IRWINDALE, Calif. – Irwindale Event Center’s President/CEO Jim Cohan announced Saturday evening that the facility’s landlord has indicated that the center’s operating lease would be extended through the 2015 season.
“We have some very good news to add to the festivities tonight. Yesterday afternoon we were assured by our landlords that our present lease on this facility will be extended to include the 2015 season,” Cohan said. “We’re looking forward to a great 2014 season and beyond into 2015. We know that all of our great fans, competitors, and loyal sponsors will be very pleased to hear this news.
“As the operator of a facility that means so much to so many, we want to take this opportunity to thank the management of Lindom Company and indicate how terrific they are to be working with.”
Irwindale Event Center is a multi-purpose, multi-use facility that features a NASCAR half-mile oval (Irwindale Speedway), an NHRA eighth-mile drag strip (Irwindale Dragstrip), along with acres of parking and other areas that are used for a multitude of outdoor events. The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West raced at Irwindale Speedway Saturday night.