greenfield, Indiana’s Caleb Shelton is celebrating his first weekly win of the season. Week 9 put the PEAK Stock Car Dreams National Series in … Read the Rest »

Silver Crowns Wrestle Irwindale

March 4th, 2014 by

With the rumors that Irwindale Speedway in California may be destroyed, the iRacing.com Silver Crown Cup visited the virtual – and immortal- version of this historic track for a brawl that produced more carnage than ever. The 100 lap contest featured nine yellow flags for almost half the online race: 44 laps. The Thursday night … Read the Rest »