ROSAMOND, CA : The Speedway at Willow Springs Raceway has announced the first INEX National Qualifier event to be held at the 1/4-mile oval on Saturday, June 23rd for Legends and Bandoleros. The Speedway is the only track in California under INEX sanction competiting on this night, so other drivers are encouraged to attend.
Drivers seeking the opportunity to compete in the annual national events for Legends and Bandoleros can guarantee themselves a provisional starting position in the feature races with an INEX National Qualifier event win.
The Speedway at Willow Springs Raceway is making the INEX racers the focal point with driver introductions in front of the race fans.
For those with RV’s, you are welcome to stay overnight both Friday and Saturday. Please check with the track office if you are planning on arriving late Friday night to confirm hours. Our Main Gate is traditionally locked between 10pm and 7am (varies depending on road course weekend schedule). Track office is (661) 256-6666. For all other questions please contact Andy Daddario directly at (661) 713-8534 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The purse information for the Legends feature is as follows :
- 5 cars or less will pay $300 to win and $25 to start
- 5 to 10 cars will pay $400 to win and $25 to start
- 10 to 15 cars will pay $500 to win and $25 to start
The track is also offering $50 in tow money for teams traveling 150 miles or more and free transponder rental.
Bandolero teams will receive 1 free pit pass, a $35 value, for those teams that travel over 150 miles and free transponder rental.
Entry fees are $35.00 for Legends, with pit pass costing $35.00 for both classes. The Bandolero driver will get a free pit pass with trophies being handed out to the top three finishers.
For more information about the track, go to www.TheSpeedwayatWillowSprings.com, find them on Facebook at The Speedway at Willow Springs, on Twitter at Willow Springs SP or the oval track’s website at www.willowspringsraceway.com.
This is a feature found at only a few race tracks in the entire Country. Throw your own personal party while watching the action at our ¼ mile for just $10 per vehicle. If you’d like a reserved Tail Gate spot for the season, they are only $125 for all 9 events. Arrive and
leave when you please, the spot is yours on race days.
Have an RV? Stay the night for no extra charge (dry camp) and enjoy Sunday’s events as well. Hookups are available at the road course area for a small extra charge. Contact (661) 256-2471 for reservations.
About The Speedway at Willow Springs
Our 1/4 mile oval is part of the eight race tracks and 600 acres that make up Willow Springs International Raceway. Internationally recognized since 1953 as among the most prestigious in the World, and as of 1996, a California State Historical Landmark. Michael Andretti, Tommy Kendall, Derrick Cope, and Nigel Mansell all hold track records at the facility.
Here is a little more detail on two terrific features you cannot get anywhere else. Once you are in the front gates, your ticket is good for the entire weekend of racing for the road course events on the grounds, in addition to our Saturday night event. The 2.5 mile Fastest Road in the West which features dramatic elevation changes, and the infamous Turn 9 with speeds approaching 200 mph. The Streets of Willow Springs, and The Horse Thief Mile, also have events just about every weekend through the year. Hangout in the pits, talk with the drivers, and get some terrific pictures. Also, there is the WSIR gift shop and full snack bar open every weekend. Take a drive up to the Budweiser Balcony and enjoy an incredible view of the Antelope Valley as well.
The second feature of our 1/4 mile oval that you can not get just about anywhere else is Tail Gating. ($10 nominal charge per vehicle) Our guests can enjoy the action from the comfort of your car should you choose. Our prime spots are very limited, so get there early for the best locations. We also have a large amount of grandstand seating for the full experience as well with FREE parking.
Our Saturday Night divisions will feature the best stock car drivers in the region as they compete for the 2017 Championship. Get ready for some old school side by side stock car racing like it used to be. Full inverts, Restart Cone side by side yellow flag restarts, (where the drivers can pick inside or outside line). We are gonna change it up and have some fun!
One low price $10 ticket buys you an entire weekend of AWESOME racing action. There is racing all over the facility every weekend. Come early and enjoy the road courses, then come on up to us at the ¼ mile (North end of the property) for a full night of door slamming stock car racing action on our ¼ mile. Even get yourself a tail gate spot for a nominal $10 more
and enjoy the action right from your vehicle. It’s like an old school Drive in Movie! Bring your own food and drink and have a great time! Still haven’t had enough? Come back Sunday for even MORE.
– The Speedway at Willow Springs Press Release