Located in southern California, about an hour’s drive from Hollywood, sits the Auto Club Speedway. The track hosted its first race in 1997, on the land that was bought by Penske Motorsports Inc. It is your turn to hear the engines roar, the tires peel at the Auto Club Speedway. Get your adrenaline pumping and get your ticket for all track races today. There's simply nothing like the excitement of live racing!
Ken Schrader was flagged as the first winner at the Auto Club Speedway with the first race, the International Race of Champions. Mark Martin was the winner of the second race, the Winston West Series, and on the second day in business, the track hosted a race in which Jeff Gordon won his very first Cup.
Located on 560-plus acres of land in the location of the former Kaiser Steel Mill, this two mile D-shaped oval, low-banked speedway is in Fontana, California. The track is 75 feet wide and has a 15-foot apron. Turns 1-2 and 3-4 have 14-degrees of banking, while the front stretch is 3100 feet in length with an 11-degree bank. The back straightaway has a 3-degree bank and is 2500 feet long. The course is 45 feet wide.
With the opening of speedway came the first NASCAR race in Southern California. The Auto Club Speedway has an infield road course that is great for nighttime races. Jason Bowles won the first NASCAR race on the speedways infield track.
The grandstands offer fans over 92,000 seats. The lower level has nearly 43,000, while the upper level houses approximately 36,000 seats. There are over 25 skyboxes and over 12,500 seats in the Auto Club Speedway Club. Within the Pit Lane Deluxe Corporate area are 60-plus seats that also include handicap accessibility.
RV spaces are available for overnight camping within the racing oval. Passes are available by space. Fans can also camp overnight in their RVs next to Gate 5. Amenities include showers, restrooms, shuttle services to the track gates and onsite security.
If you have a ticket to the race you have a parking pass. On each parking pass is a map with suggestions on how to get to the track. Fans can tailgate right by the lots in a grassy area around the property.
NASCAR tickets are on sale now for all events at the Auto Club Speedway. Buy your tickets today!