It’s deja vu all over again as Irwindale Speedway is saved from the wrecking ball — 2-year deal signed
Dec. 29, 2017 — Call it a Christmas miracle for race fans. Irwindale Speedway, southern California’s legendary half-mile oval, has been saved from the wrecking ball for a third time. Racer Tim Huddleston and Justice Brothers, maker of automotive oil additives, signed a two-year lease agreement on the 63.5-acre property.
A Chinese investment group wants to build a mall on the former landfill, but so far have been unable to secure an anchor store, hence the delay in breaking ground. That and reports of contaminated soil samples have halted development.
Irwindale Speedway has been a popular venue and the site of many SCMM gatherings.
Read more about the Irwindale deal in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune here: