Practice Day– Friday, July 19th: Gates 1:00pm,

Pre-Assigned Tech Inspection Times will be emailed out before Friday, Practice 4:30pm – 5:00pm, 5:45pm – 6:15pm, 7:00pm-7:45pm, TEAM BBQ DINNER 8pm. 

Race Day – Saturday, July 20th: Gates 11:00am, Chapel 11:30pm, Driver/Crew Chief/Spotter Meeting 11:45am, Practice 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Qualifying Tech 3:00pm (all cars on the ground), Qualifying at 4:45pm, Autograph Session 5:45pm.


FRIDAY TECH PRE-ASSIGNED TIME: All cars are required to roll through the scales on Friday at a designated pre-assigned time for each team. Times will be assigned and emailed this week.

ENGINE TECH: If your engine or carb needs to be inspected and sealed, please respond to this email, or contact Ricky Brooks at 850-324-6821.

RACE DISTANCE: 100 laps straight.

TESTING:  No testing allowed at Irwindale Speedway the week of the event, except for the ‘SRL Practice’ on Friday evening.

FUEL:SUNOCO 110 Standard is the Spec Fuel of the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series available at Irwindale Speedway. 

CANNOT LEAVE THE TRACK UNDER GREEN:  You are not allowed to leave the track under green at Irwindale Speedway at any time during practice, qualifying or the race.  Pull onto Turn 4 of the 1/3-milein a safe location, wait until the track is under yellow, and then exit as directed. Spotters must stay in position until their car enters the pit area.

DUPLICATE NUMBERS:Cars with “Duplicate Numbers” must run the initial of the driver’s last name behind the number, a minimum five inches in height.

Irwindale Speedway Entry – Current Duplicate Numbers:

21N, 21R, 22A, 22E, 27M, 27R

PARKING:  The Top 15 teams coming to Irwindale in the 2019 SPEARS Southwest Tour Series championship, and their teammates will park in order, in the first spots.  But, the order which the teams enter on Friday, is simply based on first in line, first to enter.  Please let us know if you have any special parking needs.

IRWINDALE HOST HOTEL: Courtyard by Marriott– 4 mi to Speedway  

14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center

Baldwin Park, CA 91706   

(626) 962-6000


PATCHES:Beginning with the September 28th race at Madera, all drivers who are on the ‘SPEARS Frequent Flyer Program’ (which awards a minimum of $1,000 to start), will be required to display the series logos (see link below) to receive the SPEARS Frequent Flyer Program funds.




TEAM BBQ: Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse, is providing dinner for SPEARS Southwest Tour Series and Spears Manufacturing Modified Series teams and crew members.  Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse will provide a FREE meal to those that have a pit pass wristband and claim ticket (to be provided on Friday at the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series Trailer).  The dinner will begin being served at 8pm in the Fan Zone at Irwindale Speedway (located between the pits and the main grandstand).  


Please email a headcount for your team to bolsen@mesamarin.com by Wednesday, July 17th if you would like your team to enjoy the BBQ.



Thank you for racing with the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series …Where the Champions Race.